Martinsville, Virginia Population 2020

12,764
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Martinsville is a city located in Virginia. With a 2020 population of 12,764, it is the 37th largest city in Virginia and the 2599th largest city in the United States. Martinsville is currently declining at a rate of -0.54% annually and its population has decreased by -7.65% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 13,821 in 2010. Martinsville reached it's highest population of 19,653 in 1970. Spanning over 11 miles, Martinsville has a population density of 1,165 people per square mile.

The average household income in Martinsville is $52,429 with a poverty rate of 25.45%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $671 per month, and the median house value is $86,800. The median age in Martinsville is 40.8 years, 38.7 years for males, and 43.6 years for females. For every 100 females there are 81.1 males.

Martinsville Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Martinsville was:

  • White: 48.84%
  • Black or African American: 47.35%
  • Two or more races: 2.13%
  • Other race: 0.76%
  • Native American: 0.68%
  • Asian: 0.25%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Martinsville, Virginia is 12,764, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 12,902.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 13,821.

Martinsville, Virginia Population 2020

2019 and 2020 population is estimated by projecting the raw 2018 numbers.

Year Total Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202063,127-364-0.58%
201963,491-364-0.57%
201863,855-364-0.57%
201764,219-412-0.64%
201664,631-558-0.86%
201565,189-358-0.55%
201465,547-612-0.93%
201366,159-435-0.66%
201266,594-541-0.81%
201167,135-757-1.13%
201067,8920.00%

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White6,39848.84%
Black or African American6,20347.35%
Two or More Races2792.13%
Some Other Race990.76%
American Indian and Alaska Native890.68%
Asian330.25%
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Martinsville Population Pyramid 2020

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Martinsville Median Age

40.8


Total

38.7


Male

43.6


Female

Martinsville Adults

There are 9,975 adults, (2,510 of whom are seniors) in Martinsville.

Martinsville Age Dependency

75.5

Age Dependency Ratio

33.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

41.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Martinsville Sex Ratio

Female

7,234

55.22%

Male

5,867

44.78%

Martinsville Households and Families

Martinsville Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Martinsville Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married79.9%20.1%
All58.3%41.7%
Non Family51.1%48.9%
Male41.3%58.7%
Female40.9%59.1%

58.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All5,6302.2558.3
Non Family2,3221.1151.1
Married1,9052.979.9
Female1,1973.140.9
Male2064.141.3

2.91

Average Family Size

2.25

Average Household Size

7.6%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

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Martinsville Education

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade4985.54%
9th to 12th Grade1,05211.71%
High School Graduate2,80631.22%
Some College1,86120.71%
Associates Degree8579.54%
Bachelors Degree1,26614.09%
Graduate Degree6477.20%
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Martinsville Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
White4,6283,8981,351
Black4,0033,262509
Hispanic26519616
Multiple Races70376
Native American555524
Asian2377
Other Race2121

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among native american people with a rate of 43.64%.

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$29,522$31,450$27,963
Less Than High School$19,338$27,095$13,480
High School Grad$26,481$27,786$25,625
Some College$27,935$33,697$24,349
Bachelors Degree$44,063$42,222$45,110
Graduate Degree$48,269$50,962$44,457

$29,522

Average Earnings

$31,450

Average Male

$27,963

Average Female

Martinsville Language

Martinsville Language by Age

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Martinsville Language

93.47% of Martinsville residents speak only English, while 6.53% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 4.30% of the population.

Martinsville Poverty

Martinsville Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black5,9041,85031.33%
White5,7671,02417.76%
Hispanic66333049.77%
Multiple26410539.77%
Other996969.70%
Asian332678.79%

25.45%

Overall Poverty Rate

22.09%

Male Poverty Rate

28.09%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Martinsville

The race most likely to be in poverty in Martinsville is Asian, with 78.79% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Martinsville is White, with 17.76% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.20%. Among those working part-time, it was 27.43%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 35.64%.

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Name Poverty
Less Than High School34.32%
High School26.49%
Some College17.59%
Bachelors or Greater4.56%
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Name Poverty
Female Unemployed61.72%
Male Unemployed40.08%
Female Employed12.24%
Male Employed10.32%

Martinsville Income

Martinsville Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$33,224$52,429
Families$43,779$63,996
Married Families$61,402-
Non Families$22,008$31,347
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Martinsville Marital Status

Martinsville Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

40.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

44.6%

Male Marriage Rate

36.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Martinsville Married by Age and Sex

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Martinsville Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Martinsville Marital Status by Race

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Martinsville Veterans

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683

Number of Veterans

639

Male Veterans

44

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam260
Second Gulf War88
Korea70
First Gulf War70
World War II53
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Age Group Veterans
75+197
65 to 74191
55 to 64168
35 to 5474
18 to 3453
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Name Veterans % of Total
White3927.61%
Black2756.01%
Hispanic102.66%
Indian1014.08%
2 or More66.38%

Martinsville Veterans by Education

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9.77%

Veteran Poverty Rate

40.61%

Veteran Disability Rate

Martinsville Employment Status

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56.9%

Labor Force Participation

52.5%

Employment Rate

7.8%

Unemployment Rate

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Origin of Non-Citizens

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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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64.85%

Born in Virginia

97.25%

Native Born

2.75%

Foreign Born

1.83%

Non Citizen

0.92%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.25% of Martinsville residents were born in the United States, with 64.85% having been born in Virginia. 1.83% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202012,764-69-0.54%
201912,833-69-0.53%
201812,902-67-0.52%
201712,969-69-0.53%
201613,038-239-1.80%
201513,277-40-0.30%
201413,317-99-0.74%
201313,416-74-0.55%
201213,490-105-0.77%
201113,595-165-1.20%
201013,760-1,656-1.13%
200015,416-746-0.47%
199016,162-1,987-1.15%
198018,149-1,504-0.79%
197019,6538550.45%
196018,7981,5470.86%
195017,2517,1715.52%
194010,0802,3752.72%
19307,7053,6306.58%
19204,0757071.92%
19103,3689683.45%
19002,4000.00%