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Marion County, Indiana (IN)

County population in 2021: 971,102 (99% urban, 1% rural); it was 860,454 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 163,321
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 43,660
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 208,932
Renter-occupied apartments: 159,195 (it was 143,232 in 2000)
% of renters here:

41%
State:

30%

Land area: 396 sq. mi.

Water area: 6.8 sq. mi.

Population density: 2451 people per square mile   (very high).

March 2019 cost of living index in Marion County: 88.0 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

Industries providing employment: Educational, health and social services (21.3%), Retail trade (12.8%), Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (12.2%), Manufacturing (10.8%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 83%
  • Government: 12%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 4%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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  • Races in Marion County, IN (2021)
    • 503,50851.8%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 265,49227.3%Black Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 110,15911.3%Hispanic or Latino
    • 46,7274.8%Two or more races
    • 37,5803.9%Asian alone
    • 7,4020.8%Some other race alone
    • 2340.02%American Indian and Alaska Native alone
Median resident age:

34.5 years
Indiana median age:

38.2 years
Males: 469,752  (48.4%)
Females: 501,350  (51.6%)
Average household size:
Marion County:

2.0 people
Indiana:

3 people

Estimated median household income in 2021: $58,560 ($40,421 in 1999)
This county:

$58,560
Indiana:

$62,743

Median contract rent in 2021 for apartments: $799 (lower quartile is $650, upper quartile is $982)
This county:

$799
State:

$730


Estimated median house or condo value in 2021: $186,500 (it was $97,200 in 2000)
Marion:

$186,500
Indiana:

$182,400
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $122,700 - $276,600

Mean price in 2021:

Detached houses: $229,811
Here:

$229,811
State:

$227,058

Townhouses or other attached units: $221,920
Here:

$221,920
State:

$203,135

In 2-unit structures: $246,744
Here:

$246,744
State:

$155,658

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $231,953
Here:

$231,953
State:

$181,418

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $239,031
Here:

$239,031
State:

$193,907

Mobile homes: $36,647
Here:

$36,647
State:

$73,721

Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,237
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $473

Institutionalized population: 9,267
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Health of residents in Marion County based on CDC Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System Survey Questionnaires from 2013 to 2021:

General health status score of residents in this county from 1 (poor) to 5 (excellent) is 3.4. This is about average.
69.9% of residents exercised in the past month. This is less than average.
43.0% of residents smoked 100+ cigarettes in their lives. This is about average.
49.9% of adult residents drank alcohol in the past 30 days. This is less than average.
68.8% of residents visited a dentist within the past year. This is about average.
Average weight of males is 200 pounds. This is more than average.
Average weight of females is 166 pounds. This is about average.

Health of residents in Marion County based on CDC Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System Survey Questionnaires from 2003 to 2012:

General health status score of residents in this county from 1 (poor) to 5 (excellent) is 3.4. This is worse than average.
70.0% of residents exercised in the past month. This is less than average.
49.8% of residents smoked 100+ cigarettes in their lives. This is about average.
70.4% of adult residents drank alcohol in the past 30 days. This is about average.
66.1% of residents visited a dentist within the past year. This is less than average.
Average weight of males is 196 pounds. This is about average.
Average weight of females is 168 pounds. This is more than average.
25.5% of residents keep firearms around their homes. This is about average.

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2021: 1273 buildings, average cost: $280,300
  • 2020: 1209 buildings, average cost: $274,200
  • 2019: 1234 buildings, average cost: $263,400
  • 2018: 1202 buildings, average cost: $253,500
  • 2017: 987 buildings, average cost: $257,500
  • 2016: 927 buildings, average cost: $245,000
  • 2015: 813 buildings, average cost: $237,800
  • 2014: 641 buildings, average cost: $217,700
  • 2013: 638 buildings, average cost: $208,300
  • 2012: 513 buildings, average cost: $200,800
  • 2011: 578 buildings, average cost: $162,100
  • 2010: 681 buildings, average cost: $144,500
  • 2009: 638 buildings, average cost: $142,800
  • 2008: 841 buildings, average cost: $155,200
  • 2007: 1488 buildings, average cost: $163,900
  • 2006: 2145 buildings, average cost: $165,100
  • 2005: 3101 buildings, average cost: $160,300
  • 2004: 3011 buildings, average cost: $156,200
  • 2003: 3720 buildings, average cost: $152,000
  • 2002: 3872 buildings, average cost: $144,500
  • 2001: 5217 buildings, average cost: $140,600
  • 2000: 3952 buildings, average cost: $136,300
  • 1999: 4468 buildings, average cost: $126,300
  • 1998: 4400 buildings, average cost: $120,700
  • 1997: 3626 buildings, average cost: $120,000
Number of permits per 10,000 Marion, IN residents
Average permit cost in Marion, IN
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2021: $1,780 (0.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2021: $1,601 (1.0%)

