Martinsville, VA Demographics


Population (year 2000): 15,416. Estimated population in July 2005: 14,925 (-3.2% change)
Males: 6,966 (45.2%), Females: 8,450 (54.8%)

Zip codes: 24112.

Median resident age: 40.8 years
Median household income: $27,441 (year 2000)
Median house value: $69,100 (year 2000)

Races in Martinsville:

  • White Non-Hispanic (54.1%)
  • Black (42.5%)
  • Hispanic (2.3%)
  • Two or more races (0.8%)
  • Other race (0.7%)

Ancestries: United States (10.6%), English (9.7%), German (5.0%), Irish (4.8%), Scotch-Irish (3.2%), Subsaharan African (1.8%).

Elevation: 1020 feet

Land area: 11.0 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Martinsville

  • High school or higher: 68.5%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 16.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.1%
  • Unemployed: 8.7%
  • Mean travel time to work: 18.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Martinsville city

  • Never married: 25.2%
  • Now married: 46.2%
  • Separated: 4.7%
  • Widowed: 13.0%
  • Divorced: 10.9%

2.7% Foreign born (1.7% Latin America, 0.4% Europe, 0.3% Asia).

Population change in the 1990s: -830 (-5.1%).

Hospitals

Hospital/medical center in Martinsville:

  • MEMORIAL HOSP MARTINSVILLE (320 HOSPITAL DRIVE)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Martinsville:

  • MOREHEAD MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (about 15 miles; EDEN, NC)
  • CARILION FRANKLIN MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (about 21 miles; ROCKY MOUNT, VA)
  • PATRICK COMMUNITY HOSPITAL (about 26 miles; STUART, VA)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Martinsville:

  • DANVILLE REGIONAL (about 38 miles; DANVILLE, VA; ID: DAN)
  • PIEDMONT TRIAD INTERNATIONAL (about 42 miles; GREENSBORO, NC; ID: GSO)
  • ROANOKE REGIONAL/WOODRUM FIELD (about 44 miles; ROANOKE, VA; ID: ROA)
Other public-use airports nearest to Martinsville:

  • ROCKINGHAM COUNTY (about 17 miles; EDEN, NC; ID: 8N0)
  • ROCKINGHAM COUNTY NC SHILOH (about 18 miles; REIDSVILLE, NC; ID: 78N)
  • WARF (about 28 miles; REIDSVILLE, NC; ID: 6A5)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/Universities in Martinsville:

  • PATRICK HENRY COMMUNITY COLLEGE (Full-time enrollment: 1,617; Location: 645 Patriot Avenue; Public; Website: www.ph.cc.va.us)
  • EASTERN SCHOOL OF FARRIERY (Location: PO BOX 1368; Private, for-profit)
  • ALLENS BEAUTY CENTER (Location: 1314 S MEMORIAL BLVD; Private, for-profit)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Martinsville:

  • VIRGINIA WESTERN COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 41 miles; ROANOKE, VA; Full-time enrollment: 3,535)
  • UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA AT GREENSBORO (about 41 miles; GREENSBORO, NC; FT enrollment: 10,868)
  • NORTH CAROLINA AGRICULTURAL AND TECHNICAL ST UNIV (about 43 miles; Greensboro, NC; FT enrollment: 6,970)
  • NATIONAL BUSINESS COLLEGE (about 44 miles; SALEM, VA; FT enrollment: 2,382)
  • ELON COLLEGE (about 45 miles; ELON, NC; FT enrollment: 3,993)
  • WAKE FOREST UNIVERSITY (about 48 miles; WINSTON SALEM, NC; FT enrollment: 5,944)
  • GUILFORD TECHNICAL COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 48 miles; JAMESTOWN, NC; FT enrollment: 4,810)

Schools

Public high schools in Martinsville:

  • MARTINSVILLE HIGH (Students: 798; Location: 351 COMMONWEALTH BLVD; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • LAUREL PARK HIGH (Students: 455; Location: 280 LAUREL PARK AVE; Grades: 09 – 12)
Private high school in Martinsville:

  • CARLISLE SCHOOL (Students: 410; Location: P O BOX 5388; Grades: PK – 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Martinsville:

  • MARTINSVILLE MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 655; Location: 201 BROWN ST; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • ALBERT HARRIS INTERMEDIATE (Students: 605; Location: 710 SMITH RD; Grades: 03 – 05)
  • CARVER MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 469; Location: 220 TROTT CIR; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • MT. OLIVET ELEM. (Students: 447; Location: 255 LANCER LN; Grades: PK – 05)
  • RICH ACRES ELEM. (Students: 307; Location: 400 RICH ACRES SCHOOL RD; Grades: PK – 05)
  • DRUID HILLS ELEM. (Students: 280; Location: 746 INDIAN TRAIL; Grades: KG – 02)
  • PATRICK HENRY ELEM. (Students: 165; Location: 1810 CHURCH ST EXT; Grades: PK – 02)
  • FIGSBORO ELEM. (Students: 153; Location: 340 RIDGEDALE DR; Grades: KG – 05)
  • CLEARVIEW ELEM. (Students: 108; Location: 800 AINSLEY ST; Grades: PK – 02)
Private primary/middle school in Martinsville:

  • BEAVER HILLS EARLY LRNING CTR (Students: 42; Location: 200 BEAVER HILLS GOLF CLUB ROA; Grades: PK – KG)

Libraries

Library in Martinsville:

  • BLUE RIDGE REGIONAL LIBRARY (Operating income: $2,040,757; Location: 310 E. CHURCH STREET; 212,153 books; 13,226 audio materials; 9,812 video materials; 781 serial subscriptions)