Living in Martinsville, VA

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Updated: 2020-03-10

Martinsville SnackAbility

3
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
4/10
Housing
5
Affordability
6
Diversity
9
Safety
4
Amenities
8
Education
6
Commute
9

Martinsville, VA Crime Report

525
Total Crimes
4,030.7
Total Crimes / 100k People
56.94%
Above National Average

Martinsville, VA Cost Of Living

80
Martinsville's Overall Cost Of Living
0.8x
Lower Than The National Average

Martinsville, Virginia Info Snack

Martinsville is an independent city near the southern border of the Commonwealth of Virginia. As of the 2010 census, the population was 13,821. It is the county seat of Henry County, although the two are separate jurisdictions. The Bureau of Economic Analysis combines the city of Martinsville with Henry County for statistical purposes.
Population
13,101
Unemployment
7.8%
Poverty
25.5%
Median Home
$86,800
Median Income
$33,224
Median Rent
$671

Martinsville, VA Photos

Source: Public Domain

Rankings for Martinsville in Virginia

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Map Of Martinsville, VA

Population over time in Martinsville

Year Population % Change
2017 13,101 -1.2%
2016 13,256 -2.2%
2015 13,551 -0.5%
2014 13,624 -0.9%
2013 13,745 -0.5%
2012 13,808 -0.3%
2011 13,854 -0.2%
2010 13,882 -1.0%
2009 14,029 -
Crime/100k Martinsville VA USA
Violent Crime 414.6 200.0 368.9
Murder 15.4 4.6 5.0
Robbery 61.4 42.3 86.2
Aggravated Assault 314.8 118.7 246.8
Property Crime 3616.1 1665.8 2199.5
Burglary 552.8 182.8 376.0
Larceny 2810.0 1356.4 1594.6
Car Theft 253.4 126.5 228.9

Race / Ethnicity in Martinsville

White
45.3% (5,935)
African American
46.4% (6,077)
American Indian
0.7% (89)
Asian
0.3% (33)
Hawaiian
0.0% (0)
Other
0.0% (0)
Two Or More
2.0% (264)
Hispanic
5.4% (703)
Race Martinsville VA USA
White 45.3% 62.2% 61.1%
African American 46.4% 18.8% 12.3%
American Indian 0.7% 0.2% 0.7%
Asian 0.3% 6.3% 5.4%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.1% 0.2%
Other 0.0% 0.3% 0.2%
Two Or More 2.0% 3.0% 2.4%
Hispanic 5.4% 9.2% 17.8%

Household Income For Martinsville, Virginia

Less than $10,000
14.7% (192,675)
$10,000 to $14,999
8.2% (107,274)
$15,000 to $24,999
14.8% (194,304)
$25,000 to $34,999
14.2% (185,927)
$35,000 to $49,999
11.9% (156,141)
$50,000 to $74,999
15.1% (198,260)
$75,000 to $99,999
8.3% (108,903)
$100,000 to $149,999
7.0% (91,451)
$150,000 to $199,999
2.6% (33,741)
$200,000 or more
3.2% (41,420)
Income Martinsville VA USA
Less than $10,000 14.7% 5.3% 6.3%
$10,000 to $14,999 8.2% 3.7% 4.6%
$15,000 to $24,999 14.8% 7.4% 9.3%
$25,000 to $34,999 14.2% 7.7% 9.3%
$35,000 to $49,999 11.9% 11.3% 12.6%
$50,000 to $74,999 15.1% 16.7% 17.5%
$75,000 to $99,999 8.3% 12.9% 12.5%
$100,000 to $149,999 7.0% 16.8% 14.6%
$150,000 to $199,999 2.6% 8.2% 6.3%
$200,000 or more 3.2% 10.1% 7.0%

Gender in Martinsville

Female
55.2% (7,234)
Male
44.8% (5,867)
Gender Martinsville VA USA
Female 55.2% 50.8% 50.8%
Male 44.8% 49.2% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Martinsville for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
4.0% (524)
9-12th Grade
12.0% (1,572)
High School / GED
31.0% (4,061)
Some College
21.0% (2,751)
Associate's Degree
10.0% (1,310)
Bachelor's Degree
14.0% (1,834)
Master's Degree
5.0% (655)
Professional Degree
2.0% (262)
Doctorate Degree
1.0% (131)
Education Martinsville VA USA
< 9th Grade 4.0% 4.0% 6.0%
9-12th Grade 12.0% 6.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 31.0% 24.0% 27.0%
Some College 21.0% 19.0% 21.0%
Associate's Degree 10.0% 8.0% 8.0%
Bachelor's Degree 14.0% 22.0% 19.0%
Master's Degree 5.0% 12.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 2.0% 3.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 1.0% 2.0% 1.0%

3 Reviews & Comments About Martinsville

Overall User Rating
2.3
/5

Chris Ryan

I lived in Virginia all my life and my mom told me not to go to Martinsville after dark lol


HomeSnacks User

Born and raised in martinsville, hated it nothing to do and very dangerous, but after I left for the service never thought I miss that h**l hole like I did

Watch out for rednecks there everywhere


HomeSnacks User

How could Martinsville, VA make your WORST places to live list AND your BEST place to retire list- WOW...you people have no clue what you're talking about.

Would not take your advice on anything, that's for sure.

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