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Marion, South Dakota - Basic Facts

The City of Marion had a population of 783 as of July 1, 2015.

The primary coordinate point for Marion is located at latitude 43.4236 and longitude -97.2606 in Turner County. The formal boundaries for the City of Marion (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.87 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Turner County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,450 feet.

The City of Marion 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 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: Marion Junction, Turner Junction.

City of Marion, SD Boundary Map

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

POPULATION

Total Population 783
Population in Households 736
Population in Familes 576
Population in Group Qrtrs 47
Population Density1 902
Diversity Index2 13
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 356
Average Household Size 2.07
Family Households 220
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 392 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 250 (63.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 106 (27.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 36 ( 9.2%)
Median Home Value $82,500
Average Home Value $103,600
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $46,247
Average Household Income $52,925
Per Capita Income $24,262
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.02% 0.2%
Households 0.27% 0.33%
Families 0.71% 0.18%
Median Household Income   3.12%
Per Capita Income   3.24%
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, SD - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Marion to the other 390 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in South Dakota 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 # 95 76th
Population Density1 # 106 73rd
Diversity Index2 # 189 52nd
Median Household Income # 225 43rd
Per Capita Income # 232 41st

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