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People

Total Population 3,551
Male Share of the Population 44%
Female Share of the Population 56%
Senior Citizens 14.4%
Employed Population 16+ 1,068
Age of the Population 23

Families

% of people married 24%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 17.8%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $47,235
% Above Poverty Level 67%
% Below Poverty Level 33%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 22 minutes
% Working from Home 0.8%
% Walking and Biking to Work 8.7%
% Using Public Transportation 0.5%

Housing

People Living Alone 22.7%
Median Gross Rent $602
Median House Value $110,400

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 41.9%
US/American 0%
English 3.3%
Irish 3.2%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Marion Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 42 miles S of Tuscaloosa, Alabama (center to center)
Nearest Large City 186 miles SW of Atlanta, Georgia
County Perry
Standard Zip Codes 36756
Phone Area Codes 334
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 32.632
Longitude -87.319

Marion Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station MARION JUNCTION 2 NE
Distance 12.5 miles
Jan Temp 33 to 55 F
Apr Temp 49 to 75 F
Jul Temp 70 to 92 F
Oct Temp 51 to 77 F
Annual Precip 55 inches
Station CENTREVILLE 6 SW
Distance 17 miles
Jan Temp 32 to 55 F
Apr Temp 49 to 76 F
Jul Temp 69 to 92 F
Oct Temp 51 to 76 F
Annual Precip 59.7 inches
Station SELMA
Distance 23.1 miles
Jan Temp 37 to 57 F
Apr Temp 51 to 76 F
Jul Temp 71 to 92 F
Oct Temp 53 to 78 F
Annual Precip 52.8 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Marion, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Sprott (36756)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Brent 4,898 $35,313
Greensboro 2,485 $33,672
Newbern 160 $0
Orrville 110 $28,438
Selma 19,987 $29,380
Uniontown 2,841 $23,281

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Marion Public Libraries

Library
Marion-perry County Library
202 WASHINGTON STREET
Marion, Alabama
(334) 683-6411

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Marion High Schools

MARION HIGH SCHOOL
HIGHWAY 14 W
334-683-6741
A Title I School.
Serves 544 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 17.8

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