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Marion County, Texas (TX)

County population in 2019: 10,277 (all rural); it was 10,941 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 1,405
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 2,232
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 3,783
Renter-occupied apartments: 958 (it was 827 in 2000)
% of renters here:

18%
State:

36%

Land area: 381 sq. mi.

Water area: 39.2 sq. mi.

Population density: 27 people per square mile   (low).

March 2019 cost of living index in Marion County: 80.4 (low, U.S. average is 100)

Industries providing employment: Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (28.6%), Educational, health and social services (18.8%), Manufacturing (14.3%), Retail trade (12.7%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 76%
  • Government: 0%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 21%
  • Unpaid family work: 2%
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  • Races in Marion County, TX (2019)
    • 7,14065.3%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 2,37221.7%Black Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 4303.9%Hispanic or Latino
    • 1381.3%Two or more races
    • 400.4%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
    • 340.3%Asian alone
    • 120.1%American Indian and Alaska Native alone
Median resident age:

51.3 years
Texas median age:

35.1 years
Males: 4,979  (48.5%)
Females: 5,298  (51.5%)
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Average household size:
Marion County:

2.0 people
Texas:

3 people

Estimated median household income in 2019: $38,976 ($25,347 in 1999)
This county:

$38,976
Texas:

$64,034

Median contract rent in 2019 for apartments: $536 (lower quartile is $344, upper quartile is $668)
This county:

$536
State:

$929


Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $112,108 (it was $41,000 in 2000)
Marion:

$112,108
Texas:

$200,400
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $61,685 - $174,730
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,134
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $314

Institutionalized population: 167

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

  • Murders: 1
  • Rapes: 5
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 39
  • Burglaries: 84
  • Thefts: 95
  • Auto thefts: 27

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

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 9
  • Robberies: 1
  • Assaults: 15
  • Burglaries: 101
  • Thefts: 82
  • Auto thefts: 23
Marion County, TX map from a distance

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 3 buildings, average cost: $78,300
  • 1998: 2 buildings, average cost: $58,500
  • 1999: 1 building, cost: $60,000
  • 2000: 0 buildings
  • 2001: 1 building, cost: $17,500
  • 2002: 6 buildings, average cost: $51,800
  • 2003: 1 building, cost: $115,000
  • 2004: 1 building, cost: $163,000
  • 2005: 0 buildings
  • 2006: 7 buildings, average cost: $57,900
  • 2007: 4 buildings, average cost: $143,800
  • 2008: 3 buildings, average cost: $122,500
  • 2009: 4 buildings, average cost: $45,000
  • 2010: 5 buildings, average cost: $64,400
  • 2011: 2 buildings, average cost: $145,000
  • 2012: 4 buildings, average cost: $82,500
  • 2013: 4 buildings, average cost: $82,500
  • 2014: 2 buildings, average cost: $145,500
  • 2015: 1 building, cost: $156,000
  • 2016: 8 buildings, average cost: $75,000
  • 2017: 2 buildings, average cost: $92,500
  • 2018: 1 building, cost: $25,500
  • 2019: 4 buildings, average cost: $152,500
Number of permits per 10,000 Marion, TX residents
Average permit cost in Marion, TX
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $1,679 (1.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $542 (0.5%)

Distribution of median household income in Marion, TX in 2019
Distribution of house value in Marion, TX in 2019
Distribution of rent paid by renters in Marion, TX in 2019
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 17.7%
Marion County:

17.7%
Texas:

13.6%
(15.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 27.6% for Black residents, 12.6% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 45.5% for American Indian residents, 5.5% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2019: 51.3 years old
(Males: 51.2 years old, Females: 51.2 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 53.3 years old, Black residents: 47.8 years old, American Indian residents: 64.5 years old, Asian residents: 8.6 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 34.3 years old, Other race residents: 29.7 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Marion County is $406 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $499 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $681 a month.

Cities in this county include: Jefferson, Pine Harbor.

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: Camp County , Lee County, Alabama , Ventura County, California , Ellis County , Palo Pinto County .

Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

9.5%
Texas:

8.0%

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

Current college students: 238
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 85.8%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 15.1%

Number of foreign born residents: 220 (41.4% naturalized citizens)

Marion County:

2.1%
Whole state:

17.1%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 252010 or later
  • 882000 to 2009
  • 471990 to 1999
  • 231980 to 1989
  • 01970 to 1979
  • 23Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 32.9 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 42.2%

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

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 4,044
  • One, attached: 33
  • Two: 134
  • 3 or 4: 71
  • 5 to 9: 85
  • 10 to 19: 4
  • 20 or more: 9
  • Mobile homes: 2,098
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 26

Housing units in Marion County with a mortgage: 1,087 (9 second mortgage, 7 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 2,719

Here:

33.3% with mortgage
State:

56.1% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Marion County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant2,47719
Mainline Protestant4518
Catholic4071
Black Protestant3003
Other41
None6,907-
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: 1
Marion County:

0.94 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.47 / 10,000 pop.


Number of convenience stores (no gas): 3
This county:

2.81 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.11 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 7
Marion County:

6.55 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

3.95 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 5
This county:

4.68 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.13 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Marion County:

12.2%
Texas:

8.9%

Adult obesity rate:
Marion County:

29.2%
State:

26.6%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

15.1%
State:

15.7%

Agriculture in Marion County:

Average size of farms: 237 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $16,218
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $103.52
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 0.00%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 81.79%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $14,219
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 12.06%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 1.20%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $24,792
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 94.84%
Average age of principal farm operators: 60 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 11.24
Vegetables: 20 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 49 acres

Earthquake activity:

Marion County-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Texas state average. It is 403% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 11/6/2011 at 03:53:10, a magnitude 5.7 (5.7 MW, Depth: 3.2 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 232.5 miles away from Marion County center
On 5/17/2012 at 08:12:00, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 59.7 miles away from the county center
On 9/3/2016 at 12:02:44, a magnitude 5.8 (5.8 MW, Depth: 3.5 mi) earthquake occurred 289.3 miles away from the county center
On 9/2/2013 at 23:51:15, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MW, Depth: 2.9 mi) earthquake occurred 60.8 miles away from the county center
On 9/2/2013 at 21:52:38, a magnitude 4.2 (4.2 MW, Depth: 3.0 mi) earthquake occurred 57.3 miles away from Marion County center
On 1/25/2013 at 07:01:19, a magnitude 4.1 (4.1 MB, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 65.7 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), moment magnitude (MW)

Most recent natural disasters:

  • Texas Covid-19 Pandemic, Incident Period: January 20, 2020, FEMA Id: 4485, Natural disaster type: Other
  • Texas Severe Storms, Tornadoes, and Flooding, Incident Period: March 07, 2016 to March 29, 2016, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4266: March 19, 2016, FEMA Id: 4266, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • Texas Bear Creek Fire, Incident Period: September 04, 2011 to October 24, 2011, Fire Management Assistance Declared: September 06, 2011, FEMA Id: 2965, Natural disaster type: Fire
  • Texas Wildfires, Incident Period: August 30, 2011 to December 31, 2011, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4029: September 09, 2011, FEMA Id: 4029, Natural disaster type: Fire
  • Texas Hurricane Ike, Incident Period: September 07, 2008 to October 02, 2008, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1791: September 13, 2008, FEMA Id: 1791, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Texas Hurricane Rita, Incident Period: September 23, 2005 to October 14, 2005, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1606: September 24, 2005, FEMA Id: 1606, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Texas Hurricane Rita, Incident Period: September 20, 2005 to October 14, 2005, Emergency Declared EM-3261: September 21, 2005, FEMA Id: 3261, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Texas Hurricane Katrina, Incident Period: August 29, 2005 to October 01, 2005, Emergency Declared EM-3216: September 02, 2005, FEMA Id: 3216, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Texas Severe Winter Storm, Incident Period: December 12, 2000 to January 15, 2001, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1356: January 08, 2001, FEMA Id: 1356, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm
  • Texas Extreme Fire Hazards, Incident Period: August 01, 1999 to December 10, 1999, Emergency Declared EM-3142: September 01, 1999, FEMA Id: 3142, Natural disaster type: Fire
  • 4 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Marion County (14) is near the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Fires: 4, Floods: 4, Hurricanes: 4, Storms: 4, Tornadoes: 2, Winter Storm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Marion

