Marion, Michigan

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Population in 2019: 856 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: +2.4%
 
Males: 459  (53.7%)
Females: 397  (46.3%)
Median resident age:

37.6 years
Michigan median age:

39.8 years

Zip codes: 49665.

Estimated median household income in 2019: $36,494 (it was $26,467 in 2000)
Marion:

$36,494
MI:

$59,584

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $17,464 (it was $15,010 in 2000)

Marion village income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $84,088 (it was $53,700 in 2000)
Marion:

$84,088
MI:

$169,600

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $88,097; detached houses: $89,469; mobile homes: $19,614

Median gross rent in 2019: $537.

March 2019 cost of living index in Marion: 80.0 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 26.1%
(26.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 33.3% for American Indian residents)

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  • Races in Marion, MI (2019)
    • 86196.0%White alone
    • 111.2%Asian alone
    • 101.1%Hispanic
    • 60.7%American Indian alone
    • 40.4%Black alone

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



According to our research of Michigan and other state lists, there were 28 registered sex offenders living in Marion, Michigan as of January 28, 2023.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Marion is 27 to 1.


Crime rates in Marion by year

Type

2006

2009

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(125.3)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
3
(359.3)
5
(626.6)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
11
(1,317)
16
(2,005)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index77.8149.1

The City-Data.com crime index weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. Higher means more crime, U.S. average is 270.6. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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City-data.com crime index in Marion, MI

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2010, including police officers: 1 (1 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.28
Michigan average:

2.03
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Ancestries: American (25.6%), English (13.4%), German (12.2%), Dutch (4.2%), Irish (4.2%), Norwegian (4.2%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 333 feet

Land area: 1.35 square miles.

Population density: 632 people per square mile   (low).

Marion, Michigan map

7 residents are foreign born

This village:

0.8%
Michigan:

6.9%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $1,383 (1.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $1,260 (1.8%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Saginaw, MI (76.1 miles , pop. 61,799).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Detroit, MI (157.1 miles , pop. 951,270).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (202.2 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

McBain, MI (2.6 miles ),
Evart, MI (3.9 miles ),
Tustin, MI (3.9 miles ),
Le Roy, MI (4.0 miles ),
Lake City, MI (4.0 miles ),
Cadillac, MI (4.1 miles ),
Jennings, MI (4.2 miles ),
Harrison, MI (4.3 miles )

Latitude: 44.10 N, Longitude: 85.15 W

Area code: 231

Distribution of median household income in Marion, MI in 2019
Distribution of house value in Marion, MI in 2019
Marion satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

3.9%
Michigan:

6.3%
Population change in the 1990s: +26 (+3.2%).
Most common industries in Marion, MI (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Accommodation & food services (12.9%)
  • Educational services (11.1%)
  • Health care (7.6%)
  • Construction (5.6%)
  • Transportation equipment (5.6%)
  • Metal & metal products (5.0%)
  • Food & beverage stores (4.7%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Metal & metal products (10.0%)
  • Construction (9.4%)
  • Educational services (7.6%)
  • Real estate & rental & leasing (7.1%)
  • Wood products (6.5%)
  • Transportation equipment (4.1%)
  • Miscellaneous manufacturing (4.1%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Accommodation & food services (24.0%)
  • Educational services (14.6%)
  • Health care (13.5%)
  • Transportation equipment (7.0%)
  • Food & beverage stores (7.0%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (6.4%)
  • Social assistance (4.7%)
Most common occupations in Marion, MI (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (6.7%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (6.2%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (5.3%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.3%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4.7%)
  • Cashiers (4.4%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (3.8%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (11.8%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (7.1%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (7.1%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.9%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.7%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (4.7%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (4.7%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (9.4%)
  • Cashiers (8.8%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (7.6%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (6.4%)
  • Registered nurses (5.3%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (5.3%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.7%)

Average climate in Marion, Michigan

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Marion, Michigan average temperatures Marion, Michigan average precipitation Marion, Michigan humidity Marion, Michigan wind speed Marion, Michigan snowfall Marion, Michigan sunshine Marion, Michigan clear and cloudy days
Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO NO2 SO2 Ozone PM2.5 Pb
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 52.3. This is significantly better than average.

