As a Marion resident, I can tell you it's a great place to live. It has all the benefits of a larger city with a small town feel. According to a recent study, the folks at WalletHub agree!

They took a look at cities with populations of between 25,000 and 100,000 people and also looked at factors like quality of schools, housing costs and the number of restaurants per capita. Out of the over 1200 cities measured, Marion came in an outstanding 20th! The Eastern Iowa city ranked high in housing costs, crime rate, income growth and percentage of the population with health insurance.

So congrats to Marion for being a great place to live and raise kids! For the complete report on Marion and other great small cities, click HERE. 

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