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Population in 2012: 3,574 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: +1.8%
 

Males: 1,755  (49.1%)
Females: 1,819  (50.9%)

Median resident age:  30.7 years
Alabama median age:  43.1 years

Zip codes: 36756.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $39,757 (it was $24,330 in 2000)
Marion:

$39,757
AL:

$41,574
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $16,233

Marion city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $101,038 (it was $51,300 in 2000)
Marion:

$101,038
AL:

$123,200
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $244,312; Detached houses: $267,751; Mobile homes: $52,964

Median gross rent in 2012: $500.

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Marion races chart
  • Black alone - 2,357 (63.9%)
  • White alone - 1,213 (32.9%)
  • Hispanic - 71 (1.9%)
  • Asian alone - 23 (0.6%)
  • Two or more races - 13 (0.4%)
  • American Indian alone - 7 (0.2%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 1 (0.03%)
  • Other race alone - 1 (0.03%)

Races in Marion detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth


Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Marion: 82.0 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: United States (9.0%), German (7.9%), English (4.2%), Irish (3.2%), French (2.3%), Scottish (2.0%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 376 feet

Land area: 10.6 square miles.

Population density: 338 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).

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For population 25 years and over in Marion:

  • High school or higher: 82.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 14.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.8%
  • Unemployed: 8.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 29.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Marion city:

  • Never married: 50.7%
  • Now married: 34.2%
  • Separated: 1.9%
  • Widowed: 7.0%
  • Divorced: 6.2%

19 residents are foreign born

This city:  0.5%
Alabama:  2.9%



According to our research of Alabama and other state lists there were 22 registered sex offenders living in Marion, Alabama as of September 20, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Marion to the number of sex offenders is 162 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $285 (0.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $199 (0.2%)

Marion satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Tuscaloosa, AL (41.6 miles , pop. 77,906).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Montgomery, AL (63.4 miles , pop. 201,568).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Houston, TX (516.7 miles , pop. 1,953,631).

Nearest cities: Hamburg, AL (2.3 miles) , Sprott, AL (3.3 miles) , Heiberger, AL (3.3 miles) , Newbern, AL (3.6 miles ), Mount Herman Valley, AL (4.0 miles) , Greensboro, AL (4.1 miles ), Uniontown, AL (4.1 miles ), Prairie Eden-Newbern, AL (4.4 miles) .

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 7 buildings, average cost: $44,600
  • 1998: 1 building, cost: $62,000
  • 1999: 2 buildings, average cost: $62,500
  • 2000: 3 buildings, average cost: $55,000
  • 2001: 3 buildings, average cost: $80,000
  • 2002: 1 building, cost: $60,000
  • 2003: 1 building, cost: $59,000
  • 2004: 2 buildings, average cost: $66,000
  • 2005: 0 buildings
  • 2006: 0 buildings
  • 2007: 0 buildings
  • 2008: 0 buildings
  • 2009: 0 buildings
  • 2010: 0 buildings
  • 2011: 0 buildings
  • 2012: 0 buildings

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Average cost (in $1000s)


Latitude: 32.63 N, Longitude: 87.32 W

Area code: 334

Marion household income distribution Marion home values distribution


 

Crime rates in Marion by Year
Type 2003 2004 2005 2007 2008 2009 2011
Murders 0000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 0121110
per 100,000 0.028.357.429.631.930.60.0
Robberies 71031310
per 100,000 202.5282.786.029.695.830.60.0
Assaults 3534463336320
per 100,000 1012.4961.31319.2978.41149.1978.60.0
Burglaries 3543374040640
per 100,000 1012.41215.71061.11185.91276.71957.20.0
Thefts 991701951511301080
per 100,000 2863.84806.35592.24476.74149.43302.80.0
Auto thefts 112412114100
per 100,000 318.2678.5344.1326.1127.7305.80.0
Arson N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A1
per 100,000 N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A27.0
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 298.9) 493.5657.1688.1537.6572.1544.30.0

