Marion, Arkansas

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Population in 2013: 12,327 (96% urban, 4% rural). Population change since 2000: +38.5%
Males: 5,991  (48.6%)
Females: 6,336  (51.4%)
Median resident age:  33.2 years
Arkansas median age:  37.8 years

Zip codes: 72364.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $62,588 (it was $44,084 in 2000)
Marion:

$62,588
AR:

$40,112
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $26,124 (it was $19,074 in 2000)

Marion city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $145,660 (it was $95,600 in 2000)
Marion:

$145,660
AR:

$107,600
Mean prices in 2012: All housing units: $155,550; Detached houses: $157,362; Mobile homes: $16,487

Median gross rent in 2012: $717.

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  • White alone - 8,141 (66.2%)
  • Black alone - 3,503 (28.5%)
  • Hispanic - 495 (4.0%)
  • Two or more races - 89 (0.7%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 28 (0.2%)
  • Asian alone - 13 (0.1%)
  • Other race alone - 10 (0.08%)
  • American Indian alone - 6 (0.05%)

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

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Marion: 88.3 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: United States (11.5%), German (7.8%), English (6.6%), Irish (6.4%), French (1.9%), Scottish (1.7%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 03/05/1896

Elevation: 225 feet

Land area: 13.4 square miles.

Population density: 919 people per square mile   (low).

Marion,AR real estate house value index trend

Marion, Arkansas map

For population 25 years and over in Marion:

  • High school or higher: 89.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 27.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.8%
  • Unemployed: 2.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 21.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Marion city:

  • Never married: 27.4%
  • Now married: 56.3%
  • Separated: 1.6%
  • Widowed: 2.9%
  • Divorced: 11.8%

384 residents are foreign born (0.3% Africa).

This city:  3.1%
Arkansas:  4.4%



According to our research of Arkansas and other state lists there were 17 registered sex offenders living in Marion, Arkansas as of May 06, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Marion to the number of sex offenders is 723 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is near the state average.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,201 (0.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $785 (0.7%)

Marion satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Memphis, TN (14.4 miles , pop. 650,100).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (412.6 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities: Sunset, AR (1.0 miles ), West Memphis, AR (2.0 miles ), Jericho, AR (2.4 miles) , Crawfordsville, AR (2.7 miles ), Clarkedale, AR (2.7 miles ), Edmondson, AR (3.0 miles ), Shelby Forest, TN (3.4 miles ), Jennette, AR (3.5 miles) .

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 103 buildings, average cost: $114,300
  • 1998: 119 buildings, average cost: $116,100
  • 1999: 117 buildings, average cost: $117,300
  • 2000: 90 buildings, average cost: $111,300
  • 2001: 60 buildings, average cost: $116,100
  • 2002: 52 buildings, average cost: $144,400
  • 2003: 143 buildings, average cost: $127,100
  • 2004: 175 buildings, average cost: $143,900
  • 2005: 201 buildings, average cost: $160,900
  • 2006: 240 buildings, average cost: $177,200
  • 2007: 200 buildings, average cost: $176,600
  • 2008: 84 buildings, average cost: $171,300
  • 2009: 45 buildings, average cost: $148,600
  • 2010: 36 buildings, average cost: $176,900
  • 2011: 35 buildings, average cost: $178,400
  • 2012: 42 buildings, average cost: $172,800

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 35.21 N, Longitude: 90.20 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -3,388 (-27.5%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 1,133 (18.7%)

Area code: 870

Marion household income distribution Marion home values distribution

Crime rates in Marion by Year
Type 2001 2004 2005 2006 2007 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 000000020
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.016.10.0
Rapes 211414385
per 100,000 22.310.910.540.49.731.623.564.340.7
Robberies 572218613710
per 100,000 55.876.121.120.2174.247.5101.856.381.3
Assaults 483549314058445348
per 100,000 535.5380.5515.8313.0387.2458.8344.6426.1390.2
Burglaries 98215282132189155150171
per 100,000 100.4891.51600.0827.91277.71495.11213.91206.01390.2
Thefts 220253255219240190235262245
per 100,000 2454.52750.62684.22211.22323.11503.01840.42106.41991.9
Auto thefts 1420881818191421
per 100,000 156.2217.484.280.8174.2142.4148.8112.6170.7
Arson 000101115
per 100,000 0.00.00.010.10.07.97.88.040.7
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 293.2) 278.5319.3369.3272.5358.3330.1310.0390.1349.6

