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Martin County, Kentucky
Map of Kentucky highlighting Martin County
Location in the state of Kentucky
Map of the U.S. highlighting Kentucky
Kentucky's location in the U.S.
Seat Inez
Area
 - Total
 - Land
 - Water

231 sq mi (598 km²)
231 sq mi (598 km²)
0 sq mi (0 km²), 0.05%
Population
 - (2000)
 - Density

12,578
54/sq mi (21/km²)
Founded 1870
Named for John P. Martin, Representative in Kentucky's 6th Congressional District, 29th United States Congress (1845–1847)
Time zone Eastern: UTC-5/-4
Martin county kentucky courthouse.jpg
Martin County courthouse in Inez, Kentucky
Website www.martincountykentucky.com

Martin County is a county located in the U.S. state of Kentucky. As of 2000, the population was 12,578. Its county seat is Inez[1]. The county is named for Congressman John Preston Martin. It is a prohibition or dry county.

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Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 231 square miles (598 km2), all of which is land.

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Adjacent counties

Demographics

Historical populations
Census Pop.  %±
1880 3,057
1890 4,209 37.7%
1900 5,780 37.3%
1910 7,291 26.1%
1920 7,654 5.0%
1930 8,584 12.2%
1940 10,970 27.8%
1950 11,677 6.4%
1960 10,201 −12.6%
1970 9,377 −8.1%
1980 13,925 48.5%
1990 12,526 −10.0%
2000 12,578 0.4%
Est. 2008 11,602 −7.8%
http://ukcc.uky.edu/~census/21159.txt

As of the census[2] of 2000, there were 12,578 people, 4,776 households, and 3,620 families residing in the county. The population density was 54 per square mile (21 /km2). There were 5,551 housing units at an average density of 24 per square mile (9.3 /km2). The racial makeup of the county was 99.25% White, 0.03% Black or African American, 0.06% Native American, 0.07% Asian, 0.06% Pacific Islander, 0.01% from other races, and 0.52% from two or more races. 0.62% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There were 4,776 households out of which 39.20% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 59.50% were married couples living together, 12.50% had a female householder with no husband present, and 24.20% were non-families. 21.80% of all households were made up of individuals and 8.30% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.62 and the average family size was 3.05.

In the county the population was spread out with 28.10% under the age of 18, 9.50% from 18 to 24, 29.30% from 25 to 44, 23.30% from 45 to 64, and 9.70% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 34 years. For every 100 females there were 98.00 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 92.10 males.

The median income for a household in the county was $18,279, and the median income for a family was $21,574. Males had a median income of $31,994 versus $18,011 for females. The per capita income for the county was $10,650. About 33.30% of families and 37.00% of the population were below the poverty line, including 45.10% of those under age 18 and 26.90% of those age 65 or over.

Cities and towns

Schools

See also

References

External links

Coordinates: 37°48′N 82°31′W / 37.80°N 82.52°W / 37.80; -82.52


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Martin County, Kentucky
Map
File:Map of Kentucky highlighting Martin County.png
Location in the state of Kentucky
Map of the USA highlighting Kentucky
Kentucky's location in the USA
Statistics
Founded 1870
Seat Inez
Area
 - Total
 - Land
 - Water

 sq mikm²)
 sq mi ( km²)
 sq mi ( km²), 0.05%
wikipedia:Population
 - (2000)
 - Density

12578
Time zone Eastern : UTC-5/-4
Website: www.martincountykentucky.com
Named for: John P. Martin, Representative in Kentucky's 6th Congressional District, 29th United States Congress (1845–1847)

Martin County is a county located in the U.S. state of Kentucky. As of 2000, the population is 12,578. Its county seat is Inez6. The county is named for Congressman John Preston Martin. It's a prohibition or dry county.

Contents

Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 598 km² (231 sq mi). 598 km² (231 sq mi) of it is land and 0 km² (0 sq mi) of it (0.05%) is water.

Adjacent counties

Demographics

As of the census2 of 2000, there were 12,578 people, 4,776 households, and 3,620 families residing in the county. The population density was 21/km² (54/sq mi). There were 5,551 housing units at an average density of 9/km² (24/sq mi). The racial makeup of the county was 99.25% White, 0.03% Black or African American, 0.06% Native American, 0.07% Asian, 0.06% Pacific Islander, 0.01% from other races, and 0.52% from two or more races. 0.62% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There were 4,776 households out of which 39.20% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 59.50% were married couples living together, 12.50% had a female householder with no husband present, and 24.20% were non-families. 21.80% of all households were made up of individuals and 8.30% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.62 and the average family size was 3.05.

In the county the population was spread out with 28.10% under the age of 18, 9.50% from 18 to 24, 29.30% from 25 to 44, 23.30% from 45 to 64, and 9.70% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 34 years. For every 100 females there were 98.00 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 92.10 males.

The median income for a household in the county was $18,279, and the median income for a family was $21,574. Males had a median income of $31,994 versus $18,011 for females. The per capita income for the county was $10,650. About 33.30% of families and 37.00% of the population were below the poverty line, including 45.10% of those under age 18 and 26.90% of those age 65 or over.

Cities and towns

See also

External links

Coordinates: 37°48′N 82°31′W / 37.80, -82.52

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