Martinsville, Virginia

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Population in 2017: 13,142 (100% urban, 0% rural).
Population change since 2000: -14.8%
 
Males: 6,035  (45.9%)
Females: 7,107  (54.1%)
Median resident age:

43.2 years
Virginia median age:

38.2 years

Zip codes: 24112.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $42,055 (it was $27,441 in 2000)
Martinsville:

$42,055
VA:

$71,535

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $26,941 (it was $17,251 in 2000)

Martinsville city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $159,713 (it was $69,400 in 2000)
Martinsville:

$159,713
VA:

$273,400

Median gross rent in 2017: $653.

March 2019 cost of living index in Martinsville: 79.1 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 24.1%
(15.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 32.7% for Black residents, 10.7% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 20.3% for other race residents, 46.7% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Martinsville, VA (2017)
    • 6,40346.4%Black alone
    • 6,29245.6%White alone
    • 6955.0%Hispanic
    • 2121.5%Two or more races
    • 570.4%Other race alone
    • 420.3%American Indian alone
    • 360.3%Asian alone

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



According to our research of Virginia and other state lists, there were 110 registered sex offenders living in Martinsville, Virginia as of December 02, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Martinsville is 125 to 1.


Crime rates in Martinsville by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(13.5)
1
(6.9)
0
(0.0)
3
(20.5)
2
(14.3)
1
(7.3)
0
(0.0)
2
(14.5)
1
(7.3)
0
(0.0)
2
(14.9)
2
(15.4)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
3
(19.7)
3
(19.9)
10
(67.3)
2
(13.9)
2
(13.8)
6
(41.0)
2
(14.3)
6
(43.8)
2
(14.5)
6
(43.6)
4
(29.3)
0
(0.0)
4
(29.9)
3
(23.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
21
(137.7)
12
(79.6)
11
(74.0)
25
(173.3)
9
(62.0)
13
(88.9)
14
(100.1)
7
(51.1)
20
(145.2)
12
(87.2)
8
(58.5)
2
(14.8)
4
(29.9)
8
(61.4)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
31
(203.2)
30
(199.0)
28
(188.5)
31
(214.8)
28
(193.0)
17
(116.3)
27
(193.1)
25
(182.4)
34
(246.9)
29
(210.7)
38
(278.0)
26
(191.8)
30
(224.2)
41
(314.8)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
74
(485.1)
72
(477.6)
94
(632.7)
102
(706.9)
90
(620.3)
71
(485.7)
68
(486.2)
77
(561.7)
65
(472.0)
56
(406.8)
60
(439.0)
50
(368.9)
68
(508.1)
72
(552.8)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
410
(2,687)
426
(2,826)
483
(3,251)
420
(2,911)
388
(2,674)
364
(2,490)
409
(2,924)
315
(2,298)
408
(2,963)
310
(2,252)
341
(2,495)
286
(2,110)
306
(2,286)
366
(2,810)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
25
(163.9)
38
(252.1)
37
(249.1)
24
(166.3)
21
(144.7)
13
(88.9)
21
(150.2)
20
(145.9)
27
(196.1)
19
(138.0)
14
(102.4)
30
(221.4)
21
(156.9)
33
(253.4)
Arson
(per 100,000)
8
(52.4)
3
(19.9)
5
(33.7)
4
(27.7)
8
(55.1)
4
(27.4)
1
(7.2)
5
(36.5)
2
(14.5)
2
(14.5)
4
(29.3)
4
(29.5)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)252.2246.3334.9299.1230.2264.5271.7244.3271.8261.8249.9170.7247.2301.9

The City-Data.com crime rate weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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City-data.com crime index in Martinsville, VA

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 50 (45 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.45
Virginia average:

2.26
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Ancestries: American (19.2%), English (8.7%), Irish (2.2%), German (2.1%), Scottish (1.2%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1873

Elevation: 1020 feet

Land area: 11.0 square miles.

Population density: 1,200 people per square mile   (low).

Martinsville, Virginia map

433 residents are foreign born (2.0% Latin America, 0.6% Europe, 0.3% Asia).

