Marion, Texas has a population on the smaller side, reaching only about 1,092 residents in 2015. For its small size, it is surprisingly high in its diversity ranking, ranking in the 77th percentile when compared to the rest of Texas. The average income of a household in Marion is $62,813, and the average value of a home in Marion is $159,675.
Marion is located in Guadalupe County in Texas. It is part of the San Antonio Metropolitan Statistical Area, and it is named after someone named Marion Dove. Marion is located on just 0.7 square miles of land, without any lakes or rivers within the city limits. It has just a few businesses in town, included a grocery store, some gas stations, a few restaurants, and a hardware store. San Antonio is extremely close, so you can simply drive there for everything else you need. For that reason, it is a convenient place to live.
Most of Marion is a part of the Marion Independent School District, although one section of Marion also is served by the Schertz Cibolo Universal City Independent School District. The Marion Independent School District is a public school district that also includes the city of Santa Clara, the community of Zuehl, and the city of New Berlin. This district was officially considered “academically acceptable” in 2009 by the Texas Education Agency.