Marion, MI Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Marion, Michigan - Basic Facts

The Village of Marion had a population of 847 as of July 1, 2017. 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, 2017.

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Marion, MI Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 847
Daytime Population: Workers 396
Daytime Population: Residents 524
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 920
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.09
Population in Households 845
Population in Familes 686
Population in Group Qrtrs 2
Population Density2 627
Diversity Index3 8


Median Household Income $40,247
Average Household Income $48,873
Per Capita Income $19,544


Total Housing Units 389 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 259 (66.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 84 (21.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 47 (12.1%)
Median Home Value $86,881
Average Home Value $109,047


Total Households 342
Average Household Size 2.47
Family Households 237
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population -0.4% -0.57%
Households -0.36% -0.53%
Families 0.18% -0.68%
Median Household Income   1.28%
Per Capita Income   2.62%

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, 2017 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 # 465 33rd
Population Density # 465 33rd
Diversity Index # 648 7th
Median Household Income # 505 27th
Per Capita Income # 591 15th

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