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Population (year 2000): 58,748. Estimated population in July 2005: 61,261 (+4.3% change)
Males: 29,566 (50.3%), Females: 29,182 (49.7%)

Zip codes:

Median resident age: 30.0 years
Median household income: $40,645 (year 2000)
Median house value: $149,400 (year 2000)

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Races in Marietta:

  • White Non-Hispanic (48.6%)
  • Black (29.5%)
  • Hispanic (16.9%)
  • Other race (8.0%)
  • Two or more races (2.6%)
  • Asian Indian (1.1%)
  • American Indian (0.8%)
  • Korean (0.5%)
  • Chinese (0.5%)
(Total can be greater than 100% because Hispanics could be counted in other races)

Ancestries: English (8.6%), German (7.4%), Irish (7.0%), United States (6.2%), Italian (2.9%), Subsaharan African (2.4%).Georgia

Elevation: 1128 feet

Land area: 21.9 square miles

Marietta,

For population 25 years and over in Marietta

  • High school or higher: 82.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 34.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 10.4%
  • Unemployed: 5.8%
  • Mean travel time to work: 28.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Marietta city

  • Never married: 37.3%
  • Now married: 42.7%
  • Separated: 3.3%
  • Widowed: 5.3%
  • Divorced: 11.4%

19.6% Foreign born (14.0% Latin America, 2.4% Asia).

Population change in the 1990s: +12,967 (+28.3%).


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Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: GA Atlanta, (16.4 miles pop. 416,474).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: IL Chicago, (586.6 miles pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Oaks, GA (2.3 miles Fair GA Smyrna, (5.8 miles GA Kennesaw, (7.2 miles GA Vinings, (8.0 miles GA (9.9 miles Mableton, GA Woodstock, (10.3 miles Springs, GA (11.3 miles Powder GA (11.6 miles Austell,


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1996: 239 buildings, average cost: $115,200
  • 1997: 183 buildings, average cost: $130,300
  • 1998: 258 buildings, average cost: $130,000
  • 1999: 350 buildings, average cost: $134,000
  • 2000: 285 buildings, average cost: $220,600
  • 2001: 225 buildings, average cost: $267,300
  • 2002: 166 buildings, average cost: $147,600
  • 2003: 143 buildings, average cost: $199,500
  • 2004: 251 buildings, average cost: $196,500
  • 2005: 249 buildings, average cost: $223,800

Latitude: 33.95 N, Longitude: 84.54 W


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Industries providing employment: Professional,scientific,management,administrative,and waste management services (15.2%), Retail trade (14.2%), Educational,health and social services (13.3%), Construction (12.6%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: +36,957 (+62.9%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 9,115 (28.7%)


 

Crime in Marietta by Year

Type 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004
Murders 3 5 1 5 5
    per 100,000 5.1 8.5 1.7 8.5 8.5
Rapes 20 32 16 15 14
    per 100,000 34.0 54.5 27.2 25.5 23.8
Robberies 159 177 158 156 157
    per 100,000 270.6 301.3 268.9 265.5 267.2
Assaults 140 168 119 148 131
    per 100,000 238.3 286.0 202.6 251.9 223.0
Burglaries 510 543 554 568 472
    per 100,000 868.1 924.3 943.0 966.8 803.4
Thefts 2,036 2,197 1,994 1,852 1,581
    per 100,000 3465.6 3739.7 3394.2 3152.4 2691.2
Auto thefts 396 442 328 334 360
    per 100,000 674.1 752.4 558.3 568.5 612.8
400.9 452.4 380.2 388.0 355.7

Average climate in Marietta, Georgia

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Marietta, Marietta:

Marietta-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Georgia state average. It is 91% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 11/22/1992, a category 4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 9.2 miles away from the Marietta city center injured 46 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 3/29/1991, a category 3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 4.6 miles away from the city center injured 25 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Birthplace of: Brad Johnson - 2005 NFL player (Minnesota Vikings, born: Sep 13, 1968), Jeremy Hermida - 2005 Major League Baseball player (Florida Marlins, born: Jan 30, 1984), Josh Cooper - 2005 NFL player (San Francisco 49ers, born: Dec 5, 1980), Shareef Abdur-Rahim - NBA player (Sacramento Kings, born: Dec 11, 1976), Todd Jones - 2005 Major League Baseball player (Florida Marlins, born: Apr 24, 1968), Alex Evans - College basketball player (Georgia Bulldogs), Brad Thomas - College football player (Lehigh Mountain Hawks), Charles Krauth - College football player (Georgia Bulldogs), Chris Ellis - College basketball player (Wake Forest Demon Deacons), Dee Gadsden - College basketball player (SE Louisiana Lions).

