Marion, Kansas

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Population in 2013: 1,862 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -11.8%
 
Males: 870  (46.7%)
Females: 992  (53.3%)
Median resident age:  44.0 years
Kansas median age:  32.8 years

Zip codes: 66861.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $39,417 (it was $32,125 in 2000)
Marion:

$39,417
KS:

$50,241
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $19,770 (it was $16,464 in 2000)

Marion city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $69,135 (it was $51,000 in 2000)
Marion:

$69,135
KS:

$130,100
Mean prices in 2009: All housing units: $66,461; Detached houses: $68,755; Townhouses or other attached units: $65,570; In 2-unit structures: $37,746; Mobile homes: $19,532

Median gross rent in 2012: $606.

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  • White alone - 1,869 (97.0%)
  • Hispanic - 27 (1.4%)
  • Two or more races - 15 (0.8%)
  • Black alone - 7 (0.4%)
  • American Indian alone - 6 (0.3%)
  • Asian alone - 2 (0.1%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 1 (0.05%)

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

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Marion: 80.7 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (27.9%), English (11.2%), United States (10.6%), Irish (7.7%), Czech (3.9%), Dutch (2.3%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 1307 feet

Land area: 2.22 square miles.

Population density: 837 people per square mile   (low).

Marion,KS real estate house value index trend

Marion, Kansas map

For population 25 years and over in Marion:

  • High school or higher: 83.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 13.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.7%
  • Unemployed: 3.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 17.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Marion city:

  • Never married: 19.3%
  • Now married: 50.6%
  • Separated: 1.5%
  • Widowed: 14.4%
  • Divorced: 14.1%

16 residents are foreign born

This city:  0.7%
Kansas:  6.5%



According to our research of Kansas and other state lists there were 2 registered sex offenders living in Marion, Kansas as of April 18, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Marion to the number of sex offenders is 939 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is near the state average.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,226 (1.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $1,366 (2.0%)

Marion satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Wichita, KS (48.9 miles , pop. 344,284).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (384.1 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities: Florence, KS (3.0 miles ), Hillsboro, KS (3.2 miles ), Lincolnville, KS (3.2 miles ), Cedar Point, KS (3.5 miles) , Peabody, KS (3.7 miles ), Durham, KS (3.8 miles) , Lost Springs, KS (3.9 miles) , Lehigh, KS (4.0 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 5 buildings, average cost: $48,000
  • 1998: 6 buildings, average cost: $78,300
  • 1999: 5 buildings, average cost: $116,800
  • 2000: 4 buildings, average cost: $93,500
  • 2001: 5 buildings, average cost: $78,800
  • 2002: 3 buildings, average cost: $120,000
  • 2003: 2 buildings, average cost: $110,000
  • 2004: 1 building, cost: $120,000
  • 2005: 5 buildings, average cost: $89,000
  • 2006: 3 buildings, average cost: $70,000
  • 2007: 7 buildings, average cost: $132,900
  • 2008: 2 buildings, average cost: $125,000
  • 2009: 1 building, cost: $90,000
  • 2010: 3 buildings, average cost: $65,700
  • 2011: 2 buildings, average cost: $75,000
  • 2012: 1 building, cost: $175,000

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 38.35 N, Longitude: 97.02 W

Area code: 620

Marion household income distribution Marion home values distribution

Crime rates in Marion by Year
Type 2002 2003 2004 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 00000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 00011110
per 100,000 0.00.00.053.453.954.151.60.0
Robberies 00000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Assaults 21383333
per 100,000 93.848.3145.1427.4161.6162.2154.7156.4
Burglaries 149131123101210
per 100,000 656.7435.0628.9587.61239.2540.8618.9521.4
Thefts 3219182015222511
per 100,000 1500.9918.3870.81068.4808.21189.81289.3573.5
Auto thefts 11064330
per 100,000 46.948.30.0320.5215.5162.2154.70.0
Arson 10001000
per 100,000 46.90.00.00.053.90.00.00.0
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 290.7) 133.884.0112.3247.4220.4181.3186.894.4

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

Crime rate in Marion detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 5 (5 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.61
Kansas average:

2.68
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

4.5%
Kansas:

5.1%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +177 (+9.2%).
Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (26%)
  • Construction (13%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (11%)
  • Health care and social assistance (7%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (6%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (30%)
  • Retail trade (15%)
  • Educational services (14%)
  • Manufacturing (11%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (9%)
  • Public administration (8%)
  • Finance and insurance (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (9%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (8%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (7%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (7%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (6%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Construction trades workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (5%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (8%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (8%)
  • Registered nurses (6%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (6%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4%)

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

Average climate in Marion, Kansas

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Marion-area historical tornado activity is near Kansas state average. It is 84% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/13/1990, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 9.7 miles away from the Marion city center killed one person and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 3/13/1990, a category F5 tornado 22.5 miles away from the city center killed one person and injured 60 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Marion-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Kansas state average. It is 68% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 9/15/1995 at 00:31:33, a magnitude 4.1 (3.8 LG, 4.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 137.4 miles away from the city center
On 2/15/1974 at 13:33:49, a magnitude 4.6 (4.5 MB, 4.6 LG) earthquake occurred 239.0 miles away from Marion center
On 9/6/1997 at 23:38:00, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 LG, 4.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 257.2 miles away from the city center
On 6/16/1978 at 11:46:54, a magnitude 5.3 (4.4 MB, 4.6 UK, 5.3 ML, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 423.8 miles away from the city center
On 10/30/1998 at 17:41:22, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 LG, 3.4 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 111.8 miles away from Marion center
On 1/18/1995 at 15:51:39, a magnitude 4.2 (4.0 LG, 4.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 249.4 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Marion County (14) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 10, Storms: 8, Tornadoes: 5, Winter Storms: 4, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Marion topographic map

Birthplace of: Fay Moulton - Athletics and football competitor, Charlie Faust - Baseball player, Randolph Carpenter - Politician, Tex Jones - Baseball player.

Hospitals and medical centers in Marion:

  • ST LUKE HOSPITAL & LIVING CENTER (Government - Hospital District or Authority, provides emergency services, 535 SOUTH FREEBRON)
  • MARION COUNTY HOME CARE SERVICES (535 SOUTH FREEBORN)
  • MARION MANOR (1500 E LAWRENCE ST)
  • ST LUKE LIVING CENTER (535 SOUTH FREEBORN)

Airports located in Marion:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Marion:

  • Butler Community College (about 39 miles; El Dorado, KS; Full-time enrollment: 6,676)
  • Wichita Area Technical College (about 43 miles; Wichita, KS; FT enrollment: 2,220)
  • Emporia State University (about 46 miles; Emporia, KS; FT enrollment: 4,687)
  • Wichita State University (about 47 miles; Wichita, KS; FT enrollment: 11,743)
  • Friends University (about 51 miles; Wichita, KS; FT enrollment: 2,024)
  • Newman University (about 51 miles; Wichita, KS; FT enrollment: 2,066)
  • Wichita Technical Institute (about 52 miles; Wichita, KS; FT enrollment: 2,015)

Public high school in Marion:

Public elementary/middle schools in Marion:

See full list of schools located in Marion

Library in Marion:

  • MARION CITY LIBRARY (Operating income: $90,227; Location: 101 LIBRARY ST; 26,558 books; 514 audio materials; 1,684 video materials; 30 state licensed databases; 55 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Marion: Team Marketing Alliance Grain Elevator Number 24 (A), Marion County Sheriff's Department (B), Marion County Courthouse (C), Marion Police Department (D), Marion Fire Department (E), Marion County Sheriff's Department Jail (F), Marion County Emergency Medical Services (G), Marion County Health Department (H), Marion Museum (I), Marion City Hall (J), Kansas Department of Transportation District 2 Area 3 Shop (K), Marion Senior Center (L), Marion City Library (M). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Marion include: Eastmoor United Methodist Church (A), Emmanuel Baptist Church (B), Good News Christian Fellowship Church (C), Holy Family Catholic Church (D), Marion Christian Church (E), Marion Presbyterian Church (F), Our Savior Lutheran Church (G), Valley United Methodist Church (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attraction: Marion City Historical Museum (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 501 East Main Street).

