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Martin County, Minnesota (MN)

County population in 2019: 20,124 (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: 28 people per square mile   (low).

March 2019 cost of living index in Martin County: 86.0 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

Industries providing employment: Agriculture,forestry,fishing and hunting, and mining (25.5%), Educational, health and social services (21.2%), Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing (13.8%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 57%
  • Government: 6%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 37%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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  • Races in Martin County, MN (2019)
    • 18,48684.8%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 9314.3%Hispanic or Latino
    • 3071.4%Two or more races
    • 1080.5%Asian alone
    • 950.4%Black Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 270.1%American Indian and Alaska Native alone
    • 210.10%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
    • 70.03%Some other race alone
Median resident age:

45.8 years
Minnesota median age:

38.4 years
Males: 10,071  (50.0%)
Females: 10,053  (50.0%)
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Average household size:
Martin County:

2.0 people
Minnesota:

2 people

Estimated median household income in 2019: $55,231 ($34,810 in 1999)
This county:

$55,231
Minnesota:

$74,593

Median contract rent in 2019 for apartments: $537 (lower quartile is $393, upper quartile is $631)
This county:

$537
State:

$929


Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $130,347 (it was $64,200 in 2000)
Martin:

$130,347
Minnesota:

$246,700
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $78,947 - $213,309
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,033
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $441

Institutionalized population: 231

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

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 1
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 1
  • Burglaries: 22
  • Thefts: 28
  • 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: 2
  • Burglaries: 18
  • Thefts: 28
  • Auto thefts: 4
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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 26 buildings, average cost: $111,100
  • 1998: 40 buildings, average cost: $118,800
  • 1999: 26 buildings, average cost: $132,200
  • 2000: 36 buildings, average cost: $149,400
  • 2001: 33 buildings, average cost: $126,200
  • 2002: 33 buildings, average cost: $135,900
  • 2003: 54 buildings, average cost: $144,100
  • 2004: 32 buildings, average cost: $192,200
  • 2005: 54 buildings, average cost: $200,400
  • 2006: 19 buildings, average cost: $157,200
  • 2007: 28 buildings, average cost: $196,300
  • 2008: 24 buildings, average cost: $166,300
  • 2009: 22 buildings, average cost: $201,900
  • 2010: 13 buildings, average cost: $180,400
  • 2011: 16 buildings, average cost: $179,300
  • 2012: 13 buildings, average cost: $232,500
  • 2013: 3 buildings, average cost: $295,000
  • 2014: 16 buildings, average cost: $267,700
  • 2015: 9 buildings, average cost: $244,400
  • 2016: 12 buildings, average cost: $261,300
  • 2017: 19 buildings, average cost: $249,900
  • 2018: 23 buildings, average cost: $225,200
  • 2019: 14 buildings, average cost: $330,800
Number of permits per 10,000 Martin, MN residents
Average permit cost in Martin, MN
Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $1,382 (1.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $1,207 (1.0%)

Distribution of median household income in Martin, MN in 2019
Distribution of house value in Martin, MN in 2019
Distribution of rent paid by renters in Martin, MN in 2019
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 12.7%
Martin County:

12.7%
Minnesota:

9.0%
(11.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 58.3% for Black residents, 38.1% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 4.2% for American Indian residents, 6.3% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 44.8% for other race residents, 28.8% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2019: 45.8 years old
(Males: 44.0 years old, Females: 48.2 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 48.0 years old, Black residents: 8.0 years old, American Indian residents: 31.5 years old, Asian residents: 31.0 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 23.1 years old, Other race residents: 25.9 years old)

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

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Notable locations in this county outside city limits:

Notable locations in Martin County: Mound Prairie (A), Dunromin' Campground (B), Wildcat Landing Campground (C), Supersaw Valley Campground (D), Macal Grove Country Club (E), Cushon's Peak Campground (F), Money Creek Haven Campground (G), Valley High Country Club (H), Reno (I), Pine Creek Golf Course (J), Ferndale Country Club (K), Millstone Landing Public Access (L), Visgers Landing Public Access (M), Wildcat Landing Public Access (N), Van Lin Orchards (O), Camp Winnebago (P), Rediske Dairy (Q), Bluff View Farm (R), Way Mar Farm (S), Gunderson Lutheran - Spring Grove Clinic (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Martin County include: Wilmington Church (A), Oak Ridge Church (B), Saint Lukes Church (C), Saint Peters Church (D), Portland Prairie Church (E), Looney Valley Church (F), Zion Lutheran Church (G), Faith Lutheran Church (H), Maranatha Fellowship (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Old Wilmington Cemetery (1), Winnebago Cemetery (2), Yucatan Cemetery (3), Looney Valley Cemetery (4), Carsten Cemetery (5), Loretta Cemetery (6), Church of Peace Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes and reservoirs: Zabolio Lake (A), Target Lake (B), Mud Lake (C), Lawrence Lake (D), Hayshore Lake (E), Goose Lake (F), Elgar Lake (G), Commodore Lake (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Sand Slough (A), Badger Creek (B), Day Creek (C), Dark Slough (D), Daley Creek (E), Silver Creek (F), Crystal Creek (G), Crooked Creek (H), Clear Creek (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Martin County include: Legion Ball Field (1), Cushion Peak Overlook (2), Big Spring Historical Marker (3), Caledonia Wayside Park (4), Beaver Creek Valley State Park (5). Display/hide their locations on the map