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 1,873 (75.0%)
  • Carpooled: 316 (12.7%)
  • Bus: 10 (0.4%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 36 (1.4%)
  • Walked: 21 (0.8%)
  • Worked at home: 250 (10.0%)
Class of Workers in 2019
Most common industries in 2019 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2019


  • Health care and social assistance (24%)
  • Retail trade (19%)
  • Educational services (13%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
  • Construction (3%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (3%)

Most common industries for females in 2019


  • Health care and social assistance (26%)
  • Retail trade (21%)
  • Educational services (15%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
  • Construction (3%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (3%)

Most common occupations in 2019 (%)
Males Females
Most common occupations for males in 2019


  • Production occupations (16%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (12%)
  • Management occupations (11%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (10%)
  • Sales and related occupations (9%)
  • Material moving occupations (8%)
  • Transportation occupations (8%)

Most common occupations for females in 2019


  • Office and administrative support occupations (20%)
  • Sales and related occupations (14%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (10%)
  • Educational instruction, and library occupations (9%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (9%)
  • Management occupations (8%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (5%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • Mexico (53%)
  • Philippines (15%)
  • Cambodia (11%)
  • Germany (9%)
  • Russia (5%)
  • Colombia (4%)
  • Sweden (0%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Marion County


  • American (58%)
  • English (3%)
  • German (3%)
  • Irish (2%)
  • African (1%)
  • European (1%)
  • French (except Basque) (1%)

Owners and renters by unit type
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders
68 people in nursing homes
21 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
102 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
65 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $46,239.

9.18% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($42,806 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.18%
Texas average:

7.43%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
7.85% relocated from other counties in Texas ($36,194 average AGI)
1.34% relocated from other states ($6,612 average AGI)
Marion County:

1.34%
Texas average:

2.52%

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

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Harrison County, TX  1.96% ($31,394 average AGI)
from Gregg County, TX  1.28% ($42,977)
from Upshur County, TX  0.89% ($33,033)
from Cass County, TX  0.62% ($49,190)


8.42% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($38,039 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.42%
Texas average:

7.26%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
7.19% relocated to other counties in Texas ($31,004 average AGI)
1.23% relocated to other states ($7,036 average AGI)
Marion County:

1.23%
Texas average:

2.32%

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

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Harrison County, TX  1.95% ($37,385 average AGI)
to Gregg County, TX  1.32% ($28,795)
to Cass County, TX  0.87% ($37,379)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 10.9
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 10.1

Births per 1000 population in Marion County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 13.2
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 13.6
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2019: 15.7

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: 9.7

Infant deaths per 1000 population in Marion County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2018: 19.2%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2018: 11.0%
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: 2,383 (1,914 aged, 469 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 277 (13%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

Most common underlying causes of death in Marion County, Texas in 1999 - 2019:

  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (268)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (161)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (149)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (56)
  • Alzheimer disease, unspecified (30)
  • Other ill-defined and unspecified causes of mortality (20)
  • Unspecified diabetes mellitus, without complications (12)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 20%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 17%

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,224
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,114
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 46

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 9
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 46

Crimes per 100,000 population in 1996: 1

Household type by relationship:

Households: 10,277
  • Male householders: 2,506 (820 living alone), Female householders: 2,350 (929 living alone)
  • 2,301 spouses (2,301 opposite-sex spouses), 68 unmarried partners, (64 opposite-sex unmarried partners), 2,014 children (1,960 natural, 19 adopted, 32 stepchildren), 465 grandchildren, 97 brothers or sisters, 67 parents, 0 foster children, 201 other relatives, 92 non-relatives
  • In group quarters: 111

Size of family households: 1,712 2-persons, 645 3-persons, 223 4-persons, 326 5-persons, 35 6-persons, 38 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 1,750 1-person, 140 2-persons.

1,009 married couples with children.
283 single-parent households (26 men, 257 women).

