|Year||Population||Rank in US||Growth Rate|
Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Marion is 16,742. Marion, Illinois is the 2,174th largest city in the US.
Parts of Marion are located within Johnson County and Williamson County.
The peak population of Marion was in 2010, when its population was 17,193. In 2010, Marion was the 1,972nd largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 2,174th largest city in the US. Marion is currently 2.6% smaller than it was in 2010.
Marion has grown 3.2% since the 2000. Marion, Illinois's growth is below average. 69% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.
Marion has a population density of 1,075.4 people per square mile.
|2210||Country Club Hills||16,407||1.3%|
|2173||Red Wing, Minnesota||16,763||3.9%|
|2176||Belle Glade, Florida||16,718||-2.4%|
|2179||Vero Beach, Florida||16,707||-5.4%|
|2180||Lake Wales, Florida||16,684||49.8%|
The total voting age population of Marion, Illinois, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 13,412. The voting age population is 47.3% male and 52.7% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 21.0% of the residents of Marion are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Marion are 85.3% White, 8.7% Black, 4.4% Two or more races, 1.1% Asian, 0.4% Other and 0.1% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander. Additionally, 2.3% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In Marion, 18.5% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 31.2%. On a per-household basis, 13.1% of families are below the poverty line in Marion.
Among those aged 16 and older, 53.9% of Marion residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 92.9% of Marion residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 22.7% have a bachelor's degree and 10.5% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Marion residents aged 5 and older, 2.9% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 1.6% of residents speak Spanish at home, 0.3% speak an Indo-European language, and 0.9% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Marion is 5.5%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Marion, 18.1% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in Marion is $43,502.
In Marion, 54.8% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 45.2% of housing units in Marion.
Of all the housing units in Marion, 14.3% of them were build before 1940.
In Marion, 20.4% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000, which is approximately 1,800 units.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Marion is $740.
In Marion, 72.2% of households have an active broadband internet connection.