Marietta, Minnesota

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Population in 2019: 141 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: -19.0%
 
Males: 61  (43.4%)
Females: 80  (56.6%)
Median resident age:

55.4 years
Minnesota median age:

38.4 years

Zip code: 56257

Estimated median household income in 2019: $25,965 (it was $16,923 in 2000)
Marietta:

$25,965
MN:

$74,593

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $24,046 (it was $12,688 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $38,564 (it was $20,600 in 2000)
Marietta:

$38,564
MN:

$246,700

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $46,519; detached houses: $46,006
March 2019 cost of living index in Marietta: 84.1 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 22.2%

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  • Races in Marietta, MN (2019)
    • 14297.9%White alone
    • 10.7%Asian alone
    • 10.7%Two or more races
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Ancestries: German (46.7%), Norwegian (31.1%), English (6.7%), American (4.4%), Danish (4.4%), Irish (4.4%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 1120 feet

Land area: 0.39 square miles.

Population density: 361 people per square mile   (very low).

Marietta, Minnesota map

2 residents are foreign born

This city:

1.4%
Minnesota:

8.5%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $428 (1.2%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $518 (1.3%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Sioux Falls, SD (103.2 miles , pop. 123,975).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Minneapolis, MN (154.1 miles , pop. 382,618).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (490.4 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Nassau, MN (2.0 miles),
Albee, SD (2.7 miles),
Revillo, SD (2.7 miles),
Bellingham, MN (3.3 miles ),
Madison, MN (3.3 miles ),
La Bolt, SD (3.6 miles),
Gary, SD (3.9 miles ),
Louisburg, MN (4.0 miles)

Latitude: 45.01 N, Longitude: 96.42 W

Area code: 320

Distribution of median household income in Marietta, MN in 2019
Distribution of house value in Marietta, MN in 2019

Marietta satellite photo by USGS

Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

3.1%
Minnesota:

3.9%
Most common industries in Marietta, MN (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Computer & electronic products (10.0%)
  • Construction (8.3%)
  • Metal & metal products (8.3%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (6.7%)
  • Public administration (6.7%)
  • Health care (6.7%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (5.0%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (17.2%)
  • Metal & metal products (17.2%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (13.8%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (10.3%)
  • Miscellaneous manufacturing (6.9%)
  • Food (6.9%)
  • Petroleum & petroleum products merchant wholesalers (6.9%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Computer & electronic products (12.9%)
  • Public administration (12.9%)
  • Health care (12.9%)
  • Accommodation & food services (9.7%)
  • Wood products (6.5%)
  • Chemicals (6.5%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (6.5%)
Most common occupations in Marietta, MN (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Assemblers and fabricators (10.0%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (8.3%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (6.7%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (5.0%)
  • Other material moving workers, except laborers (5.0%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (3.3%)
  • Personal appearance workers (3.3%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (17.2%)
  • Other material moving workers, except laborers (10.3%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (6.9%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6.9%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (6.9%)
  • Agricultural workers, including supervisors (6.9%)
  • Supervisors, construction and extraction workers (6.9%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Assemblers and fabricators (12.9%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (9.7%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (6.5%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (6.5%)
  • Registered nurses (6.5%)
  • Personal appearance workers (6.5%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (6.5%)

Average climate in Marietta, Minnesota

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Marietta, Minnesota average temperatures Marietta, Minnesota average precipitation Marietta, Minnesota humidity Marietta, Minnesota wind speed Marietta, Minnesota snowfall Marietta, Minnesota sunshine Marietta, Minnesota clear and cloudy days
Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI NO2 SO2
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2002 was 13.5. This is significantly better than average.

City:

13.5
U.S.:

74.2
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2002 was 1.67. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 16.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.67
U.S.:

5.56
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2002 was 0.187. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 16.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.187
U.S.:

1.789

Tornado activity:

Marietta-area historical tornado activity is near Minnesota state average. It is 0% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/7/1993, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 36.1 miles away from the Marietta city center injured 5 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 5/17/1996, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 14.1 miles away from the city center caused $2 million in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Marietta-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Minnesota state average. It is 18% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/9/1975 at 14:54:15, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 49.1 miles away from Marietta center
On 6/5/1993 at 01:24:53, a magnitude 4.1 (4.1 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 46.2 miles away from the city center
On 3/4/1983 at 06:32:18, a magnitude 4.6 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 4.4 ML) earthquake occurred 157.2 miles away from Marietta center
On 8/18/1959 at 06:37:13, a magnitude 7.7 (7.7 UK, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 698.6 miles away from Marietta center, causing $26,000,000 total damage
On 10/20/1995 at 15:57:18, a magnitude 3.7 (3.7 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 57.9 miles away from Marietta center
On 11/3/2002 at 20:41:56, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 198.3 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Lac qui Parle County (17) is near the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 12, Storms: 6, Winter Storms: 3, Tornadoes: 2, Winds: 2, Blizzard: 1, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Landslide: 1, Mudslide: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Marietta topographic map