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City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Crime rate in Marion detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 30 (27 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.20
Arkansas average:

1.98
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

10.6%
Arkansas:

6.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +4,155 (+87.5%).
Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Retail trade (15%)
  • Manufacturing (14%)
  • Construction (11%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (10%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (6%)
  • Wholesale trade (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (24%)
  • Educational services (23%)
  • Retail trade (7%)
  • Manufacturing (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (5%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (5%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (12%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (8%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (5%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (4%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (4%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (8%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (7%)
  • Registered nurses (7%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Financial clerks except bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (4%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (4%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (4%)

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

Average climate in Marion, Arkansas

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Marion-area historical tornado activity is near Arkansas state average. It is 104% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/21/1984, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 6.0 miles away from the Marion city center injured 3 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 12/14/1987, a category F3 tornado 7.5 miles away from the city center killed 6 people and injured 121 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Marion-area historical earthquake activity is near Arkansas state average. It is 74% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/25/1976 at 00:41:20, a magnitude 5.0 (4.9 MB, 5.0 LG, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 30.6 miles away from the city center
On 5/4/1991 at 01:18:54, a magnitude 5.0 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 96.3 miles away from Marion center
On 4/27/1989 at 16:47:49, a magnitude 4.7 (4.6 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.3 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 60.5 miles away from the city center
On 3/25/1976 at 01:00:11, a magnitude 4.5 (4.1 MB, 4.5 LG) earthquake occurred 32.0 miles away from the city center
On 9/26/1990 at 13:18:51, a magnitude 5.0 (4.7 MB, 4.8 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 7.7 mi) earthquake occurred 140.6 miles away from Marion center
On 5/4/2001 at 06:42:12, a magnitude 4.7 (4.2 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.5 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 112.6 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Crittenden County (13) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 9, Floods: 7, Tornadoes: 4, Winter Storms: 4, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Marion topographic map

Birthplace of: John Tate (boxer) - Boxer, Ray Brown - 2005 NFL player (Washington Redskins, born: Dec 12, 1962), Jerry Franklin - Football player, Ray Brown (offensive lineman) - Football player.

Hospitals and medical centers in Marion:

  • DAVITA - RENAL CARE OF MARION (BELLA-VISTA COMMONS)
  • WILLOWBEND AT MARION (101 BROUGHAM AVENUE)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Marion:

  • BROADWAY HEALTHCARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; WEST MEMPHIS, AR)
  • CRITTENDEN MEMORIAL HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 5 miles away; WEST MEMPHIS, AR)
  • HAVEN HOSPICE SERVICES (Hospital, about 5 miles away; WEST MEMPHIS, AR)
  • FMCNA - EAST ARKANSAS (Dialysis Facility, about 5 miles away; WEST MEMPHIS, AR)
  • GERIATRIC NURSING CENTER (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; WEST MEMPHIS, AR)
  • HEALTH CARE AND REHABILITATION CENTER OF WEST MEMP (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; WEST MEMPHIS, AR)
  • LEISURE LODGE INC (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; WEST MEMPHIS, AR)

Amtrak station near Marion:

  • 10 miles: MEMPHIS (545 S. MAIN ST.) . Services: ticket office, partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for car rental service, call for taxi service, public transit connection.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Marion:

  • Southwest Tennessee Community College (about 11 miles; Memphis, TN; Full-time enrollment: 8,043)
  • Rhodes College (about 13 miles; Memphis, TN; FT enrollment: 2,052)
  • University of Memphis (about 14 miles; Memphis, TN; FT enrollment: 17,427)
  • Northwest Mississippi Community College (about 43 miles; Senatobia, MS; FT enrollment: 6,607)
  • Arkansas State University-Main Campus (about 52 miles; Jonesboro, AR; FT enrollment: 12,323)
  • Coahoma Community College (about 69 miles; Clarksdale, MS; FT enrollment: 2,284)
  • University of Mississippi (about 70 miles; University, MS; FT enrollment: 17,642)

