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Martin, Kentucky - Basic Facts

The City of Martin had a population of 664 as of July 1, 2015. Martin ranks in the lower quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Kentucky. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Martin is located at latitude 37.5668 and longitude -82.7603 in Floyd County. 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. Floyd County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 656 feet.

The City of Martin (GNIS ID: 2405031) 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.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Martin population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2015.

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Martin, KY Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)


Total Population 664
Population in Households 656
Population in Familes 510
Population in Group Qrtrs 8
Population Density1 907
Diversity Index2 5


Total Households 325
Average Household Size 2.02
Family Households 195
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 394 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 160 (40.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 165 (41.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 69 (17.5%)
Median Home Value $86,885
Average Home Value $110,957


Median Household Income $20,235
Average Household Income $30,152
Per Capita Income $13,853
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.88% 1.0%
Households 1.03% 0.97%
Families 2.42% 0.81%
Median Household Income   3.69%
Per Capita Income   1.65%
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.

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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, 2015 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 # 273 48th
Diversity Index2 # 467 12th
Median Household Income # 517 2nd
Per Capita Income # 499 5th

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