The City of Marion had a population of 17,185 as of July 1, 2016.
The primary coordinate point for Marion is located at latitude 37.7161 and longitude -88.9257 in Williamson County. The formal boundaries for the City of Marion (see map below) encompass a land area of 16.24 sq. miles and a water area of 0.23 sq. miles. Williamson County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 427 feet.
The City of Marion (GNIS ID: 2395010) 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.
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.
|Population in Households||16,643|
|Population in Familes||12,680|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||542|
|Average Household Size||2.22|
|Average Family Size||3|
|Total Housing Units||8,433 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||4,350 (51.6%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||3,142 (37.3%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||941 (11.2%)|
|Median Home Value||$93,622|
|Average Home Value||$127,540|
|Median Household Income||$38,619|
|Average Household Income||$55,445|
|Per Capita Income||$25,071|
|(Compound Annual Growth Rates)|
|Median Household Income||-1.96%|
|Per Capita Income||0.86%|
The table below compares Marion to the other 1,368 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Illinois 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.
|Total Population||# 150||89th|
|Population Density1||# 721||47th|
|Diversity Index2||# 365||73rd|
|Median Household Income||# 1178||14th|
|Per Capita Income||# 743||46th|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Illinois Census Data Comparison Tool.