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
25,385
52%
50.8
Male
23,559
48%
49.2
Total Population
48,944
 
321,419,000

Huntington, WV Age Breakdown

Age Group
Number
Percent
National Avg
Under 5 Years
2,879
5.9% 
6.2
5 to 9 Years
2,151
4.4% 
6.4
10 to 14 Years
2,473
5.1% 
6.4
15 to 19 Years
3,750
7.7% 
6.7
20 to 24 Years
6,135
12.5% 
7.0
25 to 34 Years
7,083
14.5% 
13.7
35 to 44 Years
5,382
11.0% 
12.7
45 to 54 Years
5,500
11.2% 
13.4
55 to 59 Years
3,037
6.2% 
6.7
60 to 64 Years
3,218
6.6% 
6.0
65 to 74 Years
3,885
7.9% 
8.6
75 to 84 Years
2,331
4.8% 
4.4
85 Years and Over
1,120
2.3% 
1.9
Age Statistics
Number
Percent
National Avg
18 Years and over
40,036
81.8%
77.1
Female
20,957
52.3%
51.4
Male
19,079
47.7%
48.6
21 Years and over
36,424
74.4%
72.9
62 Years and over
9,070
18.5%
18.3
65 Years and over
7,336
15.0%
14.9
Female
4,320
58.9%
55.9
Male
3,016
41.1%
44.1
Median Age (years)
35
NR
NR

Huntington, WV Race Breakdown

Race
Number
Percent
National Avg
One Race
47,133
96.3% 
96.9
White
42,420
86.7% 
73.1
Black or African American
3,921
8.0% 
12.7
American Indian and Alaska Native
142
0.3% 
0.8
Asian
563
1.2% 
5.4
Asian Indian
81
0.2% 
1.2
Chinese
246
0.5% 
1.3
Filipino
16
0.0% 
0.9
Japanese
44
0.1% 
0.2
Korean
51
0.1% 
0.5
Vietnamese
106
0.2% 
0.5
Other Asian
19
0.0% 
0.8
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander
31
0.1% 
0.2
Native Hawaiian
31
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
56
0.1% 
4.8
Two or More Races
1,811
3.7% 
3.1
Hispanic Statistics
Number
Percent
National Avg
Hispanic or Latino (of any race)
793
1.6% 
17.6
Mexican
409
0.8% 
11.1
Puerto Rican
102
0.2% 
1.7
Cuban
102
0.2% 
0.7
Other Hispanic or Latino
180
0.4% 
4.1
Not Hispanic or Latino
48,151
98.4% 
82.4

Huntington, WV Educational Attainment

Education Level
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than 9th grade
1,073
3.4% 
5.5
9th to 12th grade, no diploma
2,944
9.3% 
7.3
High school graduate (includes equivalent)
8,751
27.7% 
27.6
Some college, no degree
6,980
22.1% 
20.7
Associate's Degree
2,397
7.6% 
8.2
Bachelor's Degree
5,117
16.2% 
19.0
Graduate or professional degree
4,294
13.6% 
11.6
Education Summary
Number
Percent
National Avg
< High School Graduate
4,017
12.7%
12.8
High School Graduate or Higher
27,539
87.2%
87.1
Bachelor's Degree or Higher
9,411
29.8%
30.6

Huntington, WV Marital Status

Marital Status
Number
Percent
National Avg
Never Married
16,592
40.0%
33.5%
Now Married
13,881
33.5%
47.5
Divorced
7,128
17.2%
11.0%
Separated
919
2.2%
2.1
Widowed
2,921
7.0
5.8%

Huntington, WV Language Spoken at Home

Language
Number
Percent
National Avg
English Only
44,404
96.4%
78.5%
Languages other than english
1,661
3.6%
21.5%
Spanish
548
1.2%
13.3%
Other indo-european languages
289
0.6%
3.7%
Asian and Pacific islander languages
591
1.3%
3.5%
Other Languages
233
0.5%
1.0%

