Marion County OR Information

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Marion County Subdivisions

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

POPULATION

Total Population 325,986
Population in Households 314,127
Population in Familes 254,423
Population in Group Qrtrs 11,859
Population Density1 276
Diversity Index2 64
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 116,085
Average Household Size 2.71
Family Households 78,403
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 124,135 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 68,326 (55.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 47,759 (38.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 8,050 ( 6.5%)
Median Home Value $194,822
Average Home Value $231,927
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $48,265
Average Household Income $62,104
Per Capita Income $22,434
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.63% 0.66%
Households 0.52% 0.69%
Families 0.33% 0.58%
Median Household Income   2.75%
Per Capita Income   2.61%
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 County OR - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Marion County to the other 36 counties and county equivalents in Oregon 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 # 5 89th
Population Density1 # 3 94th
Diversity Index2 # 4 92nd
Median Household Income # 13 67th
Per Capita Income # 26 31st

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

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