Marion, MI Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Marion, Michigan - Basic Facts

The Village of Marion had a population of 865 as of July 1, 2016. Marion ranks in the lower quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Michigan. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Marion is located at latitude 44.0998 and longitude -85.1409 in Osceola County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Marion (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.35 sq. miles and a water area of 0.04 sq. miles. Osceola County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 1,099 feet.

The Village of Marion (GNIS ID: 2399257) 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 Village of Marion is located within Township of Marion, a minor civil division (MCD) of Osceola County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Marion population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

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


Total Population 865
Population in Households 862
Population in Familes 702
Population in Group Qrtrs 3
Population Density1 640
Diversity Index2 8


Total Households 350
Average Household Size 2.46
Family Households 243
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 389 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 266 (68.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 84 (21.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 39 (10.0%)
Median Home Value $84,615
Average Home Value $106,061


Median Household Income $38,002
Average Household Income $46,443
Per Capita Income $18,505
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.13% -0.19%
Households -0.05% -0.11%
Families 0.61% -0.25%
Median Household Income   0.95%
Per Capita Income   1.62%
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, MI - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Marion to the other 692 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Michigan 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 # 461 34th
Population Density1 # 461 34th
Diversity Index2 # 641 8th
Median Household Income # 517 25th
Per Capita Income # 597 14th

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