Marion County, KS

Add Comparison

Population

12,087

1.03% decline

Median Age

45


Median Household Income

$50,212

4.77% growth

Poverty Rate

10.7%


Number of Employees

5,697

0.529% growth

Median Property Value

$81,300

1.57% decline

About

In 2017, Marion County, KS had a population of 12.1k people with a median age of 45 and a median household income of $50,212. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Marion County, KS declined from 12,213 to 12,087, a -1.03% decrease and its median household income grew from $47,926 to $50,212, a 4.77% increase.

The population of Marion County, KS is 93.2% White Alone, 3.31% Hispanic or Latino, and 2.47% Two or More Races. N/A% of the people in Marion County, KS speak a non-English language, and 99.4% are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Marion County, KS are Tabor College (201 degrees awarded in 2017).

The median property value in Marion County, KS is $81,300, and the homeownership rate is 80.1%. Most people in Marion County, KS commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 18.9 minutes. The average car ownership in Marion County, KS is 2 cars per household.

Economy

The economy of Marion County, KS employs 5.7k people. The largest industries in Marion County, KS are Manufacturing (1,059 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (792 people), and Educational Services (744 people), and the highest paying industries are Wholesale Trade ($55,179), Utilities ($54,219), and Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($43,875).

Median household income in Marion County, KS is $50,212. Males in Marion County, KS have an average income that is 1.4 times higher than the average income of females, which is $43,397. The income inequality in Marion County, KS (measured using the Gini index) is 0.46, which is lower than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$50,212

2017 value

± $2,917

4.77%

1 Year Growth

± 8.55%

Households in Marion County, KS have a median annual income of $50,212, which is less than the median annual income of $61,937 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $47,926 in 2016, which represents a 4.77% annual growth.

Look at the chart to see how the median household income in Marion County, KS compares to that of it's neighboring and parent geographies.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

The PUMS dataset is not available at the County level, so we are showing data for Kansas.

$60,808

Average Male Salary

± $1,876

$43,397

Average Female Salary

± $1,361

In 2017, full-time male employees in Kansas made 1.4 times more than female employees.

This chart shows the gender-based wage disparity in the 5 most common occupations in Kansas by number of full-time employees.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

The PUMS dataset is not available at the County level, so we are showing data for Kansas.

Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity

  1. Asian

    $49,738 ± $7,478

  2. White

    $46,915 ± $1,173

  3. American Indian

    $42,999 ± $12,605

In 2017 the highest paid race/ethnicity of Kansas workers was Asian. These workers were paid 1.06 times more than White workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity.

This chart shows the race- and ethnicity-based wage disparities in the 5 most common occupations in Kansas by number of full-time employees.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Marion County, KS is from Kansas.

0.46

2017 Wage GINI

0.462

2016 Wage GINI

In 2017, the income inequality in Kansas was 0.46 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.417% decline from 2016 to 2017, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even.

The 2017 the GINI for Kansas was lower than than the national average of 0.479. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Kansas in comparison to the national average.

This chart shows the number of workers in Kansas across various wage buckets compared to the national average.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Income by Location

Use the dropdown to filter by race/ethnicity.

Highest Median Household Income (Total)

  1. Census Tract 4896

  2. Census Tract 4897

  3. Census Tract 4898

In 2017, the tract with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Marion County, KS was Census Tract 4896 with a value of $54,878, followed by Census Tract 4897 and Census Tract 4898, with respective values of $50,152 and $47,838.

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

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Poverty by Age and Gender

Males 18 - 24

Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

10.7% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Marion County, KS (1.21k out of 11.3k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 13.1%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Males 18 - 24, followed by Females 25 - 34 and then Females 55 - 64.

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.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Poverty by Race and Ethnicity

Largest Race or Ethnicity Living in Poverty

  1. White

    1,170 ± 140

  2. Hispanic

    29 ± 75

  3. Black

    18 ± 75

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Marion County, KS is White, followed by Hispanic and Black.

