Marion County, Indiana Population 2024

967,697

Marion County, Indiana's estimated 2024 population is 967,697 with a growth rate of -0.08% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Marion County, Indiana is the largest county in Indiana. The 2010 population was 904,604 and has seen a growth of 6.97% since that time.

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
2029963,882-763-0.08%
2028964,645-763-0.08%
2027965,408-763-0.08%
2026966,171-763-0.08%
2025966,934-763-0.08%
2024967,697-763-0.08%
2023968,460-763-0.08%
2022969,223-2,320-0.24%
2021971,543-5,116-0.52%
2020976,65912,8301.33%
2019963,8294,4590.46%
2018959,3708,1230.85%
2017951,2475,1970.55%
2016946,0505,8980.63%
2015940,1523,9740.42%
2014936,1786,0510.65%
2013930,12710,2101.11%
2012919,9178,6230.95%
2011911,2946,6900.74%
2010904,60400%
1990797,15931,9264.17%
1980765,233-27,066-3.42%
1970792,29994,73213.58%
1960697,567145,79026.42%
1950551,77790,85119.71%
1940460,92638,2609.05%
1930422,66674,60521.43%
1920348,06184,40032.01%
1910263,66166,43433.68%
1900197,22756,07139.72%
1890141,15638,37437.34%
1880102,78230,84342.87%
187071,93932,08480.5%
186039,85515,75265.35%
185024,1038,02349.89%
184016,0808,888123.58%
18307,192-956,690-99.25%
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2024 Growth Rate
-0.08% (-763)
County Website
Marion County
State
Indiana
County Seat
2020 Population
976,659
Area
396 mi²
Density
2444 people/mi²
Growth Since 2020
-0.92% (-8,962)
Founded
April 01, 1822

Marion County, Indiana Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White548,46156.44%
Black or African American274,05628.2%
Two or more races62,2576.41%
Other race46,0904.74%
Asian38,2423.94%
Native American2,4590.25%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander1720.02%

White

Black or African American

Two or more races

Other race

Asian

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Marion County, Indiana Population by Race

Marion County, Indiana Population Pyramid 2024

Marion County, Indiana Median Age

34.4

Total

33.4

Male

35.4

Female

Marion County, Indiana Adults

There are 732,685 adults, (124,771 of whom are seniors) in Marion County, Indiana.

Marion County, Indiana Age Dependency

59.8

Age Dependency Ratio

20.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

39.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Marion County, Indiana Sex Ratio

Female500,53151.51%
Male471,20648.49%

Marion County, Indiana Population by Age

Marion County, Indiana Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All392,8372.4355.544.5
Non Family177,4041.2540.959.1
Married141,8393.3378.521.5
Female55,3573.5842.357.7
Male18,2373.4857.842.2

3.3

Average Family Size

2.43

Average Household Size

55.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Marion County, Indiana Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade28,9704.53%
9th to 12th Grade51,9068.12%
High School Graduate175,73027.51%
Some College120,34318.84%
Associates Degree49,7387.79%
Bachelors Degree136,52021.37%
Graduate Degree75,68611.85%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

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

Marion County, Indiana Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White377,072345,805151,377
Black168,541146,03035,569
Hispanic51,39031,8108,094
2+ Races28,07223,4818,857
Asian23,74017,38710,536
Other Race22,91312,4792,569
Native American1,277869176
Islander17115532

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 91.71%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 44.38%.

Marion County, Indiana Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Overall$43,928$48,790$39,714
Less Than 9th Grade$29,074$33,946$22,877
High School Graduate$34,976$39,692$29,777
Some College$41,087$48,258$36,752
Bachelors Degree$56,466$64,369$51,388
Graduate Degree$73,658$81,165$67,048

$43,928

Average Earnings

$48,790

Average Male

$39,714

Average Female

Marion County, Indiana Earnings by Educational Attainment

Marion County, Indiana Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Marion County, Indiana Language

85.33% of Marion County, Indiana residents speak only English, while 14.67% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 8.36% of the population.

Marion County, Indiana Language

Marion County, Indiana Poverty by Race

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Black268,09362,78323.42%
White500,16552,22810.44%
Hispanic106,88220,19618.9%
Other45,6079,41020.63%
Multiple61,5349,23915.01%
Asian37,9945,75415.14%
Native2,37640817.17%
Islander17274.07%

15.36%

Overall Poverty Rate

13.98%

Male Poverty Rate

16.65%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Marion County, Indiana

The race most likely to be in poverty in Marion County, Indiana is Black, with 23.42% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Marion County, Indiana is Islander, with 4.07% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.63%. Among those working part-time, it was 19.05%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 27.01%.

Marion County, Indiana Poverty

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade28.63%
High School14.96%
Some College10.88%
Bachelors or Greater4.91%

Marion County, Indiana Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed38.14%
Male Unemployed32.29%
Female Employed8.02%
Male Employed5.3%

Marion County, Indiana Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Marion County, Indiana Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Households$59,504$83,196
Families$76,851$102,624
Married Families$97,998$125,714
Non Families$41,485$56,597

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Marion County, Indiana Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

39.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

42.1%

Male Marriage Rate

37.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Marion County, Indiana Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Marion County, Indiana 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 45-54.

Marion County, Indiana Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marion County, Indiana Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

43,329

Number of Veterans

38,540

Male Veterans

4,789

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam14,033
Second Gulf War8,844
First Gulf War8,478
Korea1,714
World War II608

Marion County, Indiana Veterans by War

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Age Group
Veterans
65 to 7410,751
35 to 5410,501
55 to 6410,118
75+8,463
18 to 343,496

Marion County, Indiana Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White29,5516.67%
Black11,0855.65%
2+ Races1,6864.76%
Hispanic1,3712.12%
Asian5482.01%
Other Race3161.12%
Native American1357.5%
Islander84.68%

Marion County, Indiana Veterans by Race

Marion County, Indiana Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

8.85%

Veteran Poverty Rate

31.47%

Veteran Disability Rate

Marion County, Indiana Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

67.5%

Labor Force Participation

63.7%

Employment Rate

5.5%

Unemployment Rate

Marion County, Indiana Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Marion County, Indiana Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Marion County, Indiana 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

65.31%

Born in Marion County, Indiana

89.78%

Native Born

10.22%

Foreign Born

6.84%

Non Citizen

3.37%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

89.78% of Marion County, Indiana residents were born in the United States, with 65.31% having been born in Indiana. 6.84% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Marion County, Indiana Place of Birth

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