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Marion County, Arkansas (AR)

County population in 2017: 16,518 (all rural); it was 16,140 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 3,243
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 2,683
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 5,423
Renter-occupied apartments: 1,485 (it was 1,353 in 2000)
% of renters here:

20%
State:

33%

Land area: 598 sq. mi.

Water area: 42.6 sq. mi.

Population density: 28 people per square mile   (low).

March 2019 cost of living index in Marion County: 80.5 (low, U.S. average is 100)

Industries providing employment: Retail trade (23.2%), Agriculture,forestry,fishing and hunting, and mining (16.1%), Manufacturing (16.1%), Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing (10.6%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 59%
  • Government: 2%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 39%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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  • Races in Marion County, AR (2017)
    • 15,49396.0%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 3702.3%Hispanic or Latino
    • 2871.8%Two or more races
    • 1691.0%American Indian and Alaska Native alone
    • 780.5%Asian alone
    • 270.2%Black Non-Hispanic Alone
Median resident age:

52.1 years
Arkansas median age:

38.1 years
Males: 8,148  (49.3%)
Females: 8,370  (50.7%)
Average household size:
Marion County:

2.0 people
Arkansas:

2 people

Estimated median household income in 2017: $37,807 ($26,737 in 1999)
This county:

$37,807
Arkansas:

$45,869

Median contract rent in 2017 for apartments: $437 (lower quartile is $323, upper quartile is $537)
This county:

$437
State:

$548


Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $127,199 (it was $69,600 in 2000)
Marion:

$127,199
Arkansas:

$128,500
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $76,644 - $206,408
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $834
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $295

Institutionalized population: 141

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

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 1
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 15
  • Burglaries: 31
  • Thefts: 71
  • Auto thefts: 3

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

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 0
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 7
  • Burglaries: 15
  • Thefts: 31
  • Auto thefts: 0
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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 198 buildings, average cost: $58,600
  • 1998: 187 buildings, average cost: $59,300
  • 1999: 192 buildings, average cost: $58,400
  • 2000: 173 buildings, average cost: $58,400
  • 2001: 18 buildings, average cost: $97,700
  • 2002: 14 buildings, average cost: $78,800
  • 2003: 24 buildings, average cost: $71,700
  • 2004: 28 buildings, average cost: $91,900
  • 2005: 47 buildings, average cost: $88,500
  • 2006: 42 buildings, average cost: $91,800
  • 2007: 35 buildings, average cost: $89,300
  • 2008: 22 buildings, average cost: $92,700
  • 2009: 16 buildings, average cost: $94,800
  • 2010: 11 buildings, average cost: $120,000
  • 2011: 10 buildings, average cost: $114,000
  • 2012: 3 buildings, average cost: $83,300
  • 2013: 3 buildings, average cost: $83,300
  • 2014: 2 buildings, average cost: $83,300
  • 2015: 50 buildings, average cost: $142,300
  • 2016: 44 buildings, average cost: $84,200
  • 2017: 76 buildings, average cost: $108,800
Number of permits per 10,000 Marion, AR residents
Average permit cost in Marion, AR
Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $706 (0.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $704 (0.6%)

Distribution of median household income in Marion, AR in 2017
Distribution of house value in Marion, AR in 2017
Distribution of rent paid by renters in Marion, AR in 2017
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 17.7%
Marion County:

17.7%
Arkansas:

16.4%
(18.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 47.6% for Black residents, 32.8% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 20.2% for American Indian residents, 56.1% for other race residents, 20.2% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2017: 52.1 years old
(Males: 51.7 years old, Females: 52.4 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 52.6 years old, Black residents: 27.2 years old, American Indian residents: 52.9 years old, Asian residents: 26.5 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 32.2 years old, Other race residents: 32.0 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Marion County is $380 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $456 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $600 a month.

Cities in this county include: Bull Shoals, Flippin, Yellville, Summit, Pyatt.

