Marion, South Carolina

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Population in 2013: 6,803 (99% urban, 1% rural). Population change since 2000: -3.4%
 
Males: 2,929  (43.1%)
Females: 3,874  (56.9%)
Median resident age:  33.0 years
South Carolina median age:  38.6 years

Zip codes: 29571, 29574.

Marion Zip Code Map
Estimated median household income in 2013: $21,098 (it was $24,265 in 2000)
Marion:

$21,098
SC:

$44,163

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $14,478 (it was $16,551 in 2000)

Marion city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $105,565 (it was $57,400 in 2000)
Marion:

$105,565
SC:

$139,200

Median gross rent in 2013: $436.

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  • Races in Marion, SC (2010)

    Marion races chart
    • 4,78468.9%Black alone
    • 1,90827.5%White alone
    • 871.3%Hispanic
    • 731.1%Asian alone
    • 741.1%Two or more races
    • 100.1%American Indian alone
    • 30.04%Other race alone

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

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Marion: 83.4 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: English (6.1%), Scotch-Irish (3.2%), German (2.8%), Irish (2.7%), United States (2.5%), French (1.7%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 77 feet

Land area: 4.33 square miles.

Population density: 1,572 people per square mile   (low).

Marion,SC real estate house value index trend

Marion, South Carolina map

For population 25 years and over in Marion:

  • High school or higher: 82.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 16.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.7%
  • Unemployed: 12.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 22.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Marion city:

  • Never married: 39.6%
  • Now married: 33.3%
  • Separated: 5.9%
  • Widowed: 9.3%
  • Divorced: 11.8%

106 residents are foreign born

This city:

1.5%
South Carolina:

4.8%



According to our research of South Carolina and other state lists there were 39 registered sex offenders living in Marion, South Carolina as of September 01, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Marion to the number of sex offenders is 175 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $768 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $605 (0.7%)

Marion satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Fayetteville, NC (67.1 miles , pop. 121,015).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Charlotte, NC (108.1 miles , pop. 540,828).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (465.7 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Mullins, SC (2.9 miles ), Sellers, SC (2.9 miles ), Centenary, SC (3.2 miles ), Latta, SC (3.3 miles ), Nichols, SC (3.8 miles ), Pamplico, SC (4.0 miles ), Dillon, SC (4.1 miles ), Aynor, SC (4.1 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 1 building, cost: $410,000
  • 1998: 6 buildings, average cost: $145,800
  • 1999: 7 buildings, average cost: $145,800
  • 2000: 6 buildings, average cost: $145,800
  • 2001: 5 buildings, average cost: $85,800
  • 2002: 7 buildings, average cost: $75,000
  • 2003: 7 buildings, average cost: $75,000
  • 2004: 12 buildings, average cost: $83,300
  • 2005: 6 buildings, average cost: $125,800
  • 2006: 8 buildings, average cost: $150,000
  • 2007: 5 buildings, average cost: $82,000
  • 2008: 9 buildings, average cost: $155,600
  • 2009: 1 building, cost: $97,500
  • 2010: 7 buildings, average cost: $91,400
  • 2011: 5 buildings, average cost: $79,000

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 34.18 N, Longitude: 79.40 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +1,001 (+14.5%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 845 (42.5%)

Area code: 843

Marion household income distribution Marion home values distribution

Crime rates in Marion by Year
Type 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013
Murders 011103100322
per 100,000 0.014.114.114.00.043.214.70.00.042.728.729.4
Rapes 526441143368
per 100,000 69.428.384.656.156.314.414.759.045.142.786.2117.4
Robberies 1527982233192525242822
per 100,000 208.1381.5126.9112.3309.6474.9280.2369.0376.0341.9402.3322.9
Assaults 98126535311086739580657059
per 100,000 1,359.41,780.4747.1744.01,548.01,237.61,076.41,402.21,203.2925.91,005.7866.0
Burglaries 12910510513096116148166148237252168
per 100,000 1,789.41,483.71,480.11,824.81,351.01,669.32,182.22,450.22,225.93,376.13,620.72,465.9
Thefts 334393419393358369398406416414363401
per 100,000 4,633.15,553.25,906.45,516.65,038.05,310.15,868.55,992.66,256.65,897.45,215.55,885.8
Auto thefts 522932231730393421231926
per 100,000 721.3409.8451.1322.9239.2431.7575.1501.8315.8327.6273.0381.6
Arson 426503056631
per 100,000 55.528.384.670.20.043.20.073.890.285.543.114.7
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 291.7) 758.3880.5659.5629.9763.0851.9774.4890.0821.2906.2932.5861.6

