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Population in 2012: 588 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -5.9%
 

Males: 288  (49.1%)
Females: 300  (50.9%)

Median resident age:  36.8 years
Louisiana median age:  39.5 years

Zip codes: 71019.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $31,002 (it was $33,542 in 2000)
Martin:

$31,002
LA:

$42,944
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $23,233

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Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $59,265 (it was $47,300 in 2000)
Martin:

$59,265
LA:

$139,500
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $97,076; Detached houses: $134,434; Mobile homes: $22,879

Median gross rent in 2012: $583.

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  • White alone - 569 (95.8%)
  • Black alone - 11 (1.9%)
  • Hispanic - 6 (1.0%)
  • American Indian alone - 4 (0.7%)
  • Two or more races - 4 (0.7%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Martin: 81.4 (low, U.S. average is 100)


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Ancestries: English (24.6%), Irish (13.5%), United States (12.8%), French (5.4%), German (2.3%), Scottish (1.9%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 220 feet

Land area: 11.6 square miles.

Population density: 51 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).

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For population 25 years and over in Martin:

  • High school or higher: 68.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 17.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.7%
  • Unemployed: 9.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 31.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Martin village:

  • Never married: 17.2%
  • Now married: 69.5%
  • Separated: 0.8%
  • Widowed: 6.8%
  • Divorced: 5.8%

14 residents are foreign born

This village:  2.3%
Louisiana:  3.7%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $813 (0.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $250 (0.6%)

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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

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Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

8.3%
Louisiana:

7.1%

Unemployment by year (%)


Population change in the 1990s: +73 (+13.2%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (25%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (21%)
  • Construction (10%)
  • Educational services (9%)
  • Manufacturing (8%)
  • Wholesale trade (6%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (4%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (19%)
  • Accommodation and food services (16%)
  • Educational services (15%)
  • Health care and social assistance (14%)
  • Public administration (12%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (9%)
  • Retail trade (6%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (10%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (8%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (5%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Pipelayers, plumbers, pipefitters, and steamfitters (5%)
  • Other transportation workers (5%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (4%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (10%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (10%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (10%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (10%)
  • Cashiers (6%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (4%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (4%)

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Tornado activity:

Martin-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Louisiana state average. It is 176% 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 below Louisiana state average. It is 99% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/10/1994 at 23:34:02, a magnitude 3.2 (3.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 70.8 miles away from the city center
On 3/3/2001 at 10:46:13, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 82.2 miles away from Martin center
On 5/16/2007 at 13:22:21, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 90.8 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG)

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, Storms: 2, Drought: 1, Freeze: 1, Tornado: 1, Fire: 1, Freeze: 1, Ice Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Hospitals/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)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Martin:

  • Northwestern State University of Louisiana (about 26 miles; Natchitoches, LA; Full-time enrollment: 5,626)
  • Louisiana State University-Shreveport (about 37 miles; Shreveport, LA; FT enrollment: 2,639)
  • Bossier Parish Community College (about 40 miles; Bossier City, LA; FT enrollment: 3,177)
  • Grambling State University (about 42 miles; Grambling, LA; FT enrollment: 4,504)
  • Louisiana Tech University (about 45 miles; Ruston, LA; FT enrollment: 7,480)
  • University of Louisiana Monroe (about 74 miles; Monroe, LA; FT enrollment: 6,712)
  • Southern Arkansas University Main Campus (about 83 miles; Magnolia, AR; FT enrollment: 2,501)

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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 2012: 14.1%

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

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Martin compared to Louisiana state average:

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


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Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


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Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (58%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (25%)
  • Wood (10%)
  • Utility gas (7%)
  • Other fuel (1%)

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

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 49.90%
Here49.9%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchBaptist Missionary Association of AmericaCatholic ChurchLDS (Mormon) Church
Adherents73.7%8.9%5.2%4.4%3.0%
Congregations47.8%17.4%4.3%4.3%4.3%
NameSeventh-Day Adventist ChurchAmerican Baptist AssociationAssemblies of GodChurches of ChristOther
Adherents2.3%1.3%0.9%0.3%0.1%
Congregations4.3%4.3%4.3%4.3%4.3%
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: 1
Red River Parish:

1.09 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.56 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 3
This county:

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.
Louisiana:

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

3.27 / 10,000 pop.
Louisiana:

5.92 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

11.9%
Louisiana:

10.9%
Adult obesity rate:
Red River Parish:

31.9%
State:

29.2%

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$663
Other Government Administration 1$1,415$16,9804$973
Police Protection - Officers 1$1,460$17,5204$2,599
Solid Waste Management 0$0 4$4,954
Water Supply 1$1,592$19,1041$265
Other and Unallocable 0$0 1$495
Totals for Government 3$4,467$17,86815$9,949


5.90% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($26,994 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.90%
Louisiana average:

8.89%

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 Natchitoches Parish, LA  1.36% ($27,025 average AGI)
from Caddo Parish, LA  0.95% ($21,714)
from Bossier Parish, LA  0.75% ($35,000)


6.66% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($32,116 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.66%
Louisiana average:

13.45%

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 Caddo Parish, LA  1.11% ($34,182 average AGI)
to Natchitoches Parish, LA  1.08% ($21,406)
to Bossier Parish, LA  1.04% ($38,194)

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
Number of bridges: 3
Total length: 2 meters (7ft)
Total average daily traffic: 1,740
Total average daily truck traffic: 249
Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic: 2,958

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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