Martinsville, Illinois

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Martinsville, Illinois

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High Points

Martinsville strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in Illinois):

Category Trophy
Affordability of Property Taxes
(vs. State)
Top 5% trophy Martinsville Affordability of Property Taxes
Affordability of Rents
(vs. State)
Top 9% Martinsville Affordability of Rents

Comparative Profile of Martinsville, Illinois

Comparing Martinsville to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in Illinois (State):

Ratings range from 1 (lowest) to 10 (highest).

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Senior Citizens 8 9
Male Share of the Population 7 7
Children Under 5 Years Old 7 7
Age of the Population 7 8
Well-Paid Single Men 4 2
Female Share of the Population 4 4
Racial Diversity 1 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 6 5
Average Household Size 4 3


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People in Middle Class or Better 5 3
People Above Poverty 5 3
Median Family Income 4 2
College Educated Adults 3 3

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Working at Home 8 9
Walking and Biking to Work 7 6
Short Commute Times 6 7
Public Transportation Use 6 4


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Affordability of Rents 9 10
Affordability of Property Taxes 8 10
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 7 10
People Living Alone 6 7
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 3 4
Housing Recently Built 2 2

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Martinsville Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 26 miles W of Terre Haute, Indiana (center to center)
Nearest Large City 96 miles W of Indianapolis, Indiana
County Clark
Standard Zip Codes 62442
Phone Area Codes 217
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 39.335
Longitude -87.881

Martinsville Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 18.5 miles
Jan Temp 19 to 35 F
Apr Temp 43 to 65 F
Jul Temp 65 to 88 F
Oct Temp 45 to 68 F
Annual Precip 41.7 inches
Distance 26.3 miles
Jan Temp 21 to 38 F
Apr Temp 44 to 66 F
Jul Temp 67 to 89 F
Oct Temp 45 to 69 F
Annual Precip 42.8 inches
Distance 26.5 miles
Jan Temp 18 to 35 F
Apr Temp 42 to 64 F
Jul Temp 65 to 87 F
Oct Temp 44 to 68 F
Annual Precip 42.4 inches
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Martinsville Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 1,225 100%
Male 601 49.1%
Female 624 50.9%
Under 18 308 25.1%
18+ 917 74.9%
65+ 247 20.2%
Median Age 39.2
Average Family Size 2.86
White 1,217 99.3%
African-American 0 0%
Asian 1 0.1%
American Indian & Alaskan 2 0.2%
Other 1 0.1%
Mixed Race 4 0.3%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 3 0.2%

Estimated Martinsville Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 1,230
Growth 5
Growth % 0.4%

Martinsville Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
US/American 31.2%
German 19.1%
English 18.6%
Irish 11.5%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 5.4%
French (except Basque) 3.3%
Dutch 2.3%
Scotch-Irish 1.8%
Scottish 1.5%
Polish 1.4%
European 0.6%
British 0.5%
Belgian 0.4%
French Canadian 0.4%
Hungarian 0.4%
Italian 0.4%
Norwegian 0.3%
African 0.3%
Swedish 0.3%
Danish 0.3%
Welsh 0.3%
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Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Martinsville, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Cleone (62442)
Moonshine (62442)
Neadmore (62442)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Martinsville 1,225 $36,853
Ashmore 809 $42,337
Casey 2,942 $36,941
Greenup 1,532 $36,902
Kansas 842 $34,318
Marshall 3,771 $42,909
Westfield 678 $37,941

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Serves 125 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 7.6

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