This city:

3.1%
Virginia:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $833 (0.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $654 (0.7%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Roanoke, VA (41.1 miles , pop. 94,911).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Greensboro, NC (42.0 miles , pop. 223,891).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (343.6 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities:

Villa Heights, VA (1.4 miles ),
Chatmoss, VA (1.9 miles ),
Collinsville, VA (1.9 miles ),
Fieldale, VA (2.0 miles ),
Laurel Park, VA (2.1 miles ),
Horse Pasture, VA (2.4 miles ),
Stanleytown, VA (2.5 miles ),
Ridgeway, VA (2.7 miles )

Latitude: 36.69 N, Longitude: 79.87 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +3,814 (+27.6%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 2,406 (44.1%)

Area code: 276

Distribution of median household income in Martinsville, VA in 2017
Distribution of house value in Martinsville, VA in 2017
Martinsville satellite photo by USGS

Martinsville tourist attractions:

Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

4.3%
Virginia:

3.0%
Unemployment by year
Historical population in Martinsville, VA
Historical housing units in Martinsville, VA
Most common industries in Martinsville, VA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Furniture & related product manufacturing (11.2%)
  • Health care (8.6%)
  • Textile mills & textile products (8.1%)
  • Educational services (7.9%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.0%)
  • Construction (4.7%)
  • Apparel (3.6%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Furniture & related product manufacturing (13.9%)
  • Construction (8.7%)
  • Textile mills & textile products (5.7%)
  • Apparel (4.7%)
  • Health care (4.0%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.0%)
  • Wood products (3.9%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (13.3%)
  • Educational services (12.1%)
  • Textile mills & textile products (10.6%)
  • Furniture & related product manufacturing (8.4%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.1%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (4.0%)
  • Social assistance (3.9%)
Most common occupations in Martinsville, VA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (11.0%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (5.0%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (4.8%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.2%)
  • Cashiers (2.9%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (2.9%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (2.8%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (14.4%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (6.3%)
  • Top executives (5.0%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4.4%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (4.3%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3.2%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (2.9%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (7.6%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (7.4%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5.4%)
  • Cashiers (5.0%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.8%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.6%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.8%)

Average climate in Martinsville, Virginia

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Tornado activity:

Martinsville-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Virginia state average. It is 48% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/20/1998, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 11.9 miles away from the Martinsville city center killed 2 people and injured 27 people and caused $34 million in damages.

On 8/17/1994, a category F2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 0.4 miles away from the city center injured 10 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Martinsville-area historical earthquake activity is near Virginia state average. It is 83% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/27/1980 at 18:52:21, a magnitude 5.2 (5.1 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 UK, 5.2 UK, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 247.1 miles away from the city center
On 12/9/2003 at 20:59:14, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB, 4.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 125.0 miles away from Martinsville center
On 11/2/2006 at 17:53:02, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 118.8 miles away from Martinsville center
On 11/23/2006 at 10:42:57, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, 4.3 LG) earthquake occurred 120.9 miles away from the city center
On 8/2/1974 at 08:52:09, a magnitude 4.9 (4.3 MB, 4.9 LG) earthquake occurred 244.4 miles away from Martinsville center
On 6/29/1996 at 19:30:42, a magnitude 4.1 (4.1 MB, 3.9 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 120.1 miles away from Martinsville center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Henry County (11) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 7
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Winter Storms: 4, Hurricanes: 3, Floods: 2, Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Drought: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Mudslide: 1, Snowfall: 1, Tornado: 1, Tropical Storm: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Martinsville topographic map

Main business address for: HOOKER FURNITURE CORP (HOUSEHOLD FURNITURE).

Hospitals in Martinsville:

  • HOSPICE OF MEM HOSP OF MARTINSVILLE (320 HOSPITAL DRIVE)
  • MEMORIAL HOSPITAL OF MARTINSVILLE & HENRY COUNTY (Proprietary, 320 HOSPITAL DRIVE)

Nursing Homes in Martinsville:

  • BLUE RIDGE NSG CNTR MARTINSVILE HENRY (15 STARLING AVE)
  • BLUE RIDGE REHAB CENT (300 BLUE RIDGE STREET)
  • GOLDEN LIVINGCENTER- MARTINSVLLE (1607 SPRUCE STREET)
  • KING'S GRANT RETIREMENT COMMUN (350 KING'S WAY ROAD)
  • MARTINSVILLE CONV HOME (SPRUCE ST RT 8)

Dialysis Facilities in Martinsville:

  • DAVITA - MARTINSVILLE DIALYSIS (33 BRIDGE ST)
  • RENAL CARE GROUP - MARTINSVILLE (500 BLUE RIDGE ST)

Home Health Centers in Martinsville:

  • HOMECARE OF MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (320 HOSPITAL DRIVE)
  • HOUSECALL HOME HEALTHCARE (6142 A L PHILPOTT HIGHWAY)

Airports and heliports located in Martinsville:

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College/University in Martinsville:

  • Patrick Henry Community College (Full-time enrollment: 2,266; Location: 645 Patriot Avenue; Public; Website: www.patrickhenry.edu)

Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Martinsville:

  • Danville Community College (about 27 miles; Danville, VA; Full-time enrollment: 2,747)
  • Virginia Western Community College (about 40 miles; Roanoke, VA; FT enrollment: 4,762)
  • Guilford College (about 42 miles; Greensboro, NC; FT enrollment: 2,211)
  • North Carolina A & T State University (about 43 miles; Greensboro, NC; FT enrollment: 9,805)
  • University of North Carolina at Greensboro (about 43 miles; Greensboro, NC; FT enrollment: 16,174)
  • American National University (about 44 miles; Salem, VA; FT enrollment: 2,297)
  • Roanoke College (about 44 miles; Salem, VA; FT enrollment: 2,316)

Public high school in Martinsville:

Public elementary/middle schools in Martinsville:

  • LAUREL PARK MIDDLE (Students: 751, Location: 280 LAUREL PARK AVENUE, Grades: 6-8)
  • MARTINSVILLE MIDDLE (Students: 539, Location: 201 BROWN ST, Grades: 6-8)
  • RICH ACRES ELEM (Students: 304, Location: 400 RICH ACRES SCHOOL RD, Grades: PK-5)
  • CARVER ELEM (Students: 184, Location: 220 TROTT CIRCLE, Grades: PK-5)
  • MT. OLIVET ELEM (Location: 255 LANCER LANE, Grades: PK-5)
  • ALBERT HARRIS ELEM (Location: 710 SMITH ROAD, Grades: KG-5)
  • PATRICK HENRY ELEM (Location: 1810 CHURCH STREET EXT., Grades: KG-5)
See full list of schools located in Martinsville

Library in Martinsville:

  • BLUE RIDGE REGIONAL LIBRARY (Operating income: $2,029,541; Location: 310 E. CHURCH STREET; 237,298 books; 18,109 audio materials; 16,277 video materials; 8 local licensed databases; 18 state licensed databases; 558 print serial subscriptions)

User-submitted facts and corrections:

  • National College of Business & Technology 10 Church St. Martinsville, VA 24112

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Martinsville: Martinsville Pumping Station (A), Martinsville Public Library (B), Martinsville City Hall (C), Henry County Jail (D), Henry County Courthouse (E), Martinsville-Henry Co. Rescue Squad (F), Martinsville Fire Department Station Number 2 (G), Martinsville Fire Department and Emergency Medical Service (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: Liberty Fair Mall (1), Patrick Henry Mall Shopping Center (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Main business address in Martinsville: HOOKER FURNITURE CORP (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Martinsville include: Apostle Faith Church (A), Broad Street Christian Church (B), Calvary Christian Church (C), Christ Episcopal Church (D), Church of Christ (E), Church of God (F), Ellsworth Street Baptist Church (G), Fayette Street Christian Church (H), First Baptist Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Oakwood Cemetery (1), Roselawn Burial Park (2), Peoples Cemetery (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

Creeks: Mulberry Creek (A), North Fork Jones Creek (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Park in Martinsville: English Field (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Tourist attraction: Piedmont Arts Association (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 215 Starling Avenue).

Hotels: Holiday Inn Express (1895 Virginia Avenue), Best Western Martinsville Inn (1755 Virginia Avenue), Hampton Inn Martinsville (50 Hampton Dr), Holiday Inn (1895 Virginia Avenue), Best Lodge (1985 Virginia Avenue).

Courts: Virginia Commonwealth - 21st District Court Service Unit- Juvenile Justice Depart (55 West Church Street), Fort Chiswell High School - Juvenile Domestic Relations Court (55 West Church).

Birthplace of: Randy Hundley - Baseball player and coach, Mary Sue Terry - Politician, Carl Hairston - Football player, Clinton Gregory - Country singer, DeVone Claybrooks - 2005 NFL player (Arizona Cardinals, born: Sep 15, 1977), Delvin Joyce - 2005 NFL player (New York Jets, born: Sep 21, 1978), John F. Lacey - Union Army officer, Rabih Abdullah - 2005 NFL player (New England Patriots, born: Apr 27, 1975), Red Top Young - Musician, Roscoe Reynolds - Politician.

Henry 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:

2.2 people
Virginia:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

58.6%
Whole state:

67.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

5.0%
Whole state:

5.7%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.1% of all households

People in group quarters in Martinsville in 2010:

  • 166 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 140 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 45 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 21 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 5 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness

People in group quarters in Martinsville in 2000:

  • 476 people in nursing homes
  • 102 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 74 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 13 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 8 people in halfway houses
  • 8 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 7 people in hospitals or wards for drug/alcohol abuse

Banks with most branches in Martinsville (2011 data):

  • SunTrust Bank: Druid Hills Branch, Church Street Branch, Liberty Fair Kroger Branch. Info updated 2010/05/27: Bank assets: $171,291.7 mil, Deposits: $129,833.2 mil, headquarters in Atlanta, GA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1716 total offices, Holding Company: Suntrust Banks, Inc.
  • Carter Bank & Trust: at 4 East Commonwealth Boulevard, Laurel Park Branch, 220 South Branch. Info updated 2007/02/23: Bank assets: $3,970.4 mil, Deposits: $3,610.0 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 123 total offices
  • American National Bank and Trust Company: Martinsville Messenger Service Branc at In Martinsville City And Henry County Virginia, branch established on 2010/06/22; Martinsville Office at 900 Liberty Street, branch established on 1999/09/20. Info updated 2011/07/11: Bank assets: $1,303.6 mil, Deposits: $1,060.7 mil, headquarters in Danville, VA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 29 total offices, Holding Company: American National Bankshares Inc.
  • Branch Banking and Trust Company: Martinsville Main Branch at 1 Ellsworth Street, branch established on 1922/04/01. Info updated 2010/03/29: Bank assets: $168,867.6 mil, Deposits: $127,549.5 mil, headquarters in Winston Salem, NC, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1793 total offices, Holding Company: Bb&T Corporation
  • Martinsville First Savings Bank: at 25 W Church Street, branch established on 1924/01/01. Info updated 2011/07/21: Bank assets: $46.5 mil, Deposits: $41.0 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 1 total offices
  • Bank of America, National Association: Martinsville Branch at 8 Lester Street, branch established on 1927/04/01. 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
  • The Fidelity Bank: Martinsville Branch at 231 East Church Street, branch established on 1987/02/06. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $1,422.4 mil, Deposits: $1,234.1 mil, headquarters in Fuquay Varina, NC, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 66 total offices, Holding Company: Fidelity Bancshares (N.C.), Inc.
  • River Community Bank, National Association: River Community Bank, National Association at 1 East Market Street, branch established on 2000/07/24. Info updated 2012/03/12: Bank assets: $95.6 mil, Deposits: $84.8 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 4 total offices, Holding Company: River Bancorp, Inc.
  • Associated Bank, National Association: Martinsville Messenger Service Branc at Martinsville City And Henry County Virginia, branch established on 2010/06/22. Info updated 2008/09/12: Bank assets: $21,715.0 mil, Deposits: $15,244.4 mil, headquarters in Green Bay, WI, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 282 total offices, Holding Company: Associated Banc-Corp

For population 15 years and over in Martinsville:

Marital status in Martinsville, VA
  • Never married: 31.7%
  • Now married: 42.6%
  • Separated: 2.7%
  • Widowed: 9.4%
  • Divorced: 13.5%

For population 25 years and over in Martinsville:

  • High school or higher: 79.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 18.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.0%
  • Unemployed: 8.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 18.4 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

12.7
Virginia average:

12.2

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Martinsville
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Religion statistics for Martinsville, VA (based on Henry County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant21,48190
Mainline Protestant3,15020
Black Protestant8888
Other4871
None28,145-
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: 13
Here:

2.34 / 10,000 pop.
Virginia:

2.03 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 14
Henry County:

2.52 / 10,000 pop.
Virginia:

1.43 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 42
This county:

7.57 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.03 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 26
Henry County:

4.69 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.65 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

11.3%
Virginia:

9.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

27.9%
Virginia:

26.7%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

48.6%
State:

50.2%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Martinsville:

44.3%
Virginia:

47.8%

Average BMI:
Martinsville:

29.4
Virginia:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

20.1%
State:

20.3%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

12.9%
Virginia:

10.7%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

6.8
Virginia:

6.8

Overweight people:
Martinsville:

36.0%
Virginia:

33.7%

General health condition:
Martinsville:

52.8%
Virginia:

56.9%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

78.2%
Virginia:

80.3%

More about Health and Nutrition of Martinsville, VA Residents

Martinsville government finances - Expenditure in 2016 (per resident):

  • Construction - Elementary and Secondary Education: $5,823,000 ($443.08)
    Regular Highways: $2,145,000 ($163.22)
    Solid Waste Management: $109,000 ($8.29)
    Correctional Institutions: $2,000 ($0.15)
  • Current Operations - Elementary and Secondary Education: $27,098,000 ($2061.94)
    Electric Utilities: $13,594,000 ($1034.39)
    Police Protection: $4,107,000 ($312.51)
    Regular Highways: $3,561,000 ($270.96)
    Housing and Community Development: $3,140,000 ($238.93)
    Correctional Institutions: $2,900,000 ($220.67)
    Sewerage: $2,701,000 ($205.52)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $2,271,000 ($172.80)
    Local Fire Protection: $2,263,000 ($172.20)
    Financial Administration: $1,678,000 ($127.68)
    Water Utilities: $1,574,000 ($119.77)
    General - Other: $1,573,000 ($119.69)
    Central Staff Services: $1,483,000 ($112.84)
    Solid Waste Management: $1,399,000 ($106.45)
    Parks and Recreation: $844,000 ($64.22)
    General Public Buildings: $790,000 ($60.11)
    Public Welfare - Other: $578,000 ($43.98)
    Parking Facilities: $497,000 ($37.82)
    Libraries: $306,000 ($23.28)
    Health - Other: $275,000 ($20.93)
    Corrections - Other: $275,000 ($20.93)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $223,000 ($16.97)
    Natural Resources - Other: $7,000 ($0.53)
  • Electric Utilities - Interest on Debt: $4,000 ($0.30)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $724,000 ($55.09)
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Elementary and Secondary Education: $561,000 ($42.69)
    Other - Other Higher Education: $18,000 ($1.37)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Electric Utilities: $889,000 ($67.65)
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $594,000 ($45.20)
    General Public Building: $393,000 ($29.90)
    Water Utilities: $338,000 ($25.72)
    Local Fire Protection: $251,000 ($19.10)
    General - Other: $217,000 ($16.51)
    Sewerage: $117,000 ($8.90)
    Police Protection: $54,000 ($4.11)
    Correctional Institutions: $36,000 ($2.74)
    Regular Highways: $23,000 ($1.75)
    Parks and Recreation: $12,000 ($0.91)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $15,371,000 ($1169.61)

