Census Data for Marietta Ohio

HOUSEHOLDS AND FAMILIES: In 2005-2009 there were 6,100 households in Marietta, Ohio. The average household size was 2.1 people.Families made up 54 percent of the households in Marietta, Ohio. This figure includes both married-couple families (38 percent) and other families (17 percent). Nonfamily households made up 46 percent of all households in Marietta, Ohio. Most of the nonfamily households were people living alone, but some were composed of people living in households in which no one was related to the householder.
The Types of Households in Marietta, Ohio in 2005-2009 Married-couple families 38%Other families 17%People living alone 40%Other nonfamily households 6%  Percent of households
NATIVITY AND LANGUAGE: Two percent of the people living in Marietta, Ohio in 2005-2009 were foreign born. Ninety-eight percent was native, including 65 percent who were born in Ohio.
Among people at least five years old living in Marietta, Ohio in 2005-2009, 2 percent spoke a language other than English at home. Of those speaking a language other than English at home, 23 percent spoke Spanish and 77 percent spoke some other language; 43 percent reported that they did not speak English “very well.”
GEOGRAPHIC MOBILITY: In 2005-2009, 77 percent of the people at least one year old living in Marietta, Ohio were living in the same residence one year earlier; 13 percent had moved during the past year from another residence in the same county, 4 percent from another county in the same state, 6 percent from another state, and 1 percent from abroad.
Geographic Mobility of Residents of Marietta, Ohio, Ohio in 2005-2009 Same residence 77%Different residence, same county 13%Different county, same state 4%Different state 6%Abroad 1%  Percent of people age 1 year and over
EDUCATION: In 2005-2009, 87 percent of people 25 years and over had at least graduated from high school and 22 percent had a bachelor’s degree or higher. Thirteen percent were dropouts; they were not enrolled in school and had not graduated from high school.
The total school enrollment in Marietta, Ohio was 3,500 in 2005-2009. Nursery school and kindergarten enrollment was 350 and elementary or high school enrollment was 1,600 children. College or graduate school enrollment was 1,600.
The Educational Attainment of People in Marietta, Ohio in 2005-2009 Graduate or professional degree 9%Bachelor’s degree 13%Associate’s degree 7%Some college, no degree 20%High school diploma or equivalency 38%Less than high school diploma 13%  Percent of people 25 years and over
DISABILITY: in Marietta, Ohio, among people at least five years old in 2005-2009, percent reported a disability. The likelihood of having a disability varied by age – from percent of people 5 to 15 years old, to percent of people 16 to 64 years old, and to percent of those 65 and older.
INDUSTRIES: In 2005-2009, for the employed population 16 years and older, the leading industries in Marietta, Ohio were Educational services, and health care, and social assistance, 28 percent, and Retail trade, 12 percent.
Employment by Industry in Marietta, Ohio in 2005-2009 Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining 1%Construction 3%Manufacturing 12%Wholesale trade 2%Retail trade 12%Transportation and warehousing, and utilities 5%Information 2%Finance and insurance, and real estate and rental and leasing 4%Professional, scientific, and management, and administrative and waste management services 9%Educational services, and health care and social assistance 28%Arts, entertainment, and recreation, and accommodation and food services 12%Other Services, except public administration 5%Public administration 7%  Percent of employed people 16 years and over
OCCUPATIONS AND TYPE OF EMPLOYER: Among the most common occupations were: Management, professional, and related occupations, 31 percent; Sales and office occupations, 29 percent; Service occupations, 22 percent; Production, transportation, and material moving occupations, 12 percent; and Construction, extraction, maintenance, and repair occupations, 5 percent. Seventy-nine percent of the people employed were Private wage and salary workers; 16 percent was Federal, state, or local government workers; and 5 percent was Self-employed in own not incorporated business workers.
TRAVEL TO WORK: Seventy-eight percent of Marietta, Ohio workers drove to work alone in 2005-2009, 8 percent carpooled, 1 percent took public transportation, and 8 percent used other means. The remaining 5 percent worked at home. Among those who commuted to work, it took them on average 13.4 minutes to get to work.
INCOME: The median income of households in Marietta, Ohio was $31,676. Seventy-four percent of the households received earnings and 22 percent received retirement income other than Social Security. Thirty-five percent of the households received Social Security. The average income from Social Security was $12,978. These income sources are not mutually exclusive; that is, some households received income from more than one source.
POVERTY AND PARTICIPATION IN GOVERNMENT PROGRAMS: In 2005-2009, 24 percent of people were in poverty. Thirty-seven percent of related children under 18 were below the poverty level, compared with 8 percent of people 65 years old and over. Seventeen percent of all families and 51 percent of families with a female householder and no husband present had incomes below the poverty level.
Poverty Rates in Marietta, Ohio in 2005-2009 People age 65 and over 8%Related children under 18 years 37%All families 17%Female householder families 51%  Percent below poverty level
POPULATION OF Marietta, Ohio: In 2005-2009, Marietta, Ohio had a total population of 14,000 – 7,600 (53 percent) females and 6,600 (47 percent) males. The median age was 37.5 years. Nineteen percent of the population was under 18 years and 18 percent was 65 years and older.
The Age Distribution of People in Marietta, Ohio in 2005-2009 65 and over 18%45 to 64 25%25 to 44 22%18 to 24 16%Under 18 19%  Percent of population
For people reporting one race alone, 94 percent was White; 2 percent was Black or African American; less than 0.5 percent was American Indian and Alaska Native; 1 percent was Asian; less than 0.5 percent was Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander, and 1 percent was Some other race. Two percent reported Two or more races. One percent of the people in Marietta, Ohio was Hispanic. Ninety-four percent of the people in Marietta, Ohio was White non-Hispanic. People of Hispanic origin may be of any race.HOUSING CHARACTERISTICS: In 2005-2009, Marietta, Ohio had a total of 6,700 housing units, 9 percent of which were vacant. Of the total housing units, 64 percent was in single-unit structures, 33 percent was in multi-unit structures, and 3 percent was mobile homes. Nine percent of the housing units were built since 1990.
The Types of Housing Units in Marietta, Ohio in 2005-2009 Single-unit structures 64%In multi-unit structures 33%Mobile homes 3%  Percent of housing units
OCCUPIED HOUSING UNIT CHARACTERISTICS: In 2005-2009, Marietta, Ohio had 6,100 occupied housing units – 3,300 (54 percent) owner occupied and 2,800 (46 percent) renter occupied. Eight percent of the households did not have telephone service and 13 percent of the households did not have access to a car, truck, or van for private use. Thirty-two percent had two vehicles and another 13 percent had three or more.
HOUSING COSTS: The median monthly housing costs for mortgaged owners was $1,021, nonmortgaged owners $338, and renters $549. Twenty-eight percent of owners with mortgages, 13 percent of owners without mortgages, and 58 percent of renters in Marietta, Ohio spent 30 percent or more of household income on housing.
Occupants with a Housing Cost Burden in Marietta, Ohio in 2005-2009 Owners with mortgage 28%Owners without mortgage 13%Renters 58%  Percent paying 30 percent or more of income for housing.

Source: American Community Survey, 2005-2009.