Martin, TN

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Population

10,797

1.75% decline

Median Age

24.2


Median Household Income

$27,145

12.7% decline

Poverty Rate

33.1%


Number of Employees

4,455

4.09% decline

Median Property Value

$121,400

3.42% decline

About

In 2017, Martin, TN had a population of 10.8k people with a median age of 24.2 and a median household income of $27,145. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Martin, TN declined from 10,989 to 10,797, a -1.75% decrease and its median household income declined from $31,095 to $27,145, a -127% decrease.

The population of Martin, TN is 74.2% White Alone, 19.3% Black or African American Alone, and 3.55% Hispanic or Latino. 2.63% of the people in Martin, TN speak a non-English language, and 97.3% are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Martin, TN are The University of Tennessee-Martin (1,370 degrees awarded in 2016).

The median property value in Martin, TN is $121,400, and the homeownership rate is 45.1%. Most people in Martin, TN commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 15.5 minutes. The average car ownership in Martin, TN is 2 cars per household.

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Economy

The economy of Martin, TN employs 4.46k people. The largest industries in Martin, TN are Educational Services (801 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (666 people), and Retail Trade (640 people), and the highest paying industries are Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($45,917), Wholesale Trade ($42,629), and Finance & Insurance ($36,111).

Median household income in Martin, TN is $27,145. Males in Martin, TN have an average income that is 1.37 times higher than the average income of females, which is $42,201. The income inequality in Martin, TN (measured using the Gini index) is 0.466, which is lower than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$27,145

2017 value

± $5,842

-127%

1 Year Growth

± 28.9%

Households in Martin, TN have a median annual income of $27,145, which is less than the median annual income of $60,336 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $31,095 in 2016, which represents a -127% annual growth.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

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$57,961

Average Male Salary

± $1,374

$42,201

Average Female Salary

± $943

In 2017, full-time male employees in Martin, TN made 1.37 times more than female employees.

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Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

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Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity

  1. Asian

    $53,011 ± $6,619

  2. White

    $46,471 ± $904

  3. American Indian

    $40,237 ± $11,516

In 2017 the highest paid race/ethnicity of Martin, TN workers was Asian. These workers were paid 1.14 times more than White workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Martin, TN is from Tennessee.

0.466

2017 Wage GINI

0.465

2016 Wage GINI

In 2017, the income inequality in Tennessee was 0.466 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.325% growth from 2016 to 2017, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even.

The 2017 the GINI for Tennessee was lower than than the national average of 0.479. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Tennessee in comparison to the national average.

This chart shows the number of workers in Tennessee across various wage buckets compared to the national average.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)

  1. Census Tract 9682.01

  2. Census Tract 9681.02

  3. Census Tract 9681.01

In 2017, the place with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Martin, TN was Census Tract 9682.01 with a value of $53,341, followed by Census Tract 9681.02 and Census Tract 9681.01, with respective values of $45,167 and $32,136.

The following map shows all of the places in Martin, TN colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Females 18 - 24

Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

33.1% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Martin, TN (2.8k out of 8.48k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 13.4%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 18 - 24, followed by Males 18 - 24 and then Males 25 - 34.

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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Poverty by Race and Ethnicity

Largest Race or Ethnicity Living in Poverty

  1. White

    1,914 ± 286

  2. Black

    766 ± 188

  3. Hispanic

    97 ± 98

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Martin, TN 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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Occupations

Employment by Occupations

4.46k

2017 Value

± 393

-4.09%

1 Year decline

± 13.1%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Martin, TN declined at a rate of -4.09%, from 4.65k employees to 4.46k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Martin, TN, are Sales & Related Occupations (642 people), Office & Administrative Support Occupations (475 people), and Education, Training, & Library Occupations (402 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Martin, TN.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Martin, TN, by number of employees, are Sales & Related Occupations (642 people), Office & Administrative Support Occupations (475 people), and Education, Training, & Library Occupations (402 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Martin, TN has an unusually high number of residents working as Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, & Media Occupations (1.82 times higher than expected), Farming, Fishing, & Forestry Occupations (1.73 times), and Health Technologists & Technicians (1.71 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Martin, TN, by median earnings, are Architecture & Engineering Occupations ($66,591), Law Enforcement Workers Including Supervisors ($60,515), and Transportation Occupations ($59,063).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

