Martin, Georgia

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Population in 2012: 375 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: +20.6%
Males: 172  (46.0%)
Females: 203  (54.0%)
Median resident age:  44.4 years
Georgia median age:  39.7 years

Zip codes: 30538.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $37,474 (it was $29,000 in 2000)
Martin:

$37,474
GA:

$47,209
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $18,944 (it was $15,009 in 2000)

Martin town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $84,889 (it was $76,000 in 2000)
Martin:

$84,889
GA:

$142,300
Mean prices in 2012: All housing units: $112,796; Detached houses: $140,614; Mobile homes: $48,469

Median gross rent in 2012: $733.

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  • White alone - 312 (81.9%)
  • Black alone - 59 (15.5%)
  • Hispanic - 6 (1.6%)
  • Other race alone - 2 (0.5%)
  • Two or more races - 2 (0.5%)

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

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Martin: 82.0 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: English (17.1%), Irish (11.5%), United States (9.9%), German (5.1%), French (1.9%), Scottish (1.9%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 90 feet

Land area: 1.50 square miles.

Population density: 251 people per square mile   (very low).

Martin,GA real estate house value index trend

Martin, Georgia map

For population 25 years and over in Martin:

  • High school or higher: 91.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 14.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.3%
  • Unemployed: 0.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 25.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Martin town:

  • Never married: 16.7%
  • Now married: 72.6%
  • Separated: 1.6%
  • Widowed: 4.5%
  • Divorced: 4.6%



According to our research of Georgia and other state lists there were 21 registered sex offenders living in Martin, Georgia as of January 30, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Martin to the number of sex offenders is 18 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $800 (0.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $1,083 (1.8%)

Martin satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Athens-Clarke County, GA (38.4 miles , pop. 100,266).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Atlanta, GA (86.0 miles , pop. 416,474).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (564.1 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Avalon, GA (1.1 miles ), Gumlog, GA (2.3 miles ), Rock Creek, GA (2.3 miles ), Lavonia, GA (2.4 miles ), Carnesville, GA (2.9 miles ), Toccoa, GA (3.1 miles ), Bowersville, GA (3.1 miles ), Oakway, SC (3.2 miles ).

Latitude: 34.49 N, Longitude: 83.19 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 706

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

7.2%
Georgia:

7.8%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +83 (+36.4%).
Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (44%)
  • Retail trade (16%)
  • Construction (11%)
  • Wholesale trade (11%)
  • Other services, except public administration (7%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (3%)
  • Wholesale trade (31%)
  • Retail trade (15%)
  • Educational services (13%)
  • Manufacturing (12%)
  • Other services, except public administration (11%)
  • Health care and social assistance (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (14%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (13%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (10%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (10%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (8%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (8%)
  • Construction laborers (6%)
  • Financial clerks except bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (9%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (7%)
  • Other teachers and instructors, education, training, and library occupations (6%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (6%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (5%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (5%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (5%)

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

Average climate in Martin, Georgia

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Martin-area historical tornado activity is near Georgia state average. It is 20% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/27/1994, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 19.9 miles away from the Martin town center injured 37 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 3/27/1994, a category F3 tornado 22.9 miles away from the town center killed 3 people and injured 45 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Martin-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Georgia state average. It is 82% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/2/1974 at 08:52:09, a magnitude 4.9 (4.3 MB, 4.9 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 58.3 miles away from the city center
On 4/29/2003 at 08:59:39, a magnitude 4.9 (4.4 MB, 4.6 MW, 4.9 LG, Depth: 12.2 mi) earthquake occurred 139.3 miles away from Martin center
On 11/30/1973 at 07:48:41, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB, 4.6 ML) earthquake occurred 100.8 miles away from the city center
On 7/27/1980 at 18:52:21, a magnitude 5.2 (5.1 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 UK, 5.2 UK, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 260.6 miles away from the city center
On 11/22/1974 at 05:25:55, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB) earthquake occurred 206.5 miles away from Martin center
On 1/18/1999 at 07:00:53, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 245.2 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 Stephens County (7) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 4
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 2, Hurricanes: 2, Storms: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Drought: 1, Snowfall: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Martin topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Martin:

  • TY COBB REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER, LLC Acute Care Hospitals (about 5 miles away; LAVONIA, GA)
  • TUGALOO HOME HEALTH AGENCY, AN AMEDISYS COMPANY (Home Health Center, about 6 miles away; LAVONIA, GA)
  • FRESENIUS MEDICAL CARE TOCCOA (Dialysis Facility, about 13 miles away; TOCCOA, GA)
  • HERITAGE HEALTHCARE OF TOCCOA (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; TOCCOA, GA)
  • DCA OF ROYSTON (Dialysis Facility, about 15 miles away; ROYSTON, GA)
  • TY COBB HEALTHCARE SYSTEM LONG (Nursing Home, about 15 miles away; ROYSTON, GA)

Amtrak station near Martin:

  • 11 miles: TOCCOA (47 N. ALEXANDER ST.) . Services: enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service.