Public high school in Marion:

  • MARION HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 845; Location: 1 PATRIOT DR; Grades: 10 - 12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Marion:

  • MARION JUNIOR HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 678; Location: 2 PATRIOT DR; Grades: 08 - 09)
  • MARION INTERMEDIATE SCHOOL (Students: 622; Location: 100 L H POLK; Grades: 04 - 05)
  • MARION MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 602; Location: 10 PATRIOT DR; Grades: 06 - 07)
  • MARION ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 593; Location: 235 MILITARY RD; Grades: 02 - 03)
See full list of schools located in Marion

User submitted facts and corrections:

  • http://www.crittendencountyarkansas.org Crittenden County Open Portal Website
  • UT Bowld Hospital is closed & has merged with the former Methodist (Central) Hospital to form Methodist University Hospital. The distance from Marion is about 1-2 miles greater than the Bowld Hospital.

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Notable locations in Marion: Crittenden County Courthouse (A), Marion Police Department (B), Marion Emergency Medical Services (C), Marion Fire Department Station 1 (D), Marion Fire Department Station 2 (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Marion include: Jackson Chapel (A), Reynold Grove Church (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Hotels: Journey Inn (3733 Interstate 55) (1), Best Western Regency Motor Inn (Interstate 55 & Highway) (2), Hallmarc Inn of America (2980 Interstate 55) (3). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Courts: Marion-City - Police Court (14 Military Road) (1), Crittenden-County - Circuit Court Judge- Circuit Court Judge Chambers- John Fogl (116 Mound City Road) (2), Crittenden County - Circuit Court Judge Chambers (Court House) (3), West Memphis-City - Municipal Court (100 Court Street) (4). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Crittenden County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 97.8. This is worse than average.

City:

97.8
U.S.:

74.2

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2012 was 0.254. This is about average. Closest monitor was 9.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.254
U.S.:

0.303

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 9.33. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 0.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.33
U.S.:

6.58

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 0.573. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 4.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.573
U.S.:

1.929

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 30.2. This is about average. Closest monitor was 0.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

30.2
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 18.6. This is about average. Closest monitor was 4.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

18.6
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 8.73. This is about average. Closest monitor was 0.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.73
U.S.:

9.14

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

MARION WATERWORKS (Population served: 10,300, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2005, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-14-2005), St Public Notif received (OCT-28-2005), St Compliance achieved (NOV-09-2006)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2005, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-06-2005), St Public Notif received (OCT-06-2005), St Compliance achieved (NOV-09-2006)
LAKESHORE ESTATES WATER ASSN (Population served: 1,004, Purch groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUN-2005, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-10-2005), St Compliance achieved (NOV-16-2006)
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • 3 minor monitoring violations
CLARKEDALE-JERICHO WATER ASSOC (Population served: 955, Purch groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • OCCT/SOWT Study/Recommendation - In SEP-10-2010, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (2 times from FEB-15-2011 to FEB-16-2011)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUN-2005, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-10-2005), St Compliance achieved (SEP-27-2006)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In JUL-01-2010, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (2 times from FEB-15-2011 to FEB-15-2011)
  • One minor monitoring violation
HEAFER-BLACK OAK WATER ASSOC (Population served: 481, Purch groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One minor monitoring violation
HWY 64 WATER ASSOCIATION (Population served: 228, Purch groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUN-2005, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-10-2005), St Compliance achieved (SEP-27-2006)
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 minor monitoring violations
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 7.7%
(4.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 14.1% for Black residents, 23.7% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents, 0.0% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 23.1% for other race residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.7 people
Arkansas:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  74.5%
Whole state:  67.6%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  5.4%
Whole state:  5.7%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households
80 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
13 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness in 2010
87 people in nursing homes in 2000
18 people in other noninstitutional group quarters in 2000

Marion, Arkansas environmental map by EPA

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Marion compared to Arkansas state average:

  • Median household income above state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage above state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.