Neighboring counties: Allamakee County, Iowa , Cumberland County, Maine , Knox County, Maine , Freeborn County , Dickinson County, Iowa , Miner County, South Dakota .

Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

3.1%
Minnesota:

3.9%

Unemployment by year in Martin, MN
County total employment by year in Martin, MN
County average yearly wages by year in Martin, MN

Current college students: 492
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 93.0%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 21.2%

Number of foreign born residents: 322 (81.4% naturalized citizens)

Martin County:

1.6%
Whole state:

8.4%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 652010 or later
  • 1342000 to 2009
  • 281990 to 1999
  • 811980 to 1989
  • 191970 to 1979
  • 33Before 1970

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:

  • One, detached: 8,035
  • One, attached: 233
  • Two: 206
  • 3 or 4: 218
  • 5 to 9: 290
  • 10 to 19: 271
  • 20 to 49: 416
  • 50 or more: 173
  • Mobile homes: 245
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 3

Housing units in Martin County with a mortgage: 3,508 (71 second mortgage, 251 home equity loan, 11 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 3,139

Here:

50.0% with mortgage
State:

65.1% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Martin County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant6,86927
Mainline Protestant6,68719
Catholic3,7764
Other1862
None3,322-
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: 5
Martin County:

2.45 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.83 / 10,000 pop.



Number of convenience stores (with gas): 13
Martin County:

6.36 / 10,000 pop.
Minnesota:

3.90 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 14
This county:

6.85 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.98 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Martin County:

7.9%
Minnesota:

6.5%

Adult obesity rate:
Martin County:

27.8%
State:

25.9%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

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 significantly below Minnesota state average. It is 18063242.6 times below overall U.S. average.

Earthquake activity:

Martin County-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Minnesota state average. It is 126% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/9/1975 at 14:54:15, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 156.4 miles away from Martin County center
On 3/4/1983 at 06:32:18, a magnitude 4.6 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 4.4 ML) earthquake occurred 245.4 miles away from the county center
On 6/5/1993 at 01:24:53, a magnitude 4.1 (4.1 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 162.9 miles away from the county center
On 11/3/2002 at 20:41:56, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 228.5 miles away from the county center
On 10/25/1990 at 06:25:25, a magnitude 3.9 (3.6 MB, 3.9 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 196.8 miles away from Martin County center
On 9/3/2016 at 12:02:44, a magnitude 5.8 (5.8 MW, Depth: 3.5 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 517.3 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), moment magnitude (MW)

Most recent natural disasters:

  • Minnesota Covid-19 Pandemic, Incident Period: January 20, 2020, FEMA Id: 4531, Natural disaster type: Other
  • Minnesota Severe Winter Storm, Straight-line Winds, And Flooding, Incident Period: March 12, 2019 - April 28, 2019, FEMA Id: 4442, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm, Flood, Wind
  • Minnesota Severe Storms, Tornadoes, Straight-line Winds, And Flooding, Incident Period: June 15, 2018 - July 12, 2018, FEMA Id: 4390, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood, Wind
  • Minnesota Severe Storms, Straight-line Winds, Flooding, Landslides, and Mudslides, Incident Period: June 11, 2014 to July 12, 2014, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4182: July 21, 2014, FEMA Id: 4182, Natural disaster type: Storm, Mudslide, Landslide, Flood, Wind
  • Minnesota Severe Storms and Flooding, Incident Period: September 22, 2010 to October 14, 2010, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1941: October 13, 2010, FEMA Id: 1941, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • Minnesota Hurricane Katrina Evacuation, Incident Period: August 29, 2005 to October 01, 2005, Emergency Declared EM-3242: September 13, 2005, FEMA Id: 3242, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Minnesota Severe Storms and Flooding, Incident Period: September 14, 2004 to September 27, 2004, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1569: October 07, 2004, FEMA Id: 1569, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • Minnesota Severe Winter Storms/Blizzards, Incident Period: January 03, 1997 to February 03, 1997, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1158: January 16, 1997, FEMA Id: 1158, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm, Blizzard
  • Minnesota Flooding, Severe Storm, Tornadoes, Incident Period: May 06, 1993 to August 25, 1993, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-993: June 11, 1993, FEMA Id: 993, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • Minnesota Ice Storm, Incident Period: October 31, 1991 to November 29, 1991, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-929: December 26, 1991, FEMA Id: 929, Natural disaster type: Ice Storm
  • 3 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Martin County (13) is near the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 8, Storms: 5, Winds: 3, Tornadoes: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Landslide: 1, Mudslide: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Martin

