Marietta, GA

Census Place

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2022 Population
61,387
0.697% 1-year growth
US Senator
Jon Ossoff
Democratic Party
US Senator
Raphael Warnock
Democratic Party
2022 Median Age
35.2
1.73% 1-year increase
2022 Poverty Rate
12.8%
0.972% 1-year decrease
2022 Median Household Income
$67,589
8% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$376,400
13.8% 1-year growth
2022 Employed Population
32,420
2.07% 1-year growth

About

In 2022, Marietta, GA had a population of 61.4k people with a median age of 35.2 and a median household income of $67,589. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Marietta, GA grew from 60,962 to 61,387, a 0.697% increase and its median household income grew from $62,585 to $67,589, a 8% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Marietta, GA are White (Non-Hispanic) (42.4%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (30.6%), Other (Hispanic) (11.4%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (5.31%), and Two+ (Hispanic) (3.31%).

None of the households in Marietta, GA reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

88.4% of the residents in Marietta, GA are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Marietta, GA are Life University (718 degrees awarded in 2022) and Gwinnett College-Marietta Campus (66 degrees).

In 2022, the median property value in Marietta, GA was $376,400, and the homeownership rate was 46.2%.

Most people in Marietta, GA drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 27.3 minutes. The average car ownership in Marietta, GA was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

Marietta, GA is home to a population of 61.4k people, from which 88.4% are citizens. As of 2022, 17% of Marietta, GA residents were born outside of the country (10.5k people).

In 2022, there were 1.39 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (26k people) in Marietta, GA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 18.8k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 7.02k Other (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

88.4%
2022 Citizenship
89.5%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 88.4% of Marietta, GA residents were US citizens, which is lower than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Marietta, GA was 89.5%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Marietta, GA
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    26k ± 1.8k
  2. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    18.8k ± 2.05k
  3. Other (Hispanic)
    7.02k ± 1.38k
18.8%
Hispanic Population
11.6k people

In 2022, there were 1.39 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (26k people) in Marietta, GA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 18.8k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 7.02k Other (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

18.8% of the people in Marietta, GA are hispanic (11.6k people).

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin
  1. Mexico
    222,301 ± 11,455 people
  2. India
    103,637 ± 7,865 people
  3. Jamaica
    49,864 ± 5,470 people

In 2022, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Georgia was Mexico, the natal country of 222,301 Georgia residents, followed by India with 103,637 and Jamaica with 49,864.

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Foreign-Born Population

17%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
10.5k people
16.6%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
10.1k people

As of 2022, 17% of Marietta, GA residents (10.5k people) were born outside of the United States, which is higher than the national average of 13.6%. In 2021, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Marietta, GA was 16.6%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    668 ± 190
  2. Gulf War (1990s)
    577 ± 193
  3. Gulf War (2001-)
    568 ± 262

Marietta, GA has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.16 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Marietta, GA employs 32.4k people. The largest industries in Marietta, GA are Health Care & Social Assistance (3,651 people), Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services (3,427 people), and Retail Trade (3,299 people), and the highest paying industries are Finance & Insurance ($84,667), Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($78,291), and Information ($72,426).

Males in Georgia have an average income that is 1.35 times higher than the average income of females, which is $58,988. The income inequality in Georgia (measured using the Gini index) is 0.474, which is lower than than the national average.

Occupations

32.4k
2022 Value
± 1,803
2.07%
1 Year growth
± 7.86%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Marietta, GA grew at a rate of 2.07%, from 31.8k employees to 32.4k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Marietta, GA, are Management Occupations (3,897 people), Office & Administrative Support Occupations (3,228 people), and Business & Financial Operations Occupations (2,882 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Marietta, GA.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

32.4k
2022 Value
± 1,803
2.07%
1 Year growth
± 7.86%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Marietta, GA grew at a rate of 2.07%, from 31.8k employees to 32.4k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Marietta, GA, are Health Care & Social Assistance (3,651 people), Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services (3,427 people), and Retail Trade (3,299 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Marietta, GA, though some of these residents may live in Marietta, GA and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Median Earnings by Industry

$43,221
Median earning men ± $4,801
$38,389
Median earning women ± $3,865

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Information ($115,500), Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($100,625), and Wholesale Trade ($72,500).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($64,259), Wholesale Trade ($59,260), and Manufacturing ($57,750).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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2.94%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between February 2022 and February 2023

As of February 2023, there are 4.87M people employed in Georgia. This represents a 2.94% increase in employment when compared to February 2022.

Right after the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, during April 2020, a general dip can be seen across industry sectors, resulting in an overall decline in employment by 11.9%.

The following chart shows monthly employment numbers for each industry sector in Georgia.

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Georgia went to Joseph R Biden Jr. with 49.5% of the vote. The runner-up was Donald J. Trump (49.2%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (1.24%).

Jon Ossoff and Raphael Warnock are the senators currently representing the state of Georgia. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

Georgia is currently represented by 14 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

US Senators from Georgia

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Jon Ossoff
Senator from Georgia2
Assumed office on January 20, 2021
Inauguration delayed as incumbent senator David Perdue's term expired on January 3, 2021, two days prior to the 2020-21 United States Senate election in Georgia|runoff election.
Raphael Warnock
Senator from Georgia3
Assumed office on January 20, 2021
Elected to the seat to succeed Kelly Loeffler, who had been appointed to the seat following the resignation of Johnny Isakson.

Jon Ossoff and Raphael Warnock are the senators currently representing Georgia.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

The following chart shows elected senators in Georgia over time, excluding special elections, colored by their political party.

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US Representatives from Georgia

Georgia is currently represented by 14 members in the U.S. house.

Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the members for Georgia have changed over time starting in 2008.

