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Population in 2012: 5,869 (99% urban, 1% rural). Population change since 2000: -7.6%
 

Males: 2,974  (50.7%)
Females: 2,895  (49.3%)

Median resident age:  42.5 years
Virginia median age:  35.1 years

Zip codes: 24354.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $30,807 (it was $25,609 in 2000)
Marion:

$30,807
VA:

$61,741
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $24,723

Marion town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $98,282 (it was $65,900 in 2000)
Marion:

$98,282
VA:

$237,800
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $110,982; Detached houses: $113,207; In 2-unit structures: $155,085; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $158,187; Mobile homes: $26,770

Median gross rent in 2012: $524.

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  • White alone - 5,425 (90.3%)
  • Black alone - 428 (7.1%)
  • Hispanic - 73 (1.2%)
  • American Indian alone - 56 (0.9%)
  • Other race alone - 10 (0.2%)
  • Two or more races - 9 (0.1%)
  • Asian alone - 5 (0.08%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Marion: 81.9 (low, U.S. average is 100)


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Ancestries: United States (23.8%), German (11.5%), Irish (9.6%), English (8.4%), Scotch-Irish (6.4%), Dutch (2.7%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 2178 feet

Land area: 4.15 square miles.

Population density: 1,413 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Marion:

  • High school or higher: 80.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 17.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 8.5%
  • Unemployed: 9.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 13.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Marion town:

  • Never married: 25.3%
  • Now married: 42.7%
  • Separated: 5.2%
  • Widowed: 13.6%
  • Divorced: 13.3%

132 residents are foreign born (0.6% Latin America, 0.3% Asia).

This town:  2.2%
Virginia:  11.6%



According to our research of Virginia and other state lists there were 36 registered sex offenders living in Marion, Virginia as of December 19, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Marion to the number of sex offenders is 163 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $573 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $824 (0.6%)

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Johnson City, TN (58.9 miles , pop. 55,469).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Greensboro, NC (108.0 miles , pop. 223,891).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (408.5 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: McMullin, VA (1.9 miles ), Adwolf, VA (2.3 miles ), Atkins, VA (2.5 miles ), Seven Mile Ford, VA (2.6 miles ), Sugar Grove, VA (2.7 miles ), Chilhowie, VA (3.1 miles ), Troutdale, VA (3.2 miles ), Plum Creek, VA (3.5 miles ).

Latitude: 36.84 N, Longitude: 81.52 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +3,341 (+56.1%)
Workers who live and work in this town: 1,414 (59.6%)

Area code: 276

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Crime rates in Marion by Year
Type 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 00020010000
per 100,000 0.00.00.032.00.00.016.60.00.00.00.0
Rapes 23321111620
per 100,000 30.647.547.832.016.116.416.616.8101.633.10.0
Robberies 43103132505
per 100,000 61.147.515.90.048.216.449.933.584.60.083.3
Assaults 912222642393021243119
per 100,000 137.6190.2350.9415.5674.7639.3498.9352.1406.3513.3316.6
Burglaries 2219372539273514332431
per 100,000 336.3301.1590.1399.6626.5442.6582.1234.7558.7397.4516.6
Thefts 165151201240172159149227202171156
per 100,000 2522.22393.03205.73835.72763.12606.62478.03805.53419.72831.62599.6
Auto thefts 68101310667637
per 100,000 91.7126.8159.5207.8160.698.499.8117.4101.649.7116.6
Arson 26424030014
per 100,000 30.695.163.832.064.30.049.90.00.016.666.7
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 296.0) 188.8203.0276.2346.3307.9270.1288.9254.1347.5256.2222.2

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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: 21 (19 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.17
Virginia average:

2.27

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Marion, Virginia accommodation, waste management, arts - Economy and Business Data

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

8.7%
Virginia:

5.8%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: -509 (-7.4%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Health care and social assistance (18%)
  • Manufacturing (14%)
  • Construction (11%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Other services, except public administration (8%)
  • Educational services (6%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (24%)
  • Retail trade (15%)
  • Educational services (14%)
  • Manufacturing (13%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (5%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (9%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (5%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (8%)
  • Cashiers (7%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (6%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (5%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (5%)

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Tornado activity:

