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Marion is in Union Parish, in the Monroe metro area.
The community was named for Gen. Francis Marion
The latitude of Marion is 32.901N. The longitude is -92.241W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 180 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 808.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Marion demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Union Parish economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 71260 ZIP code.
2% of Marion residents report German ancestry, and 2% 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 $10,119, compared with $21,587 nationally.
9% 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 $202. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $711.
Union Parish supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Marion political report.
The average commute time for Marion workers is 29 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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