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.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Occupations

Employment by Occupations

5.7k

2017 Value

± 301

0.529%

1 Year growth

± 7.32%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Marion County, KS grew at a rate of 0.529%, from 5.67k employees to 5.7k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Marion County, KS, are Production Occupations (781 people), Office & Administrative Support Occupations (693 people), and Management Occupations (612 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Marion County, KS.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Marion County, KS, by number of employees, are Production Occupations (781 people), Office & Administrative Support Occupations (693 people), and Management Occupations (612 people).

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart
View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Most Specialized

Compared to other counties, Marion County, KS has an unusually high number of residents working as Farming, Fishing, & Forestry Occupations (3.38 times higher than expected), Production Occupations (2.36 times), and Healthcare Support Occupations (1.67 times).

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart
View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Marion County, KS, by median earnings, are Computer & Mathematical Occupations ($61,500), Architecture & Engineering Occupations ($52,917), and Management Occupations ($52,273).

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart
View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Industries

Employment by Industries

5.7k

2017 Value

± 301

0.529%

1 Year growth

± 7.32%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Marion County, KS grew at a rate of 0.529%, from 5.67k employees to 5.7k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Marion County, KS, are Manufacturing (1,059 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (792 people), and Educational Services (744 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Marion County, KS, though some of these residents may live in Marion County, KS and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Most Common

The most common industries in Marion County, KS, by number of employees, are Manufacturing (1,059 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (792 people), and Educational Services (744 people).

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart
View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Most Specialized

Compared to other counties, Marion County, KS has an unusually high number of Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting (5.67 times higher than expected), Utilities (1.92 times), and Manufacturing (1.84 times) industries.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart
View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Marion County, KS, by median earnings, are Wholesale Trade ($55,179), Utilities ($54,219), and Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($43,875).

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart
View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Domestic Trade

Domestic Production & Consumption

Domestic production and consumption consists of products and services shipped from Kansas to other states, or from other states to Kansas.

Top Domestic Production in Dollars

  1. $30B

  2. $25B

  3. $23.3B

In 2015, the top outbound Kansas product (by dollars) was Mixed freight with $30B, followed by Cereal grains ($25B) and Coal-n.e.c. ($23.3B).

The following chart shows the share of these products in relation to all outbound Kansas products.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Domestic Trade Growth

Showing data for Kansas state.

$265B

2020 Value

$357B

Projected 2045 Value

35% growth

In 2020, total outbound Kansas trade was $265B. This is expected to increase 35% to $357B by 2045.

The following chart shows how the domestic outbound Kansas trade is projected to change in comparison to its neighboring states.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Interstate Trade

Interstate trade consists of products and services shipped from Kansas to other states, or from other states to Kansas.

Most Common Trade Partners

  1. $27.7B

  2. $19.5B

  3. $18.5B

In 2015, the top outbound Kansas domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Missouri with $27.7B, followed by Texas with $19.5B and Nebraska and $18.5B.

The following map shows the amount of trade that Kansas shares with each state (excluding itself).

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Health

92.7% of the population of Marion County, KS has health coverage, with 49.1% on employee plans, 9.07% on Medicaid, 18% on Medicare, 14.9% on non-group plans, and 1.6% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in the county of Marion County, KS was $7,651 in 2014. This is a 2.99% increase from the previous year ($7,429).

Primary care physicians in Marion County, KS see 4034 patients per year on average, which represents a 32.2% increase from the previous year (3052 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 6056 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 2019 patients per year.

Comparing across all counties in the state, Allen County has the highest prevalence of diabetes (14.5%). Additionally, Morris County has the highest prevalence of adult obesity (39.9%)

Patient to Clinician Ratios

4,034 to 1

Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio

Primary care physicians in Marion County, KS see an average of 4,034 patients per year. This represents a 32.2% increase from the previous year (3,052 patients).

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

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Behavioral Health Conditions

Data only available at the state level.

State with the Highest Prevalence

  1. 8.26% of the population affected

  2. 8.13% of the population affected

  3. 7.98% of the population affected

In 2016, West Virginia had the highest prevalence of adults with major depressive episode, with 8.26% of the population affected. The second highest is Arkansas (8.13%), followed by New Hampshire (7.98%).