City:

52.3
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2003 was 0.149. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 19.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.149
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 1.37. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 19.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.37
U.S.:

5.56
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2003 was 0.576. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 19.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.576
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 31.1. This is about average. Closest monitor was 19.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

31.1
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 6.54. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 19.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

6.54
U.S.:

8.46
Lead Level

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2006 was 0.00300. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 19.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00300
U.S.:

0.00984

Tornado activity:

Marion-area historical tornado activity is below Michigan state average. It is 36% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/3/1956, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 53.9 miles away from the Marion village center killed 18 people and injured 340 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 4/23/1968, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 32.4 miles away from the village center injured 11 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Marion-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Michigan state average. It is 51% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 9/25/1998 at 19:52:52, a magnitude 5.2 (4.8 MB, 4.3 MS, 5.2 LG, 4.5 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 301.2 miles away from Marion center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 266.0 miles away from Marion center
On 5/2/2015 at 16:23:07, a magnitude 4.2 (4.2 MW, Depth: 2.8 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 129.9 miles away from the city center
On 7/12/1986 at 08:19:37, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB) earthquake occurred 249.8 miles away from Marion center
On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW) earthquake occurred 415.9 miles away from Marion center
On 9/2/1994 at 21:23:06, a magnitude 3.5 (3.4 LG, 3.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 94.3 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 Osceola County (12) is smaller than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 6
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 6, Storms: 5, Tornadoes: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Wind: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Marion topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Marion:

  • AUTUMNWOOD OF MCBAIN (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; MC BAIN, MI)
  • MERCY AMICARE HOMECARE (Home Health Center, about 16 miles away; CADILLAC, MI)
  • FMC - CADILLAC (Dialysis Facility, about 16 miles away; CADILLAC, MI)
  • MERCY HOSPITAL - CADILLAC Acute Care Hospitals (about 16 miles away; CADILLAC, MI)
  • THE LAKEVIEW OF CADILLAC (Nursing Home, about 16 miles away; CADILLAC, MI)

Amtrak station near Marion:

  • 18 miles: CADILLAC (1202 N. MITCHELL ST.) - Bus Station

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Marion:

  • Mid Michigan Community College (about 22 miles; Harrison, MI; Full-time enrollment: 3,653)
  • Ferris State University (about 34 miles; Big Rapids, MI; FT enrollment: 11,238)
  • Central Michigan University (about 40 miles; Mount Pleasant, MI; FT enrollment: 22,758)
  • Northwestern Michigan College (about 51 miles; Traverse City, MI; FT enrollment: 3,276)
  • Northwood University-Michigan (about 55 miles; Midland, MI; FT enrollment: 2,763)
  • Delta College (about 70 miles; University Center, MI; FT enrollment: 7,480)
  • Saginaw Valley State University (about 71 miles; University Center, MI; FT enrollment: 9,021)

Public high school in Marion:

Public elementary/middle school in Marion:

Private elementary/middle school in Marion:

See full list of schools located in Marion

Library in Marion:

  • M. ALICE CHAPIN MEMORIAL LIBRARY (Operating income: $75,668; Location: 120 EAST MAIN STREET; 25,736 books; 651 audio materials; 68 video materials; 22 print serial subscriptions)

User-submitted facts and corrections:

  • Alternative education is no longer offered through the school system.

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Marion: Marion Station (A), Marion Fairgrounds (B), Marion Community Fire Department (C), Redding Township Hall (D), Marion Public Libary (E), Marion Area Historical Museum (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Marion include: Bible Missionary Church (A), Marion Seventh Day Adventist Church (B), Marion United Methodist Church (C), Saint Agnes Church (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoir: Mill Pond (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Parks in Marion include: Founding of Marion Historical Marker (1), Marion Millpond and Dam Historical Marker (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Birthplace of: Justin Blevins - College basketball player (Central Michigan Chippewas).

