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 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.

Quick Facts

Population   12,844
Trade Area   90,000
Median Age   35.1
Median Household Income   $ 58,326
% High School Graduates or above   89.2%
Median Home Value   $ 145,953
Median Home Property Taxes   $ 821
Cost of Living Index   89.0
Most Common Industries:
•Manufacturing   20%
•Retail Trade   17%
•Construction   11%
•Transportation/Warehousing   8%

Statistical information gathered from esri and AR Site Selection / updated 2016

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