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Marion Center, Pennsylvania - Basic Facts

The Borough of Marion Center is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Indiana County at latitude 40.7705 and longitude -79.0472. Indiana County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 1,286 feet.

The formal official name is the Borough of Marion Center, but most people and references simply refer to it as Marion Center, Pennsylvania.

The P1 Census Class Code for Marion Center indicates a populated place that is also an incorporated place with the same name and the same census code. The Incorporated Place has a Functional Status Code "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The formal boundaries for the Borough of Marion Center (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.74 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Marion Center: Marion.

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


Total Population 454
Population in Households 454
Population in Familes 388
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 611
Diversity Index2 3


Total Households 176
Average Household Size 2.58
Family Households 127
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 199 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 134 (67.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 42 (21.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 23 (11.6%)
Median Home Value $102,000
Average Home Value $121,828


Median Household Income $43,084
Average Household Income $51,901
Per Capita Income $19,945
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.16% -0.04%
Households 0.41% 0.11%
Families 0.37% 0.0%
Median Household Income   3.16%
Per Capita Income   2.48%
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 Center, PA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Marion Center 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 # 1371 22nd
Population Density1 # 1323 25th
Diversity Index2 # 1680 5th
Median Household Income # 1167 34th
Per Capita Income # 1446 18th

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