Banks with branches in Marion (2011 data):

  • Fidelity National Bank: Marion Branch at 330 West Military Road, branch established on 1989/06/08; Midway Branch at 1200 State Highway 77, branch established on 2000/06/16. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $332.5 mil, Deposits: $293.6 mil, headquarters in West Memphis, AR, positive income, 5 total offices, Holding Company: Carlson Bancshares, Inc.
  • Regions Bank: Marion West Branch at 141 Block Street, branch established on 1990/07/25. Info updated 2011/02/24: Bank assets: $123,368.2 mil, Deposits: $98,301.3 mil, headquarters in Birmingham, AL, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1778 total offices, Holding Company: Regions Financial Corporation
  • SunTrust Bank: Marion Main Office 950 at 115 Block Street, branch established on 1938/03/23. Info updated 2010/05/27: Bank assets: $171,291.7 mil, Deposits: $129,833.2 mil, headquarters in Atlanta, GA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1716 total offices, Holding Company: Suntrust Banks, Inc.
  • First Community Bank of Eastern Arkansas: First Community Bank Of Eastern Arka at 205 Block Street, branch established on 1998/10/13. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $115.5 mil, Deposits: $101.2 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 2 total offices, Holding Company: Fcb Financial Services, Inc
  • First National Bank of Eastern Arkansas: Marion Branch at 1381 Highway 64, branch established on 1998/10/28. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $355.0 mil, Deposits: $314.3 mil, headquarters in Forrest City, AR, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 14 total offices, Holding Company: Bancshares Of Eastern Arkansas, Inc.
  • Helena National Bank: Marion Branch at 2770 Highway 77, branch established on 2005/12/05. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $175.4 mil, Deposits: $149.9 mil, headquarters in Helena, AR, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 6 total offices, Holding Company: Helena Bancshares, Inc.

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Marion, Arkansas:

  • Best Western Regency, I-55 & US 64, Marion, AR 72364 , Phone: (870) 739-3278
  • Comfort Inn, 2700 Interstate 55 Service Rd, Marion, AR 72364 , Phone: (870) 739-2323, Fax: (870) 739-2324
All 2 fire-safe hotels and motels in Marion, Arkansas

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 (51%)
  • Utility gas (46%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2%)
  • No fuel used (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

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

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 41.67%
Here: 41.7%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchChurches of ChristAssemblies of GodChurch of God (Cleveland, Tennessee)
Adherents58.4%12.1%7.7%5.6%2.8%
Congregations25.5%9.8%15.7%7.8%7.8%
NameCatholic ChurchAmerican Baptist AssociationBaptist Missionary Association of AmericaPresbyterian Church (USA)Other
Adherents2.7%2.2%2.2%1.6%4.8%
Congregations5.9%3.9%2.0%2.0%19.6%
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: 14
Crittenden County:

2.69 / 10,000 pop.
Arkansas:

2.02 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.19 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.25 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Crittenden County:

0.19 / 10,000 pop.
Arkansas:

0.59 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 25
Crittenden County:

4.80 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.94 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 15
Here:

2.88 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.66 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

12.7%
Arkansas:

9.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Crittenden County:

34.2%
Arkansas:

29.1%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

13.9%
State:

13.6%
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 2$7,043$42,2580$0
Other Government Administration 9$22,721$30,2950$0
Judicial and Legal 9$52,239$69,6523$2,615
Police Protection - Officers 21$65,339$37,3373$1,681
Police - Other 1$2,250$27,0002$1,450
Firefighters 0$0 41$41,186
Streets and Highways 9$19,967$26,6230$0
Solid Waste Management 9$16,037$21,3830$0
Parks and Recreation 3$13,135$52,5400$0
Water Supply 8$26,238$39,3570$0
Local Libraries 0$0 1$377
Other and Unallocable 5$16,429$39,4303$4,749
Totals for Government 76$241,398$38,11553$52,058

5.66% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($27,526 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.66%
Arkansas average:

6.94%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Shelby County, TN  1.51% ($25,388 average AGI)
from St. Francis County, AR  0.40% ($23,357)
from Craighead County, AR  0.28% ($27,408)


6.75% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($30,000 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.75%
Arkansas average:

6.84%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Shelby County, TN  1.76% ($30,868 average AGI)
to St. Francis County, AR  0.36% ($22,047)
to Craighead County, AR  0.29% ($21,490)

Strongest AM radio stations in Marion:

  • WDIA (1070 AM; 50 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WGSF (1030 AM; 50 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: FLINN BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WJCE (680 AM; 10 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: ENTERCOM MEMPHIS LICENSE, LLC)
  • WCRV (640 AM; 50 kW; COLLIERVILLE, TN; Owner: BOTT BROADCASTING COMPANY/TENNESSEE)
  • WHBQ (560 AM; 5 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: FLINN BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KWAM (990 AM; 10 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: CONCORD MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • WREC (600 AM; 5 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WMQM (1600 AM; 50 kW; LAKELAND, TN; Owner: WMQM, INC.)
  • KSUD (730 AM; 1 kW; WEST MEMPHIS, AR; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • WBBP (1480 AM; 5 kW; MEMPHIS, TN)
  • WMC (790 AM; 5 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WPLX (1170 AM; 10 kW; GERMANTOWN, TN; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • WLRM (1380 AM; 3 kW; MILLINGTON, TN; Owner: WORLD OVERCOMERS OUTREACH MINISTRIES)

Strongest FM radio stations in Marion:

  • KXHT (107.1 FM; MARION, AR; Owner: FLINN BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KJMS (101.1 FM; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WHRK (97.1 FM; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WYPL (89.3 FM; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: MEMPHIS/SHELBY COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARY & INFO CNTR.)
  • WSRR-FM (98.1 FM; MILLINGTON, TN; Owner: KOOL BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WMC-FM (99.7 FM; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WGKX (105.9 FM; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: KIX BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WRVR-FM (104.5 FM; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: ENTERCOM MEMPHIS LICENSE, LLC)
  • KKLV (94.7 FM; TURRELL, AR; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • WEGR (102.7 FM; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WHAL-FM (95.7 FM; OLIVE BRANCH, MS; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WKNO-FM (91.1 FM; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: MID-SOUTH PUBLIC COMMUNICATIONS FOUNDATION)
  • WUMR (91.7 FM; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: THE UNIVERSITY OF MEMPHIS)
  • WQOX (88.5 FM; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: MEMPHIS CITY SCHOOLS)
  • WMBZ (94.1 FM; GERMANTOWN, TN; Owner: ENTERCOM MEMPHIS LICENSE, LLC)
  • WMFS (92.9 FM; BARTLETT, TN; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORP. OF ILLINOIS)
  • WEVL (89.9 FM; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: SOUTHERN COMMUNICATION VOLUNTEERS, INC.)
  • KTRQ (102.3 FM; COLT, AR; Owner: EAST ARKANSAS BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • WMPS (107.5 FM; GERMANTOWN, TN; Owner: FLINN BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • K213CN (90.5 FM; WEST MEMPHIS, AR; Owner: COMMUNITY BROADCASTING, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Marion:

  • W67CV (Channel 67; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: GEORGE S. FLINN, JR.)
  • WBXP-CA (Channel 44; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: THE BOX WORLDWIDE LLC)
  • WREG-TV (Channel 3; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: NEW YORK TIMES MANAGEMENT SERVICES)
  • W42BY (Channel 42; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: THREE ANGELS BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC,)
  • WMC-TV (Channel 5; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: RAYCOM AMERICA, INC.)
  • WHBQ-TV (Channel 13; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • WPXX-TV (Channel 50; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: FLINN BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WJRJ-LP (Channel 59; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • WKNO (Channel 10; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: MID-SOUTH PUBLIC COMMUNICATIONS FOUNDATION)
  • WLMT (Channel 30; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WPTY-TV (Channel 24; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • W57CG (Channel 57; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: GEORGE S. FLINN, JR.)
  • KVTJ (Channel 48; JONESBORO, AR; Owner: AGAPE CHURCH, INC.)
  • W61BP (Channel 61; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: JIMMY BOYD)
  • WBUY (Channel 40; HOLLY SPRINGS, MS; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)

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

Marion, Arkansas:
  • Fatal accident count: 32
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 100
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 5
  • Fatalities: 54
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 169
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 6
Arkansas average:
  • Fatal accident count: 79
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 120
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 31
  • Fatalities: 87
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 204
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 9
See more detailed statistics of Marion fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

40 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Marion)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

