Marion County, Florida Population 2021

Marion County, Florida's estimated population is 378,613 with a growth rate of 1.75% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Marion County, Florida is the 20th largest county in Florida. The 2010 Population was 331,331 and has seen a growth of 14.27% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Growth Rate
2021378,6136,5171.75%
2020372,0966,5171.78%
2019365,5796,5171.82%
2018359,0625,7231.62%
2017353,3395,8701.69%
2016347,4695,2871.55%
2015342,1824,1771.24%
2014338,0052,9220.87%
2013335,0831,2100.36%
2012333,8731,5870.48%
2011332,2869550.29%
2010331,331136,49870.06%
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%
191026,9412,53810.40%
190024,4033,60717.34%
189020,7967,75059.41%
188013,0462,24220.75%
187010,8042,19525.50%
18608,6095,271157.91%
18503,3380.00%
2021 Growth Rate
1.75%
County Website
State
Founded
March 14, 1844
County Seat
2010 Population
331,331
Growth Since 2010
14.27%
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Marion County, Florida Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White289,56181.91%
Black or African American45,75412.94%
Two or More Races8,1412.30%
Asian5,0881.44%
Some Other Race3,7791.07%
American Indian and Alaska Native1,0080.29%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander1950.06%
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Marion County, Florida Population by Race

Marion County, Florida Population Pyramid $2021

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Marion County, Florida Median Age

48.7


Total

47


Male

50.2


Female

Marion County, Florida Adults

There are 287,543 adults, (101,238 of whom are seniors) in Marion County, Florida.

Marion County, Florida Age Dependency

89.8

Age Dependency Ratio

54.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

35.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Marion County, Florida Sex Ratio

Female

183,874

52.01%

Male

169,652

47.99%

Marion County, Florida Population by Age

Marion County, Florida Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Marion County, Florida Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married86.2%13.8%
All75%25%
Non Family68.8%31.2%
Male58.8%41.2%
Female52.1%47.9%

75.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Marion County, Florida Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All139,1722.4775
Married68,8842.9186.2
Non Family47,9071.2168.8
Female16,5253.8752.1
Male5,8563.6758.8

3.03

Average Family Size

2.47

Average Household Size

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Marion County, Florida Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade9,1963.49%
9th to 12th Grade23,5598.94%
High School Graduate97,19236.88%
Some College57,58721.85%
Associates Degree23,0108.73%
Bachelors Degree34,39513.05%
Graduate Degree18,6087.06%
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Marion County, Florida Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Marion County, Florida Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White198,767179,00241,581
Black28,80023,5604,188
Hispanic28,51921,8644,944
Asian3,7473,2551,421
2+ Races3,4632,852865
Other Race2,4871,891273
Native American77263288
Islander71396

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 90.06%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 37.92%.

Marion County, Florida Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$30,215$32,364$26,808
Less Than 9th Grade$23,579$26,018$17,626
High School Graduate$27,596$31,260$23,109
Some College$28,337$32,153$26,348
Bachelors Degree$40,287$45,035$37,402
Graduate Degree$57,323$64,476$54,192

$30,215

Average Earnings

$32,364

Average Male

$26,808

Average Female

Marion County, Florida Earnings by Educational Attainment

Marion County, Florida Language by Age

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Marion County, Florida Language

87.71% of Marion County, Florida residents speak only English, while 12.29% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 9.42% of the population.

Marion County, Florida Language

Marion County, Florida Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White242,68330,21912.45%
Black42,75814,04632.85%
Hispanic45,3669,54621.04%
Multiple7,9811,55519.48%
Other3,7361,02727.49%
Asian5,0223466.89%
Native96014815.42%
Islander1675029.94%

16.09%

Overall Poverty Rate

15.00%

Male Poverty Rate

17.10%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Marion County, Florida

The race most likely to be in poverty in Marion County, Florida is Black, with 32.85% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Marion County, Florida is Asian, with 6.89% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.36%. Among those working part-time, it was 16.15%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 18.98%.

Marion County, Florida Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade26.29%
High School14.42%
Some College11.16%
Bachelors or Greater4.84%

Marion County, Florida Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed49.56%
Male Unemployed26.71%
Female Employed7.36%
Male Employed7.04%

Marion County, Florida Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Marion County, Florida Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$45,371$62,048
Families$54,581$71,758
Married Families$62,891$80,587
Non Families$28,724$40,689
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Income by Household Type

Marion County, Florida Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

50.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

52.4%

Male Marriage Rate

47.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Marion County, Florida Married by Age and Sex

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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

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Marion County, Florida Marital Status

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36,289

Number of Veterans

33,554

Male Veterans

2,735

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam15,189
First Gulf War5,231
Korea4,654
Second Gulf War3,537
World War II1,719

Marion County, Florida Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+13,046
65 to 7411,040
55 to 645,772
35 to 544,822
18 to 341,609

Marion County, Florida Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White32,70113.55%
Black2,6848.01%
Hispanic2,4877.47%
2+ Races43610.29%
Asian2205.38%
Other Race1103.52%
Native American10611.78%
Islander3228.07%

Marion County, Florida Veterans by Race

Marion County, Florida Veterans by Education

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6.67%

Veteran Poverty Rate

34.98%

Veteran Disability Rate

Marion County, Florida Veterans by Education

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46.5%

Labor Force Participation

42.6%

Employment Rate

8.3%

Unemployment Rate

Marion County, Florida Employment by Age

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Marion County, Florida Employment by Race

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Marion County, Florida 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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38.27%

Born in Marion County, Florida

92.43%

Native Born

7.57%

Foreign Born

2.73%

Non Citizen

4.83%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

92.43% of Marion County, Florida residents were born in the United States, with 38.27% having been born in Florida. 2.73% 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

  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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