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Martin County, Minnesota (MN)


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County population in 2012: 20,475 (46% urban, 54% rural); it was 21,802 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 3,944
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 2,858
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 7,014
Renter-occupied apartments: 2,233 (it was 2,053 in 2000)
% of renters here:

23%
State:

27%

Land area: 709 sq. mi.
Water area: 20.2 sq. mi.
Population density: 29 people per square mile 
 
 (low).

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Martin County: 87.3 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (24.0%), Manufacturing (18.6%), Retail trade (11.2%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 78%
  • Government: 11%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 11%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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Races in Martin County, Minnesota:


Median resident age:  45.0 years
Minnesota median age:  37.0 years

Males: 10,229  (51.1%)
Females: 10,611  (48.9%)

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Martin County,MN real estate house value trend



Average household size:
Martin County:

2.0 people
Minnesota:

2 people

Estimated median household income in 2009: $41,094 ($34,810 in 1999)
This county:

$41094
Minnesota:

$55616

Median contract rent in 2009 for apartments: $351 (lower quartile is $280, upper quartile is $452)
This county:

$351
State:

$683


Estimated median house or condo value in 2009: $92,649 (it was $64,200 in 2000)
Martin County:

$92,649
Minnesota:

$200,400
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $58,678 - $152,878

Mean price in 2009:

Detached houses: $164,391
Here:

$164,391
State:

$247,637

Townhouses or other attached units: $477,695
Here:

$477,695
State:

$193,158

In 2-unit structures: $230,772
Here:

$230,772
State:

$233,138

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $36,152
Here:

$36,152
State:

$214,201

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $121,707
Here:

$121,707
State:

$177,950

Mobile homes: $53,220
Here:

$53,220
State:

$34,666
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,238
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $286

Institutionalized population: 231

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


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


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Single-family new house construction building permits:


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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2009: $758 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2009: $764 (0.9%)


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 2009: 8.6%
(8.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Black residents, 8.4% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 9.4% for American Indian residents, 0.0% for other race residents, 22.2% for two or more races residents)
Median age of residents in 2010: 45 years old
(Males: 43 years old, Females: 47 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 46 years old, Black residents: 18 years old, American Indian residents: 27 years old, Asian residents: 31 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 23 years old, Other race residents: 24 years old)

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

10.5%
Whole state:

7.9%

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

3.5%
Whole state:

3.2%

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Martin County is $418 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $503 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $730 a month.

Cities in this county include: Fairmont, Truman, Sherburn, Trimont, Welcome, Ceylon, Granada, Northrop, Dunnell, Ormsby.

Martin County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential
Local government website: www.co.martin.mn.us

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Notable locations in this county outside city limits:

Notable locations in Martin County: Fox Lake Golf Club (A), Rolling Green Fairways (B), Rose Lake Golf Club (C), Flying Goose Campgrounds (D), Dawsons Lakeside Campgrounds (E), Neusch Farms (F), Timberlake Orchards (G). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Martin County include: Brainard Church (A), Cedar Church (B), East Chain Church (C), Emmanuel Church (D), Evangelical Church (E), Horicon Church (F), Saint Olaf Church (G), Saint Pauls Church (H), Saint Paul's Lutheran Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: North Star Cemetery (1), Westford Cemetery (2), Lone Cedar Cemetery (3), Oakwood Cemetery (4), Cedar Hill Cemetery (5), Cedar Lake Cemetery (6), Center Chain Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes, reservoirs, and swamps: Big Twin Lake (A), Willmert Lake (B), Watkins Lake (C), Temperance Lake (D), Swag Lake (E), Susan Lake (F), South Silver Lake (G), Lake Seymour (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: South Fork Elm Creek (A), Cedar Creek (B), Fourmile Creek (C), Rooney Run (D), Mink Creek (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Martin County include: Jaycee Park (1), Luedtke State Wildlife Management Area (2), Perch Creek State Wildlife Management Area (3), Ceylon Wayside (4), Dunnell Wayside (5), Ceylon State Wildlife Management Areas (6), East Chain State Wildlife Management Area (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

 

Neighboring counties: Blue Earth County , Faribault County , Emmet County, Iowa , Jackson County , Kossuth County, Iowa , Watonwan County .

