Martins Ferry, Ohio

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Population in 2017: 6,659 (99% urban, 1% rural).
Population change since 2000: -7.8%
 
Males: 3,154  (47.4%)
Females: 3,505  (52.6%)
Median resident age:

44.7 years
Ohio median age:

39.3 years

Zip codes: 43935, 43971.

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Estimated median household income in 2017: $43,747 (it was $23,960 in 2000)
Martins Ferry:

$43,747
OH:

$54,021

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $27,717 (it was $16,672 in 2000)

Martins Ferry city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $94,999 (it was $52,200 in 2000)
Martins Ferry:

$94,999
OH:

$144,200

Median gross rent in 2017: $491.

March 2019 cost of living index in Martins Ferry: 87.2 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 22.8%
(20.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 18.5% for Black residents, 12.9% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 69.9% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Martins Ferry, OH (2010)
    • 6,30991.2%White alone
    • 3835.5%Black alone
    • 1402.0%Two or more races
    • 450.7%Hispanic
    • 180.3%American Indian alone
    • 100.1%Asian alone
    • 100.1%Other race alone

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



According to our research of Ohio and other state lists, there were 16 registered sex offenders living in Martins Ferry, Ohio as of July 03, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Martins Ferry is 427 to 1.


Crime rates in Martins Ferry by year

Type

2008

2009

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
3
(45.1)
0
(0.0)
1
(14.5)
0
(0.0)
4
(58.8)
4
(58.7)
1
(14.7)
2
(29.6)
6
(89.1)
5
(75.5)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
3
(43.4)
0
(0.0)
3
(44.1)
1
(14.7)
2
(29.5)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(15.1)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
5
(75.2)
2
(30.3)
4
(57.8)
3
(43.5)
3
(44.1)
11
(161.4)
5
(73.6)
10
(147.9)
7
(104.0)
9
(135.9)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
11
(165.5)
4
(60.5)
16
(231.2)
15
(217.7)
10
(147.0)
21
(308.1)
22
(324.0)
33
(488.1)
12
(178.3)
17
(256.6)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
36
(541.5)
25
(378.3)
50
(722.5)
58
(841.8)
55
(808.2)
73
(1,071)
54
(795.2)
72
(1,065)
52
(772.5)
57
(860.5)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
3
(45.1)
4
(60.5)
0
(0.0)
3
(43.5)
2
(29.4)
4
(58.7)
5
(73.6)
5
(74.0)
6
(89.1)
7
(105.7)
Arson
(per 100,000)
1
(15.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(14.7)
3
(44.2)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)88.030.381.261.1114.0152.895.7135.9142.6152.9

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City-data.com crime index in Martins Ferry, OH

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2010, including police officers: 15 (12 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.83
Ohio average:

2.03
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Ancestries: German (20.7%), Italian (10.9%), English (9.2%), American (8.0%), Polish (6.7%), Irish (4.9%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 700 feet

Land area: 2.16 square miles.

Population density: 3,083 people per square mile   (average).

Martins Ferry, Ohio map

130 residents are foreign born

This city:

1.9%
Ohio:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $878 (1.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $910 (0.8%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Pittsburgh, PA (46.0 miles , pop. 334,563).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (295.5 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities:

Bridgeport, OH (1.5 miles ),
Wheeling, WV (1.6 miles ),
Brookside, OH (1.6 miles ),
Clearview, WV (1.9 miles ),
Wolfhurst, OH (1.9 miles ),
Lansing, OH (2.0 miles ),
Bethlehem, WV (2.0 miles ),
Yorkville, OH (2.0 miles )

Latitude: 40.10 N, Longitude: 80.73 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -47 (-0.7%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 725 (24.0%)

Area code commonly used in this area: 304

Distribution of median household income in Martins Ferry, OH in 2017
Distribution of house value in Martins Ferry, OH in 2017
Martins Ferry satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 2 buildings, average cost: $62,500
  • 1998: 3 buildings, average cost: $61,700
  • 1999: 1 building, cost: $93,000
  • 2000: 1 building, cost: $10,000
  • 2002: 1 building, cost: $147,000
  • 2003: 2 buildings, average cost: $41,000
  • 2004: 2 buildings, average cost: $146,200
  • 2005: 1 building, cost: $100,000
  • 2006: 1 building, cost: $40,000
  • 2007: 3 buildings, average cost: $134,800
  • 2009: 4 buildings, average cost: $106,700
  • 2010: 3 buildings, average cost: $106,700
  • 2011: 1 building, cost: $295,000
Number of permits per 10,000 Martins Ferry, OH residents
Average permit cost in Martins Ferry, OH
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

