Marion, WI Profile: Facts & Data


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Marion, Wisconsin - Basic Facts

The City of Marion had a population of 1,241 as of July 1, 2018.

The primary coordinate point for Marion is located at latitude 44.6773 and longitude -88.9024 in Waupaca County. The formal boundaries for the City of Marion (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.45 sq. miles and a water area of 0.14 sq. miles. Waupaca County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 850 feet.

The City of Marion (GNIS ID: 1583657) 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.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Marion: Perrys Mill, Perry's Mill, Perrys Mills.

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Marion, WI Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 1,241
Population in Households 1,241
Population in Familes 987
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 507
Diversity Index3 10


Median Household Income $46,771
Average Household Income $62,526
Per Capita Income $25,792


Total Housing Units 621 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 392 (63.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 140 (22.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 89 (14.3%)
Median Home Value $115,991
Average Home Value $132,737


Total Households 532
Average Household Size 2.33
Family Households 360
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population -0.18% -0.31%
Households -0.14% -0.19%
Families 0.31% -0.22%
Median Household Income   2.33%
Per Capita Income   3.04%

Marion, WI - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Marion to the other 774 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Wisconsin by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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 # 353 55th
Population Density # 467 40th
Diversity Index # 582 26th
Median Household Income # 577 26th
Per Capita Income # 511 34th

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