Martin, Kentucky

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Population in 2014: 608 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -3.9%
 
Males: 303  (49.9%)
Females: 305  (50.1%)
Median resident age:  36.8 years
Kentucky median age:  38.5 years

Zip codes: 41645, 41649.

Martin Zip Code Map
Estimated median household income in 2013: $19,596 (it was $12,917 in 2000)
Martin:

$19,596
KY:

$43,399

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $12,736 (it was $10,773 in 2000)

Martin city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $88,265 (it was $43,300 in 2000)
Martin:

$88,265
KY:

$120,900

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $96,460; Detached houses: $107,968; Mobile homes: $38,108

Median gross rent in 2013: $332.

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  • Races in Martin, KY (2010)

    Martin races chart
    • 62197.9%White alone
    • 71.1%Asian alone
    • 40.6%Two or more races
    • 20.3%Hispanic

Races in Martin detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Martin: 82.6 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: United States (71.1%), German (8.8%), Irish (7.4%), English (7.1%), French (1.8%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1920

Elevation: 640 feet

Land area: 0.47 square miles.

Population density: 1,304 people per square mile   (low).

Martin,KY real estate house value index trend

Martin, Kentucky map

For population 25 years and over in Martin:

  • High school or higher: 65.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 11.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.4%
  • Unemployed: 12.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 17.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Martin city:

  • Never married: 31.0%
  • Now married: 30.1%
  • Separated: 4.6%
  • Widowed: 12.2%
  • Divorced: 22.1%



According to our research of Kentucky and other state lists there were 5 registered sex offenders living in Martin, Kentucky as of December 09, 2016.
The ratio of number of residents in Martin to the number of sex offenders is 124 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $791 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $385 (0.5%)

Martin satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Huntington, WV (61.1 miles , pop. 51,475).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Fayette, KY (100.1 miles , pop. 260,512).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (394.7 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Allen, KY (1.9 miles) , Risner-Bull Creek, KY (2.0 miles ), Dwale, KY (2.1 miles ), Mare Creek, KY (2.4 miles ), Prestonsburg, KY (2.6 miles ), Betsy Layne, KY (2.6 miles ), Mud Creek, KY (2.8 miles ), Wayland, KY (3.0 miles ).

Latitude: 37.57 N, Longitude: 82.76 W

Area code: 606

Martin household income distribution Martin home values distribution

Crime rates in Martin by Year
Type 2012 2013 2014
Murders 000
per 100,000 0.00.00.0
Rapes 000
per 100,000 0.00.00.0
Robberies 201
per 100,000 317.00.0162.6
Assaults 000
per 100,000 0.00.00.0
Burglaries 521
per 100,000 792.4322.6162.6
Thefts 1114
per 100,000 1,743.3161.3650.4
Auto thefts 301
per 100,000 475.40.0162.6
Arson 000
per 100,000 0.00.00.0
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 246.2) 268.930.2103.2

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Crime rate in Martin detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2014, including police officers: 7 (3 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

4.88
Kentucky average:

1.93
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

7.8%
Kentucky:

4.6%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -60 (-8.7%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Accommodation and food services (31%)
  • Health care and social assistance (20%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (10%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (10%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (9%)
  • Retail trade (7%)
  • Educational services (7%)
  • Retail trade (21%)
  • Other services, except public administration (21%)
  • Health care and social assistance (19%)
  • Educational services (14%)
  • Accommodation and food services (14%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (2%)
  • Public administration (2%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (31%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (19%)
  • Transportation occupations (13%)
  • Fire fighting and prevention, and other protective service workers including supervisors (10%)
  • Management occupations (7%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (7%)
  • Sales and related occupations (5%)
  • Community and social service occupations (14%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (12%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (12%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (12%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (11%)
  • Sales and related occupations (9%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (9%)

Work and jobs in Martin: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Martin, Kentucky

