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Overview

Introduction to Martinsville, Indiana

Martinsville, Indiana, in Morgan county, is 18 miles N of Bloomington, Indiana and 27 miles SW of Indianapolis, Indiana. The city is included in the Indianapolis metropolitan area.

Martinsville History

Eugene Shireman, a Martinsville entrepreneur, started the Grassyfork Fisheries in 1899 by transforming his swamp land into fisheries. Martinsville was once nicknamed the 'Goldfish Capital of the World,' and fisheries form an important part of the city's commerce to this day. The community was named in honor of John Martin, the county commissioner.

Martinsville and nearby Attractions

  • Monroe County Historical Museum
  • Saint Martins Church
  • Hill Dale Cemetery
  • Spring Lake
  • McCormick's Creek State Park

Things To Do In Martinsville

While in Martinsville, one can visit the Indiana University Art Museum, the William Hammond Mathers Museum and the Monroe County Historical Museum. McCormick's Creek State Park, located on the White River, has facilities for camping, hiking, playing tennis and swimming. There is also a nature center and several picnic areas in this park.

Martinsville Transportation

Indianapolis International Airport is close by.

Martinsville Higher Education

Higher educational opportunities are provided by Indiana University-Bloomington, the University of Indianapolis and Ivy Tech State College-Central Indiana.

Demographics

People

Total Population11,714
Male Share of the Population49.2%
Female Share of the Population50.8%
Senior Citizens15.2%
Employed Population 16+4,904
Age of the Population39

Families

% of people married38.5%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher10.4%
Median Earnings25+$26,318
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$16,477
Median Earnings With High School Degree$23,194

Wealth

Median Family Income$47,642
% Above Poverty Level76%
% Below Poverty Level24%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time27 minutes
% Working from Home5%
% Walking and Biking to Work4.1%
% Using Public Transportation%

Housing

People Living Alone29.4%
Median Gross Rent$697
Median House Value$93,900

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)18.7%
English13.7%
Irish12.4%
French Except Basque4.2%
Italian3.1%
Scottish2.4%
Dutch2.3%
Finnish0.9%
Swedish0.5%
African0.5%
Turkish0.4%
Polish0.4%
Russian0.4%
Norwegian0.3%
Welsh0.3%
Swiss0.2%
Slovene0.2%
Latvian0.2%
Hungarian0.2%
Czech0.2%
Ukrainian0.1%
Bulgarian0.1%
German0.1%
Lithuanian0.1%
Romanian0.1%
Danishn0.1%
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Martinsville Almanac

CategoryValue
County Morgan County
Standard Zip Codes46151
Phone Area Codes765
Time ZoneAmerica/Indiana/Indianapolis
Approximate Latitude39.42
Approximate Longitude-86.42

Martinsville Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

StationMARTINSVILLE 2 SW
Distance2.2 miles
Jan Temp18 to 35 F
Apr Temp40 to 63 F
Jul Temp63 to 85 F
Oct Temp40 to 66 F
Annual Precip43 inches
StationBLOOMINGTON INDIANA UNIV
Distance18.7 miles
Jan Temp19 to 37 F
Apr Temp41 to 64 F
Jul Temp65 to 86 F
Oct Temp44 to 67 F
Annual Precip44.9 inches
StationSPENCER
Distance20.7 miles
Jan Temp15 to 35 F
Apr Temp37 to 62 F
Jul Temp61 to 84 F
Oct Temp38 to 65 F
Annual Precip45.9 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Brooklyn1,514$56,607
Gosport716$48,594
Monrovia1,623$64,280
Mooresville9,553$61,250
Morgantown976$38,875
Paragon693$42,250

Martinsville Public Libraries

Morgan County Public Library
110 SOUTH JEFFERSON STREET
Martinsville, Indiana
(765) 342-3451

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Martinsville Hospitals

Indiana University Health Morgan Hospital Inc
(Non-profit)
2209 John R Wooden Dr
(765) 349-6938

Martinsville Public Schools

Centerton Elementary School
6075 High St
ZIP: 46151
(317) 831-3410
Primary
Total Enrollment 265
Central Elementary School
389 E Jackson St
ZIP: 46151
(765) 342-6611
Primary
Total Enrollment 179
Charles L Smith Elem School
1359 E Columbus St
ZIP: 46151
(765) 342-8488
Primary
Total Enrollment 327
Green Township Elem Sch
6275 Maple Grove Rd
ZIP: 46151
(765) 342-0505
Primary
Total Enrollment 242
Martinsville High School
1360 E Gray St
ZIP: 46151
(765) 342-5571
High
Total Enrollment 1560
Martinsville West Middle Sch
109 E Garfield St
ZIP: 46151
(765) 342-6628
Middle
Total Enrollment 551
Poston Road Elementary School
139 E Poston Rd
ZIP: 46151
(765) 342-8408
Primary
Total Enrollment 377
Ronald K Bell East Middle School
1459 E Columbus St
ZIP: 46151
(765) 342-6675
Middle
Total Enrollment 632
South Elementary Sch
500 E Mahalasville Rd
ZIP: 46151
(765) 349-1486
Primary
Total Enrollment 416
Waverly Elementary School
8525 Waverly Rd
ZIP: 46151
(317) 831-9218
Primary
Total Enrollment 348

Martinsville Private Schools

Footsteps Montessori
590 E Morgan St
ZIP: 46151
Elementary
Total Enrollment 4
Tabernacle Christian School
2189 Burton Ln
ZIP: 46151
Combined Elementary And Secondary
Total Enrollment 147
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