Marion, Ohio

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Population in 2013: 36,772 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: +4.1%
 
Males: 20,462  (55.6%)
Females: 16,310  (44.4%)
Median resident age:  37.3 years
Ohio median age:  40.5 years

Zip codes: 43302.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $34,288 (it was $33,124 in 2000)
Marion:

$34,288
OH:

$46,829
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $13,965 (it was $16,247 in 2000)

Marion city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $78,505 (it was $66,200 in 2000)
Marion:

$78,505
OH:

$127,600
Mean prices in 2009: All housing units: $91,483; Detached houses: $91,751; Townhouses or other attached units: $124,026; In 2-unit structures: $90,029; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $116,962; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $112,485; Mobile homes: $23,741

Median gross rent in 2012: $664.

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  • White alone - 31,525 (85.3%)
  • Black alone - 3,240 (8.8%)
  • Hispanic - 913 (2.5%)
  • Two or more races - 875 (2.4%)
  • American Indian alone - 246 (0.7%)
  • Asian alone - 165 (0.4%)
  • Other race alone - 10 (0.03%)

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

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Marion: 80.7 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (23.2%), Irish (15.1%), United States (10.7%), English (8.1%), Italian (2.3%), Dutch (2.0%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 956 feet

Land area: 11.3 square miles.

Population density: 3,241 people per square mile   (average).

Marion,OH real estate house value index trend

Marion, Ohio map

For population 25 years and over in Marion:

  • High school or higher: 82.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 7.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.0%
  • Unemployed: 5.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 18.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Marion city:

  • Never married: 32.9%
  • Now married: 42.1%
  • Separated: 2.9%
  • Widowed: 5.9%
  • Divorced: 16.3%

397 residents are foreign born

This city:  1.1%
Ohio:  3.9%



According to our research of Ohio and other state lists there were 140 registered sex offenders living in Marion, Ohio as of March 29, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Marion to the number of sex offenders is 264 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,053 (1.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $820 (1.1%)

Marion satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Columbus, OH (41.9 miles , pop. 711,470).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (252.2 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Green Camp, OH (2.4 miles ), Morral, OH (2.9 miles ), Caledonia, OH (3.0 miles ), Waldo, OH (3.0 miles ), Prospect, OH (3.1 miles ), New Bloomington, OH (3.2 miles ), Harpster, OH (3.5 miles ), La Rue, OH (3.7 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 30 buildings, average cost: $59,900
  • 1998: 37 buildings, average cost: $56,500
  • 1999: 62 buildings, average cost: $57,200
  • 2000: 37 buildings, average cost: $44,700
  • 2001: 42 buildings, average cost: $65,200
  • 2002: 45 buildings, average cost: $87,800
  • 2003: 24 buildings, average cost: $81,800
  • 2004: 28 buildings, average cost: $81,900
  • 2005: 53 buildings, average cost: $99,300
  • 2006: 15 buildings, average cost: $108,900
  • 2007: 15 buildings, average cost: $140,000
  • 2008: 8 buildings, average cost: $73,500
  • 2009: 3 buildings, average cost: $133,300
  • 2010: 5 buildings, average cost: $229,800
  • 2011: 22 buildings, average cost: $107,400
  • 2012: 2 buildings, average cost: $60,000

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 40.59 N, Longitude: 83.13 W

Nickname or alias (official or unofficial): World's Popcorn Capital

Daytime population change due to commuting: +746 (+2.0%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 4,688 (38.4%)

Area code: 740

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 201110111132
per 100,000 5.70.02.72.72.70.02.82.82.82.88.15.5
Rapes 5111820243326178181514
per 100,000 14.131.048.453.564.690.372.347.922.450.640.738.2
Robberies 253329392629312830355248
per 100,000 70.792.978.1104.370.079.486.278.984.198.5141.1130.8
Assaults 292629423228392318372833
per 100,000 82.073.278.1112.486.176.6108.464.850.4104.176.090.0
Burglaries 469432549428345479391400461551865851
per 100,000 1325.61215.91477.61145.1928.61311.01086.91127.11291.91550.42346.52319.6
Thefts 1,5141,3121,4121,3401,1151,3161,3021,1411,1131,3361,586997
per 100,000 4279.13692.73800.33585.23001.23601.73619.23215.13119.13759.14302.32717.6
Auto thefts 636058523347482631485045
per 100,000 178.1168.9156.1139.188.8128.6133.473.386.9135.1135.6122.7
Arson 281691051099771410
per 100,000 79.145.024.226.813.527.425.025.419.619.738.027.3
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 298.9) 350.3324.7363.5348.5297.6370.1354.5304.3290.9379.1469.5393.0

