Marion County TN Information


Marion County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 29,304
Population in Households 29,054
Population in Familes 24,174
Population in Group Qrtrs 250
Population Density1 59
Diversity Index2 18


Total Households 11,858
Average Household Size 2.45
Family Households 8,257
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 13,723 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 8,768 (63.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 3,090 (22.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,865 (13.6%)
Median Home Value $132,193
Average Home Value $180,569


Median Household Income $40,410
Average Household Income $54,497
Per Capita Income $22,313
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.6% 0.62%
Households 0.63% 0.64%
Families 0.45% 0.52%
Median Household Income   0.29%
Per Capita Income   1.37%
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 TN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Marion County to the other 95 counties and county equivalents in Tennessee 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 # 50 48th
Population Density1 # 58 40th
Diversity Index2 # 58 41st
Median Household Income # 36 63rd
Per Capita Income # 29 71st

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