Marion, Indiana

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Population in 2013: 29,558 (99% urban, 1% rural). Population change since 2000: -5.6%
 
Males: 13,045  (44.1%)
Females: 16,513  (55.9%)
Median resident age:  36.2 years
Indiana median age:  37.3 years

Zip codes: 46953.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $30,536 (it was $30,440 in 2000)
Marion:

$30,536
IN:

$47,529

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $16,976 (it was $16,378 in 2000)

Marion city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $63,084 (it was $56,700 in 2000)
Marion:

$63,084
IN:

$122,200

Median gross rent in 2013: $526.

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  • Races in Marion, IN (2013)

    Marion races chart
    • 22,56975.7%White alone
    • 4,35914.6%Black alone
    • 1,6295.5%Hispanic
    • 1,0673.6%Two or more races
    • 1510.5%Asian alone
    • 470.2%American Indian alone

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

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Marion: 78.3 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (21.2%), United States (10.8%), Irish (9.4%), English (8.6%), Dutch (2.3%), French (2.2%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1889

Elevation: 815 feet

Land area: 13.3 square miles.

Population density: 2,223 people per square mile   (low).

Marion,IN real estate house value index trend

Marion, Indiana map

For population 25 years and over in Marion:

  • High school or higher: 80.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 12.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.7%
  • Unemployed: 8.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 15.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Marion city:

  • Never married: 41.7%
  • Now married: 32.1%
  • Separated: 1.7%
  • Widowed: 9.4%
  • Divorced: 15.1%

533 residents are foreign born

This city:

1.8%
Indiana:

4.8%



According to our research of Indiana and other state lists there were 165 registered sex offenders living in Marion, Indiana as of July 31, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Marion to the number of sex offenders is 180 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $427 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $442 (0.8%)

Marion satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Muncie, IN (28.6 miles , pop. 67,430).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Fort Wayne, IN (46.2 miles , pop. 205,727).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (137.7 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Jonesboro, IN (2.3 miles ), Gas City, IN (2.3 miles ), Sweetser, IN (2.4 miles ), Herbst, IN (2.6 miles) , Jalapa, IN (2.6 miles) , Landess, IN (2.6 miles) , Mier, IN (2.9 miles) , Swayzee, IN (3.0 miles ).

Latitude: 40.55 N, Longitude: 85.66 W

Nickname or alias (official or unofficial): Queen City

Daytime population change due to commuting: +8,065 (+27.9%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 8,756 (78.7%)

Area code: 765

Marion household income distribution Marion home values distribution

Crime rates in Marion by Year
Type 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013
Murders 214013100034
per 100,000 6.43.213.00.03.29.93.30.00.00.010.013.5
Rapes 172013181819141921997
per 100,000 54.063.042.258.458.162.746.563.469.229.930.123.7
Robberies 576470625049495253455034
per 100,000 181.0201.7227.0201.2161.3161.8162.6173.4174.7149.5167.1115.1
Assaults 1851899939442414141682135
per 100,000 587.4595.7321.1126.6141.979.246.546.752.726.670.2118.4
Burglaries 400359382370302322326252268259257162
per 100,000 1,270.01,131.61,238.91,200.7974.21,063.11,082.1840.4883.3860.4858.6548.2
Thefts 1,5071,4171,3521,4061,3881,1281,1151,1631,0791,065983911
per 100,000 4,784.74,466.54,384.64,562.64,477.43,724.23,701.03,878.33,556.13,538.13,284.23,083.0
Auto thefts 90116868696144124134881048975
per 100,000 285.8365.6278.9279.1309.7475.4411.6446.9290.0345.5297.4253.8
Arson 1293138723151410104
per 100,000 38.128.49.742.225.823.176.350.046.133.233.413.5
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 293.3) 518.0510.9464.9411.1392.0386.2349.9353.0337.2296.1315.7279.3

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City-data.com crime index 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: 86 (72 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.41
Indiana average:

1.96
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

8.7%
Indiana:

6.1%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: -1,735 (-5.2%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (21%)
  • Retail trade (15%)
  • Educational services (13%)
  • Accommodation and food services (10%)
  • Health care and social assistance (7%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (5%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (25%)
  • Educational services (19%)
  • Retail trade (16%)
  • Accommodation and food services (14%)
  • Manufacturing (10%)
  • Finance and insurance (4%)
  • Other services, except public administration (3%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Production occupations (19%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (12%)
  • Sales and related occupations (9%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (9%)
  • Material moving occupations (8%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (19%)
  • Sales and related occupations (14%)
  • Management occupations (9%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (8%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (8%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (6%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (6%)