96.6% of residents of Marion speak English at home.
3.0% of residents speak Spanish at home (42% speak English very well, 14% speak English well, 31% speak English not well, 13% don't speak English at all).
0.2% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (100% speak English very well).
0.6% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (69% speak English very well, 20% speak English not well, 11% don't speak English at all).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $79,093,000 ($7,116 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $6,121,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $31,194,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $14,476,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $139,000
Federal grants: $27,016,000
Federal procurement contracts: $3,606,000 ($3,242,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $2,661,000 ($1,279,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $69,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $972,000
Federal Government insurance: $2,377,000

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

Births: 601
Here:

55 per 1000 residents
State:

85 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 742
Here:

68 per 1000 residents
State:

35 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +21
Here:

+2 per 1000 residents
State:

+29 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: +172
Here:

+16 per 1000 residents
State:

+10 per 1000 residents
Population growth in Marion County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 1.76 millions of gallons per day (20% from ground, 80% from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

5.4
State:

6.3

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.6
State:

4.1

Year house built in Marion County, Texas
  • Year house built in Marion County, Texas
  • 1162014 or later
  • 1082010 to 2013
  • 7002000 to 2009
  • 1,2181990 to 1999
  • 9711980 to 1989
  • 1,2461970 to 1979
  • 1,0681960 to 1969
  • 3381950 to 1959
  • 2721940 to 1949
  • 3961939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Marion County, Texas
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Marion County, Texas
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Marion County, Texas
  • 181 room
  • 1312 rooms
  • 1893 rooms
  • 6454 rooms
  • 1,0305 rooms
  • 7936 rooms
  • 3547 rooms
  • 3468 rooms
  • 2619+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Marion County, Texas
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Marion County, Texas
  • 211 room
  • 572 rooms
  • 1453 rooms
  • 2804 rooms
  • 3265 rooms
  • 1706 rooms
  • 607 rooms
  • 238 rooms
  • 79+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Marion County, Texas
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Marion County, Texas
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Marion County, Texas
  • 30no bedroom
  • 3071 bedroom
  • 1,0902 bedrooms
  • 1,8623 bedrooms
  • 4074 bedrooms
  • 265+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Marion County, Texas
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Marion County, Texas
  • 21no bedroom
  • 1581 bedroom
  • 4382 bedrooms
  • 4233 bedrooms
  • 454 bedrooms
  • 75+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Marion County, Texas 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
  • 93no vehicle
  • 1,3121 vehicle
  • 1,2992 vehicles
  • 7623 vehicles
  • 2254 vehicles
  • 395+ 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
  • 151no vehicle
  • 5981 vehicle
  • 2282 vehicles
  • 1113 vehicles
  • 144 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles

90.1% of Marion County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 23% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 75% lived in Texas.

Marion County:

90.1%
State average:

84.4%

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

  • This state: 6,722
  • Other state: 3,231
  • Northeast: 335
  • Midwest: 814
  • South: 1,507
  • West: 564
Year householders moved into unit in Marion County, TX
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Marion County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 67.8%Electricity
  • 15.8%Utility gas
  • 13.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.5%Wood
  • 1.4%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 69.7%Electricity
  • 21.1%Utility gas
  • 7.2%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.3%Wood
  • 0.7%Other fuel

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 23
Here:

2.8%
Texas:

7.0%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 46
Here:

8.8%
Texas:

6.6%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 25
Here:

13.2%
Texas:

14.3%

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 2017:

  • Charges - Other: $384,000
    Solid Waste Management: $19,000
    Regular Highways: $12,000
    Air Transportation: $1,000
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $1,549,000
    Regular Highways: $1,442,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $870,000
    Financial Administration: $519,000
    Central Staff Services: $498,000
    General Public Buildings: $293,000
    Solid Waste Management: $135,000
    Correctional Institutions: $96,000
    Local Fire Protection: $58,000
    Corrections - Other: $56,000
    Air Transportation: $24,000
    Libraries: $7,000
    Health - Other: $4,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $3,000
    Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Other Purposes: $3,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $60,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Financial Administration: $137,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $89,000
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $174,000
    Interest Earnings: $67,000
    Rents: $16,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $6,000
    Royalties: $1,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Central Staff Services: $110,000
    Police Protection: $50,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $24,000
    Financial Administration: $9,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $4,212,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $77,000
    Highways: $23,000
    General Local Government Support: $17,000
  • Tax - Property: $3,698,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $631,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $297,000
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $4,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $1,788,000

