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Population in 2012: 17,315 (97% urban, 3% rural). Population change since 2000: +8.0%
 

Males: 7,973  (46.1%)
Females: 9,342  (53.9%)

Median resident age:  39.7 years
Illinois median age:  39.6 years

Zip codes: 62959.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $37,397 (it was $30,364 in 2000)
Marion:

$37,397
IL:

$55,137
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $25,371

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Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $111,293 (it was $64,800 in 2000)
Marion:

$111,293
IL:

$170,600
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $128,271; Detached houses: $131,147; Townhouses or other attached units: $60,900; In 2-unit structures: $490,143; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $122,241; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $26,981; Mobile homes: $42,354

Median gross rent in 2012: $628.

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  • White alone - 15,013 (87.3%)
  • Black alone - 1,125 (6.5%)
  • Hispanic - 409 (2.4%)
  • Two or more races - 345 (2.0%)
  • Asian alone - 206 (1.2%)
  • American Indian alone - 100 (0.6%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Marion: 79.6 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (21.5%), Irish (13.9%), English (11.9%), United States (8.6%), Italian (2.8%), Scottish (2.5%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 09/08/1905

Land area: 12.8 square miles.

Population density: 1,350 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Marion:

  • High school or higher: 89.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 23.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 9.4%
  • Unemployed: 10.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 17.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Marion city:

  • Never married: 26.0%
  • Now married: 46.9%
  • Separated: 3.2%
  • Widowed: 9.6%
  • Divorced: 14.3%

388 residents are foreign born (0.5% Europe).

This city:  2.3%
Illinois:  13.9%



According to our research of Illinois and other state lists there were 43 registered sex offenders living in Marion, Illinois as of September 21, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Marion to the number of sex offenders is 403 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,721 (1.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $1,196 (1.3%)

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Evansville, IN (77.3 miles , pop. 121,582).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: St. Louis, MO (94.6 miles , pop. 348,189).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (292.0 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Spillertown, IL (1.6 miles ), Whiteash, IL (2.0 miles ), Pittsburg, IL (2.3 miles ), Energy, IL (2.4 miles ), Johnston City, IL (2.5 miles ), Crab Orchard, IL (2.6 miles ), Herrin, IL (2.7 miles ), Crainville, IL (2.7 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 58 buildings, average cost: $93,600
  • 1998: 66 buildings, average cost: $93,700
  • 1999: 67 buildings, average cost: $93,700
  • 2000: 64 buildings, average cost: $93,700
  • 2001: 62 buildings, average cost: $93,700
  • 2002: 81 buildings, average cost: $116,300
  • 2003: 86 buildings, average cost: $114,000
  • 2004: 94 buildings, average cost: $145,200
  • 2005: 78 buildings, average cost: $155,500
  • 2006: 79 buildings, average cost: $56,900
  • 2007: 37 buildings, average cost: $181,800
  • 2008: 13 buildings, average cost: $129,200
  • 2009: 24 buildings, average cost: $142,500
  • 2010: 14 buildings, average cost: $149,000
  • 2011: 18 buildings, average cost: $233,100
  • 2012: 17 buildings, average cost: $188,100

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Latitude: 37.73 N, Longitude: 88.93 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +8,338 (+48.5%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 4,350 (59.4%)

Area code: 618

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Crime rates in Marion by Year
Type 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011
Murders 11101010251
per 100,000 6.26.26.20.05.90.05.80.011.528.65.8
Rapes 13131311910151422912
per 100,000 81.181.180.466.253.458.587.381.4126.551.569.6
Robberies 810101391591288471
per 100,000 49.962.461.978.253.487.752.469.746.0480.6411.7
Assaults 313232352622427614463810
per 100,000 193.3199.6197.9210.51554.61414.9442.3836.8362.345.858.0
Burglaries 154140140178126124187216182203148
per 100,000 960.4873.1865.91070.7747.6725.01088.41255.21046.71161.5858.2
Thefts 749695695755656626605555236168
per 100,000 4671.04334.34298.64541.63892.53660.03521.33225.11357.391.546.4
Auto thefts 3533336144324841323430
per 100,000 218.3205.8204.1366.9261.1187.1279.4238.2184.0194.5174.0
Arson 166561010772
per 100,000 6.237.437.130.135.65.80.058.140.340.111.6
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 302.7) 387.6372.6369.5389.5587.9547.2409.4471.2339.7339.3267.9

