Approximately how many streets in the U.S. are named after Martin Luther King Jr.?
In the U.S. alone, approximately 955 streets bear the name of slain civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr according to an analysis published last year. Martin Luther King streets cross a diversity of neighborhoods — rural and urban, residential and commercial, large and small and are can be found in 41 states, Washington, D.C. and Puerto Rico. The majority of streets named after him are in Georgia, the state where he was born. Just months after King’s assassination in 1968, Chicago became the first city to rename a street for King.
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