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Encyclopedia > Martin County, Indiana
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Martin County is a county located in the state of Indiana. As of 2000, the population is 10,369. The county's county seat is Shoals, Indiana6.


Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 882 km˛ (341 mi˛). 871 km˛ (336 mi˛) of it is land and 11 km˛ (4 mi˛) of it is water. The total area is 1.29% water.


Demographics

As of the census2 of 2000, there are 10,369 people, 4,183 households, and 2,877 families residing in the county. The population density is 12/km˛ (31/mi˛). There are 4,729 housing units at an average density of 5/km˛ (14/mi˛). The racial makeup of the county is 98.93% White, 0.15% Black or African American, 0.12% Native American, 0.14% Asian, 0.03% Pacific Islander, 0.11% from other races, and 0.52% from two or more races. 0.41% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race.


There are 4,183 households out of which 31.60% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 56.50% are married couples living together, 8.20% have a female householder with no husband present, and 31.20% are non-families. 27.60% of all households are made up of individuals and 12.30% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.45 and the average family size is 3.00.


In the county the population is spread out with 25.20% under the age of 18, 7.40% from 18 to 24, 27.50% from 25 to 44, 25.60% from 45 to 64, and 14.20% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 38 years. For every 100 females there are 102.50 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 100.20 males.


The median income for a household in the county is $36,411, and the median income for a family is $43,550. Males have a median income of $31,200 versus $21,732 for females. The per capita income for the county is $17,054. 11.20% of the population and 8.10% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total population, 13.00% of those under the age of 18 and 11.80% of those 65 and older are living below the poverty line.


Cities and towns

  • Crane
  • Loogootee
  • Shoals
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Martin County Indiana History and Pioneer Genealogy - Introduction (191 words)
The major cities and towns of Martin County are Crane, Loogootee and Shoals.
This feature is part of a statewide project focusing on all 92 Indiana counties and is forever a work in progress.
Due to the availability of these old documents, the content presented for each county varies; however, all counties have multiple historical retrospects, maps, images from vintage postcards and a place titled Our Stories for you to record the achievements of your Pioneer ancestor.
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