The City of Martins Ferry had a population of 6,260 as of July 1, 2020. Martins Ferry ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Ohio. See peer rankings below.
The primary coordinate point for Martins Ferry is located at latitude 40.0959 and longitude -80.7245 in Belmont County. The formal boundaries for the City of Martins Ferry encompass a land area of 2.33 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Belmont County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 709 feet.
The City of Martins Ferry (GNIS ID: 2395030) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.
Alternate Unofficial Names for Martins Ferry: Franklin, Jefferson, Martin's Ferry, Martinsville, Norristown.
|Total Population||6,260 (100%)|
|Population in Households||6,178 (98.7%)|
|Population in Families||4,586 (73.3%)|
|Population in Group Quarters1||82 ( 1.3%)|
|Median Household Income||$39,496|
|Average Household Income||$51,053|
|% of Income for Mortgage4||9%|
|Per Capita Income||$22,419|
|Total HU (Housing Units)||3,223 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||1,655 (51.3%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||1,082 (33.6%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||486 (15.1%)|
|Median Home Value||$82,328|
|Average Home Value||$91,606|
|Housing Affordability Index3||272|
|Average Household Size||2.26|
|Average Family Size||3|
GROWTH RATE / YEAR
|Median Household Income||1.36%|
|Per Capita Income||1.87%|
|Owner Occupied HU||-1.12%|
The table below compares Martins Ferry to the other 1,215 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Ohio by rank and percentile using July 1, 2020 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.
|Total Population||# 255||79th|
|Population Density||# 120||90th|
|Median Household Income||# 1083||11th|
|Housing Affordability Index||# 919||76th|
|Per Capita Income||# 997||18th|
|Diversity Index||# 339||72nd|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Ohio Census Data Comparison Tool.