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Martin, Kentucky - Basic Facts

The City of Martin is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Floyd County at latitude 37.5668 and longitude -82.7603. Floyd County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 656 feet.

The formal official name is the City of Martin, but most people and references simply refer to it as Martin, Kentucky.

The P1 Census Class Code for Martin indicates a populated place that is also an incorporated place with the same name and the same census code. The Incorporated Place has a Functional Status Code "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The formal boundaries for the City of Martin (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.73 sq. miles and a water area of 0.02 sq. miles.

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Martin, KY Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 660
Population in Households 653
Population in Familes 508
Population in Group Qrtrs 7
Population Density1 902
Diversity Index2 5


Total Households 324
Average Household Size 2.02
Family Households 194
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 392 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 162 (41.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 162 (41.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 68 (17.3%)
Median Home Value $84,524
Average Home Value $106,366


Median Household Income $25,749
Average Household Income $34,494
Per Capita Income $15,899
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.95% 0.57%
Households 1.2% 0.61%
Families 2.87% 0.41%
Median Household Income   1.44%
Per Capita Income   2.56%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.


Martin, KY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Martin to the other 524 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Kentucky by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 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.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 306 42nd
Population Density1 # 272 48th
Diversity Index2 # 464 12th
Median Household Income # 484 8th
Per Capita Income # 440 16th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Kentucky Census Data Comparison Tool.