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Crime rate in Marion detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 6 (5 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.35
Alabama average:

2.41

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Marion, Alabama accommodation, waste management - Economy and Business Data

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

14.7%
Alabama:

6.6%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: -686 (-16.3%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Educational services (22%)
  • Manufacturing (13%)
  • Utilities (12%)
  • Finance and insurance (10%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (10%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (9%)
  • Construction (6%)
  • Manufacturing (22%)
  • Retail trade (19%)
  • Health care and social assistance (13%)
  • Educational services (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (7%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (7%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (6%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (6%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (4%)
  • Postsecondary teachers (4%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (8%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (8%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5%)
  • Financial clerks except bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (5%)
  • Counselors, social workers, and other community and social service specialists (5%)

Work and jobs in Marion: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

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Tornado activity:

Marion-area historical tornado activity is near Alabama state average. It is 129% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/27/1973, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 29.0 miles away from the Marion city center killed 7 people and injured 199 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 12/11/1961, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 4.8 miles away from the city center injured 2 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Marion-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Alabama state average. It is 75% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 1/18/1999 at 07:00:53, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 53.5 miles away from the city center
On 11/7/2004 at 11:20:21, a magnitude 4.4 (4.4 MB, 4.3 MW, 4.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 35.9 miles away from Marion center
On 6/24/1975 at 11:11:36, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB) earthquake occurred 81.0 miles away from the city center
On 12/12/1997 at 08:42:20, a magnitude 4.0 (3.9 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 57.6 miles away from the city center
On 11/28/1999 at 11:00:09, a magnitude 3.8 (3.5 MB, 3.8 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 54.3 miles away from Marion center
On 8/19/2004 at 23:51:49, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 MW, 3.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 44.3 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Perry County (11) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 6
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 5, Storms: 4, Floods: 3, Tornadoes: 3, Winds: 3, Snowfall: 1, Drought: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Marion topographic map

Birthplace of: Margaret Lea Houston - First Lady of the Republic/State of Texas, Hal Kemp - Jazz clarinetist, Marvin Moore - College basketball player (Mississippi Rebels).


Hospitals/medical centers in Marion:

  • PERRY COUNTY NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, 505 EAST LAFAYETTE STREET)
  • SOUTHLAND NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, 500 SHIVERS TERRACE)

Political contributions by individuals in Marion, AL

Airports located in Marion:


Local government website: www.marional.gov

Colleges/Universities in Marion:

  • Marion Military Institute (Full-time enrollment: 467; Location: 1101 Washington St; Public; Website: www.marionmilitary.edu)
  • Judson College (FT enrollment: 248; Location: 302 Bibb St; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.judson.edu)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Marion:

  • Shelton State Community College (about 37 miles; Tuscaloosa, AL; Full-time enrollment: 3,652)
  • University of Montevallo (about 42 miles; Montevallo, AL; FT enrollment: 2,494)
  • The University of Alabama (about 42 miles; Tuscaloosa, AL; FT enrollment: 24,935)
  • University of West Alabama (about 47 miles; Livingston, AL; FT enrollment: 2,279)
  • Lawson State Community College-Birmingham Campus (about 62 miles; Birmingham, AL; FT enrollment: 2,542)
  • Alabama State University (about 63 miles; Montgomery, AL; FT enrollment: 4,561)
  • Virginia College-Birmingham (about 65 miles; Birmingham, AL; FT enrollment: 4,160)

Public high school in Marion:

Private high school in Marion:

  • MARION ACADEMY (Students: 106; Location: 2002 PRIER DR; Grades: PK - 12)

Public elementary/middle school in Marion:

See full list of schools located in Marion

Library in Marion:

