Marion, Arkansas

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Population in 2017: 12,440 (96% urban, 4% rural).
Population change since 2000: +39.8%
Males: 5,875  (47.2%)
Females: 6,565  (52.8%)
Median resident age:

34.6 years
Arkansas median age:

38.1 years

Zip codes: 72364.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $75,126 (it was $44,084 in 2000)
Marion:

$75,126
AR:

$45,869

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $29,387 (it was $19,074 in 2000)

Marion city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $164,610 (it was $95,600 in 2000)
Marion:

$164,610
AR:

$128,500

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $181,335; detached houses: $185,024; mobile homes: $17,790

Median gross rent in 2017: $836.

March 2019 cost of living index in Marion: 85.4 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 9.1%
(4.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 16.9% for Black residents, 28.2% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 53.0% for other race residents, 3.9% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Marion, AR (2017)
    • 7,33158.3%White alone
    • 4,01531.9%Black alone
    • 5944.7%Two or more races
    • 3082.4%Hispanic
    • 1931.5%Asian alone
    • 880.7%American Indian alone
    • 480.4%Other race alone

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



According to our research of Arkansas and other state lists, there were 33 registered sex offenders living in Marion, Arkansas as of May 28, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Marion is 376 to 1.


Crime rates in Marion by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(16.1)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(8.1)
1
(8.1)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
1
(10.5)
4
(40.4)
1
(9.7)
4
(31.6)
3
(23.5)
8
(64.3)
5
(40.7)
13
(106.1)
3
(24.4)
9
(73.2)
16
(130.4)
7
(56.7)
13
(104.6)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
2
(21.1)
2
(20.2)
18
(174.2)
6
(47.5)
13
(101.8)
7
(56.3)
10
(81.3)
8
(65.3)
9
(73.1)
19
(154.5)
21
(171.1)
19
(153.8)
20
(161.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
49
(515.8)
31
(313.0)
40
(387.2)
58
(458.8)
44
(344.6)
53
(426.1)
48
(390.2)
70
(571.1)
46
(373.7)
67
(544.7)
68
(554.2)
106
(857.9)
92
(740.4)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
152
(1,600)
82
(827.9)
132
(1,278)
189
(1,495)
155
(1,214)
150
(1,206)
171
(1,390)
144
(1,175)
117
(950.5)
117
(951.1)
86
(700.9)
81
(655.6)
143
(1,151)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
255
(2,684)
219
(2,211)
240
(2,323)
190
(1,503)
235
(1,840)
262
(2,106)
245
(1,992)
244
(1,991)
402
(3,266)
360
(2,927)
383
(3,121)
309
(2,501)
322
(2,591)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
8
(84.2)
8
(80.8)
18
(174.2)
18
(142.4)
19
(148.8)
14
(112.6)
21
(170.7)
17
(138.7)
18
(146.2)
21
(170.7)
22
(179.3)
23
(186.1)
35
(281.7)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(10.1)
0
(0.0)
1
(7.9)
1
(7.8)
1
(8.0)
5
(40.7)
5
(40.8)
1
(8.1)
2
(16.3)
7
(57.0)
1
(8.1)
2
(16.1)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)344.0253.8333.8307.5288.7363.4325.6391.6325.0411.1471.1440.0486.8

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City-data.com crime index in Marion, AR

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 31 (29 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.33
Arkansas average:

2.22
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Ancestries: American (18.9%), English (7.8%), Irish (6.2%), German (3.8%), European (1.6%), Scotch-Irish (1.5%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 03/05/1896

Elevation: 225 feet

Land area: 13.4 square miles.

Population density: 927 people per square mile   (low).

Marion, Arkansas map

328 residents are foreign born (1.0% Latin America, 0.5% Europe, 0.3% Asia).

This city:

2.6%
Arkansas:

4.7%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,305 (0.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $1,437 (0.8%)

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)

Latitude: 35.21 N, Longitude: 90.20 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -3,171 (-25.2%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 1,388 (21.6%)

Area code: 870

Distribution of median household income in Marion, AR in 2017
Distribution of house value in Marion, AR in 2017
Marion satellite photo by USGS

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
  • 2013: 49 buildings, average cost: $209,600
  • 2014: 54 buildings, average cost: $196,100
  • 2015: 41 buildings, average cost: $183,700
  • 2016: 38 buildings, average cost: $181,600
  • 2017: 38 buildings, average cost: $194,800
Number of permits per 10,000 Marion, AR residents
Average permit cost in Marion, AR
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

4.0%
Arkansas:

