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Martinsville, New Jersey - Basic Facts

Martinsville is the common name for the community and surrounding area while the formal official name is the Martinsville Census Designated Place.

It is a community or populated place (Class Code U5) located in Somerset County at latitude 40.6012 and longitude -74.559. Somerset County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 351 feet.

The formal boundaries for the Martinsville Census Designated Place (see map) encompass a land area of 12.32 sq. miles and a water area of 0.08 sq. miles.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Martinsville: Martinville.

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Martinsville, NJ - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Martinsville to the other 545 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in New Jersey by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 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 # 101 82nd
Population Density1 # 432 21st
Diversity Index2 # 327 40th
Median Household Income # 27 95th
Per Capita Income # 26 95th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE New Jersey Census Data Comparison Tool.

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Martinsville, NJ Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)

POPULATION

Total Population 12,255
Population in Households 12,217
Population in Familes 11,113
Population in Group Qrtrs 38
Population Density1 995
Diversity Index2 32
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 4,428
Average Household Size 2.76
Family Households 3,571
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 4,560 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 4,117 (90.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 311 ( 6.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 132 ( 2.9%)
Median Home Value $580,206
Average Home Value $627,174
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $147,626
Average Household Income $183,958
Per Capita Income $66,575
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.54% 0.67%
Households 0.52% 0.67%
Families 0.55% 0.65%
Median Household Income   3.12%
Per Capita Income   3.83%
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.

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