Martin County is located in Eastern Kentucky. The County Seat is Inez and the largest city is Inez. The Official Web Site is located at http://www.martincounty.ky.gov/. The 2014 population estimate is 12,537 and the 2010 census population was 12,929. The land area is 229.61 square miles and there are 56.3 persons per square mile.
91.9% of the population is White, 6.9% is Black or African American, 3.2% is Hispanic or Latino, 0.2% is Asian, 0.4% is American Indian or Alaska Native, 0% is Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander, and 0.6% is two or more races. 71.5% have a high school degree or higher, and 7.5% have a Bachelor degree or higher.
The median home value is $84,400, there are 4,449 households, an average of 2.55 persons per household. The per capita income is $15,525, the median household income is $26,261, and 35.1% of the persons in Martin County are considered below poverty level.
The total number of firms, at last estimate, was 551. Retail sales (in $1000) were $108,045, and sales per capita were $8,149.
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