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
25,336
52%
50.8
Male
23,399
48%
49.2
Total Population
48,735
 
323,128,000

Huntington, WV Age Breakdown

Age Group
Number
Percent
National Avg
Under 5 Years
2,786
5.7% 
6.1
5 to 9 Years
2,470
5.1% 
6.3
10 to 14 Years
2,502
5.1% 
6.4
15 to 19 Years
3,779
7.8% 
6.7
20 to 24 Years
6,665
13.7% 
6.9
25 to 34 Years
6,462
13.3% 
13.7
35 to 44 Years
5,409
11.1% 
12.6
45 to 54 Years
5,434
11.2% 
13.2
55 to 59 Years
2,898
5.9% 
6.7
60 to 64 Years
3,075
6.3% 
6.1
65 to 74 Years
3,973
8.2% 
8.9
75 to 84 Years
2,190
4.5% 
4.4
85 Years and Over
1,092
2.2% 
1.9
Age Statistics
Number
Percent
National Avg
18 Years and over
39,657
81.4%
77.2
Female
20,950
52.8%
51.3
Male
18,707
47.2%
48.7
21 Years and over
35,711
73.3%
73.1
62 Years and over
8,914
18.3%
18.8
65 Years and over
7,255
14.9%
15.2
Female
4,251
58.6%
55.8
Male
3,004
41.4%
44.2
Median Age (years)
35
0.0%
0.0

Huntington, WV Race Breakdown

Race
Number
Percent
National Avg
One Race
47,065
96.6% 
96.8
White
42,073
86.3% 
72.6
Black or African American
4,050
8.3% 
12.7
American Indian and Alaska Native
101
0.2% 
0.8
Asian
732
1.5% 
5.4
Asian Indian
73
0.1% 
1.2
Chinese
396
0.8% 
1.3
Filipino
20
0.0% 
0.9
Japanese
37
0.1% 
0.2
Korean
74
0.2% 
0.4
Vietnamese
103
0.2% 
0.6
Other Asian
29
0.1% 
0.8
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander
33
0.1% 
0.2
Native Hawaiian
33
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
76
0.2% 
5.1
Two or More Races
1,670
3.4% 
3.2
Hispanic Statistics
Number
Percent
National Avg
Hispanic or Latino (of any race)
881
1.8% 
17.8
Mexican
465
1.0% 
11.2
Puerto Rican
97
0.2% 
1.7
Cuban
79
0.2% 
0.7
Other Hispanic or Latino
240
0.5% 
4.2
Not Hispanic or Latino
47,854
98.2% 
82.2

Huntington, WV Educational Attainment

Education Level
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than 9th grade
1,072
3.5% 
5.4
9th to 12th grade, no diploma
2,756
9.0% 
7.2
High school graduate (includes equivalent)
8,960
29.3% 
27.2
Some college, no degree
6,662
21.8% 
20.6
Associate's Degree
2,228
7.3% 
8.4
Bachelor's Degree
4,570
15.0% 
19.3
Graduate or professional degree
4,285
14.0% 
11.9
Education Summary
Number
Percent
National Avg
< High School Graduate
3,828
12.5%
12.6
High School Graduate or Higher
26,705
87.4%
87.4
Bachelor's Degree or Higher
8,855
29.0%
31.2

Huntington, WV Marital Status

Marital Status
Number
Percent
National Avg
Never Married
16,856
41.1%
33.7%
Now Married
13,516
33.0%
47.5
Divorced
7,020
17.1%
11.0%
Separated
797
1.9%
2.0
Widowed
2,788
6.8
5.8%

Huntington, WV Language Spoken at Home

Language
Number
Percent
National Avg
English Only
44,397
96.6%
78.4%
Languages other than english
1,552
3.4%
21.6%
Spanish
446
1.0%
13.3%
Other indo-european languages
253
0.6%
3.7%
Asian and Pacific islander languages
761
1.7%
3.5%
Other Languages
92
0.2%
1.1%