Distribution of median household income in Marion, IN in 2021
Distribution of house value in Marion, IN in 2021
Distribution of rent paid by renters in Marion, IN in 2021
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2021: 14.8%
Marion County:

14.8%
Indiana:

12.2%
(10.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 18.4% for Black residents, 18.7% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 20.9% for American Indian residents, 15.7% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 18.6% for other race residents, 19.7% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2021: 34.5 years old
(Males: 33.3 years old, Females: 35.5 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 39.6 years old, Black residents: 32.6 years old, American Indian residents: 24.1 years old, Asian residents: 32.0 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 23.7 years old, Other race residents: 23.3 years old)

Area name: Indianapolis, IN HUD Metro FMR Area
Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Marion County is $567 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $673 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $871 a month.

Cities in this county include: Indianapolis, Lawrence, Beech Grove, Speedway, Cumberland, Southport, Meridian Hills, Warren Park, Clermont, Homecroft.

Marion County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

2019 air pollution in Marion County:

Carbon Monoxide: 0.206 ppm (standard limit: 9 ppm). Near U.S. average.
Nitrogen Dioxide: 0.01 ppm (standard limit: 0.053 ppm). Near U.S. average.
Ozone (1-hour): 0.021 ppm (standard limit: 0.12 ppm). Below U.S. average.
Particulate Matter (PM10) Annual: 11.2 µg/m3. Near U.S. average.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) Annual: 9.6 µg/m3(standard limit: 15.0 µg/m3). Near U.S. average.
Sulfur Oxides Annual: 0.000 ppm (standard limit: 0.03 ppm). Near U.S. average.

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Neighboring counties: Brown County, Illinois , Kent County, Maryland , Eagle County, Colorado , Mesa County, Colorado , Perkins County, Nebraska , Vermilion County, Illinois .

Unemployment in March 2023:
Here:

3.4%
Indiana:

3.5%

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

Current college students: 45,864
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 88.2%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 34.4%

Number of foreign born residents: 104,697 (29.3% naturalized citizens)

Marion County:

10.8%
Whole state:

5.6%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 47,7952010 or later
  • 32,1902000 to 2009
  • 12,2291990 to 1999
  • 6,8081980 to 1989
  • 4,1031970 to 1979
  • 4,763Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 23.0 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 86.7%

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

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 259,385
  • One, attached: 38,669
  • Two: 10,365
  • 3 or 4: 28,015
  • 5 to 9: 33,906
  • 10 to 19: 27,379
  • 20 to 49: 13,677
  • 50 or more: 21,589
  • Mobile homes: 6,246

Housing units in Marion County with a mortgage: 153,748 (13,951 second mortgage, 457 home equity loan, 10,491 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 5,024

Here:

96.8% with mortgage
State:

96.5% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Marion County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant143,339488
Catholic99,99040
Mainline Protestant88,116182
Black Protestant31,44593
Other18,08762
Orthodox2,19911
None520,217-
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: 150
Marion County:

1.71 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.73 / 10,000 pop.