The following map shows the percent of individuals with major depressive episode by state over multiple years.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Access and Quality

Data only available at state level.

Most prevalent states

  1. 19.2% of adults

  2. 17.9% of adults

  3. 17.6% of adults

In 2016, Mississippi had the highest prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost, at 19.2%. It is followed by Texas (17.9%) and Louisiana (17.6%).

The following map shows the prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost by state over multiple years.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Health Care Spending

Data is only available at the state level. Showing data for Kansas.

$7,651

Total Per Capita Spending on Personal Health Care 

$4,855

Per Enrollee Private Health Insurance Spending on Personal Health Care

$6,736

Per Enrollee Medicaid Spending on Personal Health Care

$10,126

Per Enrollee Medicare Spending on Personal Health Care

Between 2013 and 2014, all personal health care spending per capita in Kansas (including private, Medicare, and Medicaid) grew 2.99%, from $7,429 to $7,651.

The following chart shows how this spending changed over time in comparison to Medicaid, Medicare, and private insurance spending, per enrollee.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Health Care Coverage

7.35%

Uninsured

49.1%

Employer Coverage

9.07%

Medicaid

18%

Medicare

14.9%

Non-Group

1.6%

Military or VA

Between 2016 and 2017, the percent of uninsured citizens in Marion County, KS declined by 4.7% from 7.71% to 7.35%.

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

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Health Risks

Data available at the county level.

Most at risk counties

  1. 14.5% prevalence

  2. 14.2% prevalence

  3. 14% prevalence

Allen County has the highest prevalence of diabetes in Kansas, at 14.5%.

The following map shows the prevalence of diabetes in Kansas by county over multiple years.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Diversity

Marion County, KS is home to a population of 12.1k people, from which 99.4% are citizens. As of 2017, 1.54% of Marion County, KS residents were born outside of the country (186 people).

The ethnic composition of the population of Marion County, KS is composed of 11.3k White Alone residents (93.2%), 400 Hispanic or Latino residents (3.31%), 299 Two or More Races residents (2.47%), 80 Black or African American Alone residents (0.662%), 35 Asian Alone residents (0.29%), 7 American Indian & Alaska Native Alone residents (0.0579%), 0 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander Alone residents (0%), and 0 Some Other Race Alone residents (0%).

Age

Age by Nativity

45

Median Native-Born Age

± 0.3

42

Median Foreign-Born Age

± 12.1

In 2017, the median age of all people in Marion County, KS was 45. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 45, were generally older than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 42. But people in Marion County, KS are getting getting younger. In 2016, the average age of all Marion County, KS residents was 45.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

1.54%

2017 Foreign-Born Population

186 people

1.42%

2016 Foreign-Born Population

174 people

As of 2017, 1.54% of Marion County, KS residents (186 people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.7%. In 2016, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Marion County, KS was 1.42%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

The following chart shows the percentage of foreign-born residents in Marion County, KS compared to that of it's neighboring and parent geographies.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Global Diversity

The PUMS dataset is not available at the County level, so we are showing data for Kansas.

Most Common Origin

  1. Mexico

    85,360 ± 7,067 people

  2. India

    11,676 ± 2,648 people

  3. Vietnam

    10,096 ± 2,463 people

In 2017, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Kansas was Mexico, the natal country of 85,360 Kansas residents, followed by India with 11,676 and Vietnam with 10,096.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Citizenship

99.4%

2017 Citizenship

99.4%

2016 Citizenship

As of 2017, 99.4% of Marion County, KS residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.2%. In 2016, the percentage of US citizens in Marion County, KS was 99.4%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

The following chart shows US citizenship percentages in Marion County, KS compared to that of it's neighboring and parent geographies.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Race and Ethnicity

Most Common

  1. White Alone

    11.3k ± 5

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    400 ± 115

  3. Two or More Races

    299 ± 53.2

In 2017, there were 28.2 times more White Alone residents (11.3k people) in Marion County, KS than any other race or ethnicity. There were 400 Hispanic or Latino and 299 Two or More Races residents, the second and third most common racial or ethnic groups.

