In 2019, Marion, NC had a population of 45.2k people with a median age of 43.9 and a median household income of $43,646. Between 2018 and 2019 the population of Marion, NC grew from 45,109 to 45,227, a 0.262% increase and its median household income grew from $40,913 to $43,646, a 6.68% increase.
The 5 largest ethnic groups in Marion, NC are White (Non-Hispanic) (87.4%), White (Hispanic) (4.24%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (3.57%), Other (Hispanic) (1.85%), and Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (1.36%). 0% of the households in Marion, NC speak a non-English language at home as their primary language, and 97.3% of the residents in Marion, NC are U.S. citizens.
The largest universities in Marion, NC are McDowell Technical Community College (262 degrees awarded in 2019).
In 2019, the median property value in Marion, NC was $119,200, and the homeownership rate was 72.7%. Most people in Marion, NC drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 23.3 minutes. The average car ownership in Marion, NC was 2 cars per household.