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Marion township, OH map Land area: 36.7 sq. mi.
Water area: 0.1 sq. mi.
Population: 44,908 (98% urban, 2% rural)
Males: 23,562  (52.5%)
Females: 21,346  (47.5%)

Occupied houses/apartments: 40,313 (27,267 owner occupied, 13,046 renter occupied)
% of renters here:

32%
State:

31%


Races in Marion township:

  • White Non-Hispanic: 88.3%
  • Black: 8.3%
  • American Indian and Alaska Native: 0.2%
  • Asian: 0.6%
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander: 0.0%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 1.3%
  • Two or more races: 1.0%
  • Some other race: 0.2%

Median age of males: 36.3
Median age of females: 38.4

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Average household size: 2.43

Marion township:

2.4 people
Ohio:

2.5 people

Average family size: 2.96

Estimated median household income in 2009: $35,407 ($34,592 in 1999)
This township:

$35,407
Ohio:

$45,395

Median contract rent in 2009 for apartments: $479 (lower quartile is $340, upper quartile is $567)
Here:

$479
State:

$528

Estimated median house or condo value in 2009: $91,039 (it was $70,100 in 2000)
Marion township:

$91,039
Ohio:

$134,600
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $61,388 - $130,277

Mean price in 2009:

Detached houses: $102,302
Here:

$102,302
State:

$165,947

Townhouses or other attached units: $86,935
Here:

$86,935
State:

$149,379

In 2-unit structures: $146,941
Here:

$146,941
State:

$118,479

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $99,044
Here:

$99,044
State:

$128,262

Mobile homes: $52,603
Here:

$52,603
State:

$32,066
Population density: 1224 people per square mile 
 
 (very high).

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

12.3%
Whole state:

10.6%

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

5.7%
Whole state:

4.8%

Cities in this township include: Marion.


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Notable locations in this township outside city limits:

Notable locations in Marion township: Marion Township Fire Department Station 2 (A), Marion County Childrens Home (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: Southland Mall Shopping Center (1), Marion Plaza Shopping Center (2), Forum Shopping Center (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Marion township include: Community United Methodist Church (A), Marion Christian Center (B), Oak Knoll Baptist Chapel (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Graham Cemetery (1), Likens Cemetery (2), Boyer Cemetery (3), Brewer Cemetery (4), Chapel Heights Memorial Gardens (5). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Rock Swale (A), Rock Fork (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

 

Number of foreign born residents: 656 (52% naturalized citizens)

Marion township:  1.5%
State:  3.0%

56% of Marion township residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 67% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 72% lived in Ohio.

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

  • This state: 36679
  • Northeast: 1284
  • Midwest: 1515
  • South: 4147
  • West: 589

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses in 2000: $64,200

Marion township, Ohio satellite photo by USGS

Percentage of households with unmarried partners: 6.8%

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

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

People in group quarters in Marion township, Ohio:

  • 4,103 people in state prisons
  • 340 people in nursing homes
  • 76 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 35 people in unknown juvenile institutions
  • 15 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 13 people in hospitals/wards and hospices for chronically ill
  • 13 people in other hospitals or wards for chronically ill
  • 8 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 5 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 13,304
  • One, attached: 391
  • Two: 1,113
  • 3 or 4: 843
  • 5 to 9: 727
  • 10 to 19: 301
  • 20 to 49: 352
  • 50 or more: 481
  • Mobile homes: 469

Median worth of mobile homes: $12,800


Housing units in Marion township with a mortgage: 6,483 (777 second mortgage, 629 home equity loan, 46 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 3,560

Year house built

  • 1999 to March 2000: 159
  • 1995 to 1998: 477
  • 1990 to 1994: 367
  • 1980 to 1989: 1,013
  • 1970 to 1979: 2,442
  • 1960 to 1969: 2,754
  • 1950 to 1959: 2,600
  • 1940 to 1949: 1,862
  • 1939 or earlier: 6,307

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

  • 1 room: 11
  • 2 rooms: 10
  • 3 rooms: 106
  • 4 rooms: 567
  • 5 rooms: 2,497
  • 6 rooms: 3,465
  • 7 rooms: 2,144
  • 8 rooms: 1,169
  • 9 or more rooms: 954

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

  • 1 room: 91
  • 2 rooms: 497
  • 3 rooms: 902
  • 4 rooms: 1,289
  • 5 rooms: 1,300
  • 6 rooms: 881
  • 7 rooms: 414
  • 8 rooms: 205
  • 9 or more rooms: 123

