For population 25 years and over in Martin:
For population 15 years and over in Martin city:
312 residents are foreign born (3.9% Asia, 0.8% Africa, 0.4% North America, 0.3% Latin America).
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $788 (0.6%)
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 ).
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Latitude: 36.34 N, Longitude: 88.85 W
Daytime population change due to commuting: +1,691 (+15.1%)
Area code: 731
City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.
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Crime rate in Martin detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 37 (27 officers).
Population change in the 1990s: +871 (+9.0%).
Work and jobs in Martin: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Martin, Tennessee
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Martin-area historical tornado activity is above Tennessee state average. It is 181% 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 significantly above Tennessee state average. It is 25% greater 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 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 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
On 11/29/1996 at 05:41:33, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 LG, 4.1 LG, Depth: 12.6 mi) earthquake occurred 66.8 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Weakley County (7) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 6
Emergencies Declared: 1
Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 5, Storms: 4, Tornadoes: 2, Flash Flood: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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.
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Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2011: 30.6%
(27.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 45.4% for Black residents, 64.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents, 100.0% for other race residents, 42.2% for two or more races residents)
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Religion statistics for Martin (based on Weakley County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 63.36%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
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Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 5
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 18
Number of full-service restaurants: 22
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6.42% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($26,171 average adjusted gross income)
0.14% of residents moved from foreign countries ($141 average AGI)
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
7.47% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($29,271 average adjusted gross income)
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:
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See more detailed statistics of Martin fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 28See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Martin, TN
Total length: 96 meters (315ft)
Total costs: $4,921,000
Total average daily traffic: 96,490
Total average daily truck traffic: 5,783
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Martin)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 51 (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: 14 (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: 7 (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: 51 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Martin)
FAA Registered Aircraft: 10 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Martin)
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
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Total of 3 patent applications in 2008-2013.