Marion, IN: What you need to know

Home to Indiana Wesleyan University, Marion houses cultural attractions like the Marion Philharmonic Orchestra as well as Community School for the Arts. The Marion Giants are an eight-time high school state basketball champion that plays their home games in 7,500-seat Bill Green Athletic Arena, and the city oversees a 2.75-mile Riverwalk that spans along the downtown district. Livability conveniences include VA Northern Indiana Health Care System and Marion Municipal Airport, and the community has a Splash House water park.


Marion, IN City Profile

Quick Facts

Population 29,075
Median Age 36
Median Household Income $32,716
Median Home Price $65,000
Walkscore 34
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Marion, IN Demographics

Population By Gender

  Male 44%
  Female 56%

 
8.2% CIVILIAN VETERANS
in Marion, IN

Median Population

Median Age 36%
Age 18 Over 80.4%
Age 21 Over 71.6%
Age 62 Over 19.7%
Age 65 Over 16.5%

Race

  Ethnicity White 80.4%
  Ethnicity Black 14.3%
  Ethnicity Asian 1%
  Ethnicity Hispanic 6.3%
  Ethnicity Indian 0.1%
  Ethnicity Other 0.6%

Economics

  Median Household Income $32,716
  Median Home Price $65,000
  Homes Owned 42.3%
  Homes Rent 57.7%
  Median Property Rent $625

Language

  English Only 95.4%
  English Other 4.6%

 
COMMUTE TIME: 16.8 MINUTES
in Marion, IN

Commute Types

  Walked 7.2%
  Worked at Home 7.3%
  Public Transportation 0.4%
  Other Means 1.1%
  Drove Alone 76.4%
  Carpooled 7.5%

34/100
WALK SCORE
for Marion, IN