Marion County, SC

People

The total population of the County of Marion County is 31,335. The median age is 39.53

31,335

Total Population

46.03%

Male

53.97%

Female

Age Distribution

20162015201420132012

Median Age

40

Educational Attainment

The majority of the population in Marion County has a high school degree, and 23.42% have a college degree.

< Grade 9

6.09%

Grade 9-12

11.66%

High School

39.07%

Some College

19.77%

Assoc Degree

7.12%

Bach Degree

11.26%

Grad Degree

5.04%

1

in the community

15

within 50 miles

Colleges

offer Associate’s Degree or Certificate

0

in the community

7

within 50 miles

Universities

offer Bachelor’s Degree or Higher

Labor Force

Marion County has a labor force of 13,383 people, with an unemployment rate of 6.4%.

13,383

Labor Force

6.4%

Unemployment Rate

-26.44%

Unemployment Rate Change (1 year)

Where are the top jobs by occupation?

Office and Administrative support

15.32%

1,263

Sales

12.59%

1,038

Executive, Managers, and Administrators

9.38%

773

Education, Training/Library

7.52%

620

Production Workers

6.4%

528

Total Employees

8,749

20122013201420152016

The work distribution of total employees in Marion County is:

38%

Blue Collar

61%

White Collar


Total Establishments

1,019

Businesses and Jobs

Marion County has a total of 1,019 businesses. In 2016, the leading industries in Marion County were Health Care and Social Services, Education, Public Administration, and Retail.

What are the top industries by jobs?

1

Health Care and Social Services

2,162

Jobs

116

Establishments

2

Education

1,261

Jobs

35

Establishments

3

Public Administration

1,130

Jobs

97

Establishments

4

Retail

1,068

Jobs

190

Establishments

How many employees do businesses in Marion County have?

1-4

Employees

1-4 Employees

67.03%

5-9 Employees

16.29%

10-19 Employees

8.83%

20-49 Employees

5.3%

50-99 Employees

1.86%

100+ Employees

0.69%

Income and Spending

Households in Marion County earn a median yearly income of 33,242. 27.27% of the households earn more than the national average each year. Household expenditures average 42,040 per year. The majority of earnings get spent on Shelter, Transportation, Food and Beverages, Health Care, and Utilities.

$33,242

Median Household Income

0

%

more than the county

34

%

less than the state

44

%

less than the nation

Income Distribution

How do people spend most of their money?

PER HOUSEHOLD

Shelter

$8,717

Transportation

$8,010

Food and Beverages

$6,356

Health Care

$3,578

Utilities

$3,333

$42,040

Median Household Expenditure

Housing

There are 119% more households who own their homes than there are renters.

Owners vs. Renters

Transportation

Residents spend an average of 26 minutes commuting to work. Marion County is served by 31 airports within 50 miles. Rail can be accessed within the community. Interstates can be accessed 5 miles away.

26min

Commute Travel Time

1 + 31(+50 miles)

Airports in Community

5

Distance to Interstate

Freight Rail

In Community

Taxes

Top State Corporate Income Tax

5%

Top State Corporate Capital Gains Tax

5%

Top State Personal Income Tax

7%

Top State Personal Capital Gains Tax

7%

State Sales Tax

6%