Martin, TN Population

By | June 29, 2019

Population: 10,515. Estimated population in 2021: 10,151 (-3.5% change)
Males: 4,978 (47.3%), Females: 5,537 (52.7%)

Weakley County

Zip codes: 38237.

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

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%).

Elevation: 413 feet

Land area: 12.4 square miles

Population

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%).

Hospitals

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

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Martin:

  • BARKLEY REGIONAL (about 50 miles; PADUCAH, KY; Abbreviation: PAH)
  • MC KELLAR-SIPES REGIONAL (about 53 miles; JACKSON, TN; Abbreviation: MKL)
  • CAPE GIRARDEAU REGIONAL (about 78 miles; CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO; Abbreviation: CGI)
Other public-use airports nearest to Martin:

  • EVERETT-STEWART (about 10 miles; UNION CITY, TN; Abbreviation: UCY)
  • FULTON (about 13 miles; FULTON, KY; Abbreviation: 1M7)
  • GIBSON COUNTY (about 30 miles; TRENTON, TN; Abbreviation: TGC)
Amtrak station near Martin:

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

Colleges and Universities

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; Full-time enrollment: 2,144)
  • JACKSON STATE COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 51 miles; JACKSON, TN; Full-time enrollment: 2,534)
  • SOUTHEAST MISSOURI STATE UNIVERSITY (about 84 miles; CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO; Full-time enrollment: 7,227)
  • SOUTHERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY-CARBONDALE (about 97 miles; CARBONDALE, IL; Full-time enrollment: 19,742)
  • JOHN A LOGAN COLLEGE (about 100 miles; CARTERVILLE, IL; Full-time enrollment: 4,255)
  • AUSTIN PEAY STATE UNIVERSITY (about 105 miles; CLARKSVILLE, TN; Full-time enrollment: 5,744)

Schools

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)

Libraries

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)

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