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Marion County Population and Races

 
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As of 2010-2014, the total population of Marion County is 26,449, which is 3.34% more than it was in 2000. The population growth rate is lower than the state average rate of 4.91% and is much lower than the national average rate of 11.61%. The Marion County population density is 48.21 people per square mile, which is lower than the state average density of 61.62 people per square mile and is lower than the national average density of 82.73 people per square mile. The most prevalent race in Marion County is white, which represent 66.26% of the total population. The average Marion County education level is lower than the state average and is lower than the national average.

Topics:Population GrowthPopulation DensityPopulation by RacesPopulation by First AncestryPopulation by GenderPopulation by AgeEducationSchool EnrollmentHousehold and FamilyMarital StatusPlace of Birth and CitizenshipLanguage

Population in 2010-2014: 26,449. #37

Population Growth Since 2000, #26

Marion County
3.34%
Mississippi
4.91%
U.S.
11.61%

Population Density, #32

Marion County
48.21 per square mile
Mississippi
61.62 per square mile
U.S.
82.73 per square mile

Population by Races

White:17,525 (66.26%, #30)
Black:8,529 (32.25%, #52)
Hispanic:357 (1.35%, #50)
Asian:1 (0.00%, #74)
Native (American Indian, Alaska Native, Hawaiian Native, etc.):58 (0.22%, #25)
One Race, Other:40 (0.15%, see rank)
Two or More Races:296 (1.12%, see rank)
 

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical race data.

Population by First Ancestry

20,471 (77.40%) out of the total population of 26,449 reported first ancestry.

 Marion County% of the Total PopulationMississippiU.S.
Arab00.00%, see rank0.19%0.56%
Czech00.00%, see rank0.07%0.47%
Danish170.06%, see rank0.08%0.42%
Dutch2420.91%, see rank0.62%1.40%
English1,2544.74%, see rank7.58%8.02%
French4711.78%, see rank2.69%3.34%
German6972.64%, see rank5.56%15.03%
Greek340.13%, see rank0.10%0.41%
Hungarian00.00%, see rank0.07%0.46%
Irish1,5075.70%, see rank8.44%10.80%
Italian2480.94%, see rank1.87%5.52%
Norwegian780.29%, see rank0.20%1.42%
Polish170.06%, see rank0.44%3.01%
Portuguese00.00%, see rank0.06%0.44%
Russian160.06%, see rank0.13%0.92%
Scotch-Irish2901.10%, see rank1.58%0.99%
Scottish2530.96%, see rank1.46%1.72%
Subsaharan African290.11%, see rank0.62%0.95%
Swedish100.04%, see rank0.27%1.27%
Swiss220.08%, see rank0.07%0.30%
Ukrainian00.00%, see rank0.03%0.31%
American6,31823.89%, see rank11.78%7.12%
Welsh310.12%, see rank0.28%0.57%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical first ancestry data.

Population by Gender

Male: 12,820 (48.47%, see rank)
Females: 13,629 (51.53%, see rank)

Marion County
Male: 48.47%
Female: 51.53%
Mississippi
Male: 48.55%
Female: 51.45%
U.S.
Male: 49.19%
Female: 50.81%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical gender data.

Population by Age

Median Age (see rank)
Marion County
38.40 years old
Mississippi
36.30 years old
U.S.
37.40 years old

Median Age, Male (see rank)
Marion County
36.90 years old
Mississippi
34.90 years old
U.S.
36.10 years old

Median Age, Female (see rank)
Marion County
39.70 years old
Mississippi
37.80 years old
U.S.
38.80 years old

 Marion County% of the Total PopulationMississippiU.S.
Under 5 years1,8527.00%, see rank6.75%6.36%
5 to 9 years2,1388.08%, see rank6.89%6.51%
10 to 14 years1,5685.93%, see rank7.08%6.59%
15 to 19 years1,6896.39%, see rank7.18%6.85%
20 to 24 years1,6216.13%, see rank7.44%7.13%
25 to 34 years3,32512.57%, see rank12.98%13.47%
35 to 44 years3,18212.03%, see rank12.50%12.96%
45 to 54 years3,57313.51%, see rank13.50%14.09%
55 to 64 years3,39612.84%, see rank12.18%12.29%
65 to 74 years2,2908.66%, see rank7.75%7.64%
75 to 84 1,3675.17%, see rank4.21%4.25%
85 years and over4481.69%, see rank1.55%1.85%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical age data.

