Marietta, Texas

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Marietta, Texas
Town
Location of Marietta, Texas
Location of Marietta, Texas
Cass County Marietta.svg
Coordinates: 33°10′22″N 94°32′31″W / 33.17278°N 94.54194°W / 33.17278; -94.54194Coordinates: 33°10′22″N 94°32′31″W / 33.17278°N 94.54194°W / 33.17278; -94.54194
Country United States
State Texas
County Cass
Area
 • Total 0.6 sq mi (1.5 km2)
 • Land 0.6 sq mi (1.5 km2)
 • Water 0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation 351 ft (107 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 134
 • Density 232/sq mi (89.5/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 75566
Area code(s) 903
FIPS code 48-46668[1]
GNIS feature ID 1340954[2]

Marietta is a town in Cass County, Texas, United States. The population was 134 at the 2010 census,[3] up from 112 at the 2000 census.

Geography[edit]

Marietta is located in northwestern Cass County at 33°10′22″N 94°32′31″W / 33.17278°N 94.54194°W / 33.17278; -94.54194 (33.172655, -94.541998).[4] It is 12 miles (19 km) west of Douglassville, 9 miles (14 km) east of Naples, and 16 miles (26 km) northwest of Linden, the Cass County seat.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town of Marietta has a total area of 0.58 square miles (1.5 km2), all of it land.[3]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1970 177
1980 169 −4.5%
1990 161 −4.7%
2000 112 −30.4%
2010 134 19.6%
Est. 2015 133 [5] −0.7%
U.S. Decennial Census[6]

As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 134 people, 58 households, and 33 families residing in the town. The population density was 194.0 people per square mile (74.6/km²). There were 75 housing units at an average density of 129.9 per square mile (49.9/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 99.11% White and 0.89% African American.

There were 58 households out of which 13.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 50.0% were married couples living together, 3.4% had a female householder with no husband present, and 43.1% were non-families. 41.4% of all households were made up of individuals and 25.9% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 1.93 and the average family size was 2.55.

In the town, the population was spread out with 11.6% under the age of 18, 5.4% from 18 to 24, 17.9% from 25 to 44, 31.3% from 45 to 64, and 33.9% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 56 years. For every 100 females there were 86.7 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 80.0 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $24,028, and the median income for a family was $28,750. Males had a median income of $17,500 versus $20,500 for females. The per capita income for the town was $12,773. There were 11.5% of families and 11.1% of the population living below the poverty line, including no under eighteens and 25.5% of those over 64.

Education[edit]

Marietta is served by the Pewitt Consolidated Independent School District. Prior to September 1, 2008 it was served by the Marietta Independent School District.[7]

Notable people[edit]

DeShondra Henderson- Former LSU softball player and top 3 all time steals leader

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  2. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  3. ^ a b "Geographic Identifiers: 2010 Census Summary File 1 (G001): Marietta town, Texas". U.S. Census Bureau, American Factfinder. Retrieved July 24, 2015. 
  4. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 
  5. ^ "Annual Estimates of the Resident Population for Incorporated Places: April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2015". Retrieved July 2, 2016. 
  6. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Retrieved June 4, 2015. 
  7. ^ "CONSOLIDATIONS, ANNEXATIONS AND NAME CHANGES FOR TEXAS PUBLIC SCHOOLS." Texas Education Agency. Updated August 1, 2016. Retrieved on February 23, 2017.