For population 25 years and over in Marion:
For population 15 years and over in Marion town:
8 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2009: $204 (0.3%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Monroe, LA (28.4 miles , pop. 53,107).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Shreveport, LA (93.9 miles , pop. 200,145).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (264.1 miles , pop. 1,188,580).
Nearest cities: Huttig, AR (3.2 miles ), Felsenthal, AR (3.5 miles) , Farmerville, LA (3.6 miles ), Strong, AR (4.0 miles ), Sterlington, LA (4.2 miles ), Bastrop, LA (4.6 miles ), Spearsville, LA (4.6 miles) , West Crossett, AR (4.6 miles ).
Latitude: 32.90 N, Longitude: 92.24 W
Area code: 318
Crime in Marion (2009):
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 2 (2 officers).
Crime in Marion (2010):
Population change in the 1990s: +33 (+4.3%).
Work and jobs in Marion: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Marion, Louisiana
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Marion-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Louisiana state average. It is 174% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 4/1/1983, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 21.7 miles away from the Marion town center killed 2 people and injured 20 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.
On 12/3/1978, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 18.9 miles away from the town center killed 2 people and injured 4 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Marion-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Louisiana state average. It is 91% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 6/10/1994 at 23:34:02, a magnitude 3.2 (3.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 26.0 miles away from the city center
On 8/11/1996 at 18:17:49, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 LG, 3.1 MD, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 92.0 miles away from Marion center
On 3/3/2001 at 10:46:13, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 31.3 miles away from the city center
On 5/16/2007 at 13:22:21, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 34.0 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), duration magnitude (MD)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Union Parish (14) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 3
Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 5, Floods: 4, Storms: 4, Tornadoes: 2, Ice Storms: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Drought: 1, Freeze: 1, Storm: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Freeze: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Birthplace of: John David Crow - Football player and coach, Lee Emmett Thomas - Politician, Walt Goldsby - Baseball player.
Hospitals/medical centers near Marion:
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Marion:
See full list of schools located in Marion
Public elementary/middle school in Marion:
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 9.50. This is about average. There were 18 monitors within city limits.
Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 26.4. This is about average. There were 20 monitors within city limits.
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2002 was 20.8. This is about average. There were 22 monitors within city limits.
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 8.66. This is about average. There were 6 monitors within city limits.
Drinking water stations with addresses in Marion and their reported violations in the past:CONCORD WATER SYSTEM (Population served: 500, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2009: 32.2%
(6.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 48.4% for Black residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
Percentage of family households:
Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
No gay or lesbian households reported
Marion compared to Louisiana state average:
Banks with branches in Marion (2011 data):
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
Religion statistics for Marion (based on Union Parish data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 69.98%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 7
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 3
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 16
Number of full-service restaurants: 6
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
6.41% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($30,239 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
6.51% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($32,585 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
Strongest AM radio stations in Marion:
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TV broadcast stations around Marion:
Marion fatal accident list:
Sep 6, 1979 02:40 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 2
Total length: 2 meters (7ft)
Total costs: $439,000
Total average daily traffic: 4,930
Total average daily truck traffic: 375
Total future (year 2030) average daily traffic: 8,381
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Marion)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:20 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers:4
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:5
FAA Registered Aircraft:2
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Marion, LA