42% unemployed in Marion in 2017


42 percent of Marion residents between 16 and 65 years old were unemployed in 2017, according to data obtained from the U.S. Census Bureau.

The percentage of unemployed residents was greater than the statewide total of 33.3 percent for this demographic group. In 2017 the total Marion population reached 1,506.

Out of 873 people who had a job, 19 were employed in the Armed Forces and 854 belonged to the civilian labor force.

The total unemployment numbers include residents of all ages who are not working.

Employment status in Marion for 2017
Employment status
Number of people
Percentage of population
Not employed
633
42
Employed
873
58
Employed in civilian labor force
854
56.7
Employed in armed forces
19
1.3

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