Marion, Virginia

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Population in 2013: 5,905 (99% urban, 1% rural). Population change since 2000: -7.0%
 
Males: 2,922  (49.5%)
Females: 2,983  (50.5%)
Median resident age:  43.6 years
Virginia median age:  37.6 years

Zip codes: 24354.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $31,434 (it was $25,609 in 2000)
Marion:

$31,434
VA:

$62,666

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $24,157 (it was $16,372 in 2000)

Marion town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $97,442 (it was $65,900 in 2000)
Marion:

$97,442
VA:

$239,300

Median gross rent in 2013: $547.

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  • Races in Marion, VA (2010)

    Marion races chart
    • 5,27188.3%White alone
    • 4177.0%Black alone
    • 1482.5%Hispanic
    • 841.4%Two or more races
    • 330.6%Asian alone
    • 90.2%American Indian alone
    • 40.07%Other race alone
    • 20.03%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

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

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Marion: 80.0 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: United States (25.0%), German (12.9%), Irish (9.9%), English (9.7%), Scotch-Irish (5.8%), Dutch (2.1%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 2178 feet

Land area: 4.15 square miles.

Population density: 1,421 people per square mile   (low).

Marion,VA real estate house value index trend

Marion, Virginia map

For population 25 years and over in Marion:

  • High school or higher: 81.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 17.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.5%
  • Unemployed: 3.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 16.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Marion town:

  • Never married: 24.9%
  • Now married: 40.2%
  • Separated: 5.1%
  • Widowed: 15.8%
  • Divorced: 14.1%

124 residents are foreign born (2.0% Latin America, 0.3% Asia).

This town:

2.1%
Virginia:

11.5%



According to our research of Virginia and other state lists there were 36 registered sex offenders living in Marion, Virginia as of August 02, 2015.
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 2013: $678 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $875 (0.7%)

Marion satellite photo by USGS

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: +3,428 (+57.6%)
Workers who live and work in this town: 1,353 (55.6%)

Area code: 276

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 000200100000
per 100,000 0.00.00.032.00.00.016.60.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 233211116204
per 100,000 30.647.547.832.016.116.416.616.8101.633.10.068.5
Robberies 431031325054
per 100,000 61.147.515.90.048.216.449.933.584.60.083.368.5
Assaults 91222264239302124311917
per 100,000 137.6190.2350.9415.5674.7639.3498.9352.1406.3513.3316.6291.2
Burglaries 221937253927351433243120
per 100,000 336.3301.1590.1399.6626.5442.6582.1234.7558.7397.4516.6342.6
Thefts 165151201240172159149227202171156180
per 100,000 2,522.22,393.03,205.73,835.72,763.12,606.62,478.03,805.53,419.72,831.62,599.63,083.2
Auto thefts 681013106676377
per 100,000 91.7126.8159.5207.8160.698.499.8117.4101.649.7116.6119.9
Arson 264240300140
per 100,000 30.695.163.832.064.30.049.90.00.016.666.70.0
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 291.7) 189.0203.2276.3346.6308.1270.2289.1254.3347.8256.4222.4271.6

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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: 20 (18 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.08
Virginia average:

2.27
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

7.5%
Virginia:

5.4%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: -509 (-7.4%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Health care and social assistance (22%)
  • Construction (11%)
  • Manufacturing (11%)
  • Accommodation and food services (10%)
  • Public administration (9%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Other services, except public administration (7%)
  • Health care and social assistance (31%)
  • Retail trade (15%)
  • Educational services (13%)
  • Manufacturing (9%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (8%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (4%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction and extraction occupations (13%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (11%)
  • Sales and related occupations (8%)
  • Management occupations (6%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)
  • Community and social service occupations (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (30%)
  • Sales and related occupations (12%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (9%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (8%)
  • Management occupations (8%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (7%)
  • Production occupations (7%)

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

Average climate in Marion, Virginia

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Marion-area historical tornado activity is significantly below Virginia state average. It is 74% 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 slightly above Virginia state average. It is 81% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/27/1980 at 18:52:21, a magnitude 5.2 (5.1 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 UK, 5.2 UK, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 163.3 miles away from the city center
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 Marion 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 the city center
On 11/30/1973 at 07:48:41, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB, 4.6 ML) earthquake occurred 154.0 miles away from the city 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 Marion center
On 8/2/1974 at 08:52:09, a magnitude 4.9 (4.3 MB, 4.9 LG) earthquake occurred 212.3 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS)

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: 6, Winter Storms: 2, 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 and medical centers in Marion:

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

Heliports located in Marion:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Marion:

  • Wytheville Community College (about 27 miles; Wytheville, VA; Full-time enrollment: 2,193)
  • King University (about 40 miles; Bristol, TN; FT enrollment: 2,472)
  • Appalachian State University (about 44 miles; Boone, NC; FT enrollment: 17,362)
  • New River Community College (about 49 miles; Dublin, VA; FT enrollment: 3,007)
  • Concord University (about 50 miles; Athens, WV; FT enrollment: 2,698)
  • Wilkes Community College (about 52 miles; Wilkesboro, NC; FT enrollment: 2,292)
  • Surry Community College (about 55 miles; Dobson, NC; FT enrollment: 2,686)

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
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 72.8. This is about average.

