Martin, South Dakota

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Population in 2017: 1,067 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: -3.5%
 
Males: 513  (48.1%)
Females: 554  (51.9%)
Median resident age:

45.2 years
South Dakota median age:

36.9 years

Zip codes: 57551.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $42,899 (it was $26,779 in 2000)
Martin:

$42,899
SD:

$56,521

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $23,187 (it was $13,752 in 2000)

Martin city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $72,860 (it was $32,300 in 2000)
Martin:

$72,860
SD:

$167,600

Median gross rent in 2017: $645.

March 2019 cost of living index in Martin: 76.8 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 16.2%
(7.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 10.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 25.3% for American Indian residents, 20.7% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Martin, SD (2010)
    • 49546.2%American Indian alone
    • 43340.4%White alone
    • 837.7%Two or more races
    • 444.1%Hispanic
    • 131.2%Asian alone
    • 20.2%Other race alone
    • 10.09%Black alone

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



According to our research of South Dakota and other state lists, there were 10 registered sex offenders living in Martin, South Dakota as of January 25, 2021.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Martin is 88 to 1.


Crime rates in Martin by year

Type

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(94.4)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
1
(94.7)
1
(97.2)
0
(0.0)
1
(101.4)
0
(0.0)
1
(92.3)
0
(0.0)
2
(186.7)
1
(93.2)
1
(94.1)
1
(94.4)
2
(186.7)
2
(187.6)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(188.9)
4
(373.5)
1
(93.8)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
7
(662.9)
3
(291.5)
4
(399.2)
0
(0.0)
2
(207.0)
5
(461.3)
8
(736.6)
11
(1,027)
7
(652.4)
11
(1,035)
13
(1,228)
22
(2,054)
13
(1,220)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
13
(1,231)
10
(971.8)
2
(199.6)
2
(202.8)
1
(103.5)
1
(92.3)
2
(184.2)
5
(466.9)
9
(838.8)
6
(564.4)
16
(1,511)
23
(2,148)
21
(1,970)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
17
(1,610)
8
(777.5)
1
(99.8)
3
(304.3)
2
(207.0)
4
(369.0)
9
(828.7)
20
(1,867)
20
(1,864)
13
(1,223)
46
(4,344)
68
(6,349)
61
(5,722)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(92.3)
3
(276.2)
2
(186.7)
3
(279.6)
2
(188.1)
3
(283.3)
3
(280.1)
1
(93.8)
Arson
(per 100,000)
1
(94.7)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(92.1)
1
(93.4)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(94.4)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)358.9235.297.8107.556.9194.6215.5477.1360.7385.7868.71099.0796.4

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City-data.com crime index in Martin, SD

Crime rate in Martin detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 3 (3 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.81
South Dakota average:

1.92
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Ancestries: German (27.0%), American (4.4%), Czech (2.8%), English (2.2%), European (1.8%), Norwegian (1.6%).

Current Local Time: MST time zone

Elevation: 3314 feet

Land area: 0.91 square miles.

Population density: 1,168 people per square mile   (low).

Martin, South Dakota map

4 residents are foreign born

This city:

0.4%
South Dakota:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,489 (1.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $1,133 (2.2%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Rapid City, SD (97.4 miles , pop. 59,607).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: West Adams, CO (283.8 miles , pop. 259,628).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (721.7 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Allen, SD (3.5 miles ),
Merriman, NE (4.2 miles),
Batesland, SD (4.3 miles),
Wanblee, SD (5.3 miles ),
Kyle, SD (5.3 miles ),
Cody, NE (5.4 miles),
Porcupine, SD (5.6 miles ),
Wounded Knee, SD (5.7 miles )

Latitude: 43.17 N, Longitude: 101.73 W

Area code: 605

Distribution of median household income in Martin, SD in 2017
Distribution of house value in Martin, SD in 2017
Martin satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 1 building, cost: $60,000
  • 1998: 1 building, cost: $70,000
  • 1999: 1 building, cost: $82,000
  • 2000: 1 building, cost: $50,000
  • 2002: 1 building, cost: $138,800
  • 2010: 1 building, cost: $87,000
  • 2014: 1 building, cost: $140,000
  • 2017: 1 building, cost: $120,000
Number of permits per 10,000 Martin, SD residents
Average permit cost in Martin, SD
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

