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Marion is a city in Perry County.
It is the county seat.
The community was named for Revolutionary War Gen. Francis Marion
The latitude of Marion is 32.632N. The longitude is -87.319W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 374 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 3,514.
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3% of Marion residents report German ancestry, and 7% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Marion ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Marion was $11,934, compared with $21,587 nationally.
16% of Marion residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Marion, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $200. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $712.
Libraries in Marion include Marion-Perry County Library ... View libraries
Perry County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Marion political report.
The average commute time for Marion workers is 30 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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