Community Profile

The city of Marietta’s total population for the year 2017 is estimated at 61,881. The population has increased by 9.3 percent since 2010.
Executive Summary (PDF), Graphic Profile (PDF)

Demographic Characteristics

Marietta’s population is 50.6 percent female and 49.6 percent male. The median age is 34.5. The city’s diversity index is 76.1.
Demographic Details (PDF)

Social Characteristics

Marietta’s population is well educated. Among people 25 years and over, an estimated 44.8 percent have an Associates Degree or higher.  An estimated 24.3 percent have a Bachelor’s Degree and 12.6 percent have a Graduate or Professional Degree. 
Community Profile (PDF)

Economic Characteristics

Marietta’s income is estimated at $28,636 per capita. The median household income is $48,393. Average household income is $69,222.
Household Income Profile (PDF)
Most of the city’s labor force are employed in White Collar occupations (58.5%) including Management, Business and Financial occupations (14%) and Professional occupations (19%). 
The unemployment rate is low at 3.8%.
Laborforce Profile (PDF)

Housing Charecteristics

There are an estimated 28,968 housing units in Marietta. The median home value is $225,934 and the average home value is $266,267.
Housing Profile (PDF).

Workforce Profile

Marietta has a strong workforce. The resident labor force is estimated at 32,800. An estimated 60,084 non residents were employed within the boundary of the city limits in 2015.
Workforce Area Profile (PDF)

Industry & Economy

Business & Industry

The City of Marietta is a major business and employment center and has a strong concentration of companies in the professional, technical and scientific services, manufacturing, retail and healthcare industries along with having major governmental employers. 
Business Summary (PDF)

Infrastructure and Transportation

Businesses located in Marietta are connected to the global market by air, sea, rail and road.  In addition, several transit authorities provide students and workers with options to travel throughout the region and commute between university campuses.

Air Transportation

Cobb County International Airport - McCollum Field - RYY is a public airport located 7 miles north of Marietta. The airport is located on nearly 320 acres of land, offers the longest general aviation runway (6,305 ft) in Atlanta and is now an international destination, with the addition of onsite U.S. Customs in June 2015. Recent airport improvements include new taxiways, and a new control tower. Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport is located 25 miles south of Marietta and has five runways. There are three main air cargo complexes, a Perishables Complex and a USDA Propagated Plant Inspection Station.

Intermodal Transportation

Marietta is linked to Georgia’s 1,200 miles of interstate highways and 20,000 miles of federal and state highways by I-75 and SR-41, SR5 and-120.  Mainline railroad companies, CSX and Norfolk Southern, directly serve Marietta and connect to the state's 24 short-line rail companies including Georgia Northeastern. Local intermodal facilities provide for quick and efficient movement of products from ocean carrier to rail to truck.

Regional & Public Transportation