5.4%
South Dakota:

3.1%
Most common industries in Martin, SD (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Educational services (21.0%)
  • Public administration (14.0%)
  • Health care (11.1%)
  • Construction (7.4%)
  • Food & beverage stores (5.4%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.4%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (4.5%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (14.5%)
  • Educational services (13.5%)
  • Public administration (13.0%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (9.7%)
  • Health care (5.8%)
  • Food & beverage stores (4.8%)
  • Building material & garden equipment & supplies dealers (4.3%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (27.5%)
  • Health care (15.7%)
  • Public administration (14.8%)
  • Accommodation & food services (9.3%)
  • Food & beverage stores (5.9%)
  • Gasoline stations (3.0%)
  • Utilities (2.5%)
Most common occupations in Martin, SD (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (7.7%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (4.7%)
  • Counselors, social workers, and other community and social service specialists (4.7%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.5%)
  • Other teachers, instructors, education, training, and library occupations (4.5%)
  • Law enforcement workers, including supervisors (4.3%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (3.6%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (10.1%)
  • Law enforcement workers, including supervisors (9.2%)
  • Agricultural workers, including supervisors (6.8%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.8%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (5.3%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (5.3%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (4.8%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (11.0%)
  • Other teachers, instructors, education, training, and library occupations (6.8%)
  • Counselors, social workers, and other community and social service specialists (6.8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.5%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (5.1%)
  • Accountants and auditors (4.2%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (4.2%)

Average climate in Martin, South Dakota

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Martin-area historical tornado activity is significantly below South Dakota state average. It is 56% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/6/1956, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 0.4 miles away from the Martin city center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

On 6/6/1963, a category F3 tornado 10.4 miles away from the city center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Martin-area historical earthquake activity is above South Dakota state average. It is 34% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/18/1959 at 06:37:13, a magnitude 7.7 (7.7 UK, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 454.9 miles away from the city center, causing $26,000,000 total damage
On 10/18/1984 at 15:30:23, a magnitude 5.5 (5.4 MB, 5.1 MS, 5.5 ML, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 201.9 miles away from the city center
On 9/8/1984 at 00:59:31, a magnitude 5.1 (5.1 MB) earthquake occurred 221.8 miles away from Martin center
On 5/25/2003 at 07:32:33, a magnitude 4.0 (3.9 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 6.8 miles away from Martin center
On 3/4/1983 at 06:32:18, a magnitude 4.6 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 4.4 ML) earthquake occurred 136.7 miles away from Martin center
On 5/29/1984 at 20:18:32, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 223.8 miles away from Martin center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Bennett County (8) is smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 6
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Winter Storms: 4, Floods: 2, Snows: 2, Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Tornado: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Martin topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Martin:

  • BENNETT COUNTY HOSPITAL AND NURSING HOME - CAH (provides emergency services, 102 MAJOR ALLEN, POST OFFICE BOX 70-D)
  • BENNETT COUNTY HOSPITAL AND NURSING HOME (102 MAJOR ALLEN, PO BOX 70)

Airports located in Martin:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Martin:

  • Chadron State College (about 69 miles; Chadron, NE; Full-time enrollment: 2,374)
  • South Dakota School of Mines and Technology (about 97 miles; Rapid City, SD; FT enrollment: 2,102)
  • Black Hills State University (about 141 miles; Spearfish, SD; FT enrollment: 3,166)
  • Laramie County Community College (about 212 miles; Cheyenne, WY; FT enrollment: 3,288)
  • University of Nebraska at Kearney (about 219 miles; Kearney, NE; FT enrollment: 6,047)
  • Northern State University (about 226 miles; Aberdeen, SD; FT enrollment: 2,203)
  • Casper College (about 234 miles; Casper, WY; FT enrollment: 2,770)

Public high school in Martin:

Public elementary/middle schools in Martin:

See full list of schools located in Martin

Library in Martin:

  • BENNETT COUNTY LIBRARY (Operating income: $78,140; Location: 101 MAIN STREET; 25,688 books; 833 audio materials; 24 state licensed databases; 33 print serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Martin: Martin Fire Department (A), Martin City Hall (B), Bennett County Library (C), Bennett County Courthouse (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Hotels: Lakota Travel Lodge (East Highway 18), Candlelight Inn (Po Box 251), Crossroads Inn (Po Box 970).

