Marion, Iowa

Population 35,374

Marion is located in Linn County, IA. The population is 35,374, making Marion the 2nd largest city in Linn County.

There are 15 public schools in Marion with an average Homefacts rating of B+. The total crime rate for Marion is very low , and there are 33 registered sex offenders residing in the city. Unemployment in Marion is low and the median home sales price is $0. Detailed and up-to-date Marion property reports are available for any property address.

Cities near Marion include Marion Township, Robins and Hiawatha.

Marion Neighborhood Report


School Rating is Very good
  • No High School Diploma: 3.9%
  • High School Graduate or Higher: 62%
  • Bachelor's Degree or Higher: 34.2%

Crime Rate

41.97% Lower than national avg.
  • Auto theft: 123
  • Violent Crimes: 167
  • Robbery: 10
  • Burglary: 293
  • Property Crime: 1
  • Larceny Theft: 862

Registered Offenders

31.10% Lower than national avg.
  • 33 offenders in Marion
  • 9.33 offenders/10,000 residents

Environmental Hazards

38 Found nearby
  • Brownfields: 34
  • Registered Polluters: 2
  • Superfunds: 2
  • Tanks & Spills: 0


Low 2.9%
  • Iowa unemployment average: 2.9%
  • National unemployment average: 3.7%

Property Values

Median Property Value $0

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15 Public Schools view public schools

There are 15 K-12 public schools in Marion, IA and 1 private school. Homefacts rates Marion's schools as Very good, with an overall B+ rating.

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33 Registered Offenders search the registered offender database

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*100 is national avg. Greater than 100 means higher crime, lower means less crime.
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221 Building Permits View All

  • In 2014, the city of Marion, IA issued 221 building permits. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes. Of those 221 permits, 146 were issued for single family homes and 75 were issued for multi-family homes.
  • In 2013, the city of Marion, IA issued 247 building permits. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes. Of those 247 permits, 184 were issued for single family homes and 63 were issued for multi-family homes.
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Fair Market Rents

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  • Property Type Rent
  • Studio: $533
  • 1 Bedroom: $613
  • 2 Bedrooms: $807
  • 3 Bedrooms: $1,147
  • 4 Bedrooms: $1,347

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Environmental Hazards

38 Environmental Hazards

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Health Hazards

  • Air Quality HEALTHY (292/314)
    Marion, IA has 92.99% good air quality.
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  • Radon ZONE 1 COUNTY
    Marion, IA is a red zone.
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  • UV Index MODERATE 4.33 Average
    Marion, IA is a moderate risk area for ultra-violet rays.
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Average Monthly Temperature

  • January 17.83°
  • February 22.92°
  • March 37.82°
  • April 49.15°
  • May 61.04°
  • June 70.01°
  • July 73.48°
  • August 69.62°
  • September 62.25°
  • October 49.63°
  • November 38.68°
  • December 25.03°

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Natural Disasters

Probability of Natural Disasters for Marion, IA

Marion, IA has a very low risk of earthquakes.
Marion, IA has no risk of hurricanes.
Marion, IA has a very high risk of hail storms.
Marion, IA has a very high risk of tornadoes.

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Median Household Income

Median Household Income in Marion, IA: $67,308


Unemployment in Marion is 2.9%. It is lower than the state and national averages, 2.9% and 3.7% respectively

Workforce Breakdown

Blue Collar - 33.54%
White Collar - 66.46%


State Representatives

  • Gov. Terry E. Branstad
  • Sen. Joni Ernst
  • Sen. Chuck Grassley

City Representatives

  • Rod Blum

Neighborhood Info

2 Airports view all

Nearest Major Airports

19 FCC Towers view all

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  • No hospitals found in Marion, IA

1 Library view all

1 Police Station view all

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