Income/capita 46%
Household income 48%
Unemployment 124%
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IndexMarionSouth CarolinaNational
Income per capita$16,202$25,521$29,829
Median household income$28,948$46,898$55,322
Median income owner occupied$40,224$57,389$70,586
Median income renter occupied$14,750$29,505$35,192
Median earnings male$25,770$32,196$36,919
Median earnings female$19,371$23,580$26,250
Unemployment rate10.4%5.0%4.7%
Poverty level33.9%17.2%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Marion is 46% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Marion is 48% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Marion is 124% higher than the national average
  • The poverty level in Marion is 125% higher than the national average

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      Marion employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry0.0%0.0%
      Manufacturing sector22.1%0.0%
      Financial & insurance services0.0%10.3%
      Wholesale & retail services14.4%8.7%
      Public administration4.0%2.6%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities24.5%0.0%
      Education, health & social services10.2%27.8%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      CityPopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Pamplico, SC1,186$40,00027.7%
      Aynor, SC634$37,56932.1%
      Nichols, SC383$30,00045.8%
      Mullins, SC4,553$29,07847.4%
      Lake View, SC761$28,66748.2%
      Marion, SC6,756$28,94847.7%

      Cities with similar population

      CityPopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Taneytown, MD6,755$66,39220.0%
      Vandalia, IL6,758$44,45519.6%
      Gibsonville, NC6,759$51,3167.2%
      Torrington, WY6,759$41,95924.2%
      Lake City, SC6,751$31,38743.3%
      Marion, SC6,756$28,94847.7%
      Source: The Marion, SC employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).