Marietta, Texas

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Population in 2013: 134 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: +19.6%
Males: 67  (50.4%)
Females: 67  (49.6%)
Median resident age:  58.5 years
Texas median age:  30.8 years

Zip code: 75566

Estimated median household income in 2012: $59,862 (it was $24,028 in 2000)
Marietta:

$59,862
TX:

$50,740
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $23,780 (it was $12,773 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $39,568 (it was $42,500 in 2000)
Marietta:

$39,568
TX:

$129,200
Mean prices in 2012: All housing units: $44,477; Detached houses: $44,477

Median gross rent in 2012: $488.

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  • White alone - 123 (91.8%)
  • Black alone - 10 (7.5%)
  • Hispanic - 1 (0.7%)
Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Marietta: 78.6 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: Scotch-Irish (22.4%), Irish (19.6%), United States (19.6%), German (14.7%), Welsh (1.4%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 356 feet

Land area: 0.58 square miles.

Population density: 232 people per square mile   (very low).

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For population 25 years and over in Marietta:

  • High school or higher: 81.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 9.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 25.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Marietta town:

  • Never married: 7.2%
  • Now married: 74.6%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 6.1%
  • Divorced: 12.0%



According to our research of Texas and other state lists there were 2 registered sex offenders living in Marietta, Texas as of April 24, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Marietta to the number of sex offenders is 67 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,169 (3.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $388 (0.8%)

Marietta satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Longview, TX (47.5 miles , pop. 73,344).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Shreveport, LA (66.2 miles , pop. 200,145).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (132.8 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities: Naples, TX (2.9 miles ), Dalby Springs-Simms, TX (3.3 miles ), Douglassville, TX (3.3 miles) , Omaha, TX (3.4 miles ), Pleasant Hill, TX (3.4 miles ), Hughes Springs, TX (3.6 miles ), Daingerfield, TX (3.8 miles ), Linden, TX (3.9 miles ).

Latitude: 33.17 N, Longitude: 94.54 W

Area code: 903

Marietta household income distribution Marietta home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

7.8%
Texas:

5.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -49 (-30.4%).
Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Public administration (73%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (13%)
  • Manufacturing (5%)
  • Retail trade (5%)
  • Utilities (5%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (63%)
  • Health care and social assistance (12%)
  • Retail trade (7%)
  • Manufacturing (5%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (5%)
  • Educational services (5%)
  • Accommodation and food services (2%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (22%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (15%)
  • Other protective service workers including supervisors (11%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (11%)
  • Food processing workers (11%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (7%)
  • Supervisors of construction and extraction workers (7%)
  • Financial clerks except bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (24%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (18%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (18%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (12%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (12%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (12%)

Average climate in Marietta, Texas

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Marietta-area historical tornado activity is above Texas state average. It is 121% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/12/1971, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 21.6 miles away from the Marietta town center killed one person and injured 5 people.

On 11/15/1987, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 6.6 miles away from the town center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Marietta-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Texas state average. It is 78% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 9/6/1997 at 23:38:00, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 LG, 4.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 149.6 miles away from the city center
On 1/21/1982 at 00:33:54, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.5 LG) earthquake occurred 192.1 miles away from Marietta center
On 5/4/2001 at 06:42:12, a magnitude 4.7 (4.2 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.5 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 194.4 miles away from the city center
On 3/25/1976 at 00:41:20, a magnitude 5.0 (4.9 MB, 5.0 LG, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 294.8 miles away from the city center
On 6/16/1978 at 11:46:54, a magnitude 5.3 (4.4 MB, 4.6 UK, 5.3 ML) earthquake occurred 360.7 miles away from Marietta center
On 1/18/1995 at 15:51:39, a magnitude 4.2 (4.0 LG, 4.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 207.2 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 Cass County (12) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 7
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 5, Floods: 4, Storms: 4, Fires: 2, Tornadoes: 2, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Marietta topographic map

Birthplace of: Edd Hargett - Football player.

Hospitals and medical centers near Marietta:

  • OMAHA HEALTHCARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; OMAHA, TX)
  • THE SPRINGS (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; HUGHES SPRINGS, TX)
  • HEALTH ASSISTANCE TEAM (Home Health Center, about 14 miles away; HUGHES SPRINGS, TX)
  • LINDEN HEALTHCARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 15 miles away; LINDEN, TX)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Marietta:

  • Northeast Texas Community College (about 21 miles; Mount Pleasant, TX; Full-time enrollment: 2,320)
  • Texarkana College (about 33 miles; Texarkana, TX; FT enrollment: 2,629)
  • LeTourneau University (about 50 miles; Longview, TX; FT enrollment: 2,357)
  • Kilgore College (about 59 miles; Kilgore, TX; FT enrollment: 3,127)
  • Southern University at Shreveport (about 60 miles; Shreveport, LA; FT enrollment: 2,277)
  • Paris Junior College (about 66 miles; Paris, TX; FT enrollment: 3,875)
  • Bossier Parish Community College (about 68 miles; Bossier City, LA; FT enrollment: 6,209)
See full list of schools located in Marietta

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

Cass County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 5.9%
(4.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for Black residents)
Average household size:
This town:  2.1 people
Texas:  2.8 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  62.5%
Whole state:  69.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  6.3%
Whole state:  6.0%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 1.6% of all households
  • Gay men: 1.6% of all households

Marietta compared to Texas state average:

  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.

