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Marietta Georgia

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Population (year 2000): 58,748, Est. population in July 2004: 60,547 (+3.1% change)
Males: 29,566 (50.3%), Females: 29,182 (49.7%)

Elevation: 1128 feet

County: Cobb

Land area: 21.9 square miles

Zip codes: 30008, 30060, 30062, 30064, 30066, 30067, 30068.

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

 

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%).

 

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%).


 

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


 

Latitude: 33.95 N, Longitude: 84.54 W
 

Marietta, Georgia business data: stores, dealers, real estate agents, wholesalers, restaurants...

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

Type2000200120022003
Murders3515
    per 100,0005.18.51.78.5
Rapes20321615
    per 100,00034.054.527.225.5
Robberies159177158156
    per 100,000270.6301.3268.9265.5
Assaults140168119148
    per 100,000238.3286.0202.6251.9
Burglaries510543554568
    per 100,000868.1924.3943.0966.8
Larceny counts2,0362,1971,9941,852
    per 100,0003465.63739.73394.23152.4
Auto thefts396442328334
    per 100,000674.1752.4558.3568.5
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 329.7)400.9452.4380.2388.0



 

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)


 

Political contributions by individuals in Marietta, 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)


 

Local government website: city.marietta.ga.us


 


 

Local government employment and payroll (March 2004)

FunctionFull-time employeesMonthly full-time payrollAverage yearly full-time wagePart-time employeesMonthly part-time payroll
Electric Power101$355,976$42,2940$0
Police - Other28$77,162$33,0690$0
Police Protection - Officers131$551,198$50,4910$0
Judicial and Legal9$24,311$32,4141$1,603
Other Government Administration37$174,432$56,5720$0
Other and Unallocable55$224,289$48,9350$0
Water Supply24$72,764$36,3820$0
Housing and Community Development(Local)19$62,692$39,5940$0
Parks and Recreation21$56,045$32,0255$3,424
Sewerage11$35,445$38,6670$0
Financial Administration72$237,053$39,5080$0
Solid Waste Management40$90,790$27,2370$0
Correction3$9,345$37,3800$0
Streets and Highways44$114,698$31,2810$0
Fire - Other4$10,207$30,6210$0
Firefighters128$509,162$47,7330$0
Totals for Government727$2,605,569$43,0086$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

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)