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Population (year 2000): 10,515. Estimated population in July 2005: 10,151 (-3.5% change)
Males: 4,978 (47.3%), Females: 5,537 (52.7%)

Weakley County

Zip codes:

Median resident age: 25.5 years
Median household income: $26,493 (year 2000)
Median house value: $79,900 (year 2000)

Martin, TN residents, houses, and apartments details

Races in Martin:

  • White Non-Hispanic (77.6%)
  • Black (15.6%)
  • Hispanic (1.8%)
  • Korean (1.4%)
  • Chinese (1.0%)
  • Other race (1.0%)
  • Two or more races (0.9%)
  • Japanese (0.7%)

Ancestries: United States (18.6%), Irish (10.3%), English (7.4%), German (5.4%), Scotch-Irish (2.2%), Scottish (1.6%).Tennessee

Elevation: 413 feet

Land area: 12.4 square miles

Martin,

For population 25 years and over in Martin

  • High school or higher: 76.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 26.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 12.0%
  • Unemployed: 7.7%
  • Mean travel time to work: 14.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Martin city

  • Never married: 45.6%
  • Now married: 38.1%
  • Separated: 0.9%
  • Widowed: 7.4%
  • Divorced: 8.0%

5.6% Foreign born (4.1% Asia, 1.0% Latin America).

Population change in the 1990s: +871 (+9.0%).


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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: TN Jackson, (49.1 miles )

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: TN Memphis, (114.4 miles pop. 650,100).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: IL Chicago, (388.7 miles pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: TN (7.7 miles Sharon, Fulton, TN (10.9 miles South TN (11.3 miles Dresden, KY (11.7 miles Fulton, TN (13.3 miles Greenfield, TN (13.7 miles Rives, TN (14.7 miles Kenton, City, TN (14.8 miles Union


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1996: 23 buildings, average cost: $90,500
  • 1997: 24 buildings, average cost: $91,600
  • 1998: 24 buildings, average cost: $91,400
  • 1999: 23 buildings, average cost: $91,500
  • 2000: 21 buildings, average cost: $91,500
  • 2001: 21 buildings, average cost: $91,500
  • 2002: 48 buildings, average cost: $77,900
  • 2003: 47 buildings, average cost: $79,600
  • 2004: 48 buildings, average cost: $101,000
  • 2005: 54 buildings, average cost: $95,900

Latitude: 36.34 N, Longitude: 88.85 W

Area code: 731

Martin, Tennessee business data: stores, dealers, real estate agents, wholesalers, restaurants...

Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (34.6%), Manufacturing (20.1%), Retail trade (12.0%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: +2,209 (+21.0%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 2,717 (62.5%)

Crime in Martin by Year

Type 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004
Murders 0 0 0 0 0
    per 100,000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Rapes 3 1 5 4 4
    per 100,000 28.5 9.5 47.6 38.0 38.0
Robberies 4 8 7 9 3
    per 100,000 38.0 76.1 66.6 85.6 28.5
Assaults 25 28 17 30 19
    per 100,000 237.8 266.3 161.7 285.3 180.7
Burglaries 41 38 34 47 45
    per 100,000 389.9 361.4 323.3 447.0 428.0
Thefts 281 334 239 217 263
    per 100,000 2672.4 3176.4 2272.9 2063.7 2501.2
Auto thefts 22 11 13 8 12
    per 100,000 209.2 104.6 123.6 76.1 114.1
221.3 240.6 194.8 217.9 199.0

Average climate in Martin, Tennessee

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Martin,

Martin-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Tennessee state average. It is 106% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/1/1997, a category 4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 16.1 miles away from the Martin city center caused $100,000 in damages.

On 5/7/1971, a category 4 tornado 19.4 miles away from the city center killed 3 people and injured 137 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Birthplace of: Chad Clifton - 2005 NFL player (Green Bay Packers, born: Jun 26, 1976), Jason Black - College basketball player (Samford Bulldogs).


