Marion is a somewhat small city located in the state of Arkansas. With a population of 12,440 people and five constituent neighborhoods, Marion is the 32nd largest community in Arkansas.
Marion real estate is some of the most expensive in Arkansas, although Marion house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.
Unlike some cities, Marion isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Marion are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Marion is a city of professionals, sales and office workers, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Marion who work in office and administrative support (13.45%), management occupations (10.91%), and healthcare (10.85%).
The overall education level of Marion is somewhat higher than in the average US city of 21.84%: 28.20% of adults 25 and older in the city have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Marion in 2010 was $28,354, which is wealthy relative to Arkansas, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $113,416 for a family of four. However, Marion contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Marion is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Marion home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Marion residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Marion include English, German, Irish, European, and Scots-Irish.
The most common language spoken in Marion is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Tagalog.