The town of Marietta, Georgia is home to slightly more than 61,000 people. At an average age of just over 35, the city's residents are younger than most cities in Georgia. Most Marietta residents rent, and 43% of residents own their homes. The average rent of $1,047/month is a bit above the state average.
There are three primary industries in Marietta: retail, entertainment, and construction. Together, these industries account for 19% of the workforce in the city. Meanwhile, looking at job function, 8% of the city's population works in sales, making it the top career path in the city. With an average annual income of about $69,000, Marietta workers bring in about the same as the average Georgia resident. Marietta, however, compares less favorably to the national average ($73,345). Marietta has a relatively large concentration of residents over the age of 25 who possess Bachelor's degrees (16%) compared to the national average (13%). In addition, 24% have a Bachelor's, Master's, Professional, or Doctoral degree.
Marietta has an average commute time of about 30 minutes. Driving is the most common mode of getting to work, opted for by 42% of workers, while public transit isn't used much. Relatively few residents commute to work on foot.