Marion County, Missouri Population 2021

Marion County, Missouri's estimated population is 28,510 with a growth rate of -0.04% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Marion County, Missouri is the 41st largest county inMissouri. The 2010 Population was 28,787 and has seen a growth of -0.96% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202128,510-10-0.04%
202028,520-10-0.04%
201928,530-10-0.04%
201828,540-45-0.16%
201728,585-104-0.36%
201628,689-8-0.03%
201528,697-69-0.24%
201428,766-3-0.01%
201328,769230.08%
201228,746-40-0.14%
201128,786-1-0.00%
201028,7871,1053.99%
199027,682-956-3.34%
198028,6385171.84%
197028,121-1,401-4.75%
196029,522-243-0.82%
195029,765-1,811-5.74%
194031,576-1,917-5.72%
193033,4933,26710.81%
192030,226-346-1.13%
191030,5724,24116.11%
190026,331980.37%
189026,2331,3965.62%
188024,8371,0574.44%
187023,7804,94226.23%
186018,8386,60854.03%
185012,2302,60727.09%
18409,6234,78698.95%
18304,8370.00%
2021 Growth Rate
-0.04% (-10)
County Website
Founded
December 23, 1826
County Seat
2010 Population
28,787
Growth Since 2010
-0.96% (-277)
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Marion County, Missouri Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White26,19391.56%
Black or African American1,0703.74%
Two or More Races9173.21%
Asian1850.65%
American Indian and Alaska Native1220.43%
Some Other Race890.31%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander320.11%
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Marion County, Missouri Population by Race

Marion County, Missouri Population Pyramid $2021

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Marion County, Missouri Median Age

38.9


Total

38.1


Male

40.2


Female

Marion County, Missouri Adults

There are 21,784 adults, (4,973 of whom are seniors) in Marion County, Missouri.

Marion County, Missouri Age Dependency

70.2

Age Dependency Ratio

29.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

40.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Marion County, Missouri Sex Ratio

Female

14,752

51.57%

Male

13,856

48.43%

Marion County, Missouri Population by Age

Marion County, Missouri Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Marion County, Missouri Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Female42.8%57.2%
Non Family50.2%49.8%
Male52.4%47.6%
All65.4%34.6%
Married82.1%17.9%

65.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Marion County, Missouri Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All11,5652.3465.4
Married5,7442.9582.1
Non Family4,1361.1950.2
Female1,1513.0742.8
Male5343.0652.4

2.89

Average Family Size

2.34

Average Household Size

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Marion County, Missouri Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade6633.45%
9th to 12th Grade1,6438.54%
High School Graduate7,10736.96%
Some College3,97020.65%
Associates Degree1,5458.04%
Bachelors Degree2,79314.53%
Graduate Degree1,5077.84%
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Marion County, Missouri Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Marion County, Missouri Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White17,82115,6784,032
Black78064482
2+ Races20617956
Hispanic17917952
Asian11711752
Other Race696916
Native American49493
Islander32327

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 44.44%.

Marion County, Missouri Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$32,382$41,004$26,279
Less Than 9th Grade$14,515$27,109$8,924
High School Graduate$30,285$37,000$22,483
Some College$30,786$40,202$23,988
Bachelors Degree$39,258$56,129$32,063
Graduate Degree$54,762$63,958$51,326

$32,382

Average Earnings

$41,004

Average Male

$26,279

Average Female

Marion County, Missouri Earnings by Educational Attainment

Marion County, Missouri Language by Age

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Marion County, Missouri Language

98.80% of Marion County, Missouri residents speak only English, while 1.20% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 0.53% of the population.

Marion County, Missouri Language

Marion County, Missouri Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White24,5373,75015.28%
Multiple86736942.56%
Hispanic43728464.99%
Black95624525.63%
Other892528.09%
Native1221613.11%
Asian178147.87%
Islander32721.88%

17.26%

Overall Poverty Rate

15.03%

Male Poverty Rate

19.32%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Marion County, Missouri

The race most likely to be in poverty in Marion County, Missouri is Hispanic, with 64.99% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Marion County, Missouri is Asian, with 7.87% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.47%. Among those working part-time, it was 20.41%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 26.86%.

Marion County, Missouri Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade39.77%
High School14.83%
Some College13.58%
Bachelors or Greater3.07%

Marion County, Missouri Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed49.87%
Male Unemployed46.49%
Female Employed12.02%
Male Employed5.56%

Marion County, Missouri Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Marion County, Missouri Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$48,784$61,788
Families$62,059$71,833
Married Families$70,420-
Non Families$27,410$40,523
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Income by Household Type

Marion County, Missouri Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

52.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

53.6%

Male Marriage Rate

50.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Marion County, Missouri Married by Age and Sex

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Marion County, Missouri 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, Missouri Marital Status by Race

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Marion County, Missouri Marital Status

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2,032

Number of Veterans

1,820

Male Veterans

212

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam840
First Gulf War419
Second Gulf War337
Korea135
World War II35

Marion County, Missouri Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 74636
35 to 54482
75+450
55 to 64288
18 to 34176

Marion County, Missouri Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1,9369.56%
Black465.03%
Hispanic2612.32%
2+ Races134.69%
Other Race1115.94%
Islander1134.38%
Native American1115.07%
Asian42.52%

Marion County, Missouri Veterans by Race

Marion County, Missouri Veterans by Education

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9.99%

Veteran Poverty Rate

30.88%

Veteran Disability Rate

Marion County, Missouri Veterans by Education

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60.6%

Labor Force Participation

57.8%

Employment Rate

4.6%

Unemployment Rate

Marion County, Missouri Employment by Age

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Marion County, Missouri Employment by Race

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Marion County, Missouri 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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66.38%

Born in Marion County, Missouri

99.16%

Native Born

0.84%

Foreign Born

0.40%

Non Citizen

0.44%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.16% of Marion County, Missouri residents were born in the United States, with 66.38% having been born in Missouri. 0.40% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Marion County, Missouri 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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