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Marion County, Tennessee (TN)

County population in 2017: 28,864 (23% urban, 77% rural); it was 27,776 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 4,810
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 3,943
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 8,890
Renter-occupied apartments: 2,650 (it was 2,147 in 2000)
% of renters here:

19%
State:

32%

Land area: 498 sq. mi.

Water area: 14.0 sq. mi.

Population density: 58 people per square mile   (average).

March 2019 cost of living index in Marion County: 80.2 (low, U.S. average is 100)

Industries providing employment: Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing (14.2%), Construction (13.2%), Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (12.8%), Transportation and warehousing,and utilities (10.7%), Agriculture,forestry,fishing and hunting, and mining (10.1%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 60%
  • Government: 8%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 32%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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  • Races in Marion County, TN (2017)
    • 26,44195.2%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 1,1024.0%Two or more races
    • 5411.9%Black Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 5161.9%Hispanic or Latino
    • 1150.4%Asian alone
    • 650.2%American Indian and Alaska Native alone
    • 90.03%Some other race alone
Median resident age:

43.2 years
Tennessee median age:

38.6 years
Males: 14,066  (48.7%)
Females: 14,798  (51.3%)
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Average household size:
Marion County:

2.0 people
Tennessee:

2 people

Estimated median household income in 2017: $47,817 ($31,419 in 1999)
This county:

$47,817
Tennessee:

$51,340

Median contract rent in 2017 for apartments: $504 (lower quartile is $376, upper quartile is $614)
This county:

$504
State:

$666


Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $133,823 (it was $66,700 in 2000)
Marion:

$133,823
Tennessee:

$167,500
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $81,683 - $220,178

Mean price in 2017:

Detached houses: $193,825
Here:

$193,825
State:

$235,345

Townhouses or other attached units: $188,095
Here:

$188,095
State:

$200,852

Mobile homes: $49,770
Here:

$49,770
State:

$67,221

Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,002
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $345

Institutionalized population: 200

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

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 0
  • Robberies: 1
  • Assaults: 58
  • Burglaries: 97
  • Thefts: 162
  • Auto thefts: 57

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

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 4
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 45
  • Burglaries: 106
  • Thefts: 174
  • Auto thefts: 79
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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 138 buildings, average cost: $84,600
  • 1998: 183 buildings, average cost: $94,000
  • 1999: 183 buildings, average cost: $100,100
  • 2000: 233 buildings, average cost: $89,000
  • 2001: 200 buildings, average cost: $79,500
  • 2002: 161 buildings, average cost: $96,000
  • 2003: 140 buildings, average cost: $113,200
  • 2004: 140 buildings, average cost: $146,000
  • 2005: 129 buildings, average cost: $132,700
  • 2006: 138 buildings, average cost: $131,100
  • 2007: 127 buildings, average cost: $160,600
  • 2008: 98 buildings, average cost: $197,500
  • 2009: 67 buildings, average cost: $171,300
  • 2010: 49 buildings, average cost: $163,900
  • 2011: 50 buildings, average cost: $194,100
  • 2012: 57 buildings, average cost: $204,500
  • 2013: 65 buildings, average cost: $199,300
  • 2014: 74 buildings, average cost: $187,500
  • 2015: 84 buildings, average cost: $224,200
  • 2016: 117 buildings, average cost: $196,900
  • 2017: 129 buildings, average cost: $224,700
Number of permits per 10,000 Marion, TN residents
Average permit cost in Marion, TN
Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $720 (0.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $751 (0.6%)

Distribution of median household income in Marion, TN in 2017
Distribution of house value in Marion, TN in 2017
Distribution of rent paid by renters in Marion, TN in 2017
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 16.2%
Marion County:

16.2%
Tennessee:

15.0%
(15.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 14.8% for Black residents, 20.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 8.6% for American Indian residents, 13.7% for other race residents, 25.8% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2017: 43.2 years old
(Males: 41.9 years old, Females: 44.4 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 44.2 years old, Black residents: 44.0 years old, American Indian residents: 37.3 years old, Asian residents: 25.9 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 28.1 years old, Other race residents: 22.1 years old)

Area name: Chattanooga, TN-GA MSA
Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Marion County is $496 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $584 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $719 a month.

Cities in this county include: South Pittsburg, Jasper, Whitwell, Whiteside, Kimball, Powells Crossroads, Monteagle, New Hope, Orme.