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Martin-area historical tornado activity is significantly below Kentucky state average. It is 72% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/18/1995, a category F2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 18.3 miles away from the Martin city center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 9/29/1972, a category F2 tornado 27.9 miles away from the city center injured 3 people and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Martin-area historical earthquake activity is near Kentucky state average. It is 79% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/27/1980 at 18:52:21, a magnitude 5.2 (5.1 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 UK, 5.2 UK, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 78.2 miles away from the city center
On 9/7/1988 at 02:28:09, a magnitude 4.6 (4.5 MB, 4.6 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 72.9 miles away from Martin center
On 11/23/2006 at 10:42:57, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, 4.3 LG) earthquake occurred 51.6 miles away from the city center
On 11/2/2006 at 17:53:02, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 52.7 miles away from the city center
On 11/30/1973 at 07:48:41, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB, 4.6 ML) earthquake occurred 139.3 miles away from Martin center
On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi) earthquake occurred 286.0 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Floyd County (27) is a lot greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 21
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 17, Storms: 16, Tornadoes: 7, Mudslides: 4, Winter Storms: 4, Fires: 3, Blizzard: 1, Freeze: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1, Snowfall: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Martin topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Martin:

  • SAINT JOSEPH MARTIN (Voluntary non-profit - Private, 11203 MAIN STREET)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Martin:

  • RIVERVIEW HEALTH CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; PRESTONSBURG, KY)
  • PRESTONSBURG HEALTH CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; PRESTONSBURG, KY)
  • EASTERN KENTUCKY DIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, about 12 miles away; PIKEVILLE, KY)
  • FMC - PIKEVILLE (Dialysis Facility, about 14 miles away; PIKEVILLE, KY)
  • SIGNATURE HEALTHCARE OF PIKEVILLE (Nursing Home, about 15 miles away; PIKEVILLE, KY)
  • PIKEVILLE MEDICAL CENTER HOME HEALTH AGENCY (Home Health Center, about 15 miles away; PIKEVILLE, KY)
  • PIKEVILLE MEDICAL CENTER Acute Care Hospitals (about 15 miles away; PIKEVILLE, KY)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Martin:

  • Big Sandy Community and Technical College (about 9 miles; Prestonsburg, KY; Full-time enrollment: 2,660)
  • Hazard Community and Technical College (about 33 miles; Hazard, KY; FT enrollment: 2,087)
  • Southeast Kentucky Community and Technical College (about 44 miles; Cumberland, KY; FT enrollment: 2,196)
  • Morehead State University (about 57 miles; Morehead, KY; FT enrollment: 7,523)
  • Marshall University (about 62 miles; Huntington, WV; FT enrollment: 11,450)
  • Ashland Community and Technical College (about 63 miles; Ashland, KY; FT enrollment: 2,482)
  • King University (about 76 miles; Bristol, TN; FT enrollment: 2,472)

Public high school in Martin:

  • RENAISSANCE LEARNING CENTER (Location: 11479 MAIN ST, Grades: 9-12)

Private high school in Martin:

  • THE PIARIST SCHOOL (Students: 92, Location: 6477 KY ROUTE 80, Grades: 6-12)

Public elementary/middle school in Martin:

See full list of schools located in Martin

User submitted facts and corrections:

  • Right and Left Beaver Creeks come together at Martin, KY to form "Beaver Creek" which flows into the Tug Fork of the Big Sandy River at Prestonsburg, KY. Buck Branch and Hunter Branch are just little streams.

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Streams, rivers, and creeks: Buck Branch (A), Hunter Branch (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attraction: MCA Science Center (Museums; 6370 Ky Route 80).

Courts: Kentucky State - Supreme Court- Unemployment Insurance Division (686 North Lake Drive), Kentucky State - Harlan District Court- Floyd County Engineering (5118 Ky 1428), Kentucky State - Harlan District Court- Floyd County Maintenance (3240 Ky 680 West), Kentucky State - Supreme Court- Field Auditors (686 North Lake Drive), Kentucky State - Supreme Court (311 North Arnold Avenue), Employment Service-Kentucky State (686 North Lake Drive), Kentucky State - Office Of The Court- Probation & Parole Court (214 South Central Avenue).

Floyd County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2013 was 73.0. This is about average.

