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People

Total Population 3,004
Male Share of the Population 46.8%
Female Share of the Population 53.2%
Senior Citizens 22.2%
Employed Population 16+ 1,084
Age of the Population 43

Families

% of people married 43.9%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 9.1%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $43,125
% Above Poverty Level 71%
% Below Poverty Level 29%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 20 minutes
% Working from Home 1.3%
% Walking and Biking to Work 2.8%
% Using Public Transportation 0.9%

Housing

People Living Alone 41.3%
Median Gross Rent $494
Median House Value $62,700

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 20.5%
US/American 0%
English 10.4%
Irish 12.4%

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

Marion Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 52 miles SW of Evansville, Indiana (center to center)
Nearest Large City 108 miles NW of Nashville, Tennessee
County Crittenden
Standard Zip Codes 42064
Phone Area Codes 270
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 37.332
Longitude -88.081

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 PROVIDENCE
Distance 17.9 miles
Jan Temp 22 to 41 F
Apr Temp 43 to 69 F
Jul Temp 67 to 90 F
Oct Temp 45 to 71 F
Annual Precip 43.6 inches
Station SMITHLAND LOCK & DAM
Distance 22.5 miles
Jan Temp 24 to 41 F
Apr Temp 45 to 68 F
Jul Temp 69 to 89 F
Oct Temp 46 to 70 F
Annual Precip 47 inches
Station GILBERTSVILLE KY DAM
Distance 24.1 miles
Jan Temp 27 to 45 F
Apr Temp 47 to 72 F
Jul Temp 70 to 94 F
Oct Temp 50 to 74 F
Annual Precip 51 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

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

Frances (42064)

Levias (42064)

Mattoon (42064)

Mexico (42064)

New Salem (42064)

Repton (42064)

Sheridan (42064)

Tribune (42064)

Winslow Park (42064)

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

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Clay 1,048 $51,583
Eddyville 2,603 $50,040
Fredonia 494 $52,321
Salem 809 $43,958
Sturgis 2,098 $39,321
Wheatcroft 153 $39,688

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

Marion Public Libraries

Library
Crittenden County Public Library
204 WEST CARLISLE STREET
Marion, Kentucky
(270) 965-3354

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Marion Hospitals

CRITTENDEN HEALTH SYSTEMS
(Proprietary)
HIGHWAY 60 S BOX 386
(270) 965-5281
Emergency Service: Yes

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Marion High Schools

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CRITTENDEN COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL
519 1/2 WEST GUM ST
270-965-2248
Serves 404 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 15.2

CRITTENDEN COUNTY ALTERNATIVE PROGRAM
627 ELM ST
270-965-4281
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