Martinez, California

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Population in 2017: 38,373 (100% urban, 0% rural).
Population change since 2000: +7.0%
 
Males: 18,831  (49.1%)
Females: 19,542  (50.9%)
Median resident age:

44.2 years
California median age:

36.5 years

Zip codes: 94553.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $105,736 (it was $63,010 in 2000)
Martinez:

$105,736
CA:

$71,805

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $47,938 (it was $29,701 in 2000)

Martinez city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $621,517 (it was $251,400 in 2000)
Martinez:

$621,517
CA:

$509,400

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $724,845; detached houses: $775,881; townhouses or other attached units: $546,092; in 2-unit structures: $528,297; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $486,642; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $391,975; mobile homes: $74,753; occupied boats, rvs, vans, etc.: $134,580

Median gross rent in 2017: $1,794.

March 2019 cost of living index in Martinez: 145.5 (very high, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 5.6%
(4.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 24.6% for Black residents, 4.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 8.9% for other race residents, 9.6% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Martinez, CA (2017)
    • 25,41065.7%White alone
    • 6,23316.1%Hispanic
    • 3,2678.4%Asian alone
    • 2,0695.3%Two or more races
    • 1,2133.1%Black alone
    • 890.2%Other race alone
    • 350.09%American Indian alone
    • 210.05%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

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



According to our research of California and other state lists, there were 49 registered sex offenders living in Martinez, California as of May 29, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Martinez is 785 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is near the state average.


Crime rates in Martinez 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
(2.8)
3
(8.6)
0
(0.0)
1
(2.8)
0
(0.0)
1
(2.7)
0
(0.0)
2
(5.3)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
9
(24.6)
12
(33.1)
14
(39.4)
11
(31.4)
7
(20.0)
6
(17.0)
5
(13.8)
9
(24.5)
3
(8.1)
5
(13.4)
4
(10.5)
3
(7.8)
7
(18.1)
10
(25.8)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
28
(76.6)
23
(63.5)
31
(87.2)
32
(91.5)
18
(51.3)
25
(70.7)
21
(57.9)
18
(49.0)
17
(46.1)
30
(80.2)
22
(58.0)
21
(54.5)
20
(51.8)
32
(82.7)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
78
(213.4)
63
(173.8)
76
(213.9)
59
(168.6)
52
(148.3)
41
(116.0)
42
(115.9)
42
(114.4)
33
(89.4)
36
(96.2)
25
(65.9)
27
(70.1)
27
(69.9)
31
(80.1)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
235
(643.0)
222
(612.6)
251
(706.3)
262
(748.9)
232
(661.7)
196
(554.5)
191
(527.0)
174
(473.7)
202
(547.3)
189
(505.1)
164
(432.5)
112
(290.6)
78
(202.0)
73
(188.6)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
979
(2,679)
830
(2,290)
716
(2,015)
881
(2,518)
670
(1,911)
521
(1,474)
499
(1,377)
567
(1,544)
441
(1,195)
593
(1,585)
570
(1,503)
422
(1,095)
318
(823.4)
346
(894.1)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
210
(574.6)
221
(609.8)
215
(605.0)
188
(537.4)
177
(504.9)
130
(367.8)
148
(408.3)
189
(514.6)
181
(490.4)
192
(513.1)
220
(580.1)
324
(840.7)
223
(577.4)
105
(271.3)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(2.8)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)283.5263.6284.5299.6224.2190.9176.2198.7163.5204.5175.8168.0137.3132.2

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 Martinez, CA

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 42 (31 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

0.80
California average:

1.99
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Ancestries: Irish (7.3%), American (5.9%), Italian (5.5%), German (4.5%), English (3.3%), European (3.0%).

Current Local Time: PST time zone

Elevation: 23 feet

Land area: 12.3 square miles.

Population density: 3,132 people per square mile   (average).

Martinez, California map

4,668 residents are foreign born (4.1% Asia, 3.4% Latin America, 2.0% Europe).

