Huntington, WV Demographic Data

Huntington, WV Summary

Huntington is located in Cabell County in West Virginia
  • Population: 49,309
  • Area: 18.46 sq. miles
    • Land Area: 16.22 sq. miles
    • Water Area: 2.24 sq. miles
  • Population Density: 2,670.69 people per sq. mile
  • Elevation: 566.60 ft
  • Time Zone: Eastern Standard Time (GMT -5)
  • Daylight Savings: Yes

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Huntington, WV Gender Breakdown

Gender
Number
Percent
National Avg
Female
25,386
52%
50.8
Male
23,667
48%
49.2
Total Population
49,053
 
318,857,056

Huntington, WV Age Breakdown

Age Group
Number
Percent
National Avg
Under 5 Years
2,650
5.4% 
6.2
5 to 9 Years
2,318
4.7% 
6.4
10 to 14 Years
2,636
5.4% 
6.5
15 to 19 Years
3,650
7.4% 
6.7
20 to 24 Years
6,015
12.3% 
7.1
25 to 34 Years
7,384
15.1% 
13.6
35 to 44 Years
5,443
11.1% 
12.8
45 to 54 Years
5,386
11.0% 
13.6
55 to 59 Years
3,320
6.8% 
6.7
60 to 64 Years
3,012
6.1% 
5.9
65 to 74 Years
3,644
7.4% 
8.3
75 to 84 Years
2,579
5.3% 
4.3
85 Years and Over
1,016
2.1% 
1.9
Age Statistics
Number
Percent
National Avg
18 Years and over
40,153
81.9%
76.9
Male
19,093
47.6%
48.6
Female
21,060
52.4%
51.4
21 Years and over
36,555
74.5%
72.7
62 Years and over
8,856
18.1%
17.9
65 Years and over
7,239
14.8%
14.5
Male
2,911
40.2%
44.0
Female
4,328
59.8%
56.0
Median Age (years)
35
NR
NR

Huntington, WV Race Breakdown

Race
Number
Percent
National Avg
One Race
47,275
96.4% 
97.0
White
42,593
86.8% 
73.4
Black or African American
3,965
8.1% 
12.7
American Indian and Alaska Native
98
0.2% 
0.8
Asian
522
1.1% 
5.2
Asian Indian
101
0.2% 
1.1
Chinese
199
0.4% 
1.2
Filipino
10
0.0% 
0.9
Japanese
41
0.1% 
0.2
Korean
32
0.1% 
0.5
Vietnamese
107
0.2% 
0.5
Other Asian
32
0.1% 
0.8
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander
45
0.1% 
0.2
Native Hawaiian
45
0.1% 
0.1
Guamanian or Chamorro
0
0.0% 
0.0
Samoan
0
0.0% 
0.0
Other Pacific Islander
0
0.0% 
0.1
Some Other Race
52
0.1% 
4.7
Two or More Races
1,778
3.6% 
3.0
Hispanic Statistics
Number
Percent
National Avg
Hispanic or Latino (of any race)
595
1.2% 
17.3
Mexican
280
0.6% 
11.1
Puerto Rican
44
0.1% 
1.7
Cuban
64
0.1% 
0.6
Other Hispanic or Latino
207
0.4% 
4.0
Not Hispanic or Latino
48,458
98.8% 
82.7

Huntington, WV Educational Attainment

Education Level
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than 9th grade
1,164
3.7% 
5.6
9th to 12th grade, no diploma
3,295
10.4% 
7.5
High school graduate (includes equivalent)
9,015
28.4% 
27.7
Some college, no degree
6,982
22.0% 
21.0
Associate's Degree
2,194
6.9% 
8.2
Bachelor's Degree
4,851
15.3% 
18.7
Graduate or professional degree
4,283
13.5% 
11.4
Education Summary
Number
Percent
National Avg
< High School Graduate
4,459
14.1%
13.1
High School Graduate or Higher
27,325
86.1%
87.0
Bachelor's Degree or Higher
9,134
28.8%
30.1

Huntington, WV Marital Status

Marital Status
Number
Percent
National Avg
Never Married
16,493
39.8%
33.3%
Now Married
14,107
34.0%
47.7
Divorced
6,949
16.8%
11.0%
Separated
926
2.2%
2.1
Widowed
2,974
7.2
5.9%

Huntington, WV Language Spoken at Home

Language
Number
Percent
National Avg
English Only
44,895
96.8%
78.9%
Languages other than english
1,508
3.2%
21.1%
Spanish
448
1.0%
13.1%
Other indo-european languages
387
0.8%
3.6%
Asian and Pacific islander languages
459
1.0%
3.4%
Other Languages
214
0.5%
1.0%

Huntington, WV Household Income

Household Income
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than $10,000
3,860
18.3%
7.3
$10,000 to $14,999
2,354
11.1%
5.3
$15,000 to $24,999
3,563
16.8%
10.5
$25,000 to $34,999
2,051
9.7%
10.0
$35,000 to $49,999
2,925
13.8%
13.5
$50,000 to $74,999
2,746
13.0%
17.8
$75,000 to $99,999
1,553
7.3%
12.0
$100,000 to $149,000
1,230
5.8%
13.1
$150,000 to $199,999
313
1.5%
5.2
$200,000 or more
553
2.6%
5.3
Median household income
28,673
 
53,657
Per capita income
21,173
 
28,889

Huntington, WV Employment Breakdown

Industry
Number
Percent
National Avg
Agriculture, forestry, fishing, hunting and mining
134
0.7%
2.0
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services
2,361
12.0%
9.8
Construction
928
4.7%
6.3
Educational services, health care and social assistance
6,928
35.3%
23.0
Finance, insurance, real estate, rental, and leasing
735
3.7%
6.5
Information
526
2.7%
2.2
Manufacturing
1,032
5.3%
10.3
Other services except public administration
794
4.0%
4.9
Professional, scientific, management, administrative and waste management services
1,647
8.4%
11.1
Public administration
610
3.1%
4.7
Retail trade
2,952
15.0%
11.5
Transportation, warehousing and utilities
599
3.0%
5.0
Wholesale trade
395
2.0%
2.7
Occupation
Number
Percent
National Avg
Management, professional, and related occupations
7,575
38.6%
36.9%
Service occupations
3,862
19.7%
18.2%
Sales and office occupations
5,584
28.4%
23.7%
Construction, extraction, maintenance, and repair occupations
1,074
5.5%
8.9%
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations
1,546
7.9%
12.3%

Huntington, WV Commute Statistics

Commute Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Workers 16 Years and over
19,178
 
 
Car, truck, or van - drove alone
15,320
79.9%
76.5
Car, truck, or van - carpooled
1,280
6.7%
9.2
Public transportation (excluding taxicab)
291
1.5%
5.2
Walked
1,465
7.6%
2.7
Other means
482
2.5%
1.9
Worked at home
340
1.8%
4.5
Mean travel time to work (Minutes)
17.1
 
26.0

Huntington, WV Vehicles per Household

Vehicles per Household
Number
Percent
National Avg
None
4,148
19.6%
9.1
1 vehicles
8,799
41.6%
33.7
2 vehicles
6,418
30.3%
37.3
3 or more
1,783
8.4%
19.9

Huntington, WV Housing Occupancy

Housing Occupancy
Number
Percent
National Avg
Total Housing Units
 
 
Occupied Housing Units
21,148
84.5%
87.5
Owner Occupied
10,908
51.6%
63.1
Renter Occupied
10,240
48.4%
36.9
Vacant Housing Units
3,885
15.5%
12.5
Homeowner Vacancy Rate
4
NR
NR
Rental Vacancy Rate
7
NR
NR
Average household size of owner-occupied unit
2.3
NR
2.7
Average household size of renter-occupied unit
2.1
NR
2.6

Huntington, WV Rooms per Residence

Rooms per Residence
Number
Percent
National Avg
Total Housing Units
25,033
1 room
589
2.4%
2.0
2 rooms
802
3.2%
2.5
3 rooms
2,863
11.4%
9.2
4 rooms
3,882
15.5%
16.6
5 rooms
4,539
18.1%
20.4
6 rooms
4,281
17.1%
17.9
7 rooms
3,392
13.6%
12.1
8 rooms
2,271
9.1%
8.4
9 rooms or more
2,414
9.6%
10.8
Median Rooms
6
 