City:

72.8
U.S.:

74.2

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 30.3. This is about average. Closest monitor was 0.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

30.3
U.S.:

32.0

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

BLAND CORRECTIONAL CENTER (Address: 110 Wright Street , Population served: 750, Surface water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2014 and MAR-2014, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (FEB-18-2014), St Formal NOV issued (FEB-18-2014), St Compliance achieved (APR-09-2014)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2014 and MAR-2014, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (FEB-18-2014), St Formal NOV issued (FEB-18-2014), St Compliance achieved (APR-09-2014)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - 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), St Public Notif received (AUG-10-2006)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUL-2005 and SEP-2005, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (OCT-20-2005), St Public Notif requested (OCT-20-2005), St Compliance achieved (NOV-07-2005), St Public Notif received (AUG-10-2006)

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

  • HUTTON BRANCH (Population served: 833, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater under infl of surface water)
  • ATKINS EXTENSION-SMYTH CO PSA (Population served: 280, Primary Water Source Type: Purch surface water)
  • APPALACHIAN DETENTION CENTER (Address: 110 Wright Street , Population served: 140, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater under infl of surface water)
  • EAST HUNGRY MOTHER (Population served: 115, Primary Water Source Type: Purch surface water)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 25.2%
(24.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 28.5% for Black residents, 16.1% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for other race residents, 58.0% 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

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, Virginia environmental map by EPA

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Marion compared to Virginia state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage 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.

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 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

13.1
Virginia average:

12.3

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (58%)
  • Utility gas (26%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (10%)
  • Wood (3%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (3%)
  • No fuel used (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

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

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant7,56750
Mainline Protestant4,27238
Other3592
Catholic2381
None19,772-
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: 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 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 4$11,475$34,4250$0
Other Government Administration 3$15,300$61,2008$4,250
Police Protection - Officers 17$57,800$40,8000$0
Police - Other 2$5,270$31,6200$0
Streets and Highways 7$14,875$25,5000$0
Welfare 2$4,675$28,0501$816
Solid Waste Management 3$6,375$25,5000$0
Sewerage 13$44,200$40,8000$0
Parks and Recreation 6$18,700$37,4000$0
Water Supply 11$37,400$40,8000$0
Other and Unallocable 14$32,980$28,2690$0
Totals for Government 82$249,050$36,4469$5,066

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

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $570,000 ($96.53)
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $1,408,000 ($238.44)
    Police Protection: $1,120,000 ($189.67)
    Parks and Recreation: $724,000 ($122.61)
    Sewerage: $543,000 ($91.96)
    Central Staff Services: $446,000 ($75.53)
    Water Utilities: $423,000 ($71.63)
    Financial Administration: $386,000 ($65.37)
    Housing and Community Development: $245,000 ($41.49)
    General - Other: $215,000 ($36.41)
    Solid Waste Management: $196,000 ($33.19)
    Local Fire Protection: $57,000 ($9.65)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $26,000 ($4.40)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $151,000 ($25.57)
    Police Protection: $55,000 ($9.31)
    Financial Administration: $30,000 ($5.08)
    Local Fire Protection: $8,000 ($1.35)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $1,933,000 ($327.35)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $105,000 ($17.78)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $1,012,000 ($171.38)
    Solid Waste Management: $232,000 ($39.29)
    Parks and Recreation: $57,000 ($9.65)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $24,000 ($4.06)
    All Other: $17,000 ($2.88)
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $34,000 ($5.76)
    Housing and Community Development: $21,000 ($3.56)
  • Miscellaneous - Sale of Property: $131,000 ($22.18)
    Interest Earnings: $78,000 ($13.21)
    Fines and Forfeits: $25,000 ($4.23)
    General Revenue, NEC: $16,000 ($2.71)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $1,843,000 ($312.11)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $1,348,000 ($228.28)
    Water Utilities: $659,000 ($111.60)
    All Other: $199,000 ($33.70)
    Housing and Community Development: $65,000 ($11.01)
  • Tax - Other Selective Sales: $747,000 ($126.50)
    Property: $465,000 ($78.75)
    Occupation and Business License, NEC: $439,000 ($74.34)
    NEC: $238,000 ($40.30)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $207,000 ($35.06)
    Public Utilities Sales: $182,000 ($30.82)
    Tobacco Products Sales: $160,000 ($27.10)
    Motor Vehicle License: $58,000 ($9.82)

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

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $7,146,000 ($1210.16)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $6,479,000 ($1097.21)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $694,000 ($117.53)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $27,000 ($4.57)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $2,877,000 ($487.21)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $11,000 ($1.86)

3.51% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($29,427 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.51%
Virginia average:

9.34%

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 Washington County, VA  0.81% ($29,244 average AGI)
from Wythe County, VA  0.45% ($26,080)
from Grayson County, VA  0.14% ($26,313)


3.88% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($32,418 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.88%
Virginia average:

9.20%

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 Washington County, VA  0.73% ($45,272 average AGI)
to Wythe County, VA  0.51% ($24,825)
to Sullivan County, TN  0.14% ($18,500)

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.)
Marion fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2013

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


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 persons involved: 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 persons involved: 1
Sep 12, 1980 11:00 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 1, Drunken persons involved: 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

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Businesses in Marion, VA
NameCountNameCount
Advance Auto Parts1Little Caesars Pizza1
Arby's1Long John Silver's1
AutoZone1McDonald's1
CVS1Nike1
Chevrolet1Pizza Hut1
Econo Lodge1Rite Aid1
FedEx1SONIC Drive-In1
Ford1Taco Bell1
H&R Block1U-Haul1
Hardee's1UPS1
KFC1Walgreens1
Kincaid1Walmart1
La-Z-Boy1Wendy's1
Lane Furniture1
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