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 39 (29 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.68
Illinois average:

2.76

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Marion tourist attractions:

Marion, Illinois accommodation, waste management, arts - Economy and Business Data

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

9.2%
Illinois:

9.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +1,251 (+8.5%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Retail trade (16%)
  • Health care and social assistance (13%)
  • Construction (11%)
  • Accommodation and food services (11%)
  • Public administration (9%)
  • Manufacturing (8%)
  • Educational services (4%)
  • Health care and social assistance (28%)
  • Educational services (18%)
  • Accommodation and food services (12%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Public administration (5%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (4%)
  • Finance and insurance (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (4%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (3%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (7%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (6%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (4%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (4%)
  • Cashiers (4%)

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Tornado activity:

Marion-area historical tornado activity is above Illinois state average. It is 164% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/29/1982, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 5.5 miles away from the Marion city center killed 10 people and injured 181 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.

On 12/18/1957, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 28.2 miles away from the city center killed one person and injured 6 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Marion-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Illinois state average. It is 33% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 75.6 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 51.2 miles away from Marion center
On 6/18/2002 at 17:37:15, a magnitude 5.0 (4.3 MB, 4.6 MW, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 65.3 miles away from the city center
On 6/10/1987 at 23:48:54, a magnitude 5.1 (4.9 MB, 4.4 MS, 4.6 MS, 5.1 LG) earthquake occurred 94.4 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 94.5 miles away from Marion center
On 4/18/2008 at 15:14:16, a magnitude 4.8 (4.5 MB, 4.8 MW, 4.6 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 78.3 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Williamson County (5) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 3
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 3, Floods: 2, Tornadoes: 2, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Birthplace of: Ray Fosse - Baseball player, Cory Bailey - Baseball player, Dolph Stanley - Basketball player-coach, Richard G. Wilson - Army Medal of Honor recipient, Babe Borton - Baseball player, Conrad Allen - Exploration Geologist, Martin K. Davis - Union Army Medal of Honor recipient, Phillip McGilton - Racing driver.

Medal of Honor Recipients born in Marion: Martin K. Davis, Richard G. Wilson.


Hospitals/medical centers in Marion:

  • DAVITA - MARION DIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, 324 SOUTH 4TH STREET)
  • FMC - WILLIAMSON COUNTY (Dialysis Facility, 900 SKYLINE DR, SUITE 200)
  • ADDUS HEALTH CARE, INC. (Home Health Center, 906 SKYLINE DRIVE, SUITE 200)
  • FRANKLIN WILLIAMSON BI COUNTY (Home Health Center, 2312 W. MAIN STREET)
  • VNA HOMECARE INC. (Home Health Center, 8341 EXPRESS DRIVE)
  • HEARTLAND REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER (Acute Care Hospitals,Proprietary, provides emergency services, 3333 W DE YOUNG)
  • LIBERTY HOUSE (Hospital, 1304 WEST MACK AVENUE)
  • MARION IL VA MEDICAL CENTER (Hospital,Acute Care - Veterans Administration,Government Federal, provides emergency services, 2401 WEST MAIN)
  • FRIENDSHIP CARE CENTER-MARION (Nursing Home, 1101 NORTH MADISON)
  • MARION REHAB AND NURSING CENTER (Nursing Home, 1301 EAST DEYOUNG)
  • PARKWAY MANOR (Nursing Home, 3116 WILLIAMSON COUNTY PARKWAY)

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Airports and heliports located in Marion:


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Amtrak station near Marion:

  • 16 miles: CARBONDALE (401 S. ILLINOIS AVE.) . Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for car rental service, call for taxi service, intercity bus service, public transit connection.

Local government website: www.ci.marion.il.us

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Marion:

  • John A Logan College (about 10 miles; Carterville, IL; Full-time enrollment: 2,443)
  • Southern Illinois University Carbondale (about 17 miles; Carbondale, IL; FT enrollment: 16,261)
  • Southeast Missouri State University (about 44 miles; Cape Girardeau, MO; FT enrollment: 7,475)
  • West Kentucky Community and Technical College (about 49 miles; Paducah, KY; FT enrollment: 2,353)
  • Kaskaskia College (about 60 miles; Centralia, IL; FT enrollment: 2,425)
  • University of Southern Indiana (about 71 miles; Evansville, IN; FT enrollment: 8,149)
  • Ivy Tech Community College-Southwest (about 77 miles; Evansville, IN; FT enrollment: 2,423)

