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
25,152
51%
50.8
Male
24,157
49%
49.2
Total Population
49,309
 
313,914,040

Huntington, WV Age Breakdown

Age Group
Number
Percent
National Avg
Under 5 Years
2,390
4.8% 
6.3
5 to 9 Years
2,151
4.4% 
6.5
10 to 14 Years
2,535
5.1% 
6.6
15 to 19 Years
3,914
7.9% 
6.9
20 to 24 Years
5,826
11.8% 
7.2
25 to 34 Years
7,690
15.6% 
13.4
35 to 44 Years
5,601
11.4% 
13.0
45 to 54 Years
5,718
11.6% 
14.1
55 to 59 Years
3,550
7.2% 
6.6
60 to 64 Years
2,920
5.9% 
5.7
65 to 74 Years
3,364
6.8% 
7.6
75 to 84 Years
2,665
5.4% 
4.2
85 Years and Over
985
2.0% 
1.9
Age Statistics
Number
Percent
National Avg
18 Years and over
40,891
82.9%
76.5
Female
21,306
52.1%
51.4
Male
19,585
47.9%
48.6
21 Years and over
37,222
75.5%
72.1
62 Years and over
8,529
17.3%
17.1
65 Years and over
7,014
14.2%
13.7
Female
4,295
61.2%
56.4
Male
2,719
38.8%
43.6
Median Age (years)
35
NR
NR

Huntington, WV Race Breakdown

Race
Number
Percent
National Avg
One Race
47,623
96.6% 
97.1
White
43,221
87.7% 
73.9
Black or African American
3,893
7.9% 
12.6
American Indian and Alaska Native
105
0.2% 
0.8
Asian
337
0.7% 
5.0
Asian Indian
NR
NR 
1.0
Chinese
NR
NR 
1.2
Filipino
NR
NR 
0.8
Japanese
NR
NR 
0.2
Korean
NR
NR 
0.5
Vietnamese
NR
NR 
0.5
Other Asian
NR
NR 
0.7
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander
26
0.1% 
0.2
Native Hawaiian
NR
NR 
0.1
Guamanian or Chamorro
NR
NR 
0.0
Samoan
NR
NR 
0.0
Other Pacific Islander
NR
NR 
0.1
Some Other Race
41
0.1% 
4.6
Two or More Races
1,686
3.4% 
2.9
Hispanic Statistics
Number
Percent
National Avg
Hispanic or Latino (of any race)
483
1.0% 
16.9
Mexican
NR
NR 
10.8
Puerto Rican
NR
NR 
1.6
Cuban
NR
NR 
0.6
Other Hispanic or Latino
NR
NR 
3.8
Not Hispanic or Latino
48,826
99.0% 
83.1

Huntington, WV Educational Attainment

Education Level
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than 9th grade
 
5.8
9th to 12th grade, no diploma
 
7.9
High school graduate (includes equivalent)
 
28.0
Some college, no degree
 
21.3
Associate's Degree
 
8.0
Bachelor's Degree
 
18.2
Graduate or professional degree
 
10.9
Education Summary
Number
Percent
National Avg
< High School Graduate
0
0.0%
13.7
High School Graduate or Higher
0
0.0%
86.4
Bachelor's Degree or Higher
0
0.0%
29.1

Huntington, WV Marital Status

Marital Status
Number
Percent
National Avg
Never Married
0
0.0%
32.7%
Now Married
0
0.0%
48.0
Divorced
0
0.0%
11.1%
Separated
0
0.0%
2.2
Widowed
0%
0.0
5.9%

Huntington, WV Language Spoken at Home

Language
Number
Percent
National Avg
English Only
79
Languages other than english
21
Spainish
13
Other indo-european languages
3.8
Asian and Pacific islander languages
3.3
Other Languages
0.9

