Marion County IN Information


Marion County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 939,150
Population in Households 922,171
Population in Familes 692,058
Population in Group Qrtrs 16,979
Population Density1 2,370
Diversity Index2 64


Total Households 376,273
Average Household Size 2.45
Family Households 221,742
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 432,174 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 203,008 (47.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 173,265 (40.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 55,901 (12.9%)
Median Home Value $128,385
Average Home Value $163,519


Median Household Income $43,816
Average Household Income $60,973
Per Capita Income $24,719
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.62% 0.79%
Households 0.44% 0.7%
Families 0.25% 0.58%
Median Household Income   2.98%
Per Capita Income   1.75%
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, 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 # 1 100th
Population Density1 # 1 100th
Diversity Index2 # 2 99th
Median Household Income # 71 24th
Per Capita Income # 27 72nd

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