Main business address for: GRAPHIC PACKAGING CORP (PAPERBOARD MILLS), MATRIA HEALTHCARE INC (SERVICES-HOME HEALTH CARE SERVICES).


Hospitals/medical centers in Marietta:
  • WELLSTAR KENNESTONE HOSPITAL (677 CHURCH STREET PO BOX 1208)
  • WELLSTAR WINDY HILL HOSPITAL (2540 WINDY HILL RD)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Marietta:
  • EMORY-ADVENTIST HOSPITAL (about 6 miles; SMYRNA, GA)
  • RIDGEVIEW INSTITUTE (about 6 miles; SMYRNA, GA)
  • SELECT SPECIALTY HOSPITAL-ATLANTA (about 11 miles; ATLANTA, GA)

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Marietta:
  • DOBBINS AIR RESERVE BASE (about 5 miles; MARIETTA, GA; ID: MGE)
  • THE WILLIAM B HARTSFIELD ATLANTA INTL (about 24 miles; ATLANTA, GA; ID: ATL)
  • RICHARD B RUSSELL (about 51 miles; ROME, GA; ID: RMG)
Other public-use airports nearest to Marietta:
  • COBB COUNTY-MC COLLUM FIELD (about 5 miles; ATLANTA, GA; ID: RYY)
  • FULTON COUNTY AIRPORT-BROWN FIELD (about 13 miles; ATLANTA, GA; ID: FTY)
  • DEKALB-PEACHTREE (about 18 miles; ATLANTA, GA; ID: PDK)

Amtrak station near Marietta:
  • 15 miles: ATLANTA (1688 PEACHTREE ST. NW). Services: ticket office, partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, taxi stand, public transit connection.
Local government website:

Local government employment and payroll (March 2004)

Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Electric Power 101 $355,976 $42,294 0 $0
Police - Other 28 $77,162 $33,069 0 $0
Police Protection - Officers 131 $551,198 $50,491 0 $0
Judicial and Legal 9 $24,311 $32,414 1 $1,603
Other Government Administration 37 $174,432 $56,572 0 $0
Other and Unallocable 55 $224,289 $48,935 0 $0
Water Supply 24 $72,764 $36,382 0 $0
Housing and Community Development(Local) 19 $62,692 $39,594 0 $0
Parks and Recreation 21 $56,045 $32,025 5 $3,424
Sewerage 11 $35,445 $38,667 0 $0
Financial Administration 72 $237,053 $39,508 0 $0
Solid Waste Management 40 $90,790 $27,237 0 $0
Correction 3 $9,345 $37,380 0 $0
Streets and Highways 44 $114,698 $31,281 0 $0
Fire - Other 4 $10,207 $30,621 0 $0
Firefighters 128 $509,162 $47,733 0 $0
Totals for Government 727 $2,605,569 $43,008 6 $5,027
Colleges/Universities in Marietta:
  • LIFE UNIVERSITY (Full-time enrollment: 2,881; Location: 1269 BARCLAY CIR; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.life.edu; Offers Master's degree)
  • SOUTHERN POLYTECHNIC STATE UNIVERSITY (FT enrollment: 2,559; Location: 1100 S MARIETTA PKY; Public; Website: www.spsu.edu; Offers Master's degree)
  • CHATTAHOOCHEE TECHNICAL COLLEGE (FT enrollment: 2,012; Location: 980 S COBB DR; Public; Website: www.chattcollege.com)
  • ROFFLER MOLER HAIRSTYLING COLLEGE (FT enrollment: 52; Location: 1311 ROSWELL RD; Private, for-profit; Website: ROFFLER.NET)
  • WELLSTAR KENNESTONE RADIOGRAPHY PROGRAM (Location: 677 CHURCH ST; Public)
  • BOSTON-ATLANTA BARTENDERS SCHOOL (Location: 2359 WINDY HILL RD; Private, for-profit)
Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Marietta:
  • KENNESAW STATE UNIVERSITY (about 8 miles; KENNESAW, GA; Full-time enrollment: 9,589)
  • GEORGIA INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY-MAIN CAMPUS (about 16 miles; ATLANTA, GA; FT enrollment: 13,841)
  • CLARK ATLANTA UNIVERSITY (about 16 miles; ATLANTA, GA; FT enrollment: 4,652)
  • MOREHOUSE COLLEGE (about 16 miles; ATLANTA, GA; FT enrollment: 2,867)
  • MORRIS BROWN COLLEGE (about 16 miles; Atlanta, GA; FT enrollment: 2,708)
  • GEORGIA STATE UNIVERSITY (about 18 miles; ATLANTA, GA; FT enrollment: 17,302)
  • ATLANTA TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 18 miles; ATLANTA, GA; FT enrollment: 2,207)
Public high schools in Marietta:
  • WALTON HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 2,492; Location: 1590 BILL MURDOCK ROAD; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • LASSITER HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 2,266; Location: 2600 SHALLOWFORD ROAD; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • MARIETTA HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,973; Location: 1171 WHITLOCK AVENUE; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • POPE HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,949; Location: 3001 HEMBREE ROAD; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • SPRAYBERRY HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,882; Location: 2525 SANDY PLAINS ROAD; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • WHEELER HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,842; Location: 375 HOLT ROAD; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • OSBORNE HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,763; Location: 2451 FAVOR ROAD; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • KELL HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,600; Location: 4770 LEE WATERS ROAD NE; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • OAKWOOD HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 259; Location: 1560 JOYNER AVENUE; Grades: 09 - 12)
Private high schools in Marietta:
  • THE WALKER SCHOOL (Students: 877; Location: 700 COBB PARKWAY N; Grades: PK - 12)
  • MT PARAN CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 711; Location: 1700 ALLGOOD ROAD; Grades: PK - 12)
  • DOMINION CHRISTIAN HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 158; Location: 1150 ALLGOOD ROAD NE; Grades: 9 - 12)
  • COBB COUNTY CHRISTIAN SCHOOLS (Students: 140; Location: 545 LORENE DRIVE; Grades: PK - 12)
  • FELLOWSHIP CHRISTIAN HS (Students: 131; Location: 4495 SANDY PLAINS RD; Grades: 9 - 12)
  • COVENANT CHRIST MIN PRE ACAD (Students: 131; Location: 268 N. FAIRGROUND STREET; Grades: PK - 12)
  • LAFAYETTE ACADEMY (Students: 77; Location: 2417 CANTON RD; Grades: PK - 12)
Biggest public primary/middle schools in Marietta:
  • DICKERSON MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 1,507; Location: 855 WOODLAWN ROAD; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • EAST COBB MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 1,352; Location: 380 HOLT ROAD; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • SMITHA MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 1,325; Location: 2025 POWDER SPRINGS ROAD; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • MARIETTA MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 1,186; Location: 121 WINN STREET; Grades: 07 - 08)
  • SOPE CREEK ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 1,137; Location: 3320 PAPER MILL ROAD; Grades: PK - 05)
  • CHEATHAM HILL ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 1,037; Location: 1350 JOHN WARD ROAD; Grades: PK - 05)
  • HIGHTOWER TRAIL MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 1,018; Location: 3905 POST OAK TRITT ROAD; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • DANIELL MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 977; Location: 2900 SCOTT ROAD; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • MOUNT BETHEL ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 965; Location: 1210 JOHNSON FERRY ROAD; Grades: KG - 05)
  • SIMPSON MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 926; Location: 3340 TRICKUM ROAD; Grades: 06 - 08)
Private primary/middle schools in Marietta:
  • SHREINER ACADEMY (Students: 590; Location: 1340 TERRELL MILL RD; Grades: PK - 9)
  • EASTSIDE CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 583; Location: 2450 LOWER ROSWELL ROAD; Grades: KG - 8)
  • ST JOSEPH ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 483; Location: 81 LACY STREET; Grades: KG - 8)
  • WOOD ACRES COUNTRY DAY SCH (Students: 201; Location: 1772 JOHNSON FERRY ROAD; Grades: KG - 5)
  • ROSWELL STREET BAPTIST CHRISTI (Students: 173; Location: 774 ROSWELL STREET; Grades: KG - 6)
  • CASA DEL BAMBINI (Students: 170; Location: 150 POWERS FERRY ROAD; Grades: KG - KG)
  • FAITH LUTHERAN SCHOOL (Students: 161; Location: 2111 LOWER ROSWELL ROAD; Grades: PK - 8)
  • CARMAN ADVENTIST SCHOOL (Students: 132; Location: 1330 N COBB PKWY; Grades: KG - 8)
  • EAST COBB CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 119; Location: 4616 ROSWELL RD NE; Grades: KG - 8)
  • CREME DE LA CREME (Students: 14; Location: 726 WOODLAWN DRIVE; Grades: KG - KG)
Library in Marietta:
  • COBB COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARY SYSTEM (Operating income: $9,312,727; Location: 266 ROSWELL STREET; 771,943 books; 18,399 audio materials; 24,247 video materials; 4,700 serial subscriptions)

Notable location: West Side Industrial Park (A).


