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Population (year 2000): 16,035. Estimated population in July 2005: 17,104 (+6.7% change)
Males: 7,500 (46.8%), Females: 8,535 (53.2%)

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Median resident age: 39.6 years
Median household income: $30,364 (year 2000)
Median house value: $67,100 (year 2000)

Marion, IL residents, houses, and apartments details

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Races in Marion:

  • White Non-Hispanic (92.0%)
  • Black (4.3%)
  • Hispanic (1.6%)
  • Two or more races (1.2%)
  • American Indian (0.6%)

Ancestries: German (15.4%), English (13.1%), United States (11.1%), Irish (11.1%), Italian (3.4%), Scotch-Irish (2.4%).

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Land area: 12.8 square miles

Marion,

For population 25 years and over in Marion

  • High school or higher: 79.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 16.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.3%
  • Unemployed: 6.6%
  • Mean travel time to work: 18.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Marion city

  • Never married: 19.0%
  • Now married: 54.8%
  • Separated: 1.1%
  • Widowed: 10.6%
  • Divorced: 14.5%

0.9% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: +1,251 (+8.5%).




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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: IN Evansville, (96.3 miles www.HomeGain.com )

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Louis, MO St. (109.5 miles www.ZipRealty.com )

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: IL Chicago, (297.0 miles pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: IL (2.7 miles Spillertown, IL (4.0 miles Whiteash, City, IL (6.3 miles Johnston IL (6.4 miles Pittsburg, IL (7.2 miles Energy, IL Herrin, (8.4 miles IL (9.4 miles Crainville, Springs, IL (9.9 miles Creal


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1996: 61 buildings, average cost: $94,200
  • 1997: 58 buildings, average cost: $93,600
  • 1998: 66 buildings, average cost: $93,700
  • 1999: 67 buildings, average cost: $93,700
  • 2000: 64 buildings, average cost: $93,700
  • 2001: 62 buildings, average cost: $93,700
  • 2002: 81 buildings, average cost: $116,300
  • 2003: 86 buildings, average cost: $114,000
  • 2004: 94 buildings, average cost: $145,200
  • 2005: 78 buildings, average cost: $155,500

Latitude: 37.73 N, Longitude: 88.93 W

Area code: 618


Marion, Illinois business data: stores, dealers, real estate agents, wholesalers, restaurants...

Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (24.1%), Retail trade (16.7%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: +5,359 (+33.4%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 4,021 (58.5%)


 

Crime in Marion by Year

Type 2001 2002 2003 2004
Murders 1 1 1 0
    per 100,000 6.2 6.2 6.2 0.0
Rapes 13 13 13 11
    per 100,000 81.1 81.1 81.1 68.6
Robberies 10 8 10 13
    per 100,000 62.4 49.9 62.4 81.1
Assaults 32 31 32 35
    per 100,000 199.6 193.3 199.6 218.3
Burglaries 140 154 140 178
    per 100,000 873.1 960.4 873.1 1110.1
Thefts 695 749 695 755
    per 100,000 4334.3 4671.0 4334.3 4708.5
Auto thefts 33 35 33 61
    per 100,000 205.8 218.3 205.8 380.4
348.2 363.8 348.2 391.9


Average climate in Marion, Illinois

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Marion,

Marion-area historical tornado activity is near Illinois state average. It is 90% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/29/1982, a category 4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 6.9 miles away from the Marion city center killed 10 people and injured 181 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.

On 12/18/1957, a category 5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 29.7 miles away from the city center killed one person and injured 6 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.


Hospital/medical center in Marion:
  • MARION MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (917 W MAIN)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Marion:
  • HERRIN HOSPITAL (about 9 miles; HERRIN, IL)
  • MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (about 19 miles; CARBONDALE, IL)
  • FRANKLIN HOSPITAL (about 19 miles; BENTON, IL)

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Marion:
  • WILLIAMSON COUNTY REGIONAL (about 6 miles; MARION, IL; ID: MWA)
  • SOUTHERN ILLINOIS (about 23 miles; CARBONDALE/MURPHYSBORO, IL; ID: MDH)
  • MOUNT VERNON (about 41 miles; MOUNT VERNON, IL; ID: MVN)
Other public-use airports nearest to Marion:
  • BENTON MUNI (about 19 miles; BENTON, IL; ID: H96)
  • HARRISBURG-RALEIGH (about 28 miles; HARRISBURG, IL; ID: HSB)
  • PINCKNEYVILLE-DU QUOIN (about 34 miles; PINCKNEYVILLE, IL; ID: PJY)

Amtrak station near Marion:
  • 20 miles: CARBONDALE (401 S. ILLINOIS AVE.). Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for car rental service, call for taxi service, intercity bus service, public transit connection.