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

Crime rate in Marion detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2013, including police officers: 21 (19 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.79
South Carolina average:

2.44
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

10.1%
South Carolina:

5.7%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: -938 (-11.8%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (19%)
  • Retail trade (19%)
  • Accommodation and food services (12%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (9%)
  • Health care and social assistance (7%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (6%)
  • Construction (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (22%)
  • Educational services (20%)
  • Manufacturing (15%)
  • Accommodation and food services (14%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Finance and insurance (7%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (4%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Production occupations (14%)
  • Transportation occupations (12%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (12%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (9%)
  • Sales and related occupations (9%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (8%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (6%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (16%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (16%)
  • Production occupations (15%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (12%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (10%)
  • Sales and related occupations (9%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (8%)

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

Average climate in Marion, South Carolina

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Marion-area historical tornado activity is near South Carolina state average. It is 6% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 11/7/1995, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 9.6 miles away from the Marion city center injured one person and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 3/28/1984, a category F4 tornado 33.2 miles away from the city center killed 4 people and injured 395 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Marion-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below South Carolina state average. It is 88% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 11/22/1974 at 05:25:55, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 98.5 miles away from the city center
On 8/2/1974 at 08:52:09, a magnitude 4.9 (4.3 MB, 4.9 LG) earthquake occurred 178.5 miles away from Marion center
On 8/21/1992 at 16:31:55, a magnitude 4.4 (4.1 MB, 4.1 LG, 4.4 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 88.5 miles away from the city center
On 11/11/2002 at 23:39:29, a magnitude 4.4 (4.0 MB, 4.4 LG, Depth: 1.5 mi) earthquake occurred 126.7 miles away from the city center
On 4/13/1998 at 09:56:11, a magnitude 3.9 (3.5 MB, 3.9 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 67.9 miles away from Marion center
On 9/25/2006 at 05:44:25, a magnitude 3.7 (3.7 MB, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 47.7 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Marion County (8) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 6
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 5, Ice Storm: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Marion topographic map

Birthplace of: Raymond Felton - NBA player (Charlotte Bobcats, born: Jun 26, 1984), Kent M. Williams - Politician, Louis Cooper - Football player, William Haselden Ellerbe - Politician.

Hospitals and medical centers in Marion:

  • ENGLISH PARK MEDICAL CENTER (provides emergency services, 1305 N MAIN ST)
  • FMC MARION (109 MERRITT CT)
  • JENKINS NURSING CENTER (401 MURRAY STREET BOX 917)
  • MARION NURSING CENTER, INC. (2770 SOUTH HIGHWAY 501)

Airports located in Marion:

Amtrak station near Marion:

  • 17 miles: DILLON (100 N. RAILROAD AVE.) . Services: enclosed waiting area, public payphones, call for car rental service, call for taxi service.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Marion:

  • Francis Marion University (about 15 miles; Florence, SC; Full-time enrollment: 3,624)
  • Florence-Darlington Technical College (about 25 miles; Florence, SC; FT enrollment: 4,468)
  • Coastal Carolina University (about 35 miles; Conway, SC; FT enrollment: 8,881)
  • Horry-Georgetown Technical College (about 35 miles; Conway, SC; FT enrollment: 5,772)
  • University of North Carolina at Pembroke (about 37 miles; Pembroke, NC; FT enrollment: 5,548)
  • Robeson Community College (about 38 miles; Lumberton, NC; FT enrollment: 2,322)
  • Richmond Community College (about 54 miles; Hamlet, NC; FT enrollment: 2,106)

Public high school in Marion:

  • MARION HIGH (Students: 815; Location: 1209 South Main Street; Grades: 9-12)

Public elementary/middle school in Marion:

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Library in Marion:

  • MARION COUNTY LIBRARY SYSTEM (Operating income: $773,946; Location: 101 EAST COURT STREET; 87,696 books; 2,026 audio materials; 1,033 video materials; 3 local licensed databases; 35 state licensed databases; 206 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Marion: Marion Towne Center (A), South Main Street Wastewater Treatment Facility (B), Marion Fire Department (C), Marion Police Chief - Community Substation (D), Marion Police Department (E), South Carolina Law Enforcement Division (F), Marion City Hall (G), Marion County Courthouse (H), Marion County Library (I), Marion County Jail (J). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

Churches in Marion include: The New Greater Deliverance Church for all People (A), Refuge Pentecostal Church (B), Mount Olive Seventh Day Adventist Church (C), Monument of Faith Evangelistic Church (D), Faith Apostolic Church of Jesus Christ (E), Door of Hope Christian Church (F), Bethel United Methodist Church (G), Bethlehem Baptist Church (H), The Greater Highway Church of Christ (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Marion include: Harmon Park (1), Marion Historic District (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Hotels: Montgomerys Grove Bed & Breakfast (408 Harlee Street), Deluxe Inn (515 South Main Street), Comfort Inn (2693 East Highway 76), Midway Motel (4603 West Highway 76).