This city:

12.1%
California:

27.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $4,758 (0.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $3,060 (0.5%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Concord, CA (6.2 miles , pop. 121,780).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Central Contra Costa, CA (6.9 miles , pop. 459,252).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (342.2 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities:

Vine Hill, CA (1.4 miles ),
Alhambra Valley, CA (1.5 miles ),
Pacheco, CA (1.7 miles ),
Pleasant Hill, CA (2.1 miles ),
Reliez Valley, CA (2.1 miles ),
Port Costa, CA (2.2 miles ),
Benicia, CA (2.2 miles ),
Clyde, CA (2.3 miles )

Latitude: 38.00 N, Longitude: 122.12 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -2,538 (-6.6%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 4,400 (21.3%)

Area code: 925

Distribution of median household income in Martinez, CA in 2017
Distribution of house value in Martinez, CA in 2017
Martinez satellite photo by USGS

Martinez tourist attractions:

Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.3%
California:

4.6%
Unemployment by year
Historical population in Martinez, CA
Historical housing units in Martinez, CA

Population change in the 1990s: +2,081 (+6.2%).
Most common industries in Martinez, CA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Construction (9.6%)
  • Health care (9.5%)
  • Finance & insurance (7.9%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (7.7%)
  • Educational services (7.5%)
  • Public administration (6.5%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.0%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (15.9%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (6.6%)
  • Public administration (6.0%)
  • Finance & insurance (5.8%)
  • Health care (4.7%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (4.2%)
  • Educational services (3.5%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (14.4%)
  • Educational services (11.6%)
  • Finance & insurance (10.0%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (8.9%)
  • Public administration (7.0%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.9%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (3.2%)
Most common occupations in Martinez, CA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (6.0%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (5.3%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.3%)
  • Computer specialists (3.9%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (3.8%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (3.2%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (3.1%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (6.5%)
  • Computer specialists (5.2%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (4.4%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.4%)
  • Engineers (3.8%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (3.5%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (3.4%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (8.4%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (7.3%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.4%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (5.3%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (4.7%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.1%)
  • Registered nurses (3.5%)

Average climate in Martinez, California

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Martinez, California environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO NO2 SO2 Ozone PM2.5 Pb
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 105. This is significantly worse than average.

City:

105
U.S.:

74
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2018 was 0.385. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 2.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.385
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 9.24. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 2.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.24
U.S.:

5.56
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.531. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 1.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.531
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 23.0. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 2.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

23.0
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 12.9. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 6.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

12.9
U.S.:

8.5
Lead Level

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 0.0115. This is about average. Closest monitor was 4.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.0115
U.S.:

0.0098

Earthquake activity:

Martinez-area historical earthquake activity is near California state average. It is 748% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/18/1906 at 13:12:21, a magnitude 7.9 (7.9 UK, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 48.0 miles away from Martinez center, causing $524,000,000 total damage
On 10/18/1989 at 00:04:15, a magnitude 7.1 (6.5 MB, 7.1 MS, 6.9 MW, 7.0 ML) earthquake occurred 64.5 miles away from Martinez center, causing 62 deaths (62 shaking deaths) and 3757 injuries, causing $1,305,032,704 total damage
On 11/4/1927 at 13:51:53, a magnitude 7.5 (7.5 UK) earthquake occurred 221.8 miles away from Martinez center
On 7/21/1952 at 11:52:14, a magnitude 7.7 (7.7 UK) earthquake occurred 270.5 miles away from Martinez center, causing $50,000,000 total damage
On 1/31/1922 at 13:17:28, a magnitude 7.6 (7.6 UK) earthquake occurred 261.8 miles away from Martinez center
On 4/25/1992 at 18:06:04, a magnitude 7.2 (6.3 MB, 7.1 MS, 7.2 MW, 7.1 MW, Depth: 9.4 mi) earthquake occurred 193.2 miles away from Martinez center, causing $75,000,000 total damage
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Contra Costa County (14) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 10, Storms: 7, Landslides: 4, Winter Storms: 4, Mudslides: 2, Drought: 1, Earthquake: 1, Hurricane: 1, Tornado: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Martinez topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Martinez:

  • CONTRA COSTA REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER (Government - Local, provides emergency services, 2500 ALHAMBRA AVE)
  • KAISER FOUNDATION HOSPITAL (provides emergency services, 200 MUIR RD)
  • ALHAMBRA CONV HOSPITAL (331 ILENE STREET)
  • LEGACY NURSING AND REHABILITATION CENTER (1790 MUIR ROAD)
  • MARTINEZ CONVALESCENT HOSPITAL (4110 ALHAMBRA WAY)
  • KAISER PERMANENTE MARTINEZ (200 MUIR ROAD, HACIENDA BUILDING, SECOND FLOOR)
  • KAISER FOUNDATION HOSPITAL HOME HEALTH - MARTINEZ (200 MUIR ROAD, HACIENDA BUILDING)

Amtrak station:

MARTINEZ (401 FERRY ST.) . Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, full-service food facilities, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service, public transit connection.

College/University in Martinez:

  • Contra Costa Community College District Office (Location: 500 Court St; Public; Website: www.4cd.net/default.aspx)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Martinez:

  • Diablo Valley College (about 4 miles; Pleasant Hill, CA; Full-time enrollment: 13,015)
  • Saint Mary's College of California (about 12 miles; Moraga, CA; FT enrollment: 4,200)
  • University of California-Berkeley (about 12 miles; Berkeley, CA; FT enrollment: 37,127)
  • Berkeley City College (about 13 miles; Berkeley, CA; FT enrollment: 3,146)
  • Contra Costa College (about 13 miles; San Pablo, CA; FT enrollment: 4,249)
  • Los Medanos College (about 15 miles; Pittsburg, CA; FT enrollment: 5,289)
  • Merritt College (about 15 miles; Oakland, CA; FT enrollment: 2,842)

Public high schools in Martinez:

Public elementary/middle schools in Martinez:

Private elementary/middle school in Martinez:

  • ST CATHERINE OF SIENA SCHOOL (Students: 179, Location: 604 MELLUS ST, Grades: PK-8)
See full list of schools located in Martinez

User-submitted facts and corrections:

  • Martinez County Hospital/Medical Center added by Lisa

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Martinez: Pine Meadows Golf Course (A), Muir Station Shopping Complex (B), Martinez Yacht Harbor (C), Martinez Historical Museum (D), Martinez City Hall (E), Martinez Branch Contra Costa County Library (F), Contra Costa County Jail (G), Contra Costa County Hall of Records (H), Contra Costa County Courthouse (I), Contra Costa County Adminstration Building (J), Contra Costa County Fire Protection District Station 13 (K), Contra Costa County Fire Protection District Station 14 (L). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Center: Village Oaks Shopping Center (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Martinez include: Saint Catherine of Siena Roman Catholic Church (A), First Congregational Church (B), First Church of Christ Scientist (C), First Baptist Church (D), Christ Lutheran Church (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Alhambra Cemetery (1), Catholic Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoir: Martinez Reservoir (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Franklin Creek (A), Arroyo del Hambre (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Martinez include: Martinez Municipal Park (1), Martinez Waterfront Park (2), Ricks Memorial Park (3), Susana Park (4), Martinez Regional Shoreline Park (5), Morello School Park (6), Mountain View Park (7), Boyd Park (8), Golden Hills Park (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attraction: Contra Costa County - Libraries Public- Martinez (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 740 Court Street).

Hotel: Best Western John Muir Inn (445 Muir Station Road).

Courts: Contra Costa Regional Medical Center (2500 Alhambra Avenue), Area Agency On Aging-Aaa (2530 Arnold Drive Suite 100).

