Marlin, Texas

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Population in 2017: 5,701 (94% urban, 6% rural).
Population change since 2000: -14.0%
 
Males: 2,814  (49.4%)
Females: 2,887  (50.6%)
Median resident age:

40.0 years
Texas median age:

34.7 years

Zip codes: 76661.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $31,797 (it was $21,443 in 2000)
Marlin:

$31,797
TX:

$59,206

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $20,401 (it was $13,555 in 2000)

Marlin city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $82,559 (it was $37,300 in 2000)
Marlin:

$82,559
TX:

$172,200

Median gross rent in 2017: $524.

March 2019 cost of living index in Marlin: 76.6 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 41.9%
(23.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 40.9% for Black residents, 61.6% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 12.8% for other race residents)
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  • Races in Marlin, TX (2010)
    • 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



According to our research of Texas and other state lists, there were 50 registered sex offenders living in Marlin, Texas as of August 03, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Marlin is 118 to 1.


Crime rates in Marlin by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

Murders
(per 100,000)
1
(15.6)
0
(0.0)
1
(16.4)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(16.4)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
3
(46.9)
4
(62.7)
3
(49.2)
3
(50.4)
1
(17.4)
2
(35.4)
1
(16.4)
4
(65.8)
2
(34.2)
4
(69.1)
2
(35.2)
0
(0.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
4
(62.5)
6
(94.0)
6
(98.4)
3
(50.4)
2
(34.9)
2
(35.4)
1
(16.4)
3
(49.3)
2
(34.2)
2
(34.5)
7
(123.2)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
19
(296.8)
14
(219.4)
23
(377.2)
8
(134.5)
25
(435.8)
13
(230.1)
11
(180.5)
9
(148.0)
13
(222.3)
15
(259.0)
9
(158.4)
14
(248.8)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
41
(640.4)
31
(485.7)
25
(410.0)
33
(554.6)
47
(819.4)
66
(1,168)
17
(279.0)
31
(509.7)
18
(307.9)
18
(310.8)
24
(422.4)
9
(160.0)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
105
(1,640)
75
(1,175)
42
(688.9)
25
(420.2)
46
(802.0)
58
(1,027)
38
(623.7)
50
(822.1)
26
(444.7)
50
(863.3)
37
(651.2)
11
(195.5)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
11
(171.8)
11
(172.4)
8
(131.2)
1
(16.8)
2
(34.9)
3
(53.1)
3
(49.2)
2
(32.9)
3
(51.3)
2
(34.5)
4
(70.4)
6
(106.6)
Arson
(per 100,000)
2
(31.2)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(17.4)
3
(53.1)
1
(16.4)
0
(0.0)
1
(17.1)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)271.0217.0243.9139.3203.8212.0135.4168.2125.5176.5158.077.3

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City-data.com crime index in Marlin, TX

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2016, including police officers: 16 (12 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.13
Texas average:

2.04
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Ancestries: American (6.0%), German (4.7%), Irish (4.6%), English (1.9%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Land area: 4.52 square miles.

Population density: 1,260 people per square mile   (low).

Marlin, Texas map

626 residents are foreign born (9.9% Latin America).

This city:

10.5%
Texas:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,328 (2.2%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $1,110 (1.7%)

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 )

Latitude: 31.31 N, Longitude: 96.89 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: 0 (0.0%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 644 (38.7%)

Area code: 254

Distribution of median household income in Marlin, TX in 2017
Distribution of house value in Marlin, TX in 2017
Marlin satellite photo by USGS

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 Marlin, TX residents
Average permit cost in Marlin, TX
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.4%
Texas:

3.5%
Historical population in Marlin, TX
Historical housing units in Marlin, TX

Population change in the 1990s: +139 (+2.1%).
Most common industries in Marlin, TX (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (16.3%)
  • Public administration (12.6%)
  • Educational services (9.0%)
  • Construction (6.2%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (4.4%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.3%)
  • Repair & maintenance (3.9%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (13.0%)
  • Public administration (10.9%)
  • Repair & maintenance (8.2%)
  • Health care (6.5%)
  • Motor vehicle & parts dealers (4.7%)
  • Food (4.2%)
  • Wood products (3.9%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (25.3%)
  • Educational services (15.3%)
  • Public administration (14.2%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (6.4%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.0%)
  • Social assistance (4.1%)
  • Real estate & rental & leasing (3.8%)
Most common occupations in Marlin, TX (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6.5%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (5.6%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (4.5%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (4.3%)
  • Law enforcement workers, including supervisors (4.3%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (4.0%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (3.6%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (9.0%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (6.7%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5.9%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (5.4%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.0%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (4.6%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.6%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (10.7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7.8%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (7.5%)
  • Counselors, social workers, and other community and social service specialists (5.8%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (5.7%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (5.5%)
  • Law enforcement workers, including supervisors (5.3%)

Average climate in Marlin, Texas

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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 Marlin 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 the city 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 the city 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 Marlin 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 (8) is smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 3
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Fires: 3, Hurricanes: 3, Floods: 2, Storms: 2 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Marlin topographic map

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

Points of interest:

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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).

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 - Football player, Pierce Holt - Football player, Lenoy Jones - Football player.

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

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.

