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Population (year 2000): 51,475. Estimated population in July 2005: 49,198 (-4.4% change)
Males: 24,199 (47.0%), Females: 27,276 (53.0%)

Cabell County

Zip codes:

Median resident age: 36.7 years
Median household income: $23,234 (year 2000)
Median house value: $65,400 (year 2000)

Huntington, WV residents, houses, and apartments details

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%).West Virginia

Elevation: 569 feet

Land area: 15.9 square miles

Huntington,

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%).


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Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: OH Columbus, (115.6 miles )

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: IL Chicago, (431.4 miles pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: OH (1.8 miles Chesapeake, OH (4.0 miles Proctorville, OH (6.4 miles Burlington, Ridge, WV (7.7 miles Pea WV (8.8 miles Ceredo, WV (9.3 miles Barboursville, WV (10.0 miles Kenova, Point, OH (10.1 miles South


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1997: 25 buildings, average cost: $102,000
  • 1998: 18 buildings, average cost: $84,600
  • 1999: 25 buildings, average cost: $119,200
  • 2000: 19 buildings, average cost: $154,100
  • 2001: 12 buildings, average cost: $63,800
  • 2002: 10 buildings, average cost: $61,900
  • 2003: 14 buildings, average cost: $105,700
  • 2004: 9 buildings, average cost: $216,200

Latitude: 38.41 N, Longitude: 82.43 W

Area code: 304

Huntington, West Virginia business data: stores, dealers, real estate agents, wholesalers, restaurants...

Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (28.1%), Retail trade (14.2%), Arts,entertainment,recreation,accommodation and food services (11.9%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: +18,429 (+35.8%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 14,536 (70.3%)

Crime in Huntington by Year

Type 2000 2003 2004
Murders 2 4 3
    per 100,000 3.9 7.8 5.8
Rapes 42 37 56
    per 100,000 81.6 71.9 108.8
Robberies 137 134 130
    per 100,000 266.1 260.3 252.5
Assaults 155 111 111
    per 100,000 301.1 215.6 215.6
Burglaries 848 1,085 868
    per 100,000 1647.4 2107.8 1686.3
Thefts 2,277 2,333 2,364
    per 100,000 4423.5 4532.3 4592.5
Auto thefts 315 304 288
    per 100,000 611.9 590.6 559.5
517.8 533.8 514.7

Average climate in Huntington, West Virginia

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Huntington,

Huntington-area historical tornado activity is slightly above West Virginia state average. It is 57% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/23/1968, a category 5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 32.1 miles away from the Huntington city center killed 7 people and injured 93 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 4/8/1965, a category 3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 8.3 miles away from the city center injured 3 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Birthplace of: Brad Dourif - (born 1950), actor, Jon Adkins - 2005 Major League Baseball player (Chicago White Sox, born: Aug 30, 1977), Peter Marshall (game show host), Brandon Moore - College basketball player (Eastern Kentucky Colonels), Dagmar - (1921-2001), television personality.

Main business address for: CHAMPION INDUSTRIES INC (COMMERCIAL PRINTING), UPTOWNER INNS INC (HOTELS & MOTELS), PREMIER FINANCIAL BANCORP INC (STATE COMMERCIAL BANKS).