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 8,008 (79.4%)
  • Carpooled: 770 (7.6%)
  • Bus: 39 (0.4%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 117 (1.2%)
  • Bicycle: 39 (0.4%)
  • Walked: 349 (3.5%)
  • Worked at home: 788 (7.8%)
Class of Workers in 2019
Most common industries in 2019 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2019


  • Health care and social assistance (28%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Manufacturing (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
  • Public administration (3%)

Most common industries for females in 2019


  • Health care and social assistance (31%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Manufacturing (11%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Finance and insurance (7%)
  • Public administration (4%)

Most common occupations in 2019 (%)
Males Females
Most common occupations for males in 2019


  • Management occupations (15%)
  • Production occupations (12%)
  • Sales and related occupations (10%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (7%)
  • Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (6%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (6%)
  • Transportation occupations (6%)

Most common occupations for females in 2019


  • Office and administrative support occupations (14%)
  • Sales and related occupations (9%)
  • Educational instruction, and library occupations (9%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (9%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (8%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (7%)
  • Management occupations (7%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • Mexico (18%)
  • Philippines (13%)
  • Vietnam (13%)
  • Haiti (11%)
  • Russia (11%)
  • Latvia (5%)
  • Africa, n.e.c. (4%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Martin County


  • German (42%)
  • Norwegian (9%)
  • American (7%)
  • Irish (5%)
  • European (5%)
  • English (3%)
  • Swedish (2%)

Owners and renters by unit type
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

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

  • 286 people in nursing homes
  • 66 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 40 people in orthopedic wards and institutions for the physically handicapped
  • 28 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 22 people in homes for abused, dependent, and neglected children
  • 20 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 16 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 2 people in homes for the physically handicapped

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

  • 210 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 107 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 21 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 10 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $61,261.

4.22% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($43,940 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.22%
Minnesota average:

7.10%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
2.59% relocated from other counties in Minnesota ($25,693 average AGI)
1.63% relocated from other states ($18,247 average AGI)
Martin County:

1.63%
Minnesota average:

2.11%

Residents relocating <b>from</b> other counties or countries

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Faribault County, MN  0.37% ($44,438 average AGI)
from Blue Earth County, MN  0.28% ($33,917)
from Watonwan County, MN  0.26% ($50,174)
from Jackson County, MN  0.25% ($44,773)


4.78% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($48,733 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.78%
Minnesota average:

7.17%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
2.68% relocated to other counties in Minnesota ($29,673 average AGI)
2.10% relocated to other states ($19,060 average AGI)
Martin County:

2.10%
Minnesota average:

2.17%

Residents relocating <b>to</b> other counties or countries

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Blue Earth County, MN  0.48% ($43,881 average AGI)
to Hennepin County, MN  0.25% ($46,591)

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 from 2007 to 2019: 12.3

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 population in Martin County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2018: 4.9%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2018: 3.8%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Martin County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19
Population without health insurance coverage in Martin County
18-64 population without health insurance coverage in Martin County
40-64 population without health insurance coverage in Martin County
50-64 population without health insurance coverage in Martin County
Population under 19 years without health insurance coverage in Martin County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 4,868 (4,283 aged, 585 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 267 (6%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

Most common underlying causes of death in Martin County, Minnesota in 1999 - 2019:

  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (456)
  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (258)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (227)
  • Unspecified dementia (170)
  • Alzheimer disease, unspecified (117)
  • Ischaemic cardiomyopathy (104)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (53)
  • Congestive heart failure (39)
  • Pneumonia, unspecified (21)
  • Breast, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (11)

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: 13,077
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 461
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 46,868

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,062
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 976
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 19

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 45
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 95

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 10

Household type by relationship:

Households: 20,124
  • Male householders: 4,882 (1,467 living alone), Female householders: 4,028 (1,467 living alone)
  • 4,330 spouses (4,321 opposite-sex spouses), 654 unmarried partners, (650 opposite-sex unmarried partners), 4,987 children (4,549 natural, 170 adopted, 263 stepchildren), 229 grandchildren, 29 brothers or sisters, 68 parents, 0 foster children, 146 other relatives, 443 non-relatives
  • In group quarters: 314

Size of family households: 3,220 2-persons, 928 3-persons, 666 4-persons, 457 5-persons, 162 6-persons, 92 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 2,931 1-person, 421 2-persons, 31 3-persons, 17 4-persons, 1 5-persons.

