|Year||Population||Rank in US||Growth Rate|
Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Martins Ferry is 6,216. Martins Ferry, Ohio is the 4,246th largest city in the US.
Martins Ferry is located entirely in Belmont County.
The peak population of Martins Ferry was in 1990, when its population was 8,079. In 1990, Martins Ferry was the 2,903rd largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 4,246th largest city in the US. Martins Ferry is currently 23.1% smaller than it was in 1990.
Martins Ferry has shrunk 11.9% since the year 2000. Martins Ferry, Ohio's growth is extremely below average. 98% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.
Martins Ferry has a population density of 2,969.1 people per square mile.
|4312||The Village of Indian Hill||6,037||2.7%|
|4241||Orange City, Iowa||6,228||10.5%|
|4243||South Williamsport, Pennsylvania||6,224||-2.7%|
|4245||Roseland, New Jersey||6,219||17.4%|
|4246||Martins Ferry, Ohio||6,216||-11.9%|
|4248||Fair Haven, New Jersey||6,204||4.1%|
|4251||Pembroke Park, Florida||6,195||28.2%|
The total voting age population of Martins Ferry, Ohio, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 5,256. The voting age population is 48.5% male and 51.5% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 19.9% of the residents of Martins Ferry are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Martins Ferry are 87.7% White, 9.0% Black, 2.9% Two or more races and 0.3% American Indian. Additionally, 1.2% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In Martins Ferry, 18.4% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 30.6%. On a per-household basis, 13.4% of families are below the poverty line in Martins Ferry.
Among those aged 16 and older, 58.0% of Martins Ferry residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 89.0% of Martins Ferry residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 13.2% have a bachelor's degree and 3.0% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Martins Ferry residents aged 5 and older, 1.6% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 0.9% of residents speak Spanish at home, 0.5% speak an Indo-European language, and 0.3% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Martins Ferry is 6.3%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Martins Ferry, 6.5% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in Martins Ferry is $42,348.
In Martins Ferry, 63.9% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 36.1% of housing units in Martins Ferry.
Of all the housing units in Martins Ferry, 41.1% of them were build before 1940.
In Martins Ferry, 1.7% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Martins Ferry is $538.
In Martins Ferry, 72.8% of households have an active broadband internet connection.