Huntington, WV Household Income

Household Income
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than $10,000
3,741
0.0%
0.0
$10,000 to $14,999
2,213
0.0%
0.0
$15,000 to $24,999
3,523
0.0%
0.0
$25,000 to $34,999
2,026
0.0%
0.0
$35,000 to $49,999
2,768
0.0%
0.0
$50,000 to $74,999
2,951
0.0%
0.0
$75,000 to $99,999
1,610
0.0%
0.0
$100,000 to $149,000
1,233
0.0%
0.0
$150,000 to $199,999
306
0.0%
0.0
$200,000 or more
641
0.0%
0.0
Median household income
29,873
 
55,775
Per capita income
21,860
 
29,979

Huntington, WV Employment Breakdown

Industry
Number
Percent
National Avg
Agriculture, forestry, fishing, hunting and mining
102
0.5%
1.9
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services
2,352
12.0%
9.8
Construction
741
3.8%
6.4
Educational services, health care and social assistance
7,251
37.1%
22.9
Finance, insurance, real estate, rental, and leasing
706
3.6%
6.5
Information
425
2.2%
2.1
Manufacturing
1,083
5.5%
10.3
Other services except public administration
775
4.0%
4.9
Professional, scientific, management, administrative and waste management services
1,633
8.4%
11.3
Public administration
594
3.0%
4.6
Retail trade
2,868
14.7%
11.5
Transportation, warehousing and utilities
516
2.6%
5.1
Wholesale trade
480
2.5%
2.7
Occupation
Number
Percent
National Avg
Construction, extraction, maintenance, and repair occupations
1,044
5.3%
9.0%
Management, professional, and related occupations
7,699
39.4%
37.1%
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations
1,555
8.0%
12.3%
Sales and office occupations
5,441
27.9%
23.6%
Service occupations
3,787
19.4%
18.0%

Huntington, WV Commute Statistics

Commute Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Workers 16 Years and over
19,019
 
 
Car, truck, or van - drove alone
14,836
78.0%
76.6
Car, truck, or van - carpooled
1,323
7.0%
9.0
Public transportation (excluding taxicab)
385
2.0%
5.2
Walked
1,432
7.5%
2.8
Other means
565
3.0%
1.8
Worked at home
478
2.5%
4.6
Mean travel time to work (Minutes)
17.0
 
26.0

Huntington, WV Vehicles per Household

Vehicles per Household
Number
Percent
National Avg
None
4,186
19.9%
8.9
1 vehicles
8,586
40.9%
33.5
2 vehicles
6,403
30.5%
37.2
3 or more
1,837
8.7%
20.3

Huntington, WV Housing Occupancy

Housing Occupancy
Number
Percent
National Avg
Total Housing Units
 
 
Occupied Housing Units
21,012
83.3%
87.7
Owner Occupied
10,878
51.8%
63.0
Renter Occupied
10,134
48.2%
37.0
Vacant Housing Units
4,214
16.7%
12.3
Homeowner Vacancy Rate
4
NR
NR
Rental Vacancy Rate
7
NR
NR
Average household size of owner-occupied unit
2.0
NR
3.0
Average household size of renter-occupied unit
2.0
NR
3.0

Huntington, WV Rooms per Residence

Rooms per Residence
Number
Percent
National Avg
Total Housing Units
25,226
1 room
663
2.6%
2.3
2 rooms
916
3.6%
2.5
3 rooms
3,015
12.0%
9.0
4 rooms
3,734
14.8%
16.6
5 rooms
4,500
17.8%
20.0
6 rooms
4,416
17.5%
17.9
7 rooms
3,255
12.9%
12.1
8 rooms
2,127
8.4%
8.5
9 rooms or more
2,600
10.3%
11.1
Median Rooms
6
 

Huntington, WV Structure Type Statistics

Structure Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Total Housing Units
25,226
 
