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Encyclopedia > Marion County, South Carolina
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Marion County is a county located in the state of South Carolina. As of 2000, the population is 35,466. Its county seat is Marion6.


According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 1,280 km˛ (494 mi˛). 1,267 km˛ (489 mi˛) of it is land and 13 km˛ (5 mi˛) of it is water. The total area is 1.02% water.


As of the census2 of 2000, there are 35,466 people, 13,301 households, and 9,510 families residing in the county. The population density is 28/km˛ (72/mi˛). There are 15,143 housing units at an average density of 12/km˛ (31/mi˛). The racial makeup of the county is 41.69% White, 56.35% Black or African American, 0.25% Native American, 0.28% Asian, 0.01% Pacific Islander, 0.90% from other races, and 0.52% from two or more races. 1.79% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There are 13,301 households out of which 32.20% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 43.30% are married couples living together, 23.60% have a female householder with no husband present, and 28.50% are non-families. 25.40% of all households are made up of individuals and 9.70% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.64 and the average family size is 3.16.

In the county, the population is spread out with 27.60% under the age of 18, 9.70% from 18 to 24, 26.80% from 25 to 44, 23.80% from 45 to 64, and 12.10% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 35 years. For every 100 females there are 85.90 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 80.40 males.

The median income for a household in the county is $26,526, and the median income for a family is $32,932. Males have a median income of $26,133 versus $18,392 for females. The per capita income for the county is $13,878. 23.20% of the population and 18.90% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total population, 33.30% of those under the age of 18 and 23.50% of those 65 and older are living below the poverty line.

Cities and towns

  • Marion
  • Mullins
  • Nichols
  • Sellers
Regions of South Carolina
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  Results from FactBites:
South Carolina - encyclopedia article about South Carolina. (3486 words)
South Carolina is a state A U.S. state is any one of the fifty states (four of which officially favor the term commonwealth) which, together with the District of Columbia and Palmyra Atoll (an uninhabited incorporated unorganized territory), form the United States of America.
South Carolina is bounded to the north by North Carolina, to the south and west by Georgia, located across the Savannah River, and to the east by the Atlantic Ocean.
South Carolina is composed of four geographic areas, whose boundaries roughly parallel the northeast/southwest Atlantic coastline.
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