Huntington is a very small city located in the state of Texas. With a population of 2,140 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Huntington is the 602nd largest community in Texas.
When you are in Huntington, you'll notice that it is more blue-collar than most other communities in America. 35.27% of Huntington’s employed work in blue-collar jobs, while America averages only 27.7% that do. Overall, Huntington is a city of service providers, sales and office workers, and construction workers and builders. There are especially a lot of people living in Huntington who work in office and administrative support (18.12%), maintenance occupations (6.36%), and food service (6.22%).
It is a fairly quiet city because there are relatively few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. (Children, for example, often can't help themselves from being noisy, and being parents ourselves, we know!) Huntington has relatively few families with children living at home, and is quieter because of it. Renters and college students, for their own reasons, can also be noisy. Huntington has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in Huntington than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, Huntington may be for you.
Huntington is a small city, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.
The citizens of Huntington have a very low rate of college education: just 6.17% of people over 25 have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree, compared to a national average of 21.84% for all cities.
The per capita income in Huntington in 2010 was $14,934, which is low income relative to Texas and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $59,736 for a family of four. Huntington also has one of the higher rates of people living in poverty in the nation, with 32.19% of its population below the federal poverty line.
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 Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Huntington include German, English, French , and Dutch.
The most common language spoken in Huntington is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and German.