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Marion County, Illinois (IL)

County population in 2019: 37,450 (55% urban, 45% rural); it was 41,691 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 6,632
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 5,343
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 12,737
Renter-occupied apartments: 4,173 (it was 3,882 in 2000)
% of renters here:

23%
State:

33%

Land area: 572 sq. mi.

Water area: 3.4 sq. mi.

Population density: 65 people per square mile   (average).

March 2019 cost of living index in Marion County: 74.0 (low, U.S. average is 100)

Industries providing employment: Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (21.1%), Educational, health and social services (19.7%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 51%
  • Government: 17%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 33%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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  • Races in Marion County, IL (2019)
    • 33,80081.1%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 1,3493.2%Black Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 8822.1%Two or more races
    • 7751.9%Hispanic or Latino
    • 2490.6%Asian alone
    • 690.2%American Indian and Alaska Native alone
    • 560.1%Some other race alone
Median resident age:

42.8 years
Illinois median age:

38.6 years
Males: 18,449  (49.3%)
Females: 19,001  (50.7%)
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Average household size:
Marion County:

2.0 people
Illinois:

3 people

Estimated median household income in 2019: $49,899 ($35,227 in 1999)
This county:

$49,899
Illinois:

$69,187

Median contract rent in 2019 for apartments: $473 (lower quartile is $341, upper quartile is $574)
This county:

$473
State:

$889


Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $83,748 (it was $53,500 in 2000)
Marion:

$83,748
Illinois:

$209,100
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $45,616 - $133,698
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $967
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $418

Institutionalized population: 713
Marion County, IL map from a distance

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 32 buildings, average cost: $86,900
  • 1998: 25 buildings, average cost: $73,800
  • 1999: 29 buildings, average cost: $91,700
  • 2000: 15 buildings, average cost: $74,500
  • 2001: 27 buildings, average cost: $76,400
  • 2002: 21 buildings, average cost: $116,100
  • 2003: 18 buildings, average cost: $137,400
  • 2004: 12 buildings, average cost: $126,100
  • 2005: 41 buildings, average cost: $128,300
  • 2006: 19 buildings, average cost: $114,200
  • 2007: 12 buildings, average cost: $143,200
  • 2008: 6 buildings, average cost: $107,500
  • 2009: 7 buildings, average cost: $103,700
  • 2010: 0 buildings
  • 2011: 4 buildings, average cost: $154,300
  • 2012: 6 buildings, average cost: $106,700
  • 2013: 1 building, cost: $135,000
  • 2014: 0 buildings
  • 2015: 1 building, cost: $125,000
  • 2016: 4 buildings, average cost: $201,500
  • 2017: 13 buildings, average cost: $100,000
  • 2018: 12 buildings, average cost: $83,300
  • 2019: 13 buildings, average cost: $87,300
Number of permits per 10,000 Marion, IL residents
Average permit cost in Marion, IL
Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $1,745 (1.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $1,190 (1.7%)

Distribution of median household income in Marion, IL in 2019
Distribution of house value in Marion, IL in 2019
Distribution of rent paid by renters in Marion, IL in 2019
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 16.3%
Marion County:

16.3%
Illinois:

11.5%
(15.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 26.6% for Black residents, 32.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 19.2% for American Indian residents, 23.2% for other race residents, 23.5% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2019: 42.8 years old
(Males: 41.3 years old, Females: 44.1 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 43.8 years old, Black residents: 40.3 years old, American Indian residents: 56.9 years old, Asian residents: 47.6 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 23.8 years old, Other race residents: 36.6 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Marion County is $411 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $492 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $629 a month.

Cities in this county include: Centralia, Salem, Sandoval, Central City, Odin, Kinmundy, Patoka, Iuka, Junction City, Alma.

Marion County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

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Neighboring counties: San Juan County, Utah , Highland County, Virginia , Lewis County, Kentucky , Montgomery County, Missouri , Rappahannock County, Virginia , Shenandoah County, Virginia , St. Louis County, Missouri .

Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

5.6%
Illinois:

6.5%

Unemployment by year in Marion, IL
County total employment by year in Marion, IL
County average yearly wages by year in Marion, IL

Current college students: 1,491
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 88.9%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 15.6%

Number of foreign born residents: 432 (49.5% naturalized citizens)

Marion County:

1.2%
Whole state:

13.9%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 1752010 or later
  • 422000 to 2009
  • 1091990 to 1999
  • 801980 to 1989
  • 1211970 to 1979
  • 61Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 19.8 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 76.0%

Marion County marital status for males Marion County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 12,963
  • One, attached: 34
  • Two: 677
  • 3 or 4: 514
  • 5 to 9: 365
  • 10 to 19: 125
  • 20 to 49: 172
  • 50 or more: 179
  • Mobile homes: 3,226
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 17

Housing units in Marion County with a mortgage: 5,898 (95 second mortgage, 347 home equity loan, 10 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 5,922

Here:

50.0% with mortgage
State:

62.4% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Marion County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant13,91671
Other4,0258
Mainline Protestant3,79030
Catholic2,5435
Black Protestant1321
None15,031-
Marion County Religion Details
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 5
Marion County:

1.26 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.24 / 10,000 pop.



Number of convenience stores (with gas): 16
Marion County:

4.04 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

2.61 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 27
This county:

6.82 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.86 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Marion County:

9.7%
Illinois:

8.3%

Adult obesity rate:
Marion County:

27.8%
State:

25.2%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

13.0%
State:

14.5%

Agriculture in Marion County:

Average size of farms: 239 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $35,526
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $161.58
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 26.54%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $30,157
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 67.53%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 0.15%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $52,156
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 92.97%
Average age of principal farm operators: 57 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 4.31
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 2.00%
Corn for grain: 63388 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 11386 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 91503 harvested acres
Vegetables: 222 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 476 acres

Earthquake activity:

Marion County-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Illinois state average. It is 253% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 61.0 miles away from Marion County center
On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.2 (5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi) earthquake occurred 61.0 miles away from the county center
On 6/10/1987 at 23:48:54, a magnitude 5.1 (4.9 MB, 4.4 MS, 4.6 MS, 5.1 LG) earthquake occurred 61.5 miles away from the county center
On 6/18/2002 at 17:37:15, a magnitude 5.0 (4.3 MB, 4.6 MW, 5.0 LG) earthquake occurred 78.9 miles away from the county center
On 9/26/1990 at 13:18:51, a magnitude 5.0 (4.7 MB, 4.8 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 7.7 mi) earthquake occurred 104.4 miles away from Marion County center
On 4/18/2008 at 15:14:16, a magnitude 4.8 (4.5 MB, 4.8 MW, 4.6 MW, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 62.8 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Most recent natural disasters:

  • Illinois Covid-19 Pandemic, Incident Period: January 20, 2020, FEMA Id: 4489, Natural disaster type: Other
  • Illinois Severe Storms and Flooding, Incident Period: April 19, 2011 to June 14, 2011, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1991: June 07, 2011, FEMA Id: 1991, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • Illinois Severe Winter Storm and Snowstorm, Incident Period: January 31, 2011 to February 03, 2011, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1960: March 17, 2011, FEMA Id: 1960, Natural disaster type: Snowstorm, Winter Storm
  • Illinois Hurricane Katrina Evacuation, Incident Period: August 29, 2005 to October 01, 2005, Emergency Declared EM-3230: September 07, 2005, FEMA Id: 3230, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Illinois Severe Storms, Tornadoes, and Flooding, Incident Period: April 21, 2002 to May 23, 2002, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1416: May 21, 2002, FEMA Id: 1416, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • Illinois Severe Storms/Tornadoes, Incident Period: April 18, 1996 to April 19, 1996, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1110: April 23, 1996, FEMA Id: 1110, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado
  • Illinois Flooding, Severe Storm, Tornado, Incident Period: May 15, 1990 to July 03, 1990, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-871: June 22, 1990, FEMA Id: 871, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood

The number of natural disasters in Marion County (7) is smaller than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 5
Emergencies Declared: 1
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Marion

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 12,875 (84.6%)
  • Carpooled: 1,258 (8.3%)
  • Bus: 101 (0.7%)
  • Long-distance train or commuter rail: 7 (0.0%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 85 (0.6%)
  • Bicycle: 17 (0.1%)
  • Walked: 359 (2.4%)
  • Worked at home: 411 (2.7%)
Class of Workers in 2019
Most common industries in 2019 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2019


  • Health care and social assistance (32%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Manufacturing (11%)
  • Accommodation and food services (11%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Other services, except public administration (4%)
  • Public administration (4%)

