Statewide Claims to Fame

Marion is 8th in North Carolina out of 115 other cities in Retail sales per capita

Marion is 16th in North Carolina out of 145 other cities in Income below poverty line

Marion is 20th in North Carolina out of 145 other cities in Race - Hispanic or Latino

Marion, North Carolina Border Map - Phone Size

General Demographics

Size Demographics

Size Demographics
Marion Rank North Carolina US
Current population (2012) 7,964 98th 9,752,073 313,914,040
Size in square miles 5.4 126th 48,617.9 3,531,905.4
Population density (people per sqmi) 1,454.7 49th 196.1 87.4

People Demographics

Age Demographics
Marion Rank North Carolina US
Residents younger than 5 6.4% 91st 6.4% 6.4%
Residents younger than 18 21.3% 119th 23.4% 23.5%
Residents 65 or older 16.6% 42nd 13.8% 13.7%
Education Demographics
Marion Rank North Carolina US
Residents with high school diploma (older than 25) 71.3% 139th 84.1% 85.4%
Residents with college degree (older than 25) 15.8% 120th 26.5% 28.2%
Race Demographics
Marion Rank North Carolina US
Race - White 76.5% 64th 71.9% 77.9%
Race - Black or African American 11.1% 93rd 22.0% 13.1%
Race - American Indian or Alaska Native 0.5% 60th 1.5% 1.2%
Race - Asian 0.8% 121st 2.5% 5.1%
Race - Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0.0% 136th 0.1% 0.2%
Race - Two or More 2.0% 81st 2.0% 2.4%
Race - Hispanic or Latino 13.1% 20th 8.7% 16.9%
Race - White, not Hispanic or Latino 73.3% 63rd 64.7% 63.0%
Misc People Demographics
Marion Rank North Carolina US
Female residents 47.7% 142nd 51.3% 50.8%
Foreign born residents 9.3% 31st 7.4% 12.8%

Housing Demographics

Housing Demographics
Marion Rank North Carolina US
Housing units 3,132 110th 4,362,740 132,312,404
Units inside multi-unit buildings 25.0% 47th 17.0% 25.9%
Households 2,859 109th 3,664,119 114,761,359
Home ownership rate 53.5% 107th 67.8% 66.1%
Home median value $83,700 143rd $152,700 $186,200
People per household 2.5 55th 2.5 2.6

Income Demographics

Income Demographics
Marion Rank North Carolina US
Income per capita $17,194 131st $25,256 $27,915
Income per household $26,675 136th $46,291 $52,762
Income below poverty line 28.4% 16th 16.1% 14.3%

Business Demographics

Business Demographics
Marion Rank North Carolina US
Total businesses (including small businesses) 939 91st 798,791 27,092,908
Retail sales $377,103 57th $114,578,173 $3,3917,663,456
Retail sales per capita $54,330 8th $12,641 $12,990
Retail accommodation and food service sales $29,241 70th $16,126,939 $613,795,732

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