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Martinez, Georgia - Basic Facts

The Martinez Census Designated Place is a community or populated place (Class Code U5) located in Columbia County at latitude 33.5204 and longitude -82.1012. Columbia County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 361 feet.

The formal official name is the Martinez Census Designated Place, but most people and references simply refer to it as Martinez, Georgia.

The U5 Census Class Code for Martinez indicates a populated place that is also a census designated place with the same name.. The Census Designated Place has a Functional Status Code "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The formal boundaries for the Martinez Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 14.5 sq. miles and a water area of 0.11 sq. miles.

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Martinez, GA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 36,500
Population in Households 36,471
Population in Familes 31,607
Population in Group Qrtrs 29
Population Density1 2,515
Diversity Index2 48


Total Households 14,058
Average Household Size 2.59
Family Households 10,507
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 15,143 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 10,067 (66.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 3,991 (26.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,085 ( 7.2%)
Median Home Value $185,936
Average Home Value $245,088


Median Household Income $65,908
Average Household Income $89,267
Per Capita Income $34,175
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.46% 1.37%
Households 0.81% 1.54%
Families 0.84% 1.46%
Median Household Income   3.54%
Per Capita Income   3.47%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.


Martinez, GA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Martinez to the other 624 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Georgia by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 19 97th
Population Density1 # 37 94th
Diversity Index2 # 369 41st
Median Household Income # 36 94th
Per Capita Income # 32 95th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Georgia Census Data Comparison Tool.