Marion, SC

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Living in Marion

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 percentage of adults in Marion who are college-educated is close to the national average for all communities of 21.84%: 20.39% of the adults in Marion have a bachelor's degree or advanced 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.

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