For population 25 years and over in Marion:
For population 15 years and over in Marion town:
78 residents are foreign born ().
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $907 (0.7%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Tuscaloosa, AL (84.4 miles , pop. 77,906).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Birmingham, AL (130.9 miles , pop. 242,820).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Houston, TX (439.2 miles , pop. 1,953,631).
Nearest cities: Meridian, MS (2.2 miles ), Nellieburg, MS (2.7 miles ), Meridian Station, MS (3.0 miles ), Collinsville, MS (3.5 miles ), Cuba, AL (4.0 miles ), Chunky, MS (4.2 miles ), Enterprise, MS (4.5 miles ), York, AL (4.6 miles ).
Single-family new house construction building permits:
Latitude: 32.42 N, Longitude: 88.65 W
Area code commonly used in this area: 601
Population change in the 1990s: -47 (-3.5%).
Work and jobs in Marion: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Marion, Mississippi
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Marion-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Mississippi state average. It is 181% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 3/29/1976, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 0.6 miles away from the Marion town center injured 8 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.
On 3/12/1986, a category F4 tornado 7.2 miles away from the town center injured 8 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Marion-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Mississippi state average. It is 85% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 11/7/2004 at 11:20:21, a magnitude 4.4 (4.4 MB, 4.3 MW, 4.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 44.5 miles away from the city center
On 7/16/1993 at 10:54:32, a magnitude 3.7 (3.7 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 50.0 miles away from Marion center
On 3/25/1996 at 14:15:50, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 LG, 3.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 20.2 miles away from the city center
On 6/24/1998 at 15:20:01, a magnitude 3.4 (3.4 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 40.8 miles away from the city center
On 5/28/1995 at 15:28:36, a magnitude 3.4 (3.4 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 71.4 miles away from Marion center
On 3/22/2005 at 08:11:50, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 53.2 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), moment magnitude (MW)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Lauderdale County (12) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 1
Causes of natural disasters: Tornadoes: 5, Storms: 5, Floods: 4, Hurricanes: 4, Heavy Rains: 2, Drought: 1, Wind: 1, Flood: 1, Freeze: 1, Tornado: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Hospitals/medical centers near Marion:
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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Marion:
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Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 26.4. This is about average. There were 20 monitors within city limits.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 9.50. This is about average. There were 18 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.
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2011: 20.2%
(7.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 30.6% for Black residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
Percentage of family households:
Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
135 people in nursing homes in 2000
Marion compared to Mississippi state average:
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
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Religion statistics for Marion (based on Lauderdale County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 65.15%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 15
Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 14
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 65
Number of full-service restaurants: 36
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Marion government finances in 2002(per resident):
6.11% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($35,515 average adjusted gross income)
0.10% of residents moved from foreign countries ($540 average AGI)
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
6.93% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($45,251 average adjusted gross income)
0.11% of residents moved to foreign countries ($401 average AGI)
Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
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Marion fatal accident list:
Aug 13, 1987 09:45 PM, 381502, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Jul 16, 1984 05:08 PM, 3899999999, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Jan 4, 1983 10:15 AM, 381896, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Aug 5, 1982 00:30 AM, 381898, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
Mar 7, 1978 08:00 AM, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Oct 1, 1978 04:10 AM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Jun 13, 1976 06:35 AM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 5
Total length: 6 meters (20ft)
Total costs: $503,000
Total average daily traffic: 20,110
Total average daily truck traffic: 1,326
Total future (year 2026) average daily traffic: 30,165
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:18 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Marion)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:1
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:2
FAA Registered Aircraft:2
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
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