Martinsville, Virginia Population 2021

12,408
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Martinsville is a city located in Virginia. With a 2020 population of 12,408, it is the 38th largest city in Virginia and the 2654th largest city in the United States . Martinsville is currently declining at a rate of -0.58% annually and its population has decreased by -10.22% 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 1,133 people per square mile.

The average household income in Martinsville is $53,176 with a poverty rate of 23.90%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $656 per month, and the median house value is $87,700. The median age in Martinsville is 40.9 years, 39.1 years for males, and 43.4 years for females.

Martinsville Demographics

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

  • White: 48.05%
  • Black or African American: 45.39%
  • Two or more races: 4.00%
  • Other race: 1.07%
  • Asian: 1.02%
  • Native American: 0.36%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.12%
The current population of Martinsville, Virginia is 12,408 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 12,627.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 13,821.

Martinsville, Virginia Population 2021

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

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
202161,979-566-0.91%
202062,545-566-0.90%
201963,111-566-0.90%
201863,677-492-0.77%
201764,169-472-0.74%
201664,641-558-0.86%
201565,199-355-0.54%
201465,554-610-0.93%
201366,164-440-0.67%
201266,604-544-0.82%
201167,148-747-1.11%
201067,8950.00%

Martinsville Metro Area Population by Year

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White6,17548.05%
Black or African American5,83445.39%
Two or More Races5144.00%
Some Other Race1371.07%
Asian1311.02%
American Indian and Alaska Native460.36%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander150.12%
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Martinsville Population by Race

Martinsville Population Pyramid $2021

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Martinsville Median Age

40.9


Total

39.1


Male

43.4


Female

Martinsville Adults

There are 9,755 adults, (2,397 of whom are seniors) in Martinsville.

Martinsville Age Dependency

74.7

Age Dependency Ratio

32.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

42.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Martinsville Sex Ratio

Female

7,145

55.59%

Male

5,707

44.41%

Martinsville Population by Age

Martinsville Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Martinsville Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married77.6%22.4%
Male60.6%39.4%
All55.9%44.1%
Non Family47%53%
Female37.9%62.1%

55.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Martinsville Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All5,5322.2455.9
Non Family2,2571.1147
Married1,8882.977.6
Female1,2073.0637.9
Male1804.0360.6

2.93

Average Family Size

2.24

Average Household Size

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Martinsville Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade5356.09%
9th to 12th Grade97411.09%
High School Graduate2,50428.52%
Some College1,90921.75%
Associates Degree1,01311.54%
Bachelors Degree1,24714.20%
Graduate Degree5976.80%
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Martinsville Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Martinsville Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White4,4023,7301,210
Black3,8643,133555
Hispanic26820728
Asian1217045
2+ Races101826
Other Race3535
Native American2727
Islander1515

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 asian people with a rate of 37.19%.

Martinsville Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$29,324$31,240$27,973
Less Than 9th Grade$21,141$25,434$16,154
High School Graduate$27,143$30,009$22,405
Some College$28,042$32,781$27,607
Bachelors Degree$38,500$46,591$34,400
Graduate Degree$48,235$52,216$44,669

$29,324

Average Earnings

$31,240

Average Male

$27,973

Average Female

Martinsville Earnings by Educational Attainment

Martinsville Language by Age

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Martinsville Language

93.02% of Martinsville residents speak only English, while 6.98% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 4.21% of the population.

Martinsville Language

Martinsville Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black5,6211,56427.82%
White5,4671,01618.58%
Hispanic68329342.90%
Other13110882.44%
Multiple4999318.64%
Asian1316146.56%

23.90%

Overall Poverty Rate

21.91%

Male Poverty Rate

25.45%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Martinsville

The race most likely to be in poverty in Martinsville is Other, with 82.44% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Martinsville is White, with 18.58% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.26%. Among those working part-time, it was 22.59%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 32.26%.

Martinsville Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade33.24%
High School25.76%
Some College15.31%
Bachelors or Greater4.34%

Martinsville Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed47.97%
Male Unemployed34.47%
Female Employed12.31%
Male Employed9.41%

Martinsville Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Martinsville Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$34,371$53,176
Families$44,714$63,419
Married Families$60,000-
Non Families$23,813$35,753
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Income by Household Type

Martinsville Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

40.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

43.1%

Male Marriage Rate

38.5%

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 45-54.

Martinsville Marital Status by Race

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Martinsville Marital Status

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734

Number of Veterans

681

Male Veterans

53

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam272
Second Gulf War154
First Gulf War87
Korea49
World War II28

Martinsville Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 74219
55 to 64151
75+148
18 to 34116
35 to 54100

Martinsville Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White3517.08%
Black3277.40%
2+ Races3423.94%
Islander15100.00%
Hispanic71.83%
Native American720.00%

Martinsville Veterans by Race

Martinsville Veterans by Education

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9.44%

Veteran Poverty Rate

40.42%

Veteran Disability Rate

Martinsville Veterans by Education

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54.9%

Labor Force Participation

51.6%

Employment Rate

6%

Unemployment Rate

Martinsville Employment by Age

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Martinsville Employment by Race

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Martinsville Employment by Education

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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66.74%

Born in Martinsville

96.25%

Native Born

3.75%

Foreign Born

2.24%

Non Citizen

1.51%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

96.25% of Martinsville residents were born in the United States, with 66.74% having been born in Virginia. 2.24% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Martinsville Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202112,408-73-0.58%
202012,481-73-0.58%
201912,554-73-0.58%
201812,627-196-1.53%
201712,823-173-1.33%
201612,996-263-1.98%
201513,259-58-0.44%
201413,317-99-0.74%
201313,416-76-0.56%
201213,492-104-0.76%
201113,596-164-1.19%
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%

Martinsville Population by Year