Marietta is a very small borough located in the state of Pennsylvania. With a population of 2,604 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Marietta is the 512th largest community in Pennsylvania. Marietta has an unusually large stock of pre-World War II architecture, making it one of the older and more historic boroughs.
When you are in Marietta, you'll notice that it is more blue-collar than most other communities in America. 35.33% of Marietta’s employed work in blue-collar jobs, while America averages only 27.7% that do. Overall, Marietta is a borough of sales and office workers, professionals, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Marietta who work in office and administrative support (14.41%), food service (8.57%), and management occupations (5.91%).
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 percentage of adults in Marietta who are college-educated is close to the national average for all communities of 21.84%: 19.52% of the adults in Marietta have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Marietta in 2018 was $25,978, which is middle income relative to Pennsylvania and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $103,912 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 French.
The most common language spoken in Marietta is English. Other important languages spoken here include Italian and Spanish.