Marion County, Florida Population 2020

Marion County, Florida's estimated population is 353,717 with a growth rate of 1.71% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Marion County, Florida is the 18th largest county in Florida.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
2018359,9776,2601.77%
2017353,7175,9501.71%
2016347,7675,4321.59%
2015342,3354,2781.27%
2014338,0572,9400.88%
2013335,1171,2170.36%
2012333,9001,6250.49%
2011332,2759350.28%
2010331,340136,50770.06%
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%

Marion County, Florida Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White285,18981.86%
Black or African American43,88612.60%
Two or More Races8,9562.57%
Asian5,3491.54%
Some Other Race3,7471.08%
American Indian and Alaska Native9760.28%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander2680.08%

Marion County, Florida Population Pyramid 2020

Marion County, Florida Median Age

48.6


Total

47.1


Male

50


Female

Marion County, Florida Adults

There are 283,084 adults, (98,883 of whom are seniors) in Marion County, Florida.

Marion County, Florida Age Dependency

89.1

Age Dependency Ratio

53.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

35.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Marion County, Florida Sex Ratio

Female

181,160

52.00%

Male

167,211

48.00%

Marion County, Florida Households and Families

Marion County, Florida Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Marion County, Florida Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married86.3%13.7%
All75.8%24.2%
Non Family70.2%29.8%
Male67.5%32.5%
Female53.2%46.8%

75.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All136,5142.4875.8
Married66,1692.9286.3
Non Family48,3751.2370.2
Female16,4483.9953.2
Male5,5223.7467.5

3.07

Average Family Size

2.48

Average Household Size

5.5%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.3%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Marion County, Florida Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade9,1303.52%
9th to 12th Grade23,6579.13%
High School Graduate97,05937.47%
Some College56,96121.99%
Associates Degree22,0938.53%
Bachelors Degree33,49312.93%
Graduate Degree16,6396.42%

Marion County, Florida Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White196,843176,44240,046
Black28,07122,9584,079
Hispanic26,76420,5243,702
Asian3,7623,3241,565
Multiple Races3,5392,834664
Other Race2,3151,702140
Native American705612149
Islander13711080

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 89.64%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among islander people with a rate of 58.39%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$28,959$32,086$25,923
Less Than High School$22,004$25,306$16,262
High School Grad$26,441$29,907$21,814
Some College$28,826$34,386$25,999
Bachelors Degree$39,849$44,664$36,378
Graduate Degree$54,716$67,733$51,240

$28,959

Average Earnings

$32,086

Average Male

$25,923

Average Female

Marion County, Florida Language

Marion County, Florida Language by Age

Marion County, Florida Language

88.38% of Marion County, Florida residents speak only English, while 11.62% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 8.91% of the population.

Marion County, Florida Poverty

Marion County, Florida Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White240,81631,75113.18%
Black40,87012,60530.84%
Hispanic43,1989,99823.14%
Multiple8,7462,30126.31%
Other3,7001,06328.73%
Native94725927.35%
Asian5,2902554.82%
Islander2444518.44%

16.65%

Overall Poverty Rate

15.94%

Male Poverty Rate

17.30%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Marion County, Florida

The race most likely to be in poverty in Marion County, Florida is Black, with 30.84% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Marion County, Florida is Asian, with 4.82% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.50%. Among those working part-time, it was 16.67%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 19.48%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School25.27%
High School15.02%
Some College11.66%
Bachelors or Greater5.40%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed46.44%
Male Unemployed29.60%
Female Employed7.95%
Male Employed7.11%

Marion County, Florida Income

Marion County, Florida Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$43,361$58,779
Families$53,090$68,059
Married Families$60,243$75,868
Non Families$28,277$39,186

Marion County, Florida Marital Status

Marion County, Florida Marital Status

Marriage Rates

48.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

51.0%

Male Marriage Rate

46.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Marion County, Florida Married by Age and Sex

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

Marion County, Florida Veterans

36,262

Number of Veterans

33,611

Male Veterans

2,651

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam14,548
First Gulf War5,238
Korea5,159
Second Gulf War3,246
World War II2,097
Name Veterans % of Total
White32,89313.84%
Hispanic2,5068.00%
Black2,4757.54%
2 or More4029.64%
Asian2525.89%
Other1314.43%
Indian8210.04%
Hawaiian2715.43%

$Marion County, Florida Veterans by Education

7.06%

Veteran Poverty Rate

33.87%

Veteran Disability Rate

Marion County, Florida Employment Status

46.4%

Labor Force Participation

42.2%

Employment Rate

8.8%

Unemployment Rate

Marion County, Florida Place of Birth

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

38.57%

Born in Florida

92.61%

Native Born

7.39%

Foreign Born

2.73%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

92.61% of Marion County, Florida residents were born in the United States, with 38.57% 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.

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