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Martin, Kentucky - Basic Facts

The City of Martin had a population of 674 as of July 1, 2018. 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 37.5729 and longitude -82.7527 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.

Kentucky is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The City of Martin is located within Martin-Allen Division of Floyd County.

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Martin, KY Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 674
Population in Households 668
Population in Familes 520
Population in Group Qrtrs 6
Population Density2 921
Diversity Index3 6


Median Household Income $27,365
Average Household Income $44,509
Per Capita Income $20,464


Total Housing Units 393 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 168 (42.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 161 (41.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 64 (16.3%)
Median Home Value $110,648
Average Home Value $144,527


Total Households 329
Average Household Size 2.03
Family Households 196
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 0.74% 0.21%
Households 0.8% 0.3%
Families 1.6% 0.1%
Median Household Income   0.58%
Per Capita Income   1.71%

Martin, KY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Martin to the other 540 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Kentucky by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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 # 309 43rd
Population Density # 266 51st
Diversity Index # 465 14th
Median Household Income # 502 7th
Per Capita Income # 362 33rd

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