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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 2011, including police officers: 70 (56 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.52
Ohio average:

2.11
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

5.9%
Ohio:

5.9%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: -912 (-2.5%).
Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (35%)
  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (7%)
  • Construction (7%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Educational services (4%)
  • Health care and social assistance (27%)
  • Manufacturing (15%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Accommodation and food services (10%)
  • Educational services (9%)
  • Finance and insurance (4%)
  • Public administration (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (9%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (7%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (7%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (6%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Material moving workers except supervisors and laborers and material movers, hand (4%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (5%)
  • Customer service representatives (5%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (4%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (4%)

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

Average climate in Marion, Ohio

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Marion-area historical tornado activity is near Ohio state average. It is 32% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/11/1965, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 35.3 miles away from the Marion city center killed 13 people and injured 104 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 6/13/1981, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 13.3 miles away from the city center killed 4 people and injured 56 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Marion-area historical earthquake activity is near Ohio state average. It is 84% 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 155.6 miles away from the city center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 124.3 miles away from Marion center
On 7/27/1980 at 18:52:21, a magnitude 5.2 (5.1 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 UK, 5.2 UK) earthquake occurred 170.4 miles away from the city center
On 7/12/1986 at 08:19:37, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 65.5 miles away from the city 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, Depth: 8.9 mi) earthquake occurred 293.7 miles away from Marion center
On 9/7/1988 at 02:28:09, a magnitude 4.6 (4.5 MB, 4.6 LG) earthquake occurred 173.7 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 Marion County (8) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 3
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 3, Snows: 2, Snowstorms: 2, Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1, Mudslide: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Marion topographic map

Birthplace of: Aubrey Huff - 2005 Major League Baseball player (Tampa Bay Devil Rays, born: Dec 20, 1976), Florence Harding - First Lady of the, George Pfann - Football player and coach, O. J. McDuffie - College football player, Ed McCants - College basketball player (Wisc. Milwaukee Panthers), George Hogan - Baseball player, Grant E. Mouser, Jr. - Politician, John A. Key - Politician, Norman Thomas - (1884-1968), social reformer, Robert B. Mautz - Lawyer.

Hospitals in Marion:

  • MARION GENERAL HOSPITAL (Voluntary non-profit - Private, provides emergency services, 1000 MCKINLEY PARK DRIVE)
  • MARION GENERAL HOSPITAL HOSPICE (458 E CENTER STREET)
  • MEDCENTER HOSPITAL INC (provides emergency services, 1050 DELAWARE AVE)
  • VOCA MARION GROUP HOME (340 JAMESWAY)

Dialysis Facilities in Marion:

  • FMC - HEART OF OHIO DIALYSIS CTR (1730 MARION-WALDO RD)

Home Health Centers in Marion:

  • AMERICAN NURSING CARE (1125 ELLEN KAY DRIVE, SUITE A)
  • MARION GENERAL HOSPITAL HOME HEALTH (278 BARKS ROAD WEST)

Nursing Homes in Marion:

  • EAST LAWN MANOR (1422 MT VERNON AVE)
  • HARDING POINTE (340 OAK STREET)
  • HEARTLAND OF MARION (400 BARKS ROAD WEST)
  • KINDRED NURSING AND REHABILITATION-COMMUNITY (175 COMMUNITY DRIVE)
  • MARION MANOR NURSING HOME INC (195 EXECUTIVE DR)
  • MARION POINTE (409 BELLFONTAINE AVENUE)
  • MORNINGVIEW CARE CENTER OF MARION (677 W MARION CARDINGTON RD)
  • MORNINGVIEW POINTE (677 MARION CARDINGTON ROAD W)
  • PARTNERS OF MARION CARE AND REHABILITATION CENTER (524 JAMES WAY)

