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Martin, Tennessee - Basic Facts

The City of Martin had a population of 11,828 as of July 1, 2016. Martin ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Tennessee. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Martin is located at latitude 36.3396 and longitude -88.8511 in Weakley County. The formal boundaries for the City of Martin (see map below) encompass a land area of 12.69 sq. miles and a water area of 0.04 sq. miles. Weakley County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 407 feet.

The City of Martin (GNIS ID: 2405032) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The City of Martin is located within Commissioner District 5, a minor civil division (MCD) of Weakley County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Martin population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Martin: Frost, Green Briar Glade, Greenbrier Glade.

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Martin, TN Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 11,828
Population in Households 9,827
Population in Familes 6,210
Population in Group Qrtrs 2,001
Population Density1 932
Diversity Index2 42


Total Households 4,351
Average Household Size 2.26
Family Households 2,160
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 4,868 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,760 (36.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,591 (53.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 517 (10.6%)
Median Home Value $111,830
Average Home Value $152,568


Median Household Income $31,949
Average Household Income $49,680
Per Capita Income $20,226
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.49% 0.1%
Households 0.58% 0.12%
Families 0.19% -0.15%
Median Household Income   2.37%
Per Capita Income   1.58%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Martin, TN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Martin to the other 427 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Tennessee by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 48 89th
Population Density1 # 88 80th
Diversity Index2 # 68 84th
Median Household Income # 335 22nd
Per Capita Income # 233 46th

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