Marion is located close to the center of Michigan. Marion is between the Osceola, Clare, Missaukee county. Marion has 1.35 square miles of land area and 0.04 square miles of water area. As of 2010-2014, the total Marion population is 793, which has shrunk 5.14% since 2000. The population growth rate is lower than the state average rate of -0.50% and is much lower than the national average rate of 11.61%. Marion median household income is $25,926 in 2010-2014 and has has shrunk by 2.04% since 2000. The income growth rate is much lower than the state average rate of 9.90% and is much lower than the national average rate of 27.36%. Marion median house value is $63,300 in 2010-2014 and has shrunk by -14.67% since 2000. The house value growth rate is much higher than the state average rate of 3.98% and is much lower than the national average rate of 46.91%. As a reference, the national Consumer Price Index (CPI) inflation rate for the same period is 26.63%. On average, the public school district that covers Marion is worse than the state average in quality. The Marion area code is 231.