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Education

In 2022, universities in Marietta, GA awarded 784 degrees. The student population of Marietta, GA in 2022 is skewed towards women, with 1,363 male students and 1,544 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Marietta, GA are White (341 and 46%), followed by Black or African American (170 and 22.9%), Hispanic or Latino (157 and 21.2%), and Unknown (36 and 4.85%).

The largest universities in Marietta, GA by number of degrees awarded are Life University (718 and 91.6%) and Gwinnett College-Marietta Campus (66 and 8.42%).

The most popular majors in Marietta, GA are Chiropractic (443 and 56.5%), General Psychology (64 and 8.16%), and General Biological Sciences (52 and 6.63%).

The median tuition cost in Marietta, GA for private four year colleges is $12,915.

Applicants, Admissions & Enrolled

University
Measure

In 2022 in Marietta, GA, the percentage of applicants admitted was 97.8%, while the percentage of admitted who enrolled was 38.4%. The number of students enrolled in 2022 was 2,907 (46.9% men and 53.1% women).

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Enrollments by Gender and Races

Universities

In 2022 there were 2,907 students enrolled in Marietta, GA, 46.9% men and 53.1% women.

By race, the largest number of students enrolled was concentrated in White with 1,149 records, of which 51.7% were women and 48.3% men.

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Concentrations

Most Common
443 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common concentation for Professional Doctorate recipients in Marietta, GA was Chiropractic with 443 degrees awarded.

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Universities

Gender
Race
Largest Universities by degrees awarded
  1. 718 degrees awarded
  2. 66 degrees awarded

In 2022, the institution with the largest number of graduating students was Life University with 718 degrees awarded.

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Student Diversity

University

In 2022, 354 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Marietta, GA, which is 0.823 times less than the 430 female students who received degrees in the same year.

In 2022 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions was White students. These 341 degrees mean that there were 2.01 times more degrees awarded to White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Black or African American, with 170 degrees awarded.

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Awarded Degrees over Time

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Average Net Price by Sector

Universities

Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above ($12,915) is the sector with the highest median state tuition in 2022.

Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above ($1,491) is the sector with the highest median state fee in 2022.

Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above ($2,400) is the sector with the highest average net price of books and supplies.

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Educational Pyramid

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In 2022, 1.08% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 1.03% of women were in the same situation.

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Educational Attainment

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Race

The most common educational levels obtained by the working population in 2022 were High School or Equivalent (2.33M), Some college (1.78M), and Bachelors Degree (1.56M).

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Marietta, GA was $376,400 in 2022, which is 1.34 times larger than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $330,700 to $376,400, a 13.8% increase. The homeownership rate in Marietta, GA is 46.2%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Marietta, GA have an average commute time of 27.3 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Marietta, GA is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Marietta, GA is $67,589. In 2022, the place with the highest median household income in Marietta, GA was Census Tract 305.07 with a value of $138,542, followed by Census Tract 306.02 and Census Tract 304.07, with respective values of $114,044 and $101,212.

Property

$376,400
Median Property Value 2022
±$15,334
$11,284
Median Property Taxes
±$846

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Rent vs Own

46.2%
Homeownership
2022
67.6%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 46.2% of the housing units in Marietta, GA were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 45.8%.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 305.07
  2. Census Tract 306.02
  3. Census Tract 304.07

In 2022, the place with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Marietta, GA was Census Tract 305.07 with a value of $138,542, followed by Census Tract 306.02 and Census Tract 304.07, with respective values of $114,044 and $101,212.

The following map shows all of the places in Marietta, GA colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Household Income

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$67,589
Median Household Income
± $6,217
24.4k
Number of Households
± 1,481

In 2022, the median household income of the 24.4k households in Marietta, GA grew to $67,589 from the previous year's value of $62,585.

The following chart displays the households in Marietta, GA distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $200k+ range.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Marietta, GA is from Georgia.
0.474
2022 Wage GINI in Georgia
0.475
2021 Wage GINI in Georgia

In 2022, the income inequality in Georgia was 0.474 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.224% decline from 2021 to 2022, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for Georgia was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Georgia in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2022
  1. Drove Alone (67.5%)
  2. Worked At Home (15.3%)
  3. Carpooled (9.72%)

In 2022, 67.5% of workers in Marietta, GA drove alone to work, followed by those who worked at home (15.3%) and those who carpooled to work (9.72%).

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Commute Time

27.3 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Marietta, GA have a longer commute time (27.3 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 1.72% of the workforce in Marietta, GA have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Marietta, GA distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Marietta, GA have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

12.8% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Marietta, GA (7.46k out of 58.5k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 12.5%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Males 18 - 24, followed by Females 18 - 24 and then Females 25 - 34.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Marietta, GA is Hispanic, followed by Black and White.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Health

81% of the population of Marietta, GA has health coverage, with 47.7% on employee plans, 11.5% on Medicaid, 9.19% on Medicare, 11.7% on non-group plans, and 0.97% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Cobb County, GA see 1308 patients per year on average, which represents a 3.25% decrease from the previous year (1352 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1415 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 495 patients per year.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,308 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Cobb County, GA

Primary care physicians in Cobb County, GA see an average of 1,308 patients per year. This represents a 3.25% decrease from the previous year (1,352 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Cobb County, GA in comparison to its neighboring geographies.

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Health Care Diversity

In 2022, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 23.6% under 18 years, 26.6% between 18 and 34 years, 36.5% between 35 and 64 years, and 13.3% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 47% were men and 53% were women.

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Uninsured People

19%
Uninsured
47.7%
Employer Coverage
11.5%
Medicaid
9.19%
Medicare
11.7%
Non-Group
0.97%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Marietta, GA grew by 4.51% from 18.1% to 19%.

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