Local government website:

Local government employment and payroll (March 2002)

Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Fire - Other 1 $2,331 $27,972 0 $0
Police - Other 9 $23,008 $30,677 1 $1,486
Firefighters 21 $77,514 $44,293 0 $0
Streets and Highways 15 $44,579 $35,663 0 $0
Welfare 5 $11,269 $27,045 2 $939
Solid Waste Management 1 $2,978 $35,736 0 $0
Sewerage 12 $39,206 $39,206 0 $0
Parks and Recreation 5 $11,274 $27,057 3 $2,916
Water Supply 20 $61,536 $36,921 1 $593
Local Libraries 8 $16,477 $24,715 5 $5,763
Other and Unallocable 5 $18,177 $43,624 1 $1,395
Police Protection - Officers 22 $83,993 $45,814 0 $0
Other Government Administration 10 $21,232 $25,478 0 $0
Financial Administration 2 $6,744 $40,464 1 $961
Totals for Government 136 $420,317 $37,086 14 $14,052


College/University in Marion:
  • TREND BEAUTY COLLEGE (Full-time enrollment: 13; Location: 21 TOWN AND COUNTY SHOPPING CTR; Private, for-profit)
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Marion:
  • JOHN A LOGAN COLLEGE (about 11 miles; CARTERVILLE, IL; Full-time enrollment: 4,255)
  • SOUTHERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY-CARBONDALE (about 19 miles; CARBONDALE, IL; FT enrollment: 19,742)
  • SOUTHEAST MISSOURI STATE UNIVERSITY (about 53 miles; CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO; FT enrollment: 7,227)
  • MURRAY STATE UNIVERSITY (about 89 miles; MURRAY, KY; FT enrollment: 7,676)
  • SOUTHWESTERN ILLINOIS COLLEGE (about 89 miles; BELLEVILLE, IL; FT enrollment: 7,333)
  • UNIVERSITY OF SOUTHERN INDIANA (about 91 miles; EVANSVILLE, IN; FT enrollment: 7,510)
  • UNIVERSITY OF EVANSVILLE (about 98 miles; EVANSVILLE, IN; FT enrollment: 2,440)
Public high schools in Marion:
  • MARION HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,216; Location: 1501 S CARBON ST; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • CRAB ORCHARD HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 120; Location: 19189 CORY BAILEY RD; Grades: 09 - 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Marion:
  • MARION JR HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 842; Location: 1609 W MAIN ST; Grades: 05 - 08)
  • WASHINGTON ELEM SCHOOL (Students: 650; Location: 420 E MAIN ST; Grades: PK - 05)
  • LINCOLN ELEM SCHOOL (Students: 427; Location: 400 MORNINGSIDE; Grades: KG - 05)
  • LONGFELLOW ELEM SCHOOL (Students: 348; Location: 1400 W HENDRICKSON; Grades: PK - 05)
  • JEFFERSON ELEM SCHOOL (Students: 304; Location: 700 EAST BLVD; Grades: PK - 08)
  • CRAB ORCHARD ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 277; Location: 19189 CORY BAILEY ST; Grades: KG - 08)
Private primary/middle school in Marion:
  • MARION SEVENTH DAY ADVENTIST S (Students: 13; Location: 9314 OLD ROUTE 13; Grades: 1 - 8)
Libraries in Marion:
  • MARION CARNEGIE LIB. (Operating income: $521,547; Location: 206 SOUTH MARKET ST.; 57,707 books; 1,384 audio materials; 357 video materials; 60 serial subscriptions)
  • CRAB ORCHARD P.L.D. (Operating income: $70,217; Location: 19229 BAILEY ST.; 17,183 books; 412 audio materials; 272 video materials; 49 serial subscriptions)

Notable locations in Marion: Southern Illinois Country Club (A), Williamson County Courthouse (B), Marion Cultural and Civic Center (C), Marion City Hall (D), Marion Carnegie Library (E).

Churches in Marion include: Aldersgate United Methodist Church (A), Apostolic House of Worship (B), Second Baptist Church (C), Bethel African Methodist Episcopal Church (D), Saint Josephs Catholic Church (E), First Christian Church (F), First Church of Christ Scientist (G), First Church of the Nazarene (H).

