Martin, Tennessee

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Population in 2017: 10,543 (95% urban, 5% rural).
Population change since 2000: +0.3%
 
Males: 4,998  (47.4%)
Females: 5,545  (52.6%)
Median resident age:

24.2 years
Tennessee median age:

38.6 years

Zip codes: 38237.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $28,612 (it was $26,493 in 2000)
Martin:

$28,612
TN:

$51,340

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $17,774 (it was $15,184 in 2000)

Martin city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $134,044 (it was $78,700 in 2000)
Martin:

$134,044
TN:

$167,500

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $158,715; detached houses: $161,785; mobile homes: $50,169

Median gross rent in 2017: $631.

March 2019 cost of living index in Martin: 81.2 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 33.1%
(29.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 49.2% for Black residents, 29.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 75.4% for other race residents, 13.8% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Martin, TN (2017)
    • 8,11573.8%White alone
    • 2,11519.2%Black alone
    • 4063.7%Hispanic
    • 2222.0%Two or more races
    • 500.5%Other race alone
    • 290.3%Asian alone
    • 290.3%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
    • 180.2%American Indian alone

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



According to our research of Tennessee and other state lists, there were 34 registered sex offenders living in Martin, Tennessee as of August 10, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Martin is 328 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is near the state average.


Crime rates in Martin by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(10.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(8.6)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(8.9)
0
(0.0)
2
(18.8)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
3
(29.4)
4
(38.9)
6
(59.7)
7
(69.4)
3
(29.5)
3
(29.6)
3
(25.9)
0
(0.0)
1
(8.8)
0
(0.0)
4
(35.4)
2
(18.4)
2
(18.8)
1
(9.6)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
4
(39.2)
3
(29.2)
5
(49.8)
3
(29.8)
5
(49.2)
4
(39.4)
1
(8.6)
1
(8.7)
6
(52.6)
4
(35.3)
3
(26.6)
7
(64.5)
6
(56.3)
1
(9.6)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
30
(294.0)
30
(291.8)
26
(258.9)
36
(357.1)
34
(334.3)
46
(453.4)
40
(345.5)
33
(285.6)
16
(140.3)
25
(220.7)
15
(132.9)
23
(211.8)
25
(234.6)
25
(240.0)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
26
(254.8)
57
(554.5)
50
(497.9)
67
(664.7)
68
(668.5)
79
(778.7)
62
(535.6)
55
(475.9)
48
(420.9)
37
(326.6)
31
(274.7)
33
(303.9)
37
(347.2)
24
(230.4)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
262
(2,568)
250
(2,432)
304
(3,027)
370
(3,671)
317
(3,116)
283
(2,790)
230
(1,987)
287
(2,484)
265
(2,324)
202
(1,783)
246
(2,180)
227
(2,090)
234
(2,196)
217
(2,083)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
15
(147.0)
3
(29.2)
5
(49.8)
10
(99.2)
8
(78.6)
5
(49.3)
3
(25.9)
4
(34.6)
2
(17.5)
5
(44.1)
2
(17.7)
6
(55.3)
5
(46.9)
4
(38.4)
Arson
(per 100,000)
1
(9.8)
0
(0.0)
1
(10.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(9.8)
0
(0.0)
2
(17.3)
3
(26.0)
1
(8.8)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(18.4)
1
(9.4)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)226.4236.7294.3337.2282.9296.2228.7195.1174.7152.4188.5185.7232.3161.1

The City-Data.com crime rate weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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City-data.com crime index in Martin, TN

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 38 (30 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.88
Tennessee average:

2.56
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Ancestries: American (27.6%), English (7.8%), Irish (4.9%), German (3.5%), European (1.7%), Scottish (1.4%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated in 1901

Elevation: 413 feet

Land area: 12.4 square miles.

Population density: 851 people per square mile   (low).

Martin, Tennessee map

482 residents are foreign born (3.9% Asia, 1.8% Latin America, 0.8% Europe).