4
  • MARION WS, I-55 S, 1 Mi S (Lat: 35.211194 Lon: -90.208972), Type: Mast, Structure height: 6 m, Overall height: 12.2 m, Call Sign: WNXJ557
    Assigned Frequencies: 159.195 MHz, 151.010 MHz, 156.045 MHz, 151.055 MHz, 155.475 MHz
    Grant Date: 07/02/2011, Expiration Date: 09/18/2021
    Registrant: Ar State Highway And Transportation Dept., Little Rock, AR 72203, Phone: (501) 569-2012, Fax: (501) 569-2011, Email:
  • Cty Ct House (Lat: 35.216194 Lon: -90.198972), Call Sign: KNEN407
    Assigned Frequencies: 37.1600 MHz, 37.2000 MHz, 37.2400 MHz, 37.2600 MHz
    Grant Date: 11/16/2012, Expiration Date: 01/20/2023
    Registrant: Crittenden County Sheriff\'s Dept, 350 Afco Road, West Memphis, AR 72301, Phone: (870) 702-2010, Fax: (870) 702-2086, Email:
  • 215 Military Rd (Lat: 35.228694 Lon: -90.204806), Call Sign: WCK671
    Assigned Frequencies: 154.463 MHz
    Grant Date: 01/17/2013, Expiration Date: 03/02/2023
    Registrant: Saic, Inc / Entergy Services, Inc, 425 West Capitol Ave., Little Rock, AR 72203-0551, Phone: (501) 340-3116, Fax: (501) 340-3188, Email:
  • Lat: 35.233417 Lon: -90.333444, Structure height: 0 m, Call Sign: WPXR999
    Assigned Frequencies: 155.205 MHz, 155.340 MHz
    Grant Date: 05/07/2013, Expiration Date: 05/30/2023, Certifier: Charlie A Tacito
    Registrant: Leading Edge Wireless, 3882 S Perkins Rd, Memphis, TN 38118, Phone: (901) 370-6330, Fax: (901) 370-4598, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • STATION, 215 Military Rd (Lat: 35.212306 Lon: -90.204528), Overall height: 32 m, Call Sign: WNEK207
    Assigned Frequencies: 6130.51 MHz
    Grant Date: 09/16/2010, Expiration Date: 10/16/2020
    Registrant: Saic, Inc / Entergy Services, Inc, 425 West Capitol Ave, Little Rock, AR 72203-0551, Phone: (501) 340-3116, Fax: (501) 340-3188, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

60 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Marion)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

18 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Marion)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 3 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED10$131,2523$140,22011$132,4051$15,2901$102,0000$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$00$01$103,3000$00$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$81,7101$77,9605$125,8481$21,5100$01$29,500
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$04$152,9080$00$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$01$86,0400$00$00$0
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Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0308.01 , 0308.02

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2008
(Based on 3 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
NumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED2$166,205
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$0
Choose year:  2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0308.01 , 0308.02

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 95
  • Hazardous Condition: 16
  • Good Intent Call: 27

Incident types - Marion

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Marion, AR
Businesses in Marion, AR
NameCountNameCount
AutoZone1Lane Furniture1
Baskin-Robbins1McDonald's1
Best Western1Quiznos1
Burger King1SONIC Drive-In1
Chevrolet1Subway2
Comfort Inn1Taco Bell1
FedEx1U-Haul1
H&R Block1UPS1
KFC1Wendy's1

Marion on our top lists:

  • #1 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Truck transportation (population 5,000+)"
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  • #13 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Communications equipment operators (population 5,000+)"
  • #14 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Agricultural workers including supervisors (population 5,000+)"
  • #14 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Truck transportation (population 5,000+)"
  • #67 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage population increases in the 1990s) (population 5,000+)"
  • #67 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage increase in population in the 1990s (pop 5,000+)"
  • #79 on the list of "Top 101 cities with high-earning residents located near cities with low-earning residents (pop 5,000+)"
  • #42 (72364) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Celtic first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
  • #9 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest number of infant deaths per 1000 residents 2000-2003 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #15 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Ozone (1-hour) air pollution readings in 2005 (ppm)"
  • #23 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Ozone (8-hour) air pollution readings in 2005 (ppm)"
  • #56 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest number of births per 1000 residents 2000-2003 (pop 50,000+)"
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