Martin County KY Information


Martin County Subdivisions

Martin County KY Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 13,045
Population in Households 11,404
Population in Familes 9,580
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,641
Population Density1 57
Diversity Index2 22


Total Households 4,625
Average Household Size 2.47
Family Households 3,194
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 5,468 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,438 (62.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,187 (21.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 843 (15.4%)
Median Home Value $84,624
Average Home Value $100,327


Median Household Income $25,495
Average Household Income $40,373
Per Capita Income $16,405
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.14% 0.07%
Households 0.38% 0.21%
Families 0.17% 0.1%
Median Household Income   1.31%
Per Capita Income   1.86%
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 County KY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Martin County to the other 120 counties and county equivalents in Kentucky by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 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 # 89 27th
Population Density1 # 65 47th
Diversity Index2 # 34 73rd
Median Household Income # 115 5th
Per Capita Income # 109 10th

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