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Marion County pop. 66,501

Ohio’s communities thrive when people feel safe, have good jobs and can make ends meet. Unfortunately, a job doesn’t always mean a living. As incomes decline, more and more families are unable to afford the rising cost of the basics—like food, housing, child care and health care. When all Ohioans have access to the tools needed to meet their basic needs, we all benefit from a stronger economy and a more prosperous society. What to learn more? Click through the county resources below.

Household Median Income

Source: U.S. Census Bureau, 2003-2013 Median Household Income Estimates

More about Marion County

Marion County Human Service Profile (The Center for Community Solutions) PDF

Marion County Conditions for Children and Families (PCSAO) PDF

Medicaid Expansion’s Impact on Marion County (Advocates for Ohio’s Future) PDF

Family Budget Calculator in 2014 dollars (Economic Policy Institute)

  • If it were not for food stamps (SNAP) and soup kitchens in the area that we patronize we would seriously be worse off. These services enable my family to feel more secure. The support has allowed me to seek out employment in the social service field.

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