For population 15 years and over in Marlin:

Marital status in Marlin, TX
  • Never married: 40.6%
  • Now married: 34.3%
  • Separated: 2.7%
  • Widowed: 11.4%
  • Divorced: 10.9%

For population 25 years and over in Marlin:

  • High school or higher: 66.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 8.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.2%
  • Unemployed: 11.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 25.0 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

16.7
Texas average:

14.0

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Marlin
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Marlin, TX (based on Falls County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
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
This county:

5.90 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

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

5.90 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

10.8%
Texas:

8.9%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

29.3%
Texas:

26.6%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Falls County:

16.7%
Texas:

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
Water Supply 21$72,469$41,4110$0
Police Protection - Officers 18$57,169$38,1130$0
Firefighters 12$29,635$29,6350$0
Police - Other 9$24,452$32,6030$0
Streets and Highways 8$19,160$28,7400$0
Sewerage 2$7,970$47,8200$0
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
Other and Unallocable 1$4,716$56,5920$0
Solid Waste Management 1$1,839$22,0680$0
Local Libraries 0$0 0$0
Parks and Recreation 0$0 0$0
Housing and Community Development (Local) 0$0 0$0
Natural Resources 0$0 0$0
Correction 0$0 0$0
Welfare 0$0 0$0
Gas Supply 0$0 0$0
Hospitals 0$0 0$0
Electric Power 0$0 0$0
Fire - Other 0$0 0$0
Health 0$0 0$0
Water Transport and Terminals 0$0 0$0
Transit 0$0 0$0
Airports 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 78$240,689$37,0290$0

Marlin government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Construction - General - Other: $246,000 ($43.15)
  • Current Operations - Electric Utilities: $4,050,000 ($710.40)
    General - Other: $923,000 ($161.90)
    Police Protection: $790,000 ($138.57)
    Sewerage: $760,000 ($133.31)
    Water Utilities: $709,000 ($124.36)
    Regular Highways: $700,000 ($122.79)
    Health - Other: $470,000 ($82.44)
    Solid Waste Management: $469,000 ($82.27)
    Local Fire Protection: $384,000 ($67.36)
    Central Staff Services: $319,000 ($55.96)
    Parks and Recreation: $240,000 ($42.10)
    Financial Administration: $163,000 ($28.59)
    Libraries: $154,000 ($27.01)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $55,000 ($9.65)
    Air Transportation: $53,000 ($9.30)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $46,000 ($8.07)
    General Public Buildings: $10,000 ($1.75)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $158,000 ($27.71)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Water Utilities: $180,000 ($31.57)
    Electric Utilities: $36,000 ($6.31)
    Sewerage: $2,000 ($0.35)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $2,455,000 ($430.63)

Marlin government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $999,000 ($175.23)
    Solid Waste Management: $579,000 ($101.56)
    Other: $469,000 ($82.27)
    Air Transportation: $45,000 ($7.89)
    Parks and Recreation: $17,000 ($2.98)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $1,397,000 ($245.04)
    Fines and Forfeits: $325,000 ($57.01)
    Interest Earnings: $118,000 ($20.70)
    Sale of Property: $14,000 ($2.46)
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $5,210,000 ($913.87)
    Water Utilities: $1,405,000 ($246.45)
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $218,000 ($38.24)
    Highways: $48,000 ($8.42)
  • Tax - Property: $1,402,000 ($245.92)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $783,000 ($137.34)
    Public Utilities Sales: $137,000 ($24.03)
    Other License: $96,000 ($16.84)
    Other Selective Sales: $22,000 ($3.86)

Marlin government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $2,683,000 ($470.62)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $586,000 ($102.79)

6.77% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($40,131 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.77%
Texas average:

7.43%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from McLennan County, TX  2.52% ($39,507 average AGI)
from Bell County, TX  1.02% ($51,944)


6.31% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($34,491 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.31%
Texas average:

7.26%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to McLennan County, TX  2.38% ($35,198 average AGI)
to Bell County, TX  0.98% ($34,308)
Businesses in Marlin, TX
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1H&R Block1
Best Western1McDonald's1
Chevrolet1Pizza Hut1
Church's Chicken1SONIC Drive-In1
Dairy Queen1UPS1
FedEx1Walmart1
Ford1

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 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
See more detailed statistics of Marlin fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 40Number of bridges
  • 761ft / 232mTotal length
  • $31,737,000Total costs
  • 90,179Total average daily traffic
  • 20,227Total average daily truck traffic
  • 127,535Total future (year 2031) average daily traffic
New bridges in Marlin, TX - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11930-1939
  • 51940-1949
  • 81950-1959
  • 31960-1969
  • 91970-1979
  • 51980-1989
  • 21990-1999
  • 42000-2009
  • 32010-2018
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:

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

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

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

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

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

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

18 (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:

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

FAA Registered Aircraft:

3
  • 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, Certificate Issue Date: 12/19/2015
    Registrant (Individual): John T Stem, 108 Bridge St, 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
    Deregistered: Cancel Date: 12/06/2018
  • 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
    Deregistered: Cancel Date: 12/27/2016

2003 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2003 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 46. The highest number of fire incidents - 64 took place in 2011, and the least - 35 in 2017. The data has a decreasing trend.
    Fire incident types in Marlin, TX When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Outside Fires (48.2%), and Structure Fires (30.3%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Marlin, TX
    • 35548.2%Outside Fires
    • 22330.3%Structure Fires
    • 8411.4%Other
    • 7510.2%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Marlin, TX
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
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Marlin, TX
  • 60.2%Utility gas
  • 38.4%Electricity
  • 0.9%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.5%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Marlin, TX
  • 50.3%Utility gas
  • 46.5%Electricity
  • 3.1%No fuel used


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 significantly above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly below 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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