Marion County KY Information


Marion County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 19,466
Daytime Population: Workers 8,916
Daytime Population: Residents 11,015
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 19,931
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.02
Population in Households 18,964
Population in Familes 15,663
Population in Group Qrtrs 502
Population Density2 57
Diversity Index3 26


Median Household Income $37,579
Average Household Income $51,568
Per Capita Income $20,475


Total Housing Units 8,363 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 5,371 (64.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,196 (26.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 796 ( 9.5%)
Median Home Value $119,395
Average Home Value $143,632


Total Households 7,567
Average Household Size 2.51
Family Households 5,154
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 -0.25% 0.3%
Households 0.39% 0.35%
Families 0.22% 0.25%
Median Household Income   1.48%
Per Capita Income   2.75%


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, 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 # 60 51st
Population Density # 63 48th
Diversity Index # 20 84th
Median Household Income # 70 43rd
Per Capita Income # 72 41st

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

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