Martha, Oklahoma

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Population in 2013: 160 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -22.0%
Males: 65  (40.9%)
Females: 95  (59.1%)
Median resident age:  42.3 years
Oklahoma median age:  36.2 years

Zip codes: 73556.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $45,348 (it was $20,000 in 2000)
Martha:

$45,348
OK:

$45,690

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $21,745 (it was $9,799 in 2000)

Martha town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $58,353 (it was $39,200 in 2000)
Martha:

$58,353
OK:

$116,500

Median gross rent in 2013: $567.

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  • Races in Martha, OK (2010)

    Martha races chart
    • 10464.2%White alone
    • 4024.7%Hispanic
    • 74.3%Two or more races
    • 53.1%Black alone
    • 53.1%American Indian alone
    • 10.6%Asian alone

Races in Martha detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Martha: 79.3 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: Irish (24.0%), German (12.7%), West Indian (8.3%), Dutch (7.4%), Welsh (5.2%), English (3.5%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 1405 feet

Land area: 0.25 square miles.

Population density: 637 people per square mile   (low).

Martha, Oklahoma map

For population 25 years and over in Martha:

  • High school or higher: 86.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 14.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 8.7%
  • Unemployed: 11.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 24.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Martha town:

  • Never married: 30.0%
  • Now married: 56.2%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 7.1%
  • Divorced: 6.8%

7 residents are foreign born (4.1% Latin America).

This town:

4.1%
Oklahoma:

5.7%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $344 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $298 (0.4%)

Martha satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Lawton, OK (55.7 miles , pop. 92,757).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Oklahoma City, OK (117.1 miles , pop. 506,132).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (200.2 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities: Blair, OK (2.2 miles ), Altus, OK (2.6 miles ), Friendship, OK (3.0 miles) , East Duke, OK (3.4 miles ), East Jackson, OK (3.5 miles ), Mangum, OK (3.5 miles ), Olustee, OK (3.5 miles ), Headrick, OK (4.0 miles) .

Latitude: 34.73 N, Longitude: 99.39 W

Area code: 580

Martha household income distribution Martha home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

4.5%
Oklahoma:

4.8%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -10 (-4.7%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (22%)
  • Retail trade (22%)
  • Educational services (13%)
  • Health care and social assistance (11%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Construction (7%)
  • Manufacturing (26%)
  • Retail trade (21%)
  • Health care and social assistance (19%)
  • Accommodation and food services (14%)
  • Public administration (9%)
  • Other services, except public administration (7%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (5%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction and extraction occupations (33%)
  • Production occupations (20%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (13%)
  • Arts, design, entertainment, sports, and media occupations (9%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (9%)
  • Sales and related occupations (9%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (9%)
  • Production occupations (26%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (16%)
  • Sales and related occupations (12%)
  • Transportation occupations (12%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (9%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (9%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (7%)

Work and jobs in Martha: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Martha, Oklahoma

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Martha-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Oklahoma state average. It is 119% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/1/1954, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 27.0 miles away from the Martha town center injured 2 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 5/11/1982, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 6.9 miles away from the town center killed 2 people and injured 18 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Martha-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Oklahoma state average. It is 65% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/16/1978 at 11:46:54, a magnitude 5.3 (4.4 MB, 4.6 UK, 5.3 ML, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 141.5 miles away from the city center
On 4/28/1998 at 14:13:01, a magnitude 4.2 (3.9 MB, 4.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 55.3 miles away from Martha center
On 2/15/1974 at 13:33:49, a magnitude 4.6 (4.5 MB, 4.6 LG) earthquake occurred 143.0 miles away from the city center
On 1/18/1995 at 15:51:39, a magnitude 4.2 (4.0 LG, 4.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 101.8 miles away from the city center
On 4/14/1995 at 00:32:56, a magnitude 5.7 (5.6 MB, 5.7 MS, 5.7 MW, Depth: 11.1 mi) earthquake occurred 385.3 miles away from Martha center
On 9/6/1997 at 23:38:00, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 LG, 4.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 167.9 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Jackson County (19) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 13
Emergencies Declared: 6

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 8, Winter Storms: 8, Storms: 7, Tornadoes: 4, Fire: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Martha topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Martha:

