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Population in 2012: 6,839 (99% urban, 1% rural). Population change since 2000: -2.9%
 

Males: 2,880  (42.1%)
Females: 3,959  (57.9%)

Median resident age:  35.3 years
South Carolina median age:  37.2 years

Zip codes: 29571, 29574.

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Estimated median household income in 2012: $24,196 (it was $24,265 in 2000)
Marion:

$24,196
SC:

$43,107
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $14,831

Marion city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $98,617 (it was $57,400 in 2000)
Marion:

$98,617
SC:

$135,500
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $116,405; Detached houses: $119,379; Townhouses or other attached units: $57,339; In 2-unit structures: $57,339; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $68,261; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $42,049; Mobile homes: $51,315

Median gross rent in 2012: $469.

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  • Black alone - 4,784 (68.9%)
  • White alone - 1,908 (27.5%)
  • Hispanic - 87 (1.3%)
  • Asian alone - 73 (1.1%)
  • Two or more races - 74 (1.1%)
  • American Indian alone - 10 (0.1%)
  • Other race alone - 3 (0.04%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Marion: 82.1 (low, U.S. average is 100)


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Ancestries: English (6.7%), Scotch-Irish (3.8%), German (3.4%), United States (3.2%), Irish (2.9%), French (1.6%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 77 feet

Land area: 4.33 square miles.

Population density: 1,581 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Marion:

  • High school or higher: 83.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 18.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.6%
  • Unemployed: 21.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 20.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Marion city:

  • Never married: 38.7%
  • Now married: 36.5%
  • Separated: 5.9%
  • Widowed: 9.6%
  • Divorced: 9.3%

113 residents are foreign born

This city:  1.6%
South Carolina:  4.7%



According to our research of South Carolina and other state lists there were 31 registered sex offenders living in Marion, South Carolina as of December 26, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Marion to the number of sex offenders is 221 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $869 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $568 (0.7%)

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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
  • 2012: 0 buildings

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: +1,428 (+20.6%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 923 (43.2%)

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
Murders 01110310032
per 100,000 0.014.114.114.00.043.214.70.00.042.728.7
Rapes 52644114336
per 100,000 69.428.384.656.156.314.414.759.045.142.786.2
Robberies 15279822331925252428
per 100,000 208.1381.5126.9112.3309.6474.9280.2369.0376.0341.9402.3
Assaults 981265353110867395806570
per 100,000 1359.41780.4747.1744.01548.01237.61076.41402.21203.2925.91005.7
Burglaries 12910510513096116148166148237252
per 100,000 1789.41483.71480.11824.81351.01669.32182.22450.22225.93376.13620.7
Thefts 334393419393358369398406416414363
per 100,000 4633.15553.25906.45516.65038.05310.15868.55992.66256.65897.45215.5
Auto thefts 5229322317303934212319
per 100,000 721.3409.8451.1322.9239.2431.7575.1501.8315.8327.6273.0
Arson 42650305663
per 100,000 55.528.384.670.20.043.20.073.890.285.543.1
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 296.0) 758.5880.7659.7630.1763.2852.1774.5890.2821.3906.3932.7

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 24 (21 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.02
South Carolina average:

2.36

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Marion, South Carolina accommodation, waste management, arts - Economy and Business Data

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

15.2%
South Carolina:

8.1%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: -938 (-11.8%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Retail trade (20%)
  • Manufacturing (14%)
  • Wholesale trade (11%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (9%)
  • Construction (7%)
  • Educational services (24%)
  • Health care and social assistance (20%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (10%)
  • Manufacturing (9%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (8%)
  • Finance and insurance (7%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (12%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (8%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (7%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (5%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (3%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (3%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (9%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (8%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (6%)
  • Cashiers (5%)
  • Other teachers and instructors, education, training, and library occupations (5%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (4%)

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

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Tornado activity:

Marion-area historical tornado activity is slightly above South Carolina state average. It is 58% 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 significantly below South Carolina state average. It is 93% 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 8/21/1992 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 Marion 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 the city 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
On 4/17/1995 at 13:45:57, a magnitude 3.9 (3.9 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 93.6 miles away from Marion center
On 9/22/2006 at 11:22:00, a magnitude 3.4 (3.4 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 27.8 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).
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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/medical centers in Marion:

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

Political contributions by individuals in Marion, SC

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 16 miles; Florence, SC; Full-time enrollment: 3,329)
  • Florence-Darlington Technical College (about 25 miles; Florence, SC; FT enrollment: 3,088)
  • Coastal Carolina University (about 35 miles; Conway, SC; FT enrollment: 7,254)
  • Horry-Georgetown Technical College (about 35 miles; Conway, SC; FT enrollment: 2,962)
  • University of North Carolina at Pembroke (about 37 miles; Pembroke, NC; FT enrollment: 4,818)
  • Fayetteville Technical Community College (about 67 miles; Fayetteville, NC; FT enrollment: 3,496)
  • Fayetteville State University (about 68 miles; Fayetteville, NC; FT enrollment: 4,481)

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
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Air Quality Index (AQI)

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

31.3
U.S.:

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

26.4
U.S.:

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

9.50
U.S.:

9.59
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2002 was 20.8. This is about average. There were 22 monitors within city limits.
City:

20.8
U.S.:

24.6
Lead (Pb) [µ/m3] level in 2004 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.:

0.05378
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 8.66. This is about average. There were 6 monitors within city limits.
City:

8.66
U.S.:

9.39

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

MARCO RURAL WATER CO (Population served: 13636, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • 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)
  • 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)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Initial Tap Sampling for Pb and Cu - Between JAN-01-1993 and JUL-10-1994, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JUL-10-1994)
  • One minor monitoring violation
  • 2 regular monitoring violations
MARION CITY OF (Population served: 7630, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Initial Tap Sampling for Pb and Cu - Between JAN-01-1993 and JUL-10-1994, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JUL-10-1994)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 37.4%
(10.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 47.2% for Black residents, 52.0% 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

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Marion, SC

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 compared to South Carolina state average:

Marion, South Carolina environmental map by EPA

Map Legend

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage above 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 significantly above state average.
  • House age above state average.