Birthplace of: Joe DiMaggio - Baseball player and coach, Sara Del Rey - Professional wrestler, Tug McGraw - Baseball player, Chris Singleton - 2005 Major League Baseball player (Tampa Bay Devil Rays, born: Aug 15, 1972), Johnny Lee Clary - Professional wrestler, Maurice Benard - Actor, Robert Stephenson (baseball) - Baseball player, Seanan McGuire - Fantasy writer, Vince DiMaggio - He had two kids Russelene DiMaggio and Bambi Dimaggio, Yau-Man Chan - Skeptic.

Contra Costa 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 Martinez and their reported violations in the past:

RIVERVIEW MARINA SWS (Population served: 40, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2007, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (SEP-26-2007)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2007, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (SEP-26-2007)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2007, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Admin Penalty assessed (AUG-21-2007)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2007, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Admin Penalty assessed (AUG-21-2007)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In DEC-2005, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (JAN-20-2006)
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In DEC-2005, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (JAN-20-2006)
Average household size:
This city:

2.4 people
California:

2.9 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

64.2%
Whole state:

68.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

7.5%
Whole state:

7.2%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.6% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households

People in group quarters in Martinez in 2010:

  • 589 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 268 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 204 people in correctional facilities intended for juveniles
  • 155 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 29 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 28 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 18 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 3 people in maritime/merchant vessels
  • 2 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness

People in group quarters in Martinez in 2000:

  • 714 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 219 people in nursing homes
  • 180 people in short-term care, detention or diagnostic centers for delinquent children
  • 56 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 41 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals or wards
  • 30 people in hospitals/wards and hospices for chronically ill
  • 30 people in other hospitals or wards for chronically ill
  • 30 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 24 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 17 people in residential treatment centers for emotionally disturbed children
  • 16 people in unknown juvenile institutions
  • 16 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 7 people in other group homes

Banks with branches in Martinez (2011 data):

  • Westamerica Bank: Muir Station Branch at 590 Center Avenue, branch established on 1987/11/16; Martinez Branch at 601 Ferry Street, branch established on 1985/02/04. Info updated 2011/06/21: Bank assets: $4,998.1 mil, Deposits: $4,253.2 mil, headquarters in San Rafael, CA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 98 total offices, Holding Company: Westamerica Bancorporation
  • Bank of America, National Association: Martinez Branch at 626 Main Street, branch established on 1904/10/17; Virginia Hills Branch at 6678 Alhambra Avenue, branch established on 1980/06/30. Info updated 2009/11/18: Bank assets: $1,451,969.3 mil, Deposits: $1,077,176.8 mil, headquarters in Charlotte, NC, positive income, 5782 total offices, Holding Company: Bank Of America Corporation
  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: Martinez Branch at 902 Main Street, branch established on 1923/05/18. Info updated 2011/04/05: Bank assets: $1,161,490.0 mil, Deposits: $905,653.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, 6395 total offices, Holding Company: Wells Fargo & Company
  • U.S. Bank National Association: Martinez Branch at 659 Main Street, branch established on 1998/01/02. Info updated 2012/01/30: Bank assets: $330,470.8 mil, Deposits: $236,091.5 mil, headquarters in Cincinnati, OH, positive income, 3121 total offices, Holding Company: U.S. Bancorp
  • Union Bank, National Association: Martinez Branch at 634 Ferry Street, branch established on 1954/08/23. Info updated 2011/09/01: Bank assets: $88,967.5 mil, Deposits: $65,286.4 mil, headquarters in San Francisco, CA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 403 total offices, Holding Company: Mitsubishi Ufj Financial Group, Inc.
  • JPMorgan Chase Bank, National Association: 4201 Alhambra Ave Branch at 4201 Alhambra Ave, branch established on 1889/01/01. Info updated 2011/11/10: Bank assets: $1,811,678.0 mil, Deposits: $1,190,738.0 mil, headquarters in Columbus, OH, positive income, International Specialization, 5577 total offices, Holding Company: Jpmorgan Chase & Co.
  • Citibank, National Association: Martinez Branch at 901 Main Street, branch established on 1987/06/30. Info updated 2012/01/10: Bank assets: $1,288,658.0 mil, Deposits: $882,541.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, International Specialization, 1048 total offices, Holding Company: Citigroup Inc.