Osceola County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

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

HIGHLAND CHRISTIAN (Population served: 450, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • One regular monitoring violation

Drinking water stations with addresses in Marion that have no violations reported:

  • M-115 PARTY STORE AND MORE (Population served: 25, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Average household size:
This village:

2.5 people
Michigan:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This village:

66.7%
Whole state:

66.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This village:

9.7%
Whole state:

6.4%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.0% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.6% of all households

Banks with branches in Marion (2011 data):

  • Citizens Bank: Marion Branch at 201 East Main Street, branch established on 1943/10/30. Info updated 2011/08/01: Bank assets: $9,212.3 mil, Deposits: $7,452.0 mil, headquarters in Flint, MI, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 220 total offices, Holding Company: Citizens Republic Bancorp, Inc.

For population 15 years and over in Marion:

Marital status in Marion, MI
  • Never married: 29.2%
  • Now married: 41.1%
  • Separated: 3.2%
  • Widowed: 10.3%
  • Divorced: 16.3%

For population 25 years and over in Marion:

  • High school or higher: 90.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 13.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.4%
  • Unemployed: 8.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 21.4 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

7.3
Michigan average:

10.8

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2019
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Marion
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Marion, MI (based on Osceola County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant4,02832
Mainline Protestant2,67117
Catholic1,5033
Other1672
None15,159-
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: 8
Osceola County:

3.46 / 10,000 pop.
Michigan:

2.34 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
Osceola County:

0.87 / 10,000 pop.
Michigan:

1.52 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 15
This county:

6.50 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.99 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 16
Osceola County:

6.93 / 10,000 pop.
Michigan:

6.80 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Osceola County:

9.2%
State:

9.7%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

29.3%
Michigan:

29.7%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

16.2%
Michigan:

13.4%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

51.4%
State:

50.3%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

51.5%
Michigan:

47.9%

Average BMI:
This city:

29.0
Michigan:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
Marion:

20.5%
Michigan:

20.6%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Marion:

10.9%
Michigan:

10.4%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

6.9
Michigan:

6.8

Overweight people:
Marion:

42.2%
Michigan:

34.1%

General health condition:
Here:

57.6%
Michigan:

57.0%

Average condition of hearing:
Marion:

81.0%
Michigan:

79.6%

More about Health and Nutrition of Marion, MI Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2017)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Streets and Highways 2$2,356$14,1360$0
Other and Unallocable 2$7,453$44,7180$0
Local Libraries 1$2,214$26,5682$412
Other Government Administration 1$3,135$37,6206$600
Water Supply 0$0 2$664
Sewerage 0$0 2$664
Financial Administration 0$0 1$1,408
Totals for Government 6$15,159$30,31813$3,749

Marion government finances - Expenditure in 2017 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Sewerage: $290,000 ($338.79)
    Regular Highways: $211,000 ($246.50)
    Local Fire Protection: $75,000 ($87.62)
    Central Staff Services: $67,000 ($78.27)
    Libraries: $58,000 ($67.76)
    General - Other: $43,000 ($50.23)
    Financial Administration: $28,000 ($32.71)
    Parks and Recreation: $26,000 ($30.37)
    General Public Buildings: $24,000 ($28.04)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $2,000 ($2.34)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Local Fire Protection: $195,000 ($227.80)
    General - Other: $60,000 ($70.09)
    Parks and Recreation: $7,000 ($8.18)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $212,000 ($247.66)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $29,000 ($33.88)

Marion government finances - Revenue in 2017 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $76,000 ($88.79)
    Other: $34,000 ($39.72)
    Parks and Recreation: $17,000 ($19.86)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $85,000 ($99.30)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $271,000 ($316.59)
    Donations From Private Sources: $10,000 ($11.68)
    Rents: $2,000 ($2.34)
    Interest Earnings: $2,000 ($2.34)
    Sale of Property: $2,000 ($2.34)
    Fines and Forfeits: $1,000 ($1.17)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $122,000 ($142.52)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $108,000 ($126.17)
    Highways: $107,000 ($125.00)
    Other: $42,000 ($49.07)
  • Tax - Property: $213,000 ($248.83)

Marion government finances - Debt in 2017 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,188,000 ($1387.85)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,128,000 ($1317.76)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $60,000 ($70.09)

Marion government finances - Cash and Securities in 2017 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $703,000 ($821.26)

6.73% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($35,319 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.73%
Michigan average:

5.43%

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

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Mecosta County, MI  1.20% ($25,000 average AGI)
from Wexford County, MI  1.03% ($31,686)
from Lake County, MI  0.52% ($28,302)

