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 an unusually large stock of pre-World War II architecture, making it one of the older and more historic cities.
When you are in Huntington, you'll notice that it is more blue-collar than most other communities in America. 37.50% of Huntington’s employed work in blue-collar jobs, while America averages only 27.7% that do. 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%).
One of the benefits of Huntington is that there is very little traffic. The average commute to work is 19.08 minutes, which is substantially less than the national average. Not only does this mean that the drive to work is less aggravating, but noise and pollution levels are lower as a result.
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.