Airports and heliports located in Marion:

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Colleges/Universities in Marion:

  • Marion Technical College (Full-time enrollment: 1,752; Location: 1467 Mount Vernon Ave; Public; Website: www.mtc.edu)
  • Ohio State University-Marion Campus (FT enrollment: 1,064; Location: 1465 Mount Vernon Ave; Public; Website: osumarion.osu.edu/; Offers Master's degree)
  • Tri-Rivers Career Center (FT enrollment: 130; Location: 2222 Marion - Mt. Gilead Rd; Public; Website: www.tririvers.com)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Marion:

  • Otterbein University (about 34 miles; Westerville, OH; Full-time enrollment: 2,933)
  • Tiffin University (about 37 miles; Tiffin, OH; FT enrollment: 4,927)
  • Ohio Northern University (about 39 miles; Ada, OH; FT enrollment: 2,474)
  • Ohio State University-Main Campus (about 42 miles; Columbus, OH; FT enrollment: 50,395)
  • Ohio Dominican University (about 43 miles; Columbus, OH; FT enrollment: 2,045)
  • The University of Findlay (about 43 miles; Findlay, OH; FT enrollment: 3,649)
  • Columbus State Community College (about 44 miles; Columbus, OH; FT enrollment: 24,488)

Public high schools in Marion:

Private high school in Marion:

  • MARION CATHOLIC JR SR HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 118; Location: 1001 MOUNT VERNON AVE; Grades: 7 - 12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Marion:

Private elementary/middle school in Marion:

  • ST MARY SCHOOL (Students: 152; Location: 274 N PROSPECT ST; Grades: PK - 6)
See full list of schools located in Marion, map of school districts: MARION CITY SCHOOL DISTRICT, PLEASANT LOCAL SCHOOL DISTRICT

Library in Marion:

  • MARION PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $2,595,129; Location: 445 E. CHURCH ST.; 277,545 books; 6,936 audio materials; 20,449 video materials; 266 state licensed databases; 350 print serial subscriptions)

User submitted facts and corrections:

  • could you add Word of Life Christian Center at 580 Silver Street to the local churches in Marion?
  • Home of the largest microwave popcorn plant in the world - ConAgra Foods - making millions of bags of Orville Redenbacher and Act II popcorn every day.

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Notable locations in Marion: Marion County Fairgrounds (A), Stofcheck Ambulance Service (B), Rural / Metro Corporation (C), Marion City Fire Department Station 2 (D), Marion City Fire Department Station 3 (E), Marion Township Fire Department (F), Marion City Fire Department Station 1 (G), Harding Museum (H), Marion County Law Library (I), Marion Correctional Institution (J), Marion County Courthouse (K), Veterans Memorial Coliseum (L), Marion City Hall (M), Marion Public Library (N). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Center: Delco Plaza Shopping Center (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Marion include: Salem United Church of Christ (A), Saint Pauls Episcopal Church (B), Saint Mary Catholic Church (C), First United Church of Christ (D), Calvary United Methodist Church (E), Central Christian Church (F), Christ Missionary Baptist Church (G), Church of Christ in Christian Union (H), Deliverance Temple Church of Christ (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Harding Memorial Park (1), Marion Cemetery (2), Old Marion Cemetery (3), Saint Marys Cemetery (4). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Marion include: Sawyer-Ludwig Park (1), Roosevelt Park (2), McKinley Park (3), Lincoln Park (4). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Harding Home & Museum (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 380 Mount Vernon Avenue), Dp's Roleplaying (Arcades & Amusements; 188 1/2 Jefferson Street).

Hotels: Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites (1842 Marion Mount Gilead Road), Courtesy Budget Inn (1361 Harding Highway East), Comfort Inn Marion (256 Jamesway), Country Inn-Suites Marion (2091 Marion Mount Gilead Road).

Courts: Marion County - Juvenile Court- Ncorc (1440 Mount Vernon Avenue), Marion County - Juvenile Court (1440 Mount Vernon Avenue).

Marion County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 103. This is worse than average.

