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Martensdale is a city in Warren County, in the Des Moines metro area.
The community was named for John and William Martens, landowners
The latitude of Martensdale is 41.373N. The longitude is -93.735W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 830 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 463.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Martensdale demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Warren County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Des Moines area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 50160 ZIP code.
33% of Martensdale residents report German ancestry, and 14% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Martensdale ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Martensdale was $16,638, compared with $21,587 nationally.
12% of Martensdale residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Martensdale, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $356. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $835.
Warren County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Martensdale political report.
The average commute time for Martensdale workers is 30 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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