County total employment by year

County average yearly wages by year ($)


Current college students: 492
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 83.7%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 16.1%

Number of foreign born residents: 298 (40% naturalized citizens)

Martin County:

1.4%
Whole state:

5.3%

Year of entry for the foreign-born population


Mean travel time to work (commute): 15.8 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 84.7%

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

Housing units in structures:


Housing units in Martin County with a mortgage: 3,159 (366 second mortgage, 440 home equity loan, 14 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 2,449

Here:

56.3% with mortgage
State:

74.2% with mortgage



Religion statistics:

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 88.59%
Here88.6%
USA50.2%
Total adherents: 19,314
Total congregations: 55

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameLutheran ChurchEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaCatholic ChurchUnited Church of ChristUnited Methodist Church
Adherents5,567 (28.8%)4,576 (23.7%)3,468 (18.0%)1,740 (9.0%)1,563 (8.1%)
Congregations12 (21.8%)9 (16.4%)4 (7.3%)7 (12.7%)6 (10.9%)
NameEvangelical Free Church of America The Evangelical Covenant ChurchChristian Churches and Churches of ChristSalvation ArmyOther
Adherents621 (3.2%)382 (2.0%)283 (1.5%)280 (1.4%)834 (4.3%)
Congregations2 (3.6%)2 (3.6%)3 (5.5%)1 (1.8%)9 (16.4%)
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.

Religions in Martin County - Fairmont, Truman, Sherburn, Trimont, Welcome

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 5
This county:

2.45 / 10,000 pop.
Minnesota:

1.83 / 10,000 pop.



Number of convenience stores (with gas): 13
This county:

6.36 / 10,000 pop.
Minnesota:

3.90 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 14
Martin County:

6.85 / 10,000 pop.
Minnesota:

6.98 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

7.9%
Minnesota:

6.5%

Adult obesity rate:
Here:

27.8%
Minnesota:

25.9%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Martin County:

11.3%
State:

13.0%


Agriculture in Martin County:

Average size of farms: 443 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $260,786
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $265.44
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 0.14%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 58.67%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $233,594
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 91.62%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 0.24%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $196,624
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 84.49%
Average age of principal farm operators: 52 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 4.68
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 7.15%
Corn for grain: 202456 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 87 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 175797 harvested acres
Vegetables: 3,449 harvested acres

Tornado activity:

Martin County historical area-adjusted tornado activity is near Minnesota state average. It is 1.2 times below overall U.S. average.

Earthquake activity:

Martin County-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Minnesota state average. It is 100% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 2/9/1994 at 08:45:35, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 94.3 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG)

Most recent natural disasters:


The number of natural disasters in Martin County (9) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 7
Emergencies Declared: 2

Class of Workers


Most common industries (%)
Males Females
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (15%)
  • Construction (8%)
  • Machinery (6%)
  • Transportation equipment (5%)
  • Food (5%)
  • Truck transportation (5%)
  • Health care (4%)
  • Health care (18%)
  • Educational services (13%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
  • Social assistance (4%)
  • Food and beverage stores (4%)
  • Public administration (3%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Farmers and farm managers (9%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (7%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (6%)
  • Agricultural workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (4%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (6%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (5%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (4%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (4%)

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




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





Martin County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 8,400 (79%)
  • Carpooled: 945 (9%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 15 (0%)
  • Taxi: 61 (1%)
  • Motorcycle: 3 (0%)
  • Bicycle: 63 (1%)
  • Walked: 409 (4%)
  • Other means: 36 (0%)
  • Worked at home: 688 (6%)

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders


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

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


Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2005 was $46,184.

3.93% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($32,808 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.93%
Minnesota average:

7.79%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
2.41% relocated from other counties in Minnesota ($18,692 average AGI)
1.52% relocated from other states ($14,117 average AGI)
Martin County:

1.52%
Minnesota average:

2.24%

Percentage of residents relocating from other counties or countries


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Faribault County, MN  0.34% ($26,448 average AGI)
from Blue Earth County, MN  0.26% ($37,318)
from Jackson County, MN  0.25% ($20,667)
from Watonwan County, MN  0.16% ($17,429)
from Dakota County, MN  0.12% ($26,500)
from Hennepin County, MN  0.12% ($26,700)


5.79% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($34,560 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.79%
Minnesota average:

7.84%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
3.53% relocated to other counties in Minnesota ($22,763 average AGI)
2.26% relocated to other states ($11,797 average AGI)
Martin County:

2.26%
Minnesota average:

2.37%

Percentage of residents relocating to other counties or countries


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Blue Earth County, MN  0.54% ($28,255 average AGI)
to Faribault County, MN  0.37% ($22,500)
to Hennepin County, MN  0.32% ($28,000)
to Emmet County, IA  0.23% ($22,300)
to Ramsey County, MN  0.22% ($24,737)
to Watonwan County, MN  0.18% ($103,375)
to Nicollet County, MN  0.17% ($17,533)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 11.3
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 10.9

Births per 1000 population in Martin County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 11.4
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 11.4

Deaths per 1000 population in Martin County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 4.8
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 3.1

Infant deaths per 1000 live births in Martin County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2003: 4,630 (4,179 aged, 451 disabled)
Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 10%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 7%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 4.75
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 13077.36
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 460.940
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 46868.47

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1061.800
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 976.1
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 19.05

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 45.49
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 95.23

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 9.52

Household type by relationship:

Households: 20,492

Size of family households: 3,176 2-persons, 1,035 3-persons, 909 4-persons, 429 5-persons, 156 6-persons, 67 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 2,837 1-person, 354 2-persons, 42 3-persons, 23 4-persons, 3 5-persons, 4 6-persons.