Martinsville government finances - Revenue in 2016 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $4,120,000 ($313.50)
    Solid Waste Management: $1,555,000 ($118.32)
    Other: $824,000 ($62.70)
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Lunch: $447,000 ($34.01)
    Elementary and Secondary Education - Other: $28,000 ($2.13)
    Parks and Recreation: $12,000 ($0.91)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Education: $3,556,000 ($270.58)
    Highways: $1,784,000 ($135.75)
    Housing and Community Development: $1,613,000 ($122.74)
    Other: $672,000 ($51.13)
    Electric Utilities: $507,000 ($38.58)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Education: $596,000 ($45.35)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $2,830,000 ($215.34)
    Interest Earnings: $1,169,000 ($88.95)
    Rents: $808,000 ($61.48)
    Fines and Forfeits: $197,000 ($14.99)
    Donations From Private Sources: $179,000 ($13.62)
    Sale of Property: $36,000 ($2.74)
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $17,089,000 ($1300.33)
    Water Utilities: $3,183,000 ($242.20)
  • State Intergovernmental - Education: $19,590,000 ($1490.64)
    Other: $4,298,000 ($327.04)
    Highways: $3,111,000 ($236.72)
    General Local Government Support: $1,671,000 ($127.15)
    Electric Utilities: $243,000 ($18.49)
    Water Utilities: $120,000 ($9.13)
  • Tax - Property: $9,890,000 ($752.55)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $2,130,000 ($162.08)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $1,998,000 ($152.03)
    Other Selective Sales: $1,771,000 ($134.76)
    Public Utilities Sales: $790,000 ($60.11)
    Motor Vehicle License: $365,000 ($27.77)
    Public Utility License: $265,000 ($20.16)
    Other License: $165,000 ($12.56)
    Tobacco Products Sales: $153,000 ($11.64)
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $68,000 ($5.17)

Martinsville government finances - Debt in 2016 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $17,626,000 ($1341.20)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $16,151,000 ($1228.96)
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $1,910,000 ($145.34)
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $1,719,000 ($130.80)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,475,000 ($112.24)
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $191,000 ($14.53)

Martinsville government finances - Cash and Securities in 2016 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $419,000 ($31.88)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $20,443,000 ($1555.55)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $3,320,000 ($252.63)

4.85% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($30,327 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.85%
Virginia average:

9.50%

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 Martinsville city, VA  1.63% ($26,944 average AGI)
from Franklin County, VA  0.45% ($29,000)
from Rockingham County, NC  0.35% ($26,646)


4.90% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($33,030 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.90%
Virginia average:

9.76%

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 Martinsville city, VA  1.48% ($25,402 average AGI)
to Franklin County, VA  0.34% ($33,540)
to Patrick County, VA  0.33% ($30,098)
Businesses in Martinsville, VA
NameCountNameCount
ALDI1Kroger2
Advance Auto Parts2Lane Furniture1
Applebee's1Long John Silver's1
Arby's1Lowe's1
AutoZone1Maurices1
Bath & Body Works1Mazda1
Burger King1McDonald's2
CVS2Nike4
Chick-Fil-A1OfficeMax1
Circle K1Papa John's Pizza1
Comfort Inn1Penske1
Curves1Pizza Hut1
Domino's Pizza1RadioShack1
Econo Lodge1Ryan's Grill1
FedEx3Sears2
Foot Locker1Sprint Nextel1
Ford1Subway1
GNC1Super 81
GameStop1T-Mobile1
Goodwill1Taco Bell1
H&R Block2U-Haul4
Hardee's2U.S. Cellular2
Hilton1UPS8
Honda1Verizon Wireless1
JCPenney1Walgreens2
KFC1Walmart1
Kmart1YMCA1

Strongest AM radio stations in Martinsville:

  • WHEE (1370 AM; daytime; 5 kW; MARTINSVILLE, VA; Owner: PATRICK HENRY BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WMVA (1450 AM; 1 kW; MARTINSVILLE, VA; Owner: MARTINSVILLE BROADCASTING INC.)
  • WODY (1160 AM; 5 kW; FIELDALE, VA; Owner: BASE COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WFIC (1530 AM; daytime; 1 kW; COLLINSVILLE, VA; Owner: BASE COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WTRU (830 AM; 50 kW; KERNERSVILLE, NC; Owner: TRUTH BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WCBX (900 AM; 1 kW; BASSETT, VA; Owner: BASE COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WFTK (1030 AM; daytime; 50 kW; WAKE FOREST, NC; Owner: POSITIVE RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • WPTF (680 AM; 50 kW; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: FIRST STATE COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WFNR (710 AM; daytime; 10 kW; BLACKSBURG, VA; Owner: PERCEPTION MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • WHEO (1270 AM; 5 kW; STUART, VA; Owner: MOUNTAIN VIEW COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WPAQ (740 AM; 10 kW; MOUNT AIRY, NC; Owner: RALPH D. EPPERSON)
  • WDVA (1250 AM; 5 kW; DANVILLE, VA; Owner: MITCHELL COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WBTM (1330 AM; 5 kW; DANVILLE, VA)

Strongest FM radio stations in Martinsville:

  • WPIM (90.5 FM; MARTINSVILLE, VA; Owner: POSITIVE ALTERNATIVE RADIO, INC)
  • WROV-FM (96.3 FM; MARTINSVILLE, VA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WZBB (99.9 FM; STANLEYTOWN, VA; Owner: WNLB RADIO, INC.)
  • WXLK (92.3 FM; ROANOKE, VA; Owner: MEL WHEELER, INC.)
  • WSLQ (99.1 FM; ROANOKE, VA; Owner: MEL WHEELER, INC.)
  • WSLC-FM (94.9 FM; ROANOKE, VA; Owner: MEL WHEELER, INC.)
  • WVTF (89.1 FM; ROANOKE, VA; Owner: VIRGINIA TECH FOUNDATION INC)
  • WGBT (94.5 FM; EDEN, NC; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WJMH (102.1 FM; REIDSVILLE, NC; Owner: ENTERCOM GREENSBORO LICENSE, LLC)
  • WMQX-FM (93.1 FM; WINSTON-SALEM, NC; Owner: ENTERCOM GREENSBORO LICENSE, LLC)
  • WTQR (104.1 FM; WINSTON-SALEM, NC; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KHPR (88.1 FM; HONOLULU, HI; Owner: HAWAII PUBLIC RADIO)
  • W285DJ (104.9 FM; MOUNT AIRY, NC; Owner: TRIAD FAMILY NETWORK, INC,)
  • WBRF (98.1 FM; GALAX, VA; Owner: BLUE RIDGE RADIO, INC.)
  • WAKG (103.3 FM; DANVILLE, VA; Owner: PIEDMONT BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WFDD (88.5 FM; WINSTON-SALEM, NC; Owner: WAKE FOREST UNIVERSITY)
  • WBWR (106.9 FM; BEDFORD, VA; Owner: BEDFORD RADIO PARTNERS, LLC)
  • WRXT (90.3 FM; ROANOKE, VA; Owner: POSITIVE ALTERNATIVE RADIO, INC.)
  • WKZL (107.5 FM; WINSTON-SALEM, NC; Owner: DICK BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC. OF TENNESSEE)
  • WRVL (88.3 FM; LYNCHBURG, VA; Owner: LIBERTY UNIVERSITY, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Martinsville:

  • WFMY-TV (Channel 2; GREENSBORO, NC; Owner: WFMY TELEVISION CORPORATION)
  • WUPN-TV (Channel 48; GREENSBORO, NC; Owner: WUPN LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WXLV-TV (Channel 45; WINSTON-SALEM, NC; Owner: WXLV LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WTWB-TV (Channel 20; LEXINGTON, NC; Owner: WTWB OF THE TRIAD, LLC)
  • WLXI-TV (Channel 61; GREENSBORO, NC; Owner: TRI-STATE CHRISTIAN TV, INC.)
  • WGPX (Channel 16; BURLINGTON, NC; Owner: PAXSON GREENSBORO LICENSE, INC.)
  • WSET-TV (Channel 13; LYNCHBURG, VA; Owner: WSET INCORPORATED)
  • WXIV-LP (Channel 14; REIDSVILLE, NC; Owner: CAROLINA BLUE COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)