Huntington, WV Household Income

Household Income
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than $10,000
3,509
17.0%
6.7
$10,000 to $14,999
2,320
11.3%
4.8
$15,000 to $24,999
3,410
16.6%
9.7
$25,000 to $34,999
2,156
10.5%
9.5
$35,000 to $49,999
2,665
12.9%
13.0
$50,000 to $74,999
2,765
13.4%
17.7
$75,000 to $99,999
1,768
8.6%
12.3
$100,000 to $149,000
1,111
5.4%
14.0
$150,000 to $199,999
297
1.4%
5.8
$200,000 or more
589
2.9%
6.4
Median household income
29,834
 
57,617
Per capita income
21,449
 
31,128

Huntington, WV Employment Breakdown

Industry
Number
Percent
National Avg
Agriculture, forestry, fishing, hunting and mining
97
0.5%
1.7
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services
2,524
12.9%
9.8
Construction
675
3.5%
6.4
Educational services, health care and social assistance
7,406
38.0%
23.0
Finance, insurance, real estate, rental, and leasing
778
4.0%
6.6
Information
445
2.3%
2.1
Manufacturing
1,023
5.2%
10.1
Other services except public administration
708
3.6%
4.9
Professional, scientific, management, administrative and waste management services
1,606
8.2%
11.4
Public administration
494
2.5%
4.6
Retail trade
2,766
14.2%
11.5
Transportation, warehousing and utilities
507
2.6%
5.2
Wholesale trade
465
2.4%
2.7
Occupation
Number
Percent
National Avg
Construction, extraction, maintenance, and repair occupations
973
5.0%
8.8%
Management, professional, and related occupations
7,255
37.2%
37.6%
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations
1,536
7.9%
12.2%
Sales and office occupations
5,437
27.9%
23.3%
Service occupations
4,293
22.0%
18.1%

Huntington, WV Commute Statistics

Commute Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Workers 16 Years and over
19,025
 
 
Car, truck, or van - drove alone
14,578
76.6%
76.3
Car, truck, or van - carpooled
1,298
6.8%
9.0
Public transportation (excluding taxicab)
469
2.5%
5.1
Walked
1,521
8.0%
2.7
Other means
522
2.7%
1.8
Worked at home
637
3.3%
5.0
Mean travel time to work (Minutes)
17.5
 
26.6

Huntington, WV Vehicles per Household

Vehicles per Household
Number
Percent
National Avg
None
4,130
20.1%
8.7
1 vehicles
8,279
40.2%
33.2
2 vehicles
6,361
30.9%
37.1
3 or more
1,820
8.8%
21.0

Huntington, WV Housing Occupancy

Housing Occupancy
Number
Percent
National Avg
Total Housing Units
 
 
Occupied Housing Units
20,590
82.9%
87.6
Owner Occupied
10,529
51.1%
63.1
Renter Occupied
10,061
48.9%
36.9
Vacant Housing Units
4,261
17.1%
12.4
Homeowner Vacancy Rate
2
0.0%
0.0
Rental Vacancy Rate
7
0.0%
0.0
Average household size of owner-occupied unit
2.3
0.0%
2.7
Average household size of renter-occupied unit
2.1
0.0%
2.5

Huntington, WV Rooms per Residence

Rooms per Residence
Number
Percent
National Avg
Total Housing Units
24,851
1 room
662
2.7%
2.4
2 rooms
848
3.4%
2.7
3 rooms
2,898
11.7%
9.1
4 rooms
3,517
14.2%
16.5
5 rooms
4,587
18.5%
19.8
6 rooms
4,298
17.3%
17.8
7 rooms
3,203
12.9%
12.0
8 rooms
2,258
9.1%
8.6
9 rooms or more
2,580
10.4%
11.1
Median Rooms
6
 
0.0

Huntington, WV Structure Type Statistics

Structure Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Total Housing Units
24,851
 