Public high schools in Marion:

Public elementary/middle schools in Marion:

Private elementary/middle schools in Marion:

  • SKYLINE ACADEMY (Students: 45; Location: 709 SKYLINE DR; Grades: PK - 4)
  • MARION SEVENTH-DAY ADVENTIST CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 10; Location: 9314 OLD RTE 13; Grades: 2 - 8)
See full list of schools located in Marion, School District: MARION COMMUNITY UNIT SCHOOL DISTRICT 2

Libraries in Marion:

  • MARION CARNEGIE LIBRARY (Operating income: $755,228; Location: 206 SOUTH MARKET STREET; 70,655 books; 2,259 audio materials; 2,306 video materials; 5 local licensed databases; 16 state licensed databases; 1 other licensed databases; 84 print serial subscriptions)
  • CRAB ORCHARD PUBLIC LIBRARY DISTRICT (Operating income: $95,257; Location: 20012 CRAB ORCHARD ROAD; 22,252 books; 652 audio materials; 1,559 video materials; 1 local licensed databases; 17 state licensed databases; 1 other licensed databases; 52 print serial subscriptions; 2 electronic serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Marion: Southern Illinois Country Club (A), Williamson County Courthouse (B), Marion City Hall (C), Marion Carnegie Library (D), Marion Cultural and Civic Center (E), Williamson County Ambulance Service (F), Life Line Emergency Medical Response Services (G), Williamson County Fire Protection District Station 1 (H), Marion Fire Department (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Marion include: Aldersgate United Methodist Church (A), Apostolic House of Worship (B), Bethel African Methodist Episcopal Church (C), Church of Christ (D), Church of God (E), Church of God in Christ (F), Community Chapel Church (G), First Apostolic Church (H), First Assembly of God Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Camp Ground Cemetery (1), Maplewood Cemetery (2), McAlpin Cemetery (3), Perry Cemetery (4), Rose Hill Cemetery (5), Independent Order of Oddfellows Cemetery (6). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoir: Saluki Lake (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Maple Branch (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Parks in Marion include: Pamela Park (1), Ray Fosse Park (2), Ashley Park (3), Edwards Field (4), John W Jones Park (5), Pyramid Park (6), Russell Street Park (7), Tower Square Plaza (8), Williamson County Fairgrounds (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Bounce Around (Amusement & Theme Parks; 381 Clifty Heights Drive) (1), American Classic Tours (Tours & Charters; 801 West Deyoung Street # A) (2). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Hotels: Fairfield Inn & Suites (1400 Halfway Road) (1), Drury Inn (2706 West DeYoung) (2), Econo Lodge Marion (1806 Bittle Place) (3), Comfort Inn (2600 W Main St) (4), Gray Plaza Motel (1501 West Deyoung Street) (5), Comfort Suites Marion (2608 West Main Street) (6), Hampton Inn Marion- Il. (2710 W Deyoung St) (7), Days Inn (1802 Bittle Place) (8), Best Inns of America (2700 West Deyoung) (9). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

 
Williamson 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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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 2010 was 16.4. This is better than average. There were 22 monitors within city limits.
City:

16.4
U.S.:

22.1
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:

CARTERVILLE WEST PWD (Population served: 166, Purch_surface_water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Initial Tap Sampling for Pb and Cu - Between OCT-1993 and JUN-1994, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JUN-30-1994)
CRAB ORCHARD REFUGE (Population served: 90, Purch_surface_water):
Past health violations:
  • OCCT Study Recommendation - Between FEB-01-1995 and MAR-24-1995, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (MAR-24-1995)
  • OCCT Study Recommendation - Between JUL-07-1994 and MAR-24-1995, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (MAR-24-1995)
VANDALIA LAKE RECREATION AREA (Population served: 40, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between APR-2001 and JUN-2001, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAY-30-2001), St Intentional no-action (JUN-20-2001)
LAWRENCEVILLE ROD & GUN CLUB (Population served: 30, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between JUL-1998 and SEP-1998, Contaminant: Coliform

