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Marietta, Mississippi
Water tower in Marietta
Water tower in Marietta
Location of Marietta, Mississippi
Location of Marietta, Mississippi
Marietta, Mississippi is located in the US
Marietta, Mississippi
Marietta, Mississippi
Location in the United States
Coordinates: 34°30′4″N 88°28′16″W / 34.50111°N 88.47111°W / 34.50111; -88.47111
MARIETTA MISSISSIPPI Latitude and Longitude:

34°30′4″N 88°28′16″W / 34.50111°N 88.47111°W / 34.50111; -88.47111
CountryUnited States
State Mississippi
County Prentiss
Area
 • Total1.8 sq mi (4.6 km2)
 • Land1.8 sq mi (4.6 km2)
 • Water0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation
381 ft (116 m)
Population
( 2010)
 • Total256
 • Estimate 
(2016) [1]
255
 • Density140/sq mi (56/km2)
Time zone UTC-6 ( Central (CST))
 • Summer ( DST) UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
38856
Area code(s) 662
FIPS code28-45120
GNIS feature ID0673134

Marietta is a town in Prentiss County, Mississippi, United States. The population was 248 at the 2000 census.

Geography

Marietta is located at 34°30′4″N 88°28′16″W / 34.50111°N 88.47111°W / 34.50111; -88.47111 (34.500990, -88.471146). [2] The town is situated at the intersection of Mississippi Highway 366 and Mississippi Highway 371, southeast of Booneville, and northwest of Fulton. The Natchez Trace Parkway passes just to the south.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 1.8 square miles (4.7 km2), all land.

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
188063
1910146
1970204
198029846.1%
1990287−3.7%
2000248−13.6%
20102563.2%
Est. 2016255 [1]−0.4%
U.S. Decennial Census [3]

As of the census [4] of 2000, there were 248 people, 103 households, and 73 families residing in the town. The population density was 139.3 people per square mile (53.8/km²). There were 111 housing units at an average density of 62.3 per square mile (24.1/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 98.79% White and 1.21% African American. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.21% of the population.

There were 103 households out of which 29.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 63.1% were married couples living together, 8.7% had a female householder with no husband present, and 28.2% were non-families. 25.2% of all households were made up of individuals and 13.6% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.41 and the average family size was 2.91.

In the town, the population was spread out with 21.8% under the age of 18, 10.1% from 18 to 24, 24.6% from 25 to 44, 26.2% from 45 to 64, and 17.3% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 40 years. For every 100 females, there were 96.8 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 90.2 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $35,000, and the median income for a family was $40,833. Males had a median income of $30,357 versus $19,583 for females. The per capita income for the town was $14,228. About 6.1% of families and 8.5% of the population were below the poverty line, including 3.4% of those under the age of eighteen and 23.1% of those sixty five or over.

Education

The Town of Marietta is served by the Prentiss County School District.

Notable person

References

  1. ^ a b "Population and Housing Unit Estimates". Retrieved June 9, 2017.
  2. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23.
  3. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Retrieved June 4, 2015.
  4. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  5. ^ "Ellen Stratton". Playboy. Retrieved 7 March 2014.

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