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Martin is a village in Allegan County, in the Allegan metro area.
The community was named after President Martin Van Buren
[NOTE: This is not the only community in Michigan named Martin. For links to other places called Martin, MI, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Martin is 42.536N. The longitude is -85.641W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 830 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 424.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Martin demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Allegan 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 49070 ZIP code.
20% of Martin residents report German ancestry, and 8% 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 $16,238, compared with $21,587 nationally.
18% of Martin residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Martin, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $364. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $885.
Libraries in Martin include J.C. Wheeler Public Library ... View libraries
Allegan 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 22 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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