Marion-area historical tornado activity is below Virginia state average. It is 61% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/4/1974, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 14.3 miles away from the Marion town center killed one person and injured 4 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 1/25/1975, a category F2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 10.5 miles away from the town center injured 2 people and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Marion-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Virginia state average. It is 76% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 11/2/2006 at 17:53:02, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, Depth: 0.6 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 33.6 miles away from the city center
On 11/23/2006 at 10:42:57, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, 4.3 LG) earthquake occurred 33.6 miles away from Marion center
On 6/29/1996 at 19:30:42, a magnitude 4.1 (4.1 MB, 3.9 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 34.1 miles away from the city center
On 10/26/1995 at 00:37:28, a magnitude 4.0 (3.9 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 89.9 miles away from the city center
On 4/19/1996 at 08:50:14, a magnitude 3.9 (3.9 MB, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 83.6 miles away from Marion center
On 6/26/1995 at 00:36:17, a magnitude 3.5 (3.1 MB, 3.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 7.2 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 Smyth County (12) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 6, Storms: 5, Winter Storms: 2, Storm: 1, Blizzard: 1, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Tropical Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Marion topographic map

Birthplace of: Ernest M. Eller - Navy admiral, James F. Hackler - Soilder, Charles William Carrico, Sr. - Virginia Politician, Justin Hughes - College football player (James Madison Dukes).


Hospitals/medical centers in Marion:

  • SMYTH REGIONAL HOMECARE (Home Health Center, 1152 SNIDER STREET)
  • SMYTH COUNTY COMMUNITY HOSPITAL (Acute Care Hospitals,Voluntary non-profit - Other, 245 MEDICAL PARK DRIVE)
  • SOUTHWESTERN VIRGINIA MENTAL HEALTH INSTITUTE (Acute Care Hospitals,Government - State, 340 BAGLEY CIRCLE)
  • SOUTHWESTERN VIRGINIA MENTAL HEALTH INSTITUTE (Hospital, 340 BAGLEY CIRCLE)
  • FRANCIS MARION MANOR (Nursing Home, 100 FRANCIS MARION LANE, PO BOX 880)
  • SMYTH CNTY COMM HOSP INC (Nursing Home, 565 RADIO HILL ROAD, PO BOX 880)
  • SMYTH COUNTY COMMUNITY HOSP LTC UNIT (Nursing Home, PARK BOULEVARD BOX 880)
  • SW VA M H INST GERI TRT CTR (Nursing Home, 340 BAGLEY CIRCLE)

Political contributions by individuals in Marion, VA

Heliports located in Marion:


Local government website: www.marionva.org/800x600.htm

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Marion:

  • Appalachian State University (about 44 miles; Boone, NC; Full-time enrollment: 14,923)
  • Concord University (about 50 miles; Athens, WV; FT enrollment: 2,364)
  • New River Community College (about 50 miles; Dublin, VA; FT enrollment: 2,107)
  • Northeast State Community College (about 56 miles; Blountville, TN; FT enrollment: 3,537)
  • Radford University (about 58 miles; Radford, VA; FT enrollment: 7,927)
  • East Tennessee State University (about 61 miles; Johnson City, TN; FT enrollment: 11,642)
  • Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University (about 67 miles; Blacksburg, VA; FT enrollment: 27,887)

Public high school in Marion:

Public elementary/middle schools in Marion:

See full list of schools located in Marion, School District: SMYTH COUNTY PUBLIC SCHOOLS

Library in Marion:

  • SMYTH-BLAND REGIONAL LIBRARY (Operating income: $1,495,050; Location: 118 SOUTH SHEFFEY STREET; 118,491 books; 16,362 e-books; 7,233 audio materials; 10,647 video materials; 5 local licensed databases; 18 state licensed databases; 218 print serial subscriptions)

User submitted facts and corrections:

  • Wytheville Community College serves the city of Marion and is located closer to Marion then New River Community College.
  • Wytheville Community College serves the city of Marion and is located closer to Marion then New River Community College.

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Notable locations in Marion: Smyth County Courthouse (A), Smyth-Bland Regional Library (B), Marion Community Center (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: Grey Rocks Plaza Shopping Center (1), Marion Plaza Shopping Center (2), Parkway Shopping Center (3), Smyth Valley Shopping Center (4). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Marion include: Matson Chapel (A), Christ Episcopal Church (B), Church of God (C), Church of God of Prophecy (D), Ebenezer Lutheran Church (E), First Baptist Church (F), First Church of the Nazarene (G), First United Methodist Church (H), Grace United Methodist Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: Round Hill Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Staley Creek (A), Hooks Branch (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Park in Marion: Marion Stadium (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Hotels: Best Western Marion (1424 North Main Street), Budget Inn (259 Chestnut Ridge Road), Econo Lodge Marion (1424 North Main Street).

