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Population in 2012: 177 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: +7.9%
 

Males: 102  (58.0%)
Females: 75  (42.0%)

Median resident age:  48.1 years
North Carolina median age:  45.5 years

Zip code: 28340

Estimated median household income in 2012: $32,972 (it was $30,938 in 2000)
Marietta:

$32,972
NC:

$45,150
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $17,082

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $67,061 (it was $45,000 in 2000)
Marietta:

$67,061
NC:

$150,100
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $73,144; Detached houses: $88,148; Mobile homes: $28,133

Median gross rent in 2012: $925.

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  • Black alone - 99 (56.6%)
  • White alone - 74 (42.3%)
  • Two or more races - 2 (1.1%)

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Marietta: 78.6 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: United States (11.0%), English (10.1%), Irish (5.5%), Scotch-Irish (4.6%), German (1.8%), Scottish (1.8%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 92 feet

Land area: 1.12 square miles.

Population density: 157 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Marietta:

  • High school or higher: 78.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 21.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.2%
  • Unemployed: 4.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 27.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Marietta town:

  • Never married: 23.4%
  • Now married: 54.3%
  • Separated: 2.1%
  • Widowed: 14.9%
  • Divorced: 5.3%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $875 (1.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $475 (0.8%)

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Fayetteville, NC (49.7 miles , pop. 121,015).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Raleigh, NC (103.9 miles , pop. 276,093).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (446.7 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Lake View, SC (1.8 miles ), Fair Bluff, NC (2.5 miles ), Proctorville, NC (3.0 miles) , Fairmont, NC (3.0 miles ), Orrum, NC (3.0 miles) , Nichols, SC (3.1 miles ), Boardman, NC (3.3 miles ), Hamer, SC (3.4 miles) .

Latitude: 34.37 N, Longitude: 79.12 W

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Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

13.3%
North Carolina:

9.1%

Unemployment by year (%)


Population change in the 1990s: -42 (-20.4%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Public administration (47%)
  • Retail trade (24%)
  • Construction (18%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (12%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Manufacturing (0%)
  • Health care and social assistance (48%)
  • Educational services (22%)
  • Accommodation and food services (17%)
  • Wholesale trade (9%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (4%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (19%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (13%)
  • Other protective service workers including supervisors (10%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (10%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (10%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (10%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (8%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (20%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (14%)
  • Registered nurses (11%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (9%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (9%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (9%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (9%)


Average climate in Marietta, North Carolina

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Tornado activity:

Marietta-area historical tornado activity is above North Carolina state average. It is 57% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 11/7/1995, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 21.9 miles away from the Marietta town center injured one person and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 4/8/1957, a category F4 tornado 22.0 miles away from the town center injured 21 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Marietta-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below North Carolina state average. It is 95% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/13/1998 at 09:56:11, a magnitude 3.9 (3.5 MB, 3.9 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 78.5 miles away from the city center
On 9/25/2006 at 05:44:25, a magnitude 3.7 (3.7 MB, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 50.3 miles away from Marietta center
On 9/22/2006 at 11:22:00, a magnitude 3.4 (3.4 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 29.2 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Robeson County (10) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 6, Tornadoes: 2, Storms: 2, Flood: 1, Flood: 1, Tropical Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Marietta topographic map

Hospitals/medical centers near Marietta:

  • RIVERSIDE RESIDENTIAL (Hospital, about 7 miles away; FAIR BLUFF, NC)
  • CORBEL RESIDENTIAL (Hospital, about 9 miles away; ORRUM, NC)
  • WESTSIDE RESIDENTIAL (Hospital, about 9 miles away; ORRUM, NC)

Political contributions by individuals in Marietta, NC

Amtrak station near Marietta:

  • 15 miles: DILLON (100 N. RAILROAD AVE.) . Services: enclosed waiting area, public payphones, call for car rental service, call for taxi service.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Marietta:

  • University of North Carolina at Pembroke (about 23 miles; Pembroke, NC; Full-time enrollment: 4,818)
  • Francis Marion University (about 34 miles; Florence, SC; FT enrollment: 3,329)
  • Horry-Georgetown Technical College (about 40 miles; Conway, SC; FT enrollment: 2,962)
  • Coastal Carolina University (about 41 miles; Conway, SC; FT enrollment: 7,254)
  • Florence-Darlington Technical College (about 41 miles; Florence, SC; FT enrollment: 3,088)
  • Fayetteville Technical Community College (about 50 miles; Fayetteville, NC; FT enrollment: 3,496)
  • Fayetteville State University (about 51 miles; Fayetteville, NC; FT enrollment: 4,481)

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Notable location: Robeson County Sheriff's Office (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Church in Marietta: Turner Chapel (A). Display/hide its location on the map

 
Robeson County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential
Air pollution and air quality trends
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AQI  PM2.5 Ozone 

Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 31.7. This is about average.
City:

31.7
U.S.:

32.0
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 9.40. This is about average. Closest monitor was 19.3 miles away from the city center.
City:

9.40
U.S.:

9.59
Lead (Pb) [µ/m3] level in 2001 was 0.00334. This is significantly better than average. There were 14 monitors within city limits.
City:

0.00334
U.S.:

0.09971


Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 39.3%
(39.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 35.5% for Black residents, 100.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for American Indian residents)

Average household size:
This town:  2.7 people
North Carolina:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  80.0%
Whole state:  66.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  4.6%
Whole state:  5.9%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 1.5% of all households
  • Gay men: 1.5% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Marietta, NC

Marietta compared to North Carolina state average:

  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly above state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.


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Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Marietta travel time to work - commute


Marietta mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (88%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (12%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Marietta town (based on Robeson County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 42.43%
Here42.4%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchChurch of God (Cleveland, Tennessee)Presbyterian Church (USA)Catholic Church
Adherents58.4%16.9%5.4%5.2%4.0%
Congregations49.1%15.0%10.5%10.0%0.9%
NameAssemblies of GodInternational Pentecostal Holiness ChurchLDS (Mormon) ChurchBaha'iOther
Adherents3.1%2.7%1.5%0.9%1.7%
Congregations4.5%3.6%1.4%-5.0%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 26
Robeson County:

2.03 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.05 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
Robeson County:

0.16 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 16
This county:

1.25 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

0.92 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 76
Robeson County:

5.93 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

4.75 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 54
Here:

4.22 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

7.57 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

12.3%
North Carolina:

9.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Robeson County:

36.1%
State:

28.3%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Robeson County:

16.3%
State:

15.6%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 0$0 1$102
Other Government Administration 0$0 5$163
Totals for Government 0$0 6$265


4.28% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($25,268 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.28%
North Carolina average:

8.53%

0.08% of residents moved from foreign countries ($277 average AGI)
Robeson County:

0.08%
North Carolina average:

0.17%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Cumberland County, NC  0.76% ($26,882 average AGI)
from Scotland County, NC  0.28% ($26,896)
from Hoke County, NC  0.25% ($19,085)


4.58% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($27,142 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.58%
North Carolina average:

7.27%

0.08% of residents moved to foreign countries ($457 average AGI)
Robeson County:

0.08%
North Carolina average:

0.10%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Cumberland County, NC  0.95% ($26,674 average AGI)
to Scotland County, NC  0.31% ($22,605)
to Hoke County, NC  0.24% ($23,088)

Strongest AM radio stations in Marietta:

  • WZFB (1480 AM; 1 kW; FAIR BLUFF, NC; Owner: SOLOMON RADIO PARTNERS, INC.)
  • WJAY (1280 AM; 4 kW; MULLINS, SC; Owner: THE GREATER HWY CHURCH OF CHRIST)
  • WFMO (860 AM; 1 kW; FAIRMONT, NC; Owner: PRO-MEDIA, INC.)
  • WTAB (1370 AM; 5 kW; TABOR CITY, NC; Owner: WTAB, INC)
  • WENC (1220 AM; 5 kW; WHITEVILLE, NC; Owner: DHA COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WPTF (680 AM; 50 kW; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: FIRST STATE COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WJMX (970 AM; 10 kW; FLORENCE, SC; Owner: QANTUM OF FLORENCE LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WCEO (840 AM; daytime; 50 kW; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: EASTERN BROADCASTING GROUP, INC.)
  • WFNC (640 AM; 10 kW; FAYETTEVILLE, NC; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WKKE (1080 AM; daytime; 5 kW; ST. PAULS, NC; Owner: FERRIS YARNELL LOCKLEAR)
  • WDSC (800 AM; 1 kW; DILLON, SC; Owner: QANTUM OF FLORENCE LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WBAJ (890 AM; daytime; 50 kW; BLYTHEWOOD, SC; Owner: FAMILY FIRST)
  • WBSC (1550 AM; 10 kW; BENNETTSVILLE, SC; Owner: D-MITCH BROADCASTING, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Marietta:

  • WEGX (92.9 FM; DILLON, SC; Owner: QANTUM OF FLORENCE LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WSTS (100.9 FM; FAIRMONT, NC; Owner: PRO-MEDIA, INC.)
  • WKML (95.7 FM; LUMBERTON, NC; Owner: WKML LICENSE LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WQSD (107.1 FM; BRIARCLIFF ACRES, SC; Owner: QANTUM OF MYRTLE BEACH LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WFLB (96.5 FM; LAURINBURG, NC; Owner: WFLB LICENSE LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WZFX (99.1 FM; WHITEVILLE, NC; Owner: WDAS LICENSE LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WHQR (91.3 FM; WILMINGTON, NC; Owner: FRIENDS OF PUBLIC RADIO, INC.)
  • WCMG (94.3 FM; LATTA, SC; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WHMC-FM (90.1 FM; CONWAY, SC; Owner: SOUTH CAROLINA EDUCATIONAL TV COMMISSION)
  • WUKS (107.7 FM; ST. PAULS, NC; Owner: WDAS LICENSE LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WFNC-FM (102.3 FM; LUMBERTON, NC; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WKZQ-FM (101.7 FM; MYRTLE BEACH, SC; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • WHLZ (100.5 FM; MARION, SC; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)

TV broadcast stations around Marietta:

  • WPDE-TV (Channel 15; FLORENCE, SC; Owner: GRAND STRAND COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WWMB (Channel 21; FLORENCE, SC; Owner: ATLANTIC MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • WBTW (Channel 13; FLORENCE, SC; Owner: MEDIA GENERAL BROADCASTING OF SO. CAROLINA HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WSFX-TV (Channel 26; WILMINGTON, NC; Owner: SOUTHEASTERN MEDIA HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WECT (Channel 6; WILMINGTON, NC; Owner: RAYCOM AMERICA, INC.)
  • WUNU (Channel 31; LUMBERTON, NC; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA)
  • WFXB (Channel 43; MYRTLE BEACH, SC; Owner: GE MEDIA, INC.)
  • WLPS-LP (Channel 7; LUMBERTON/PEMBROKE, NC; Owner: BILLY RAY LOCKLEAR)
  • W67DU (Channel 67; LUMBERTON, NC; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WHMC (Channel 23; CONWAY, SC; Owner: SOUTH CAROLINA EDUCATIONAL TV COMMISSION)
  • WUNJ-TV (Channel 39; WILMINGTON, NC; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA)
  • WPEM-LP (Channel 47; LUMBERTON, NC; Owner: GERALD LOCKLEAR)
  • WFPX (Channel 62; FAYETTEVILLE, NC; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • W66DE (Channel 50; FLORENCE, SC; Owner: CAROLINA CHRISTIAN BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WJPM-TV (Channel 33; FLORENCE, SC; Owner: SOUTH CAROLINA EDUCATIONAL TV COMMISSION)
  • W19CA (Channel 19; LUMBERTON, NC; Owner: PACIFIC MEDIA CORPORATION)

Marietta fatal accident list:

Apr 29, 2001 03:00 AM, Rp-2256, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1



FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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