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 certified for carrier operations nearest to Huntington:
  • TRI-STATE/MILTON J. FERGUSON FIELD (about 9 miles; HUNTINGTON, WV; ID: HTS)
  • YEAGER (about 59 miles; CHARLESTON, WV; ID: CRW)
  • MID-OHIO VALLEY REGIONAL (about 94 miles; PARKERSBURG, WV; ID: PKB)
Other public-use airports nearest to Huntington:
  • LAWRENCE COUNTY AIRPARK (about 4 miles; CHESAPEAKE/HUNTINGTON WVA, OH; ID: HTW)
  • ROBERT NEWLON FIELD (about 10 miles; HUNTINGTON, WV; ID: I41)
  • ONA AIRPARK (about 17 miles; MILTON, WV; ID: 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.
Local government website:
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 (FT enrollment: 537; Location: 1035 NORWAY AVE; Public)
  • HUNTINGTON JUNIOR COLLEGE (FT enrollment: 461; Location: 900 FIFTH AVE; Private, for-profit)
  • HUNTINGTON SCHOOL OF BEAUTY CULTURE-MAIN CAMPUS (FT 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; FT enrollment: 3,688)
  • OHIO UNIVERSITY-MAIN CAMPUS (about 67 miles; ATHENS, OH; FT enrollment: 18,721)
  • MOREHEAD STATE UNIVERSITY (about 71 miles; MOREHEAD, KY; FT enrollment: 6,866)
  • HOCKING TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 73 miles; NELSONVILLE, OH; FT enrollment: 4,050)
  • WEST VIRGINIA UNIVERSITY AT PARKERSBURG (about 86 miles; PARKERSBURG, WV; FT enrollment: 2,306)
  • SOUTHWEST VIRGINIA COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 101 miles; RICHLANDS, VA; FT enrollment: 2,412)
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)
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)

Notable locations in Huntington: Crawford Landing (A), Huntington Manufacturing Center (B), Huntington Waterworks (C), Cabell County Courthouse (D), Cabell County Detention Home for Children (E), Cabell County Jail (F), Cabell County Public Library (G), Huntington Galleries (H), Huntington City Hall (I), Henrietta Payne Memorial Boys Club of Huntington (J), Cam Henderson Center (K), James E Morrow Library (L), Gallaher Village Branch Cabell County Public Library (M), Guyandotte Branch Cabell County Public Library (N), Northcott Hall (O), West Huntington Branch Cabell County Public Library (P), Fire Station Number 6 (Q), Foster Memorial Home (R).

Shopping Centers: Westland Plaza Shopping Center (1), Fairfield Plaza Shopping Center (2), Huntington Plaza Shopping Center (3), Harts Family Shopping Center (4), First Street Shopping Center (5).

Churches in Huntington include: Glorious Church of God in Christ (A), South Side United Methodist Church (B), Good Samaritan United Methodist Church (C), Grace Gospel Church (D), Bethel Church (E), Bethel Temple Assembly of God Church (F), Beverly Hills Baptist Church (G), Beverly Hills Church of Christ (H).

Cemeteries: Harveytown Cemetery (1), Spring Hill Cemetery (2), Bethel Memorial Park (3), Boulevard Memorial Park (4), Highland Cemetery (5), Woodmere Memorial Park (6).

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Medley Fork (A), Russell Creek (B), Guyandotte River (C), Fourpole Creek (D).

Parks in Huntington include: Ninth Street West Historic District (1), United States Post Office and Courthouse Historic District (2), Huntington Downtown Historic District (3), Saint Cloud Commons (4), David Harris Riverfront Park (5), Holderby Commons (6), Ritter Park (7), Ritter Park Historic District (8), Riverside Park (9).

Post offices: Guyandotte Station Huntington Post Office (A), Huntington Post Office (B).