Martinsville fatal accident list:

Apr 26, 2016 09:15 AM, Cr-650, Lat: 36.668611, Lon: -79.837778, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 29Number of bridges
  • 276ft / 83.8mTotal length
  • $29,913,000Total costs
  • 192,657Total average daily traffic
  • 7,240Total average daily truck traffic
  • 191,496Total future (year 2034) average daily traffic
New bridges in Martinsville, VA - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11930-1939
  • 11940-1949
  • 41950-1959
  • 11960-1969
  • 81970-1979
  • 51980-1989
  • 61990-1999
  • 22000-2009
  • 12010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Martinsville, VA
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 5 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Martinsville)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 83 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Martinsville, VA)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 38 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 51 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 7 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 5 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 106 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Martinsville)

FAA Registered Aircraft: 46 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Martinsville)

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 196. The highest number of fires - 282 took place in 2007, and the least - 120 in 2003. The data has an increasing trend.
    Fire incident types in Martinsville, VA When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Structure Fires (42.4%), and Outside Fires (37.9%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Martinsville, VA
    • 1,41242.4%Structure Fires
    • 1,26237.9%Outside Fires
    • 46814.0%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 1895.7%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Martinsville, VA

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Martinsville, Virginia:

  • Super 8 Motel, 1044 N Memorial Blvd, Martinsville, Virginia 24112 , Phone: (276) 666-8888, Fax: (276) 666-8888
  • Comfort Inn, 1895 Virginia Ave, Martinsville, Virginia 24112 , Phone: (276) 666-6835, Fax: (276) 666-0156
  • Baymont Inn & Suites, 378 Commonwealth Blvd, Martinsville, Virginia 24112 , Phone: (276) 638-0478, Fax: (276) 638-0479
  • Econolodge, 1755 Virginia Ave, Martinsville, Virginia 24112 , Phone: (276) 632-5611, Fax: (276) 632-1168
All 4 fire-safe hotels and motels in Martinsville, Virginia
Most common first names in Martinsville, VA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James50472.6 years
William36373.8 years
John36273.4 years
Mary34578.9 years
Robert24070.8 years
George22874.6 years
Annie13581.3 years
Thomas13373.0 years
Virginia12277.9 years
Joseph11173.1 years
Most common last names in Martinsville, VA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Hairston46170.3 years
Martin28072.2 years
Smith17674.0 years
Turner11775.7 years
Gravely10974.4 years
Carter10275.1 years
Jones9972.0 years
Davis8872.8 years
Spencer8877.0 years
Williams8870.1 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Martinsville, VA
  • 45.4%Utility gas
  • 30.9%Electricity
  • 18.5%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 3.8%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.9%Wood
  • 0.6%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Martinsville, VA
  • 68.1%Electricity
  • 22.3%Utility gas
  • 6.8%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.9%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.8%Other fuel
  • 0.6%No fuel used
  • 0.5%Wood


Martinsville compared to Virginia state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Median age significantly above 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.

Martinsville on our top lists:

  • #46 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most full-time financial administration workers per 1000 residents (population 5,000+)"
  • #50 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most local government spending on current operations of parking facilities per resident (population 10,000+)"
  • #86 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the lowest cost per building permit(population 5,000+)"
  • #5 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest increase in the number of deaths per 1000 residents 2000-2006 to 2007-2013 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #14 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of people moving out compared to moving in (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #22 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest number of deaths per 1000 residents 2007-2013 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #24 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest ground withdrawal of fresh water for public supply (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #56 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the smallest number of people without health insurance coverage in 2000 (pop. 50,000+)"
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