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Population in 2012: 622 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -1.7%
 

Males: 286  (46.1%)
Females: 336  (53.9%)

Median resident age:  39.5 years
Kentucky median age:  41.0 years

Zip codes: 41645, 41649.

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Estimated median household income in 2012: $18,564 (it was $12,917 in 2000)
Martin:

$18,564
KY:

$41,724
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $11,354

Martin city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $77,916 (it was $43,300 in 2000)
Martin:

$77,916
KY:

$120,800
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $70,435; Detached houses: $77,541; Mobile homes: $48,660

Median gross rent in 2012: $277.

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  • White alone - 621 (97.9%)
  • Asian alone - 7 (1.1%)
  • Two or more races - 4 (0.6%)
  • Hispanic - 2 (0.3%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Martin: 82.4 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: United States (75.2%), German (7.9%), Irish (6.7%), English (5.9%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1920

Elevation: 640 feet

Land area: 0.47 square miles.

Population density: 1,334 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Martin:

  • High school or higher: 67.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 11.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.0%
  • Unemployed: 9.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 17.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Martin city:

  • Never married: 32.7%
  • Now married: 27.5%
  • Separated: 3.0%
  • Widowed: 15.7%
  • Divorced: 21.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $769 (0.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $332 (0.5%)

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

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Lexington-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 (2012):

  • 0 murders (0.0 per 100,000)
  • 0 rapes (0.0 per 100,000)
  • 2 robberies (317.0 per 100,000)
  • 0 assaults (0.0 per 100,000)
  • 5 burglaries (792.4 per 100,000)
  • 11 thefts (1743.3 per 100,000)
  • 3 auto thefts (475.4 per 100,000)
  • City-data.com crime rate = 268.9 (higher means more crime, US average = 257.0)

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 4 (4 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

6.34
Kentucky average:

1.88

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Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

11.8%
Kentucky:

8.5%

Unemployment by year (%)


Population change in the 1990s: -60 (-8.7%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Accommodation and food services (24%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (17%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (17%)
  • Health care and social assistance (13%)
  • Educational services (8%)
  • Retail trade (7%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (34%)
  • Retail trade (18%)
  • Other services, except public administration (16%)
  • Accommodation and food services (12%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (4%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (3%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (9%)
  • Construction trades workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (9%)
  • Business operations specialists (5%)
  • Social scientists and related workers (5%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Electricians (5%)
  • Counselors, social workers, and other community and social service specialists (13%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (11%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (9%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (9%)
  • Cashiers (8%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (7%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (5%)

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Tornado activity:

Martin-area historical tornado activity is significantly below Kentucky state average. It is 58% 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 above Kentucky state average. It is 72% 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 6/29/1996 at 19:30:42, a magnitude 4.1 (4.1 MB, 3.9 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 51.7 miles away from Martin center
On 10/26/1995 at 00:37:28, a magnitude 4.0 (3.9 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 40.8 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS)

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: 16, Storms: 16, Tornadoes: 6, Mudslides: 4, Winter Storms: 4, Fires: 3, Freeze: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Snow: 1, Snowfall: 1, Wind: 1, Blizzard: 1, Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1, Tornado: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Hospital/medical center in Martin:

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

Other hospitals/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)

Political contributions by individuals in Martin, KY

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Martin:

  • Big Sandy Community and Technical College (about 9 miles; Prestonsburg, KY; Full-time enrollment: 2,306)
  • Morehead State University (about 57 miles; Morehead, KY; FT enrollment: 5,875)
  • Marshall University (about 62 miles; Huntington, WV; FT enrollment: 9,821)
  • Ashland Community and Technical College (about 63 miles; Ashland, KY; FT enrollment: 2,202)
  • Northeast State Community College (about 78 miles; Blountville, TN; FT enrollment: 3,537)
  • West Virginia State University (about 79 miles; Institute, WV; FT enrollment: 2,062)
  • Shawnee State University (about 82 miles; Portsmouth, OH; FT enrollment: 3,573)

Private high school in Martin:

  • THE PIARIST SCHOOL (Students: 53; Location: HWY 80; Grades: 9 - 12)

Public elementary/middle school in Martin:

Private elementary/middle school in Martin:

  • MOUNTAIN CHRISTIAN ACADEMY EL (Students: 63; Location: 6467 HWY 80; Grades: KG - 8)
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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
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Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 30.4. This is about average.
City:

30.4
U.S.:

32.0
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/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.:

24.0
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 9.31. This is about average. Closest monitor was 13.6 miles away from the city center.
City:

9.31
U.S.:

9.59
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2003 was 1.08. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 13.6 miles away from the city center.
City:

1.08
U.S.:

3.97

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

MARTIN WATER DEPARTMENT (Population served: 1372, Purch_surface_water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • CCR INADEQUATE REPORTING - Between OCT-27-2005 and DEC-31-2025, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (OCT-27-2005)
  • CCR INADEQUATE REPORTING - Between JUL-01-2004 and DEC-13-2004, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (JUL-01-2004), St Compliance achieved (DEC-13-2004)
  • Initial Tap Sampling for Pb and Cu - Between JUL-01-1993 and AUG-13-1998, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (FEB-12-1998), Fed Formal NOV issued (FEB-13-1998), St Compliance achieved (AUG-13-1998)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 40.1%
(40.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for two or more races 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

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Martin, KY

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

Martin compared to Kentucky state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value 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.
  • Number of rooms per house below state average.
  • House age above state average.


