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Population in 2012: 377 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: +0.5%
 

Males: 188  (50.0%)
Females: 189  (50.0%)

Median resident age:  33.4 years
Illinois median age:  39.6 years

Zip codes: 60951.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $59,250 (it was $44,583 in 2000)
Martinton:

$59,250
IL:

$55,137
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $22,680

Martinton village income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $78,683 (it was $75,200 in 2000)
Martinton:

$78,683
IL:

$170,600
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $104,005; Detached houses: $107,195; In 2-unit structures: $103,641; Mobile homes: $48,366

Median gross rent in 2012: $706.

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  • White alone - 366 (96.1%)
  • Hispanic - 10 (2.6%)
  • Two or more races - 3 (0.8%)
  • Asian alone - 2 (0.5%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Martinton: 86.6 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (26.7%), French (18.8%), Irish (14.5%), United States (11.3%), Italian (5.4%), English (3.8%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 04/28/1876

Elevation: 627 feet

Land area: 0.25 square miles.

Population density: 1,501 people per square mile 
 
 (low).

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For population 25 years and over in Martinton:

  • High school or higher: 94.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 9.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.2%
  • Unemployed: 9.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 29.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Martinton village:

  • Never married: 24.7%
  • Now married: 60.2%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 3.5%
  • Divorced: 11.7%

7 residents are foreign born (0.6% Europe).

This village:  2.3%
Illinois:  13.9%



According to our research of Illinois and other state lists there was 1 registered sex offender living in Martinton, Illinois as of July 24, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Martinton to the number of sex offenders is 377 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $2,354 (2.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $2,556 (2.9%)

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Joliet, IL (47.1 miles , pop. 106,221).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Chicago, IL (64.1 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Papineau, IL (1.9 miles) , Beaverville, IL (2.2 miles ), Donovan, IL (2.5 miles ), St. Anne, IL (2.7 miles ), Watseka, IL (3.1 miles ), Iroquois, IL (3.1 miles ), Sammons Point, IL (3.3 miles ), Clifton, IL (3.3 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 3 buildings, average cost: $45,000
  • 1998: 3 buildings, average cost: $45,000
  • 1999: 3 buildings, average cost: $45,000
  • 2000: 3 buildings, average cost: $45,000
  • 2001: 3 buildings, average cost: $45,000
  • 2002: 3 buildings, average cost: $45,000
  • 2003: 0 buildings
  • 2004: 0 buildings
  • 2005: 3 buildings, average cost: $300,000
  • 2006: 0 buildings
  • 2007: 0 buildings
  • 2008: 0 buildings
  • 2009: 0 buildings
  • 2010: 0 buildings
  • 2011: 1 building, cost: $500,000
  • 2012: 1 building, cost: $200,000

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Latitude: 40.92 N, Longitude: 87.73 W

Area code: 815

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Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

8.0%
Illinois:

9.5%

Unemployment by year (%)


Population change in the 1990s: +73 (+24.2%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (32%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (22%)
  • Construction (15%)
  • Wholesale trade (9%)
  • Retail trade (8%)
  • Other services, except public administration (4%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (3%)
  • Finance and insurance (24%)
  • Health care and social assistance (18%)
  • Educational services (14%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Public administration (9%)
  • Manufacturing (8%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (8%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (20%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (11%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (11%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (9%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (6%)
  • Agricultural workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (11%)
  • Other teachers and instructors, education, training, and library occupations (10%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (7%)
  • Registered nurses (6%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (6%)
  • Cashiers (6%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (5%)

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Tornado activity:

Martinton-area historical tornado activity is above Illinois state average. It is 168% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/17/1963, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 26.7 miles away from the Martinton village center killed one person and injured 70 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 3/12/1976, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 6.0 miles away from the village center killed one person and injured 15 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Martinton-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Illinois state average. It is 98% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/28/2004 at 06:10:52, a magnitude 4.2 (4.0 MB, 4.2 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 71.8 miles away from the city center
On 4/14/2000 at 03:54:20, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 95.1 miles away from Martinton center
On 12/17/1990 at 05:24:59, a magnitude 3.2 (3.2 MD, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 68.7 miles away from the city center
On 12/16/1996 at 01:58:31, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 99.4 miles away from the city center
On 4/24/1990 at 09:41:24, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 97.7 miles away from Martinton center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Iroquois County (7) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 4
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 4, Floods: 3, Snow: 1, Storm: 1, Tornado: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Hospitals/medical centers near Martinton:

  • SUGAR CREEK CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; WATSEKA, IL)
  • WATSEKA REHAB AND HLTH CARE CTR (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; WATSEKA, IL)
  • FORD IROQUOIS PUBLIC HEALTH DE (Home Health Center, about 10 miles away; WATSEKA, IL)

