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Population in 2012: 13,733 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: -10.9%
 

Males: 6,079  (44.3%)
Females: 7,654  (55.7%)

Median resident age:  43.6 years
Virginia median age:  35.1 years

Zip codes: 24112.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $27,981 (it was $27,441 in 2000)
Martinsville:

$27,981
VA:

$61,741
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $19,643

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Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $84,092 (it was $69,400 in 2000)
Martinsville:

$84,092
VA:

$237,800
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $112,767; Detached houses: $113,600; Townhouses or other attached units: $79,570; In 2-unit structures: $87,952; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $139,739; Mobile homes: $15,991

Median gross rent in 2012: $560.

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  • White alone - 6,751 (48.7%)
  • Black alone - 6,135 (44.3%)
  • Hispanic - 550 (4.0%)
  • Asian alone - 147 (1.1%)
  • Two or more races - 133 (1.0%)
  • American Indian alone - 86 (0.6%)
  • Other race alone - 52 (0.4%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Martinsville: 82.3 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: English (11.5%), United States (9.7%), German (7.9%), Irish (5.4%), Italian (1.7%), Scotch-Irish (1.5%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1873

Elevation: 1020 feet

Land area: 11.0 square miles.

Population density: 1,253 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Martinsville:

  • High school or higher: 79.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 17.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.0%
  • Unemployed: 15.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 16.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Martinsville city:

  • Never married: 30.4%
  • Now married: 40.1%
  • Separated: 4.0%
  • Widowed: 10.2%
  • Divorced: 15.3%

627 residents are foreign born (0.6% Europe).

This city:  4.5%
Virginia:  11.6%



According to our research of Virginia and other state lists there were 70 registered sex offenders living in Martinsville, Virginia as of October 23, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Martinsville to the number of sex offenders is 196 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $751 (0.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $676 (0.7%)

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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 ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 31 buildings, average cost: $110,000
  • 1998: 10 buildings, average cost: $58,100
  • 1999: 6 buildings, average cost: $93,700
  • 2000: 8 buildings, average cost: $61,400
  • 2001: 15 buildings, average cost: $48,900
  • 2002: 13 buildings, average cost: $55,800
  • 2003: 6 buildings, average cost: $50,000
  • 2004: 5 buildings, average cost: $103,200
  • 2005: 9 buildings, average cost: $109,700
  • 2006: 14 buildings, average cost: $112,700
  • 2007: 6 buildings, average cost: $94,100
  • 2008: 11 buildings, average cost: $41,900
  • 2009: 8 buildings, average cost: $59,900
  • 2010: 7 buildings, average cost: $59,900
  • 2011: 5 buildings, average cost: $176,800
  • 2012: 2 buildings, average cost: $55,500

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)


Latitude: 36.69 N, Longitude: 79.87 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +3,187 (+23.0%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 2,428 (47.9%)

Area code: 276

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Crime rates in Martinsville by Year
Type 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 8120100210321
per 100,000 51.86.412.60.06.50.00.013.56.90.020.514.37.3
Rapes 718766331022626
per 100,000 45.3115.044.138.839.319.719.967.313.913.841.014.343.8
Robberies 212213141921121125913147
per 100,000 136.0140.581.890.6124.4137.779.674.0173.362.088.9100.151.1
Assaults 48464338303130283128172725
per 100,000 310.8293.9270.7245.8196.5203.2199.0188.5214.8193.0116.3193.1182.4
Burglaries 8087541189074729410290716877
per 100,000 518.0555.8340.0763.4589.4485.1477.6632.7706.9620.3485.7486.2561.7
Thefts 561547522475414410426483420388364409315
per 100,000 3632.23494.33286.33073.02711.02687.52826.13251.22910.62674.22490.12924.42297.9
Auto thefts 44633028252538372421132120
per 100,000 284.9402.5188.9181.1163.7163.9252.1249.1166.3144.788.9150.2145.9
Arson 41122283548415
per 100,000 25.970.312.612.913.152.419.933.727.755.127.47.236.5
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 301.1) 446.2415.7308.9297.6283.3251.7245.7334.3298.5229.7264.0271.1243.8

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City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 57 (52 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.79
Virginia average:

2.27

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Martinsville, Virginia accommodation, waste management, arts - Economy and Business Data

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

12.9%
Virginia:

5.8%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: -830 (-5.1%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (27%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (8%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (7%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (22%)
  • Retail trade (15%)
  • Manufacturing (13%)
  • Accommodation and food services (10%)
  • Educational services (7%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (14%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (6%)
  • Top executives (5%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (4%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (3%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (8%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (7%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5%)
  • Cashiers (5%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (5%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (4%)

