Marion County, Arkansas Population 2024

17,822

Marion County, Arkansas's estimated 2024 population is 17,822 with a growth rate of 1.62% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Marion County, Arkansas is the 40th largest county in Arkansas. The 2010 population was 16,665 and has seen a growth of 6.94% since that time.

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202919,2422841.5%
202818,9582841.52%
202718,6742841.54%
202618,3902841.57%
202518,1062841.59%
202417,8222841.62%
202317,5382841.65%
202217,2542841.67%
202116,970930.55%
202016,8772321.39%
201916,645140.08%
201816,6311731.05%
201716,458500.3%
201616,4081821.12%
201516,226-202-1.23%
201416,428-21-0.13%
201316,449-179-1.08%
201216,628-48-0.29%
201116,676110.07%
201016,665
199012,0016675.88%
198011,3344,33461.91%
19707,00095915.87%
19606,041-2,568-29.83%
19508,609-855-9.03%
19409,4645886.62%
19308,876-1,278-12.59%
192010,154-49-0.48%
191010,203-1,174-10.32%
190011,3779879.5%
189010,3902,48331.4%
18807,9073,92898.72%
18703,979-2,213-35.74%
18606,1923,884168.28%
18502,30898374.19%
18401,325-17,917-93.11%
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2024 Growth Rate
1.62% (284)
County Website
Marion County
County Seat
2010 Population
16,665
Area
597 mi²
Density
30 people/mi²
Growth Since 2010
6.94% (1,157)
Founded
September 25, 1836

Marion County, Arkansas Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White15,99094.59%
Two or more races5803.43%
Asian1220.72%
Black or African American880.52%
Native American690.41%
Other race330.2%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander230.14%
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White

Two or more races

Asian

Black or African American

Native American

Other race

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Marion County, Arkansas Population by Race

Marion County, Arkansas Population Pyramid 2024

Marion County, Arkansas Median Age

51.7

Total

50.9

Male

52.4

Female

Marion County, Arkansas Adults

There are 13,793 adults, (4,867 of whom are seniors) in Marion County, Arkansas.

Marion County, Arkansas Age Dependency

89.4

Age Dependency Ratio

54.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

34.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Marion County, Arkansas Sex Ratio

Female8,51650.38%
Male8,38949.62%

Marion County, Arkansas Population by Age

Marion County, Arkansas Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All7,1402.3582.217.8
Married3,7412.991.48.6
Non Family2,5851.373.226.8
Female5263.2867.532.5
Male2882.8569.830.2
showing: 5 rows

2.89

Average Family Size

2.35

Average Household Size

82.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Marion County, Arkansas Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Marion County, Arkansas Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Marion County, Arkansas Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among other race people with a rate of 37.04%.

Marion County, Arkansas Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$30,762

Average Earnings

$35,285

Average Male

$24,562

Average Female

Marion County, Arkansas Earnings by Educational Attainment

Marion County, Arkansas Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Marion County, Arkansas Language

97.35% of Marion County, Arkansas residents speak only English, while 2.65% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.22% of the population.

Marion County, Arkansas Language

Marion County, Arkansas Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White15,4922,59816.77%
Multiple55518934.05%
Hispanic4228921.09%
Black6262100%
Islander2323100%
Asian1221613.11%
Native6911.45%
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17.77%

Overall Poverty Rate

14.75%

Male Poverty Rate

20.74%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Marion County, Arkansas

The race most likely to be in poverty in Marion County, Arkansas is Black, with 100% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Marion County, Arkansas is Native, with 1.45% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.71%. Among those working part-time, it was 23.31%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 24.56%.

Marion County, Arkansas Poverty

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade30.54%
High School18.95%
Some College17.36%
Bachelors or Greater3.63%
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Marion County, Arkansas Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed60.34%
Male Unemployed40.06%
Female Employed9.81%
Male Employed5.78%
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Marion County, Arkansas Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Marion County, Arkansas Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Marion County, Arkansas Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

54.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

53.4%

Male Marriage Rate

55.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Marion County, Arkansas Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Marion County, Arkansas Marriage

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

Marion County, Arkansas Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marion County, Arkansas Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

1,760

Number of Veterans

1,701

Male Veterans

59

Female Veterans

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Marion County, Arkansas Veterans by War

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Marion County, Arkansas Veterans by Age

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Marion County, Arkansas Veterans by Race

Marion County, Arkansas Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

7.77%

Veteran Poverty Rate

36.8%

Veteran Disability Rate

Marion County, Arkansas Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

45.7%

Labor Force Participation

42.4%

Employment Rate

7%

Unemployment Rate

Marion County, Arkansas Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Marion County, Arkansas Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Marion County, Arkansas Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

43.16%

Born in Marion County, Arkansas

97.84%

Native Born

2.16%

Foreign Born

0.82%

Non Citizen

1.34%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.84% of Marion County, Arkansas residents were born in the United States, with 43.16% having been born in Arkansas. 0.82% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Marion County, Arkansas Place of Birth

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