5.5%
Ohio:

4.1%
Historical population in Martins Ferry, OH
Historical housing units in Martins Ferry, OH
Most common industries in Martins Ferry, OH (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (13.0%)
  • Accommodation & food services (8.8%)
  • Public administration (7.4%)
  • Metal & metal products (7.4%)
  • Food & beverage stores (5.7%)
  • Finance & insurance (5.4%)
  • Educational services (5.3%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Metal & metal products (12.2%)
  • Public administration (8.8%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.1%)
  • Construction (6.6%)
  • Health care (4.0%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (3.9%)
  • Finance & insurance (3.6%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (21.6%)
  • Accommodation & food services (10.4%)
  • Food & beverage stores (7.8%)
  • Educational services (7.5%)
  • Finance & insurance (7.1%)
  • Public administration (6.1%)
  • Religious, grantmaking, civic, professional, similar organizations (3.9%)
Most common occupations in Martins Ferry, OH (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5.0%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.5%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.3%)
  • Cashiers (4.3%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4.2%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.2%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (3.3%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (8.3%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (7.2%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (5.7%)
  • Other material moving workers, except laborers (5.2%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.0%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4.9%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4.6%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (9.8%)
  • Cashiers (7.8%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (7.5%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (4.2%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (4.2%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (4.0%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (3.9%)

Average climate in Martins Ferry, Ohio

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Martins Ferry, Ohio environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO NO2 SO2 Ozone PM10 PM2.5 Pb
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 81.4. This is about average.

City:

81.4
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2018 was 0.153. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 2.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.153
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 7.70. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 0.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.70
U.S.:

5.56
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 1.25. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 0.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.25
U.S.:

1.79
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 26.9. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 1.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

26.9
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 13.9. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 0.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

13.9
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 11.4. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 1.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

11.4
U.S.:

8.5
Lead Level

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2017 was 0.00418. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 1.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00418
U.S.:

0.00984

Tornado activity:

Martins Ferry-area historical tornado activity is below Ohio state average. It is 33% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/8/1969, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 28.7 miles away from the Martins Ferry city center killed one person and injured 14 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 4/27/1954, a category F2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 11.7 miles away from the city center injured one person and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Martins Ferry-area historical earthquake activity is near Ohio state average. It is 85% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 9/25/1998 at 19:52:52, a magnitude 5.2 (4.8 MB, 4.3 MS, 5.2 LG, 4.5 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 97.8 miles away from Martins Ferry center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 106.4 miles away from the city center
On 7/27/1980 at 18:52:21, a magnitude 5.2 (5.1 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 UK, 5.2 UK) earthquake occurred 216.7 miles away from the city center
On 1/26/2001 at 03:03:20, a magnitude 4.4 (3.9 MB, 4.4 LG, 4.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 127.5 miles away from the city center
On 7/12/1986 at 08:19:37, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB) earthquake occurred 194.6 miles away from Martins Ferry center
On 9/7/1988 at 02:28:09, a magnitude 4.6 (4.5 MB, 4.6 LG) earthquake occurred 216.6 miles away from Martins Ferry 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 Belmont County (16) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 13
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 11, Storms: 9, Tornadoes: 4, Mudslides: 2, Snowstorms: 2, Winds: 2, Blizzard: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Landslide: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Martins Ferry topographic map

Main business address for: UNITED BANCORP INC /OH/ (STATE COMMERCIAL BANKS).

Hospitals and medical centers in Martins Ferry:

  • EAST OHIO REGIONAL HOSPITAL (Voluntary non-profit - Other, provides emergency services, 90 NORTH FOURTH STREET)
  • EAST OHIO REGIONAL HOSPITAL (90 NORTH FOURTH STREET)
  • VALLEY VIEW NURSING HOME (56143 COLERAIN PIKE)

Amtrak station near Martins Ferry:

  • 3 miles: WHEELING (70 12TH ST.) - Bus Station

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Martins Ferry:

  • West Liberty University (about 8 miles; West Liberty, WV; Full-time enrollment: 2,728)
  • Franciscan University of Steubenville (about 20 miles; Steubenville, OH; FT enrollment: 2,572)
  • Waynesburg University (about 32 miles; Waynesburg, PA; FT enrollment: 2,080)
  • Pittsburgh Technical Institute (about 36 miles; Oakdale, PA; FT enrollment: 2,805)
  • Robert Morris University (about 40 miles; Moon Township, PA; FT enrollment: 4,823)
  • Community College of Allegheny County (about 45 miles; Pittsburgh, PA; FT enrollment: 13,486)
  • California University of Pennsylvania (about 45 miles; California, PA; FT enrollment: 7,773)

Public high school in Martins Ferry:

Private high school in Martins Ferry:

  • SPEIRO ACADEMY (Students: 28, Location: 500 N 5TH ST, Grades: KG-12)

Public elementary/middle school in Martins Ferry:

Private elementary/middle schools in Martins Ferry:

  • ST MARY CENTRAL SCHOOL (Students: 130, Location: 24 N 4TH ST, Grades: PK-8)
  • MARTINS FERRY CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 71, Location: 710 S ZANE HWY, Grades: KG-7)
See full list of schools located in Martins Ferry

Library in Martins Ferry:

  • MARTINS FERRY PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $1,203,037; Location: 20 JAMES WRIGHT PLACE; 173,198 books; 339 e-books; 8,325 audio materials; 12,990 video materials; 7 local licensed databases; 266 state licensed databases; 298 print serial subscriptions)

User-submitted facts and corrections:

  • Lou "The Toe" Groza was also born in Martins Ferry. He was a famous kicker for the Cleavland Browns. The NCAA kicker of the year award is also named after him.

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Martins Ferry: Martins Ferry Emergency Medical Services (A), Emergency Medical Transport Station 5 (B), Martins Ferry Station 28 Liberty Hose Company (C), Martins Ferry Station 28 Alert Engine Company (D), Martins Ferry Station 28 Ladder Company (E), Martins Ferry Station 28 Vigilant Engine Company (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Main business address in Martins Ferry: UNITED BANCORP INC /OH/ (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Martins Ferry include: First Baptist Church (A), First United Methodist Church (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Walnut Grove Cemetery (1), Riverview Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Martins Ferry include: Carmichael Field (1), Fodor Memorial Park (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Birthplace of: Charlie Wilson (Ohio politician) - AMericna politician, William Dean Howells - Novelist, Dino Gaudio - Basketball player-coach, Joe Niekro - Baseball player, Lou Groza - Football player, Fred Bruney - Football player and coach, John Havlicek - (born 1940), basketball star, Johnny Lipon - Baseball player and coach, Doc Reisling - Baseball player, Duke Sedgwick - Baseball player.

Belmont County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential
Average household size:
This city:

2.3 people
Ohio:

2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

59.1%
Whole state:

65.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

8.6%
Whole state:

6.8%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.5% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households
82 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
68 people in hospitals/wards and hospices for chronically ill in 2000
68 people in other hospitals or wards for chronically ill in 2000

Banks with branches in Martins Ferry (2011 data):

  • The Citizens Savings Bank: Drive-Up Facility at Fourth And Hickory Streets, branch established on 1980/05/12; at Fourth And Hickory Streets, branch established on 1902/01/01. Info updated 2008/09/30: Bank assets: $414.5 mil, Deposits: $330.2 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 20 total offices, Holding Company: United Bancorp, Inc.
  • The Huntington National Bank: Martins Ferry Branch at 22 South Fourth Street, branch established on 1989/06/30. Info updated 2012/04/02: Bank assets: $54,183.4 mil, Deposits: $44,300.3 mil, headquarters in Columbus, OH, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 878 total offices, Holding Company: Huntington Bancshares Incorporated
  • PNC Bank, National Association: Martins Ferry Branch at 30 South Fourth Street, branch established on 1891/01/01. Info updated 2012/03/20: Bank assets: $263,309.6 mil, Deposits: $197,343.0 mil, headquarters in Wilmington, DE, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 3085 total offices, Holding Company: Pnc Financial Services Group, Inc., The

For population 15 years and over in Martins Ferry:

Marital status in Martins Ferry, OH
  • Never married: 29.9%
  • Now married: 48.6%
  • Separated: 1.9%
  • Widowed: 8.9%
  • Divorced: 10.7%

For population 25 years and over in Martins Ferry:

  • High school or higher: 88.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 15.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.5%
  • Unemployed: 5.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 22.1 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.4
Ohio average:

