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Marietta Minnesota Community Guide


Location:
  Location of Marietta, Minnesota

Population: 
 Marietta (city) 1970 1980 1990 2000 2007
(est)
1990-2000 Change
Actual Percent
Population 264 279 211 174 161 -37 -17.54
Land Area (sq. mile) 0.40 0.39 0.39 0.39 -- 0.00 0.21
Density (persons per sq. mile) 660.0 715.4 541.0 445.2 -- -95.8 -17.71
Housing Units 118 126 117 109 -- -8 -6.84
Households -- 113 95 86 82 -9 -9.47
Persons Per Household -- 2.47 2.22 2.02 1.96 -0.20 -9.05

Geography:

Marietta is a city in Lac qui Parle County, Minnesota, on Minnesota State Highway 40 near the South Dakota border. According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.4 square miles (1.0 km˛), all of it land. The elevation is 1,122 ft (342 m) above sea level.

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Demographics:

As of the census of 2000, there were 174 people, 86 households, and 47 families residing in the city. The population density was 445.2 people per square mile (172.3/km˛). There were 109 housing units at an average density of 278.9/sq mi (107.9/km˛). The racial makeup of the city was 100.00% White.

There were 86 households out of which 19.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 45.3% were married couples living together, 8.1% had a female householder with no husband present, and 45.3% were non-families. 44.2% of all households were made up of individuals and 25.6% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.02 and the average family size was 2.83.

In the city the population was spread out with 20.7% under the age of 18, 6.3% from 18 to 24, 21.8% from 25 to 44, 21.8% from 45 to 64, and 29.3% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 46 years. For every 100 females there were 97.7 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 89.0 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $16,923, and the median income for a family was $26,875. Males had a median income of $21,875 versus $15,625 for females. The per capita income for the city was $12,688. About 14.6% of families and 21.6% of the population were below the poverty line, including 33.3% of those under the age of eighteen and 18.4% of those sixty five or over.

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History:  

MARIETTA, a city of August Township, sections 21, 27, and 28, platted in 1884 and incorporated on January 12, 1900, was named by officers of the Minneapolis and St. Louis Railroad. This name is borne by cities in Ohio and Georgia and by villages in 11 other states. Pioneers from Marietta, Ohio, had settled here. The post office began in 1884.

Courtesy Minnesota Historical Society


Government:
Marietta City Hall
Marietta, MN 56257
 
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Post Office:
US Post Office
200 3rd Avenue N
Marietta, MN
56257-5000
Phone:
(320) 668-2542
Toll Free:
(800) ASK-USPS
Web:
www.usps.com
US Post Office
Regular Business Hours:
Week Days      
7:15 am - 12:15 pm
                        1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Saturday
           7:30 am - 9:30 am  
Latest Collection at Post Office:
Week Days            3:45 pm
Saturday                3:45 pm


Utilities:
Utility TypeUtility Name Utility Phone
Electricity Ottertail Power Company   (800) 257-4044
Natural Gas n/a n/a
Wastewater n/a n/a
Water Grant Roberts Rural Water   (800)-917-2031
Telephone Farmers Mutual Telephone Company (800) 692-0021
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Marietta, MN 56257
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