Workforce and Education


Nearly 10,000 people work in Marion, Arkansas. The majority of those employees work in transportation, warehousing, healthcare and government. Marion’s workforce is diverse and the majority have attended or graduated from college.

ASU Mid-South, Marion’s primary post-secondary institution, offers specialized training programs in logistics, supply chain management and customizable training programs to companies to assist with workforce gaps and development. 

Eastern Arkansas Workforce Investment Board offers job training, placement, screening and job advertising to employers who locate to Marion.



Marion School District

Arkansas State University Mid-South

Memphis Metro Colleges and Universities by Enrollment

Colleges & univ

Source: National Center for Education Statistics and UTHSC via the Greater Memphis Chamber