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Martin is a city in Bennett County.
It is the county seat.
The community was named for Eben Martin, congressman.
[NOTE: This is not the only community in South Dakota named Martin. For links to other places called Martin, SD, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Martin is 43.172N. The longitude is -101.732W.It is in the Mountain Standard time zone. Elevation is 3,310 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 1,049.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Martin demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Bennett County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 57551 ZIP code.
17% of Martin residents report German ancestry, and 9% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Martin ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Martin was $13,752, compared with $21,587 nationally.
18% of Martin residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Dates often change. Check with local tourism officials to be sure.
Median rent in Martin, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $276. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $582.
Libraries in Martin include Bennett County Public Library ... View libraries
TV stations in Martin include KZSD.
National Public Radio programming is carried locally by KZSD-FM.
Bennett County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Martin political report.
The average commute time for Martin workers is 15 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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