Marion, IN

Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA)

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2022 Population
66,560
0.362% 1-year decline
US Senator
Todd Young
Republican Party
US Senator
Mike Braun
Republican Party
2022 Median Age
40.1
0.249% 1-year decrease
2022 Poverty Rate
19.1%
1.27% 1-year increase
2022 Median Household Income
$53,033
6.05% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$109,300
10.1% 1-year growth
2022 Employed Population
29,595
0.219% 1-year decline

About

In 2022, Marion, IN had a population of 66.6k people with a median age of 40.1 and a median household income of $53,033. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Marion, IN declined from 66,802 to 66,560, a −0.362% decrease and its median household income grew from $50,009 to $53,033, a 6.05% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Marion, IN are White (Non-Hispanic) (84%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (6.73%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (3.47%), White (Hispanic) (2.06%), and Two+ (Hispanic) (1.36%).

None of the households in Marion, IN reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

98.7% of the residents in Marion, IN are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Marion, IN are Indiana Wesleyan University-National & Global (3,385 degrees awarded in 2022), Indiana Wesleyan University-Marion (931 degrees), and Taylor University (475 degrees).

In 2022, the median property value in Marion, IN was $109,300, and the homeownership rate was 72%.

Most people in Marion, IN drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 22.1 minutes. The average car ownership in Marion, IN was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

Marion, IN is home to a population of 66.6k people, from which 98.7% are citizens. As of 2022, 2.33% of Marion, IN residents were born outside of the country (1.55k people).

In 2022, there were 12.5 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (55.9k people) in Marion, IN than any other race or ethnicity. There were 4.48k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 2.31k Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

98.7%
2022 Citizenship
99.1%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 98.7% of Marion, IN residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Marion, IN was 99.1%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Marion, IN
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    55.9k ± 182
  2. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    4.48k ± 366
  3. Two+ (Non-Hispanic)
    2.31k ± 442
4.73%
Hispanic Population
3.15k people

In 2022, there were 12.5 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (55.9k people) in Marion, IN than any other race or ethnicity. There were 4.48k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 2.31k Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

4.73% of the people in Marion, IN are hispanic (3.15k people).

The following chart shows the 7 races represented in Marion, IN as a share of the total population.

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin
  1. Mexico
    101,350 ± 7,757 people
  2. India
    35,477 ± 4,612 people
  3. China
    18,850 ± 3,366 people

In 2022, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Indiana was Mexico, the natal country of 101,350 Indiana residents, followed by India with 35,477 and China with 18,850.

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Foreign-Born Population

2.33%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
1.55k people
1.87%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
1.25k people

As of 2022, 2.33% of Marion, IN residents (1.55k people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.6%. In 2021, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Marion, IN was 1.87%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    1,613 ± 224
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    820 ± 195
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    554 ± 172

Marion, IN has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.97 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Marion, IN employs 29.6k people. The largest industries in Marion, IN are Manufacturing (5,091 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (4,952 people), and Educational Services (4,176 people), and the highest paying industries are Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($77,917), Wholesale Trade ($62,923), and Utilities ($54,625).

Males in Indiana have an average income that is 1.36 times higher than the average income of females, which is $53,980. The income inequality in Indiana (measured using the Gini index) is 0.448, which is lower than than the national average.

Occupations

29.6k
2022 Value
± 1,278
−0.219%
1 Year decline
± 6.01%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Marion, IN declined at a rate of −0.219%, from 29.7k employees to 29.6k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Marion, IN, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (4,286 people), Production Occupations (2,701 people), and Management Occupations (2,383 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Marion, IN.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

29.6k
2022 Value
± 1,278
−0.219%
1 Year decline
± 6.01%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Marion, IN declined at a rate of −0.219%, from 29.7k employees to 29.6k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Marion, IN, are Manufacturing (5,091 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (4,952 people), and Educational Services (4,176 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Marion, IN, though some of these residents may live in Marion, IN and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Median Earnings by Industry

$43,155
Median earning men ± $1,933
$28,320
Median earning women ± $2,472

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Wholesale Trade ($63,365), Information ($63,015), and Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($58,000).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($46,689), Public Administration ($42,455), and Manufacturing ($36,933).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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2.48%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between February 2022 and February 2023

As of February 2023, there are 3.21M people employed in Indiana. This represents a 2.48% increase in employment when compared to February 2022.

Right after the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, during April 2020, a general dip can be seen across industry sectors, resulting in an overall decline in employment by 15.4%.

The following chart shows monthly employment numbers for each industry sector in Indiana.

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Establishments by Size

The industries with the most establishments
  1. 486
    Educational Services, Health Care & Social Assistance
  2. 371
    Finance & Insurance, and Real Estate, Rental & Leasing
  3. 283
    Retail Trade

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Indiana went to Donald J. Trump with 57% of the vote. The runner-up was Joseph R Biden Jr. (41%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (1.95%).

Todd Young and Mike Braun are the senators currently representing the state of Indiana. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

Indiana is currently represented by 9 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

US Senators from Indiana

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Todd Young
Senator from Indiana3
Assumed office on January 3, 2017
Mike Braun
Senator from Indiana1
Assumed office on January 3, 2019

Todd Young and Mike Braun are the senators currently representing Indiana.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

The following chart shows elected senators in Indiana over time, excluding special elections, colored by their political party.

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US Representatives from Indiana

Indiana is currently represented by 9 members in the U.S. house.

Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the members for Indiana have changed over time starting in 2008.

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Education

In 2022, universities in Marion, IN awarded 4,791 degrees. The student population of Marion, IN in 2022 is skewed towards women, with 4,862 male students and 9,974 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Marion, IN are White (3,520 and 75%), followed by Black or African American (708 and 15.1%), Hispanic or Latino (205 and 4.37%), and Two or More Races (115 and 2.45%).