Courts: Smyth County - Clerk- Juvenile & Domestic Relations Court 28th District- J (Courthouse), Smyth County - Judge of Circuit Court OFC (121 Bagley Circle Suite 100), Smyth County - General District Court (Courthouse), Smyth County - County Clerk Of Circuit Court (Courthouse).

 
Smyth 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
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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
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:

BLAND CORRECTIONAL CENTER (Population served: 700, Surface_water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting Stage 1 - Between JUL-2005 and SEP-2005, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-20-2005), St Formal NOV issued (OCT-20-2005), St Compliance achieved (NOV-07-2005)
  • Monitoring and Reporting Stage 1 - Between JUL-2005 and SEP-2005, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-20-2005), St Formal NOV issued (OCT-20-2005), St Compliance achieved (NOV-07-2005)
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In NOV-2004, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (DEC-14-2004), St Formal NOV issued (DEC-14-2004), St Public Notif received (JAN-06-2005)

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

  • ATKINS EXTENSION-SMYTH CO PSA (Population served: 280, Primary Water Source Type: Purch_surface_water)
  • CURRIN VALLEY (Population served: 135, Primary Water Source Type: Purch_surface_water)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 23.3%
(22.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 38.8% for Black residents, 25.5% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 28.8% for American Indian residents, 100.0% for other race residents, 17.6% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This town:  2.2 people
Virginia:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  59.6%
Whole state:  67.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  6.1%
Whole state:  5.7%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.1% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Marion, VA

People in group quarters in Marion in 2010:

  • 199 people in state prisons
  • 166 people in workers’ group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 106 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 106 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals and psychiatric units in other hospitals

People in group quarters in Marion in 2000:

  • 210 people in state prisons
  • 139 people in job corps and vocational training facilities
  • 109 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals or wards
  • 109 people in other group homes
  • 58 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 46 people in hospitals or wards for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 21 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 6 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse

Marion compared to Virginia state average:

Marion, Virginia environmental map by EPA

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


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Banks with branches in Marion (2011 data):

  • The Bank of Marion: Royal Oak Branch, Washington Avenue Branch, The Bank Of Marion. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $348.9 mil, Deposits: $303.5 mil, local headquarters, positive income, 15 total offices, Holding Company: Southwest Virginia Bankshares, Inc.
  • Highlands Union Bank: Marion Branch at 1425 North Main Street, branch established on 1997/12/06. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $620.6 mil, Deposits: $516.2 mil, headquarters in Abingdon, VA, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 14 total offices, Holding Company: Highlands Bankshares, Inc.
  • The National Bank of Blacksburg: 303 South Commerce Street Branch at 303 South Commerce Street, branch established on 1920/01/01. Info updated 2006/06/01: Bank assets: $1,063.8 mil, Deposits: $919.4 mil, headquarters in Blacksburg, VA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 25 total offices, Holding Company: National Bankshares, Inc.
  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: Marion Branch at 102 East Main Street, branch established on 1963/07/09. 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

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Marion, Virginia:

  • General Francis Marion Hotel, 107 E Main St, Marion, VA 24354 , Phone: (276) 783-4800, Fax: (276) 783-2506
  • Americas Best Value Inn, 1424 N Main St, Marion, VA 24354 , Phone: (276) 378-0481
All 2 fire-safe hotels and motels in Marion, Virginia

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 (53%)
  • Utility gas (30%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (13%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (3%)
  • Wood (2%)
  • No fuel used (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Marion town (based on Smyth County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 38.65%
Here38.6%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameUnited Methodist ChurchSouthern Baptist ConventionChristian Churches and Churches of ChristEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaChurch of God (Anderson, Indiana)
Adherents29.3%26.1%6.6%6.4%4.6%
Congregations31.5%10.9%5.4%5.4%7.6%
NamePresbyterian Church (USA)Church of God (Cleveland, Tennessee)National Association of Free Will BaptistsCatholic ChurchOther
Adherents4.4%4.3%3.9%3.7%10.7%
Congregations5.4%4.3%5.4%2.2%21.7%
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: 6
Smyth County:

1.87 / 10,000 pop.
Virginia:

2.03 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 3
Smyth County:

0.94 / 10,000 pop.
Virginia:

1.43 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 21
Smyth County:

6.55 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.03 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 14
Here:

4.37 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.65 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

10.6%
Virginia:

9.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Smyth County:

26.6%
Virginia:

26.7%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

15.6%
State:

18.6%

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 8$19,158$28,7371$325
Other Government Administration 5$15,310$36,7440$0
Police Protection - Officers 18$48,500$32,3330$0
Police - Other 1$1,957$23,4840$0
Streets and Highways 21$38,787$22,1640$0
Health 1$3,104$37,2480$0
Solid Waste Management 3$7,893$31,5720$0
Sewerage 8$19,654$29,4810$0
Parks and Recreation 5$9,793$23,5031$640
Water Supply 3$9,204$36,8160$0
Other and Unallocable 5$9,069$21,7661$852
Totals for Government 78$182,429$28,0663$1,817

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

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $570,000 ($97.12)
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $1,408,000 ($239.90)
    Police Protection: $1,120,000 ($190.83)
    Parks and Recreation: $724,000 ($123.36)
    Sewerage: $543,000 ($92.52)
    Central Staff Services: $446,000 ($75.99)
    Water Utilities: $423,000 ($72.07)
    Financial Administration: $386,000 ($65.77)
    Housing and Community Development: $245,000 ($41.74)
    General - Other: $215,000 ($36.63)
    Solid Waste Management: $196,000 ($33.40)
    Local Fire Protection: $57,000 ($9.71)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $26,000 ($4.43)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $151,000 ($25.73)
    Police Protection: $55,000 ($9.37)
    Financial Administration: $30,000 ($5.11)
    Local Fire Protection: $8,000 ($1.36)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $1,933,000 ($329.36)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $105,000 ($17.89)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $1,012,000 ($172.43)
    Solid Waste Management: $232,000 ($39.53)
    Parks and Recreation: $57,000 ($9.71)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $24,000 ($4.09)
    All Other: $17,000 ($2.90)
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $34,000 ($5.79)
    Housing and Community Development: $21,000 ($3.58)
  • Miscellaneous - Sale of Property: $131,000 ($22.32)
    Interest Earnings: $78,000 ($13.29)
    Fines and Forfeits: $25,000 ($4.26)
    General Revenue, NEC: $16,000 ($2.73)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $1,843,000 ($314.02)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $1,348,000 ($229.68)
    Water Utilities: $659,000 ($112.28)
    All Other: $199,000 ($33.91)
    Housing and Community Development: $65,000 ($11.08)
  • Tax - Other Selective Sales: $747,000 ($127.28)
    Property: $465,000 ($79.23)
    Occupation and Business License, NEC: $439,000 ($74.80)
    NEC: $238,000 ($40.55)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $207,000 ($35.27)
    Public Utilities Sales: $182,000 ($31.01)
    Tobacco Products Sales: $160,000 ($27.26)
    Motor Vehicle License: $58,000 ($9.88)

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

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $7,146,000 ($1217.58)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $6,479,000 ($1103.94)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $694,000 ($118.25)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $27,000 ($4.60)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $2,877,000 ($490.20)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $11,000 ($1.87)

4.48% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($27,855 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.48%
Virginia average:

11.06%

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 Washington County, VA  0.92% ($24,358 average AGI)
from Wythe County, VA  0.54% ($28,500)
from Tazewell County, VA  0.13% ($27,467)


3.99% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($29,020 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.99%
Virginia average:

10.78%

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


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Washington County, VA  0.86% ($29,566 average AGI)
to Wythe County, VA  0.58% ($26,284)
to Sullivan County, TN  0.16% ($42,316)

Strongest AM radio stations in Marion:

  • WMEV (1010 AM; 1 kW; MARION, VA; Owner: HOLSTON VALLEY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WXMY (1600 AM; daytime; 5 kW; SALTVILLE, VA; Owner: CONTINENTAL MEDIA GROUP, LLC)
  • WYRV (770 AM; daytime; 5 kW; CEDAR BLUFF, VA; Owner: FAITH CHRISTIAN MUSIC BROADCASTING MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • WZAP (690 AM; 10 kW; BRISTOL, VA; Owner: RAM COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WKSK (580 AM; 5 kW; W.JEFFERSON, NC; Owner: CADDELL BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WBDY (1190 AM; daytime; 10 kW; BLUEFIELD, VA; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • WTZE (1470 AM; daytime; 5 kW; TAZEWELL, VA; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • WTRU (830 AM; 50 kW; KERNERSVILLE, NC; Owner: TRUTH BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WHKY (1290 AM; 50 kW; HICKORY, NC; Owner: LONG COMMUNICATIONS, LLC.)
  • WFGW (1010 AM; 50 kW; BLACK MOUNTAIN, NC; Owner: BLUE RIDGE BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WGOC (640 AM; 10 kW; BLOUNTVILLE, TN; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WPAQ (740 AM; 10 kW; MOUNT AIRY, NC; Owner: RALPH D. EPPERSON)
  • WKNV (890 AM; daytime; 10 kW; FAIRLAWN, VA; Owner: POSITIVE RADIO GROUP, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Marion:

  • WMEV-FM (93.9 FM; MARION, VA; Owner: HOLSTON VALLEY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WOLD-FM (102.5 FM; MARION, VA; Owner: EMERALD SOUND, INC.)
  • WZVA (103.5 FM; MARION, VA; Owner: T.E.C.O. BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WVTR (91.9 FM; MARION, VA; Owner: VIRGINIA TECH FOUNDATION INC)
  • WCQR-FM (88.3 FM; KINGSPORT, TN; Owner: POSITIVE ALTERNATIVE RADIO, INC.)
  • WHCB (91.5 FM; BRISTOL, TN; Owner: APPALACHIAN EDUC. COMMUNICATION CORP)
  • WETS-FM (89.5 FM; JOHNSON CITY, TN; Owner: EAST TENNESSEE STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WXBQ-FM (96.9 FM; BRISTOL, TN; Owner: BRISTOL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WHAJ (104.5 FM; BLUEFIELD, WV; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • WHQX (107.7 FM; CEDAR BLUFF, VA; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • WHKX (106.3 FM; BLUEFIELD, VA; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • WKOY-FM (100.9 FM; PRINCETON, WV; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • WPJO (99.3 FM; ELIZABETHTON, TN; Owner: BRISTOL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • W214AP (90.7 FM; JOHNSON CITY, TN; Owner: THE MOODY BIBLE INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO)
  • WBRF (98.1 FM; GALAX, VA; Owner: BLUE RIDGE RADIO, INC.)
  • W267AN (101.3 FM; WILKESBORO, NC; Owner: TRIAD FAMILY NETWORK, INC.)
  • WPIB (91.1 FM; BLUEFIELD, WV; Owner: POSITIVE ALTERNATIVE RADIO, INC.)
  • WECR-FM (102.3 FM; BEECH MOUNTAIN, NC; Owner: RONDINARO BROADCASTING, INC)
  • WGTH-FM (105.5 FM; RICHLANDS, VA; Owner: HIGH KNOB BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • WSTG (95.9 FM; PRINCETON, WV; Owner: PRINCETON BROADCASTING, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Marion:

  • WMSY-TV (Channel 52; MARION, VA; Owner: BLUE RIDGE PUBLIC TELEVISION, INC.)
  • W43BO (Channel 43; MARION, ETC., VA; Owner: WEMT LICENSEE L.P.)

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

Marion, Virginia:
  • Fatal accident count: 6
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 7
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 4
  • Fatalities: 6
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 15
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 0
Virginia average:
  • Fatal accident count: 194
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 290
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 69
  • Fatalities: 212
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 446
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 30

Marion fatal accident list:

Aug 3, 1990 11:32 AM, I81, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Nov 22, 1989 04:21 PM, Coynerave, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Mar 9, 1985 04:08 PM, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 5, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 2
Oct 4, 1985 07:50 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Apr 27, 1984 11:41 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
Sep 12, 1980 11:00 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
Sep 18, 1979 05:34 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1


FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Marion)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 53 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Marion, VA)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 12 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 4 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 26 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 5 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 59 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Marion)

FAA Registered Aircraft: 13 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Marion)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 71
  • Hazardous Condition: 71
  • Good Intent Call: 1

Incident types - Marion


See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Marion, VA
Businesses in Marion, VA
NameCountNameCount
Arby's1Long John Silver's1
AutoZone1McDonald's1
CVS1Nike1
Econo Lodge1Pizza Hut1
FedEx1Rite Aid1
H&R Block1SONIC Drive-In1
Hardee's1Taco Bell1
KFC1U-Haul1
Kincaid1UPS1
La-Z-Boy1Walgreens1
Lane Furniture1Walmart1
Little Caesars Pizza1Wendy's1
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