Martin County, North Carolina (NC)

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County population in 2012: 23,961 (22% urban, 78% rural); it was 25,593 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 3,790
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 3,229
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 7,193
Renter-occupied apartments: 3,299 (it was 2,827 in 2000)
% of renters here:

28%
State:

33%

Land area: 461 sq. mi.

Water area: 0.3 sq. mi.

Population density: 52 people per square mile   (average).

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Martin County: 80.9 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing (22.5%), Agriculture,forestry,fishing and hunting, and mining (20.0%), Educational, health and social services (18.8%), Retail trade (11.3%), Construction (10.6%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 35%
  • Government: 13%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 51%
  • Unpaid family work: 1%
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Races in Martin County, North Carolina:

  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (52.2%)
  • Black Non-Hispanic Alone (43.3%)
  • Hispanic or Latino (3.1%)
  • Two or more races (0.8%)
Median resident age:  44.0 years
North Carolina median age:  37.0 years
Males: 11,433  (48.4%)
Females: 13,072  (51.6%)
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Martin County,NC real estate house value trend

Average household size:
Martin County:

2.0 people
North Carolina:

2 people
Estimated median household income in 2013: $34,911 ($28,793 in 1999)

This county:

$34911
North Carolina:

$45906

Median contract rent in 2013 for apartments: $399 (lower quartile is $246, upper quartile is $487)
This county:

$399
State:

$619


Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $84,986 (it was $61,600 in 2000)
Martin:

$84,986
North Carolina:

$154,300
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $53,558 - $139,057
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $928
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $397

Institutionalized population: 143

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:

  • 2000: 50 buildings, average cost: $113,800
  • 2001: 54 buildings, average cost: $95,700
  • 2002: 50 buildings, average cost: $123,700
  • 2003: 28 buildings, average cost: $141,400
  • 2004: 36 buildings, average cost: $134,300
  • 2007: 35 buildings, average cost: $153,900
  • 2008: 37 buildings, average cost: $168,400
  • 2009: 25 buildings, average cost: $168,400

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

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2012 Presidential Elections Results


Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $1,000 (1.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $765 (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 2013: 24.4%
(18.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 27.4% for Black residents, 56.2% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 67.3% for other race residents, 16.7% for two or more races residents)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 24.4%
Martin County:

24.4%
North Carolina:

17.9%
(18.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 27.3% for Black residents, 53.7% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 61.7% for other race residents, 17.6% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2013: 46 years old
(Males: 44 years old, Females: 46 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 48 years old, Black residents: 43 years old, American Indian residents: 43 years old, Asian residents: 61 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 29 years old, Other race residents: 19 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Martin County is $443 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $503 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $651 a month.

Cities in this county include: Williamston, Robersonville, Hamilton, Jamesville, Oak City, Parmele, Everetts, Hassell, Beargrass.

Martin County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

2005 air pollution in Martin County:

Ozone (1-hour): 0.088 ppm (standard limit: 0.12 ppm). Near U.S. average.
Ozone (8-hour): 0.079 ppm (standard limit: 0.08 ppm). Near U.S. average.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) Annual: 11.2 µg/m3(standard limit: 15.0 µg/m3). Near U.S. average.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) 24-hour: 25 µg/m3(standard limit: 35 µg/m3). Near U.S. average.

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Notable locations in this county outside city limits:

Notable locations in Martin County: Tar Landing (A), Roberson Store (B), Poplar Point Landing (C), North Carolina Department of Corrections (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Martin County include: James Church (A), Jamesville Church (B), Johnandrus Church (C), Jones Chapel (D), Union Town Church (E), Macedonia Church (F), Maple Grove Church (G), Wares Chapel (H), Williams Chapel (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Harman Cemetery (1), Manning Cemetery (2), Mizell Cemetery (3), Fields Cemetery (4), Williams Cemetery (5), Griffin Cemetery (6), Staton-Biggs Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoirs and swamps: Roy Everett Hunting Club Pond (A), Rainbow Pond (B), Leggett Pond (C), Flat Swamp (D), Etheridge Swamp (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Collie Swamp (A), Deep Run Swamp (B), Cooper Swamp (C), Bear Grass Swamp (D), Ross Swamp (E), Huskanaw Swamp (F), Beaverdam Creek (G), Dog Branch (H), Mill Branch (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Park in Martin County: Kekukee Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Neighboring counties: Beaufort County , Bertie County , Edgecombe County , Halifax County , Pitt County , Washington County .