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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

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School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Martin travel time to work - commute


Martin mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (62%)
  • Electricity (36%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (1%)

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1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 30.87%
Here30.9%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionNational Association of Free Will BaptistsUnited Methodist ChurchChurches of ChristLDS (Mormon) Church
Adherents29.4%21.0%20.1%7.8%3.5%
Congregations17.9%21.4%15.5%13.1%2.4%
NameChristian Churches and Churches of ChristAssemblies of GodCatholic ChurchChurch of God of ProphecyOther
Adherents3.2%2.9%2.4%2.3%7.4%
Congregations3.6%3.6%1.2%6.0%15.5%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables 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%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 1$1,670$20,0400$0
Other Government Administration 0$0 10$10,497
Police Protection - Officers 4$9,199$27,5970$0
Sewerage 3$7,383$29,5320$0
Housing and Community Development(Local) 5$13,455$32,2925$2,759
Totals for Government 13$31,707$29,26815$13,256

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

  • Current Operations - Sewerage: $230,000 ($369.77)
    Central Staff Services: $194,000 ($311.90)
    Police Protection: $185,000 ($297.43)
    Water Utilities: $179,000 ($287.78)
    Parks & Recreation: $32,000 ($51.45)
    Fire Protection: $29,000 ($46.62)
    Financial Administration: $10,000 ($16.08)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $34,000 ($54.66)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Police Protection: $13,000 ($20.90)
    Regular Highways: $11,000 ($17.68)
    Fire Protection: $3,000 ($4.82)
    Water Utilities: $2,000 ($3.22)
    Central Staff: $2,000 ($3.22)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $308,000 ($495.18)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $13,000 ($20.90)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $225,000 ($361.74)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $28,000 ($45.02)
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $45,000 ($72.35)
    General Support: $9,000 ($14.47)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $7,000 ($11.25)
    Rents: $4,000 ($6.43)
    Interest Earnings: $2,000 ($3.22)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $151,000 ($242.77)
  • State Intergovernmental - All Other: $37,000 ($59.49)
    Highways: $2,000 ($3.22)
  • Tax - Individual Income: $162,000 ($260.45)
    NEC: $131,000 ($210.61)
    Property: $56,000 ($90.03)
    Public Utilities: $2,000 ($3.22)

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

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $223,000 ($358.52)
  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $440,000 ($707.40)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Other, NEC: $426,000 ($684.89)
    Water Utilities: $218,000 ($350.48)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $14,000 ($22.51)
    Water Utilities: $5,000 ($8.04)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $114,000 ($183.28)
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $47,000 ($75.56)

4.37% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($32,905 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.37%
Kentucky average:

6.98%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Pike County, KY  1.00% ($47,635 average AGI)
from Johnson County, KY  0.43% ($32,940)
from Knott County, KY  0.25% ($28,483)


5.01% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($33,442 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.01%
Kentucky average:

6.74%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Johnson County, KY  0.81% ($40,617 average AGI)
to Pike County, KY  0.78% ($32,198)
to Fayette County, KY  0.53% ($38,581)

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 count: 17
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 27
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 5
  • Fatalities: 18
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 36
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 1
Kentucky average:
  • Fatal accident count: 71
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 112
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 19
  • Fatalities: 78
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 192
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 7
See more detailed statistics of Martin fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 2
Total length: 16 meters (52ft)
Total average daily traffic: 11,170
Total average daily truck traffic: 446
Total future (year 2031) average daily traffic: 13,404

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 MHz
    Grant Date: 12/06/2003, Expiration Date: 02/02/2014, Certifier: L W Allen
    Registrant: Csx Transportation, 6735 Southpoint Drive South, 4th Flr J958, 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 MHz
    Grant Date: 06/18/2003, Expiration Date: 06/18/2013, Certifier: Lola Ratliff
    Registrant: 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 MHz
    Grant Date: 12/08/2004, Expiration Date: 12/08/2014, Certifier: Ruth W Brinkley
    Registrant: 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 MHz
    Grant Date: 12/13/2004, Expiration Date: 12/13/2014, Certifier: Hubert Halbert
    Registrant: 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 MHz
    Grant Date: 01/28/2008, Expiration Date: 01/28/2018, Certifier: Shantrice Cruse
    Registrant: 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:

3
  • 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 MHz
    Grant Date: 02/08/2005, Expiration Date: 08/01/2013, Certifier: Robert Beizer Esq
    Registrant: 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, Licensee ID: L00000729
    Assigned Frequencies: 6197.24 MHz
    Grant Date: 04/03/2013, Expiration Date: 04/03/2023, Certifier: Gerald F Robinette
    Registrant: East Kentucky Network, LLC, 101 Technology Trail, Ivel, KY 41642, Phone: (606) 477-2355, Fax: (606) 874-7551, Email:
  • Telcom Head End At Harold (Lat: 37.579250 Lon: -82.719028), Overall height: 137.2 m, Call Sign: WLE368
    Assigned Frequencies: 2042.00 MHz
    Grant Date: 09/24/1985, Cancellation Date: 10/22/2010
    Registrant: 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:

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

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
Businesses in Martin, KY
NameCountNameCount
Dairy Queen1Rite Aid1
H&R Block1Subway1
Long John Silver's1U-Haul1
McDonald's1UPS1

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  • #9 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Computer and mathematical occupations:"
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  • #24 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Professional and commercial equipment and supplies merchant wholesalers"
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  • #28 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in other workers' dormitories"
  • #32 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most people below 50% of the poverty level, excluding cities with 15% or more of residents in college and with the median age below 28"
  • #32 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Administrative and support and waste management services"
  • #44 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most people below the poverty level, excluding cities with 15% or more of residents in college and with the median age below 28"
  • #47 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers"
  • #78 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most fatal accidents per 100,000 population from 1975 to 2008"
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  • Samuel Hughes (1)

Total of 1 patent application in 2008-2014.

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