Birthplace of: Jay Novacek - College football player.

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

Drinking water stations with addresses in Martin and their reported violations in the past:

MARTIN (Population served: 1,071, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Average - Between APR-2010 and JUN-2010, Contaminant: Arsenic. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAY-28-2010), St Public Notif received (SEP-21-2010), St Compliance achieved (OCT-06-2010)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Treatment Technique No Certif. Operator - In JAN-04-2006, Contaminant: DBP Stage 1. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-04-2006), St Compliance achieved (SEP-01-2006)
  • 3 regular monitoring violations
BATESLAND (Population served: 108, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In MAY-2008, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAY-27-2008), St Public Notif received (JUN-16-2008), St Compliance achieved (DEC-01-2008)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Treatment Technique No Certif. Operator - In FEB-01-2011, Contaminant: DBP Stage 1. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-24-2011), St Compliance achieved (MAR-04-2011)
  • Treatment Technique No Certif. Operator - In FEB-01-2010, Contaminant: DBP Stage 1. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-10-2010), St Compliance achieved (FEB-22-2010)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between OCT-2008 and DEC-2008, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JAN-23-2008), St Compliance achieved (JAN-01-2010)
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In OCT-2008, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-22-2008), St Compliance achieved (OCT-01-2009)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between APR-2007 and JUN-2007, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-23-2007), St Public Notif issued (SEP-11-2007), St Public Notif received (MAY-09-2008), St Compliance achieved (JUL-24-2008)
  • 10 routine major monitoring violations
  • 2 minor monitoring violations
  • 101 regular monitoring violations
  • 14 other older monitoring violations
Average household size:
This city:

2.6 people
South Dakota:

2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

61.3%
Whole state:

64.2%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

15.0%
Whole state:

6.5%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.7% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households
37 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
39 people in wards in general hospitals for patients who have no usual home elsewhere in 2000
9 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups) in 2000

Banks with branches in Martin (2011 data):

  • Security First Bank: Martin Branch at 401 Third Avenue, branch established on 1919/07/19. Info updated 2010/02/19: Bank assets: $829.2 mil, Deposits: $644.3 mil, headquarters in Lincoln, NE, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 33 total offices, Holding Company: Stockmens Limited Partnership

For population 15 years and over in Martin:

Marital status in Martin, SD
  • Never married: 31.9%
  • Now married: 42.5%
  • Separated: 1.6%
  • Widowed: 11.6%
  • Divorced: 12.4%

For population 25 years and over in Martin:

  • High school or higher: 88.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 23.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.8%
  • Unemployed: 5.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 14.0 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.7
South Dakota average:

10.1

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Martin
Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Martin, SD (based on Bennett County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic7921
Mainline Protestant3463
Evangelical Protestant1703
Other1641
None1,959-
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
Here:

5.86 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.84 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 2
This county:

5.86 / 10,000 pop.
South Dakota:

6.68 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 2
This county:

5.86 / 10,000 pop.
South Dakota:

9.21 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Bennett County:

10.4%
South Dakota:

7.7%
Adult obesity rate:
Bennett County:

33.6%
South Dakota:

27.7%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Bennett County:

20.5%
State:

14.9%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Martin:

49.4%
State:

49.4%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Martin:

47.3%
State:

46.2%

Average BMI:
Martin:

28.9
State:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
Martin:

20.7%
State:

21.7%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Martin:

11.5%
South Dakota:

10.5%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Martin:

6.8
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

34.8%
South Dakota:

34.2%

General health condition:
This city:

55.8%
South Dakota:

56.0%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

77.4%
South Dakota:

77.8%

More about Health and Nutrition of Martin, SD Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2016)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 4$11,811$35,4331$1,641
Streets and Highways 2$5,024$30,1440$0
Financial Administration 2$7,208$43,2480$0
Water Supply 1$3,658$43,8960$0
Sewerage 1$2,600$31,2000$0
Solid Waste Management 0$0 1$673
Parks and Recreation 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 10$30,301$36,3612$2,314