4.46k

2017 Value

± 393

-4.09%

1 Year decline

± 13.1%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Martin, TN declined at a rate of -4.09%, from 4.65k employees to 4.46k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Martin, TN, are Educational Services (801 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (666 people), and Retail Trade (640 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Martin, TN, though some of these residents may live in Martin, TN and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Most Common

The most common industries in Martin, TN, by number of employees, are Educational Services (801 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (666 people), and Retail Trade (640 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Martin, TN has an unusually high number of Educational Services (1.94 times higher than expected), Accommodation & Food Services (1.79 times), and Retail Trade (1.26 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Martin, TN, by median earnings, are Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($45,917), Wholesale Trade ($42,629), and Finance & Insurance ($36,111).

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Domestic Trade

Domestic Production & Consumption

Domestic production and consumption consists of products and services shipped from Tennessee to other states, or from other states to Tennessee.

Top Domestic Production in Dollars

  1. $33.7B

  2. $31.1B

  3. $26.9B

In 2015, the top outbound Tennessee product (by dollars) was Pharmaceuticals with $33.7B, followed by Motorized vehicles with $31.1B and Mixed freight and $26.9B.

The following chart shows the share of these products in relation to all outbound Tennessee products.

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$333B

2015 Value

$525B

Projected 2045 Value

57.7% growth

In 2015, total outbound Tennessee trade was $333B. This is expected to increase 57.7% to $525B by 2045.

The following chart shows how the domestic outbound Tennessee trade is projected to change in comparison to its neighboring states.

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Interstate Trade

Interstate trade consists of products and services shipped from Tennessee to other states, or from other states to Tennessee.

Most Common Trade Partners

  1. $27.6B

  2. $17.3B

  3. $16.7B

In 2015, the top outbound Tennessee domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Kentucky with $27.6B, followed by Texas with $17.3B and Georgia and $16.7B.

The following map shows the amount of trade that Tennessee shares with each state (excluding itself).

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Health

90.6% of the population of Martin, TN has health coverage, with 53.4% on employee plans, 14.8% on Medicaid, 8.2% on Medicare, 12.4% on non-group plans, and 1.79% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in the place of Martin, TN was $7,372 in 2014. This is a 3.74% increase from the previous year ($7,106).

Primary care physicians in Martin, TN see 1382 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.145% increase from the previous year (1380 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1893 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 742 patients per year.

Comparing across all counties in the state, Dyer County has the highest prevalence of diabetes (17.5%). Additionally, Hardeman County has the highest prevalence of adult obesity (39.7%)

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,382 to 1

Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio

Primary care physicians in Tennessee see an average of 1,382 patients per year. This represents a 0.145% increase from the previous year (1,380 patients).

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Behavioral Health Conditions

Data only available at the state level.

State with the Highest Prevalence

  1. 8.26% of the population affected

  2. 8.13% of the population affected

  3. 7.98% of the population affected

In 2016, West Virginia had the highest prevalence of adults with major depressive episode, with 8.26% of the population affected. The second highest is Arkansas (8.13%), followed by New Hampshire (7.98%).

The following map shows the percent of individuals with major depressive episode by state over multiple years.

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Access and Quality

Data only available at state level.

Most prevalent states

  1. 19.2% of adults

  2. 17.9% of adults

  3. 17.6% of adults

In 2016, Mississippi had the highest prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost, at 19.2%. It is followed by Texas (17.9%) and Louisiana (17.6%).