Hospitals/medical centers in Martin:
  • HEALTHSOUTH CANE CREEK REHAB HOSPITAL (180 PELIA ROAD)
  • METHODIST HEALTHCARE-VOLUNTEER HOSPITL (161 MOUNT PELIA RD)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Martin:
  • PARKWAY REGIONAL HOSP (about 14 miles; FULTON, KY)
  • BAPTIST MEMORIAL HOSPITAL UNION CITY (about 17 miles; UNION CITY, TN)
  • GIBSON GENERAL HOSPITAL (about 27 miles; TRENTON, TN)
Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Martin:
  • BARKLEY REGIONAL (about 50 miles; PADUCAH, KY; ID: PAH)
  • MC KELLAR-SIPES REGIONAL (about 53 miles; JACKSON, TN; ID: MKL)
  • CAPE GIRARDEAU REGIONAL (about 78 miles; CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO; ID: CGI)
Other public-use airports nearest to Martin:
  • EVERETT-STEWART (about 10 miles; UNION CITY, TN; ID: UCY)
  • FULTON (about 13 miles; FULTON, KY; ID: 1M7)
  • GIBSON COUNTY (about 30 miles; TRENTON, TN; ID: TGC)

Amtrak station near Martin:
  • 13 miles: FULTON (HWY. 51 NORTH). Services: fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public payphones.

Local government employment and payroll (March 2002)

Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Health 1 $2,398 $28,776 0 $0
Welfare 3 $4,129 $16,516 1 $410
Streets and Highways 18 $40,346 $26,897 0 $0
Firefighters 20 $55,660 $33,396 0 $0
Police - Other 7 $15,668 $26,859 0 $0
Police Protection - Officers 30 $84,362 $33,744 0 $0
Judicial and Legal 0 $0   2 $1,107
Other Government Administration 1 $4,802 $57,624 4 $8,303
Financial Administration 6 $16,169 $32,338 0 $0
Parks and Recreation 7 $17,437 $29,892 3 $2,528
Other and Unallocable 1 $2,836 $34,032 1 $1,136
Local Libraries 5 $9,219 $22,125 3 $912
Gas Supply 4 $9,049 $27,147 0 $0
Water Supply 7 $16,018 $27,459 0 $0
Sewerage 7 $14,916 $25,570 0 $0
Solid Waste Management 4 $8,513 $25,539 0 $0
Totals for Government 121 $301,522 $29,903 14 $14,395
College/University in Martin:
  • THE UNIVERSITY OF TENNESSEE-MARTIN (Full-time enrollment: 5,131; Location: UNIVERSITY AVE; Public; Website: www.utm.edu; Offers Master's degree)
Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Martin:
  • MURRAY STATE UNIVERSITY (about 44 miles; MURRAY, KY; Full-time enrollment: 7,676)
  • UNION UNIVERSITY (about 45 miles; JACKSON, TN; FT enrollment: 2,144)
  • JACKSON STATE COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 51 miles; JACKSON, TN; FT enrollment: 2,534)
  • SOUTHEAST MISSOURI STATE UNIVERSITY (about 84 miles; CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO; FT enrollment: 7,227)
  • SOUTHERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY-CARBONDALE (about 97 miles; CARBONDALE, IL; FT enrollment: 19,742)
  • JOHN A LOGAN COLLEGE (about 100 miles; CARTERVILLE, IL; FT enrollment: 4,255)
  • AUSTIN PEAY STATE UNIVERSITY (about 105 miles; CLARKSVILLE, TN; FT enrollment: 5,744)
Public high school in Martin:
  • WESTVIEW (Students: 612; Location: 8161 HWY 45; Grades: 09 - 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Martin:
  • MARTIN ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 483; Location: 300 S COLLEGE ST; Grades: 03 - 05)
  • MARTIN MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 477; Location: 700 FOWLER RD; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • MARTIN PRIMARY SCHOOL (Students: 455; Location: 215 S COLLEGE ST; Grades: KG - 02)
Private primary/middle school in Martin:
  • UNITY CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 33; Location: 670 NORTH MCCOMB; Grades: KG - 10)
Library in Martin:
  • C. E. WELDON PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $208,345; Location: 100 MAIN STREET; 53,662 books; 2,163 audio materials; 3,978 video materials; 17 serial subscriptions)

Notable locations in Martin: Martin Industrial Park (A), Martin City Hall (B), Brehm Hall (C), Atrium Residence Hall (D), Hall-Moody Administration Building (E), University Center (F), Austin Peay Residence Hall (G), Cooper Hall (H), G-H Residence Hall (I), Browning Hall (J), C E Weldon Library (K), Cecil M and Boyce Gooch Hall (L), Paul Meek Library (M), Jim McCord Residence Hall (N), Frank Clement Residence Hall (O), Buford Ellington Residence Hall (P), Andy Holt Humanities Building (Q).