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

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Neighboring counties: De Baca County, New Mexico , Beaufort County, North Carolina , Greer County, Oklahoma , Hardeman County , Childress County, Texas , Santa Barbara County, California , Pottawatomie County, Oklahoma .

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

4.3%
Tennessee:

3.3%

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

Current college students: 763
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 81.8%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 13.6%

Number of foreign born residents: 212 (17.1% naturalized citizens)

Marion County:

0.7%
Whole state:

5.2%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 112010 or later
  • 1342000 to 2009
  • 211990 to 1999
  • 321980 to 1989
  • 281970 to 1979
  • 0Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 29.2 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 47.6%

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

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 9,829
  • One, attached: 67
  • Two: 483
  • 3 or 4: 82
  • 5 to 9: 211
  • 10 to 19: 39
  • 20 to 49: 95
  • 50 or more: 25
  • Mobile homes: 2,508
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 3

Housing units in Marion County with a mortgage: 4,246 (99 second mortgage, 300 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 4,323

Here:

50.0% with mortgage
State:

58.9% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Marion County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant7,84055
Mainline Protestant1,80315
Other2292
Catholic2002
Black Protestant301
None18,135-
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:

1.78 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.99 / 10,000 pop.

Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Here:

0.36 / 10,000 pop.
Tennessee:

0.17 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (no gas): 4
This county:

1.42 / 10,000 pop.
Tennessee:

0.65 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 23
Marion County:

8.18 / 10,000 pop.
Tennessee:

5.16 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 23
This county:

8.18 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.56 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Marion County:

12.3%
Tennessee:

11.4%

Adult obesity rate:
Marion County:

30.9%
State:

30.2%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

10.1%
State:

13.5%

Agriculture in Marion County:

Average size of farms: 171 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $48,509
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $100.27
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 0.57%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 88.94%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $48,537
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 31.31%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $49,964
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 95.30%
Average age of principal farm operators: 56 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 19.57
Corn for grain: 2117 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 791 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 4824 harvested acres
Vegetables: 13 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 28 acres

Earthquake activity:

Marion County-area historical earthquake activity is near Tennessee state average. It is 78% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

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, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 42.0 miles away from Marion County center
On 11/30/1973 at 07:48:41, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB, 4.6 ML) earthquake occurred 105.8 miles away from the county center
On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 263.2 miles away from the county center
On 1/18/1999 at 07:00:53, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 149.6 miles away from the county center
On 7/27/1980 at 18:52:21, a magnitude 5.2 (5.1 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 UK, 5.2 UK) earthquake occurred 234.3 miles away from Marion County center
On 8/2/1974 at 08:52:09, a magnitude 4.9 (4.3 MB, 4.9 LG) earthquake occurred 198.4 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Most recent natural disasters:

  • Tennessee Severe Storms, Tornadoes, Straight-line Winds, and Flooding, Incident Period: June 05, 2014 to June 10, 2014, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4189: August 13, 2014, FEMA Id: 4189, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood, Wind
  • Tennessee Severe Storms, Straight-line Winds, Tornadoes, and Flooding, Incident Period: June 18, 2011 to June 24, 2011, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4005: July 20, 2011, FEMA Id: 4005, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood, Wind
  • Tennessee Severe Storms, Tornadoes, Straight-line Winds, and Associated Flooding, Incident Period: April 25, 2011 to April 28, 2011, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1974: May 01, 2011, FEMA Id: 1974, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood, Wind
  • Tennessee Hurricane Katrina Evacuation, Incident Period: August 29, 2005 to October 01, 2005, Emergency Declared EM-3217: September 05, 2005, FEMA Id: 3217, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Tennessee Severe Storms, Tornadoes and Flooding, Incident Period: May 04, 2003 to May 30, 2003, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1464: May 08, 2003, FEMA Id: 1464, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • Tennessee Severe Storms and Flooding, Incident Period: February 14, 2003 to February 26, 2003, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1456: March 20, 2003, FEMA Id: 1456, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • Tennessee Chattanooga Complex Fire, Incident Period: November 03, 2001, Fire Management Assistance Declared: November 03, 2001, FEMA Id: 2387, Natural disaster type: Fire
  • Tennessee Cagle Mountain Fire Complex, Incident Period: April 13, 1999, Fire Management Assistance Declared: April 13, 1999, FEMA Id: 2250, Natural disaster type: Fire
  • Tennessee Winter Storm, Incident Period: December 23, 1998 to December 29, 1998, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1260: January 15, 1999, FEMA Id: 1260, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm
  • Tennessee Heavy Rain, Flash Flooding, Incident Period: March 25, 1994 to April 03, 1994, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1022: April 14, 1994, FEMA Id: 1022, Natural disaster type: Flash Flood, Heavy Rain
  • 6 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Marion County (16) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 9, Storms: 8, Tornadoes: 5, Winds: 3, Fires: 2, Heavy Rains: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Flash Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snowfall: 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: 7,408 (81.8%)
  • Carpooled: 709 (7.8%)
  • Streetcar or trolley car: 17 (0.2%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 46 (0.5%)
  • Walked: 304 (3.4%)
  • Worked at home: 620 (6.8%)
Class of Workers in 2017
Most common industries in 2017 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2017


