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Huntington, Indiana - Basic Facts

The City of Huntington had a population of 16,985 as of July 1, 2016. Huntington ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Indiana. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Huntington is located at latitude 40.8808 and longitude -85.5055 in Huntington County. The formal boundaries for the City of Huntington (see map below) encompass a land area of 8.51 sq. miles and a water area of 0.14 sq. miles. Huntington County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 748 feet.

The City of Huntington (GNIS ID: 2394452) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The City of Huntington is located within Township of Huntington, a minor civil division (MCD) of Huntington County.

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, 2016.

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Huntington, IN Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 16,985
Population in Households 15,815
Population in Familes 12,427
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,170
Population Density1 1,997
Diversity Index2 15


Total Households 6,440
Average Household Size 2.46
Family Households 4,110
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 7,510 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 4,199 (55.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,241 (29.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,070 (14.2%)
Median Home Value $85,677
Average Home Value $102,762


Median Household Income $40,186
Average Household Income $50,151
Per Capita Income $19,860
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.21% -0.22%
Households -0.14% -0.17%
Families -0.15% -0.3%
Median Household Income   2.73%
Per Capita Income   1.71%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood 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.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Huntington, IN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Huntington to the other 680 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Indiana by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 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 # 51 93rd
Population Density1 # 127 81st
Diversity Index2 # 219 67th
Median Household Income # 530 22nd
Per Capita Income # 557 18th

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