Marion demographics profile

StatisticMarionSouth CarolinaNational
Population density (sq mi)1,52817391
Median age34.738.837.7
Male/Female ratio0.8:10.9:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)45%56%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1845%40%43%
Speak English99%93%79%
Speak Spanish0%4%13%
Marion, SC has a population of 6,756 and is the 5,308th largest city in the United States. The population density is 1,528 per sq mi which is 783% higher than the South Carolina average and 1587% higher than the national average. The median age in Marion is 35 which is approximately 11% lower than the South Carolina average of 39. In Marion, 45% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 99% speak English and 0% speak Spanish. 85% of Marion residents were born in South Carolina, 14% were born out of state, 0% were born outside of the United States and 1% were foreign born.

Did you know?

  • The population density in Marion is 783% higher than South Carolina.
  • The median age in Marion is 11% lower than South Carolina.
  • In Marion 16.99% of the population is White.
  • In Marion 80.61% of the population is Black or African American.
  • In Marion 2.28% of the population is Asian.

Compare Marion, SC Demographics To Other Cities

Marion population breakdown by race

RaceMarionSouth CarolinaNational
Black or African American80.61%27.35%12.63%
American Indian0.00%0.32%0.82%
Native Hawaiian0.00%0.06%0.18%
Mixed race0.00%2.07%3.06%
Other race0.12%1.51%4.75%
In Marion, 0.0% 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.

Languages spoken

Place of birth by citizenship

Household income distribution

Source of income

Marion age breakdown

Marital status

Age of children in married couples

Source: The Marion, SC demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).
Are you looking to buy or sell?
What style of home are you
What is your
When are you looking to
ASAP1-3 mos.3-6 mos.6-9 mos.1 yr+
Connect with top real estate agents
By submitting this form, you consent to receive text messages, emails, and/or calls (may be recorded; and may be direct, autodialed or use pre-recorded/artificial voices even if on the Do Not Call list) from AreaVibes or our partner real estate professionals and their network of service providers, about your inquiry or the home purchase/rental process. Messaging and/or data rates may apply. Consent is not a requirement or condition to receive real estate services. You hereby further confirm that checking this box creates an electronic signature with the same effect as a handwritten signature.