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.