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The City of Marion had a population of 6,492 as of July 1, 2020. Marion ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in South Carolina. See peer rankings below.
The primary coordinate point for Marion is located at latitude 34.1782 and longitude -79.4006 in Marion County. The formal boundaries for the City of Marion encompass a land area of 4.42 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Marion County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 75 feet.
The City of Marion (GNIS ID: 2405023) 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.
South Carolina is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The City of Marion is located within Marion Division of Marion County.
Alternate Unofficial Names for Marion: Gilesborough, Marion Court House.
|Total Population||6,492 (100%)|
|Population in Households||6,466 (99.6%)|
|Population in Families||5,336 (82.2%)|
|Population in Group Quarters1||26 ( 0.4%)|
|Median Household Income||$30,788|
|Average Household Income||$48,980|
|% of Income for Mortgage4||14%|
|Per Capita Income||$19,362|
|Total HU (Housing Units)||2,996 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||1,554 (51.9%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||1,084 (36.2%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||358 (11.9%)|
|Median Home Value||$100,831|
|Average Home Value||$120,383|
|Housing Affordability Index3||190|
|Average Household Size||2.45|
|Average Family Size||3|
GROWTH RATE / YEAR
|Median Household Income||0.82%|
|Per Capita Income||1.88%|
|Owner Occupied HU||-0.63%|
The table below compares Marion to the other 397 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in South Carolina by rank and percentile using July 1, 2020 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||# 86||79th|
|Population Density||# 64||84th|
|Median Household Income||# 343||14th|
|Housing Affordability Index||# 144||36th|
|Per Capita Income||# 280||30th|
|Diversity Index||# 245||39th|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE South Carolina Census Data Comparison Tool.