Marion, Kansas

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Population in 2017: 1,801 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: -14.6%
 
Males: 909  (50.5%)
Females: 892  (49.5%)
Median resident age:

40.9 years
Kansas median age:

36.7 years

Zip codes: 66861.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $44,618 (it was $32,125 in 2000)
Marion:

$44,618
KS:

$56,422

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $24,204 (it was $16,464 in 2000)

Marion city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $94,822 (it was $51,000 in 2000)
Marion:

$94,822
KS:

$150,600

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $122,514; detached houses: $125,506; townhouses or other attached units: $85,080; in 2-unit structures: $141,275; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $58,742; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $117,315; mobile homes: $86,406

Median gross rent in 2017: $608.

March 2019 cost of living index in Marion: 79.0 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 18.1%
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  • Races in Marion, KS (2010)
    • 1,86997.0%White alone
    • 271.4%Hispanic
    • 150.8%Two or more races
    • 70.4%Black alone
    • 60.3%American Indian alone
    • 20.1%Asian alone
    • 10.05%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

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



According to our research of Kansas and other state lists, there were 11 registered sex offenders living in Marion, Kansas as of September 20, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Marion is 177 to 1.


Crime rates in Marion by year

Type

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
1
(53.4)
1
(53.9)
1
(54.1)
1
(51.6)
0
(0.0)
1
(53.7)
2
(108.3)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
8
(427.4)
3
(161.6)
3
(162.2)
3
(154.7)
3
(156.4)
2
(107.4)
4
(216.7)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
11
(587.6)
23
(1,239)
10
(540.8)
12
(618.9)
10
(521.4)
9
(483.4)
9
(487.5)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
20
(1,068)
15
(808.2)
22
(1,190)
25
(1,289)
11
(573.5)
32
(1,719)
13
(704.2)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
6
(320.5)
4
(215.5)
3
(162.2)
3
(154.7)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(53.9)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)237.7211.7174.1179.590.7167.0192.3

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City-data.com crime index in Marion, KS

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 3 (3 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.68
Kansas average:

2.20
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Ancestries: German (36.8%), American (30.8%), English (9.7%), European (4.6%), Czech (4.4%), Swedish (3.2%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 1307 feet

Land area: 2.22 square miles.

Population density: 810 people per square mile   (low).

Marion, Kansas map

27 residents are foreign born

This city:

1.4%
Kansas:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,524 (2.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $1,973 (2.0%)

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 )

Latitude: 38.35 N, Longitude: 97.02 W

Area code: 620

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

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
  • 2013: 1 building, cost: $175,000
  • 2016: 1 building, cost: $300,000
Number of permits per 10,000 Marion, KS residents
Average permit cost in Marion, KS
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.4%
Kansas:

3.7%
Population change in the 1990s: +177 (+9.2%).
Most common industries in Marion, KS (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (14.1%)
  • Educational services (10.7%)
  • Construction (8.9%)
  • Machinery (6.1%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.6%)
  • Finance & insurance (5.6%)
  • Food & beverage stores (4.1%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (15.0%)
  • Machinery (10.0%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (6.4%)
  • Educational services (6.4%)
  • Truck transportation (5.0%)
  • Metal & metal products (4.8%)
  • Nonmetallic mineral products (4.2%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (28.7%)
  • Educational services (16.1%)
  • Finance & insurance (8.3%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.6%)
  • Food & beverage stores (5.8%)
  • Social assistance (5.5%)
  • Public administration (5.3%)
Most common occupations in Marion, KS (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (7.5%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (5.2%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (5.2%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.6%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (4.3%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4.2%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (3.5%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (8.8%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (7.6%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (7.2%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (6.8%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (5.6%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (4.8%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (4.6%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (8.3%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (7.8%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (6.0%)
  • Registered nurses (6.0%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (5.5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.0%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (3.8%)

Average climate in Marion, Kansas

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Marion, Kansas environmental map by EPA

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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 the city 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 Marion 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 (17) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 15
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 12, Storms: 10, Tornadoes: 7, Winds: 4, Winter Storms: 4, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1, Snowstorm: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Marion topographic map

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:

  • MARION HIGH (Students: 224, Location: 701 E MAIN, Grades: 9-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Marion:

  • MARION ELEM (Students: 288, Location: 1400 E LAWRENCE, Grades: PK-6)
  • MARION MIDDLE (Students: 104, Location: 125 SOUTH LINCOLN, Grades: 7-8)
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)

Points of interest:

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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).

