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Marion, Pennsylvania - Basic Facts

The Marion Census Designated Place is a community or populated place (Class Code U5) located in Franklin County at latitude 39.8607 and longitude -77.7016. Franklin County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 636 feet.

The formal official name is the Marion Census Designated Place, but most people and references simply refer to it as Marion, Pennsylvania.

The U5 Census Class Code for Marion indicates a populated place that is also a census designated place with the same name.. The Census Designated Place has a Functional Status Code "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The formal boundaries for the Marion Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.98 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

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Marion, PA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 963
Population in Households 963
Population in Familes 802
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 487
Diversity Index2 30


Total Households 367
Average Household Size 2.62
Family Households 267
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 380 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 260 (68.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 107 (28.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 13 ( 3.4%)
Median Home Value $156,154
Average Home Value $182,849


Median Household Income $53,567
Average Household Income $63,014
Per Capita Income $23,713
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.25% 0.17%
Households 0.19% 0.16%
Families -0.09% 0.07%
Median Household Income   1.89%
Per Capita Income   2.34%
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, PA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Marion to the other 1,764 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Pennsylvania by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 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 # 1004 43rd
Population Density1 # 1421 20th
Diversity Index2 # 279 84th
Median Household Income # 605 66th
Per Capita Income # 952 46th

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