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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 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:

  • Electricity (72%)
  • Utility gas (23%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (3%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2%)

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

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 37.97%
Here38.0%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchBaha'iChurch of God (Cleveland, Tennessee)Presbyterian Church in America
Adherents48.3%23.5%13.6%4.4%2.2%
Congregations35.8%34.0%-5.7%1.9%
NamePresbyterian Church (USA)Catholic ChurchNational Association of Free Will BaptistsSeventh-Day Adventist ChurchOther
Adherents1.8%1.5%1.4%1.1%2.3%
Congregations1.9%1.9%5.7%1.9%11.3%
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: 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 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 5$10,324$24,7780$0
Other Government Administration 10$11,192$13,4300$0
Judicial and Legal 2$3,480$20,8800$0
Police Protection - Officers 20$56,828$34,0970$0
Police - Other 2$3,366$20,1966$2,396
Firefighters 7$19,488$33,4083$1,408
Health 1$1,891$22,6920$0
Solid Waste Management 24$36,889$18,4450$0
Sewerage 6$15,377$30,7540$0
Parks and Recreation 7$13,265$22,7401$775
Water Supply 5$13,597$32,6330$0
Other and Unallocable 3$7,299$29,1961$589
Totals for Government 92$192,996$25,17311$5,168

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

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $387,000 ($56.59)
    Parks & Recreation: $177,000 ($25.88)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $1,417,000 ($207.19)
    Water Utilities: $1,213,000 ($177.37)
    Solid Waste Management: $1,060,000 ($154.99)
    Central Staff Services: $1,005,000 ($146.95)
    Regular Highways: $450,000 ($65.80)
    Fire Protection: $409,000 ($59.80)
    Parks & Recreation: $399,000 ($58.34)
    General - Other: $370,000 ($54.10)
    Housing & Community Development: $135,000 ($19.74)
    General Public Buildings: $74,000 ($10.82)
    Financial Administration: $41,000 ($6.00)
    Health Services - Other: $40,000 ($5.85)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $36,000 ($5.26)
    Transit Utilities: $4,000 ($0.58)
    Parking Facilities: $2,000 ($0.29)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $720,000 ($105.28)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Fire Protection: $103,000 ($15.06)
    Police Protection: $34,000 ($4.97)
    Central Staff: $5,000 ($0.73)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $3,396,000 ($496.56)

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

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $777,000 ($113.61)
    Parks & Recreation: $35,000 ($5.12)
    All Other: $25,000 ($3.66)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $974,000 ($142.42)
    Housing & Community Development: $98,000 ($14.33)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Support: $552,000 ($80.71)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $308,000 ($45.04)
    Interest Earnings: $29,000 ($4.24)
    Rents: $3,000 ($0.44)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $1,940,000 ($283.67)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $362,000 ($52.93)
    Highways: $337,000 ($49.28)
    All Other: $3,000 ($0.44)
  • Tax - Property: $1,573,000 ($230.00)
    NEC: $863,000 ($126.19)
    Public Utilities: $467,000 ($68.28)

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

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $11,997,000 ($1754.20)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $11,100,000 ($1623.04)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Other, NEC: $445,000 ($65.07)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $451,000 ($65.95)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $3,074,000 ($449.48)
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $700,000 ($102.35)

4.71% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($27,910 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.71%
South Carolina average:

8.00%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Horry County, SC  0.86% ($32,000 average AGI)
from Dillon County, SC  0.66% ($22,592)
from Florence County, SC  0.56% ($26,215)


5.75% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($25,637 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.75%
South Carolina average:

6.88%

0.09% of residents moved to foreign countries ($354 average AGI)
Marion County:

0.09%
South Carolina average:

0.11%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Horry County, SC  1.13% ($29,424 average AGI)
to Florence County, SC  0.86% ($26,330)
to Dillon County, SC  0.64% ($22,187)

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.)

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

Marion, South Carolina:
  • Fatal accident count: 28
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 43
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 7
  • Fatalities: 29
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 76
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 3
South Carolina average:
  • Fatal accident count: 90
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 137
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 29
  • Fatalities: 98
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 229
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 14

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


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
AutoZone1Nike1
Burger King1Payless1
CVS1Pizza Hut1
Decora Cabinetry2RadioShack1
FedEx1Subway2
H&R Block1T-Mobile1
Hardee's1U-Haul2
Lane Furniture1UPS1
MasterBrand Cabinets2Wendy's1
McDonald's1

Marion on our top lists:

  • #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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Top Patent Applicants
Top Patent Applicants
  • Poiette Bromell (1)
  • Erik Lofbom (1)
  • Robert Joseph Burnstingle, Jr. (1)

Total of 3 patent applications in 2008-2014.

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