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People

Total Population 6,793
Male Share of the Population 45.9%
Female Share of the Population 54.1%
Senior Citizens 14.8%
Employed Population 16+ 1,919
Age of the Population 36

Families

% of people married 37%
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 $36,521
% Above Poverty Level 61.2%
% Below Poverty Level 38.8%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 27 minutes
% Working from Home 1%
% Walking and Biking to Work 0%
% Using Public Transportation 1.6%

Housing

People Living Alone 27.4%
Median Gross Rent $446
Median House Value $94,600

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 72.2%
US/American 0%
English 2.3%
Irish 2.4%

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

Marion Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 67 miles SW of Fayetteville, North Carolina (center to center)
Nearest Large City 109 miles SE of Charlotte, North Carolina
County Marion
Standard Zip Codes 29571
Phone Area Codes 843
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 34.178
Longitude -79.4

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
Distance 0.8 miles
Jan Temp 32 to 54 F
Apr Temp 48 to 74 F
Jul Temp 69 to 91 F
Oct Temp 49 to 75 F
Annual Precip 48.9 inches
Station FLORENCE RGNL AP
Distance 19.1 miles
Jan Temp 35 to 55 F
Apr Temp 51 to 75 F
Jul Temp 72 to 91 F
Oct Temp 53 to 75 F
Annual Precip 44.7 inches
Station LAKE CITY 2 SE
Distance 29.6 miles
Jan Temp 32 to 56 F
Apr Temp 47 to 76 F
Jul Temp 69 to 92 F
Oct Temp 50 to 76 F
Annual Precip 49.1 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Dillon 6,705 $35,970
Latta 1,242 $45,000
Mullins 4,560 $38,627
Nichols 355 $46,250
Pamplico 1,181 $50,625
Sellers 191 $0

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

Marion Public Libraries

Library
Marion County Library
101 EAST COURT STREET
Marion, South Carolina
(843) 423-8300
Library Web Site

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Marion Hospitals

MARION COUNTY MEDICAL CENTER
(Voluntary non-profit - Other)
2829 E HWY 76 PO BOX 1150
(843) 431-2000
Emergency Service: Yes

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Marion High Schools

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MARION HIGH SCHOOL
1205 S MAIN STREET
843-423-2571
A Title I School.
Serves 864 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 17.6

CREEK BRIDGE HIGH SCHOOL
6641 SOUTH HIGHWAY 41
843-362-3500
Serves 445 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 14.8

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