Marion, Virginia Population 2021

5,429
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Marion Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Marion was:

  • White: 89.01%
  • Black or African American: 8.45%
  • Two or more races: 1.59%
  • Asian: 0.88%
  • Other race: 0.07%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Marion, Virginia is 5,429based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 5,624.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 5,968.

Marion, Virginia Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White5,07989.01%
Black or African American4828.45%
Two or More Races911.59%
Asian500.88%
Some Other Race40.07%
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Marion Population By Race

Marion Population Pyramid 2021

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Marion Median Age

46.1


Total

44.2


Male

47.7


Female

Marion Adults

There are 4,611 adults, (1,243 of whom are seniors) in Marion.

Marion Age Dependency

69.4

Age Dependency Ratio

36.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

32.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Marion Sex Ratio

Mujer

2,962

51.91%

Masculino

2,744

48.09%

Marion Population by Age

Marion Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Marion Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married77.8%22.2%
Masculino55.7%44.3%
All52%48%
Non Family39.6%60.4%
Mujer35.3%64.7%

52.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Marion Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2,3732.1652
Non Family1,1791.1639.6
Married7133.2377.8
Mujer2782.6935.3
Masculino2033.4355.7

2.98

Average Family Size

2.16

Average Household Size

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Marion Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade4159.58%
9th to 12th Grade4069.37%
High School Graduate1,61037.17%
Some College85519.74%
Associates Degree3498.06%
Bachelors Degree44910.36%
Graduate Degree2485.72%
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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
White3,8223,080611
Black36530971
Hispanic746715
Asian5042
2+ Races4032
Other Race44

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among hispanic people with a rate of 20.27%.

Marion Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Masculino Mujer
Overall$24,960$26,352$23,420
Less Than 9th Grade$$$
High School Graduate$21,302$24,792$17,177
Some College$26,582$29,543$22,917
Bachelors Degree$31,250$44,583$28,125
Graduate Degree$47,813$59,821$43,854

$24,960

Average Earnings

$26,352

Average Male

$23,420

Average Female

Marion Earnings by Educational Attainment

Marion Language by Age

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Marion Language

98.02% of Marion residents speak only English, while 1.98% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.36% of the population.

Marion Language

Marion Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White4,6921,07622.93%
Black32419359.57%
Hispanic612337.70%
Multiple801012.50%

25.10%

Overall Poverty Rate

27.05%

Male Poverty Rate

23.47%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Marion

The race most likely to be in poverty in Marion is Black, with 59.57% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Marion is Multiple, with 12.50% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 7.60%. Among those working part-time, it was 24.98%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 34.99%.

Marion Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade46.71%
High School23.45%
Some College23.39%
Bachelors or Greater7.48%

Marion Poverty Rate by Education

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Name Poverty
Female Unemployed70.00%
Male Unemployed15.09%
Female Employed14.22%
Male Employed13.50%

Marion Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Marion Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$31,544$44,814
Families$45,493$63,157
Married Families$55,655-
Non Families$15,394$25,225
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Income by Household Type

Marion Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

36.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

38.8%

Male Marriage Rate

35.2%

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 35-44.

Marion Marital Status by Race

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Marion Marital Status

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362

Number of Veterans

327

Male Veterans

35

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam128
First Gulf War72
Second Gulf War66
Korea40
World War II27

Marion Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+117
65 to 74113
35 to 5466
55 to 6455
18 to 3411

Marion Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White3438.36%
Hispanic2123.86%
Black194.73%

Marion Veterans by Race

Marion Veterans by Education

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14.16%

Veteran Poverty Rate

42.78%

Veteran Disability Rate

Marion Veterans by Education

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44.5%

Labor Force Participation

41.4%

Employment Rate

6.8%

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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71.59%

Born in Marion

98.60%

Native Born

1.40%

Foreign Born

1.09%

Non Citizen

0.32%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.60% of Marion residents were born in the United States, with 71.59% having been born in Virginia. 1.09% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Marion Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20215,429-65-1.18%
20205,494-65-1.17%
20195,559-65-1.16%
20185,624-43-0.76%
20175,667-147-2.53%
20165,814-90-1.52%
20155,904591.01%
20145,845-39-0.66%
20135,884-14-0.24%
20125,898-45-0.76%
20115,943-30-0.50%
20105,973-376-0.61%
20006,349-281-0.43%
19906,630-399-0.58%
19807,029-1,129-1.48%
19708,158-227-0.27%
19608,3851,4031.85%
19506,9821,8053.04%
19405,1771,0212.22%
19304,1569032.48%
19203,2535261.78%
19102,7270.00%

Marion Population by Year