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Quick Facts about Martin County

Elected Officials

County Commissioners
Name
Mobile Phone
Email Address
President
Paul George
812-388-7149
Member
Dan Gregory
812
Member Larry Wininger
812

County Council
Members
Name
Mobile Phone
Email Address
President
Rich Summers
812-709-1615
Member
Randy Wininger
812-295-3527
Member
Lynn Gee
812-295-
Member
Floyd "Lonnie" Hawkins
812-709-0496
Member
Warren Albright
812-709-0099
Member
Larry Shaw
801-247-2200
Member
John Stoll

Additional Facts

Population Over Time
Number
Rank in State
Percent of State
Indiana
Yesterday (1990)
10,369
86
0.2%
5,544,156
Today (2005)
10,386
87
0.2%
6,271,973
Tomorrow (2010 proj.)
10,381
87
0.2%
6,417,198
Percent change 1990 to 2000
0.0%
81
9.7%

Sources: US Census Bureau; Indiana Business Research Center

Components of Population Chnge in 2005
Number
Rank in State
Percent of State
Indiana
Net Domestic Migration 2004 to 2005
-72
58
0.2%
5,061
Net International Migration 2004 to 2005
0
83
0.2%
9,062
Natural Increase (births minus deaths)
60
61
0.2%
30,731

Sources: US Census Bureau

Population Estimates by Age in 2004
Number
Rank in State
Pct Dist. in County
Pct Dist. in State
Preschool (0-4)
684
86
6.5%
6.9%
School Age (5-17)
1,857
87
17.7%
18.8%
College Age (18-24)
951
87
9.1%
10.1%
Young Adult (25-44)
2,578
88
24.6%
27.8%
Older Adult (45-64)
2,880
87
27.5%
24.0%
Older (65 plus)
1,517
86
14.5%
12.4%
Median Age
39.4
Median Age= 35.7

Sources: US Census Bureau; Indiana Business Research Center

Population Estimates by Race or Hispanic Origin in 2004
Number
Rank in State
Pct Dist. in County
Pct Dist. in State
American Indian or Alaska Native Alone
4
90
0.0%
0.3%
Asian Alone
16
86
0.2%
1.2%
Black Alone
40
79
0.4%
8.8%
Native Hawaiian and
Other Pac. Isl. Alone
0
68
0.0%
0.0%
White Alone
10,379
87
99.2%
88.7%
Two or More Race Groups
28
85
0.3%
1.1%
Hispanic or Latino (can be of any race)
Non-Hispanic or Latino
10,428
87
99.6%
95.7%
Hispanic or Latino
39
90
0.4%
4.3%

Sources: US Census Bureau

Household Types
Number
Rank in State
Pct Dist. in County
Pct Dist. in State
Households in 2000 (Includes detail not shown below)
4,183
86
100.0%
100.0%
  
Married with Children
1,026
86
24.5%
23.8%
  
Married without Children
1,337
87
32.0%
29.8%
  
Single Parents
297
88
7.1%
9.1%
  
Living Alone
1,155
85
27.6%
25.9%

Sources: US Census Bureau

Housing
Number
Rank in State
Pct Dist. in County
Pct Dist. in State
Total Housing Units in 2004 (estimate)
4,924
87
100.0%
100.0%
Total Housing Units in 2000
(includes vacant units)
4,729
87
100.0%
100.0%
Owner Occupied (Pct. distribution based on all housing units)

Median Value (2000)

3,396

$64,200

87

85

71.8%

65.9%

Renter Occupied (Pct. distribution based on all housing units)

Median Rent (2000)

787

$356

87

91

16.6%

26.3%


Sources: US Census Bureau

Education
Number
Rank in State
Percent of State
Indiana
School Enrollment
(2005/2006 Total reported)
1,871
88
0.2%
1,155,527
  
Public
1,791
88
0.2%
1,034,301
  
Private
80
79
0.1%
121,226
High School Graduater (2003/2004)
121
87
0.2%
59,655
Going to Higher Education
99
85
0.2%
48,296  
  
4-year
52
87
0.1%
36,056
  
2-year
35
66
0.5%
7,711
  
Voc/Tech
12
69
0.3%
4,529
Adults (25+ in 2000 Census)
7,066
87
0.2%
3,893,278
  
with High school diploma or higher
74.2%
84
82.1%
  
with B.A or higher degree
8.8%
85
19.4%

Sources: Indiana Department of Education;US Census Bureau
Notes: 1) School enrollment figures for 2005/2006 are preliminary. 2) Private enrollment includes home schools, 3) County rankings for high-school graduates continuing to higher education are subject to revision. Data from the Indiana Department of Education for Vigo County appear to include an erroneous entry. Until the data has been corrected by IDOE, Vigo will be removed from the rankings.