  • MARION-PERRY COUNTY LIBRARY (Operating income: $65,134; Location: 202 WASHINGTON STREET; 12,457 books; 2,213 audio materials; 1,190 video materials; 81 state licensed databases; 41 print serial subscriptions; 19 electronic serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Marion: Marion Country Club (A), Church Square (B), Perry County Courthouse (C), Marion City Hall (D), Bowling Library (E), Marion Volunteer Fire Department (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Marion include: Turner African Methodist Episcopal Chapel (A), Siloam Baptist Church (B), First Presbyterian Church (C), First Methodist Church (D), First Baptist Church (E), Church of God (F), Saint Wilfrids Episcopal Church (G), Nebo Methodist Church (H), Marion Methodist Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Saint Wilfrids Cemetery (1), Marion Cemetery (2), Pinecrest Memorial Cemetery (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoirs: Wilbourne Lake (A), Floyd Cook Lake (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Hotels: Marion Motel (Highway 5), Gateway Inn (1615 Highway 5 South).

Courts: Alabama State - District Attorney 4th Judicial Circuit (Perry County Courtho), Perry County - Commissioners Court (Court House).

 
Perry County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential
Air pollution and air quality trends
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AQI  Ozone  PM2.5 NO2

Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 31.3. This is about average.
City:

31.3
U.S.:

32.0
Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 26.4. This is about average. There were 20 monitors within city limits.
City:

26.4
U.S.:

28.3
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 9.50. This is about average. There were 18 monitors within city limits.
City:

9.50
U.S.:

9.59
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2002 was 20.8. This is about average. There were 22 monitors within city limits.
City:

20.8
U.S.:

24.6
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 8.66. This is about average. There were 6 monitors within city limits.
City:

8.66
U.S.:

9.39

Drinking water stations with addresses in Marion and their reported violations in the past:

MARION WATER DEPARTMENT (Address: PO DRAWER 959 , Population served: 4323, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In OCT-2001, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-09-2001), St Public Notif received (NOV-27-2001)

Drinking water stations with addresses in Marion that have no violations reported:

  • PERRY COUNTY WATER AUTHORITY (Address: P O BOX 485, Population served: 2550, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 16.3%
(0.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 25.2% for Black residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This city:  2.5 people
Alabama:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  65.8%
Whole state:  67.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  4.9%
Whole state:  4.7%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 1.0% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.1% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Marion, AL

People in group quarters in Marion in 2010:

  • 569 people in college/university student housing
  • 135 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 17 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities

People in group quarters in Marion in 2000:

  • 317 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 139 people in nursing homes
  • 15 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)

Marion compared to Alabama state average:

Marion, Alabama environmental map by EPA

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  • Black race population percentage above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Median age significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.
  • Number of college students above state average.


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Banks with branches in Marion (2011 data):

  • West Alabama Bank & Trust: Perry County Branch at 1014 Washington Street, branch established on 1973/07/27. Info updated 2011/02/24: Bank assets: $593.3 mil, Deposits: $467.6 mil, headquarters in Reform, AL, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 14 total offices, Holding Company: West Alabama Capital Corp.
  • Marion Bank and Trust Company: Marion Bank And Trust Company at 332 South Washington Street, branch established on 1934/03/17. Info updated 2011/02/24: Bank assets: $256.8 mil, Deposits: $217.0 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 2 total offices, Holding Company: Marion Bancshares, Inc.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Marion travel time to work - commute


Marion mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (57%)
  • Utility gas (35%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (8%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

2000 Presidential Elections Results

2004 Presidential Elections Results

2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results



Religion statistics for Marion city (based on Perry County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 30.07%
Here30.1%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist Church USA National Primitive Baptist ConventionNational Association of Free Will BaptistsOther
Adherents46.5%33.2%5.4%4.2%10.7%
Congregations25.8%32.3%12.9%3.2%25.8%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 4
Perry County:

3.73 / 10,000 pop.
Alabama:

1.89 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Perry County:

0.93 / 10,000 pop.
Alabama:

0.65 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 6
Perry County:

5.59 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.32 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 5
Here:

4.66 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.75 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

17.0%
Alabama:

11.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Perry County:

40.2%
Alabama:

31.7%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

5.4%
State:

13.5%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 1$3,403$40,8361$475
Other Government Administration 0$0 6$2,375
Police Protection - Officers 8$21,812$32,7182$2,891
Firefighters 0$0 2$971
Streets and Highways 5$7,109$17,0620$0
Welfare 2$3,113$18,6780$0
Solid Waste Management 6$9,691$19,3820$0
Sewerage 1$1,745$20,9400$0
Parks and Recreation 1$1,550$18,6004$1,680
Other and Unallocable 5$6,290$15,0960$0
Totals for Government 29$54,713$22,64015$8,392


4.89% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($24,663 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.89%
Alabama average:

6.81%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Dallas County, AL  0.87% ($13,345 average AGI)
from Jefferson County, AL  0.45% ($27,200)
from Tuscaloosa County, AL  0.45% ($47,267)


6.01% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($24,419 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.01%
Alabama average:

6.16%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Tuscaloosa County, AL  0.89% ($27,300 average AGI)
to Dallas County, AL  0.74% ($20,760)
to Hale County, AL  0.71% ($24,792)

Strongest AM radio stations in Marion:

  • WJUS (1310 AM; 5 kW; MARION, AL; Owner: GRACE BAPTIST TEMPLE CHURCH)
  • WJOX (690 AM; 50 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WAPI (1070 AM; 50 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WDJC (850 AM; 50 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: KIMTRON, INC.)
  • WNSI (810 AM; 50 kW; JACKSONVILLE, AL; Owner: UNITED BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WTSK (790 AM; 5 kW; TUSCALOOSA, AL; Owner: APEX BROADCASTING INC.)
  • WASG (550 AM; 25 kW; ATMORE, AL; Owner: 550 AM, INC)
  • WCPC (940 AM; 50 kW; HOUSTON, MS; Owner: WCPC BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WMSP (740 AM; 10 kW; MONTGOMERY, AL; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WSJC (810 AM; 50 kW; MAGEE, MS; Owner: FAMILY TALK RADIO)
  • WKNG (1060 AM; daytime; 50 kW; TALLAPOOSA, GA; Owner: WKNG, INC.)
  • WACV (1170 AM; 10 kW; MONTGOMERY, AL; Owner: MONTGOMERY BROADCAST PROPERTIES, LTD)
  • WACT (1420 AM; 5 kW; TUSCALOOSA, AL; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)

Strongest FM radio stations in Marion:

  • WANZ (100.7 FM; NORTHPORT, AL; Owner: APEX BRAODCASTING INC.)
  • WTUG-FM (92.9 FM; TUSCALOOSA, AL; Owner: APEX BROADCASTING INC.)
  • WNPT-FM (102.9 FM; LINDEN, AL; Owner: BECKHAM PALMER III AS RECEIVER)
  • WDXB (102.5 FM; JASPER, AL; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WDGM (99.1 FM; GREENSBORO, AL; Owner: WARRIOR BROADCASTING INC.)
  • WVFG (107.5 FM; UNIONTOWN, AL; Owner: CHARLES E. JONES, JR.)
  • WAPR (88.3 FM; SELMA, AL; Owner: UA-ASU-TSU EDUCATIONAL RADIO CORP.)
  • WBHJ (95.7 FM; TUSCALOOSA, AL; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WJAM-FM (97.3 FM; ORRVILLE, AL; Owner: SCOTT COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WALX (100.9 FM; SELMA, AL; Owner: ALEXANDER BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WBFZ (105.3 FM; SELMA, AL; Owner: IMANI COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION, INC)
  • WAQU (91.1 FM; SELMA, AL; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • WDXX (100.1 FM; SELMA, AL; Owner: BROADSOUTH COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WZNJ (106.5 FM; DEMOPOLIS, AL; Owner: ROSS COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Marion:

