Marion County FL Information


Marion County Subdivisions

Marion County FL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 350,915
Daytime Population: Workers 116,811
Daytime Population: Residents 219,129
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 335,940
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.96
Population in Households 341,586
Population in Familes 272,447
Population in Group Qrtrs 9,329
Population Density2 222
Diversity Index3 51


Median Household Income $41,939
Average Household Income $58,360
Per Capita Income $24,810


Total Housing Units 171,633 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 103,875 (60.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 40,098 (23.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 27,660 (16.1%)
Median Home Value $144,836
Average Home Value $189,737


Total Households 143,973
Average Household Size 2.37
Family Households 96,112
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.8% 0.91%
Households 0.61% 0.83%
Families 0.52% 0.77%
Median Household Income   2.54%
Per Capita Income   2.86%


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, 2017 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 # 17 76th
Population Density # 32 54th
Diversity Index # 31 55th
Median Household Income # 41 40th
Per Capita Income # 35 49th

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