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-Cost of living
-Attractive setting
-Water recreation


-Low ethnic diversity

What Bert Has To Say About Parkersburg-Marietta-Vienna Metro Area

Parkersburg is a small town on the Ohio River with a primarily industrial heritage, serving as a transportation gateway between the eastern seaboard and the Midwest/Great Lakes regions. Marietta, located across the river, is another industrial town with more of a historic flavor, while Vienna, West Virginia is a suburb just north of Parkersburg. Both, aside from a few historic attractions, have relatively plain downtown and residential areas.


Quick Facts About Marietta

    The unemployment rate in Marietta is 4.70 percent(U.S. avg. is 6.30%). Recent job growth is Positive. Marietta jobs have Increased by 0.94 percent.
    Compared to the rest of the country, Marietta's cost of living is 14.60% Lower than the U.S. average.
    As of 2014, Marietta's population is 14,102 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of -1.77 percent.
    Average Commute time is 15 minutes. The National Average is 25 minutes.
    The median home cost in Marietta is $102,000. Home appreciation the last year has been 1.40 percent.
    Marietta public schools spend $10,104 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,435. There are about 18.6 students per teacher in Marietta.

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A nice quiet college community that is relatively crime free.Population is around 15,000. Reasonable proximity to Pittsburgh (1.5 hrs),Columbus (2hrs) and Cleveland... (read more)
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