For population 15 years and over in Martinez:

Marital status in Martinez, CA
  • Never married: 31.2%
  • Now married: 50.8%
  • Separated: 1.4%
  • Widowed: 4.1%
  • Divorced: 12.4%

For population 25 years and over in Martinez:

  • High school or higher: 95.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 38.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 12.7%
  • Unemployed: 3.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 30.2 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.1
California average:

15.0

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

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Neighborhoods in Martinez:

(Martinez, California Neighborhood Map)

Religion statistics for Martinez, CA (based on Contra Costa County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic228,40034
Evangelical Protestant81,120352
Other48,553123
Mainline Protestant32,693101
Black Protestant10,39534
Orthodox2,4358
None645,429-
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: 181
This county:

1.78 / 10,000 pop.
California:

2.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 5
Here:

0.05 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.04 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 52
Contra Costa County:

0.51 / 10,000 pop.
California:

0.62 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 178
Contra Costa County:

1.75 / 10,000 pop.
California:

1.49 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 683
Contra Costa County:

6.73 / 10,000 pop.
California:

7.42 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

7.1%
California:

7.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

22.2%
State:

21.3%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Contra Costa County:

16.8%
State:

17.9%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

51.3%
State:

48.8%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

49.4%
California:

47.1%

Average BMI:
This city:

28.5
State:

28.1

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

20.6%
California:

20.9%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

10.5%
State:

11.4%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.8
California:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

34.4%
California:

31.3%

General health condition:
This city:

57.9%
California:

55.7%

Average condition of hearing:
Martinez:

80.2%
California:

80.6%

More about Health and Nutrition of Martinez, CA 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 37$277,101$89,8711$8,346
Other Government Administration 1$5,985$71,8207$5,981
Streets and Highways 0$0 0$0
Airports 0$0 0$0
Welfare 0$0 0$0
Gas Supply 0$0 0$0
Housing and Community Development (Local) 0$0 6$14,892
Health 0$0 0$0
Solid Waste Management 0$0 0$0
Sewerage 0$0 0$0
Parks and Recreation 0$0 13$4,529
Transit 0$0 0$0
Natural Resources 0$0 0$0
Water Supply 0$0 0$0
Electric Power 0$0 0$0
Hospitals 0$0 0$0
Local Libraries 0$0 0$0
Other and Unallocable 0$0 10$6,110
Financial Administration 0$0 1$1,419
Judicial and Legal 0$0 0$0
Water Transport and Terminals 0$0 0$0
Police - Other 0$0 0$0
Firefighters 0$0 0$0
Fire - Other 0$0 0$0
Correction 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 38$283,086$89,39638$41,277

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

  • Construction - Water Utilities: $807,000 ($21.03)
    Parks and Recreation: $576,000 ($15.01)
    Central Staff Services: $378,000 ($9.85)
    Police Protection: $266,000 ($6.93)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $9,652,000 ($251.53)
    Water Utilities: $8,318,000 ($216.77)
    Central Staff Services: $4,087,000 ($106.51)
    Parks and Recreation: $2,773,000 ($72.26)
    Regular Highways: $2,500,000 ($65.15)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $1,291,000 ($33.64)
    Financial Administration: $592,000 ($15.43)
    Parking Facilities: $320,000 ($8.34)
    Sea and Inland Port Facilities: $273,000 ($7.11)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $129,000 ($3.36)
    Housing and Community Development: $34,000 ($0.89)
    General - Other: $21,000 ($0.55)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities - Other: $4,000 ($0.10)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $867,000 ($22.59)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General Public Building: $257,000 ($6.70)
    Regular Highways: $81,000 ($2.11)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $6,598,000 ($171.94)