City:

73.0
U.S.:

74.7

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2002 was 1.08. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 7.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.08
U.S.:

1.91

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 21.1. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 8.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

21.1
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2005 was 21.7. This is about average. Closest monitor was 7.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

21.7
U.S.:

20.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 8.46. This is about average. Closest monitor was 13.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.46
U.S.:

9.35
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 37.9%
(38.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.1 people
Kentucky:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  55.8%
Whole state:  66.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  4.5%
Whole state:  6.4%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.0% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households

People in group quarters in Martin in 2000:

  • 9 people in other workers' dormitories
  • 7 people in hospitals/wards and hospices for chronically ill
  • 7 people in other hospitals or wards for chronically ill
  • 3 people in other noninstitutional group quarters

Banks with branches in Martin (2011 data):

  • The First Commonwealth Bank of Prestonsburg, Inc.: Twin Bridge Branch at Route 80, branch established on 1961/12/23. Info updated 2011/05/20: Bank assets: $310.9 mil, Deposits: $226.6 mil, headquarters in Prestonsburg, KY, positive income, 13 total offices, Holding Company: First Prestonsburg Bancshares, Inc.
  • First Guaranty Bank: at 36 Main Street, branch established on 1999/02/10. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $59.9 mil, Deposits: $47.4 mil, local headquarters, positive income, 2 total offices
  • U.S. Bank National Association: Martin Branch at Junction 122 Route 80, branch established on 1946/05/11. Info updated 2012/01/30: Bank assets: $330,470.8 mil, Deposits: $236,091.5 mil, headquarters in Cincinnati, OH, positive income, 3121 total offices, Holding Company: U.S. Bancorp

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

13.0
Kentucky average:

12.3

Martin travel time to work - commute Martin mode of transportation to work chart

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Martin city (based on Floyd County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant8,91162
Mainline Protestant2,61416
Other6992
Catholic2291
None26,998-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 21
Floyd County:

5.00 / 10,000 pop.
Kentucky:

2.19 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
Floyd County:

0.48 / 10,000 pop.
Kentucky:

0.74 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 21
Floyd County:

5.00 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.36 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 15
Here:

3.57 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.74 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

14.4%
Kentucky:

11.0%
Adult obesity rate:
Floyd County:

35.3%
Kentucky:

30.0%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

14.3%
State:

15.9%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

47.5%
Kentucky:

49.3%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Martin:

47.2%
State:

46.1%

Average BMI:
Martin:

29.0
Kentucky:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

11.3%
State:

21.4%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Martin:

13.0%
Kentucky:

10.3%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Martin:

5.7
Kentucky:

6.8

Overweight people:
Here:

22.6%
Kentucky:

34.0%

General health condition:
Martin:

61.2%
Kentucky:

56.1%

Average condition of hearing:
Martin:

80.5%
Kentucky:

78.6%

More about Health and Nutrition of Martin, KY Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Other Government Administration 1$1,949$23,3887$1,103
Police Protection - Officers 3$6,479$25,9160$0
Police - Other 1$1,382$16,5844$4,128
Firefighters 1$1,803$21,6361$199
Sewerage 2$3,928$23,5680$0
Housing and Community Development(Local) 6$17,300$34,6005$1,670
Water Supply 3$5,553$22,2120$0
Other and Unallocable 0$0 9$6,475
Totals for Government 17$38,394$27,10226$13,575

Martin government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Sewerage: $230,000 ($378.29)
    Central Staff Services: $194,000 ($319.08)
    Police Protection: $185,000 ($304.28)
    Water Utilities: $179,000 ($294.41)
    Parks & Recreation: $32,000 ($52.63)
    Fire Protection: $29,000 ($47.70)
    Financial Administration: $10,000 ($16.45)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $34,000 ($55.92)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Police Protection: $13,000 ($21.38)
    Regular Highways: $11,000 ($18.09)
    Fire Protection: $3,000 ($4.93)
    Water Utilities: $2,000 ($3.29)
    Central Staff: $2,000 ($3.29)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $308,000 ($506.58)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $13,000 ($21.38)

Martin government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $225,000 ($370.07)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $28,000 ($46.05)
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $45,000 ($74.01)
    General Support: $9,000 ($14.80)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $7,000 ($11.51)
    Rents: $4,000 ($6.58)
    Interest Earnings: $2,000 ($3.29)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $151,000 ($248.36)
  • State Intergovernmental - All Other: $37,000 ($60.86)
    Highways: $2,000 ($3.29)
  • Tax - Individual Income: $162,000 ($266.45)
    NEC: $131,000 ($215.46)
    Property: $56,000 ($92.11)
    Public Utilities: $2,000 ($3.29)

