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Marion, Montana - Basic Facts

The Marion Census Designated Place had a population of 969 as of July 1, 2017.

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.

Montana is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The Marion Census Designated Place is located within Kalispell Southwest Division of Flathead County.

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, 2017.

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Marion, MT Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 969
Daytime Population: Workers 167
Daytime Population: Residents 569
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 736
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.76
Population in Households 939
Population in Familes 770
Population in Group Qrtrs 30
Population Density2 57
Diversity Index3 12


Median Household Income $45,117
Average Household Income $65,317
Per Capita Income $25,781


Total Housing Units 460 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 288 (62.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 73 (15.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 99 (21.5%)
Median Home Value $261,957
Average Home Value $311,545


Total Households 361
Average Household Size 2.6
Family Households 251
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 1.24% 2.29%
Households 1.08% 2.28%
Families 0.28% 2.06%
Median Household Income   4.44%
Per Capita Income   4.25%

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, 2017 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 # 91 75th
Population Density # 265 27th
Diversity Index # 271 26th
Median Household Income # 202 45th
Per Capita Income # 222 39th

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