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Marion County, Ohio

Marion County, Ohio
Marion County Courthouse
Seal of Marion County, Ohio
Map of Ohio highlighting Marion County
Location in the state of Ohio
Map of the United States highlighting Ohio
Ohio's location in the U.S.
Founded May 1, 1824
Named for Francis Marion
Seat Marion
Largest city Marion
 • Total 404 sq mi (1,046 km2)
 • Land 404 sq mi (1,046 km2)
 • Water 0.4 sq mi (1 km2), 0.1%
 • (2010) 66,501
 • Density 165/sq mi (64/km²)
Congressional districts 4th, 12th
Time zone Eastern: UTC-5/-4
Website .us.oh.marion.cowww

Marion County is a

  • Marion County Government website
  • Marion County (Ohio) travel guide from Wikivoyage

External links

  1. ^ a b "State & County QuickFacts". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved February 9, 2015. 
  2. ^ "Find a County". National Association of Counties. Retrieved 2011-06-07. 
  3. ^ "Ohio: Individual County Chronologies". Ohio Atlas of Historical County Boundaries. The Newberry Library. 2007. Retrieved February 14, 2015. 
  4. ^ Gannett, Henry (1905). The Origin of Certain Place Names in the United States. U.S. Government Printing Office. p. 200. 
  5. ^ "2010 Census Gazetteer Files". United States Census Bureau. August 22, 2012. Retrieved February 9, 2015. 
  6. ^ "Annual Estimates of the Resident Population for Incorporated Places: April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2014". Retrieved June 4, 2015. 
  7. ^ "U.S. Decennial Census". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved February 9, 2015. 
  8. ^ "Historical Census Browser". University of Virginia Library. Retrieved February 9, 2015. 
  9. ^ Forstall, Richard L., ed. (March 27, 1995). "Population of Counties by Decennial Census: 1900 to 1990". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved February 9, 2015. 
  10. ^ "Census 2000 PHC-T-4. Ranking Tables for Counties: 1990 and 2000" (PDF). United States Census Bureau. April 2, 2001. Retrieved February 9, 2015. 
  11. ^ "American FactFinder".  


See also

  • Bellaire Gardens
  • Big Island
  • Brush Ridge
  • Centerville
  • Claridon
  • Decliff
  • Espyville
  • Kirkpatrick
  • Lynn
  • Martel
  • Meeker
  • Oak Knoll
  • Owens
  • Tobias

Unincorporated communities




Map of Marion County, Ohio with municipal and township labels


Marion County is represented by two members of the Ohio House of Representatives, as it is split between the 82nd District and the 83rd District. State Representative Jeff McClain is currently serving his second term representing the constituents in the 82nd Ohio House district, and state Representative Dorothy Pelanda is serving the remainder of a two-year term that expires in 2013 on behalf of the 83rd Ohio House district. The entirety of Marion County lies in the 26th Ohio Senate District, currently represented by Marion native and Marion Catholic alumnus Dave Burke, who was appointed to the seat in July 2011.


The median income for a household in the county was $38,709, and the median income for a family was $45,297. Males had a median income of $33,179 versus $23,586 for females. The per capita income for the county was $18,255. About 7.40% of families and 9.70% of the population were below the poverty line, including 13.60% of those under age 18 and 5.50% of those age 65 or over.

In the county, the population was spread out with 24.50% under the age of 18, 8.30% from 18 to 24, 30.30% from 25 to 44, 23.50% from 45 to 64, and 13.40% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 37 years. For every 100 females there were 106.90 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 107.10 males.

There were 24,578 households out of which 32.30% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 54.50% were married couples living together, 11.40% had a female householder with no husband present, and 29.80% were non-families. 25.10% of all households were made up of individuals and 10.90% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.50 and the average family size was 2.98.

As of the census[11] of 2000, there were 66,217 people, 24,578 households, and 17,253 families residing in the county. The population density was 164 people per square mile (63/km²). There were 26,298 housing units at an average density of 65 per square mile (25/km²). The racial makeup of the county was 92.10% White, 5.75% Black or African American, 0.19% Native American, 0.52% Asian, 0.01% Pacific Islander, 0.49% from other races, and 0.95% from two or more races. 1.09% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.


Adjacent counties

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 404 square miles (1,050 km2), of which 404 square miles (1,050 km2) is land and 0.4 square miles (1.0 km2) (0.1%) is water.[5] It is the fifth-smallest county in Ohio by total area.



  • Geography 1
    • Adjacent counties 1.1
  • Demographics 2
  • Government 3
  • Communities 4
    • City 4.1
    • Villages 4.2
    • Townships 4.3
    • Unincorporated communities 4.4
  • See also 5
  • References 6
  • External links 7

Marion County comprises the Marion, OH Micropolitan Statistical Area, which is also included in the Columbus-Marion-Zanesville, OH Combined Statistical Area.

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