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Martinsville city, Virginia (VA)


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County population in 2012: 13,733 (all urban); it was 15,416 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 2,094
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 1,338
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 3,914
Renter-occupied apartments: 2,652 (it was 2,584 in 2000)
% of renters here:

40%
State:

33%

Land area: 11 sq. mi.
Water area: 0.1 sq. mi.
Population density: 1238 people per square mile 
 
 (very high).

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Martinsville city: 83.9 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (21.7%), Manufacturing (18.4%), Retail trade (14.0%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 82%
  • Government: 13%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 4%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%

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Races in Martinsville city, Virginia:


Median resident age:  43.0 years
Virginia median age:  37.0 years

Males: 6,293  (50.4%)
Females: 7,528  (49.6%)

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Average household size:
Martinsville city:

2.0 people
Virginia:

3 people

Estimated median household income in 2009: $34,879 ($27,441 in 1999)
This county:

$34879
Virginia:

$59330

Median contract rent in 2009 for apartments: $471 (lower quartile is $368, upper quartile is $611)
This county:

$471
State:

$832


Estimated median house or condo value in 2009: $82,394 (it was $69,400 in 2000)
Martinsville city:

$82,394
Virginia:

$252,600
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $62,382 - $131,951

Mean price in 2009:

Detached houses: $209,232
Here:

$209,232
State:

$330,816

Townhouses or other attached units: $121,526
Here:

$121,526
State:

$310,878

Mobile homes: $15,923
Here:

$15,923
State:

$37,843
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,362
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $237

Institutionalized population: 306

Martinsville city, VA map from a distance

Single-family new house construction building permits:


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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2009: $681 (0.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2009: $582 (0.8%)


Martinsville city household income distribution in 2009 Martinsville city home values distribution


Martinsville city contract rent distribution in 2009

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2009: 20.8%
(12.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 32.1% for Black residents, 13.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for American Indian residents, 2.8% for other race residents, 31.8% for two or more races residents)
Median age of residents in 2010: 43 years old
(Males: 41 years old, Females: 45 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 50 years old, Black residents: 38 years old, American Indian residents: 29 years old, Asian residents: 33 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 22 years old, Other race residents: 23 years old)

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

19.2%
Whole state:

9.6%

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

6.9%
Whole state:

4.3%

Area name: Henry County-Martinsville city, VA HUD Nonmetro FMR Area
Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Martinsville city is $387 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $483 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $619 a month.

Martinsville city has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

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Current college students: 661
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 68.5%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 16.6%

Number of foreign born residents: 412 (20% naturalized citizens)

Martinsville city:

2.7%
Whole state:

8.1%

Year of entry for the foreign-born population


Mean travel time to work (commute): 18.1 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 43.9%

Martinsville city marital status for males
Martinsville city marital status for females

Housing units in structures:


Housing units in Martinsville city with a mortgage: 2,062 (219 second mortgage, 217 home equity loan, 17 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 1,631

Here:

55.8% with mortgage
State:

75.1% with mortgage



Religion statistics:

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 76.94%
Here76.9%
USA50.2%
Total adherents: 11,861
Total congregations: 42

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionChristian Church (Disciples of Christ)United Methodist ChurchCatholic ChurchChristian Churches and Churches of Christ
Adherents4,269 (36.0%)2,559 (21.6%)1,523 (12.8%)784 (6.6%)657 (5.5%)
Congregations6 (14.3%)12 (28.6%)2 (4.8%)1 (2.4%)3 (7.1%)
NameChurch of God (Cleveland, Tennessee) The Wesleyan ChurchFriends (Quakers)Churches of ChristOther
Adherents565 (4.8%)245 (2.1%)229 (1.9%)198 (1.7%)832 (7.0%)
Congregations1 (2.4%)2 (4.8%)2 (4.8%)3 (7.1%)10 (23.8%)
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.

Religions in Martinsville city -

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 5
This county:

3.44 / 10,000 pop.
Virginia:

2.03 / 10,000 pop.

Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Martinsville city:

0.69 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.17 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (no gas): 4
Martinsville city:

2.75 / 10,000 pop.
Virginia:

1.43 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 7
This county:

4.81 / 10,000 pop.
Virginia:

4.03 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 15
Martinsville city:

10.31 / 10,000 pop.
Virginia:

7.65 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

12.7%
Virginia:

9.3%

Adult obesity rate:
Here:

29.3%
Virginia:

26.7%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Martinsville city:

18.3%
State:

18.6%


Tornado activity:

Martinsville city historical area-adjusted tornado activity is significantly above Virginia state average. It is 22.5 times above overall U.S. average.
Tornadoes in this county have caused 13 injuries recorded between 1950 and 2004.
On 8/17/1994, a category 2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado injured 10 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Martinsville city-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Virginia state average. It is 95% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 10/21/1998 at 05:56:47, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, 3.3 LG, Depth: 8.3 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 95.9 miles away from the county center
On 6/26/1995 at 00:36:17, a magnitude 3.5 (3.1 MB, 3.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 87.9 miles away from the county center
On 4/22/1991 at 01:01:20, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 LG, Depth: 9.1 mi) earthquake occurred 88.8 miles away from the county center
On 6/5/1998 at 02:31:01, a magnitude 3.2 (3.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 99.0 miles away from Martinsville city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB)

Class of Workers


Most common industries (%)
Males Females
  • Furniture and related product manufacturing (14%)
  • Construction (9%)
  • Textile mills and textile products (6%)
  • Apparel (5%)
  • Health care (4%)
  • Accommodation and food services (4%)
  • Wood products (4%)
  • Health care (13%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Textile mills and textile products (11%)
  • Furniture and related product manufacturing (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Department and other general merchandise stores (4%)
  • Social assistance (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (14%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (6%)
  • Top executives (5%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (4%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (3%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (8%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (7%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5%)
  • Cashiers (5%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (5%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (4%)

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




Most common first ancestries reported in Martinsville city (%):





Martinsville city mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 4,709 (78%)
  • Carpooled: 1,050 (17%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 6 (0%)
  • Ferryboat: 4 (0%)
  • Taxi: 23 (0%)
  • Walked: 93 (2%)
  • Other means: 27 (0%)
  • Worked at home: 113 (2%)

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders


People in group quarters in Martinsville city, Virginia in 2000:

People in group quarters in Martinsville city, Virginia in 2010:


Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2005 was $42,929.

7.16% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($30,455 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.16%
Virginia average:

11.06%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
5.02% relocated from other counties in Virginia ($19,421 average AGI)
2.14% relocated from other states ($11,034 average AGI)
Martinsville city:

2.14%
Virginia average:

4.24%

Percentage of residents relocating from other counties or countries


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Henry County, VA  3.17% ($26,485 average AGI)
from Franklin County, VA  0.32% ($25,941)
from Pittsylvania County, VA  0.28% ($23,067)
from Rockingham County, NC  0.19% ($19,600)


7.38% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($31,334 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.38%
Virginia average:

10.78%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
4.86% relocated to other counties in Virginia ($20,742 average AGI)
2.52% relocated to other states ($10,592 average AGI)
Martinsville city:

2.52%
Virginia average:

4.13%

Percentage of residents relocating to other counties or countries


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Henry County, VA  2.99% ($28,094 average AGI)
to Franklin County, VA  0.34% ($39,722)
to Guilford County, NC  0.32% ($35,235)
to Mecklenburg County, NC  0.21% ($23,909)
to Rockingham County, NC  0.21% ($20,091)
to Patrick County, VA  0.21% ($23,909)
to Pittsylvania County, VA  0.21% ($26,182)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 12.0
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 11.1

Births per 1000 population in Martinsville city

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 16.3
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 16.3

Deaths per 1000 population in Martinsville city

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 11.1
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 7.0

Infant deaths per 1000 live births in Martinsville city

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2003: 6,521 (5,260 aged, 1,261 disabled)
Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 15%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 13%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 6.65
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 49072.41
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 1010.710
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 665802.25

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1072.030
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1748.740
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 13.4

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 134.030
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 180.9

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 26.8

Crimes per 100,000 population in 1996: 1

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 209.5. This is more than state average.

