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Martin County, North Carolina (NC)

County population in 2017: 23,737 (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: 51 people per square mile   (average).

March 2019 cost of living index in Martin County: 80.1 (low, U.S. average is 100)

Industries providing employment: Agriculture,forestry,fishing and hunting, and mining (23.3%), Retail trade (22.6%), Transportation and warehousing,and utilities (14.7%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 53%
  • Government: 4%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 41%
  • Unpaid family work: 2%
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  • Races in Martin County, NC (2017)
    • 12,24547.8%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 9,93138.8%Black Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 9103.6%Hispanic or Latino
    • 3051.2%Asian alone
    • 2030.8%Two or more races
    • 830.3%American Indian and Alaska Native alone
Median resident age:

46.5 years
North Carolina median age:

38.8 years
Males: 11,139  (46.9%)
Females: 12,598  (53.1%)
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Average household size:
Martin County:

2.0 people
North Carolina:

2 people

Estimated median household income in 2017: $37,707 ($28,793 in 1999)
This county:

$37,707
North Carolina:

$52,752

Median contract rent in 2017 for apartments: $454 (lower quartile is $346, upper quartile is $570)
This county:

$454
State:

$698


Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $88,365 (it was $61,600 in 2000)
Martin:

$88,365
North Carolina:

$171,200
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $59,085 - $153,273

Mean price in 2017:

Detached houses: $141,229
Here:

$141,229
State:

$248,152

Townhouses or other attached units: $151,594
Here:

$151,594
State:

$203,169

Mobile homes: $62,664
Here:

$62,664
State:

$69,094

Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $986
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $410

Institutionalized population: 143

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

  • Murders: 1
  • Rapes: 1
  • Robberies: 2
  • Assaults: 91
  • Burglaries: 195
  • Thefts: 230
  • Auto thefts: 34

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

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 2
  • Robberies: 5
  • Assaults: 72
  • Burglaries: 170
  • Thefts: 205
  • Auto thefts: 28
Martin County, NC map from a distance

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 46 buildings, average cost: $95,500
  • 1998: 41 buildings, average cost: $108,500
  • 1999: 42 buildings, average cost: $115,600
  • 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
  • 2005: 31 buildings, average cost: $155,000
  • 2006: 29 buildings, average cost: $149,400
  • 2007: 35 buildings, average cost: $153,900
  • 2008: 37 buildings, average cost: $168,400
  • 2009: 25 buildings, average cost: $168,400
  • 2010: 22 buildings, average cost: $168,400
  • 2011: 0 buildings
  • 2012: 0 buildings
  • 2013: 0 buildings
  • 2014: 0 buildings
  • 2015: 0 buildings
  • 2016: 0 buildings
  • 2017: 19 buildings, average cost: $191,300
Number of permits per 10,000 Martin, NC residents
Average permit cost in Martin, NC
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,065 (1.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $895 (1.1%)

Distribution of median household income in Martin, NC in 2017
Distribution of house value in Martin, NC in 2017
Distribution of rent paid by renters in Martin, NC in 2017
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 17.5%
Martin County:

17.5%
North Carolina:

14.7%
(14.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 19.8% for Black residents, 30.7% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 39.8% for other race residents, 12.9% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2017: 46.5 years old
(Males: 44.3 years old, Females: 47.6 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 48.6 years old, Black residents: 46.6 years old, American Indian residents: 51.1 years old, Asian residents: 37.5 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 25.3 years old, Other race residents: 28.8 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

2018 air pollution in Martin County:

Ozone (1-hour): 0.032 ppm (standard limit: 0.12 ppm). Near U.S. average.
Particulate Matter (PM10) Annual: 11.4 µg/m3. Near U.S. average.

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Notable locations in this county outside city limits:

Notable locations in Martin County: Ebb Chapel (A), Ivy (B), Volga (C), Rocky Bluff Recreation Site (D), Rich Mountain Lookout (E), Lower Big Pine (F), Camp Creek Bald Lookout (G), Spring Mountain Trail Shelter (H), Nocona Siding (I), Little Laurel Trail Shelter (J), Big Knob Lookout (K), Murray Branch Picnic Area (L), Huckleberry Camp (M), Halls Store (N). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Martin County include: North Fork Church (A), New Prospect Church (B), Teague Chapel (C), Mount Zion Church (D), Laurel Branch Church (E), Mill Ridge Church (F), Middle Laurel Church (G), Middle Fork Church (H), Lusk Chapel (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: McDevitt Cemetery (1), Massey Cemetery (2), Marshbanks Cemetery (3), Maney Cemetery (4), Lunceford Cemetery (5), Lewis Cemetery (6), Old Station Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoirs: Mars Hill Reservoir (A), Marshall Watershed Lake (B), McGee Dam (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Ingle Branch (A), Indian Grave Gap Branch (B), Peter Cove Creek (C), Indian Camp Branch (D), Hunter Branch (E), Calvin Creek (F), Caney Fork (G), Horse Branch (H), Hopis Branch (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Park in Martin County: Rich-Laurel Wildlife Area (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Neighboring counties: Grainger County, Tennessee , Izard County, Arkansas , Henderson County, Tennessee , San Luis Obispo County, California , Knox County, Tennessee , Rutherford County, Tennessee .