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

7.3%
North Carolina:

6.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

County total employment by year

County average yearly wages by year ($)

Current college students: 930
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 70.7%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 11.6%

Number of foreign born residents: 383 (34% naturalized citizens)

Martin County:

1.5%
Whole state:

5.3%

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 1995 to March 2000: 145
  • 1990 to 1994: 123
  • 1985 to 1989: 25
  • 1980 to 1984: 39
  • 1975 to 1979: 4
  • 1970 to 1974: 26
  • 1970 to 1974: 11
  • 1965 to 1969: 10

Mean travel time to work (commute): 24.3 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 58.3%

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

Housing units in structures:


Housing units in Martin County with a mortgage: 2,729 (222 second mortgage, 445 home equity loan, 6 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 2,306

Here:

0.0% with mortgage
State:

69.1% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Martin County

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant8,44544
Mainline Protestant2,42627
Black Protestant9668
Catholic3811
Other22-
None12,265-
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:

2.13 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.05 / 10,000 pop.


Number of convenience stores (no gas): 3
This county:

1.28 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

0.92 / 10,000 pop.

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

5.53 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

4.75 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 19
This county:

8.08 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.57 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Martin County:

13.8%
North Carolina:

9.8%

Adult obesity rate:
Martin County:

34.2%
State:

28.3%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

16.3%
State:

15.6%

Agriculture in Martin County:

Average size of farms: 363 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $130,792
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $377.43
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 3.10%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 36.93%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $145,145
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 60.23%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $139,267
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 85.90%
Average age of principal farm operators: 56 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 1.60
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 0.23%
Corn for grain: 3452 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 2793 harvested acres
Upland cotton: 37609 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 9051 harvested acres
Vegetables: 128 harvested acres

Tornado activity:

Martin County historical area-adjusted tornado activity is significantly below North Carolina state average. It is 2856549.5 times below overall U.S. average.
Tornadoes in this county have caused 9 injuries recorded between 1950 and 2004.
On 5/16/1983, a category 2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado injured 5 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Martin County-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below North Carolina state average. It is 87% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 12/9/2003 at 20:59:14, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB, 4.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 128.4 miles away from Martin County center
On 8/6/1994 at 19:54:09, a magnitude 3.8 (3.6 LG, 3.8 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 57.3 miles away from the county center
On 11/22/1974 at 05:25:55, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB) earthquake occurred 266.5 miles away from the county center
On 5/5/2003 at 16:32:32, a magnitude 3.9 (3.9 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 142.6 miles away from the county center
On 10/21/1998 at 05:56:47, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, 3.3 LG, Depth: 8.3 mi) earthquake occurred 127.1 miles away from Martin County center
On 8/2/1974 at 08:52:09, a magnitude 4.9 (4.3 MB, 4.9 LG) earthquake occurred 333.4 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB)

Most recent natural disasters:


The number of natural disasters in Martin County (10) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 6
Emergencies Declared: 4

Class of Workers

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females

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

  • Mexico (63%)
  • Korea (6%)
  • Other Western Asia (4%)
  • El Salvador (4%)
  • Germany (3%)
  • Vietnam (3%)
  • Other Western Africa (3%)

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

  • United States or American (23%)
  • English (10%)
  • German (3%)
  • Irish (3%)
  • Scotch-Irish (2%)
  • European (1%)
  • French (except Basque) (1%)

Martin County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 8,267 (79%)
  • Carpooled: 1,673 (16%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 5 (0%)
  • Taxi: 12 (0%)
  • Motorcycle: 8 (0%)
  • Bicycle: 1 (0%)
  • Walked: 121 (1%)
  • Other means: 183 (2%)
  • Worked at home: 217 (2%)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders


People in group quarters in Martin County, North Carolina in 2000:

  • 246 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 25 people in other nonhousehold living situations
  • 16 people in agriculture workers' dormitories on farms
  • 4 people in unknown juvenile institutions

People in group quarters in Martin County, North Carolina in 2010:

  • 133 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 10 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 8 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 5 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $39,150.

