Marion is a very small city located in the state of Wisconsin. With a population of 1,220 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Marion is the 320th largest community in Wisconsin.
When you are in Marion, you'll notice that it is more blue-collar than most other communities in America. 41.58% of Marion’s employed work in blue-collar jobs, while America averages only 27.7% that do. Overall, Marion is a city of sales and office workers, production and manufacturing workers, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Marion who work in office and administrative support (15.05%), sales jobs (12.01%), and food service (5.91%).
Residents will find that the city is relatively quiet. This is because it is not over-populated, and it has fewer college students, renters, and young children - all of whom can be noisy at times. So, if you're looking for a relatively peaceful place to live, Marion is worth considering.
As is often the case in a small city, Marion doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.
The rate of college-level education in Marion is quite a bit lower than the national average among all cities of 21.84%: just 10.43% of people here over 25 have a bachelor's degree or an advanced degree.
The per capita income in Marion in 2010 was $22,568, which is lower middle income relative to Wisconsin, and middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $90,272 for a family of four. However, Marion contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
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 Native American. Important ancestries of people in Marion include Irish, Norwegian, Dutch, and Polish.
The most common language spoken in Marion is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and German.