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Marion is a city in Guadalupe County, Texas, United States. The population was 1,099 at the 2000 census. It is part of the San Antonio Metropolitan Statistical Area.
Marion is located at 29°34′19″N 98°8′21″W / 29.57194°N 98.13917°W / (29.571879, -98.139243).
According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.7 square miles (1.8 km²), all of it land.
Marion is a large town that has a small 3A school and a few restaurants that are open part-time.
As of the census of 2000, there were 1,099 peoplein the city. The population density was 1,544.0 people per square mile (597.6/km²). There were 157,346,375,395 housing units at an average density of 554.9/sq mi (214.8/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 74.25% White, 6.01% African American, 1.09% Native American, 1.09% Asian, 16.01% from other races, and 1.55% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 37.22% of the population.
There were 371 households out of which 43.7% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 59.6% were married couples living together, 18.1% had a female householder with no husband present, and 19.4% were non-families. 17.5% of all households were made up of individuals and 6.7% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.95 and the average family size was 3.32.
In the city the population was spread out with 30.9% under the age of 18, 7.8% from 18 to 24, 29.8% from 25 to 44, 20.4% from 45 to 64, and 11.1% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 34 years. For every 100 females there were 96.3 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 84.7 males.
The median income for a household in the city was $36,635, and the median income for a family was $40,625. Males had a median income of $27,125 versus $21,771 for females. The per capita income for the city was $13,302. About 7.0% of families and 8.4% of the population were below the poverty line, including 9.7% of those under age 18 and 13.8% of those age 65 or over.
The City of Marion is served by the Marion Independent School District. A small portion is served by the Schertz-Cibolo-Universal City Independent School District. Dennis Dryer and James Hartman have both been superintendents in the small small school.