Huntington, West Virginia Population 2019

Huntington Wv Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Huntington Wv was:

  • White: 85.61%
  • Black or African American: 8.72%
  • Two or more races: 3.28%
  • Asian: 1.55%
  • Other race: 0.54%
  • Native American: 0.21%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.08%
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
201846,048-728-1.56%
201746,776-816-1.71%
201647,592-615-1.28%
201548,207-315-0.65%
201448,522-357-0.73%
201348,879-212-0.43%
201249,091-40-0.08%
201149,131-22-0.04%
201049,153-2,322-0.46%
200051,475-3,369-0.63%
199054,844-8,840-1.48%
198063,684-10,631-1.53%
197074,315-9,312-1.17%
196083,627-2,726-0.32%
195086,3537,5170.91%
194078,8363,2640.42%
193075,57225,3954.18%
192050,17719,0164.88%
191031,16119,23810.08%
190011,9231,8151.67%
189010,1086,93412.28%
18803,1740.00%
Year Total Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20186,997,38491,6891.31%
20176,905,69593,4351.35%
20166,812,260135,6951.99%
20156,676,565172,9472.59%
20146,503,618172,9612.66%
20136,330,657145,7962.30%
20126,184,861128,4952.08%
20116,056,366108,9571.80%
20105,947,4090.00%

Population by Race

Race Population
White41,122
Black or African American4,189
Two or More Races1,577
Asian746
Some Other Race258
American Indian and Alaska Native102
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander40

Huntington Wv Population Pyramid 2019

Huntington Wv Median Age

34.3


Total

32.9


Male

35.3


Female

Huntington Wv Adults

There are 38,800 adults, (7,344 of whom are seniors) in Huntington Wv.

Huntington Wv Age Dependency

52.7

Age Dependency Ratio

23.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

29.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Huntington Wv Sex Ratio

Female

24,906

51.85%

Male

23,128

48.15%

Huntington Wv Households and Families

Huntington Wv Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Huntington Wv Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married76.4%23.6%
Male54.9%45.1%
All50.1%49.9%
Female38%62%
Non Family37.9%62.1%

50.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All20,3092.2150.1
Non Family10,4101.3537.9
Married6,0543.1176.4
Female2,9513.1938
Male8942.9554.9

3.04

Average Family Size

2.21

Average Household Size

7.2%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.8%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Huntington Wv Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,0873.65%
9th to 12th Grade2,6318.85%
High School Graduate8,91829.98%
Some College6,58322.13%
Associates Degree2,2907.70%
Bachelors Degree4,31214.50%
Graduate Degree3,92113.18%

Huntington Wv Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White25,99122,5877,350
Black2,3842,133336
Hispanic471450149
Multiple Races391377115
Asian381353258
Native American10210241
Other Race66599
Islander4040

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 67.72%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$29,325$35,933$25,685
Less Than High School$13,420$14,604$12,400
High School Grad$21,310$22,627$20,000
Some College$24,293$34,198$19,903
Bachelors Degree$36,017$42,208$31,717
Graduate Degree$52,824$61,923$48,558

$29,325

Average Earnings

$35,933

Average Male

$25,685

Average Female

Huntington Wv Language

Huntington Wv Language by Age

Huntington Wv Language

96.41% of Huntington Wv residents speak only English, while 3.59% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian, which is spoken by 1.53% of the population.

Huntington Wv Poverty

Huntington Wv Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White37,92011,27229.73%
Black3,8071,96151.51%
Multiple1,46968146.36%
Hispanic89231735.54%
Asian68925737.30%
Other24923092.37%
Native1023635.29%

32.49%

Overall Poverty Rate

31.17%

Male Poverty Rate

33.73%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Huntington Wv

The race most likely to be in poverty in Huntington Wv is Other, with 92.37% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Huntington Wv is White, with 29.73% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 6.95%. Among those working part-time, it was 44.25%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 39.12%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School50.50%
High School28.29%
Some College23.68%
Bachelors or Greater8.47%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed65.04%
Male Unemployed58.63%
Female Employed22.34%
Male Employed15.42%

Huntington Wv Income

Huntington Wv Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$30,359$49,314
Families$46,893$67,888
Married Families$63,313$87,255
Non Families$19,185$30,907

Huntington Wv Marital Status

Huntington Wv Marital Status

Marriage Rates

33.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

35.6%

Male Marriage Rate

31.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Huntington Wv Married by Age and Sex

Huntington Wv Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Huntington Wv Marital Status by Race

Huntington Wv Veterans

3,205

Number of Veterans

2,985

Male Veterans

220

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam1,290
First Gulf War593
Second Gulf War396
Korea288
World War II96

Huntington Wv Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White2,8378.35%
Black2588.07%
Hispanic6711.22%
2 or More619.71%
Indian4140.20%
Asian81.23%

Huntington Wv Veterans by Education

17.31%

Veteran Poverty Rate

41.82%

Veteran Disability Rate

Huntington Wv Employment Status

51.3%

Labor Force Participation

47.2%

Employment Rate

8%

Unemployment Rate

Huntington Wv Place of Birth

Origin of Non Citizens

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

70.38%

Born in West Virginia

97.96%

Native Born

2.04%

Foreign Born

1.27%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

97.96% of Huntington Wv residents were born in the United States, with 70.38% having been born in West Virginia. 1.27% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.