Hotel: Country Inn Motel (1305 East Main Street).

Courts: Marion County - Traffic Court Division- Clerk Of District Court (Court House), Marion County - Court Services Community Corrections (Court House).

Marion 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 CO IMPROVEMENT DIST 2 (Population served: 234, Purch surface water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One minor monitoring violation
MARION CO RWD 2 (Population served: 175, Purch groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One minor monitoring violation
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 17.8%
(11.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 80.2% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 72.0% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.2 people
Kansas:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  60.8%
Whole state:  66.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  4.4%
Whole state:  5.8%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.0% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.1% of all households
31 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
9 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities in 2010
98 people in nursing homes in 2000
6 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups) in 2000

Marion, Kansas environmental map by EPA

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Marion compared to Kansas state average:

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

Banks with branches in Marion (2011 data):

  • Central National Bank: Marion Branch at 231 East Main, branch established on 1917/01/01. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $889.7 mil, Deposits: $775.7 mil, headquarters in Junction City, KS, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 35 total offices, Holding Company: Central Of Kansas, Inc.
  • The Marion National Bank: at 302 East Main Street, branch established on 1905/01/01. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $24.2 mil, Deposits: $20.9 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 2 total offices, Holding Company: Marion Bancshares, Inc.
  • The Tampa State Bank: Marion Branch at 1100 East Main, branch established on 1998/04/08. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $43.6 mil, Deposits: $36.2 mil, headquarters in Tampa, KS, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 2 total offices, Holding Company: Tampa State Bankshares, Inc.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (86%)
  • Electricity (9%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (4%)
  • Other fuel (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

2000 Presidential Elections Results

2004 Presidential Elections Results

2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

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

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 64.42%
Here: 64.4%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameMennonite Church USAUnited Methodist Church U.S. Conference of Mennonite Brethren ChurchesLutheran ChurchLDS (Mormon) Church
Adherents24.1%22.1%17.0%8.5%7.5%
Congregations14.0%23.3%9.3%11.6%2.3%
NameNorth American Baptist ConferenceChristian Churches and Churches of Christ Mennonite Church of God in ChristPresbyterian Church (USA)Other
Adherents4.6%4.1%2.4%1.9%7.6%
Congregations7.0%4.7%4.7%4.7%18.6%
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: 6
Marion County:

4.91 / 10,000 pop.
Kansas:

1.96 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Marion County:

0.82 / 10,000 pop.
Kansas:

0.51 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 4
Marion County:

3.27 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.84 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 15
Here:

12.27 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.33 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

9.3%
Kansas:

8.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Marion County:

28.9%
Kansas:

27.9%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

12.6%
State:

13.4%
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Other Government Administration 4$14,896$44,6885$817
Judicial and Legal 0$0 1$1,227
Police Protection - Officers 4$13,007$39,0214$2,387
Firefighters 0$0 9$821
Streets and Highways 3$7,607$30,4280$0
Solid Waste Management 2$3,837$23,0220$0
Sewerage 2$7,049$42,2940$0
Parks and Recreation 2$4,142$24,8522$999
Housing and Community Development(Local) 0$0 3$4,488
Water Supply 3$9,009$36,0360$0
Electric Power 3$10,556$42,2240$0
Local Libraries 1$2,427$29,1244$1,193
Totals for Government 24$72,530$36,26528$11,932

Marion government finances - Expenditure in 2006 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Electric Utilities: $1,242,000 ($667.02)
    Police Protection: $281,000 ($150.91)
    Water Utilities: $255,000 ($136.95)
    Central Staff Services: $225,000 ($120.84)
    General - Other: $196,000 ($105.26)
    Regular Highways: $174,000 ($93.45)
    Sewerage: $132,000 ($70.89)
    Parks and Recreation: $122,000 ($65.52)
    Solid Waste Management: $93,000 ($49.95)
    Libraries: $72,000 ($38.67)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities, NEC: $36,000 ($19.33)
    Local Fire Protection: $34,000 ($18.26)
    Housing and Community Development: $34,000 ($18.26)
    General Public Buildings: $33,000 ($17.72)
    Air Transportation: $11,000 ($5.91)
    Natural Resources - Other: $5,000 ($2.69)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $4,000 ($2.15)
    Health - Other: $3,000 ($1.61)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $152,000 ($81.63)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Water Utilities: $143,000 ($76.80)
    Regular Highways: $117,000 ($62.84)
    General - Other: $75,000 ($40.28)
    Local Fire Protection: $58,000 ($31.15)
    Police Protection: $16,000 ($8.59)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $1,070,000 ($574.65)

