Why Marion


Marion, Arkansas is a one-of-a-kind community that offers an array of opportunities in the best of environments. Individuals and businesses can select which best suits their interests, business needs or lifestyle. As one of the fastest growing suburbs in the Greater Memphis Metro, Marion is both large and small, both city and country, both easy-going and
a                         hardworking.

Over the past two decades, Marion has experienced phenomenal growth, centered around the city’s unique quality of place. These attributes include low crime, outstanding schools and affordable housing.

Marion is a business-friendly community known for its world class logistics that provides easy and affordable access to metro, national and international markets. Located in the center of North America, Marion offers unmatched ground, rail, water and air connectivity for local businesses.

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Based on 2010 Census

Total Population table

2010 Population by Race

Pop by race

2010 Population by Age Category

Pop by age category


Mileage From:

  • Memphis, Tennessee: 12
  • Southaven, Mississippi: 24
  • Jonesboro, Arkansas: 59
  • Jackson, Tennessee: 98
  • Little Rock, Arkansas: 132
  • Jackson, Mississippi: 219
  • Nashville, Tennessee: 224
  • Fayetteville, Arkansas: 312

Local News:

Regional News Outlets:

Memphis news outlets list
AR Democrat Gazette
AR Times
The Jonesboro Sun

Additional Resources:

City of Marion

Download more detailed city, county and state reports here:
City of Marion Demographic Download
Crittenden County Demographic Download
State of Arkansas Demographic Download


Demographic data courtesy of EASI Demographics, Inc.