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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Notable locations in this county outside city limits:

Notable locations in Marion County: Holly Island Gage (A), Hickory Donnick (B), Marys Chapel (C), Gravel Hill Church (D), Moark Landing (E), Corning National Fish Hatchery (F), Brown's Ferry Gage (G). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Marion County include: Thorn Grove Church (A), Walnut Grove Church (B), Walnut Hill Church (C), Wanderers Home Church (D), White Valley Church (E), Austin Church (F), Bethlehem Church (G), Big T Church (H), Blooming Grove Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Allen Cemetery (1), Nimmons Cemetery (2), Trovillon Cemetery (3), Leonard Cemetery (4), Richwoods Cemetery (5), Little Flock Cemetery (6), Black Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes and reservoirs: Woods Lake (A), Big Lake (B), Lost Lake (C), Beaver Pond (D), Peoples Lake (E), Alligator Hole (F), Allen Lake (G), Murphy Lake (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Mill Creek (A), Middle Slough (B), McNie Creek (C), Little River (D), Little Cane Creek (E), Little Black River (F), Kincaid Slough (G), Johnson Creek (H), Housman Creek (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Park in Marion County: Black River State Game Area (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Neighboring counties: Avery County, North Carolina , Clay County , Macon County, Tennessee , Monroe County, Kentucky , Suffolk city, Virginia .

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

4.2%
Arkansas:

3.4%

Unemployment by year in Marion, AR
County total employment by year in Marion, AR
County average yearly wages by year in Marion, AR

Current college students: 400
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 86.8%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 17.0%

Number of foreign born residents: 199 (65.3% naturalized citizens)

Marion County:

1.2%
Whole state:

4.7%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 572010 or later
  • 32000 to 2009
  • 401990 to 1999
  • 01980 to 1989
  • 91970 to 1979
  • 149Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 26.0 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 60.6%

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

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 7,107
  • One, attached: 85
  • Two: 56
  • 3 or 4: 260
  • 5 to 9: 81
  • 10 to 19: 45
  • 20 to 49: 30
  • 50 or more: 2
  • Mobile homes: 1,817
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 25

Housing units in Marion County with a mortgage: 2,514 (44 second mortgage, 154 home equity loan, 8 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 2,706

Here:

50.0% with mortgage
State:

55.3% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Marion County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant5,09330
Mainline Protestant9178
Catholic3401
Other31
None10,300-
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: 4
Marion County:

2.41 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.02 / 10,000 pop.



Number of convenience stores (with gas): 6
Marion County:

3.62 / 10,000 pop.
Arkansas:

4.94 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 11
This county:

6.63 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.66 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Marion County:

10.6%
Arkansas:

9.8%

Adult obesity rate:
Marion County:

28.8%
State:

29.1%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

10.1%
State:

13.6%

Agriculture in Marion County:

Average size of farms: 272 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $39,645
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $17.39
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 98.78%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $42,088
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 10.24%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 2.40%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $41,161
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 96.77%
Average age of principal farm operators: 55 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 19.71
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 1.11%

Tornado activity:

Marion County historical area-adjusted tornado activity is significantly below Arkansas state average. It is 3170903.2 times below overall U.S. average.
Tornadoes in this county have caused one fatality and 3 injuries recorded between 1950 and 2004.
On 5/16/1990, a category 2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado killed one person and injured one person

Earthquake activity:

Marion County-area historical earthquake activity is near Arkansas state average. It is 73% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

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 139.4 miles away from Marion County center
On 5/4/2001 at 06:42:12, a magnitude 4.7 (4.2 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.5 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 80.0 miles away from the county center
On 1/21/1982 at 00:33:54, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.5 LG) earthquake occurred 82.0 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 160.2 miles away from the county center
On 9/26/1990 at 13:18:51, a magnitude 5.0 (4.7 MB, 4.8 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 7.7 mi) earthquake occurred 184.6 miles away from Marion County center
On 4/27/1989 at 16:47:49, a magnitude 4.7 (4.6 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.3 LG) earthquake occurred 163.9 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB)

Most recent natural disasters:

  • Arkansas Severe Storms, Tornadoes, Straight-line Winds, and Flooding, Incident Period: December 26, 2015 to January 22, 2016, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4254: February 05, 2016, FEMA Id: 4254, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood, Wind
  • Arkansas Severe Storms, Tornadoes, Straight-line Winds, and Flooding, Incident Period: May 07, 2015 to June 15, 2015, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4226: June 26, 2015, FEMA Id: 4226, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood, Wind
  • Arkansas Severe Winter Storm, Incident Period: December 05, 2013 to December 07, 2013, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4160: January 06, 2014, FEMA Id: 4160, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm
  • Arkansas Severe Storms and Flooding, Incident Period: August 08, 2013 to August 14, 2013, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4143: September 04, 2013, FEMA Id: 4143, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • Arkansas Severe Storms, Tornadoes, and Associated Flooding, Incident Period: April 14, 2011 to June 03, 2011, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1975: May 02, 2011, FEMA Id: 1975, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • Arkansas Severe Storms, Tornadoes, and Flooding, Incident Period: October 29, 2009 to November 08, 2009, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1861: December 03, 2009, FEMA Id: 1861, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • Arkansas Severe Winter Storm, Incident Period: January 26, 2009 to January 30, 2009, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1819: February 06, 2009, FEMA Id: 1819, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm
  • Arkansas Severe Winter Storm, Incident Period: January 26, 2009 to January 30, 2009, Emergency Declared EM-3301: January 28, 2009, FEMA Id: 3301, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm
  • Arkansas Severe Storms, Tornadoes, and Flooding, Incident Period: March 18, 2008 to April 28, 2008, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1751: March 26, 2008, FEMA Id: 1751, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • Arkansas Severe Storms, Tornadoes, and Flooding, Incident Period: February 05, 2008 to February 12, 2008, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1744: February 07, 2008, FEMA Id: 1744, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • 9 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Marion County (19) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 16
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 13, Floods: 12, Tornadoes: 8, Winter Storms: 4, Winds: 2, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Landslide: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Marion

