Marion, Kentucky

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Population in 2013: 3,019 (87% urban, 13% rural). Population change since 2000: -5.5%
 
Males: 1,517  (50.3%)
Females: 1,502  (49.7%)
Median resident age:  44.1 years
Kentucky median age:  38.5 years

Zip codes: 42064.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $29,554 (it was $23,854 in 2000)
Marion:

$29,554
KY:

$43,399

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $18,112 (it was $14,766 in 2000)

Marion city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $64,165 (it was $44,600 in 2000)
Marion:

$64,165
KY:

$120,900

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $72,266; Detached houses: $80,916; Mobile homes: $16,299

Median gross rent in 2013: $482.

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  • Races in Marion, KY (2010)

    Marion races chart
    • 2,88895.0%White alone
    • 652.1%Black alone
    • 321.1%Two or more races
    • 230.8%Hispanic
    • 220.7%American Indian alone
    • 80.3%Asian alone
    • 10.03%Other race alone

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

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Marion: 80.4 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: Irish (18.8%), English (17.8%), United States (17.8%), German (11.2%), Scottish (2.6%), Scotch-Irish (2.5%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 02/23/1844

Elevation: 594 feet

Land area: 3.29 square miles.

Population density: 918 people per square mile   (low).

Marion,KY real estate house value index trend

Marion, Kentucky map

For population 25 years and over in Marion:

  • High school or higher: 74.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 8.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.0%
  • Unemployed: 9.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 19.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Marion city:

  • Never married: 16.8%
  • Now married: 54.1%
  • Separated: 2.8%
  • Widowed: 10.3%
  • Divorced: 16.0%

31 residents are foreign born

This city:

1.0%
Kentucky:

3.4%



According to our research of Kentucky and other state lists there were 19 registered sex offenders living in Marion, Kentucky as of August 02, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Marion to the number of sex offenders is 159 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $566 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $317 (0.6%)

Marion satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Evansville, IN (53.2 miles , pop. 121,582).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Metropolitan Government, TN (109.1 miles , pop. 569,891).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (312.5 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Crayne, KY (2.1 miles) , Fredonia, KY (2.9 miles ), Salem, KY (3.2 miles ), Cave-In-Rock, IL (3.3 miles ), Tolu, KY (3.4 miles) , Dycusburg, KY (3.6 miles) , Elizabethtown, IL (3.8 miles ), Sturgis, KY (4.0 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2003: 3 buildings, average cost: $53,300
  • 2004: 1 building, cost: $105,000
  • 2007: 2 buildings, average cost: $190,000
  • 2008: 2 buildings, average cost: $194,000
  • 2010: 1 building, cost: $199,000
  • 2011: 1 building, cost: $60,000
  • 2012: 1 building, cost: $64,000

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 37.33 N, Longitude: 88.08 W

Area code: 270

Marion household income distribution Marion home values distribution

Crime rates in Marion by Year
Type 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013
Murders 0000000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 0010011002
per 100,000 0.00.032.70.00.032.433.00.00.066.2
Robberies 0000000011
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.032.833.1
Assaults 2421141113
per 100,000 64.4130.465.433.132.8129.433.032.732.899.3
Burglaries 19101613131213141714
per 100,000 611.3326.1523.4430.2425.8388.2428.9457.5556.8463.4
Thefts 37354235553736405736
per 100,000 1,190.51,141.21,373.91,158.21,801.51,197.01,187.71,307.21,867.01,191.7
Auto thefts 3323332313
per 100,000 96.597.865.499.398.397.166.098.032.899.3
Arson N/A000N/A10000
per 100,000 N/A0.00.00.0N/A32.40.00.00.00.0
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 285.0) 115.5106.6141.694.7121.0140.1120.5102.7138.1177.8

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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 2013, including police officers: 8 (5 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.66
Kentucky average:

1.94
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

7.2%
Kentucky:

7.4%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: -385 (-10.8%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Transportation and warehousing (24%)
  • Manufacturing (16%)
  • Construction (14%)
  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (7%)
  • Utilities (5%)
  • Public administration (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (21%)
  • Accommodation and food services (16%)
  • Manufacturing (10%)
  • Other services, except public administration (9%)
  • Educational services (9%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (7%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Transportation occupations (29%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (16%)
  • Production occupations (16%)
  • Sales and related occupations (12%)
  • Management occupations (9%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (7%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (26%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (17%)
  • Sales and related occupations (10%)
  • Production occupations (10%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (8%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (7%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (6%)

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

Average climate in Marion, Kentucky

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Marion-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Kentucky state average. It is 61% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/6/2003, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 22.3 miles away from the Marion city center killed 2 people and injured 33 people and caused $16 million in damages.

