Marion, South Carolina Population 2022

6,350
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Marion is a city located in Marion County South Carolina. Marion has a 2020 population of 6,350. Marion is currently declining at a rate of -0.77% annually and its population has decreased by -1.52% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 6,448 in 2010.

The average household income in Marion is $47,505 with a poverty rate of 24.46%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $565 per month, and the median house value is $108,500. The median age in Marion is 35.4 years, 38.4 years for males, and 34.3 years for females.

Marion Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Marionwas:

  • Black or African American: 77.96%
  • White: 19.07%
  • Asian: 2.97%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
  • Two or more races: 0.00%
The current population of Marion, South Carolina is 6,350 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 6,448.

Marion, South Carolina Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White1,25819.07%
Black or African American5,14477.96%
Asian1962.97%
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Marion Population by Race

Marion Population Pyramid 2022

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Marion Median Age

42


Total

38.8


Male

44.3


Female

Marion Adults

There are 5,300 adults, (1,407 of whom are seniors) in Marion.

Marion Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

36.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

33.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Marion Sex Ratio

Female

3,806

57.68%

Male

2,792

42.32%

Marion Population by Age

Marion Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Marion Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married88.6%11.4%
All36.5%63.5%
Non Family34.3%65.7%
Female12.1%87.9%
Male0%100%

36.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Marion Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2,6282.536.5
Married5592.8988.6
Male295.970
Female1,0633.3212.1
Non Family9771.2834.3

3.16

Average Family Size

2.5

Average Household Size

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Marion Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1573.27%
9th to 12th Grade56411.74%
High School Graduate2,09443.57%
Some College84017.48%
Associates Degree2284.74%
Bachelors Degree50610.53%
Graduate Degree4178.68%
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Marion Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Marion Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White1,095863326
Asian15612628
Black3,5553,096569
Hispanic88

The highest rate of high school graduation is among hispanic people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 29.77%.

Marion Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$24,878$25,752$23,464
Less Than 9th Grade$20,943$$
High School Graduate$25,634$$28,245
Some College$22,038$$22,038
Bachelors Degree$35,438$$19,649
Graduate Degree$44,286$$42,902

$24,878

Average Earnings

$25,752

Average Male

$23,464

Average Female

Marion Earnings by Educational Attainment

Marion Language by Age

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Marion Language

96.85% of Marion residents speak only English, while 3.15% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 2.61% of the population.

Marion Language

Marion Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic88100.00%
Black5,1391,33225.92%
White1,25126421.10%
Asian196157.65%
OtherNaN%

24.46%

Overall Poverty Rate

23.16%

Male Poverty Rate

25.41%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Marion

The race most likely to be in poverty in Marion is Hispanic, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Marion is Other, with NaN% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.23%. Among those working part-time, it was 36.01%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 32.77%.

Marion Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade37.22%
High School19.58%
Some College21.37%
Bachelors or Greater2.82%

Marion Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed2.46%
Male Unemployed23.30%
Female Employed7.32%
Female Unemployed64.14%

Marion Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Marion Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$24,227$37,292
Families$26,563$45,296
Married Families$81,494-
Non Families$13,542$21,865
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Income by Household Type

Marion Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

23.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

30.4%

Male Marriage Rate

19.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Marion Married by Age and Sex

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Marion Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Marion Marital Status by Race

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Marion Marital Status

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290

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War42
First Gulf War27
Vietnam173
Korea
World War II

Marion Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 3428
35 to 5414
55 to 6487
65 to 74119
75+42

Marion Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White595.10%
Black1764.41%
Asian5535.26%

Marion Veterans by Race

Marion Veterans by Education

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15.22%

Veteran Poverty Rate

38.41%

Veteran Disability Rate

Marion Veterans by Education

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52.9%

Labor Force Participation

46%

Employment Rate

13.1%

Unemployment Rate

Marion Employment by Age

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Marion Employment by Race

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Marion Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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86.62%

Born in Marion

97.67%

Native Born

2.33%

Foreign Born

0.45%

Non Citizen

1.88%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.67% of Marion residents were born in the United States, with 86.62% having been born in South Carolina. 0.45% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Marion Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
19103,8440.00%
19203,892480.12%
19304,9211,0292.37%
19405,7468251.56%
19506,8341,0881.75%
19607,1743400.49%
19707,4352610.36%
19807,7002650.35%
19907,658-42-0.05%
20007,042-616-0.84%
20106,939-103-0.15%
20116,890-49-0.71%
20126,841-49-0.71%
20136,792-49-0.72%
20146,743-49-0.72%
20156,694-49-0.73%
20166,645-49-0.73%
20176,596-49-0.74%
20186,547-49-0.74%
20196,498-49-0.75%
20206,448-50-0.77%
20216,399-49-0.76%
20226,350-49-0.77%

Marion Population by Year