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People

Total Population 6,833
Male Share of the Population 44.2%
Female Share of the Population 55.8%
Senior Citizens 15.1%
Employed Population 16+ 1,907
Age of the Population 33

Families

% of people married 33%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 16.2%
Median Earnings25+ $21,145
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $8,548
Median Earnings With High School Degree $9,560

Wealth

Median Family Income $35,481
% Above Poverty Level 53%
% Below Poverty Level 47%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 26 minutes
% Working from Home 0.9%
% Walking and Biking to Work 0%
% Using Public Transportation 3.1%

Housing

People Living Alone 30.1%
Median Gross Rent $485
Median House Value $98,500

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 74.2%
US/American 0%
English 3.7%
Irish 1.7%

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 6,731 $34,286
Latta 1,237 $44,922
Mullins 4,593 $36,518
Nichols 389 $36,328
Pamplico 1,132 $46,875
Sellers 117 $27,813

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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