Huntington is a medium-sized city located in the state of Indiana. With a population of 17,095 people and five constituent neighborhoods, Huntington is the 50th largest community in Indiana. Huntington has a large stock of pre-World War II architecture, making it one of the older and more historic cities in the country.
Huntington is a blue-collar town, with 37.50% of people working in blue-collar occupations, while the average in America is just 27.7%. Overall, Huntington is a city of sales and office workers, production and manufacturing workers, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Huntington who work in office and administrative support (12.20%), sales jobs (8.91%), and food service (7.74%).
Residents of the city have the good fortune of having one of the shortest daily commutes compared to the rest of the country. On average, they spend only 19.08 minutes getting to work every day.
The citizens of Huntington are slightly less educated than the national average of 21.84% for the average city or town: 15.58% of adults in Huntington have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree
The per capita income in Huntington in 2010 was $18,797, which is lower middle income relative to Indiana and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $75,188 for a family of four.
The people who call Huntington home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Huntington residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Huntington include Irish, English, Italian, and French .
The most common language spoken in Huntington is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Chinese.