3.4%
Historical population in Marion, AR
Historical housing units in Marion, AR

Population change in the 1990s: +4,155 (+87.5%).
Most common industries in Marion, AR (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Educational services (9.6%)
  • Health care (9.6%)
  • Truck transportation (7.5%)
  • Public administration (5.5%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (4.9%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.6%)
  • Construction (4.1%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Truck transportation (11.6%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (6.2%)
  • Public administration (6.1%)
  • Construction (5.8%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (4.1%)
  • Other transportation, support activities, couriers (4.0%)
  • Educational services (3.6%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (17.1%)
  • Educational services (16.3%)
  • Finance & insurance (7.7%)
  • Public administration (4.8%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.2%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (3.8%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (3.5%)
Most common occupations in Marion, AR (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6.5%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.6%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4.2%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.2%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.1%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (3.6%)
  • Registered nurses (3.1%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (11.6%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (7.5%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (4.9%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (4.8%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.2%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.0%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (3.6%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (8.2%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (7.0%)
  • Registered nurses (6.6%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (6.1%)
  • Financial clerks, except bookkeeping, accounting and auditing clerks (3.9%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (3.6%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (3.5%)

Average climate in Marion, Arkansas

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Marion, Arkansas environmental map by EPA

Map Legend

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO NO2 SO2 Ozone PM10 PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 71.8. This is about average.

City:

71.8
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2018 was 0.238. This is about average. Closest monitor was 9.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.238
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 7.10. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 0.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.10
U.S.:

5.56
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.395. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 4.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.395
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 27.0. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 0.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

27.0
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 19.0. This is about average. Closest monitor was 4.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

19.0
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 8.73. This is about average. Closest monitor was 0.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.73
U.S.:

8.46

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 Marion 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 the city 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 Marion 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 the city 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 (14) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 9, Floods: 7, Tornadoes: 5, Winter Storms: 4, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Marion topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Marion:

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

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:

Public elementary/middle school in Marion:

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.

Points of interest:

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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

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.

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

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
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

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.

For population 15 years and over in Marion:

Marital status in Marion, AR
  • Never married: 28.8%
  • Now married: 51.3%
  • Separated: 2.6%
  • Widowed: 4.8%
  • Divorced: 12.5%

For population 25 years and over in Marion:

  • High school or higher: 90.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 28.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 12.3%
  • Unemployed: 2.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 20.3 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.2
Arkansas average:

11.4

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Marion
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Marion, AR (based on Crittenden County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant16,64948
Black Protestant4,46617
Mainline Protestant2,8058
Catholic5253
Other4113
None26,046-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 14
Here:

2.69 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

0.19 / 10,000 pop.
Arkansas:

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

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

2.88 / 10,000 pop.
Arkansas:

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

12.7%
State:

9.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Crittenden County:

34.2%
Arkansas:

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

13.9%
State:

13.6%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Marion:

45.2%
Arkansas:

47.7%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Marion:

41.1%
Arkansas:

43.3%

Average BMI:
Here:

28.8
Arkansas:

28.9

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

22.7%
Arkansas:

21.9%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

9.2%
Arkansas:

11.1%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Marion:

6.7
Arkansas:

6.8

Overweight people:
Marion:

31.9%
Arkansas:

34.0%

General health condition:
This city:

54.3%
State:

53.7%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

80.2%
Arkansas:

77.8%

More about Health and Nutrition of Marion, AR Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2016)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 21$72,686$41,5353$2,373
Streets and Highways 9$22,212$29,6160$0
Solid Waste Management 9$17,841$23,7880$0
Judicial and Legal 9$58,113$77,4843$3,689
Other Government Administration 9$25,275$33,7000$0
Water Supply 8$29,188$43,7820$0
Other and Unallocable 5$18,276$43,8623$6,699
Parks and Recreation 3$14,612$58,4480$0
Financial Administration 2$7,836$47,0160$0
Police - Other 1$2,503$30,0362$2,044
Health 0$0 0$0
Firefighters 0$0 54$58,104
Local Libraries 0$0 1$533
Totals for Government 76$268,542$42,40166$73,442

Marion government finances - Expenditure in 2016 (per resident):

  • Construction - General - Other: $795,000 ($63.91)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $2,001,000 ($160.85)
    Regular Highways: $1,186,000 ($95.34)
    General - Other: $793,000 ($63.75)
    Water Utilities: $758,000 ($60.93)
    Solid Waste Management: $449,000 ($36.09)
    Parks and Recreation: $410,000 ($32.96)
    Financial Administration: $353,000 ($28.38)
    Sewerage: $227,000 ($18.25)
    Health - Other: $86,000 ($6.91)
    Local Fire Protection: $42,000 ($3.38)
  • Employee Retirement - Benefit Payments: $49,000 ($3.94)
    Total Cash and Deposits: $31,000 ($2.49)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $6,900,000 ($554.66)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $130,000 ($10.45)
    Sewerage: $23,000 ($1.85)
    Water Utilities: $3,000 ($0.24)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $2,256,000 ($181.35)

