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Martin County, Indiana (IN)

County population in 2014: 10,203 (28% urban, 72% rural); it was 10,369 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 1,911
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 1,483
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 3,401
Renter-occupied apartments: 822 (it was 782 in 2000)
% of renters here:

19%
State:

30%

Land area: 336 sq. mi.

Water area: 4.4 sq. mi.

Population density: 30 people per square mile   (low).

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Martin County: 85.7 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Retail trade (30.3%), Agriculture,forestry,fishing and hunting, and mining (28.3%), Construction (17.2%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 66%
  • Government: 13%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 21%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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Races in Martin County, Indiana:

  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (98.0%)
  • Two or more races (0.7%)
  • Hispanic or Latino (0.7%)
Median resident age:  41.0 years
Indiana median age:  37.0 years
Males: 5,156  (50.5%)
Females: 5,047  (49.5%)
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Martin County,IN real estate house value trend

Average household size:
Martin County:

2.0 people
Indiana:

3 people
Estimated median household income in 2013: $44,073 ($36,411 in 1999)

This county:

$44073
Indiana:

$47529

Median contract rent in 2013 for apartments: $380 (lower quartile is $269, upper quartile is $478)
This county:

$380
State:

$585


Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $88,068 (it was $60,700 in 2000)
Martin:

$88,068
Indiana:

$122,200
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $54,187 - $137,811
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $885
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $292

Institutionalized population: 36

Crime in 2005 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 0
  • Robberies: 1
  • Assaults: 2
  • Burglaries: 13
  • Thefts: 27
  • Auto thefts: 8

Crime in 2004 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 0
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 3
  • Burglaries: 13
  • Thefts: 23
  • Auto thefts: 6
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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2007: 3 buildings, average cost: $152,800
  • 2008: 6 buildings, average cost: $125,800
  • 2009: 1 building, cost: $190,000
  • 2010: 0 buildings
  • 2011: 3 buildings, average cost: $116,700
  • 2012: 2 buildings, average cost: $55,000
  • 2013: 3 buildings, average cost: $98,800
  • 2014: 8 buildings, average cost: $134,400

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

2000 Presidential Elections Results

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $613 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $483 (0.6%)

Martin County household income distribution in 2009 Martin County home values distribution Martin County contract rent distribution in 2009
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 14.6%
(14.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 45.5% for two or more races residents)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 15.1%
Martin County:

15.1%
Indiana:

15.9%
(15.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 44.4% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2013: 42 years old
(Males: 42 years old, Females: 44 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 42 years old, Black residents: 94 years old, Asian residents: 9 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 44 years old, Other race residents: 31 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Martin County is $395 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $503 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $620 a month.

Cities in this county include: Loogootee, Shoals, Crane, Burns City, Dover Hill.

Martin County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

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Notable locations in this county outside city limits:

Notable locations in Martin County: Graber Poultry Farm (A), Washington Waterworks (B), Veale Township Volunteer Fire Department (C), Washington Township Volunteer Fire Department Station 1 (D), Harrison Township Volunteer Fire Department Montgomery (E), Waglers Greenhouse (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Martin County include: Aikman Church (A), All Saints Church (B), Antioch Church (C), Assembly of God Church (D), Baile Church (E), Berea Church (F), Bethany Church (G), Bethel Church (H), Cedar Grove Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Alfordsville Cemetery (1), Bethel Cemetery (2), Friendship Cemetery (3), Saint Patricks Glencoe Cemetery (4), Saint Peters Cemetery (5), Hawkins Cemetery (6), Fairview Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes, reservoirs, and swamps: Melton Pond (A), Little Piney Pond (B), Horseshoe Pond (C), Indian Pond (D), Jackson Pond (E), Big Piney Pond (F), Blue Hole Pond (G), Swan Pond (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Veale Creek (A), East Fork White River (B), Smothers Creek (C), Slate Creek (D), Hurricane Branch (E), Prairie Creek (F), Hawkins Creek (G), Hanna Creek (H), Grindstone Branch (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Martin County include: Glendale State Fish and Wildlife Area (1), West Boggs Park (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Neighboring counties: Gibson County , Nicholas County, West Virginia , Jefferson County , Jasper County, Illinois , Knox County .

