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Population in 2012: 36,673 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: +2.3%
 

Males: 18,066  (49.3%)
Females: 18,607  (50.7%)

Median resident age:  42.2 years
California median age:  32.1 years

Zip codes: 94553.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $76,777 (it was $63,010 in 2000)
Martinez:

$76,777
CA:

$58,328
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $38,339

Martinez city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $372,774 (it was $251,400 in 2000)
Martinez:

$372,774
CA:

$349,400
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $593,435; Detached houses: $640,037; Townhouses or other attached units: $429,276; In 2-unit structures: $474,897; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $330,935; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $302,551; Mobile homes: $453,142; Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $355,122

Median gross rent in 2012: $1,341.

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  • White alone - 25,310 (70.2%)
  • Hispanic - 4,850 (13.5%)
  • Asian alone - 2,789 (7.7%)
  • Black alone - 1,371 (3.8%)
  • Two or more races - 1,221 (3.4%)
  • Other race alone - 243 (0.7%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 176 (0.5%)
  • American Indian alone - 94 (0.3%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Martinez: 131.6 (high, U.S. average is 100)


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Ancestries: German (11.7%), Irish (11.0%), English (8.8%), Italian (8.3%), United States (4.6%), French (3.2%).

Current Local Time: PST time zone

Elevation: 23 feet

Land area: 12.3 square miles.

Population density: 2,993 people per square mile 
 
 (average).

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For population 25 years and over in Martinez:

  • High school or higher: 93.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 36.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 11.0%
  • Unemployed: 9.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 25.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Martinez city:

  • Never married: 29.6%
  • Now married: 49.8%
  • Separated: 2.1%
  • Widowed: 4.9%
  • Divorced: 13.5%

4,278 residents are foreign born (4.5% Asia, 1.9% Europe).

This city:  11.9%
California:  27.1%



According to our research of California and other state lists there were 44 registered sex offenders living in Martinez, California as of December 22, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Martinez to the number of sex offenders is 833 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 2012: $3,605 (0.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $2,335 (0.6%)

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

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Oakland, CA (15.4 miles , pop. 399,484).

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 ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 86 buildings, average cost: $174,200
  • 1998: 73 buildings, average cost: $207,000
  • 1999: 104 buildings, average cost: $216,500
  • 2000: 133 buildings, average cost: $214,000
  • 2001: 48 buildings, average cost: $195,900
  • 2002: 90 buildings, average cost: $182,500
  • 2003: 8 buildings, average cost: $316,500
  • 2004: 7 buildings, average cost: $220,500
  • 2005: 24 buildings, average cost: $304,400
  • 2006: 10 buildings, average cost: $368,900
  • 2007: 31 buildings, average cost: $211,600
  • 2008: 19 buildings, average cost: $315,400
  • 2009: 5 buildings, average cost: $420,000
  • 2010: 2 buildings, average cost: $299,200
  • 2011: 3 buildings, average cost: $286,800
  • 2012: 3 buildings, average cost: $256,700

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)


Latitude: 38.00 N, Longitude: 122.12 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -1,064 (-3.0%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 3,788 (21.2%)

Area code: 925

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Crime rates in Martinez by Year
Type 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 0100000130101
per 100,000 0.02.70.00.00.00.00.02.88.60.02.80.02.7
Rapes 3817991214117659
per 100,000 8.021.92.718.924.324.633.139.431.420.017.013.824.5
Robberies 16282025132823313218252118
per 100,000 42.976.653.867.435.176.663.587.291.551.370.757.949.0
Assaults 30413457757863765952414242
per 100,000 80.5112.291.4153.7202.6213.4173.8213.9168.6148.3116.0115.9114.4
Burglaries 162185238244286235222251262232196191174
per 100,000 434.5506.4640.1657.8772.6643.0612.6706.3748.9661.7554.5527.0473.7
Thefts 6807678218331,063979830716881670521499567
per 100,000 1823.92099.52207.92245.82871.72678.82290.42014.72518.21911.11474.11376.71543.7
Auto thefts 140184207190210210221215188177130148189
per 100,000 375.5503.7556.7512.2567.3574.6609.8605.0537.4504.9367.8408.3514.6
Arson 21730000000010
per 100,000 5.446.58.10.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.02.80.0
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 301.1) 177.5239.9225.3255.4299.5298.1277.2299.2315.1235.7200.7185.3208.9