On 4/3/1968, a category F4 tornado 28.8 miles away from the city center killed 2 people and injured 30 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Marion-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Kentucky state average. It is 74% 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 78.1 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 48.1 miles away from Marion center
On 9/26/1990 at 13:18:51, a magnitude 5.0 (4.7 MB, 4.8 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 7.7 mi) earthquake occurred 81.0 miles away from the city center
On 6/10/1987 at 23:48:54, a magnitude 5.1 (4.9 MB, 4.4 MS, 4.6 MS, 5.1 LG) earthquake occurred 103.5 miles away from the city center
On 5/4/1991 at 01:18:54, a magnitude 5.0 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 110.1 miles away from Marion center
On 4/18/2008 at 15:14:16, a magnitude 4.8 (4.5 MB, 4.8 MW, 4.6 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 80.1 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 Crittenden County (14) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 9, Floods: 8, Tornadoes: 7, Mudslides: 4, Winter Storms: 3, Blizzard: 1, Flash Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1, Landslide: 1, Snow: 1, Tropical Depression: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Marion topographic map

Birthplace of: Lee Cruce - 2nd governor of Oklahoma, Ollie Murray James - Politician, Rip Wheeler - Baseball player, Shelby Hearon - Novelist, Walter Walker (politician) - Politician.

Hospitals and medical centers in Marion:

  • CRITTENDEN HEALTH SYSTEM (Proprietary, provides emergency services, 520 WEST GUM STREET)
  • MARION HOME HEALTH AGENCY (HIGHWAY 60 WEST)
  • CRITTENDEN CO CONVALESCENT CENTER (MOORE & WATSON STS RT 2 BOX 49)
  • CRITTENDEN COUNTY HEALTH AND REHABILITATION CENTER (201 WATSON STREET)

Airports located in Marion:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Marion:

  • Madisonville Community College (about 32 miles; Madisonville, KY; Full-time enrollment: 2,082)
  • West Kentucky Community and Technical College (about 38 miles; Paducah, KY; FT enrollment: 4,107)
  • Hopkinsville Community College (about 45 miles; Hopkinsville, KY; FT enrollment: 2,269)
  • University of Southern Indiana (about 50 miles; Evansville, IN; FT enrollment: 9,532)
  • Murray State University (about 52 miles; Murray, KY; FT enrollment: 8,930)
  • University of Evansville (about 54 miles; Evansville, IN; FT enrollment: 2,688)
  • Owensboro Community and Technical College (about 61 miles; Owensboro, KY; FT enrollment: 2,754)

Public high school in Marion:

Public elementary/middle schools in Marion:

See full list of schools located in Marion

Library in Marion:

  • CRITTENDEN COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $236,632; Location: 204 WEST CARLISLE STREET; 34,911 books; 860 audio materials; 966 video materials; 2 local licensed databases; 48 state licensed databases; 75 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Marion: Crittenden County DES and Rescue Squad (A), Crittenden County Fire Department (B), Marion Fire Department (C), Crittenden County Emergency Medical Services (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Mapleview Cemetery (1), Pentecostal Cemetery (2), Old Marion Cemetery (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Crittenden County Historical Society (Museums; 124 East Bellville Street), Clement Ben E Mineral Museum (205 North Walker Street).

Hotels: Marion Inn (2362 USHighway 641), Myers Bed & Breakfast (124 East Depot Street), Tobin Tourotel Inc (225 Sturgis Road).

Court: Crittenden County - Administrative Office of the Courts- District C (Court House).

Crittenden County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2011 was 12.1. This is significantly better than average.