This city:

4.4%
Tennessee:

5.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $948 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $997 (0.8%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Jackson, TN (49.0 miles , pop. 59,643).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Memphis, TN (105.5 miles , pop. 650,100).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (385.5 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Sharon, TN (2.8 miles ),
Dresden, TN (3.1 miles ),
South Fulton, TN (3.3 miles ),
Rives, TN (3.3 miles ),
Chestnut Glade-Dukedom, TN (3.4 miles ),
Fulton, KY (3.4 miles ),
Union City, TN (3.5 miles ),
Greenfield, TN (3.6 miles )

Latitude: 36.34 N, Longitude: 88.85 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +2,775 (+25.2%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 2,860 (62.2%)

Area code: 731

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

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 24 buildings, average cost: $91,600
  • 1998: 24 buildings, average cost: $91,400
  • 1999: 23 buildings, average cost: $91,500
  • 2000: 21 buildings, average cost: $91,500
  • 2001: 21 buildings, average cost: $91,500
  • 2002: 48 buildings, average cost: $77,900
  • 2003: 47 buildings, average cost: $79,600
  • 2004: 48 buildings, average cost: $101,000
  • 2005: 54 buildings, average cost: $95,900
  • 2006: 49 buildings, average cost: $97,300
  • 2007: 37 buildings, average cost: $96,800
  • 2008: 24 buildings, average cost: $97,000
  • 2009: 17 buildings, average cost: $96,900
  • 2010: 15 buildings, average cost: $96,900
  • 2011: 12 buildings, average cost: $96,900
  • 2012: 15 buildings, average cost: $96,900
  • 2013: 16 buildings, average cost: $96,900
  • 2014: 13 buildings, average cost: $96,900
  • 2015: 13 buildings, average cost: $96,900
  • 2016: 15 buildings, average cost: $96,900
  • 2017: 16 buildings, average cost: $96,900
Number of permits per 10,000 Martin, TN residents
Average permit cost in Martin, TN
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.6%
Tennessee:

3.3%
Historical population in Martin, TN
Historical housing units in Martin, TN

Population change in the 1990s: +871 (+9.0%).
Most common industries in Martin, TN (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Educational services (23.3%)
  • Health care (8.7%)
  • Accommodation & food services (8.3%)
  • Plastics & rubber products (5.2%)
  • Machinery (4.6%)
  • Construction (3.1%)
  • Public administration (2.8%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Educational services (15.6%)
  • Plastics & rubber products (8.0%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.8%)
  • Machinery (5.8%)
  • Construction (5.5%)
  • Health care (5.4%)
  • Motor vehicle & parts dealers (3.9%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (31.4%)
  • Health care (12.2%)
  • Accommodation & food services (9.8%)
  • Social assistance (4.9%)
  • Machinery (3.3%)
  • Public administration (2.9%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (2.7%)
Most common occupations in Martin, TN (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (5.8%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (5.0%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.4%)
  • Postsecondary teachers (4.4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.0%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (3.3%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (2.9%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (8.7%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (6.2%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.8%)
  • Postsecondary teachers (5.4%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (3.6%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.5%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (3.4%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (6.6%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (6.5%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (4.2%)
  • Child care workers (4.0%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (3.7%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (3.7%)
  • Cashiers (3.6%)

Average climate in Martin, Tennessee

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Martin-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Tennessee state average. It is 89% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/1/1997, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 15.6 miles away from the Martin city center caused $100,000 in damages.

On 5/7/1971, a category F4 tornado 19.2 miles away from the city center killed 3 people and injured 137 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Martin-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Tennessee state average. It is 73% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

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, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 56.2 miles away from the city center
On 9/26/1990 at 13:18:51, a magnitude 5.0 (4.7 MB, 4.8 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 7.7 mi) earthquake occurred 68.5 miles away from the city center
On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi) earthquake occurred 155.3 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 95.9 miles away from Martin center
On 4/27/1989 at 16:47:49, a magnitude 4.7 (4.6 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.3 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 56.2 miles away from the city center
On 9/29/1987 at 00:04:56, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, 4.5 LG) earthquake occurred 41.1 miles away from Martin center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Weakley County (11) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 8, Storms: 8, Tornadoes: 6, Winds: 3, Winter Storms: 2, Flash Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Martin topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Martin:

  • BEHAVIOR HEALTHCARE CENTER AT MARTIN ("458 HANNINGS LANE, P O BOX 1006")
  • UNIVERSITY HOME HEALTH AND HOSPICE (135 KENNEDY DRIVE)
  • VOLUNTEER COMMUNITY HOSPITAL (Proprietary, 161 MOUNT PELIA RD)
  • HEALTHSOUTH CANE CREEK REHAB CENTER (180 MT PELIA RD)
  • MARTIN HEALTH CARE (158 MT PELIA RD)
  • VAN AYER MANOR (460 HANNINGS LANE)
  • VAN AYER MANOR NURSING CENTER (640 HANNINGS LANE)
  • RCG MARTIN (113 E.C. THURMAN COVE)
  • CAREALL (135 KENNEDY DRIVE)
  • COLUMBIA HOMECARE OF NORTHWEST TN (215 HAWKS RD BLDG 1 DOOR 108)

Amtrak station near Martin:

  • 13 miles: FULTON (HWY. 51 NORTH) . Services: fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public payphones.