Income and Poverty
Number
Rank in State
Percent
of State
Indiana
Per Capita Personal Income (annual) in 2004
$24,211
76
80.2%
$30,204
Median Household Income in 2003
$37,970
70
87.6%
$43,323
Poverty Rate in 2003
9.9%
31
99.0%
10.0%
Poverty Rate among Children
under 18
13.2%
41
96.4%
13.7%
Welfare (TANF) Monthly Average Families in 2004
69
79
0.1%
54,330
Foodstamp Recipients in 2004
894
84
0.2%
516,360
Free and Reduced Fee Lunch Recipients in 2004
656
87
0.2%
356,702

Sources: U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis; US Census Bureau; Indiana Family Social Services Administration; Indiana Department of Education

Health and Vital Statistics in 2003
Number
Rank in State
Percent of State
Indiana
Births
119
88
0.1%
86,382
Births to Teens
13
86
0.1%
9,498
Deaths
105
87
0.2%
55,747

Sources: Indiana Department of Health

Labor Force in 2005
Number
Rank in State
Percent of State
Indiana
Total Resident Labor Force
5,167
88
0.2%
3,208,969
Employed
4,885
88
0.2%
3,035,204
Unemployed
282
87
0.2%
173,765
Unemployment rate
5.5
46
101.9%
5.4
March 2006 Unemployment Rate
6.1
30
113.0%
5.4

Sources: Bureau of Labor Statistics;
Indiana Department of Workforce Development


Employment and Earnings by Industry in 2004 (NAICS)
Employment
Pct Dist. in County
Earnings ($000)
Pct Dist. in County
Avg. Earnings Per Job
Total by place of work
7,910
100.0%
$496,997
100.0%
$62,831
Wage and Salary
7,165
90.6%
$340,513
68.5%
$47,524
Farm Proprietors
357
4.5%
$6,256
1.3%
$17,524
Nonfarm Proprietors
388
4.9%
$5,580
1.1%
$14,381
Farm
379
4.8%
$6,939
1.4%
$18,309
Nonfarm
7,531
95.2%
$490,058
98.6%
$65,072
Private
3,085
39.0%
$97,237
19.6%
$31,519
  
Accomodation, Food
   Serv.
Data not available due to BEA non-disclosure requirements
  
Arts, Ent., Recreation
Data not available due to BEA non-disclosure requirements
  
Construction
Data not available due to BEA non-disclosure requirements
  
Health Care, Social Serv.
123
1.6%
$2,551
0.5%
$20,740
  
Information
32
0.4%
$710
0.1%
$22,188
  
Manufacturing
563
7.1%
$26,551
5.3%
%47,160
  
Professional, Tech. Serv.
289
3.7%
$15,886
3.2%
$54,969
  
Retail Trade
407
5.1%
$6,442
1.3%
$15,828
  
Trans., Warehousing
302
3.8%
$10,021
2.0%
$33,182
  
Wholesale Trade
85
1.1%
$3,473
0.7%
$40,859
  
Other Private (not above)
583*
7.4%*
$17,483*
3.5%*
$29,988*
Government
4,446
56.2%
$392,821
79.0%
$88,354

Sources: US Bureau of Economic Analysis

*These totals do not include county data that are not available due to BEA non-disclosure requirements.

Assessed Property Value in 1999 (for taxes payable in 2000)
Value
Rank in State
Pct Dist. in County
Pct Dist. in State
Assessed Value by Property Class
$67,278,970
88
100.0%
100.0%
  
Commercial & Industrial
$17,887,920
86
26.6%
43.2%
  
Residential
$23,735,580
88
35.3%
41.5%
  
Agricultural
$20,561,610
91
30.6%
9.6%
  
Utilities
$5,093,850
88
7.6%
5.6%
Total Assessed Value Per Capita
$6,426
86

Sources: The State Board of Tax Commissioners

Residential Building Permits in 2004
Units
Pct Dist. in County
Pct Dist. in County
Cost ($000)
State Cost ($000)
Total Permits Filed
3
100.0%
100.0%
$369
$5,617,400
  
Single Family
3
100.0%
82.0%
$369
$5,166,656
  
Two Family
0
0.0%
3.6%
$127,747
$127,747
  
Three & Four Family
0
0.0%
2.0%
$0
$64,789
  
Five Families and More
0
0.0%
12.4%
$0
$258,205

Sources: US Census Bureau (Greene County totals are not included as it does not currently issue building permits.)
Note: Detail cost may not sum to total due to rounding.


Commuting Patterns - Top 5 in 2004
Into Martin FROM
Number
Percent
Out of Martin TO
Number
Percent
All Areas
4,518
46.9%
All Areas
1,857
26.7%
Lawrence County
1,014
10.5%
Dubois County
784
11.3%
Monroe County
937
9.7%
Daviess County
404
5.8%
Greene County
871
9.0%
Lawrence County
187
2.7%
Daviess County
760
7.9%
Monroe County
104
1.5%
Orange County
190
2.0%
Orange County
83
1.2%

Sources: Indiana Department of Revenue

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