For population 25 years and over in Marietta:
For population 15 years and over in Marietta town:
2 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $333 (0.4%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Jackson, TN (80.8 miles , pop. 59,643).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Memphis, TN (95.3 miles , pop. 650,100).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (492.9 miles , pop. 1,188,580).
Nearest cities: Baldwyn, MS (3.1 miles ), Guntown, MS (3.4 miles ), Mantachie, MS (3.4 miles ), Booneville, MS (3.5 miles ), Belmont, MS (3.9 miles ), Saltillo, MS (3.9 miles ), Paden, MS (4.0 miles) , Golden, MS (4.0 miles ).
Latitude: 34.50 N, Longitude: 88.47 W
Area code commonly used in this area: 662
Unemployment in July 2013:
Population change in the 1990s: +56 (+29.2%).
Work and jobs in Marietta: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Marietta, Mississippi
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Marietta-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Mississippi state average. It is 197% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 4/29/1963, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 26.3 miles away from the Marietta town center killed 3 people and injured 20 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.
On 11/4/1988, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 3.4 miles away from the town center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Marietta-area historical earthquake activity is near Mississippi state average. It is 94% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 6/24/1975 at 11:11:36, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 65.1 miles away from the city center
On 12/12/1997 at 08:42:20, a magnitude 4.0 (3.9 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 97.9 miles away from Marietta center
On 5/10/2008 at 17:52:50, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 MD, Depth: 0.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 23.0 miles away from the city center
On 5/28/1995 at 15:28:36, a magnitude 3.4 (3.4 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 97.9 miles away from the city center
On 7/15/1995 at 01:03:28, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 84.5 miles away from Marietta center
On 5/28/2000 at 11:32:07, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 60.7 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Prentiss County (8) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Causes of natural disasters: Tornadoes: 5, Storms: 5, Floods: 4, Freezes: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Heavy Rain: 1, Storm: 1, Tornado: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Hospitals/medical centers near Marietta:
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Marietta:
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Public elementary/middle school in Marietta:
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2004 was 17.6. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 23.3 miles away from the city center.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 10.3. This is about average. Closest monitor was 23.5 miles away from the city center.
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 14.1%
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Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
Marietta compared to Mississippi state average:
Banks with branches in Marietta (2011 data):
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
1996 2000 2008 2012
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Religion statistics for Marietta town (based on Prentiss County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 59.70%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 9
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 13
Number of full-service restaurants: 10
Adult diabetes rate:
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Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Marietta government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):
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Marietta government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):
5.45% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($25,334 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
6.01% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($25,153 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
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Marietta fatal accident list:
Jan 17, 1986 06:45 PM, 590325, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:11 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Marietta)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers:1
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:5
FAA Registered Aircraft:1
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Marietta, MS