Huntington, West Virginia

Population 49,309

Huntington is located in Cabell County, WV. The population is 49,309, making Huntington the largest city in Cabell County and the 2nd largest city in the state of West Virginia.

There are 17 public schools in Huntington with an average Homefacts rating of C+. The total crime rate for Huntington is high , and there are 175 registered sex offenders residing in the city. Unemployment in Huntington is moderate and the median home sales price is $0. Detailed and up-to-date Huntington property reports are available for any property address.

Cities near Huntington include Chesapeake, Proctorville and Union Township.

Huntington Neighborhood Report


School Rating is Above average
  • No High School Diploma: 12.5%
  • High School Graduate or Higher: 58.4%
  • Bachelor's Degree or Higher: 29%

Crime Rate

46.2% Higher than national avg.
  • Auto theft: 414
  • Violent Crimes: 723
  • Robbery: 129
  • Burglary: 998
  • Property Crime: 3
  • Larceny Theft: 2

Registered Offenders

67.28% Higher than national avg.
  • 175 offenders in Huntington
  • 35.49 offenders/10,000 residents

Environmental Hazards

334 Found nearby
  • Brownfields: 16
  • Registered Polluters: 18
  • Superfunds: 23
  • Tanks & Spills: 277


Moderate 4.1%
  • West Virginia unemployment average: 4.3%
  • National unemployment average: 3.7%

Property Values

Median Property Value $0

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17 Public Schools view public schools

There are 17 K-12 public schools in Huntington, WV and 5 private schools. Homefacts rates Huntington's schools as Above average, with an overall C+ rating.

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175 Registered Offenders search the registered offender database

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*100 is national avg. Greater than 100 means higher crime, lower means less crime.
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10 Building Permits View All

  • In 2014, the city of Huntington, WV issued 10 building permits. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes. Of those 10 permits, were issued for single family homes and 10 were issued for multi-family homes.
  • In 2013, the city of Huntington, WV issued 24 building permits. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes. Of those 24 permits, 2 were issued for single family homes and 22 were issued for multi-family homes.
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Fair Market Rents

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  • Property Type Rent
  • Studio: $582
  • 1 Bedroom: $672
  • 2 Bedrooms: $812
  • 3 Bedrooms: $1,082
  • 4 Bedrooms: $1,212

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Environmental Hazards

334 Environmental Hazards

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Health Hazards

  • Air Quality HEALTHY (362/384)
    Huntington, WV has 94.27% good air quality.
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  • Radon ZONE 2 COUNTY
    Huntington, WV is a yellow zone.
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  • UV Index MODERATE 4.32 Average
    Huntington, WV is a moderate risk area for ultra-violet rays.
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Average Monthly Temperature

  • January 33.1°
  • February 37.17°
  • March 47.26°
  • April 57.98°
  • May 65.24°
  • June 73.26°
  • July 75.77°
  • August 75.28°
  • September 68.35°
  • October 56.43°
  • November 46.15°
  • December 33.53°

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Natural Disasters

Probability of Natural Disasters for Huntington, WV

Huntington, WV has a very low risk of earthquakes.
Huntington, WV has no risk of hurricanes.
Huntington, WV has a high risk of hail storms.
Huntington, WV has a very low risk of tornadoes.

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Median Household Income

Median Household Income in Huntington, WV: $29,834


Unemployment in Huntington is 4.1%. It is moderate in comparison to the state and national averages, 4.3% and 3.7% respectively

Workforce Breakdown

Blue Collar - 34.89%
White Collar - 65.11%


State Representatives

  • Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin
  • Sen. Shelley Moore Capito
  • Sen. Joe Manchin III

City Representatives

  • Evan Jenkins

Neighborhood Info

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Nearest Major Airports

36 FCC Towers view all

1 Police Station view all

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