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

  • Charges - Parks and Recreation: $382,000 ($9.95)
    Sea and Inland Port Facilities: $362,000 ($9.43)
    Parking Facilities: $327,000 ($8.52)
    Other: $271,000 ($7.06)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $1,157,000 ($30.15)
    Sale of Property: $555,000 ($14.46)
    Rents: $274,000 ($7.14)
    Fines and Forfeits: $261,000 ($6.80)
    Special Assessments: $119,000 ($3.10)
    Donations From Private Sources: $82,000 ($2.14)
    General Revenue - Other: $74,000 ($1.93)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $10,439,000 ($272.04)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $1,034,000 ($26.95)
    Other: $796,000 ($20.74)
    General Local Government Support: $521,000 ($13.58)
  • Tax - Property: $11,431,000 ($297.89)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $3,749,000 ($97.70)
    Public Utilities Sales: $1,428,000 ($37.21)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $603,000 ($15.71)
    Other License: $531,000 ($13.84)
    Other Selective Sales: $303,000 ($7.90)
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $132,000 ($3.44)

Martinez government finances - Debt in 2012 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $29,157,000 ($759.83)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $23,155,000 ($603.42)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $18,722,000 ($487.90)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $5,587,000 ($145.60)

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

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $15,599,000 ($406.51)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $31,414,000 ($818.65)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,777,000 ($46.31)

6.39% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($99,017 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.39%
California average:

5.03%

0.05% of residents moved from foreign countries ($4,127 average AGI)
Contra Costa County:

0.05%
California average:

0.07%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Alameda County, CA  1.84% ($91,463 average AGI)
from San Francisco County, CA  0.57% ($117,213)
from San Mateo County, CA  0.37% ($104,054)


6.01% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($86,076 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.01%
California average:

5.21%

0.07% of residents moved to foreign countries ($1,145 average AGI)
Contra Costa County:

0.07%
California average:

0.09%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Alameda County, CA  1.21% ($81,637 average AGI)
to Solano County, CA  0.49% ($60,452)
to San Francisco County, CA  0.35% ($86,722)
Businesses in Martinez, CA
NameCountNameCount
24 Hour Fitness1KFC1
7-Eleven2Kroger2
Ace Hardware1MasterBrand Cabinets2
Baskin-Robbins1McDonald's3
Best Western1Payless1
Blockbuster1Quiznos1
Burger King2RadioShack1
CVS2Rite Aid1
Carl\s Jr.1Safeway2
Curves1Starbucks4
DHL1Subway1
Decora Cabinetry1Super 81
Domino's Pizza1Taco Bell1
FedEx5U-Haul2
GNC2UPS6
H&R Block1Vons2
Home Depot1Walgreens1
IHOP1Walmart1
Jack In The Box1Wendy's1

Strongest AM radio stations in Martinez:

  • KTRB (860 AM; 50 kW; MODESTO, CA; Owner: PAPPAS RADIO OF CALIFORNIA, A CALIFORNIA LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KIQI (1010 AM; 35 kW; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: RADIO UNICA OF SAN FRANCISCO LICENSE CORP.)
  • KNEW (910 AM; 20 kW; OAKLAND, CA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KCBS (740 AM; 50 kW; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • KABN (1480 AM; 5 kW; CONCORD, CA; Owner: CONCORD AREA BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • KTCT (1050 AM; 50 kW; SAN MATEO, CA; Owner: SUSQUEHANNA RADIO CORP.)
  • KFAX (1100 AM; 50 kW; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: GOLDEN GATE BROADCASTING CO, INC.)
  • KDYA (1190 AM; 10 kW; VALLEJO, CA; Owner: BAYBRIDGE COMMUNICATIONS, L.L.C.)
  • KNBR (680 AM; 50 kW; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: KNBR LICO, INC.)
  • KGO (810 AM; 50 kW; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: KGO-AM RADIO, INC.)
  • KDIA (1640 AM; 10 kW; VALLEJO, CA; Owner: BAYBRIDGE COMMUNICATIONS, L.L.C.)
  • KATD (990 AM; 10 kW; PITTSBURG, CA; Owner: RADIO UNICA OF SACRAMENTO LICENSE CORP.)
  • KFRC (610 AM; 5 kW; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF LOS ANGELES)

