Martin, Louisiana

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Population in 2017: 567 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: -9.3%
 
Males: 309  (54.5%)
Females: 258  (45.5%)
Median resident age:

45.6 years
Louisiana median age:

36.8 years

Zip codes: 71019.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $74,916 (it was $33,542 in 2000)
Martin:

$74,916
LA:

$46,145

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $29,182 (it was $14,184 in 2000)

Martin village income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $134,230 (it was $47,300 in 2000)
Martin:

$134,230
LA:

$162,500

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $255,970; detached houses: $161,562; mobile homes: $644,629

Median gross rent in 2017: $614.

March 2019 cost of living index in Martin: 79.3 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 2.5%
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  • Races in Martin, LA (2010)
    • 56995.8%White alone
    • 111.9%Black alone
    • 61.0%Hispanic
    • 40.7%American Indian alone
    • 40.7%Two or more races

Races in Martin detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

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Ancestries: American (26.4%), Irish (15.4%), English (3.5%), Polish (1.3%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 220 feet

Land area: 11.6 square miles.

Population density: 49 people per square mile   (very low).

Martin, Louisiana map

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,439 (1.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $571 (0.4%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Bossier City, LA (40.0 miles , pop. 56,461).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Shreveport, LA (41.2 miles , pop. 200,145).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Houston, TX (206.4 miles , pop. 1,953,631).

Nearest cities:

Ashland, LA (2.5 miles ),
Hall Summit, LA (2.7 miles ),
Edgefield, LA (2.8 miles),
Coushatta, LA (3.0 miles ),
Castor, LA (3.3 miles ),
Saline, LA (3.9 miles ),
Lucky, LA (3.9 miles ),
Campti, LA (3.9 miles )

Latitude: 32.10 N, Longitude: 93.22 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 318

Distribution of median household income in Martin, LA in 2017
Distribution of house value in Martin, LA in 2017
Martin satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.5%
Louisiana:

3.8%
Population change in the 1990s: +73 (+13.2%).
Most common industries in Martin, LA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Educational services (13.5%)
  • Public administration (10.5%)
  • Construction (8.6%)
  • Health care (8.3%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (6.4%)
  • Wood products (4.9%)
  • Food & beverage stores (4.1%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (17.7%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (13.1%)
  • Public administration (10.0%)
  • Educational services (7.7%)
  • Wood products (7.7%)
  • Mining, quarrying, oil & gas extraction (6.2%)
  • Machinery, equipment, supplies merchant wholesalers (5.4%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (19.1%)
  • Health care (16.2%)
  • Public administration (11.0%)
  • Food & beverage stores (7.4%)
  • Finance & insurance (5.9%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.1%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (4.4%)
Most common occupations in Martin, LA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (7.5%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (5.3%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (5.3%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.9%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.9%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4.9%)
  • Other protective service workers, including supervisors (3.8%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (10.0%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (8.5%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (5.4%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (5.4%)
  • Pipelayers, plumbers, pipefitters, and steamfitters (4.6%)
  • Other transportation occupations (4.6%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.8%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (10.3%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (10.3%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (9.6%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (9.6%)
  • Cashiers (5.9%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (4.4%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (4.4%)

Average climate in Martin, Louisiana

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Martin-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Louisiana state average. It is 86% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/23/2000, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 14.2 miles away from the Martin village center caused $2 million in damages.

On 4/23/2000, a category F3 tornado 17.2 miles away from the village center injured 3 people and caused $7 million in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Martin-area historical earthquake activity is above Louisiana state average. It is 81% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 1/21/1982 at 00:33:54, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.5 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 220.2 miles away from Martin center
On 5/4/2001 at 06:42:12, a magnitude 4.7 (4.2 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.5 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 222.8 miles away from the city center
On 2/10/2006 at 04:14:22, a magnitude 5.3 (4.2 MB, 5.3 MS, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 346.0 miles away from the city center
On 3/25/1976 at 00:41:20, a magnitude 5.0 (4.9 MB, 5.0 LG) earthquake occurred 295.7 miles away from the city center
On 9/6/1997 at 23:38:00, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 LG, 4.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 256.6 miles away from the city center
On 5/4/1991 at 01:18:54, a magnitude 5.0 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 364.6 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Red River Parish (12) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 5, Floods: 4, Storms: 4, Freezes: 2, Drought: 1, Fire: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Tornado: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Martin topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Martin:

  • COMMUNITY REHABILITATION HOSPITAL OF COUSHATTA (Hospital, about 9 miles away; COUSHATTA, LA)
  • GREEN MEADOW HAVEN (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; COUSHATTA, LA)
  • SPRINGVILLE NURSING CTR INC (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; COUSHATTA, LA)
  • ADVANTAGE HOME HEALTH CARE, IN (Home Health Center, about 10 miles away; COUSHATTA, LA)
  • RINGGOLD NURSING AND REHABILITATION CENTER, LLC (Nursing Home, about 16 miles away; RINGGOLD, LA)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Martin:

  • Northwestern State University of Louisiana (about 26 miles; Natchitoches, LA; Full-time enrollment: 7,700)
  • Louisiana State University-Shreveport (about 37 miles; Shreveport, LA; FT enrollment: 3,159)
  • Bossier Parish Community College (about 40 miles; Bossier City, LA; FT enrollment: 6,209)
  • Grambling State University (about 42 miles; Grambling, LA; FT enrollment: 4,885)
  • Louisiana Tech University (about 45 miles; Ruston, LA; FT enrollment: 5,874)
  • Southern University at Shreveport (about 48 miles; Shreveport, LA; FT enrollment: 2,277)
  • University of Louisiana at Monroe (about 74 miles; Monroe, LA; FT enrollment: 6,764)

Points of interest:

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Churches in Martin include: Clear Springs Church (A), Holly Springs Church (B), Liberty Church (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Clear Springs Cemetery (1), Liberty Cemetery (2), Martin Cemetery (3), Pickett Cemetery (4), Holly Springs Cemetery (5). Display/hide their locations on the map

Red River Parish has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential
Average household size:
This village:

2.5 people
Louisiana:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This village:

75.3%
Whole state:

67.1%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This village:

3.8%
Whole state:

6.8%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households

For population 15 years and over in Martin:

Marital status in Martin, LA
  • Never married: 27.3%
  • Now married: 59.9%
  • Separated: 0.8%
  • Widowed: 5.9%
  • Divorced: 6.1%

For population 25 years and over in Martin:

  • High school or higher: 90.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 11.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.5%
  • Unemployed: 5.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 23.3 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

7.2
Louisiana average:

11.7

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Martin, LA (based on Red River Parish data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant2,70418
Mainline Protestant3324
Black Protestant2491
Other2072
Catholic1871
None5,412-
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. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 1
Red River Parish:

1.09 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.56 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 3
This county:

3.27 / 10,000 pop.
Louisiana:

1.29 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 4
This county:

4.35 / 10,000 pop.
Louisiana:

4.49 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 3
Red River Parish:

3.27 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.92 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Red River Parish:

11.9%
State:

10.9%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

31.9%
Louisiana:

29.2%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Martin:

48.1%
Louisiana:

49.5%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

43.7%
State:

46.6%

Average BMI:
This city:

28.8
Louisiana:

29.1

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

19.8%
Louisiana:

20.4%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

6.7%
State:

11.3%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

6.7
Louisiana:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

27.2%
State:

34.4%

General health condition:
Martin:

58.0%
State:

55.8%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

76.4%
Louisiana:

80.3%

More about Health and Nutrition of Martin, LA Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Water Supply 1$2,638$31,6561$499
Police Protection - Officers 1$2,419$29,0285$4,897
Other Government Administration 1$2,345$28,1405$1,833
Natural Resources 0$0 0$0
Electric Power 0$0 0$0
Gas Supply 0$0 0$0
Transit 0$0 0$0
Firefighters 0$0 0$0
Other and Unallocable 0$0 1$933
Correction 0$0 0$0
Fire - Other 0$0 0$0
Streets and Highways 0$0 0$0
Airports 0$0 0$0
Water Transport and Terminals 0$0 0$0
Police - Other 0$0 0$0
Judicial and Legal 0$0 0$0
Local Libraries 0$0 0$0
Financial Administration 0$0 1$1,249
Parks and Recreation 0$0 0$0
Welfare 0$0 0$0
Health 0$0 0$0
Hospitals 0$0 0$0
Solid Waste Management 0$0 5$9,335
Sewerage 0$0 0$0
Housing and Community Development (Local) 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 3$7,402$29,60818$18,746

Martin government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Construction - Sewerage: $296,000 ($522.05)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $155,000 ($273.37)
    Central Staff Services: $117,000 ($206.35)
    Water Utilities: $104,000 ($183.42)
    Sewerage: $104,000 ($183.42)
    Financial Administration: $78,000 ($137.57)
    Solid Waste Management: $49,000 ($86.42)
    Correctional Institutions: $18,000 ($31.75)
    Regular Highways: $10,000 ($17.64)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Sewerage: $20,000 ($35.27)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $266,000 ($469.14)

Martin government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $70,000 ($123.46)
    Solid Waste Management: $8,000 ($14.11)
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $24,000 ($42.33)
    Interest Earnings: $6,000 ($10.58)
    Rents: $4,000 ($7.05)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $142,000 ($250.44)
  • State Intergovernmental - Sewerage: $245,000 ($432.10)
    Other: $35,000 ($61.73)
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $282,000 ($497.35)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $75,000 ($132.28)
    Property: $49,000 ($86.42)
    Public Utilities Sales: $24,000 ($42.33)
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $2,000 ($3.53)