City:

103
U.S.:

74

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 34.5. This is about average. Closest monitor was 9.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

34.5
U.S.:

32.0

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

NW OHIO CHRISTIAN YOUTH CAMP 3 PWS (Population served: 120, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2013, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-20-2013), St Public Notif requested (SEP-20-2013), St Public Notif received (OCT-03-2013), St Compliance achieved (JUN-04-2014)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2013, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-23-2013), St Public Notif requested (AUG-23-2013), St Public Notif received (SEP-03-2013), St Compliance achieved (JUN-04-2014)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between JUL-2013 and SEP-2013, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-14-2013), St Public Notif requested (AUG-14-2013), St Public Notif received (AUG-22-2013), St Compliance achieved (JUN-04-2014)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Source Water (GWR) - In SEP-18-2013, Contaminant: E. COLI. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-03-2013), St Public Notif requested (OCT-03-2013), St Public Notif received (MAY-02-2014), St Compliance achieved (JUN-04-2014)
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In SEP-2013, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-03-2013), St Public Notif requested (OCT-03-2013), St Public Notif received (MAY-02-2014), St Compliance achieved (JUN-04-2014)
NW OHIO CHRISTIAN YOUTH CAMP 2 (Population served: 120, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between JUL-2013 and SEP-2013, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-14-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-14-2013), St Compliance achieved (AUG-20-2013), St Public Notif received (AUG-22-2013)
NW OHIO CHRISTIAN YOUTH (Population served: 120, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between JUL-2010 and SEP-2010, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-04-2010), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-04-2010), St Compliance achieved (JUN-08-2011)
  • MCL, Acute (TCR) - Between JUL-2006 and SEP-2006, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Boil Water Order (SEP-08-2006), St Public Notif requested (SEP-08-2006), St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-08-2006), St Compliance achieved (APR-19-2007)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - Between JUL-2006 and SEP-2006, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-08-2006), St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-08-2006), St Compliance achieved (APR-19-2007), St Public Notif received (AUG-07-2007), St Compliance achieved (AUG-09-2007)
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
TIMOTHY LUTHERAN CHURCH (Population served: 100, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Acute (TCR) - Between OCT-2005 and DEC-2005, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-13-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-13-2005), St Boil Water Order (OCT-13-2005), St Compliance achieved (APR-19-2007)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between OCT-2005 and DEC-2005, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-14-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-14-2005), St Compliance achieved (APR-19-2007)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - Between OCT-2005 and DEC-2005, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-13-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-13-2005), St Compliance achieved (APR-19-2007)
  • One minor monitoring violation
MARION INTERNATIONAL FARM / FLEA MKT PWS (Population served: 75, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between OCT-2005 and DEC-2005, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-13-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-13-2005), St Compliance achieved (APR-19-2007)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - Between JUL-2007 and SEP-2007, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-10-2007), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-10-2007), St Public Notif received (OCT-17-2007), St Compliance achieved (MAR-19-2008)
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - Between OCT-2006 and DEC-2006, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-18-2006), St Public Notif requested (OCT-18-2006), St Public Notif received (NOV-27-2006), St Compliance achieved (AUG-09-2007)
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
  • One minor monitoring violation
  • One regular monitoring violation
STEPHEN J CHANEY VFW POST 7201 PWS (Population served: 75, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
TRINITY LUTHERAN EDUCATIONAL BUILDING (Population served: 75, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between OCT-2006 and DEC-2006, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-13-2006), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-13-2006), St Public Notif received (OCT-20-2006), St Compliance achieved (AUG-09-2007)
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
  • One regular monitoring violation
TRINITY LUTHERAN CHURCH (Population served: 70, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
  • One regular monitoring violation

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

  • AQUA OHIO - MARION (Population served: 41,925, Primary Water Source Type: Surface water)
  • AQUA OHIO - SHEPARD HILLS PWS (Address: 1420 MARION CARDINGTON RD EAST , Population served: 802, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • ROUND UP, LLC (Population served: 800, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • AQUA OHIO - AUBURN LAKES PWS (Population served: 290, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • MARION TROTTERS FAMILY RESTAURANT PWS (Address: 822 DAVID , Population served: 30, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 29.5%
(27.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 37.3% for Black residents, 61.6% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 87.7% for American Indian residents, 43.0% for other race residents, 70.4% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.5 people
Ohio:  2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  63.5%
Whole state:  65.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  9.8%
Whole state:  6.8%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