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

  • COAL VALLEY PWD (Population served: 2683, Primary Water Source Type: Purch_surface_water)
  • TOWER ISLAND ANGLERS (Population served: 100, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • JV POOLS AND SPAS (Population served: 70, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • RICHLAND COUNTRY CLUB (Population served: 60, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • MILLER CAMPGROUND (Population served: 40, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • LAKESIDE RV PARK (Population served: 35, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • HICKORY HOLLER CAMPGROUND (Population served: 32, Primary Water Source Type: Purch_groundwater)
  • WABASH MINE (Population served: 25, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • WAL MART SUPERCENTER (Population served: 25, Primary Water Source Type: Purch_surface_water)
  • OKAW VALLEY KAMPGROUND (IL3096081) (Population served: 25, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 19.4%
(16.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 49.9% for Black residents, 15.7% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for American Indian residents, 0.0% for other race residents, 37.0% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This city:  2.2 people
Illinois:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  60.0%
Whole state:  65.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  6.8%
Whole state:  6.3%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Marion, IL

People in group quarters in Marion in 2010:

  • 258 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 207 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 58 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 25 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 23 people in group homes intended for adults

People in group quarters in Marion in 2000:

  • 327 people in nursing homes
  • 74 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 35 people in wards in general hospitals for patients who have no usual home elsewhere
  • 20 people in halfway houses
  • 20 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 10 people in other types of correctional institutions

Marion compared to Illinois state average:

Marion, Illinois environmental map by EPA

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  • Median house value below state average.
  • Black race population percentage below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.


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Banks with most branches in Marion (2011 data):

  • Banterra Bank: 7 branches. Info updated 2011/09/01: Bank assets: $1,103.3 mil, Deposits: $959.2 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 31 total offices, Holding Company: Banterra Corp
  • The Bank of Marion: Court Branch, Illinois Centre Mall Branch, Carbon Branch, Airport Business Center Branch, Marion Mobile Branch, The Bank Of Marion. Info updated 2006/11/08: Bank assets: $330.2 mil, Deposits: $261.5 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 9 total offices, Holding Company: Midwest Community Bancshares, Inc.
  • Peoples National Bank , N.A.: Marion Branch at 2803 17th Street, branch established on 2006/05/22; Marion East Branch at 908 East Deyoung Street, branch established on 2009/12/14. Info updated 2006/12/14: Bank assets: $883.7 mil, Deposits: $803.4 mil, headquarters in Mount Vernon, IL, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 19 total offices, Holding Company: Market Street Bancshares, Inc.
  • MidCountry Bank: Marion Branch at 1702 West Boulevard, branch established on 2001/01/01; Midcountry Bank at 2611 Blue Heron Drive, branch established on 1933/01/01. Info updated 2011/07/21: Bank assets: $674.7 mil, Deposits: $534.7 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 23 total offices
  • Fifth Third Bank: Marion West Branch at 3402 Heartland Street, branch established on 2005/08/22; Marion Il East Branch at 1133 N Carbon St, branch established on 1914/01/01. Info updated 2009/10/05: Bank assets: $114,540.4 mil, Deposits: $89,689.1 mil, headquarters in Cincinnati, OH, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1378 total offices, Holding Company: Fifth Third Bancorp
  • Regions Bank: Marion Branch at 1706 West Deyoung Street, branch established on 1963/03/29. 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
  • U.S. Bank National Association: Marion Branch at 1116 North Carbon Street, branch established on 1957/10/07. Info updated 2012/01/30: Bank assets: $330,470.8 mil, Deposits: $236,091.5 mil, headquarters in Cincinnati, OH, positive income, 3121 total offices, Holding Company: U.S. Bancorp
  • Old National Bank: Marion Branch Center at 2306 Williamson County Parkway, branch established on 2003/01/15. Info updated 2011/08/01: Bank assets: $8,467.9 mil, Deposits: $6,653.1 mil, headquarters in Evansville, IN, positive income, 195 total offices, Holding Company: Old National Bancorp
  • SouthernTrust Bank: Southern Trust Bank - Lake Of Egypt at 1500 State Route 57, branch established on 2009/12/21. Info updated 2010/03/29: Bank assets: $51.1 mil, Deposits: $45.5 mil, headquarters in Goreville, IL, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 3 total offices, Holding Company: Southerntrust Bancshares, Inc
  • 3 other banks with 3 local branches

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Marion, Illinois:

  • Best Western Airport Inn, Rt 8, Marion, IL 62959 , Phone: (618) 993-3222
  • Super 8 Motel Marion, 2601 W Deyoung St, Marion, IL 62959 , Phone: (618) 993-5577
  • Comfort Suites Marion, 2608 W Main, Marion, IL 62959 , Phone: (618) 997-9133, Fax: (618) 997-1005
  • Motel 6, 1008 Halfway Rd, Marion, IL 62959 , Phone: (618) 993-2631, Fax: (618) 993-2719
  • Americas Best Value Inn, 1802 Bittle Pl, Marion, IL 62959 , Phone: (618) 997-1351, Fax: (618) 993-2241
  • Econo Lodge, 1806 Bittle Plce, Marion, IL 62959 , Phone: (618) 993-1644, Fax: (618) 993-1161
  • Drury Inn Marion, 2706 W Deyoung, Marion, IL 62959 , Phone: (618) 997-9600
  • Comfort Inn, 2600 W Main, Marion, IL 62959 , Phone: (618) 993-6221, Fax: (618) 993-8964
  • 7 other hotels and motels
All 15 fire-safe hotels and motels in Marion, Illinois

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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 (56%)
  • Utility gas (41%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)

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

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 52.08%
Here52.1%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionCatholic ChurchUnited Methodist ChurchChristian Churches and Churches of ChristAmerican Baptist Churches in the USA
Adherents46.8%14.6%10.2%5.6%4.8%
Congregations29.2%4.7%15.1%7.5%8.5%
NameChurch of God (Cleveland, Tennessee)United Church of ChristPresbyterian Church (USA)National Association of Free Will BaptistsOther
Adherents3.6%2.1%1.3%1.3%9.6%
Congregations2.8%0.9%3.8%3.8%23.6%
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
Williamson County:

2.18 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

2.24 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.16 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.08 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Williamson County:

0.16 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

0.75 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 29
Williamson County:

4.52 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.61 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 47
Here:

7.32 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.86 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

8.8%
Illinois:

8.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Williamson County:

28.0%
Illinois:

25.2%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

11.9%
State:

14.5%

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 3$11,486$45,9440$0
Other Government Administration 10$28,800$34,5600$0
Police Protection - Officers 27$105,045$46,6870$0
Police - Other 9$30,135$40,1801$1,297
Firefighters 22$97,099$52,9630$0
Streets and Highways 16$58,029$43,5221$806
Welfare 6$14,225$28,4503$1,908
Sewerage 16$57,934$43,4510$0
Parks and Recreation 2$4,581$27,4861$500
Water Supply 18$65,603$43,7351$932
Local Libraries 10$22,696$27,2356$8,345
Other and Unallocable 12$37,293$37,2936$4,512
Totals for Government 151$532,926$42,35219$18,300

Marion government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $4,609,000 ($266.19)
    Solid Waste Management: $753,000 ($43.49)
    General: $304,000 ($17.56)
    Water Utilities: $226,000 ($13.05)
    Financial Administration: $14,000 ($0.81)
  • Current Operations - General - Other: $2,117,000 ($122.26)
    Police Protection: $2,022,000 ($116.78)
    Regular Highways: $1,950,000 ($112.62)
    Fire Protection: $1,842,000 ($106.38)
    Water Utilities: $1,482,000 ($85.59)
    Sewerage: $1,177,000 ($67.98)
    Libraries: $553,000 ($31.94)
    Central Staff Services: $433,000 ($25.01)
    Financial Administration: $302,000 ($17.44)
    Parks & Recreation: $276,000 ($15.94)
    Parking Facilities: $147,000 ($8.49)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $44,000 ($2.54)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $25,000 ($1.44)
  • Employee Retirement - Securities - Corporate Bonds (market): $1,638,000 ($94.60)
    Total Cash & Deposits: $1,411,000 ($81.49)
    Benefit Payments: $255,000 ($14.73)
    Securities - Corporate Bonds (market): $118,000 ($6.81)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $1,727,000 ($99.74)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Water Utilities: $206,000 ($11.90)
    Police Protection: $141,000 ($8.14)
    Regular Highways: $78,000 ($4.50)
    General - Other: $44,000 ($2.54)
    Fire Protection: $38,000 ($2.19)
    Central Staff: $37,000 ($2.14)
    Libraries: $26,000 ($1.50)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $5,292,000 ($305.63)