Martin government finances - Expenditure in 2016 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $266,000 ($249.30)
    Regular Highways: $220,000 ($206.19)
    Water Utilities: $217,000 ($203.37)
    Sewerage: $131,000 ($122.77)
    Parks and Recreation: $116,000 ($108.72)
    Solid Waste Management: $114,000 ($106.84)
    Financial Administration: $79,000 ($74.04)
    Local Fire Protection: $25,000 ($23.43)
    Air Transportation: $20,000 ($18.74)
    General Public Buildings: $14,000 ($13.12)
    Central Staff Services: $12,000 ($11.25)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $12,000 ($11.25)
    Liquor Stores: $5,000 ($4.69)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $2,000 ($1.87)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $11,000 ($10.31)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $14,000 ($13.12)
    Police Protection: $12,000 ($11.25)
    Water Utilities: $2,000 ($1.87)
    Sewerage: $2,000 ($1.87)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $4,000 ($3.75)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $17,000 ($15.93)

Martin government finances - Revenue in 2016 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $135,000 ($126.52)
    Solid Waste Management: $107,000 ($100.28)
    Other: $44,000 ($41.24)
    Parks and Recreation: $8,000 ($7.50)
    Air Transportation: $1,000 ($0.94)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $4,000 ($3.75)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $2,000 ($1.87)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $288,000 ($269.92)
    Liquor Stores: $134,000 ($125.59)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $277,000 ($259.61)
    Other: $21,000 ($19.68)
    General Local Government Support: $12,000 ($11.25)
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $422,000 ($395.50)
    Property: $151,000 ($141.52)
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $16,000 ($15.00)
    Other License: $4,000 ($3.75)
    Amusements License: $3,000 ($2.81)

Martin government finances - Debt in 2016 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,090,000 ($1021.56)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,015,000 ($951.27)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $75,000 ($70.29)

Martin government finances - Cash and Securities in 2016 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,724,000 ($1615.75)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $12,000 ($11.25)
Businesses in Martin, SD
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1H&R Block1
Ford1True Value1

Strongest AM radio stations in Martin:

  • KBHB (810 AM; 25 kW; STURGIS, SD; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • KIMB (1260 AM; 50 kW; KIMBALL, NE; Owner: G & L INVESTMENTS, LLC)
  • KVSH (940 AM; 5 kW; VALENTINE, NE; Owner: HEART CITY RADIO COMPANY)
  • KKLS (920 AM; 10 kW; RAPID CITY, SD; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • KRVN (880 AM; 50 kW; LEXINGTON, NE; Owner: NEBRASKA RURAL RADIO ASSOCIATION)
  • KXMR (710 AM; 50 kW; BISMARCK, ND; Owner: RADIO BISMARCK MANDAN, LLC)
  • KLTT (670 AM; 50 kW; COMMERCE CITY, CO; Owner: KLZ RADIO, INC.)
  • KTWO (1030 AM; 50 kW; CASPER, WY; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KGFX (1060 AM; 10 kW; PIERRE, SD; Owner: JAMES RIVER BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KKZN (760 AM; 50 kW; THORNTON, CO; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING OF COLORADO, INC.)
  • KOA (850 AM; 50 kW; DENVER, CO; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING OF COLORADO, INC.)
  • KUYO (830 AM; daytime; 25 kW; EVANSVILLE, WY; Owner: WYOMING CHRISTIAN BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KMXA (1090 AM; 50 kW; AURORA, CO; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Martin:

  • KZSD-FM (102.5 FM; MARTIN, SD; Owner: SD PUBLIC B/G TELECOMMUNICATIONS)
  • KRNE-FM (91.5 FM; MERRIMAN, NE; Owner: NEBRASKA EDUCATIONAL TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMM.)
  • KINI (96.1 FM; CROOKSTON, NE; Owner: THE ROSEBUD EDUCATIONAL SOCIETY)
  • KILI (90.1 FM; PORCUPINE, SD; Owner: LAKOTA COMMUNICATIONS)

TV broadcast stations around Martin:

  • KZSD-TV (Channel 8; MARTIN, SD; Owner: SOUTH DAKOTA BOARD OF DIRECTORS FOR ED. TELECOMMUNICATIONS)
  • KRNE-TV (Channel 12; MERRIMAN, NE; Owner: NEBRASKA EDUCATIONAL TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMM.)

