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Marion township, IN map Land area: 66.2 sq. mi.
Water area: 0.6 sq. mi.
Population: 9,491 (52% urban, 48% rural)
Males: 4,581  (48.3%)
Females: 4,910  (51.7%)

Occupied houses/apartments: 9,363 (7,619 owner occupied, 1,744 renter occupied)
% of renters here:

19%
State:

29%


Races in Marion township:

  • White Non-Hispanic: 98.1%
  • Black: 0.3%
  • American Indian and Alaska Native: 0.2%
  • Asian: 0.1%
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander: 0.0%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 0.6%
  • Two or more races: 0.8%

Median age of males: 37.9
Median age of females: 39.1

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Average household size: 2.45

Marion township:

2.5 people
Indiana:

2.5 people

Average family size: 2.91

Estimated median household income in 2009: $37,690 ($34,490 in 1999)
This township:

$37,690
Indiana:

$45,424

Median contract rent in 2009 for apartments: $388 (lower quartile is $287, upper quartile is $475)
Here:

$388
State:

$545

Estimated median house or condo value in 2009: $96,952 (it was $73,400 in 2000)
Marion township:

$96,952
Indiana:

$123,100
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $67,268 - $151,965

Mean price in 2009:

Detached houses: $128,161
Here:

$128,161
State:

$155,412

Townhouses or other attached units: $428,225
Here:

$428,225
State:

$141,472

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $128,835
Here:

$128,835
State:

$111,630

Mobile homes: $64,206
Here:

$64,206
State:

$33,761
Population density: 143 people per square mile 
 
 (average).

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This township:

11.4%
Whole state:

9.5%

Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
This township:

4.5%
Whole state:

4.2%

Cities in this township include: Mitchell.


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Notable locations in this township outside city limits:

Notable locations in Marion township: Mitchell Speedway (A), 4-H Club Fairground (B), Holiday Drive-In (C), Purdue Experimental Orchard (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Marion township include: Liberty Church (A), Spice Valley Church (B), Wesley Chapel (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Red Cross Cemetery (1), Erwin Cemetery (2), Isom Cemetery (3), Hall Cemetery (4), Sheeks Cemetery (5), Crest Haven Cemetery (6), Burton Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes and reservoirs: Sheeks Lake (A), Spring Mall Park Lake (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Rock Lick Branch (A), Mill Creek (B), Arnold Creek (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Park in Marion township: Spring Mill State Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

 

Number of foreign born residents: 41 (51% naturalized citizens)

Marion township:  0.4%
State:  3.1%

58% of Marion township residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 71% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 59% lived in Indiana.

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

  • This state: 7987
  • Northeast: 265
  • Midwest: 497
  • South: 631
  • West: 185

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses in 2000: $76,000

Marion township, Indiana satellite photo by USGS

Percentage of households with unmarried partners: 4.9%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)

  • Lesbian couples: 0.1% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

122 people in nursing homes
6 people in homes for the mentally retarded

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 3,091
  • One, attached: 48
  • Two: 56
  • 3 or 4: 64
  • 5 to 9: 113
  • 10 to 19: 57
  • 20 to 49: 8
  • 50 or more: 6
  • Mobile homes: 827

Median worth of mobile homes: $26,100


Housing units in Marion township with a mortgage: 1,370 (157 second mortgage, 112 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 777

Year house built

  • 1999 to March 2000: 140
  • 1995 to 1998: 525
  • 1990 to 1994: 317
  • 1980 to 1989: 505
  • 1970 to 1979: 910
  • 1960 to 1969: 504
  • 1950 to 1959: 389
  • 1940 to 1949: 197
  • 1939 or earlier: 783

Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Marion township, Indiana:

  • 1 room: 0
  • 2 rooms: 16
  • 3 rooms: 62
  • 4 rooms: 395
  • 5 rooms: 1,154
  • 6 rooms: 606
  • 7 rooms: 403
  • 8 rooms: 255
  • 9 or more rooms: 191

Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Marion township, Indiana:

  • 1 room: 6
  • 2 rooms: 41
  • 3 rooms: 127
  • 4 rooms: 279
  • 5 rooms: 171
  • 6 rooms: 79
  • 7 rooms: 35
  • 8 rooms: 22
  • 9 or more rooms: 6

Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Marion township:

  • no bedroom: 0
  • 1 bedroom: 84
  • 2 bedrooms: 822
  • 3 bedrooms: 1,783
  • 4 bedrooms: 267
  • 5 or more bedrooms: 126

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Marion township:

  • no bedroom: 14
  • 1 bedroom: 175
  • 2 bedrooms: 336
  • 3 bedrooms: 221
  • 4 bedrooms: 20
  • 5 or more bedrooms: 0

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

  • no vehicle: 118
  • 1 vehicle: 742
  • 2 vehicles: 1,497
  • 3 vehicles: 538
  • 4 vehicles: 159
  • 5 or more vehicles: 28

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

  • no vehicle: 135
  • 1 vehicle: 345
  • 2 vehicles: 229
  • 3 vehicles: 51
  • 4 vehicles: 0
  • 5 or more vehicles: 6

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

Most common industries for males (%):



  • Construction (12%)
  • Metal and metal products (10%)
  • Transportation equipment (8%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Machinery (6%)
  • Plastics and rubber products (4%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (3%)

Most common industries for females (%):



  • Health care (23%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Metal and metal products (5%)
  • Department and other general merchandise stores (4%)
  • Public administration (4%)
  • Finance and insurance (3%)

Most common occupations for males (%)



  • Metal workers and plastic workers (11%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (8%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (7%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (4%)
  • Construction trades workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (4%)

Most common occupations for females (%)



  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (8%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Registered nurses (6%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (4%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (4%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3%)

Class of Workers

Most common first ancestries reported in Marion township:

  • United States or American (32.2%)
  • English (21.0%)
  • German (14.9%)
  • Irish (7.1%)
  • Scottish (3.0%)
  • French (except Basque) (2.2%)
  • Dutch (1.6%)

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

  • Canada (51%)
  • Mexico (22%)
  • Austria (15%)
  • Philippines (12%)

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 3,604 (82%)
  • Carpooled: 575 (13%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 19 (0%)
  • Walked: 33 (1%)
  • Other means: 65 (1%)
  • Worked at home: 122 (3%)

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (42%)
  • Electricity (36%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (16%)
  • Wood (4%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (2%)

122 people in nursing homes
6 people in homes for the mentally retarded

98.9% of residents of Marion township speak English at home.
0.7% of residents speak Spanish at home (66% speak English very well, 9% speak English well, 18% speak English not well, 6% don't speak English at all).
0.4% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (41% speak English very well, 59% speak English well).
0.1% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (100% speak English well).

Household type by relationship:

Households: 9,509
  • In family households: 8,250 (2,221 male householders, 503 female householders)
    2,282 spouses, 2,822 children (2,316 natural, 75 adopted, 431 stepchildren), 130 grandchildren, 43 brothers or sisters, 46 parents, 71 other relatives, 132 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 1,259 (455 male householders (367 living alone)), 623 female householders (564 living alone)), 181 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 127 (120 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 1,197 2-persons, 735 3-persons, 505 4-persons, 235 5-persons, 19 6-persons, 33 7-or-more-persons,

Size of nonfamily households: 931 1-person, 113 2-persons, 34 3-persons,

1,632 married couples with children.
551 single-parent households (119 men, 432 women).


Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 42
Here:

3.5%
Indiana:

11.8%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 25
Here:

5.4%
Indiana:

8.8%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 13
Here:

9.5%
Indiana:

23.4%

Educational Attainment (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)


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 (Noninst.)


Year Householders Moved Into Unit in Marion township:

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