Marion government finances - Revenue in 2006 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $208,000 ($111.71)
    Solid Waste Management: $126,000 ($67.67)
    All Other: $44,000 ($23.63)
    Housing and Community Development: $31,000 ($16.65)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $44,000 ($23.63)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $167,000 ($89.69)
    Rents: $58,000 ($31.15)
    Special Assessments: $14,000 ($7.52)
    Donations From Private Sources: $4,000 ($2.15)
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $1,549,000 ($831.90)
    Water Utilities: $443,000 ($237.92)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $70,000 ($37.59)
    All Other: $58,000 ($31.15)
  • Tax - Property: $564,000 ($302.90)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $242,000 ($129.97)
    Other License: $47,000 ($25.24)

Marion government finances - Debt in 2006 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,490,000 ($1337.27)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,225,000 ($1194.95)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,150,000 ($617.62)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $885,000 ($475.30)

Marion government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,489,000 ($799.68)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $15,000 ($8.06)

6.04% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($35,265 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.04%
Kansas average:

6.43%

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 Sedgwick County, KS  1.01% ($42,283 average AGI)
from Harvey County, KS  0.86% ($25,282)
from McPherson County, KS  0.59% ($32,630)


7.07% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($30,640 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.07%
Kansas average:

6.89%

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

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Harvey County, KS  0.93% ($31,628 average AGI)
to Sedgwick County, KS  0.85% ($35,897)
to McPherson County, KS  0.57% ($21,115)

Strongest AM radio stations in Marion:

  • KFTI (1070 AM; 10 kW; WICHITA, KS; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WHB (810 AM; 50 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: UNION BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KRMG (740 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KSAL (1150 AM; 5 kW; SALINA, KS; Owner: EBC INC.)
  • KFH (1330 AM; 5 kW; WICHITA, KS; Owner: ENTERCOM WICHITA LICENSE, LLC)
  • KQAM (1480 AM; 5 kW; WICHITA, KS; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • KMYR (1410 AM; 5 kW; WICHITA, KS; Owner: AGAPE COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KFAQ (1170 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KRVN (880 AM; 50 kW; LEXINGTON, NE; Owner: NEBRASKA RURAL RADIO ASSOCIATION)
  • KOIL (1020 AM; 50 kW; PLATTSMOUTH, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KFRM (550 AM; 5 kW; SALINA, KS; Owner: TAYLOR COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WIBW (580 AM; 5 kW; TOPEKA, KS; Owner: MCC RADIO, LLC)
  • KFAB (1110 AM; 50 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)

Strongest FM radio stations in Marion:

  • KJRL (105.7 FM; HERINGTON, KS; Owner: GREAT PLAINS CHRISTIAN RADIO, INC)
  • KMXW (92.3 FM; NEWTON, KS; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KHCC-FM (90.1 FM; HUTCHINSON, KS; Owner: HUTCHINSON COMMUNITY JR. COLLEGE)
  • KFDI-FM (101.3 FM; WICHITA, KS; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KCFN (91.1 FM; WICHITA, KS; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)

TV broadcast stations around Marion:

  • KWCH-TV (Channel 12; HUTCHINSON, KS; Owner: MEDIA GENERAL BROADCASTING OF SO. CAROLINA HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KSCC (Channel 36; HUTCHINSON, KS; Owner: MERCURY BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KWCV (Channel 33; WICHITA, KS; Owner: WLBB BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • KPTS (Channel 8; HUTCHINSON, KS; Owner: KANSAS PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS SERVICE, INC.)
  • KAAS-TV (Channel 18; SALINA, KS; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)