People in group quarters in Marion in 2010:

  • 4,594 people in state prisons
  • 363 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 155 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 46 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 41 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 35 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 19 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 14 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers

People in group quarters in Marion in 2000:

  • 1,898 people in state prisons
  • 201 people in nursing homes
  • 76 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 13 people in hospitals/wards and hospices for chronically ill
  • 13 people in other hospitals or wards for chronically ill
  • 8 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 5 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 3 people in homes for the mentally retarded

Marion, Ohio environmental map by EPA

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Marion compared to Ohio state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.

Banks with most branches in Marion (2011 data):

  • The Fahey Banking Company: Fahey Bank South Branch, at 127 North Main Street, East Side Branch, Northside Branch. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $182.3 mil, Deposits: $133.5 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 4 total offices
  • JPMorgan Chase Bank, National Association: Professional Park Branch, University Forum Branch, Marion Main Branch. Info updated 2011/11/10: Bank assets: $1,811,678.0 mil, Deposits: $1,190,738.0 mil, headquarters in Columbus, OH, positive income, International Specialization, 5577 total offices, Holding Company: Jpmorgan Chase & Co.
  • The Commercial Savings Bank: Jamesway Branch at 279 Jamesway, branch established on 1996/05/29; Barks Road Branch at 195 Barks Road West, branch established on 2009/10/05. Info updated 2007/12/26: Bank assets: $288.1 mil, Deposits: $259.3 mil, headquarters in Upper Sandusky, OH, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 9 total offices, Holding Company: Commercial Bancshares, Inc.
  • The Ohio State Bank: Richland Road Branch at 220 Richland Road, branch established on 1996/12/06; at 111 South Main Street, branch established on 1988/08/23. Info updated 2012/04/03: Bank assets: $127.1 mil, Deposits: $102.4 mil, local headquarters, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 5 total offices, Holding Company: Rbancshares, Inc.
  • The Park National Bank: 1805 Walmart Branch at 1546 Marion Mt Gilead Road, branch established on 2004/08/10; 1810 Marion Barks Road Branch East at 128 Barks Rd, branch established on 2003/03/03. Info updated 2008/09/29: Bank assets: $6,281.7 mil, Deposits: $4,611.6 mil, headquarters in Newark, OH, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 123 total offices, Holding Company: Park National Corporation
  • The Huntington National Bank: Marion State Street Branch at 150 South State Street, branch established on 1985/06/30; Marion Mount Vernon Branch at 1200 Mount Vernon Avenue, branch established on 1888/01/01. Info updated 2012/04/02: Bank assets: $54,183.4 mil, Deposits: $44,300.3 mil, headquarters in Columbus, OH, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 878 total offices, Holding Company: Huntington Bancshares Incorporated
  • The First Citizens National Bank of Upper Sandusky: Marion Office Branch at 1240 Delaware Ave, branch established on 2002/09/20. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $220.2 mil, Deposits: $170.7 mil, headquarters in Upper Sandusky, OH, positive income, 8 total offices
  • Fifth Third Bank: Marion East Branch at 1607 Marion Mt Gilead Rd, branch established on 1900/01/01. Info updated 2009/10/05: Bank assets: $114,540.4 mil, Deposits: $89,689.1 mil, headquarters in Cincinnati, OH, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1378 total offices, Holding Company: Fifth Third Bancorp
  • PNC Bank, National Association: Marion Plaza Branch at 1366 Mt. Vernon Avenue, branch established on 1958/12/04. Info updated 2012/03/20: Bank assets: $263,309.6 mil, Deposits: $197,343.0 mil, headquarters in Wilmington, DE, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 3085 total offices, Holding Company: Pnc Financial Services Group, Inc., The

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Marion, Ohio:

