Marion County IN Information


Marion County Subdivisions

Marion County IN Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 915,331
Population in Households 898,308
Population in Familes 677,113
Population in Group Qrtrs 17,023
Population Density1 2,310
Diversity Index2 64


Total Households 370,295
Average Household Size 2.43
Family Households 218,934
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 425,330 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 206,533 (48.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 163,762 (38.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 55,035 (12.9%)
Median Home Value $126,011
Average Home Value $151,457


Median Household Income $40,136
Average Household Income $56,460
Per Capita Income $22,939
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.31% 0.65%
Households 0.26% 0.62%
Families 0.06% 0.49%
Median Household Income   3.57%
Per Capita Income   2.44%
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 County IN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Marion County to the other 92 counties and county equivalents in Indiana by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 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 # 1 100th
Population Density1 # 1 100th
Diversity Index2 # 2 99th
Median Household Income # 76 18th
Per Capita Income # 44 53rd

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