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

3.6%
Indiana:

4.0%

Unemployment by year (%)

County total employment by year

County average yearly wages by year ($)

Current college students: 199
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 74.2%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 8.8%

Number of foreign born residents: 27 (63% naturalized citizens)

Martin County:

0.3%
Whole state:

3.1%

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 1995 to March 2000: 0
  • 1990 to 1994: 0
  • 1985 to 1989: 8
  • 1980 to 1984: 0
  • 1975 to 1979: 0
  • 1970 to 1974: 3
  • 1970 to 1974: 0
  • 1965 to 1969: 16

Mean travel time to work (commute): 27.7 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 55.7%

Martin County marital status for males Martin County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 3,206
  • One, attached: 37
  • Two: 112
  • 3 or 4: 83
  • 5 to 9: 62
  • 10 to 19: 14
  • 20 or more: 31
  • Mobile homes: 1,176
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 8

Housing units in Martin County with a mortgage: 1,095 (86 second mortgage, 131 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 803

Here:

0.0% with mortgage
State:

70.9% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Martin County

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic2,6224
Evangelical Protestant2,35722
Mainline Protestant1,2328
None4,123-
Martin County Religion Details
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.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 3
Martin County:

2.99 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.73 / 10,000 pop.


Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
This county:

1.00 / 10,000 pop.
Indiana:

0.50 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 5
Martin County:

4.98 / 10,000 pop.
Indiana:

3.57 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 10
This county:

9.96 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.78 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Martin County:

9.5%
Indiana:

9.2%

Adult obesity rate:
Martin County:

29.2%
State:

29.0%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

9.3%
State:

14.3%

Agriculture in Martin County:

Average size of farms: 181 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $79,016
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $132.79
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 0.00%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 83.46%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $77,913
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 54.24%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $59,970
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 90.57%
Average age of principal farm operators: 52 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 13.05
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 5.41%
Corn for grain: 13944 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 819 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 13556 harvested acres

Tornado activity:

Martin County historical area-adjusted tornado activity is significantly below Indiana state average. It is 1532947.5 times below overall U.S. average.
Tornadoes in this county have caused 34 injuries recorded between 1950 and 2004.
On 11/15/2005, a category 3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado injured 31 people and caused $12 million in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Martin County-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Indiana state average. It is 77% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 60.0 miles away from Martin County center
On 6/10/1987 at 23:48:54, a magnitude 5.1 (4.9 MB, 4.4 MS, 4.6 MS, 5.1 LG) earthquake occurred 57.1 miles away from the county center
On 6/18/2002 at 17:37:15, a magnitude 5.0 (4.3 MB, 4.6 MW, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 72.4 miles away from the county center
On 4/18/2008 at 15:14:16, a magnitude 4.8 (4.5 MB, 4.8 MW, 4.6 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 57.4 miles away from the county center
On 7/27/1980 at 18:52:21, a magnitude 5.2 (5.1 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 UK, 5.2 UK) earthquake occurred 160.6 miles away from Martin County center
On 4/3/1974 at 23:05:02, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG) earthquake occurred 68.7 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Most recent natural disasters:

  • Indianaevere Storms and Flooding, Incident Period: September 12, 2008 to October 6, 2008, MMajor Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1795): September 23, 2008, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1795, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • IndianaHurricane Katrina Evacuation, Incident Period: August 29, 2005 to October 1, 2005, Emergency Declared (EM-3238): September 10, 2005, FEMA Id: FEMA-EM-3238, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • IndianaSevere Winter Storms and Flooding, Incident Period: January 1, 2005 to February 11, 2005, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1573): January 21, 2005, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1573, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm, Flood
  • IndianaSnow, Incident Period: December 21, 2004 to December 23, 2004, Emergency Declared (EM-3197): January 11, 2005, FEMA Id: FEMA-EM-3197, Natural disaster type: Snow
  • IndianaTornadoes, and Flooding, Incident Period: July 3, 2004 to July 18, 2004, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1542): September 1, 2004, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1542, Natural disaster type: Tornado, Flood
  • IndianaSevere Storms, Tornadoes, and Flooding, Incident Period: May 25, 2004 to June 25, 2004, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1520): June 3, 2004, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1520, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • Indianaevere Storms, Tornadoes and Flooding, Incident Period: April 28, 2002 to June 7, 2002, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1418): June 13, 2002, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1418, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • IndianaFlooding, Incident Period: April 28, 1996 to May 25, 1996, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1125): July 3, 1996, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1125, Natural disaster type: Flood
  • IndianaFlooding, Severe Storm, Incident Period: December 28, 1990 to January 22, 1991, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-891): January 5, 1991, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-891, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • IndianaFlooding, Severe Storm, Tornado, Incident Period: May 15, 1990 to June 28, 1990, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-869): June 4, 1990, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-869, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • 1 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Martin County (11) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 9, Storms: 6, Tornadoes: 4, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Class of Workers

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Health care and social assistance (21%)
  • Public administration (12%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Manufacturing (10%)
  • Educational services (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Other services, except public administration (4%)
  • Health care and social assistance (26%)
  • Public administration (15%)
  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Manufacturing (12%)
  • Educational services (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Production occupations (17%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (11%)
  • Transportation occupations (10%)
  • Management occupations (9%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (8%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (6%)
  • Sales and related occupations (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (15%)
  • Sales and related occupations (14%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (12%)
  • Production occupations (8%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (6%)
  • Management occupations (6%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (5%)