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

5.3%
North Carolina:

4.1%

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

Current college students: 930
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 83.5%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 16.6%

Number of foreign born residents: 538 (26.8% naturalized citizens)

Martin County:

2.3%
Whole state:

8.1%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 2452010 or later
  • 972000 to 2009
  • 761990 to 1999
  • 641980 to 1989
  • 301970 to 1979
  • 21Before 1970

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:

  • One, detached: 8,283
  • One, attached: 94
  • Two: 299
  • 3 or 4: 288
  • 5 to 9: 217
  • 10 to 19: 22
  • 20 to 49: 44
  • 50 or more: 44
  • Mobile homes: 2,509

Housing units in Martin County with a mortgage: 3,214 (43 second mortgage, 364 home equity loan, 1 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 3,646

Here:

50.0% with mortgage
State:

63.1% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Martin County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
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 15234930.7 times below overall U.S. average.
Tornadoes in this county have caused 5 injuries recorded between 1950 and 2004.
On 6/6/1977, a category 1 (max. wind speeds 73-112 mph) tornado injured 3 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:

  • North Carolina Hurricane Matthew, Incident Period: October 04, 2016 to October 24, 2016, Emergency Declared EM-3380: October 07, 2016, FEMA Id: 3380, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • North Carolina Hurricane Matthew, Incident Period: October 04, 2016 to October 24, 2016, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4285: October 10, 2016, FEMA Id: 4285, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • North Carolina Hurricane Irene, Incident Period: August 25, 2011 to September 01, 2011, Emergency Declared EM-3327: August 25, 2011, FEMA Id: 3327, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • North Carolina Hurricane Irene, Incident Period: August 25, 2011 to September 01, 2011, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4019: August 31, 2011, FEMA Id: 4019, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • North Carolina Severe Storms, Flooding, and Straight-line Winds associated with the remnants of Tropical Storm Nicole, Incident Period: September 27, 2010 to October 01, 2010, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1942: October 14, 2010, FEMA Id: 1942, Natural disaster type: Tropical Storm, Storm, Flood, Wind
  • North Carolina Hurricane Earl, Incident Period: September 01, 2010 to September 04, 2010, Emergency Declared EM-3314: September 01, 2010, FEMA Id: 3314, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • North Carolina Hurricane Ophelia, Incident Period: September 11, 2005 to September 17, 2005, Emergency Declared EM-3254: September 14, 2005, FEMA Id: 3254, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • North Carolina Hurricane Katrina Evacuation, Incident Period: August 29, 2005 to October 01, 2005, Emergency Declared EM-3222: September 05, 2005, FEMA Id: 3222, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • North Carolina Hurricane Isabel, Incident Period: September 18, 2003 to September 26, 2003, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1490: September 18, 2003, FEMA Id: 1490, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • North Carolina Hurricane Floyd & Irene, Incident Period: September 15, 1999 to November 02, 1999, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1292: September 16, 1999, FEMA Id: 1292, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • 4 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Martin County (14) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 6

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 12, Flood: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Storm: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Martin

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 6,703 (82.6%)
  • Carpooled: 839 (10.3%)
  • Streetcar or trolley car: 34 (0.4%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 82 (1.0%)
  • Walked: 163 (2.0%)
  • Worked at home: 269 (3.3%)
Class of Workers in 2017
Most common industries in 2017 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2017


  • Health care and social assistance (25%)
  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Educational services (14%)
  • Manufacturing (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
  • Public administration (5%)

Most common industries for females in 2017


  • Health care and social assistance (26%)
  • Retail trade (15%)
  • Educational services (14%)
  • Manufacturing (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
  • Public administration (5%)

Most common occupations in 2017 (%)
Males Females
Most common occupations for males in 2017


