Martin, Georgia

Submit your own pictures of this town and show them to the World

  • OSM Map
  • General Map
  • Google Map
  • MSN Map
Population in 2014: 367 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: +18.0%
Males: 162  (44.2%)
Females: 205  (55.8%)
Median resident age:  39.7 years
Georgia median age:  35.9 years

Zip codes: 30538.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $30,116 (it was $29,000 in 2000)
Martin:

$30,116
GA:

$47,829

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $16,736 (it was $15,009 in 2000)

Martin town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $88,909 (it was $76,000 in 2000)
Martin:

$88,909
GA:

$141,600

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $108,431; Detached houses: $133,328; Mobile homes: $29,958

Median gross rent in 2013: $705.

Options
X
Data:
Loading data...
Based on 2000-2013 data
Loading data...

123
Hide US histogram
  • Races in Martin, GA (2010)

    Martin races chart
    • 31281.9%White alone
    • 5915.5%Black alone
    • 61.6%Hispanic
    • 20.5%Other race alone
    • 20.5%Two or more races

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Martin: 82.4 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Recent articles from our blog. Our writers, many of them Ph.D. graduates or candidates, create easy-to-read articles on a wide variety of topics.

Latest news from Martin, GA collected exclusively by city-data.com from local newspapers, TV, and radio stations

Ancestries: English (19.6%), United States (14.6%), Irish (12.2%), German (5.5%), Scottish (1.9%), French (1.1%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 90 feet

Land area: 1.50 square miles.

Population density: 245 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: 87.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 12.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.1%
  • Unemployed: 0.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 25.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Martin town:

  • Never married: 19.1%
  • Now married: 69.1%
  • Separated: 2.2%
  • Widowed: 2.4%
  • Divorced: 7.2%

9 residents are foreign born (1.7% Latin America, 0.8% Europe).

This town:

2.5%
Georgia:

9.7%



According to our research of Georgia and other state lists there were 19 registered sex offenders living in Martin, Georgia as of December 03, 2016.
The ratio of number of residents in Martin to the number of sex offenders is 20 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $1,053 (1.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $493 (0.9%)

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 September 2015:
Here:

6.1%
Georgia:

5.8%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +83 (+36.4%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (34%)
  • Wholesale trade (19%)
  • Construction (12%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Finance and insurance (8%)
  • Educational services (4%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (3%)
  • Health care and social assistance (27%)
  • Retail trade (19%)
  • Manufacturing (14%)
  • Other services, except public administration (10%)
  • Educational services (8%)
  • Wholesale trade (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Production occupations (37%)
  • Sales and related occupations (18%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (16%)
  • Transportation occupations (7%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (4%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (4%)
  • Management occupations (3%)
  • Sales and related occupations (19%)
  • Architecture and engineering occupations (16%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (16%)
  • Production occupations (16%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (8%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (6%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (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

Martin, Georgia average temperatures Martin, Georgia average precipitation Martin, Georgia humidity Martin, Georgia wind speed Martin, Georgia snowfall Martin, Georgia sunshine Martin, Georgia clear and cloudy days

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)

Click to draw/clear town borders

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 2013 was 42.2. This is significantly better than average.

City:

42.2
U.S.:

74.7

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 0.164. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 22.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.164
U.S.:

1.912

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 30.6. This is about average. Closest monitor was 22.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

30.6
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.:

9.35
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 17.3%
(17.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 17.2% 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

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.2
Georgia average:

12.6

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

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

2000 Presidential Elections Results

2004 Presidential Elections Results

2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

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

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant14,01141
Mainline Protestant1,4657
Black Protestant6903
Catholic5371
Orthodox501
Other11
None9,421-
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: 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%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Martin:

43.7%
State:

48.0%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

37.4%
Georgia:

44.9%

Average BMI:
This city:

29.2
State:

29.0

People feeling badly about themselves:
Martin:

24.3%
Georgia:

20.8%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Martin:

10.4%
Georgia:

11.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Martin:

6.7
Georgia:

6.7

Overweight people:
Here:

35.2%
Georgia:

33.6%

General health condition:
Martin:

49.0%
State:

55.2%

Average condition of hearing:
Martin:

77.3%
Georgia:

80.4%

More about Health and Nutrition of Martin, GA Residents
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
Financial Administration 0$0 1$561
Other Government Administration 0$0 7$890
Firefighters 0$0 1$250
Water Supply 0$0 2$2,000
Totals for Government 0$0 11$3,701

5.66% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($26,275 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.66%
Georgia average:

9.45%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Franklin County, GA  0.85% ($23,443 average AGI)
from Habersham County, GA  0.56% ($24,609)
from Hall County, GA  0.34% ($31,286)


6.55% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($26,233 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.55%
Georgia average:

9.32%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Franklin County, GA  0.82% ($21,118 average AGI)
to Habersham County, GA  0.77% ($21,188)
to Hall County, GA  0.46% ($30,763)

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:

Sep 19, 2013 02:56 PM, Sr-145, Lat: 34.47417, Lon: -83.23733, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
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:

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

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • MARTIN WT, Gumlog Road & Banks Street (Lat: 34.504444 Lon: -83.170556), Type: Tank, Structure height: 44 m, Overall height: 50 m, Call Sign: WQVF894
    Assigned Frequencies: 11385.0 MHz, 11385.0 MHz, 11385.0 MHz, 11385.0 MHz, 11385.0 MHz, 11385.0 MHzGrant Date: 01/29/2015, Expiration Date: 01/29/2025, Certifier: Denny FolsomRegistrant: Mobile Communications, 885 Cripple Creek Drive, Lawrenceville, GA 30043, Phone: (770) 963-3748, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

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

FAA Registered Aircraft:

3
  • 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: 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: 05/16/1962, Exported to: Australia

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (57%)
  • Utility gas (28%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (8%)
  • Wood (6%)

Martin compared to Georgia state average:

  • Median household income below 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.
  • House age above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.
There are 4 pilots and 6 other airmen in this city.
Cost of Living Calculator