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 (60%)
  • Utility gas (35%)
  • Wood (4%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 66.69%
Here: 66.7%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionAmerican Baptist AssociationUnited Methodist ChurchChurches of ChristAssemblies of God
Adherents63.0%13.2%12.2%3.0%2.0%
Congregations43.4%13.3%16.9%4.8%6.0%
NameCatholic ChurchLDS (Mormon) ChurchChurch of the NazareneBaptist Missionary Association of AmericaOther
Adherents1.8%1.5%0.7%0.5%2.0%
Congregations1.2%1.2%1.2%1.2%10.8%
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: 7
Cass County:

2.39 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.47 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.34 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 3
Cass County:

1.02 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.11 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 16
Cass County:

5.46 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.95 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 18
Here:

6.14 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.13 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

11.4%
Texas:

8.9%
Adult obesity rate:
Cass County:

29.2%
Texas:

26.6%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

14.8%
State:

15.7%
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Other Government Administration 0$0 2$2,806
Water Supply 1$3,179$38,1481$999
Totals for Government 1$3,179$38,1483$3,805

6.11% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($34,351 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.11%
Texas average:

7.14%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Bowie County, TX  1.00% ($33,010 average AGI)
from Morris County, TX  0.59% ($32,475)
from Caddo Parish, LA  0.31% ($49,219)


6.80% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($32,874 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.80%
Texas average:

6.69%

0.11% of residents moved to foreign countries ($367 average AGI)
Cass County:

0.11%
Texas average:

0.10%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Bowie County, TX  1.39% ($32,897 average AGI)
to Morris County, TX  0.57% ($34,644)
to Miller County, AR  0.35% ($35,784)

Strongest AM radio stations in Marietta:

  • KEEL (710 AM; 50 kW; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KPYN (900 AM; 10 kW; ATLANTA, TX; Owner: FAMILY WORSHIP CENTER CHURCH, INC.)
  • KWKH (1130 AM; 50 kW; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KEGG (1560 AM; 2 kW; DAINGERFIELD, TX)
  • KFXR (1190 AM; 50 kW; DALLAS, TX; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KNBO (1530 AM; daytime; 3 kW; NEW BOSTON, TX; Owner: BOWIE COUNTY BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • KRLD (1080 AM; 50 kW; DALLAS, TX; Owner: TEXAS INFINITY BROADCASTING L.P.)
  • KNCB (1320 AM; 5 kW; VIVIAN, LA; Owner: NORTH CADDO BROADCASTING CO.)
  • KOFY (1060 AM; daytime; 10 kW; GILMER, TX; Owner: JERRY RUSSELL D/B/A THE RUSSELL COMPANY)
  • KTFS (940 AM; 3 kW; TEXARKANA, TX; Owner: ARKLATEX, LLC)
  • WBAP (820 AM; 50 kW; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: WBAP-KSCS OPERATING, LTD.)
  • KGHT (880 AM; 50 kW; SHERIDAN, AR; Owner: METROPOLITAN RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • KSKY (660 AM; 20 kW; BALCH SPRINGS, TX; Owner: BISON MEDIA, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Marietta:

  • KAZE (106.9 FM; ORE CITY, TX; Owner: REYNOLDS RADIO, INC.)
  • KTAL-FM (98.1 FM; TEXARKANA, TX; Owner: ACCESS.1 COMMUNICATIONS - SHREVEPORT, LLC)
  • KRMD-FM (101.1 FM; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KZRB (103.5 FM; NEW BOSTON, TX; Owner: B & H BROADCASTING SYSTEMS, INC.)
  • KYKX (105.7 FM; LONGVIEW, TX; Owner: WALLER MEDIA, LLC)
  • KVMA-FM (107.9 FM; MAGNOLIA, AR; Owner: COLUMBIA BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • KDVE (103.1 FM; PITTSBURG, TX; Owner: ON-AIR FAMILY, LLC)
  • KEWL-FM (95.1 FM; NEW BOSTON, TX; Owner: PETRACOM OF TEXARKANA, L.L.C.)
  • KJTX (104.5 FM; JEFFERSON, TX; Owner: WISDOM MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • KMJI (93.3 FM; ASHDOWN, AR; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KNRB (100.1 FM; ATLANTA, TX; Owner: FAMILY WORSHIP CENTER CHURCH, INC.)
  • KPWW (95.9 FM; HOOKS, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KTXK (91.5 FM; TEXARKANA, TX; Owner: TEXARKANA COMMUNITY COLLEGE)
  • KFYX (107.1 FM; TEXARKANA, AR; Owner: ARKLATEX, LLC)

TV broadcast stations around Marietta:

  • KTAL-TV (Channel 6; TEXARKANA, TX; Owner: NEXSTAR BROADCASTING OF LOUISIANA, LLC)
  • KTBS-TV (Channel 3; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: KTBS, INC.)
  • KSLA-TV (Channel 12; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: KSLA, LLC)
  • KMSS-TV (Channel 33; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: COMCORP OF TEXAS LICENSE CORP.)
  • KSHV (Channel 45; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: WHITE KNIGHT BROADCASTING OF SHREVEPORT LIC. CORP.)