Courts: Marion County - Associate Supreme Court Justice (Court House), Marion County - Clerk Of Court (Gasque Building), Florence County - Circuit Court- Judge James E Brogdon Jr (200 South Main), Marion County - Court Room (Courthouse).

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

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 68.6. This is about average.

City:

68.6
U.S.:

74.2

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 27.5. This is about average. Closest monitor was 21.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

27.5
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 9.16. This is about average. Closest monitor was 21.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.16
U.S.:

9.14

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2003 was 0.00100. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 16.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00100
U.S.:

0.01468

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

MARCO RURAL WATER CO (3320001) (Population served: 14,864, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2006, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-19-2006), St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-19-2006), St Compliance achieved (DEC-31-2007)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2005, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-25-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-25-2005), St Compliance achieved (APR-14-2011)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2005, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-19-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-19-2005), St Public Notif received (OCT-13-2005)

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

  • GSWSA - MARION CITY OF (3310001) (Address: ATTN: DARRELL BEST , Population served: 8,082, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 41.1%
(11.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 51.2% for Black residents, 100.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.5 people
South Carolina:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  66.6%
Whole state:  67.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  5.3%
Whole state:  6.0%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.1% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.1% of all households

People in group quarters in Marion in 2010:

  • 12 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 9 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 5 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
16 people in other noninstitutional group quarters in 2000
8 people in nursing homes in 2000

Marion, South Carolina environmental map by EPA

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Marion compared to South Carolina state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Black race population percentage above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.
  • House age above state average.

Banks with branches in Marion (2011 data):

  • Anderson Brothers Bank: Marion Main Street Branch at 728 North Main St., branch established on 2005/04/01; Marion Branch at 2500 East Hwy 76, branch established on 1998/11/30. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $428.5 mil, Deposits: $394.3 mil, headquarters in Mullins, SC, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 19 total offices, Holding Company: Anderson Bancshares, Inc.
  • First Citizens Bank and Trust Company, Inc.: Marion Branch at 214 North Main Street, branch established on 1974/12/12. Info updated 2011/08/24: Bank assets: $8,104.0 mil, Deposits: $6,880.8 mil, headquarters in Columbia, SC, positive income, 197 total offices, Holding Company: First Citizens Bancorporation, Inc.
  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: Marion Branch at 507 North Main Street, branch established on 1966/11/01. Info updated 2011/04/05: Bank assets: $1,161,490.0 mil, Deposits: $905,653.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, 6395 total offices, Holding Company: Wells Fargo & Company
  • Pee Dee Federal Savings Bank: at 106 East Court Street, branch established on 1935/12/11. Info updated 2011/07/21: Bank assets: $41.4 mil, Deposits: $32.1 mil, local headquarters, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 2 total offices
  • TD Bank, National Association: Marion Branch at 307 North Main Street, branch established on 1911/09/22. Info updated 2010/10/04: Bank assets: $188,912.6 mil, Deposits: $153,149.8 mil, headquarters in Wilmington, DE, positive income, 1314 total offices, Holding Company: Toronto-Dominion Bank, The

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

12.0
South Carolina average:

12.0

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (77%)
  • Utility gas (18%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (2%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

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

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant8,16038
Black Protestant5,34423
Mainline Protestant2,32516
Other2,1662
Catholic1501
None14,917-
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: 11
Marion County:

3.25 / 10,000 pop.
South Carolina:

1.99 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 4
Marion County:

1.18 / 10,000 pop.
South Carolina:

0.85 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 25
Marion County:

7.38 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.38 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 17
Here:

5.02 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.75 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

14.1%
South Carolina:

10.6%
Adult obesity rate:
Marion County:

35.2%
South Carolina:

29.4%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

15.3%
State:

13.4%
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 3$8,344$33,3760$0
Other Government Administration 5$14,788$35,4917$3,375
Judicial and Legal 1$2,591$31,0921$1,583
Police Protection - Officers 23$68,525$35,7520$0
Police - Other 1$2,215$26,5806$3,131
Firefighters 8$20,179$30,26929$2,319
Solid Waste Management 12$18,070$18,0700$0
Parks and Recreation 6$11,493$22,9861$306
Other and Unallocable 3$6,537$26,1480$0
Totals for Government 62$152,742$29,56344$10,714

