Marion, AR

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Living in Marion

Marion is a somewhat small city located in the state of Arkansas. With a population of 12,310 people and five constituent neighborhoods, Marion is the 32nd largest community in Arkansas.

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 managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Marion who work in office and administrative support (13.44%), management occupations (11.01%), and healthcare (10.60%).

In terms of college education, Marion is somewhat better educated than the 21.84% who have a 4-year degree or higher in the typical US community: 28.79% of adults 25 and older in the city have at least a bachelor's degree.

The per capita income in Marion in 2018 was $29,323, which is wealthy relative to Arkansas, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $117,292 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 Irish, German, English, European, and Scots-Irish.

The most common language spoken in Marion is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Tagalog.