Marietta fatal accident list:

Oct 22, 1981 08:10 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

14 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Marietta)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

6
  • CUSSETTA MTN, Cussetta Mtn 4.5 Mi E Of (Lat: 33.172889 Lon: -94.466306), Type: Tower, Structure height: 48.8 m, Call Sign: WPQR537
    Assigned Frequencies: 932.281 MHz, 941.281 MHz
    Grant Date: 06/22/2010, Expiration Date: 09/05/2020, Certifier: Paul E Davis
    Registrant: Union Pacific Railroad, 1400 Douglas St. Stop 0650, Omaha, NE 68179, Phone: (402) 544-1777, Fax: (402) 280-6565, Email:
  • Bryans Mill, 18300 Tx Highway 77 W (Lat: 33.196667 Lon: -94.474806), Type: Tower, Structure height: 137.1 m, Overall height: 138.9 m, Call Sign: WPUY663, Licensee ID: L00043583
    Assigned Frequencies: 6256.54 MHz, 6345.49 MHz, 6197.24 MHz, 6286.19 MHz
    Grant Date: 04/07/2012, Expiration Date: 05/29/2022, Certifier: Kevin Roper
    Registrant: The Northeast Texas Consortium (Netnet)
  • MARIETTA ES, 308 N Central Hwy 250 (Lat: 33.177194 Lon: -94.540667), Type: Tower, Structure height: 45.7 m, Overall height: 46.6 m, Call Sign: WQHQ811
    Assigned Frequencies: 17785.0 MHz, 17845.0 MHz
    Grant Date: 10/10/2007, Expiration Date: 10/10/2017, Certifier: Scott Kirby
    Registrant: Trillion Partners, Inc., Under Receivership, 9208 Waterford Centre Blvd., Suite 150, Austin, TX 78758, Phone: (512) 334-4100, Fax: (512) 334-4099, Email:
  • BETHLEHEM AR, Bethlehem (Lat: 33.117972 Lon: -94.507028), Type: Tower, Structure height: 91.4 m, Overall height: 94.4 m, Call Sign: WQPD988
    Assigned Frequencies: 11365.0 MHz, 11525.0 MHz
    Grant Date: 04/18/2012, Expiration Date: 04/18/2022, Certifier: Pamelia Y Hoof
    Registrant: Verizon Wireless, 1120 Sanctuary Pkwy, #150 Gasa5reg, Alpharetta, GA 30009-7630, Phone: (770) 797-1070, Fax: (770) 797-1036, Email:
  • MARIETTA ARP, Marietta (Lat: 33.210639 Lon: -94.534583), Type: Tower, Structure height: 91.4 m, Overall height: 94.4 m, Call Sign: WQPD994
    Assigned Frequencies: 10875.0 MHz
    Grant Date: 04/18/2012, Expiration Date: 04/18/2022, Certifier: Pamelia Y Hoof
    Registrant: Verizon Wireless, 1120 Sanctuary Pkwy, #150 Gasa5reg, Alpharetta, GA 30009-7630, Phone: (770) 797-1070, Fax: (770) 797-1036, Email:
  • MARIETTA, Cussetta Mountain 4.5 Mi E Of (Lat: 33.172889 Lon: -94.466306), Type: Tower, Structure height: 48.8 m, Call Sign: WAG88
    Assigned Frequencies: 6595.00 MHz, 6705.00 MHz
    Grant Date: 07/13/2010, Expiration Date: 09/27/2020
    Registrant: Union Pacific Railroad, 1400 Douglas St. Stop 0650, Omaha, NE 68179, Phone: (402) 544-1777, Fax: (402) 233-3179, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

1
  • Call Sign: KB5TCG
    Grant Date: 06/09/1992, Expiration Date: 06/09/2002, Cancellation Date: 06/11/2004
    Registrant: Danny L Wilson, Marietta, TX 75566

FAA Registered Aircraft:

3
  • Aircraft: MARTIN JAMES RV-9A (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: AMA/EXPR UNKNOWN ENG (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 137JM , Serial Number: 91076, Year manufactured: 2006, Airworthiness Date: 10/05/2006
    Registrant (Individual): James D Martin, 1315 County Road 2361, Marietta, TX 75566
  • Aircraft: STRICKLAND JEROME RV-4 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: LYCOMING O-320-E2D (150 HP) (4 Cycle)
    N-Number: 439J , Serial Number: 3034, Year manufactured: 2008, Airworthiness Date: 04/03/2008
    Registrant (Individual): James D Martin, 759 County Road 2361, Marietta, TX 75566
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-18 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 97 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-290 SERIES (140 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 7526K , Serial Number: 18-242, Year manufactured: 1950
    Registrant (Individual): O H Jr Lovell, Po Box 237, Marietta, TX 75566

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 1
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