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Martin City, Montana
Location of Martin City, Montana
Location of Martin City, Montana
Country United States
State Montana
County Flathead
Area
 • Total 1.75 sq mi (4.53 km2)
 • Land 1.73 sq mi (4.47 km2)
 • Water 0.02 sq mi (0.05 km2)
Elevation
3,205 ft (977 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total 500
 • Density 289/sq mi (111.7/km2)
Time zone UTC-7 (Mountain (MST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-6 (MDT)
ZIP code
59926
Area code(s) 406
FIPS code 30-48100
GNIS feature ID 0786878

Martin City is an unincorporated community and census-designated place (CDP) in Flathead County, Montana, United States. As of the 2010 census, it had a population of 500, up from 331 at the 2000 census.

Geography

Martin City is located in central Flathead County at 48°23′26″N 114°2′7″W / 48.39056°N 114.03528°W / 48.39056; -114.03528 (48.390443, -114.035250), between Hungry Horse to the southwest and Coram to the north. U.S. Route 2 passes through the community, leading northeast 9 miles (14 km) to West Glacier and southwest 24 miles (39 km) to Kalispell.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 1.7 square miles (4.5 km2), of which 0.02 square miles (0.05 km2), or 1.16%, is water. Martin City is located on the east side of the Flathead River.

Demographics

As of the census of 2000, there were 331 people, 142 households, and 94 families residing in the CDP. The population density was 696.2 people per square mile (266.2/km²). There were 163 housing units at an average density of 342.8 per square mile (131.1/km²). The racial makeup of the CDP was 88.52% White, 8.46% Native American, 0.30% from other races, and 2.72% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.60% of the population.

There were 142 households out of which 30.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 53.5% were married couples living together, 7.0% had a female householder with no husband present, and 33.1% were non-families. 28.9% of all households were made up of individuals and 9.2% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.33 and the average family size was 2.82.

In the CDP, the population was spread out with 23.3% under the age of 18, 7.3% from 18 to 24, 29.9% from 25 to 44, 31.4% from 45 to 64, and 8.2% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 41 years. For every 100 females there were 103.1 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 108.2 males.

The median income for a household in the CDP was $21,250, and the median income for a family was $31,500. Males had a median income of $23,500 versus $11,458 for females. The per capita income for the CDP was $12,896. About 13.8% of families and 24.4% of the population were below the poverty line, including 29.2% of those under age 18 and none of those age 65 or over.

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