Marion County, AL

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2022 Population
29,203
0.643% 1-year decline
US Senator
Tommy Tuberville
Republican Party
US Senator
Katie Britt
Republican Party
2022 Median Age
44
0.901% 1-year decrease
2022 Poverty Rate
16.4%
5.89% 1-year decrease
2022 Median Household Income
$49,743
11.7% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$104,300
17.1% 1-year growth

About

In 2022, Marion County, AL had a population of 29.2k people with a median age of 44 and a median household income of $49,743. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Marion County, AL declined from 29,392 to 29,203, a −0.643% decrease and its median household income grew from $44,551 to $49,743, a 11.7% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Marion County, AL are White (Non-Hispanic) (90.8%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (3.81%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (2.31%), Other (Hispanic) (1.61%), and White (Hispanic) (0.565%).

None of the households in Marion County, AL reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

99.5% of the residents in Marion County, AL are U.S. citizens.

In 2022, the median property value in Marion County, AL was $104,300, and the homeownership rate was 72.9%.

Most people in Marion County, AL drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 27.2 minutes. The average car ownership in Marion County, AL was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

Marion County, AL is home to a population of 29.2k people, from which 99.5% are citizens. As of 2022, 1.04% of Marion County, AL residents were born outside of the country (305 people).

In 2022, there were 23.8 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (26.5k people) in Marion County, AL than any other race or ethnicity. There were 1.11k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 676 Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

99.5%
2022 Citizenship
99.2%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 99.5% of Marion County, AL residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Marion County, AL was 99.2%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Marion County, AL
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    26.5k ± 239
  2. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    1.11k ± 137
  3. Two+ (Non-Hispanic)
    676 ± 277
2.71%
Hispanic Population
790 people

In 2022, there were 23.8 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (26.5k people) in Marion County, AL than any other race or ethnicity. There were 1.11k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 676 Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

2.71% of the people in Marion County, AL are hispanic (790 people).

The following chart shows the 7 races represented in Marion County, AL as a share of the total population.

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Foreign-Born Population

1.04%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
305 people
1.35%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
398 people

As of 2022, 1.04% of Marion County, AL residents (305 people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.6%. In 2021, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Marion County, AL was 1.35%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    549 ± 153
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    338 ± 164
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    123 ± 75

Marion County, AL has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.62 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Marion County, AL employs 11.6k people. The largest industries in Marion County, AL are Manufacturing (2,407 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (1,732 people), and Educational Services (1,098 people), and the highest paying industries are Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($60,515), Wholesale Trade ($53,125), and Transportation & Warehousing ($51,394).

Occupations

11.6k
2022 Value
± 880
−1.38%
1 Year decline
± 11.1%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Marion County, AL declined at a rate of −1.38%, from 11.7k employees to 11.6k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Marion County, AL, are Production Occupations (1,770 people), Office & Administrative Support Occupations (1,193 people), and Management Occupations (942 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Marion County, AL.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

11.6k
2022 Value
± 880
−1.38%
1 Year decline
± 11.1%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Marion County, AL declined at a rate of −1.38%, from 11.7k employees to 11.6k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Marion County, AL, are Manufacturing (2,407 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (1,732 people), and Educational Services (1,098 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Marion County, AL, though some of these residents may live in Marion County, AL and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Median Earnings by Industry

$42,176
Median earning men ± $3,970
$29,191
Median earning women ± $2,119

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Educational Services, & Health Care & Social Assistance ($60,833), Wholesale Trade ($58,297), and Information ($55,500).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Public Administration ($35,833), Educational Services, & Health Care & Social Assistance ($35,034), and Wholesale Trade ($33,147).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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2.1%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between February 2022 and February 2023

As of February 2023, there are 2.13M people employed in Alabama. This represents a 2.1% increase in employment when compared to February 2022.

Right after the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, during April 2020, a general dip can be seen across industry sectors, resulting in an overall decline in employment by 11.2%.

The following chart shows monthly employment numbers for each industry sector in Alabama.

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Establishments by Size

The industries with the most establishments
  1. 275
    Educational Services, Health Care & Social Assistance
  2. 163
    Finance & Insurance, and Real Estate, Rental & Leasing
  3. 135
    Manufacturing

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Marion County, AL went to Donald J. Trump with 88.4% of the vote. The runner-up was Joseph R Biden Jr. (10.6%), followed by Other (1.01%).

Tommy Tuberville and Katie Britt are the senators currently representing the state of Alabama. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

Alabama is currently represented by 7 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

US Senators from Alabama

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Tommy Tuberville
Senator from Alabama2
Assumed office on January 3, 2021
Katie Britt
Senator from Alabama3
Assumed office on January 3, 2023

Tommy Tuberville and Katie Britt are the senators currently representing Alabama.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

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US Representatives from Alabama

Alabama is currently represented by 7 members in the U.S. house.

Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the members for Alabama have changed over time starting in 2008.

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Education

Awarded Degrees over Time

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Educational Pyramid

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In 2022, 0.905% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 0.822% of women were in the same situation.

This visualization shows the gender distribution of the population according to the academic level reached.

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Educational Attainment

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Race

The most common educational levels obtained by the working population in 2022 were High School or Equivalent (1.23M), Some college (913k), and Secondary Education (625k).

This visualization illustrates the percentage distribution of the population according to the highest educational level reached. You can filter the data by race by using the selector above.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Marion County, AL was $104,300 in 2022, which is 0.37 times smaller than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $89,100 to $104,300, a 17.1% increase. The homeownership rate in Marion County, AL is 72.9%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Marion County, AL have an average commute time of 27.2 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Marion County, AL is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Marion County, AL is $49,743. In 2022, the tract with the highest Median Household Income in Marion County, AL was Census Tract 9642 with a value of $58,512, followed by Census Tract 9646 and Census Tract 9645, with respective values of $48,967 and $46,629.

Property

$104,300
Median Property Value 2022
±$10,616
$8,031
Median Property Taxes
±$567

The following chart display owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Marion County, AL the largest share of households pay taxes in the < $800 range.

The chart underneath the paragraph shows the property taxes in Marion County, AL compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies.

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Rent vs Own

72.9%
Homeownership
2022
67.5%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 72.9% of the housing units in Marion County, AL were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 73.7%.

This chart shows the percentage of owner in Marion County, AL compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 9642
  2. Census Tract 9646
  3. Census Tract 9645

In 2022, the tract with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Marion County, AL was Census Tract 9642 with a value of $58,512, followed by Census Tract 9646 and Census Tract 9645, with respective values of $48,967 and $46,629.

The following map shows all of the tracts in Marion County, AL colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Household Income

Please note that the buckets used in this visualization were not evenly distributed by ACS when publishing the data.
$49,743
Median Household Income
± $3,692
11k
Number of Households
± 748

In 2022, the median household income of the 11k households in Marion County, AL grew to $49,743 from the previous year's value of $44,551.

The following chart displays the households in Marion County, AL distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $75k - $100k range.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Marion County, AL is from Alabama.
0.458
2022 Wage GINI in Alabama
0.458
2021 Wage GINI in Alabama

In 2022, the income inequality in Alabama was 0.458 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.0777% growth from 2021 to 2022, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even. The GINI for Alabama was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Alabama in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2022
  1. Drove Alone (86.4%)
  2. Carpooled (8.99%)
  3. Worked At Home (3.23%)

In 2022, 86.4% of workers in Marion County, AL drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (8.99%) and those who worked at home (3.23%).

The following chart shows the number of households using each mode of transportation over time, using a logarithmic scale on the y-axis to help better show variations in the smaller means of commuting.

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Commute Time

27.2 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Marion County, AL have a longer commute time (27.2 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 5.34% of the workforce in Marion County, AL have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Marion County, AL distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Marion County, AL have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

16.4% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Marion County, AL (4.71k out of 28.6k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 12.5%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 45 - 54, followed by Females 18 - 24 and then Females 25 - 34.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Marion County, AL is White, followed by Black and Two Or More.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Health

89% of the population of Marion County, AL has health coverage, with 38.1% on employee plans, 21.1% on Medicaid, 15.1% on Medicare, 12.7% on non-group plans, and 1.99% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Marion County, AL see 3714 patients per year on average, which represents a 24.8% increase from the previous year (2976 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 5941 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 5941 patients per year.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 48.9% were men and 51.1% were women.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

3,714 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Marion County, AL

Primary care physicians in Marion County, AL see an average of 3,714 patients per year. This represents a 24.8% increase from the previous year (2,976 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Marion County, AL in comparison to its neighboring geographies.

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Health Care Diversity

In 2022, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 22.9% under 18 years, 18.1% between 18 and 34 years, 38.8% between 35 and 64 years, and 20.3% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 48.9% were men and 51.1% were women.

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Uninsured People

11%
Uninsured
38.1%
Employer Coverage
21.1%
Medicaid
15.1%
Medicare
12.7%
Non-Group
1.99%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Marion County, AL declined by 4.79% from 11.6% to 11%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Marion County, AL changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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Health Outcomes

Indicator

In 2022, the number of deaths among residents under age 18 per 100,000 population was 80.9 in Marion County, AL.

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Health Behaviors

Indicator

In 2022, the percentage of the adult population (age 18 and older) that reports a body mass index (BMI) greater than or equal to 30 kg/m2 (age-adjusted) was 35.9% in Marion County, AL.

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Clinical Care

Indicator

In 2022, the percentage of population under age 65 without health insurance was 12.3% in Marion County, AL.

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