College/University in Martin:

  • The University of Tennessee-Martin (Full-time enrollment: 7,013; Location: 544 University Street; Public; Website: www.utm.edu; Offers Master's degree)

Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Martin:

  • Bethel University (about 24 miles; McKenzie, TN; Full-time enrollment: 5,878)
  • Murray State University (about 35 miles; Murray, KY; FT enrollment: 8,930)
  • Dyersburg State Community College (about 37 miles; Dyersburg, TN; FT enrollment: 2,211)
  • Union University (about 46 miles; Jackson, TN; FT enrollment: 4,051)
  • Jackson State Community College (about 49 miles; Jackson, TN; FT enrollment: 2,958)
  • West Kentucky Community and Technical College (about 51 miles; Paducah, KY; FT enrollment: 4,107)
  • Southeast Missouri State University (about 78 miles; Cape Girardeau, MO; FT enrollment: 9,678)

Public high school in Martin:

Public elementary/middle schools in Martin:

See full list of schools located in Martin

Library in Martin:

  • C. E. WELDON PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $287,004; Location: 100 MAIN STREET; 59,999 books; 2,238 audio materials; 5,739 video materials; 1 local licensed databases; 32 state licensed databases; 31 print serial subscriptions)

User-submitted facts and corrections:

  • WLJT-TV is the area PBS station and is located on the campus of the University of Tennessee at Martin. added by Miss Mellie
  • pat head summitt played college ball at utm

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Martin: Martin Industrial Park (A), University Center (B), Jim McCord Residence Hall (C), Hall-Moody Administration Building (D), G-H Residence Hall (E), Frank Clement Residence Hall (F), Cooper Hall (G), Cecil M and Boyce Gooch Hall (H), Buford Ellington Residence Hall (I), Browning Hall (J), Brehm Hall (K), Austin Peay Residence Hall (L), Atrium Residence Hall (M), Andy Holt Humanities Building (N), HealthSouth Cane Creek Rehabilitation Hospital (O), Martin Fire Department (P), C E Weldon Library (Q), Paul Meek Library (R), Martin City Hall (S), Martin Fire Department Station 2 (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Martin include: Central Baptist Church (A), Eastside Baptist Church (B), Martin Church of Christ (C), Miles Chapel Christian Methodist Episcopal Church (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Williams Cemetery (1), Memorial Gardens Cemetery (2), Dibrell Cemetery (3), Williams Cemetery (4), Yellow Fever Cemetery (5), Lynch Cemetery (6), Parham Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoir: W F Baker Lake (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Parks in Martin include: Virginia Weldon Park (1), Rotary Field (2), Pacer Stadium (3), Harmon Field (4). Display/hide their locations on the map

Hotels: Days Inn (800 University Street), Econo Lodge Martin (853 University Street), Days Inn Martin Tn (800 University Street), Econo Lodge of Martin (853 University Street), Eagle Inn (500 N Lindell St).

Birthplace of: Chad Clifton - 2005 NFL player (Green Bay Packers, born: Jun 26, 1976), Floyd Burdette - College basketball coach, Hayden White - Historian, Billy Hodges - Male singer, Jason Black - College basketball player (Samford Bulldogs), Paul Fitts - Psychologist.

Weakley County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in Martin that have no violations reported:

  • MARTIN WATER DEPT (Population served: 11,473, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Average household size:
This city:

2.3 people
Tennessee:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

50.9%
Whole state:

67.3%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

6.6%
Whole state:

5.8%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.1% of all households

People in group quarters in Martin in 2010:

  • 1,781 people in college/university student housing
  • 196 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 17 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 8 people in residential treatment centers for adults

People in group quarters in Martin in 2000:

  • 1,877 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 244 people in nursing homes
  • 35 people in short-term care, detention or diagnostic centers for delinquent children
  • 19 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 13 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 7 people in other group homes

Banks with branches in Martin (2011 data):