Martin fatal accident list:

May 2, 2008 02:30 PM, Us-18, None, Lat: 43.171880, Lon: -101.699120, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Aug 26, 2000 07:15 AM, Dakota St, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
Mar 18, 1998 08:30 AM, Sr-73, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 5, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
Oct 20, 1984 10:40 PM, 18, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Jul 11, 1979 09:05 PM, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 1Number of bridges
  • 20ft / 5.8mTotal length
  • 450Total average daily traffic
  • 121Total average daily truck traffic
  • 510Total future (year 2037) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

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

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers in Martin, SD)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

7
  • STATION, 3.2 Km North 2.4 Km West (Lat: 43.202111 Lon: -101.763778), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 97.5 m, Overall height: 103.6 m, Call Sign: WNEU399,
    Assigned Frequencies: 928.293 MHz, 952.293 MHz, Grant Date: 02/21/2018, Expiration Date: 05/11/2028, Registrant: Rushmore Electric Power Cooperative, 1715 Cambell St, Rapid City, SD 57701, Phone: (605) 342-4759, Fax: (605) 348-2026, Email:
  • Martin, Nw 1/4 Of Sw 1/4 Of Section 18, Township 37 N, Range 38 W (Lat: 43.178750 Lon: -101.870000), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 146 m, Overall height: 152.4 m, Call Sign: WPSD938,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6286.19 MHz, Grant Date: 10/03/2011, Expiration Date: 03/23/2021, Certifier: Michael P Goggin, Registrant: At&t Mobility LLC, 208 S Akard St., Rm 1015, Dallas, TX 75202, Phone: (855) 699-7073, Fax: (214) 746-6410, Email:
  • MARTIN, Nw 1/4 Sw 1/4 Section 18, Township 37 N, Range 38 W (Lat: 43.178750 Lon: -101.870000), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 146 m, Overall height: 152.4 m, Call Sign: WQQW482,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6197.24 MHz, 6197.24 MHz, 6197.24 MHz, 6197.24 MHz, Grant Date: 03/14/2013, Expiration Date: 03/14/2023, Certifier: Charles Cleary, Registrant: Verizon Wireless, 5055 North Point Pkwy, Np2ne Network Engineering, Alpharetta, GA 30022, Phone: (770) 797-1070, Fax: (678) 259-1319, Email:
  • Martin LEA, 3.2 Km North 2.4 Km West (Lat: 43.202111 Lon: -101.763778), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 97.5 m, Overall height: 103.6 m, Call Sign: WQUD624,
    Assigned Frequencies: 11225.0 MHz, 11225.0 MHz, Grant Date: 06/10/2014, Expiration Date: 06/10/2024, Certifier: Kory Hammerbeck, Registrant: Rushmore Electric Power Cooperative, Inc., 1715 Cambell St, Rapid City, SD 57709, Phone: (605) 342-4759, Fax: (605) 348-4940, Email:
  • Martin WAPA Sub, 3.5 Miles North Of Martin, South Dakota (Lat: 43.225278 Lon: -101.705833), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 60.6 m, Overall height: 65.8 m, Call Sign: WQUD625,
    Assigned Frequencies: 10735.0 MHz, 10735.0 MHz, Grant Date: 06/10/2014, Expiration Date: 06/10/2024, Certifier: Kory Hammerbeck, Registrant: Rushmore Electric Power Cooperative, Inc., 1715 Cambell St, Rapid City, SD 57709, Phone: (605) 342-4759, Fax: (605) 348-4940, Email:
  • 3 Mi S Of Longvalley (Lat: 43.431917 Lon: -101.547639), Structure height: 199 m, Call Sign: WGX206, Licensee ID: L00002012,
    Assigned Frequencies: 7025.00 MHz, Grant Date: 10/06/1980, Expiration Date: 04/01/2014, Cancellation Date: 02/12/2013, Registrant: South Dakota Board Of Directors For Educational Telecommunic, Cherry & Dakota Streets Box 5000, Vermillion, SD 57069-5000
  • MARTIN, 1 Mi Wnw Of (Lat: 43.180250 Lon: -101.750972), Overall height: 59.4 m, Call Sign: WHO358,
    Assigned Frequencies: 2171.60 MHz, Grant Date: 03/25/1991, Expiration Date: 02/01/2001, Cancellation Date: 05/06/2001, Registrant: Golden West Telecommunications Cooperative, Inc., Wall, SD 57790

