Marietta will hold a public meeting to update the comprehensive plan


The city of Marietta has announced on its website that it will hold a public hearing on the update to the 2022 city master plan.

The ad reads as follows:

The Town of Marietta will hold a first public hearing regarding the Global Plan 2022 Update on Wednesday, December 8, 2021 at 5:00 p.m. in the Town Hall Council Chamber located at 205 Lawrence Street NE, Marietta, GA 30060.

The purpose of this hearing is to inform the community about the process to be used to develop the overall plan, the possibilities for public participation in the development of the plan and to obtain feedback on the proposed planning process. The City is also launching a public survey and it is available at the following link – https://publicinput.com/CityofMariettaGA#1

All interested must attend. For questions regarding the public hearing or the full plan update, please contact Courtney Verdier, Planning and Development Specialist, at (770) 794-5717 or by email at [email protected]

About the town of Marietta

The town of Marietta is the seat of Cobb County. The latest estimate from the US Census Bureau puts the city’s population at 60,867, making it the largest city in Cobb County in terms of population.

However, the city is in a neck and neck race with the rapidly growing Smyrna, whose population was 56,666 at the latest estimate.

Here are some quick facts from the Census Bureau

Town of Marietta, Georgia

Demographic estimates 2019 60,867

Source: Population estimates for the 2019 vintage

Median household income $ 57,452

Source: 2015-2019 American Community Survey, 5-year estimates

People living in poverty, percentage 14.0%

Source: 2015-2019 American Community Survey, 5-year estimates

Educational attainment: Percentage with a high school diploma or more 87.7%

Source: 2015-2019 American Community Survey, 5-year estimates

People without health insurance, percentage 18.1%

Source: 2015-2019 American Community Survey, 5-year estimates

Median value of dwelling $ 287,600

Source: 2015-2019 American Community Survey, 5-year estimates

Total housing units 26,878

Source: 2015-2019 American Community Survey, 5-year estimates

Number of companies 10,501

Source: 2012 Business Owner Survey: Company Summary

Median income for men $ 36,894

Source: 2015-2019 American Community Survey, 5-year estimates

Median income of women $ 29,239

Source: 2015-2019 American Community Survey, 5-year estimates

Veterans 3 132

Source: 2015-2019 American Community Survey, 5-year estimates

Percentage of households with a broadband Internet subscription 84.9%

Source: 2015-2019 American Community Survey, 5-year estimates


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