The following bar chart shows the 8 races and ethnicities represented in Marion County, KS as a share of the total population.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period

  1. Vietnam

    319 ± 78

  2. Gulf War (1990s)

    138 ± 54

  3. Gulf War (2001-)

    93 ± 35

Marion County, KS has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 2.31 times greater than any other conflict.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Education

In 2017, universities in Marion County, KS awarded 201 degrees. The student population of Marion County, KS is skewed towards men, with 414 male students and 356 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Marion County, KS are White (150 and 76.5%), followed by Hispanic or Latino (22 and 11.2%), Unknown (9 and 4.59%), and Two or More Races (8 and 4.08%).

The largest universities in Marion County, KS by number of degrees awarded are Tabor College (201 and 100%).

The median tuition costs in Marion County, KS are $26,300 for private four year colleges, and $N/A and $N/A respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.

Concentrations

In 2015, the most common concentation for Bachelors Degree recipients in Marion County, KS was General Business Administration & Management with 24 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a Bachelors Degree from schools in Marion County, KS according to their major.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Universities

Largest Universities by degrees awarded

201 degrees awarded

$N/A

Median In-State Public

$26,300

Median Private

In 2017, the Marion County, KS institution with the largest number of graduating students was Tabor College with 201 degrees awarded.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart
View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Student Gender for Common Institutions

89

Degrees Awarded to Men

112

Degrees Awarded to Women

In 2017, 89 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Marion County, KS, which is 0.795 times less than the 112 female students who received degrees in the same year.

This chart displays the gender disparity between the institutions in Marion County, KS by degrees awarded.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Student Race and Ethnicity

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    150 degrees awarded

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    22 degrees awarded

  3. Unknown

    9 degrees awarded

In 2017 the majority of degrees awarded at institutions in Marion County, KS were to White students. These 150 degrees mean that there were 6.82 times more White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Hispanic or Latino, with 22 degrees awarded.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Housing & Living

The median property value in Marion County, KS was $81,300 in 2017, which is 0.354 times smaller than the national average of $229,700. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $82,600 to $81,300, a 1.57% decrease. The homeownership rate in Marion County, KS is 80.1%, which is higher than the national average of 63.9%. People in Marion County, KS have an average commute time of 18.9 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Marion County, KS is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Housing

Property Value

$81,300

2017 Median

± $4,641

$82,600

2016 Median

± $4,549

In 2017, the median property value in Marion County, KS declined from to $81,300 from the previous year's value of $82,600.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Marion County, KS compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies and, second, owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property value buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Marion County, KS the largest share of households have a property value in the $100k - $125k range.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart
View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Household Income

Please note that the buckets used in this visualization were not evenly distributed by ACS when publishing the data.

$50,212

Median Household Income

± $2,917

4.86k

Number of Households

± 268

In 2017, the median household income of the 4.86k households in Marion County, KS grew to $50,212 from the previous year's value of $47,926.

The following chart displays the households in Marion County, KS 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.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Property Taxes

$800 - $1,499

Average Range

This chart shows the households in Marion County, KS distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Marion County, KS the largest share of households pay taxes in the $800 - $1,499 range.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Rent vs Own

80.1%

2017 Homeownership

80.4%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 80.1% of the housing units in Marion County, KS were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 80.4%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is higher than the national average of 63.9%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Marion County, KS compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Commute Time

18.9 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Marion County, KS have a shorter commute time (18.9 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.1 minutes). Additionally, 1% of the workforce in Marion County, KS have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

The chart below shows how the median household income in Marion County, KS compares to that of it's neighboring and parent geographies.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart
View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel

  1. Drove Alone

    78.1%

  2. Carpooled

    9.25%

  3. Walked

    6.18%

In 2017, the most common method of travel for workers in Marion County, KS was Drove Alone (78.1%), followed by those who Carpooled (9.25%) and those who Walked (6.18%).

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.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Transportation

Car Ownership

2 cars

Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Marion County, KS distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Marion County, KS have 2 cars, followed by 3 cars.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart