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Population in 2010: 1,433. Population change since 2000: +14.7%
 

Males: 766  (53.5%)
Females: 667  (46.5%)

Median resident age:  37.2 years
New York median age:  40.7 years

Zip codes: 13367.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $41,055 (it was $31,902 in 2000)
Martinsburg:

$41,055
NY:

$56,448
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $20,091

Martinsburg town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $96,605 (it was $61,400 in 2000)
Martinsburg:

$96,605
NY:

$280,900
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $141,983; Detached houses: $149,497; Mobile homes: $56,470

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Martinsburg races chart
  • White alone - 1,314 (91.7%)
  • Hispanic - 87 (6.1%)
  • Two or more races - 17 (1.2%)
  • Black alone - 13 (0.9%)
  • American Indian alone - 2 (0.1%)

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


Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Martinsburg: 158.5 (very high, U.S. average is 100)


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Ancestries: German (27.3%), Irish (20.6%), French (17.0%), English (13.8%), Polish (6.6%), United States (6.5%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Land area: 75.8 square miles.

Population density: 19 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).

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For population 25 years and over in Martinsburg:

  • High school or higher: 86.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 10.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.0%
  • Unemployed: 7.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 16.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Martinsburg town:

  • Never married: 27.2%
  • Now married: 58.0%
  • Separated: 2.5%
  • Widowed: 5.8%
  • Divorced: 6.5%

9 residents are foreign born

This town:  0.7%
New York:  22.6%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:

Martinsburg town:  1.9% ($1,166)
New York:  1.9% ($2,847)
Martinsburg satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Utica, NY (45.7 miles , pop. 60,651).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Rochester, NY (113.9 miles , pop. 219,773).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: New York, NY (224.2 miles , pop. 8,008,278).

Nearest cities: Lowville, NY (1.9 miles ), Turin, NY (2.8 miles ), Greig, NY (3.0 miles ), New Bremen, NY (3.2 miles ), Lyons Falls, NY (3.2 miles ), Harrisburg, NY (3.2 miles ), West Turin, NY (3.2 miles ), Watson, NY (3.3 miles ).

Latitude: 43.73 N, Longitude: 75.48 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 315

Martinsburg household income distribution Martinsburg home values distribution

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Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

8.4%
New York:

7.6%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries (%)
Males Females
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (29%)
  • Construction (13%)
  • Paper (7%)
  • Truck transportation (6%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Educational services (4%)
  • Furniture and related product manufacturing (4%)
  • Health care (17%)
  • Educational services (15%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (12%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Food and beverage stores (6%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (5%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Farmers and farm managers (14%)
  • Agricultural workers including supervisors (10%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (8%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (4%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4%)
  • Carpenters (3%)
  • Cashiers (8%)
  • Agricultural workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Counselors, social workers, and other community and social service specialists (6%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (5%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)

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Average climate in Martinsburg, New York

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Tornado activity:

Martinsburg-area historical tornado activity is below New York state average. It is 77% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/2/1983, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 18.3 miles away from the Martinsburg town center caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 5/2/1983, a category F3 tornado 50.5 miles away from the town center killed one person and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Martinsburg-area historical earthquake activity is near New York state average. It is 90% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 10/7/1983 at 10:18:46, a magnitude 5.3 (5.1 MB, 5.3 LG, 5.1 ML, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 58.9 miles away from the city center
On 4/20/2000 at 08:46:55, a magnitude 4.0 (4.0 LG, 3.8 ML, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 62.9 miles away from Martinsburg center
On 6/17/1991 at 08:53:16, a magnitude 4.1 (4.0 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 86.4 miles away from the city center
On 4/8/2003 at 15:06:14, a magnitude 3.7 (3.7 LG, 3.2 ML, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 83.3 miles away from the city center
On 7/31/1997 at 07:15:29, a magnitude 3.2 (3.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 9.4 miles away from Martinsburg center
On 8/30/2007 at 03:47:45, a magnitude 3.2 (3.2 ML, Depth: 1.2 mi) earthquake occurred 69.1 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Lewis County (15) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 7
Emergencies Declared: 8

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 3, Winter Storms: 3, Floods: 2, Snows: 2, Snowstorms: 2, Storm: 1, Blizzard: 1, Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1, Power Outage: 1, Other: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Martinsburg topographic map

Hospitals/medical centers near Martinsburg:

  • LEWIS COUNTY PUB HEALTH CHHA (Home Health Center, about 5 miles away; LOWVILLE, NY)
  • LEWIS COUNTY GENERAL HOSPITAL (Hospital, Acute Care Hospitals, Government - Local, provides emergency services, about 5 miles away; LOWVILLE, NY)
  • LEWIS COUNTY HOSPICE (Hospital, about 5 miles away; LOWVILLE, NY)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Martinsburg:

  • Jefferson Community College (about 29 miles; Watertown, NY; Full-time enrollment: 2,024)
  • Utica College (about 46 miles; Utica, NY; FT enrollment: 2,258)
  • Mohawk Valley Community College-Utica Branch (about 48 miles; Utica, NY; FT enrollment: 4,403)
  • Herkimer County Community College (about 55 miles; Herkimer, NY; FT enrollment: 2,527)
  • Le Moyne College (about 57 miles; Syracuse, NY; FT enrollment: 2,469)
  • SUNY College at Oswego (about 57 miles; Oswego, NY; FT enrollment: 7,164)
  • Syracuse University (about 59 miles; Syracuse, NY; FT enrollment: 17,074)

Library in Martinsburg:

  • WILLIAM H. BUSH MEMORIAL LIBRARY (Operating income: $12,515; Location: 5605 WHITAKER ROAD; 12,281 books; 349 audio materials; 697 video materials; 14 state licensed databases; 4 other licensed databases; 79 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Martinsburg: Graves Corners (A), McGraw Corners (B), Marks Farms (C), Tabolt Corners (D), Glenfield Sewage Treatment Plant (E), Martinsburg Fire Hall (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Church in Martinsburg: Maple Ridge Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Cemetery: Old Martinsburg Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Lakes: Alexander Pond (A), Haber Pond (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Whetstone Creek (A), Harvey Creek (B), Roaring Brook (C), Atwater Creek (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Martinsburg include: Whetstone Gulf State Park (1), Whittaker Falls Park (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

 
Lewis 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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AQI  PM2.5 Ozone 

Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 39.5. This is worse than average.
City:

39.5
U.S.:

32.0
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2004 was 20.6. This is about average. There were 6 monitors within city limits.
City:

20.6
U.S.:

22.9
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 12.1. This is worse than average. There were 12 monitors within city limits.
City:

12.1
U.S.:

9.6


Average household size:
This town:  2.7 people
New York:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  71.8%
Whole state:  63.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  8.9%
Whole state:  6.8%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.0% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This town:

11.9%
Whole state:

14.6%

Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
This town:

2.4%
Whole state:

7.4%

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Martinsburg, NY

46 people in workers’ group living quarters and job corps centers in 2010
5 people in group homes intended for adults in 2010

Martinsburg compared to New York state average:

  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house above state average.
  • House age below state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.


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Educational Attainment (%) in 2000

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2000



Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (60%)
  • Wood (27%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (6%)
  • Utility gas (3%)
  • Electricity (2%)
  • No fuel used (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

2000 Presidential Elections Results

2004 Presidential Elections Results

2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results



Religion statistics for Martinsburg town (based on Lewis County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 64.66%
Here64.7%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchUnited Methodist ChurchConservative Mennonite ConferencePresbyterian Church (USA)Mennonite Church USA
Adherents67.7%10.3%8.3%2.4%2.0%
Congregations22.6%22.6%9.4%3.8%1.9%
NameEpiscopal ChurchAmerican Baptist Churches in the USA The Wesleyan ChurchAssemblies of GodOther
Adherents1.6%1.4%1.0%0.7%4.5%
Congregations7.5%3.8%3.8%1.9%22.6%
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: 9
Lewis County:

3.41 / 10,000 pop.
New York:

4.13 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 13
Lewis County:

4.92 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.68 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 28
Here:

10.61 / 10,000 pop.
State:

8.82 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

9.6%
New York:

8.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Lewis County:

27.4%
New York:

23.8%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

13.4%
State:

15.6%

5.58% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($29,988 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.58%
New York average:

5.41%

0.17% of residents moved from foreign countries ($626 average AGI)
Lewis County:

0.17%
New York average:

0.24%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Jefferson County, NY  1.48% ($26,923 average AGI)
from Oneida County, NY  0.73% ($33,047)
from St. Lawrence County, NY  0.24% ($16,619)


5.31% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($27,789 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.31%
New York average:

6.26%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Jefferson County, NY  1.22% ($24,981 average AGI)
to Oneida County, NY  0.76% ($25,591)
to St. Lawrence County, NY  0.23% ($26,600)

Strongest AM radio stations in Martinsburg:

  • WGY (810 AM; 50 kW; SCHENECTADY, NY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WNER (1410 AM; 5 kW; WATERTOWN, NY)
  • WBRV (900 AM; 1 kW; BOONVILLE, NY)
  • WADR (1480 AM; 5 kW; REMSEN, NY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WICY (1490 AM; 50 kW; MALONE, NY; Owner: CARTIER COMMUNICATIONS INC.)
  • WPTR (1540 AM; 50 kW; ALBANY, NY; Owner: KIMTRON, INC.)
  • WHAM (1180 AM; 50 kW; ROCHESTER, NY; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WRUN (1150 AM; 5 kW; UTICA, NY)
  • WIBX (950 AM; 5 kW; UTICA, NY; Owner: REGENT LICENSEE OF UTICA/ROME, INC.)
  • WCHP (760 AM; 35 kW; CHAMPLAIN, NY; Owner: CHAMPLAIN RADIO, INC.)
  • WNNZ (640 AM; 50 kW; WESTFIELD, MA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WHEN (620 AM; 5 kW; SYRACUSE, NY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WSYR (570 AM; 5 kW; SYRACUSE, NY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Martinsburg:

  • WLLG (99.3 FM; LOWVILLE, NY; Owner: THE FLACK BROADCASTING GROUP L.L.C.)
  • WBDI (106.7 FM; COPENHAGEN, NY; Owner: FORCE COMMUNICATIONS, INC)
  • WJNY (90.9 FM; WATERTOWN, NY; Owner: PUBLIC B/CNG COUNCIL CENTRAL NY, INC)
  • WFRY-FM (97.5 FM; WATERTOWN, NY; Owner: REGENT LICENSEE OF WATERTOWN, INC.)
  • WTOJ (103.1 FM; CARTHAGE, NY; Owner: CLANCY-MANCE COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WWJS (90.1 FM; WATERTOWN, NY; Owner: LIBERTY COMMUNICATIONS FAMILY B/G)
  • WUCL (93.5 FM; REMSEN, NY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WXLH (91.3 FM; BLUE MOUNTAIN LAKE, NY; Owner: THE ST. LAWRENCE UNIVERSITY)
  • WSLJ (88.9 FM; WATERTOWN, NY; Owner: THE ST. LAWRENCE UNIVERSITY)
  • WBRV-FM (101.3 FM; BOONVILLE, NY; Owner: THE FLACK BROADCASTING GROUP L.L.C.)
  • WRVJ (91.7 FM; WATERTOWN, NY; Owner: STATE UNIVERSITY OF NEW YORK)
  • WSCP-FM (101.7 FM; PULASKI, NY; Owner: GALAXY COMMUNICATIONS, L.P.)
  • W261CP (100.1 FM; LOWVILLE, NY; Owner: ENNIS COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY)
  • W201CB (88.1 FM; LOWVILLE, NY; Owner: THE ST. LAWRENCE UNIVERSITY)
  • W220BO (91.9 FM; LOWVILLE, NY; Owner: BLACK RIVER VALLEY GOSPEL RADIO, INC)

TV broadcast stations around Martinsburg:

  • WWTI (Channel 50; WATERTOWN, NY; Owner: CENTRAL NY NEWS, INC.)
  • WPBS-TV (Channel 16; WATERTOWN, NY; Owner: ST. LAWRENCE VALLEY EDUCATIONAL TV COUNCIL, INC)
  • WWNY-TV (Channel 7; CARTHAGE, NY; Owner: UNITED COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • WSPX-TV (Channel 56; SYRACUSE, NY; Owner: PAXSON SYRACUSE LICENSE, INC.)

Martinsburg fatal accident list:

Jul 28, 2007 02:50 AM, Blue St, Lat: 43.724353, Lon: -75.410344, Vehicles: 1, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: Inconsistent data
Jan 31, 2006 03:45 PM, Cr-32, Burke Road, Lat: 43.717561, Lon: -75.417750, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Nov 27, 2006 09:30 AM, Sr-12, Lat: 43.760428, Lon: -75.453242, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Feb 25, 2001 09:05 AM, Sr-26, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
May 10, 1998 07:10 AM, Sr-26, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 3


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 15
Total length: 27 meters (89ft)
Total costs: $28,696,000
Total average daily traffic: 19,913
Total average daily truck traffic: 2,432
Total future (year 2017) average daily traffic: 27,511

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 1920-1929: 1
  • 1930-1939: 1
  • 1940-1949: 0
  • 1950-1959: 1
  • 1960-1969: 0
  • 1970-1979: 3
  • 1980-1989: 6
  • 1990-1999: 1
  • 2000-2009: 2
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Martinsburg, NY


FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

5
  • Stephen D Samost, Whittaker Road (Lat: 43.740833 Lon: -75.443361), Type: 57.9, Overall height: 57.9 m
    Registrant: 8567823700, Pm@ce-Llc.Com, 479 CENTENNIAL BLVD.
  • Robyn D Shelhamer, Whittaker Road (Lat: 43.740833 Lon: -75.443361), Type: 57.9, Overall height: 57.9 m
    Registrant: 7163030214, Rshelhamer@allphaseconsults.Com, 7383 UTICA BLVD.
  • Robyn D Shelhamer, Whittaker Road (Lat: 43.740833 Lon: -75.443361), Type: 57.9, Overall height: 57.9 m
    Registrant: 7163030214, Rshelhamer@allphaseconsults.Com, 7383 UTICA BLVD.
  • Anthony E Ortolani, Whittaker Road (Lat: 43.740833 Lon: -75.443361), Type: 57.9, Overall height: 57.9 m
    Registrant: 8567823700, Pm@ce-Llc.Com, 479 CENTENNIAL BLVD.
  • Andrew F Thompson, Whittaker Road (Lat: 43.740833 Lon: -75.443361), Type: 57.9, Overall height: 57.9 m
    Registrant: 8567823700, Athompson@ce-Llc.Com, 479 CENTENNIAL BOULEVARD

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • Martinsburg, Whittaker Rd (Lat: 43.736667 Lon: -75.465000), Type: Tank, Structure height: 32 m, Call Sign: WQIS649
    Assigned Frequencies: 19435.0 MHz
    Grant Date: 05/05/2008, Expiration Date: 11/01/2008, Cancellation Date: 01/03/2009, Certifier: Vincent T Jordan
    Registrant: Rideviewtel, LLC, 1880 Industrial Cr, Longmont, CO 80501, Phone: (303) 309-4005, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

1
  • Call Sign: N2XSV, Licensee ID: L00757899
    Grant Date: 10/22/2003, Expiration Date: 01/18/2014, Certifier: Neal R Kaskela
    Registrant: Neal R Kaskela, 6780 State Route 26, Martinsburg, NY 13404


2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 4
  • Hazardous Condition: 2

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