Marion County MO Information


Marion County Subdivisions

Marion County MO Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 29,213
Population in Households 27,845
Population in Familes 22,256
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,368
Population Density1 67
Diversity Index2 20


Total Households 11,493
Average Household Size 2.42
Family Households 7,481
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 13,054 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 7,485 (57.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 4,008 (30.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,561 (12.0%)
Median Home Value $111,358
Average Home Value $147,268


Median Household Income $40,528
Average Household Income $53,813
Per Capita Income $21,671
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.24% 0.24%
Households 0.16% 0.19%
Families 0.0% 0.09%
Median Household Income   2.4%
Per Capita Income   1.93%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood 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.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.


Marion County MO - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Marion County to the other 115 counties and county equivalents in Missouri by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 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 # 40 66th
Population Density1 # 27 77th
Diversity Index2 # 37 69th
Median Household Income # 46 61st
Per Capita Income # 42 64th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Missouri Census Data Comparison Tool.