Marion is a somewhat small city located in the state of Arkansas. With a population of 12,292 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 managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Marion who work in management occupations (14.22%), office and administrative support (13.62%), and sales jobs (9.46%).
Being a small city, Marion does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.
The citizens of Marion are slightly better educated than the national average of 21.84% for all cities and towns, with 23.78% of adults in Marion having a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Marion in 2010 was $26,994, which is wealthy relative to Arkansas, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $107,976 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, English, European, and French .
The most common language spoken in Marion is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and French.