Huntington, WV Structure Type Statistics

Structure Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Total Housing Units
25,033
 
 
1-unit, detached
16,275
65.0%
61.5
1-unit, attached
416
1.7%
5.8
2-units
1,798
7.2%
3.8
3 or 4 units
1,408
5.6%
4.5
5 to 9 units
1,634
6.5%
4.9
10 to 19 units
1,382
5.5%
4.6
20 or more units
1,729
6.9%
8.7
Mobile home
391
1.6%
6.3
Boat, RV, van, etc.
0
0.0%
0.1

Huntington, WV Housing Age Statistics

Housing Age
Number
Percent
National Avg
1939 or earlier
8,646
34.5%
13.1%
1940 to 1949
4,127
16.5%
5.2%
1950 to 1959
4,000
16.0%
10.6%
1960 to 1969
2,516
10.1%
11.0%
1970 to 1979
2,499
10.0%
15.7%
1980 to 1989
1,077
4.3%
13.7%
1990 to 1999
984
3.9%
14.0%
2000 to 2004
2005 or later

Huntington, WV Household Heating

Heating Fuel Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Utility Gas
13,028
61.6%
48.5
Bottled, tank, or LP gas
157
0.7%
4.8
Electricity
7,527
35.6%
37.4
Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
86
0.4%
5.3
Coal or coke
9
0.0%
0.1
Wood
93
0.4%
2.1
Solar energy
0
0.0%
0.1
Other fuel
161
0.8%
0.5
No fuel used
87
0.4%
1.2

Huntington, WV Mortgage Statistics

Mortgage Payments
Number
Percent
National Avg
With Mortgage
5,944
 
47174889.0
Less than $300
34
0.6%
0.3
$300 to $499
220
3.7%
1.8%
$500 to $699
1,195
20.1%
5.6%
$700 to $999
2,116
35.6%
15.7%
$1,000 to 1,499
1,495
25.2%
29.2%
$1,500 to 1,999
526
8.8%
19.9%
$2,000 or more
358
6.0%
27.6%
Not Computed
Mortgage Payment as % of Income
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than 20.0%
2,816
47.6%
42.1%
20.0% to 24.9%
913
15.4%
16.0%
25.0% to 29.9%
502
8.5%
11.1%
30.0% to 34.9%
397
6.7%
7.4%
35.0% or more
1,288
21.8%
23.4%
Not Computed
28
NR
NR

Huntington, WV Rent Statistics

Rent Payment Amount
Number
Percent
National Avg
Specified Renter-Occupied Units
9,495 
 
40,975,355 
Less than $200
471
5.0%
1.4%
$200 to $299
747
7.9%
3.1%
$300 to $499
1,823
7.9%
7.0%
$500 to $749
3,761
39.6%
20.4%
$750 to $999
1,612
17.0%
24.1%
$1,000 to $1,499
886
9.3%
27.2%
$1,500 or more
195
2.1%
16.8%
No Cash Rent
745
NR
2,292,077
Median (Dollars)
609
NR
934
Rent Payment as % of Income
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than 15.0%
1,096
12.3%
12.0%
15.0% to 19.9%
832
9.3%
12.3%
20.0% to 24.9%
768
8.6%
12.6%
25.0% to 29.9%
949
10.6%
11.4%
30.0% to 34.9%
798
9.0%
9.2%
35.0% or more
4,471
50.2%
42.6%
Not Computed
1,326
NR
NR

Huntington, WV Property Value

Property Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Specified Owner-Occupied Units
10,908
 
73,991,995
Less then $50,000
1,784
16.4%
9.8%
$50,000 to $99,999
4,462
40.9%
9.8%
$100,000 to $149,000
2,185
20.0%
15.2%
$150,000 to $199,000
1,045
9.6%
14.7%
$200,000 to $299,999
902
8.3%
18.2%
$300,000 to $499,999
377
3.5%
16.1%
$500,000 to $999,999
145
1.3%
8.8%
$1,000,000 or more
8
0.1%
2.4%
Median (Dollars)
89,100
 
181,200