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

2
  • Call Sign: N9UZW, Licensee ID: L00606653, Grant Date: 01/25/2005, Expiration Date: 09/21/2014, Cancellation Date: 09/22/2016, Certifier: Kim E Dewhurst, Registrant: Kim E Dewhurst, 502 Swallow St Box 625, Martin, SD 57551
  • Call Sign: WA0PDE, Grant Date: 08/13/1996, Expiration Date: 08/13/2006, Cancellation Date: 08/14/2008, Registrant: Melvin R Leeper, 203 Swallow, Martin, SD 57551

FAA Registered Aircraft:

6
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 560XL (Category: Land, Engines: 2, Seats: 13, Weight: 12,500 - 19,999 Pounds), Engine: Turbo-fan
    N-Number: 275MB , Serial Number: 560-6108, Certificate Issue Date: 05/22/2019
    Registrant (LLC): Niobrara LLC, 22958 293rd St, Martin, SD 57551
    Deregistered: Cancel Date: 05/04/2016
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 170B (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR 0-300 SER (145 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 2949D , Serial Number: 26892, Year manufactured: 1955, Certificate Issue Date: 02/24/2017
    Registrant (Individual): Carl Jackson, 21292 296th St, Martin, SD 57551
  • Aircraft: KARTASTI FRANK DONALD SPORT TRAINER (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: CONT MOTOR 0-200 SERIES (100 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 329FK , Serial Number: 1952, Year manufactured: 1990, Airworthiness Date: 09/06/1990, Certificate Issue Date: 12/13/2016
    Registrant (Individual): Franklin Jackson, 21292 296th St, Martin, SD 57551
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 172 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR 0-300 SER (145 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 5133A , Serial Number: 28133, Year manufactured: 1955, Airworthiness Date: 12/15/1955, Certificate Issue Date: 04/12/2016
    Registrant (Individual): Donna M Nelsen, Po Box 446, Martin, SD 57551
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 172 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR 0-300 SER (145 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 6411B , Serial Number: 29611, Year manufactured: 1957, Airworthiness Date: 11/17/1956, Certificate Issue Date: 01/08/1981
    Registrant (Corporation): Lakota Nation Aviation Inc, Box 608, Martin, SD 57551
  • Aircraft: CESSNA A188B (Category: Land, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 108 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR IO 520 SERIES (285 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 78516 , Serial Number: 18801953T, Year manufactured: 1974, Airworthiness Date: 12/10/1974, Certificate Issue Date: 07/23/1990
    Registrant (Corporation): Lakota Nation Aviation Incorporated, Po Box 608, Martin, SD 57551
    Deregistered: Cancel Date: 05/31/2017

2007 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2007 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 16. The highest number of fire incidents - 34 took place in 2007, and the least - 1 in 2010. The data has a declining trend.
    Fire incident types in Martin, SD When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Outside Fires (52.9%), and Other (24.1%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Martin, SD
    • 9952.9%Outside Fires
    • 4524.1%Other
    • 3217.1%Structure Fires
    • 115.9%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Martin, SD
Most common first names in Martin, SD among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John2179.6 years
Mary2183.4 years
Robert1573.1 years
Charles1374.9 years
William1277.0 years
James1177.9 years
Frank1175.5 years
George977.2 years
Anna881.2 years
Harold875.9 years
Most common last names in Martin, SD among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Nelson1172.9 years
Bettelyoun1066.8 years
Marshall970.6 years
Hicks877.1 years
Livermont876.8 years
Harris771.9 years
Byrne685.0 years
Dubray653.7 years
Phipps672.0 years
Ireland587.0 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Martin, SD
  • 60.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 27.0%Electricity
  • 5.8%Utility gas
  • 5.0%Wood
  • 1.2%Other fuel
  • 0.4%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Martin, SD
  • 47.7%Electricity
  • 41.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 9.2%Utility gas
  • 1.8%Other fuel


Martin compared to South Dakota state average:

  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black 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 significantly below state average.

Martin on our top lists:

  • #7 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in wards in general hospitals for patients who have no usual home elsewhere (population 1,000+)"
  • #64 (57551) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the smallest percentage of taxpayers using charity contributions deductions in 2012 (pop 1,000+)"
There are 3 pilots and 1 other airmen in this city.
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