96.2% of residents of Martin County speak English at home.
2.0% of residents speak Spanish at home (50% speak English very well, 22% speak English well, 23% speak English not well, 5% don't speak English at all).
1.4% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (85% speak English very well, 13% speak English well, 2% speak English not well).
0.4% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (32% speak English very well, 42% speak English well, 22% speak English not well, 4% don't speak English at all).
0.1% of residents speak other language at home (56% speak English very well, 25% speak English well, 19% speak English not well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $127,876,000 ($6077 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $1,661,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $59,783,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $27,159,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $16,951,000
Federal grants: $17,498,000
Federal procurement contracts: $1,968,000 ($266,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $4,518,000 ($233,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $976,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $8,468,000
Federal Government insurance: $100,178,000

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

Births: 1,209
Here:

58 per 1000 residents
State:

70 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 1,253
Here:

60 per 1000 residents
State:

38 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +29
Here:

+1 per 1000 residents
State:

+14 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: -762
Here -36 per 1000 residents
State -3 per 1000 residents

Population growth in Martin County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 1.94 millions of gallons per day (28% from ground, 72% from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.4
State:

6.6

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.3
State:

3.7

Year house built

Rooms in houses/apartments in Martin County, Minnesota
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • 1 room: 4
  • 2 rooms: 35
  • 3 rooms: 131
  • 4 rooms: 620
  • 5 rooms: 1,319
  • 6 rooms: 1,485
  • 7 rooms: 1,291
  • 8 rooms: 988
  • 9+ rooms: 1,141
  • 1 room: 16
  • 2 rooms: 257
  • 3 rooms: 355
  • 4 rooms: 507
  • 5 rooms: 393
  • 6 rooms: 208
  • 7 rooms: 146
  • 8 rooms: 99
  • 9+ rooms: 72
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Martin County, Minnesota
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no bedroom: 6
  • 1 bedroom: 244
  • 2 bedrooms: 1,662
  • 3 bedrooms: 3,327
  • 4 bedrooms: 1,463
  • 5+ bedrooms: 312
  • no bedroom: 39
  • 1 bedroom: 615
  • 2 bedrooms: 797
  • 3 bedrooms: 420
  • 4 bedrooms: 130
  • 5+ bedrooms: 52
Cars and other vehicles available in Martin County, Minnesota in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no vehicle: 237
  • 1 vehicle: 2,031
  • 2 vehicles: 3,126
  • 3 vehicles: 1,136
  • 4 vehicles: 376
  • 5+ vehicles: 108
  • no vehicle: 413
  • 1 vehicle: 1,066
  • 2 vehicles: 404
  • 3 vehicles: 123
  • 4 vehicles: 30
  • 5+ vehicles: 17

65% 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, 61% lived in Minnesota.

Martin County:

64.9%
State average:

58.1%


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


Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses in 2000: $45,200


Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 1%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 2%

Year Householders Moved Into Unit:

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Martin County
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Utility gas (67.5%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (19.9%)
  • Electricity (5.7%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (5.1%)
  • Wood (1.1%)
  • Utility gas (51.2%)
  • Electricity (22.8%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (16.8%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (4.9%)
  • Other fuel (3.1%)
  • Wood (0.8%)



Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 329
Here:

12.5%
Minnesota:

11.7%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 80
Here:

5.2%
Minnesota:

6.8%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 35
Here:

9.4%
Minnesota:

24.6%

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 (Noninst.)


Expenditure Revenue

Martin County government finances - Expenditure in 2002:


Martin County government finances - Revenue in 2002:


Martin County government finances - Debt in 2002:


Martin County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002:


Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:



Martin County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1991
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Martin County Fatal accident statistics for 1992 - 2009
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons Pedestrians

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)




Most common first names in Martin County, MN among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John15678.6 years
William13879.9 years
Mary12082.8 years
Walter10878.6 years
Henry9881.7 years
Arthur9679.1 years
George9580.5 years
Robert9472.6 years
Anna9285.9 years
Harold9077.2 years
Most common last names in Martin County, MN among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Johnson13380.6 years
Anderson12478.8 years
Peterson8083.1 years
Meyer7480.1 years
Nelson7279.0 years
Olson6279.5 years
Miller5681.7 years
Carlson4681.2 years
Schultz4579.6 years
Becker4481.6 years
Businesses in Martin County, MN
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1McDonald's1
Arby's1Nike2
Burger King1Pizza Hut1
Comfort Inn1RadioShack1
Curves1Sears1
Dairy Queen1Slumberland1
FedEx1Subway3
GNC1Super 81
H&R Block1T-Mobile1
Holiday Inn1U-Haul1
JCPenney1UPS3
La-Z-Boy1Walgreens1
Maurices1Walmart1
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