  • Fairfield Inn Marion, 227 James Way, Marion, OH 43302 , Phone: (740) 389-6636, Fax: (740) 389-6636
  • Comfort Inn, 256 Jamesway, Marion, OH 43302 , Phone: (740) 389-5552, Fax: (740) 389-5552
  • Super 8 Motel, 2117 Marion MT Gilead Rd, Marion, OH 43302 , Phone: (740) 389-1998
  • Travelodge Marion, 1952 Marion MT Gilead Rd, Marion, OH 43302 , Phone: (740) 389-4671
  • Country Inn & Suites, 2091 Marion Mt Gilead Rd, Marion, OH 43302 , Phone: (740) 386-5451, Fax: (740) 386-5451
  • Americas Best Value Inn, 1952 Marion Mtgilead Rd, Marion, OH 43302 , Phone: (740) 389-4671, Fax: (740) 389-4671
  • Holiday Inn Express & Suites, 1842 Marion Mt Gilead Rd, Marion, OH 43302 , Phone: (740) 389-4300, Fax: (740) 389-4300
All 7 fire-safe hotels and motels in Marion, Ohio

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (80%)
  • Electricity (17%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)
  • Wood (1%)
  • Other fuel (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Marion city (based on Marion County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 35.91%
Here: 35.9%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameUnited Methodist ChurchEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaCatholic ChurchChurch of the NazareneAmerican Baptist Churches in the USA
Adherents24.0%15.8%12.0%7.7%7.4%
Congregations25.3%8.9%2.5%5.1%6.3%
NameUnited Church of ChristPresbyterian Church (USA)Christian Churches and Churches of ChristChurch of God (Cleveland, Tennessee)Other
Adherents4.9%4.0%3.1%2.9%18.1%
Congregations5.1%3.8%3.8%1.3%38.0%
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: 12
Marion County:

1.83 / 10,000 pop.
Ohio:

1.89 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.15 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.13 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 10
Marion County:

1.53 / 10,000 pop.
Ohio:

1.25 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 14
Marion County:

2.14 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.93 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 30
Here:

4.58 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.25 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

10.9%
Ohio:

10.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Marion County:

30.3%
Ohio:

29.1%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

6.8%
State:

11.9%
Local government employment and payroll (March 2013)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 7$25,663$43,9941$554
Other Government Administration 8$30,797$46,19610$5,566
Judicial and Legal 18$60,826$40,5510$0
Police Protection - Officers 42$240,356$68,6730$0
Police - Other 2$6,452$38,7120$0
Firefighters 47$234,453$59,8600$0
Fire - Other 1$3,058$36,6960$0
Correction 5$15,713$37,7111$1,256
Streets and Highways 16$63,960$47,9700$0
Airports 1$3,295$39,5402$1,709
Solid Waste Management 14$49,204$42,1750$0
Sewerage 25$97,167$46,6401$2,538
Parks and Recreation 7$24,169$41,4330$0
Transit 11$26,335$28,7298$9,758
Other and Unallocable 19$67,753$42,79110$5,598
Totals for Government 223$949,201$51,07833$26,979

Marion government finances - Expenditure in 2006 (per resident):

  • Construction - Sewerage: $2,086,000 ($56.73)
    Regular Highways: $1,046,000 ($28.45)
    Air Transportation: $222,000 ($6.04)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $6,057,000 ($164.72)
    Local Fire Protection: $6,057,000 ($164.72)
    Sewerage: $4,100,000 ($111.50)
    Regular Highways: $2,952,000 ($80.28)
    Parks and Recreation: $1,863,000 ($50.66)
    Solid Waste Management: $1,773,000 ($48.22)
    Central Staff Services: $1,440,000 ($39.16)
    General - Other: $1,186,000 ($32.25)
    Health - Other: $1,117,000 ($30.38)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $960,000 ($26.11)
    Transit Utilities: $859,000 ($23.36)
    Financial Administration: $849,000 ($23.09)
    Housing and Community Development: $783,000 ($21.29)
    General Public Buildings: $443,000 ($12.05)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $416,000 ($11.31)
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - Central Staff Services: $74,000 ($2.01)
    General - Other: $12,000 ($0.33)
    Health - Other: $1,000 ($0.03)
  • Intergovernmental to State - Sewerage: $1,456,000 ($39.60)
    General - Other: $125,000 ($3.40)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $161,000 ($4.38)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $6,523,000 ($177.39)

