Marion County MS Information


Marion County Subdivisions

Marion County MS Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 26,158
Daytime Population: Workers 9,436
Daytime Population: Residents 15,682
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 25,118
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.96
Population in Households 25,440
Population in Familes 21,524
Population in Group Qrtrs 718
Population Density2 48
Diversity Index3 48


Median Household Income $34,914
Average Household Income $52,139
Per Capita Income $19,836


Total Housing Units 11,820 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 7,337 (62.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,441 (20.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 2,042 (17.3%)
Median Home Value $92,726
Average Home Value $123,756


Total Households 9,778
Average Household Size 2.6
Family Households 6,886
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population -0.48% -0.73%
Households -0.49% -0.75%
Families -0.68% -0.87%
Median Household Income   1.04%
Per Capita Income   2.45%


Marion County MS - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Marion County to the other 82 counties and county equivalents in Mississippi by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 37 56th
Population Density # 37 56th
Diversity Index # 46 45th
Median Household Income # 43 49th
Per Capita Income # 36 57th

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