Marion is a somewhat small city located in the state of South Carolina. With a population of 6,326 people and four constituent neighborhoods, Marion is the 64th largest community in South Carolina.
Unlike some cities, Marion isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Marion are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Marion is a city of professionals, transportation and shipping workers, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Marion who work in sales jobs (11.24%), business and financial occupations (10.65%), and teaching (9.50%).
The education level of Marion citizens, measured as those with bachelor's degrees or advanced degrees, is similar to the national average for all American cities and towns. 20.39% of adults 25 and older in Marion have a college degree.
The per capita income in Marion in 2018 was $19,301, which is lower middle income relative to South Carolina, and low income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $77,204 for a family of four. However, Marion contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Marion is a somewhat ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Marion home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Marion residents report their race to be Black or African-American, followed by White. Important ancestries of people in Marion include African, Scots-Irish, Irish, French, and German.
The most common language spoken in Marion is English. Other important languages spoken here include Chinese and Vietnamese.