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

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
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

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.

For population 15 years and over in Marion:

Marital status in Marion, KS
  • Never married: 16.5%
  • Now married: 59.3%
  • Separated: 0.6%
  • Widowed: 11.8%
  • Divorced: 11.9%

For population 25 years and over in Marion:

  • High school or higher: 86.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 21.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.5%
  • Unemployed: 3.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 19.0 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.8
Kansas average:

11.1

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

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Marion, KS (based on Marion County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant4,81324
Mainline Protestant2,03611
Catholic1601
Orthodox351
Other4-
None5,612-
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: 6
This county:

4.91 / 10,000 pop.
Kansas:

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

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

12.27 / 10,000 pop.
Kansas:

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

9.3%
State:

8.1%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

28.9%
Kansas:

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

12.6%
Kansas:

13.4%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Marion:

49.5%
Kansas:

48.5%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Marion:

44.6%
Kansas:

45.1%

Average BMI:
Marion:

28.3
Kansas:

28.6

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

18.2%
State:

21.6%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Marion:

9.8%
State:

10.6%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Marion:

6.9
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
Here:

35.0%
Kansas:

33.6%

General health condition:
Marion:

53.3%
State:

55.2%

Average condition of hearing:
Marion:

74.9%
Kansas:

78.3%

More about Health and Nutrition of Marion, KS Residents

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

  • Current Operations - Electric Utilities: $391,000 ($217.10)
    Water Utilities: $339,000 ($188.23)
    Police Protection: $321,000 ($178.23)
    Central Staff Services: $243,000 ($134.93)
    Sewerage: $189,000 ($104.94)
    Regular Highways: $162,000 ($89.95)
    Solid Waste Management: $103,000 ($57.19)
    Libraries: $66,000 ($36.65)
    Housing and Community Development: $56,000 ($31.09)
    Parks and Recreation: $49,000 ($27.21)
    General Public Buildings: $44,000 ($24.43)
    Local Fire Protection: $32,000 ($17.77)
    Natural Resources - Other: $10,000 ($5.55)
    Air Transportation: $8,000 ($4.44)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $7,000 ($3.89)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $105,000 ($58.30)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $1,044,000 ($579.68)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $240,000 ($133.26)
    Solid Waste Management: $148,000 ($82.18)
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $19,000 ($10.55)
    Rents: $12,000 ($6.66)
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $2,187,000 ($1214.33)
    Water Utilities: $566,000 ($314.27)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $1,000 ($0.56)
  • Tax - Public Utilities Sales: $68,000 ($37.76)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $68,000 ($37.76)

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

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,617,000 ($2008.33)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,617,000 ($2008.33)
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $392,000 ($217.66)
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $392,000 ($217.66)
  • Short Term Debt Outstanding - Beginning: $273,000 ($151.58)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,193,000 ($662.41)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $392,000 ($217.66)

6.09% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($42,996 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.09%
Kansas average:

6.44%

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

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Harvey County, KS  1.14% ($38,941 average AGI)
from Sedgwick County, KS  0.83% ($33,514)
from McPherson County, KS  0.54% ($46,875)


5.86% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($38,340 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.86%
Kansas average:

7.12%

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

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Harvey County, KS  0.96% ($34,605 average AGI)
to Sedgwick County, KS  0.78% ($39,943)
to McPherson County, KS  0.63% ($38,964)

Businesses in Marion, KS

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

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.)
Marion fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017

Marion fatal accident list:

Sep 4, 2014 10:25 AM, Us-56, Ash Street, Lat: 38.362658, Lon: -97.012783, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 2
Feb 20, 2010 05:15 PM, Us-56, Lat: 38.363397, Lon: -97.026531, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 2
May 18, 2008 10:20 PM, 90th, Jade, Lat: 38.203920, Lon: -97.185060, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Aug 22, 2008 01:27 PM, Us-56, Eisenhower, Lat: 38.362720, Lon: -97.003780, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 40Number of bridges
  • 453ft / 138mTotal length
  • $3,925,000Total costs
  • 37,164Total average daily traffic
  • 7,339Total average daily truck traffic
  • 47,313Total future (year 2034) average daily traffic
New bridges in Marion, KS - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11900-1909
  • 31920-1929
  • 61930-1939
  • 11940-1949
  • 11950-1959
  • 41960-1969
  • 31970-1979
  • 111980-1989
  • 41990-1999
  • 62000-2009
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Marion, KS