Martin government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $223,000 ($366.78)
  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $440,000 ($723.68)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Other, NEC: $426,000 ($700.66)
    Water Utilities: $218,000 ($358.55)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $14,000 ($23.03)
    Water Utilities: $5,000 ($8.22)

Martin government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $114,000 ($187.50)
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $47,000 ($77.30)

4.30% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($34,263 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.30%
Kentucky average:

6.18%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Pike County, KY  1.06% ($33,033 average AGI)
from Johnson County, KY  0.45% ($28,923)
from Knott County, KY  0.22% ($20,385)


4.77% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($31,002 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.77%
Kentucky average:

6.19%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Pike County, KY  0.97% ($31,478 average AGI)
to Johnson County, KY  0.66% ($35,273)
to Fayette County, KY  0.42% ($30,939)

Strongest AM radio stations in Martin:

  • WPRT (960 AM; 5 kW; PRESTONSBURG, KY; Owner: EAST KENTUCKY RADIO NETWORK, INC.)
  • WDOC (1310 AM; 5 kW; PRESTONSBURG, KY)
  • WKYH (600 AM; 5 kW; PAINTSVILLE, KY; Owner: HIGHLANDS BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WLSI (900 AM; 5 kW; PIKEVILLE, KY; Owner: EAST KENTUCKY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WTCW (920 AM; 4 kW; WHITESBURG, KY; Owner: T.C.W. BROADCASTING , INC.)
  • WEZC (1480 AM; daytime; 5 kW; NEON, KY; Owner: JESUS COMMUNICATION ILNC.)
  • WEKG (810 AM; daytime; 5 kW; JACKSON, KY; Owner: INTERMOUNTAIN B/CING CO., INC.)
  • WMTC (730 AM; 5 kW; VANCLEVE, KY; Owner: THE KENTUCKY MOUNTAIN HOLINESS ASSN.)
  • WPKE (1240 AM; 1 kW; PIKEVILLE, KY; Owner: EAST KENTUCKY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WBPA (1460 AM; 5 kW; ELKHORN CITY, KY; Owner: EAST KENTUCKY BROADCASTING CORP)
  • WTVN (610 AM; 50 kW; COLUMBUS, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WKVL (850 AM; daytime; 50 kW; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: HORNE RADIO, LLC)
  • WNRG (940 AM; 5 kW; GRUNDY, VA; Owner: VIRGINIA-KENTUCKY BROADCASTING CO., INC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Martin:

  • WMDJ-FM (100.1 FM; ALLEN, KY; Owner: FLOYD COUNTY BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WQHY (95.5 FM; PRESTONSBURG, KY; Owner: WDOC, INC.)
  • WXKZ-FM (105.3 FM; PRESTONSBURG, KY; Owner: ADAM GEARHEART D/B/A WXLR-FM)
  • WXLR (104.9 FM; HAROLD, KY; Owner: ADAM D GEARHEART)
  • WDHR (93.1 FM; PIKEVILLE, KY; Owner: EAST KENTUCKY BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WKLW-FM (94.7 FM; PAINTSVILLE, KY; Owner: B & G BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WZLK (107.5 FM; VIRGIE, KY; Owner: EAST KENTUCKY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WIFX-FM (94.3 FM; JENKINS, KY; Owner: LETCHER COUNTY BROADCASTING, INC)
  • WXKQ-FM (103.9 FM; WHITESBURG, KY; Owner: T.C.W. BROADCASTING , INC.)
  • WSIP-FM (98.9 FM; PAINTSVILLE, KY; Owner: SIP BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WPKE-FM (103.1 FM; COAL RUN, KY; Owner: EAST KENTUCKY BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WMMT (88.7 FM; WHITESBURG, KY; Owner: APPALSHOP, INCORPORATED)
  • WDXC (102.3 FM; POUND, VA; Owner: WDXC RADIO, INC.)
  • WJSO (90.1 FM; PIKEVILLE, KY; Owner: THE MOODY BIBLE INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO)
  • WSGS (101.1 FM; HAZARD, KY; Owner: MOUNTAIN BROADCASTING SERVICE, INC.)
  • W251AI (98.1 FM; PIKEVILLE, KY; Owner: EAST KENTUCKY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WKCB-FM (107.1 FM; HINDMAN, KY; Owner: HINDMAN BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WSEH (102.7 FM; CUMBERLAND, KY; Owner: CUMBERLAND CITY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WZQQ (97.9 FM; HYDEN, KY; Owner: LESLIE COUNTY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WWJD (91.7 FM; PIPPA PASSES, KY; Owner: ALICE LLOYD COLLEGE)