Marion government finances - Expenditure in 2004 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $387,000 ($56.89)
    Parks & Recreation: $177,000 ($26.02)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $1,417,000 ($208.29)
    Water Utilities: $1,213,000 ($178.30)
    Solid Waste Management: $1,060,000 ($155.81)
    Central Staff Services: $1,005,000 ($147.73)
    Regular Highways: $450,000 ($66.15)
    Fire Protection: $409,000 ($60.12)
    Parks & Recreation: $399,000 ($58.65)
    General - Other: $370,000 ($54.39)
    Housing & Community Development: $135,000 ($19.84)
    General Public Buildings: $74,000 ($10.88)
    Financial Administration: $41,000 ($6.03)
    Health Services - Other: $40,000 ($5.88)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $36,000 ($5.29)
    Transit Utilities: $4,000 ($0.59)
    Parking Facilities: $2,000 ($0.29)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $720,000 ($105.84)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Fire Protection: $103,000 ($15.14)
    Police Protection: $34,000 ($5.00)
    Central Staff: $5,000 ($0.73)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $3,396,000 ($499.19)

Marion government finances - Revenue in 2004 (per resident):

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $777,000 ($114.21)
    Parks & Recreation: $35,000 ($5.14)
    All Other: $25,000 ($3.67)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $974,000 ($143.17)
    Housing & Community Development: $98,000 ($14.41)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Support: $552,000 ($81.14)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $308,000 ($45.27)
    Interest Earnings: $29,000 ($4.26)
    Rents: $3,000 ($0.44)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $1,940,000 ($285.17)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $362,000 ($53.21)
    Highways: $337,000 ($49.54)
    All Other: $3,000 ($0.44)
  • Tax - Property: $1,573,000 ($231.22)
    NEC: $863,000 ($126.86)
    Public Utilities: $467,000 ($68.65)

Marion government finances - Debt in 2004 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $11,997,000 ($1763.49)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $11,100,000 ($1631.63)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Other, NEC: $445,000 ($65.41)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $451,000 ($66.29)

Marion government finances - Cash and Securities in 2004 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $3,074,000 ($451.86)
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $700,000 ($102.90)

5.12% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($23,106 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.12%
South Carolina average:

6.90%

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 Horry County, SC  0.98% ($22,282 average AGI)
from Dillon County, SC  0.67% ($20,880)
from Florence County, SC  0.60% ($23,750)


5.69% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($26,854 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.69%
South Carolina average:

6.53%

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 Florence County, SC  1.07% ($25,884 average AGI)
to Horry County, SC  0.91% ($27,204)
to Dillon County, SC  0.61% ($27,652)

Strongest AM radio stations in Marion:

  • WJAY (1280 AM; 4 kW; MULLINS, SC; Owner: THE GREATER HWY CHURCH OF CHRIST)
  • WJMX (970 AM; 10 kW; FLORENCE, SC; Owner: QANTUM OF FLORENCE LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WCEO (840 AM; daytime; 50 kW; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: EASTERN BROADCASTING GROUP, INC.)
  • WDSC (800 AM; 1 kW; DILLON, SC; Owner: QANTUM OF FLORENCE LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WBAJ (890 AM; daytime; 50 kW; BLYTHEWOOD, SC; Owner: FAMILY FIRST)
  • WPTF (680 AM; 50 kW; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: FIRST STATE COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WHYM (1260 AM; 5 kW; LAKE CITY, SC; Owner: GHB OF LAKE CITY, INC.)
  • WBSC (1550 AM; 10 kW; BENNETTSVILLE, SC; Owner: D-MITCH BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WPJS (1330 AM; 5 kW; CONWAY, SC; Owner: WPJS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WTAB (1370 AM; 5 kW; TABOR CITY, NC; Owner: WTAB, INC)
  • WBT (1110 AM; 50 kW; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: JEFFERSON-PILOT COMMUNICATNS CO. OF NORTH CAROLINA)
  • WQJM (1450 AM; 10 kW; MYRTLE BEACH, SC; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • WAGL (1560 AM; daytime; 50 kW; LANCASTER, SC; Owner: PALMETTO BROADCASTING SYSTEM, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Marion:

  • WQSD (107.1 FM; BRIARCLIFF ACRES, SC; Owner: QANTUM OF MYRTLE BEACH LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WEGX (92.9 FM; DILLON, SC; Owner: QANTUM OF FLORENCE LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WHMC-FM (90.1 FM; CONWAY, SC; Owner: SOUTH CAROLINA EDUCATIONAL TV COMMISSION)
  • WCMG (94.3 FM; LATTA, SC; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WHLZ (100.5 FM; MARION, SC; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WYNN-FM (106.3 FM; FLORENCE, SC; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WCSQ (92.5 FM; MONCKS CORNER, SC; Owner: APEX BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WURV (102.9 FM; SCRANTON, SC; Owner: QANTUM OF FLORENCE LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WFLB (96.5 FM; LAURINBURG, NC; Owner: WFLB LICENSE LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WSIM (93.7 FM; BISHOPVILLE, SC; Owner: MILLER COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WLPG (91.7 FM; FLORENCE, SC; Owner: AUGUSTA RADIO FELLOWSHIP INSTITUTE, INC.)
  • WKZQ-FM (101.7 FM; MYRTLE BEACH, SC; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • WSTS (100.9 FM; FAIRMONT, NC; Owner: PRO-MEDIA, INC.)
  • WMXT (102.1 FM; PAMPLICO, SC; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WWFN (100.1 FM; LAKE CITY, SC; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WPDT (105.1 FM; JOHNSONVILLE, SC; Owner: GLORY COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Marion:

  • WPDE-TV (Channel 15; FLORENCE, SC; Owner: GRAND STRAND COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WWMB (Channel 21; FLORENCE, SC; Owner: ATLANTIC MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • WBTW (Channel 13; FLORENCE, SC; Owner: MEDIA GENERAL BROADCASTING OF SO. CAROLINA HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WSFX-TV (Channel 26; WILMINGTON, NC; Owner: SOUTHEASTERN MEDIA HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • W66DE (Channel 50; FLORENCE, SC; Owner: CAROLINA CHRISTIAN BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WJPM-TV (Channel 33; FLORENCE, SC; Owner: SOUTH CAROLINA EDUCATIONAL TV COMMISSION)
  • WHMC (Channel 23; CONWAY, SC; Owner: SOUTH CAROLINA EDUCATIONAL TV COMMISSION)
  • WFXB (Channel 43; MYRTLE BEACH, SC; Owner: GE MEDIA, INC.)
  • WPDF-LP (Channel 56; FLORENCE, SC; Owner: GE MEDIA, INC.)
Marion fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2013

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2013 (per 100,000 population)

See more detailed statistics of Marion fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2013 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 2Number of bridges
  • 3m10ftTotal length
  • 13,000Total average daily traffic
  • 1,040Total average daily truck traffic
  • 22,620Total future (year 2030) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

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

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

17 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in Marion, SC)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

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

FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:

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

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

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

FAA Registered Aircraft:

1
  • Aircraft: GRUMMAN AMERICAN AVN. CORP. AA-5 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 1321R , Serial Number: AA5-0721, Year manufactured: 1974, Airworthiness Date: 01/06/1975
    Registrant (Individual): Richard E Mcdowell, 1812 Old Corner Ct, Marion, SC 29571

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 15
  • Hazardous Condition: 5
  • Good Intent Call: 1

Incident types - Marion

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Marion, SC
Most common first names in Marion, SC among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary14077.5 years
James12967.9 years
William11571.6 years
John10970.5 years
Robert8472.4 years
Annie6977.7 years
Willie6370.5 years
George5470.9 years
Joseph5269.6 years
Henry5070.9 years
Most common last names in Marion, SC among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Davis18570.8 years
Johnson12773.5 years
Williams11470.7 years
Smith8676.8 years
Rogers7274.2 years
Legette6569.9 years
Brown6569.8 years
Foxworth6475.3 years
Richardson5877.3 years
Jones4676.0 years
Businesses in Marion, SC
NameCountNameCount
Advance Auto Parts1McDonald's1
AutoZone1Nike1
Burger King1Payless1
CVS1Pizza Hut1
Decora Cabinetry2RadioShack1
FedEx1Subway2
H&R Block1T-Mobile1
Hardee's1U-Haul2
Lane Furniture1UPS1
MasterBrand Cabinets2Wendy's1

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  • #34 on the list of "Top 100 cities with the largest percentage of females (pop. 5,000+)"
  • #72 on the list of "Top 100 least-safe cities (highest city-data.com crime index) (pop. 5,000+)"
  • #28 (29571) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of African first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
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  • Poiette Bromell (1)
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  • Robert Joseph Burnstingle, Jr. (1)

Total of 3 patent applications in 2008-2015.