Huntington compared to West Virginia state average:
Strongest AM radio stations in Huntington:
  • WVHU (800 AM; 5 kW; HUNTINGTON, WV; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WRVC (930 AM; 5 kW; HUNTINGTON, WV; Owner: FIFTH AVENUE BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WHRD (1470 AM; 5 kW; HUNTINGTON, WV; Owner: CONCORD MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • WTCR (1420 AM; 5 kW; KENOVA, WV; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WTVN (610 AM; 50 kW; COLUMBUS, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WBGS (1030 AM; daytime; 10 kW; POINT PLEASANT, WV; Owner: BIG RIVER RADIO, INC.)
  • WOKT (1040 AM; daytime; 3 kW; CANNONSBURG, KY; Owner: BIG RIVER RADIO, INC.-KY)
  • WZZW (1600 AM; 5 kW; MILTON, WV; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WCMI (1340 AM; 1 kW; ASHLAND, KY; Owner: FIFTH AVENUE BROADCASTING CO., INC)
  • WCHS (580 AM; 5 kW; CHARLESTON, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA RADIO CORPORATION OF CHARLESTON)
  • WCAW (680 AM; 10 kW; CHARLESTON, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA RADIO CORPORATION OF CHARLESTON)
  • WLGC (1520 AM; daytime; 5 kW; GREENUP, KY; Owner: GREENUP COUNTY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WKYH (600 AM; 5 kW; PAINTSVILLE, KY; Owner: HIGHLANDS BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
Strongest FM radio stations in Huntington:
  • WTCR-FM (103.3 FM; HUNTINGTON, WV; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WKEE-FM (100.5 FM; HUNTINGTON, WV; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WMEJ (91.9 FM; PROCTORVILLE, OH; Owner: MARANATHA BROADCASTING INC.)
  • WMUL (88.1 FM; HUNTINGTON, WV; Owner: MARSHALL UNIVERSITY BOARD OF GOVERNORS)
  • WVWV (89.9 FM; HUNTINGTON, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING AUTHORITY)
  • WAMX (106.3 FM; MILTON, WV; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WRVC-FM (92.7 FM; CATLETTSBURG, KY; Owner: FIFTH AVENUE BROADCASTING CO., INC)
  • WDGG (93.7 FM; ASHLAND, KY; Owner: FIFTH AVENUE B/CASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WBKS (107.1 FM; IRONTON, OH; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WEMM (107.9 FM; HUNTINGTON, WV; Owner: MORTENSON BROADCASTING CO. OF WEST VIRGINIA, LLC)
  • WKLC-FM (105.1 FM; ST. ALBANS, WV; Owner: WKLC, INC.)
  • WBVB (97.1 FM; COAL GROVE, OH; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WRYV-FM1 (101.5 FM; HUNTINGTON, WV; Owner: LEGEND COMMUNICATIONS OF OHIO, LLC)
  • WPAY-FM (104.1 FM; PORTSMOUTH, OH; Owner: RADIO STATIONS WPAY/WPFB, INC.)
  • WOUL-FM (89.1 FM; IRONTON, OH; Owner: OHIO UNIVERSITY)
  • WZAQ (92.3 FM; LOUISA, KY; Owner: LOUISA COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WRYV (101.5 FM; GALLIPOLIS, OH; Owner: LEGEND COMMUNICATIONS OF OHIO, LLC)
  • W216AT (91.1 FM; ASHLAND, KY; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
TV broadcast stations around Huntington:
  • W55AT (Channel 55; HUNTINGTON, WV; Owner: CHANNEL AMERICA LPTV LIC. SUBSIDIARY)
  • W14CU (Channel 14; HUNTINGTON, WV; Owner: VENTANA TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WTSF (Channel 61; ASHLAND, KY; Owner: TRI STATE FAMILY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WPBY-TV (Channel 33; HUNTINGTON, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING AUTHORITY)
  • WSAZ-TV (Channel 3; HUNTINGTON, WV; Owner: EMMIS TELEVISION LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WOWK-TV (Channel 13; HUNTINGTON, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA MEDIA HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • WVAH-TV (Channel 11; CHARLESTON, WV; Owner: WVAH LICENSEE, LLC)
  • W05CB (Channel 5; BURLINGTON, OH; Owner: VEARL R. PENNINGTON)
  • WCHS-TV (Channel 8; CHARLESTON, WV; Owner: WCHS LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WKAS (Channel 25; ASHLAND, KY; Owner: KENTUCKY AUTHORITY FOR EDUCATIONAL TV)
  • W36CR (Channel 36; HUNTINGTON, WV; Owner: NATIONAL MINORITY T.V., INC.)
  • W49BN (Channel 49; HUNTINGTON, WV; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNCATIONS LPTV, INC.)

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