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Population (year 2000): 15,416. Estimated population in July 2005: 14,925 (-3.2% change)
Males: 6,966 (45.2%), Females: 8,450 (54.8%)

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Median resident age: 40.8 years
Median household income: $27,441 (year 2000)
Median house value: $69,100 (year 2000)

Martinsville, VA residents, houses, and apartments details

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Races in Martinsville:

  • White Non-Hispanic (54.1%)
  • Black (42.5%)
  • Hispanic (2.3%)
  • Two or more races (0.8%)
  • Other race (0.7%)

Ancestries: United States (10.6%), English (9.7%), German (5.0%), Irish (4.8%), Scotch-Irish (3.2%), Subsaharan African (1.8%).

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Elevation: 1020 feet

Land area: 11.0 square miles

Martinsville,

For population 25 years and over in Martinsville

  • High school or higher: 68.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 16.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.1%
  • Unemployed: 8.7%
  • Mean travel time to work: 18.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Martinsville city

  • Never married: 25.2%
  • Now married: 46.2%
  • Separated: 4.7%
  • Widowed: 13.0%
  • Divorced: 10.9%

2.7% Foreign born (1.7% Latin America, 0.4% Europe, 0.3% Asia).

Population change in the 1990s: -830 (-5.1%).




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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: VA Roanoke, (41.3 miles )

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: NC Greensboro, (42.1 miles pop. 223,891).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: PA Philadelphia, (397.3 miles pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Heights, VA (2.3 miles Villa VA (4.0 miles Collinsville, VA (4.4 miles Chatmoss, VA (4.9 miles Fieldale, Park, VA (5.4 miles Laurel Pasture, VA (6.4 miles Horse VA (7.1 miles Stanleytown, VA (7.4 miles Ridgeway,


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1996: 30 buildings, average cost: $110,000
  • 1997: 31 buildings, average cost: $110,000
  • 1998: 10 buildings, average cost: $58,100
  • 1999: 6 buildings, average cost: $93,700
  • 2000: 8 buildings, average cost: $61,400
  • 2001: 15 buildings, average cost: $48,900
  • 2002: 13 buildings, average cost: $55,800
  • 2003: 6 buildings, average cost: $50,000
  • 2004: 5 buildings, average cost: $103,200
  • 2005: 9 buildings, average cost: $109,700

Latitude: 36.69 N, Longitude: 79.87 W

Area code: 276


Martinsville, Virginia business data: stores, dealers, real estate agents, wholesalers, restaurants...

Industries providing employment: Manufacturing (34.6%), Educational,health and social services (18.8%), Retail trade (11.5%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: +3,542 (+23.0%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 2,645 (43.9%)


 

Crime in Martinsville by Year

Type 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004
Murders 5 8 1 2 0 1
    per 100,000 32.4 51.9 6.5 13.0 0.0 6.5
Rapes 6 7 18 7 6 6
    per 100,000 38.9 45.4 116.8 45.4 38.9 38.9
Robberies 20 21 22 13 14 19
    per 100,000 129.7 136.2 142.7 84.3 90.8 123.2
Assaults 47 48 46 43 38 30
    per 100,000 304.9 311.4 298.4 278.9 246.5 194.6
Burglaries 128 80 87 54 118 90
    per 100,000 830.3 518.9 564.3 350.3 765.4 583.8
Thefts 649 561 547 522 475 414
    per 100,000 4209.9 3639.1 3548.3 3386.1 3081.2 2685.5
Auto thefts 50 44 63 30 28 25
    per 100,000 324.3 285.4 408.7 194.6 181.6 162.2
400.4 377.9 369.8 287.8 283.5 259.2


Average climate in Martinsville, Virginia

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Martinsville,

Martinsville-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Virginia state average. It is 41% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/20/1998, a category 3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 12.4 miles away from the Martinsville city center killed 2 people and injured 27 people and caused $34 million in damages.

On 8/17/1994, a category 2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 0.4 miles away from the city center injured 10 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.


Birthplace of: DeVone Claybrooks - 2005 NFL player (Arizona Cardinals, born: Sep 15, 1977), Delvin Joyce - 2005 NFL player (New York Jets, born: Sep 21, 1978), Rabih Abdullah - 2005 NFL player (New England Patriots, born: Apr 27, 1975), Marcus Becker - College basketball player (Brown Bears).


Main business address for: HOOKER FURNITURE CORP (HOUSEHOLD FURNITURE).


