Marion, Massachusetts

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Population in 2010: 4,907. Population change since 2000: -4.2%
 
Males: 2,309  (47.1%)
Females: 2,598  (52.9%)
Median resident age:  46.8 years
Massachusetts median age:  39.2 years

Zip codes: 02738.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $83,902 (it was $61,250 in 2000)
Marion:

$83,902
MA:

$66,768

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $53,075 (it was $37,265 in 2000)

Marion town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $436,957 (it was $230,800 in 2000)
Marion:

$436,957
MA:

$327,200

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $364,308; Detached houses: $378,294; Townhouses or other attached units: $375,764; In 2-unit structures: $259,149; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $275,993; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $162,829; Mobile homes: $93,953
  • Races in Marion, MA (2010)

    Marion races chart
    • 4,50991.9%White alone
    • 1222.5%Other race alone
    • 1042.1%Two or more races
    • 821.7%Black alone
    • 521.1%Hispanic
    • 310.6%Asian alone
    • 50.1%American Indian alone
    • 20.04%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Marion: 150.9 (very high, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: Irish (27.7%), English (21.9%), Portuguese (8.3%), German (7.2%), Italian (6.2%), French (5.7%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1852

Elevation: 20 feet

Land area: 14.6 square miles.

Population density: 335 people per square mile   (very low).

Marion,MA real estate house value index trend

Marion, Massachusetts map

For population 25 years and over in Marion:

  • High school or higher: 93.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 49.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 23.8%
  • Unemployed: 2.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 27.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Marion town:

  • Never married: 18.6%
  • Now married: 64.2%
  • Separated: 0.8%
  • Widowed: 6.8%
  • Divorced: 9.5%

172 residents are foreign born (2.0% Europe, 0.5% Africa, 0.5% Latin America).

This town:

3.4%
Massachusetts:

15.6%



According to our research of Massachusetts and other state lists there was 1 registered sex offender living in Marion, Massachusetts as of May 26, 2016.
The ratio of number of residents in Marion to the number of sex offenders is 5,183 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is smaller than the state average.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:

Marion town:  1.0% ($2,396)
Massachusetts:  1.3% ($2,336)
Marion satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: New Bedford, MA (10.2 miles , pop. 93,768).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Boston, MA (46.0 miles , pop. 589,141).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Bronx, NY (172.8 miles , pop. 1,332,650).

Nearest cities: Marion Center, MA (0.9 miles ), Weweantic, MA (1.6 miles ), Wareham Center, MA (1.8 miles ), Mattapoisett Center, MA (2.0 miles ), Mattapoisett, MA (2.1 miles ), Wareham, MA (2.2 miles ), Onset, MA (2.3 miles ), West Wareham, MA (2.4 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 31 buildings, average cost: $142,700
  • 1998: 30 buildings, average cost: $157,000
  • 1999: 27 buildings, average cost: $217,100
  • 2000: 28 buildings, average cost: $190,900
  • 2001: 25 buildings, average cost: $235,100
  • 2002: 16 buildings, average cost: $176,300
  • 2003: 19 buildings, average cost: $226,100
  • 2004: 23 buildings, average cost: $323,900
  • 2005: 11 buildings, average cost: $249,400
  • 2006: 7 buildings, average cost: $230,900
  • 2007: 2 buildings, average cost: $200,000
  • 2008: 2 buildings, average cost: $250,000
  • 2009: 2 buildings, average cost: $385,000
  • 2010: 1 building, cost: $600,000
  • 2011: 2 buildings, average cost: $367,500
  • 2012: 5 buildings, average cost: $457,000
  • 2013: 2 buildings, average cost: $204,200
  • 2014: 2 buildings, average cost: $475,000

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 41.71 N, Longitude: 70.75 W

