Martin, Louisiana

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Population in 2013: 580 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -7.2%
 
Males: 311  (53.6%)
Females: 269  (46.4%)
Median resident age:  31.3 years
Louisiana median age:  36.0 years

Zip codes: 71019.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $51,054 (it was $33,542 in 2000)
Martin:

$51,054
LA:

$44,164

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $24,331 (it was $14,184 in 2000)

Martin village income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $88,988 (it was $47,300 in 2000)
Martin:

$88,988
LA:

$140,300

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $134,768; Detached houses: $167,951; Mobile homes: $19,311

Median gross rent in 2013: $760.

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  • Races in Martin, LA (2010)

    Martin races chart
    • 56995.8%White alone
    • 111.9%Black alone
    • 61.0%Hispanic
    • 40.7%American Indian alone
    • 40.7%Two or more races

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

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Martin: 82.1 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: English (19.1%), Irish (14.3%), United States (12.1%), French (3.6%), Scottish (2.5%), German (2.2%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 220 feet

Land area: 11.6 square miles.

Population density: 50 people per square mile   (very low).

Martin,LA real estate house value index trend

Martin, Louisiana map

For population 25 years and over in Martin:

  • High school or higher: 77.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 22.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.2%
  • Unemployed: 5.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 31.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Martin village:

  • Never married: 25.9%
  • Now married: 64.6%
  • Separated: 0.8%
  • Widowed: 3.5%
  • Divorced: 5.3%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $868 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $731 (1.0%)

Martin satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Bossier City, LA (40.0 miles , pop. 56,461).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Shreveport, LA (41.2 miles , pop. 200,145).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Houston, TX (206.4 miles , pop. 1,953,631).

Nearest cities: Ashland, LA (2.5 miles ), Hall Summit, LA (2.7 miles ), Edgefield, LA (2.8 miles) , Coushatta, LA (3.0 miles ), Castor, LA (3.3 miles ), Saline, LA (3.9 miles ), Lucky, LA (3.9 miles ), Campti, LA (3.9 miles ).

Latitude: 32.10 N, Longitude: 93.22 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 318

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

6.7%
Louisiana:

5.7%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +73 (+13.2%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (22%)
  • Construction (19%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (14%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (9%)
  • Manufacturing (8%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (6%)
  • Wholesale trade (6%)
  • Educational services (24%)
  • Accommodation and food services (15%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (13%)
  • Public administration (13%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (7%)
  • Health care and social assistance (6%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Transportation occupations (21%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (19%)
  • Production occupations (14%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (10%)
  • Life, physical, and social science occupations (8%)
  • Architecture and engineering occupations (5%)
  • Material moving occupations (5%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (33%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (24%)
  • Sales and related occupations (14%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (8%)
  • Legal occupations (7%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)

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

Average climate in Martin, Louisiana

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Martin-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Louisiana state average. It is 86% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/23/2000, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 14.2 miles away from the Martin village center caused $2 million in damages.

On 4/23/2000, a category F3 tornado 17.2 miles away from the village center injured 3 people and caused $7 million in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Martin-area historical earthquake activity is above Louisiana state average. It is 81% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 1/21/1982 at 00:33:54, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.5 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 220.2 miles away from the city center
On 5/4/2001 at 06:42:12, a magnitude 4.7 (4.2 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.5 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 222.8 miles away from Martin center
On 2/10/2006 at 04:14:22, a magnitude 5.3 (4.2 MB, 5.3 MS, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 346.0 miles away from the city center
On 3/25/1976 at 00:41:20, a magnitude 5.0 (4.9 MB, 5.0 LG) earthquake occurred 295.7 miles away from the city 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 256.6 miles away from Martin center
On 5/4/1991 at 01:18:54, a magnitude 5.0 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 364.6 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Red River Parish (10) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 6
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 5, Floods: 2, Freezes: 2, Storms: 2, Drought: 1, Fire: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Tornado: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Martin topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Martin:

  • COMMUNITY REHABILITATION HOSPITAL OF COUSHATTA (Hospital, about 9 miles away; COUSHATTA, LA)
  • GREEN MEADOW HAVEN (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; COUSHATTA, LA)
  • SPRINGVILLE NURSING CTR INC (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; COUSHATTA, LA)
  • ADVANTAGE HOME HEALTH CARE, IN (Home Health Center, about 10 miles away; COUSHATTA, LA)
  • RINGGOLD NURSING AND REHABILITATION CENTER, LLC (Nursing Home, about 16 miles away; RINGGOLD, LA)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Martin:

  • Northwestern State University of Louisiana (about 26 miles; Natchitoches, LA; Full-time enrollment: 7,700)
  • Louisiana State University-Shreveport (about 37 miles; Shreveport, LA; FT enrollment: 3,159)
  • Bossier Parish Community College (about 40 miles; Bossier City, LA; FT enrollment: 6,209)
  • Grambling State University (about 42 miles; Grambling, LA; FT enrollment: 4,885)
  • Louisiana Tech University (about 45 miles; Ruston, LA; FT enrollment: 5,874)
  • Southern University at Shreveport (about 48 miles; Shreveport, LA; FT enrollment: 2,277)
  • University of Louisiana at Monroe (about 74 miles; Monroe, LA; FT enrollment: 6,764)

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Churches in Martin include: Clear Springs Church (A), Holly Springs Church (B), Liberty Church (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Clear Springs Cemetery (1), Liberty Cemetery (2), Martin Cemetery (3), Pickett Cemetery (4), Holly Springs Cemetery (5). Display/hide their locations on the map

