Huntington, IN

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Population

17,214

0.727% decline

Poverty Rate

16.9%


Median Age

35.7


Median Household Income

$42,302

8.44% growth

Number of Employees

8,349

1.2% growth

Median Property Value

$78,400

1.42% growth

About

In 2017, Huntington, IN had a population of 17.2k people with a median age of 35.7 and a median household income of $42,302. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Huntington, IN declined from 17,340 to 17,214, a -0.727% decrease and its median household income grew from $39,011 to $42,302, a 8.44% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Huntington, IN are White (Non-Hispanic) (92.9%), White (Hispanic) (2.08%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (1.53%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (1.31%), and Two or More Races (Non-Hispanic) (0.86%). N/A% of the people in Huntington, IN speak a non-English language, and 98.5% are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Huntington, IN are Huntington University (335 degrees awarded in 2017).

The median property value in Huntington, IN is $78,400, and the homeownership rate is 64.8%. Most people in Huntington, IN commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 17 minutes. The average car ownership in Huntington, IN is 2 cars per household.

COVID-19

Total Confirmed Cases by Date

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Impact on Employment

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Community Mobility

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Economy

The economy of Huntington, IN employs 8.35k people. The largest industries in Huntington, IN are Manufacturing (2,569 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (1,080 people), and Educational Services (903 people), and the highest paying industries are Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting ($55,625), Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($55,625), and Utilities ($55,625).

Median household income in Huntington, IN is $42,302. Males in Huntington, IN have an average income that is 1.39 times higher than the average income of females, which is $42,677. The income inequality in Huntington, IN (measured using the Gini index) is 0.456, which is lower than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$42,302

2017 value

± $2,821

8.44%

1 Year Growth

± 10.2%

Households in Huntington, IN have a median annual income of $42,302, which is less than the median annual income of $61,937 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $39,011 in 2016, which represents a 8.44% annual growth.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

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$59,508

Average Male Salary

± $1,197

$42,677

Average Female Salary

± $917

In 2017, full-time male employees in Indiana made 1.39 times more than female employees.

This chart shows the gender-based wage disparity in the 5 most common occupations in Indiana by number of full-time employees.

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Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

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Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity

  1. Asian

    $60,595 ± $7,828

  2. White

    $45,279 ± $744

  3. Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander

    $41,920 ± $17,388

In 2017 the highest paid race/ethnicity of Indiana workers was Asian. These workers were paid 1.34 times more than White workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Huntington, IN is from Indiana.

0.456

2017 Wage GINI

0.457

2016 Wage GINI

In 2017, the income inequality in Indiana was 0.456 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.0682% decline from 2016 to 2017, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even.

The 2017 the GINI for Indiana was lower than than the national average of 0.479. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Indiana in comparison to the national average.

This chart shows the number of workers in Indiana across various wage buckets compared to the national average.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)

  1. Census Tract 9619

  2. Census Tract 9615

  3. Census Tract 9614

In 2017, the place with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Huntington, IN was Census Tract 9619 with a value of $55,343, followed by Census Tract 9615 and Census Tract 9614, with respective values of $45,943 and $44,861.

The following map shows all of the places in Huntington, IN colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Females 25 - 34

Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

16.9% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Huntington, IN (2.66k out of 15.7k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 13.1%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 25 - 34, followed by Females < 5 and then Females 18 - 24.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Poverty by Race and Ethnicity

Largest Race or Ethnicity Living in Poverty

  1. White

    2,521 ± 309

  2. Hispanic

    191 ± 99

  3. Other

    60 ± 94

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Huntington, IN is White, followed by Hispanic and Other.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Occupations

Employment by Occupations

8.35k

2017 Value

± 520

1.2%

1 Year growth

± 8.74%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Huntington, IN grew at a rate of 1.2%, from 8.25k employees to 8.35k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Huntington, IN, are Production Occupations (1,655 people), Office & Administrative Support Occupations (1,023 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (853 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Huntington, IN.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Huntington, IN, by number of employees, are Production Occupations (1,655 people), Office & Administrative Support Occupations (1,023 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (853 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Huntington, IN has an unusually high number of residents working as Production Occupations (3.42 times higher than expected), Material Moving Occupations (1.7 times), and Health Technologists & Technicians (1.41 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Huntington, IN, by median earnings, are Computer & Mathematical Occupations ($60,455), Legal Occupations ($57,375), and Farming, Fishing, & Forestry Occupations ($55,670).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

8.35k

2017 Value

± 520

1.2%

1 Year growth

± 8.74%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Huntington, IN grew at a rate of 1.2%, from 8.25k employees to 8.35k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Huntington, IN, are Manufacturing (2,569 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (1,080 people), and Educational Services (903 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Huntington, IN, though some of these residents may live in Huntington, IN and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Most Common

The most common industries in Huntington, IN, by number of employees, are Manufacturing (2,569 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (1,080 people), and Educational Services (903 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Huntington, IN has an unusually high number of Manufacturing (3.04 times higher than expected), Accommodation & Food Services (1.17 times), and Educational Services (1.17 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Huntington, IN, by median earnings, are Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting ($55,625), Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($55,625), and Utilities ($55,625).

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Domestic Trade

Domestic Production & Consumption

Domestic production and consumption consists of products and services shipped from Indiana to other states, or from other states to Indiana.

Top Domestic Production in Dollars

  1. $73.5B

  2. $45.8B

  3. $42.5B

In 2015, the top outbound Indiana product (by dollars) was Motorized vehicles with $73.5B, followed by Base metals ($45.8B) and Mixed freight ($42.5B).

The following chart shows the share of these products in relation to all outbound Indiana products.

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$487B

2020 Value

$698B

Projected 2045 Value

43.3% growth

In 2020, total outbound Indiana trade was $487B. This is expected to increase 43.3% to $698B by 2045.

The following chart shows how the domestic outbound Indiana trade is projected to change in comparison to its neighboring states.

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Interstate Trade

Interstate trade consists of products and services shipped from Indiana to other states, or from other states to Indiana.

Most Common Trade Partners

  1. $44.4B

  2. $36.8B

  3. $34.9B

In 2015, the top outbound Indiana domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Ohio with $44.4B, followed by Michigan with $36.8B and Illinois and $34.9B.

The following map shows the amount of trade that Indiana shares with each state (excluding itself).

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Health

89.2% of the population of Huntington, IN has health coverage, with 50.1% on employee plans, 16.2% on Medicaid, 10.8% on Medicare, 10.7% on non-group plans, and 1.33% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in the place of Huntington, IN was $8,300 in 2014. This is a 4.76% increase from the previous year ($7,923).

Primary care physicians in Huntington, IN see 1665 patients per year on average, which represents a 4.75% decrease from the previous year (1748 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 2427 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 1583 patients per year.

Comparing across all counties in the state, Jay County has the highest prevalence of diabetes (15.4%). Additionally, Grant County has the highest prevalence of adult obesity (39.1%)

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,665 to 1

Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio

Primary care physicians in Huntington County, IN see an average of 1,665 patients per year. This represents a 4.75% decrease from the previous year (1,748 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Huntington County, IN in comparison to its neighboring geographies.

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Behavioral Health Conditions

Data only available at the state level.

State with the Highest Prevalence

  1. 8.26% of the population affected

  2. 8.13% of the population affected

  3. 7.98% of the population affected

In 2016, West Virginia had the highest prevalence of adults with major depressive episode, with 8.26% of the population affected. The second highest is Arkansas (8.13%), followed by New Hampshire (7.98%).

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Access and Quality

Data only available at state level.

Most prevalent states

  1. 19.2% of adults

  2. 17.9% of adults

  3. 17.6% of adults

In 2016, Mississippi had the highest prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost, at 19.2%. It is followed by Texas (17.9%) and Louisiana (17.6%).

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Health Care Spending

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$8,300

Total Per Capita Spending on Personal Health Care 

$4,078

Per Enrollee Private Health Insurance Spending on Personal Health Care

$8,285

Per Enrollee Medicaid Spending on Personal Health Care

$10,714

Per Enrollee Medicare Spending on Personal Health Care

Between 2013 and 2014, all personal health care spending per capita in Indiana (including private, Medicare, and Medicaid) grew 4.76%, from $7,923 to $8,300.

The following chart shows how this spending changed over time in comparison to Medicaid, Medicare, and private insurance spending, per enrollee.

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Health Care Coverage

10.8%

Uninsured

50.1%

Employer Coverage

16.2%

Medicaid

10.8%

Medicare

10.7%

Non-Group

1.33%

Military or VA

Between 2016 and 2017, the percent of uninsured citizens in Huntington, IN declined by 7.65% from 11.7% to 10.8%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Huntington, IN changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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Health Risks

Data available at the county level.

Most at risk counties

  1. 15.4% prevalence

  2. 15.1% prevalence

  3. 15% prevalence

Jay County has the highest prevalence of diabetes in Indiana, at 15.4%.

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Diversity

Huntington, IN is home to a population of 17.2k people, from which 98.5% are citizens. As of 2017, 2.36% of Huntington, IN residents were born outside of the country (406 people).

In 2017, there were 44.7 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (16k people) in Huntington, IN than any other race or ethnicity. There were 358 White (Hispanic) and 264 Asian (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Age

Age by Nativity

36

Median Native-Born Age

± 1.3

39

Median Foreign-Born Age

± 1.7

In 2017, the median age of all people in Huntington, IN was 35.7. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 36, were generally younger than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 39. But people in Huntington, IN are getting getting older. In 2016, the average age of all Huntington, IN residents was 36.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

2.36%

2017 Foreign-Born Population

406 people

2.23%

2016 Foreign-Born Population

386 people

As of 2017, 2.36% of Huntington, IN residents (406 people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.7%. In 2016, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Huntington, IN was 2.23%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin

  1. Mexico

    106,451 ± 7,946 people

  2. India

    28,953 ± 4,168 people

  3. China

    22,599 ± 3,684 people

In 2017, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Indiana was Mexico, the natal country of 106,451 Indiana residents, followed by India with 28,953 and China with 22,599.