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 47 (34 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

0.93
California average:

2.36

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Martinez, California accommodation, waste management, arts - Economy and Business Data

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

6.1%
California:

9.3%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +2,081 (+6.2%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (17%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Manufacturing (10%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (9%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (6%)
  • Educational services (6%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (21%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (11%)
  • Finance and insurance (9%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (6%)
  • Computer specialists (5%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (4%)
  • Engineers (4%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (3%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (3%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (8%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (7%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (5%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (5%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (5%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Business operations specialists (4%)

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Earthquake activity:

Martinez-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below California state average. It is 1292% 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 the city 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 4/24/1984 at 21:15:19, a magnitude 6.2 (5.7 MB, 6.1 MS, 6.2 MW, 6.2 ML, Class: Strong, Intensity: VII - IX) earthquake occurred 53.1 miles away from the city center
On 1/24/1980 at 19:00:09, a magnitude 5.9 (5.3 MB, 5.9 MS, 5.8 MW, 5.5 ML, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 29.3 miles away from the city center
On 1/27/1980 at 02:33:36, a magnitude 5.8 (5.0 MB, 5.0 MS, 5.8 ML) earthquake occurred 27.6 miles away from Martinez center
On 8/6/1979 at 17:05:22, a magnitude 5.9 (5.4 MB, 5.7 MS, 5.7 MW, 5.9 ML) earthquake occurred 70.4 miles away from the city center
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 (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 10, Storms: 6, Landslides: 4, Winter Storms: 4, Mudslides: 2, Storm: 1, Tornado: 1, Drought: 1, Earthquake: 1, Hurricane: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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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.


Hospitals/medical centers in Martinez:

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

Political contributions by individuals in Martinez, CA

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.

Local government website: www.cityofmartinez.org

Colleges/Universities in Martinez:

  • Martinez Adult Education (Full-time enrollment: 242; Location: 600 F St; Public; Website: www.martinez-ed.org)
  • Contra Costa Community College District Office (Location: 500 Court St; Public; Website: www.4cd.net/)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Martinez:

  • Diablo Valley College (about 4 miles; Pleasant Hill, CA; Full-time enrollment: 7,376)
  • Saint Marys College of California (about 11 miles; Moraga, CA; FT enrollment: 2,869)
  • University of California-Berkeley (about 12 miles; Berkeley, CA; FT enrollment: 34,089)
  • Contra Costa College (about 13 miles; San Pablo, CA; FT enrollment: 2,429)
  • Los Medanos College (about 15 miles; Pittsburg, CA; FT enrollment: 3,293)
  • Laney College (about 17 miles; Oakland, CA; FT enrollment: 2,778)
  • Solano Community College (about 17 miles; Fairfield, CA; FT enrollment: 3,957)

Public high schools in Martinez:

Private high school in Martinez:

  • NEW VISTAS CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 30; Location: 68 MORELLO AVE; Grades: 6 - 12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Martinez:

Private elementary/middle schools in Martinez:

  • CHILDTIME (Students: 174; Location: 6635 ALHAMBRA AVE; Grades: PK - KG)
  • ST CATHERINE OF SIENA SCHOOL (Students: 166; Location: 604 MELLUS ST; Grades: KG - 8)
See full list of schools located in Martinez, map of school districts: MARTINEZ UNIFIED, MT. DIABLO UNIFIED

User submitted facts and corrections:

  • Martinez County Hospital/Medical Center added by Lisa

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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).