Businesses in Marion, MI

  • U-Haul: 1

Strongest AM radio stations in Marion:

  • WLDR (1210 AM; daytime; 50 kW; KINGSLEY, MI; Owner: FORT BEND BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WTCM (580 AM; 35 kW; TRAVERSE CITY, MI; Owner: WTCM RADIO, INC.)
  • WKJF (1370 AM; 5 kW; CADILLAC, MI; Owner: WKJF RADIO, INC.)
  • WOAP (1080 AM; 50 kW; OWOSSO, MI)
  • WCCW (1310 AM; 15 kW; TRAVERSE CITY, MI; Owner: WCCW RADIO, INC.)
  • WATT (1240 AM; 1 kW; CADILLAC, MI; Owner: MACDONALD GARBER BROADCASTING, INC)
  • WBRN (1460 AM; 5 kW; BIG RAPIDS, MI; Owner: RH COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WTMJ (620 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WJR (760 AM; 50 kW; DETROIT, MI; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WKKM (1540 AM; daytime; 1 kW; HARRISON, MI; Owner: LAURIE L. FOSTER)
  • WWJ (950 AM; 50 kW; DETROIT, MI; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WFDF (910 AM; 50 kW; FLINT, MI; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WOOD (1300 AM; 20 kW; GRAND RAPIDS, MI; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Marion:

  • WCKC (107.1 FM; CADILLAC, MI; Owner: NORTHERN STAR BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • WLXV (96.7 FM; CADILLAC, MI; Owner: MACDONALD GARBER BROADCASTING, INC)
  • WUPS (98.5 FM; HOUGHTON LAKE, MI; Owner: COLTRACE COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WIAA (88.7 FM; INTERLOCHEN, MI; Owner: INTERLOCHEN CENTER FOR THE ARTS)
  • WJZQ (92.9 FM; CADILLAC, MI; Owner: WKJF RADIO, INC.)
  • WTCM-FM (103.5 FM; TRAVERSE CITY, MI; Owner: WTCM RADIO, INC.)
  • WCEN-FM (94.5 FM; HEMLOCK, MI; Owner: NM LICENSING LLC)
  • WOLW (91.1 FM; CADILLAC, MI; Owner: NORTHERN CHRISTIAN RADIO, INC.)
  • WVXH (92.1 FM; HARRISON, MI; Owner: XAVIER UNIVERSITY)
  • WKAD (93.7 FM; HARRIETTA, MI; Owner: CADILLAC BROADCASTING, LLC)

TV broadcast stations around Marion:

  • WWTV (Channel 9; CADILLAC, MI; Owner: HERITAGE B/CING COMPANY OF MICHIGAN)
  • WFQX-TV (Channel 33; CADILLAC, MI; Owner: ROCKFLEET BROADCASTING II, LLC)
  • WPBN-TV (Channel 7; TRAVERSE CITY, MI; Owner: WPBN/WTOM LICENSE SUBSIDIARY, INC.)
  • W61CS (Channel 61; HOUGHTON LAKE, MI; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W50CD (Channel 50; HOUGHTON LAKE, MI; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W36CE (Channel 36; HOUGHTON LAKE, MI; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WCMU-TV (Channel 14; MOUNT PLEASANT, MI; Owner: CENTRAL MICHIGAN UNIVERSITY)
  • WGTU (Channel 29; TRAVERSE CITY, MI; Owner: SCANLAN COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WCMV (Channel 27; CADILLAC, MI; Owner: CENTRAL MICHIGAN UNIVERSITY)
  • W52CO (Channel 52; HOUGHTON LAKE, MI; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W63CH (Channel 63; HOUGHTON LAKE, MI; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W18CB (Channel 18; HOUGHTON LAKE, MI; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W57CQ (Channel 57; HOUGHTON LAKE, MI; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W31BN (Channel 31; HOUGHTON LAKE, MI; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W65DJ (Channel 65; HOUGHTON LAKE, MI; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • Marion, Michigan
  • Fatal accident count12
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents17
  • Fatal accidents involving drunk persons:5
  • Fatalities12
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents28
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents1
  • Michigan average
  • Fatal accident count10989
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents17567
  • Fatal accidents involving drunk persons4150
  • Fatalities12173
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents30007
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents1787
See more detailed statistics of Marion fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2019 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 15Number of bridges
  • 72ft / 22.1mTotal length
  • $850,701,000Total costs
  • 21,421Total average daily traffic
  • 1,731Total average daily truck traffic
  • 31,854Total future (year 2018) average daily traffic
New bridges in Marion, MI - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 51930-1939
  • 11940-1949
  • 21960-1969
  • 21970-1979
  • 31980-1989
  • 21990-1999
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Marion, MI