Marion government finances - Revenue in 2006 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $6,427,000 ($174.78)
    Solid Waste Management: $2,343,000 ($63.72)
    All Other: $1,457,000 ($39.62)
    Parks and Recreation: $40,000 ($1.09)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Housing and Community Development: $567,000 ($15.42)
    Air Transportation: $222,000 ($6.04)
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $914,000 ($24.86)
    General Revenue, NEC: $544,000 ($14.79)
    Interest Earnings: $432,000 ($11.75)
    Special Assessments: $22,000 ($0.60)
    Sale of Property: $8,000 ($0.22)
    Donations From Private Sources: $1,000 ($0.03)
  • Revenue - Transit Utilities: $132,000 ($3.59)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $2,235,000 ($60.78)
    All Other: $1,463,000 ($39.79)
    Highways: $1,435,000 ($39.02)
    Transit Utilities: $704,000 ($19.15)
    Sewerage: $654,000 ($17.79)
    Health and Hospitals: $292,000 ($7.94)
  • Tax - Individual Income: $12,403,000 ($337.29)
    Property: $1,572,000 ($42.75)
    Death and Gift: $180,000 ($4.90)
    Other Selective Sales: $142,000 ($3.86)
    Other License: $125,000 ($3.40)

Marion government finances - Debt in 2006 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $10,390,000 ($282.55)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $9,834,000 ($267.43)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $556,000 ($15.12)
  • Short Term Debt Outstanding - End of Fiscal Year: $7,255,000 ($197.30)
    Beginning: $4,102,000 ($111.55)

Marion government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $13,215,000 ($359.38)

4.24% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($29,625 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.24%
Ohio average:

4.72%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Delaware County, OH  0.54% ($33,383 average AGI)
from Franklin County, OH  0.47% ($29,691)
from Morrow County, OH  0.44% ($29,162)


4.93% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($31,396 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.93%
Ohio average:

5.14%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Franklin County, OH  0.68% ($28,932 average AGI)
to Delaware County, OH  0.63% ($34,689)
to Morrow County, OH  0.37% ($29,184)

Strongest AM radio stations in Marion:

  • WMRN (1490 AM; 1 kW; MARION, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WTVN (610 AM; 50 kW; COLUMBUS, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WRFD (880 AM; daytime; 23 kW; COLUMBUS-WORTHINGTON, OH; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF OHIO, INC.)
  • WKNR (850 AM; 50 kW; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: CARON BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WDLR (1550 AM; 4 kW; DELAWARE, OH; Owner: THE FIFTEEN FIFTY CORPORATION)
  • WLW (700 AM; 50 kW; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WTAM (1100 AM; 50 kW; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WJR (760 AM; 50 kW; DETROIT, MI; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WHK (1220 AM; 50 kW; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: CARON BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WFDF (910 AM; 50 kW; FLINT, MI; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WDFN (1130 AM; 50 kW; DETROIT, MI; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WOSU (820 AM; 5 kW; COLUMBUS, OH; Owner: THE OHIO STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WCHB (1200 AM; 50 kW; TAYLOR, MI; Owner: RADIO ONE OF DETROIT, LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Marion:

  • W257AB (99.3 FM; MARION, OH; Owner: GAP, INC.)
  • WMRN-FM (106.9 FM; MARION, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WDIF (94.3 FM; MARION, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WOSB (91.1 FM; MARION, OH; Owner: THE OHIO STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WODB (107.9 FM; DELAWARE, OH; Owner: FRANKLIN COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WVXG (95.1 FM; MOUNT GILEAD, OH; Owner: XAVIER UNIVERSITY)
  • WQEL (92.7 FM; BUCYRUS, OH; Owner: ANCHOR BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WFXN-FM (102.3 FM; GALION, OH; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WRVT (88.7 FM; RUTLAND, VT; Owner: VERMONT PUBLIC RADIO)
  • WJZK (104.3 FM; RICHWOOD, OH; Owner: SCANTLAND BROADCASTING LTD)
  • WXML (90.1 FM; UPPER SANDUSKY, OH; Owner: KAYSER B/CAST MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • WYXZ (98.7 FM; CRESTLINE, OH; Owner: ELYRIA-LORAIN BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WYNT (95.9 FM; UPPER SANDUSKY, OH; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WVNO-FM (106.1 FM; MANSFIELD, OH; Owner: JOHNNY APPLESEED BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WSNY (94.7 FM; COLUMBUS, OH; Owner: FRANKLIN COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WKTN (95.3 FM; KENTON, OH; Owner: RADIO GENERAL, LTD.)

