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Marion, North Dakota - Basic Facts

The City of Marion had a population of 135 as of July 1, 2016. Marion ranks in the lower quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in North Dakota. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Marion is located at latitude 46.6113 and longitude -98.3387 in LaMoure County. The formal boundaries for the City of Marion (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.84 sq. miles and a water area of 0.17 sq. miles. LaMoure County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,463 feet.

The City of Marion (GNIS ID: 1036150) has a C5 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that is independent of any county subdivision and serves as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

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, 2016.

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Marion, ND Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 135
Population in Households 134
Population in Familes 113
Population in Group Qrtrs 1
Population Density1 161
Diversity Index2 4


Total Households 66
Average Household Size 2.03
Family Households 45
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 83 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 54 (65.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 11 (13.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 17 (20.5%)
Median Home Value $90,278
Average Home Value $187,727


Median Household Income $58,173
Average Household Income $78,080
Per Capita Income $31,787
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.24% 0.0%
Households 0.49% 0.3%
Families 3.63% 0.0%
Median Household Income   2.64%
Per Capita Income   2.07%
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.

Marion, ND - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Marion to the other 401 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in North Dakota by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 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 # 213 47th
Population Density1 # 290 28th
Diversity Index2 # 346 14th
Median Household Income # 169 58th
Per Capita Income # 248 38th

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