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Marion County, Alabama (AL)

County population in 2016: 30,377 (11% urban, 89% rural); it was 31,214 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 4,567
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 4,655
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 9,885
Renter-occupied apartments: 3,429 (it was 2,812 in 2000)
% of renters here:

22%
State:

30%

Land area: 741 sq. mi.

Water area: 2.2 sq. mi.

Population density: 41 people per square mile   (average).

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Marion County: 81.9 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Manufacturing (23.0%), Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (21.4%), Educational, health and social services (13.7%), Construction (10.6%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 66%
  • Government: 3%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 30%
  • Unpaid family work: 1%
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Races in Marion County, Alabama:

  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (91.9%)
  • Black Non-Hispanic Alone (3.3%)
  • Hispanic or Latino (2.5%)
  • Two or more races (1.6%)
Median resident age:  44.4 years
Alabama median age:  39.0 years
Males: 15,020  (49.4%)
Females: 15,357  (50.6%)
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Marion County,AL real estate house value trend

Average household size:
Marion County:

2.0 people
Alabama:

2 people
Estimated median household income in 2016: $35,215 ($27,475 in 1999)

This county:

$35,215
Alabama:

$46,257

Median contract rent in 2016 for apartments: $294 (lower quartile is $222, upper quartile is $418)
This county:

$294
State:

$559


Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $90,623 (it was $55,900 in 2000)
Marion:

$90,623
Alabama:

$136,200
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $45,736 - $162,802
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $866
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $302

Institutionalized population: 820

Crime in 2005 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 0
  • Robberies: 1
  • Assaults: 17
  • Burglaries: 78
  • Thefts: 131
  • Auto thefts: 6

Crime in 2004 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 1
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 24
  • Burglaries: 109
  • Thefts: 140
  • Auto thefts: 13
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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2007: 20 buildings, average cost: $117,300
  • 2008: 9 buildings, average cost: $116,100
  • 2009: 11 buildings, average cost: $97,600
  • 2010: 5 buildings, average cost: $112,000
  • 2011: 8 buildings, average cost: $106,900
  • 2012: 7 buildings, average cost: $120,000
  • 2013: 3 buildings, average cost: $146,700
  • 2014: 0 buildings

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Presidential Elections Results

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2016 Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $296 (0.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $229 (0.3%)

Marion County household income distribution in 2009 Marion County home values distribution Marion County contract rent distribution in 2009
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 17.3%
Marion County:

17.3%
Alabama:

17.1%
(16.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 44.8% for Black residents, 17.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 10.9% for American Indian residents, 33.0% for other race residents, 24.4% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2016: 44.4 years old
(Males: 42.9 years old, Females: 45.6 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 45.0 years old, Black residents: 45.3 years old, American Indian residents: 53.5 years old, Asian residents: 68.2 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 19.5 years old, Other race residents: 24.7 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Marion County is $330 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $435 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $553 a month.

Cities in this county include: Hamilton, Winfield, Guin, Bexar, Hackleburg, Bear Creek, Brilliant, Glen Allen, Twin, Gu-Win.

Marion County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

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Neighboring counties: Pinal County, Arizona , Cimarron County, Oklahoma , Custer County, Oklahoma , Grundy County, Tennessee , McCormick County, South Carolina , Lamar County , Wise County, Texas .

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

7.1%
Alabama:

5.9%

Unemployment by year (%)

County total employment by year

County average yearly wages by year ($)

Current college students: 932
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 79.9%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 12.9%

Number of foreign born residents: 483 (75.2% naturalized citizens)

Marion County:

1.6%
Whole state:

3.4%

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 2010 or later: 80
  • 2000 to 2009: 228
  • 1990 to 1999: 47
  • 1980 to 1989: 9
  • 1970 to 1979: 42
  • Before 1970: 22
Note: State values scaled to Marion County population

Mean travel time to work (commute): 23.6 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 70.0%

Marion County marital status for males Marion County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 10,280
  • One, attached: 42
  • Two: 476
  • 3 or 4: 438
  • 5 to 9: 229
  • 10 to 19: 129
  • 20 to 49: 112
  • 50 or more: 18
  • Mobile homes: 3,105
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 6

Housing units in Marion County with a mortgage: 4,221 (81 second mortgage, 156 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 5,383

Here:

44.4% with mortgage
State:

56.6% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Marion County

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant16,30895
Mainline Protestant1,46012
Catholic4741
Black Protestant3663
Other2201
None11,948-
Marion County Religion Details
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.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 5
Marion County:

1.69 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.89 / 10,000 pop.


Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
This county:

0.34 / 10,000 pop.
Alabama:

0.65 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 18
Marion County:

6.09 / 10,000 pop.
Alabama:

6.32 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 17
This county:

5.75 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.75 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Marion County:

11.3%
Alabama:

11.8%

Adult obesity rate:
Marion County:

29.3%
State:

31.7%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

28.1%
State:

13.5%

Agriculture in Marion County:

Average size of farms: 158 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $59,085
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $84.45
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 96.74%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $48,863
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 14.47%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 0.30%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $41,764
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 96.69%
Average age of principal farm operators: 56 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 14.36
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 0.06%
Corn for grain: 1024 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 410 harvested acres
Upland cotton: 1030 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 2819 harvested acres
Vegetables: 49 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 9 acres

Earthquake activity:

Marion County-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Alabama state average. It is 77% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 1/18/1999 at 07:00:53, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 60.9 miles away from Marion County center
On 6/24/1975 at 11:11:36, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB) earthquake occurred 27.6 miles away from the county center
On 4/29/2003 at 08:59:39, a magnitude 4.9 (4.4 MB, 4.6 MW, 4.9 LG, Depth: 12.2 mi) earthquake occurred 131.2 miles away from the county center
On 3/25/1976 at 00:41:20, a magnitude 5.0 (4.9 MB, 5.0 LG, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 174.2 miles away from the county center
On 5/4/1991 at 01:18:54, a magnitude 5.0 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 201.7 miles away from Marion County center
On 11/7/2004 at 11:20:21, a magnitude 4.4 (4.4 MB, 4.3 MW, 4.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 101.5 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), moment magnitude (MW)

Most recent natural disasters:

  • Alabama Severe Storms, Tornadoes, Straight-line Winds, and Flooding, Incident Period: December 23, 2015 to December 31, 2015, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4251: January 21, 2016, FEMA Id: 4251, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood, Wind
  • Alabama Severe Storms, Tornadoes, and Straight-line Winds, Incident Period: April 27, 2011 to May 31, 2011, Emergency Declared EM-3319: April 27, 2011, FEMA Id: 3319, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Wind
  • Alabama Severe Storms, Tornadoes, Straight-line Winds, and Flooding, Incident Period: April 15, 2011 to May 31, 2011, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1971: April 28, 2011, FEMA Id: 1971, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood, Wind
  • Alabama Hurricane Gustav, Incident Period: August 29, 2008 to September 03, 2008, Emergency Declared EM-3292: August 30, 2008, FEMA Id: 3292, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Alabama Hurricane Katrina, Incident Period: August 29, 2005 to September 26, 2005, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1605: August 29, 2005, FEMA Id: 1605, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Alabama Hurricane Katrina Evacuation, Incident Period: August 29, 2005 to October 01, 2005, Emergency Declared EM-3237: September 10, 2005, FEMA Id: 3237, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Alabama Hurricane Ivan, Incident Period: September 13, 2004 to September 30, 2004, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1549: September 15, 2004, FEMA Id: 1549, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Alabama Severe Storms and Tornadoes, Incident Period: November 05, 2002 to November 12, 2002, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1442: November 14, 2002, FEMA Id: 1442, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado
  • Alabama Severe Storms and Tornadoes, Incident Period: November 24, 2001 to November 25, 2001, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1399: December 07, 2001, FEMA Id: 1399, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado
  • Alabama Freezing Rain and Ice Storm, Incident Period: December 23, 1998 to December 29, 1998, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1261: January 15, 1999, FEMA Id: 1261, Natural disaster type: Ice Storm, Freeze
  • 8 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Marion County (18) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 13
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 9, Tornadoes: 9, Floods: 7, Hurricanes: 4, Winds: 3, Drought: 1, Freeze: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snowfall: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Class of Workers in 2016 (%)

Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Health care and social assistance (25%)
  • Manufacturing (11%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Other services, except public administration (8%)
  • Finance and insurance (7%)
  • Health care and social assistance (25%)
  • Manufacturing (11%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Other services, except public administration (8%)
  • Finance and insurance (8%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Production occupations (19%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (11%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (9%)
  • Transportation occupations (8%)
  • Management occupations (7%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (7%)
  • Material moving occupations (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (27%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (10%)
  • Sales and related occupations (9%)
  • Production occupations (8%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (7%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (7%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (7%)

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents (%):

  • Mexico (41%)
  • El Salvador (11%)
  • Vietnam (11%)
  • Philippines (11%)
  • Russia (10%)
  • Germany (4%)
  • Japan (3%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Marion County (%):

  • American (45%)
  • English (8%)
  • Irish (7%)
  • German (3%)
  • Scotch-Irish (3%)
  • Welsh (2%)
  • European (2%)

Marion County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 8,855 (83.1%)
  • Carpooled: 1,161 (10.9%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 4 (0.0%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 159 (1.5%)
  • Walked: 100 (0.9%)
  • Worked at home: 346 (3.2%)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders ($)


People in group quarters in Marion County, Alabama in 2000:

  • 560 people in state prisons
  • 266 people in nursing homes
  • 35 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 30 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 13 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 2 people in homes for the mentally retarded

People in group quarters in Marion County, Alabama in 2010:

  • 293 people in state prisons
  • 264 people in correctional residential facilities
  • 263 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 32 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 16 people in group homes intended for adults
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $40,240.

