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Marion is a city in Linn County, in the Cedar Rapids metro area.

The community was named after Gen. Francis Marion, known as the "Swamp Fox."

The latitude of Marion is 42.034N. The longitude is -91.597W.

It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 850 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 28,756.


INCOME SNAPSHOT
Median household income
Local
$48,591
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Marion demographic reports
Marion is on Indian Creek.
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 27. The number of murders and homicides was 0. The violent crime rate was 1 per 1,000 people.
Coffee: National and regional coffee companies with outlets here include Starbucks
Local festivals include:
  • Arts Festival - May 19, 2007
Dates often change. Check Marion web sites and events links in the sections below.
Nearby parks & recreation: Palisades-Kepler State Park
Historic sites and museums: Granger House Museum, Marion Heritage Center
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was above 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 Linn County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Cedar Rapids area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 52402 ZIP code.

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Ancestry & family history

35% 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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Economy

At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Marion was $23,158, compared with $21,587 nationally.

Education

29% of Marion residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

Entertainment
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Fairs, festivals & other events
Marion festival dates:

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Housing & real estate

Median rent in Marion, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $397.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,007.


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

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Politics

Linn County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Marion political report.

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Traffic

The average commute time for Marion workers is 19 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

A total of 2 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 .8 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.

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Hotels in Marion include Microtel Inn & Suites Marion.

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