Number of supercenters and club stores: 20
Here:

0.23 / 10,000 pop.
Indiana:

0.21 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (no gas): 31
This county:

0.35 / 10,000 pop.
Indiana:

0.50 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 264
Marion County:

3.01 / 10,000 pop.
Indiana:

3.57 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 634
This county:

7.24 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.78 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Marion County:

9.0%
Indiana:

9.2%

Adult obesity rate:
Marion County:

28.5%
State:

29.0%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

15.0%
State:

14.3%

Agriculture in Marion County:

Average size of farms: 78 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $110,348
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $93,835
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 72.61%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 2.83%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $66,003
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 82.51%
Average age of principal farm operators: 55 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 3.20
Corn for grain: 6877 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 307 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 8136 harvested acres
Vegetables: 430 harvested acres

Earthquake activity:

Marion County-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Indiana state average. It is 79% 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 131.8 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 131.8 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 115.0 miles away from the county center
On 7/27/1980 at 18:52:21, a magnitude 5.2 (5.1 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 UK, 5.2 UK) earthquake occurred 161.3 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 152.9 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 129.1 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:

  • Indiana Covid-19 Pandemic, Incident Period: January 31, 2020, FEMA Id: 4515, Natural disaster type: Other
  • Indiana Severe Winter Storm and Snowstorm, Incident Period: January 05, 2014 to January 09, 2014, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4173: April 22, 2014, FEMA Id: 4173, Natural disaster type: Snowstorm, Winter Storm
  • Indiana Severe Storms and Flooding, Incident Period: May 30, 2008 to June 27, 2008, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1766: June 08, 2008, FEMA Id: 1766, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • Indiana Snow, Incident Period: February 12, 2007 to February 14, 2007, Emergency Declared EM-3274: March 12, 2007, FEMA Id: 3274, Natural disaster type: Snow
  • Indiana Hurricane Katrina Evacuation, Incident Period: August 29, 2005 to October 01, 2005, Emergency Declared EM-3238: September 10, 2005, FEMA Id: 3238, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Indiana Severe Winter Storms and Flooding, Incident Period: January 01, 2005 to February 11, 2005, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1573: January 21, 2005, FEMA Id: 1573, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm, Flood
  • Indiana Snow, Incident Period: December 21, 2004 to December 23, 2004, Emergency Declared EM-3197: January 11, 2005, FEMA Id: 3197, Natural disaster type: Snow
  • Indiana Severe Storms, Tornadoes, and Flooding, Incident Period: May 25, 2004 to June 25, 2004, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1520: June 03, 2004, FEMA Id: 1520, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • Indiana Severe Storms, Tornadoes, and Flooding, Incident Period: August 26, 2003 to September 15, 2003, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1487: September 05, 2003, FEMA Id: 1487, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • Indiana Severe Storms, Tornadoes, and Flooding, Incident Period: July 04, 2003 to August 06, 2003, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1476: July 11, 2003, FEMA Id: 1476, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • 6 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Marion County (16) is near the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 8, Storms: 8, Tornadoes: 6, Winter Storms: 3, Snows: 2, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Means of transportation to work in 2021 - Marion

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 420,197 (75.2%)
  • Carpooled: 41,548 (7.4%)
  • Bus: 5,837 (1.0%)
  • Subway or elevated rail: 42 (0.0%)
  • Ferryboat: 15 (0.0%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 4,137 (0.7%)
  • Bicycle: 2,105 (0.4%)
  • Walked: 8,027 (1.4%)
  • Worked at home: 76,962 (13.8%)
Class of Workers in 2021
Most common industries in 2021 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2021


  • Health care and social assistance (22%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Manufacturing (8%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (7%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)

Most common industries for females in 2021


  • Health care and social assistance (22%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Manufacturing (8%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (7%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)

Most common occupations in 2021 (%)
Males Females
Most common occupations for males in 2021


  • Management occupations (10%)
  • Material moving occupations (10%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (9%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (8%)
  • Sales and related occupations (8%)
  • Production occupations (8%)
  • Transportation occupations (7%)

Most common occupations for females in 2021


  • Office and administrative support occupations (19%)
  • Management occupations (9%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (8%)
  • Sales and related occupations (8%)
  • Educational instruction, and library occupations (8%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (6%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (6%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • Mexico (25%)
  • Burma (13%)
  • Nigeria (8%)
  • India (5%)
  • Other Western Africa (5%)
  • Honduras (4%)
  • El Salvador (3%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Marion County