  • First State Bank: Martin Branch at 106 University Street, branch established on 2003/01/27; University Plaza Drive Branch at 126 University Plaza Drive, branch established on 1988/08/01. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $1,646.2 mil, Deposits: $1,393.0 mil, headquarters in Union City, TN, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 32 total offices, Holding Company: Community First Bancshares, Inc.
  • Regions Bank: Martin Branch at 242 Lindell Street, branch established on 1886/01/01; Martin Branch at 844 University Street, branch established on 1991/01/28. Info updated 2011/02/24: Bank assets: $123,368.2 mil, Deposits: $98,301.3 mil, headquarters in Birmingham, AL, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1778 total offices, Holding Company: Regions Financial Corporation
  • First Citizens National Bank: Martin Branch at 200 University Street, branch established on 2002/04/22. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $1,053.2 mil, Deposits: $856.0 mil, headquarters in Dyersburg, TN, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 19 total offices, Holding Company: First Citizens Bancshares, Inc.
  • Reelfoot Bank: Martin Branch at 408 North Lindell, branch established on 1983/10/24. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $151.8 mil, Deposits: $135.4 mil, headquarters in Union City, TN, positive income, 5 total offices, Holding Company: Reelfoot Bancshares, Inc.

For population 15 years and over in Martin:

Marital status in Martin, TN
  • Never married: 56.6%
  • Now married: 29.2%
  • Separated: 0.9%
  • Widowed: 6.0%
  • Divorced: 7.2%

For population 25 years and over in Martin:

  • High school or higher: 88.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 29.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 11.8%
  • Unemployed: 7.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 15.6 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

11.2
Tennessee average:

11.6

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, TN (based on Weakley County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant20,27192
Mainline Protestant2,25822
Other3082
Black Protestant2952
Catholic2451
None11,644-
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: 5
Weakley County:

1.51 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.99 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Weakley County:

0.30 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.17 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 18
This county:

5.43 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.16 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 22
Here:

6.63 / 10,000 pop.
Tennessee:

6.56 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

10.9%
Tennessee:

11.4%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

30.9%
Tennessee:

30.2%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Weakley County:

16.9%
Tennessee:

13.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Martin:

50.5%
Tennessee:

48.2%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

49.4%
Tennessee:

44.4%

Average BMI:
Martin:

28.2
Tennessee:

28.9

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

20.7%
Tennessee:

21.7%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

12.0%
Tennessee:

10.8%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.9
Tennessee:

6.8

Overweight people:
Martin:

30.8%
Tennessee:

33.9%

General health condition:
Martin:

58.4%
Tennessee:

54.7%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

80.9%
Tennessee:

78.6%

More about Health and Nutrition of Martin, TN 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
Police Protection - Officers 29$101,038$41,8090$0
Firefighters 28$80,357$34,4390$0
Streets and Highways 13$28,939$26,7130$0
Gas Supply 12$26,960$26,9600$0
Water Supply 10$27,498$32,9980$0
Police - Other 9$23,767$31,6890$0
Financial Administration 8$20,973$31,4600$0
Parks and Recreation 8$22,182$33,27315$4,674
Sewerage 8$22,071$33,1070$0
Local Libraries 5$12,201$29,2822$963
Other Government Administration 4$18,084$54,2527$3,250
Other and Unallocable 3$6,381$25,5241$549
Welfare 3$5,473$21,8920$0
Judicial and Legal 0$0 0$0
Solid Waste Management 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 140$395,924$33,93625$9,436

Martin government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $2,976,000 ($282.27)
    Gas Utilities: $2,396,000 ($227.26)
    Police Protection: $1,237,000 ($117.33)
    Regular Highways: $605,000 ($57.38)
    Solid Waste Management: $366,000 ($34.71)
    Central Staff Services: $338,000 ($32.06)
    Parks and Recreation: $180,000 ($17.07)
    Local Fire Protection: $90,000 ($8.54)
    Libraries: $18,000 ($1.71)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $56,000 ($5.31)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $2,250,000 ($213.41)

Martin government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $73,000 ($6.92)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $183,000 ($17.36)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $3,325,000 ($315.38)
    Gas Utilities: $2,554,000 ($242.25)
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $1,227,000 ($116.38)
    Highways: $42,000 ($3.98)
  • Tax - Property: $252,000 ($23.90)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $216,000 ($20.49)
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $138,000 ($13.09)
    Public Utilities Sales: $108,000 ($10.24)
    Other Selective Sales: $91,000 ($8.63)
    Other: $70,000 ($6.64)
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $6,000 ($0.57)
    Other License: $3,000 ($0.28)

Martin government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012 (per resident):

  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $6,655,000 ($631.22)

