Martin, Kentucky

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Population in 2017: 570 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: -10.0%
 
Males: 313  (54.9%)
Females: 257  (45.1%)
Median resident age:

41.2 years
Kentucky median age:

38.9 years

Zip codes: 41645, 41649.

Martin Zip Code Map
Estimated median household income in 2017: $22,090 (it was $12,917 in 2000)
Martin:

$22,090
KY:

$48,375

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $16,384 (it was $10,773 in 2000)

Martin city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $73,212 (it was $43,300 in 2000)
Martin:

$73,212
KY:

$141,000

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $112,028; detached houses: $139,581; mobile homes: $41,940

Median gross rent in 2017: $452.

March 2019 cost of living index in Martin: 81.1 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 43.3%
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  • Races in Martin, KY (2010)
    • 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



According to our research of Kentucky and other state lists, there were 3 registered sex offenders living in Martin, Kentucky as of February 19, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Martin is 200 to 1.


Crime rates in Martin by year

Type

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
2
(317.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(162.6)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
3
(496.7)
1
(167.5)
0
(0.0)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
5
(792.4)
2
(322.6)
1
(162.6)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(355.9)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
11
(1,743)
1
(161.3)
4
(650.4)
5
(827.8)
3
(502.5)
1
(177.9)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
3
(475.4)
0
(0.0)
1
(162.6)
0
(0.0)
1
(167.5)
0
(0.0)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)258.329.099.2132.567.032.0

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City-data.com crime index in Martin, KY

Crime rate in Martin detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2017, including police officers: 4 (3 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

5.13
Kentucky average:

1.70
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Ancestries: American (66.2%), English (11.4%), Dutch (3.5%), Irish (3.3%), Scotch-Irish (2.5%), Scottish (1.9%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1920

Elevation: 640 feet

Land area: 0.47 square miles.

Population density: 1,222 people per square mile   (low).

Martin, Kentucky map

9 residents are foreign born

This city:

1.6%
Kentucky:

3.6%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,603 (1.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $399 (0.6%)

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

Distribution of median household income in Martin, KY in 2017
Distribution of house value in Martin, KY in 2017
Martin satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

6.7%
Kentucky:

4.5%
Most common industries in Martin, KY (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Public administration (14.4%)
  • Construction (11.1%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (8.3%)
  • Educational services (7.8%)
  • Health care (7.2%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.1%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (5.6%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (21.1%)
  • Public administration (15.8%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (15.8%)
  • Health care (7.4%)
  • Mining, quarrying, oil & gas extraction (5.3%)
  • Professional & commercial equipment & supplies merchant wholesalers (4.2%)
  • Real estate & rental & leasing (4.2%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (14.1%)
  • Public administration (12.9%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (9.4%)
  • Private households (9.4%)
  • Social assistance (8.2%)
  • Accommodation & food services (8.2%)
  • Food & beverage stores (7.1%)
Most common occupations in Martin, KY (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (9.4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (7.2%)
  • Counselors, social workers, and other community and social service specialists (7.2%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (5.0%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.0%)
  • Cashiers (3.9%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (3.3%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (9.5%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (9.5%)
  • Social scientists and related workers (5.3%)
  • Law enforcement workers, including supervisors (5.3%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (5.3%)
  • Electricians (5.3%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (4.2%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Counselors, social workers, and other community and social service specialists (12.9%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (10.6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (9.4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (9.4%)
  • Cashiers (8.2%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (7.1%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.7%)

Average climate in Martin, Kentucky

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Martin, Kentucky average temperatures Martin, Kentucky average precipitation Martin, Kentucky humidity Martin, Kentucky wind speed Martin, Kentucky snowfall Martin, Kentucky sunshine Martin, Kentucky clear and cloudy days
Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI SO2 Ozone PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 56.1. This is better than average.

City:

56.1
U.S.:

74.2
Sulfur Dioxide Level

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.:

1.79
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 21.8. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 8.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

21.8
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 7.34. This is about average. Closest monitor was 13.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.34
U.S.:

8.46

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 Martin 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 (33) is a lot greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 27
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 23, Storms: 20, Tornadoes: 10, Mudslides: 9, Winter Storms: 6, Landslides: 5, Fires: 3, Snowstorms: 2, Winds: 2, Blizzard: 1, Freeze: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1, Snowfall: 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.

