Huntington, WV Population

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

Cabell County

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

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)