Martinsville, Illinois

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Coordinates: 39°20′18″N 87°52′55″W / 39.33833°N 87.88194°W / 39.33833; -87.88194
Martinsville
City
Country United States
State Illinois
County Clark
Coordinates 39°20′18″N 87°52′55″W / 39.33833°N 87.88194°W / 39.33833; -87.88194
Area 2.08 sq mi (5 km2)
 - land 2.05 sq mi (5 km2)
 - water 0.03 sq mi (0 km2)
Population 1,167 (2010)
Density 596.0 / sq mi (230 / km2)
Timezone CST (UTC-6)
 - summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
Postal code 62442
Area code 217
Location of Martinsville within Illinois
Location of Martinsville within Illinois
Wikimedia Commons: Martinsville, Illinois

Martinsville is a city in Clark County, Illinois, United States. The population was 1,167 at the 2010 census.

Geography[edit]

The Lincoln School Museum was once a one-room schoolhouse. Today it is a museum showcasing primary education of the late 19th century.

Martinsville is located at 39°20′18″N 87°52′55″W / 39.33833°N 87.88194°W / 39.33833; -87.88194 (39.338369, -87.881940).[1]

According to the 2010 census, the city has a total area of 2.08 square miles (5.4 km2), of which 2.05 square miles (5.3 km2) (or 98.56%) is land and 0.03 square miles (0.078 km2) (or 1.44%) is water.[2]

Demographics[edit]

As of the census[3] of 2000, there were 1,225 people, 522 households, and 358 families residing in the city. The population density was 596.0 people per square mile (229.6/km²). There were 593 housing units at an average density of 288.5 per square mile (111.1/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 99.35% White, 0.16% Native American, 0.08% Asian, 0.08% from other races, and 0.33% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.24% of the population.

There were 522 households out of which 31.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 54.2% were married couples living together, 9.2% had a female householder with no husband present, and 31.4% were non-families. 29.7% of all households were made up of individuals and 15.9% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.35 and the average family size was 2.86.

In the city the population was spread out with 25.1% under the age of 18, 8.2% from 18 to 24, 25.6% from 25 to 44, 20.8% from 45 to 64, and 20.2% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 39 years. For every 100 females there were 96.3 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 92.6 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $27,961, and the median income for a family was $36,853. Males had a median income of $25,885 versus $19,620 for females. The per capita income for the city was $14,706. About 9.1% of families and 12.3% of the population were below the poverty line, including 19.2% of those under age 18 and 7.4% of those age 65 or over.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 
  2. ^ "2010 Census U.S. Gazetteer Files for Places – Illinois". United States Census. Retrieved 2012-10-13. 
  3. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 

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