 
Contra Costa County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential
Air pollution and air quality trends
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Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 31.3. This is about average.
City:

31.3
U.S.:

32.0
Lead (Pb) [µ/m3] level in 2009 was 0.00585. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 4.8 miles away from the city center.
City:

0.00585
U.S.:

0.02218
Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2010 was 0.326. This is about average. Closest monitor was 2.2 miles away from the city center.
City:

0.326
U.S.:

0.334
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 10.2. This is about average. Closest monitor was 2.2 miles away from the city center.
City:

10.2
U.S.:

9.4
Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 23.2. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 2.2 miles away from the city center.
City:

23.2
U.S.:

28.3
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 13.7. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 4.8 miles away from the city center.
City:

13.7
U.S.:

22.1
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 9.42. This is about average. Closest monitor was 6.8 miles away from the city center.
City:

9.42
U.S.:

9.59
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 0.890. This is significantly better than average. There were 21 monitors within city limits.
City:

0.890
U.S.:

2.433

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

RIVERVIEW MARINA SWS (Population served: 40, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In DEC-2005, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (JAN-20-2006)
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 6.5%
(6.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 10.3% for Black residents, 3.4% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents, 0.0% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 8.1% for other race residents, 8.7% for two or more races residents)

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

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Martinez, CA

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

Martinez compared to California state average:

Martinez, California environmental map by EPA

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


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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.

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Martinez, California:

  • Best Western John Muir Inn, 445 Muir Sta Rd, Martinez, CA 94553 , Phone: (925) 229-1010, Fax: (925) 228-4810
  • Americas Best Value Inn, 3999 Alhambra Ave/, Martinez, CA 94553 , Phone: (925) 228-7471, Fax: (925) 228-1465
All 2 fire-safe hotels and motels in Martinez, California

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Martinez travel time to work - commute


Martinez mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (75%)
  • Electricity (22%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)
  • Wood (1%)
  • No fuel used (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

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

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 38.89%
Here38.9%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchBaptist General ConferenceJewishLDS (Mormon) ChurchPresbyterian Church (USA)
Adherents55.3%6.7%6.0%5.0%3.2%
Congregations7.1%1.0%3.1%9.6%3.1%
NameAssemblies of GodSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaOther
Adherents2.2%2.1%2.0%1.8%15.7%
Congregations4.6%8.4%4.4%3.1%55.3%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 181
Contra Costa County:

1.78 / 10,000 pop.
California:

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

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.
State:

1.49 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 683
Here:

6.73 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

7.1%
California:

7.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Contra Costa County:

22.2%
California:

21.3%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

16.8%
State:

17.9%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 0$0 1$924
Other Government Administration 1$5,416$64,9926$3,896
Police Protection - Officers 38$250,740$79,1811$5,436
Parks and Recreation 0$0 11$2,950
Housing and Community Development(Local) 0$0 5$9,700
Other and Unallocable 0$0 8$3,980
Totals for Government 39$256,156$78,81732$26,886

Martinez government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $4,447,000 ($121.26)
    Water Utilities: $355,000 ($9.68)
    Sea and Inland Port Facilities: $83,000 ($2.26)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $7,197,000 ($196.25)
    Water Utilities: $6,395,000 ($174.38)
    Parks & Recreation: $2,700,000 ($73.62)
    Financial Administration: $1,684,000 ($45.92)
    Regular Highways: $604,000 ($16.47)
    Central Staff Services: $508,000 ($13.85)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $498,000 ($13.58)
    Parking Facilities: $391,000 ($10.66)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $356,000 ($9.71)
    Sea and Inland Port Facilities: $316,000 ($8.62)
    Housing & Community Development: $123,000 ($3.35)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $212,000 ($5.78)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $47,000 ($1.28)
    Protective Inspection & Regulation, NEC: $38,000 ($1.04)
    Central Staff: $30,000 ($0.82)
    Parks & Recreation: $24,000 ($0.65)
    Police Protection: $18,000 ($0.49)
    Parking Facilities: $3,000 ($0.08)
    Housing & Community Development: $3,000 ($0.08)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $6,200,000 ($169.06)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $713,000 ($19.44)

