Marion Center, PA Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Marion Center, Pennsylvania - Basic Facts

The Borough of Marion Center had a population of 450 as of July 1, 2015. Marion Center ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density and 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 Center is located at latitude 40.7705 and longitude -79.0472 in Indiana County. 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. Indiana County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 1,286 feet.

The Borough of Marion Center (GNIS ID: 1215292) has a C5 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that is independent of any county subdivision and serves as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

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

Alternate Unofficial Names for Marion Center: Marion.

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


Total Population 450
Population in Households 450
Population in Familes 383
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 606
Diversity Index2 2


Total Households 175
Average Household Size 2.57
Family Households 126
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 198 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 132 (66.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 43 (21.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 23 (11.6%)
Median Home Value $117,568
Average Home Value $133,654


Median Household Income $41,775
Average Household Income $49,448
Per Capita Income $19,062
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.04% 0.0%
Households 0.22% 0.0%
Families 0.15% 0.0%
Median Household Income   2.57%
Per Capita Income   2.9%
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.

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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, 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 # 1375 22nd
Population Density1 # 1326 25th
Diversity Index2 # 1707 3rd
Median Household Income # 1272 28th
Per Capita Income # 1573 11th

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