Martin County, FL

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2022 Population
159,399
0.68% 1-year growth
US Senator
Marco Rubio
Republican Party
US Senator
Rick Scott
Republican Party
2022 Median Age
53.2
0.567% 1-year increase
2022 Poverty Rate
10.5%
0.429% 1-year increase
2022 Median Household Income
$77,894
11.6% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$359,200
17.1% 1-year growth
2022 Employed Population
66,965
1.29% 1-year growth

About

In 2022, Martin County, FL had a population of 159k people with a median age of 53.2 and a median household income of $77,894. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Martin County, FL grew from 158,323 to 159,399, a 0.68% increase and its median household income grew from $69,769 to $77,894, a 11.6% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Martin County, FL are White (Non-Hispanic) (76.7%), White (Hispanic) (6.17%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (4.98%), Two+ (Hispanic) (4.83%), and Other (Hispanic) (2.76%).

None of the households in Martin County, FL reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

95.7% of the residents in Martin County, FL are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Martin County, FL are Hobe Sound Bible College (38 degrees awarded in 2022).

In 2022, the median property value in Martin County, FL was $359,200, and the homeownership rate was 80.4%.

Most people in Martin County, FL drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 27.1 minutes. The average car ownership in Martin County, FL was 2 cars per household.

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Population & Diversity

Martin County, FL is home to a population of 159k people, from which 95.7% are citizens. As of 2022, 10.4% of Martin County, FL residents were born outside of the country (16.6k people).

In 2022, there were 12.4 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (122k people) in Martin County, FL than any other race or ethnicity. There were 9.83k White (Hispanic) and 7.94k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

95.7%
2022 Citizenship
95.6%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 95.7% of Martin County, FL residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Martin County, FL was 95.6%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Martin County, FL
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    122k ± 548
  2. White (Hispanic)
    9.83k ± 1.43k
  3. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    7.94k ± 382
14.3%
Hispanic Population
22.8k people

In 2022, there were 12.4 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (122k people) in Martin County, FL than any other race or ethnicity. There were 9.83k White (Hispanic) and 7.94k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

14.3% of the people in Martin County, FL are hispanic (22.8k people).

The following chart shows the 7 races represented in Martin County, FL as a share of the total population.

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin
  1. Cuba
    1,003,261 ± 24,014 people
  2. Haiti
    344,713 ± 14,299 people
  3. Colombia
    299,067 ± 13,333 people

In 2022, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Florida was Cuba, the natal country of 1,003,261 Florida residents, followed by Haiti with 344,713 and Colombia with 299,067.

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Foreign-Born Population

10.4%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
16.6k people
10.2%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
16.1k people

As of 2022, 10.4% of Martin County, FL residents (16.6k people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.6%. In 2021, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Martin County, FL was 10.2%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    5,098 ± 489
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    1,559 ± 348
  3. Korea
    1,524 ± 382

Martin County, FL has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 3.27 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Martin County, FL employs 67k people. The largest industries in Martin County, FL are Health Care & Social Assistance (9,408 people), Retail Trade (8,000 people), and Construction (6,678 people), and the highest paying industries are Utilities ($127,017), Information ($91,863), and Public Administration ($86,771).

Males in Florida have an average income that is 1.34 times higher than the average income of females, which is $56,054. The income inequality in Florida (measured using the Gini index) is 0.474, which is lower than than the national average.

Occupations

67k
2022 Value
± 2,378
1.29%
1 Year growth
± 5.03%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Martin County, FL grew at a rate of 1.29%, from 66.1k employees to 67k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Martin County, FL, are Sales & Related Occupations (8,988 people), Management Occupations (8,390 people), and Office & Administrative Support Occupations (6,845 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Martin County, FL.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

67k
2022 Value
± 2,378
1.29%
1 Year growth
± 5.03%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Martin County, FL grew at a rate of 1.29%, from 66.1k employees to 67k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Martin County, FL, are Health Care & Social Assistance (9,408 people), Retail Trade (8,000 people), and Construction (6,678 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Martin County, FL, though some of these residents may live in Martin County, FL and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Median Earnings by Industry

$52,321
Median earning men ± $3,114
$34,203
Median earning women ± $1,905

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Information ($113,069), Public Administration ($95,600), and Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($86,077).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Information ($63,500), Manufacturing ($57,289), and Wholesale Trade ($51,875).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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4.23%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between February 2022 and February 2023

As of February 2023, there are 9.69M people employed in Florida. This represents a 4.23% increase in employment when compared to February 2022.