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

Average climate in Marion, Indiana

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Marion-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Indiana state average. It is 112% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/6/1956, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 4.9 miles away from the Marion city center killed one person and injured 31 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 4/11/1965, a category F4 tornado 10.4 miles away from the city center killed 25 people and injured 835 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Marion-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Indiana state average. It is 83% 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 187.3 miles away from the city center
On 7/27/1980 at 18:52:21, a magnitude 5.2 (5.1 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 UK, 5.2 UK) earthquake occurred 186.4 miles away from Marion 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 168.1 miles away from the city center
On 7/12/1986 at 08:19:37, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 68.0 miles away from the city 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 210.3 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) earthquake occurred 184.7 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 Grant County (16) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 9, Floods: 7, Tornadoes: 7, Winter Storms: 3, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snow: 1, Snowstorm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Marion topographic map

Birthplace of: James Dean - Actor, Chad Curtis - Baseball player, Fred Hartsook - Photographer, Jim Davis (cartoonist) - Cartoonist, William N. Oatis - Correspondent detained 1951-1953 by the Communist government of Czechoslovakia., William Whitticker - 2005 NFL player (Green Bay Packers, born: Aug 2, 1982), Zach Randolph - NBA player (Portland Trail Blazers, born: Jul 16, 1981), Case Broderick - Politician, Bob Sheets - Meteorologist, Jackie Gallagher-Smith - Professional golfer.

Hospitals in Marion:

  • CAREY SERVICES INC (4716 S ADAMS ST)
  • CAREY SERVICES INC (1703 LAUREL DRIVE)
  • GRANT-BLACKFORD MENTAL HEALTH, INC (provides emergency services, 505 WABASH AVENUE)
  • MARION GENERAL HOSPITAL (Voluntary non-profit - Private, provides emergency services, 441 N WABASH AVE)
  • NEW HOPE HOSPICE LLC (730 WEST 35TH STREET)
  • VA N. INDIANA HEALTHCARE SYSTEM - MARION (Government Federal, 1700 E. 38TH STREET)

Dialysis Facilities in Marion:

  • FMC - GRANT COUNTY DIALYSIS (1797 WEST KEM ROAD)

Home Health Centers in Marion:

  • ABLE HANDS HOMECARE (1374 N BALDWIN)
  • ANGELS OF MERCY HOMECARE PLUS (1800 N WABASH AVE STE 100)
  • PREMIER HOME HEALTH CARE LLC (504 N BRADNER AVE)

Nursing Homes in Marion:

  • BRADNER VILLAGE (505 BRADNER AVENUE)
  • COLONIAL OAKS HEALTH CARE CENTER (4725 S COLONIAL OAKS DR)
  • EMILY E FLINN COMMUNITY (614 W 14TH ST)
  • FLINN COMMUNITY (614 WEST 14TH STREET)
  • MILLER'S MERRY MANOR - MARION (505 N BRADNER AVE)
  • NORTHGATE HEALTHCARE CENTER (1800 KEM ROAD)
  • WESLEYAN HEALTH CARE CENTER (729 W 35TH ST)
  • WESLEYAN NURSING HOME INC (518 WEST 36TH STREET)

Airports located in Marion:

Colleges/Universities in Marion:

  • Indiana Wesleyan University (Full-time enrollment: 13,681; Location: 4201 S Washington St; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.indwes.edu; Offers Doctor's degree)
  • Marion Community Schools-Tucker Career & Technology Center (FT enrollment: 46; Location: 107 S Pennsylvania Ave; Public; Website: tucker.marion.k12.in.us/)

Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Marion:

  • Taylor University (about 11 miles; Upland, IN; Full-time enrollment: 2,272)
  • Indiana University-Kokomo (about 26 miles; Kokomo, IN; FT enrollment: 2,500)
  • Ball State University (about 28 miles; Muncie, IN; FT enrollment: 20,254)
  • Anderson University (about 31 miles; Anderson, IN; FT enrollment: 2,378)
  • University of Saint Francis-Fort Wayne (about 46 miles; Fort Wayne, IN; FT enrollment: 2,075)
  • Indiana Institute of Technology (about 47 miles; Fort Wayne, IN; FT enrollment: 4,320)
  • Indiana University-Purdue University-Fort Wayne (about 49 miles; Fort Wayne, IN; FT enrollment: 10,126)