7.04% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($34,692 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.04%
Tennessee average:

6.65%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Obion County, TN  0.90% ($33,361 average AGI)
to Carroll County, TN  0.81% ($27,138)
to Gibson County, TN  0.52% ($29,982)
Businesses in Martin, TN
NameCountNameCount
Advance Auto Parts1Hilton1
Baskin-Robbins1Long John Silver's1
Burger King1McDonald's1
CVS1Nike1
Chevrolet1Nissan1
Chick-Fil-A1Pizza Hut1
Curves1RadioShack1
Dairy Queen1SONIC Drive-In1
Days Inn1Subway2
Domino's Pizza1Taco Bell1
Econo Lodge1U-Haul1
Fashion Bug1UPS3
FedEx2Walmart1
Ford1Wendy's1
H&R Block1

Strongest AM radio stations in Martin:

  • WCMT (1410 AM; 1 kW; MARTIN, TN; Owner: THUNDERBOLT BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WCRV (640 AM; 50 kW; COLLIERVILLE, TN; Owner: BOTT BROADCASTING COMPANY/TENNESSEE)
  • WENK (1240 AM; 1 kW; UNION CITY, TN; Owner: WENK OF UNION CITY, INC.)
  • WSM (650 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: GAYLORD ENTERTAINMENT COMPANY)
  • WKZT (1270 AM; 1 kW; FULTON, KY; Owner: RIVER COUNTY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WMUF (1000 AM; daytime; 5 kW; PARIS, TN; Owner: BENTON-WEATHERFORD B/CTING OF TN,INC)
  • WDIA (1070 AM; 50 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WGSF (1030 AM; 50 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: FLINN BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WMQM (1600 AM; 50 kW; LAKELAND, TN; Owner: WMQM, INC.)
  • WKDA (1200 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: RADIO NASHVILLE, INC.)
  • WNQM (1300 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: WNQM. INC.)
  • WAMB (1160 AM; 50 kW; DONELSON, TN; Owner: GREAT SOUTHERN BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WPAD (1560 AM; 10 kW; PADUCAH, KY; Owner: BRISTOL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Martin:

  • WCMT-FM (101.7 FM; MARTIN, TN; Owner: THUNDERBOLT BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WUTM (90.3 FM; MARTIN, TN; Owner: THE UNIVERSITY OF TENNESSEE)
  • WWKF (99.3 FM; FULTON, KY; Owner: WENK OF UNION CITY, INC.)
  • WYVY (104.9 FM; UNION CITY, TN; Owner: TWIN STATES BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WCDZ (95.1 FM; DRESDEN, TN; Owner: THUNDERBOLT BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WYNU (92.3 FM; MILAN, TN; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WWYN (106.9 FM; MCKENZIE, TN; Owner: RAINBOW MEDIA, INC.)
  • WTNE-FM (97.7 FM; TRENTON, TN; Owner: GIBSON COUNTY BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WFGE (103.7 FM; MURRAY, KY; Owner: FOREVER COMMUNICATIONS INC)
  • WQAK (105.7 FM; UNION CITY, TN; Owner: TWIN STATES BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WASL (100.1 FM; DYERSBURG, TN; Owner: DR PEPPER PEPSI-COLA BOTTLING CO.)
  • WKBG (102.1 FM; CLINTON, KY; Owner: FOREVER COMMUNICATIONS INC)
  • WLSQ-FM (94.3 FM; DYER, TN; Owner: F. DARRELL BOYD)
  • WTKB-FM (93.7 FM; ATWOOD, TN; Owner: GIBSON COUNTY BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WAKQ (105.5 FM; PARIS, TN; Owner: WENK BROADCAST GROUP, INC.)
  • WAJJ (89.3 FM; MCKENZIE, TN; Owner: HEARTLAND MINSTRIES, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Martin:

  • WUWT-CA (Channel 9; UNION CITY, TN; Owner: JOSEPH H. HARPOLE, SR.)
  • W02BT (Channel 2; SHARON, TN; Owner: DAYSTAR MINISTRIES)
  • WDKA (Channel 49; PADUCAH, KY; Owner: WDKA ACQUISITION CORPORATION)
  • WJKT (Channel 16; JACKSON, TN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WKMU (Channel 21; MURRAY, KY; Owner: KENTUCKY AUTHORITY FOR EDUCATIONAL TV)
  • WQTV-LP (Channel 24; MURRAY, KY; Owner: RAYCOM AMERICA, INC.)
Fatal accident count
See more detailed statistics of Martin fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 129Number of bridges
  • 1,401ft / 427mTotal length
  • $13,757,000Total costs
  • 397,560Total average daily traffic
  • 29,422Total average daily truck traffic
  • 421,136Total future (year 2037) average daily traffic
New bridges in Martin, TN - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 61920-1929
  • 11950-1959
  • 31960-1969
  • 91970-1979
  • 421980-1989
  • 551990-1999
  • 122000-2009
  • 12010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Martin, TN