Area codes: 508, 774


Crime rates in Marion by Year
Type 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
Murders 0000000000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 0101010001110
per 100,000 0.018.90.018.90.018.80.00.00.020.320.120.30.0
Robberies 1310201110010
per 100,000 19.356.819.00.037.40.019.119.019.50.00.020.30.0
Assaults 1606911991194552
per 100,000 308.50.0113.9170.0205.6169.4172.2208.7175.481.0100.5101.640.5
Burglaries 3224222026373523181321919
per 100,000 617.0454.1417.6377.7485.9696.4669.7436.3350.8263.3422.0182.8385.0
Thefts 998287768612074575644466049
per 100,000 1,909.01,551.61,651.51,435.31,607.22,258.61,416.01,081.41,091.4891.2924.41,218.8992.9
Auto thefts 55824117542202
per 100,000 96.494.6151.937.874.8207.0133.994.978.040.540.20.040.5
Arson 2101210100000
per 100,000 38.618.90.018.937.418.80.019.00.00.00.00.00.0
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 287.5) 202.7139.0141.5141.5163.0212.9160.7134.1120.193.4110.2108.581.2

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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 2014, including police officers: 15 (15 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.04
Massachusetts average:

2.55
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

3.9%
Massachusetts:

4.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Educational services (15%)
  • Construction (11%)
  • Health care (9%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (7%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (4%)
  • Food and beverage stores (4%)
  • Educational services (23%)
  • Health care (15%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (8%)
  • Finance and insurance (7%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Miscellaneous manufacturing (3%)
  • Social assistance (3%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (6%)
  • Physicians and surgeons (5%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Top executives (4%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (4%)
  • Engineers (4%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (8%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (8%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Counselors, social workers, and other community and social service specialists (5%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (5%)
  • Registered nurses (5%)
  • Financial clerks except bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (4%)

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

Average climate in Marion, Massachusetts

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Marion-area historical tornado activity is significantly below Massachusetts state average. It is 75% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/9/1953, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 33.2 miles away from the Marion town center injured 17 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 8/28/1970, a category F2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 10.7 miles away from the town center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Marion-area historical earthquake activity is near Massachusetts state average. It is 90% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 10/7/1983 at 10:18:46, a magnitude 5.3 (5.1 MB, 5.3 LG, 5.1 ML, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 239.4 miles away from the city center
On 1/19/1982 at 00:14:42, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 MD, 4.5 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 131.4 miles away from Marion center
On 4/20/2002 at 10:50:47, a magnitude 5.2 (5.2 MB, 4.2 MS, 5.2 MW, 5.0 MW, Depth: 6.8 mi) earthquake occurred 243.8 miles away from the city center
On 8/22/1992 at 12:20:32, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MB, 3.8 MS, 4.7 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 181.3 miles away from the city center
On 10/2/1994 at 11:27:22, a magnitude 3.7 (3.5 LG, 3.7 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 90.1 miles away from Marion center
On 7/22/2003 at 11:41:15, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 LG, Depth: 6.8 mi) earthquake occurred 82.6 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Plymouth County (20) is a lot greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 13
Emergencies Declared: 7

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 9, Storms: 9, Hurricanes: 4, Snows: 3, Blizzards: 2, Heavy Rain: 1, Snowfall: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Marion topographic map

Birthplace of: Gerard Curtis Delano - Artist.

Hospitals and medical centers in Marion:

  • SIPPICAN HEALTHCARE CENTER (15 MILL STREET)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Marion:

  • TCU-TOBEY HOSPITAL (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; WAREHAM, MA)
  • LIGHTHOUSE HOSPICE ASSOCIATION, INC (Hospital, about 4 miles away; WAREHAM, MA)
  • KINDRED TRANSITIONAL CARE AND REHABILITA-FORESTVIEW (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; WAREHAM, MA)
  • MATTAPOISETT NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; MATTAPOISETT, MA)
  • HOSPICE SERVICES OF MASSACHUSETTS (Hospital, about 5 miles away; WAREHAM, MA)
  • TREMONT HEALTH CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; WAREHAM, MA)
  • ROYAL MEGANSETT NURSING AND REHABILITATION (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; N FALMOUTH, MA)