Public high schools in Marion:

Private high schools in Marion:

  • LAKEVIEW CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 278; Location: 5318 S WESTERN AVE; Grades: PK - 12)
  • NEW HORIZON ACADEMY (Students: 16; Location: 1002 S 350 E; Grades: 9 - 12)

Biggest public elementary/middle schools in Marion:

Private elementary/middle schools in Marion:

  • ST PAUL PARISH SCHOOL (Students: 101; Location: 1009 W KEM RD; Grades: PK - 6)
  • CHILDREN'S HOUSE MONTESSORI ACADEMY (Students: 5; Location: 3523 S POPLAR ST; Grades: KG - T1)
See full list of schools located in Marion, map of school districts: MARION COMMUNITY SCHOOLS, EASTBROOK COMMUNITY SCHOOL CORPORATION, MISSISSINEWA COMMUNITY SCHOOL CORPORATION

Library in Marion:

  • MARION PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $1,650,930; Location: 600 SOUTH WASHINGTON STREET; 134,611 books; 60 e-books; 5,708 audio materials; 8,298 video materials; 16 local licensed databases; 37 state licensed databases; 328 print serial subscriptions; 4 electronic serial subscriptions)

User submitted facts and corrections:

  • Birthplace of : Jim Gallagher, PGA Pro Birthplace of: James Dean, Actor Birthplace of: Jackie Gallagher-Smith, LPGA Pro Birthplace of: Dave Liniger, Founder of RE-Max Birthplace of: James Blackmon, Former NBA Pro
  • FM Public Radio Stations: WBSW 90.9FM, Indiana Public Radio, Ball State University, Muncie
  • Ivy Tech College is located in Marion sharing the campus with Tucker Tech. School. See the website at: http://www.ivytech.edu/marion/ - Hope this helps, Tina
  • Ivy Tech College is located in Marion sharing the campus with Tucker Tech. School. See the website at: http://www.ivytech.edu/marion/ - Hope this helps, Tina
  • James Dean was born in Marion IN(not Fairmount)

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Notable locations in Marion: Marion Plaza (A), Emily Flynn Home (B), Marion Fire Department Station 2 (C), Marion Fire Department Station 6 (D), Marion Fire Department Station 5 (E), Marion Fire Department Station 4 (F), Marion Fire Department Station 1 (G). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: Northgate Shopping Center (1), North Park Plaza Shopping Center (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Marion include: Calvary Temple (A), Northwestern Church (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Salem Cemetery (1), Marion National Cemetery (2), Independent Order of Odd Fellows Cemetery (3), Grant Memorial Park (4). Display/hide their locations on the map

Creeks: Hummel Creek (A), Massey Creek (B), Boots Creek (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Marion include: Sunnyacres Park (1), Bell Park (2), Westlea Park (3), Matter Park (4), Riverside Park (5), Webster Park (6), Seventh Michigan Park (7), Franklin Park (8), Lincoln Park (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: IDYL WYLD Roller Rink (Amusement & Theme Parks; 4013 South Meridian Street) (1), Grant County Convention and Visitors Bureau (215 South Adams Street) (2), Heartland Bus Tours Inc (Tours & Charters; 428 South Washington Street Suite 111) (3). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Hotels: Marion IN Days Inn and Suites (6138 East Cooridor Drive) (1), Hart Motel (State Road 9) (2), Hotel Marion (501 East Fourth St) (3), Comfort Suites Marion (1345 North Baldwin Avenue) (4), Courtesy Economy Inn (1370 North Baldwin Avenue) (5), Holiday Inn (501 E 4th St) (6), Hampton Inn (1502 North Baldwin Avenue) (7), Equity Corporate Housing (2124 West 2nd Street) (8). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Courts: County Court Judge (Court House) (1), Grant County Offices - Court House- Prosecuting Attorney Investigator (101 East 4th Street Suite 107) (2), Grant County Offices - Court House- Superior Court I (101 East 4th Street Suite 107) (3), Grant County Offices - Court House- Superior Court Ii (101 East 4th Street Suite 107) (4), Grant County Offices - Court House- Prosecuting Attorney Child Support Enforce (101 East 4th Street Suite 107) (5), Office Of Congressman Dan Burton (209 South Washington Street) (6), Grant County Offices - Court House- Traffic Violation (101 East 4th Street Suite 107) (7), Grant County Offices - Court House- Marriage & Child Support (101 East 4th Street Suite 107) (8), City Court (301 South Branson Street) (9). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Grant County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