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

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

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

4
  • 324 Sixth St (Lat: 44.105583 Lon: -85.145861), Call Sign: KYW992,
    Assigned Frequencies: 39.9800 MHz, Grant Date: 06/03/2015, Expiration Date: 08/28/2025, Registrant: Marion Community Fire Department, 116 East Main, Marion, MI 49665, Phone: (231) 743-6801, Fax: (231) 743-9910, Email:
  • 5919 Appleby Rd (Lat: 44.125000 Lon: -85.186139), Call Sign: KNGS494, Licensee ID: L00785963,
    Assigned Frequencies: 152.945 MHz, Grant Date: 12/24/2003, Expiration Date: 01/13/2014, Cancellation Date: 03/15/2014, Registrant: Robert Lee, 5919 Appleby Rd, Marion, MI 49665
  • LIFT STATION, .2km S Of Intersection M-66 And 20 Mile Road (Lat: 44.100833 Lon: -85.147778), Type: Pipe, Structure height: 6 m, Call Sign: WPXG260,
    Assigned Frequencies: 453.068 MHz, Grant Date: 01/04/2013, Expiration Date: 03/27/2023, Certifier: Douglas Cutler, Registrant: Grand Traverse Mobile Communications, 1670 Barlow Street Suite 1, Traverse City, MI 49696, Phone: (231) 947-9851, Fax: (231) 947-9077, Email:
  • Lat: 44.100861 Lon: -85.146944, Call Sign: WQBV647,
    Assigned Frequencies: 153.777 MHz, 151.392 MHz, 154.815 MHz, 159.142 MHz, 155.527 MHz, 156.187 MHz, Grant Date: 10/22/2014, Expiration Date: 12/22/2024, Certifier: David G Turner, Registrant: Grand Traverse Mobile Communications, 1670 Barlow Street Suite 1, Traverse City, MI 49696, Phone: (231) 947-9851, Fax: (231) 947-9077, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

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

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

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

FAA Registered Aircraft:

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

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 19. The highest number of fires - 40 took place in 2011, and the least - 4 in 2016. The data has a dropping trend.
    Fire incident types in Marion, MI When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Structure Fires (45.3%), and Outside Fires (39.9%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Marion, MI
    • 14345.3%Structure Fires
    • 12639.9%Outside Fires
    • 3511.1%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 123.8%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Marion, MI
Most common first names in Marion, MI among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John3073.1 years
Charles2275.3 years
James2171.2 years
William2074.6 years
Mary2082.2 years
George1875.8 years
Robert1872.9 years
Harold1574.4 years
Dorothy1476.0 years
Margaret1377.8 years
Most common last names in Marion, MI among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Johnson1575.5 years
Richardson1576.2 years
Williams1277.8 years
Mccrimmon1277.2 years
Blackledge1180.0 years
Beebe1170.7 years
Miller1072.3 years
Alberts871.7 years
Thompson880.9 years
Cook877.1 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Marion, MI
  • 94.0%Utility gas
  • 3.8%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.3%Electricity
  • 0.9%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Marion, MI
  • 78.9%Utility gas
  • 12.5%Electricity
  • 3.9%No fuel used
  • 3.1%Wood
  • 1.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


Marion compared to Michigan state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value 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.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.
There is 1 pilot and 3 other airmen in this city.
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Top Patent Applicants
Top Patent Applicants
  • Edward J. Cox, Ii (5)
  • Edward Cox (3)
  • Edward J. Cox (2)
  • Scott Browne (1)
  • Brian Blake (1)

Total of 12 patent applications in 2008-2023.