Operable nuclear power plant near Marion:

  • 18 miles: Pilgrim in Plymouth, MA.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Marion:

  • University of Massachusetts-Dartmouth (about 15 miles; North Dartmouth, MA; Full-time enrollment: 7,545)
  • Bristol Community College (about 20 miles; Fall River, MA; FT enrollment: 5,707)
  • Cape Cod Community College (about 22 miles; West Barnstable, MA; FT enrollment: 2,491)
  • Bridgewater State University (about 23 miles; Bridgewater, MA; FT enrollment: 9,802)
  • Roger Williams University (about 27 miles; Bristol, RI; FT enrollment: 4,375)
  • Massasoit Community College (about 29 miles; Brockton, MA; FT enrollment: 5,442)
  • Stonehill College (about 30 miles; Easton, MA; FT enrollment: 2,563)

Public elementary/middle school in Marion:

  • WEST VILLAGES ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Location: 760 OSTERVILLE-WEST BARNSTABLE, Grades: KG-3)

Library in Marion:

  • ELIZABETH TABER MEMORIAL LIBRARY (Operating income: $199,649; Location: 8 SPRING ST.; 36,794 books; 523 e-books; 1,662 audio materials; 1,441 video materials; 1 local licensed databases; 34 state licensed databases; 1 other licensed databases; 75 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Marion: Wareham Plaza (A), Gateway Shopping Plaza (B), Marion Fire Department Headquarters (C), Sippican Historical Society Building (D), Marion Town Hall (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Center: Main Street Shopping Center (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Marion include: Saint Ritas Church (A), Saint Gabriels Church (B), Marion United Methodist Church (C), First Congregational Church (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Monument Beach Cemetery (1), Old Landing Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Swamps: Great Swamp (A), Aucoot Cove Marshes (B), Bear Swamp (C), Sippican Bog (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Sippican River (A), Hales Brook (B), Benson Brook (C), Aucoot Creek (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Park in Marion: Charles E Washburn Memorial Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Tourist attraction: Marion Natural History Museum (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 8 Spring Street).

Plymouth 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 2013 was 76.5. This is about average.

City:

76.5
U.S.:

74.7

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 31.6. This is about average. Closest monitor was 8.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

31.6
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 6.80. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 10.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

6.80
U.S.:

9.35
Average household size:
This town:  2.5 people
Massachusetts:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  70.5%
Whole state:  63.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  4.9%
Whole state:  7.0%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.5% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households
Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This town:

4.6%
Whole state:

9.3%
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
This town:

1.5%
Whole state:

4.4%

People in group quarters in Marion in 2010:

  • 138 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 115 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 4 people in group homes intended for adults
99 people in nursing homes in 2000
5 people in homes for the mentally retarded in 2000

Banks with branches in Marion (2011 data):

  • Eastern Bank: Marion Branch at 340 Front Street, branch established on 1976/10/18. Info updated 2011/03/30: Bank assets: $7,812.9 mil, Deposits: $6,295.8 mil, headquarters in Boston, MA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 94 total offices, Holding Company: Eastern Bank Corporation
  • Pilgrim Bank: Marion Branch at 350 Front Street, branch established on 2008/04/07. Info updated 2010/02/25: Bank assets: $170.3 mil, Deposits: $154.8 mil, headquarters in Cohasset, MA, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 3 total offices, Holding Company: Conahasset Bancshares Mhc

Educational Attainment (%) in 2000

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2000

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

11.3
Massachusetts average:

13.1

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

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

2000 Presidential Elections Results

2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Marion town (based on Plymouth County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic165,98535
Mainline Protestant23,72491
Evangelical Protestant13,15996
Other6,12943
Orthodox1,1403
Black Protestant6115
None284,171-
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: 85
Plymouth County:

1.74 / 10,000 pop.
Massachusetts:

1.98 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
This county:

0.04 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.05 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 139
Plymouth County:

2.84 / 10,000 pop.
Massachusetts:

2.22 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 108
Plymouth County:

