Huntington, VA Profile: Facts & Data


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Huntington, Virginia - Basic Facts

The Huntington Census Designated Place had a population of 15,073 as of July 1, 2018. 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 38.7916 and longitude -77.0743 in Fairfax County. The formal boundaries for the Huntington Census Designated Place (see map below) 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.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Huntington population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2018.

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Huntington, VA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 15,073
Population in Households 15,073
Population in Familes 8,973
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 13,834
Diversity Index2 79


Median Household Income $72,448
Average Household Income $95,508
Per Capita Income $45,180


Total Housing Units 7,639 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,937 (38.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 4,158 (54.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 544 ( 7.1%)
Median Home Value $354,571
Average Home Value $392,520


Total Households 7,095
Average Household Size 2.12
Family Households 2,873
Average Family Size 3
  1. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  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 race 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 3.59% 1.71%
Households 2.46% 1.29%
Families 2.55% 1.22%
Median Household Income   2.86%
Per Capita Income   2.97%

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, 2018 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 # 92 85th
Population Density # 2 100th
Diversity Index # 33 95th
Median Household Income # 166 72nd
Per Capita Income # 96 84th

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