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Health Care Spending

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$7,372

Total Per Capita Spending on Personal Health Care 

$4,680

Per Enrollee Private Health Insurance Spending on Personal Health Care

$5,677

Per Enrollee Medicaid Spending on Personal Health Care

$10,371

Per Enrollee Medicare Spending on Personal Health Care

Between 2013 and 2014, all personal health care spending per capita in Tennessee (including private, Medicare, and Medicaid) grew 3.74%, from $7,106 to $7,372.

The following chart shows how this spending changed over time in comparison to Medicaid, Medicare, and private insurance spending, per enrollee.

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Health Care Coverage

9.37%

Uninsured

53.4%

Employer Coverage

14.8%

Medicaid

8.2%

Medicare

12.4%

Non-Group

1.79%

Military or VA

Between 2016 and 2017, the percent of uninsured citizens in Martin, TN grew by 3.05% from 9.1% to 9.37%.

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

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Health Risks

Data available at the county level.

Most at risk counties

  1. 17.5% prevalence

  2. 17% prevalence

  3. 16.8% prevalence

Dyer County has the highest prevalence of diabetes in Tennessee, at 17.5%.

The following map shows the prevalence of diabetes in Tennessee by county over multiple years.

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Diversity

Martin, TN is home to a population of 10.8k people, from which 97.3% are citizens. As of 2017, 4.2% of Martin, TN residents were born outside of the country.

The ethnic composition of the population of Martin, TN is composed of 8.01k White Alone residents (74.2%), 2.09k Black or African American Alone residents (19.3%), 383 Hispanic or Latino residents (3.55%), 211 Two or More Races residents (1.95%), 42 Some Other Race Alone residents (0.389%), 27 Asian Alone residents (0.25%), 20 American Indian & Alaska Native Alone residents (0.185%), and 17 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander Alone residents (0.157%).

The most common foreign languages spoken in Martin, TN are Spanish or Spanish Creole (142 speakers), Arabic (76 speakers), and German (26 speakers).

Age

Age by Nativity

24

Median Native-Born Age

± 1.1

25

Median Foreign-Born Age

± 3.8

In 2017, the median age of all people in Martin, TN was 24.2. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 24, were generally younger than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 25. But people in Martin, TN are getting getting younger. In 2016, the average age of all Martin, TN residents was 24.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

4.2%

2017 Foreign-Born Population

3.09%

2016 Foreign-Born Population

As of 2017, 4.2% of Martin, TN residents were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.7%. In 2016, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Martin, TN was 3.09%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Global Diversity

Most Common Origin

  1. Mexico

    92,263 ± 7,405 people

  2. India

    21,162 ± 3,566 people

  3. Guatemala

    12,669 ± 2,761 people

In 2017, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Martin, TN was Mexico, the natal country of 92,263 Martin, TN residents, followed by India with 21,162 and Guatemala with 12,669.

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Citizenship

97.3%

2017 Citizenship

98.1%

2016 Citizenship

As of 2017, 97.3% of Martin, TN residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.1%. In 2016, the percentage of US citizens in Martin, TN was 98.1%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

Most Common

  1. White Alone

    8.01k ± 250

  2. Black or African American Alone

    2.09k ± 226

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    383 ± 144

In 2017, there were 3.84 times more White Alone residents (8.01k people) in Martin, TN than any other race or ethnicity. There were 2.09k Black or African American Alone and 383 Hispanic or Latino residents, the second and third most common racial or ethnic groups.

The following bar chart shows the 8 races and ethnicities represented in Martin, TN as a share of the total population.

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Non-English Speakers

Most Common Languages

  1. Spanish or Spanish Creole

    142 speakers (1.33%)

  2. Arabic

    76 speakers (0.712%)

  3. German

    26 speakers (0.244%)

2.63% of Martin, TN citizens are speakers of a non-English language, which is lower than the national average of 21.5%. In 2015, the most common non-English language spoken in Martin, TN was Spanish or Spanish Creole. 1.33% of the overall population of Martin, TN are native Spanish or Spanish Creole speakers. 0.712% speak Arabic and 0.244% speak Spanish or Spanish Creole, the next two most common languages.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period

  1. Gulf War (2001-)

    168 ± 95

  2. Vietnam

    110 ± 58

  3. World War II

    32 ± 24

Martin, TN has a large population of military personnel who served in Gulf War (2001-), 1.53 times greater than any other conflict.

