Marmarth is a tiny city located in the state of North Dakota. With a population of 143 people and just one neighborhood, Marmarth is the 110th largest community in North Dakota. Much of the housing stock in Marmarth was built prior to World War II, making it one of the older and more historic cities in the country.
Occupations and Workforce
When you are in Marmarth, you'll notice that it is more blue-collar than most other communities in America. 51.43% of Marmarth’s employed work in blue-collar jobs, while America averages only 27.7% that do. Overall, Marmarth is a city of construction workers and builders, sales and office workers and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Marmarth who work in the sciences (12.86%), office and administrative support (11.43%) and food service (10.00%).
And if you like science, one thing you'll find is that Marmarth has lots of scientists living in town - whether they be life scientists, physical scientists (like astronomers), or social scientists (like geographers!). So, if you're scientific-minded, you might like it here too.
Setting & Lifestyle
Marmarth’s overall crime rate ranks among the lowest in the nation, making it a very safe place to live.
It is a fairly quiet city 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!) Marmarth 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. Marmarth has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in Marmarth than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, Marmarth may be for you.
As is often the case in a small city, Marmarth doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.