Martell, California

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Martell
census-designated place
Martell is located in California
Martell
Martell
Location in California
Coordinates: 38°22′01″N 120°47′46″W / 38.36694°N 120.79611°W / 38.36694; -120.79611Coordinates: 38°22′01″N 120°47′46″W / 38.36694°N 120.79611°W / 38.36694; -120.79611
Country  United States
State  California
County Amador County
Area[1]
 • Total 6.054 km2 (2.337 sq mi)
 • Land 6.051 km2 (2.336 sq mi)
 • Water 0.003 km2 (0.001 sq mi)  0.04%
Elevation[2] 453 m (1,486 ft)
Population (2010)
 • Total 282
 • Density 47/km2 (120/sq mi)
ZIP Code 95654
Area code(s) 209
GNIS feature ID 228158
U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Martell, California

Martell (formerly, Oneida)[3] is a census-designated place[4] in Amador County, California, United States. It is located 1.5 miles (2.4 km) northwest of Jackson,[3] at an elevation of 1486 feet (453 m). The population was 282 at the 2010 census.

Martell is located west of Jackson and east of Ione, by which it is connected by the Amador Central Railroad. Martell is where the major retail outlets for Amador County are located, including Kmart, Wal-Mart, Safeway and Lowe's in a shopping center. McDonald's, Burger King, Strings Italian Cafe, Starbucks, Baskin-Robbins, Jack in the Box and Subway are restaurant chains in town. The community is in ZIP code 95654 and area code 209.

Demographics[edit]

The 2010 United States Census[5] reported that Martell had a population of 282. The population density was 120.7 people per square mile (46.6/km²). The racial makeup of Martell was 234 (83.0%) White, 0 (0.0%) African American, 14 (5.0%) Native American, 0 (0.0%) Asian, 5 (1.8%) Pacific Islander, 14 (5.0%) from other races, and 15 (5.3%) from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 36 persons (12.8%).

The Census reported that 217 people (77.0% of the population) lived in households, 65 (23.0%) lived in non-institutionalized group quarters, and 0 (0%) were institutionalized.

There were 97 households, out of which 23 (23.7%) had children under the age of 18 living in them, 32 (33.0%) were opposite-sex married couples living together, 17 (17.5%) had a female householder with no husband present, 7 (7.2%) had a male householder with no wife present. There were 7 (7.2%) unmarried opposite-sex partnerships, and 0 (0%) same-sex married couples or partnerships. 32 households (33.0%) were made up of individuals and 6 (6.2%) had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.24. There were 56 families (57.7% of all households); the average family size was 2.80.

The population was spread out with 43 people (15.2%) under the age of 18, 43 people (15.2%) aged 18 to 24, 77 people (27.3%) aged 25 to 44, 93 people (33.0%) aged 45 to 64, and 26 people (9.2%) who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 41.7 years. For every 100 females there were 89.3 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 91.2 males.

There were 114 housing units at an average density of 48.8 per square mile (18.8/km²), of which 53 (54.6%) were owner-occupied, and 44 (45.4%) were occupied by renters. The homeowner vacancy rate was 0%; the rental vacancy rate was 16.7%. 124 people (44.0% of the population) lived in owner-occupied housing units and 93 people (33.0%) lived in rental housing units.

Politics[edit]

In the state legislature, Martell is in the 8th Senate District, represented by Democrat Leland Yee,[6] and the 5th Assembly District, represented by Republican Frank Bigelow.[7] Federally, Martell is in California's 4th congressional district, represented by Republican Tom McClintock.[8]

References[edit]

  1. ^ U.S. Census
  2. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Martell, California
  3. ^ a b Durham, David L. (1998). California's Geographic Names: A Gazetteer of Historic and Modern Names of the State. Quill Driver Books. p. 519. ISBN 9781884995149. 
  4. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Martell, California
  5. ^ "2010 Census Interactive Population Search: CA - Martell CDP". U.S. Census Bureau. Retrieved July 12, 2014. 
  6. ^ "Senators". State of California. Retrieved March 18, 2013. 
  7. ^ "Members Assembly". State of California. Retrieved March 18, 2013. 
  8. ^ "California's 4th Congressional District - Representatives & District Map". Civic Impulse, LLC. Retrieved March 1, 2013.