  • Health care and social assistance (19%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Manufacturing (7%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (3%)

Most common industries for females in 2017


  • Health care and social assistance (24%)
  • Retail trade (15%)
  • Educational services (13%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Manufacturing (9%)
  • Finance and insurance (8%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (4%)

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


  • Production occupations (19%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (15%)
  • Sales and related occupations (10%)
  • Management occupations (9%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (7%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (6%)
  • Transportation occupations (6%)

Most common occupations for females in 2017


  • Office and administrative support occupations (24%)
  • Sales and related occupations (10%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (8%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (7%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (7%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (6%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (6%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • India (42%)
  • Guatemala (21%)
  • Mexico (14%)
  • Canada (6%)
  • Germany (5%)
  • Peru (4%)
  • Netherlands (2%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Marion County


  • American (24%)
  • Irish (14%)
  • English (8%)
  • Scotch-Irish (5%)
  • European (4%)
  • German (3%)
  • Scottish (2%)

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

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

  • 150 people in nursing homes
  • 74 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 25 people in other noninstitutional group quarters

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

  • 133 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 67 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 39 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 9 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 2 people in other noninstitutional facilities
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $52,252.

5.06% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($47,641 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.06%
Tennessee average:

7.15%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
2.69% relocated from other counties in Tennessee ($22,112 average AGI)
2.38% relocated from other states ($25,529 average AGI)
Marion County:

2.38%
Tennessee average:

3.48%

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

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Hamilton County, TN  1.35% ($47,941 average AGI)
from Jackson County, AL  0.58% ($35,086)
from Grundy County, TN  0.26% ($27,000)
from Sequatchie County, TN  0.25% ($28,880)


5.12% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($37,542 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.12%
Tennessee average:

6.65%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
3.38% relocated to other counties in Tennessee ($26,115 average AGI)
1.74% relocated to other states ($11,427 average AGI)
Marion County:

1.74%
Tennessee average:

2.95%

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

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Hamilton County, TN  1.52% ($43,770 average AGI)
to Grundy County, TN  0.47% ($29,617)
to Jackson County, AL  0.37% ($17,568)
to Sequatchie County, TN  0.35% ($35,371)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 12.8
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 12.3

Births per 1000 population in Marion County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 10.3
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 11.1
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 11.7

Deaths per 1000 population in Marion County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 5.8
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 8.7

Infant deaths per 1000 population in Marion County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 15.0%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 5.4%
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: 5,361 (3,959 aged, 1,402 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 549 (8%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

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

  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (417)
  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (395)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (388)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (278)
  • Alzheimer's disease, unspecified (201)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (182)
  • Unspecified diabetes mellitus, without complications (111)
  • Unspecified dementia (106)
  • Pneumonia, unspecified (85)
  • Atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease, so described (81)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 11%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 5%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 3.62
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 8,275
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 246
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 68,081

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,138
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,182
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 4

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 15
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 72

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 7

Crimes per 100,000 population in 1996: 1

Household type by relationship:

Households: 28,864
  • In family households: 24,961 (4,335 male householders, 4,056 female householders)
    6,173 spouses, 7,381 children (6,847 natural, 232 adopted, 301 stepchildren), 1,462 grandchildren, 223 brothers or sisters, 382 parents, 362 other relatives, 591 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 3,594 (1,459 male householders (1,309 living alone)), 1,715 female householders (1,514 living alone)), 418 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 298

Size of family households: 4,151 2-persons, 1,936 3-persons, 1,514 4-persons, 532 5-persons, 184 6-persons, 76 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 2,823 1-person, 281 2-persons, 41 3-persons, 13 4-persons, 9 5-persons.

