Martin, Michigan

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Martin, Michigan
Village
Location of Martin, Michigan
Location of Martin, Michigan
Coordinates: 42°32′14″N 85°38′15″W / 42.53722°N 85.63750°W / 42.53722; -85.63750
Country United States
State Michigan
County Allegan
Area[1]
 • Total 0.78 sq mi (2.02 km2)
 • Land 0.78 sq mi (2.02 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 830 ft (253 m)
Population (2010)[2]
 • Total 410
 • Estimate (2012[3]) 408
 • Density 525.6/sq mi (202.9/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code 49070
Area code(s) 269
FIPS code 26-51980[4]
GNIS feature ID 0631648[5]

Martin is a village in southeastern Allegan County in the U.S. state of Michigan. The population was 410 at the 2010 census.

Geography[edit]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 0.78 square miles (2.02 km2), all land.[1]

Demographics[edit]

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[2] of 2010, there were 410 people, 162 households, and 109 families residing in the village. The population density was 525.6 inhabitants per square mile (202.9/km2). There were 176 housing units at an average density of 225.6 per square mile (87.1/km2). The racial makeup of the village was 92.9% White, 1.0% African American, 2.9% from other races, and 3.2% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 5.9% of the population.

There were 162 households of which 31.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 52.5% were married couples living together, 10.5% had a female householder with no husband present, 4.3% had a male householder with no wife present, and 32.7% were non-families. 27.8% of all households were made up of individuals and 10.5% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.53 and the average family size was 3.06.

The median age in the village was 37.8 years. 24.9% of residents were under the age of 18; 11% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 23.8% were from 25 to 44; 26.9% were from 45 to 64; and 13.4% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the village was 50.7% male and 49.3% female.

2000 census[edit]

As of the census[4] of 2000, there were 435 people, 172 households, and 126 families residing in the village. The population density was 497.3 per square mile (193.1/km²). There were 181 housing units at an average density of 206.9 per square mile (80.3/km²). The racial makeup of the village was 95.86% White, 0.46% African American, 0.92% Native American, 0.46% Asian, 2.30% from other races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.76% of the population.

There were 172 households out of which 33.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 57.6% were married couples living together, 11.0% had a female householder with no husband present, and 26.2% were non-families. 21.5% of all households were made up of individuals and 9.3% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.53 and the average family size was 2.92.

In the village the population was spread out with 28.0% under the age of 18, 10.1% from 18 to 24, 26.2% from 25 to 44, 20.0% from 45 to 64, and 15.6% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 36 years. For every 100 females there were 103.3 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 95.6 males.

The median income for a household in the village was $41,389, and the median income for a family was $48,958. Males had a median income of $40,000 versus $28,929 for females. The per capita income for the village was $16,238. About 6.4% of families and 9.6% of the population were below the poverty line, including 14.1% of those under age 18 and none of those age 65 or over.

Points of interest[edit]

US-131 Motorsports Park, originally known as Martin Dragway, claims to be "The fastest track in Michigan".

References[edit]

Coordinates: 42°32′13″N 85°38′30″W / 42.53694°N 85.64167°W / 42.53694; -85.64167