Huntington, WV Household Income

Household Income
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than $10,000
4,020
18.8%
7.7
$10,000 to $14,999
2,642
12.4%
5.6
$15,000 to $24,999
3,207
15.0%
11.1
$25,000 to $34,999
2,434
11.4%
10.4
$35,000 to $49,999
2,936
13.7%
13.8
$50,000 to $74,999
3,011
14.1%
18.0
$75,000 to $99,999
1,434
6.7%
11.9
$100,000 to $149,000
936
4.4%
12.4
$150,000 to $199,999
287
1.3%
4.6
$200,000 or more
446
2.1%
4.6
Median household income
28,201
 
51,371
Per capita income
19,520
 
27,319

Huntington, WV Employment Breakdown

Industry
Number
Percent
National Avg
Agriculture, forestry, fishing, hunting and mining
125
0.6%
2.0
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services
3,000
14.5%
9.6
Construction
1,185
5.7%
6.2
Educational services, health care and social assistance
6,057
29.2%
23.2
Finance, insurance, real estate, rental, and leasing
854
4.1%
6.6
Information
536
2.6%
2.1
Manufacturing
1,058
5.1%
10.5
Other services except public administration
997
4.8%
5.0
Professional, scientific, management, administrative and waste management services
1,975
9.5%
10.9
Public administration
861
4.2%
4.9
Retail trade
3,036
14.6%
11.6
Transportation, warehousing and utilities
632
3.0%
4.9
Wholesale trade
426
2.1%
2.6
Occupation
Number
Percent
National Avg
Construction, extraction, maintenance, and repair occupations
1,236
6.0%
9.0%
Management, professional, and related occupations
7,608
36.7%
36.1%
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations
1,700
8.2%
12.2%
Sales and office occupations
6,259
30.2%
24.5%
Service occupations
3,939
19.0%
18.3%

Huntington, WV Commute Statistics

Commute Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Workers 16 Years and over
20,250
 
 
Car, truck, or van - drove alone
16,058
79.3%
76.3
Car, truck, or van - carpooled
1,686
8.3%
9.7
Public transportation (excluding taxicab)
242
1.2%
5.0
Walked
1,699
8.4%
2.8
Other means
368
1.8%
1.8
Worked at home
197
1.0%
4.4
Mean travel time to work (Minutes)
16.7
 
25.7

Huntington, WV Vehicles per Household

Vehicles per Household
Number
Percent
National Avg
None
3,989
18.7%
9.2
1 vehicles
9,429
44.2%
34.1
2 vehicles
6,218
29.1%
37.3
3 or more
1,717
8.0%
19.3

Huntington, WV Housing Occupancy

Housing Occupancy
Number
Percent
National Avg
Total Housing Units
 
 
Occupied Housing Units
21,353
84.6%
87.6
Owner Occupied
10,812
50.6%
63.9
Renter Occupied
10,541
49.4%
36.1
Vacant Housing Units
3,874
15.4%
12.4
Homeowner Vacancy Rate
6
NR
NR
Rental Vacancy Rate
6
NR
NR
Average household size of owner-occupied unit
2.3
NR
2.7
Average household size of renter-occupied unit
2.0
NR
2.5

Huntington, WV Rooms per Residence

Rooms per Residence
Number
Percent
National Avg
Total Housing Units
25,227
1 room
659
2.6%
1.9
2 rooms
768
3.0%
2.5
3 rooms
2,934
11.6%
9.2
4 rooms
4,233
16.8%
16.7
5 rooms
4,482
17.8%
20.5
6 rooms
4,457
17.7%
18.1
7 rooms
3,302
13.1%
12.2
8 rooms
2,180
8.6%
8.4
9 rooms or more
2,212
8.8%
10.4
Median Rooms
5
 

Huntington, WV Structure Type Statistics

Structure Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Total Housing Units
25,227
 