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

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

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

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

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

6
  • NEKMRNA, Lat: 38.495056 Lon: -97.019167, Type: Building, Structure height: 45 m, Call Sign: WQUQ272,
    Assigned Frequencies: 3650.00 MHz, Grant Date: 09/09/2014, Expiration Date: 09/09/2024, Certifier: Kris M Mcelroy, Registrant: Rhino Communications, 61 Inverness Drive East Suite 250, Englewood, CO 80112, Phone: (720) 257-5501, Fax: (303) 705-6523, Email:
  • NEKMRNB, Lat: 38.495056 Lon: -97.019167, Type: Building, Structure height: 45 m, Call Sign: WQUQ272,
    Assigned Frequencies: 3650.00 MHz, Grant Date: 09/09/2014, Expiration Date: 09/09/2024, Certifier: Kris M Mcelroy, Registrant: Rhino Communications, 61 Inverness Drive East Suite 250, Englewood, CO 80112, Phone: (720) 257-5501, Fax: (303) 705-6523, Email:
  • NEKMRNG, Lat: 38.495056 Lon: -97.019167, Type: Building, Structure height: 45 m, Call Sign: WQUQ272,
    Assigned Frequencies: 3650.00 MHz, Grant Date: 09/09/2014, Expiration Date: 09/09/2024, Certifier: Kris M Mcelroy, Registrant: Rhino Communications, 61 Inverness Drive East Suite 250, Englewood, CO 80112, Phone: (720) 257-5501, Fax: (303) 705-6523, Email:
  • WI01950C, 1830 Hwy 56 (Ks12810-A) (Lat: 38.363583 Lon: -97.050528), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 121.9 m, Overall height: 124.4 m, Call Sign: WQVR353,
    Assigned Frequencies: 10775.0 MHz, 10775.0 MHz, 10775.0 MHz, 10775.0 MHz, 10775.0 MHz, 10775.0 MHz, 10775.0 MHz, 10775.0 MHz, Grant Date: 04/21/2015, Expiration Date: 04/21/2025, Certifier: David Werblow, Registrant: T-Mobile Usa, Inc., 12920 Se 38th Street, Bellevue, WA 98006, Phone: (425) 383-8401, Fax: (425) 383-4040, Email:
  • MRN, 403 South 3rd Street (Lat: 38.345083 Lon: -97.019194), Type: Silo, Structure height: 54.9 m, Overall height: 57.9 m, Call Sign: WQYL498,
    Assigned Frequencies: 10915.0 MHz, 10915.0 MHz, 10915.0 MHz, 10915.0 MHz, 10915.0 MHz, 10915.0 MHz, 10915.0 MHz, 10915.0 MHz, 10915.0 MHz, 10915.0 MHz... (+8 more), Grant Date: 10/31/2016, Expiration Date: 10/31/2026, Certifier: Donnie Happel, Registrant: Rise Broadband, 61 Inverness Drive East; Suite 250, Englewood, CO 80112, Phone: (402) 739-8482, Email:
  • MRZ, Ne 1/4 Ne 1/4 Section 3, Township 20 S, Range 3 E (Lat: 38.346139 Lon: -97.079750), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 146.3 m, Overall height: 151.1 m, Call Sign: WQYL959,
    Assigned Frequencies: 11405.0 MHz, 11405.0 MHz, 11405.0 MHz, 11405.0 MHz, 11405.0 MHz, 11405.0 MHz, 11405.0 MHz, 11405.0 MHz, 11405.0 MHz, 11405.0 MHz... (+26 more), Grant Date: 11/02/2016, Expiration Date: 11/02/2026, Certifier: Donnie Happel, Registrant: Rise Broadband, 61 Inverness Drive East; Suite 250, Englewood, CO 80112, Phone: (402) 739-8482, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

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

FAA Registered Aircraft:

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

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

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2003 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 25. The highest number of fires - 46 took place in 2011, and the least - 2 in 2003. The data has a growing trend.
    Fire incident types in Marion, KS When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Outside Fires (56.1%), and Structure Fires (22.2%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Marion, KS
    • 22056.1%Outside Fires
    • 8722.2%Structure Fires
    • 5012.8%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 358.9%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Marion, KS
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
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Marion, KS
  • 91.7%Utility gas
  • 5.9%Electricity
  • 2.4%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Marion, KS
  • 76.8%Utility gas
  • 23.2%Electricity


Marion compared to Kansas state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly 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 above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
There are 10 pilots and 6 other airmen in this city.
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Total of 1 patent application in 2008-2020.