Marion demographics profile

StatisticMarionArkansasNational
Population12,3232,968,472318,558,162
Population density (sq mi)6085591
Median age34.237.737.7
Male/Female ratio0.9:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)58%58%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1853%42%43%
Speak English97%93%79%
Speak Spanish2%5%13%
Marion, AR has a population of 12,323 and is the 3,345th largest city in the United States. The population density is 608 per sq mi which is 997% higher than the Arkansas average and 572% higher than the national average. The median age in Marion is 34 which is approximately 9% lower than the Arkansas average of 38. In Marion, 58% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 97% speak English and 2% speak Spanish. 47% of Marion residents were born in Arkansas, 51% were born out of state, 0% were born outside of the United States and 2% were foreign born.
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  • The population density in Marion is 997% higher than Arkansas.
  • The median age in Marion is 9% lower than Arkansas.
  • In Marion 63.22% of the population is White.
  • In Marion 31.47% of the population is Black or African American.
  • In Marion 1.11% of the population is Asian.

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Marion population breakdown by race

RaceMarionArkansasNational
White63.22%77.72%73.35%
Black or African American31.47%15.52%12.63%
Asian1.11%1.40%5.22%
American Indian0.32%0.63%0.82%
Native Hawaiian0.00%0.23%0.18%
Mixed race2.25%2.23%3.06%
Other race1.63%2.28%4.75%
In Marion, 2.1% of people are of Hispanic or Latino origin.
Please note: Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in any/all of the applicable race categories above.

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Source: The Marion, AR demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).
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