TV broadcast stations around Marion:

  • WOCB-LP (Channel 39; MARION, OH; Owner: CENTRAL OHIO ASSOCIATION OF CHRISTIAN BROADCASTERS)
  • WMFD-TV (Channel 68; MANSFIELD, OH; Owner: MID-STATE TELEVISION,INC.)
  • WOSU-TV (Channel 34; COLUMBUS, OH; Owner: THE OHIO STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • W54AF (Channel 54; BUCYRUS, OH; Owner: CRAWFORD BROADCASTING. COMPANY, INC.)
  • WBNS-TV (Channel 10; COLUMBUS, OH; Owner: WBNS-TV, INC.)
  • WCMH-TV (Channel 4; COLUMBUS, OH; Owner: OUTLET BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WOHZ-LP (Channel 57; MANSFIELD, OH; Owner: MID-STATE TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WXCB-LP (Channel 42; DELAWARE, OH; Owner: CENTRAL OHIO ASSOCIATION OF CHRISTIAN BROADCASTERS)

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

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: 6
Total length: 88 meters (289ft)
Total average daily traffic: 16,568
Total average daily truck traffic: 1,586
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Marion)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 160 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 5 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Marion, OH)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 49 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 32 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 7 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 6 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 228 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Marion)

FAA Registered Aircraft: 46 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Marion)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 286
  • Hazardous Condition: 204
  • Service Call: 57
  • Good Intent Call: 29

Incident types - Marion

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Marion, OH
Most common first names in Marion, OH among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary52178.4 years
John38673.5 years
William37673.2 years
Robert36670.9 years
James30771.9 years
Charles27273.4 years
Ruth22079.4 years
Helen19479.6 years
George18676.1 years
Donald17670.4 years
Most common last names in Marion, OH among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith24374.7 years
Miller11876.2 years
Brown10976.0 years
Davis10474.2 years
Williams9974.9 years
Jones9074.4 years
Johnson6774.7 years
Wilson6574.7 years
Martin6374.1 years
Moore6277.6 years
Businesses in Marion, OH
NameCountNameCount
ALDI1Long John Silver's1
Advance Auto Parts1Lowe's1
American Eagle Outfitters1Marriott1
Applebee's1MasterBrand Cabinets1
Arby's2Maurices1
Ashley Furniture1McDonald's3
AutoZone1Meijer1
Bath & Body Works1Menards1
Blockbuster1New Balance3
Buffalo Wild Wings1Nike6
Burger King2Office Depot1
CVS2Panera Bread1
Carson Pirie Scott1Papa John's Pizza1
Chevrolet1Payless1
Chipotle1Penske1
Circle K2Pizza Hut1
Cold Stone Creamery1RadioShack1
Comfort Inn1Red Lobster1
DHL1Rite Aid3
Dairy Queen1Ryan's Grill1
Dennys1SAS Shoes1
Domino's Pizza1SONIC Drive-In1
Fashion Bug1Sears2
FedEx5Shoe Carnival1
Finish Line1Starbucks2
Ford1Steak 'n Shake1
GNC3Subway5
GameStop2T-Mobile2
Goodwill2Taco Bell2
H&R Block2Tim Hortons1
Hobby Lobby1Toyota1
Holiday Inn1U-Haul4
Honda1UPS17
Hyundai1Verizon Wireless3
Jones New York1Walgreens2
KFC1Walmart1
Kohl's1Wendy's2
Kroger2White Castle1
La-Z-Boy1YMCA1
Little Caesars Pizza1
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