Marion County, TN


County Seat - Jasper
Nearest MSA - Chattanooga, 30 Miles

2015 Est. - 28,487

Available Labor Force

Labor Force 5,800
Unemployment 390
Unemployment Rate 6.7%

Tax Structure

Property Tax $2.17 per $100
Ratio of Assessment:  
Residential 25%
Industrial 40%
Personal (Equipment Inventory) Raw Materials Only 30%
Sales Tax (County) 2.25%
Sales Tax (State) 7.0%
Income Tax: None
Personal 6.0% on interest and dividends
Excise (Corporate) 6.5% of net earnings
Franchise Tax .25 per $100 of Capital Properties
Unemployment Tax  
(New Employers) 2.7% of first $9,000


Railroads Sequatchie Valley Railroad
Highways US Hwy 41,64,72  State Hwy 28,150
I-24 0 miles to access (Adjacent)
Air Freight 0
Motor Freight 3
Navigable Waterway Tennessee River
Nearest Port Facility - Nickajack
Channel Depth, 9'
Air Service  
Commercial Service Chattanooga Metro Airport,
Runway Length, 7,400'
General Aviation Marion County Airport
Runway Length, 3,500'


Number of High Schools 3-Lookout Valley High School, Marion County High School, South Pittsburg High School
Number of Colleges Serving Marion County (2 & 4 year) 2-Brookstone College, Chattanooga State Technical Community College

Health Care

Hospitals 1-Grandview Medical Center (50 beds)
Clinics 1-Marion County Health Department
Doctors 43
Dentist 7
Nursing Homes 4-Bridge at South Pittsburg, Life Care Center at Red Bank, Rivermont Care & Rehab Center, Terrace at Mountain Creek

Major Employers

Firm Name Product Total Employees
Marion County School District Schools 450
Sequatcie Concrete Service, Inc. Manufacturing 230
U.S. Stove Company Manufacturing 170
County of Marion Government 130
Sequatchie Hande Works Co. Manufacturing 125

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