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

MARION CITY WATER WORKS (Population served: 31,590, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2014 and MAR-2014, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-04-2014), St Public Notif requested (JUN-04-2014)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2014 and MAR-2014, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-04-2014), St Public Notif requested (JUN-04-2014)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between OCT-2013 and DEC-2013, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAR-05-2014), St Public Notif requested (MAR-05-2014)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between OCT-2013 and DEC-2013, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAR-05-2014), St Public Notif requested (MAR-05-2014)
SHILOH PARK RETREAT & CONFERENCE CENTER (Population served: 250, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 6 routine major monitoring violations
  • 2 minor monitoring violations
  • 2 regular monitoring violations
DEERWOOD MOBILE HOME PARK (Population served: 170, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In MAY-2006, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Boil Water Order (JUN-05-2006), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-05-2006), St Public Notif requested (JUN-05-2006), St Public Notif received (JUN-25-2007), St Compliance achieved (OCT-26-2009)
Past monitoring violations:
  • 4 routine major monitoring violations
  • One regular monitoring violation
BLUFFS BASIN UTILITY COMPANY (Population served: 36, Purch groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Initial Tap Sampling for Pb and Cu - In JUL-01-2007, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (FEB-01-2008), St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-01-2008), St Public Notif received (APR-21-2008), St Compliance achieved (APR-25-2008)
  • Initial Tap Sampling for Pb and Cu - In JAN-10-2007, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JAN-24-2007), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-24-2007), St Compliance achieved (SEP-06-2007)

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

  • ROSEBURG CHURCH OF GOD (Population served: 45, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 27.5%
(25.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 34.3% for Black residents, 31.3% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 16.7% for American Indian residents, 64.9% for other race residents, 32.5% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.3 people
Indiana:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  57.0%
Whole state:  66.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  8.0%
Whole state:  6.9%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.5% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

People in group quarters in Marion in 2010:

  • 2,388 people in college/university student housing
  • 481 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 267 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 67 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 51 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 48 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 41 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals and psychiatric units in other hospitals
  • 9 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 8 people in in-patient hospice facilities
  • 4 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers

People in group quarters in Marion in 2000:

  • 1,338 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 623 people in nursing homes
  • 263 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals or wards
  • 226 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 83 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 58 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 33 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 7 people in short-term care, detention or diagnostic centers for delinquent children

Marion, Indiana environmental map by EPA

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Marion compared to Indiana state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.

Banks with branches in Marion (2011 data):

  • MutualBank: 1020 N Baldwin Ave Branch, Marion Third St, South Western Avenue Branch. Info updated 2012/01/19: Bank assets: $1,424.6 mil, Deposits: $1,167.2 mil, headquarters in Muncie, IN, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 32 total offices
  • Regions Bank: Kem Road Branch, Marion Main Rdt Branch, Marion Branch. 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
  • STAR Financial Bank: South Western Branch, Marion Downtown Branch, North Baldwin Branch. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $1,622.5 mil, Deposits: $1,346.4 mil, headquarters in Fort Wayne, IN, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 48 total offices, Holding Company: Star Financial Group, Inc.
  • Salin Bank and Trust Company: Marion Northwest Branch at 1200 North Baldwin Avenue, branch established on 1955/12/19; Marion Downtown Branch at 302 South Washington Street, branch established on 1933/06/28. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $851.0 mil, Deposits: $677.9 mil, headquarters in Indianapolis, IN, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 23 total offices, Holding Company: Salin Bancshares, Inc.
  • First Farmers Bank and Trust Company: Marion Branch at 830 North Baldwin Avenue, branch established on 2009/05/14. Info updated 2009/12/09: Bank assets: $912.5 mil, Deposits: $732.0 mil, headquarters in Converse, IN, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 20 total offices, Holding Company: First Farmers Financial Corporation
  • BMO Harris Bank National Association: Marion Banking Center Branch at 1710 West Kem Road, branch established on 1986/12/22. Info updated 2011/07/14: Bank assets: $97,264.0 mil, Deposits: $75,624.6 mil, headquarters in Chicago, IL, positive income, 717 total offices, Holding Company: Bank Of Montreal
  • Grant County State Bank: Marion Branch at 1717 West Kem Road, branch established on 1996/10/23. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $90.0 mil, Deposits: $81.4 mil, headquarters in Swayzee, IN, positive income, 2 total offices, Holding Company: Grant County State Bancshares, Inc, Employees Stock Ownership Plan
  • Old National Bank: Marion Branch at 100 South Washington Street, branch established on 1999/02/16. 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

