Marion County, Indiana Population 2020

Marion County, Indiana's estimated population is 966,106 with a growth rate of 0.60% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Marion County, Indiana is the largest county in Indiana.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
2020966,1065,7180.60%
2019960,3885,7180.60%
2018954,6705,7180.60%
2017948,9524,8130.51%
2016944,1394,7330.50%
2015939,4063,9570.42%
2014935,4496,1040.66%
2013929,3459,6451.05%
2012919,7008,5120.93%
2011911,1886,5860.73%
2010904,602107,44313.48%
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%
187071,93932,08480.50%
186039,85515,75265.35%
185024,1038,02349.89%
184016,0808,888123.58%
18307,1920.00%

Marion County, Indiana Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White588,16162.27%
Black or African American261,72427.71%
Some Other Race31,6603.35%
Two or More Races30,6553.25%
Asian29,3673.11%
American Indian and Alaska Native2,4470.26%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander5090.05%

Marion County, Indiana Population Pyramid 2020

Marion County, Indiana Median Age

34.4


Total

33.2


Male

35.4


Female

Marion County, Indiana Adults

There are 710,455 adults, (113,355 of whom are seniors) in Marion County, Indiana.

Marion County, Indiana Age Dependency

58.2

Age Dependency Ratio

19

Old Age Dependency Ratio

39.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Marion County, Indiana Sex Ratio

Female

489,516

51.83%

Male

455,007

48.17%

Marion County, Indiana Households and Families

Marion County, Indiana Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Marion County, Indiana Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married77.4%22.6%
All54%46%
Male45.7%54.3%
Non Family41.9%58.1%
Female38.2%61.8%

54.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All369,0332.5154
Non Family164,4951.2941.9
Married129,5633.3477.4
Female56,9743.7438.2
Male18,0013.8545.7

3.38

Average Family Size

2.51

Average Household Size

6.6%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.6%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Marion County, Indiana Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade30,6964.94%
9th to 12th Grade58,1909.37%
High School Graduate173,63527.96%
Some College124,34520.02%
Associates Degree45,4497.32%
Bachelors Degree122,80619.77%
Graduate Degree65,91210.61%

Marion County, Indiana Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White386,619348,451141,869
Black158,841134,14528,911
Hispanic46,11925,6135,394
Asian18,58613,9218,500
Other Race15,4228,4281,541
Multiple Races10,6229,3263,472
Native American1,4781,231421
Islander25817427

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 90.13%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 45.73%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$35,423$39,413$31,689
Less Than High School$20,721$24,121$17,194
High School Grad$29,234$32,216$25,639
Some College$32,468$37,054$30,044
Bachelors Degree$47,408$54,017$42,048
Graduate Degree$60,496$66,965$55,645

$35,423

Average Earnings

$39,413

Average Male

$31,689

Average Female

Marion County, Indiana Language

Marion County, Indiana Language by Age

Marion County, Indiana Language

86.54% of Marion County, Indiana residents speak only English, while 13.46% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 8.41% of the population.

Marion County, Indiana Poverty

Marion County, Indiana Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black256,52567,31426.24%
White516,78565,15012.61%
Hispanic95,00230,76832.39%
Other31,12811,70037.59%
Asian29,1516,75823.18%
Multiple29,9476,65422.22%
Native2,32046219.91%
Islander4836313.04%

18.95%

Overall Poverty Rate

17.41%

Male Poverty Rate

20.38%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Marion County, Indiana

The race most likely to be in poverty in Marion County, Indiana is Other, with 37.59% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Marion County, Indiana is White, with 12.61% 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 22.98%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 29.24%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School31.29%
High School17.21%
Some College12.67%
Bachelors or Greater5.10%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed47.16%
Male Unemployed37.51%
Female Employed10.14%
Male Employed7.37%

Marion County, Indiana Income

Marion County, Indiana Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$46,692$65,991
Families$59,595$80,375
Married Families$80,119$101,306
Non Families$32,746$45,806

Marion County, Indiana Marital Status

Marion County, Indiana Marital Status

Marriage Rates

38.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

40.5%

Male Marriage Rate

36.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Marion County, Indiana Married by Age and Sex

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 35-44.

Marion County, Indiana Marital Status by Race

Marion County, Indiana Veterans

48,893

Number of Veterans

43,664

Male Veterans

5,229

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam15,785
First Gulf War9,336
Second Gulf War7,992
Korea3,424
World War II1,829
Name Veterans % of Total
White34,1057.31%
Black13,0437.01%
Hispanic1,2272.18%
2 or More1,0226.91%
Other3681.93%
Asian1820.84%
Indian17110.09%
Hawaiian20.63%

$Marion County, Indiana Veterans by Education

9.44%

Veteran Poverty Rate

29.13%

Veteran Disability Rate

Marion County, Indiana Employment Status

67.1%

Labor Force Participation

62.3%

Employment Rate

7.1%

Unemployment Rate

Marion County, Indiana 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

66.50%

Born in Indiana

90.62%

Native Born

9.38%

Foreign Born

6.53%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

90.62% of Marion County, Indiana residents were born in the United States, with 66.50% having been born in Indiana. 6.53% 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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