10.7

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

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Martins Ferry, OH (based on Belmont County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant10,01266
Catholic8,17916
Evangelical Protestant7,73253
Orthodox4633
Other2025
Black Protestant1761
None43,636-
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: 18
Here:

2.64 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.89 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Here:

0.15 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.13 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 12
Belmont County:

1.76 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.25 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 32
Belmont County:

4.69 / 10,000 pop.
Ohio:

2.93 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 35
Belmont County:

5.13 / 10,000 pop.
Ohio:

6.25 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

11.1%
Ohio:

10.3%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

29.5%
Ohio:

29.1%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

16.8%
Ohio:

11.9%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Martins Ferry:

55.7%
Ohio:

49.6%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

55.4%
State:

46.4%

Average BMI:
This city:

28.6
State:

28.8

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

17.8%
Ohio:

21.0%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

9.9%
Ohio:

10.7%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.9
Ohio:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

36.5%
Ohio:

34.2%

General health condition:
Martins Ferry:

60.6%
Ohio:

56.1%

Average condition of hearing:
Martins Ferry:

79.2%
State:

78.7%

More about Health and Nutrition of Martins Ferry, OH Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2016)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Water Supply 18$65,551$43,7010$0
Police Protection - Officers 14$53,837$46,1469$8,760
Streets and Highways 9$26,956$35,9410$0
Solid Waste Management 9$24,838$33,1170$0
Other and Unallocable 6$16,396$32,79243$41,152
Police - Other 3$9,081$36,3243$3,573
Sewerage 3$9,286$37,1440$0
Other Government Administration 2$5,180$31,0804$766
Financial Administration 2$6,050$36,3002$1,569
Housing and Community Development (Local) 1$3,649$43,7880$0
Judicial and Legal 0$0 1$1,925
Totals for Government 67$220,824$39,55162$57,745

Martins Ferry government finances - Expenditure in 2013 (per resident):

  • Construction - Water Utilities: $1,266,000 ($190.12)
  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $2,168,000 ($325.57)
    Local Fire Protection: $1,779,000 ($267.16)
    Central Staff Services: $768,000 ($115.33)
    Sewerage: $720,000 ($108.12)
    Police Protection: $682,000 ($102.42)
    General - Other: $468,000 ($70.28)
    Regular Highways: $450,000 ($67.58)
    Health - Other: $72,000 ($10.81)
    Parks and Recreation: $45,000 ($6.76)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $0 ($0.00)
  • Intergovernmental to State - Sewerage: $1,125,000 ($168.94)
    General - Other: $12,000 ($1.80)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $269,000 ($40.40)
    Local Fire Protection: $42,000 ($6.31)
    Sewerage: $8,000 ($1.20)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $1,721,000 ($258.45)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $4,000 ($0.60)

Martins Ferry government finances - Revenue in 2013 (per resident):

  • Charges - Other: $1,373,000 ($206.19)
    Sewerage: $754,000 ($113.23)
  • Miscellaneous - Special Assessments: $772,000 ($115.93)
    Fines and Forfeits: $90,000 ($13.52)
    General Revenue - Other: $75,000 ($11.26)
    Donations From Private Sources: $57,000 ($8.56)
    Interest Earnings: $12,000 ($1.80)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $2,849,000 ($427.84)
  • State Intergovernmental - Sewerage: $1,057,000 ($158.73)
    Other: $809,000 ($121.49)
    Water Utilities: $789,000 ($118.49)
    Highways: $438,000 ($65.78)
    General Local Government Support: $333,000 ($50.01)
  • Tax - Individual Income: $1,201,000 ($180.36)
    Property: $346,000 ($51.96)
    Death and Gift: $218,000 ($32.74)
    Other License: $85,000 ($12.76)

Martins Ferry government finances - Debt in 2013 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $113,000 ($16.97)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $100,000 ($15.02)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $13,000 ($1.95)

Martins Ferry government finances - Cash and Securities in 2013 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $2,821,000 ($423.64)

3.98% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($47,347 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.98%
Ohio average:

5.23%

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

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Ohio County, WV  0.61% ($38,597 average AGI)
from Jefferson County, OH  0.45% ($36,185)
from Marshall County, WV  0.34% ($34,330)


4.19% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($51,329 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.19%
Ohio average:

5.51%

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

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Ohio County, WV  0.55% ($66,014 average AGI)
to Jefferson County, OH  0.54% ($34,549)
to Franklin County, OH  0.23% ($38,246)
Businesses in Martins Ferry, OH
NameCountNameCount
CVS1McDonald's1
Dairy Queen1Subway1
FedEx1True Value1
H&R Block1U-Haul1
Kroger1Wendy's1
Lane Furniture1

Strongest AM radio stations in Martins Ferry:

  • WKKX (1600 AM; 5 kW; WHEELING, WV; Owner: SCOTT RADIO GROUP, LLC)
  • WWVA (1170 AM; 53 kW; WHEELING, WV; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WBBD (1400 AM; 1 kW; WHEELING, WV; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WOMP (1290 AM; 1 kW; BELLAIRE, OH)
  • WVLY (1370 AM; 5 kW; MOUNDSVILLE, WV; Owner: SCOTT RADIO GROUP, LLC)
  • KDKA (1020 AM; 50 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WWCS (540 AM; 5 kW; CANONSBURG, PA; Owner: BIRACH BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WKNR (850 AM; 50 kW; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: CARON BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WTVN (610 AM; 50 kW; COLUMBUS, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WTAM (1100 AM; 50 kW; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WHK (1220 AM; 50 kW; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: CARON BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WPIT (730 AM; 5 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: PENNSYLVANIA MEDIA ASSOCIATES, INC.)
  • WKHB (620 AM; 6 kW; IRWIN, PA; Owner: BROADCAST COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Martins Ferry:

  • WKWK-FM (97.3 FM; WHEELING, WV; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • W216AU (91.1 FM; MARTINS FERRY, OH; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • WOVK (98.7 FM; WHEELING, WV; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WEGW (107.5 FM; WHEELING, WV; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WEEL (95.7 FM; SHADYSIDE, OH; Owner: OHIO VALLEY COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WVKF (105.5 FM; BETHLEHEM, WV; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WOMP-FM (100.5 FM; BELLAIRE, OH; Owner: KEYMARKET LICENSES, LLC)
  • WOGH (103.5 FM; BURGETTSTOWN, PA; Owner: KEYMARKET LICENSES, LLC)
  • WVNP (89.9 FM; WHEELING, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING AUTHORITY)
  • WRKP (96.5 FM; MOUNDSVILLE, WV; Owner: RKP INTERNATIONAL CORP.)
  • WVBC (88.1 FM; BETHANY, WV; Owner: BETHANY COLLEGE)
  • WGLZ (91.5 FM; WEST LIBERTY, WV; Owner: WEST LIBERTY STATE COLLEGE)
  • W215BC (90.9 FM; STEUBENVILLE, OH; Owner: PENSACOLA CHRISTIAN COLLEGE, INC.)
  • WCDK (106.3 FM; CADIZ, OH; Owner: PRIORITY COMMUNICATIONS OHIO, LLC)
  • W204BE (88.7 FM; WHEELING, WV; Owner: PENSACOLA CHRISTIAN COLLEGE, INC.)
  • WBNV (93.5 FM; BARNESVILLE, OH; Owner: W. GRANT HAFLEY)
  • WOGF (104.3 FM; EAST LIVERPOOL, OH; Owner: KEYMARKET LICENSES, LLC)
  • WOUC-FM (89.1 FM; CAMBRIDGE, OH; Owner: OHIO UNIVERSITY)
  • WANB-FM (103.1 FM; WAYNESBURG, PA; Owner: BROADCAST COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WBJV (88.9 FM; STEUBENVILLE, OH; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)

TV broadcast stations around Martins Ferry:

  • WTRF-TV (Channel 7; WHEELING, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA MEDIA HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • W28AS (Channel 28; BRIDGEPORT, OH; Owner: TURNPIKE TELEVISION)
  • W56DX (Channel 56; WHEELING,ETC., WV; Owner: ABACUS TELEVISION)
  • WTOV-TV (Channel 9; STEUBENVILLE, OH; Owner: WTOV-TV HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WOUC-TV (Channel 44; CAMBRIDGE, OH; Owner: OHIO UNIVERSITY)
  • W41AA (Channel 41; WHEELING, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING AUTHORITY)
  • W25CI (Channel 25; STEUBENVILLE, OH; Owner: ABACUS TELEVISION)
  • W57BH (Channel 57; WEIRTON, WV; Owner: TURNPIKE TELEVISION)
Martins Ferry fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
See more detailed statistics of Martins Ferry fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 16Number of bridges
  • 118ft / 36.0mTotal length
  • 88,911Total average daily traffic
  • 8,562Total average daily truck traffic
  • 119,599Total future (year 2039) average daily traffic
New bridges in Martins Ferry, OH - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 21940-1949
  • 31960-1969
  • 41970-1979
  • 21990-1999
  • 12000-2009
  • 42010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Martins Ferry, OH

