Marion, IA

37,198 Population
16.1 square miles 2,317.6 people per square mile

Census data: ACS 2016 5-year unless noted

 

 People

Percent of State Population
1.2%
was 1.2%
 
Population Density
2,317.6
US 88.8 people/sq mile
Dependency Ratio
57.9%
was 56.2%
US Population Dependency Ratio is 49.7
Percent Foreign Born
2.9%
was 3.6%
 
Percent Under 18
25.9%
was 25.5%
 
Percent 65 and Over
14.7%
was 14.1%
 

 Economics

Unemployment Rate
2.8
was 3
Ranked 7th Lowest in IA
Percent Living in Poverty
7.0%
was 6.6%
 
Median Household Income
$67,308
was $64,527
 
Gini Income Distribution
 
40
38.9
US Gini Index is 42.0

 Safety

Homicides per 100,000
2.7
 
Violent Crimes per 100,000
185.1
was 154.8
 
Property Crimes per 100,000
1,408.6
was 1,583.7
 

 Housing

Total Housing Units
15,884
was 15,632
 
Median Rent
$658
was $659
 
Total Building Permits
247
was 228
 
Occupied Housing Units
14,803
was 14,738
 
Homeownership Rate
76.8%
was 76.4%
 
Single Family Building Permits
184
was 157
 
Residential Units Per Sq Mile
903.0
was 973.9
 
Rental Vacancy Rate
23.9%
was 20.4%
 
Multifamily Building Permits
63
was 71
 
Persons Per Dwelling Unit
2.5
was 2.4
 
Building Permits per 1000 Housing Units
16.1
was 14.9
 
Building Permits per 1000 Residents
6.9
was 6.4
 

 Health

Percent with Insurance Under 18
98.6%
was 99.0%
 
Percent with Insurance 18 to 64
92.2%
 
Percent with Insurance Over 65
99.0%
was 97.2%
 

 Education

Percent with High School Diploma or Higher
96.1%
was 96.4%
 
Percent with Bachelors Degree or Higher
34.2%
was 34.1%
 

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