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Marion, Indiana:

  • Days Inn, 1615 N Baldwin Ave, Marion, IN 46952 , Phone: (765) 664-9021, Fax: (765) 662-7451
  • Courtesy Economy Inn, 1370 N Baldwin Ave, Marion, IN 46952 , Phone: (765) 664-0571
  • Hotel Marion, 501 E 4TH St, Marion, IN 46952 , Phone: (765) 668-8801, Fax: (765) 668-8897
  • Broadmoor Motel, 1323 N Baldwin Ave, Marion, IN 46952 , Phone: (765) 664-0501, Fax: (765) 664-0501
  • Comfort Suites, 1345 N Baldwin Ave, Marion, IN 46952 , Phone: (765) 651-1006, Fax: (765) 651-0145
  • Americas Best Value Inn & Suites, 6138 E Corridor Dr, Marion, IN 46953 , Phone: (765) 664-5840, Fax: (765) 664-5976
  • Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites, 4914 N Beaner Blvd, Marion, IN 46953 , Phone: (765) 674-6664
  • Hampton Inn, 1502 N Baldwin Ave, Marion, IN 46952 , Phone: (765) 662-6656, Fax: (765) 662-6653
All 8 fire-safe hotels and motels in Marion, Indiana

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.8
Indiana average:

11.1

Marion travel time to work - commute Marion mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (65%)
  • Electricity (32%)
  • No fuel used (1%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (1%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)
  • Wood (1%)

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

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant14,94273
Mainline Protestant8,99547
Catholic2,3282
Black Protestant1,2676
Other5282
None42,001-
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: 9
Grant County:

1.31 / 10,000 pop.
Indiana:

1.73 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.15 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.21 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 6
Grant County:

0.87 / 10,000 pop.
Indiana:

0.50 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 46
Grant County:

6.69 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.57 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 44
Here:

6.40 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.78 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

9.7%
Indiana:

9.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Grant County:

30.1%
Indiana:

29.0%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

16.4%
State:

14.3%
Local government employment and payroll (March 2013)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 8$29,404$44,1060$0
Other Government Administration 38$95,284$30,0900$0
Judicial and Legal 4$12,644$37,9321$1,729
Police Protection - Officers 69$254,765$44,3070$0
Police - Other 14$34,397$29,4835$5,413
Firefighters 67$228,706$40,9620$0
Fire - Other 1$2,588$31,0560$0
Streets and Highways 23$62,625$32,6740$0
Transit 14$40,144$34,4091$2,019
Totals for Government 238$760,557$38,3477$9,161

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

  • Construction - Water Utilities: $323,000 ($10.93)
    Sewerage: $193,000 ($6.53)
  • Current Operations - General - Other: $5,023,000 ($169.94)
    Police Protection: $4,384,000 ($148.32)
    Fire Protection: $4,030,000 ($136.34)
    Sewerage: $2,866,000 ($96.96)
    Water Utilities: $2,501,000 ($84.61)
    Regular Highways: $2,083,000 ($70.47)
    Housing & Community Development: $969,000 ($32.78)
    Parks & Recreation: $869,000 ($29.40)
    Central Staff Services: $596,000 ($20.16)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $324,000 ($10.96)
    Financial Administration: $210,000 ($7.10)
    Air Transportation: $162,000 ($5.48)
    General Public Buildings: $69,000 ($2.33)
    Solid Waste Management: $21,000 ($0.71)
    Parking Facilities: $14,000 ($0.47)
    Health Services - Other: $6,000 ($0.20)
  • Employee Retirement - Benefit Payments: $1,024,000 ($34.64)
    Other Investments - Other: $646,000 ($21.86)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $185,000 ($6.26)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Natural Resource - Other: $579,000 ($19.59)
    Air Transportation: $198,000 ($6.70)
    Regular Highways: $177,000 ($5.99)
    General - Other: $103,000 ($3.48)
    Police Protection: $57,000 ($1.93)
    Parks & Recreation: $44,000 ($1.49)
    Housing & Community Development: $2,000 ($0.07)
    Judicial: $1,000 ($0.03)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $8,090,000 ($273.70)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $318,000 ($10.76)