  • Production occupations (12%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (11%)
  • Management occupations (10%)
  • Transportation occupations (9%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (9%)
  • Sales and related occupations (8%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (7%)

Most common occupations for females in 2017


  • Office and administrative support occupations (20%)
  • Sales and related occupations (13%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (11%)
  • Management occupations (7%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (6%)
  • Production occupations (6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • Philippines (32%)
  • Mexico (22%)
  • Guatemala (10%)
  • Korea (5%)
  • Germany (4%)
  • Italy (4%)
  • Venezuela (3%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Martin County


  • American (20%)
  • English (8%)
  • Irish (2%)
  • German (2%)
  • European (2%)
  • Scottish (1%)
  • British (1%)

Owners and renters by unit type
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 $42,189.

4.59% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($30,851 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.59%
North Carolina average:

7.88%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
3.82% relocated from other counties in North Carolina ($25,979 average AGI)
0.76% relocated from other states ($4,872 average AGI)
Martin County:

0.76%
North Carolina average:

3.75%

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

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Pitt County, NC  1.13% ($28,375 average AGI)
from Bertie County, NC  0.52% ($26,091)
from Washington County, NC  0.42% ($34,667)
from Beaufort County, NC  0.31% ($33,077)
from Edgecombe County, NC  0.26% ($29,227)


4.92% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($30,779 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.92%
North Carolina average:

7.23%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
4.27% relocated to other counties in North Carolina ($26,774 average AGI)
0.66% relocated to other states ($4,005 average AGI)
Martin County:

0.66%
North Carolina average:

3.07%

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

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Pitt County, NC  1.50% ($30,188 average AGI)
to Beaufort County, NC  0.38% ($42,094)
to Bertie County, NC  0.34% ($24,345)
to Washington County, NC  0.30% ($24,308)
to Wake County, NC  0.23% ($45,750)

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 2014: 13.0

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 population in Martin County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 17.2%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 6.6%
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: 4,891 (3,674 aged, 1,217 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 707 (13%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

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

  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (524)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (324)
  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (248)
  • Atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease, so described (191)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (174)
  • Alzheimer's disease, unspecified (154)
  • Unspecified dementia (147)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (145)
  • Unspecified diabetes mellitus, without complications (118)
  • Septicaemia, unspecified (108)

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: 7,888
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 198
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 34,102

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,177
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,432
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 12

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 15
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 53

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 8

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: 23,737
  • In family households: 19,818 (3,202 male householders, 3,319 female householders)
    4,411 spouses, 6,737 children (6,388 natural, 117 adopted, 233 stepchildren), 778 grandchildren, 375 brothers or sisters, 403 parents, 196 other relatives, 429 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 3,778 (1,476 male householders (1,254 living alone)), 1,826 female householders (1,593 living alone)), 477 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 149

Size of family households: 3,625 2-persons, 1,397 3-persons, 1,044 4-persons, 329 5-persons, 65 6-persons, 62 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 2,847 1-person, 441 2-persons, 15 3-persons, 5 4-persons.

2,226 married couples with children.
1,972 single-parent households (641 men, 1,331 women).

96.0% of residents of Martin speak English at home.
2.6% of residents speak Spanish at home (60% speak English very well, 26% speak English well, 2% speak English not well, 12% don't speak English at all).
0.3% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (86% speak English very well, 13% speak English well, 2% speak English not well).
1.0% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (90% speak English very well, 10% speak English well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $180,267,000 ($7,270 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:

6.1
State:

6.3

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.8
State:

4.5

Year house built in Martin County, North Carolina
  • Year house built in Martin County, North Carolina
  • 622014 or later
  • 3882010 to 2013
  • 1,1212000 to 2009
  • 1,5751990 to 1999
  • 1,2751980 to 1989
  • 2,2051970 to 1979
  • 1,6551960 to 1969
  • 1,4891950 to 1959
  • 7581940 to 1949
  • 1,1341939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Martin County, North Carolina
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Martin County, North Carolina
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Martin County, North Carolina
  • 111 room
  • 02 rooms
  • 1193 rooms
  • 5234 rooms
  • 1,7765 rooms
  • 1,6126 rooms
  • 9317 rooms
  • 7648 rooms
  • 1,0609+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Martin County, North Carolina
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Martin County, North Carolina
  • 131 room
  • 42 rooms
  • 3943 rooms
  • 8374 rooms
  • 7365 rooms
  • 5876 rooms
  • 2057 rooms
  • 1548 rooms
  • 689+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Martin County, North Carolina
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Martin County, North Carolina
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Martin County, North Carolina
  • 10no bedroom
  • 671 bedroom
  • 8342 bedrooms
  • 4,3913 bedrooms
  • 1,1104 bedrooms
  • 3955+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Martin County, North Carolina
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Martin County, North Carolina
  • 13no bedroom
  • 2541 bedroom
  • 1,1662 bedrooms
  • 1,3453 bedrooms
  • 2204 bedrooms
  • 105+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Martin County, North Carolina 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
  • 171no vehicle
  • 1,7801 vehicle
  • 2,6662 vehicles
  • 1,4003 vehicles
  • 5474 vehicles
  • 2515+ 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
  • 423no vehicle
  • 1,3491 vehicle
  • 9472 vehicles
  • 2513 vehicles
  • 244 vehicles
  • 255+ vehicles

