Income/capita 60%
Household income 51%
Unemployment 41%
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Income per capita$11,929$24,736$29,829
Median household income$27,088$44,758$55,322
Median income owner occupied$45,139$55,873$70,586
Median income renter occupied$0$25,999$35,192
Median earnings male$18,689$34,323$36,919
Median earnings female$18,707$22,614$26,250
Unemployment rate2.7%4.8%4.7%
Poverty level41.7%18.4%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Marion is 60% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Marion is 51% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Marion is 41% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Marion is 176% higher than the national average

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      Marion employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry19.1%0.0%
      Manufacturing sector22.2%0.0%
      Financial & insurance services6.8%6.0%
      Wholesale & retail services9.8%3.6%
      Public administration8.6%10.9%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities5.0%0.0%
      Education, health & social services25.2%30.1%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      CityPopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Newbern, AL172$18,63666.3%
      Uniontown, AL2,329$17,94967.6%
      Marion, AL3,507$27,08851.0%

      Cities with similar population

      CityPopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Flagstaff County, AB3,506n/a 
      Angwin, CA3,505$65,65618.7%
      Pretty Bayou, FL3,505$56,9693.0%
      Central Kootenay J, BC3,509n/a 
      Montauk, NY3,510$77,63240.3%
      Marion, AL3,507$27,08851.0%
      Source: The Marion, AL employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).