  • WBIH (Channel 29; SELMA, AL; Owner: FLINN BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WAKA (Channel 8; SELMA, AL; Owner: ALABAMA BROADCASTING PARTNERS)
  • WDVZ-CA (Channel 3; GREENSBORO, AL; Owner: TTI, INC.)
  • WJMY-CA (Channel 28; DEMOPOLIS, AL; Owner: TTI, INC.)
  • WDBB (Channel 17; BESSEMER, AL; Owner: WDBB-TV, INC.)
  • WCFT-TV (Channel 33; TUSCALOOSA, AL; Owner: TV ALABAMA, INCORPORATED)
  • WIIQ (Channel 41; DEMOPOLIS, AL; Owner: ALABAMA EDUCATIONAL TELEVISION COMMISSION)
  • WLDM (Channel 23; TUSCALOOSA, AL; Owner: CHANNEL 23, LLC)
  • W46BU (Channel 46; TUSCALOOSA, AL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2011 (per 100,000 population)

Marion, Alabama:
  • Fatal accident count: 16
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 25
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 9
  • Fatalities: 19
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 46
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 2
Alabama average:
  • Fatal accident count: 105
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 164
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 27
  • Fatalities: 115
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 269
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 10

See more detailed statistics of Marion fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 15
Total length: 51 meters (167ft)
Total costs: $18,359,000
Total average daily traffic: 17,242
Total average daily truck traffic: 3,061

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 1920-1929: 1
  • 1930-1939: 0
  • 1940-1949: 0
  • 1950-1959: 5
  • 1960-1969: 1
  • 1970-1979: 0
  • 1980-1989: 2
  • 1990-1999: 0
  • 2000-2009: 6
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Marion, AL

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Marion)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

64 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers:

3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Marion, AL)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

12 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

6
  • STATION, On Peeridge Rd N Of Co Rd 30 2.75 Mi E Of (Lat: 32.617333 Lon: -87.272194), Overall height: 68.6 m, Call Sign: WNEP859
    Assigned Frequencies: 1885.00 MHz
    Grant Date: 04/10/1998, Expiration Date: 12/04/2001, Cancellation Date: 05/15/1998
    Registrant: Phone: (202) 328-4500
  • On Peeridge Rd N Of Cr30 2.75 Mi E (Lat: 32.617333 Lon: -87.272194), Overall height: 68.6 m, Call Sign: WPND819
    Assigned Frequencies: 1875.00 MHz
    Grant Date: 03/28/1997, Expiration Date: 03/28/2002, Cancellation Date: 10/17/1997
    Registrant: Phone: (202) 328-4500
  • Marion, On Co. Hwy 29, 2.6 Mi Nnw (Lat: 32.668611 Lon: -87.337944), Type: Tower, Structure height: 93 m, Overall height: 96 m, Call Sign: WPND863
    Assigned Frequencies: 952.831 MHz, 928.831 MHz
    Grant Date: 03/16/2012, Expiration Date: 03/31/2022
    Registrant: Levine, Blaszak, Block & Boothby, LLP, 2001 L Street, Nw, Suite 900, Washington, DC 20036, Phone: (202) 857-2574, Fax: (202) 223-0833, Email:
  • Marion, In City (Lat: 32.625444 Lon: -87.326111), Type: Tower, Structure height: 67.1 m, Call Sign: WPQP217
    Assigned Frequencies: 6345.49 MHz, 6256.54 MHz
    Grant Date: 06/22/2010, Expiration Date: 07/13/2020, Certifier: John C Nettles
    Registrant: Pine Belt Telephone Co Inc, 3984 County Road 32, Arlington, AL 36722-0279, Phone: (334) 385-2106, Fax: (334) 385-2103, Email:
  • OSBOAL, On Cr 64, 3 Mi. W Of Int. Of Cr 64 & Sr 219 Near (Lat: 32.686444 Lon: -87.143944), Type: Tower, Structure height: 61.3 m, Overall height: 63.7 m, Call Sign: KRG34
    Assigned Frequencies: 6605.00 MHz, 6685.00 MHz, 6625.00 MHz, 6645.00 MHz
    Grant Date: 06/12/2010, Expiration Date: 08/23/2020
    Registrant: Norfolk Southern Railway Company, 1200 Peachtree St. Ne - Box 123, Atlanta, GA 30309, Phone: (404) 529-1493, Email:
  • MARION, 2.0 Miles Se (Lat: 32.602333 Lon: -87.294972), Overall height: 91.1 m, Call Sign: WHO588, Licensee ID: L00008228
    Assigned Frequencies: 6004.50 MHz, 5974.85 MHz, 6063.80 MHz, 6123.10 MHz
    Grant Date: 08/22/2000, Expiration Date: 08/01/2010, Cancellation Date: 03/04/2002
    Registrant: Bellsouth Telecommunications Incorporated, 22j64 Bsc 675 W Peachtree St Ne, Atlanta, GA 30375