 
1-unit, detached
15,837
63.7%
61.5
1-unit, attached
457
1.8%
5.9
2-units
1,885
7.6%
3.6
3 or 4 units
1,368
5.5%
4.4
5 to 9 units
1,551
6.2%
4.8
10 to 19 units
1,520
6.1%
4.4
20 or more units
1,877
7.6%
9.0
Mobile home
343
1.4%
6.2
Boat, RV, van, etc.
13
0.1%
0.1

Huntington, WV Housing Age Statistics

Housing Age
Number
Percent
National Avg
1939 or earlier
8,769
35.3%
12.8%
1940 to 1949
3,608
14.5%
5.0%
1950 to 1959
4,010
16.1%
10.4%
1960 to 1969
2,580
10.4%
10.7%
1970 to 1979
2,705
10.9%
15.3%
1980 to 1989
1,090
4.4%
13.5%
1990 to 1999
864
3.5%
13.9%
2000 to 2009
864
3.5%
14.2%
2010 to 2013
361
1.5%
2.8%
2014 or later
0
0.0%
1.4%

Huntington, WV Household Heating

Heating Fuel Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Utility Gas
12,578
61.1%
48.1
Bottled, tank, or LP gas
207
1.0%
4.7
Electricity
7,357
35.7%
38.7
Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
98
0.5%
4.8
Coal or coke
10
0.0%
0.1
Wood
68
0.3%
1.9
Solar energy
20
0.1%
0.1
Other fuel
138
0.7%
0.5
No fuel used
114
0.6%
1.1

Huntington, WV Mortgage Statistics

Mortgage Payments
Number
Percent
National Avg
Housing units with a mortgage
5,478
 
47295100.0
$2,500 to $2,999
96
1.8%
7.0%
$2,000 to $2,499
117
2.1%
11.8%
$3,000 or more
139
2.5%
10.3%
Less than $500
251
4.6%
1.6%
$1,500 to $1,999
406
7.4%
20.1%
$1,000 to $1,499
1,513
27.6%
28.8%
$500 to $999
2,956
54.0%
20.4%
Mortgage Payment as % of Income
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than 20.0%
2,809
52.0%
45.4%
20.0% to 24.9%
706
13.1%
15.7%
25.0% to 29.9%
438
8.1%
10.6%
30.0% to 34.9%
319
5.9%
7.0%
35.0% or more
1,130
20.9%
21.3%
Not Computed
76
0.0%
0.0%

Huntington, WV Rent Statistics

Rent Payment Amount
Number
Percent
National Avg
Occupied Units Paying Rent
9,397 
 
41,631,300 
$2,500 to $2,999
0
0.0%
1.9%
$3,000 or more
0
0.0%
1.8%
$2,000 to $2,499
25
0.3%
4.4%
$1,500 to $1,999
281
3.0%
11.9%
$1,000 to $1,499
714
7.6%
28.3%
Less than $500
2,866
30.5%
10.7%
$500 to $999
5,511
58.6%
41.0%
No Cash Rent
664
0.0%
2,206,240
Median (Dollars)
645
0.0%
981
Rent Payment as % of Income
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than 15.0%
1,102
12.2%
13.1%
15.0% to 19.9%
882
9.8%
12.9%
20.0% to 24.9%
821
9.1%
12.8%
25.0% to 29.9%
876
9.7%
11.5%
30.0% to 34.9%
893
9.9%
9.0%
35.0% or more
4,425
49.2%
40.7%
Not Computed
1,062
0.0%
0.0%

Huntington, WV Property Value

Property Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Specified Owner-Occupied Units
10,529
 
75,022,600
Less then $50,000
1,664
15.8%
7.3%
$50,000 to $99,999
4,162
39.5%
7.3%
$100,000 to $149,000
2,145
20.4%
14.1%
$150,000 to $199,000
1,065
10.1%
14.5%
$200,000 to $299,999
846
8.0%
19.2%
$300,000 to $499,999
477
4.5%
18.2%
$500,000 to $999,999
130
1.2%
10.5%
$1,000,000 or more
40
0.4%
3.1%
Median (Dollars)
92,300
 
205,000
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