2,743 married couples with children.
1,196 single-parent households (522 men, 674 women).

96.4% of residents of Martin speak English at home.
2.8% of residents speak Spanish at home (68% speak English very well, 23% speak English well, 10% speak English not well).
0.6% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (78% speak English very well, 6% speak English well, 15% speak English not well).
0.5% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (49% speak English very well, 51% don't speak English at all).
0.1% of residents speak other language at home (100% speak English very well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $127,876,000 ($6,077 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:

6.9
State:

7.0

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.3
State:

3.9

Year house built in Martin County, Minnesota
  • Year house built in Martin County, Minnesota
  • 1032014 or later
  • 522010 to 2013
  • 5112000 to 2009
  • 5101990 to 1999
  • 8061980 to 1989
  • 1,5021970 to 1979
  • 8041960 to 1969
  • 1,5191950 to 1959
  • 1,0981940 to 1949
  • 3,1501939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Martin County, Minnesota
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Martin County, Minnesota
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Martin County, Minnesota
  • 61 room
  • 132 rooms
  • 1523 rooms
  • 4384 rooms
  • 1,0095 rooms
  • 1,3336 rooms
  • 9557 rooms
  • 1,0008 rooms
  • 1,6949+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Martin County, Minnesota
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Martin County, Minnesota
  • 761 room
  • 2162 rooms
  • 3453 rooms
  • 5684 rooms
  • 4225 rooms
  • 3526 rooms
  • 1437 rooms
  • 628 rooms
  • 1049+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Martin County, Minnesota
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Martin County, Minnesota
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Martin County, Minnesota
  • 7no bedroom
  • 1511 bedroom
  • 1,3752 bedrooms
  • 2,9963 bedrooms
  • 1,5334 bedrooms
  • 5185+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Martin County, Minnesota
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Martin County, Minnesota
  • 76no bedroom
  • 7081 bedroom
  • 8432 bedrooms
  • 4423 bedrooms
  • 1724 bedrooms
  • 505+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Martin County, Minnesota in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Martin County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Martin County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 103no vehicle
  • 1,7091 vehicle
  • 2,5432 vehicles
  • 1,5383 vehicles
  • 4964 vehicles
  • 2365+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Martin County in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Martin County in renter-occupied apartments
  • 359no vehicle
  • 1,2181 vehicle
  • 4932 vehicles
  • 1063 vehicles
  • 1214 vehicles
  • 145+ vehicles

88.1% of Martin County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 34% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 47% lived in Minnesota.

Martin County:

88.1%
State average:

85.9%

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

  • This state: 15,159
  • Other state: 4,647
  • Northeast: 298
  • Midwest: 3,100
  • South: 459
  • West: 770
Year householders moved into unit in Martin County, MN
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Martin County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 61.2%Utility gas
  • 25.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 9.9%Electricity
  • 1.7%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.9%Wood
  • 0.6%Other fuel
  • 0.2%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 58.5%Utility gas
  • 25.7%Electricity
  • 12.9%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.0%Other fuel
  • 0.9%Wood
  • 0.7%No fuel used
  • 0.3%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 177
Here:

8.8%
Minnesota:

10.2%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 63
Here:

7.0%
Minnesota:

7.2%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 119
Here:

31.3%
Minnesota:

22.0%

Educational Attainment
School Enrollment by Level of School
Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Noninstitutionalized Residents with Employment Disability

Martin County government finances - Expenditure in 2018:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,043,000
  • Charges - Other: $749,000
    Regular Highways: $357,000
    Solid Waste Management: $46,000
    Parks and Recreation: $43,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $2,387,000
    Corrections - Other: $33,000
  • Current Operations - Natural Resources - Other: $5,662,000
    Regular Highways: $3,824,000
    General - Other: $3,727,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $3,195,000
    Police Protection: $2,879,000
    Correctional Institutions: $1,823,000
    Financial Administration: $875,000
    Libraries: $651,000
    Solid Waste Management: $634,000
    Central Staff Services: $232,000
    Parks and Recreation: $186,000
    Transit Utilities: $14,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $170,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $484,000
  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $15,455,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $11,232,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $4,755,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $532,000
  • Miscellaneous - Special Assessments: $3,027,000
    General Revenue - Other: $589,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $39,000
    Interest Earnings: $0
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $433,000
    General - Other: $168,000
    Police Protection: $97,000
    Libraries: $51,000
    Parks and Recreation: $9,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $2,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $5,109,000
    Other: $860,000
    General Local Government Support: $797,000
  • Tax - Property: $15,577,000
    Other License: $105,000