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

  • no bedroom: 17
  • 1 bedroom: 166
  • 2 bedrooms: 2,148
  • 3 bedrooms: 6,772
  • 4 bedrooms: 1,594
  • 5 or more bedrooms: 226

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Marion township:

  • no bedroom: 180
  • 1 bedroom: 1,563
  • 2 bedrooms: 2,130
  • 3 bedrooms: 1,579
  • 4 bedrooms: 239
  • 5 or more bedrooms: 11

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

  • no vehicle: 561
  • 1 vehicle: 3,487
  • 2 vehicles: 4,747
  • 3 vehicles: 1,553
  • 4 vehicles: 412
  • 5 or more vehicles: 163

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

  • no vehicle: 1,353
  • 1 vehicle: 2,547
  • 2 vehicles: 1,425
  • 3 vehicles: 322
  • 4 vehicles: 17
  • 5 or more vehicles: 38

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

Most common industries for males (%):



  • Electrical equipment, appliances, and components (9%)
  • Construction (8%)
  • Public administration (8%)
  • Metal and metal products (7%)
  • Transportation equipment (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
  • Broadcasting, internet publishing, and telecommunications services (3%)

Most common industries for females (%):



  • Health care (18%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Educational services (8%)
  • Electrical equipment, appliances, and components (5%)
  • Broadcasting, internet publishing, and telecommunications services (5%)
  • Public administration (5%)
  • Department and other general merchandise stores (4%)

Most common occupations for males (%)



  • Other production occupations including supervisors (9%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (7%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (6%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (6%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Material moving workers except laborers and material movers, hand (4%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4%)

Most common occupations for females (%)



  • Other production occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (5%)
  • Customer service representatives (5%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (4%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (4%)

Class of Workers

Most common first ancestries reported in Marion township:

  • United States or American (28.1%)
  • German (21.8%)
  • English (9.7%)
  • Irish (9.0%)
  • Italian (3.0%)
  • French (except Basque) (1.5%)
  • Dutch (1.3%)

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

  • Mexico (22%)
  • Germany (14%)
  • India (11%)
  • Philippines (10%)
  • Japan (7%)
  • United Kingdom (4%)
  • Romania (4%)

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 15,248 (83%)
  • Carpooled: 2,118 (12%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 101 (1%)
  • Taxi: 68 (0%)
  • Motorcycle: 8 (0%)
  • Bicycle: 72 (0%)
  • Walked: 335 (2%)
  • Other means: 143 (1%)
  • Worked at home: 199 (1%)

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (85%)
  • Electricity (11%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (1%)

People in group quarters in Marion township, Ohio:

  • 4,103 people in state prisons
  • 340 people in nursing homes
  • 76 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 35 people in unknown juvenile institutions
  • 15 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 13 people in hospitals/wards and hospices for chronically ill
  • 13 people in other hospitals or wards for chronically ill
  • 8 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 5 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse

96.3% of residents of Marion township speak English at home.
2.0% of residents speak Spanish at home (63% speak English very well, 16% speak English well, 20% speak English not well, 2% don't speak English at all).
1.1% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (70% speak English very well, 23% speak English well, 7% speak English not well).
0.4% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (45% speak English very well, 17% speak English well, 34% speak English not well, 5% don't speak English at all).
0.2% of residents speak other language at home (60% speak English very well, 40% speak English well).

Household type by relationship:

Households: 40,516
  • In family households: 34,061 (8,006 male householders, 3,125 female householders)
    8,225 spouses, 11,913 children (10,428 natural, 250 adopted, 1,235 stepchildren), 814 grandchildren, 272 brothers or sisters, 266 parents, 430 other relatives, 1,010 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 6,455 (2,169 male householders (1,705 living alone)), 3,330 female householders (3,014 living alone)), 956 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 4,593 (4,485 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 4,867 2-persons, 2,689 3-persons, 2,105 4-persons, 984 5-persons, 307 6-persons, 179 7-or-more-persons,

Size of nonfamily households: 4,719 1-person, 662 2-persons, 86 3-persons, 22 4-persons, 3 5-persons, 7 6-persons,

6,131 married couples with children.
3,254 single-parent households (790 men, 2,464 women).


Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 247
Here:

5.0%
Ohio:

14.2%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 300
Here:

10.6%
Ohio:

10.9%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 310
Here:

23.2%
Ohio:

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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