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Marietta

Why you'd want to live in Marietta

Marietta is located in central Cobb County, Georgia, United States, and is the county's seat and largest city. As of the 2010 census, the city had a total population of 56,579. The 2013 estimate is 59,089, making it one of Atlanta's largest suburbs. Marietta is the fourth largest of the principal cities (by population) of the Atlanta metropolitan statistical area. Homes were built by early settlers near the Cherokee town of Big Shanty (now Kennesaw) prior to 1824. The first plat was laid out in 1833. Like most towns, Marietta had a square in the center with a courthouse. The Georgia General Assembly legally recognized the community on December 19, 1834. Built in 1838, Oakton House is the oldest continuously occupied residence in Marietta. The original barn, milk house, smokehouse, and wellhouse remain on the property. The spectacular gardens contain the boxwood parterre from the 1870s. Oakton served as Major General Loring's headquarters during the Battle of Kennesaw Mountain in 1864. Marietta was initially selected as the hub for the new Western and Atlantic Railroad, and business boomed. By 1838, roadbed and trestles had been built north of the city. However, in 1840, political wrangling stopped construction for a time. In 1842, the railroad's new management decided to move the hub from Marietta to an area that would become Atlanta. Nonetheless, in 1850, when the railroad began operation, Marietta shared in the resulting prosperity. Businessman and politician John Glover arrived in 1848. A popular figure, Glover was elected mayor when the city incorporated in 1852. Another early resident was Carey Cox, a physician, who promoted a "water cure", which developed into a spa that attracted patients to the area. The Cobb County Medical Society recognizes him as the county's first physician. The Georgia Military Institute was built in 1851, and the first bank opened in 1855. During the 1850s, fire destroyed much of the city on three separate occasions. via Wikipedia

Marietta Market Report

$445,396

AVERAGE PRICE OF 2,037 HOMES

$273,133

AVERAGE PRICE OF 178 DISTRESSED HOMES

$1,549,311

AVERAGE PRICE OF 106 MULTI-MILLION DOLLAR HOMES

$631,632

AVERAGE PRICE OF 302 NEWLY BUILT HOMES

$892,805

AVERAGE PRICE OF 132 HOMES WITH A POOL

$457,269

AVERAGE PRICE OF 767 REDUCED PRICE HOMES

Average Home

Average Price $445,396
Avg Bedrooms 3.52 beds
Avg Bathrooms 3.17 baths

Average Price by Bedrooms

1 bedroom $171,836
2 bedrooms $175,210
3 bedrooms $304,124
4 bedrooms $406,878
5 bedrooms $653,058
Marietta Home Price Trends
  7/2018 6/2018 5/2018 4/2018 3/2018
Total Listings 2,168 2,161 2,116 2,008 1,755
Average Price $454,788 $465,147 $472,080 $472,314 $461,440
Avg Price Change -2.28% -1.49% -0.05% +2.36% -0.16%
Median Price $368,661 $376,065 $385,944 $382,890 $378,993
Med Price Change -2.01% -2.63% +0.80% +1.03% +1.06%
Avg Bedrooms 3.59 beds 3.64 beds 3.68 beds 4 beds 3.97 beds
Avg Bathrooms 3.25 baths 3.3 baths 3.34 baths 3.67 baths 3.19 baths
Home Price by High School
School Name Total Homes Average Price
Marietta 328 $386,786
Pope 193 $503,270
Sprayberry 240 $339,852
Walton 337 $758,256
Wheeler 204 $363,970
Home Price by House Size
Total Homes Average Price
All Homes 2,037 $445,396
Distressed Homes 178 $273,133
Multi-Million Dollar Homes 106 $1,549,311
Newly Built Homes 302 $631,632
Homes with a Pool 132 $892,805
Reduced Price Homes 767 $457,269

School Data

Highly Rated Marietta Schools

8

ADDISON ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
Elementary School
Public

8

ARNOLD MILL ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
Elementary School
Public

8

BELLS FERRY ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
Elementary School
Public

8

CHEATHAM HILL ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
Elementary School
Public

8

DAVIS ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
Elementary School
Public

10

EAST SIDE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
Elementary School
Public

9

EASTVALLEY ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
Elementary School
Public

10

GARRISON MILL ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
Elementary School
Public

8

KEHELEY ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
Elementary School
Public

9

KEMP ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
Elementary School
Public

10

MOUNT BETHEL ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
Elementary School
Public

10

MURDOCK ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
Elementary School
Public

9

ROCKY MOUNT ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
Elementary School
Public

8

SHALLOWFORD FALLS ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
Elementary School
Public

10

SOPE CREEK ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
Elementary School
Public

10

STILL ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
Elementary School
Public

9

TIMBER RIDGE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
Elementary School
Public

10

TRITT ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
Elementary School
Public

9

VAUGHAN ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
Elementary School
Public

9

DANIELL MIDDLE SCHOOL
Middle School
Public

10

DICKERSON MIDDLE SCHOOL
Middle School
Public

10

DODGEN MIDDLE SCHOOL
Middle School
Public

9

DURHAM MIDDLE SCHOOL
Middle School
Public

10

HIGHTOWER TRAIL MIDDLE SCHOOL
Middle School
Public

9

LOST MOUNTAIN MIDDLE SCHOOL
Middle School
Public

8

MABRY MIDDLE SCHOOL
Middle School
Public

9

MCCLESKEY MIDDLE SCHOOL
Middle School
Public

10

MCCLURE MIDDLE SCHOOL
Middle School
Public

10

SIMPSON MIDDLE SCHOOL
Middle School
Public

10

HARRISON HIGH SCHOOL
High School
Public

9

HILLGROVE HIGH SCHOOL
High School
Public

8
10

LASSITER HIGH SCHOOL
High School
Public

8

NORTH COBB HIGH SCHOOL
High School
Public

9

POPE HIGH SCHOOL
High School
Public

8

RIVER RIDGE HIGH SCHOOL
High School
Public

8

SPRAYBERRY HIGH SCHOOL
High School
Public

9

WALTON HIGH SCHOOL
High School
Public

Naffziger Realty Consultants at Keller Williams Realty Signature Partners
Mark Naffziger
3375 Dallas Highway Bld 100
Marietta, GA 30064
678-631-1892

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