Martin, Tennessee

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Population in 2014: 11,322 (95% urban, 5% rural). Population change since 2000: +7.7%
 
Males: 5,308  (46.9%)
Females: 6,014  (53.1%)
Median resident age:  24.5 years
Tennessee median age:  38.6 years

Zip codes: 38237.

Estimated median household income in 2016: $32,412 (it was $26,493 in 2000)
Martin:

$32,412
TN:

$48,547

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $17,491 (it was $15,184 in 2000)

Martin city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $135,773 (it was $78,700 in 2000)
Martin:

$135,773
TN:

$157,700

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $147,150; Detached houses: $148,814; Mobile homes: $53,955

Median gross rent in 2016: $573.

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  • Races in Martin, TN (2010)

    Martin races chart
    • 8,75476.3%White alone
    • 1,92216.8%Black alone
    • 3262.8%Asian alone
    • 2582.2%Hispanic
    • 1821.6%Two or more races
    • 200.2%American Indian alone
    • 60.05%Other race alone
    • 50.04%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Martin: 81.6 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: American (25.0%), English (8.2%), Irish (4.7%), German (3.8%), African (1.6%), French (1.1%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated in 1901

Elevation: 413 feet

Land area: 12.4 square miles.

Population density: 914 people per square mile   (low).

Martin,TN real estate house value index trend

Martin, Tennessee map

For population 25 years and over in Martin:

  • High school or higher: 91.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 29.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 12.0%
  • Unemployed: 7.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 15.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Martin city:

  • Never married: 55.9%
  • Now married: 30.9%
  • Separated: 0.9%
  • Widowed: 5.4%
  • Divorced: 6.9%

345 residents are foreign born (3.9% Asia, 1.4% Latin America, 0.4% Europe).

This city:

3.1%
Tennessee:

4.8%



According to our research of Tennessee and other state lists there were 30 registered sex offenders living in Martin, Tennessee as of March 19, 2019.
The ratio of number of residents in Martin to the number of sex offenders is 372 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is near the state average.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $973 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $997 (0.8%)

Martin satellite photo by USGS

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 ).

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

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 36.34 N, Longitude: 88.85 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +2,738 (+24.5%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 3,097 (65.8%)

Area code: 731

Martin household income distribution Martin home values distribution

Crime rates in Martin by Year
Type 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016
Murders 000001000100010
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.010.00.00.00.08.60.00.00.08.90.0
Rapes 544346733301042
per 100,000 46.738.938.729.438.959.769.429.529.625.90.08.80.035.418.4
Robberies 793435354116437
per 100,000 65.387.629.039.229.249.829.849.239.48.68.752.635.326.664.5
Assaults 173019303026363446403316251523
per 100,000 158.7291.9183.7294.0291.8258.9357.1334.3453.4345.5285.6140.3220.7132.9211.8
Burglaries 344745265750676879625548373133
per 100,000 317.3457.3435.2254.8554.5497.9664.7668.5778.7535.6475.9420.9326.6274.7303.9
Theft 239217263262250304370317283230287265202246227
per 100,000 2,230.52,111.52,543.32,567.62,431.93,027.03,670.63,116.42,789.61,986.92,483.62,323.71,782.92,179.92,090.4
Auto thefts 1381215351085342526
per 100,000 121.377.8116.0147.029.249.899.278.649.325.934.617.544.117.755.3
Arson 211101010231002
per 100,000 18.79.79.79.80.010.00.09.80.017.326.08.80.00.018.4
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 280.5) 208.5237.0216.5226.4236.7294.3337.2282.9296.2228.7195.1174.7152.4188.5185.7

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City-data.com crime index counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Crime rate in Martin detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2016, including police officers: 38 (29 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.67
Tennessee average:

2.46
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

6.7%
Tennessee:

5.7%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +871 (+9.0%).
Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Educational services (18%)
  • Manufacturing (16%)
  • Retail trade (16%)
  • Accommodation and food services (11%)
  • Health care and social assistance (7%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (5%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (4%)
  • Educational services (24%)
  • Health care and social assistance (21%)
  • Retail trade (17%)
  • Accommodation and food services (13%)
  • Manufacturing (8%)
  • Other services, except public administration (4%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (4%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Production occupations (13%)
  • Sales and related occupations (13%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (9%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (7%)
  • Management occupations (6%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (6%)
  • Sales and related occupations (20%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (17%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (12%)
  • Management occupations (7%)
  • Production occupations (7%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (6%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (6%)

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

Average climate in Martin, Tennessee

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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 Martin 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 the city 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 Martin 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 the city 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

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.

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

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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).

Weakley County 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 2016: 30.8%
(29.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 40.8% for Black residents, 17.2% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 12.8% for two or more races residents)
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

Martin, Tennessee environmental map by EPA

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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.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2016

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2016

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.9
Tennessee average:

11.7

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

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Religion statistics for Martin city (based on Weakley County data)

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.
Tennessee:

1.99 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.30 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

5.43 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

6.63 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

10.9%
Tennessee:

11.4%
Adult obesity rate:
Weakley County:

30.9%
Tennessee:

30.2%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

16.9%
State:

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

5.79% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($28,583 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.79%
Tennessee average:

6.50%

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 Obion County, TN  1.11% ($29,645 average AGI)
from Carroll County, TN  0.44% ($24,771)
from Henry County, TN  0.36% ($21,872)


6.23% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($27,247 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.23%
Tennessee average:

6.26%

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 Obion County, TN  0.98% ($27,168 average AGI)
to Gibson County, TN  0.43% ($22,213)
to Carroll County, TN  0.40% ($26,205)

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 (per 100,000 population)

See more detailed statistics of Martin fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2014 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 66Number of bridges
  • 300m984ftTotal length
  • $4,759,000Total costs
  • 245,070Total average daily traffic
  • 16,265Total average daily truck traffic

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 11910-1919
  • 31920-1929
  • 41960-1969
  • 51970-1979
  • 261980-1989
  • 221990-1999
  • 52000-2009
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: 57 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Martin, TN)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 16 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 4 (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: 56 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Martin)

FAA Registered Aircraft: 8 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Martin)

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

  • MARTIN WATER DEPT (Population served: 11,473, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 97
  • Hazardous Condition: 107
  • Service Call: 7

Incident types - Martin

See full 2006 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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (66%)
  • Utility gas (33%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)
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

Martin compared to Tennessee state average:

  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Median age significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in 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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Total of 3 patent applications in 2008-2019.