2.20 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.77 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 361
Here:

7.37 / 10,000 pop.
State:

8.76 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

7.9%
Massachusetts:

8.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Plymouth County:

21.7%
Massachusetts:

22.5%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

16.3%
State:

16.5%

4.53% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($57,639 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.53%
Massachusetts average:

5.61%

0.03% of residents moved from foreign countries ($550 average AGI)
Plymouth County:

0.03%
Massachusetts average:

0.06%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Norfolk County, MA  1.27% ($58,709 average AGI)
from Bristol County, MA  0.73% ($45,893)
from Suffolk County, MA  0.57% ($65,505)


4.82% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($48,567 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.82%
Massachusetts average:

5.85%

0.04% of residents moved to foreign countries ($656 average AGI)
Plymouth County:

0.04%
Massachusetts average:

0.11%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Norfolk County, MA  1.15% ($47,688 average AGI)
to Bristol County, MA  0.79% ($38,878)
to Suffolk County, MA  0.53% ($48,646)

Strongest AM radio stations in Marion:

  • WBSM (1420 AM; 5 kW; NEW BEDFORD, MA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WBZ (1030 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WEEI (850 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WALE (990 AM; 50 kW; GREENVILLE, RI; Owner: NORTH AMERICAN BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WRKO (680 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WKOX (1200 AM; 50 kW; FRAMINGHAM, MA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WBIX (1060 AM; 40 kW; NATICK, MA; Owner: LANGER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WWZN (1510 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ROSE CITY RADIO CORPORATION)
  • WCRN (830 AM; 50 kW; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: CARTER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WPLM (1390 AM; 5 kW; PLYMOUTH, MA; Owner: PLYMOUTH ROCK BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WAMG (890 AM; 25 kW; DEDHAM, MA; Owner: MEGA COMMUNICATIONS OF DEDHAM LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WPRO (630 AM; 5 kW; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WRCA (1330 AM; 25 kW; WALTHAM, MA; Owner: WRCA LICENSE, LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Marion:

  • WWTA (88.5 FM; MARION, MA; Owner: TABOR ACADEMY)
  • WJFD-FM (97.3 FM; NEW BEDFORD, MA; Owner: EDMUND DINIS, TRUSTEE)
  • WCTK (98.1 FM; NEW BEDFORD, MA; Owner: HALL COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WFHN (107.1 FM; FAIRHAVEN, MA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WCIB (101.9 FM; FALMOUTH, MA; Owner: QANTUM OF CAPE COD LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WTWV (101.1 FM; MASHPEE, MA; Owner: BOCH BROADCASTING, L.P.)
  • WFPB-FM (91.9 FM; FALMOUTH, MA; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF MASSACHUSETTS)
  • WWBB (101.5 FM; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WPLM-FM (99.1 FM; PLYMOUTH, MA; Owner: PLYMOUTH ROCK BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WSMU-FM (91.1 FM; NORTH DARTMOUTH, MA; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF MASSACHUSETTS)
  • WFHL (88.1 FM; NEW BEDFORD, MA; Owner: NEW BEDFORD CHRISTIAN RADIO, INC.)
  • WPXC (102.9 FM; HYANNIS, MA; Owner: QANTUM OF CAPE COD LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WKKB (100.3 FM; MIDDLETOWN, RI; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WXKS-FM (107.9 FM; MEDFORD, MA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WBMX (98.5 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WMJX (106.7 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: GREATER BOSTON RADIO, INC.)
  • WSNE-FM (93.3 FM; TAUNTON, MA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WBOS (92.9 FM; BROOKLINE, MA; Owner: GREATER BOSTON RADIO, INC.)
  • WQRC (99.9 FM; BARNSTABLE, MA; Owner: SANDAB COMMUNICATION LTD. PNR/SHP II)
  • WMVY (92.7 FM; TISBURY, MA; Owner: ARITAUR COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Marion:

  • WLWC (Channel 28; NEW BEDFORD, MA; Owner: C-28 FCC LICENSEE SUBSIDIARY, LLC)
  • WWDP (Channel 46; NORWELL, MA; Owner: NORWELL TELEVISION, LLC)
  • WLNE-TV (Channel 6; NEW BEDFORD, MA; Owner: FREEDOM BROADCASTING OF SOUTHERN NEW ENGLAND, INC.)
  • WPRI-TV (Channel 12; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: TVL BROADCASTING OF RHODE ISLAND, LLC)
  • WNAC-TV (Channel 64; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: WNAC, LLC)
  • WCVB-TV (Channel 5; BOSTON, MA; Owner: WCVB HEARST-ARGYLE TV, INC.)
  • WJAR (Channel 10; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: OUTLET BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WGBH-TV (Channel 2; BOSTON, MA; Owner: WGBH EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION)
  • WSBE-TV (Channel 36; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: RHODE ISLAND PUBLIC TELECOM. AUTHORITY)
  • WMFP (Channel 62; LAWRENCE, MA; Owner: WSAH LICENSE, INC.)
  • WSBK-TV (Channel 38; BOSTON, MA; Owner: VIACOM INC.)
  • WLVI-TV (Channel 56; CAMBRIDGE, MA; Owner: WLVI, INC.)
  • WDPX (Channel 58; VINEYARD HAVEN, MA; Owner: PAXSON BOSTON-68 LICENSE, INC.)
  • WBZ-TV (Channel 4; BOSTON, MA; Owner: VIACOM INC.)
  • WGBX-TV (Channel 44; BOSTON, MA; Owner: WGBH EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION)
  • WPXQ (Channel 69; BLOCK ISLAND, RI; Owner: OCEAN STATE TELEVISION, L.L.C.)
  • WFXT (Channel 25; BOSTON, MA; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS INC.)
  • WMPX-LP (Channel 67; DENNIS, MA; Owner: PAXSON BOSTON-68 LICENSE, INC.)
Marion fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2014

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2014 (per 100,000 population)

See more detailed statistics of Marion fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2014 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 9Number of bridges
  • 44m144ftTotal length
  • $23,124,000Total costs
  • 169,950Total average daily traffic
  • 11,995Total average daily truck traffic

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

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

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

7
  • Mill St (Lat: 42.715083 Lon: -70.772278), Call Sign: KZU628, Licensee ID: L00027394
    Assigned Frequencies: 482.537 MHzGrant Date: 01/11/2012, Expiration Date: 03/14/2022, Certifier: Walter V DenhamRegistrant: Rochester, Town Of, Police Dept, Rochester, MA 02770, Phone: (508) 763-5112
  • 550 Mill Street (Lat: 41.694306 Lon: -70.774222), Type: Tower, Structure height: 30.4 m, Overall height: 35 m, Call Sign: WBR962
    Assigned Frequencies: 482.537 MHz, 483.112 MHz, 485.537 MHz, 486.425 MHz, 485.887 MHz, 486.037 MHz, 486.112 MHzGrant Date: 12/05/2014, Expiration Date: 01/25/2025Registrant: Cyber Communications, Inc, 250 Cape Highway, Route 44, East Taunton, MA 02718, Phone: (508) 880-3294, Fax: (508) 880-6745, Email:
  • MARION, 630 Mill Street (Lat: 41.700361 Lon: -70.770167), Type: Tank, Structure height: 30.5 m, Overall height: 36.3 m, Call Sign: KZV256
    Assigned Frequencies: 482.887 MHz, 483.037 MHzGrant Date: 10/14/2010, Expiration Date: 01/10/2021, Certifier: David TroupRegistrant: Vogel Consulting Group LLC, 405 Baywood Court, Seneca, SC 29672, Phone: (864) 882-3754, Email:
  • 13 Washburn Ln (Lat: 41.719833 Lon: -70.765028), Call Sign: KSU762
    Assigned Frequencies: 151.775 MHzGrant Date: 02/15/2002, Expiration Date: 01/05/2012, Cancellation Date: 03/10/2012Registrant: Federal Licensing Inc, 1588 Fairfield Road, Gettysburg, PA 17325, Phone: (717) 334-9262, Fax: (717) 334-6440
  • Lat: 41.705278 Lon: -70.767500, Call Sign: WQCL445
    Assigned Frequencies: 465.187 MHzGrant Date: 03/17/2015, Expiration Date: 03/31/2025, Certifier: Richard J GuerzoniRegistrant: Marion Fire Dept., 50 Spring Street, Marion, MA 02738, Phone: (508) 748-3596, Fax: (508) 748-6712, Email:
  • Lat: 41.703472 Lon: -70.766750, Call Sign: WQUP572
    Assigned Frequencies: 467.212 MHzGrant Date: 09/03/2014, Expiration Date: 09/03/2024, Certifier: Gene JonesRegistrant: Innovation Wireless, 11869 Teale Street, Culver City, CA 90230, Phone: (888) 559-5565, Fax: (310) 482-3480, Email:
  • Lat: 41.677944 Lon: -70.717250, Call Sign: WQXJ654
    Assigned Frequencies: 457.062 MHz, 457.487 MHz, 451.312 MHzGrant Date: 03/24/2016, Expiration Date: 03/24/2026, Certifier: Patrick GunningRegistrant: Industrial Communications, 40 Lone Street, Marshfield, MA 02050, Phone: (781) 319-1011, Fax: (781) 837-4000, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

