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Rich Block, Poor Block: How Do Neighborhoods In Martinez Compare?

What are the annual median household incomes in different parts of town?

Rich Block, Poor Block: How Do Neighborhoods In Martinez Compare?

Drive through Martinez and you might notice that some neighborhoods are more affluent than others. But just how wide is the disparity between different parts of town?

A new data-based  website, Rich Blocks, Poor Blocks provides some answers to that question. The site uses U.S. census information compiled from the 2007-2011 American Community Survey to show median household income and monthly rents by census tract.

Are you surprised by any of the local data? Tell us in the comments section.

The data shows that the median household income in and around Martinez ranges from $30,000 to more than $100,000.

Homes in the downtown core have median incomes of slightly more than $30,000 a year.

The neighborhoods just south of downtown range from $48,000 to $60,000 a year.

The census tracts just north of Highway 4 near Morello Park show annual incomes from $81,000 to $108,000.

The neighborhoods south of Highway 4 range from $90,000 to $105,000 a year.

The range for median household income in California is $53,000 to $68,000 a year.

To see the data mapped out census tract by census tract, visit the Rich Block, Poor Blocks website.

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