Martinsville city, VA

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2022 Population
13,539
0.467% 1-year growth
2022 Median Age
39.9
1.72% 1-year decrease
2022 Poverty Rate
24.6%
3.09% 1-year decrease
2022 Median Household Income
$39,127
6.23% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$82,800
6.7% 1-year growth

About

In 2022, Martinsville city, VA had a population of 13.5k people with a median age of 39.9 and a median household income of $39,127. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Martinsville city, VA grew from 13,476 to 13,539, a 0.467% increase and its median household income grew from $36,832 to $39,127, a 6.23% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Martinsville city, VA are Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (44.3%), White (Non-Hispanic) (42.6%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (3.78%), Other (Hispanic) (2.48%), and White (Hispanic) (1.96%).

None of the households in Martinsville city, VA reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

97.5% of the residents in Martinsville city, VA are U.S. citizens.

In 2022, the median property value in Martinsville city, VA was $82,800, and the homeownership rate was 54.5%.

Most people in Martinsville city, VA drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 19.6 minutes. The average car ownership in Martinsville city, VA was 2 cars per household.

Martinsville city, VA borders .

Population & Diversity

Martinsville city, VA is home to a population of 13.5k people, from which 97.5% are citizens. As of 2022, 5.07% of Martinsville city, VA residents were born outside of the country (686 people).

In 2022, there were 1.04 times more Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents (6k people) in Martinsville city, VA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 5.77k White (Non-Hispanic) and 512 Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

97.5%
2022 Citizenship
97%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 97.5% of Martinsville city, VA residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Martinsville city, VA was 97%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Martinsville city, VA
  1. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    6k ± 292
  2. White (Non-Hispanic)
    5.77k ± 94
  3. Two+ (Non-Hispanic)
    512 ± 250
6.99%
Hispanic Population
947 people

In 2022, there were 1.04 times more Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents (6k people) in Martinsville city, VA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 5.77k White (Non-Hispanic) and 512 Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

6.99% of the people in Martinsville city, VA are hispanic (947 people).

The following chart shows the 7 races represented in Martinsville city, VA as a share of the total population.

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Foreign-Born Population

5.07%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
686 people
5.02%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
677 people

As of 2022, 5.07% of Martinsville city, VA residents (686 people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.6%. In 2021, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Martinsville city, VA was 5.02%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    192 ± 87
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    159 ± 93
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    126 ± 61

Martinsville city, VA has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.21 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Martinsville city, VA employs 5.55k people. The largest industries in Martinsville city, VA are Health Care & Social Assistance (1,063 people), Manufacturing (881 people), and Retail Trade (581 people), and the highest paying industries are Construction ($57,581), Wholesale Trade ($50,590), and Finance & Insurance ($47,333).

Occupations

5.55k
2022 Value
± 538
0.108%
1 Year growth
± 13.8%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Martinsville city, VA grew at a rate of 0.108%, from 5.55k employees to 5.55k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Martinsville city, VA, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (914 people), Production Occupations (526 people), and Material Moving Occupations (456 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Martinsville city, VA.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

5.55k
2022 Value
± 538
0.108%
1 Year growth
± 13.8%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Martinsville city, VA grew at a rate of 0.108%, from 5.55k employees to 5.55k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Martinsville city, VA, are Health Care & Social Assistance (1,063 people), Manufacturing (881 people), and Retail Trade (581 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Martinsville city, VA, though some of these residents may live in Martinsville city, VA and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Median Earnings by Industry

$36,365
Median earning men ± $5,070
$30,409
Median earning women ± $2,700

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($212,647), Construction ($57,581), and Wholesale Trade ($51,476).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($45,667), Public Administration ($39,531), and Educational Services, & Health Care & Social Assistance ($38,309).