5.24% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($30,945 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.24%
Alabama average:

6.02%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
3.48% relocated from other counties in Alabama ($17,874 average AGI)
1.76% relocated from other states ($13,069 average AGI)
Marion County:

1.76%
Alabama average:

2.63%

Percentage of residents relocating from other counties or countries


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Franklin County, AL  0.54% ($26,633 average AGI)
from Winston County, AL  0.47% ($22,419)
from Fayette County, AL  0.43% ($29,256)
from Lamar County, AL  0.43% ($24,077)
from Walker County, AL  0.30% ($22,519)
from Tuscaloosa County, AL  0.22% ($38,000)
from Colbert County, AL  0.14% ($49,385)


5.46% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($26,744 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.46%
Alabama average:

6.06%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
3.59% relocated to other counties in Alabama ($17,674 average AGI)
1.87% relocated to other states ($9,070 average AGI)
Marion County:

1.87%
Alabama average:

2.67%

Percentage of residents relocating to other counties or countries


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Franklin County, AL  0.55% ($20,500 average AGI)
to Winston County, AL  0.45% ($22,000)
to Fayette County, AL  0.36% ($28,788)
to Lamar County, AL  0.32% ($20,276)
to Jefferson County, AL  0.27% ($30,040)
to Tuscaloosa County, AL  0.26% ($31,042)
to Walker County, AL  0.22% ($30,450)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 11.6
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 11.8

Births per 1000 population in Marion County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 11.2
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 12.7
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 13.3

Deaths per 1000 population in Marion County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 11.0
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 8.8

Infant deaths per 1000 live births in Marion County

Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 16.1%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 4.4%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Marion County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19

Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Marion County


Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 6,283 (4,694 aged, 1,589 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 476 (7%)

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare)

Aged persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare)

Disabled persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare)

Most common underlying causes of death in Marion County, Alabama in 1999 - 2014:

  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (845)
  • Congestive heart failure (427)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (425)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (341)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (223)
  • Unspecified dementia (195)
  • Alzheimer's disease, unspecified (193)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (190)
  • Pneumonia, unspecified (152)
  • Malignant neoplasm without specification of site (111)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 17%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 14%

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 147.1. This is less than state average.

Mechanisms of suicide:

Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 118.6
  • Other - 28.5

Household type by relationship:

Households: 30,377
  • In family households: 25,526 (5,139 male householders, 3,579 female householders)
    6,652 spouses, 7,540 children (6,974 natural, 208 adopted, 357 stepchildren), 1,044 grandchildren, 220 brothers or sisters, 280 parents, 415 other relatives, 536 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 4,230 (1,530 male householders (1,421 living alone)), 2,170 female householders (1,971 living alone)), 532 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 596

Size of family households: 4,916 2-persons, 1,592 3-persons, 1,382 4-persons, 739 5-persons, 64 6-persons, 80 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 3,395 1-person, 218 2-persons, 65 3-persons, 30 4-persons.

3,866 married couples with children.
1,370 single-parent households (257 men, 1,113 women).

97.5% of residents of Marion speak English at home.
2.1% of residents speak Spanish at home (67% speak English very well, 26% speak English well, 7% speak English not well).
0.2% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (80% speak English very well, 20% speak English not well).
0.5% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (69% speak English very well, 29% speak English well, 2% speak English not well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $191,975,000 ($6,343 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $14,444,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $81,705,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $45,246,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $2,673,000
Federal grants: $45,796,000
Federal procurement contracts: $1,331,000 ($74,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $15,224,000 ($11,431,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $82,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $1,522,000
Federal Government insurance: $1,486,000

Population change from April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2005:

Births: 1,880
Here:

62 per 1000 residents
State:

70 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 1,972
Here:

65 per 1000 residents
State:

53 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +62
Here:

+2 per 1000 residents
State:

+6 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: -986
Here -33 per 1000 residents
State +2 per 1000 residents

Population growth in Marion County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 5.34 millions of gallons per day (7% from ground, 93% from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.0
State:

6.4

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.9
State:

4.7

Year house built

  • 2014 or later: 223
  • 2010 to 2013: 440
  • 2000 to 2009: 1,517
  • 1990 to 1999: 2,730
  • 1980 to 1989: 2,364
  • 1970 to 1979: 3,435
  • 1960 to 1969: 1,765
  • 1950 to 1959: 1,058
  • 1940 to 1949: 538
  • 1939 or earlier: 740
Note: State values scaled to Marion population
Rooms in houses/apartments in Marion County, Alabama
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Marion County population
  • 1 room: 50
  • 2 rooms: 77
  • 3 rooms: 181
  • 4 rooms: 625
  • 5 rooms: 2,799
  • 6 rooms: 2,140
  • 7 rooms: 1,539
  • 8 rooms: 1,028
  • 9+ rooms: 1,133
  • 1 room: 96
  • 2 rooms: 46
  • 3 rooms: 377
  • 4 rooms: 652
  • 5 rooms: 855
  • 6 rooms: 528
  • 7 rooms: 228
  • 8 rooms: 80
  • 9+ rooms: 74
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Marion County, Alabama
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Marion County population
  • no bedroom: 104
  • 1 bedroom: 147
  • 2 bedrooms: 2,044
  • 3 bedrooms: 5,474
  • 4 bedrooms: 1,480
  • 5+ bedrooms: 271
  • no bedroom: 94
  • 1 bedroom: 435
  • 2 bedrooms: 1,039
  • 3 bedrooms: 1,188
  • 4 bedrooms: 164
  • 5+ bedrooms: 18
Cars and other vehicles available in Marion County, Alabama in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Marion County population
  • no vehicle: 223
  • 1 vehicle: 2,316
  • 2 vehicles: 3,797
  • 3 vehicles: 2,025
  • 4 vehicles: 987
  • 5+ vehicles: 221
  • no vehicle: 441
  • 1 vehicle: 1,671
  • 2 vehicles: 607
  • 3 vehicles: 176
  • 4 vehicles: 36
  • 5+ vehicles: 0

87% of Marion County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 34% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 71% lived in Alabama.

Marion County:

87.4%
State average:

86.1%

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 21,478
  • Other state: 8,314
  • Northeast: 277
  • Midwest: 2,066
  • South: 5,476
  • West: 489

Year Householders Moved Into Unit

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Marion County
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Electricity (52.2%)
  • Utility gas (38.7%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (7.1%)
  • Wood (1.7%)
  • No fuel used (0.1%)
  • Electricity (49.5%)
  • Utility gas (44.4%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (5.5%)
  • Wood (0.7%)
  • No fuel used (0.4%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 166
Here:

5.7%
Alabama:

11.9%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 93
Here:

5.5%
Alabama:

11.3%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 128
Here:

15.0%
Alabama:

14.3%

Educational Attainment (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninstitutionalized)

Marion County government finances - Expenditure in 2002:

  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $1,185,000
    Financial Administration: $693,000
    General - Other: $558,000
    Solid Waste Management: $445,000
    Police Protection: $296,000
    Air Transportation: $245,000
    Corrections - Other: $240,000
    Central Staff Services: $212,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $154,000
    General Public Buildings: $139,000
    Libraries: $15,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $147,000
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $3,144,000

Marion County government finances - Revenue in 2002:

  • Charges - Air Transportation: $245,000
  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $339,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $137,000
    Interest Earnings: $111,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $861,000
  • Tax - Property: $1,795,000
    Total General Sales: $1,476,000
    NEC: $629,000
    Tobacco Sales: $144,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $105,000

Marion County government finances - Debt in 2002:

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $2,454,000
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $2,454,000

Marion County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002:

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $4,466,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 1,116
  • Number of aged recipients: 139
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 977
  • Number of recipients under 18: 105
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 730
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 281
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 520
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 450
Marion County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1994
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Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Marion County Fatal accident statistics for 1995 - 2014
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Most common first names in Marion County, AL among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James37872.1 years
William31976.7 years
Mary18978.5 years
John18576.6 years
Robert9571.4 years
Willie8276.5 years
Charles7971.2 years
Thomas7273.6 years
George6977.7 years
Annie6780.8 years
Most common last names in Marion County, AL among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith14974.3 years
Burleson9776.7 years
Williams9672.9 years
Webb9075.5 years
Harris8775.8 years
Gann8676.2 years
Cantrell8677.9 years
Taylor8077.2 years
Franks7377.1 years
Weeks6977.9 years
Businesses in Marion County, AL
NameCountNameCount
AT&T3Lane Furniture1
Ace Hardware1McDonald's3
AutoZone3Pizza Hut3
Burger King2RadioShack1
CVS1SONIC Drive-In1
Chevrolet1Subway3
Days Inn1Taco Bell3
Econo Lodge1True Value2
FedEx3U-Haul4
H&R Block3UPS4
Hardee's1Walmart3
KFC2