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents (%):

  • United Kingdom (52%)
  • Guatemala (30%)
  • Korea (11%)
  • Japan (7%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Martin County (%):

  • United States or American (35%)
  • German (24%)
  • Irish (13%)
  • English (8%)
  • French (except Basque) (2%)
  • Scottish (1%)
  • Italian (1%)

Martin County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 3,662 (78%)
  • Carpooled: 772 (16%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 5 (0%)
  • Walked: 75 (2%)
  • Other means: 11 (0%)
  • Worked at home: 173 (4%)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders ($)


People in group quarters in Martin County, Indiana in 2000:

  • 56 people in nursing homes
  • 48 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 3 people in military barracks, etc.

People in group quarters in Martin County, Indiana in 2010:

  • 50 people in military barracks and dormitories (nondisciplinary)
  • 36 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 7 people in group homes intended for adults
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $47,854.

4.89% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($38,281 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.89%
Indiana average:

5.59%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
3.47% relocated from other counties in Indiana ($25,500 average AGI)
1.42% relocated from other states ($12,781 average AGI)
Martin County:

1.42%
Indiana average:

2.09%

Percentage of residents relocating from other counties or countries


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Daviess County, IN  0.77% ($39,452 average AGI)
from Dubois County, IN  0.45% ($30,722)
from Lawrence County, IN  0.30% ($28,250)


5.52% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($30,861 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.52%
Indiana average:

5.83%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
4.26% relocated to other counties in Indiana ($22,807 average AGI)
1.26% relocated to other states ($8,054 average AGI)
Martin County:

1.26%
Indiana average:

2.32%

Percentage of residents relocating to other counties or countries


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Dubois County, IN  0.72% ($22,379 average AGI)
to Daviess County, IN  0.64% ($32,923)
to Lawrence County, IN  0.50% ($34,950)
to Orange County, IN  0.37% ($26,400)
to Knox County, IN  0.32% ($25,846)
to Greene County, IN  0.27% ($32,000)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 14.4
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 12.7

Births per 1000 population in Martin County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 10.2
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 10.3
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 9.8

Deaths per 1000 population in Martin County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 6.1
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 11.2

Infant deaths per 1000 live births in Martin County

Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 14.8%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 8.6%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Martin County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19

Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Martin County


Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 1,916 (1,575 aged, 341 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 166 (7%)

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare)

Aged persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare)

Disabled persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare)

Most common underlying causes of death in Martin County, Indiana in 1999 - 2014:

  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (169)
  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (125)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (123)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (72)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (64)
  • Alzheimer's disease, unspecified (36)
  • Colon, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (36)
  • Unspecified dementia (34)
  • Congestive heart failure (30)
  • Pneumonia, unspecified (30)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 10%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 9%

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1232.430
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 924.320
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 19.26

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 18.99
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 86.66

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 19.26

Household type by relationship:

Households: 10,241
  • In family households: 8,648 (2,261 male householders, 571 female householders)
    2,224 spouses, 2,929 children (2,696 natural, 50 adopted, 183 stepchildren), 243 grandchildren, 47 brothers or sisters, 56 parents, 58 other relatives, 220 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 1,593 (720 male householders (604 living alone)), 664 female householders (606 living alone)), 209 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 93 (36 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 1,340 2-persons, 600 3-persons, 503 4-persons, 253 5-persons, 88 6-persons, 48 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 1,210 1-person, 153 2-persons, 13 3-persons, 4 4-persons, 2 5-persons, 2 6-persons.

1,963 married couples with children.
475 single-parent households (131 men, 344 women).

98.6% of residents of Martin County speak English at home.
0.7% of residents speak Spanish at home (90% speak English very well, 10% speak English not well).
0.7% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (67% speak English very well, 13% speak English well, 20% speak English not well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $347,266,000 ($33177 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $283,811,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $33,731,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $12,972,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $1,399,000
Federal grants: $12,667,000
Federal procurement contracts: $108,058,000 ($105,880,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $178,440,000 ($176,407,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $213,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $3,335,000
Federal Government insurance: $6,620,000

Population change from April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2005:

Births: 680
Here:

65 per 1000 residents
State:

72 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 538
Here:

52 per 1000 residents
State:

47 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: -3
Here -0 per 1000 residents
State +9 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: -106
Here -10 per 1000 residents
State -3 per 1000 residents

Population growth in Martin County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 0.85 millions of gallons per day (all from ground)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

5.6
State:

6.1

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.2
State:

4.2

Year house built

  • 2005 or later: 119
  • 2000 to 2004: 506
  • 1990 to 1999: 776
  • 1980 to 1989: 658
  • 1970 to 1979: 768
  • 1960 to 1969: 308
  • 1950 to 1959: 513
  • 1940 to 1949: 362
  • 1939 or earlier: 794
Rooms in houses/apartments in Martin County, Indiana
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • 1 room: 15
  • 2 rooms: 13
  • 3 rooms: 84
  • 4 rooms: 530
  • 5 rooms: 975
  • 6 rooms: 867
  • 7 rooms: 426
  • 8 rooms: 212
  • 9+ rooms: 279
  • 1 room: 8
  • 2 rooms: 39
  • 3 rooms: 159
  • 4 rooms: 267
  • 5 rooms: 154
  • 6 rooms: 65
  • 7 rooms: 31
  • 8 rooms: 25
  • 9+ rooms: 34
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Martin County, Indiana
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no bedroom: 18
  • 1 bedroom: 94
  • 2 bedrooms: 992
  • 3 bedrooms: 1,766
  • 4 bedrooms: 449
  • 5+ bedrooms: 82
  • no bedroom: 8
  • 1 bedroom: 184
  • 2 bedrooms: 383
  • 3 bedrooms: 143
  • 4 bedrooms: 45
  • 5+ bedrooms: 19
Cars and other vehicles available in Martin County, Indiana in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no vehicle: 179
  • 1 vehicle: 800
  • 2 vehicles: 1,432
  • 3 vehicles: 658
  • 4 vehicles: 195
  • 5+ vehicles: 137
  • no vehicle: 96
  • 1 vehicle: 420
  • 2 vehicles: 209
  • 3 vehicles: 55
  • 4 vehicles: 0
  • 5+ vehicles: 2

66% of Martin County residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 60% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 75% lived in Indiana.

Martin County:

66.4%
State average:

55.7%

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 8966
  • Northeast: 118
  • Midwest: 535
  • South: 535
  • West: 145

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses in 2000: $76,400


Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 3%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 3%

Year Householders Moved Into Unit

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Martin County
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Utility gas (36.3%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (26.1%)
  • Electricity (21.8%)
  • Wood (8.9%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (6.7%)
  • Electricity (35.8%)
  • Utility gas (33.0%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (18.3%)
  • Wood (8.1%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (4.9%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 111
Here:

9.6%
Indiana:

11.8%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 31
Here:

5.3%
Indiana:

8.8%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 39
Here:

20.3%
Indiana:

23.4%

Educational Attainment (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninstitutionalized)

Martin County government finances - Expenditure in 2002:

  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $1,270,000
    Central Staff Services: $737,000
    Welfare - Other: $562,000
    Corrections - Other: $504,000
    Police Protection: $321,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $262,000
    Health Services - Other: $228,000
    General - Other: $224,000
    Financial Administration: $172,000
    Solid Waste Management: $107,000
    General Public Buildings: $49,000
    Sewerage: $1,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $0
  • Intergovernmental to State - Welfare: $154,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Police Protection: $349,000
    General - Other: $309,000
    Regular Highways: $126,000
    Judicial: $7,000
    Financial Administration: $2,000
    Corrections - Other: $1,000
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $1,463,000

Martin County government finances - Revenue in 2002:

  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $66,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Public Welfare: $241,000
    All Other: $7,000
    General Support: $1,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $282,000
    Interest Earnings: $180,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $1,093,000
    General Support: $230,000
    All Other: $84,000
  • Tax - NEC: $1,891,000
    Property: $1,370,000
    Individual Income: $971,000

Martin County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002:

  • Bond Fund - Cash & Deposits: $0
  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $3,379,000
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $0

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 202
  • Number of aged recipients: 16
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 186
  • Number of recipients under 18: 23
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 140
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 39
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 88
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 82
Martin County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1994
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Martin County Fatal accident statistics for 1995 - 2014
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Most common first names in Martin County, IN among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary15078.9 years
John10174.8 years
William9173.8 years
James8775.9 years
Charles8574.3 years
Robert6269.7 years
George5178.0 years
Joseph4276.5 years
Helen4182.7 years
Donald3263.4 years
Most common last names in Martin County, IN among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Jones8277.1 years
Arvin4976.5 years
Smith3976.0 years
Taylor3475.1 years
Holt3266.8 years
Norris2974.3 years
Brown2780.3 years
Williams2781.6 years
Baker2674.5 years
Hopkins2377.3 years
Businesses in Martin County, IN
NameCountNameCount
CVS1Kroger2
Dairy Queen1MasterBrand Cabinets1
Domino's Pizza1McDonald's1
FedEx1Subway1
H&R Block1Wendy's1