Operable nuclear power plants near Martin:

  • 19 miles: Oconee 1 and 2 in Seneca, SC.
  • 19 miles: Oconee 3 in Seneca, SC.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Martin:

  • Piedmont College (about 22 miles; Demorest, GA; Full-time enrollment: 2,251)
  • Clemson University (about 24 miles; Clemson, SC; FT enrollment: 20,131)
  • Tri-County Technical College (about 25 miles; Pendleton, SC; FT enrollment: 5,174)
  • Anderson University (about 32 miles; Anderson, SC; FT enrollment: 2,510)
  • Athens Technical College (about 36 miles; Athens, GA; FT enrollment: 3,204)
  • University of Georgia (about 39 miles; Athens, GA; FT enrollment: 32,679)
  • Brenau University (about 39 miles; Gainesville, GA; FT enrollment: 2,341)

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

Church in Martin: Martin Baptist Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Cemetery: Martin Community Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Stephens County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 58.2. This is better than average.

City:

58.2
U.S.:

74.2

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 0.204. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 22.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.204
U.S.:

1.929

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 29.8. This is about average. Closest monitor was 22.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

29.8
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2010 was 8.60. This is about average. Closest monitor was 22.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.60
U.S.:

9.14
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 13.6%
(14.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Black residents)
Average household size:
This town:  2.6 people
Georgia:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  79.6%
Whole state:  68.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  6.1%
Whole state:  5.9%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Martin compared to Georgia state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (50%)
  • Utility gas (29%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (17%)
  • Wood (3%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Martin town (based on Stephens County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 71.09%
Here: 71.1%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchChurch of God (Cleveland, Tennessee)Christian and Missionary AllianceAssemblies of God
Adherents66.7%8.3%5.7%5.2%3.3%
Congregations40.7%13.0%9.3%5.6%5.6%
NameCatholic ChurchEpiscopal ChurchPresbyterian Church (USA)International Pentecostal Holiness ChurchOther
Adherents2.9%1.3%1.2%1.0%4.2%
Congregations1.9%1.9%1.9%1.9%18.5%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 3
Stephens County:

1.19 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

1.91 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 3
Stephens County:

1.19 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

0.86 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 19
Stephens County:

7.53 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.12 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 18
Here:

7.14 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.41 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

12.5%
Georgia:

10.4%
Adult obesity rate:
Stephens County:

29.9%
Georgia:

27.8%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

11.0%
State:

14.6%
Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 0$0 1$531
Other Government Administration 1$1,590$19,0806$1,532
Water Supply 0$0 1$410
Totals for Government 1$1,590$19,0808$2,473

6.92% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($31,738 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.92%
Georgia average:

10.98%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Franklin County, GA  1.09% ($25,043 average AGI)
from Habersham County, GA  0.67% ($27,667)
from Hall County, GA  0.36% ($36,452)


6.83% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($27,789 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.83%
Georgia average:

9.55%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Franklin County, GA  0.84% ($23,278 average AGI)
to Habersham County, GA  0.83% ($25,239)
to Hall County, GA  0.47% ($27,325)

Strongest AM radio stations in Martin:

  • WLET (1420 AM; 5 kW; TOCCOA, GA; Owner: TOCCOA FALLS COLLEGE)
  • WLFJ (660 AM; daytime; 50 kW; GREENVILLE, SC; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WCSZ (1070 AM; 50 kW; SANS SOUCI, SC; Owner: WHYZ RADIO, L.P.)
  • WCNN (680 AM; 50 kW; NORTH ATLANTA, GA; Owner: DICKEY BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WDUN (550 AM; 10 kW; GAINESVILLE, GA; Owner: JWJ PROPERTIRS, INC.)
  • WSB (750 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WRIX (1020 AM; daytime; 10 kW; HOMELAND PARK, SC; Owner: AM 1020 INCORPORATED)
  • WGST (640 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WNEG (630 AM; 1 kW; TOCCOA, GA; Owner: GEORGIA-CAROLINA RADIOCASTING COMPANY, LLC)
  • WJJC (1270 AM; 5 kW; COMMERCE, GA; Owner: BANKS-JACKSON BROADCASTING)
  • WGUN (1010 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: WGUN, INC.)
  • WLBA (1130 AM; daytime; 10 kW; GAINESVILLE, GA)
  • WFGW (1010 AM; 50 kW; BLACK MOUNTAIN, NC; Owner: BLUE RIDGE BROADCASTING CORP.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Martin:

  • WHZT (98.1 FM; SENECA, SC; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WRAF (90.9 FM; TOCCOA FALLS, GA; Owner: TOCCOA FALLS COLLEGE)
  • WBTS (95.5 FM; ATHENS, GA; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WNGC (106.1 FM; TOCCOA, GA; Owner: SOUTHERN BROADCASTING OF PENSACOLA, INC)
  • WRBN (104.1 FM; CLAYTON, GA; Owner: SUTTON RADIOCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WFQS (91.3 FM; FRANKLIN, NC; Owner: WESTERN NORTH CAROLINA PUBLIC RADIO)
  • WFOX (97.1 FM; GAINESVILLE, GA; Owner: COX RADIO, INC.)
  • WESC-FM (92.5 FM; GREENVILLE, SC; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WCON-FM (99.3 FM; CORNELIA, GA; Owner: HABERSHAM BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WKSF (99.9 FM; ASHEVILLE, NC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • W269AY (101.7 FM; HIGHLANDS, NC; Owner: WESTERN NORTH CAROLINA PUBLIC RADIO)
  • WYAY (106.7 FM; GAINESVILLE, GA; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • W237AR (95.3 FM; HAZELWOOD, ETC., NC; Owner: WESTERN NORTH CAROLINA PUBLIC RADIO)
  • WHLC (104.5 FM; HIGHLANDS, NC; Owner: CHARISMA RADIO CORP.)
  • WJMZ-FM (107.3 FM; ANDERSON, SC; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • W277AL (103.3 FM; HIGHLANDS, NC; Owner: CHARISMA RADIO CORPORATION)
  • WFSH-FM (104.7 FM; ATHENS, GA; Owner: SOUTH TEXAS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WROQ (101.1 FM; ANDERSON, SC; Owner: OBC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WPPR (88.3 FM; DEMOREST, GA; Owner: GEORGIA PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION)
  • WPUP (103.7 FM; ROYSTON, GA; Owner: SOUTHERN BROADCASTING OF ATHENS, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Martin:

  • W22AC (Channel 22; HARTWELL & ROYSTON, GA; Owner: GEORGIA PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION)
  • W50AB (Channel 50; HIAWASSEE, GA; Owner: GEORGIA PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION)
  • WNEG-TV (Channel 32; TOCCOA, GA; Owner: MEDIA GENERAL BROADCASTING OF SO. CAROLINA HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WHNS (Channel 21; ASHEVILLE, NC; Owner: MEREDITH CORPORATION)

Martin fatal accident list:

Jul 13, 1991 11:20 AM, 17, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 7, Fatalities: 1

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Martin)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

27 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

34 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Martin)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

5
  • Aircraft: DEAN RICHARD B JR RV-7A (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: MATTITUCK TMX IO-390 (210 HP) (4 Cycle)
    N-Number: 108BJ , Serial Number: 72308, Year manufactured: 2007, Airworthiness Date: 03/19/2007
    Registrant (Individual): Richard B Jr Dean, Po Box 196, Martin, GA 30557
  • Aircraft: CRAWFORD BOWERS FLY BABY (Category: Land, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 111 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR C85 SERIES (85 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 23715 , Serial Number: JHC1, Year manufactured: 1972, Airworthiness Date: 10/30/1974
    Registrant (Individual): Peter A Crawford, Rr 1 Box 11, Martin, GA 30557
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 177 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 108 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 29509 , Serial Number: 17700934, Year manufactured: 1968, Airworthiness Date: 02/26/1968
    Registrant (Individual): Reggie E Starrett, 568 Hunt Rd, Martin, GA 30557
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 172I (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 461RM , Serial Number: 17257043, Year manufactured: 1968, Airworthiness Date: 06/14/1968
    Registrant (Individual): Joy R Sewell, 174 Highland Ct, Martin, GA 30557
  • Aircraft: CRAWFORD PETER TRAVELAIR R (Category: Land, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: Reciprocating
    N-Number: 7222M , Serial Number: PAC-1
    Registrant (Individual): Peter A Crawford, P O Box 11, Martin, GA 30557
    Deregistered: Cancel Date: 04/10/1990

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 32
  • Hazardous Condition: 5

Incident types - Martin

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Martin, GA

Martin on our top lists:

  • #6 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Hardware, plumbing and heating equipment and supplies merchant wholesalers"
  • #6 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Management of companies and enterprises"
  • #30 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers"
  • #46 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Fuel dealers"
  • #49 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Communications equipment operators"
  • #61 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Financial clerks except bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks"
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