Marion government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $1,915,000 ($110.60)
    All Other: $158,000 ($9.13)
    Parks & Recreation: $62,000 ($3.58)
    Parking Facilities: $2,000 ($0.12)
  • Employee Retirement - Interest Revenue: $303,000 ($17.50)
    From Local Government: $292,000 ($16.86)
    Local Employee Contribution: $128,000 ($7.39)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Highways: $708,000 ($40.89)
    All Other: $45,000 ($2.60)
    General Support: $15,000 ($0.87)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $1,877,000 ($108.40)
    General Revenue, NEC: $1,729,000 ($99.86)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $2,205,000 ($127.35)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $6,252,000 ($361.07)
    Highways: $741,000 ($42.80)
    All Other: $152,000 ($8.78)
  • Tax - Property: $2,889,000 ($166.85)
    Total General Sales: $2,643,000 ($152.64)
    NEC: $271,000 ($15.65)
    Public Utilities: $129,000 ($7.45)

Marion government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Industrial Revenue: $18,920,000 ($1092.69)
  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $4,255,000 ($245.74)
  • Long Term Debt Issue, Unspecified - Other NEC: $1,700,000 ($98.18)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $5,160,000 ($298.01)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $18,920,000 ($1092.69)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $795,000 ($45.91)

Marion government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Employee Retirement - Total Other Securities: $2,786,000 ($160.90)
    Total Federal Securities: $1,641,000 ($94.77)
  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $15,981,000 ($922.96)
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $19,871,000 ($1147.62)

7.04% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($34,708 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.04%
Illinois average:

5.66%

0.07% of residents moved from foreign countries ($284 average AGI)
Williamson County:

0.07%
Illinois average:

0.19%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Jackson County, IL  1.21% ($30,691 average AGI)
from Franklin County, IL  0.85% ($30,598)
from Johnson County, IL  0.36% ($30,643)


6.39% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($31,544 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.39%
Illinois average:

5.99%

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 Jackson County, IL  1.01% ($25,626 average AGI)
to Franklin County, IL  0.75% ($29,200)
to Saline County, IL  0.25% ($25,719)

Strongest AM radio stations in Marion:

  • WDDD (810 AM; 10 kW; JOHNSTON CITY, IL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WGGH (1150 AM; 5 kW; MARION, IL)
  • WJPF (1340 AM; 1 kW; HERRIN, IL; Owner: ZRG OF ILLINOIS, INC.)
  • WFRX (1300 AM; 1 kW; WEST FRANKFORT, IL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KXEN (1010 AM; 50 kW; FESTUS-ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: BDJ RADIO ENTERPRISES, LLC)
  • KMOX (1120 AM; 50 kW; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WCIL (1020 AM; daytime; 1 kW; CARBONDALE, IL; Owner: LYLE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KZIM (960 AM; 5 kW; CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO; Owner: ZIMMER RADIO OF MID-MISSOURI, INC)
  • WILY (1210 AM; daytime; 10 kW; CENTRALIA, IL; Owner: W. RUSSELL WITHERS, JR.)
  • WSDZ (1260 AM; 20 kW; BELLEVILLE, IL)
  • WMIX (940 AM; 5 kW; MOUNT VERNON, IL; Owner: WITHERS BROADCASTING CO OF ILLINOIS)
  • WPAD (1560 AM; 10 kW; PADUCAH, KY; Owner: BRISTOL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WSM (650 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: GAYLORD ENTERTAINMENT COMPANY)

Strongest FM radio stations in Marion:

  • WDDD-FM (107.3 FM; MARION, IL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WVZA (92.7 FM; HERRIN, IL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WQUL (97.7 FM; WEST FRANKFORT, IL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WOOZ-FM (99.9 FM; HARRISBURG, IL; Owner: ZIMMER COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WCIL-FM (101.5 FM; CARBONDALE, IL; Owner: LYLE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WAWJ (90.1 FM; MARION, IL; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • WXLT (103.5 FM; CHRISTOPHER, IL; Owner: ZRG OF ILLINOIS, INC.)
  • WBVN (104.5 FM; CARRIER MILLS, IL; Owner: KENNETH W. AND JANE A. ANDERSON)
  • WQRL (106.3 FM; BENTON, IL; Owner: DANA COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • WUEZ (95.1 FM; CARTERVILLE, IL; Owner: ZRG OF ILLINOIS, INC.)
  • WISH-FM (98.9 FM; GALATIA, IL; Owner: GALATIA FM JOINT VENTURE)
  • WSIU (91.9 FM; CARBONDALE, IL; Owner: SOUTHERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY)
  • KGMO (100.7 FM; CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO; Owner: W. RUSSELL WITHERS, JR.)
  • KEZS-FM (102.9 FM; CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO; Owner: ZIMMER BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WKIB (96.5 FM; ANNA, IL; Owner: W. RUSSELL WITHERS)
  • WTAO-FM (105.1 FM; MURPHYSBORO, IL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WDBX (91.1 FM; CARBONDALE, IL; Owner: HETERODYNE BROADCASTING COMPANY)