93.6% of Martin County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 35% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 77% lived in North Carolina.

Martin County:

93.6%
State average:

85.1%

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

  • This state: 19,142
  • Other state: 3,820
  • Northeast: 1,312
  • Midwest: 274
  • South: 1,923
  • West: 299
Year householders moved into unit in Martin County, NC
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Martin County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 54.0%Electricity
  • 33.2%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 4.7%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 4.0%Utility gas
  • 3.9%Wood
  • 0.1%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 73.7%Electricity
  • 15.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 4.5%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 3.1%Wood
  • 2.8%Utility gas
  • 0.6%No fuel used

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 273
Here:

11.9%
North Carolina:

10.1%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 85
Here:

5.7%
North Carolina:

10.3%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 80
Here:

11.0%
North Carolina:

17.9%

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 2013:

  • Assistance and Subsidies - Public Welfare, Cash Assistance Programs - Other: $1,945,000
  • Charges - Other: $3,789,000
    Solid Waste Management: $1,955,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Lunch: $510,000
    Higher Education - Other: $443,000
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $272,000
    Higher Education Auxiliary Enterprises: $265,000
    Hospital Public: $198,000
    Air Transportation: $58,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Tuition and Transportation: $40,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education - Other: $24,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $11,000
  • Construction - Parks and Recreation: $589,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $559,000
    Air Transportation: $305,000
    Health - Other: $54,000
  • Current Operations - Elementary and Secondary Education: $35,517,000
    Health - Other: $8,254,000
    Other Higher Education: $7,034,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $3,932,000
    Police Protection: $3,375,000
    Solid Waste Management: $1,961,000
    Liquor Stores: $1,305,000
    Housing and Community Development: $1,249,000
    Correctional Institutions: $1,034,000
    Financial Administration: $917,000
    General - Other: $826,000
    Local Fire Protection: $757,000
    Higher Education Auxiliary Enterprises: $713,000
    Transit Utilities: $633,000
    General Public Buildings: $610,000
    Water Utilities: $430,000
    Central Staff Services: $416,000
    Air Transportation: $161,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $113,000
    Libraries: $91,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $74,000
    Parks and Recreation: $68,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $65,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Water Utilities: $4,322,000
    Public Welfare: $3,166,000
    Education: $262,000
    Other: $165,000
    General Local Government Support: $35,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $1,726,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Water Utilities: $1,550,000
    Other - Elementary and Secondary Education: $258,000
    Other - Health - Other: $7,000
  • Intergovernmental to State - Public Welfare: $336,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Education: $1,032,000
    Health and Hospitals: $419,000
    Other: $156,000
    Housing and Community Development: $15,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $14,731,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $13,772,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,000,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $41,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $1,223,000
    Rents: $969,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $501,000
    Interest Earnings: $97,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $72,000
    Sale of Property: $23,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Elementary and Secondary Education: $389,000
    Other Higher Education: $305,000
    Police Protection: $287,000
    Transit Utilities: $165,000
    General Public Building: $69,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $28,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $27,000
    General - Other: $22,000
    Solid Waste Management: $4,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $3,000
    Financial Administration: $2,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $11,337,000
  • Revenue - Liquor Stores: $1,432,000
    Water Utilities: $1,264,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Education: $34,352,000
    Public Welfare: $1,477,000
    Other: $642,000
    Housing and Community Development: $500,000
    General Local Government Support: $443,000
    Transit Utilities: $419,000
    Health and Hospitals: $369,000
    Water Utilities: $1,000
  • Tax - Property: $13,306,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $3,883,000
    Other Selective Sales: $225,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $63,000
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $56,000
    Other License: $53,000
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $34,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $9,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $30,401,000
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $656,000

