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Marion County
  • County in Oregon

Report Card

grade B minus
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Public Schools
    grade B minus
  2. Housing
    grade C minus
  3. Nightlife
    grade A
  4. Good for Families
    grade B
  5. Diversity
    grade A minus
  6. Jobs
    grade B minus
  7. Weather
    grade B minus
  8. Cost of Living
    grade C minus
  9. Health & Fitness
    grade A
  10. Outdoor Activities
    grade A
  11. Commute
    grade B+

editorial

Marion County is located in Oregon with a population of 344,037. In Marion County, most residents own their homes. In Marion County there are a lot of bars, restaurants, coffee shops, and parks. Many families and young professionals live in Marion County and residents tend to lean conservative. The public schools in Marion County are above average.

About

Population
344,037

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$293,800
National
$244,900
Median Rent
$1,129
National
$1,163
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    39%
  • Own
    61%
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Crime & Safety

Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    213.5
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    2.6
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    28.8
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    79.8
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    448
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    2,680.1
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    432.7
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade A minus
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    13%
  • 10-17 years
    11%
  • 18-24 years
    9%
  • 25-34 years
    14%
  • 35-44 years
    13%
  • 45-54 years
    12%
  • 55-64 years
    12%
  • 65+ years
    16%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    8%
    national  13%
  • Bachelor's degree
    16%
    national  21%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    35%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    26%
    national  26%
  • Less than high school diploma
    14%
    national  11%

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