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

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

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers:

4 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Martin, TN)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

15 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

11 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

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

FAA Registered Aircraft:

7
  • Aircraft: LUSCOMBE 8A (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 86 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR A&C65 SERIES (65 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 1142K , Serial Number: 3869, Year manufactured: 1946, Airworthiness Date: 05/02/1956, Certificate Issue Date: 10/25/1993
    Registrant (Individual): Wayne Lewis, 608 S Mccomb St, Martin, TN 38237
  • Aircraft: AVIAT INC PITTS S-2B (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: LYCOMING AEIO-540 SER (260 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 260PR , Serial Number: 5231, Year manufactured: 1991, Airworthiness Date: 12/18/1991, Certificate Issue Date: 02/06/1992
    Registrant (Corporation): Plane Enterprises Inc, 972 Nethery Rd, Martin, TN 38237
  • Aircraft: LEONARD H GENE RV-4 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: LYCOMING O&VO-360 SER (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 369JL , Serial Number: 2531, Airworthiness Date: 12/21/1994, Certificate Issue Date: 01/13/1994
    Registrant (Individual): H Gene Leonard, 313 Herman Brooks Rd, Martin, TN 38237
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 172G (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR 0-300 SER (145 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 4338L , Serial Number: 17254409, Year manufactured: 1966, Airworthiness Date: 03/23/1966, Certificate Issue Date: 09/24/2018
    Registrant (Co-Owned): Kay Insco, 12578 Hwy 45e, Martin, TN 38237, Other Owners: Joe Jr Insco
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 150E (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 90 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR 0-200 SERIES (100 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 6174T , Serial Number: 15060874, Year manufactured: 1964, Airworthiness Date: 10/03/1964, Certificate Issue Date: 06/03/1998
    Registrant (Individual): James L Kidwell, 400 Nowhere Ln, Martin, TN 38237
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-28-140 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 107 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 680FL , Serial Number: 28-7125611, Year manufactured: 1971, Airworthiness Date: 11/18/1971, Certificate Issue Date: 06/29/2016
    Registrant (Partnership): Caleb Yarbro, 230 Wall Rd, Martin, TN 38237, Other Owners: Jason Yarbro
  • Aircraft: AERONCA 7AC (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 90 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR A&C65 SERIES (65 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 82626 , Serial Number: 7AC-1266, Year manufactured: 1946, Airworthiness Date: 07/29/1958, Certificate Issue Date: 10/12/2004
    Registrant (Individual): Michael D Rinker, 1176 Firetower Rd, Martin, TN 38237

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 78. The highest number of reported fire incidents - 118 took place in 2010, and the least - 32 in 2018. The data has a dropping trend.
    Fire incident types in Martin, TN When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Outside Fires (41.3%), and Structure Fires (35.5%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Martin, TN
    • 54541.3%Outside Fires
    • 46935.5%Structure Fires
    • 19915.1%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 1078.1%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Martin, TN
Most common first names in Martin, TN among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James14075.5 years
Mary13278.3 years
William12376.5 years
John9174.6 years
Robert6974.6 years
Charles6073.9 years
George4978.3 years
Willie4978.1 years
Ruth4081.0 years
Thomas3577.6 years
Most common last names in Martin, TN among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith6975.8 years
Jones5779.7 years
Bell4479.5 years
Taylor4174.6 years
Freeman3978.7 years
Davis3774.8 years
Garner3477.8 years
Wright3279.5 years
Wilson3273.2 years
Adams2979.4 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Martin, TN
  • 56.9%Electricity
  • 40.6%Utility gas
  • 1.1%Wood
  • 0.9%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.6%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Martin, TN
  • 80.8%Electricity
  • 18.7%Utility gas
  • 0.3%No fuel used
  • 0.2%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


Martin compared to Tennessee state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Median age significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students significantly above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.

Martin on our top lists:

  • #73 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in short-term care, detention or diagnostic centers for delinquent children (population 1,000+)"
There are 8 pilots and 12 other airmen in this city.
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