Martin County KY Information


Martin County Subdivisions

Martin County KY Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 12,635
Daytime Population: Workers 3,050
Daytime Population: Residents 8,988
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 12,038
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.95
Population in Households 11,205
Population in Familes 9,416
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,430
Population Density2 55
Diversity Index3 22


Median Household Income $27,887
Average Household Income $42,605
Per Capita Income $17,147


Total Housing Units 5,345 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,389 (63.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,138 (21.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 818 (15.3%)
Median Home Value $89,741
Average Home Value $105,894


Total Households 4,527
Average Household Size 2.48
Family Households 3,131
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population -0.32% -0.39%
Households 0.03% -0.36%
Families -0.13% -0.46%
Median Household Income   1.99%
Per Capita Income   2.31%


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, 2017 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 # 92 24th
Population Density # 67 45th
Diversity Index # 36 71st
Median Household Income # 113 7th
Per Capita Income # 109 10th

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