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Marion is a city in Crittenden County.

Marion is in the Pennyroyal region.

It is the county seat.

The community was named for Revolutionary War Gen. Francis Marion.

The latitude of Marion is 37.332N. The longitude is -88.081W.

It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 594 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 3,087.


INCOME SNAPSHOT
Median household income
Local
$23,854
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Marion demographic reports
Local festivals include:
  • Crittenden County Fair - July 30-Aug. 4, 2007
  • Heritage Days - Oct. 19-20, 2007
Dates often change. Check Marion web sites and events links in the sections below.
Historic sites and museums: Bob Wheeler Historical Museum
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was below the national average. (See library links below.)

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Sections below provide additional information and links about Marion demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Crittenden County 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 42064 ZIP code.

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Ancestry & family history

9% of Marion residents report German ancestry, and 21% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Marion ancestry & family history guide.

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Economy

At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Marion was $14,766, compared with $21,587 nationally.

Education

9% of Marion residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Housing & real estate

Median rent in Marion, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $239.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $522.


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Libraries in Marion include Crittenden County Public Library ... View libraries

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Newspapers in Marion include Crittenden Press

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Politics

Crittenden County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Marion political report.

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The average commute time for Marion workers is 20 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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