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Marion is a town in Plymouth County, in the Boston-Cambridge-Quincy metro area.

The community was named after Gen. Francis Marion, Revolutionary War hero

The latitude of Marion is 41.7N. The longitude is -70.763W.

It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 0 feet.

The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 5,123.


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Median household income
Local
$61,250
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Marion demographic reports
Marion is on Buzzards Bay
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 4. The number of murders and homicides was 0. The violent crime rate was 0.8 per 1,000 people.
Well-known residents have included:
· Geraldo Rivera, TV journalist
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was on par with the national average. (See library links below.)
Songs:
· "Entering Marion"

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6% of Marion residents report German ancestry, and 23% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Marion ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Marion was $37,265, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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49% of Marion residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Marion, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $703.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,364.


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Libraries in Marion include Elizabeth Taber Memorial Library ... View libraries

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Newspapers in Marion include Mattapoisett Wanderer

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The average commute time for Marion workers is 27 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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