Demographics & Statistics


From 2000-2010 Marion had the highest numeric population gain in the State of Iowa outside of the Des Moines metro. In fact, since 2000 our community has grown by a staggering 32%.

We continue to experience growth above the state average, from April 2010 to July 2013 our population growth stood at 3.81%. Marion continues to be an ideal place for young families, 87% of our population is under the age of 65

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Current Population:
Total Potential Labor Force (Laborshed Area):
36,774
513,897 
Number of housing units: 15,064
Median household income:
  State of Iowa:  
$59,120
$53,046
Residents with a Bachelor's degree or higher:
  State of Iowa: 
33.8%
24.5%
Residents with a High School diploma:
  State of Iowa: 
95.1%
93.4% 
 Median Home Value $151,084