Marietta, OH

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Living in Marietta

Marietta is a somewhat small city located in the state of Ohio. With a population of 13,673 people and nine constituent neighborhoods, Marietta is the 125th largest community in Ohio. Marietta has a large stock of pre-World War II architecture, making it one of the older and more historic cities in the country.

Unlike some cities, Marietta isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Marietta are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Marietta is a city of service providers, professionals, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Marietta who work in food service (11.48%), office and administrative support (10.93%), and sales jobs (9.45%).

Also of interest is that Marietta has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.

Compared to the rest of the country, citizens of Marietta spend much less time in their cars: on average, their commute to work is only 16.49 minutes. This also means that noise and pollution levels in the city are less than they would otherwise be.

Being a small city, Marietta does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.

The percentage of people in Marietta who are college-educated is somewhat higher than the average US community of 21.84%: 25.30% of adults in Marietta have at least a bachelor's degree.

The per capita income in Marietta in 2010 was $25,202, which is middle income relative to Ohio and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $100,808 for a family of four. However, Marietta contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

The people who call Marietta home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Marietta residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Marietta include German, Irish, English, Italian, and Scots-Irish.

The most common language spoken in Marietta is English. Other important languages spoken here include Italian and Spanish.