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Marion, Michigan
Village
Location of Marion, Michigan
Location of Marion, Michigan
Coordinates: 44°6′10″N 85°8′49″W / 44.10278°N 85.14694°W / 44.10278; -85.14694
Country United States
State Michigan
County Osceola
Area
 • Total 1.33 sq mi (3.44 km2)
 • Land 1.29 sq mi (3.33 km2)
 • Water 0.04 sq mi (0.11 km2)
Elevation
1,099 ft (335 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total 872
 • Estimate 
(2019)
856
 • Density 665.11/sq mi (256.74/km2)
Time zone UTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP code
49665
Area code(s) 231
FIPS code 26-51660
GNIS feature ID 0631557

Marion is a village in Osceola County in the U.S. state of Michigan. The population was 872 at the 2010 census. The village is located within Marion Township. After a 2020 election, Camren Turner was re-elected for his second term as mayor.

Geography

According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 1.39 square miles (3.60 km2), of which 1.35 square miles (3.50 km2) is land and 0.04 square miles (0.10 km2) is water.

History

Marion was named after Marion Clark. She and her husband Christopher settled in the area and began a logging camp with a saw mill. The Clarks also started a general store, delivered mail, and taught school.

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1900 741
1910 767 3.5%
1920 708 −7.7%
1930 607 −14.3%
1940 710 17.0%
1950 879 23.8%
1960 898 2.2%
1970 891 −0.8%
1980 816 −8.4%
1990 807 −1.1%
2000 836 3.6%
2010 872 4.3%
2019 (est.) 856 −1.8%
U.S. Decennial Census

2010 census

As of the census of 2010, there were 872 people, 351 households, and 234 families living in the village. The population density was 645.9 inhabitants per square mile (249.4/km2). There were 389 housing units at an average density of 288.1 per square mile (111.2/km2). The racial makeup of the village was 98.3% White, 0.1% African American, 0.5% Native American, 0.1% from other races, and 1.0% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.3% of the population.

There were 351 households, of which 36.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 45.6% were married couples living together, 14.2% had a female householder with no husband present, 6.8% had a male householder with no wife present, and 33.3% were non-families. 28.2% of all households were made up of individuals, and 15.3% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.48 and the average family size was 2.97.

The median age in the village was 37.4 years. 27.4% of residents were under the age of 18; 8.3% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 22.9% were from 25 to 44; 24.5% were from 45 to 64; and 16.7% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the village was 47.1% male and 52.9% female.

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