Huntington, Indiana Population 2021

20,729
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Huntington is a city located in Huntington County Indiana. Huntington has a 2020 population of 20,729. It is also the county seat of Huntington County. Huntington is currently growing at a rate of 0.76% annually but its population has decreased by -0.49% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 20,832 in 2010. Huntington reached it's highest population of 20,856 in 2011.

The average household income in Huntington is $55,915 with a poverty rate of 14.23%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $697 per month, and the median house value is $89,100. The median age in Huntington is 37.7 years, 36.4 years for males, and 39.4 years for females.

Huntington Demographics

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

  • White: 96.00%
  • Black or African American: 1.22%
  • Asian: 0.91%
  • Other race: 0.87%
  • Two or more races: 0.46%
  • Native American: 0.41%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.14%
The current population of Huntington, Indiana is 20,729 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 20,258.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 20,832.

Huntington, Indiana Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White19,51796.00%
Black or African American2481.22%
Asian1850.91%
Some Other Race1760.87%
Two or More Races930.46%
American Indian and Alaska Native840.41%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander280.14%
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Huntington Population by Race

Huntington Population Pyramid $2021

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Huntington Median Age

37.7


Total

36.4


Male

39.4


Female

Huntington Adults

There are 15,883 adults, (3,354 of whom are seniors) in Huntington.

Huntington Age Dependency

62.3

Age Dependency Ratio

26.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

35.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Huntington Sex Ratio

Female

10,563

51.96%

Male

9,768

48.04%

Huntington Population by Age

Huntington Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Huntington Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married86%14%
All66.7%33.3%
Male61.1%38.9%
Non Family50.7%49.3%
Female46.1%53.9%

66.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Huntington Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All8,1172.3466.7
Married3,6582.9186
Non Family2,9381.250.7
Female9893.1746.1
Male5323.0761.1

2.85

Average Family Size

2.34

Average Household Size

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Huntington Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade4553.40%
9th to 12th Grade8326.22%
High School Graduate5,77043.16%
Some College2,75420.60%
Associates Degree1,1508.60%
Bachelors Degree1,47211.01%
Graduate Degree9377.01%
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Huntington Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Huntington Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White12,73111,5102,290
Hispanic29224824
Other Race145101
Black13611425
Asian11811878
2+ Races41412
Native American3434
Islander2828

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 66.10%.

Huntington Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$32,970$42,458$24,652
Less Than 9th Grade$23,333$40,438$9,551
High School Graduate$29,121$38,992$19,466
Some College$37,850$44,912$25,847
Bachelors Degree$37,073$53,165$33,750
Graduate Degree$46,841$56,146$44,920

$32,970

Average Earnings

$42,458

Average Male

$24,652

Average Female

Huntington Earnings by Educational Attainment

Huntington Language by Age

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Huntington Language

96.13% of Huntington residents speak only English, while 3.87% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.00% of the population.

Huntington Language

Huntington Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White17,9932,43213.52%
Hispanic47312326.00%
Asian1796335.20%
Other1665231.33%
Black1425236.62%
Islander281967.86%
Multiple841720.24%

14.23%

Overall Poverty Rate

12.14%

Male Poverty Rate

16.20%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Huntington

The race most likely to be in poverty in Huntington is Islander, with 67.86% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Huntington is White, with 13.52% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.69%. Among those working part-time, it was 22.58%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 20.07%.

Huntington Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade20.19%
Some College12.06%
High School11.02%
Bachelors or Greater8.30%

Huntington Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed43.93%
Male Unemployed15.43%
Female Employed11.51%
Male Employed5.76%

Huntington Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Huntington Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$46,487$55,915
Families$56,809$66,949
Married Families$67,619-
Non Families$27,518$32,628
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Income by Household Type

Huntington Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

47.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

50.3%

Male Marriage Rate

44.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Huntington Married by Age and Sex

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Huntington Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Huntington Marital Status by Race

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Huntington Marital Status

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1,405

Number of Veterans

1,350

Male Veterans

55

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam387
Second Gulf War328
First Gulf War319
Korea127
World War II46

Huntington Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+391
35 to 54308
55 to 64296
65 to 74266
18 to 34144

Huntington Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1,3518.87%
Hispanic3910.43%
Islander1967.86%
Black179.60%
Other Race106.10%
Native American812.50%

Huntington Veterans by Race

Huntington Veterans by Education

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12.88%

Veteran Poverty Rate

33.13%

Veteran Disability Rate

Huntington Veterans by Education

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63.6%

Labor Force Participation

61.3%

Employment Rate

3.6%

Unemployment Rate

Huntington Employment by Age

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Huntington Employment by Race

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Huntington Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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77.17%

Born in Huntington

98.44%

Native Born

1.56%

Foreign Born

1.03%

Non Citizen

0.54%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.44% of Huntington residents were born in the United States, with 77.17% having been born in Indiana. 1.03% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Huntington Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202120,7291570.76%
202020,5721570.77%
201920,4151570.78%
201820,258-10-0.05%
201720,268-67-0.33%
201620,335-123-0.60%
201520,458-82-0.40%
201420,540-98-0.47%
201320,638-112-0.54%
201220,750-106-0.51%
201120,856240.12%
201020,8320.00%

Huntington Population by Year