4.41% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($28,731 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.41%
North Carolina average:

7.13%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
3.29% relocated from other counties in North Carolina ($20,891 average AGI)
1.13% relocated from other states ($7,840 average AGI)
Martin County:

1.13%
North Carolina average:

3.45%

Percentage of residents relocating from other counties or countries


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Pitt County, NC  1.08% ($25,478 average AGI)
from Beaufort County, NC  0.38% ($25,594)
from Bertie County, NC  0.28% ($23,125)
from Washington County, NC  0.27% ($35,000)
from Wake County, NC  0.21% ($33,889)
from Edgecombe County, NC  0.12% ($23,200)


5.20% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($26,814 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.20%
North Carolina average:

6.77%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
4.28% relocated to other counties in North Carolina ($20,282 average AGI)
0.92% relocated to other states ($6,532 average AGI)
Martin County:

0.92%
North Carolina average:

3.07%

Percentage of residents relocating to other counties or countries


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Pitt County, NC  1.43% ($25,618 average AGI)
to Beaufort County, NC  0.29% ($25,240)
to Washington County, NC  0.29% ($23,000)
to Wake County, NC  0.27% ($23,174)
to Bertie County, NC  0.26% ($15,500)
to Edgecombe County, NC  0.22% ($16,000)
to Guilford County, NC  0.14% ($20,583)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 15.7
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 14.9

Births per 1000 population in Martin County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 12.7
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 14.7
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2013: 12.9

Deaths per 1000 population in Martin County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 11.8
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 10.8

Infant deaths per 1000 live births in Martin County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2003: 4,985 (3,910 aged, 1,075 disabled)
Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 19%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 16%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 4.03
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 7888.370
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 197.610
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 34102.27

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1176.800
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1432.460
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 12.17

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 15.27
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 52.75

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 8.12

EPA green book nonattainment status in 2004-2006: 1

Homicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 121.5. This is more than state average.

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 121.5. This is more than state average.

Household type by relationship:

Households: 24,349

Size of family households: 3,315 2-persons, 1,640 3-persons, 1,157 4-persons, 485 5-persons, 187 6-persons, 104 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 3,085 1-person, 290 2-persons, 37 3-persons, 10 4-persons, 5 5-persons, 3 6-persons.

3,610 married couples with children.
1,990 single-parent households (284 men, 1,706 women).

96.9% of residents of Martin County speak English at home.
2.4% of residents speak Spanish at home (55% speak English very well, 16% speak English well, 29% speak English not well, 1% don't speak English at all).
0.4% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (82% speak English very well, 10% speak English well, 9% speak English not well).
0.2% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (56% speak English very well, 21% speak English well, 23% speak English not well).
0.1% of residents speak other language at home (79% speak English very well, 21% speak English well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $180,267,000 ($7270 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $2,714,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $75,672,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $37,209,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $8,299,000
Federal grants: $54,203,000
Federal procurement contracts: $774,000 ($0,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $4,109,000 ($163,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $2,223,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $2,017,000
Federal Government insurance: $38,257,000

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

Births: 1,674
Here:

68 per 1000 residents
State:

72 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 1,627
Here:

66 per 1000 residents
State:

44 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +123
Here:

+5 per 1000 residents
State:

+18 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: -1,033
Here -42 per 1000 residents
State +27 per 1000 residents

Population growth in Martin County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 2.32 millions of gallons per day (all from ground)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

5.8
State:

5.9

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.7
State:

4.3

Year house built

  • 2005 or later: 71
  • 2000 to 2004: 1,275
  • 1990 to 1999: 1,660
  • 1980 to 1989: 1,736
  • 1970 to 1979: 2,410
  • 1960 to 1969: 1,546
  • 1950 to 1959: 1,329
  • 1940 to 1949: 614
  • 1939 or earlier: 914
Rooms in houses/apartments in Martin County, North Carolina
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • 1 room: 0
  • 2 rooms: 55
  • 3 rooms: 212
  • 4 rooms: 719
  • 5 rooms: 2,117
  • 6 rooms: 1,831
  • 7 rooms: 1,113
  • 8 rooms: 604
  • 9+ rooms: 542
  • 1 room: 12
  • 2 rooms: 74
  • 3 rooms: 328
  • 4 rooms: 824
  • 5 rooms: 775
  • 6 rooms: 512
  • 7 rooms: 171
  • 8 rooms: 85
  • 9+ rooms: 46
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Martin County, North Carolina
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no bedroom: 6
  • 1 bedroom: 154
  • 2 bedrooms: 1,304
  • 3 bedrooms: 4,495
  • 4 bedrooms: 1,033
  • 5+ bedrooms: 201
  • no bedroom: 40
  • 1 bedroom: 350
  • 2 bedrooms: 1,170
  • 3 bedrooms: 1,022
  • 4 bedrooms: 214
  • 5+ bedrooms: 31
Cars and other vehicles available in Martin County, North Carolina in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no vehicle: 485
  • 1 vehicle: 2,109
  • 2 vehicles: 3,094
  • 3 vehicles: 1,099
  • 4 vehicles: 306
  • 5+ vehicles: 100
  • no vehicle: 745
  • 1 vehicle: 1,246
  • 2 vehicles: 668
  • 3 vehicles: 140
  • 4 vehicles: 28
  • 5+ vehicles: 0

67% 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, 65% lived in North Carolina.