Martin County government finances - Revenue in 2013:

  • Assistance and Subsidies - Public Welfare, Cash Assistance Programs - Other: $1,945,000
  • Charges - Other: $3,789,000
    Solid Waste Management: $1,955,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Lunch: $510,000
    Higher Education - Other: $443,000
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $272,000
    Higher Education Auxiliary Enterprises: $265,000
    Hospital Public: $198,000
    Air Transportation: $58,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Tuition and Transportation: $40,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education - Other: $24,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $11,000
  • Construction - Parks and Recreation: $589,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $559,000
    Air Transportation: $305,000
    Health - Other: $54,000
  • Current Operations - Elementary and Secondary Education: $35,517,000
    Health - Other: $8,254,000
    Other Higher Education: $7,034,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $3,932,000
    Police Protection: $3,375,000
    Solid Waste Management: $1,961,000
    Liquor Stores: $1,305,000
    Housing and Community Development: $1,249,000
    Correctional Institutions: $1,034,000
    Financial Administration: $917,000
    General - Other: $826,000
    Local Fire Protection: $757,000
    Higher Education Auxiliary Enterprises: $713,000
    Transit Utilities: $633,000
    General Public Buildings: $610,000
    Water Utilities: $430,000
    Central Staff Services: $416,000
    Air Transportation: $161,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $113,000
    Libraries: $91,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $74,000
    Parks and Recreation: $68,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $65,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Water Utilities: $4,322,000
    Public Welfare: $3,166,000
    Education: $262,000
    Other: $165,000
    General Local Government Support: $35,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $1,726,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Water Utilities: $1,550,000
    Other - Elementary and Secondary Education: $258,000
    Other - Health - Other: $7,000
  • Intergovernmental to State - Public Welfare: $336,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Education: $1,032,000
    Health and Hospitals: $419,000
    Other: $156,000
    Housing and Community Development: $15,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $14,731,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $13,772,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,000,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $41,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $1,223,000
    Rents: $969,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $501,000
    Interest Earnings: $97,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $72,000
    Sale of Property: $23,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Elementary and Secondary Education: $389,000
    Other Higher Education: $305,000
    Police Protection: $287,000
    Transit Utilities: $165,000
    General Public Building: $69,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $28,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $27,000
    General - Other: $22,000
    Solid Waste Management: $4,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $3,000
    Financial Administration: $2,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $11,337,000
  • Revenue - Liquor Stores: $1,432,000
    Water Utilities: $1,264,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Education: $34,352,000
    Public Welfare: $1,477,000
    Other: $642,000
    Housing and Community Development: $500,000
    General Local Government Support: $443,000
    Transit Utilities: $419,000
    Health and Hospitals: $369,000
    Water Utilities: $1,000
  • Tax - Property: $13,306,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $3,883,000
    Other Selective Sales: $225,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $63,000
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $56,000
    Other License: $53,000
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $34,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $9,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $30,401,000
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $656,000

Martin County government finances - Debt in 2013:

  • Assistance and Subsidies - Public Welfare, Cash Assistance Programs - Other: $1,945,000
  • Charges - Other: $3,789,000
    Solid Waste Management: $1,955,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Lunch: $510,000
    Higher Education - Other: $443,000
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $272,000
    Higher Education Auxiliary Enterprises: $265,000
    Hospital Public: $198,000
    Air Transportation: $58,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Tuition and Transportation: $40,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education - Other: $24,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $11,000
  • Construction - Parks and Recreation: $589,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $559,000
    Air Transportation: $305,000
    Health - Other: $54,000
  • Current Operations - Elementary and Secondary Education: $35,517,000
    Health - Other: $8,254,000
    Other Higher Education: $7,034,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $3,932,000
    Police Protection: $3,375,000
    Solid Waste Management: $1,961,000
    Liquor Stores: $1,305,000
    Housing and Community Development: $1,249,000
    Correctional Institutions: $1,034,000
    Financial Administration: $917,000
    General - Other: $826,000
    Local Fire Protection: $757,000
    Higher Education Auxiliary Enterprises: $713,000
    Transit Utilities: $633,000
    General Public Buildings: $610,000
    Water Utilities: $430,000
    Central Staff Services: $416,000
    Air Transportation: $161,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $113,000
    Libraries: $91,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $74,000
    Parks and Recreation: $68,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $65,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Water Utilities: $4,322,000
    Public Welfare: $3,166,000
    Education: $262,000
    Other: $165,000
    General Local Government Support: $35,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $1,726,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Water Utilities: $1,550,000
    Other - Elementary and Secondary Education: $258,000
    Other - Health - Other: $7,000
  • Intergovernmental to State - Public Welfare: $336,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Education: $1,032,000
    Health and Hospitals: $419,000
    Other: $156,000
    Housing and Community Development: $15,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $14,731,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $13,772,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,000,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $41,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $1,223,000
    Rents: $969,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $501,000
    Interest Earnings: $97,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $72,000
    Sale of Property: $23,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Elementary and Secondary Education: $389,000
    Other Higher Education: $305,000
    Police Protection: $287,000
    Transit Utilities: $165,000
    General Public Building: $69,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $28,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $27,000
    General - Other: $22,000
    Solid Waste Management: $4,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $3,000
    Financial Administration: $2,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $11,337,000
  • Revenue - Liquor Stores: $1,432,000
    Water Utilities: $1,264,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Education: $34,352,000
    Public Welfare: $1,477,000
    Other: $642,000
    Housing and Community Development: $500,000
    General Local Government Support: $443,000
    Transit Utilities: $419,000
    Health and Hospitals: $369,000
    Water Utilities: $1,000
  • Tax - Property: $13,306,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $3,883,000
    Other Selective Sales: $225,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $63,000
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $56,000
    Other License: $53,000
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $34,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $9,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $30,401,000
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $656,000

