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  1. Public Schools
    B
  2. Crime & Safety
    A-
  3. Housing
    C+
  4. Nightlife
    B
  5. Good for Families
    B-
  6. Diversity
    C-
  7. Jobs
    C-
  8. Weather
    B+
  9. Cost of Living
    A-
  10. Health & Fitness
    C
  11. Outdoor Activities
    B
  12. Commute
    B+
Martin is a town in Kentucky with a population of 545. Martin is in Floyd County. Living in Martin offers residents a sparse suburban feel and most residents rent their homes. Many retirees live in Martin and residents tend to be conservative. The public schools in Martin are above average.

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$67,500
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$446
National
$949
Area Feel
Sparse Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    55%
  • Own
    45%
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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
A-
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    0
    282.7
  • Murder
    0
    6.1
  • Rape
    0
    40.7
  • Robbery
    0
    135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    355.9
    500.1
  • Theft
    177.9
    2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    0
    284

Residents

Diversity
C-
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    7%
  • 10-17 years
    4%
  • 18-24 years
    27%
  • 25-34 years
    7%
  • 35-44 years
    6%
  • 45-54 years
    10%
  • 55-64 years
    16%
  • 65+ years
    23%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    8%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    5%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    23%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    32%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    31%
    13%

Working in Martin

Jobs
C-
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$21,250
National
$55,322

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Martin Reviews

1 review
Martin is a dying coal mining town that has nothing in it anymore. I would like to see this town come alive again.
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