Martin government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,044,000 ($1841.27)

4.69% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($34,608 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.69%
Louisiana average:

6.26%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Natchitoches Parish, LA  0.90% ($35,560 average AGI)


5.81% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($41,896 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.81%
Louisiana average:

6.56%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Natchitoches Parish, LA  1.21% ($59,471 average AGI)
to Caddo Parish, LA  1.07% ($44,333)
to Bossier Parish, LA  0.71% ($36,350)

Strongest AM radio stations in Martin:

  • KEEL (710 AM; 50 kW; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KWKH (1130 AM; 50 kW; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WLAD (800 AM; 1 kW; COUSHATTA, LA; Owner: THE BERKSHIRE BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • KRRP (950 AM; 1 kW; COUSHATTA, LA; Owner: FRANCIS V. HOBBS)
  • KOKA (980 AM; 5 kW; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: ACCESS.1 COMMUNICATIONS - SHREVEPORT, LLC)
  • KWDF (840 AM; daytime; 8 kW; BALL, LA; Owner: BALL BROADCASTING CO.)
  • KTRH (740 AM; 50 kW; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: AMFM TEXAS LICENSES LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KSYB (1300 AM; 5 kW; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: AMISTAD COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KNOE (540 AM; 5 kW; MONROE, LA; Owner: NOE CORP., LLC)
  • KGHT (880 AM; 50 kW; SHERIDAN, AR; Owner: METROPOLITAN RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • KJMJ (580 AM; 5 kW; ALEXANDRIA, LA; Owner: RADIO MARIA, INC.)
  • KPYN (900 AM; 10 kW; ATLANTA, TX; Owner: FAMILY WORSHIP CENTER CHURCH, INC.)
  • WSJC (810 AM; 50 kW; MAGEE, MS; Owner: FAMILY TALK RADIO)

Strongest FM radio stations in Martin:

  • KSBH (94.9 FM; COUSHATTA, LA; Owner: KSBH, L.L.C.)
  • KXKZ (107.5 FM; RUSTON, LA; Owner: COMMUNICATIONS CAPITAL COMPANY II OF LOUISIANA, LLC)
  • KRMD-FM (101.1 FM; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KJVC (92.7 FM; MANSFIELD, LA; Owner: METROPOLITAN RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • KDBH-FM (97.3 FM; NATCHITOCHES, LA; Owner: BALDRIDGE-DUMAS COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KZBL (100.7 FM; NATCHITOCHES, LA; Owner: BALDRIDGE-DUMAS COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Martin:

  • KTBS-TV (Channel 3; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: KTBS, INC.)
  • KMSS-TV (Channel 33; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: COMCORP OF TEXAS LICENSE CORP.)
  • KSLA-TV (Channel 12; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: KSLA, LLC)
  • KAIN-LP (Channel 55; NATCHITOCHES, LA; Owner: MARY GILL LEE)
  • KNTS-LP (Channel 17; NATCHITOCHES, LA; Owner: RICHARD GILL)

Martin fatal accident list:

Sep 20, 2010 10:00 AM, Sr-786, Lat: 32.111211, Lon: -93.253389, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
May 20, 2007 01:05 AM, Sr-155, Lat: 32.093208, Lon: -93.185700, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 16Number of bridges
  • 85ft / 26.1mTotal length
  • $1,067,000Total costs
  • 8,320Total average daily traffic
  • 1,244Total average daily truck traffic
  • 14,056Total future (year 2025) average daily traffic
New bridges in Martin, LA - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11940-1949
  • 11960-1969
  • 61970-1979
  • 51980-1989
  • 21990-1999
  • 12010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Martin, LA

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

14 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Martin)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • MARTIN, .5 Mi S Of (Lat: 32.074583 Lon: -93.220167), Overall height: 142 m, Call Sign: KLW26,
    Assigned Frequencies: 5974.85 MHz, 6004.50 MHz, 5974.85 MHz, 6004.50 MHz, 6063.80 MHz, 6063.80 MHz, 6123.10 MHz, 6123.10 MHz, Grant Date: 02/15/2000, Expiration Date: 02/01/2010, Cancellation Date: 10/27/2008, Certifier: James J. R. Talbot, Registrant: At&t Communications Of The South Central States, LLC, 2315 Salem Road, First Floor, H9, Conyers, GA 30013, Phone: (770) 602-2065, Fax: (770) 929-4454, Email:

Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Martin, LA
  • 61.8%Electricity
  • 18.8%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 13.6%Utility gas
  • 5.8%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Martin, LA
  • 66.7%Utility gas
  • 33.3%Electricity


Martin compared to Louisiana state average:

  • Median household income above state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
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