Martin County government finances - Revenue in 2018:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,043,000
  • Charges - Other: $749,000
    Regular Highways: $357,000
    Solid Waste Management: $46,000
    Parks and Recreation: $43,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $2,387,000
    Corrections - Other: $33,000
  • Current Operations - Natural Resources - Other: $5,662,000
    Regular Highways: $3,824,000
    General - Other: $3,727,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $3,195,000
    Police Protection: $2,879,000
    Correctional Institutions: $1,823,000
    Financial Administration: $875,000
    Libraries: $651,000
    Solid Waste Management: $634,000
    Central Staff Services: $232,000
    Parks and Recreation: $186,000
    Transit Utilities: $14,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $170,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $484,000
  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $15,455,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $11,232,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $4,755,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $532,000
  • Miscellaneous - Special Assessments: $3,027,000
    General Revenue - Other: $589,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $39,000
    Interest Earnings: $0
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $433,000
    General - Other: $168,000
    Police Protection: $97,000
    Libraries: $51,000
    Parks and Recreation: $9,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $2,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $5,109,000
    Other: $860,000
    General Local Government Support: $797,000
  • Tax - Property: $15,577,000
    Other License: $105,000

Martin County government finances - Debt in 2018:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,043,000
  • Charges - Other: $749,000
    Regular Highways: $357,000
    Solid Waste Management: $46,000
    Parks and Recreation: $43,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $2,387,000
    Corrections - Other: $33,000
  • Current Operations - Natural Resources - Other: $5,662,000
    Regular Highways: $3,824,000
    General - Other: $3,727,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $3,195,000
    Police Protection: $2,879,000
    Correctional Institutions: $1,823,000
    Financial Administration: $875,000
    Libraries: $651,000
    Solid Waste Management: $634,000
    Central Staff Services: $232,000
    Parks and Recreation: $186,000
    Transit Utilities: $14,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $170,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $484,000
  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $15,455,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $11,232,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $4,755,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $532,000
  • Miscellaneous - Special Assessments: $3,027,000
    General Revenue - Other: $589,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $39,000
    Interest Earnings: $0
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $433,000
    General - Other: $168,000
    Police Protection: $97,000
    Libraries: $51,000
    Parks and Recreation: $9,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $2,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $5,109,000
    Other: $860,000
    General Local Government Support: $797,000
  • Tax - Property: $15,577,000
    Other License: $105,000

Martin County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2018:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,043,000
  • Charges - Other: $749,000
    Regular Highways: $357,000
    Solid Waste Management: $46,000
    Parks and Recreation: $43,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $2,387,000
    Corrections - Other: $33,000
  • Current Operations - Natural Resources - Other: $5,662,000
    Regular Highways: $3,824,000
    General - Other: $3,727,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $3,195,000
    Police Protection: $2,879,000
    Correctional Institutions: $1,823,000
    Financial Administration: $875,000
    Libraries: $651,000
    Solid Waste Management: $634,000
    Central Staff Services: $232,000
    Parks and Recreation: $186,000
    Transit Utilities: $14,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $170,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $484,000
  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $15,455,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $11,232,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $4,755,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $532,000
  • Miscellaneous - Special Assessments: $3,027,000
    General Revenue - Other: $589,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $39,000
    Interest Earnings: $0
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $433,000
    General - Other: $168,000
    Police Protection: $97,000
    Libraries: $51,000
    Parks and Recreation: $9,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $2,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $5,109,000
    Other: $860,000
    General Local Government Support: $797,000
  • Tax - Property: $15,577,000
    Other License: $105,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 329
  • Number of aged recipients: 32
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 297
  • Number of recipients under 18: 55
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 220
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 54
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 157
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 146
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 Hardware1Maurices1
Arby's1McDonald's1
Burger King1Nike2
Chevrolet2Pizza Hut1
Comfort Inn1RadioShack1
Curves1Sears1
Dairy Queen1Slumberland1
FedEx1Subway3
Ford1Super 81
GNC1T-Mobile1
H&R Block1U-Haul1
Hilton1UPS3
Holiday Inn1Walgreens1
JCPenney1Walmart1
La-Z-Boy1