Marietta, Georgia Population 2020

60,754
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Marietta is a city located in Georgia. With a 2020 population of 60,754, it is the 14th largest city in Georgia and the 629th largest city in the United States. Marietta is currently declining at a rate of -0.04% annually but its population has increased by 7.38% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 56,579 in 2010. Marietta reached it's highest population of 60,815 in 2016. Spanning over 23 miles, Marietta has a population density of 2,596 people per square mile.

The average household income in Marietta is $81,075 with a poverty rate of 16.40%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,048 per month, and the median house value is $273,300. The median age in Marietta is 33.3 years, 31.4 years for males, and 35.3 years for females. For every 100 females there are 95.7 males.

Marietta Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Marietta was:

  • White: 57.01%
  • Black or African American: 30.79%
  • Other race: 5.30%
  • Two or more races: 3.34%
  • Asian: 2.55%
  • Native American: 0.97%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.04%
The current population of Marietta, Georgia is 60,754, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 60,806.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 56,579.

Marietta, Georgia Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White34,43757.01%
Black or African American18,60230.79%
Some Other Race3,2035.30%
Two or More Races2,0193.34%
Asian1,5412.55%
American Indian and Alaska Native5830.97%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander250.04%
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Marietta Population Pyramid 2020

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Marietta Median Age

33.3


Total

31.4


Male

35.3


Female

Marietta Adults

There are 46,107 adults, (7,570 of whom are seniors) in Marietta.

Marietta Age Dependency

56.8

Age Dependency Ratio

19.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

37.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Marietta Sex Ratio

Female

30,866

51.09%

Male

29,544

48.91%

Marietta Households and Families

Marietta Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Marietta Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married64%36%
All40.6%59.4%
Non Family30.5%69.5%
Male24.5%75.5%
Female20.8%79.2%

40.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All23,9472.4140.6
Non Family10,2681.3330.5
Married8,5723.1764
Female3,9573.2920.8
Male1,1503.2824.5

3.11

Average Family Size

2.41

Average Household Size

5.9%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.6%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

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Marietta Education

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade3,0007.67%
9th to 12th Grade2,5506.52%
High School Graduate7,94320.30%
Some College7,68719.65%
Associates Degree2,6256.71%
Bachelors Degree10,12725.89%
Graduate Degree5,19013.27%
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Marietta Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
White21,20819,15110,500
Black11,48410,4733,234
Hispanic4,7652,536755
Other Race1,663932239
Asian1,127888609
Multiple Races633523207
Native American42015865
Islander212121

The highest rate of high school graduation is among islander people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among islander people with a rate of 100.00%.

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$36,550$41,672$32,027
Less Than High School$24,077$26,208$16,627
High School Grad$30,089$36,553$25,593
Some College$32,293$37,378$29,524
Bachelors Degree$52,738$63,210$42,883
Graduate Degree$70,174$94,601$54,691

$36,550

Average Earnings

$41,672

Average Male

$32,027

Average Female

Marietta Language

Marietta Language by Age

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Marietta Language

74.50% of Marietta residents speak only English, while 25.50% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 18.23% of the population.

Marietta Poverty

Marietta Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black17,7513,45019.44%
White27,8973,24811.64%
Hispanic9,3972,52726.89%
Other3,17476424.07%
Multiple1,95632816.77%
Asian1,34920315.05%
Islander25416.00%
Native58320.34%

16.40%

Overall Poverty Rate

15.99%

Male Poverty Rate

16.78%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Marietta

The race most likely to be in poverty in Marietta is Hispanic, with 26.89% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Marietta is Native, with 0.34% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.97%. Among those working part-time, it was 25.42%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 24.42%.

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Name Poverty
Less Than High School30.69%
High School17.54%
Some College10.24%
Bachelors or Greater5.25%
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Name Poverty
Female Unemployed44.93%
Male Unemployed22.95%
Female Employed9.77%
Male Employed8.75%

Marietta Income

Marietta Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$54,983$81,075
Families$66,597$99,047
Married Families$92,993-
Non Families$37,633$54,149
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Marietta Marital Status

Marietta Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

40.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

41.7%

Male Marriage Rate

38.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Marietta Married by Age and Sex

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Marietta Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Marietta Marital Status by Race

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Marietta Veterans

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3,050

Number of Veterans

2,864

Male Veterans

186

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam869
Second Gulf War741
First Gulf War542
Korea274
World War II110
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Age Group Veterans
55 to 64698
65 to 74697
75+693
35 to 54585
18 to 34377
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Name Veterans % of Total
White1,6956.18%
Black1,2098.78%
Hispanic1252.08%
2 or More616.77%
Asian352.63%
Other251.20%
Hawaiian1466.67%
Indian112.11%

Marietta Veterans by Education

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7.93%

Veteran Poverty Rate

19.65%

Veteran Disability Rate

Marietta Employment Status

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70%

Labor Force Participation

66.2%

Employment Rate

5.2%

Unemployment Rate

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Origin of Non-Citizens

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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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39.16%

Born in Georgia

82.05%

Native Born

17.95%

Foreign Born

13.05%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

82.05% of Marietta residents were born in the United States, with 39.16% having been born in Georgia. 13.05% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202060,754-26-0.04%
201960,780-26-0.04%
201860,806170.03%
201760,789-26-0.04%
201660,8158421.40%
201559,9733010.50%
201459,6727351.25%
201358,9376561.13%
201258,2818101.41%
201157,4716441.13%
201056,827-1,921-0.33%
200058,74814,6192.90%
199044,12913,3083.65%
198030,8213,6051.25%
197027,2161,6510.63%
196025,5654,8782.14%
195020,68712,0209.09%
19408,6671,0291.27%
19307,6381,4482.12%
19206,1902410.40%
19105,9491,5032.96%
19004,4461,0622.77%
18903,3847040.78%
18602,6800.00%