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Huntington, Indiana - Basic Facts

The City of Huntington had a population of 17,124 as of July 1, 2017. 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, 2017.

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Huntington, IN Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 17,124
Daytime Population: Workers 9,812
Daytime Population: Residents 8,826
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 18,638
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.09
Population in Households 15,955
Population in Familes 12,515
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,169
Population Density2 2,013
Diversity Index3 15


Median Household Income $40,890
Average Household Income $51,915
Per Capita Income $20,445


Total Housing Units 7,506 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 4,218 (56.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,249 (30.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,039 (13.8%)
Median Home Value $87,063
Average Home Value $107,106


Total Households 6,467
Average Household Size 2.47
Family Households 4,111
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. 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 -0.07% -0.17%
Households -0.06% -0.17%
Families -0.13% -0.31%
Median Household Income   1.56%
Per Capita Income   2.45%

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, 2017 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 # 53 92nd
Population Density # 122 82nd
Diversity Index # 222 68th
Median Household Income # 541 21st
Per Capita Income # 562 18th

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