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  2. Crime & Safety
    grade C
  3. Housing
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  4. Nightlife
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  5. Good for Families
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  6. Diversity
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  7. Jobs
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  8. Weather
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  9. Cost of Living
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  10. Health & Fitness
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  11. Outdoor Activities
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  12. Commute
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Marietta is a town in Georgia with a population of 60,544. Marietta is in Cobb County and is one of the best places to live in Georgia. Living in Marietta offers residents an urban suburban mix feel and most residents rent their homes. In Marietta there are a lot of restaurants, coffee shops, and parks. Many families and young professionals live in Marietta and residents tend to lean liberal. The public schools in Marietta are highly rated.

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About Marietta...
Population
60,544

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$287,600
National
$217,500
Median Rent
$1,102
National
$1,062
Area Feel
Urban Suburban Mix
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    58%
  • Own
    42%
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Marietta Rankings

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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
grade C
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    265.8
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    1.6
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    22.8
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    137
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    360.4
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    2,475.4
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    311.5
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade A+
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    13%
  • 10-17 years
    9%
  • 18-24 years
    11%
  • 25-34 years
    17%
  • 35-44 years
    15%
  • 45-54 years
    11%
  • 55-64 years
    11%
  • 65+ years
    13%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    14%
    national  12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    27%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    26%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    20%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    12%
    national  12%

Working in Marietta

Jobs
grade B minus
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$57,452
National
$62,843

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