Most common industries for females in 2019


  • Health care and social assistance (32%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Manufacturing (11%)
  • Accommodation and food services (11%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Other services, except public administration (4%)
  • Public administration (4%)

Most common occupations in 2019 (%)
Males Females
Most common occupations for males in 2019


  • Production occupations (17%)
  • Transportation occupations (10%)
  • Material moving occupations (9%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (9%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (7%)
  • Management occupations (7%)
  • Sales and related occupations (6%)

Most common occupations for females in 2019


  • Office and administrative support occupations (16%)
  • Sales and related occupations (11%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (10%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (9%)
  • Production occupations (8%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (8%)
  • Educational instruction, and library occupations (7%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • Philippines (24%)
  • Guatemala (11%)
  • Iraq (10%)
  • Mexico (7%)
  • United Kingdom, excluding England and Scotland (7%)
  • Poland (6%)
  • India (6%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Marion County


  • German (22%)
  • American (18%)
  • English (9%)
  • Irish (8%)
  • Polish (2%)
  • European (2%)
  • Italian (2%)

Owners and renters by unit type
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

People in group quarters in Marion County, Illinois in 2000:

  • 606 people in nursing homes
  • 113 people in schools, hospitals, or wards for the intellectually disabled
  • 93 people in hospitals or wards for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 33 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 32 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 22 people in homes for abused, dependent, and neglected children
  • 21 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals or wards
  • 17 people in wards in general hospitals for patients who have no usual home elsewhere
  • 16 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 16 people in other nonhousehold living situations

People in group quarters in Marion County, Illinois in 2010:

  • 576 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 114 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 30 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 23 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 12 people in college/university student housing
  • 3 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $51,722.

4.51% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($35,928 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.51%
Illinois average:

4.69%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
3.42% relocated from other counties in Illinois ($25,602 average AGI)
1.09% relocated from other states ($10,326 average AGI)
Marion County:

1.09%
Illinois average:

1.87%

Residents relocating <b>from</b> other counties or countries

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Clinton County, IL  0.96% ($32,521 average AGI)
from Jefferson County, IL  0.55% ($35,488)
from Washington County, IL  0.47% ($36,845)
from Fayette County, IL  0.21% ($29,806)


5.18% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($35,015 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.18%
Illinois average:

5.50%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
3.65% relocated to other counties in Illinois ($22,396 average AGI)
1.53% relocated to other states ($12,619 average AGI)
Marion County:

1.53%
Illinois average:

2.67%

Residents relocating <b>to</b> other counties or countries

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Clinton County, IL  0.99% ($30,053 average AGI)
to Jefferson County, IL  0.65% ($37,276)
to Washington County, IL  0.31% ($41,660)
to St. Clair County, IL  0.24% ($29,722)
to Fayette County, IL  0.20% ($28,700)
to Madison County, IL  0.15% ($23,783)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 13.8
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 12.6

Births per 1000 population in Marion County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 12.5
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 12.4
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2019: 13.3

Deaths per 1000 population in Marion County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 7.4
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 6.2

Infant deaths per 1000 population in Marion County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2018: 6.8%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2018: 2.9%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Marion County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19
Population without health insurance coverage in Marion County
18-64 population without health insurance coverage in Marion County
40-64 population without health insurance coverage in Marion County
50-64 population without health insurance coverage in Marion County
Population under 19 years without health insurance coverage in Marion County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 8,227 (6,778 aged, 1,449 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 627 (7%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

Most common underlying causes of death in Marion County, Illinois in 1999 - 2019:

  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (1,191)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (699)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (643)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (588)
  • Congestive heart failure (448)
  • Alzheimer disease, unspecified (356)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (287)
  • Pneumonia, unspecified (209)
  • Unspecified dementia (171)
  • Septicaemia, unspecified (99)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 11%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 8%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 4.93
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 19,792
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 385
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 68,694

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,278
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,226
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 22

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 36
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 90

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 10

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 169.1. This is more than state average.