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

FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:

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

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

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

FAA Registered Aircraft:

5
  • Aircraft: ROGERS DAVID D RV-8 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: SUPERIOR IO-360 (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 173DR , Serial Number: 81890, Year manufactured: 2010, Airworthiness Date: 09/25/2010
    Registrant (Individual): David D Rogers, 21 Giffords Corner Rd, Marion, MA 02738
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-32RT-300 (Category: Land, Seats: 7, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: LYCOMING IO-540 SER (300 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 3994M , Serial Number: 32R-7885021, Year manufactured: 1978, Airworthiness Date: 02/03/1978
    Registrant (Individual): Brian F Sager, Po Box 1242, Marion, MA 02738
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-34-200T (Category: Land, Engines: 2, Seats: 7, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR TSIO-360 SER (225 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 5979F , Serial Number: 34-7770029, Year manufactured: 1976, Airworthiness Date: 10/27/1976
    Registrant (Corporation): Apollo Air Inc, Po Box 353, Marion, MA 02738
  • Aircraft: LIONBERGER JAMES DUANE KIT FOX IV - 1200 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: BOMBARDIER ROTAX (ALL) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 60364 , Serial Number: DCU 019, Year manufactured: 1999, Airworthiness Date: 11/05/1999
    Registrant (Individual): James D Lionberger, 9 River View Ln, Marion, MA 02738
  • Aircraft: BELLANCA 7GCBC (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 90 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 86969 , Serial Number: 695-74, Year manufactured: 1974, Airworthiness Date: 03/26/1974
    Registrant (Corporation): Sperry Sails Inc, Po Box 215, Marion, MA 02738

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

MARION WATER DIVISION (Population served: 6,179, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2013, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (NOV-29-2013), St Compliance achieved (NOV-29-2013)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2011, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (NOV-29-2011), St Compliance achieved (NOV-29-2011)
  • MCL, Average - Between JUL-2010 and SEP-2010, Contaminant: Perchlorate. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (FEB-04-2011)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In OCT-01-2007, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (NOV-14-2007), St Compliance achieved (NOV-19-2008)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 8

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (61%)
  • Utility gas (23%)
  • Electricity (8%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (5%)
  • Wood (2%)
  • Other fuel (1%)
Businesses in Marion, MA
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Decora Cabinetry2MasterBrand Cabinets2
Dunkin Donuts1UPS1
FedEx1

Marion compared to Massachusetts 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 above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house significantly below state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.
There are 15 pilots and 7 other airmen in this city.
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