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Plymouth County

Population in July 2009: 5,183. Population change since 2000: +1.2%
 

Males: 2,489  (48.0%)
Females: 2,694  (52.0%)

Median resident age:  46.8 years
Massachusetts median age:  36.5 years

Zip code: 02738

Estimated median household income in 2011: $75,169 (it was $61,250 in 2000)
Marion:

$75,169
Massachusetts:

$62,859
Estimated per capita income in 2011: $51,288

Marion town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2011: $432,452 (it was $230,800 in 2000)
Marion:

$432,452
Massachusetts:

$326,300
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $620,087; Detached houses: $614,742; Townhouses or other attached units: $772,116; In 2-unit structures: $1,430,093; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $363,503; Mobile homes: $171,208

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Marion races chart
  • White alone - 4,703 (91.8%)
  • Other race alone - 173 (3.4%)
  • Two or more races - 112 (2.2%)
  • Black alone - 80 (1.6%)
  • Hispanic - 28 (0.5%)
  • Asian alone - 18 (0.4%)
  • American Indian alone - 5 (0.10%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 4 (0.08%)

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


Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Marion: 335.2 (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: 354 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).

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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:  14.3%



According to our research of Massachusetts and other state lists there was 1 registered sex offender living in Marion, Massachusetts as of April 17, 2014.
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

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)


Latitude: 41.71 N, Longitude: 70.75 W

Area codes: 508, 774

Marion household income distribution Marion home values distribution


 

Crime rates in Marion by Year
Type 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 000000000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 001010100011
per 100,000 0.00.018.90.018.90.018.80.00.00.020.320.1
Robberies 013102011100
per 100,000 0.019.356.819.00.037.40.019.119.019.50.00.0
Assaults 1316069119911945
per 100,000 252.6308.50.0113.9170.0205.6169.4172.2208.7175.481.0100.5
Burglaries 173224222026373523181321
per 100,000 330.3617.0454.1417.6377.7485.9696.4669.7436.3350.8263.3422.0
Thefts 10299828776861207457564446
per 100,000 1981.71909.01551.61651.51435.31607.22258.61416.01081.41091.4891.2924.4
Auto thefts 9558241175422
per 100,000 174.996.494.6151.937.874.8207.0133.994.978.040.540.2
Arson 021012101000
per 100,000 0.038.618.90.018.937.418.80.019.00.00.00.0
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 298.9) 173.7202.7139.0141.5141.5163.0213.0160.7134.1120.193.4110.2

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

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 15 (15 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.01
Massachusetts average:

2.49

This town's Wikipedia profile

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

6.3%
Massachusetts:

7.2%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units

Most common industries (%)
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 below Massachusetts state average. It is 63% 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 slightly below Massachusetts state average. It is 87% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

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 the city 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 Marion center
On 3/22/1996 at 20:22:12, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 MD, 3.1 LG, Depth: 7.4 mi) earthquake occurred 25.4 miles away from the city center
On 10/2/1994 at 14:36:36, a magnitude 3.3 (3.1 LG, 3.3 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 87.9 miles away from the city center
On 1/10/1999 at 10:52:16, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 LG, 3.0 LG, Depth: 1.2 mi) earthquake occurred 79.3 miles away from Marion center
On 3/12/2002 at 07:13:25, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 73.7 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), duration magnitude (MD)

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: Storms: 9, Floods: 7, Hurricanes: 4, Blizzards: 2, Floods: 2, Snows: 2, Heavy Rain: 1, Snow: 1, Snowfall: 1, Wind: 1, Snowstorm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Marion topographic map

Birthplace of: Gerard Curtis Delano - Artist.

Political contributions by individuals in Marion, MA

Operable nuclear power plant near Marion:

  • 18 miles: Pilgrim in Plymouth, MA.

Local government website: WWW.TOWNOFMARION.ORG

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Marion:

  • University of Massachusetts-Dartmouth (about 15 miles; North Dartmouth, MA; Full-time enrollment: 7,520)
  • Bristol Community College (about 20 miles; Fall River, MA; FT enrollment: 4,315)
  • Bridgewater State College (about 23 miles; Bridgewater, MA; FT enrollment: 7,943)
  • Roger Williams University (about 27 miles; Bristol, RI; FT enrollment: 3,806)
  • Massasoit Community College (about 29 miles; Brockton, MA; FT enrollment: 3,631)
  • Stonehill College (about 31 miles; Easton, MA; FT enrollment: 2,420)
  • Salve Regina University (about 33 miles; Newport, RI; FT enrollment: 2,024)

Private high school in Marion:

  • TABOR ACADEMY (Students: 504; Location: 66 SPRING ST; Grades: 9 - 12)

Public elementary/middle school in Marion:

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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)
AQI  Ozone  PM2.5 NO2

Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 31.3. This is about average.
City:

31.3
U.S.:

32.0
Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 26.4. This is about average. There were 20 monitors within city limits.
City:

26.4
U.S.:

28.3
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 9.50. This is about average. There were 18 monitors within city limits.
City:

9.50
U.S.:

9.59
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 8.66. This is about average. There were 6 monitors within city limits.
City:

8.66
U.S.:

9.39
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2002 was 20.8. This is about average. There were 22 monitors within city limits.
City:

20.8
U.S.:

24.6

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

MARION WATER DEPARTMENT (Population served: 6037, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Acute (TCR) - In OCT-2003, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (DEC-01-2003)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In OCT-2003, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (DEC-01-2003)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In OCT-2001, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (FEB-01-2002)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JAN-1997, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (MAY-28-1997)
Past monitoring violations:
  • One minor monitoring violation

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%

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Marion, MA

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

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.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house above state average.
  • House age 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.