 
1-unit, detached
16,027
63.5%
61.4
1-unit, attached
446
1.8%
5.8
2-units
1,903
7.5%
3.7
3 or 4 units
1,584
6.3%
4.5
5 to 9 units
1,531
6.1%
4.8
10 to 19 units
1,544
6.1%
4.6
20 or more units
1,827
7.2%
8.8
Mobile home
353
1.4%
6.3
Boat, RV, van, etc.
11
0.0%
0.1

Huntington, WV Housing Age Statistics

Housing Age
Number
Percent
National Avg
1939 or earlier
8,820
35.0%
13.0%
1940 to 1949
3,969
15.7%
5.1%
1950 to 1959
4,137
16.4%
10.5%
1960 to 1969
2,394
9.5%
10.8%
1970 to 1979
2,688
10.7%
15.5%
1980 to 1989
1,094
4.3%
13.6%
1990 to 1999
911
3.6%
14.0%
2000 to 2009
884
3.5%
14.5%
2010 to 2013
329
1.3%
2.5%
2014 or later
0
0.0%
0.5%

Huntington, WV Household Heating

Heating Fuel Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Utility Gas
12,756
60.7%
48.2
Bottled, tank, or LP gas
147
0.7%
4.7
Electricity
7,642
36.4%
38.2
Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
101
0.5%
5.1
Coal or coke
10
0.0%
0.1
Wood
62
0.3%
2.0
Solar energy
19
0.1%
0.1
Other fuel
176
0.8%
0.5
No fuel used
99
0.5%
1.2

Huntington, WV Mortgage Statistics

Mortgage Payments
Number
Percent
National Avg
Housing units with a mortgage
5,864
 
47140700.0
$2,500 to $2,999
101
1.7%
6.8%
$2,000 to $2,499
139
2.4%
11.8%
$3,000 or more
146
2.5%
9.9%
Less than $500
271
4.6%
1.5%
$1,500 to 1,999
450
7.7%
20.3%
$1,000 to 1,499
1,512
25.8%
29.2%
$500 to $999
3,245
55.3%
20.5%
Mortgage Payment as % of Income
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than 20.0%
2,980
51.2%
43.6%
20.0% to 24.9%
804
13.8%
15.9%
25.0% to 29.9%
477
8.2%
10.9%
30.0% to 34.9%
343
5.9%
7.3%
35.0% or more
1,221
21.0%
22.3%
Not Computed
39
NR
NR

Huntington, WV Rent Statistics

Rent Payment Amount
Number
Percent
National Avg
Occupied Units Paying Rent
9,396 
 
41,410,200 
$2,500 to $2,999
0
0.0%
1.7%
$3,000 or more
0
0.0%
1.5%
$2,000 to $2,499
11
0.1%
4.1%
$1,500 to $1,999
203
2.2%
11.0%
$1,000 to $1,499
753
8.0%
27.9%
Less than $500
3,137
33.4%
11.0%
$500 to $999
5,292
56.3%
42.7%
No Cash Rent
738
NR
2,291,570
Median (Dollars)
610
NR
959
Rent Payment as % of Income
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than 15.0%
1,163
13.1%
12.6%
15.0% to 19.9%
901
10.1%
12.5%
20.0% to 24.9%
842
9.5%
12.8%
25.0% to 29.9%
925
10.4%
11.5%
30.0% to 34.9%
915
10.3%
9.2%
35.0% or more
4,162
46.7%
41.4%
Not Computed
1,226
NR
NR

Huntington, WV Property Value

Property Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Specified Owner-Occupied Units
10,878
 
74,506,500
Less then $50,000
1,774
16.3%
7.5%
$50,000 to $99,999
4,313
39.6%
7.5%
$100,000 to $149,000
2,238
20.6%
15.0%
$150,000 to $199,000
1,120
10.3%
14.8%
$200,000 to $299,999
791
7.3%
18.8%
$300,000 to $499,999
452
4.2%
17.3%
$500,000 to $999,999
171
1.6%
9.7%
$1,000,000 or more
19
0.2%
2.7%
Median (Dollars)
90,600
 
194,500
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