Everything You Need to Know About the City of Huntington West Virginia

In 2017, Huntington, West Virginia had a population of 48k people with a median age of 34.3 and a median household income of $30,359 dollars. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Huntington, WV declined from 48,735 to 48,034, a -1.44 percent decrease, and its median household income grew from $29,834 dollars to $30,359 dollars, a 1.76 percent increase.

The population of Huntington, WV is 84.2 percent White Alone, 8.72 percent Black or African American Alone, and 2.99 percent Two or More Races. N/A% of the people in Huntington, WV speak a non-English language, and 98.7 percent are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Huntington, WV are Marshall University (2,887 degrees awarded in 2017) and Huntington Junior College (102 degrees).

The median property value in Huntington, WV is $95,200 dollars, and the homeownership rate is 50.1 percent. Most people in Huntington, WV commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 17.3 minutes. The average car ownership in Huntington, WV is 2 cars per household.


Education in Huntington

In 2017, universities in Huntington, WV awarded 2,989 degrees. The student population of Huntington, WV is skewed towards women, with 5,526 male students and 8,088 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Huntington, WV are White (2,340 and 86.1 percent), followed by Black or African American (152 and 5.59 percent), Unknown (63 and 2.32 percent), and Hispanic or Latino (60 and 2.21 percent).

The largest universities in Huntington, WV by the number of degrees awarded are Marshall University (2,887 and 96.6 percent) and Huntington Junior College (102 and 3.41 percent).

The most popular majors in Huntington, WV are Registered Nursing (200 and 6.69 percent), General Studies (178 and 5.96 percent), and General Psychology (125 and 4.18 percent).

The median tuition costs in Huntington, WV are $N/A for private four-year colleges, and $6,676 dollars and $16,734 dollars respectively, for public four-year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.


Economy in Huntington

The economy of Huntington, WV employs 18.7k people and Huntington has an unemployment rate of 4.9 percent. Huntington has seen the job market decreased by -0.5 percent over the last year. Future job growth over the next ten years is predicted to be 24.7 percent, which is lower than the US average of 33.5 percent. The largest industries in Huntington, WV are Health Care & Social Assistance (4,601 people), Retail Trade (2,791 people), and Educational Services (2,330 people), and the highest paying industries are Utilities ($55,625 dollars), Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($51,698 dollars), and Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($51,580 dollars).

Households in Huntington, WV have a median annual income of $30,359 dollars, which is less than the median annual income of $61,937 dollars across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $29,834 dollars in 2016, which represents a 1.76 percent annual growth.


Tax Rates for Huntington

– The Sales Tax Rate for Huntington is 6.7 percent.

– The Income Tax Rate for Huntington is 6.5 percent.

– Tax Rates can have a big impact when Comparing the Cost of Living.


Income and Salaries for Huntington

– The average earnings of a Huntington resident are $21,173 dollars a year.

– The Median household earnings of a Huntington resident is $28,673 dollars a year.