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

21 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Martins Ferry)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

7
  • Hillandale Estate City Water Tower (Lat: 40.105639 Lon: -80.747028), Call Sign: KNEE621, Licensee ID: L00060969,
    Assigned Frequencies: 154.430 MHz, Grant Date: 09/11/2012, Expiration Date: 11/13/2022, Registrant: City Of Martins Ferry
  • Pump Station On 2nd St (Lat: 40.088694 Lon: -80.728972), Type: Building, Structure height: 6 m, Overall height: 8 m, Call Sign: WPLZ751, Licensee ID: L00101622,
    Assigned Frequencies: 173.210 MHz, Grant Date: 02/22/2003, Expiration Date: 04/28/2013, Cancellation Date: 06/29/2013, Certifier: Paul Polluck, Registrant: Eastern Ohio Regional Wastewater Authority, Bridgeport, OH 43912, Phone: (614) 676-5911, Fax: (614) 676-5912
  • Pump Station On Guernsey St N (Lat: 40.042306 Lon: -80.732861), Type: Pole, Structure height: 6 m, Call Sign: WPLZ752, Licensee ID: L00101622,
    Assigned Frequencies: 173.210 MHz, Grant Date: 02/22/2003, Expiration Date: 04/28/2013, Cancellation Date: 06/29/2013, Certifier: Paul Polluck, Registrant: Eastern Ohio Regional Wastewater Authority, Bridgeport, OH 43912, Phone: (614) 676-5911, Fax: (614) 676-5912
  • 700 Ne Of Int Of Avondale Ave & Main Street (Lat: 40.103139 Lon: -80.713139), Call Sign: KNBE283, Licensee ID: L00004804,
    Assigned Frequencies: 153.335 MHz, Grant Date: 08/10/2001, Expiration Date: 08/10/2011, Cancellation Date: 09/05/2002, Registrant: Wheeling Pittsburgh Steel Corporation, 1134 Market St, Wheeling, WV 26003, Phone: (304) 234-7208
  • Pump Station On 2nd St. (Lat: 40.088694 Lon: -80.728972), Type: Bant, Structure height: 7 m, Overall height: 8 m, Call Sign: WQHJ609,
    Assigned Frequencies: 173.203 MHz, Grant Date: 07/28/2017, Expiration Date: 08/15/2027, Certifier: Paul Polluck, Registrant: Cara Enterprises, Inc, Las Vegas, NV 89140-0124, Phone: (702) 838-9728, Fax: (702) 363-4607, Email:
  • Lat: 40.110333 Lon: -80.735833, Call Sign: WQHQ239,
    Assigned Frequencies: 72.2600 MHz, 72.3600 MHz, Grant Date: 09/27/2017, Expiration Date: 10/02/2027, Certifier: Bruce Horlosz, Registrant: Federal License Management, 175 Pine St, Suite 104, Williamsport, PA 17701-6549, Phone: (866) 908-2220, Fax: (570) 323-4002, Email:
  • LOC 5 MOBILES, Lat: 40.095306 Lon: -80.721778, Call Sign: WRBZ279,
    Assigned Frequencies: 161.475 MHz, Grant Date: 07/30/2018, Expiration Date: 07/30/2028, Certifier: Jerry R Celio, Registrant: Norfolk Southern Railway Company, 1200 Peachtree St Ne, Box 123, Atlanta, GA 30309, Phone: (404) 582-6224, Fax: (404) 582-6209, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • STATION, Eorh 90 N 4th St (Lat: 40.067833 Lon: -80.718944), Structure height: 18.6 m, Call Sign: WNTS477,
    Assigned Frequencies: 22175.0 MHz, 22375.0 MHz, Grant Date: 10/04/2008, Expiration Date: 08/31/2018, Cancellation Date: 11/03/2018, Registrant: Ohio Valley Medical Center, 2000 Eoff Street, Wheeling, WV 26003, Phone: (304) 234-8650, Fax: (304) 234-8571, Email:

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

2
  • 904 N. 4th Street (Lat: 40.098111 Lon: -80.719778), Call Sign: KSV893,
    Assigned Frequencies: 158.700 MHz, Grant Date: 05/11/1999, Expiration Date: 04/01/2009, Cancellation Date: 05/23/2009, Certifier: A V Lauttamus Ii, Registrant: Attorney At Law, 2154 Wisconsin Avenue, Nw, Ste 250, Washington, DC 20007-2280, Phone: (202) 223-3772, Fax: (202) 315-3587, Email:
  • Catv Tower On Hill, 1 Mi. N Of Martins Ferry (Lat: 40.112000 Lon: -80.718389), Overall height: 118 m, Call Sign: WXS204,
    Assigned Frequencies: 454.325 MHz, Grant Date: 04/16/2019, Expiration Date: 04/01/2029, Certifier: Mark Staley, Registrant: Triconnex LP, 2 - 22nd Street, Suite 100, Wheeling, WV 26003, Phone: (888) 718-0709, Fax: (304) 233-7518, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

48 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Martins Ferry)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

1
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-28R-201T (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 108 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR TSIO-360 SER (225 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 44995 , Serial Number: 28R-7703352, Year manufactured: 1977, Airworthiness Date: 09/02/1977, Certificate Issue Date: 03/06/2012
    Registrant (Individual): Charles E Scherich, 56122 Deep Run Rd, Martins Ferry, OH 43935
    Deregistered: Cancel Date: 08/10/2018

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 full and 2 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED13$68,39912$42,09119$61,12813$22,7977$41,1170$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$80,1100$03$90,6932$12,1550$01$63,000
APPLICATIONS DENIED3$73,3375$51,92222$60,8136$14,7375$46,9180$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$01$100,0005$88,1340$01$100,0000$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$01$28,0402$68,2050$00$00$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0119.00 , 0120.00, 0121.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 full and 1 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$53,9401$46,000
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$00$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$42,7700$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0119.00 , 0120.00, 0121.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Martins Ferry, OH
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Martins Ferry, OH - Value

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

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 36. The highest number of reported fire incidents - 57 took place in 2010, and the least - 16 in 2018. The data has a declining trend.
    Fire incident types in Martins Ferry, OH When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Structure Fires (60.9%), and Outside Fires (22.0%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Martins Ferry, OH
    • 37060.9%Structure Fires
    • 13422.0%Outside Fires
    • 9415.5%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 101.6%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Martins Ferry, OH
Most common first names in Martins Ferry, OH among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary20480.0 years
John18675.2 years
William18475.9 years
George11673.1 years
Charles11175.0 years
Joseph9474.7 years
Margaret8678.6 years
Anna8680.6 years
James8473.8 years
Robert8170.3 years
Most common last names in Martins Ferry, OH among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Jones4475.4 years
Smith4473.8 years
Davis3674.7 years
Brown3178.8 years
Williams2972.0 years
Miller2875.4 years
Moore2871.5 years
Harris2773.0 years
Phillips2772.2 years
Martin2577.3 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Martins Ferry, OH
  • 83.8%Utility gas
  • 11.2%Electricity
  • 3.2%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 1.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.6%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Martins Ferry, OH
  • 55.8%Utility gas
  • 42.8%Electricity
  • 0.9%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.4%No fuel used


Martins Ferry compared to Ohio state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.

Martins Ferry on our top lists:

  • #21 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the lowest number of robberies per 100,000 residents (population 5,000+)"
  • #43 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in other hospitals or wards for chronically ill (population 1,000+)"
  • #51 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in hospitals/wards and hospices for chronically ill (population 1,000+)"
  • #70 (43971) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the smallest percentage of taxpayers reporting profit/loss from business in 2012 (pop 1,000+)"
  • #84 (43935) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the lowest charity contributions deductions as a percentage of AGI in 2012 (pop 5,000+)"
  • #98 (43971) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Greek first ancestries"
  • #19 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest number of deaths per 1000 residents 2007-2013 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #41 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Sulfur Oxides Annual air pollution readings in 2012 (µg/m3)"
  • #70 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents relocating to other counties in 2011"
  • #85 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents relocating from other counties between 2010 and 2011 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #96 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest surface withdrawal of fresh water for public supply (pop. 50,000+)"
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