Hospital/medical center in Martinsville:
  • MEMORIAL HOSP MARTINSVILLE (320 HOSPITAL DRIVE)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Martinsville:
  • MOREHEAD MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (about 15 miles; EDEN, NC)
  • CARILION FRANKLIN MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (about 21 miles; ROCKY MOUNT, VA)
  • PATRICK COMMUNITY HOSPITAL (about 26 miles; STUART, VA)

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Martinsville:
  • DANVILLE REGIONAL (about 38 miles; DANVILLE, VA; ID: DAN)
  • PIEDMONT TRIAD INTERNATIONAL (about 42 miles; GREENSBORO, NC; ID: GSO)
  • ROANOKE REGIONAL/WOODRUM FIELD (about 44 miles; ROANOKE, VA; ID: ROA)
Other public-use airports nearest to Martinsville:
  • ROCKINGHAM COUNTY (about 17 miles; EDEN, NC; ID: 8N0)
  • ROCKINGHAM COUNTY NC SHILOH (about 18 miles; REIDSVILLE, NC; ID: 78N)
  • WARF (about 28 miles; REIDSVILLE, NC; ID: 6A5)

Local government website:

Local government employment and payroll (March 2004)

Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Elementary and Secondary - Instruction 319 $1,099,734 $41,369 39 $51,960
Elementary and Secondary - Other Total 50 $76,111 $18,266 130 $133,465


Colleges/Universities in Martinsville:
  • PATRICK HENRY COMMUNITY COLLEGE (Full-time enrollment: 1,617; Location: 645 Patriot Avenue; Public; Website: www.ph.cc.va.us)
  • EASTERN SCHOOL OF FARRIERY (Location: PO BOX 1368; Private, for-profit)
  • ALLENS BEAUTY CENTER (Location: 1314 S MEMORIAL BLVD; Private, for-profit)
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Martinsville:
  • VIRGINIA WESTERN COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 41 miles; ROANOKE, VA; Full-time enrollment: 3,535)
  • UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA AT GREENSBORO (about 41 miles; GREENSBORO, NC; FT enrollment: 10,868)
  • NORTH CAROLINA AGRICULTURAL AND TECHNICAL ST UNIV (about 43 miles; Greensboro, NC; FT enrollment: 6,970)
  • NATIONAL BUSINESS COLLEGE (about 44 miles; SALEM, VA; FT enrollment: 2,382)
  • ELON COLLEGE (about 45 miles; ELON, NC; FT enrollment: 3,993)
  • WAKE FOREST UNIVERSITY (about 48 miles; WINSTON SALEM, NC; FT enrollment: 5,944)
  • GUILFORD TECHNICAL COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 48 miles; JAMESTOWN, NC; FT enrollment: 4,810)
Public high schools in Martinsville:
  • MARTINSVILLE HIGH (Students: 798; Location: 351 COMMONWEALTH BLVD; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • LAUREL PARK HIGH (Students: 455; Location: 280 LAUREL PARK AVE; Grades: 09 - 12)
Private high school in Martinsville:
  • CARLISLE SCHOOL (Students: 410; Location: P O BOX 5388; Grades: PK - 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Martinsville:
  • MARTINSVILLE MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 655; Location: 201 BROWN ST; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • ALBERT HARRIS INTERMEDIATE (Students: 605; Location: 710 SMITH RD; Grades: 03 - 05)
  • CARVER MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 469; Location: 220 TROTT CIR; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • MT. OLIVET ELEM. (Students: 447; Location: 255 LANCER LN; Grades: PK - 05)
  • RICH ACRES ELEM. (Students: 307; Location: 400 RICH ACRES SCHOOL RD; Grades: PK - 05)
  • DRUID HILLS ELEM. (Students: 280; Location: 746 INDIAN TRAIL; Grades: KG - 02)
  • PATRICK HENRY ELEM. (Students: 165; Location: 1810 CHURCH ST EXT; Grades: PK - 02)
  • FIGSBORO ELEM. (Students: 153; Location: 340 RIDGEDALE DR; Grades: KG - 05)
  • CLEARVIEW ELEM. (Students: 108; Location: 800 AINSLEY ST; Grades: PK - 02)
Private primary/middle school in Martinsville:
  • BEAVER HILLS EARLY LRNING CTR (Students: 42; Location: 200 BEAVER HILLS GOLF CLUB ROA; Grades: PK - KG)
Library in Martinsville:
  • BLUE RIDGE REGIONAL LIBRARY (Operating income: $2,040,757; Location: 310 E. CHURCH STREET; 212,153 books; 13,226 audio materials; 9,812 video materials; 781 serial subscriptions)

Notable locations in Martinsville: Henry County Courthouse (A), Henry County Jail (B), Martinsville Pumping Station (C), Martinsville Public Library (D), Martinsville City Hall (E).

Shopping Center: Patrick Henry Mall Shopping Center (1).

Churches in Martinsville include: Church of God (A), Apostle Faith Church (B), Grace United Presbyterian Church (C), Saint Pauls Church (D), Starling Avenue Baptist Church (E), Trinity Friends Church (F), Wesley Memorial United Methodist Church (G), High Street Baptist Church (H).

Cemeteries: Peoples Cemetery (1), Oakwood Cemetery (2), Roselawn Burial Park (3).

Reservoir: Lake Lanier (A).

Streams, rivers, and creeks: North Fork Jones Creek (A), Patterson Branch (B), Mulberry Creek (C).