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

  • Charges - Air Transportation: $2,000 ($0.07)
  • Charges - Sewerage: $3,018,000 ($102.10)
    Parks & Recreation: $60,000 ($2.03)
    All Other: $57,000 ($1.93)
    Solid Waste Management: $21,000 ($0.71)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Highways: $1,599,000 ($54.10)
    All Other: $17,000 ($0.58)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $779,000 ($26.35)
    General Revenue, NEC: $446,000 ($15.09)
    Property Sale Other: $72,000 ($2.44)
    Rents: $7,000 ($0.24)
    Special Assessments: $1,000 ($0.03)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $2,709,000 ($91.65)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $2,056,000 ($69.56)
    All Other: $1,669,000 ($56.47)
    Housing & Community Development: $366,000 ($12.38)
    Highways: $276,000 ($9.34)
  • Tax - Property: $8,150,000 ($275.73)
    Individual Income: $3,877,000 ($131.17)
    NEC: $72,000 ($2.44)
    Public Utilities: $0 ($0.00)

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

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $6,305,000 ($213.31)
  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $3,945,000 ($133.47)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Water Utilities: $5,660,000 ($191.49)
    Other, NEC: $3,235,000 ($109.45)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $710,000 ($24.02)
    Water Utilities: $645,000 ($21.82)

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

  • Bond Fund - Cash & Deposits: $4,772,000 ($161.45)
  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $14,344,000 ($485.28)

4.28% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($30,883 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.28%
Indiana average:

5.59%

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 Madison County, IN  0.32% ($23,772 average AGI)
from Marion County, IN  0.24% ($22,459)
from Wabash County, IN  0.23% ($23,105)


4.89% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($31,250 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.89%
Indiana average:

5.83%

0.05% of residents moved to foreign countries ($214 average AGI)
Grant County:

0.05%
Indiana average:

0.03%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Marion County, IN  0.31% ($24,000 average AGI)
to Madison County, IN  0.30% ($24,000)
to Wabash County, IN  0.25% ($29,859)

Strongest AM radio stations in Marion:

  • WGOM (860 AM; 1 kW; MARION, IN; Owner: MID-AMERICA RADIO OF INDIANA, INC.)
  • WBAT (1400 AM; 1 kW; MARION, IN; Owner: MID-AMERICA RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • WOWO (1190 AM; 50 kW; FORT WAYNE, IN; Owner: PATHFINDER COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • WIBC (1070 AM; 50 kW; INDIANAPOLIS, IN; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WIOU (1350 AM; 5 kW; KOKOMO, IN; Owner: MID-AMERICA RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • WLW (700 AM; 50 kW; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WLS (890 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLS, INC.)
  • WTVN (610 AM; 50 kW; COLUMBUS, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WSCR (670 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WGN (720 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WGN CONTINENTAL BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WBBM (780 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WSAI (1530 AM; 50 kW; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WHAS (840 AM; 50 kW; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Marion:

  • WMRI (106.9 FM; MARION, IN; Owner: MID-AMERICA RADIO OF INDIANA, INC.)
  • W299AJ (107.7 FM; MARION, IN; Owner: FRIENDS OF CHRISTIAN RADIO, INC.)
  • WCJC (99.3 FM; VAN BUREN, IN; Owner: MID-AMERICA RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • WBSW (90.9 FM; MARION, IN; Owner: BALL STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WCWC-LP (94.3 FM; MARION, IN; Owner: COLLEGE WESLEYAN CHURCH)
  • WHTY (93.5 FM; HARTFORD CITY, IN; Owner: INDIANA SABRECOM, INC.)
  • WWKI (100.5 FM; KOKOMO, IN; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WKUZ (95.9 FM; WABASH, IN; Owner: UPPER WABASH BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WJOT-FM (105.9 FM; WABASH, IN; Owner: MID-AMERICA RADIO OF WABASH, INC.)
  • WARU-FM (101.9 FM; ROANN, IN; Owner: MID-AMERICA RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • WURK (101.7 FM; ELWOOD, IN; Owner: INDIANA SABRECOM, INC.)
  • WHTI (96.7 FM; ALEXANDRIA, IN; Owner: INDIANA SABRECOM, INC.)
  • WBSB (89.5 FM; ANDERSON, IN; Owner: BALL STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WMYK (98.5 FM; PERU, IN; Owner: MIAMI COUNTY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WTUR (89.7 FM; UPLAND, IN; Owner: TAYLOR UNIVERSITY, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Marion:

