Everything You Need to Know About the City of Martinsburg West Virginia

In 2017, Martinsburg, WV had a population of 17.5k people with a median age of 34.6 and a median household income of $40,450 dollars. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Martinsburg, WV declined from 17,613 to 17,451, a -0.92 percent decrease, and its median household income grew from $36,976 dollars to $40,450 dollars, a 9.4 percent increase.

The population of Martinsburg, WV is 75 percent White Alone, 13.9 percent Black or African American Alone, and 5.17 percent Hispanic or Latino. N/A% of the people in Martinsburg, WV speak a non-English language, and 97.3 percent are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Martinsburg, WV are International Beauty School 4 (30 degrees awarded in 2017).

The median property value in Martinsburg, WV is $149,800 dollars, and the homeownership rate is 48.1 percent. Most people in Martinsburg, WV commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 21.9 minutes. The average car ownership in Martinsburg, WV is 1 car per household.


Education in Martinsburg

In 2017, universities in Martinsburg, WV awarded 30 degrees. The student population of Martinsburg, WV is skewed towards women, with 3 male students and 63 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Martinsburg, WV are White (25 and 83.3 percent), followed by Asian (3 and 10 percent), Black or African American (2 and 6.67 percent), and Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders (0 and 0 percent).

The largest universities in Martinsburg, West Virginia by the number of degrees awarded are International Beauty School 4 (30 and 100 percent).

The most popular majors in Martinsburg, WV are General Cosmetology (13 and 43.3 percent), Aesthetician & Skin Care Specialist (8 and 26.7 percent), and Nail Specialist & Manicurist (6 and 20 percent).

The median tuition costs in Martinsburg, WV are $N/A for private four-year colleges, and $N/A and $N/A respectively, for public four-year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.


Economy in Martinsburg

The economy of Martinsburg, WV employs 7.07k people and Martinsburg has an unemployment rate of 4.1 percent. Martinsburg has seen the job market increase by 1.7 percent over the last year. Future job growth over the next ten years is predicted to be 32.4 percent, which is lower than the US average of 33.5 percent. The largest industries in Martinsburg, WV are Retail Trade (984 people), Public Administration (777 people), and Health Care & Social Assistance (960 people), and the highest paying industries are Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($77,969 dollars), Public Administration ($58,047 dollars), and Wholesale Trade ($41,773 dollars).

Households in Martinsburg, WV have a median annual income of $40,450 dollars, which is less than the median annual income of $61,937 dollars across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $36,976 dollars in 2016, which represents a 9.4 percent annual growth.


Tax Rates for Martinsburg

– The Sales Tax Rate for Martinsburg is 6.2 percent.

– The Income Tax Rate for Martinsburg is 6.5 percent.

– Tax Rates can have a big impact when Comparing the Cost of Living.


Income and Salaries for Martinsburg

– The average earnings of a Martinsburg resident are $20,698 dollars a year.

– The Median household earnings of a Martinsburg resident is $36,736 dollars a year.