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Marion is a city in Williamson County.
It is the county seat. [NOTE: This is not the only community in Illinois named Marion. For links to other places called Marion, IL, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Marion is 37.730N. The longitude is -88.933W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 423 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 16,624.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Marion demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Williamson 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 62922 ZIP code.
19% of Marion residents report German ancestry, and 14% 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 $19,073, compared with $21,587 nationally.
17% 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 $338. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $715.
Libraries in Marion include Crab Orchard Public Library, Marion Carnegie Library ... View libraries
Newspapers in Marion include Marion Daily Republican
TV stations in Marion include WTCT.
Williamson County 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 18 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
A total of 7 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Marion between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
This is a rate of 4.4 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was slightly higher than the national norm.
Hotels in Marion include Best Inns, Comfort Inn Marion, Comfort Suites, Days Inn, Drury Inn Marion, Econo Lodge Marion, Holiday Inn Express Marion, Motel 6, Red Carpet Inn & Suites Marion, Super 8 Motel.
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