3,290 married couples with children.
1,345 single-parent households (500 men, 845 women).

98.9% of residents of Marion speak English at home.
0.7% of residents speak Spanish at home (85% speak English very well, 14% speak English well, 2% speak English not well).
0.3% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (66% speak English very well, 34% speak English well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $179,381,000 ($6,485 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $4,034,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $73,988,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $47,425,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $613,000
Federal grants: $51,459,000
Federal procurement contracts: $1,181,000 ($281,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $4,715,000 ($586,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $647,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $4,704,000
Federal Government insurance: $23,003,000

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

Births: 1,841
Here:

66 per 1000 residents
State:

69 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 1,613
Here:

58 per 1000 residents
State:

50 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +43
Here:

+2 per 1000 residents
State:

+8 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: -243
Here -9 per 1000 residents
State +18 per 1000 residents
Population growth in Marion County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 3.52 millions of gallons per day (22% from ground, 78% from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.1
State:

6.4

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.7
State:

4.5

Year house built in Marion County, Tennessee
  • Year house built in Marion County, Tennessee
  • 3462014 or later
  • 4872010 to 2013
  • 1,8672000 to 2009
  • 2,9611990 to 1999
  • 1,7941980 to 1989
  • 2,3181970 to 1979
  • 1,2621960 to 1969
  • 9731950 to 1959
  • 4981940 to 1949
  • 8801939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Marion County, Tennessee
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Marion County, Tennessee
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Marion County, Tennessee
  • 611 room
  • 502 rooms
  • 983 rooms
  • 9744 rooms
  • 1,9205 rooms
  • 1,9366 rooms
  • 1,5237 rooms
  • 7538 rooms
  • 1,1789+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Marion County, Tennessee
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Marion County, Tennessee
  • 991 room
  • 1302 rooms
  • 2953 rooms
  • 8174 rooms
  • 7255 rooms
  • 4666 rooms
  • 2667 rooms
  • 448 rooms
  • 1549+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Marion County, Tennessee
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Marion County, Tennessee
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Marion County, Tennessee
  • 67no bedroom
  • 1351 bedroom
  • 1,5362 bedrooms
  • 5,1933 bedrooms
  • 1,3794 bedrooms
  • 1745+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Marion County, Tennessee
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Marion County, Tennessee
  • 106no bedroom
  • 2901 bedroom
  • 1,2582 bedrooms
  • 1,0893 bedrooms
  • 2334 bedrooms
  • 265+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Marion County, Tennessee 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
  • 290no vehicle
  • 1,7061 vehicle
  • 2,7982 vehicles
  • 2,4723 vehicles
  • 7834 vehicles
  • 5575+ 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
  • 373no vehicle
  • 1,2061 vehicle
  • 9382 vehicles
  • 3713 vehicles
  • 694 vehicles
  • 685+ vehicles

93.9% of Marion County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 38% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 50% lived in Tennessee.

Marion County:

93.9%
State average:

85.5%

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

  • This state: 21,197
  • Other state: 7,219
  • Northeast: 365
  • Midwest: 1,643
  • South: 4,765
  • West: 400
Year householders moved into unit in Marion County, TN
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Marion County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 69.1%Electricity
  • 15.8%Utility gas
  • 10.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 3.7%Wood
  • 0.3%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.2%No fuel used
  • 0.2%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 67.9%Electricity
  • 21.5%Utility gas
  • 6.9%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 3.4%Wood
  • 0.3%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 193
Here:

7.7%
Tennessee:

11.9%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 112
Here:

7.2%
Tennessee:

13.3%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 97
Here:

12.0%
Tennessee:

22.4%

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:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,415,000
  • Charges - Other: $1,569,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education - Other: $1,486,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Lunch: $808,000
    Regular Highways: $199,000
    Air Transportation: $157,000
    Solid Waste Management: $11,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Tuition and Transportation: $3,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $386,000
    Air Transportation: $266,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $144,000
  • Current Operations - Elementary and Secondary Education: $33,492,000
    Police Protection: $1,926,000
    Regular Highways: $1,793,000
    Correctional Institutions: $1,093,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $955,000
    General - Other: $696,000
    Central Staff Services: $694,000
    Solid Waste Management: $529,000
    Financial Administration: $522,000
    General Public Buildings: $518,000
    Health - Other: $342,000
    Air Transportation: $144,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $113,000
    Local Fire Protection: $99,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $1,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $1,863,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - General - Other: $3,012,000
    Other - Libraries: $134,000
    Other - Health - Other: $71,000
    Other - Natural Resources - Other: $43,000
    Other - Elementary and Secondary Education: $16,000
    Other - Local Fire Protection: $7,000
    Other - Police Protection: $3,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $215,000
    General Local Government Support: $25,000
    Education: $6,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $43,222,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $41,214,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,008,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $174,000
    Interest Earnings: $148,000
    Rents: $144,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $107,000
    Sale of Property: $17,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $2,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Elementary and Secondary Education: $495,000
    Regular Highways: $91,000
    General - Other: $81,000
    Police Protection: $63,000
    Health - Other: $54,000
    Central Staff Services: $12,000
    General Public Building: $10,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $6,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $7,988,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $6,965,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Education: $25,453,000
    Highways: $1,999,000
    Other: $841,000
    General Local Government Support: $775,000
    Health and Hospitals: $92,000
  • Tax - Property: $13,553,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $7,846,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $235,000
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $101,000
    Other Selective Sales: $99,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $78,000
    Other License: $57,000
    Severance: $6,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $25,305,000

Marion County government finances - Revenue in 2012:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,415,000
  • Charges - Other: $1,569,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education - Other: $1,486,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Lunch: $808,000
    Regular Highways: $199,000
    Air Transportation: $157,000
    Solid Waste Management: $11,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Tuition and Transportation: $3,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $386,000
    Air Transportation: $266,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $144,000
  • Current Operations - Elementary and Secondary Education: $33,492,000
    Police Protection: $1,926,000
    Regular Highways: $1,793,000
    Correctional Institutions: $1,093,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $955,000
    General - Other: $696,000
    Central Staff Services: $694,000
    Solid Waste Management: $529,000
    Financial Administration: $522,000
    General Public Buildings: $518,000
    Health - Other: $342,000
    Air Transportation: $144,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $113,000
    Local Fire Protection: $99,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $1,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $1,863,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - General - Other: $3,012,000
    Other - Libraries: $134,000
    Other - Health - Other: $71,000
    Other - Natural Resources - Other: $43,000
    Other - Elementary and Secondary Education: $16,000
    Other - Local Fire Protection: $7,000
    Other - Police Protection: $3,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $215,000
    General Local Government Support: $25,000
    Education: $6,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $43,222,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $41,214,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,008,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $174,000
    Interest Earnings: $148,000
    Rents: $144,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $107,000
    Sale of Property: $17,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $2,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Elementary and Secondary Education: $495,000
    Regular Highways: $91,000
    General - Other: $81,000
    Police Protection: $63,000
    Health - Other: $54,000
    Central Staff Services: $12,000
    General Public Building: $10,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $6,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $7,988,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $6,965,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Education: $25,453,000
    Highways: $1,999,000
    Other: $841,000
    General Local Government Support: $775,000
    Health and Hospitals: $92,000
  • Tax - Property: $13,553,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $7,846,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $235,000
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $101,000
    Other Selective Sales: $99,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $78,000
    Other License: $57,000
    Severance: $6,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $25,305,000

