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. 43.17% 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 (13.10%), sales jobs (11.25%), and teaching (7.01%).
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.
Being a small city, Marion does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.
The rate of college-level education in Marion is quite a bit lower than the national average among all cities of 21.84%: just 12.22% of people here over 25 have a bachelor's degree or an advanced degree.
The per capita income in Marion in 2010 was $23,107, 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 $92,428 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. Important ancestries of people in Marion include Irish, Polish, Norwegian, and French .
The most common language spoken in Marion is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and German.