  • German (10%)
  • American (8%)
  • English (7%)
  • African (5%)
  • Irish (5%)
  • European (2%)
  • Nigerian (2%)

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

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

  • 5,279 people in college/university student housing
  • 4,833 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 2,254 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 755 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 584 people in correctional facilities intended for juveniles
  • 487 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 468 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 399 people in correctional residential facilities
  • 391 people in state prisons
  • 356 people in residential treatment centers for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 259 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 172 people in federal detention centers
  • 160 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 148 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals and psychiatric units in other hospitals
  • 71 people in residential schools for people with disabilities
  • 56 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 3 people in hospitals with patients who have no usual home elsewhere

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

  • 6,013 people in nursing homes
  • 3,634 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 3,377 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 1,768 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 521 people in state prisons
  • 454 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 388 people in hospitals/wards and hospices for chronically ill
  • 345 people in other types of correctional institutions
  • 281 people in other hospitals or wards for chronically ill
  • 277 people in other nonhousehold living situations
  • 246 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 241 people in homes for abused, dependent, and neglected children
  • 235 people in training schools for juvenile delinquents
  • 234 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals or wards
  • 180 people in schools, hospitals, or wards for the intellectually disabled
  • 169 people in short-term care, detention or diagnostic centers for delinquent children
  • 152 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 118 people in halfway houses
  • 116 people in religious group quarters
  • 107 people in hospices or homes for chronically ill
  • 89 people in institutions for the blind
  • 74 people in other group homes
  • 34 people in hospitals or wards for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 19 people in unknown juvenile institutions
  • 12 people in agriculture workers' dormitories on farms
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2020 was $64,445.

6.61% of this county's 2021 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2020 ($58,034 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.61%
Indiana average:

6.66%


0.01% of residents moved from foreign countries ($73 average AGI)
Marion County:

0.01%
Indiana average:

0.00%

3.73% relocated from other counties in Indiana ($36,276 average AGI)
2.87% relocated from other states ($21,685 average AGI)
Marion County:

2.87%
Indiana average:

2.58%

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

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2020 and 2021:
from Hamilton County, IN  0.75% ($142,155 average AGI)
from Johnson County, IN  0.58% ($47,040)
from Hendricks County, IN  0.52% ($46,443)
from Hancock County, IN  0.18% ($51,521)
from Cook County, IL  0.16% ($60,140)
from Morgan County, IN  0.14% ($50,350)
from Lake County, IN  0.13% ($29,152)


7.81% of this county's 2020 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2021 ($64,750 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.81%
Indiana average:

6.55%


0.02% of residents moved to foreign countries ($88 average AGI)
Marion County:

0.02%
Indiana average:

0.00%

4.88% relocated to other counties in Indiana ($38,383 average AGI)
2.92% relocated to other states ($26,278 average AGI)
Marion County:

2.92%
Indiana average:

2.46%

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

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2020 and 2021:
to Hamilton County, IN  1.14% ($79,174 average AGI)
to Hendricks County, IN  0.83% ($54,009)
to Johnson County, IN  0.74% ($56,964)
to Hancock County, IN  0.35% ($89,962)
to Boone County, IN  0.22% ($89,691)
to Morgan County, IN  0.21% ($53,669)
to Madison County, IN  0.16% ($39,821)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 17.2
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2009: 17.2
Births per 1000 population from 2010 to 2019: 15.4

Births per 1000 population in Marion County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 8.9
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2009: 8.5
Deaths per 1000 population from 2010 to 2019: 8.5

Deaths per 1000 population in Marion County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 10.6
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2009: 9.2
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2010 to 2018: 8.5

Infant deaths per 1000 population in Marion County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2018: 12.0%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2018: 7.6%
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: 113,316 (90,530 aged, 22,786 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 12,831 (5%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

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

  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (11,912)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (11,287)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (8,317)
  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (6,514)
  • Unspecified dementia (5,873)
  • Congestive heart failure (5,284)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (3,919)
  • Alzheimer disease, unspecified (3,908)
  • Atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease, so described (2,615)
  • Breast, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (2,487)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 13%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 11%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 0.81
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 20,317
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 488
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 63,499

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,721
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 878
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 17

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 56
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 105

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 12
Beer, wine & liquor stores per 100,000 population in 2005: 1
Fitness & recreation sports centers per 100,000 population in 2005: 7,324

Homicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 134.0. This is more than state average.