Household type by relationship:

Households: 13,444

Size of family households: 1,731 2-persons, 849 3-persons, 556 4-persons, 277 5-persons, 104 6-persons, 48 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 2,281 1-person, 201 2-persons, 28 3-persons, 8 4-persons, 1 6-persons.

95.3% of residents of Martinsville city speak English at home.
3.3% of residents speak Spanish at home (47% speak English very well, 8% speak English well, 46% speak English not well).
1.1% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (84% speak English very well, 11% speak English well, 5% speak English not well).
0.4% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (71% speak English very well, 18% speak English well, 11% speak English not well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $155,148,000 ($10316 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $3,143,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $88,578,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $37,417,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $154,000
Federal grants: $22,495,000
Federal procurement contracts: $2,107,000 ($103,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $4,398,000 ($34,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $0,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $2,878,000
Federal Government insurance: $7,462,000

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

Births: 940
Here:

63 per 1000 residents
State:

70 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 1,336
Here:

90 per 1000 residents
State:

40 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +222
Here:

+15 per 1000 residents
State:

+18 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: -230
Here -15 per 1000 residents
State +14 per 1000 residents

Population growth in Martinsville city

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 0.00 millions of gallons per day (all from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.3
State:

6.6

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.3
State:

4.3

Year house built

Rooms in houses/apartments in Martinsville city, Virginia
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • 1 room: 0
  • 2 rooms: 19
  • 3 rooms: 42
  • 4 rooms: 369
  • 5 rooms: 964
  • 6 rooms: 689
  • 7 rooms: 601
  • 8 rooms: 557
  • 9+ rooms: 673
  • 1 room: 9
  • 2 rooms: 188
  • 3 rooms: 449
  • 4 rooms: 836
  • 5 rooms: 578
  • 6 rooms: 269
  • 7 rooms: 111
  • 8 rooms: 73
  • 9+ rooms: 71
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Martinsville city, Virginia
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no bedroom: 16
  • 1 bedroom: 86
  • 2 bedrooms: 954
  • 3 bedrooms: 1,751
  • 4 bedrooms: 837
  • 5+ bedrooms: 270
  • no bedroom: 14
  • 1 bedroom: 659
  • 2 bedrooms: 1,236
  • 3 bedrooms: 518
  • 4 bedrooms: 138
  • 5+ bedrooms: 19
Cars and other vehicles available in Martinsville city, Virginia in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no vehicle: 307
  • 1 vehicle: 1,364
  • 2 vehicles: 1,475
  • 3 vehicles: 568
  • 4 vehicles: 178
  • 5+ vehicles: 22
  • no vehicle: 647
  • 1 vehicle: 1,289
  • 2 vehicles: 466
  • 3 vehicles: 161
  • 4 vehicles: 21
  • 5+ vehicles: 0

59% of Martinsville city residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 18% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 82% lived in Virginia.

Martinsville city:

59.1%
State average:

53.8%


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


Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses in 2000: $44,500


Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 1%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 1%

Year Householders Moved Into Unit:

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Martinsville city
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Utility gas (43.8%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (32.6%)
  • Electricity (21.4%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1.8%)
  • Electricity (40.0%)
  • Utility gas (34.4%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (20.6%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (3.0%)
  • Other fuel (1.0%)
  • No fuel used (0.6%)



Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 49
Here:

3.1%
Virginia:

9.5%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 32
Here:

3.8%
Virginia:

8.2%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 69
Here:

12.2%
Virginia:

20.6%

Educational Attainment (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)


Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

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

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

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninst.)


Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2004:



Martinsville city Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1991
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Martinsville city Fatal accident statistics for 1992 - 2009
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons Pedestrians

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)




Most common first names in Martinsville city, VA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James50472.6 years
William36373.8 years
John36273.4 years
Mary34578.9 years
Robert24070.8 years
George22874.6 years
Annie13581.3 years
Thomas13373.0 years
Virginia12277.9 years
Joseph11173.1 years
Most common last names in Martinsville city, VA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Hairston46170.3 years
Martin28072.2 years
Smith17674.0 years
Turner11775.7 years
Gravely10974.4 years
Carter10275.1 years
Jones9972.0 years
Davis8872.8 years
Spencer8877.0 years
Williams8870.1 years

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