Martinsville, VA

Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA)

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2022 Population
64,299
0.393% 1-year decline
US Senator
Mark Warner
Democratic Party
US Senator
Tim Kaine
Democratic Party
2022 Median Age
46.8
1.3% 1-year increase
2022 Poverty Rate
17.9%
4.93% 1-year increase
2022 Median Household Income
$42,458
5.36% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$108,900
13.7% 1-year growth
2022 Employed Population
25,742
0.256% 1-year decline

About

In 2022, Martinsville, VA had a population of 64.3k people with a median age of 46.8 and a median household income of $42,458. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Martinsville, VA declined from 64,553 to 64,299, a −0.393% decrease and its median household income grew from $40,299 to $42,458, a 5.36% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Martinsville, VA are White (Non-Hispanic) (63.2%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (27.4%), Other (Hispanic) (2.44%), White (Hispanic) (2.05%), and Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (2.04%).

None of the households in Martinsville, 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.

98.6% of the residents in Martinsville, VA are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Martinsville, VA are Patrick & Henry Community College (233019) (699 degrees awarded in 2022).

In 2022, the median property value in Martinsville, VA was $108,900, and the homeownership rate was 69.2%.

Most people in Martinsville, VA drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 23.1 minutes. The average car ownership in Martinsville, VA was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

Martinsville, VA is home to a population of 64.3k people, from which 98.6% are citizens. As of 2022, 3.32% of Martinsville, VA residents were born outside of the country (2.13k people).

In 2022, there were 2.31 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (40.7k people) in Martinsville, VA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 17.6k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 1.57k Other (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

98.6%
2022 Citizenship
98.6%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 98.6% of Martinsville, VA residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Martinsville, VA was 98.6%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Martinsville, VA
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    40.7k ± 166
  2. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    17.6k ± 350
  3. Other (Hispanic)
    1.57k ± 555
6.25%
Hispanic Population
4.02k people

In 2022, there were 2.31 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (40.7k people) in Martinsville, VA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 17.6k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 1.57k Other (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

6.25% of the people in Martinsville, VA are hispanic (4.02k people).

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

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin
  1. El Salvador
    107,605 ± 8,003 people
  2. India
    98,735 ± 7,670 people
  3. Mexico
    59,855 ± 5,986 people

In 2022, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Virginia was El Salvador, the natal country of 107,605 Virginia residents, followed by India with 98,735 and Mexico with 59,855.

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Foreign-Born Population

3.32%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
2.13k people
3.32%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
2.14k people

As of 2022, 3.32% of Martinsville, VA residents (2.13k 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, VA was 3.32%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    1,413 ± 224
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    495 ± 161
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    354 ± 117

Martinsville, VA has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 2.85 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Martinsville, VA employs 25.7k people. The largest industries in Martinsville, VA are Manufacturing (4,956 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (3,948 people), and Retail Trade (2,815 people), and the highest paying industries are Utilities ($77,685), Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($49,236), and Educational Services ($42,325).

Males in Virginia have an average income that is 1.33 times higher than the average income of females, which is $69,674. The income inequality in Virginia (measured using the Gini index) is 0.475, which is lower than than the national average.

Occupations

25.7k
2022 Value
± 1,219
−0.256%
1 Year decline
± 6.7%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Martinsville, VA declined at a rate of −0.256%, from 25.8k employees to 25.7k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Martinsville, VA, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (3,569 people), Production Occupations (2,925 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (2,097 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Martinsville, VA.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

25.7k
2022 Value
± 1,219
−0.256%
1 Year decline
± 6.7%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Martinsville, VA declined at a rate of −0.256%, from 25.8k employees to 25.7k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Martinsville, VA, are Manufacturing (4,956 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (3,948 people), and Retail Trade (2,815 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Martinsville, VA, though some of these residents may live in Martinsville, 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

$39,153
Median earning men ± $2,311
$30,952
Median earning women ± $1,616

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($53,674), Wholesale Trade ($50,583), and Public Administration ($48,657).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($46,771), Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($41,921), and Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($39,145).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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2.48%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between February 2022 and February 2023

As of February 2023, there are 4.1M people employed in Virginia. This represents a 2.48% increase in employment when compared to February 2022.

Right after the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, during April 2020, a general dip can be seen across industry sectors, resulting in an overall decline in employment by 10.8%.

The following chart shows monthly employment numbers for each industry sector in Virginia.

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Establishments by Size

The industries with the most establishments
  1. 484
    Educational Services, Health Care & Social Assistance
  2. 378
    Manufacturing
  3. 353
    Finance & Insurance, and Real Estate, Rental & Leasing

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Virginia went to Joseph R Biden Jr. with 54.1% of the vote. The runner-up was Donald J. Trump (44%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (1.45%).

Mark Warner and Tim Kaine are the senators currently representing the state of Virginia. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

Virginia is currently represented by 11 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

US Senators from Virginia

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Mark Warner
Senator from Virginia2
Assumed office on January 3, 2009
Tim Kaine
Senator from Virginia1
Assumed office on January 3, 2013

Mark Warner and Tim Kaine are the senators currently representing Virginia.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

The following chart shows elected senators in Virginia over time, excluding special elections, colored by their political party.

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US Representatives from Virginia

Virginia is currently represented by 11 members in the U.S. house.

Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the members for Virginia have changed over time starting in 2008.

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Education

In 2022, universities in Martinsville, VA awarded 699 degrees. The student population of Martinsville, VA in 2022 is skewed towards women, with 785 male students and 1,076 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Martinsville, VA are White (444 and 63.8%), followed by Black or African American (113 and 16.2%), Hispanic or Latino (90 and 12.9%), and Unknown (27 and 3.88%).

The largest universities in Martinsville, VA by number of degrees awarded are Patrick & Henry Community College (233019) (699 and 100%).

The most popular majors in Martinsville, VA are Liberal Arts & Sciences (237 and 33.9%), Other Liberal Arts & Sciences, General Studies, & Humanities (215 and 30.8%), and Welding Technology (36 and 5.15%).

Enrollments by Gender and Races

In 2022 there were 1,861 students enrolled in Martinsville, VA, 42.2% men and 57.8% women.

By race, the largest number of students enrolled was concentrated in White with 1,054 records, of which 58.5% were women and 41.5% men.

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Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 237 degrees awarded
  2. 29 degrees awarded
  3. 15 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common concentation for Associates Degree recipients in Martinsville, VA was Liberal Arts & Sciences with 237 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a Associates Degree from schools in Martinsville, VA according to their major.

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Universities

Gender
Race
Largest Universities by degrees awarded
699 degrees awarded

In 2022, the institution with the largest number of graduating students was Patrick & Henry Community College (233019) with 699 degrees awarded.

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Student Diversity

In 2022, 276 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Martinsville, VA, which is 0.652 times less than the 423 female students who received degrees in the same year.

In 2022 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions was White students. These 444 degrees mean that there were 3.93 times more degrees awarded to White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Black or African American, with 113 degrees awarded.

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Awarded Degrees over Time

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Average Net Price by Sector

Public, 2-year ($4,620) is the sector with the highest median state tuition in 2022.

Public, 2-year ($100) is the sector with the highest median state fee in 2022.

Public, 2-year ($1,581) is the sector with the highest average net price of books and supplies.

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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.

This visualization shows the gender distribution of the population according to the academic level reached.

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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, VA was $108,900 in 2022, which is 0.386 times smaller than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $95,800 to $108,900, a 13.7% increase. The homeownership rate in Martinsville, VA is 69.2%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Martinsville, VA have an average commute time of 23.1 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Martinsville, VA is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Martinsville, VA is $42,458. In 2022, the county with the highest Median Household Income in Martinsville, VA was Loudoun County, VA with a value of $170,463, followed by Falls Church city, VA and Fairfax County, VA, with respective values of $164,536 and $145,165.

Property

$108,900
Median Property Value 2022
±$4,584
$18,010
Median Property Taxes
±$869

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, VA the largest share of households pay taxes in the < $800 range.

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

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Rent vs Own

69.2%
Homeownership
2022
63.9%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 69.2% of the housing units in Martinsville, VA were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 69.2%.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)

In 2022, the county with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Martinsville, VA was Loudoun County, VA with a value of $170,463, followed by Falls Church city, VA and Fairfax County, VA, with respective values of $164,536 and $145,165.

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

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Household Income

Please note that the buckets used in this visualization were not evenly distributed by ACS when publishing the data.
$42,458
Median Household Income
± $2,121
26k
Number of Households
± 1,180

In 2022, the median household income of the 26k households in Martinsville, VA grew to $42,458 from the previous year's value of $40,299.

The following chart displays the households in Martinsville, 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, VA is from Virginia.
0.475
2022 Wage GINI in Virginia
0.476
2021 Wage GINI in Virginia

In 2022, the income inequality in Virginia was 0.475 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.164% decline from 2021 to 2022, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for Virginia was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Virginia in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2022
  1. Drove Alone (81.5%)
  2. Carpooled (9.57%)
  3. Worked At Home (6.08%)

In 2022, 81.5% of workers in Martinsville, VA drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (9.57%) and those who worked at home (6.08%).

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

23.1 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Martinsville, VA have a shorter commute time (23.1 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 1.32% of the workforce in Martinsville, 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, VA distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Martinsville, VA have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

17.9% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Martinsville, VA (11.3k out of 62.9k 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 Females 55 - 64, followed by Females 45 - 54 and then Males 55 - 64.

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

91.4% of the population of Martinsville, VA has health coverage, with 33.5% on employee plans, 25.9% on Medicaid, 18.9% on Medicare, 10.5% on non-group plans, and 2.52% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Virginia see 1310 patients per year on average, which represents a 1.13% decrease from the previous year (1325 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1393 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 484 patients per year.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,310 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Virginia

Primary care physicians in Virginia see an average of 1,310 patients per year. This represents a 1.13% decrease from the previous year (1,325 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Virginia in comparison to its neighboring geographies.

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Health Care Diversity

In 2022, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 22.4% under 18 years, 15.8% between 18 and 34 years, 39.2% between 35 and 64 years, and 22.6% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 46.7% were men and 53.3% were women.

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Uninsured People

8.58%
Uninsured
33.5%
Employer Coverage
25.9%
Medicaid
18.9%
Medicare
10.5%
Non-Group
2.52%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Martinsville, VA declined by 5.77% from 9.1% to 8.58%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Martinsville, VA changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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