Marion is located in west North Carolina. Marion is between the Mcdowell, Rutherford county. Marion has 5.39 square miles of land area and 0.03 square miles of water area. As of 2010, the total Marion population is 7,838, which has grown 58.57% since 2000. The population growth rate is much higher than the state average rate of 18.46% and is much higher than the national average rate of 9.71%. Marion median household income is $24,775 in 2008-2012 and has grown by 0.09% since 2000. The income growth rate is lower than the state average rate of 18.54% and is lower than the national average rate of 26.32%. Marion median house value is $85,000 in 2008-2012 and has grown by 40.26% since 2000. The house value growth rate is about the same as the state average rate of 41.83% and is lower than the national average rate of 51.67%. As a reference, the national Consumer Price Index (CPI) inflation rate for the same period is 26.63%. On average, the public school district that covers Marion is better than the state average in quality. The Marion area code is 828.
Marion, NC Map, Border, and Nearby Locations
* Based on the U.S. 2010 Data