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 3,776 (81.3%)
  • Carpooled: 505 (10.9%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 9 (0.2%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 2 (0.0%)
  • Walked: 94 (2.0%)
  • Worked at home: 276 (5.9%)
Class of Workers in 2017
Most common industries in 2017 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2017


  • Health care and social assistance (22%)
  • Manufacturing (20%)
  • Retail trade (16%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Other services, except public administration (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Public administration (5%)

Most common industries for females in 2017


  • Health care and social assistance (21%)
  • Manufacturing (20%)
  • Retail trade (16%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Other services, except public administration (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Public administration (4%)

Most common occupations in 2017 (%)
Males Females
Most common occupations for males in 2017


  • Production occupations (17%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (10%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (9%)
  • Sales and related occupations (9%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (8%)
  • Management occupations (7%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (6%)

Most common occupations for females in 2017


  • Production occupations (14%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (13%)
  • Sales and related occupations (13%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (9%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (9%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (8%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (8%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan (15%)
  • Canada (12%)
  • United Kingdom, excluding England and Scotland (9%)
  • Germany (9%)
  • Philippines (9%)
  • Mexico (9%)
  • England (8%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Marion County


  • American (20%)
  • German (15%)
  • Irish (9%)
  • English (7%)
  • Italian (4%)
  • Scotch-Irish (3%)
  • Polish (2%)

Owners and renters by unit type
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

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

  • 129 people in nursing homes
  • 17 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 7 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
125 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
16 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $42,434.

9.08% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($40,959 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.08%
Arkansas average:

6.87%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
5.07% relocated from other counties in Arkansas ($16,012 average AGI)
4.02% relocated from other states ($24,947 average AGI)
Marion County:

4.02%
Arkansas average:

2.88%

Residents relocating <b>from</b> other counties or countries

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Baxter County, AR  2.58% ($23,479 average AGI)
from Boone County, AR  0.92% ($29,820)


7.44% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($28,798 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.44%
Arkansas average:

6.90%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
4.82% relocated to other counties in Arkansas ($18,834 average AGI)
2.63% relocated to other states ($9,967 average AGI)
Marion County:

2.63%
Arkansas average:

2.91%

Residents relocating <b>to</b> other counties or countries

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Baxter County, AR  2.59% ($29,428 average AGI)
to Boone County, AR  0.68% ($29,194)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 10.1
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 8.3

Births per 1000 population in Marion County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 11.7
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 11.0
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 14.0

Deaths per 1000 population in Marion County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 7.7
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 9.5

Infant deaths per 1000 population in Marion County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 20.4%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 7.1%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Marion County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19
Population without health insurance coverage in Marion County
18-64 population without health insurance coverage in Marion County
40-64 population without health insurance coverage in Marion County
50-64 population without health insurance coverage in Marion County
Population under 19 years without health insurance coverage in Marion County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 4,318 (3,283 aged, 1,035 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 337 (10%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

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

  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (375)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (288)
  • Other ill-defined and unspecified causes of mortality (178)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (163)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (120)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (95)
  • Alzheimer's disease, unspecified (79)
  • Pneumonia, unspecified (71)
  • Unspecified dementia (71)
  • Congestive heart failure (65)

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

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 246.6. This is less than state average.

