Marion County Profile

Compiled by
The County Information Program, Texas Association of Counties

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Map of County

POPULATION (Census Bureau)
County Population     «History»   «Group Quarters»  «Census 2020 Redistricting Data (county level only)»
Estimate 2021:9,645More data
Census 2020:9,725More data
Census 2010:10,546More data
Census 2000:10,941More data
Population of the County Seat (Jefferson)
Census 2020:1,875 
Census 2010:2,106 
Census 2000:2,024 
POPULATION OF PLACES IN MARION COUNTY - 2021 Estimates (Census Bureau)
Note: City and town populations include only those parts of each place found within this county. Use our «Town & City Search» to find the total population of each place.
Jefferson city:1,849More data
GENERAL INFORMATION
County Size in Square Miles (Census Bureau)
Land Area:380.9More data
Water Area:39.4More data
Total Area:420.3More data
Population Density Per Square Mile
2020:25.53More data
Urban and Rural Population of the County, 2010 (Census Bureau)
Percent Urban:0.00More data
Percent Rural:100.00More data
DEMOGRAPHICS
Ethnicity - 2021 (Census Bureau)
Percent Hispanic:4.8%More data
Race - 2021 (Census Bureau)
Percent White Alone:74.3%More data
Percent African American Alone:20.5%More data
Percent American Indian and Alaska Native Alone:1.3%More data
Percent Asian Alone:1.0%More data
Percent Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander Alone:0.1%More data
Percent Multi-Racial:2.9%More data
Race and Ethnicity - 2021 (Census Bureau)
Percent Not Hispanic White Alone:70.5%More data
Percent Not Hispanic African American Alone:20.1%More data
Age - 2021 (Census Bureau Estimates)     «Age Groups»
17 and Under:17.9%More data
65 and Older:27.0%More data
85 and Older:2.5%More data
Median Age:50.9More data
Income
Per Capita Income - 2020 (BEA):$42,536More data
Total Personal Income - 2020 (BEA):$423,656,000More data
Median Household Income - 2020 (Census Bureau):$42,024More data
Poverty - 2020 (Census Bureau)
Percent of Population in Poverty:20.0%More data
Percent of Population under 18 in Poverty:31.1%More data
Educational Attainment (Census Bureau, 2016-2020 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimate)
Percent high school graduate and higher, Age 25 and over:86.1% 
Percent bachelor's degree or higher, Age 25 and over:16.7% 
Pay (BLS)
Average Annual Pay - 2021:$42,427More data
Average Annual Pay - 2020:$35,851 
Average Annual Pay - 2019:$34,450 
Average Annual Pay - 2018:$33,565 
Average Annual Pay - 2017:$33,047 
Annual Unemployment Rate, Not Adjusted (Texas Workforce Commission)
Unemployment Rate - 2021:6.9More data
Unemployment Rate - 2020:8.3 
Unemployment Rate - 2019:4.2 
Unemployment Rate - 2018:4.5 
Unemployment Rate - 2017:5.7 
COUNTY FINANCES (Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts)
Property Taxes - 2021
Total County Tax Rate:     «Detailed Tax Rates»$0.606929More data
Total Market Value:     «Values and Levies»$1,224,106,913More data
Total Appraised Value Available for County Taxation:$755,794,069More data
Total Actual Levy:$4,587,133More data
For property tax information about a specific property, contact the Appraisal District.
Sales Tax Allocation History
CY 2021:$416,375More data
CY 2020:$457,995 
CY 2019:$402,513 
CY 2018:$531,960 
CY 2017:$333,963 
ROAD INVENTORY WITHIN MARION COUNTY (TXDOT)
Centerline Miles - 2020
IH Highways:0.000More data
US Highways:11.974More data
State Highways, Spurs, Loops, Business Routes:53.676More data
Farm or Ranch to Market Roads and Spurs:84.542More data
Pass, Park and Recreation Roads:0.000More data
Frontage Roads:0.000More data
On-System Subtotal:150.192More data
City Streets:31.173More data
Certified County Roads:349.763More data
Toll Road Authority Roads:0.000More data
Federal Roads:22.123More data
Off-System Subtotal:403.059More data
Center Line Miles: County Total:553.251More data
Lane Miles - 2020
IH Highways:0.000More data
US Highways:47.896More data
State Highways, Spurs, Loops, Business Routes:111.503More data
Farm or Ranch to Market Roads and Spurs:170.118More data
Pass, Park and Recreation Roads:0.000More data
Frontage Roads:0.000More data
On-System Subtotal:329.517More data
City Streets:62.346More data
Certified County Roads:702.562More data
Toll Road Authority Roads:0.000More data
Federal Roads:44.246More data
Off-System Subtotal:809.154More data
County Total:1,138.671More data
LINKS TO ADDITIONAL DATA
County Business Patterns (Census Bureau):     «CBP 2020»
Gross Domestic Product (BEA):     «GDP 2020»
County Agricultural Profile (USDA):     «Census of Agriculture 2017»
State & County QuickFacts (Census Bureau):     «Marion County QuickFacts»
State & County Narrative Profiles (Census Bureau):     «Narrative Profiles»
County History (Handbook of Texas Online):     «Marion County History»
Texas Almanac (Texas State Historical Association):     «Marion County»

Special Districts in Marion County.
School Districts in Marion County.
History of City Tax Rates in Marion County.

Airports in Marion County.
Hospitals in Marion County.
Prisons in Marion County.