Martinez government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Parks & Recreation: $600,000 ($16.36)
    Regular Highways: $531,000 ($14.48)
    Parking Facilities: $459,000 ($12.52)
    Sea and Inland Port Facilities: $177,000 ($4.83)
    All Other: $121,000 ($3.30)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - General Support: $289,000 ($7.88)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Highways: $872,000 ($23.78)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $1,783,000 ($48.62)
    Interest Earnings: $717,000 ($19.55)
    Rents: $306,000 ($8.34)
    Special Assessments: $102,000 ($2.78)
    Property Sale Other: $1,000 ($0.03)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $7,764,000 ($211.71)
  • State Intergovernmental - All Other: $7,084,000 ($193.17)
    General Support: $2,098,000 ($57.21)
    Highways: $690,000 ($18.81)
  • Tax - Property: $4,360,000 ($118.89)
    Total General Sales: $4,107,000 ($111.99)
    NEC: $1,095,000 ($29.86)
    Public Utilities: $884,000 ($24.10)
    Other Selective Sales: $383,000 ($10.44)

Martinez government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $11,640,000 ($317.40)
  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $3,530,000 ($96.26)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Water Utilities: $11,390,000 ($310.58)
    Other, NEC: $3,490,000 ($95.17)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Water Utilities: $250,000 ($6.82)
    Other, NEC: $40,000 ($1.09)

Martinez government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Bond Fund - Cash & Deposits: $1,752,000 ($47.77)
  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $23,826,000 ($649.69)
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $884,000 ($24.10)

6.30% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($66,206 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.30%
California average:

5.75%

0.12% of residents moved from foreign countries ($760 average AGI)
Contra Costa County:

0.12%
California average:

0.21%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Alameda County, CA  1.95% ($67,733 average AGI)
from San Francisco County, CA  0.57% ($74,794)
from Solano County, CA  0.36% ($51,540)


7.00% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($66,530 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.00%
California average:

6.27%

0.07% of residents moved to foreign countries ($654 average AGI)
Contra Costa County:

0.07%
California average:

0.11%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Alameda County, CA  1.47% ($61,758 average AGI)
to Solano County, CA  0.51% ($54,810)
to San Francisco County, CA  0.42% ($58,453)

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 (per 100,000 population)


See more detailed statistics of Martinez fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 37
Total length: 569 meters (1,867ft)
Total costs: $75,870,000
Total average daily traffic: 896,503
Total average daily truck traffic: 43,115

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 1910-1919: 1
  • 1920-1929: 2
  • 1930-1939: 5
  • 1940-1949: 2
  • 1950-1959: 2
  • 1960-1969: 10
  • 1970-1979: 9
  • 1980-1989: 3
  • 1990-1999: 0
  • 2000-2009: 3
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Martinez, CA

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 4 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Martinez)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 121 (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: 55 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 43 (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: 4 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 237 (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: 43 (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

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 69
  • Hazardous Condition: 51
  • Service Call: 3

Incident types - Martinez


See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Martinez, CA
Businesses in Martinez, CA
NameCountNameCount
24 Hour Fitness1Kroger2
7-Eleven2MasterBrand Cabinets2
Ace Hardware1McDonald's3
Baskin-Robbins1Payless1
Best Western1Quiznos1
Blockbuster1RadioShack1
Burger King2Rite Aid1
CVS2Safeway2
Curves1Starbucks4
DHL1Subway1
Decora Cabinetry1Super 81
Domino's Pizza1Taco Bell1
FedEx5U-Haul2
GNC2UPS6
H&R Block1Vons2
Home Depot1Walgreens1
IHOP1Walmart1
Jack In The Box1Wendy's1
KFC1
Browse common businesses in Martinez, CA


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