Points of interest:

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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

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
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

For population 15 years and over in Martin:

Marital status in Martin, KY
  • Never married: 37.9%
  • Now married: 32.2%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 11.5%
  • Divorced: 18.4%

For population 25 years and over in Martin:

  • High school or higher: 68.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 13.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.7%
  • Unemployed: 12.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 17.8 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

14.6
Kentucky average:

11.9

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Martin
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Martin, KY (based on Floyd County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
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
Here:

5.00 / 10,000 pop.
Kentucky:

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

3.57 / 10,000 pop.
Kentucky:

5.74 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Floyd County:

14.4%
Kentucky:

11.0%
Adult obesity rate:
Floyd County:

35.3%
Kentucky:

30.0%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Floyd County:

14.3%
Kentucky:

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
Housing and Community Development (Local) 6$17,300$34,6005$1,670
Police Protection - Officers 3$6,479$25,9160$0
Water Supply 3$5,553$22,2120$0
Sewerage 2$3,928$23,5680$0
Other Government Administration 1$1,949$23,3887$1,103
Police - Other 1$1,382$16,5844$4,128
Firefighters 1$1,803$21,6361$199
Financial Administration 0$0 0$0
Other and Unallocable 0$0 9$6,475
Totals for Government 17$38,394$27,10226$13,575

Martin government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Construction - Housing and Community Development: $139,000 ($243.86)
  • Current Operations - Housing and Community Development: $737,000 ($1292.98)
    Police Protection: $318,000 ($557.89)
    Central Staff Services: $252,000 ($442.11)
    Parks and Recreation: $125,000 ($219.30)
    General - Other: $79,000 ($138.60)
    Local Fire Protection: $64,000 ($112.28)
    Sewerage: $53,000 ($92.98)
    Water Utilities: $50,000 ($87.72)
    Financial Administration: $27,000 ($47.37)
    Solid Waste Management: $9,000 ($15.79)
    Regular Highways: $9,000 ($15.79)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $18,000 ($31.58)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Parks and Recreation: $18,000 ($31.58)
    Police Protection: $10,000 ($17.54)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $704,000 ($1235.09)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $20,000 ($35.09)

Martin government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Housing and Community Development: $344,000 ($603.51)
    Sewerage: $161,000 ($282.46)
    Other: $72,000 ($126.32)
    Parks and Recreation: $18,000 ($31.58)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Housing and Community Development: $463,000 ($812.28)
    Other: $30,000 ($52.63)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $77,000 ($135.09)
    General Local Government Support: $17,000 ($29.82)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $5,000 ($8.77)
    Rents: $2,000 ($3.51)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $193,000 ($338.60)
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $8,000 ($14.04)
    General Local Government Support: $8,000 ($14.04)
    Housing and Community Development: $3,000 ($5.26)
  • Tax - Individual Income: $240,000 ($421.05)
    Property: $128,000 ($224.56)
    Other License: $34,000 ($59.65)
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $26,000 ($45.61)
    Other: $19,000 ($33.33)

Martin government finances - Debt in 2012 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $454,000 ($796.49)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $425,000 ($745.61)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $29,000 ($50.88)

Martin government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $393,000 ($689.47)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $24,000 ($42.11)

5.40% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($38,714 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.40%
Kentucky average:

6.57%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Pike County, KY  1.12% ($36,252 average AGI)
to Johnson County, KY  0.82% ($44,078)
to Fayette County, KY  0.43% ($37,000)
Businesses in Martin, KY
NameCountNameCount
Dairy Queen1Rite Aid1
H&R Block1Subway1
Long John Silver's1U-Haul1
McDonald's1UPS1

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 count20
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents31
  • Fatal accidents involving drunk persons:5
  • Fatalities21
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents45
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents2
  • Kentucky average
  • Fatal accident count12048
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents17997
  • Fatal accidents involving drunk persons4138
  • Fatalities13424
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents30186
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents927
See more detailed statistics of Martin fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 14Number of bridges
  • 246ft / 75.0mTotal length
  • $11,420,000Total costs
  • 62,404Total average daily traffic
  • 5,944Total average daily truck traffic
  • 60,089Total future (year 2026) average daily traffic
New bridges in Martin, KY - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11940-1949
  • 81970-1979
  • 21980-1989
  • 11990-1999
  • 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 Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers in Martin, KY)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

4
  • 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: 08/01/2021, Certifier: Robert Beizer Esq, Registrant: Wiley Rein LLP, 1776 K Street, Nw, 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 MHz, Grant Date: 04/03/2013, Expiration Date: 04/03/2023, Certifier: Gerald F Robinette, Registrant: 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 MHz, Grant Date: 10/03/2014, Expiration Date: 10/03/2024, Certifier: Trish Snider, Registrant: 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 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:

12 (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
Fire incident types in Martin, KY

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
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Martin, KY
  • 54.0%Utility gas
  • 46.0%Electricity
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Martin, KY
  • 70.1%Electricity
  • 26.3%Utility gas
  • 2.2%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 1.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


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.
  • House age above state average.
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