Marion County FL Information


Marion County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 334,712
Population in Households 326,104
Population in Familes 260,106
Population in Group Qrtrs 8,608
Population Density1 211
Diversity Index2 49


Total Households 139,332
Average Household Size 2.34
Family Households 92,930
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 166,586 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 101,454 (60.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 37,878 (22.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 27,254 (16.4%)
Median Home Value $113,321
Average Home Value $152,422


Median Household Income $37,740
Average Household Income $51,306
Per Capita Income $21,702
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.24% 0.41%
Households 0.27% 0.44%
Families 0.1% 0.33%
Median Household Income   3.11%
Per Capita Income   2.78%
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 County FL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Marion County to the other 67 counties and county equivalents in Florida 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 # 16 78th
Population Density1 # 30 57th
Diversity Index2 # 31 52nd
Median Household Income # 44 36th
Per Capita Income # 37 46th

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