Mechanisms of homicide
Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 96.4
  • Suffocation - 7.7
  • Struck by/against - 7.4
  • Cut/Pierce - 3.8
  • Other - 18.6

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 120.8. This is more than state average.

Mechanisms of suicide
Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 67.8
  • Suffocation - 25.7
  • Poisoning - 20.3
  • Other - 7.1

Household type by relationship:

Households: 971,102
  • Male householders: 180,596 (64,533 living alone), Female householders: 214,121 (70,790 living alone)
  • 147,755 spouses (144,774 opposite-sex spouses), 34,255 unmarried partners, (31,197 opposite-sex unmarried partners), 284,889 children (263,819 natural, 9,551 adopted, 11,519 stepchildren), 26,601 grandchildren, 11,672 brothers or sisters, 11,526 parents, 585 foster children, 15,218 other relatives, 29,056 non-relatives
  • In group quarters: 14,828

Size of family households: 103,463 2-persons, 50,975 3-persons, 35,031 4-persons, 20,959 5-persons, 7,862 6-persons, 4,361 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 135,323 1-person, 32,528 2-persons, 3,265 3-persons, 582 4-persons, 368 5-persons.

129,245 married couples with children.
81,377 single-parent households (15,422 men, 65,955 women).

84.2% of residents of Marion speak English at home.
9.1% of residents speak Spanish at home (59% speak English very well, 22% speak English well, 15% speak English not well, 5% don't speak English at all).
2.5% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (61% speak English very well, 20% speak English well, 16% speak English not well, 2% don't speak English at all).
2.1% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (40% speak English very well, 28% speak English well, 27% speak English not well, 5% don't speak English at all).
2.1% of residents speak other language at home (67% speak English very well, 19% speak English well, 12% speak English not well, 2% don't speak English at all).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $7,512,682,000 ($8,699 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $1,495,835,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $1,985,452,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $1,262,136,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $14,210,000
Federal grants: $2,096,071,000
Federal procurement contracts: $1,226,472,000 ($1,006,077,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $928,339,000 ($339,053,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $9,716,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $1,116,265,000
Federal Government insurance: $672,045,000

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

Births: 77,491
Here:

90 per 1000 residents
State:

72 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 39,955
Here:

46 per 1000 residents
State:

47 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +13,355
Here:

+15 per 1000 residents
State:

+9 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: -47,109
Here -55 per 1000 residents
State -3 per 1000 residents
Population growth in Marion County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 124.62 millions of gallons per day (27% from ground, 73% from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.5
State:

6.6

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.3
State:

4.4

Year house built in Marion County, Indiana
  • Year house built in Marion County, Indiana
  • 1,4162020 or later
  • 28,7962010 to 2019
  • 44,9052000 to 2009
  • 55,9361990 to 1999
  • 51,6501980 to 1989
  • 55,9881970 to 1979
  • 56,1561960 to 1969
  • 55,9251950 to 1959
  • 20,2321940 to 1949
  • 68,2271939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Marion County, Indiana
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Marion County, Indiana
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Marion County, Indiana
  • 5161 room
  • 5082 rooms
  • 3,7713 rooms
  • 17,5854 rooms
  • 43,2415 rooms
  • 47,8276 rooms
  • 37,7907 rooms
  • 28,5508 rooms
  • 45,2439+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Marion County, Indiana
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Marion County, Indiana
  • 8,2261 room
  • 9,4512 rooms
  • 30,8033 rooms
  • 45,9214 rooms
  • 33,5185 rooms
  • 23,3016 rooms
  • 11,0637 rooms
  • 4,0668 rooms
  • 3,3379+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Marion County, Indiana
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Marion County, Indiana
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Marion County, Indiana
  • 606no bedroom
  • 2,1791 bedroom
  • 47,0652 bedrooms
  • 111,9853 bedrooms
  • 51,8834 bedrooms
  • 11,3135+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Marion County, Indiana
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Marion County, Indiana
  • 10,453no bedroom
  • 46,6191 bedroom
  • 71,6232 bedrooms
  • 33,3143 bedrooms
  • 6,1644 bedrooms
  • 1,5135+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Marion County, Indiana 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
  • 5,459no vehicle
  • 67,9601 vehicle
  • 102,3792 vehicles
  • 36,8413 vehicles
  • 8,4954 vehicles
  • 3,8975+ 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
  • 21,044no vehicle
  • 89,4311 vehicle
  • 46,5122 vehicles
  • 10,0763 vehicles
  • 2,0544 vehicles
  • 5695+ vehicles

