Marietta : Georgia

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What it's Like to Retire in Marietta

Marietta is a suburb northwest of Atlanta with a population of about 66,000. The town square is the site of several cultural productions and public events, including a weekly farmers' market.  Photo of downtown fountain courtesy of Wikipedia and HowardSF.

 

Where to Retire in Marietta and Home Prices

There are active adult communities in the Marietta and Atlanta area (see Active Communities link at top right). The price of a home has steadily risen since the last quarter of 2012, up through the last quarter of 2013, when the median sale price was reported to be about $240,000 (City-data.com).

 

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Climate and Physical Environment

The average January temperature is in the low 40's.  Marietta is northwest of Atlanta.
 

Restaurants & Cultural Scene

Theatre in the Square is a year-round professional theater with a regular subscription season plus summer and holiday shows. The renvoated Strand Theatre offers classic films.
 

Crime

The crime rate is slightly higher than the national average.
 

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Facts about MARIETTA
  • State: GA
  • Environment: Suburban,
  • City Population: 50,001-100,000
  • Median age of Population: 25-44
  • Avg Jan Temperature: 41-60
  • Avg July Temperature: 60-80
  • Median HH Income: 20,001-40,000
  • Average Home Price (MLS): $200,001-$300,000
  • Annual Property Tax on a $200,000 house: Less than 2000
  • Total Crime Index: 101-110 (slightly above average)
  • Cost of Living Index: 91-100 (slightly below average)
  • Culture Index: 101-110 (slightly above average)
  • State Sales Tax: Yes
  • State Income Tax: Yes
  • Name of the Guide: boomer1

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