Marion government finances - Revenue in 2016 (per resident):

  • Charges - Other: $806,000 ($64.79)
    Sewerage: $623,000 ($50.08)
  • Employee Retirement - Earnings on Investments (calculated): $3,000 ($0.24)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $10,000 ($0.80)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $953,000 ($76.61)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $7,247,000 ($582.56)
    General Revenue - Other: $722,000 ($58.04)
    Fines and Forfeits: $401,000 ($32.23)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $807,000 ($64.87)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $598,000 ($48.07)
    General Local Government Support: $192,000 ($15.43)
    Other: $74,000 ($5.95)
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $2,341,000 ($188.18)
    Property: $1,179,000 ($94.77)
    Public Utilities Sales: $483,000 ($38.83)
    Other Selective Sales: $211,000 ($16.96)
    Other License: $115,000 ($9.24)

Marion government finances - Debt in 2016 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $177,150,000 ($14240.35)
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $167,925,000 ($13498.79)
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $9,225,000 ($741.56)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $8,740,000 ($702.57)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $7,657,000 ($615.51)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,083,000 ($87.06)

Marion government finances - Cash and Securities in 2016 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $4,061,000 ($326.45)
  • Employee Retirement - Total Other Securities: $238,000 ($19.13)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $16,061,000 ($1291.08)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $223,081,000 ($17932.56)

5.49% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($30,888 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.49%
Arkansas average:

6.87%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Shelby County, TN  1.44% ($28,550 average AGI)
from St. Francis County, AR  0.39% ($9,896)
from Mississippi County, AR  0.23% ($29,050)


6.22% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($40,876 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.22%
Arkansas average:

6.90%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Shelby County, TN  1.60% ($40,306 average AGI)
to Craighead County, AR  0.45% ($37,709)
to DeSoto County, MS  0.25% ($46,591)
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

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)
Marion fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
See more detailed statistics of Marion fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 29Number of bridges
  • 325ft / 98.8mTotal length
  • $4,654,000Total costs
  • 425,183Total average daily traffic
  • 98,221Total average daily truck traffic
  • 139,867Total future (year 2028) average daily traffic
New bridges in Marion, AR - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11940-1949
  • 141950-1959
  • 61960-1969
  • 31980-1989
  • 11990-1999
  • 32000-2009
  • 12010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Marion, AR

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

11 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers in Marion, AR)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • MARION, 215 Military Rd (Lat: 35.212306 Lon: -90.204528), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 32 m, Call Sign: WNEK207,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6130.51 MHz, 6152.75 MHz, 6152.75 MHz, 6152.75 MHz, 6152.75 MHz, 6785.00 MHz, 6785.00 MHz, 6785.00 MHz, 6785.00 MHz, 6004.50 MHz... (+3 more), Grant Date: 09/16/2010, Expiration Date: 10/16/2020, Registrant: Entergy Services, 425 West Capitol Ave, Little Rock, AR 72203, Phone: (501) 377-3608, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

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

FAA Registered Aircraft:

11 (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
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 1999

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 in Marion, AR
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Marion, AR - Value

2003 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2003 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 75. The highest number of fire incidents - 125 took place in 2016, and the least - 2 in 2009. The data has a rising trend.
    Fire incident types in Marion, AR When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Outside Fires (43.0%), and Structure Fires (36.3%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Marion, AR
    • 51543.0%Outside Fires
    • 43536.3%Structure Fires
    • 19416.2%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 534.4%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Marion, AR

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Marion, Arkansas:

  • Best Western Regency, I-55 & US 64, Marion, Arkansas 72364 , Phone: (870) 739-3278
  • Comfort Inn, 2700 Interstate 55 Service Rd, Marion, Arkansas 72364 , Phone: (870) 739-2323, Fax: (870) 739-2324
  • Hampton Inn, 310 Angelo's Grove Rd, Marion Arkansas, Marion, Arkansas 72364 , Phone: (870) 739-2800, Fax: (870) 739-2801
All 3 fire-safe hotels and motels in Marion, Arkansas
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Marion, AR
  • 56.3%Utility gas
  • 41.8%Electricity
  • 1.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.4%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Marion, AR
  • 80.9%Electricity
  • 18.0%Utility gas
  • 0.8%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.3%Coal or coke


Marion compared to Arkansas state average:

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

Marion on our top lists:

  • #41 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the lowest percentage of workers working at home, population 5,000+"
  • #22 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the smallest number of people without health insurance coverage in 2000 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #53 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of people moving out compared to moving in (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #81 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Nitrogen Dioxide air pollution readings in 2012 (ppm)"
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