85.4% of Marion County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 40% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 60% lived in Indiana.

Marion County:

85.4%
State average:

85.9%

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

  • This state: 640,165
  • Other state: 217,190
  • Northeast: 24,711
  • Midwest: 93,686
  • South: 71,174
  • West: 27,619
Year householders moved into unit in Marion County, IN
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Marion County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 69.7%Utility gas
  • 28.1%Electricity
  • 1.2%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.6%Wood
  • 0.2%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 56.4%Electricity
  • 39.4%Utility gas
  • 1.9%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.0%Other fuel
  • 0.7%No fuel used
  • 0.5%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 22,603
Here:

21.3%
Indiana:

17.2%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 10,242
Here:

20.0%
Indiana:

12.8%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 9,171
Here:

22.8%
Indiana:

23.5%

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

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 18,707
  • Number of aged recipients: 1,190
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 17,517
  • Number of recipients under 18: 4,721
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 11,549
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 2,437
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 5,558
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 8,987
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 211 full tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED5,381$113,2512,810$139,74214,901$143,969414$50,21553$4,281,226946$81,13737$43,973
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED242$117,050220$132,7411,462$135,942121$27,9345$2,070,20083$89,80736$27,222
APPLICATIONS DENIED910$102,220606$112,0586,771$129,315818$31,5394$3,108,000551$75,79142$35,952
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN646$111,483327$123,4654,093$133,314106$63,0385$7,368,000240$76,9425$90,200
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS141$105,55365$123,5381,016$134,40447$72,0000$063$84,6831$130,000
Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 180 full tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED655$158,817716$153,4431$257,000
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED165$164,261332$152,51224$73,167
APPLICATIONS DENIED100$165,860147$160,3204$127,000
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN28$159,85751$174,3140$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS28$141,53618$140,7227$72,857
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Marion, IN
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Marion, IN - Value
Most common first names in Marion County, IN among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary2,30779.0 years
William1,74574.0 years
John1,64373.8 years
Robert1,55971.6 years
James1,49171.1 years
Charles1,15273.3 years
George88275.2 years
Helen86479.6 years
Dorothy77278.0 years
Margaret73980.2 years
Most common last names in Marion County, IN among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith88474.5 years
Johnson58773.8 years
Jones50174.5 years
Williams47074.4 years
Brown46374.6 years
Miller44076.8 years
Davis37574.8 years
Wilson34773.7 years
Taylor28975.2 years
Moore28076.6 years
Businesses in Marion County, IN
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven2Kincaid1
ALDI7Kmart5
ALDO1Knights Inn2
AT&T17Kohl's3
Abercrombie & Fitch1Kroger24
Ace Hardware5LA Fitness4
Advance Auto Parts15La Quinta7
Aeropostale2La-Z-Boy1
American Eagle Outfitters1Lane Bryant2
Ann Taylor1Lane Furniture4
Applebee's7LensCrafters3
Arby's21Little Caesars Pizza16
AutoZone21Long John Silver's14
Avenue1Lowe's6
Bakers1Macy's1
Bally Total Fitness1Marriott17
Banana Republic1Marshalls1
Baskin-Robbins1MasterBrand Cabinets37
Bath & Body Works6Maurices1
Baymont Inn1Mazda2
Bed Bath & Beyond1McDonald's45
Best Western4Meijer4
Big O Tires2Menards3
Blockbuster10Microtel1
Brooks Brothers1Motel 63
Brookstone3Motherhood Maternity2