TV broadcast stations around Marion:

  • WSIL-TV (Channel 3; HARRISBURG, IL; Owner: WSIL-TV, INC.)
  • W15BU (Channel 17; JOHNSTON CITY, IL; Owner: THREE ANGELS BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WDKA (Channel 49; PADUCAH, KY; Owner: WDKA ACQUISITION CORPORATION)
  • WTCT (Channel 27; MARION, IL; Owner: TRI-STATE CHRISTIAN TV, INC.)
  • KFVS-TV (Channel 12; CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO; Owner: RAYCOM AMERICA, INC.)
  • WPSD-TV (Channel 6; PADUCAH, KY; Owner: WPSD-TV, LLC)
  • KBSI (Channel 23; CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO; Owner: KBSI LICENSEE L.P.)
  • WSIU-TV (Channel 8; CARBONDALE, IL; Owner: BOARD OF TRUSTEES SOUTHERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY)
  • W10AH (Channel 10; CARBONDALE, IL; Owner: WPSD-TV, LLC)

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)


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: 43
Total length: 137 meters (449ft)
Total costs: $959,000
Total average daily traffic: 389,100
Total average daily truck traffic: 59,993

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 1900-1909: 1
  • 1910-1919: 0
  • 1920-1929: 0
  • 1930-1939: 1
  • 1940-1949: 0
  • 1950-1959: 3
  • 1960-1969: 6
  • 1970-1979: 1
  • 1980-1989: 7
  • 1990-1999: 14
  • 2000-2009: 10
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Marion, IL

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Marion)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 122 (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, IL)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 31 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 24 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 137 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Marion)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers: 1 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Marion)
FAA Registered Aircraft: 22 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 177
  • Hazardous Condition: 97
  • Service Call: 35
  • Good Intent Call: 25

Incident types - Marion


See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Marion, IL
Businesses in Marion, IL
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1Long John Silver's1
Ace Hardware1Marriott1
Applebee's1MasterBrand Cabinets5
Arby's1Maurices1
AutoZone1McDonald's2
Bath & Body Works1Menards1
Blockbuster1Motel 61
Burger King1Papa John's Pizza1
CVS1Payless1
Comfort Suites1Pizza Hut1
Cracker Barrel1Quality1
Curves1Quiznos1
Dairy Queen2RadioShack1
Days Inn1Red Lobster1
Deb1Ryan's Grill1
Domino's Pizza1SAS Shoes1
Econo Lodge1SONIC Drive-In1
Fashion Bug1Sam's Club1
FedEx3Sears2
Finish Line1Starbucks1
GNC1Steak 'n Shake1
GameStop1Subway2
Goodwill7Super 81
H&R Block3T-Mobile1
Hardee's1Taco Bell1
Holiday Inn1Target1
Home Depot1Toys"R"Us1
Jones New York3U-Haul3
KFC1UPS5
Kroger1Vans1
La-Z-Boy1Verizon Wireless1
Lane Bryant1Walgreens1
Lane Furniture1Walmart1
Little Caesars Pizza1Wendy's1
Browse common businesses in Marion, IL


Marion on our top lists:

  • #45 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest number of assaults in 2006 per 10,000 residents, excludes tourist destinations and others with a lot of outsiders visiting based on city industries data"
  • #48 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in halfway houses"
  • #50 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Fuel dealers (population 5,000+)"
  • #62 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest city-data.com crime index per police officer in 2005-2006"
  • #67 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Other direct selling establishments (population 5,000+)"
  • #98 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Jewelry, luggage, and leather goods stores (population 5,000+)"
  • #100 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Librarians, curators, and archivists"
  • #101 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Other teachers and instructors, education, training, and library occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #70 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest number of deaths per 1000 residents 2000-2003 (pop. 50,000+)"
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  • Archie Bob Henderson (1)
  • Randall Anthony Kramer (1)
  • Harold Todd Vaughn (1)
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