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Marion, Arkansas - Basic Facts

The City of Marion had a population of 12,538 as of July 1, 2018. Marion ranks in the upper quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Arkansas. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Marion is located at latitude 35.2042 and longitude -90.2067 in Crittenden County. The formal boundaries for the City of Marion (see map below) encompass a land area of 20.37 sq. miles and a water area of 0.08 sq. miles. Crittenden County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 223 feet.

The City of Marion (GNIS ID: 2405021) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The City of Marion is located within Township of Jasper, a minor civil division (MCD) of Crittenden County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Marion: Marion City.

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Marion, AR Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)

POPULATION

Total Population 12,538
Population in Households 12,364
Population in Familes 10,560
Population in Group Qrtrs 174
Population Density2 616
Diversity Index3 53
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $61,849
Average Household Income $78,857
Per Capita Income $29,722

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 4,922 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,077 (62.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,558 (31.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 287 ( 5.8%)
Median Home Value $155,263
Average Home Value $180,734
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 4,635
Average Household Size 2.67
Family Households 3,353
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 0.18% -0.05%
Households 0.14% -0.05%
Families -0.22% -0.19%
Median Household Income   2.39%
Per Capita Income   2.4%

Marion, AR - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Marion to the other 540 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Arkansas by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 32 94th
Population Density # 194 64th
Diversity Index # 101 81st
Median Household Income # 20 96th
Per Capita Income # 29 95th

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