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County: Martin County

State: Kentucky

FIPS Code: 21159

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Amenity Characteristics Forest Land

Recreational County: No Land Area (Acres): 147,658

Retirement County: No Percent Land in NF: 0.0%

Amenity Level: Medium Acreage in NF: 0

Percent Seasonal Housing: 1.3 Total Forest Acreage: 101,926

Total Housing Units: 5,164

Topography: High Hills

Metro Status: Nonmetro: Adjacent to small metro no town

Metro Category: Nonmetro adjacent

Economic Type: Mining

Policy Type: Persistent Poverty, Low Employment, Low Education

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Population and Demographic Change

Total Pop Pop Chg Net Mig Nat Inc

1990: 12,526 -10.0% -19.8% 9.8%

2000: 12,578 0.4% -6.3% 6.7%

2010: 12,929 2.8% -0.3% 3.1%

2013: 12,647 -1.8% -2.0% 0.2%

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Demographic Characteristics (2010 Census)

Pop 25+ with BS or more: 7.5% Age: Count Percent

Median Family Income: $26,831 0-to-19: 3,078 23.8%

Persons in Poverty: 39.2% 20-to-44: 4,907 38.0%

Children in Poverty 52.8% 45-to-64: 3,492 27.0%

Median Age: 37.3 65-plus: 1,452 11.2%

Percent Minority: 10.8%

Race: Count Percent % Chg

White: 11,533 89.2% -7.1%

Black: 882 6.8% 21950.0%

Hispanic: 388 3.0% 397.4%

Asian: 22 0.2% 175.0%

Native: 44 0.3% 193.3%

Other: 0 0.0%

Multi: 60 0.5%
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