Right after the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, during April 2020, a general dip can be seen across industry sectors, resulting in an overall decline in employment by 12.6%.

The following chart shows monthly employment numbers for each industry sector in Florida.

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Establishments by Size

The industries with the most establishments
  1. 2,407
    Educational Services, Health Care & Social Assistance
  2. 1,702
    Professional, Scientific & Management, and Administrative & Waste Management Services
  3. 1,278
    Finance & Insurance, and Real Estate, Rental & Leasing

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Martin County, FL went to Donald J. Trump with 62% of the vote. The runner-up was Joseph R Biden Jr. (37.4%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (0.454%).

Marco Rubio and Rick Scott are the senators currently representing the state of Florida. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

Florida is currently represented by 28 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

US Senators from Florida

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Marco Rubio
Senator from Florida3
Assumed office on January 3, 2011
Rick Scott
Senator from Florida1
Assumed office on January 8, 2019
Inauguration delayed in order to finish his term as Governor of Florida.

Marco Rubio and Rick Scott are the senators currently representing Florida.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

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US Representatives from Florida

Florida is currently represented by 28 members in the U.S. house.

Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the members for Florida have changed over time starting in 2008.

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Education

In 2022, universities in Martin County, FL awarded 38 degrees. The student population of Martin County, FL in 2022 is skewed towards men, with 86 male students and 84 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Martin County, FL are White (27 and 77.1%), followed by Black or African American (4 and 11.4%), Hispanic or Latino (2 and 5.71%), and Unknown (2 and 5.71%).

The largest universities in Martin County, FL by number of degrees awarded are Hobe Sound Bible College (38 and 100%).

The most popular majors in Martin County, FL are Elementary Education & Teaching (7 and 18.4%), Other Liberal Arts & Sciences, General Studies, & Humanities (7 and 18.4%), and General Studies (4 and 10.5%).

The median tuition cost in Martin County, FL for private four year colleges is $6,298.

Enrollments by Gender and Races

In 2022 there were 170 students enrolled in Martin County, FL, 50.6% men and 49.4% women.

By race, the largest number of students enrolled was concentrated in White with 123 records, of which 48.8% were women and 51.2% men.

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Concentrations

In 2022, the most common concentation for Bachelors Degree recipients in Martin County, FL was Elementary Education & Teaching with 6 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a Bachelors Degree from schools in Martin County, FL according to their major.

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Universities

Gender
Race
Largest Universities by degrees awarded
38 degrees awarded

In 2022, the institution with the largest number of graduating students was Hobe Sound Bible College with 38 degrees awarded.

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Student Diversity

In 2022, 13 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Martin County, FL, which is 0.52 times less than the 25 female students who received degrees in the same year.

In 2022 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions was White students. These 27 degrees mean that there were 6.75 times more degrees awarded to White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Black or African American, with 4 degrees awarded.

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Awarded Degrees over Time

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Average Net Price by Sector

Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above ($6,298) is the sector with the highest median state tuition in 2022.

Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above ($1,660) is the sector with the highest median state fee in 2022.

Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above ($600) is the sector with the highest average net price of books and supplies.

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Educational Pyramid

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In 2022, 1.19% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 1.2% of women were in the same situation.

This visualization shows the gender distribution of the population according to the academic level reached.

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Educational Attainment

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The most common educational levels obtained by the working population in 2022 were High School or Equivalent (4.97M), Some college (3.58M), and Bachelors Degree (3.32M).

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Martin County, FL was $359,200 in 2022, which is 1.27 times larger than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $306,700 to $359,200, a 17.1% increase. The homeownership rate in Martin County, FL is 80.4%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Martin County, FL have an average commute time of 27.1 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Martin County, FL is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Martin County, FL is $77,894. In 2022, the tract with the highest Median Household Income in Martin County, FL was Census Tract 16.02 with a value of $211,250, followed by Census Tract 6.04 and Census Tract 15, with respective values of $149,940 and $132,083.