Mechanisms of suicide
Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 184.9
  • Other - 61.6

Household type by relationship:

Households: 16,518
  • In family households: 13,793 (2,272 male householders, 2,233 female householders)
    3,737 spouses, 3,884 children (3,418 natural, 151 adopted, 323 stepchildren), 424 grandchildren, 370 brothers or sisters, 294 parents, 207 other relatives, 375 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 2,549 (1,087 male householders (937 living alone)), 1,098 female householders (989 living alone)), 365 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 171

Size of family households: 2,871 2-persons, 790 3-persons, 489 4-persons, 172 5-persons, 142 6-persons, 39 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 1,926 1-person, 245 2-persons, 3 3-persons, 10 4-persons.

1,555 married couples with children.
894 single-parent households (199 men, 695 women).

99.1% of residents of Marion speak English at home.
0.6% of residents speak Spanish at home (49% speak English very well, 33% speak English well, 18% speak English not well).
0.4% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (91% speak English very well, 9% speak English well).
0.2% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (67% speak English very well, 33% speak English well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $93,529,000 ($5,709 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $4,754,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $57,539,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $18,789,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $472,000
Federal grants: $13,948,000
Federal procurement contracts: $649,000 ($106,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $2,132,000 ($0,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $85,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $3,926,000
Federal Government insurance: $1,389,000

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

Births: 655
Here:

39 per 1000 residents
State:

72 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 936
Here:

56 per 1000 residents
State:

53 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: 0
Here:

0 per 1000 residents
State:

+8 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: +909
Here:

+54 per 1000 residents
State:

+13 per 1000 residents
Population growth in Marion County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 2.85 millions of gallons per day (1% from ground, 99% from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

5.7
State:

6.1

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.5
State:

4.5

Year house built in Marion County, Arkansas
  • Year house built in Marion County, Arkansas
  • 2542014 or later
  • 1582010 to 2013
  • 1,3662000 to 2009
  • 1,8401990 to 1999
  • 1,5211980 to 1989
  • 2,1061970 to 1979
  • 8341960 to 1969
  • 5291950 to 1959
  • 3271940 to 1949
  • 5121939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Marion County, Arkansas
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Marion County, Arkansas
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Marion County, Arkansas
  • 471 room
  • 1012 rooms
  • 1473 rooms
  • 9714 rooms
  • 1,1745 rooms
  • 1,1166 rooms
  • 6377 rooms
  • 5358 rooms
  • 4819+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Marion County, Arkansas
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Marion County, Arkansas
  • 631 room
  • 782 rooms
  • 2393 rooms
  • 3694 rooms
  • 3245 rooms
  • 2466 rooms
  • 827 rooms
  • 628 rooms
  • 49+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Marion County, Arkansas
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Marion County, Arkansas
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Marion County, Arkansas
  • 61no bedroom
  • 2991 bedroom
  • 1,6282 bedrooms
  • 2,4343 bedrooms
  • 5984 bedrooms
  • 1505+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Marion County, Arkansas
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Marion County, Arkansas
  • 62no bedroom
  • 2301 bedroom
  • 6042 bedrooms
  • 4323 bedrooms
  • 1314 bedrooms
  • 45+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Marion County, Arkansas in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Marion County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Marion County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 172no vehicle
  • 1,2371 vehicle
  • 2,4872 vehicles
  • 8393 vehicles
  • 4474 vehicles
  • 435+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Marion County in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Marion County in renter-occupied apartments
  • 231no vehicle
  • 6401 vehicle
  • 4712 vehicles
  • 983 vehicles
  • 144 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles

85.2% of Marion County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 26% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 51% lived in Arkansas.

Marion County:

85.2%
State average:

84.5%

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

  • This state: 6,336
  • Other state: 9,983
  • Northeast: 872
  • Midwest: 4,704
  • South: 2,271
  • West: 2,114
Year householders moved into unit in Marion County, AR
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Marion County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 51.6%Electricity
  • 18.9%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 17.4%Wood
  • 11.4%Utility gas
  • 0.3%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.3%Other fuel
  • 0.2%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 51.1%Electricity
  • 20.4%Utility gas
  • 15.6%Wood
  • 12.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.3%No fuel used

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 22
Here:

1.5%
Arkansas:

7.4%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 47
Here:

8.1%
Arkansas:

8.3%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 19
Here:

6.2%
Arkansas:

16.7%

Educational Attainment
School Enrollment by Level of School
Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Noninstitutionalized Residents with Employment Disability

Marion County government finances - Expenditure in 2012:

  • Charges - Other: $313,000
    Solid Waste Management: $102,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $2,527,000
    Police Protection: $1,673,000
    Central Staff Services: $448,000
    Financial Administration: $438,000
    General - Other: $415,000
    Solid Waste Management: $412,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $239,000
    Libraries: $125,000
    Local Fire Protection: $122,000
    General Public Buildings: $72,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $42,000
    Health - Other: $36,000
    Correctional Institutions: $7,000
    Corrections - Other: $4,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $243,000
    General Local Government Support: $178,000
    Highways: $1,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - General - Other: $460,000
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $303,000
    General Revenue - Other: $108,000
    Interest Earnings: $21,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $89,000
    General - Other: $4,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $3,375,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $1,026,000
    General Local Government Support: $670,000
    Other: $74,000
  • Tax - Property: $1,753,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $1,362,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $110,000
    Other License: $16,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $2,491,000

Marion County government finances - Revenue in 2012:

  • Charges - Other: $313,000
    Solid Waste Management: $102,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $2,527,000
    Police Protection: $1,673,000
    Central Staff Services: $448,000
    Financial Administration: $438,000
    General - Other: $415,000
    Solid Waste Management: $412,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $239,000
    Libraries: $125,000
    Local Fire Protection: $122,000
    General Public Buildings: $72,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $42,000
    Health - Other: $36,000
    Correctional Institutions: $7,000
    Corrections - Other: $4,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $243,000
    General Local Government Support: $178,000
    Highways: $1,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - General - Other: $460,000
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $303,000
    General Revenue - Other: $108,000
    Interest Earnings: $21,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $89,000
    General - Other: $4,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $3,375,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $1,026,000
    General Local Government Support: $670,000
    Other: $74,000
  • Tax - Property: $1,753,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $1,362,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $110,000
    Other License: $16,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $2,491,000

Marion County government finances - Debt in 2012:

  • Charges - Other: $313,000
    Solid Waste Management: $102,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $2,527,000
    Police Protection: $1,673,000
    Central Staff Services: $448,000
    Financial Administration: $438,000
    General - Other: $415,000
    Solid Waste Management: $412,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $239,000
    Libraries: $125,000
    Local Fire Protection: $122,000
    General Public Buildings: $72,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $42,000
    Health - Other: $36,000
    Correctional Institutions: $7,000
    Corrections - Other: $4,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $243,000
    General Local Government Support: $178,000
    Highways: $1,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - General - Other: $460,000
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $303,000
    General Revenue - Other: $108,000
    Interest Earnings: $21,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $89,000
    General - Other: $4,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $3,375,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $1,026,000
    General Local Government Support: $670,000
    Other: $74,000
  • Tax - Property: $1,753,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $1,362,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $110,000
    Other License: $16,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $2,491,000

Marion County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012:

  • Charges - Other: $313,000
    Solid Waste Management: $102,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $2,527,000
    Police Protection: $1,673,000
    Central Staff Services: $448,000
    Financial Administration: $438,000
    General - Other: $415,000
    Solid Waste Management: $412,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $239,000
    Libraries: $125,000
    Local Fire Protection: $122,000
    General Public Buildings: $72,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $42,000
    Health - Other: $36,000
    Correctional Institutions: $7,000
    Corrections - Other: $4,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $243,000
    General Local Government Support: $178,000
    Highways: $1,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - General - Other: $460,000
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $303,000
    General Revenue - Other: $108,000
    Interest Earnings: $21,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $89,000
    General - Other: $4,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $3,375,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $1,026,000
    General Local Government Support: $670,000
    Other: $74,000
  • Tax - Property: $1,753,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $1,362,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $110,000
    Other License: $16,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $2,491,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 541
  • Number of aged recipients: 49
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 492
  • Number of recipients under 18: 69
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 374
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 98
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 249
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 256
Most common first names in Marion County, AR among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
William11575.0 years
James10573.1 years
John10173.1 years
Robert8776.2 years
Mary7379.4 years
Charles6374.6 years
George6375.8 years
Ruth4281.7 years
Dorothy4278.0 years
Helen3577.8 years
Most common last names in Marion County, AR among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Johnson6676.2 years
Smith6477.2 years
Wood3877.1 years
Jones3778.6 years
Martin3772.7 years
King3375.7 years
Williams3178.7 years
Brown3079.3 years
Davenport2478.7 years
Moore2476.8 years
Businesses in Marion County, AR
NameCountNameCount
FedEx2Subway2
H&R Block2True Value1
McDonald's1U-Haul1
Pizza Hut1UPS1
RadioShack1Walmart1
SONIC Drive-In2

Marion County on our top lists:

  • #47 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest ground withdrawal of fresh water for public supply"