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Tornado activity:

Martinsville-area historical tornado activity is near Virginia state average. It is 23% 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 significantly below Virginia state average. It is 95% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 10/21/1998 at 05:56:47, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, 3.3 LG, Depth: 8.3 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 95.9 miles away from the city center
On 6/26/1995 at 00:36:17, a magnitude 3.5 (3.1 MB, 3.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 87.9 miles away from Martinsville center
On 4/22/1991 at 01:01:20, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 LG, Depth: 9.1 mi) earthquake occurred 88.8 miles away from the city center
On 6/5/1998 at 02:31:01, a magnitude 3.2 (3.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 99.0 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Henry County (10) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 7
Emergencies Declared: 3

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

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


Hospitals/medical centers in Martinsville:

  • DAVITA - MARTINSVILLE DIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, 33 BRIDGE ST)
  • RENAL CARE GROUP - MARTINSVILLE (Dialysis Facility, 500 BLUE RIDGE ST)
  • HOMECARE OF MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (Home Health Center, 320 HOSPITAL DRIVE)
  • HOUSECALL HOME HEALTHCARE (Home Health Center, 6142 A L PHILPOTT HIGHWAY)
  • HOSPICE OF MEM HOSP OF MARTINSVILLE (Hospital, 320 HOSPITAL DRIVE)
  • MEMORIAL HOSPITAL OF MARTINSVILLE & HENRY COUNTY (Acute Care Hospitals,Proprietary, 320 HOSPITAL DRIVE)
  • BLUE RIDGE NSG CNTR MARTINSVILE HENRY (Nursing Home, 15 STARLING AVE)
  • BLUE RIDGE REHAB CENT (Nursing Home, 300 BLUE RIDGE STREET)
  • GOLDEN LIVINGCENTER- MARTINSVLLE (Nursing Home, 1607 SPRUCE STREET)
  • KING'S GRANT RETIREMENT COMMUN (Nursing Home, 350 KING'S WAY ROAD)
  • MARTINSVILLE CONV HOME (Nursing Home, SPRUCE ST RT 8)

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Local government website: www.ci.martinsville.va.us

College/University in Martinsville:

  • Patrick Henry Community College (Full-time enrollment: 1,750; Location: 645 Patriot Avenue; Public; Website: www.ph.vccs.edu)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Martinsville:

  • Virginia Western Community College (about 40 miles; Roanoke, VA; Full-time enrollment: 2,563)
  • Guilford College (about 41 miles; Greensboro, NC; FT enrollment: 2,312)
  • North Carolina A & T State University (about 43 miles; Greensboro, NC; FT enrollment: 8,822)
  • University of North Carolina at Greensboro (about 44 miles; Greensboro, NC; FT enrollment: 14,263)
  • National College-Salem (about 44 miles; Salem, VA; FT enrollment: 4,851)
  • Wake Forest University (about 45 miles; Winston Salem, NC; FT enrollment: 6,909)
  • Elon University (about 46 miles; Elon, NC; FT enrollment: 5,403)

Public high school in Martinsville:

Public elementary/middle schools in Martinsville:

See full list of schools located in Martinsville, School District: HENRY COUNTY PUBLIC SCHOOLS

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

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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

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).

 
Henry County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

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

FAIRFIELD COURT (Population served: 75, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up and Routine Tap Sampling - Between OCT-2005 and DEC-2025, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-13-2005), St Formal NOV issued (OCT-13-2005), St Public Notif received (JUN-14-2006)
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
CHESTNUT PLACE (Population served: 65, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2002, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-26-2002), St Formal NOV issued (JUL-26-2002), St Public Notif received (AUG-08-2002)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In DEC-1997, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (DEC-09-1997), St Public Notif requested (DEC-09-1997), St Public Notif received (JAN-05-1998)
COUNTRYSIDE TRAILER PARK (Population served: 28, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2000, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (OCT-02-2000), St Public Notif requested (OCT-02-2000)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up and Routine Tap Sampling - Between OCT-2005 and DEC-2025, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (OCT-13-2005), St Public Notif requested (OCT-13-2005)
  • Follow-up and Routine Tap Sampling - Between OCT-31-2004 and DEC-31-2025, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (JAN-06-2005), St Public Notif requested (JAN-06-2005)
  • Follow-up and Routine Tap Sampling - Between OCT-2002 and DEC-2025, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUN-06-2003), St Formal NOV issued (JUN-06-2003)
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between JUL-01-2000 and JUL-12-2000, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JUL-12-2000)
  • 10 routine major monitoring violations
  • 47 regular monitoring violations

Drinking water stations with addresses in Martinsville that have no violations reported:

  • EDGEWOOD VILLAGE (Population served: 253, Primary Water Source Type: Purch_surface_water)
  • EASTWOOD SUBDIVISION (Population served: 182, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • EAGLE LANE (Population served: 41, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • CHESTNUT VILLAGE (Population served: 35, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 28.0%
(11.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 46.5% for Black residents, 9.7% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for American Indian residents, 13.7% for other race residents, 16.9% for two or more races residents)

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

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Martinsville, VA

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

Martinsville compared to Virginia state average:

Martinsville, Virginia environmental map by EPA

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  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage above 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 above state average.


