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. 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.
Because occupations involving physical labor dominate the local economy, Marietta is generally considered to be a blue-collar town. 35.20% of the Marietta workforce is employed in blue-collar occupations, compared to the national average of 27.7%. Overall, Marietta is a borough of professionals, sales and office workers, and construction workers and builders. There are especially a lot of people living in Marietta who work in office and administrative support (13.42%), food service (7.98%), and management occupations (7.13%).
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 education level of Marietta citizens is a little higher than the average for US cities and towns: 22.48% of adults in Marietta have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Marietta in 2018 was $28,445, which is middle income relative to Pennsylvania and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $113,780 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.