In 2022, 16% of the population was living with severe housing problems in Martin County, FL. From 2014 to 2022, the indicator declined 1.51%.

Property

$359,200
Median Property Value 2022
±$9,370
$53,652
Median Property Taxes
±$1,831

The following chart display owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Martin County, FL the largest share of households pay taxes in the $3k+ range.

The chart underneath the paragraph shows the property taxes in Martin County, FL compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies.

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Rent vs Own

80.4%
Homeownership
2022
67.5%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 80.4% of the housing units in Martin County, FL were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 79.2%.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 16.02
  2. Census Tract 6.04
  3. Census Tract 15

In 2022, the tract with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Martin County, FL was Census Tract 16.02 with a value of $211,250, followed by Census Tract 6.04 and Census Tract 15, with respective values of $149,940 and $132,083.

The following map shows all of the tracts in Martin County, FL colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Household Income

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$77,894
Median Household Income
± $2,073
66.7k
Number of Households
± 2,161

In 2022, the median household income of the 66.7k households in Martin County, FL grew to $77,894 from the previous year's value of $69,769.

The following chart displays the households in Martin County, FL distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $75k - $100k range.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Martin County, FL is from Florida.
0.474
2022 Wage GINI in Florida
0.473
2021 Wage GINI in Florida

In 2022, the income inequality in Florida was 0.474 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.285% growth from 2021 to 2022, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even. The GINI for Florida was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Florida in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2022
  1. Drove Alone (75.8%)
  2. Worked At Home (12.7%)
  3. Carpooled (7.58%)

In 2022, 75.8% of workers in Martin County, FL drove alone to work, followed by those who worked at home (12.7%) and those who carpooled to work (7.58%).

The following chart shows the number of households using each mode of transportation over time, using a logarithmic scale on the y-axis to help better show variations in the smaller means of commuting.

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Commute Time

27.1 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Martin County, FL have a longer commute time (27.1 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 2.87% of the workforce in Martin County, FL have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Martin County, FL distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Martin County, FL have 2 cars.

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Severe Housing Problems

In 2022, 16% of the population was living with severe housing problems in Martin County, FL. From 2014 to 2022, the indicator declined 1.51%.

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Poverty & Diversity

10.5% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Martin County, FL (16.4k out of 156k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 12.5%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 55 - 64, followed by Females 75+ and then Males 35 - 44.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Martin County, FL is White, followed by Hispanic and Black.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Children in Poverty

In 2022, 17.3% of the children was living in poverty in Martin County, FL. From 2014 to 2022, the indicator declined 6.5%.

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Crimes & Accidents

Indicator

In 2022, the number of reported violent crimes offenses per 100,000 population was 240 in Martin County, FL. From 2014 to 2022, the indicator declined 47.3 per 100,000 population.

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Health

90.4% of the population of Martin County, FL has health coverage, with 35.8% on employee plans, 9.28% on Medicaid, 23.6% on Medicare, 20% on non-group plans, and 1.71% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Martin County, FL see 1533 patients per year on average, which represents a 1.86% decrease from the previous year (1562 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1318 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 457 patients per year.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 47.7% were men and 52.3% were women.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

1,533 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Martin County, FL

Primary care physicians in Martin County, FL see an average of 1,533 patients per year. This represents a 1.86% decrease from the previous year (1,562 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Martin County, FL in comparison to its neighboring geographies.

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Health Care Diversity

In 2022, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 17.5% under 18 years, 14.1% between 18 and 34 years, 36.7% between 35 and 64 years, and 31.8% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 47.7% were men and 52.3% were women.

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Uninsured People

9.63%
Uninsured
35.8%
Employer Coverage
9.28%
Medicaid
23.6%
Medicare
20%
Non-Group
1.71%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Martin County, FL declined by 3.63% from 9.99% to 9.63%.

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Health Outcomes

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In 2022, the number of deaths among residents under age 18 per 100,000 population was 45.8 in Martin County, FL.

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Health Behaviors

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In 2022, the percentage of the adult population (age 18 and older) that reports a body mass index (BMI) greater than or equal to 30 kg/m2 (age-adjusted) was 24.2% in Martin County, FL.

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Clinical Care

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In 2022, the percentage of population under age 65 without health insurance was 16.2% in Martin County, FL.

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