Martinsville, Virginia Population 2021

Martinsville, Virginia's estimated population is 12,408 with a growth rate of -0.58% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Martinsville, Virginia is the 106th largest county in Virginia. The 2010 Population was 13,760 and has seen a growth of -9.83% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth 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%
201013,760-2,402-14.86%
199016,162-1,987-10.95%
198018,149-1,504-7.65%
197019,6538554.55%
196018,7981,5478.97%
195017,2517,17171.14%
194010,0802,37530.82%
19307,7050.00%
2021 Growth Rate
-0.58%
County Website
2010 Population
13,760
Growth Since 2010
-9.83%
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Martinsville, Virginia Population Growth

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, Virginia Population by Race

Martinsville, Virginia Population Pyramid $2021

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Martinsville, Virginia Median Age

40.9


Total

39.1


Male

43.4


Female

Martinsville, Virginia Adults

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

Martinsville, Virginia Age Dependency

74.7

Age Dependency Ratio

32.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

42.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Martinsville, Virginia Sex Ratio

Female

7,145

55.59%

Male

5,707

44.41%

Martinsville, Virginia Population by Age

Martinsville, Virginia Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Martinsville, Virginia 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, Virginia 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, Virginia 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, Virginia Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Martinsville, Virginia 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, Virginia 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, Virginia Earnings by Educational Attainment

Martinsville, Virginia Language by Age

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Martinsville, Virginia Language

93.02% of Martinsville, Virginia 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, Virginia Language

Martinsville, Virginia 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, Virginia

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

The race least likely to be in poverty in Martinsville, Virginia 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, Virginia Poverty

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

Martinsville, Virginia Poverty Rate by Education

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

Martinsville, Virginia Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Martinsville, Virginia 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, Virginia Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

40.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

43.1%

Male Marriage Rate

38.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Martinsville, Virginia Married by Age and Sex

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Martinsville, Virginia 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, Virginia Marital Status by Race

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Martinsville, Virginia 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, Virginia 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, Virginia 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, Virginia Veterans by Race

Martinsville, Virginia Veterans by Education

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9.44%

Veteran Poverty Rate

40.42%

Veteran Disability Rate

Martinsville, Virginia Veterans by Education

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54.9%

Labor Force Participation

51.6%

Employment Rate

6%

Unemployment Rate

Martinsville, Virginia Employment by Age

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Martinsville, Virginia Employment by Race

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Martinsville, Virginia 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, Virginia

96.25%

Native Born

3.75%

Foreign Born

2.24%

Non Citizen

1.51%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

96.25% of Martinsville, Virginia 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, Virginia Place of Birth

  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
  2. Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 - 1990

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