City:

12.1
U.S.:

74.2

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2011 was 1.30. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 18.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.30
U.S.:

1.93

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

MARION WATER DEPARTMENT (Population served: 3,039, Surface water):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2011, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif received (AUG-16-2011), St Public Notif requested (SEP-09-2011), St Formal NOV issued (SEP-09-2011), St Compliance achieved (NOV-23-2011)
  • MCL, Average - Between OCT-2006 and DEC-2006, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (FEB-12-2007), St Formal NOV issued (FEB-12-2007), St Compliance achieved (MAR-31-2007), St Public Notif received (APR-05-2007)
  • MCL, Average - Between JUL-2006 and SEP-2006, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-28-2006), St Formal NOV issued (NOV-28-2006), St Public Notif received (DEC-28-2006), St Compliance achieved (MAR-31-2007)
  • MCL, Average - Between JAN-2006 and MAR-2006, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUN-15-2006), St Formal NOV issued (JUN-15-2006), St Compliance achieved (JUL-10-2006), St Public Notif received (DEC-07-2006)
  • MCL, Average - Between JAN-2006 and MAR-2006, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUN-14-2006), St Formal NOV issued (JUN-14-2006), St Compliance achieved (JUL-10-2006), St Public Notif received (DEC-07-2006)
  • MCL, Average - Between OCT-2005 and DEC-2005, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (FEB-13-2006), St Formal NOV issued (FEB-13-2006), St Public Notif received (APR-24-2006), St Compliance achieved (JUL-10-2006)
  • 5 other older health violations
Past monitoring violations:
  • Treatment Technique Precursor Removal - Between OCT-2005 and DEC-2005, Contaminant: CARBON, TOTAL. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (FEB-15-2006), St Formal NOV issued (FEB-15-2006), St Compliance achieved (APR-10-2006), St Public Notif received (APR-24-2006)
  • Monitoring, Turbidity (Enhanced SWTR) - In AUG-2005, Contaminant: IESWTR. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-22-2005), St Formal NOV issued (SEP-22-2005), St Public Notif received (MAY-31-2006), St Compliance achieved (MAR-06-2007)
  • Treatment Technique Precursor Removal - Between JUL-2005 and SEP-2005, Contaminant: CARBON, TOTAL. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (DEC-05-2005), St Formal NOV issued (DEC-05-2005), St Compliance achieved (APR-10-2006), St Public Notif received (APR-24-2006)
  • Monthly Turbidity Exceed (Enhanced SWTR) - In JUL-2005, Contaminant: IESWTR. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-12-2005), St Formal NOV issued (SEP-12-2005), St Compliance achieved (DEC-19-2005), St Public Notif received (DEC-19-2005)
  • Monthly Turbidity Exceed (Enhanced SWTR) - In JUN-2005, Contaminant: IESWTR. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-09-2005), St Formal NOV issued (SEP-09-2005), St Compliance achieved (DEC-19-2005), St Public Notif received (DEC-19-2005)
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • 2 other older monitoring violations
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 26.1%
(25.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 77.8% for Black residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.2 people
Kentucky:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  60.7%
Whole state:  66.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  6.1%
Whole state:  6.4%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.1% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households
135 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities in 2010
75 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
115 people in nursing homes in 2000
16 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups) in 2000

Marion, Kentucky environmental map by EPA

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Marion compared to Kentucky 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.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.

Banks with branches in Marion (2011 data):

  • The Peoples Bank: Marion Commons Branch at 326 South Main Street, branch established on 1974/11/01; at 116 South Main, branch established on 1946/10/01. Info updated 2008/04/16: Bank assets: $35.6 mil, Deposits: $30.0 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 3 total offices, Holding Company: Peoples-Marion Bancorp, Inc.
  • Farmers Bank and Trust Company: Farmers Bank And Trust Company at 201 South Main Street, branch established on 1899/12/01; South Main Drive-Up Branch at 203 South Main Street, branch established on 1998/07/01. Info updated 2008/06/03: Bank assets: $143.3 mil, Deposits: $110.9 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 3 total offices, Holding Company: Farmers Bancorp, Inc. Of Marion, Kentucky
  • Fifth Third Bank: Marion Ky Branch at 312 North Main Street, branch established on 1958/06/09. Info updated 2009/10/05: Bank assets: $114,540.4 mil, Deposits: $89,689.1 mil, headquarters in Cincinnati, OH, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1378 total offices, Holding Company: Fifth Third Bancorp

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

12.4
Kentucky average:

12.3

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (49%)
  • Utility gas (41%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (6%)
  • No fuel used (2%)
  • Wood (2%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