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Citizenship

98.5%

2017 Citizenship

98.7%

2016 Citizenship

As of 2017, 98.5% of Huntington, IN residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.2%. In 2016, the percentage of US citizens in Huntington, IN was 98.7%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Huntington, IN

  1. White (Non-Hispanic)

    16k ± 149

  2. White (Hispanic)

    358 ± 118

  3. Asian (Non-Hispanic)

    264 ± 45

In 2017, there were 44.7 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (16k people) in Huntington, IN than any other race or ethnicity. There were 358 White (Hispanic) and 264 Asian (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

The following bar chart shows the 7 races represented in Huntington, IN as a share of the total population.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period

  1. Vietnam

    336 ± 97

  2. Gulf War (2001-)

    181 ± 89

  3. Gulf War (1990s)

    159 ± 71

Huntington, IN has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.86 times greater than any other conflict.

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Education

In 2017, universities in Huntington, IN awarded 335 degrees. The student population of Huntington, IN is skewed towards women, with 521 male students and 800 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Huntington, IN are White (291 and 90.4%), followed by Black or African American (10 and 3.11%), Hispanic or Latino (10 and 3.11%), and Two or More Races (7 and 2.17%).

The largest universities in Huntington, IN by number of degrees awarded are Huntington University (335 and 100%).

The most popular majors in Huntington, IN are Occupational Therapy (32 and 9.55%), Counseling Psychology (23 and 6.87%), and Applied Psychology (19 and 5.67%).

The median tuition costs in Huntington, IN are $24,694 for private four year colleges, and $N/A and $N/A respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.

Concentrations

In 2015, the most common concentation for Bachelors Degree recipients in Huntington, IN was General Business Administration & Management with 15 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a Bachelors Degree from schools in Huntington, IN according to their major.

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Universities

Largest Universities by degrees awarded

335 degrees awarded

$N/A

Median In-State Public

$24,694

Median Private

In 2017, the Huntington, IN institution with the largest number of graduating students was Huntington University with 335 degrees awarded.

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Student Gender for Common Institutions

157

Degrees Awarded to Men

178

Degrees Awarded to Women

In 2017, 157 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Huntington, IN, which is 0.882 times less than the 178 female students who received degrees in the same year.

This chart displays the gender disparity between the institutions in Huntington, IN by degrees awarded.

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Student Race and Ethnicity

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    291 degrees awarded

  2. Black or African American

    10 degrees awarded

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    10 degrees awarded

In 2017 the majority of degrees awarded at institutions in Huntington, IN were to White students. These 291 degrees mean that there were 29.1 times more White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Black or African American, with 10 degrees awarded.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Huntington, IN was $78,400 in 2017, which is 0.341 times smaller than the national average of $229,700. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $77,300 to $78,400, a 1.42% increase. The homeownership rate in Huntington, IN is 64.8%, which is higher than the national average of 63.9%. People in Huntington, IN have an average commute time of 17 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Huntington, IN is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Housing

Property Value

$78,400

2017 Median

± $3,399

$77,300

2016 Median

± $2,879

In 2017, the median property value in Huntington, IN grew to to $78,400 from the previous year's value of $77,300.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Huntington, IN compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies and, second, owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property value buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Huntington, IN the largest share of households have a property value in the $60k - $70k range.

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Household Income

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$42,302

Median Household Income

± $2,821

6.65k

Number of Households

± 453

In 2017, the median household income of the 6.65k households in Huntington, IN grew to $42,302 from the previous year's value of $39,011.

The following chart displays the households in Huntington, IN distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $60k - $75k range.

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Property Taxes

< $800

Average Range

This chart shows the households in Huntington, IN distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Huntington, IN the largest share of households pay taxes in the < $800 range.

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Rent vs Own

64.8%

2017 Homeownership

65%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 64.8% of the housing units in Huntington, IN were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 65%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is higher than the national average of 63.9%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Huntington, IN compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Commute Time

17 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Huntington, IN have a shorter commute time (17 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.1 minutes). Additionally, 0.439% of the workforce in Huntington, IN have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel

  1. Drove Alone

    82.8%

  2. Carpooled

    8.18%

  3. Walked

    6.05%

In 2017, the most common method of travel for workers in Huntington, IN was Drove Alone (82.8%), followed by those who Carpooled (8.18%) and those who Walked (6.05%).

The following chart shows the number of households using each mode of transportation over time, using a logarithmic scale on the y-axis to help better show variations in the smaller means of commuting.

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Transportation

Car Ownership

2 cars

Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Huntington, IN distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Huntington, IN have 2 cars, followed by 1 car.

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