Strongest FM radio stations in Martinez:

  • KDFC-FM1 (102.1 FM; LAFAYETTE, CA; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • KOIT-FM2 (96.5 FM; MARTINEZ, ETC., CA; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING CO. C/O KOIT(FM))
  • KIOI-FM1 (101.3 FM; WALNUT CREEK, CA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KKSF-FM1 (103.7 FM; PLEASANTON, ETC., CA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KBLX-FM2 (102.9 FM; PLEASANTON, CA; Owner: ICBC BROADCAST HOLDINGS -CA, INC.)
  • KSOL-FM3 (98.9 FM; PLEASANTON, CA; Owner: TMS LICENSE CALIFORNIA, INC)
  • KFRC-FM3 (99.7 FM; WALNUT CREEK, CA; Owner: INFINITY KFRC-FM, INC.)
  • KZBR-FM1 (95.7 FM; WALNUT CREEK, CA; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • KISQ-FM3 (98.1 FM; CONCORD, CA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KMEL-FM1 (106.1 FM; CONCORD, CA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KFJO (92.1 FM; WALNUT CREEK, CA; Owner: CHASE RADIO PROPERTIES, L.L.C.)
  • KLLC (97.3 FM; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • K209BZ (89.7 FM; CONCORD, CA; Owner: YOUR CHRISTIAN COMPANION NETWORK, INC.)
  • KVHS (90.5 FM; CONCORD, CA; Owner: CLAYTON VALLEY HIGH SCHOOL)
  • KSFB-FM (100.7 FM; SAN RAFAEL, CA; Owner: GOLDEN GATE BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KALX (90.7 FM; BERKELEY, CA; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA)
  • KFJO-FM3 (92.1 FM; MARTINEZ, CA; Owner: CHASE RADIO PROPERTIES, L.L.C.)
  • KUIC (95.3 FM; VACAVILLE, CA; Owner: KUIC, INC.)
  • K201BV (88.1 FM; BENICIA-MARTINEZ, CA; Owner: KQED, INC.)
  • KOIT-FM (96.5 FM; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)

TV broadcast stations around Martinez:

  • KTNC-TV (Channel 42; CONCORD, CA; Owner: KTNC LICENSE, LLC)
  • KQED (Channel 9; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: KQED, INC.)
  • KGO-TV (Channel 7; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: KGO TELEVISION, INC.)
  • KPIX-TV (Channel 5; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: CBS BROADCASTING INC.)
  • KOVR (Channel 13; STOCKTON, CA; Owner: SCI - SACRAMENTO LICENSEE, LLC)
  • KXTV (Channel 10; SACRAMENTO, CA; Owner: KXTV, INC.)
  • KSPX (Channel 29; SACRAMENTO, CA; Owner: PAXSON SACRAMENTO LICENSE, INC.)
  • KCRA-TV (Channel 3; SACRAMENTO, CA; Owner: KCRA HEARST-ARGYLE TELEVISION, INC.)
  • KTVU (Channel 2; OAKLAND, CA; Owner: KTVU PARTNERSHIP)
  • KTXL (Channel 40; SACRAMENTO, CA; Owner: CHANNEL 40, INC.)
  • KUVS (Channel 19; MODESTO, CA; Owner: KUVS LICENSE PARTNERSHIP, G.P.)
  • KQCA (Channel 58; STOCKTON, CA; Owner: KCRA HEARST-ARGYLE TELEVISION, INC.)
  • KVIE (Channel 6; SACRAMENTO, CA; Owner: KVIE, INC.)
  • KMAX-TV (Channel 31; SACRAMENTO, CA; Owner: UPN STATIONS GROUP INC.)
  • KRON-TV (Channel 4; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: YOUNG BROADCASTING OF SAN FRANCISCO, INC.)
  • KMTP-TV (Channel 32; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: MINORITY TELEVISION PROJECT)
  • KBHK-TV (Channel 44; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: VIACOM TELEVISION STATIONS GROUP OF SAN FRANCISCO INC.)
  • KBWB (Channel 20; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: KBWB LICENSE, INC.)
  • KFSF (Channel 66; VALLEJO, CA; Owner: TELEFUTURA SAN FRANCISCO LLC)
  • KCNS (Channel 38; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: WRAY, INC.)
  • KCSM-TV (Channel 60; SAN MATEO, CA; Owner: SAN MATEO COUNTY COMMUNITY COLLEGE DISTRICT)
  • KFTL (Channel 64; STOCKTON, CA; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
Fatal accident count
See more detailed statistics of Martinez fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 36Number of bridges
  • 1,755ft / 535mTotal length
  • $79,605,000Total costs
  • 1,252,768Total average daily traffic
  • 69,523Total average daily truck traffic
  • 1,286,640Total future (year 2034) average daily traffic
New bridges in Martinez, CA - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11910-1919
  • 21920-1929
  • 11930-1939
  • 21940-1949
  • 31950-1959
  • 131960-1969
  • 91970-1979
  • 31980-1989
  • 22000-2009
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Martinez, CA
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Martinez)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 178 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Martinez, CA)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 62 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 49 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 4 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 5 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 299 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Martinez)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers: 2 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Martinez)
FAA Registered Aircraft: 34 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 2 full and 7 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED115$333,365151$278,993812$275,81839$187,2111$504,57051$200,773
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED11$280,13216$243,20090$291,4293$140,0770$09$183,084
APPLICATIONS DENIED12$271,08824$270,353221$318,80712$70,4980$018$220,649
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN17$344,85727$254,673135$284,25217$164,5260$012$234,940
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS2$245,0405$183,08659$332,7872$147,0350$02$210,545

