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. Marietta has a large stock of pre-World War II architecture, 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.
In terms of college education, the citizens of Marietta rank slightly lower than the national average. 14.85% of adults 25 and older in Marietta have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree, while 21.84% of adults have a 4-year degree or higher in the average American community.
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.