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Marion, Montana - Basic Facts

The Marion Census Designated Place had a population of 913 as of July 1, 2015.

The primary coordinate point for Marion is located at latitude 48.0865 and longitude -114.6796 in Flathead County. The formal boundaries for the Marion Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 16.87 sq. miles and a water area of 0.05 sq. miles. Flathead County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 3,944 feet.

The Marion Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2583826) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Marion population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2015.

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Marion, MT Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)


Total Population 913
Population in Households 883
Population in Familes 728
Population in Group Qrtrs 30
Population Density1 54
Diversity Index2 12


Total Households 344
Average Household Size 2.57
Family Households 241
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 440 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 275 (62.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 69 (15.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 96 (21.8%)
Median Home Value $212,500
Average Home Value $274,545


Median Household Income $51,030
Average Household Income $67,201
Per Capita Income $26,594
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.57% 1.9%
Households 0.56% 2.06%
Families -0.39% 1.99%
Median Household Income   2.12%
Per Capita Income   3.38%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

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Marion, MT - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Marion to the other 364 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Montana by rank and percentile using July 1, 2015 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 98 73rd
Population Density1 # 268 27th
Diversity Index2 # 269 26th
Median Household Income # 115 69th
Per Capita Income # 140 62nd

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Montana Census Data Comparison Tool.