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Marietta is a borough in Lancaster County, in the Lancaster metro area.
The community was named after Mary and Etta, wives of two founders
The latitude of Marietta is 40.056N. The longitude is -76.552W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 276 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 2,639.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Marietta demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Lancaster County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Lancaster area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 17547 ZIP code.
39% of Marietta residents report German ancestry, and 15% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Marietta ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Marietta was $19,265, compared with $21,587 nationally.
14% of Marietta residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Historic districts in Marietta include Marietta Historic District ... View historic districts
Median rent in Marietta, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $444. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $923.
Lancaster County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Marietta political report.
The average commute time for Marietta workers is 21 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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