Marion County government finances - Debt in 2012:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,415,000
  • Charges - Other: $1,569,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education - Other: $1,486,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Lunch: $808,000
    Regular Highways: $199,000
    Air Transportation: $157,000
    Solid Waste Management: $11,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Tuition and Transportation: $3,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $386,000
    Air Transportation: $266,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $144,000
  • Current Operations - Elementary and Secondary Education: $33,492,000
    Police Protection: $1,926,000
    Regular Highways: $1,793,000
    Correctional Institutions: $1,093,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $955,000
    General - Other: $696,000
    Central Staff Services: $694,000
    Solid Waste Management: $529,000
    Financial Administration: $522,000
    General Public Buildings: $518,000
    Health - Other: $342,000
    Air Transportation: $144,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $113,000
    Local Fire Protection: $99,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $1,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $1,863,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - General - Other: $3,012,000
    Other - Libraries: $134,000
    Other - Health - Other: $71,000
    Other - Natural Resources - Other: $43,000
    Other - Elementary and Secondary Education: $16,000
    Other - Local Fire Protection: $7,000
    Other - Police Protection: $3,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $215,000
    General Local Government Support: $25,000
    Education: $6,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $43,222,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $41,214,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,008,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $174,000
    Interest Earnings: $148,000
    Rents: $144,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $107,000
    Sale of Property: $17,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $2,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Elementary and Secondary Education: $495,000
    Regular Highways: $91,000
    General - Other: $81,000
    Police Protection: $63,000
    Health - Other: $54,000
    Central Staff Services: $12,000
    General Public Building: $10,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $6,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $7,988,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $6,965,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Education: $25,453,000
    Highways: $1,999,000
    Other: $841,000
    General Local Government Support: $775,000
    Health and Hospitals: $92,000
  • Tax - Property: $13,553,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $7,846,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $235,000
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $101,000
    Other Selective Sales: $99,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $78,000
    Other License: $57,000
    Severance: $6,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $25,305,000

Marion County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,415,000
  • Charges - Other: $1,569,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education - Other: $1,486,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Lunch: $808,000
    Regular Highways: $199,000
    Air Transportation: $157,000
    Solid Waste Management: $11,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Tuition and Transportation: $3,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $386,000
    Air Transportation: $266,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $144,000
  • Current Operations - Elementary and Secondary Education: $33,492,000
    Police Protection: $1,926,000
    Regular Highways: $1,793,000
    Correctional Institutions: $1,093,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $955,000
    General - Other: $696,000
    Central Staff Services: $694,000
    Solid Waste Management: $529,000
    Financial Administration: $522,000
    General Public Buildings: $518,000
    Health - Other: $342,000
    Air Transportation: $144,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $113,000
    Local Fire Protection: $99,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $1,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $1,863,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - General - Other: $3,012,000
    Other - Libraries: $134,000
    Other - Health - Other: $71,000
    Other - Natural Resources - Other: $43,000
    Other - Elementary and Secondary Education: $16,000
    Other - Local Fire Protection: $7,000
    Other - Police Protection: $3,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $215,000
    General Local Government Support: $25,000
    Education: $6,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $43,222,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $41,214,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,008,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $174,000
    Interest Earnings: $148,000
    Rents: $144,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $107,000
    Sale of Property: $17,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $2,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Elementary and Secondary Education: $495,000
    Regular Highways: $91,000
    General - Other: $81,000
    Police Protection: $63,000
    Health - Other: $54,000
    Central Staff Services: $12,000
    General Public Building: $10,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $6,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $7,988,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $6,965,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Education: $25,453,000
    Highways: $1,999,000
    Other: $841,000
    General Local Government Support: $775,000
    Health and Hospitals: $92,000
  • Tax - Property: $13,553,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $7,846,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $235,000
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $101,000
    Other Selective Sales: $99,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $78,000
    Other License: $57,000
    Severance: $6,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $25,305,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 1,017
  • Number of aged recipients: 90
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 927
  • Number of recipients under 18: 97
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 666
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 254
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 434
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 451
Most common first names in Marion County, TN among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James30769.8 years
William29673.1 years
John26072.1 years
Mary21977.6 years
Charles14069.0 years
Robert12270.0 years
George11273.8 years
Thomas7671.3 years
Willie7077.6 years
Paul6267.7 years
Most common last names in Marion County, TN among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith16275.6 years
Layne14873.0 years
Kilgore11971.9 years
Thomas9271.6 years
Brown8275.9 years
Griffith7375.9 years
Morrison6971.9 years
Turner6874.9 years
Pickett6175.1 years
Jones6070.3 years
Businesses in Marion County, TN
NameCountNameCount
Advance Auto Parts1Lane Furniture1
Arby's1Long John Silver's1
AutoZone1Lowe's1
Best Western1McDonald's2
CVS2Nike1
Chevrolet1Pizza Hut2
Comfort Inn1Quiznos1
Cracker Barrel1RadioShack1
Dairy Queen1SONIC Drive-In3
Days Inn1Subway4
FedEx3Super 82
Ford1T-Mobile2
GNC1Taco Bell1
GameStop1True Value1
Goodwill1U-Haul3
H&R Block1UPS1
Hardee's3Waffle House2
Holiday Inn1Walmart1
KFC1Wendy's1