Marion, Iowa 

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Population

37,330

83% Growth

Unemployment Rate

3.5%

Median Income

$62,532

Avg. Home Price

$162,900

Best Places to Live in Marion, Iowa

Small city - East-central Iowa, along Cedar River
Pros
-Arts and culture
-Attractive downtown
-Cost of living
Cons
-Entertainment
-Recent job weakness
-Harsh winters

Local Listings in Marion, IA
 $325,000 
1602 Para Dr
Bed 5 | Bath 3.0 | 1724 SqFt
 $325,000 
1602 Para Dr
Bed 5 | Bath 3.0 | 1724 SqFt
 $275,000 
700 34th Ave
Bed 4 | Bath 3.0 | 2407 SqFt
 $519,000 
523 Squaw Creek Cir
Bed 4 | Bath 4.0 | 2766 SqFt

What Bert Has To Say About Cedar Rapids Metro Area

Cedar Rapids is a typically Midwestern agricultural and industrial center, the center of which is built on an island at the “rapids” of the Cedar River. Downtown is modern in appearance, with attractive parks and waterfront areas. Arts and culture amenities are better than average for a small city, with a symphony and an art museum that holds the largest collection of works by native son Grant Wood. There are a couple of small colleges in town and some minor league sports.


QUICK FACTS

Real Estate: For Sale  For Rent
Country: United States
State: Iowa
County: Linn County
Metro Area: Cedar Rapids Metro Area
City: Marion
Zip Codes: 52302
Time zone: Central Standard Time (CST)
Elevation: 594 ft above sea level

Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Marion is 3.5% (U.S. avg. is 5.2%). Recent job growth is Negative. Marion jobs have decreased by 0.30%. Learn More...

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Marion's cost of living is 7.30% lower than the U.S. average. Learn More... or Compare Marion's Cost of Living

POPULATION
Marion's population is 37,330 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 82.96%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 25 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Marion is $162,900. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 4.42%. Check out the homes in the area or Find top agents in Marion

SCHOOLS
Marion public schools spend $11,332 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 15.9 students per teacher in Marion. Learn More...


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Housing Market in Marion

It's a good time to buy in Marion. Home Appreciation is up 4.4% in the last 12 months. Browse Marion Real Estate or Find top agents in Marion

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Reviews for Marion   2 Reviews
A good place to live - 12/16/2010
Marion is clean, affordable and has one of the lowest crime rates in the state. The people here are friendly and helpful. Marion shares a border with Cedar Rapids... Read More

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Marion Iowa: The place for now and the future - 4/15/2010
Marion is one of the fastest growing communities in Iowa. We have a highly educated workforce, affordable housing, low crime and excellent education. Plus, there is much... Read More


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ZIP CODES IN MARION, IOWA
52302

NEW LISTINGS IN MARION IA
$519,000
523 Squaw Creek Cir
Bed 4 | Bath 4.0

$244,000
537 Raleigh Ln
Bed 3 | Bath 2.0

$259,000
980 Emerald St
Bed 5 | Bath 4.0

$325,000
313 Durango Drive
Bed 4 | Bath 3.0

$495,000
4053 Alburnett Rd
Bed 4 | Bath 4.0

$299,000
1970 48th Street Ct
Bed 5 | Bath 4.0

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