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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 Crittenden County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant5,19328
Mainline Protestant5987
Catholic2381
Other-1
None3,286-
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: 2
Crittenden County:

2.19 / 10,000 pop.
Kentucky:

2.19 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 2
Crittenden County:

2.19 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.36 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 6
Here:

6.57 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.74 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

10.3%
Kentucky:

11.0%
Adult obesity rate:
Crittenden County:

31.5%
Kentucky:

30.0%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

10.5%
State:

15.9%
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
Financial Administration 1$3,294$39,5280$0
Other Government Administration 4$12,925$38,7758$3,501
Police Protection - Officers 6$19,160$38,3200$0
Police - Other 3$5,535$22,1404$2,161
Firefighters 0$0 2$320
Streets and Highways 2$4,432$26,5921$261
Sewerage 4$11,285$33,8550$0
Water Supply 6$18,009$36,0182$764
Other and Unallocable 1$2,796$33,55215$1,247
Totals for Government 27$77,436$34,41632$8,254

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

  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $517,000 ($171.25)
    Police Protection: $361,000 ($119.58)
    Sewerage: $343,000 ($113.61)
    Central Staff Services: $269,000 ($89.10)
    Regular Highways: $120,000 ($39.75)
    General - Other: $58,000 ($19.21)
    Parks & Recreation: $35,000 ($11.59)
    Fire Protection: $25,000 ($8.28)
    Financial Administration: $3,000 ($0.99)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $250,000 ($82.81)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Sewerage: $131,000 ($43.39)
    Central Staff: $70,000 ($23.19)
    Regular Highways: $19,000 ($6.29)
    Police Protection: $10,000 ($3.31)
    Fire Protection: $3,000 ($0.99)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $587,000 ($194.44)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $79,000 ($26.17)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $311,000 ($103.01)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $309,000 ($102.35)
    General Revenue, NEC: $60,000 ($19.87)
    Property Sale Other: $5,000 ($1.66)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $485,000 ($160.65)
  • State Intergovernmental - All Other: $65,000 ($21.53)
    Highways: $49,000 ($16.23)
    Housing & Community Development: $42,000 ($13.91)
  • Tax - NEC: $252,000 ($83.47)
    Individual Income: $230,000 ($76.18)
    Property: $165,000 ($54.65)
    Public Utilities: $61,000 ($20.21)

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

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Industrial Revenue: $3,865,000 ($1280.23)
    Water Utilities: $1,319,000 ($436.90)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $3,795,000 ($1257.04)
    Water Utilities: $1,275,000 ($422.33)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $70,000 ($23.19)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Water Utilities: $44,000 ($14.57)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $185,000 ($61.28)
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $3,795,000 ($1257.04)

4.90% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($33,180 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.90%
Kentucky average:

6.18%

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 Livingston County, KY  0.59% ($33,944 average AGI)
from Caldwell County, KY  0.46% ($28,714)
from Lyon County, KY  0.42% ($34,077)


4.81% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($31,592 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.81%
Kentucky average:

6.19%

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 Livingston County, KY  0.59% ($20,611 average AGI)
to Caldwell County, KY  0.43% ($15,077)
to Lyon County, KY  0.36% ($66,000)

Strongest AM radio stations in Marion:

  • WMJL (1500 AM; daytime; 0 kW; MARION, KY; Owner: JOEMYERS PRODUCTIONS, INC.)
  • WPAD (1560 AM; 10 kW; PADUCAH, KY; Owner: BRISTOL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WSM (650 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: GAYLORD ENTERTAINMENT COMPANY)
  • WKDA (1200 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: RADIO NASHVILLE, INC.)
  • WDDD (810 AM; 10 kW; JOHNSTON CITY, IL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WNQM (1300 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: WNQM. INC.)
  • WAMB (1160 AM; 50 kW; DONELSON, TN; Owner: GREAT SOUTHERN BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WWLK (900 AM; 1 kW; EDDYVILLE, KY; Owner: TILENT, INC.)
  • WLAC (1510 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WCBL (1290 AM; 5 kW; BENTON, KY; Owner: JIM W. FREELAND)
  • WHAS (840 AM; 50 kW; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KXEN (1010 AM; 50 kW; FESTUS-ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: BDJ RADIO ENTERPRISES, LLC)
  • KMOX (1120 AM; 50 kW; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Marion:

  • WMJL-FM (102.7 FM; MARION, KY; Owner: JOEMYERS PRODUCTIONS, INC.)
  • WVVR (100.3 FM; HOPKINSVILLE, KY; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF TUCKESSEE, LLC)
  • WCCK (95.7 FM; CALVERT CITY, KY; Owner: JIM W. FREELAND DBA FREELAND BROADCASTING)
  • WKYQ (93.3 FM; PADUCAH, KY; Owner: BRISTOL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WHRZ (97.7 FM; PROVIDENCE, KY; Owner: HOPKINS-WEBSTER CBC, INC.)
  • WDDJ (96.9 FM; PADUCAH, KY; Owner: BRISTOL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WLIE-FM (94.3 FM; GOLCONDA, IL; Owner: FOREVER COMMUNICATIONS INC)
  • WRIK-FM (98.3 FM; METROPOLIS, IL; Owner: SUN MEDIA, INC.)
  • WKTG (93.9 FM; MADISONVILLE, KY; Owner: SOUND BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • W266AB (101.1 FM; PROVIDENCE, KY; Owner: PENNYRILE CHRISTIAN COMMUNITY, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Marion:

  • WDKA (Channel 49; PADUCAH, KY; Owner: WDKA ACQUISITION CORPORATION)
  • WKMA-TV (Channel 35; MADISONVILLE, KY; Owner: KENTUCKY AUTHORITY FOR EDUCATIONAL TV)
  • WPSD-TV (Channel 6; PADUCAH, KY; Owner: WPSD-TV, LLC)
  • WAZE-TV (Channel 19; MADISONVILLE, KY; Owner: SOUTH CENTRAL COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
Marion fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2013

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2013 (per 100,000 population)


Marion fatal accident list:

Apr 11, 2004 08:06 PM, Us-60, School Street, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1, Drunken persons involved: 1
Feb 21, 1998 08:45 AM, Sr-120, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Sep 15, 1994 09:08 PM, 60, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 3, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1
Jun 16, 1993 09:00 PM, 60, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Aug 4, 1991 01:40 PM, Countryclb, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Jul 23, 1981 10:05 AM, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
Apr 8, 1975 10:00 AM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 1Number of bridges
  • 1m3ftTotal length
  • 4,070Total average daily traffic
  • 488Total average daily truck traffic
  • 6,308Total future (year 2031) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

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

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • 250 Sturgis Rd. (Lat: 37.340583 Lon: -88.073778), Type: Mast, Structure height: 27 m, Overall height: 33 m, Call Sign: WPYI884
    Assigned Frequencies: 462.875 MHz
    Grant Date: 08/19/2003, Expiration Date: 08/19/2013, Certifier: Brian Bobeck
    Registrant: Comsoft Corporation, 100 North Constitution Drive, Suite 2, Yorktown, VA 23692-2972, Phone: (757) 890-2801, Fax: (757) 890-9519, Email:

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

6
  • Ky 91 .5 Mi West Of Us 641 Jct (Lat: 37.332556 Lon: -88.086694), Call Sign: KRW363
    Assigned Frequencies: 47.1400 MHz, 47.2200 MHz
    Grant Date: 03/18/2004, Expiration Date: 02/21/2014
    Registrant: Div. Of Equipment-Radio Section, 1239 Wilkinson Blvd., Frankfort, KY 40622, Phone: (502) 564-3820, Fax: (502) 564-3825, Email:
  • State Forestry Tower At Pickens Hill (Lat: 37.357556 Lon: -87.990583), Call Sign: KDD608, Licensee ID: L00001846
    Assigned Frequencies: 453.300 MHz, 453.300 MHz, 453.550 MHz, 453.550 MHz, 453.900 MHz, 453.900 MHz
    Grant Date: 06/04/1997, Expiration Date: 08/11/2002, Cancellation Date: 09/26/2001
    Registrant: Kentucky, Commonwealth Of, 1240 Louisville Rd, Frankfort, KY 40601, Phone: (502) 227-8750
  • Crittenden Cty Courthouse (Lat: 37.333111 Lon: -88.082806), Call Sign: KIS542
    Assigned Frequencies: 39.5000 MHz, 155.370 MHz
    Grant Date: 12/09/1998, Expiration Date: 12/13/2003, Cancellation Date: 02/22/2002
    Registrant: County Of Crittenden, Marion, KY 42064
  • Crittenden Cty Hospital Us Hwy 60 W (Lat: 37.328667 Lon: -88.093361), Call Sign: KMA946
    Assigned Frequencies: 155.280 MHz, 155.340 MHz
    Grant Date: 09/28/2012, Expiration Date: 09/29/2022
    Registrant: Jp2way, 1201 S 3rd St, Paducah, KY 42003, Phone: (270) 443-6618, Fax: (270) 443-6402, Email:
  • Ground Storage Tank Briarwood Dr (Lat: 37.313944 Lon: -88.080583), Structure height: 14 m, Call Sign: WPEX251
    Assigned Frequencies: 457.050 MHz
    Grant Date: 09/08/2004, Expiration Date: 05/16/2014
    Registrant: Washington Radio Reports, 1588 Fairfield Road Ste 7, Gettysburg, PA 17325, Phone: (717) 334-0668, Fax: (717) 334-6440
  • Lat: 37.330611 Lon: -88.091667, Call Sign: WQDM410
    Assigned Frequencies: 72.1000 MHz, 72.1800 MHz
    Grant Date: 09/29/2005, Expiration Date: 09/29/2015, Certifier: Greg Binkley
    Registrant: Primex Wireless, 965 Wells Street, Lake Geneva, WI 53147, Phone: (262) 248-3000

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

11 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)

FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

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

FAA Registered Aircraft:

6
  • Aircraft: BEDUHN MARK COZY MK IV (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: LYCOMING I0360 SER A&C (200 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 494CZ , Serial Number: 494, Year manufactured: 1997, Airworthiness Date: 10/10/1997
    Registrant (Individual): Mark Beduhn, 290 Airport Rd, Marion, KY 42064
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 150J (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 90 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR 0-200 SERIES (100 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 60040 , Serial Number: 15070026, Year manufactured: 1968, Airworthiness Date: 12/23/1968
    Registrant (Co-Owned): Paul R Kennedy, 3661 Us Highway 641, Marion, KY 42064, Other Owners: Janet M Kennedy
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 172P (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: Reciprocating
    N-Number: 62128 , Serial Number: 17275217, Airworthiness Date: 08/10/1981
    Registrant (Individual): Ralph T Baker, Po Box 421, Marion, KY 42064
  • Aircraft: GRUMMAN ACFT ENG COR-SCHWEIZER G-164B (Category: Land, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 80 mph), Engine: P&W R-985 SERIES (450 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 6775Q , Serial Number: 285B, Year manufactured: 1977, Airworthiness Date: 06/27/1977
    Registrant (Individual): Ralph T Baker, Po Box 421, Marion, KY 42064
  • Aircraft: INTERPLANE SKYBOY (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: ROTAX 582DCDI (65 HP) (2 Cycle)
    N-Number: 724HC , Serial Number: 352001, Year manufactured: 2001, Airworthiness Date: 04/03/2008
    Registrant (Individual): Reported Sale, 407 W Gum St, Marion, KY 42064
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-28-180 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 107 mph), Engine: LYCOMING O&VO-360 SER (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 7966N , Serial Number: 28-5382, Year manufactured: 1969, Airworthiness Date: 04/09/1969
    Registrant (Partnership): James C Johnson, 291 Airport Road, Marion, KY 42064, Other Owners: Amy G Johnson

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 4
Most common first names in Marion, KY among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James13372.9 years
William11174.0 years
Mary9379.4 years
John8079.7 years
Robert6772.8 years
Charles5068.5 years
George4776.9 years
Ruby3783.7 years
Ruth2781.9 years
Anna2774.7 years
Most common last names in Marion, KY among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Belt5473.9 years
Brown5376.1 years
Hunt5278.6 years
Travis4973.1 years
Hughes4580.2 years
Watson3472.6 years
Walker3475.7 years
Brantley3179.0 years
Guess3180.1 years
Jones3074.5 years
Businesses in Marion, KY
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1McDonald's1
CVS1Nike1
Dairy Queen1Pizza Hut1
FedEx1Subway1
H&R Block1True Value1
La-Z-Boy1U-Haul1
MasterBrand Cabinets1

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