Marion County government finances - Revenue in 2017:

  • Charges - Other: $384,000
    Solid Waste Management: $19,000
    Regular Highways: $12,000
    Air Transportation: $1,000
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $1,549,000
    Regular Highways: $1,442,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $870,000
    Financial Administration: $519,000
    Central Staff Services: $498,000
    General Public Buildings: $293,000
    Solid Waste Management: $135,000
    Correctional Institutions: $96,000
    Local Fire Protection: $58,000
    Corrections - Other: $56,000
    Air Transportation: $24,000
    Libraries: $7,000
    Health - Other: $4,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $3,000
    Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Other Purposes: $3,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $60,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Financial Administration: $137,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $89,000
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $174,000
    Interest Earnings: $67,000
    Rents: $16,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $6,000
    Royalties: $1,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Central Staff Services: $110,000
    Police Protection: $50,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $24,000
    Financial Administration: $9,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $4,212,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $77,000
    Highways: $23,000
    General Local Government Support: $17,000
  • Tax - Property: $3,698,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $631,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $297,000
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $4,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $1,788,000

Marion County government finances - Debt in 2017:

  • Charges - Other: $384,000
    Solid Waste Management: $19,000
    Regular Highways: $12,000
    Air Transportation: $1,000
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $1,549,000
    Regular Highways: $1,442,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $870,000
    Financial Administration: $519,000
    Central Staff Services: $498,000
    General Public Buildings: $293,000
    Solid Waste Management: $135,000
    Correctional Institutions: $96,000
    Local Fire Protection: $58,000
    Corrections - Other: $56,000
    Air Transportation: $24,000
    Libraries: $7,000
    Health - Other: $4,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $3,000
    Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Other Purposes: $3,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $60,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Financial Administration: $137,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $89,000
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $174,000
    Interest Earnings: $67,000
    Rents: $16,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $6,000
    Royalties: $1,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Central Staff Services: $110,000
    Police Protection: $50,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $24,000
    Financial Administration: $9,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $4,212,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $77,000
    Highways: $23,000
    General Local Government Support: $17,000
  • Tax - Property: $3,698,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $631,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $297,000
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $4,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $1,788,000

Marion County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2017:

  • Charges - Other: $384,000
    Solid Waste Management: $19,000
    Regular Highways: $12,000
    Air Transportation: $1,000
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $1,549,000
    Regular Highways: $1,442,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $870,000
    Financial Administration: $519,000
    Central Staff Services: $498,000
    General Public Buildings: $293,000
    Solid Waste Management: $135,000
    Correctional Institutions: $96,000
    Local Fire Protection: $58,000
    Corrections - Other: $56,000
    Air Transportation: $24,000
    Libraries: $7,000
    Health - Other: $4,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $3,000
    Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Other Purposes: $3,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $60,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Financial Administration: $137,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $89,000
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $174,000
    Interest Earnings: $67,000
    Rents: $16,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $6,000
    Royalties: $1,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Central Staff Services: $110,000
    Police Protection: $50,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $24,000
    Financial Administration: $9,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $4,212,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $77,000
    Highways: $23,000
    General Local Government Support: $17,000
  • Tax - Property: $3,698,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $631,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $297,000
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $4,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $1,788,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 468
  • Number of aged recipients: 81
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 387
  • Number of recipients under 18: 33
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 280
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 155
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 208
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 188
Most common first names in Marion County, TX among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James10073.2 years
William7373.6 years
Mary7077.1 years
John6475.1 years
Charles4772.3 years
Robert4670.6 years
Willie3976.0 years
George3875.0 years
Annie3285.0 years
Thomas3072.2 years
Most common last names in Marion County, TX among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith9272.3 years
Williams6676.8 years
Johnson4976.7 years
Davis3776.2 years
Jones3477.6 years
Moore3168.9 years
Wilson3078.1 years
Brown2975.0 years
Allen2972.2 years
Jackson2978.4 years
Businesses in Marion County, TX
NameCountNameCount
Chevrolet1Nike1
Dairy Queen1SONIC Drive-In1
FedEx1U-Haul1
H&R Block1UPS1
McDonald's1

Marion County on our top lists:

  • #64 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest number of deaths per 1000 residents 2007-2013"