Martin County:

67.4%
State average:

54.4%

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

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses in 2000: $57,900


Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 2%

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
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (43.7%)
  • Electricity (36.4%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (13.2%)
  • Wood (3.6%)
  • Utility gas (2.6%)
  • Electricity (40.5%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (34.0%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (15.4%)
  • Utility gas (5.1%)
  • Wood (4.4%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 168
Here:

5.1%
North Carolina:

8.2%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 77
Here:

4.8%
North Carolina:

6.9%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 89
Here:

10.5%
North Carolina:

20.2%

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 2006:

  • Assistance and Subsidies - Public Welfare, Cash Assistance Programs - Other: $1,780,000
  • Construction - Water Utilities: $1,626,000
    Air Transportation: $661,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $316,000
  • Current Operations - Elementary and Secondary Education: $36,370,000
    Health - Other: $8,203,000
    Other Higher Education: $7,307,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $2,664,000
    General - Other: $2,575,000
    Police Protection: $1,869,000
    Solid Waste Management: $1,666,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,173,000
    Liquor Stores: $1,115,000
    Local Fire Protection: $814,000
    Financial Administration: $753,000
    General Public Buildings: $436,000
    Sewerage: $172,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $160,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $94,000
    Housing and Community Development: $92,000
    Air Transportation: $84,000
    Parks and Recreation: $78,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $75,000
    Water Utilities: $74,000
    Libraries: $73,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $9,513,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - General - Other: $802,000
    Health - Other: $245,000
  • Intergovernmental to State - Public Welfare: $2,882,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Elementary and Secondary Education: $818,000
    Other Higher Education: $497,000
    General - Other: $397,000
    Police Protection: $112,000
    Health - Other: $56,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $22,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $19,000
    Financial Administration: $13,000
    General Public Building: $10,000
    Central Staff Services: $6,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $2,000
    Solid Waste Management: $2,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $33,148,000

Martin County government finances - Revenue in 2006:

  • Charges - All Other: $6,273,000
    Solid Waste Management: $1,984,000
    Higher Education - Other: $846,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Lunch: $625,000
    Sewerage: $418,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education - Other: $70,000
    Air Transportation: $17,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Tuition and Transportation: $14,000
    Parks and Recreation: $4,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $1,221,000
    General Local Government Support: $221,000
    Education: $17,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Health and Hospitals: $268,000
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $10,161,000
    Rents: $679,000
    General Revenue, NEC: $503,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $16,000
    Special Assessments: $1,000
  • Revenue - Liquor Stores: $1,293,000
    Water Utilities: $179,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Education: $37,001,000
    Public Welfare: $3,659,000
    All Other: $1,458,000
    Health and Hospitals: $1,129,000
    General Local Government Support: $160,000
    Housing and Community Development: $59,000
  • Tax - Property: $12,916,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $4,867,000
    NEC: $177,000
    Other Selective Sales: $122,000
    Occupation and Business License, NEC: $38,000
    Other License: $38,000

Martin County government finances - Debt in 2006:

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $114,000,000
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $64,000,000
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $50,000,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $11,455,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $11,134,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $6,152,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $5,830,000

Martin County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006:

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $24,687,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $64,000,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

Martin County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1993
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Martin County Fatal accident statistics for 1994 - 2013
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Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Most common first names in Martin County, NC among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
William38070.8 years
James34271.2 years
Mary26277.2 years
John20072.1 years
Robert15371.2 years
George13274.0 years
Annie11878.5 years
Willie10170.5 years
Joseph10071.3 years
Charlie8474.6 years
Most common last names in Martin County, NC among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Roberson21973.2 years
Williams20772.3 years
Brown20471.1 years
Jones13372.5 years
Griffin12378.4 years
Taylor12374.5 years
Moore10873.0 years
Hardison10174.1 years
Peele9875.1 years
Andrews8974.1 years
Businesses in Martin County, NC
NameCountNameCount
Advance Auto Parts1McDonald's2
AutoZone1New Balance1
Burger King1Nike1
Dairy Queen1Pizza Hut1
Days Inn1RadioShack1
Domino's Pizza1Rite Aid1
Dunkin Donuts3SAS Shoes1
Econo Lodge1SONIC Drive-In1
FedEx1Subway2
Ford1Taco Bell1
H&R Block1U-Haul1
Hilton1U.S. Cellular4
KFC1UPS2
La-Z-Boy2Walmart1
Lane Furniture1Wendy's1

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