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There are 441 USDA backed residential loans in Marion county with an average loan balance of $101,550. Over 74% of the loans helped first time home buyers. Borrowers were an average age of 34 years old. The typical appraised home value was around $104,642. On average the rural home size purchased with this loan was approximately 1,285 SqFt. Marion county applies the standard USDA income limits to determine loan eligibility. For a household of upto 4 people the income limit is $90,300. For a household of between 5 and 8 people the income limit is increased to $119,200.

The size of Marion County is roughly 1,478 square kilometers. There are no geographical USDA loan restrictions in this county. The influence score for Marion County is 6. Look below for the interactive county level map illustration below for more details.


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Attica   •   Bauer   •   *Bussey   •   Caloma   •   Columbia   •   Donnelley   •   Durham   •   Flagler   •   Gosport   •   *Hamilton   •   *Harvey   •   *Knoxville   •   *Marysville   •   *MelcherDallas   •   Newbern   •   Otley   •   *Pella   •   Pershing   •   *Pleasantville   •   *Swan   •   Tracy

A USDA loan is a mortgage option available to eligible homebuyers that is sponsored by the United States Department of Agriculture to promote homeownership in rural communities. USDA Loans, sometimes called "RD Loans," offer 100% financing options on eligible rural properties. USDAProperties can help you find USDA properties in Marion County.

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Marion County, Iowa
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Marion County, located in the great state of Iowa, was established on June 13, 1845. The county was named in honor of Revolutionary War General Francis Marion, who was known as the "Swamp Fox" for his guerrilla warfare tactics. The city of Knoxville serves as the county seat.

Marion County is situated in the south-central part of Iowa, and the Des Moines River forms its western boundary. The county played a significant role in the history of railroads during the late 19th and early 20th centuries. The first railroad, the Des Moines Valley Railroad, reached Eddyville in the county by 1865. By 1875, the Chicago, Burlington, and Quincy Railroad began operations in Knoxville, further establishing Marion County as an important transportation center.

Throughout its history, Marion County has been known for its rich agricultural land, which has long been a mainstay of the region's economy. The fertile soil primarily supports corn and soybean production, but it is also home to many livestock farms.

A fun fact about Marion County is that it is known for the famous annual Knoxville Nationals, one of the most prestigious sprint car racing events in the United States. The event, which takes place at the Knoxville Raceway, attracts more than 20,000 visitors annually and offers a week-long celebration of sprint car racing, concerts, and various entertainment events. This event has helped establish Marion County as a hub for racing enthusiasts from all over the country.


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