Education for the 25 Years and Over

 Marion CountyMississippiU.S.
Total 25 Years and Over Population17,581, 100%1,929,591209,056,129
Less Than High School4,307, 24.50%, see rank18.06%13.67%
High School Graduate6,277, 35.70%, see rank30.25%27.95%
Some College or Associate Degree4,830, 27.47%, see rank31.29%29.09%
Bachelor Degree1,430, 8.13%, see rank12.90%18.27%
Master, Doctorate, or Professional Degree737, 4.19%, see rank7.51%11.01%
USA.com Education Index#12.19, see rank12.9413.54
# Higher USA.com Education Index means more educated population.

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical education level data.

School Enrollment

 Marion County MississippiU.S.
Total PublicPrivatePublicPrivatePublicPrivate
Nursery School, Preschool, Kindergarten1,10361.29%38.71%79.87%20.13%71.30%28.70%
Elementary School (Grades 1-8)2,87786.69%, see rank13.31%, see rank89.76%10.24%89.86%10.14%
High School (Grades 9-12)1,33791.62%, see rank8.38%, see rank88.29%11.71%90.60%9.40%
College87891.91%, see rank8.09%, see rank87.67%12.33%78.37%21.63%
Graduate School20691.75%, see rank8.25%, see rank74.93%25.07%58.86%41.14%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical school enrollment data.

Household and Family

 Marion CountyMississippiU.S.
Total Households9,903, 100%1,092,627116,211,092
Average Household Size2.58, see rank2.642.63
1 Person Households2,344, 23.67%, see rank27.31%27.57%
2 or More Person Households7,559, 76.33%, see rank72.69%72.43%
Family Households (Families)7,291, 73.62%, see rank68.69%66.22%
Average Family Size3.11, see rank3.303.32
Married-Couple Family4,814, 48.61%, see rank45.22%48.42%
Nonfamily Households2,612, 26.38%, see rank31.31%33.78%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical household and family data.

Marital Status of 15 Years and Over

 Marion County%MississippiU.S.
15 Years and Over Total20,891see rank2,365,897252,974,135
Males, 15 Years and Over9,955100%, see rank1,133,229123,281,364
Never Married2,64226.54%, see rank35.54%35.77%
Married5,96559.92%, see rank50.55%52.04%
Widowed3483.50%, see rank2.91%2.57%
Divorced1,00010.05%, see rank11.00%9.62%
Females, 15 Years and Over10,936100%, see rank1,232,668129,692,771
Never Married2,57423.54%, see rank30.41%29.48%
Married5,63951.56%, see rank46.21%49.19%
Widowed1,35512.39%, see rank10.86%9.16%
Divorced1,36812.51%, see rank12.51%12.16%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical marital status data.

Place of Birth and Citizenship

 Marion County%MississippiU.S.
Native26,37599.72%, see rank97.76%86.93%
Born in the State of Residence21,44781.09%, see rank71.47%58.73%
Born in Different State4,84818.33%, see rank25.73%26.78%
Born in Puerto Rico, U.S. Island Areas,
or Born Abroad to American Parent(s)
800.30%, see rank0.56%1.42%
Foreign Born740.28%, see rank2.24%13.07%
Foreign Born with U.S. Citizenship410.16%, see rank0.79%5.99%
Foreign Born without U.S. Citizenship330.12%, see rank1.46%7.09%
Born In Europe230.09%, see rank0.23%1.53%
Born In Asia00.00%, see rank0.75%3.82%
Born In Africa00.00%, see rank0.06%0.55%
Born In Oceania00.00%, see rank0.01%0.07%
Born In Latin America510.19%, see rank1.15%6.83%
Born In Northern America00.00%, see rank0.05%0.26%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical place of birth and citizenship data.

Language Spoken at Home

 Marion County%MississippiU.S.
English9,73498.29%, see rank95.53%79.39%
Spanish1301.31%, see rank2.64%11.75%
Other Indo-European Languages250.25%, see rank0.89%4.52%
Asian and Pacific Islander Languages140.14%, see rank0.67%3.36%
Other00.00%, see rank0.28%0.99%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical language spoken at home data.


 
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