Marietta is a tiny town located in the state of Mississippi. With a population of 257 people and just one neighborhood, Marietta is the 236th largest community in Mississippi.
Occupations and Workforce
Because occupations involving physical labor dominate the local economy, Marietta is generally considered to be a blue-collar town. 46.11% of the Marietta workforce is employed in blue-collar occupations, compared to the national average of 27.7%. Overall, Marietta is a town of transportation and shipping workers, sales and office workers and production and manufacturing workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Marietta who work in sales jobs (13.89%), management occupations (12.22%) and healthcare (12.22%).
Setting & Lifestyle
The overall crime rate in Marietta is one of the lowest in the US. This makes it one of the safer places to live in the country in terms of crime.
It is a fairly quiet town because there are relatively few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. (Children, for example, often can't help themselves from being noisy, and being parents ourselves, we know!) Marietta has relatively few families with children living at home, and is quieter because of it. Renters and college students, for their own reasons, can also be noisy. Marietta has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in Marietta than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, Marietta may be for you.
Marietta is a small town, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.