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Demographics

People

Total Population5,891
Male Share of the Population47.6%
Female Share of the Population52.4%
Senior Citizens21.9%
Employed Population 16+2,151
Age of the Population46

Families

% of people married42.2%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher15.5%
Median Earnings25+$26,677
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$18,822
Median Earnings With High School Degree$18,828

Wealth

Median Family Income$42,908
% Above Poverty Level75%
% Below Poverty Level25%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time15 minutes
% Working from Home0.9%
% Walking and Biking to Work4.1%
% Using Public Transportation5%

Housing

People Living Alone40.3%
Median Gross Rent$526
Median House Value$107,800

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)13.7%
German10.9%
English10.7%
Irish9.7%
Scottish2.6%
Italian1.8%
Austrian1%
Welsh0.8%
Dutch0.8%
West Indian0.7%
Haitian0.6%
Russian0.5%
Polish0.4%
Danishn0.4%
Norwegian0.2%
Swiss0.2%
French Except Basque0.2%
Hungarian0.2%
Greek0.1%
African0.1%
Finnish0.1%
Lithuanian0.1%
Swedish0.1%
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Marion Almanac

CategoryValue
County Smyth County
Standard Zip Codes24354
Phone Area Codes276
Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Approximate Latitude36.83
Approximate Longitude-81.51

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)

StationMARION
Distance1.3 miles
Jan Temp23 to 43 F
Apr Temp38 to 67 F
Jul Temp60 to 84 F
Oct Temp39 to 68 F
Annual Precip45 inches
StationWYTHEVILLE 1 S
Distance24 miles
Jan Temp20 to 42 F
Apr Temp36 to 64 F
Jul Temp58 to 83 F
Oct Temp37 to 67 F
Annual Precip37.8 inches
StationRICHLANDS
Distance24.2 miles
Jan Temp21 to 42 F
Apr Temp37 to 64 F
Jul Temp61 to 84 F
Oct Temp39 to 66 F
Annual Precip40.4 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Chilhowie1,936$48,413
Glade Spring1,527$58,651
Rural Retreat1,586$61,094
Saltville2,257$35,250
Tazewell4,470$61,759
Troutdale143$32,500

Marion Public Libraries

Smyth-bland Regional Library
118 SOUTH SHEFFEY STREET
Marion, Virginia
(276) 783-2323

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Marion Hospitals

Smyth County Community Hospital
(Non-profit)
565 Radio Hill Road
(276) 782-1234
Smyth County Community Hospital
(Government - Local)
245 Medical Park Drive
(276) 378-1200

Marion Public Schools

Marion Elem
188 Star Mountain Dr
ZIP: 24354
(276) 783-3021
Primary
Total Enrollment 392
Marion Middle
134 Wilden St
ZIP: 24354
(276) 783-4466
Middle
Total Enrollment 519
Marion Senior High
848 Stage St
ZIP: 24354
(276) 783-4731
High
Total Enrollment 691
Oak Point Elem
138 Oak Point Dr
ZIP: 24354
(276) 783-2609
Primary
Total Enrollment 460
Smyth Co. Career & Tech. Ctr.
147 Fox Valley Rd
ZIP: 24354
(276) 646-8117
Southwestern Va Mental Health Institute
340 Bagley Circle
ZIP: 24354
(276) 783-1222
Other
Sugar Grove Combined
848 Stage St
ZIP: 24354
(276) 783-2459
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