Marion County, Alabama Population 2021

Marion County, Alabama's estimated population is 29,627 with a growth rate of -0.14% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Marion County, Alabama is the 38th largest county in Alabama. The 2010 Population was 30,816 and has seen a growth of -3.86% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Growth Rate
202129,627-41-0.14%
202029,668-41-0.14%
201929,709-41-0.14%
201829,750-42-0.14%
201729,792-168-0.56%
201629,960-159-0.53%
201530,119-80-0.26%
201430,199-25-0.08%
201330,224-260-0.85%
201230,484-168-0.55%
201130,652-164-0.53%
201030,8169863.31%
199029,830-211-0.70%
198030,0416,25326.29%
197023,7881,9518.93%
196021,837-5,427-19.91%
195027,264-1,512-5.25%
194028,7762,80910.82%
193025,9673,95917.99%
192022,0084,51325.80%
191017,4953,00120.71%
190014,4943,14727.73%
189011,3471,98321.18%
18809,3643,30554.55%
18706,059-5,123-45.81%
186011,1823,34942.76%
18507,8331,98633.97%
18405,8471,78944.09%
18304,0580.00%
2021 Growth Rate
-0.14%
County Website
State
Founded
February 13, 1818
County Seat
2010 Population
30,816
Growth Since 2010
-3.86%
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Marion County, Alabama Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White27,73992.88%
Black or African American1,0703.58%
Two or More Races5071.70%
Some Other Race3551.19%
American Indian and Alaska Native1410.47%
Asian540.18%
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Marion County, Alabama Population by Race

Marion County, Alabama Population Pyramid $2021

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Marion County, Alabama Median Age

44.3


Total

42.9


Male

45.6


Female

Marion County, Alabama Adults

There are 23,592 adults, (6,288 of whom are seniors) in Marion County, Alabama.

Marion County, Alabama Age Dependency

72.6

Age Dependency Ratio

36.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

36.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Marion County, Alabama Sex Ratio

Female

15,085

50.51%

Male

14,781

49.49%

Marion County, Alabama Population by Age

Marion County, Alabama Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Marion County, Alabama Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married87.4%12.6%
All75.1%24.9%
Female66.5%33.5%
Non Family62.6%37.4%
Male50.9%49.1%

75.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Marion County, Alabama Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All11,9972.4575.1
Married6,1433.1287.4
Non Family3,9671.1362.6
Female1,3133.1766.5
Male5742.7350.9

3.06

Average Family Size

2.45

Average Household Size

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Marion County, Alabama Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,6827.91%
9th to 12th Grade2,66312.52%
High School Graduate7,40834.83%
Some College4,84322.77%
Associates Degree1,9619.22%
Bachelors Degree1,6837.91%
Graduate Degree1,0324.85%
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Marion County, Alabama Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Marion County, Alabama Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White19,89315,9142,657
Black78556419
Hispanic30422614
2+ Races16614314
Other Race11981
Native American1168111
Asian5444

The highest rate of high school graduation is among 2+ races people with a rate of 86.14%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 13.36%.

Marion County, Alabama Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$29,124$35,288$24,986
Less Than 9th Grade$21,222$23,996$14,895
High School Graduate$25,226$31,193$19,501
Some College$30,997$41,281$25,513
Bachelors Degree$37,237$56,875$30,994
Graduate Degree$50,639$42,351$51,944

$29,124

Average Earnings

$35,288

Average Male

$24,986

Average Female

Marion County, Alabama Earnings by Educational Attainment

Marion County, Alabama Language by Age

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Marion County, Alabama Language

96.87% of Marion County, Alabama residents speak only English, while 3.13% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.30% of the population.

Marion County, Alabama Language

Marion County, Alabama Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White27,1074,24515.66%
Black94449952.86%
Multiple50122745.31%
Hispanic75514318.94%
Other35510730.14%
Native1411510.64%
Asian54814.81%

17.48%

Overall Poverty Rate

16.40%

Male Poverty Rate

18.53%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Marion County, Alabama

The race most likely to be in poverty in Marion County, Alabama is Black, with 52.86% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Marion County, Alabama is Native, with 10.64% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.55%. Among those working part-time, it was 21.55%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 24.76%.

Marion County, Alabama Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade27.03%
High School16.33%
Some College10.30%
Bachelors or Greater5.73%

Marion County, Alabama Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed53.65%
Female Unemployed30.08%
Female Employed9.43%
Male Employed6.01%

Marion County, Alabama Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Marion County, Alabama Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$35,930$50,367
Families$48,281$62,863
Married Families$57,067-
Non Families$17,921$24,152
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Income by Household Type

Marion County, Alabama Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

53.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

55.8%

Male Marriage Rate

50.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Marion County, Alabama Married by Age and Sex

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Marion County, Alabama Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 35-44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Marion County, Alabama Marital Status by Race

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Marion County, Alabama Marital Status

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1,385

Number of Veterans

1,371

Male Veterans

14

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam546
Second Gulf War257
First Gulf War160
Korea152
World War II28

Marion County, Alabama Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 74426
75+380
35 to 54300
55 to 64239
18 to 3440

Marion County, Alabama Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1,3546.13%
Black131.42%
Native American108.62%
2+ Races62.76%
Asian23.70%

Marion County, Alabama Veterans by Race

Marion County, Alabama Veterans by Education

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4.13%

Veteran Poverty Rate

41.33%

Veteran Disability Rate

Marion County, Alabama Veterans by Education

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51.8%

Labor Force Participation

48.8%

Employment Rate

5.5%

Unemployment Rate

Marion County, Alabama Employment by Age

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Marion County, Alabama Employment by Race

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Marion County, Alabama 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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71.64%

Born in Marion County, Alabama

98.76%

Native Born

1.24%

Foreign Born

0.60%

Non Citizen

0.64%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.76% of Marion County, Alabama residents were born in the United States, with 71.64% having been born in Alabama. 0.60% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Marion County, Alabama Place of Birth

  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
  2. Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 - 1990

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