Martin County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2013:

  • Assistance and Subsidies - Public Welfare, Cash Assistance Programs - Other: $1,945,000
  • Charges - Other: $3,789,000
    Solid Waste Management: $1,955,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Lunch: $510,000
    Higher Education - Other: $443,000
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $272,000
    Higher Education Auxiliary Enterprises: $265,000
    Hospital Public: $198,000
    Air Transportation: $58,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Tuition and Transportation: $40,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education - Other: $24,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $11,000
  • Construction - Parks and Recreation: $589,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $559,000
    Air Transportation: $305,000
    Health - Other: $54,000
  • Current Operations - Elementary and Secondary Education: $35,517,000
    Health - Other: $8,254,000
    Other Higher Education: $7,034,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $3,932,000
    Police Protection: $3,375,000
    Solid Waste Management: $1,961,000
    Liquor Stores: $1,305,000
    Housing and Community Development: $1,249,000
    Correctional Institutions: $1,034,000
    Financial Administration: $917,000
    General - Other: $826,000
    Local Fire Protection: $757,000
    Higher Education Auxiliary Enterprises: $713,000
    Transit Utilities: $633,000
    General Public Buildings: $610,000
    Water Utilities: $430,000
    Central Staff Services: $416,000
    Air Transportation: $161,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $113,000
    Libraries: $91,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $74,000
    Parks and Recreation: $68,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $65,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Water Utilities: $4,322,000
    Public Welfare: $3,166,000
    Education: $262,000
    Other: $165,000
    General Local Government Support: $35,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $1,726,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Water Utilities: $1,550,000
    Other - Elementary and Secondary Education: $258,000
    Other - Health - Other: $7,000
  • Intergovernmental to State - Public Welfare: $336,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Education: $1,032,000
    Health and Hospitals: $419,000
    Other: $156,000
    Housing and Community Development: $15,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $14,731,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $13,772,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,000,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $41,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $1,223,000
    Rents: $969,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $501,000
    Interest Earnings: $97,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $72,000
    Sale of Property: $23,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Elementary and Secondary Education: $389,000
    Other Higher Education: $305,000
    Police Protection: $287,000
    Transit Utilities: $165,000
    General Public Building: $69,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $28,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $27,000
    General - Other: $22,000
    Solid Waste Management: $4,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $3,000
    Financial Administration: $2,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $11,337,000
  • Revenue - Liquor Stores: $1,432,000
    Water Utilities: $1,264,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Education: $34,352,000
    Public Welfare: $1,477,000
    Other: $642,000
    Housing and Community Development: $500,000
    General Local Government Support: $443,000
    Transit Utilities: $419,000
    Health and Hospitals: $369,000
    Water Utilities: $1,000
  • Tax - Property: $13,306,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $3,883,000
    Other Selective Sales: $225,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $63,000
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $56,000
    Other License: $53,000
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $34,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $9,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $30,401,000
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $656,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 1,177
  • Number of aged recipients: 203
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 974
  • Number of recipients under 18: 219
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 593
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 365
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 576
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 456
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

Martin County on our top lists:

  • #64 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest Particulate Matter (PM10) Annual air pollution readings in 2012 (µg/m3)"