Mechanisms of suicide
Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 81.0
  • Other - 88.1

Household type by relationship:

Households: 37,450
  • Male householders: 8,111 (2,524 living alone), Female householders: 7,900 (2,755 living alone)
  • 7,159 spouses (7,114 opposite-sex spouses), 1,470 unmarried partners, (1,435 opposite-sex unmarried partners), 9,505 children (8,385 natural, 363 adopted, 778 stepchildren), 1,010 grandchildren, 225 brothers or sisters, 191 parents, 241 foster children, 260 other relatives, 758 non-relatives
  • In group quarters: 750

Size of family households: 4,823 2-persons, 2,252 3-persons, 1,647 4-persons, 700 5-persons, 277 6-persons, 138 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 5,276 1-person, 840 2-persons, 43 3-persons, 16 4-persons, 16 5-persons, 19 7-or-more-persons.

4,273 married couples with children.
2,928 single-parent households (826 men, 2,102 women).

98.4% of residents of Marion speak English at home.
0.7% of residents speak Spanish at home (69% speak English very well, 9% speak English well, 21% speak English not well).
0.5% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (74% speak English very well, 17% speak English well, 9% speak English not well).
0.3% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (75% speak English very well, 21% speak English well, 4% speak English not well).
0.1% of residents speak other language at home (8% speak English very well, 78% speak English well, 14% don't speak English at all).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $292,859,000 ($7,219 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $4,739,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $134,224,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $85,571,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $11,072,000
Federal grants: $47,058,000
Federal procurement contracts: $3,472,000 ($570,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $11,462,000 ($573,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $911,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $4,184,000
Federal Government insurance: $29,003,000

Population change from April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2005:

Births: 2,598
Here:

65 per 1000 residents
State:

75 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 2,713
Here:

68 per 1000 residents
State:

43 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +20
Here:

+0 per 1000 residents
State:

+26 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: -1,410
Here -35 per 1000 residents
State -31 per 1000 residents
Population growth in Marion County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 5.41 millions of gallons per day (1% from ground, 99% from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.0
State:

6.4

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.4
State:

4.2

Year house built in Marion County, Illinois
  • Year house built in Marion County, Illinois
  • 4372014 or later
  • 3432010 to 2013
  • 1,9042000 to 2009
  • 2,2461990 to 1999
  • 2,0171980 to 1989
  • 3,1091970 to 1979
  • 1,8291960 to 1969
  • 1,6501950 to 1959
  • 1,3031940 to 1949
  • 3,5901939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Marion County, Illinois
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Marion County, Illinois
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Marion County, Illinois
  • 141 room
  • 702 rooms
  • 1453 rooms
  • 1,2614 rooms
  • 2,8625 rooms
  • 2,9816 rooms
  • 2,1737 rooms
  • 1,0908 rooms
  • 1,1279+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Marion County, Illinois
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Marion County, Illinois
  • 671 room
  • 2642 rooms
  • 7493 rooms
  • 1,2064 rooms
  • 9645 rooms
  • 5216 rooms
  • 2807 rooms
  • 1188 rooms
  • 859+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Marion County, Illinois
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Marion County, Illinois
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Marion County, Illinois
  • 14no bedroom
  • 3551 bedroom
  • 2,9632 bedrooms
  • 6,5313 bedrooms
  • 1,4654 bedrooms
  • 4475+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Marion County, Illinois
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Marion County, Illinois
  • 69no bedroom
  • 1,1711 bedroom
  • 1,7122 bedrooms
  • 9763 bedrooms
  • 2454 bedrooms
  • 795+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Marion County, Illinois in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Marion County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Marion County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 394no vehicle
  • 3,2521 vehicle
  • 4,9202 vehicles
  • 2,1043 vehicles
  • 8174 vehicles
  • 2855+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Marion County in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Marion County in renter-occupied apartments
  • 783no vehicle
  • 2,2521 vehicle
  • 9002 vehicles
  • 2513 vehicles
  • 334 vehicles
  • 235+ vehicles

86.3% of Marion County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 42% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 70% lived in Illinois.

Marion County:

86.3%
State average:

87.3%

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 31,200
  • Other state: 5,777
  • Northeast: 405
  • Midwest: 2,956
  • South: 1,843
  • West: 558
Year householders moved into unit in Marion County, IL
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Marion County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 54.5%Utility gas
  • 21.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 20.6%Electricity
  • 2.6%Wood
  • 0.5%Other fuel
  • 0.4%No fuel used
  • 0.2%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 52.1%Utility gas
  • 39.4%Electricity
  • 5.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.1%Wood
  • 0.8%Other fuel
  • 0.7%No fuel used
  • 0.4%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 256
Here:

6.9%
Illinois:

11.2%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 105
Here:

6.5%
Illinois:

