Community & Region
Business thrives in Marion and in the state of Iowa. We are a progressive community located in ICR. We are a right to work state, centrally located with access to major markets across the country and world.
As a community of 38,000+ you will find products manufactured in Marion in 70 countries around the globe. Marion is the best place in Iowa to grow a business and raise a family, and we're not the only ones that think that!
See what other people are saying about Marion and Iowa!
- Ranked 20th Best Small City in America
- 2015 Healthy Iowa Award for Large Cities
(Iowa Healthiest State Initiative)
- Ranked in Top 100 Best Small Cities in America
- Named among the Top 10 'Most Livable' Small Cities in America
- Named a Top Ten City for Homeownership in Iowa
- One of the Top Ten Safest Cities in Iowa
- There are 19,500 cities and towns in the U.S. and 3,500 counties. Marion is recognized as a Top Ten Town for Family in the United States
(Family Circle Magazine, 2013)