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Marietta:

  • Minnesota West Community and Technical College (about 45 miles; Granite Falls, MN; Full-time enrollment: 2,225)
  • Southwest Minnesota State University (about 51 miles; Marshall, MN; FT enrollment: 3,711)
  • South Dakota State University (about 52 miles; Brookings, SD; FT enrollment: 10,392)
  • Ridgewater College (about 67 miles; Willmar, MN; FT enrollment: 3,288)
  • Alexandria Technical & Community College (about 79 miles; Alexandria, MN; FT enrollment: 2,324)
  • North Dakota State College of Science (about 88 miles; Wahpeton, ND; FT enrollment: 2,318)
  • Minnesota State Community and Technical College (about 90 miles; Fergus Falls, MN; FT enrollment: 4,863)

Points of interest:

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Notable location: Marietta Fire Department (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Marietta include: Saint John's Lutheran Church (A), Augustana Lutheran Church (B), Saint John's Lutheran Church (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lac qui Parle County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential
Average household size:
This city:

2.0 people
Minnesota:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

56.1%
Whole state:

64.6%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

8.5%
Whole state:

6.9%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.0% of all households
  • Gay men: 1.2% of all households

Banks with branches in Marietta (2011 data):

  • State Bank of Marietta: State Bank Of Marietta at 201 3rd Ave North, branch established on 1941/08/14. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $12.1 mil, Deposits: $10.3 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 1 total offices, Holding Company: Dakota Financial, Inc.

For population 15 years and over in Marietta:

Marital status in Marietta, MN
  • Never married: 27.1%
  • Now married: 45.6%
  • Separated: 5.5%
  • Widowed: 8.0%
  • Divorced: 13.9%

For population 25 years and over in Marietta:

  • High school or higher: 85.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 13.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.3%
  • Unemployed: 6.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 23.2 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

6.9
Minnesota average:

10.6

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Marietta, MN (based on Lac qui Parle County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant4,36416
Evangelical Protestant1,54210
Catholic1,0464
None307-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 2
Here:

2.76 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.83 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Lac qui Parle County:

1.38 / 10,000 pop.
Minnesota:

0.49 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 3
Here:

4.13 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.90 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 7
Lac qui Parle County:

9.65 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.98 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Lac qui Parle County:

8.1%
State:

6.5%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

26.7%
Minnesota:

25.9%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Lac qui Parle County:

16.3%
Minnesota:

13.0%
Local government employment and payroll (March 2017)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Sewerage 0$0 1$250
Other and Unallocable 0$0 1$1,053
Other Government Administration 0$0 6$834
Totals for Government 0$0 8$2,137

Marietta government finances - Expenditure in 2017 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $6,000 ($42.55)
  • Current Operations - Financial Administration: $30,000 ($212.77)
    Local Fire Protection: $28,000 ($198.58)
    Sewerage: $23,000 ($163.12)
    General - Other: $23,000 ($163.12)
    Solid Waste Management: $18,000 ($127.66)
    Regular Highways: $16,000 ($113.48)
    Health - Other: $9,000 ($63.83)
    Central Staff Services: $7,000 ($49.65)
    Parks and Recreation: $7,000 ($49.65)

Marietta government finances - Revenue in 2017 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $23,000 ($163.12)
    Solid Waste Management: $17,000 ($120.57)
    Other: $17,000 ($120.57)
    Regular Highways: $1,000 ($7.09)
    Parks and Recreation: $1,000 ($7.09)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $1,000 ($7.09)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $8,000 ($56.74)
    Special Assessments: $1,000 ($7.09)
    Interest Earnings: $0 ($0.00)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $52,000 ($368.79)
    Other: $15,000 ($106.38)
  • Tax - Property: $31,000 ($219.86)
    Other License: $1,000 ($7.09)

Strongest AM radio stations in Marietta:

  • KMSD (1510 AM; 5 kW; MILBANK, SD; Owner: BIG STONE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WCCO (830 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: INFINITY MEDIA CORPORATION)
  • KFAN (1130 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KLOH (1050 AM; 9 kW; PIPESTONE, MN; Owner: WALLACE CHRISTENSEN)
  • WCTS (1030 AM; 50 kW; MAPLEWOOD, MN; Owner: CNTL. BAPT. THEO/AL SEMI MINNEAPOLIS)
  • WEBC (560 AM; 50 kW; DULUTH, MN)
  • KDIO (1350 AM; 1 kW; ORTONVILLE, MN; Owner: BIG STONE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KPRM (870 AM; 25 kW; PARK RAPIDS, MN; Owner: DE LA HUNT BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • KSTP (1500 AM; 50 kW; ST. PAUL, MN; Owner: KSTP-AM, LLC (DELAWARE))
  • KXMR (710 AM; 50 kW; BISMARCK, ND; Owner: RADIO BISMARCK MANDAN, LLC)
  • WWNL (1080 AM; 50 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: STEEL CITY RADIO, INC.)
  • WBHR (660 AM; 10 kW; SAUK RAPIDS, MN; Owner: HERBERT M. HOPPE)
  • KBRF (1250 AM; 10 kW; FERGUS FALLS, MN; Owner: RESULT RADIO, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Marietta:

  • KRSU (91.3 FM; APPLETON, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA PUBLIC RADIO)
  • KNCM (88.5 FM; APPLETON, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA PUBLIC RADIO)
  • KLQP (92.1 FM; MADISON, MN; Owner: LAC QUI PARLE BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • KPHR (106.3 FM; ORTONVILLE, MN; Owner: BIG STONE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KKSD (104.3 FM; MILBANK, SD; Owner: SORENSON BROADCASTING CORPN.)
  • KSDR-FM (92.9 FM; WATERTOWN, SD; Owner: THREE EAGLES OF BROOKINGS, INC.)
  • KIXX (96.1 FM; WATERTOWN, SD; Owner: SORENSON BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • KCGN-FM (101.5 FM; ORTONVILLE, MN; Owner: CGN CORPORATION)
  • KDBX (107.1 FM; CLEAR LAKE, SD; Owner: SORENSON BROADCASTING CORPORATION)

TV broadcast stations around Marietta:

  • KWCM-TV (Channel 10; APPLETON, MN; Owner: WEST CENTRAL MINNESOTA EDUCATIONAL TV COMPANY)
  • KDLO-TV (Channel 3; FLORENCE, SD; Owner: YOUNG BROADCASTING OF SIOUX FALLS, INC.)
  • K47IC (Channel 47; MILBANK, SD; Owner: RED RIVER BROADCAST CO., LLC)
  • K49ED (Channel 49; APPLETON, MN; Owner: PRAIRIEVIEW TV, INC.)
  • K15DC (Channel 15; APPLETON, MN; Owner: PRAIRIEVIEW TV, INC.)
  • K19CW (Channel 19; APPLETON, MN; Owner: PRAIRIEVIEW TV, INC.)
  • K25EI (Channel 25; APPLETON, MN; Owner: PRAIRIEVIEW TV, INC.)
  • K31BT (Channel 31; APPLETON, MN; Owner: PRAIRIEVIEW TV, INC.)
  • K17CS (Channel 17; APPLETON, MN; Owner: PRAIRIEVIEW TV, INC.)
  • K23DF (Channel 23; APPLETON, MN; Owner: PRAIRIEVIEW TV, INC.)
  • K29CC (Channel 29; APPLETON, MN; Owner: PRAIRIEVIEW TV, INC.)
  • K33CR (Channel 33; APPLETON, MN; Owner: PRAIRIEVIEW TV, INC.)
  • K52AH (Channel 52; APPLETON, MN; Owner: PRAIRIEVIEW TV, INC.)
  • K54AK (Channel 54; APPLETON, MN; Owner: PRAIRIEVIEW TV, INC.)
  • K56BZ (Channel 56; APPLETON, MN; Owner: PRAIRIEVIEW TV, INC.)
  • K58EO (Channel 58; APPLETON, MN; Owner: PRAIRIEVIEW TV, INC.)
  • K60AB (Channel 60; APPLETON, MN; Owner: PRAIRIEVIEW TV, INC.)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 8Number of bridges
  • 26ft / 8.0mTotal length
  • 1,692Total average daily traffic
  • 70Total average daily truck traffic
  • 1,886Total future (year 2029) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • St Hwy 40 E Edge (Lat: 45.008278 Lon: -96.417528), Type: Tower, Structure height: 24 m, Call Sign: KFX897,
    Assigned Frequencies: 151.565 MHz, Grant Date: 03/14/2012, Expiration Date: 03/11/2022, Registrant: R. F. Clark Company, 1223 Hwy. 40, Marietta, MN 56257, Phone: (320) 668-2645, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

2
  • Call Sign: K0KLS, Grant Date: 05/24/1988, Expiration Date: 05/24/1998, Cancellation Date: 05/25/2000, Registrant: Arleigh T Sirheim, Route 1 Box 3, Marietta, MN 56257
  • Call Sign: KC0KFG, Licensee ID: L00340933, Grant Date: 03/28/2001, Expiration Date: 03/28/2011, Cancellation Date: 03/29/2013, Certifier: Brian B Gunter, Registrant: Brian B Gunter, 19 1st Ave South, Marietta, MN 56257

Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Marietta, MN
  • 74.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 20.3%Electricity
  • 4.1%Utility gas
  • 1.4%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Marietta, MN
  • 55.6%Electricity
  • 33.3%Utility gas
  • 11.1%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


Marietta compared to Minnesota state average:

  • Median household income significantly below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • House age significantly above state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.
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