Marion demographics profile

Population density (sq mi)1,84218891
Median age35.737.437.7
Male/Female ratio0.8:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)44%56%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1844%43%43%
Speak English96%92%79%
Speak Spanish2%5%13%
Marion, IN has a population of 28,698 and is the 1,493rd largest city in the United States. The population density is 1,842 per sq mi which is 880% higher than the Indiana average and 1933% higher than the national average. The median age in Marion is 36 which is approximately 5% lower than the Indiana average of 37. In Marion, 44% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 96% speak English and 2% speak Spanish. 68% of Marion residents were born in Indiana, 29% were born out of state, 1% were born outside of the United States and 2% were foreign born.

Did you know?

  • The population density in Marion is 880% higher than Indiana.
  • The median age in Marion is 5% lower than Indiana.
  • In Marion 79.78% of the population is White.
  • In Marion 15.07% of the population is Black or African American.
  • In Marion 1.10% of the population is Asian.

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Marion population breakdown by race

Black or African American15.07%9.23%12.63%
American Indian0.10%0.24%0.82%
Native Hawaiian0.00%0.04%0.18%
Mixed race3.41%2.22%3.06%
Other race0.54%2.30%4.75%
In Marion, 5.9% 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, IN demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).
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