Marion County KY Information

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Marion County Subdivisions

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

POPULATION

Total Population 20,159
Population in Households 18,833
Population in Familes 15,548
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,326
Population Density1 59
Diversity Index2 27
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 7,545
Average Household Size 2.5
Family Households 5,135
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 8,342 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 5,312 (63.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,233 (26.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 797 ( 9.6%)
Median Home Value $114,754
Average Home Value $140,973
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $37,628
Average Household Income $49,691
Per Capita Income $19,692
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.27% 0.09%
Households 0.4% 0.18%
Families 0.19% 0.05%
Median Household Income   1.66%
Per Capita Income   1.98%
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.

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Marion County KY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Marion County to the other 120 counties and county equivalents in Kentucky 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 # 59 52nd
Population Density1 # 62 49th
Diversity Index2 # 18 86th
Median Household Income # 65 47th
Per Capita Income # 72 42nd

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