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

Marion, Kansas:
  • Fatal accident count: 2
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 3
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 0
  • Fatalities: 3
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 6
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 0
Kansas average:
  • Fatal accident count: 106
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 159
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 39
  • Fatalities: 114
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 265
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 11

Marion fatal accident list:

Feb 20, 2010 05:15 PM, Us-56, Lat: 38.36340, Lon: -97.02653, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 2
May 18, 2008 10:20 PM, 90th, Jade, Lat: 38.20392, Lon: -97.18506, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 4
Total length: 23 meters (75ft)
Total costs: $1,065,000
Total average daily traffic: 5,990
Total average daily truck traffic: 293
Total future (year 2027) average daily traffic: 6,887

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

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

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

5
  • 1/2 Mi N Of City Limits (Lat: 38.361694 Lon: -97.013639), Call Sign: KAF387, Licensee ID: L00001782
    Assigned Frequencies: 47.0600 MHz
    Grant Date: 07/29/1997, Expiration Date: 10/02/2002, Cancellation Date: 01/12/2003
    Registrant: State Of Kansas, Docking State Office Bldg, Topeka, KS 66612, Phone: (316) 382-3717
  • Ne 1/4 Ne 1/4 Section 3, Township 20 S, Range 3 E (Lat: 38.346139 Lon: -97.079750), Type: Tower, Structure height: 146.3 m, Overall height: 151.1 m, Call Sign: WNBU849
    Assigned Frequencies: 453.425 MHz
    Grant Date: 01/11/2005, Expiration Date: 02/06/2015
    Registrant: Tbs Electronics Inc., 5225 Sw Topeka Blvd, Topeka, KS 66609, Phone: (785) 862-7450, Fax: (785) 862-7647, Email:
  • Catv Tower N Stadium Rd Rt 3 (Lat: 38.358917 Lon: -97.001139), Call Sign: KAA288
    Assigned Frequencies: 39.3200 MHz, 39.4600 MHz
    Grant Date: 06/02/2004, Expiration Date: 07/31/2014
    Registrant: Tbs Electronics, Inc., 5225 Sw Topeka Blvd, Topeka, KS 66609, Phone: (785) 862-7450, Fax: (785) 862-7647, Email:
  • Lat: 38.450000 Lon: -97.111389, Call Sign: WPTN633, Licensee ID: L00395978
    Assigned Frequencies: 160.095 MHz
    Grant Date: 11/08/2001, Expiration Date: 11/08/2011, Cancellation Date: 01/14/2012, Certifier: Mark W Meisinger
    Registrant: Mark W Meisinger, 2550 Nighthawk, Marion, KS 66861, Phone: (620) 924-5517
  • 200 S 3rd St (Lat: 38.347167 Lon: -97.019833), Call Sign: WQLP532
    Assigned Frequencies: 462.387 MHz, 467.387 MHz
    Grant Date: 03/22/2010, Expiration Date: 03/22/2020, Certifier: Frances J Smalley
    Registrant: Comm-Tronix, 1735 Mccormick, Wichita, KS 67213, Phone: (316) 263-5958, Fax: (316) 462-0555, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

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

FAA Registered Aircraft:

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

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 41
  • Hazardous Condition: 12

Incident types - Marion

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Most common first names in Marion, KS among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John3981.6 years
Mary3883.5 years
William3577.2 years
Robert2571.7 years
George2081.3 years
Edward2079.0 years
Anna2087.4 years
Ruth2079.8 years
James1976.0 years
Harry1983.3 years
Most common last names in Marion, KS among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Hett2680.4 years
Vinduska1680.3 years
Richmond1675.3 years
Smith1677.6 years
Holub1577.5 years
Winter1576.1 years
Vogel1473.9 years
Stenzel1377.6 years
Helmer1282.7 years
Anderson1174.5 years

Businesses in Marion, KS

  • MasterBrand Cabinets: 1
  • Pizza Hut: 1
  • U-Haul: 1

Marion on our top lists:

  • #42 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Secondary school teachers"
  • #91 (66861) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Czechoslovakian first ancestries (pop 1,000+)"
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