9.3%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 114
Here:

10.8%
Illinois:

27.4%

Educational Attainment
School Enrollment by Level of School
Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Noninstitutionalized Residents with Employment Disability

Marion County government finances - Expenditure in 2017:

  • Current Operations - General - Other: $3,258,000
    Correctional Institutions: $3,036,000
    Central Staff Services: $2,106,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,958,000
    Health - Other: $1,332,000
    Regular Highways: $685,000
    Financial Administration: $157,000
    General Public Buildings: $64,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Health and Hospitals: $273,000
    Other: $11,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $123,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,160,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,615,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $545,000
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $3,940,000
    Interest Earnings: $15,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Public Welfare - Other: $31,000
    Central Staff Services: $21,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $9,336,000
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $3,277,000
    Highways: $966,000
    Other: $706,000
    Health and Hospitals: $515,000
  • Tax - Property: $4,350,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $586,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $5,226,000

Marion County government finances - Revenue in 2017:

  • Current Operations - General - Other: $3,258,000
    Correctional Institutions: $3,036,000
    Central Staff Services: $2,106,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,958,000
    Health - Other: $1,332,000
    Regular Highways: $685,000
    Financial Administration: $157,000
    General Public Buildings: $64,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Health and Hospitals: $273,000
    Other: $11,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $123,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,160,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,615,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $545,000
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $3,940,000
    Interest Earnings: $15,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Public Welfare - Other: $31,000
    Central Staff Services: $21,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $9,336,000
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $3,277,000
    Highways: $966,000
    Other: $706,000
    Health and Hospitals: $515,000
  • Tax - Property: $4,350,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $586,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $5,226,000

Marion County government finances - Debt in 2017:

  • Current Operations - General - Other: $3,258,000
    Correctional Institutions: $3,036,000
    Central Staff Services: $2,106,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,958,000
    Health - Other: $1,332,000
    Regular Highways: $685,000
    Financial Administration: $157,000
    General Public Buildings: $64,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Health and Hospitals: $273,000
    Other: $11,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $123,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,160,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,615,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $545,000
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $3,940,000
    Interest Earnings: $15,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Public Welfare - Other: $31,000
    Central Staff Services: $21,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $9,336,000
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $3,277,000
    Highways: $966,000
    Other: $706,000
    Health and Hospitals: $515,000
  • Tax - Property: $4,350,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $586,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $5,226,000

Marion County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2017:

  • Current Operations - General - Other: $3,258,000
    Correctional Institutions: $3,036,000
    Central Staff Services: $2,106,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,958,000
    Health - Other: $1,332,000
    Regular Highways: $685,000
    Financial Administration: $157,000
    General Public Buildings: $64,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Health and Hospitals: $273,000
    Other: $11,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $123,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,160,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,615,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $545,000
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $3,940,000
    Interest Earnings: $15,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Public Welfare - Other: $31,000
    Central Staff Services: $21,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $9,336,000
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $3,277,000
    Highways: $966,000
    Other: $706,000
    Health and Hospitals: $515,000
  • Tax - Property: $4,350,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $586,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $5,226,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 973
  • Number of aged recipients: 44
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 929
  • Number of recipients under 18: 154
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 681
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 138
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 305
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 431
Most common first names in Marion County, IL among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
William37574.8 years
Mary37178.6 years
John37074.0 years
James32172.7 years
Charles31474.5 years
Robert26772.1 years
George18475.7 years
Helen16079.8 years
Dorothy15677.4 years
Anna12983.0 years
Most common last names in Marion County, IL among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith20375.3 years
Williams15478.2 years
Jones14677.1 years
Johnson10375.8 years
Miller9573.9 years
Brown8974.4 years
Davis8175.9 years
White7174.6 years
Sanders6073.0 years
Moore6075.1 years
Businesses in Marion County, IL
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1Hardee's1
Applebee's1KFC1
Arby's1Long John Silver's1
AutoZone1MasterBrand Cabinets6
Burger King1McDonald's1
CVS1New Balance1
Circle K1Nike3
Comfort Inn1Pizza Hut1
Curves1Subway1
Dairy Queen1Super 81
Dennys1Taco Bell1
Domino's Pizza1U-Haul1
FedEx2UPS1
Ford1Walmart1
H&R Block1Wendy's1

Marion County on our top lists:

  • #84 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest ground withdrawal of fresh water for public supply"