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

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  • Call Sign: KF4YRR, Licensee ID: L01466943
    Grant Date: 02/18/2009, Expiration Date: 02/18/2019
    Registrant: Josh I Ingram, Rte 1 Box 20, Marion, AL 36756
  • Call Sign: N4DCS
    Grant Date: 10/21/1997, Expiration Date: 10/21/2007, Cancellation Date: 10/22/2009
    Registrant: Donald Bixler, Marion, AL 36756
  • Call Sign: NN4C, Previous Call Sign: KS4AP, Licensee ID: L00332723
    Grant Date: 09/26/2006, Expiration Date: 12/18/2016
    Registrant: Truman Williams Jr., 701 West Green Street, Marion, AL 36756-2111
  • Call Sign: WR4O, Previous Call Sign: KB4NF, Licensee ID: L00162064
    Grant Date: 01/06/2012, Expiration Date: 03/31/2022, Certifier: James L Hartley
    Registrant: James L Hartley, 980 W Green St, Marion, AL 36756
  • Call Sign: KG4QDM, Licensee ID: L00421350
    Grant Date: 10/05/2011, Expiration Date: 11/19/2021, Certifier: Bonnie A Simmons
    Registrant: Bonnie A Simmons, 1845 County Rd 162, Marion, AL 36756

FAA Registered Aircraft:

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  • Aircraft: LUSCOMBE 8A (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 86 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR A&C65 SERIES (65 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 1338K , Serial Number: 4065, Year manufactured: 1946
    Registrant (Individual): Thomas E Moore, , Marion, AL 36756
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 172D (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR 0-300 SER (145 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 2963U , Serial Number: 17250563, Year manufactured: 1963, Airworthiness Date: 02/12/1965
    Registrant (Individual): Michael Moore, 203 Polk St, Marion, AL 36756
  • Aircraft: AERONCA 0-58B (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 71 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR A&C65 SERIES (65 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 57685 , Serial Number: 058B8683, Year manufactured: 1943
    Registrant (Individual): Thomas E Moore, , Marion, AL 36756
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-28-150 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 107 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 5889W , Serial Number: 28-2627, Year manufactured: 1965, Airworthiness Date: 08/18/1965
    Registrant (Individual): William C Williams, Po Box 415, Marion, AL 36756



Most common first names in Marion, AL among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James8172.3 years
William8174.7 years
Mary7980.1 years
John6574.0 years
Willie5773.9 years
Robert3971.3 years
Annie3881.6 years
Henry2873.6 years
Thomas2277.7 years
Emma2081.1 years
Most common last names in Marion, AL among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Moore7072.5 years
Smith6077.5 years
Williams4774.3 years
Jones4775.1 years
Nichols4279.8 years
Johnson4274.2 years
Jackson4071.5 years
Lee3478.7 years
Holifield2976.4 years
Sanders2974.3 years
Businesses in Marion, AL
NameCountNameCount
H&R Block1Subway1
Hardee's1U-Haul1
RadioShack1

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  • #82 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most people below 50% of the poverty level, excluding cities with 15% or more of residents in college and with the median age below 28"
  • #87 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)"
  • #59 on the list of "Top 101 counties with highest percentage of residents voting for Kerry (Democrat) in the 2004 Presidential Election"
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