Churches in Martin include: Central Baptist Church (A), Eastside Baptist Church (B), Miles Chapel Christian Methodist Episcopal Church (C), Martin Church of Christ (D).

Cemeteries: Yellow Fever Cemetery (1), East Side Cemetery (2), Williams Cemetery (3), Parham Cemetery (4), Dibrell Cemetery (5), Memorial Gardens Cemetery (6), Lynch Cemetery (7).

Reservoir: W F Baker Lake (A).

Parks in Martin include: Virginia Weldon Park (1), Harmon Field (2), Pacer Stadium (3), Rotary Field (4).


Martin compared to Tennessee state average:
  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.
  • Number of college students significantly above state average.
  • Population density below state average for cities.
Strongest AM radio stations in Martin:
  • WCMT (1410 AM; 1 kW; MARTIN, TN; Owner: THUNDERBOLT BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WCRV (640 AM; 50 kW; COLLIERVILLE, TN; Owner: BOTT BROADCASTING COMPANY/TENNESSEE)
  • WKZT (1270 AM; 1 kW; FULTON, KY; Owner: RIVER COUNTY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WENK (1240 AM; 1 kW; UNION CITY, TN; Owner: WENK OF UNION CITY, INC.)
  • WGSF (1030 AM; 50 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: FLINN BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WDIA (1070 AM; 50 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WSM (650 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: GAYLORD ENTERTAINMENT COMPANY)
  • WMUF (1000 AM; daytime; 5 kW; PARIS, TN; Owner: BENTON-WEATHERFORD B/CTING OF TN,INC)
  • WMQM (1600 AM; 50 kW; LAKELAND, TN; Owner: WMQM, INC.)
  • WPAD (1560 AM; 10 kW; PADUCAH, KY; Owner: BRISTOL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WKDA (1200 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: RADIO NASHVILLE, INC.)
  • WNQM (1300 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: WNQM. INC.)
  • WAMB (1160 AM; 50 kW; DONELSON, TN; Owner: GREAT SOUTHERN BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
Strongest FM radio stations in Martin:
  • WCMT-FM (101.7 FM; MARTIN, TN; Owner: THUNDERBOLT BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WUTM (90.3 FM; MARTIN, TN; Owner: THE UNIVERSITY OF TENNESSEE)
  • WWKF (99.3 FM; FULTON, KY; Owner: WENK OF UNION CITY, INC.)
  • WYVY (104.9 FM; UNION CITY, TN; Owner: TWIN STATES BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WYNU (92.3 FM; MILAN, TN; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WCDZ (95.1 FM; DRESDEN, TN; Owner: THUNDERBOLT BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WWYN (106.9 FM; MCKENZIE, TN; Owner: RAINBOW MEDIA, INC.)
  • WTNE-FM (97.7 FM; TRENTON, TN; Owner: GIBSON COUNTY BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WKBG (102.1 FM; CLINTON, KY; Owner: FOREVER COMMUNICATIONS INC)
  • WQAK (105.7 FM; UNION CITY, TN; Owner: TWIN STATES BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WTKB-FM (93.7 FM; ATWOOD, TN; Owner: GIBSON COUNTY BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WLSQ-FM (94.3 FM; DYER, TN; Owner: F. DARRELL BOYD)
TV broadcast stations around Martin:
  • WUWT-CA (Channel 9; UNION CITY, TN; Owner: JOSEPH H. HARPOLE, SR.)
  • W02BT (Channel 2; SHARON, TN; Owner: DAYSTAR MINISTRIES)
  • WDKA (Channel 49; PADUCAH, KY; Owner: WDKA ACQUISITION CORPORATION)
  • WJKT (Channel 16; JACKSON, TN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WKMU (Channel 21; MURRAY, KY; Owner: KENTUCKY AUTHORITY FOR EDUCATIONAL TV)

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