Marietta compared to Georgia state average:
  • Black race population percentage above state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Renting percentage above state average.
Strongest AM radio stations in Marietta:
  • WAZX (1550 AM; 50 kW; SMYRNA, GA; Owner: GA-MEX BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WFTD (1080 AM; daytime; 50 kW; MARIETTA, GA; Owner: PRIETO ENTERPRISES, INC.)
  • WMLB (1160 AM; 50 kW; EAST POINT, GA; Owner: ATLANTA AREA BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WGST (640 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WCNN (680 AM; 50 kW; NORTH ATLANTA, GA; Owner: DICKEY BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WAOK (1380 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WSB (750 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WQXI (790 AM; 28 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: JEFFERSON-PILOT COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY OF GEORGIA)
  • WGUN (1010 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: WGUN, INC.)
  • WGKA (1190 AM; 25 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF GEORGIA, INC.)
  • WFOM (1230 AM; 1 kW; MARIETTA, GA; Owner: DICKEY BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WAOS (1600 AM; 20 kW; AUSTELL, GA; Owner: LA FAVORITA, INC.)
  • WDWD (590 AM; 5 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: ABC, INC.)
Strongest FM radio stations in Marietta:
  • WLCL (105.7 FM; CANTON, GA; Owner: CHEROKEE BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • W265BD (100.9 FM; WOODSTOCK, GA; Owner: IMMANUEL BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WWWQ (100.5 FM; ANNISTON, AL; Owner: WNNX LICO, INC.)
  • WNNX (99.7 FM; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: WNNX LICO, INC.)
  • WKHX-FM (101.5 FM; MARIETTA, GA; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WRFG (89.3 FM; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: RADIO FREE GEORGIA BROADCASTING FOUNDATION INC)
  • WKLS (96.1 FM; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WLTM (94.9 FM; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WSB-FM (98.5 FM; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WSTR (94.1 FM; SMYRNA, GA; Owner: JEFFERSON-PILOT COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY OF GEORGIA)
  • WVEE (103.3 FM; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WZGC (92.9 FM; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORP. OF ATLANTA)
  • W214AS (90.7 FM; WALESKA, GA; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • W221AW (92.1 FM; NORTH CANTON, GA; Owner: IMMANUEL BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WCCV (91.7 FM; CARTERSVILLE, GA; Owner: IMMANUEL BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • W222AF (92.3 FM; MARIETTA, GA; Owner: IMMANUEL BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WJZZ-FM (107.5 FM; ROSWELL, GA; Owner: ROA LICENSES, LLC)
  • WABE (90.1 FM; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: BOARD OF EDUCATION, CITY OF ATLANTA)
  • WAMJ (102.5 FM; MABLETON, GA; Owner: NEW MABLETON BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WWEV-FM (91.5 FM; CUMMING, GA; Owner: CURRICULUM DEVELOPMENT FOUNDATION)
TV broadcast stations around Marietta:
  • WSKC-LP (Channel 59; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: KM LPTV OF ATLANTA, L.L.C.)
  • WUVG (Channel 34; ATHENS, GA; Owner: UNIVISION ATLANTA LLC)
  • WAGA (Channel 5; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • WSB-TV (Channel 2; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: WSB-TV HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WATL (Channel 36; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: WATL, LLC)
  • WGCL-TV (Channel 46; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: MEREDITH CORPORATION)
  • WTBS (Channel 17; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: SUPERSTATION, INC.)
  • WXIA-TV (Channel 11; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: GANNETT GEORGIA, L.P.)
  • WANN-LP (Channel 32; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: PRISM BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WDTA-LP (Channel 53; FAYETTEVILLE, GA; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • WHSG (Channel 63; MONROE, GA; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WTHC-LP (Channel 42; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: THE ATLANTA CHANNEL, INC.)
  • WUPA (Channel 69; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: VIACOM STATIONS GROUP OF ATLANTA INC.)
  • WPBA (Channel 30; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: BOARD OF EDUCATION OF THE CITY OF ATLANTA)
  • WIRE-CA (Channel 40; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: COMMERCIAL BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WANX-LP (Channel 26; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: PRISM BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • W38CU (Channel 38; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: KOREAN AMERICAN TV BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • W24AL (Channel 24; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: VENTANA TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WATC (Channel 57; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: COMMUNITY TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WPXA (Channel 14; ROME, GA; Owner: PAXSON ATLANTA LICENSE, INC.)
  • W04DB (Channel 4; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: VVILPTV, INC.)
  • W55BM (Channel 55; MARIETTA, GA; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)

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