Marion, IL has a population of 17,703 people with a median age of 40.1 and a median household income of $43,146. Between 2015 and 2016 the population of Marion, IL grew from 17,588 to 17,703, a 0.65% increase and its median household income grew from $42,839 to $43,146, a 0.72% increase.
The population of Marion, IL is 86% White, 7.22% Black, and 2.72% Hispanic. 4.38% of the people in Marion, IL speak a non-English language, and 97.7% are U.S. citizens.
The largest universities in Marion, IL are Southern Illinois University-Carbondale, with 4,938 graduates, John A Logan College, with 922 graduates, and N/A, with N/A graduates.
The median property value in Marion, IL is $106,700, and the homeownership rate is 58.7%. Most people in Marion, IL commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 19.1 minutes. The average car ownership in Marion, IL is 2 cars per household.
Marion, IL is a census place located in Johnson County, IL and Williamson County, IL. It borders Creal Springs, IL; Herrin, IL; and Spillertown, IL.