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Establishments by Size

The industries with the most establishments
  1. 331
    Educational Services, Health Care & Social Assistance
  2. 143
    Finance & Insurance, and Real Estate, Rental & Leasing
  3. 125
    Retail Trade

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Civics

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Education

Awarded Degrees over Time

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Educational Pyramid

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In 2022, 0.884% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 0.904% of women were in the same situation.

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Educational Attainment

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The most common educational levels obtained by the working population in 2022 were High School or Equivalent (1.71M), Bachelors Degree (1.47M), and Some college (1.4M).

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Martinsville city, VA was $82,800 in 2022, which is 0.294 times smaller than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $77,600 to $82,800, a 6.7% increase. The homeownership rate in Martinsville city, VA is 54.5%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Martinsville city, VA have an average commute time of 19.6 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Martinsville city, VA is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Martinsville city, VA is $39,127. In 2022, the tract with the highest Median Household Income in Martinsville city, VA was Census Tract 5 with a value of $73,321, followed by Census Tract 3 and Census Tract 4, with respective values of $39,796 and $37,000.

Property

$82,800
Median Property Value 2022
±$9,106
$3,069
Median Property Taxes
±$349

The following chart display owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Martinsville city, VA the largest share of households pay taxes in the < $800 range.

The chart underneath the paragraph shows the property taxes in Martinsville city, VA compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies.

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Rent vs Own

54.5%
Homeownership
2022
67.8%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 54.5% of the housing units in Martinsville city, VA were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 57.7%.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 5
  2. Census Tract 3
  3. Census Tract 4

In 2022, the tract with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Martinsville city, VA was Census Tract 5 with a value of $73,321, followed by Census Tract 3 and Census Tract 4, with respective values of $39,796 and $37,000.

The following map shows all of the tracts in Martinsville city, VA colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Household Income

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$39,127
Median Household Income
± $3,628
5.63k
Number of Households
± 542

In 2022, the median household income of the 5.63k households in Martinsville city, VA grew to $39,127 from the previous year's value of $36,832.

The following chart displays the households in Martinsville city, VA distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the < $10k range.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Martinsville city, VA is from Martinsville city, VA.
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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2022
  1. Drove Alone (73.4%)
  2. Carpooled (14%)
  3. Worked At Home (7.5%)

In 2022, 73.4% of workers in Martinsville city, VA drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (14%) and those who worked at home (7.5%).

The following chart shows the number of households using each mode of transportation over time, using a logarithmic scale on the y-axis to help better show variations in the smaller means of commuting.

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Commute Time

19.6 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Martinsville city, VA have a shorter commute time (19.6 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 1.18% of the workforce in Martinsville city, VA have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Martinsville city, VA distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Martinsville city, VA have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

24.6% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Martinsville city, VA (3.22k out of 13.1k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 12.5%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Males 25 - 34, followed by Females 35 - 44 and then Females 6 - 11.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Martinsville city, VA is Black, followed by White and Hispanic.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Health

89.6% of the population of Martinsville city, VA has health coverage, with 33.9% on employee plans, 30.6% on Medicaid, 14.4% on Medicare, 7.02% on non-group plans, and 3.62% on military or VA plans.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 45.1% were men and 54.9% were women.

Health Care Diversity

In 2022, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 27.3% under 18 years, 17.8% between 18 and 34 years, 38.2% between 35 and 64 years, and 16.6% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 45.1% were men and 54.9% were women.

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Uninsured People

10.4%
Uninsured
33.9%
Employer Coverage
30.6%
Medicaid
14.4%
Medicare
7.02%
Non-Group
3.62%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Martinsville city, VA grew by 5.04% from 9.92% to 10.4%.

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Health Outcomes

Indicator

In 2023, the number of deaths among residents under age 18 per 100,000 population was N/A in Martinsville city, VA.

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Health Behaviors

Indicator

In 2023, the percentage of the adult population (age 18 and older) that reports a body mass index (BMI) greater than or equal to 30 kg/m2 (age-adjusted) was 42.7% in Martinsville city, VA.

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