Marion County, Kansas Population 2021

Marion County, Kansas's estimated population is 11,806 with a growth rate of -0.33% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Marion County, Kansas is the 38th largest county in Kansas. The 2010 Population was 12,671 and has seen a growth of -6.83% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Growth Rate
202111,806-39-0.33%
202011,845-39-0.33%
201911,884-39-0.33%
201811,923-22-0.18%
201711,945-72-0.60%
201612,017-36-0.30%
201512,053-135-1.11%
201412,188-17-0.14%
201312,205-171-1.38%
201212,376-169-1.35%
201112,545-126-0.99%
201012,671-217-1.68%
199012,888-634-4.69%
198013,522-413-2.96%
197013,935-1,208-7.98%
196015,143-1,164-7.14%
195016,307-2,644-13.95%
194018,951-1,788-8.62%
193020,739-2,184-9.53%
192022,9235082.27%
191022,4151,7398.41%
190020,6761370.67%
189020,5398,08664.93%
188012,45311,6851521.48%
1870768694937.84%
1860740.00%
2021 Growth Rate
-0.33%
County Website
State
Founded
August 30, 1855
County Seat
2010 Population
12,671
Growth Since 2010
-6.83%
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Marion County, Kansas Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White11,44095.62%
Two or More Races3312.77%
Black or African American950.79%
Asian440.37%
Some Other Race340.28%
American Indian and Alaska Native200.17%
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Marion County, Kansas Population by Race

Marion County, Kansas Population Pyramid $2021

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Marion County, Kansas Median Age

44.5


Total

42.5


Male

46.9


Female

Marion County, Kansas Adults

There are 9,382 adults, (2,764 of whom are seniors) in Marion County, Kansas.

Marion County, Kansas Age Dependency

80.8

Age Dependency Ratio

41.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

39

Child Dependency Ratio

Marion County, Kansas Sex Ratio

Female

5,970

49.90%

Male

5,994

50.10%

Marion County, Kansas Population by Age

Marion County, Kansas Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Marion County, Kansas Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married90.3%9.7%
All78.5%21.5%
Non Family65.7%34.3%
Female62.8%37.2%
Male43.7%56.3%

78.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Marion County, Kansas Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All4,8462.378.5
Married2,7092.8890.3
Non Family1,6481.1765.7
Female3312.9862.8
Male1582.7943.7

2.86

Average Family Size

2.3

Average Household Size

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Marion County, Kansas Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2463.00%
9th to 12th Grade4465.44%
High School Graduate2,48930.34%
Some College2,23427.23%
Associates Degree7358.96%
Bachelors Degree1,44417.60%
Graduate Degree6107.44%
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Marion County, Kansas Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Marion County, Kansas Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White7,7767,1582,003
Hispanic19914919
2+ Races17116332
Black56529
Native American144
Other Race1412
Asian1412

The highest rate of high school graduation is among 2+ races people with a rate of 95.32%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 25.76%.

Marion County, Kansas Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$35,139$45,344$25,231
Less Than 9th Grade$28,676$40,625$11,818
High School Graduate$31,242$42,750$21,146
Some College$33,347$46,167$26,134
Bachelors Degree$39,458$49,453$32,155
Graduate Degree$49,688$54,803$42,024

$35,139

Average Earnings

$45,344

Average Male

$25,231

Average Female

Marion County, Kansas Earnings by Educational Attainment

Marion County, Kansas Language by Age

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Marion County, Kansas Language

97.25% of Marion County, Kansas residents speak only English, while 2.75% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.36% of the population.

Marion County, Kansas Language

Marion County, Kansas Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White10,4389038.65%
Hispanic3854110.65%
Multiple304175.59%
Black521223.08%
Other20210.00%

8.69%

Overall Poverty Rate

8.23%

Male Poverty Rate

9.15%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Marion County, Kansas

The race most likely to be in poverty in Marion County, Kansas is Black, with 23.08% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Marion County, Kansas is Multiple, with 5.59% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.11%. Among those working part-time, it was 10.80%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 14.90%.

Marion County, Kansas Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade17.05%
High School11.14%
Some College6.85%
Bachelors or Greater3.56%

Marion County, Kansas Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed28.91%
Male Unemployed16.44%
Female Employed5.47%
Male Employed4.27%

Marion County, Kansas Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Marion County, Kansas Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$52,123$64,540
Families$67,111$77,631
Married Families$71,318-
Non Families$28,681$37,652
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Income by Household Type

Marion County, Kansas Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

56.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

57.3%

Male Marriage Rate

55.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Marion County, Kansas Married by Age and Sex

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Marion County, Kansas Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Marion County, Kansas Marital Status by Race

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Marion County, Kansas Marital Status

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777

Number of Veterans

694

Male Veterans

83

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam297
First Gulf War143
Korea73
Second Gulf War59
World War II35

Marion County, Kansas Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+252
65 to 74243
35 to 54148
55 to 64109
18 to 3425

Marion County, Kansas Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White7688.50%
Hispanic248.36%
2+ Races63.23%
Other Race310.71%

Marion County, Kansas Veterans by Race

Marion County, Kansas Veterans by Education

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7.03%

Veteran Poverty Rate

30.10%

Veteran Disability Rate

Marion County, Kansas Veterans by Education

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61.3%

Labor Force Participation

59.1%

Employment Rate

3.5%

Unemployment Rate

Marion County, Kansas Employment by Age

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Marion County, Kansas Employment by Race

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Marion County, Kansas 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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75.53%

Born in Marion County, Kansas

98.98%

Native Born

1.02%

Foreign Born

0.42%

Non Citizen

0.60%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.98% of Marion County, Kansas residents were born in the United States, with 75.53% having been born in Kansas. 0.42% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Marion County, Kansas 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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