Huntington, VA Profile: Facts & Data


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Huntington, Virginia - Basic Facts

The Huntington Census Designated Place had a population of 14,987 as of July 1, 2020. Huntington ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Virginia. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Huntington is located at latitude 38.7923 and longitude -77.0708 in Fairfax County. The formal boundaries for the Huntington Census Designated Place encompass a land area of 1.09 sq. miles and a water area of 0.04 sq. miles. Fairfax County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 66 feet.

The Huntington Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2389960) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.


Huntington, VA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2020)


Total Population 14,987 (100%)
Population in Households 14,987 (100.0%)
Population in Families 8,731 (58.3%)
Population in Group Quarters1 0
Population Density 13,271
Diversity Index2 80


Median Household Income $92,036
Average Household Income $117,199
% of Income for Mortgage4 19%
Per Capita Income $56,056
Wealth Index5 115


Total HU (Housing Units) 7,735 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,001 (38.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 4,134 (53.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 600 ( 7.8%)
Median Home Value $407,081
Average Home Value $459,870
Housing Affordability Index3 124


Total Households 7,135
Average Household Size 2.1
Family Households 2,885
Average Family Size 3
  1. Group Quarters - a place where people live or stay in a group living arrangement. Includes college residents halls, nursing facilities, military barracks, and correctional facilities.
  2. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different races or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
  3. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  4. The % of Income for Mortgage quantifies the percentage of median household income dedicated to mortgage payments on a home priced at the median value (assuming a 30-year mortgage and a 20% down payment).
  5. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.


2010-2020 2020-2025
Population 2.82% 1.95%
Households 2.03% 1.53%
Families 2.08% 1.64%
Median Household Income   1.57%
Per Capita Income   1.5%
Owner Occupied HU   1.42%


Huntington, VA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Huntington to the other 593 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Virginia by rank and percentile using July 1, 2020 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 95 84th
Population Density # 2 100th
Median Household Income # 116 81st
Housing Affordability Index # 110 19th
Per Capita Income # 61 90th
Diversity Index # 36 94th

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