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Total population: 17,438 (Urban population: 15,578 (all inside urban clusters), Rural population: 415 (13 farm, 402 nonfarm))

Houses: 8,349 (7,389 occupied: 4,066 owner occupied, 3,535 renter occupied)

% of renters here:

47%
State:

35%

Housing density: 651 houses/condos per square mile

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2016: $274,455.

Median contract rent in 2016: $338 (lower quartile is $225, upper quartile is $442)


Median rent asked for vacant for-rent units in 2016: $447


Median gross rent in Marion, IL in 2016: $407

Housing units in Marion with a mortgage: 2,133 (18 second mortgage, 106 home equity loan, 8 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 1,919

Median household income for houses/condos with a mortgage: $71,980

Median household income for apartments without a mortgage: $44,245

Median monthly housing costs: $687


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Marion, Illinois Age and Sex of Residents
Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $115,198 (it was $64,800 in 2000)
Marion:

$115,198
Illinois:

$186,500
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $68,690 - $175,821
Median year house/condo built: 1974

Median year apartment built: 1984

Household type by relationship:

Households: 17,761
  • In family households: 13,191 (2,097 male householders, 2,055 female householders)
    3,152 spouses, 4,982 children (4,568 natural, 183 adopted, 147 stepchildren), 303 grandchildren, 1 brothers or sisters, 91 parents, 120 other relatives, 476 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 4,263 (1,463 male householders (1,224 living alone)), 1,891 female householders (1,529 living alone)), 923 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 492

Size of family households: 2,210 2-persons, 871 3-persons, 688 4-persons, 211 5-persons, 30 6-persons, 96 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 2,757 1-person, 530 2-persons, 106 3-persons.

1,970 married couples with children.
1,420 single-parent households (236 men, 1,184 women).

95.5% of residents of Marion speak English at home.
2.2% of residents speak Spanish at home (67% speak English very well, 28% speak English well, 4% don't speak English at all).
1.0% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (100% speak English very well).
1.1% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (61% speak English very well, 39% speak English well).
0.2% of residents speak other language at home (100% speak English very well).

Foreign born population: 249 (1.4%)
(45.0% of them are naturalized citizens)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:

Here:

6.2
State:

6.4

Median number of rooms in apartments:

Here:

4.0
State:

4.2

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Marion, Illinois:

  • 0no bedroom
  • 651 bedroom
  • 7002 bedrooms
  • 2,4303 bedrooms
  • 8184 bedrooms
  • 765+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Marion population

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Marion, Illinois:

  • 988no bedroom
  • 3181 bedroom
  • 1,7572 bedrooms
  • 5453 bedrooms
  • 1354 bedrooms
  • 05+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Marion population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Cars and other vehicles available in Marion in owner-occupied houses/condos:

  • 100no vehicle
  • 9641 vehicle
  • 2,1062 vehicles
  • 6643 vehicles
  • 2214 vehicles
  • 145+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Marion population

Cars and other vehicles available in Marion in renter-occupied apartments

  • 792no vehicle
  • 1,7601 vehicle
  • 6382 vehicles
  • 3153 vehicles
  • 24 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Marion population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Marion, Illinois:

  • 01 room
  • 02 rooms
  • 323 rooms
  • 3294 rooms
  • 7835 rooms
  • 1,3546 rooms
  • 6637 rooms
  • 4458 rooms
  • 4489+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Marion population

Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Marion, Illinois:

  • 9881 room
  • 372 rooms
  • 5533 rooms
  • 8484 rooms
  • 8365 rooms
  • 3416 rooms
  • 507 rooms
  • 1078 rooms
  • 79+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Marion population

Year house built

Median 2016 house/condo value by year built ($)

Median house/condo value by year householder moved into unit ($)

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders ($)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

  • Marion, IL household income distribution

  • Marion, IL household income distribution
  • 846Less than $10,000
  • 771$10,000 to $14,999
  • 329$15,000 to $19,999
  • 188$20,000 to $24,999
  • 416$25,000 to $29,999
  • 353$30,000 to $34,999
  • 407$35,000 to $39,999
  • 354$40,000 to $44,999
  • 403$45,000 to $49,999
  • 338$50,000 to $59,999
  • 1,112$60,000 to $74,999
  • 700$75,000 to $99,999
  • 677$100,000 to $124,999
  • 239$125,000 to $149,999
  • 237$150,000 to $199,999
  • 84$200,000 or more
  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2016 in Marion, IL

  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2016 in Marion, IL
  • 93Less than $10,000
  • 16$10,000 to $14,999
  • 78$15,000 to $19,999
  • 109$20,000 to $24,999
  • 9$30,000 to $34,999
  • 13$35,000 to $39,999
  • 156$40,000 to $49,999
  • 187$50,000 to $59,999
  • 360$60,000 to $69,999
  • 258$70,000 to $79,999
  • 184$80,000 to $89,999
  • 224$90,000 to $99,999
  • 482$100,000 to $124,999
  • 379$125,000 to $149,999
  • 412$150,000 to $174,999
  • 293$175,000 to $199,999
  • 331$200,000 to $249,999
  • 84$250,000 to $299,999
  • 207$300,000 to $399,999
  • 28$400,000 to $499,999
  • 58$500,000 to $749,999
  • 38$750,000 to $999,999
  • Rent paid by renters in 2016 in Marion, IL

