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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

Marion, IN Demographics

Median Population in Marion, IN

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

Race in Marion, IN

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

Population By Gender in Marion, IN

  Male 44%
  Female 56%

Language in Marion, IN

  English Only 95.4%
  English Other 4.6%

Economics in Marion, IN

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

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Commute Types in Marion, IN

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

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