Marietta is a very small borough located in the state of Pennsylvania. With a population of 2,608 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Marietta is the 512th largest community in Pennsylvania. Much of the housing stock in Marietta was built prior to World War II, making it one of the older and more historic boroughs in the country.
Marietta is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Marietta is a borough of sales and office workers, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Marietta who work in office and administrative support (16.71%), sales jobs (11.26%), and food service (10.47%).
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.
The citizens of Marietta are slightly less educated than the national average of 21.84% for the average city or town: 14.85% of adults in Marietta have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree
The per capita income in Marietta in 2010 was $24,357, which is middle income relative to Pennsylvania and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $97,428 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 Irish, English, Italian, and French .
The most common language spoken in Marietta is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and German.