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 13,385 people and ten constituent neighborhoods, Marietta is the 139th 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 professionals, service providers, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Marietta who work in management occupations (11.57%), sales jobs (9.09%), and food service (8.59%).

Residents of the city have the good fortune of having one of the shortest daily commutes compared to the rest of the country. On average, they spend only 17.91 minutes getting to work every day.

The overall education level of Marietta is somewhat higher than in the average US city of 21.84%: 28.61% of adults 25 and older in the city have at least a bachelor's degree.

The per capita income in Marietta in 2018 was $31,625, which is upper middle income relative to Ohio and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $126,500 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 Greek.