Park in Martinsville: English Field (1).

Post offices: Martinsville Post Office (A), South End Post Office (B).


Martinsville compared to Virginia state average:
  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage above state average.
  • Black race population percentage above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.

Strongest AM radio stations in Martinsville:
  • WHEE (1370 AM; daytime; 5 kW; MARTINSVILLE, VA; Owner: PATRICK HENRY BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WMVA (1450 AM; 1 kW; MARTINSVILLE, VA; Owner: MARTINSVILLE BROADCASTING INC.)
  • WODY (1160 AM; 5 kW; FIELDALE, VA; Owner: BASE COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WFIC (1530 AM; daytime; 1 kW; COLLINSVILLE, VA; Owner: BASE COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WTRU (830 AM; 50 kW; KERNERSVILLE, NC; Owner: TRUTH BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WCBX (900 AM; 1 kW; BASSETT, VA; Owner: BASE COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WPTF (680 AM; 50 kW; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: FIRST STATE COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WFTK (1030 AM; daytime; 50 kW; WAKE FOREST, NC; Owner: POSITIVE RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • WFNR (710 AM; daytime; 10 kW; BLACKSBURG, VA; Owner: PERCEPTION MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • WHEO (1270 AM; 5 kW; STUART, VA; Owner: MOUNTAIN VIEW COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WWBG (1470 AM; 10 kW; GREENSBORO, NC; Owner: TRUTH BROADCASTING COPORATION)
  • WCLW (1130 AM; daytime; 1 kW; EDEN, NC; Owner: DR JERRY L CARTER D/BA/ REIDSVILE BAPTIST CHURCH)
  • WPAQ (740 AM; 10 kW; MOUNT AIRY, NC; Owner: RALPH D. EPPERSON)

Strongest FM radio stations in Martinsville:
  • WPIM (90.5 FM; MARTINSVILLE, VA; Owner: POSITIVE ALTERNATIVE RADIO, INC)
  • WROV-FM (96.3 FM; MARTINSVILLE, VA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WZBB (99.9 FM; STANLEYTOWN, VA; Owner: WNLB RADIO, INC.)
  • WXLK (92.3 FM; ROANOKE, VA; Owner: MEL WHEELER, INC.)
  • WGBT (94.5 FM; EDEN, NC; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WSLQ (99.1 FM; ROANOKE, VA; Owner: MEL WHEELER, INC.)
  • WSLC-FM (94.9 FM; ROANOKE, VA; Owner: MEL WHEELER, INC.)
  • WVTF (89.1 FM; ROANOKE, VA; Owner: VIRGINIA TECH FOUNDATION INC)
  • WJMH (102.1 FM; REIDSVILLE, NC; Owner: ENTERCOM GREENSBORO LICENSE, LLC)
  • WMQX-FM (93.1 FM; WINSTON-SALEM, NC; Owner: ENTERCOM GREENSBORO LICENSE, LLC)
  • KHPR (88.1 FM; HONOLULU, HI; Owner: HAWAII PUBLIC RADIO)
  • WTQR (104.1 FM; WINSTON-SALEM, NC; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • W285DJ (104.9 FM; MOUNT AIRY, NC; Owner: TRIAD FAMILY NETWORK, INC,)
  • WBWR (106.9 FM; BEDFORD, VA; Owner: BEDFORD RADIO PARTNERS, LLC)
  • WFDD (88.5 FM; WINSTON-SALEM, NC; Owner: WAKE FOREST UNIVERSITY)
  • WRXT (90.3 FM; ROANOKE, VA; Owner: POSITIVE ALTERNATIVE RADIO, INC.)
  • WOZN (98.7 FM; GREENSBORO, NC; Owner: ENTERCOM GREENSBORO LICENSE, LLC)
  • WKZL (107.5 FM; WINSTON-SALEM, NC; Owner: DICK BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC. OF TENNESSEE)
  • WJJS-FM (106.1 FM; VINTON, VA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WAKG (103.3 FM; DANVILLE, VA; Owner: PIEDMONT BROADCASTING CORPORATION)

TV broadcast stations around Martinsville:
  • WFMY-TV (Channel 2; GREENSBORO, NC; Owner: WFMY TELEVISION CORPORATION)
  • WUPN-TV (Channel 48; GREENSBORO, NC; Owner: WUPN LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WXLV-TV (Channel 45; WINSTON-SALEM, NC; Owner: WXLV LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WTWB-TV (Channel 20; LEXINGTON, NC; Owner: WTWB OF THE TRIAD, LLC)
  • WLXI-TV (Channel 61; GREENSBORO, NC; Owner: TRI-STATE CHRISTIAN TV, INC.)
  • WGPX (Channel 16; BURLINGTON, NC; Owner: PAXSON GREENSBORO LICENSE, INC.)
  • WXIV-LP (Channel 14; REIDSVILLE, NC; Owner: CAROLINA BLUE COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)

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