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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

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Martinsville, Virginia:

  • Super 8 Motel, 1044 N Memorial Blvd, Martinsville, VA 24112 , Phone: (276) 666-8888, Fax: (276) 666-8888
  • Comfort Inn, 1895 Virginia Ave, Martinsville, VA 24112 , Phone: (276) 666-6835, Fax: (276) 666-0156
  • Hampton Inn, 50 Hampton Dr, Martinsville, VA 24112 , Phone: (276) 647-4700
  • Baymont Inn & Suites, 378 Commonwealth Blvd, Martinsville, VA 24112 , Phone: (276) 638-0478, Fax: (276) 638-0479
All 4 fire-safe hotels and motels in Martinsville, Virginia

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Martinsville travel time to work - commute


Martinsville mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (40%)
  • Electricity (40%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (17%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)
  • Other fuel (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Martinsville city (based on Henry County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 37.45%
Here37.4%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchChristian Churches and Churches of ChristPresbyterian Church (USA)International Pentecostal Holiness Church
Adherents52.9%11.1%9.1%5.2%4.1%
Congregations30.0%14.4%5.6%5.6%10.0%
NameChristian Church (Disciples of Christ)Church of the BrethrenChurch of God (Cleveland, Tennessee)Episcopal ChurchOther
Adherents3.5%3.0%2.6%2.2%6.2%
Congregations3.3%3.3%3.3%1.1%23.3%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 13
This county:

2.34 / 10,000 pop.
Virginia:

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

2.52 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

7.57 / 10,000 pop.
Virginia:

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%
State:

9.3%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

27.9%
Virginia:

26.7%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 27$73,758$32,7814$1,443
Other Government Administration 15$54,646$43,7176$2,575
Judicial and Legal 38$116,911$36,91920$6,513
Police Protection - Officers 47$175,244$44,7430$0
Police - Other 9$22,903$30,5370$0
Firefighters 28$92,492$39,63910$3,364
Fire - Other 2$6,173$37,0382$320
Correction 28$75,320$32,2801$400
Streets and Highways 26$70,780$32,6681$607
Welfare 2$5,386$32,3167$3,742
Solid Waste Management 9$19,120$25,4936$1,292
Sewerage 25$64,841$31,1241$190
Parks and Recreation 8$19,547$29,3217$6,829
Housing and Community Development(Local) 4$11,120$33,3600$0
Water Supply 17$50,003$35,2960$0
Electric Power 17$64,745$45,7021$1,103
Elementary and Secondary - Instruction 304$1,085,455$42,84776$94,332
Elementary and Secondary - Other Total 78$170,540$26,23764$136,702
Local Libraries 24$61,861$30,93125$13,146
Other and Unallocable 17$48,157$33,9932$401
Totals for Government 725$2,289,002$37,887233$272,959

Martinsville government finances - Expenditure in 2006 (per resident):

  • Construction - Electric Utilities: $788,000 ($57.38)
    Regular Highways: $446,000 ($32.48)
    Water Utilities: $207,000 ($15.07)
    Sewerage: $162,000 ($11.80)
    Solid Waste Management: $143,000 ($10.41)
  • Current Operations - Elementary and Secondary Education: $24,389,000 ($1775.94)
    Electric Utilities: $11,002,000 ($801.14)
    Police Protection: $4,146,000 ($301.90)
    Regular Highways: $2,739,000 ($199.45)
    Correctional Institutions: $2,254,000 ($164.13)
    Sewerage: $2,030,000 ($147.82)
    Housing and Community Development: $2,008,000 ($146.22)
    Local Fire Protection: $1,887,000 ($137.41)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,682,000 ($122.48)
    Water Utilities: $1,598,000 ($116.36)
    Solid Waste Management: $1,421,000 ($103.47)
    Central Staff Services: $1,174,000 ($85.49)
    Parks and Recreation: $1,136,000 ($82.72)
    General - Other: $1,052,000 ($76.60)
    Financial Administration: $780,000 ($56.80)
    General Public Buildings: $611,000 ($44.49)
    Parking Facilities: $492,000 ($35.83)
    Health - Other: $360,000 ($26.21)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $324,000 ($23.59)
    Libraries: $323,000 ($23.52)
    Public Welfare - Other: $282,000 ($20.53)
    Corrections - Other: $270,000 ($19.66)
    Natural Resources - Other: $9,000 ($0.66)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $962,000 ($70.05)
  • Intergovernmental to State - Other Higher Education: $13,000 ($0.95)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Elementary and Secondary Education: $2,271,000 ($165.37)
    General - Other: $682,000 ($49.66)
    Police Protection: $128,000 ($9.32)
    Correctional Institutions: $112,000 ($8.16)
    Local Fire Protection: $80,000 ($5.83)
    Regular Highways: $23,000 ($1.67)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $17,928,000 ($1305.47)

