Huntington demographics profile

StatisticHuntingtonWest VirginiaNational
Population density (sq mi)3,0057791
Median age34.641.937.7
Male/Female ratio0.9:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)41%59%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1841%37%43%
Speak English97%98%79%
Speak Spanish1%1%13%
Huntington, WV has a population of 48,735 and is the 846th largest city in the United States. The population density is 3,005 per sq mi which is 3824% higher than the West Virginia average and 3217% higher than the national average. The median age in Huntington is 35 which is approximately 17% lower than the West Virginia average of 42. In Huntington, 41% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 97% speak English and 1% speak Spanish. 70% of Huntington residents were born in West Virginia, 28% were born out of state, 1% were born outside of the United States and 2% were foreign born.

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  • The population density in Huntington is 3824% higher than West Virginia.
  • The median age in Huntington is 17% lower than West Virginia.
  • In Huntington 86.33% of the population is White.
  • In Huntington 8.31% of the population is Black or African American.
  • In Huntington 1.50% of the population is Asian.

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Huntington population breakdown by race

RaceHuntingtonWest VirginiaNational
Black or African American8.31%3.43%12.63%
American Indian0.21%0.18%0.82%
Native Hawaiian0.07%0.04%0.18%
Mixed race3.43%1.83%3.06%
Other race0.16%0.31%4.75%
In Huntington, 1.8% of people are of Hispanic or Latino origin.
Please note: Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in any/all of the applicable race categories above.

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Source: The Huntington, WV demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).