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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 (%)



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%)

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 (based on Plymouth County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 57.75%
Here57.8%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchJewishUnited Church of ChristEpiscopal ChurchUnited Methodist Church
Adherents75.1%8.6%3.5%2.5%1.8%
Congregations17.5%3.5%10.9%6.6%10.0%
NameAmerican Baptist Churches in the USAEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaUnitarian Universalist AssociationAssemblies of GodOther
Adherents1.0%1.0%0.8%0.7%4.9%
Congregations7.0%2.6%6.1%3.9%31.9%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 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%

5.34% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($60,926 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.34%
Massachusetts average:

6.31%

0.04% of residents moved from foreign countries ($402 average AGI)
Plymouth County:

0.04%
Massachusetts average:

0.28%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Norfolk County, MA  1.57% ($60,184 average AGI)
from Bristol County, MA  0.84% ($49,926)
from Suffolk County, MA  0.72% ($62,461)


6.02% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($51,677 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.02%
Massachusetts average:

6.91%

0.04% of residents moved to foreign countries ($247 average AGI)
Plymouth County:

0.04%
Massachusetts average:

0.11%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Norfolk County, MA  1.28% ($54,265 average AGI)
to Bristol County, MA  1.01% ($42,010)
to Suffolk County, MA  0.60% ($49,190)

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.)

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

Marion, Massachusetts:
  • Fatal accident count: 25
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 32
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 12
  • Fatalities: 26
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 42
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 2
Massachusetts average:
  • Fatal accident count: 92
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 128
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 30
  • Fatalities: 99
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 211
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 11

See more detailed statistics of Marion fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 9
Total length: 44 meters (144ft)
Total costs: $22,162,000
Total average daily traffic: 137,800
Total average daily truck traffic: 8,874

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

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

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

5
  • Mill St (Lat: 42.715083 Lon: -70.772278), Call Sign: KZU628, Licensee ID: L00027394
    Assigned Frequencies: 482.537 MHz
    Grant Date: 01/11/2012, Expiration Date: 03/14/2022, Certifier: Walter V Denham
    Registrant: 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 MHz
    Grant Date: 11/06/2004, Expiration Date: 01/25/2015
    Registrant: Cyber Communications, Inc, 250 Cape Highway, Route 44, East Taunton, MA 02718, Phone: (508) 880-3294, Fax: (508) 880-6745, Email:
  • 13 Washburn Ln (Lat: 41.719833 Lon: -70.765028), Call Sign: KSU762
    Assigned Frequencies: 151.775 MHz
    Grant Date: 02/15/2002, Expiration Date: 01/05/2012, Cancellation Date: 03/10/2012
    Registrant: Federal Licensing Inc, 1588 Fairfield Road, Gettysburg, PA 17325, Phone: (717) 334-9262, Fax: (717) 334-6440
  • Lat: 41.653417 Lon: -70.757806, Call Sign: WPWA617
    Assigned Frequencies: 462.237 MHz, 462.437 MHz
    Grant Date: 08/14/2012, Expiration Date: 09/27/2022, Certifier: Dennie Blodgett
    Registrant: Cara Enterprises Inc, Las Vegas, NV 89140-0124, Phone: (702) 838-9728, Fax: (702) 363-4607, Email:
  • Lat: 41.705278 Lon: -70.767500, Call Sign: WQCL445
    Assigned Frequencies: 465.187 MHz
    Grant Date: 03/31/2005, Expiration Date: 03/31/2015, Certifier: Richard J Guerzoni
    Registrant: Aes Corp, 285 Newbury Street, Peabody, MA 01960-1315, Phone: (978) 535-7310, Fax: (978) 535-7313, 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:

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

FAA Registered Aircraft:

6
  • 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, 7 Jenna Dr, 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: 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: BEECH 35-C33A (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 142 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR IO 520 SERIES (285 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 7891L , Serial Number: CE-107, Year manufactured: 1966, Airworthiness Date: 10/18/1966
    Registrant (Individual): John A Arcuri, 4 Autumn Ln, Marion, MA 02738
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-28RT-201T (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: CONT MOTOR TSIO-360 SER (225 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 8271Z , Serial Number: 28R-8331001, Year manufactured: 1982, Airworthiness Date: 10/19/1982
    Registrant (Individual): Charles C Parsons, Po Box 1185, 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, 11 Marconi Ln # 215, Marion, MA 02738


2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 8

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