TV broadcast stations around Martin:

  • W26BK (Channel 26; TALBERT, KY; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W16BI (Channel 16; TALBERT, KY; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WYMT-TV (Channel 57; HAZARD, KY; Owner: WYMT LICENSEE CORP.)
  • W24BT (Channel 24; TALBERT, KY; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • Martin, Kentucky
  • Fatal accident count17
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents27
  • Fatal accidents involving drunken persons:5
  • Fatalities18
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents40
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents1
  • Kentucky average
  • Fatal accident count93
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents145
  • Fatal accidents involving drunken persons28
  • Fatalities101
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents247
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents10
See more detailed statistics of Martin fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2014 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 10Number of bridges
  • 137m449ftTotal length
  • $11,831,000Total costs
  • 45,243Total average daily traffic
  • 4,252Total average daily truck traffic

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 11940-1949
  • 61970-1979
  • 11980-1989
  • 22000-2009
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Martin, KY

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

16 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Martin)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

5
  • 251 Ft E Int Of Sr80 & Csxrow (Lat: 37.575000 Lon: -82.758611), Type: Pole, Structure height: 3 m, Call Sign: KFM570
    Assigned Frequencies: 160.590 MHzGrant Date: 11/08/2013, Expiration Date: 02/02/2024, Certifier: L W AllenRegistrant: Csx Transportation, 6735 Southoint Dr. S, 4th Flr, Jacksonville`, FL 32216, Phone: (904) 332-5925, Fax: (904) 332-6048, Email:
  • Lat: 37.556528 Lon: -82.778333, Call Sign: WPXV841
    Assigned Frequencies: 151.550 MHz, 151.715 MHz, 158.385 MHz, 159.510 MHz, 159.990 MHzGrant Date: 06/18/2003, Expiration Date: 06/18/2013, Cancellation Date: 08/24/2013, Certifier: Lola RatliffRegistrant: Highland Communications Inc, Prestonburg, KY 41653, Phone: (606) 886-9145, Fax: (606) 886-3198
  • Lat: 37.575889 Lon: -82.751306, Call Sign: WQBS974
    Assigned Frequencies: 462.262 MHz, 467.262 MHzGrant Date: 12/08/2004, Expiration Date: 12/08/2014, Cancellation Date: 02/07/2015, Certifier: Ruth W BrinkleyRegistrant: Washington Radio Reports, 1588 Fairfield Road Ste 7, Gettysburg, PA 17325, Phone: (717) 334-0668, Fax: (717) 334-6440
  • Arkansas Tank- Arkansas Rd, Just N Of Crum Branch (Lat: 37.553694 Lon: -82.728528), Type: Tank, Structure height: 15.2 m, Call Sign: WQBT861
    Assigned Frequencies: 173.262 MHzGrant Date: 12/13/2004, Expiration Date: 12/13/2014, Cancellation Date: 02/14/2015, Certifier: Hubert HalbertRegistrant: Micro-Comm, Inc., 15895 S Pflumm Rd, Olathe, KS 66062, Phone: (913) 390-4500, Fax: (913) 390-4550, Email:
  • 1622m E Of Int Of Sr122 & Sr2030 (Lat: 37.525278 Lon: -82.730500), Type: Building, Structure height: 10.7 m, Overall height: 30.5 m, Call Sign: WQIF739
    Assigned Frequencies: 161.370 MHzGrant Date: 01/28/2008, Expiration Date: 01/28/2018, Certifier: Shantrice CruseRegistrant: Csx Transportation, 6735 Southpoint Dr. S, 4th Flr J958, Jacksonville, FL 32216, Phone: (904) 332-5925, Fax: (904) 332-6048, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