Budget Car Rental4New Balance6
Buffalo Wild Wings7New York & Co1
Burger King24Nike33
CVS44Nissan3
Caribou Coffee2Nordstrom1
Carson Pirie Scott1Office Depot3
Casual Male XL2OfficeMax2
Catherines4Old Country Buffet1
Charlotte Russe1Old Navy1
Chevrolet7Olive Garden1
Chick-Fil-A4Outback3
Chipotle1Outback Steakhouse3
Chuck E. Cheese's3Pac Sun1
Church's Chicken13Panda Express3
Cinnabon 2Panera Bread7
Circle K5Papa John's Pizza11
Clarion2Payless10
Clarks1Penske5
Cold Stone Creamery3PetSmart3
Comfort Inn7Pier 1 Imports2
Comfort Suites3Pizza Hut22
Costco1Plato's Closet3
Cracker Barrel5Qdoba Mexican Grill8
Curves6Quality6
DHL6Quiznos8
Dairy Queen19RadioShack14
Days Hotel1Ramada4
Days Inn2Red Lobster3
Decora Cabinetry3Red Roof Inn2
Dennys8Rodeway Inn1
Discount Tire5Ruby Tuesday3
Domino's Pizza14Ryan's Grill2
DressBarn2Ryder Rental & Truck Leasing3
Dressbarn2SAS Shoes6
Dunkin Donuts8SONIC Drive-In1
Econo Lodge1Sam's Club3
Eddie Bauer1Sears7
Express1Sheraton1
Extended Stay America2Shoe Carnival3
Extended Stay Deluxe2Sleep Inn1
Famous Footwear2Sprint Nextel12
Fashion Bug4Staples6
FedEx152Starbucks35
Finish Line4Steak 'n Shake18
Firestone Complete Auto Care7Subaru1
Foot Locker3Subway67
Ford3Super 85
Forever 212T-Mobile26
GNC12T.G.I. Driday's2
GameStop16T.J.Maxx2
Gap1Taco Bell33
Goodwill6Talbots1
H&M1Target4
H&R Block35The Limited1
Haagen-Dazs1The Room Place1
Hardee's19Toyota3
Haworth1Toys"R"Us3
Hilton10Trader Joe's1
Hobby Lobby2True Value1
Holiday Inn15U-Haul20
Hollister Co.1UPS191
Home Depot4Value City Furniture1
Homestead Studio Suites1Vans2
Honda2Verizon Wireless6
Hot Topic1Victoria's Secret2
Hyatt2Volkswagen1
Hyundai2Waffle House5
IHOP2Walgreens30
InTown Suites3Walmart10
JCPenney1Wendy's26
JoS. A. Bank1Westin1
Johnny Rockets1Wet Seal1
Jones New York5White Castle20
Journeys1Wingate3
Justice2YMCA8
KFC19

Marion County on our top lists:

  • #14 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Particulate Matter (PM2.5) Annual air pollution readings in 2012 (µg/m3)"
  • #17 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Sulfur Oxides Annual air pollution readings in 2012 (µg/m3)"
  • #19 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest number of infant deaths per 1000 residents 2007-2013 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #19 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Mainline Protestant adherents"
  • #19 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Mainline Protestant adherents (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #20 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest carbon monoxide air pollution readings in 2012 (ppm)"
  • #21 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Black Protestant congregations (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #21 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Black Protestant congregations"
  • #30 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Mainline Protestant congregations (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #31 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Black Protestant adherents (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #31 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Black Protestant adherents"
  • #31 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Mainline Protestant congregations"
  • #32 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Evangelical Protestant congregations"
  • #32 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Evangelical Protestant congregations (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #37 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest number of births per 1000 residents 2007-2013"
  • #37 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest number of births per 1000 residents 2007-2013 (pop 50,000+)"
  • #40 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest average weight of females"
  • #47 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Evangelical Protestant adherents (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #47 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Evangelical Protestant adherents"
  • #50 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Orthodox congregations (pop. 50,000+)"