Martinez is a city located in Contra Costa County California. Martinez has a 2020 population of 37,970. It is also the county seat of Contra Costa County. Martinez is currently declining at a rate of -0.29% annually but its population has increased by 5.01% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 36,157 in 2010.
The average household income in Martinez is $128,788 with a poverty rate of 5.13%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,728 per month, and the median house value is $596,400. The median age in Martinez is 42.6 years, 40.6 years for males, and 44.9 years for females.
According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Martinezwas:
The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 97.55%.
The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 59.33%.
82.78% of Martinez residents speak only English, while 17.22% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 7.32% of the population.
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The race most likely to be in poverty in Martinez is Black, with 15.36% below the poverty level.
The race least likely to be in poverty in Martinez is Other, with NaN% below the poverty level.
The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.39%. Among those working part-time, it was 8.10%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 9.83%.
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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.
Born in Martinez
87.76% of Martinez residents were born in the United States, with 67.77% having been born in California. 3.94% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.
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