 
1-unit, detached
16,423
65.1%
61.6
1-unit, attached
306
1.2%
5.8
2-units
1,910
7.6%
3.8
3 or 4 units
1,526
6.0%
4.4
5 to 9 units
1,633
6.5%
4.8
10 to 19 units
1,514
6.0%
4.5
20 or more units
1,636
6.5%
8.7
Mobile home
279
1.1%
6.4
Boat, RV, van, etc.
0
0.0%
0.1

Huntington, WV Housing Age Statistics

Housing Age
Number
Percent
National Avg
1939 or earlier
8,079
32.0%
13.4%
1940 to 1949
5,022
19.9%
5.3%
1950 to 1959
4,476
17.7%
10.9%
1960 to 1969
2,528
10.0%
11.0%
1970 to 1979
2,092
8.3%
15.8%
1980 to 1989
1,033
4.1%
13.8%
1990 to 1999
957
3.8%
13.9%
2000 to 2004
994
3.9%
14.9%
2005 or later
46
0.2%
0.9%

Huntington, WV Household Heating

Heating Fuel Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Utility Gas
13,449
63.0%
48.8
Bottled, tank, or LP gas
209
1.0%
4.8
Electricity
7,305
34.2%
36.9
Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
137
0.6%
5.9
Coal or coke
0
0.0%
0.1
Wood
52
0.2%
2.1
Solar energy
0
0.0%
0.0
Other fuel
142
0.7%
0.4
No fuel used
59
0.3%
0.9

Huntington, WV Mortgage Statistics

Mortgage Payments
Number
Percent
National Avg
With Mortgage
5,810
 
48726257.0
Less than $300
36
0.6%
0.2
$300 to $499
364
6.3%
1.9%
$500 to $699
1,098
18.9%
5.7%
$700 to $999
2,149
37.0%
15.6%
$1,000 to 1,499
1,506
25.9%
28.7%
$1,500 to 1,999
389
6.7%
19.8%
$2,000 or more
268
4.6%
28.0%
Not Computed
Mortgage Payment as % of Income
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than 20.0%
2,680
46.2%
38.2%
20.0% to 24.9%
880
15.2%
16.2%
25.0% to 29.9%
463
8.0%
11.7%
30.0% to 34.9%
477
8.2%
8.2%
35.0% or more
1,296
22.4%
25.8%
Not Computed
14
NR
NR

Huntington, WV Rent Statistics

Rent Payment Amount
Number
Percent
National Avg
Specified Renter-Occupied Units
9,610 
 
39,629,329 
Less than $200
549
5.7%
1.8%
$200 to $299
698
7.3%
3.2%
$300 to $499
2,151
7.3%
8.2%
$500 to $749
3,629
37.8%
23.0%
$750 to $999
1,579
16.4%
24.3%
$1,000 to $1,499
830
8.6%
25.2%
$1,500 or more
174
1.8%
14.1%
No Cash Rent
931
NR
2,220,955
Median (Dollars)
578
NR
884
Rent Payment as % of Income
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than 15.0%
1,191
13.2%
11.8%
15.0% to 19.9%
711
7.9%
12.2%
20.0% to 24.9%
707
7.8%
12.5%
25.0% to 29.9%
940
10.4%
11.5%
30.0% to 34.9%
885
9.8%
8.9%
35.0% or more
4,606
51.0%
43.1%
Not Computed
1,501
NR
NR

Huntington, WV Property Value

Property Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Specified Owner-Occupied Units
10,812
 
74,119,256
Less then $50,000
1,968
18.2%
9.2%
$50,000 to $99,999
4,551
42.1%
9.2%
$100,000 to $149,000
2,165
20.0%
16.5%
$150,000 to $199,000
901
8.3%
15.3%
$200,000 to $299,999
739
6.8%
18.1%
$300,000 to $499,999
349
3.2%
14.9%
$500,000 to $999,999
139
1.3%
7.7%
$1,000,000 or more
0
0.0%
2.0%
Median (Dollars)
85,900
 
171,900