Detailed mortgage data for all 9 tracts in Martinez, CA

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 full and 7 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED18$310,0216$270,235
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED8$264,3961$418,190
APPLICATIONS DENIED2$281,9251$335,320
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$562,9700$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS2$393,9450$0
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Martinez, CA
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Martinez, CA - Value

2005 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2005 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 84. The highest number of reported fires - 174 took place in 2008, and the least - 5 in 2014. The data has a declining trend.
    Fire incident types in Martinez, CA When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Outside Fires (45.6%), and Structure Fires (26.7%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Martinez, CA
    • 54045.6%Outside Fires
    • 31626.7%Structure Fires
    • 27323.0%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 564.7%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Martinez, CA

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Martinez, California:

  • Best Western John Muir Inn, 445 Muir Sta Rd, Martinez, California 94553 , Phone: (925) 229-1010, Fax: (925) 228-4810
  • Americas Best Value Inn, 3999 Alhambra Ave/, Martinez, California 94553 , Phone: (925) 228-7471, Fax: (925) 228-1465
  • Muir Lodge Motel, 3930 Alhambra Ave, Martinez, California 94553 , Phone: (925) 228-3308
All 3 fire-safe hotels and motels in Martinez, California
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Martinez, CA
  • 76.1%Utility gas
  • 21.3%Electricity
  • 1.1%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.0%Wood
  • 0.4%Solar energy
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Martinez, CA
  • 55.1%Utility gas
  • 41.4%Electricity
  • 1.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.8%No fuel used
  • 0.4%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.4%Solar energy
  • 0.2%Wood
  • 0.1%Other fuel


Martinez compared to California state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.

Martinez on our top lists:

  • #31 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Other Eastern Asia (population 500+)"
  • #56 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+)"
  • #64 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Armenia (population 500+)"
  • #96 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: management of companies and enterprises (population 5,000+)"
  • #10 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest increase in the number of infant deaths per 1000 residents 2000-2006 to 2007-2013 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #15 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest Sulfur Oxides Annual air pollution readings in 2012 (µg/m3)"
  • #17 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Nitrogen Dioxide air pollution readings in 2012 (ppm)"
  • #31 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that drank alcohol in the past 30 days"
  • #34 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest surface withdrawal of fresh water for public supply (pop. 50,000+)"
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