Marlin, Texas

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Population in 2014: 5,738 (94% urban, 6% rural). Population change since 2000: -13.4%
 
Males: 2,608  (45.5%)
Females: 3,130  (54.5%)
Median resident age:  37.7 years
Texas median age:  34.0 years

Zip codes: 76661.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $26,786 (it was $21,443 in 2000)
Marlin:

$26,786
TX:

$51,704

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $12,293 (it was $13,555 in 2000)

Marlin city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $51,305 (it was $37,300 in 2000)
Marlin:

$51,305
TX:

$132,000

Median gross rent in 2013: $581.

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  • Races in Marlin, TX (2010)

    Marlin races chart
    • 2,68545.0%Black alone
    • 1,78129.8%White alone
    • 1,41523.7%Hispanic
    • 420.7%Two or more races
    • 230.4%Asian alone
    • 90.2%American Indian alone
    • 70.1%Other race alone
    • 50.08%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Marlin: 77.6 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (5.7%), Irish (4.4%), United States (2.8%), French (2.3%), English (2.2%), Polish (2.0%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Land area: 4.52 square miles.

Population density: 1,269 people per square mile   (low).

Marlin, Texas map

For population 25 years and over in Marlin:

  • High school or higher: 67.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 9.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.9%
  • Unemployed: 11.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 23.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Marlin city:

  • Never married: 41.0%
  • Now married: 29.5%
  • Separated: 2.6%
  • Widowed: 12.4%
  • Divorced: 14.5%

682 residents are foreign born (10.6% Latin America).

This city:

11.2%
Texas:

16.5%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $896 (2.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $808 (1.5%)

Marlin satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Waco, TX (22.9 miles , pop. 113,726).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Austin, TX (86.2 miles , pop. 656,562).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (103.4 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities: Reagan, TX (3.1 miles ), Perry, TX (3.1 miles ), Lott, TX (3.3 miles ), Riesel, TX (3.4 miles ), Golinda, TX (3.4 miles ), Chilton, TX (3.7 miles ), Kosse, TX (3.9 miles ), Bremond, TX (4.0 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 8 buildings, average cost: $42,000
  • 1998: 8 buildings, average cost: $42,000
  • 1999: 9 buildings, average cost: $42,000
  • 2000: 8 buildings, average cost: $42,000
  • 2001: 8 buildings, average cost: $85,700
  • 2002: 10 buildings, average cost: $66,700
  • 2003: 11 buildings, average cost: $66,700
  • 2004: 8 buildings, average cost: $70,700
  • 2005: 8 buildings, average cost: $69,700
  • 2006: 3 buildings, average cost: $85,100
  • 2007: 1 building, cost: $69,700
  • 2009: 2 buildings, average cost: $57,800
  • 2010: 3 buildings, average cost: $85,300
  • 2011: 2 buildings, average cost: $61,500
  • 2012: 4 buildings, average cost: $45,000
  • 2013: 6 buildings, average cost: $46,700
  • 2014: 3 buildings, average cost: $56,700

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 31.31 N, Longitude: 96.89 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -103 (-1.7%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 733 (41.4%)

Area code: 254

Marlin household income distribution Marlin home values distribution

Crime rates in Marlin by Year
Type 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
Murders 0001010001000
per 100,000 0.00.00.015.60.016.40.00.00.016.40.00.00.0
Rapes 0203433121424
per 100,000 0.030.60.046.962.749.250.417.435.416.465.834.269.1
Robberies 4354663221322
per 100,000 57.846.077.662.594.098.450.434.935.416.449.334.234.5
Assaults 311832191423825131191315
per 100,000 447.8275.7496.4296.8219.4377.2134.5435.8230.1180.5148.0222.3259.0
Burglaries 45375241312533476617311818
per 100,000 650.0566.8806.7640.4485.7410.0554.6819.41,168.1279.0509.7307.9310.8
Thefts 12374107105754225465838502650
per 100,000 1,776.71,133.61,659.91,640.11,175.2688.9420.2802.01,026.5623.7822.1444.7863.3
Auto thefts 2515111181233232
per 100,000 28.976.6232.7171.8172.4131.216.834.953.149.232.951.334.5
Arson 0112000131010
per 100,000 0.015.315.531.20.00.00.017.453.116.40.017.10.0
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 287.5) 230.4188.4269.5276.6221.5248.9142.2208.0216.4138.2171.7128.1180.1