Cemeteries: McAlpin Cemetery (1), Camp Ground Cemetery (2), Independent Order of Oddfellows Cemetery (3), Rose Hill Cemetery (4), Maplewood Cemetery (5), Perry Cemetery (6).

Reservoir: Saluki Lake (A).

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Maple Branch (A).

Parks in Marion include: Edwards Field (1), John W Jones Park (2), Pamela Park (3), Pyramid Park (4), Ray Fosse Park (5), Russell Street Park (6), Ashley Park (7), Tower Square Plaza (8), Williamson County Fairgrounds (9).

Post office: (A).  


Marion compared to Illinois state average:
  • Black race population percentage below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.

Strongest AM radio stations in Marion:
  • WDDD (810 AM; 10 kW; JOHNSTON CITY, IL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WGGH (1150 AM; 5 kW; MARION, IL)
  • WFRX (1300 AM; 1 kW; WEST FRANKFORT, IL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WJPF (1340 AM; 1 kW; HERRIN, IL; Owner: ZRG OF ILLINOIS, INC.)
  • KXEN (1010 AM; 50 kW; FESTUS-ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: BDJ RADIO ENTERPRISES, LLC)
  • KMOX (1120 AM; 50 kW; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WILY (1210 AM; daytime; 10 kW; CENTRALIA, IL; Owner: W. RUSSELL WITHERS, JR.)
  • WMIX (940 AM; 5 kW; MOUNT VERNON, IL; Owner: WITHERS BROADCASTING CO OF ILLINOIS)
  • WPAD (1560 AM; 10 kW; PADUCAH, KY; Owner: BRISTOL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KZIM (960 AM; 5 kW; CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO; Owner: ZIMMER RADIO OF MID-MISSOURI, INC)
  • WSDZ (1260 AM; 20 kW; BELLEVILLE, IL)
  • WSM (650 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: GAYLORD ENTERTAINMENT COMPANY)
  • WCIL (1020 AM; daytime; 1 kW; CARBONDALE, IL; Owner: LYLE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in Marion:
  • WDDD-FM (107.3 FM; MARION, IL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WVZA (92.7 FM; HERRIN, IL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WQUL (97.7 FM; WEST FRANKFORT, IL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WOOZ-FM (99.9 FM; HARRISBURG, IL; Owner: ZIMMER COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WCIL-FM (101.5 FM; CARBONDALE, IL; Owner: LYLE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WXLT (103.5 FM; CHRISTOPHER, IL; Owner: ZRG OF ILLINOIS, INC.)
  • WAWJ (90.1 FM; MARION, IL; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • WQRL (106.3 FM; BENTON, IL; Owner: DANA COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • WBVN (104.5 FM; CARRIER MILLS, IL; Owner: KENNETH W. AND JANE A. ANDERSON)
  • WISH-FM (98.9 FM; GALATIA, IL; Owner: GALATIA FM JOINT VENTURE)
  • WUEZ (95.1 FM; CARTERVILLE, IL; Owner: ZRG OF ILLINOIS, INC.)
  • WSIU (91.9 FM; CARBONDALE, IL; Owner: SOUTHERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY)

TV broadcast stations around Marion:
  • WSIL-TV (Channel 3; HARRISBURG, IL; Owner: WSIL-TV, INC.)
  • W15BU (Channel 17; JOHNSTON CITY, IL; Owner: THREE ANGELS BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WDKA (Channel 49; PADUCAH, KY; Owner: WDKA ACQUISITION CORPORATION)
  • WTCT (Channel 27; MARION, IL; Owner: TRI-STATE CHRISTIAN TV, INC.)
  • WPSD-TV (Channel 6; PADUCAH, KY; Owner: WPSD-TV, LLC)
  • KFVS-TV (Channel 12; CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO; Owner: RAYCOM AMERICA, INC.)
  • KBSI (Channel 23; CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO; Owner: KBSI LICENSEE L.P.)
  • WSIU-TV (Channel 8; CARBONDALE, IL; Owner: BOARD OF TRUSTEES SOUTHERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY)
  • W10AH (Channel 10; CARBONDALE, IL; Owner: WPSD-TV, LLC)

To understand how the electorate votes by state, you have to understand the demographics of the cities and counties in each of those states. As pollsters, we try to keep all of the important variables such as income, gender, and race consistent.

Source: City-Data.com


 

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