Martinsville government finances - Revenue in 2006 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $2,735,000 ($199.16)
    Solid Waste Management: $2,534,000 ($184.52)
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Lunch: $522,000 ($38.01)
    All Other: $185,000 ($13.47)
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Tuition and Transportation: $80,000 ($5.83)
    Parks and Recreation: $28,000 ($2.04)
    Regular Highways: $24,000 ($1.75)
    Elementary and Secondary Education - Other: $7,000 ($0.51)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Housing and Community Development: $1,816,000 ($132.24)
    All Other: $653,000 ($47.55)
    Education: $255,000 ($18.57)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Education: $336,000 ($24.47)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $1,172,000 ($85.34)
    Interest Earnings: $829,000 ($60.37)
    Rents: $553,000 ($40.27)
    Fines and Forfeits: $236,000 ($17.18)
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $15,356,000 ($1118.18)
    Water Utilities: $2,575,000 ($187.50)
  • State Intergovernmental - Education: $16,996,000 ($1237.60)
    All Other: $3,967,000 ($288.87)
    Highways: $2,338,000 ($170.25)
    General Local Government Support: $874,000 ($63.64)
  • Tax - Property: $7,642,000 ($556.47)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $2,146,000 ($156.27)
    Occupation and Business License, NEC: $2,010,000 ($146.36)
    Public Utilities Sales: $1,490,000 ($108.50)
    Other Selective Sales: $1,226,000 ($89.27)
    Other License: $691,000 ($50.32)
    Motor Vehicle License: $225,000 ($16.38)
    Tobacco Products Sales: $150,000 ($10.92)
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $83,000 ($6.04)

Martinsville government finances - Debt in 2006 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $15,983,000 ($1163.84)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $12,732,000 ($927.11)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $6,530,000 ($475.50)
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $3,820,000 ($278.16)
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $3,629,000 ($264.25)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,279,000 ($238.77)
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $191,000 ($13.91)

Martinsville government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $417,000 ($30.36)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $13,265,000 ($965.92)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $3,629,000 ($264.25)

4.22% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($28,725 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.22%
Virginia average:

11.06%

0.06% of residents moved from foreign countries ($341 average AGI)
Henry County:

0.06%
Virginia average:

0.41%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Martinsville city, VA  0.78% ($28,094 average AGI)
from Franklin County, VA  0.35% ($24,528)
from Patrick County, VA  0.35% ($22,319)


4.67% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($31,500 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.67%
Virginia average:

10.78%

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 Martinsville city, VA  0.83% ($26,485 average AGI)
to Rockingham County, NC  0.37% ($23,316)
to Franklin County, VA  0.31% ($38,484)

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.)

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)


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


FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 5 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Martinsville)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 48 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Martinsville, VA)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 37 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 21 (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: 94 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Martinsville)

FAA Registered Aircraft: 40 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Martinsville)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 238
  • Hazardous Condition: 74
  • Service Call: 6
  • Good Intent Call: 26

Incident types - Martinsville


See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Martinsville, VA

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
Businesses in Martinsville, VA
NameCountNameCount
Applebee's1Lowe's1
Arby's1Maurices1
AutoZone1McDonald's2
Bath & Body Works1Nike4
Burger King1OfficeMax1
CVS2Papa John's Pizza1
Chick-Fil-A1Penske1
Comfort Inn1Pizza Hut1
Curves1RadioShack1
Domino's Pizza1Ryan's Grill1
Econo Lodge1Sears2
FedEx3Sprint Nextel1
Foot Locker1Subway1
GNC1Super 81
GameStop1T-Mobile1
Goodwill1Taco Bell1
H&R Block2U-Haul4
Hardee's2U.S. Cellular2
JCPenney1UPS8
KFC1Verizon Wireless1
Kmart1Walgreens2
Kroger2Walmart1
Lane Furniture1YMCA1
Long John Silver's1
Browse common businesses in Martinsville, VA

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