Red River Parish 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: 11.8%
(11.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents)
Average household size:
This village:  2.5 people
Louisiana:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This village:  75.3%
Whole state:  67.1%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This village:  3.8%
Whole state:  6.8%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households

Martin compared to Louisiana state average:

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

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

12.4
Louisiana average:

12.2

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (59%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (21%)
  • Wood (11%)
  • Utility gas (8%)
  • Other fuel (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Martin village (based on Red River Parish data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant2,70418
Mainline Protestant3324
Black Protestant2491
Other2072
Catholic1871
None5,412-
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: 1
Red River Parish:

1.09 / 10,000 pop.
Louisiana:

2.56 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 3
Red River Parish:

3.27 / 10,000 pop.
Louisiana:

1.29 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 4
Red River Parish:

4.35 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.49 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 3
Here:

3.27 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.92 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

11.9%
Louisiana:

10.9%
Adult obesity rate:
Red River Parish:

31.9%
Louisiana:

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
Financial Administration 0$0 1$1,249
Other Government Administration 1$2,345$28,1405$1,833
Police Protection - Officers 1$2,419$29,0285$4,897
Solid Waste Management 0$0 5$9,335
Water Supply 1$2,638$31,6561$499
Other and Unallocable 0$0 1$933
Totals for Government 3$7,402$29,60818$18,746

5.51% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($34,605 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.51%
Louisiana average:

6.57%

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 Natchitoches Parish, LA  1.23% ($38,743 average AGI)
from Caddo Parish, LA  1.16% ($39,576)
from Bossier Parish, LA  0.39% ($36,364)


5.87% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($33,143 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.87%
Louisiana average:

6.57%

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 Caddo Parish, LA  1.64% ($36,277 average AGI)
to Natchitoches Parish, LA  1.08% ($33,548)
to Bossier Parish, LA  0.63% ($26,333)

Strongest AM radio stations in Martin:

  • KEEL (710 AM; 50 kW; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KWKH (1130 AM; 50 kW; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WLAD (800 AM; 1 kW; COUSHATTA, LA; Owner: THE BERKSHIRE BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • KRRP (950 AM; 1 kW; COUSHATTA, LA; Owner: FRANCIS V. HOBBS)
  • KOKA (980 AM; 5 kW; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: ACCESS.1 COMMUNICATIONS - SHREVEPORT, LLC)
  • KWDF (840 AM; daytime; 8 kW; BALL, LA; Owner: BALL BROADCASTING CO.)
  • KTRH (740 AM; 50 kW; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: AMFM TEXAS LICENSES LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KSYB (1300 AM; 5 kW; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: AMISTAD COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KNOE (540 AM; 5 kW; MONROE, LA; Owner: NOE CORP., LLC)
  • KGHT (880 AM; 50 kW; SHERIDAN, AR; Owner: METROPOLITAN RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • KJMJ (580 AM; 5 kW; ALEXANDRIA, LA; Owner: RADIO MARIA, INC.)
  • KPYN (900 AM; 10 kW; ATLANTA, TX; Owner: FAMILY WORSHIP CENTER CHURCH, INC.)
  • WSJC (810 AM; 50 kW; MAGEE, MS; Owner: FAMILY TALK RADIO)

Strongest FM radio stations in Martin:

  • KSBH (94.9 FM; COUSHATTA, LA; Owner: KSBH, L.L.C.)
  • KXKZ (107.5 FM; RUSTON, LA; Owner: COMMUNICATIONS CAPITAL COMPANY II OF LOUISIANA, LLC)
  • KRMD-FM (101.1 FM; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KJVC (92.7 FM; MANSFIELD, LA; Owner: METROPOLITAN RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • KDBH-FM (97.3 FM; NATCHITOCHES, LA; Owner: BALDRIDGE-DUMAS COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KZBL (100.7 FM; NATCHITOCHES, LA; Owner: BALDRIDGE-DUMAS COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Martin:

  • KTBS-TV (Channel 3; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: KTBS, INC.)
  • KMSS-TV (Channel 33; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: COMCORP OF TEXAS LICENSE CORP.)
  • KSLA-TV (Channel 12; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: KSLA, LLC)
  • KAIN-LP (Channel 55; NATCHITOCHES, LA; Owner: MARY GILL LEE)
  • KNTS-LP (Channel 17; NATCHITOCHES, LA; Owner: RICHARD GILL)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 4Number of bridges
  • 6m20ftTotal length
  • 3,530Total average daily traffic
  • 624Total average daily truck traffic
  • 6,001Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

14 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Martin)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • MARTIN, .5 Mi S Of (Lat: 32.074583 Lon: -93.220167), Overall height: 142 m, Call Sign: KLW26
    Assigned Frequencies: 5974.85 MHz, 6004.50 MHz, 5974.85 MHz, 6004.50 MHz, 6063.80 MHz, 6063.80 MHz, 6123.10 MHz, 6123.10 MHz
    Grant Date: 02/15/2000, Expiration Date: 02/01/2010, Cancellation Date: 10/27/2008, Certifier: James J. R. Talbot
    Registrant: At&t Communications Of The South Central States, LLC, 2315 Salem Road, First Floor, H9, Conyers, GA 30013, Phone: (770) 602-2065, Fax: (770) 929-4454, Email:

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 4
  • Hazardous Condition: 1
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