  • WIWU-LP (Channel 51; MARION, IN; Owner: IWU COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WSOT-LP (Channel 57; MARION, IN; Owner: SUNNYCREST MEDIA, INC.)
  • WTTK (Channel 29; KOKOMO, IN; Owner: TRIBUNE BROADCAST HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WNDY-TV (Channel 23; MARION, IN; Owner: UPN STATIONS GROUP INC.)
  • WIPB (Channel 49; MUNCIE, IN; Owner: BALL STATE UNIVERSITY)

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

See more detailed statistics of Marion fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2013 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 60Number of bridges
  • 200m656ftTotal length
  • $104,175,000Total costs
  • 332,085Total average daily traffic
  • 29,150Total average daily truck traffic

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 21910-1919
  • 51920-1929
  • 21930-1939
  • 51940-1949
  • 131950-1959
  • 31960-1969
  • 81970-1979
  • 61980-1989
  • 101990-1999
  • 52000-2009
  • 12010-2012
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Marion, IN
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Marion)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 172 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 5 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Marion, IN)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 37 (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: 25 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 9 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 185 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Marion)

FAA Registered Aircraft: 48 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Marion)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 315
  • Hazardous Condition: 181
  • Service Call: 101
  • Good Intent Call: 11

Incident types - Marion

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Marion, IN
Most common first names in Marion, IN among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary53878.3 years
William44173.4 years
James39770.2 years
John37573.4 years
Robert35071.2 years
Charles33974.0 years
George24875.3 years
Helen17979.2 years
Ruth17579.6 years
Richard16767.5 years
Most common last names in Marion, IN among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith25974.3 years
Miller17476.3 years
Jones13073.0 years
Johnson12172.0 years
Davis11672.4 years
Thompson10073.5 years
Brown9973.1 years
Williams9473.2 years
Wilson8573.3 years
Scott7676.2 years
Businesses in Marion, IN
NameCountNameCount
ALDI1KFC1
AT&T1Lane Furniture1
Ace Hardware1Little Caesars Pizza1
Advance Auto Parts2Long John Silver's1
Applebee's1Lowe's1
Arby's3MasterBrand Cabinets4
AutoZone1Maurices1
Bath & Body Works1McDonald's3
Blockbuster1Meijer1
Buffalo Wild Wings1Nike6
Burger King2Papa John's Pizza1
CVS2Payless1
Carson Pirie Scott1Penske1
Chevrolet1Pizza Hut2
Circle K7RadioShack2
Comfort Suites1Sears2
Cracker Barrel1Sprint Nextel1
Curves1Staples1
Dairy Queen1Starbucks1
Days Inn1Steak 'n Shake1
Domino's Pizza1Subway3
FedEx5Super 81
Finish Line1T-Mobile2
Ford1Taco Bell2
GNC1U-Haul4
GameStop2UPS14
Goodwill1Vans1
H&R Block2Walgreens3
Hilton1Walmart1
IHOP1Wendy's2
JCPenney1White Castle1
Jimmy John's1YMCA1
Jones New York1

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  • #23 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals or wards"
  • #30 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Customer service representatives (population 5,000+)"
  • #43 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest unemployment in 2009"
  • #44 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest unemployment growth from 2000 to 2009"
  • #45 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Electrical equipment, appliances, and components (population 5,000+)"
  • #58 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Supervisors, construction and extraction workers (population 5,000+)"
  • #61 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in homes for the mentally ill (population 5,000+)"
  • #61 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Plastics and rubber products (population 5,000+)"
  • #68 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Transportation equipment (population 5,000+)"
  • #101 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest wind speed differences during a year (population 5,000+)"
  • #27 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of people moving out compared to moving in (pop. 50,000+)"
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