Huntington, West Virginia Population 2018

Huntington, West Virginia's estimated population is 47,079 according to the most recent United States census estimates. Huntington, West Virginia is the 2nd largest city in West Virginia based on official 2017 estimates from the US Census Bureau.

The population density is 2902.67 people/mi² (1120.72 people/km²), with a household density of 591.58 people/km² (1532.20 people/mi²).

The overall median age is 34.6 years, 33.3 years for males, and 35.7 years for females. For every 100 females there are 92.4 males.

Based on data from the American Community Survey, in 2017 there were 24,851 households in the city, with an average size of 2.22 people per household. The vacancy rate was 17.1%, with a median rent of $645/month. The median house has 5.5 rooms, and has a value of $92,300.

The median income for households in Huntington, West Virginia is $29,834, while the mean household income is $48,593. The per capita income is $21,449, and 20.3% of families and 30.8% of individuals are below the federal poverty line. 37.3% of those under 18 are in poverty, and 11.7% of those 65 years or older.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201747,079-523-1.10%
201647,602-567-1.18%
201548,169-309-0.64%
201448,478-355-0.73%
201348,833-212-0.43%
201249,045-52-0.11%
201149,097-79-0.16%
201049,176-2,299-4.47%
200051,475-3,369-6.14%
199054,844-8,840-13.88%
198063,684-10,631-14.31%
197074,315-9,312-11.14%
196083,627-2,726-3.16%
195086,3537,5179.53%
194078,8363,2644.32%
193075,57225,39550.61%
192050,17719,01661.02%
191031,16119,238161.35%
190011,9231,81517.96%
189010,1086,934218.46%
18803,1740.00%

Population by Race

Race Population
White42,073
Black or African American4,050
Two or More Races1,670
Asian732
American Indian and Alaska Native101
Some Other Race76
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander33

Race Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey)

Huntington Wv Population Pyramid 2018

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Huntington Wv Median Age

34.6


Total

33.3


Male

35.7


Female

Lancaster Adults

There are 38,322 adults in Huntington Wv.

Huntington Wv Age Dependency

50.4

Age Dependency Ratio

22.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

28

Child Dependency Ratio

Huntington Wv Housing Indicators

Indicator Value
Median Number of Rooms (per House)
5.5
Houses Without Mortgage
5,051
Houses With Mortgage
5,478
Vacancy Rate
17.1
Median Rent
645
Median Home Value
92,300
Renter-Occupied Units
10,061
Owner-Occupied Units
10,529
Total Housing Units
24,851

This chart shows the employment and labor force participation rates in Huntington Wv for residents over 16 years of age. The 2015 unemployment rate is 4.5% and the labor force participation rate is 52.6%.

Huntington Wv Family/Household Indicators

Indicator Value
Average Household Size
2.22
Average Family Size
3.07
Total Households
20590
Married Couple Households
6206
Male Householder (no wife) Families
770
Female Householder (no husband) Families
2778
Non Family Households
10836
Total Families
9754
Households With Own Children
3979
Unmarried Partner Households (Opposite Sex)
6.9
Unmarried Partner Households (Same Sex)
0.5

Huntington Wv Income Distribution

Indicator Value
Under $10,000
3,509
$10,000 to $14,999
2,320
$15,000 to $24,999
3,410
$25,000 to $34,999
2,156
$35,000 to $49,999
2,665
$50,000 to $74,999
2,765
$75,000 to $99,999
1,768
$100,000 to $149,999
1,111
$150,000 to $199,999
297
Over $200,000
589

Huntington Wv Household Income

Income

Median

Mean

Huntington Wv

West Virginia

$29,834

$42,644

$48,593

$57,779

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Huntington Wv Education Data

Huntington Wv Educational Attainment (over 25)

Indicator Value Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade
1,0723.51%
9th to 12th Grade
2,7569.03%
High School Graduate
8,96029.35%
Some College
6,66221.82%
Associates Degree
2,2287.30%
Bachelors Degree
4,57014.97%
Graduate Degree
4,28514.03%