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Marion, Pennsylvania - Basic Facts

The Marion Census Designated Place had a population of 958 as of July 1, 2015. Marion ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density and the upper quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Pennsylvania. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Marion is located at latitude 39.8607 and longitude -77.7016 in Franklin County. 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. Franklin County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 636 feet.

The Marion Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2633812) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The Marion Census Designated Place is located within Township of Guilford, a minor civil division (MCD) of Franklin County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Marion population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2015.

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Marion, PA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)


Total Population 958
Population in Households 958
Population in Familes 796
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 485
Diversity Index2 30


Total Households 365
Average Household Size 2.62
Family Households 265
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 378 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 257 (68.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 107 (28.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 13 ( 3.4%)
Median Home Value $175,342
Average Home Value $204,395


Median Household Income $49,056
Average Household Income $57,912
Per Capita Income $21,906
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.1% 0.15%
Households 0.05% 0.05%
Families -0.21% -0.08%
Median Household Income   2.12%
Per Capita Income   2.92%
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, 2015 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 # 1008 43rd
Population Density1 # 1423 19th
Diversity Index2 # 293 83rd
Median Household Income # 913 48th
Per Capita Income # 1271 28th

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