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 an unusually large stock of pre-World War II architecture, making it one of the older and more historic boroughs.
Because occupations involving physical labor dominate the local economy, Marietta is generally considered to be a blue-collar town. 36.51% of the Marietta workforce is employed in blue-collar occupations, compared to the national average of 27.7%. Overall, Marietta is a borough of sales and office workers, service providers, and production and manufacturing workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Marietta who work in office and administrative support (13.71%), sales jobs (11.88%), and food service (9.75%).
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: 13.63% of adults in Marietta have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree
The per capita income in Marietta in 2010 was $22,401, which is lower middle income relative to Pennsylvania, and middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $89,604 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.