Marion County MS Information


Marion County Subdivisions

Marion County MS Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 25,925
Population in Households 25,207
Population in Familes 21,327
Population in Group Qrtrs 718
Population Density1 48
Diversity Index2 48


Median Household Income $34,161
Average Household Income $51,748
Per Capita Income $19,701


Total Housing Units 11,838 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 7,143 (60.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,552 (21.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 2,143 (18.1%)
Median Home Value $91,585
Average Home Value $129,539


Total Households 9,695
Average Household Size 2.6
Family Households 6,814
Average Family Size 3
  1. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  2. 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 -0.53% -0.78%
Households -0.54% -0.79%
Families -0.73% -0.93%
Median Household Income   1.14%
Per Capita Income   1.98%


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, 2018 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 # 38 56th
Diversity Index # 46 46th
Median Household Income # 47 44th
Per Capita Income # 50 40th

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