Marion County, Florida Population 2024

423,481

Marion County, Florida's estimated 2024 population is 423,481 with a growth rate of 3.3% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Marion County, Florida is the 18th largest county in Florida. The 2010 population was 331,341 and has seen a growth of 27.81% since that time.

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
2029491,09113,5222.83%
2028477,56913,5222.91%
2027464,04713,5223%
2026450,52513,5223.09%
2025437,00313,5223.19%
2024423,48113,5223.3%
2023409,95913,5223.41%
2022396,43711,3022.93%
2021385,1357,6632.03%
2020377,47211,4753.14%
2019365,9976,3671.77%
2018359,6305,6771.6%
2017353,9535,9951.72%
2016347,9585,5701.63%
2015342,3884,2231.25%
2014338,1652,9690.89%
2013335,1961,2510.37%
2012333,9451,6200.49%
2011332,3259840.3%
2010331,34100%
1990194,83372,34559.06%
1980122,48853,45877.44%
197069,03017,41433.74%
196051,61613,42935.17%
195038,1876,94422.23%
194031,2431,6655.63%
193029,5785,61023.41%
192023,968-2,973-11.04%
191026,9412,53810.4%
190024,4033,60717.34%
189020,7967,75059.41%
188013,0462,24220.75%
187010,8042,19525.5%
18608,6095,271157.91%
18503,338-487,753-99.32%
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2024 Growth Rate
3.3% (13,522)
County Website
Marion County
State
Florida
County Seat
2020 Population
377,472
Area
1588 mi²
Density
267 people/mi²
Growth Since 2020
12.19% (46,009)
Founded
March 14, 1844

Marion County, Florida Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White281,42274.41%
Black or African American46,70412.35%
Two or more races32,6138.62%
Other race10,8422.87%
Asian5,9801.58%
Native American6100.16%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander540.01%

White

Black or African American

Two or more races

Other race

Asian

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Marion County, Florida Population by Race

Marion County, Florida Population Pyramid 2024

Marion County, Florida Median Age

48.5

Total

46.7

Male

50.2

Female

Marion County, Florida Adults

There are 307,760 adults, (109,251 of whom are seniors) in Marion County, Florida.

Marion County, Florida Age Dependency

90.5

Age Dependency Ratio

55

Old Age Dependency Ratio

35.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Marion County, Florida Sex Ratio

Female195,52151.69%
Male182,70448.31%

Marion County, Florida Population by Age

Marion County, Florida Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All154,9962.3876.523.5
Married75,9862.8686.713.3
Non Family53,9101.2170.229.8
Female17,1103.4656.743.3
Male7,9903.5263.536.5

2.9

Average Family Size

2.38

Average Household Size

76.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Marion County, Florida Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade9,8283.49%
9th to 12th Grade20,4987.27%
High School Graduate99,01335.12%
Some College61,21821.72%
Associates Degree29,36510.42%
Bachelors Degree39,29413.94%
Graduate Degree22,6958.05%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

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

Marion County, Florida Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White205,691188,40046,404
Hispanic35,49828,1557,185
Black30,31326,1975,194
2+ Races18,79115,7574,264
Other Race6,8445,3571,243
Asian4,4873,5741,616
Native American41832771
Islander545421

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among islander people with a rate of 38.89%.

Marion County, Florida Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Overall$36,804$41,557$32,343
Less Than 9th Grade$26,744$30,842$20,000
High School Graduate$34,225$39,635$27,387
Some College$36,028$41,437$31,511
Bachelors Degree$46,905$57,185$42,871
Graduate Degree$62,361$70,841$60,057

$36,804

Average Earnings

$41,557

Average Male

$32,343

Average Female

Marion County, Florida Earnings by Educational Attainment

Marion County, Florida Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Marion County, Florida Language

85.59% of Marion County, Florida residents speak only English, while 14.41% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 11.23% of the population.

Marion County, Florida Language

Marion County, Florida Poverty by Race

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White251,58028,13311.18%
Hispanic55,36711,88321.46%
Black44,3209,88022.29%
Multiple31,6765,94918.78%
Other10,5123,29231.32%
Asian5,90469311.74%
Native496295.85%

14.36%

Overall Poverty Rate

13.25%

Male Poverty Rate

15.4%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Marion County, Florida

The race most likely to be in poverty in Marion County, Florida is Other, with 31.32% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Marion County, Florida is Native, with 5.85% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.77%. Among those working part-time, it was 14.26%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 18.8%.

Marion County, Florida Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade21.56%
High School13.98%
Some College11.68%
Bachelors or Greater6.73%

Marion County, Florida Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed44.96%
Male Unemployed31.96%
Female Employed8.06%
Male Employed5.22%

Marion County, Florida Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Marion County, Florida Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Households$55,265$73,931
Families$66,666$85,521
Married Families$75,062$95,441
Non Families$31,977$47,739

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Marion County, Florida Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

50.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

53.1%

Male Marriage Rate

47.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Marion County, Florida Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Marion County, Florida 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 County, Florida Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marion County, Florida Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

35,429

Number of Veterans

32,995

Male Veterans

2,434

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam15,502
First Gulf War6,095
Second Gulf War3,960
Korea2,750
World War II705

Marion County, Florida Veterans by War

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Age Group
Veterans
75+12,960
65 to 7410,288
55 to 646,100
35 to 544,747
18 to 341,334

Marion County, Florida Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White30,48212.88%
Black2,9228.47%
Hispanic2,3185.59%
2+ Races1,4676.39%
Other Race3594.5%
Asian1002.05%
Native American8714.9%
Islander1222.22%

Marion County, Florida Veterans by Race

Marion County, Florida Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

7.98%

Veteran Poverty Rate

33.98%

Veteran Disability Rate

Marion County, Florida Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

47.9%

Labor Force Participation

45%

Employment Rate

5.9%

Unemployment Rate

Marion County, Florida Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Marion County, Florida Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Marion County, Florida 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

38.71%

Born in Marion County, Florida

91.81%

Native Born

8.19%

Foreign Born

3%

Non Citizen

5.19%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

91.81% of Marion County, Florida residents were born in the United States, with 38.71% having been born in Florida. 3% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Marion County, Florida Place of Birth

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