Compared to the other cities in West Virginia and cities in all other U.S. states, how safe is Huntington, WV? From the gauges displayed above, you will notice that Huntington, WV has been ranked safer than 17% of other cities in the state of West Virginia. In addition, Huntington, WV is safer than 8% of cities in the entire United States. To achieve these results, all West Virginia and United States cities were analyzed to determine how many locations had a lower crime rate than Huntington, WV. By studying this data, it was possible to determine that Huntington, WV is below average in safety when compared with other United States cities.