The largest universities in Marion, IN by number of degrees awarded are Indiana Wesleyan University-National & Global (3,385 and 70.7%), Indiana Wesleyan University-Marion (931 and 19.4%), and Taylor University (475 and 9.91%).

The most popular majors in Marion, IN are Registered Nursing (534 and 11.1%), General Business Administration & Management (406 and 8.47%), and Social Work (369 and 7.7%).

The median tuition cost in Marion, IN for private four year colleges is $29,684.

Applicants, Admissions & Enrolled

University
Measure

In 2022 in Marion, IN, the percentage of applicants admitted was 82.5%, while the percentage of admitted who enrolled was 22.1%. The number of students enrolled in 2022 was 14,836 (32.8% men and 67.2% women).

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Enrollments by Gender and Races

Universities

In 2022 there were 14,836 students enrolled in Marion, IN, 32.8% men and 67.2% women.

By race, the largest number of students enrolled was concentrated in White with 9,623 records, of which 68.5% were women and 31.5% men.

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Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 142 degrees awarded
  2. 534 degrees awarded
  3. 213 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common concentation for Bachelors Degree recipients in Marion, IN was Social Work with 142 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a Bachelors Degree from schools in Marion, IN according to their major.

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Universities

Gender
Race
Largest Universities by degrees awarded
  1. 3,385 degrees awarded
  2. 931 degrees awarded
  3. 475 degrees awarded

In 2022, the institution with the largest number of graduating students was Indiana Wesleyan University-National & Global with 3,385 degrees awarded.

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Student Diversity

University

In 2022, 1,434 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Marion, IN, which is 0.427 times less than the 3,357 female students who received degrees in the same year.

In 2022 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions was White students. These 3,520 degrees mean that there were 4.97 times more degrees awarded to White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Black or African American, with 708 degrees awarded.

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Awarded Degrees over Time

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Average Net Price by Sector

Universities

Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above ($29,684) is the sector with the highest median state tuition in 2022.

Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above ($550) is the sector with the highest median state fee in 2022.

Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above ($1,100) is the sector with the highest average net price of books and supplies.

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Educational Pyramid

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In 2022, 0.799% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 0.781% of women were in the same situation.

This visualization shows the gender distribution of the population according to the academic level reached.

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Educational Attainment

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Race

The most common educational levels obtained by the working population in 2022 were High School or Equivalent (1.75M), Some college (1.13M), and Bachelors Degree (879k).

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Marion, IN was $109,300 in 2022, which is 0.388 times smaller than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $99,300 to $109,300, a 10.1% increase. The homeownership rate in Marion, IN is 72%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Marion, IN have an average commute time of 22.1 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Marion, IN is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Marion, IN is $53,033. In 2022, the county with the highest Median Household Income in Marion, IN was Hamilton County, IN with a value of $114,866, followed by Boone County, IN and Hendricks County, IN, with respective values of $103,038 and $95,261.

Property

$109,300
Median Property Value 2022
±$4,863
$19,124
Median Property Taxes
±$927

The following chart display owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Marion, IN the largest share of households pay taxes in the < $800 range.

The chart underneath the paragraph shows the property taxes in Marion, IN compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies.

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Rent vs Own

72%
Homeownership
2022
63.3%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 72% of the housing units in Marion, IN were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 71.3%.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)

In 2022, the county with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Marion, IN was Hamilton County, IN with a value of $114,866, followed by Boone County, IN and Hendricks County, IN, with respective values of $103,038 and $95,261.

The following map shows all of the counties in Marion, IN colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Household Income

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$53,033
Median Household Income
± $2,844
26.6k
Number of Households
± 1,211

In 2022, the median household income of the 26.6k households in Marion, IN grew to $53,033 from the previous year's value of $50,009.

The following chart displays the households in Marion, IN distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $75k - $100k range.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Marion, IN is from Indiana.
0.448
2022 Wage GINI in Indiana
0.449
2021 Wage GINI in Indiana

In 2022, the income inequality in Indiana was 0.448 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.283% decline from 2021 to 2022, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for Indiana was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Indiana in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2022
  1. Drove Alone (75.1%)
  2. Carpooled (9.36%)
  3. Worked At Home (6.9%)

In 2022, 75.1% of workers in Marion, IN drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (9.36%) and those who worked at home (6.9%).

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Commute Time

22.1 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Marion, IN have a shorter commute time (22.1 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 2.76% of the workforce in Marion, IN have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Marion, IN distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Marion, IN have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

19.1% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Marion, IN (11.7k out of 61.2k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 12.5%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 25 - 34, followed by Males 6 - 11 and then Females 55 - 64.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Marion, IN is White, followed by Black and Hispanic.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Health

92.9% of the population of Marion, IN has health coverage, with 42.8% on employee plans, 22.6% on Medicaid, 14% on Medicare, 11.1% on non-group plans, and 2.4% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Indiana see 1495 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.2% decrease from the previous year (1498 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1719 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 558 patients per year.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,495 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Indiana

Primary care physicians in Indiana see an average of 1,495 patients per year. This represents a 0.2% decrease from the previous year (1,498 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Indiana in comparison to its neighboring geographies.

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Health Care Diversity

In 2022, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 23.3% under 18 years, 22% between 18 and 34 years, 36.1% between 35 and 64 years, and 18.6% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 46.9% were men and 53.1% were women.

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Uninsured People

7.14%
Uninsured
42.8%
Employer Coverage
22.6%
Medicaid
14%
Medicare
11.1%
Non-Group
2.4%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Marion, IN declined by 2.71% from 7.34% to 7.14%.

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