Huntington employment information

IndexHuntingtonWest VirginiaNational
Income per capita$21,173$23,237$28,555
Median household income$28,673$41,576$53,482
Median income owner occupied$46,840$49,643$68,142
Median income renter occupied$15,239$22,634$33,219
Median earnings male$21,846$34,030$36,116
Median earnings female$16,877$21,583$25,692
Unemployment rate4.7%4.4%5.8%
Poverty level31.2%18.1%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Huntington is 26% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Huntington is 46% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Huntington is 19% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Huntington is 100% higher than the national average.

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Huntington median earnings by income bracket

Huntington employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry8.0%1.5%
Manufacturing sector8.4%0.1%
Financial & insurance services1.7%3.1%
Wholesale & retail services17.7%16.3%
Public administration2.8%3.4%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities5.5%0.6%
Education, health & social services24.6%46.0%

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Pea Ridge, WV6,321$52,3562%
Lavalette, WV1,171$50,0007%
Huntington, WV49,053$28,67346%

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Poway, CA49,040$96,31580%
La Mirada, CA49,038$81,17852%
Sammamish, WA49,077$144,775171%
Edina, MN48,940$86,96863%
Logan, UT48,933$35,77033%
Huntington, WV49,053$28,67346%
Source: The Huntington, WV employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.