Martin County, Kentucky Population 2020

Martin County, Kentucky's estimated population is 10,979 with a growth rate of -1.54% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Martin County, Kentucky is the 95th largest county in Kentucky.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
202010,979-172-1.54%
201911,151-172-1.52%
201811,323-172-1.50%
201711,495-466-3.90%
201611,961-343-2.79%
201512,304-210-1.68%
201412,514-156-1.23%
201312,670-76-0.60%
201212,746-103-0.80%
201112,849-64-0.50%
201012,9133873.09%
199012,526-1,399-10.05%
198013,9254,54848.50%
19709,377-824-8.08%
196010,201-1,476-12.64%
195011,6777076.44%
194010,9702,38627.80%
19308,58493012.15%
19207,6543634.98%
19107,2911,51126.14%
19005,7801,57137.32%
18904,2091,15237.68%
18803,0570.00%
2020 Growth Rate
-1.54%
County Website
Founded
September 1, 1870
County Seat
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Martin County, Kentucky Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White11,14293.48%
Black or African American6365.34%
Two or More Races1010.85%
American Indian and Alaska Native210.18%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander100.08%
Some Other Race90.08%
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Martin County, Kentucky Population Pyramid 2020

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Martin County, Kentucky Median Age

39.3


Total

37.4


Male

43.3


Female

Martin County, Kentucky Adults

There are 9,510 adults, (1,778 of whom are seniors) in Martin County, Kentucky.

Martin County, Kentucky Age Dependency

54.2

Age Dependency Ratio

23

Old Age Dependency Ratio

31.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Martin County, Kentucky Sex Ratio

Female

5,336

44.77%

Male

6,583

55.23%

Martin County, Kentucky Households and Families

Martin County, Kentucky Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Martin County, Kentucky Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married84.4%15.6%
All72.3%27.7%
Female67%33%
Non Family57.1%42.9%
Male46.8%53.2%

72.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All4,1122.5772.3
Married2,2373.2184.4
Non Family1,2421.1357.1
Female3852.8667
Male2483.5446.8

3.12

Average Family Size

2.57

Average Household Size

6.1%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

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Martin County, Kentucky Education

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,17113.88%
9th to 12th Grade1,12113.29%
High School Graduate3,31239.25%
Some College1,39716.56%
Associates Degree7238.57%
Bachelors Degree4345.14%
Graduate Degree2803.32%
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Martin County, Kentucky Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
White7,5915,471705
Black594482
Hispanic1781189
Multiple Races1011019
Native American2121
Islander1010
Other Race99

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 9.29%.

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$26,211$37,031$22,337
Less Than High School$19,250$30,242$13,750
High School Grad$22,244$40,726$11,422
Some College$27,419$40,789$23,606
Bachelors Degree$33,320$28,542$36,176
Graduate Degree$40,039$$36,944

$26,211

Average Earnings

$37,031

Average Male

$22,337

Average Female

Martin County, Kentucky Language

Martin County, Kentucky Language by Age

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Martin County, Kentucky Language

97.64% of Martin County, Kentucky residents speak only English, while 2.36% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.79% of the population.

Martin County, Kentucky Poverty

Martin County, Kentucky Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White10,4182,71926.10%
Multiple734460.27%

26.26%

Overall Poverty Rate

24.97%

Male Poverty Rate

27.57%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Martin County, Kentucky

The race most likely to be in poverty in Martin County, Kentucky is Multiple, with 60.27% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Martin County, Kentucky is White, with 26.10% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.95%. Among those working part-time, it was 30.45%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 37.93%.

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Name Poverty
Less Than High School35.01%
High School31.36%
Some College17.28%
Bachelors or Greater4.65%
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Name Poverty
Female Unemployed63.23%
Male Unemployed59.35%
Male Employed8.14%
Female Employed6.36%

Martin County, Kentucky Income

Martin County, Kentucky Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$35,125$41,944
Families$43,417$49,010
Married Families$47,479-
Non Families$15,932$23,922
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Martin County, Kentucky Marital Status

Martin County, Kentucky Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

51.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

46.5%

Male Marriage Rate

56.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Martin County, Kentucky Married by Age and Sex

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Martin County, Kentucky Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Martin County, Kentucky Marital Status by Race

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Martin County, Kentucky Veterans

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425

Number of Veterans

409

Male Veterans

16

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam224
Second Gulf War55
First Gulf War37
Korea28
World War II14
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Age Group Veterans
65 to 74143
55 to 6485
75+79
35 to 5466
18 to 3452
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Name Veterans % of Total
White3844.40%
Hispanic2914.65%
2 or More2928.71%
Indian1047.62%
Black20.31%

Martin County, Kentucky Veterans by Education

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14.04%

Veteran Poverty Rate

55.62%

Veteran Disability Rate

Martin County, Kentucky Employment Status

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36.8%

Labor Force Participation

31.8%

Employment Rate

13.7%

Unemployment Rate

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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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68.64%

Born in Kentucky

99.80%

Native Born

0.20%

Foreign Born

0.08%

Non Citizen

0.12%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.80% of Martin County, Kentucky residents were born in the United States, with 68.64% having been born in Kentucky. 0.08% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
  2. Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 - 1990