Martins Ferry, Ohio Population 2022

6,280
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Martins Ferry is a city located in Belmont County Ohio. Martins Ferry has a 2020 population of 6,280. Martins Ferry is currently declining at a rate of -1.24% annually and its population has decreased by -9.13% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 6,911 in 2010.

The average household income in Martins Ferry is $57,215 with a poverty rate of 20.01%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $654 per month, and the median house value is $81,800. The median age in Martins Ferry is 43.1 years, 42.5 years for males, and 46 years for females.

Martins Ferry Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Martins Ferrywas:

  • White: 87.95%
  • Black or African American: 5.57%
  • Two or more races: 3.92%
  • Asian: 1.87%
  • Native American: 0.56%
  • Other race: 0.14%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Martins Ferry, Ohio is 6,280 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 6,280.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 6,911.

Martins Ferry, Ohio Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White5,79587.95%
Black or African American3675.57%
American Indian and Alaska Native370.56%
Asian1231.87%
Some Other Race90.14%
Two or More Races2583.92%
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Martins Ferry Population by Race

Martins Ferry Population Pyramid 2022

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Martins Ferry Median Age

40.9


Total

39.8


Male

45.3


Female

Martins Ferry Adults

There are 5,198 adults, (1,334 of whom are seniors) in Martins Ferry.

Martins Ferry Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

34.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

36

Child Dependency Ratio

Martins Ferry Sex Ratio

Female

3,484

52.88%

Male

3,105

47.12%

Martins Ferry Population by Age

Martins Ferry Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Martins Ferry Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married78.8%21.2%
Female61.7%38.3%
All59.3%40.7%
Non Family45.8%54.2%
Male27.4%72.6%

59.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Martins Ferry Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2,7292.3859.3
Married1,0102.9778.8
Male1173.6227.4
Female3453.8861.7
Non Family1,2571.3945.8

3.08

Average Family Size

2.38

Average Household Size

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Martins Ferry Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade962.03%
9th to 12th Grade3266.88%
High School Graduate2,27548.01%
Some College99020.89%
Associates Degree47910.11%
Bachelors Degree4529.54%
Graduate Degree1212.55%
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Martins Ferry Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Martins Ferry Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Asian121121121
White4,2093,857441
Black24422811
Other Race99
2+ Races4141
Hispanic8752
Native American3718

The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 100.00%.

Martins Ferry Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$30,275$37,771$26,133
Less Than 9th Grade$26,625$30,729$
High School Graduate$27,679$35,156$22,622
Some College$30,591$39,875$26,558
Bachelors Degree$35,326$44,063$29,750
Graduate Degree$29,485$28,542$

$30,275

Average Earnings

$37,771

Average Male

$26,133

Average Female

Martins Ferry Earnings by Educational Attainment

Martins Ferry Language by Age

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Martins Ferry Language

98.39% of Martins Ferry residents speak only English, while 1.61% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.81% of the population.

Martins Ferry Language

Martins Ferry Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Multiple25821583.33%
Native371848.65%
White5,4701,00818.43%
Black348246.90%
OtherNaN%

20.01%

Overall Poverty Rate

20.91%

Male Poverty Rate

19.21%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Martins Ferry

The race most likely to be in poverty in Martins Ferry is Multiple, with 83.33% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Martins Ferry is Other, with NaN% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.44%. Among those working part-time, it was 20.66%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 29.97%.

Martins Ferry Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade15.84%
High School16.00%
Some College9.33%
Bachelors or Greater8.51%

Martins Ferry Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed9.33%
Male Unemployed8.19%
Female Employed8.80%
Female Unemployed16.67%

Martins Ferry Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Martins Ferry Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$42,017$56,226
Families$59,750$63,042
Married Families$71,750-
Non Families$28,317$44,633
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Income by Household Type

Martins Ferry Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

38.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

40.1%

Male Marriage Rate

36.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Martins Ferry Married by Age and Sex

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Martins Ferry Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 35-44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Martins Ferry Marital Status by Race

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Martins Ferry Marital Status

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442

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War143
First Gulf War53
Vietnam195
Korea14
World War II22

Martins Ferry Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 3442
35 to 54130
55 to 6435
65 to 74154
75+81

Martins Ferry Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White4229.16%
Black208.20%
Hispanic1416.09%

Martins Ferry Veterans by Race

Martins Ferry Veterans by Education

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5.42%

Veteran Poverty Rate

30.90%

Veteran Disability Rate

Martins Ferry Veterans by Education

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61.2%

Labor Force Participation

55.2%

Employment Rate

9.8%

Unemployment Rate

Martins Ferry Employment by Age

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Martins Ferry Employment by Race

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Martins Ferry Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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46.12%

Born in Martins Ferry

97.63%

Native Born

2.37%

Foreign Born

0.38%

Non Citizen

1.99%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.63% of Martins Ferry residents were born in the United States, with 46.12% having been born in Ohio. 0.38% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Martins Ferry Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
18803,8190.00%
18906,2502,4315.05%
19007,7601,5102.19%
19109,1331,3731.64%
192011,6342,5012.45%
193014,5242,8902.24%
194014,7292050.14%
195013,220-1,509-1.08%
196011,919-1,301-1.03%
197010,757-1,162-1.02%
19809,331-1,426-1.41%
19907,990-1,341-1.54%
20007,226-764-1.00%
20106,911-315-0.44%
20116,890-21-0.30%
20126,842-48-0.70%
20136,820-22-0.32%
20146,797-23-0.34%
20156,751-46-0.68%
20166,721-30-0.44%
20176,653-68-1.01%
20186,596-57-0.86%
20196,517-79-1.20%
20206,438-79-1.21%
20216,359-79-1.23%
20226,280-79-1.24%

Martins Ferry Population by Year