  • JACKSON COUNTY MEMORIAL HOSPITAL HOME CARE (Home Health Center, about 6 miles away; ALTUS, OK)
  • ENGLISH VILLAGE MANOR (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; ALTUS, OK)
  • QUALITY LIFESTYLES, INC (Home Health Center, about 7 miles away; ALTUS, OK)
  • HEALTHWATCH HOME HEALTH (Home Health Center, about 7 miles away; ALTUS, OK)
  • QUARTZ MOUNTAIN CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; ALTUS, OK)
  • SUNSHINE HOME CARE (Home Health Center, about 8 miles away; ALTUS, OK)
  • DAVITA - ALTUS (Dialysis Facility, about 8 miles away; ALTUS, OK)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Martha:

  • Western Oklahoma State College (about 5 miles; Altus, OK; Full-time enrollment: 2,054)
  • Vernon College (about 40 miles; Vernon, TX; FT enrollment: 2,216)
  • Cameron University (about 55 miles; Lawton, OK; FT enrollment: 4,695)
  • Southwestern Oklahoma State University (about 68 miles; Weatherford, OK; FT enrollment: 4,126)
  • Midwestern State University (about 77 miles; Wichita Falls, TX; FT enrollment: 4,901)
  • Mid-America Christian University (about 112 miles; Oklahoma City, OK; FT enrollment: 2,869)
  • Oklahoma City Community College (about 113 miles; Oklahoma City, OK; FT enrollment: 8,904)

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Notable location: Martha Volunteer Fire Department (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Jackson County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 21.6%
(3.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 27.9% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 47.4% for other race residents, 45.6% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This town:  2.6 people
Oklahoma:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  66.7%
Whole state:  66.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  4.8%
Whole state:  5.9%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Martha compared to Oklahoma state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.5
Oklahoma average:

11.2

Martha travel time to work - commute Martha mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (59%)
  • Electricity (30%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (9%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Martha town (based on Jackson County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant9,84545
Mainline Protestant3,84010
Other5712
Catholic4501
None11,740-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 2
Jackson County:

0.78 / 10,000 pop.
Oklahoma:

1.97 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.39 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.20 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 3
Jackson County:

1.17 / 10,000 pop.
Oklahoma:

0.76 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 14
Jackson County:

5.45 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.35 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 16
Here:

6.23 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.89 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

11.4%
Oklahoma:

10.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Jackson County:

30.5%
Oklahoma:

29.2%
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Solid Waste Management 0$0 7$1,028
Sewerage 0$0 1$970
Totals for Government 0$0 8$1,998

Martha government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $40,000 ($250.00)
    Financial Administration: $18,000 ($112.50)
    General - Other: $13,000 ($81.25)
    Solid Waste Management: $11,000 ($68.75)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $7,000 ($43.75)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $0 ($0.00)

Martha government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $11,000 ($68.75)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $2,000 ($12.50)
    Interest Earnings: $1,000 ($6.25)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $39,000 ($243.75)
  • State Intergovernmental - Housing & Community Development: $10,000 ($62.50)
    Highways: $2,000 ($12.50)
    General Support: $1,000 ($6.25)
  • Tax - Public Utilities: $3,000 ($18.75)

Martha government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $36,000 ($225.00)

9.25% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($34,260 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.25%
Oklahoma average:

7.34%

0.50% of residents moved from foreign countries ($2,312 average AGI)
Jackson County:

0.50%
Oklahoma average:

0.06%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Comanche County, OK  0.48% ($29,568 average AGI)
from Greer County, OK  0.34% ($27,903)
from Oklahoma County, OK  0.33% ($29,567)


10.21% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($39,281 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

10.21%
Oklahoma average:

7.24%

0.61% of residents moved to foreign countries ($2,230 average AGI)
Jackson County:

0.61%
Oklahoma average:

0.07%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Oklahoma County, OK  0.65% ($41,683 average AGI)
to Comanche County, OK  0.27% ($26,160)
to Kiowa County, OK  0.25% ($38,739)

Strongest AM radio stations in Martha:

  • KWHW (1450 AM; 1 kW; ALTUS, OK; Owner: ALTUS RADIO, INC.)
  • KOMA (1520 AM; 50 kW; OKLAHOMA CITY, OK; Owner: RENDA BROADCASTING CORP. OF NEVADA)
  • KCAF (990 AM; 10 kW; FARMERSVILLE, TX; Owner: RENAISSANCE RADIO, INC.)
  • KRMG (740 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WBAP (820 AM; 50 kW; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: WBAP-KSCS OPERATING, LTD.)
  • KGYN (1210 AM; 50 kW; GUYMON, OK; Owner: TELNS BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KJON (850 AM; daytime; 5 kW; ANADARKO, OK; Owner: CARROLLTON BROADCASTING OF TEXAS, LP)
  • KAHZ (1360 AM; 50 kW; HURST, TX)
  • KESS (1270 AM; 50 kW; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: KESS-AM LICENSE CORP.)
  • KRLD (1080 AM; 50 kW; DALLAS, TX; Owner: TEXAS INFINITY BROADCASTING L.P.)
  • KICA (980 AM; 50 kW; CLOVIS, NM; Owner: BROADCAST ENTERTAINMENT CORPORATION)
  • KFXR (1190 AM; 50 kW; DALLAS, TX; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KTJS (1420 AM; 1 kW; HOBART, OK; Owner: FUCHS RADIO, LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Martha:

  • KQTZ (105.9 FM; HOBART, OK; Owner: ALTUS RADIO, INC.)
  • KEYB (107.9 FM; ALTUS, OK; Owner: ALTUS FM, INC.)
  • KTIJ (98.5 FM; ELK CITY, OK; Owner: FUCHS RADIO, LLC)
  • KKVO (90.9 FM; ALTUS, OK; Owner: ALTUS EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING FOUNDATION)
  • KOCU (90.1 FM; ALTUS, OK; Owner: CAMERON UNIVERSITY)
  • KJCM (100.3 FM; SNYDER, OK; Owner: ALTUS EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING FOUNDATION)
  • KHIM (97.7 FM; MANGUM, OK; Owner: ALTUS EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING FOUNDATION)
  • KRKZ (93.5 FM; ALTUS, OK; Owner: ALTUS RADIO, INC.)
  • KRMP (103.5 FM; ANADARKO, OK; Owner: PERRY BROADCASTING OF SOUTHWEST OKLAHOMA, INC.)
  • K210ML (89.9 FM; ALTUS, OK; Owner: CAMERON UNIVERSITY)

TV broadcast stations around Martha:

  • K42FL (Channel 42; ALTUS, OK; Owner: NORTHFORK TV TRANSLATOR SYSTEM)
  • K38FJ (Channel 38; ALTUS, OK; Owner: COPPER BREAKS TV TRANSLATOR SYSTEM)
  • K40FL (Channel 40; ALTUS, OK; Owner: COPPER BREAKS TV TRANSLATOR SYSTEM)
  • K49FE (Channel 49; ALTUS, OK; Owner: COPPER BREAKS TV TRANSLATOR SYSTEM)
  • K45FH (Channel 45; ALTUS, OK; Owner: COPPER BREAKS TV. TRANSLATOR SYSTEM)
  • K53AV (Channel 53; HOLLIS, ETC., OK; Owner: SOUTHWEST TV TRANSLATOR SYSTEM)
  • K51CV (Channel 51; GOULD, OK; Owner: SOUTHWEST TV TRANSLATOR SYSTEM)
  • K19AA (Channel 19; ALTUS, OK; Owner: OKLAHOMA EDUCATIONAL TV AUTH.)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

3
  • Call Sign: KC5CMY
    Grant Date: 08/31/1993, Expiration Date: 08/31/2003, Cancellation Date: 09/01/2005
    Registrant: Fred A Van Pelt, Martha, OK 73556
  • Call Sign: KC5JXR, Licensee ID: L00147594
    Grant Date: 09/27/1994, Expiration Date: 09/27/2004, Cancellation Date: 09/28/2006
    Registrant: Yvonne R Mateyko, Box 27 203 School St, Martha, OK 73556
  • Call Sign: W4NUL, Previous Call Sign: W5VRA
    Grant Date: 06/13/1996, Expiration Date: 06/13/2006, Cancellation Date: 06/14/2008
    Registrant: Robert L Willsey, Box 10, Martha, OK 73556

FAA Registered Aircraft:

1
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-22-108 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 94 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-235 SERIES (115 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 5605Z , Serial Number: 22-9408, Year manufactured: 1962, Airworthiness Date: 08/08/1962
    Registrant (Co-Owned): Roy L Smith, Po Box 65, Martha, OK 73556, Other Owners: G Elaine Smith

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 6
Most common first names in Martha, OK among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John471.8 years
Elmer274.0 years
Frank249.5 years
Howard269.0 years
Ronald262.1 years
Most common last names in Martha, OK among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Doughty685.7 years
Evans670.7 years
Fowler374.3 years
Woodward367.3 years
Duffer274.0 years
Foster279.5 years
Crow284.5 years
Daniel285.0 years
Brown288.5 years
Hamilton287.0 years
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