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Marion, IA: What you need to know

Situated next to Cedar Rapids is Marion,IA, a pretty community with more than 40 parks and green spaces and home to a nationally acclaimed Marion Arts Festival every summer. Residents can enjoy quality of life amenities like an Uptown Marion Farmers Market, a thriving arts scene, three golf courses and numerous homes listed on the National Register of Historic Places. The city’s two public school districts are rated among the best in Iowa.


Marion, IA City Profile

Quick Facts

Population 36,311
Median Age 38
Median Household Income $64,527
Median Home Price $148,300
Walkscore 29

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Marion, IA Demographics

Median Population in Marion, IA

Median Age 37.7%
Age 18 Over 74.5%
Age 21 Over 71.7%
Age 62 Over 17.4%
Age 65 Over 14.1%

Race in Marion, IA

  Ethnicity White 93.5%
  Ethnicity Black 1.4%
  Ethnicity Asian 2.3%
  Ethnicity Hispanic 1.4%
  Ethnicity Indian 0.2%
  Ethnicity Other 0.7%

Population By Gender in Marion, IA

  Male 49.5%
  Female 50.5%

Language in Marion, IA

  English Only 96.3%
  English Other 3.7%

Economics in Marion, IA

  Median Household Income $64,527
  Median Home Price $148,300
  Homes Owned 23.6%
  Homes Rent 76.4%
  Median Property Rent $659

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Commute Types in Marion, IA

  Walked 0.9%
  Worked at Home 3.6%
  Public Transportation 0.8%
  Other Means 0.8%
  Drove Alone 87.1%
  Carpooled 6.8%

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Total Employed Armed Forces: 33
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