The City of Martinsburg is the 6th largest city in West Virginia with a population of 18,613 as of July 1, 2020. Martinsburg ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in West Virginia. See peer rankings below.
The primary coordinate point for Martinsburg is located at latitude 39.4562 and longitude -77.9639 in Berkeley County. The formal boundaries for the City of Martinsburg encompass a land area of 6.65 sq. miles and a water area of 0.02 sq. miles. Berkeley County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 453 feet.
The City of Martinsburg (GNIS ID: 2390615) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.
Alternate Unofficial Names for Martinsburg: Martins Town, Martinsburgh, Martins-Burgh, Martinsville.
|Total Population||18,613 (100%)|
|Population in Households||18,357 (98.6%)|
|Population in Families||13,233 (71.1%)|
|Population in Group Quarters1||256 ( 1.4%)|
|Median Household Income||$44,299|
|Average Household Income||$59,102|
|% of Income for Mortgage4||14%|
|Per Capita Income||$24,793|
|Total HU (Housing Units)||9,049 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||3,630 (40.1%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||4,195 (46.4%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||1,224 (13.5%)|
|Median Home Value||$150,000|
|Average Home Value||$177,749|
|Housing Affordability Index3||175|
|Average Household Size||2.35|
|Average Family Size||3|
GROWTH RATE / YEAR
|Median Household Income||0.78%|
|Per Capita Income||1.14%|
|Owner Occupied HU||1.92%|
The table below compares Martinsburg to the other 404 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in West Virginia by rank and percentile using July 1, 2020 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.
|Total Population||# 6||99th|
|Population Density||# 15||97th|
|Median Household Income||# 130||68th|
|Housing Affordability Index||# 66||16th|
|Per Capita Income||# 127||69th|
|Diversity Index||# 8||98th|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE West Virginia Census Data Comparison Tool.