Political contributions by individuals in Martinton, IL

Amtrak stations near Martinton:

  • 16 miles: KANKAKEE (199 S. EAST AVE.) . Services: partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public payphones, full-service food facilities, public transit connection.
  • 18 miles: GILMAN (U.S. 24 & U.S. 45) . Services: partially wheelchair accessible, free short-term parking, free long-term parking.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Martinton:

  • Olivet Nazarene University (about 19 miles; Bourbonnais, IL; Full-time enrollment: 2,889)
  • Prairie State College (about 43 miles; Chicago Heights, IL; FT enrollment: 2,252)
  • Joliet Junior College (about 47 miles; Joliet, IL; FT enrollment: 6,668)
  • South Suburban College (about 49 miles; South Holland, IL; FT enrollment: 2,553)
  • Purdue University-Calumet Campus (about 49 miles; Hammond, IN; FT enrollment: 6,151)
  • Indiana University-Northwest (about 49 miles; Gary, IN; FT enrollment: 3,251)
  • Ivy Tech Community College-Northwest (about 50 miles; Gary, IN; FT enrollment: 3,581)

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Notable location: Martinton Fire Protection District (A). Display/hide its location on the map

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

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 1.9%
(2.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for other race residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This village:  2.8 people
Illinois:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This village:  74.5%
Whole state:  65.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This village:  8.0%
Whole state:  6.3%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Martinton, IL

Martinton compared to Illinois state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age 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.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.


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Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Martinton travel time to work - commute


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Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (86%)
  • Electricity (12%)
  • Wood (2%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Martinton village (based on Iroquois County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 56.75%
Here56.8%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchLutheran ChurchUnited Methodist ChurchEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaChristian Churches and Churches of Christ
Adherents22.8%20.1%17.2%12.3%8.8%
Congregations12.9%14.3%22.9%7.1%11.4%
NameUnited Church of ChristChristian Church (Disciples of Christ) Inc. Apostolic Christian Church of AmericaChurch of the NazareneOther
Adherents3.9%2.1%2.1%1.7%9.1%
Congregations4.3%2.9%1.4%5.7%17.1%
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
Iroquois County:

2.98 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

2.24 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
Iroquois County:

0.66 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

0.75 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 12
Here:

3.97 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

2.61 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 25
Here:

8.27 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

6.86 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Iroquois County:

9.1%
State:

8.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Iroquois County:

27.3%
State:

25.2%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

19.6%
Illinois:

14.5%

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
Other Government Administration 0$0 9$786
Water Supply 0$0 1$395
Totals for Government 0$0 10$1,181

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

  • Construction - Water Utilities: $20,000 ($53.05)
  • Current Operations - Financial Administration: $27,000 ($71.62)
    Water Utilities: $25,000 ($66.31)
    Welfare - Other: $13,000 ($34.48)
    Solid Waste Management: $11,000 ($29.18)
    Regular Highways: $7,000 ($18.57)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $14,000 ($37.14)

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

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $13,000 ($34.48)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $18,000 ($47.75)
    General Revenue, NEC: $3,000 ($7.96)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $15,000 ($39.79)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $40,000 ($106.10)
    Highways: $9,000 ($23.87)
  • Tax - Property: $23,000 ($61.01)
    NEC: $2,000 ($5.31)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $442,000 ($1172.41)

5.25% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($31,523 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.25%
Illinois average:

5.66%

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


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Kankakee County, IL  1.46% ($32,034 average AGI)
from Cook County, IL  0.57% ($33,565)
from Ford County, IL  0.47% ($36,053)


5.98% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($32,188 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.98%
Illinois average:

5.99%

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 Kankakee County, IL  1.59% ($36,599 average AGI)
to Champaign County, IL  0.49% ($25,559)
to Ford County, IL  0.45% ($31,963)

Strongest AM radio stations in Martinton:

  • WLS (890 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLS, INC.)
  • WYLL (1160 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: SCA LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WSCR (670 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WMVP (1000 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WGN (720 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WGN CONTINENTAL BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WBBM (780 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WGFA (1360 AM; daytime; 1 kW; WATSEKA, IL; Owner: IROQUOIS COUNTY BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WVIV (1200 AM; 20 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLXX-AM LICENSE CORP.)
  • WIBC (1070 AM; 50 kW; INDIANAPOLIS, IN; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WTMJ (620 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WIND (560 AM; 5 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: TICHENOR LICENSE CORPORATION ("TLC"))
  • WKAN (1320 AM; 1 kW; KANKAKEE, IL; Owner: STARADIO CORPORATION)
  • WOWO (1190 AM; 50 kW; FORT WAYNE, IN; Owner: PATHFINDER COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in Martinton:

  • WGFA-FM (94.1 FM; WATSEKA, IL; Owner: IROQUOIS COUNTY BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WVLI (95.1 FM; KANKAKEE, IL; Owner: MILNER BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WIVR (101.7 FM; KENTLAND, IN; Owner: MILNER BROADCASTING ENTERPRISES, LLC)
  • WONU (89.7 FM; KANKAKEE, IL; Owner: OLIVET NAZARENE UNIVERSITY)
  • WKIF (92.7 FM; KANKAKEE, IL; Owner: SPANISH BROADCASTING SYSTEM OF ILLINOIS, INC.)
  • WKCC (91.1 FM; KANKAKEE, IL; Owner: KANKAKEE COMMUNITY COLLEGE)
  • WRZA (99.9 FM; PARK FOREST, IL; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • WAWF (88.3 FM; KANKAKEE, IL; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • WYBA (102.3 FM; CRETE, IL; Owner: DONTRON INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Martinton:

  • W34CD (Channel 34; QUINCY, IL; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WYIN (Channel 56; GARY, IN; Owner: NORTHWEST INDIANA PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC.)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

10 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Martinton)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

2
  • MARTINTON PRIM, 1600 East & County Rd 2900 (Il12504-B) (Lat: 40.932194 Lon: -87.818806), Type: Mast, Structure height: 76.2 m, Overall height: 77.1 m, Call Sign: WQQH534
    Assigned Frequencies: 6063.80 MHz, 5974.85 MHz, 6063.80 MHz, 5974.85 MHz, 6063.80 MHz, 5974.85 MHz, 6063.80 MHz, 5974.85 MHz
    Grant Date: 12/12/2012, Expiration Date: 12/12/2022, Certifier: Charles Cleary
    Registrant: Verizon Wireless, 1120 Sanctuary Pkwy #150 Gasa5reg, Alpharetta, GA 30009-7630, Phone: (770) 797-1070, Fax: (770) 797-1036, Email:
  • PITTWOOD, 2542 North 2050 Road (Lat: 40.882389 Lon: -87.739583), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 76.2 m, Overall height: 80.8 m, Call Sign: WQQY231
    Assigned Frequencies: 5974.85 MHz, 5974.85 MHz, 5974.85 MHz, 5974.85 MHz
    Grant Date: 03/22/2013, Expiration Date: 03/22/2023, Certifier: Charles Cleary
    Registrant: Verizon Wireless, 1120 Sanctuary Pkwy #150 Gasa5reg, Alpharetta, GA 30009-7630, Phone: (770) 797-1070, Fax: (770) 797-1036, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

1
  • Call Sign: W9SQX, Licensee ID: L01095167
    Grant Date: 12/15/2005, Expiration Date: 02/15/2016, Certifier: Leonard R Wisniewski
    Registrant: Leonard R Wisniewski, 2838 North State Route One, Martinton, IL 60951

FAA Registered Aircraft:

2
  • Aircraft: MOONEY M20J (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 126 mph), Engine: LYCOMING I0360 SER (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 4248H , Serial Number: 24-0681, Year manufactured: 1978, Airworthiness Date: 08/24/1978
    Registrant (Individual): Gary F Roth, 1742 E 2850n, Martinton, IL 60951
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 150M (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 81 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR 0-200 SERIES (100 HP) (4 Cycle)
    N-Number: 7668U , Serial Number: 15077794, Year manufactured: 1976, Airworthiness Date: 01/16/1976
    Registrant (Individual): Daniel P Pederson, 3031 North State Route 1, Martinton, IL 60951


2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 3
  • Hazardous Condition: 4
  • Good Intent Call: 1


Most common first names in Martinton, IL among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary969.6 years
Charles778.0 years
Raymond573.2 years
Edward580.6 years
Margaret571.4 years
Walter580.0 years
Florence471.5 years
Robert468.5 years
Clarence478.5 years
Mabel484.0 years
Most common last names in Martinton, IL among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Langellier1072.3 years
Hinrichs578.6 years
Blain576.6 years
Boudreau583.2 years
Miller574.4 years
Schroeder583.6 years
Demierre470.2 years
Johnson370.7 years
Arnold372.0 years
Bellamy362.0 years

Martinton on our top lists:

  • #4 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Metal and mineral, except petroleum, merchant wholesalers"
  • #17 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Pharmacies and drug stores"
  • #27 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Miscellaneous nondurable goods merchant wholesalers"
  • #32 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Motor vehicle, parts and supplies merchant wholesalers"
  • #46 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Truck transportation"
  • #70 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Protective service occupations:"
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