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  • Martin Telecom, 6.3 Miles Se (Lat: 37.579167 Lon: -82.719167), Type: Tower, Structure height: 178.1 m, Call Sign: WQCD713
    Assigned Frequencies: 2061.50 MHzGrant Date: 02/08/2005, Expiration Date: 08/01/2021, Certifier: Robert Beizer EsqRegistrant: Wiley Rein LLP, 1776 K Street, N.W., Washington, DC 20006, Phone: (202) 719-7438, Fax: (202) 719-7049, Email:
  • MARTIN, 1.5 Km Wnw Of (Lat: 37.584500 Lon: -82.760417), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 73.2 m, Overall height: 79.2 m, Call Sign: WQRA270
    Assigned Frequencies: 6197.24 MHz, 6019.32 MHz, 6019.32 MHz, 6019.32 MHz, 6019.32 MHz, 6019.32 MHz, 6019.32 MHzGrant Date: 04/03/2013, Expiration Date: 04/03/2023, Certifier: Gerald F RobinetteRegistrant: East Kentucky Network, LLC Dba Appalachian Wireless, 101 Technology Trail, Ivel, KY 41642, Phone: (606) 477-2355, Fax: (606) 339-1363, Email:
  • Notch Block TS, Off Rt. 1210, 4 Mi W Of Martin (Lat: 37.589278 Lon: -82.824056), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 46 m, Overall height: 50 m, Call Sign: WQUT255, Licensee ID: L00268142
    Assigned Frequencies: 6111.36 MHzGrant Date: 10/03/2014, Expiration Date: 10/03/2024, Certifier: Trish SniderRegistrant: Kentucky Power Company
  • Telcom Head End At Harold (Lat: 37.579250 Lon: -82.719028), Overall height: 137.2 m, Call Sign: WLE368
    Assigned Frequencies: 2042.00 MHzGrant Date: 09/24/1985, Cancellation Date: 10/22/2010Registrant: Wiley Rein LLP, 1776 K Street, N.W., Washington, DC 20006, Phone: (202) 719-7438, Fax: (202) 719-7049, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

11 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Martin)

Drinking water stations with addresses in Martin and their reported violations in the past:

MARTIN WATER DEPARTMENT (Population served: 1,167, Purch surface water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring of Treatment (SWTR-Filter) - In DEC-2012. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (FEB-18-2013), St Formal NOV issued (FEB-18-2013), St Compliance achieved (MAR-27-2013), St Public Notif received (JUN-28-2013)
  • Monitoring of Treatment (SWTR-Filter) - In APR-2012. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUN-24-2012), St Formal NOV issued (JUN-24-2012), St Compliance achieved (JUL-30-2012), St Public Notif received (JUN-28-2013)
  • Monitoring of Treatment (SWTR-Filter) - In MAR-2012. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAY-17-2012), St Formal NOV issued (MAY-17-2012), St Compliance achieved (JUL-30-2012), St Public Notif received (JUN-28-2013)
  • Monitoring of Treatment (SWTR-Filter) - In FEB-2012. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (APR-13-2012), St Formal NOV issued (APR-13-2012), St Compliance achieved (JUL-30-2012), St Public Notif received (JUN-28-2013)
  • Monitoring of Treatment (SWTR-Filter) - In OCT-2011. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (DEC-18-2011), St Formal NOV issued (DEC-18-2011), St Compliance achieved (JAN-27-2012), St Public Notif received (JUN-28-2013)
  • 2 minor monitoring violations
  • 19 other older monitoring violations

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 12
  • Hazardous Condition: 27
  • Good Intent Call: 1

Incident types - Martin

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Martin, KY
Most common first names in Martin, KY among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John2770.9 years
James2265.0 years
Mary1878.4 years
William1767.3 years
Joe1070.8 years
Robert1061.4 years
Charles1063.8 years
George975.5 years
Henry872.6 years
Billy851.8 years
Most common last names in Martin, KY among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Samons4773.2 years
Conn4667.1 years
Crum3967.5 years
Ousley3469.0 years
Hall3264.6 years
Crisp2873.1 years
Robinson2071.3 years
Dingus1980.9 years
Allen1874.4 years
Osborne1668.9 years

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (63%)
  • Electricity (35%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)
Businesses in Martin, KY
NameCountNameCount
Dairy Queen1Rite Aid1
H&R Block1Subway1
Long John Silver's1U-Haul1
McDonald's1UPS1

Martin compared to Kentucky state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age above state average.
There is 1 pilot and no other airmen in this city.
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Total of 1 patent application in 2008-2016.