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Education

In 2016, universities in Martin, TN awarded 1,370 degrees. The student population of Martin, TN is skewed towards women, with 2,789 male students and 3,916 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Martin, TN are White (1,074 and 80.2%), followed by Black or African American (205 and 15.3%), Hispanic or Latino (36 and 2.69%), and Two or More Races (17 and 1.27%).

The largest universities in Martin, TN by number of degrees awarded are The University of Tennessee-Martin (1,370 and 100%).

The most popular majors in Martin, TN are General Agriculture (163 and 11.9%), Other Multidisciplinary Studies (127 and 9.27%), and General Health & Physical Education (112 and 8.18%).

The median tuition costs in Martin, TN are $N/A for private four year colleges, and $7,680 and $13,440 respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.

Concentrations

Most Common

  1. 163 degrees awarded

  2. 127 degrees awarded

  3. 112 degrees awarded

In 2015, the most common concentation for Bachelors Degree recipients in Martin, TN was General Agriculture with 163 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a Bachelors Degree from schools in Martin, TN according to their major.

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Universities

Largest Universities by degrees awarded

1,370 degrees awarded

$7,680

Median In-State Public

$N/A

Median Private

In 2016, the Martin, TN institution with the largest number of graduating students was The University of Tennessee-Martin with 1,370 degrees awarded.

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Student Gender for Common Institutions

530

Degrees Awarded to Men

840

Degrees Awarded to Women

In 2016, 530 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Martin, TN, which is 0.631 times less than the 840 female students who received degrees in the same year.

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Student Race and Ethnicity

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    1,074 degrees awarded

  2. Black or African American

    205 degrees awarded

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    36 degrees awarded

In 2016 the majority of degrees awarded at institutions in Martin, TN were to White students. These 1,074 degrees mean that there were 5.24 times more White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Black or African American, with 205 degrees awarded.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Martin, TN was $121,400 in 2017, which is 0.558 times smaller than the national average of $217,600. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $125,700 to $121,400, a 3.42% decrease. The homeownership rate in Martin, TN is 45.1%, which is lower than the national average of 63.9%. People in Martin, TN have an average commute time of 15.5 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Martin, TN is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Income

Household Income

Please note that the buckets used in this visualization were not evenly distributed by ACS when publishing the data.

$27,145

Median Household Income

± $5,842

3.99k

Number of Households

± 349

In 2017, the median household income of the 3.99k households in Martin, TN declined from $27,145 from the previous year's value of $31,095.

The following chart displays the households in Martin, TN 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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Housing

Property Value

$121,400

2017 Median

± $11,447

$125,700

2016 Median

± $12,118

In 2017, the median property value in Martin, TN declined from to $121,400 from the previous year's value of $125,700.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Martin, TN compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies and, second, owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property value buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Martin, TN the largest share of households have a property value in the $100k - $125k range.

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Property Taxes

< $800

Average Range

This chart shows the households in Martin, TN distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Martin, TN the largest share of households pay taxes in the < $800 range.

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Rent vs Own

45.1%

2017 Homeownership

49%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 45.1% of the housing units in Martin, TN were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 49%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is lower than the national average of 63.9%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Martin, TN compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Transportation

Car Ownership

2 cars

Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Martin, TN distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Martin, TN have 2 cars, followed by 3 cars.

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Commute Time

15.5 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Martin, TN have a shorter commute time (15.5 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.1 minutes). Additionally, 1.29% of the workforce in Martin, TN have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel

  1. Drove Alone

    84.3%

  2. Walked

    7.71%

  3. Carpooled

    5.15%

In 2017, the most common method of travel for workers in Martin, TN was Drove Alone, followed by those who Walked and those who Carpooled.

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