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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 Marlin detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2014, including police officers: 16 (11 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.90
Texas average:

2.02
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

4.1%
Texas:

4.4%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +139 (+2.1%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (26%)
  • Public administration (15%)
  • Manufacturing (12%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (4%)
  • Health care and social assistance (38%)
  • Public administration (17%)
  • Manufacturing (14%)
  • Educational services (9%)
  • Retail trade (5%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
  • Accommodation and food services (4%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction and extraction occupations (22%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (11%)
  • Sales and related occupations (9%)
  • Management occupations (7%)
  • Production occupations (7%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (6%)
  • Transportation occupations (5%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (19%)
  • Production occupations (12%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (11%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (11%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (10%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (9%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (5%)

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

Average climate in Marlin, Texas

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Marlin-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Texas state average. It is 60% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/11/1953, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 22.6 miles away from the Marlin city center killed 114 people and injured 597 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 3/10/1973, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 15.8 miles away from the city center killed 6 people and injured 77 people.

Earthquake activity:

Marlin-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Texas state average. It is 81% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/16/1978 at 11:46:54, a magnitude 5.3 (4.4 MB, 4.6 UK, 5.3 ML, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 256.1 miles away from the city center
On 4/14/1995 at 00:32:56, a magnitude 5.7 (5.6 MB, 5.7 MS, 5.7 MW, Depth: 11.1 mi) earthquake occurred 391.1 miles away from Marlin center
On 4/9/1993 at 12:29:19, a magnitude 4.3 (4.1 MB, 4.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 187.8 miles away from the city center
On 9/6/1997 at 23:38:00, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 LG, 4.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 233.4 miles away from the city center
On 1/2/1992 at 11:45:35, a magnitude 5.0 (4.6 MB, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 371.6 miles away from Marlin center
On 4/7/2008 at 09:51:12, a magnitude 3.9 (3.9 MB, 3.9 MW, 3.8 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 178.8 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Falls County (7) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 2
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Fires: 3, Hurricanes: 3, Flood: 1, Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Marlin topographic map

Birthplace of: Danario Alexander - Football player, Peggy Little - Female singer, Bruce Curry - (born 1956), world champion boxer, Conway Baker - Football player, Coryell Judie - College Football player, Fred Washington - Football player, Matterral Richardson - Player of football, Pierce Holt - Football player, Lenoy Jones - Football player.

Hospitals and medical centers in Marlin:

  • FALLS COMMUNITY HOSPITAL AND CLINIC (Voluntary non-profit - Private, provides emergency services, 322 COLEMAN STREET)
  • FOSTER GROUP HOME (711 FOSTER ST)
  • ROBERT E LEE GROUP HOME (1606 ROBERT E LEE DRIVE)
  • ELMWOOD NURSING CENTER (221 VIRGINIA AVE)
  • GOLDEN YEARS NURSING AND REHABILITATION CENTER (318 CHAMBERS)
  • GOLDEN YEARS REST HOME (318 CHAMBERS)
  • FALLS COUNTY KIDNEY CENTER (602 HWY 6 SOUTH)
  • TEXAS QUALITY HOME HEALTH (125 HERITAGE ROW)

airports located in Marlin:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Marlin:

  • Baylor University (about 22 miles; Waco, TX; Full-time enrollment: 14,800)
  • Texas State Technical College-Waco (about 26 miles; Waco, TX; FT enrollment: 4,210)
  • McLennan Community College (about 26 miles; Waco, TX; FT enrollment: 6,673)
  • Temple College (about 32 miles; Temple, TX; FT enrollment: 3,796)
  • University of Mary Hardin-Baylor (about 38 miles; Belton, TX; FT enrollment: 2,885)
  • Hill College (about 51 miles; Hillsboro, TX; FT enrollment: 2,968)
  • Central Texas College (about 56 miles; Killeen, TX; FT enrollment: 15,911)

Public high schools in Marlin:

  • MARLIN H S (Students: 225, Location: 1400 CAPPS ST, Grades: 9-12)
  • ROSEBUD-LOTT LEARNING CENTER (Location: 213 GREEN ST, Grades: 9-12)
  • ROSEBUD-LOTT DAEP (Location: 213 GREEN ST, Grades: 9-10)

Public elementary/middle schools in Marlin:

  • MARLIN EL (Students: 570, Location: 602 DONOHOO, Grades: PK-5)
  • MARLIN MIDDLE (Students: 301, Location: 678 SUCCESS DR, Grades: 6-8)
See full list of schools located in Marlin

Library in Marlin:

  • PAULINE AND JANE CHILTON MEMORIAL MARLIN PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $75,065; Location: 400 OAKS ST; 13,747 books; 272 audio materials; 50 state licensed databases; 10 print serial subscriptions)

User submitted facts and corrections:

  • 1. A new public library was completed in 2006. It is now on Capps Street. 2. St. John's Episcopal Church no longer has the school as listed. I've lived next door to the church for 3 years, and it was closed quite awhile before I moved in. added by Dee

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Notable locations in Marlin: Highlands Mansion (A), Marlin Volunteer Fire Department (B), Marlin Fire Department Station 1 (C), Marlin Fire Department Station 2 (D), Falls County Emergency Medical Services (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Marlin include: Church Saint Pauls (A), First Presbyterian Church (B), Pentecostal Bibleway Holiness Church (C), Davis Chapel United Methodist Church (D), Grace Lutheran Church (E), Power House Church of God in Christ (F), Bernard Steet Church of Christ (G), Saint Josephs Catholic Church (H), Saint Pauls Baptist Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Evergreen Cemetery (1), Calvary Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoir: Oil Mill Lake (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Park in Marlin: Marlin City Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Tourist attraction: Falls County Historical Museum (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 145 Heritage Row).

Hotel: Budget Inn (210 Fortune Street).

Court: Marlin City - Municipal Court (City Hall).

Falls 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 2002 was 55.4. This is better than average.

City:

55.4
U.S.:

74.7

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2002 was 10.5. This is about average. Closest monitor was 23.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

10.5
U.S.:

9.4
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 33.3%
(23.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 35.3% for Black residents, 40.6% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 37.3% for other race residents, 98.7% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.5 people
Texas:  2.8 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  61.3%
Whole state:  69.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  6.4%
Whole state:  6.0%

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

People in group quarters in Marlin in 2010:

  • 590 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 93 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 15 people in group homes intended for adults

People in group quarters in Marlin in 2000:

  • 411 people in short-term care, detention or diagnostic centers for delinquent children
  • 208 people in nursing homes
  • 16 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals or wards
  • 13 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 11 people in homes for the mentally ill

Marlin, Texas environmental map by EPA

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Banks with branches in Marlin (2011 data):

  • First State Bank Central Texas: Live Oak Branch at 164 Live Oak Street, branch established on 1934/04/20. Info updated 2010/06/14: Bank assets: $1,112.8 mil, Deposits: $884.8 mil, headquarters in Austin, TX, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 31 total offices, Holding Company: Central Community Corporation
  • Compass Bank: Marlin Branch at 504 Live Oak Street, branch established on 2009/08/22. Info updated 2011/02/24: Bank assets: $63,107.0 mil, Deposits: $46,232.4 mil, headquarters in Birmingham, AL, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 720 total offices, Holding Company: Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria, S.A.
  • Citizens State Bank: Marlin Branch at 101 Live Oak Street, branch established on 1909/09/01. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $129.1 mil, Deposits: $110.5 mil, headquarters in Woodville, TX, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 5 total offices, Holding Company: Ram Security Holdings Gp, Inc.
  • Texas Star Bank, SSB: Marlin Branch at 119 Craik Street, branch established on 1989/05/12. Info updated 2009/11/16: Bank assets: $76.0 mil, Deposits: $61.9 mil, headquarters in Lott, TX, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 3 total offices, Holding Company: Southern Bancshares, Inc.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

15.8
Texas average:

14.4

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

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Marlin city (based on Falls County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant4,25130
Catholic2,1795
Mainline Protestant1,46716
Black Protestant5403
Other31
None9,426-
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: 3
Falls County:

1.77 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.47 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 3
Falls County:

1.77 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.11 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 10
Falls County:

5.90 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.95 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 10
Here:

5.90 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.13 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

10.8%
Texas:

8.9%
Adult obesity rate:
Falls County:

29.3%
Texas:

26.6%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

16.7%
State:

15.7%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

47.6%
Texas:

48.0%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Marlin:

43.4%
Texas:

46.4%

Average BMI:
Marlin:

29.3
Texas:

28.5

People feeling badly about themselves:
Marlin:

21.6%
State:

21.2%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

13.5%
Texas:

10.4%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.8
Texas:

6.8

Overweight people:
Here:

34.9%
State:

33.0%

General health condition:
Marlin:

50.9%
State:

55.5%

Average condition of hearing:
Marlin:

78.0%
Texas:

80.4%

More about Health and Nutrition of Marlin, TX Residents
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 2$5,823$34,9380$0
Other Government Administration 2$12,673$76,0380$0
Judicial and Legal 2$4,783$28,6980$0
Police Protection - Officers 18$57,169$38,1130$0
Police - Other 9$24,452$32,6030$0
Firefighters 12$29,635$29,6350$0
Streets and Highways 8$19,160$28,7400$0
Solid Waste Management 1$1,839$22,0680$0
Sewerage 2$7,970$47,8200$0
Water Supply 21$72,469$41,4110$0
Other and Unallocable 1$4,716$56,5920$0
Totals for Government 78$240,689$37,0290$0

6.73% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($29,276 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.73%
Texas average:

7.14%

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 McLennan County, TX  2.26% ($26,596 average AGI)
from Bell County, TX  0.79% ($36,975)
from Harris County, TX  0.26% ($15,769)


6.31% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($30,489 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.31%
Texas average:

6.69%

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 McLennan County, TX  2.29% ($28,130 average AGI)
to Bell County, TX  1.01% ($38,000)
to Dallas County, TX  0.20% ($24,100)

Strongest AM radio stations in Marlin:

  • KBBW (1010 AM; 10 kW; WACO-MARLIN, TX; Owner: AMERICAN BROADCASTING OF TEXAS)
  • KRZI (1580 AM; 10 kW; WACO, TX; Owner: VAN D. GOODALL, JR.)
  • KRZX (1660 AM; 10 kW; WACO, TX; Owner: VAN D. GOODALL, JR.)
  • WBAP (820 AM; 50 kW; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: WBAP-KSCS OPERATING, LTD.)
  • KESS (1270 AM; 50 kW; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: KESS-AM LICENSE CORP.)
  • KRLD (1080 AM; 50 kW; DALLAS, TX; Owner: TEXAS INFINITY BROADCASTING L.P.)
  • KAHZ (1360 AM; 50 kW; HURST, TX)
  • KFXR (1190 AM; 50 kW; DALLAS, TX; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KZMP (1540 AM; 50 kW; UNIVERSITY PARK, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KTRH (740 AM; 50 kW; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: AMFM TEXAS LICENSES LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KSKY (660 AM; 20 kW; BALCH SPRINGS, TX; Owner: BISON MEDIA, INC.)
  • KZNE (1150 AM; 10 kW; COLLEGE STATION, TX; Owner: BRYAN BROADCASTING LICENSE SUBSIDIARY, INC.)
  • KGOL (1180 AM; 50 kW; HUMBLE, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Marlin:

  • WACO-FM (99.9 FM; WACO, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KWTX-FM (97.5 FM; WACO, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KBGO (95.7 FM; WACO, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KWBU-FM (103.3 FM; WACO, TX; Owner: BRAZOS VALLEY PUBLIC BROADCASTING FOUNDATION)
  • KLRK (92.9 FM; MARLIN, TX; Owner: VAN D. GOODALL, JR.)
  • KXCS (103.9 FM; CAMERON, TX; Owner: EQUICOM, INC)
  • KBCT (94.5 FM; WACO, TX; Owner: KENNELWOOD BCST/G COMPANY, INC.)
  • KBDE (89.9 FM; TEMPLE, TX; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)

TV broadcast stations around Marlin:

  • KCEN-TV (Channel 6; TEMPLE, TX; Owner: CHANNEL 6, INC.)
  • KXXV (Channel 25; WACO, TX; Owner: CENTEX TELEVISION LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KWKT (Channel 44; WACO, TX; Owner: COMCORP OF TEXAS LICENSE CORP.)
  • KWTX-TV (Channel 10; WACO, TX; Owner: KWTX-KBTX LICENSEE CORP.)
  • KWBU-TV (Channel 34; WACO, TX; Owner: BRAZOS VALLEY PUBLIC BROADCASTING FOUNDATION)
  • KYLE (Channel 28; BRYAN, TX; Owner: COMCORP OF BRYAN LICENSE CORP.)
  • K38FN (Channel 38; WACO, TX; Owner: NATIONAL MINORITY T.V., INC.)
Marlin fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2014

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2014 (per 100,000 population)

See more detailed statistics of Marlin fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2014 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 10Number of bridges
  • 48m157ftTotal length
  • $1,708,000Total costs
  • 31,100Total average daily traffic
  • 5,842Total average daily truck traffic

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 11930-1939
  • 21940-1949
  • 41970-1979
  • 31980-1989
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Marlin, TX

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

4 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Marlin)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Marlin, TX)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

7 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

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

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

19 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Marlin)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

4
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 182A (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 119 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR O-470 SERIES (230 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 2175G , Serial Number: 51475, Year manufactured: 1958, Airworthiness Date: 09/26/1958
    Registrant (Individual): John T Stem, 108 Bridge St, Marlin, TX 76661
  • Aircraft: BEECH S35 (Category: Land, Seats: 6, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 150 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR IO 520 SERIES (285 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 478T , Serial Number: D-7649, Year manufactured: 1964, Airworthiness Date: 10/06/1964
    Registrant (Individual): Theresa A Foster, 404 County Road 252, Marlin, TX 76661
  • Aircraft: AERONCA 7AC (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 90 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR C85 SERIES (85 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 81498 , Serial Number: 7AC112, Year manufactured: 1945
    Registrant (Individual): T C Arledge, Box 475, Marlin, TX 76661
  • Aircraft: PIPER J3C-65 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 67 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR A&C65 SERIES (65 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 88552 , Serial Number: 16177, Year manufactured: 1946
    Registrant (Individual): Harry Jr Rogers, Po Box 65, Marlin, TX 76661

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 53
  • Hazardous Condition: 47
  • Service Call: 3
  • Good Intent Call: 1

Incident types - Marlin

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Most common first names in Marlin, TX among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James11972.2 years
Mary10082.1 years
John8974.9 years
William8278.5 years
Willie7375.3 years
Robert7274.5 years
Henry4875.1 years
Annie4483.1 years
Charles4372.3 years
George4177.4 years
Most common last names in Marlin, TX among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith8676.7 years
Williams5876.0 years
Johnson5771.8 years
Jones5375.6 years
Jackson5175.7 years
Washington4378.8 years
Davis3572.8 years
Moore3180.6 years
Brown2972.4 years
Harris2973.9 years

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (54%)
  • Electricity (44%)
  • No fuel used (1%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)
Businesses in Marlin, TX
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1H&R Block1
Best Western1McDonald's1
Chevrolet1Pizza Hut1
Church's Chicken1SONIC Drive-In1
Dairy Queen1UPS1
FedEx1Walmart1
Ford1

Marlin compared to Texas state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage 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.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.

Marlin on our top lists:

  • #2 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Law enforcement workers including supervisors (population 5,000+)"
  • #4 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in short-term care, detention or diagnostic centers for delinquent children (population 1,000+)"
  • #14 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Healthcare support occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #44 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the lowest cost per building permit(population 5,000+)"
  • #47 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Law enforcement workers including supervisors (population 5,000+)"
  • #48 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest house values disparities (population 5,000+)"
  • #52 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest household incomes disparities (population 5,000+)"
  • #88 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: Construction (population 5,000+)"
  • #92 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: Health care and social assistance (population 5,000+)"
  • #92 (76661) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the lowest 2012 average reported profit/loss from business (pop 5,000+)"
There are 3 pilots and 6 other airmen in this city.
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Total of 5 patent applications in 2008-2016.