Huntington, WV Population

By | July 2, 2019

Population: 51,475. Estimated population in July 2020: 49,198 (-4.4% change)
Males: 24,199 (47.0%), Females: 27,276 (53.0%)

The city of Huntington is located in Cabell County, West Virginia. See Countryaah.com for alphabetical list of all cities in West Virginia, including top 10 cities by population and area of West Virginia.

Zip codes: 25701, 25702, 25703, 25704, 25705.

Median resident age: 36.7 years
Median household income: $23,234
Median house value: $65,400

Races in Huntington:

  • White Non-Hispanic (89.1%)
  • Black (7.5%)
  • Two or more races (1.5%)
  • Hispanic (0.8%)
  • American Indian (0.8%)

Ancestries: United States (14.0%), Irish (11.8%), German (11.0%), English (10.9%), Scotch-Irish (3.0%), Italian (2.4%).

Elevation: 569 feet

Land area: 15.9 square miles

Map of Huntington, WV

Population

For population 25 years and over in Huntington

  • High school or higher: 79.6%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 22.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 9.8%
  • Unemployed: 10.7%
  • Mean travel time to work: 17.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Huntington city

  • Never married: 32.7%
  • Now married: 43.0%
  • Separated: 1.3%
  • Widowed: 10.0%
  • Divorced: 13.0%

1.5% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: -3,300 (-6.0%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers in Huntington:

  • CABELL-HUNTINGTON HOSPITAL INC (1340 HAL GREER BOULEVARD)
  • H/S REHAB HOSPITAL OF HUNTINGTON (6900 W COUNTRY CLUB DR PO BOX 1028)
  • MILDRED MITCHELL-BATEMAN HOSPITAL (1530 NORWAY AVENUE)
  • RIVER PARK HOSPITAL (1230 SIXTH AVENUE)
  • ST MARYS HOSPITAL (2900 1ST AVENUE)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Huntington:

  • TRI-STATE/MILTON J. FERGUSON FIELD (about 9 miles; HUNTINGTON, WV; Abbreviation: HTS)
  • YEAGER (about 59 miles; CHARLESTON, WV; Abbreviation: CRW)
  • MID-OHIO VALLEY REGIONAL (about 94 miles; PARKERSBURG, WV; Abbreviation: PKB)

Other public-use airports nearest to Huntington:

  • LAWRENCE COUNTY AIRPARK (about 4 miles; CHESAPEAKE/HUNTINGTON WVA, OH; Abbreviation: HTW)
  • ROBERT NEWLON FIELD (about 10 miles; HUNTINGTON, WV; Abbreviation: I41)
  • ONA AIRPARK (about 17 miles; MILTON, WV; Abbreviation: 12V)
Amtrak station:
HUNTINGTON (8TH AVE. & 10TH ST.). Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service.

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/Universities in Huntington:

  • MARSHALL UNIVERSITY (Full-time enrollment: 12,361; Location: 400 HAL GREER BLVD; Public; Website: www.marshall.edu; Offers Doctor’s degree)
  • CABELL COUNTY CAREER TECHNOLOGY CENTER (Full-time enrollment: 537; Location: 1035 NORWAY AVE; Public)
  • HUNTINGTON JUNIOR COLLEGE (Full-time enrollment: 461; Location: 900 FIFTH AVE; Private, for-profit)
  • HUNTINGTON SCHOOL OF BEAUTY CULTURE-MAIN CAMPUS (Full-time enrollment: 125; Location: 5185 RT 60 E HILLS MALL; Private, for-profit; Website: www.beautyschoolforyou.com)
  • REAL ESTATE CAREER CENTER (Location: HTS 523 11TH ST; Private, for-profit)
  • OPPORTUNITIES INDUSTRIALIZATION CENTER-TRI-STATE (Location: 824 5TH AVE; Private, not-for-profit)

Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Huntington:

  • SHAWNEE STATE UNIVERSITY (about 43 miles; PORTSMOUTH, OH; Full-time enrollment: 2,849)
  • WEST VIRGINIA STATE COLLEGE (about 61 miles; INSTITUTE, WV; Full-time enrollment: 3,688)
  • OHIO UNIVERSITY-MAIN CAMPUS (about 67 miles; ATHENS, OH; Full-time enrollment: 18,721)
  • MOREHEAD STATE UNIVERSITY (about 71 miles; MOREHEAD, KY; Full-time enrollment: 6,866)
  • HOCKING TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 73 miles; NELSONVILLE, OH; Full-time enrollment: 4,050)
  • WEST VIRGINIA UNIVERSITY AT PARKERSBURG (about 86 miles; PARKERSBURG, WV; Full-time enrollment: 2,306)
  • SOUTHWEST VIRGINIA COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 101 miles; RICHLANDS, VA; Full-time enrollment: 2,412)

Schools

Public high schools in Huntington:

  • HUNTINGTON HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,654; Location: 1 HIGHLANDER WAY; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • SPRING VALLEY HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,024; Location: #1 TIMBERWOLF DRIVE; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • ALTERNATIVE EDUCATION HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 25; Location: 2850 5TH AVENUE; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • CABELL COUNTY CAREER TECHNOLOGY CENTER (Location: 1035 NORWAY AVE; Grades: 09 – 12)

Private high schools in Huntington:

  • GRACE CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 451; Location: 1111 ADAMS AVE; Grades: PK – 12)
  • ST JOSEPH CENTRAL HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 202; Location: 600 THIRTEENTH STREET; Grades: 7 – 12)

Biggest public primary/middle schools in Huntington:

  • BEVERLY HILLS MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 553; Location: 2901 SALTWELL ROAD; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • KELLOGG ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 500; Location: 4415 PIEDMONT RD; Grades: PK – 05)
  • CENTRAL CITY ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 496; Location: 2100 WASHINGTON AVENUE; Grades: PK – 05)
  • SPRING HILL ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 472; Location: 1901 HALL AVE; Grades: PK – 05)
  • CAMMACK MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 377; Location: 200 10TH AVE; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • ALTIZER ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 304; Location: 250 3RD ST; Grades: PK – 05)
  • ENSLOW MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 288; Location: 2613 COLLIS AVE; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • VINSON MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 274; Location: 3851 PIEDMONT ROAD; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • GENEVA KENT ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 269; Location: 68 HOLLEY AVENUE; Grades: KG – 05)
  • HIGHLAWN ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 267; Location: 2549 1ST AVE; Grades: PK – 05)

Private primary/middle schools in Huntington:

  • OUR LADY OF FATINA SCHOOL (Students: 184; Location: 535 NORWAY AVE; Grades: KG – 8)
  • ST JOSEPH GRADE SCHOOL (Students: 156; Location: 520 13TH STREET; Grades: KG – 6)
  • CHILDRENS PLACE (Students: 18; Location: 625 RICHMOND ST; Grades: PK – KG)

Libraries

Library in Huntington:

  • CABELL COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $2,657,945; Location: 455 9TH STREET; 360,954 books; 9,428 audio materials; 10,988 video materials; 624 serial subscriptions)