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Marion, Iowa
Tucson, Arizona
USA
PEOPLE COMPARISON HIGHLIGHTS
Marion is 1% more densely populated than Tucson.
People are 17% more likely to be married in Tucson.
The Median Age is 3.8 years older in Marion.

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PEOPLE
 Marion, IATucson, AZUnited States
 Population37,330531,641321,418,820
 Population - 201033,293518,457308,745,538
 Population - 200026,294486,699285,036,114
 Population - 199020,403405,390251,960,433
 Pop. 1990 to Now82.96%31.14%27.57%
 Pop. 2000 to Now41.97%9.23%12.76%
 Pop. Density2,3262,30391
 Land Area162313,531,905
 Water Area00264,837
 Median Age37.133.337.4
 Female Population50.38%50.45%50.81%
 Male Population49.62%49.55%49.19%
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 EST. TOTAL POPULATION BY AGE
 Marion, IATucson, AZUnited States
 Age 0 to 45.87%6.22%6.36%
 Age 5 to 97.93%6.12%6.51%
 Age 10 to 148.50%6.11%6.59%
 Age 15 to 173.79%3.57%4.03%
 Age 18 to 202.65%6.88%4.35%
 Age 21 to 243.68%8.92%5.61%
 Age 25 to 3415.21%14.37%13.47%
 Age 35 to 4414.08%11.89%12.97%
 Age 45 to 5414.29%12.06%14.09%
 Age 55 to 595.15%5.98%6.57%
 Age 60 to 645.36%5.24%5.72%
 Age 65 to 747.41%6.77%7.64%
 Age 75 to 844.39%4.08%4.26%
 Age 85 and over1.70%1.78%1.85%
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 RACE
 Marion, IATucson, AZUnited States
 White92.88%46.30%62.77%
 Black1.85%4.56%12.24%
 Asian1.99%2.65%4.95%
 Native American0.18%1.77%0.66%
 Hawaiian, Pacific Islander0.00%0.16%0.16%
 Other0.00%0.17%0.20%
 Two or More Races1.57%2.19%2.13%
 Hispanic1.54%42.21%16.90%
 Non-Hispanic98.46%57.80%83.10%
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 FAMILY
 Marion, IATucson, AZUnited States
 Households14,590204,341116,211,000
 Family Households9,446112,96676,958,100
 Non Family Households5,14491,37539,253,000
 Household Size2.432.462.63
 Married Population55.59%38.84%50.58%
 Single Population44.41%61.16%49.42%
 Now Married54.13%36.33%48.41%
 Married but Separated1.47%2.51%2.17%
 Never Married24.71%41.04%32.55%
 Widowed4.85%5.71%5.95%
 Divorced14.85%14.40%10.92%
 Married, w/children37.19%26.78%31.68%
 Married, no children40.37%35.09%41.44%
 Single, w/children14.44%24.00%16.94%
 Single, no children8.00%14.14%9.95%
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