Location Profile

Martin, Tennessee

Facility Type
Facility Location
Martin, Tennessee
Teaching Facility
Trauma Center
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Hospital Overview

The healthcare provider is located in Martin, Tennessee. A trusted community provider, the facility is affiliated with a leading healthcare group. More than 50 medical professionals work at the provider to offer services for children and adult patients. They take pride in providing the best diagnostics and treatment.

Community Overview

Martin is a city (town) of around 11,473 people in Northwest Tennessee. Visitors to Niche.com ranked Martin as one of Tennessee's top 60 places to live. The town is charming and has a good diverse feel as home to the University of Tennessee-Martin. One of the best events in Martin is the annual soybean festival, a huge multi-day celebration of Tennessee agriculture. A few words characterize Martin: affordable, friendly, interesting, and laidback. Low crime, good schools, and proximity to plenty make it attractive for residents. 

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Cost of Living

Martin offers a very affordable cost of living which ranks 12.7% lower than the national average and 8% lower than the state average. The best prices in Martin apply to housing and groceries. The average rent for a 1-bedroom apartment in the city runs $495 to $1,200, with rents varying based on location, size, and other factors. 

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The public school system is Weakley County Schools which offers 10 schools. Above average, the school district has over 30% of its students proficient in math and reading according to test scores. Students have a competitive curriculum while enjoying a low student-teacher ratio of 14 to 1, which allows them to thrive to hit their goals. In addition, U.S. News and World Report's Best U.S. High Schools recognize Gleason School, Greenfield School, and Dresden High School among the top schools in the state. Because of the high schools' excellence and commitment to their students, Weakley County Schools features a 93% graduation rate, higher than the state average.  There is also 1 private school in Martin. 

Martin Public Library is the local library system. The library has a thorough book and digital catalog, plus a variety of programming options for all ages. It also offers a Makerspace with a media editing room, craft space, demo kitchen, and various technology. 

Various youth programs in the community


Bus service is available in Martin via the Northwest Tennessee Human Resource Agency.  Rideshares such as Lyft and Uber are also within the area. 

Daily Driving in Martin
  • The average commute in Martin is 17.7 minutes, much shorter than the national average of 26.8 minutes
  • 84.3% of commuters drive their own vehicle

Nearby Cities

Martin is a short drive to other great Northwest Tennessee spots. 

Union City, Tennessee - Just 15.1 miles/24.30 KM away and just 20 minutes from Martin is Union City. It's where you'll find Discovery Park of America, an amazing educational destination. Discovery Park of America is a 100,000-square-foot museum with a 50-acre heritage park to explore history, science, math, and technology in an interactive space. Nearly every subject, including dinosaurs and transportation, has a place here. There are both permanent and traveling exhibits on display.

Jackson, Tennessee - Martin is only 1 hour and 11 minutes from Jackson via US-45E N highway. On good roads, it's a pleasant drive of 54.5 miles/87.7 KM. Museum lovers will be satisfied with a trip to Jackson. The city offers Discovery Center for kids, Rusty's TV and Movie Car Museum for all ages, and the Tennessee Legends of Music Museum for music fans. You can also step back in time and learn railroad history at Casey Jones Village, a historic complex with a museum, a train, and exhibits on famous engineer Casey Jones.

Cape Girardeau, Missouri - You can visit Cape Girardeau in less than 2 hours via the 90.4 mile/145 KM drive along 2 major state roads. One of the most charming spots in Missouri, Cape Girardeau is a former steamboat town with numerous cultural and historical attractions. Among the 39 historical sites is the Civil War-era Fort D which dates back to 1861 and often has historic reenactors. Crisp Museum covers a great expanse of history, with some artifacts over 15,000 years old. Take a trip to the Cape River Heritage Museum to see steamboat life and other aspects of local history. The Discovery Playhouse is a large museum that encourages exploration through play, with exhibits for 6 months to 8 years old. There's a play grocery store, a planetarium, a dinosaur lab, and a pretend firehouse.

Local and Nearby Attractions

This charming area offers all of the conveniences one needs, plus good options for entertainment. 

Martin's shopping destinations include chain stores and locally-run boutiques. Walmart Supercenter, Ruler Foods, Price Less Foods, and E.W. James are among the excellent grocery options in Martin, plus there are farmer's markets for the most fresh produce possible. The downtown area has a nice concentration of businesses for clothing, gifts, and knickknacks. 

Martin is ready to entertain if you're looking for something to do. The University of Tennessee at Martin is at the heart of Martin, and its Fine Arts department offers shows throughout the year. You can also catch a movie at the Cine Theatre or see a play by the Weakley Playhouse department. One of the best events in Tennessee is also held in Martin. The Tennessee Soybean Festival is an award-winning event that has been going strong for over 25 years. Each September, Martin throws one big block party with a concert series, food vendors, a pancake tournament, a kid's day, and a car show. Most years, the event attracts more than 35,000 people as they come together to celebrate Tennessee agriculture, particularly the soybean.

Religious Centers

One can find information on religious communities in the United States through:

  • Religious websites or directories: Church Finder and Church Angel
  • Social media groups or pages dedicated to a particular religion or city
  • Local community centers or mosques/temples/churches
  • Online forums or discussion groups
  • Ask for recommendations from friends or acquaintances who live in the area
  • Community event listings or local news websites


Martin, Tennessee, has a humid subtropical climate with hot, humid summers and cool, relatively mild winters. Martin's warmest month is July, and it's typically warmer than other spots in Tennessee. The coldest month in Martin is January. Its average snowfall is similar to the overall state average at 4.1 inches/104.1 mm. The rainfall total for Martin is 53 inches/1346 mm a year, slightly higher than the national average. 

Average Martin Temperatures
  • Annual: 28ºF to 96ºF /-2.22ºC  to 35.66ºC
  • December: Low of 28ºF/-2.22ºC  and High of 89°F /31.66ºC  
  • July: Low of 69ºF/20.55ºC and High of 89ºF /31.66º C

Crime Rate

Martin's crime rate decreased by 37% over the last year and is 11% lower than the national crime rate. The city is safer than 28% of the country.   

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