  • Rent paid by renters in 2016 in Marion, IL
  • 200Less than $100
  • 9$100 to $149
  • 23$150 to $199
  • 114$200 to $249
  • 275$250 to $299
  • 63$300 to $349
  • 68$350 to $399
  • 506$400 to $449
  • 168$450 to $499
  • 291$500 to $549
  • 463$550 to $599
  • 97$600 to $649
  • 234$650 to $699
  • 40$700 to $749
  • 108$750 to $799
  • 207$800 to $899
  • 307$900 to $999
  • 46$1,000 to $1,249
  • 64$1,500 to $1,999
  • 54$2,000 to $2,499
  • 12$2,500 to $2,999
  • 135No cash rent

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 1882010 or later
  • 2922000 to 2009
  • 591990 to 1999
  • 311980 to 1989
  • 261970 to 1979
  • 46Before 1970
Note: State values scaled to Marion population
Marion commuting: travel time to work

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 469
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 1,704
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 1,242
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 984
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 589
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 336
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 817
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 112
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 46
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 370
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 172
  • 90 or more minutes: 134
Marion, IL Time Leaving Home for Work

Percentage of workers working in this county: 80.7%
Number of people working at home: 170 (2.3% of all workers)

Marion mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work

  • Drove a car alone: 14,839 (86%)
  • Carpooled: 1,575 (9%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 32 (0%)
  • Taxi: 126 (1%)
  • Bicycle: 33 (0%)
  • Walked: 225 (1%)
  • Worked at home: 170 (1%)

First ancestries reported:

 American: 1,267
 German: 1,158
 English: 572
 Irish: 362
 Italian: 292
 Polish: 190
 Scottish: 121
 European: 108
 French (except Basque): 85
 Scotch-Irish: 68
 Czech: 41
 Swedish: 39
 Dutch: 33
 Welsh: 32
 British: 29
 Norwegian: 21
 Eastern European: 20
 Hungarian: 20
 Turkish: 19
 Lithuanian: 13
 French Canadian: 10
 Romanian: 10
 Palestinian: 9
 Slovak: 9
 Jamaican: 9
 Serbian: 8
 Ukrainian: 8
 Maltese: 6
 Scandinavian: 4

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents (%):

  • 21%Mexico
  • 16%India
  • 15%Japan
  • 11%China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan
  • 11%Colombia
  • 7%Thailand
  • 5%Canada

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

  • This state: 12,835
  • Other state: 4,402
  • Northeast: 387
  • Midwest: 1,766
  • South: 1,462
  • West: 836

83% of Marion 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, 71% lived in Illinois.

Marion:

82.6%
State average:

86.9%

Education attainment for males 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 20
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 1
  • 5th and 6th grade: 13
  • 7th and 8th grade: 56
  • 9th grade: 4
  • 10th grade: 89
  • 11th grade: 193
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 115
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 1,614
  • Less than 1 year of college: 437
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 1,579
  • Associate degree: 678
  • Bachelor's degree: 871
  • Master's degree: 372
  • Professional school degree: 134
  • Doctorate degree: 9

Educational Attainment for Males (%)

Education attainment for females 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 14
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 15
  • 5th and 6th grade: 9
  • 7th and 8th grade: 169
  • 9th grade: 24
  • 10th grade: 87
  • 11th grade: 193
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 59
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 1,638
  • Less than 1 year of college: 481
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 1,371
  • Associate degree: 488
  • Bachelor's degree: 957
  • Master's degree: 921
  • Professional school degree: 24
  • Doctorate degree: 39

Educational Attainment for Females (%)

Class of Workers in 2016 (%)

  • Unemployment by race in 2016
  • Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic residents
  • 6.9%Males
  • 4.3%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Black residents
  • 15.8%Males
  • Unemployment rate for two or more race residents
  • 31.8%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Hispanic or Latino residents
  • 2.6%Males
  • 5.6%Females
Marion marital status for males
Marion marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 5,157
  • One, attached: 251
  • Two: 758
  • 3 or 4: 663
  • 5 to 9: 705
  • 10 to 19: 181
  • 20 to 49: 135
  • 50 or more: 376
  • Mobile homes: 429

Median worth of mobile homes: $12,644

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities in 2016: 4.3%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities in 2016: 3.1%

House/condo owner moved in on average 12 years ago

Renter moved in on average 3 years ago

Year Householders Moved Into Residence in Marion:

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Marion
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Electricity (63.4%)
  • Utility gas (39.3%)
  • No fuel used (0.7%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (0.6%)
  • Wood (0.2%)
  • Electricity (72.8%)
  • Utility gas (26.3%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1.9%)
  • Wood (0.7%)
  • No fuel used (0.7%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 74
Here:

4.5%
Illinois:

10.3%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 98
Here:

13.2%
Illinois:

9.3%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 28
Here:

5.1%
Illinois:

26.9%

School Enrollment by Level of School for Male Students (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School for Female Students (%)

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninstitutionalized)