Huntington County Demographics

For a quick statistical snapshot of Huntington County, skim the tables below. For more general information about the county contact us for your specific data needs.
 
 

Population

Total Population, 2012

36,987

 

Total Households, 2011

14,237

 

Median Age, 2012

39.6

 

Projected Population, 2020

36,299

 

Population Breakdown by Age, 2012

 

 

0-17 years

23%

 

18-24 years

10.3%

 

25-44 years

24%

 

45-64 years

28%

 

65+ years

15.3%

 



 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

income, 2011

Median Household Income

$47,326

Per Capita Income

$32,225

Cost of Living Index (2012)

87.4

 
 
 
 
 
 
 

educational attainment, 2011

Less than High School

11.8%

High School Graduate

43.3%

Some College

20.6%

Associate’s Degree

8.7%

Bachelor’s Degree

10.2%

Master’s, PhD and/or Professional Degree

5.4%

Total Population 25 & older: ACS

 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Labor Force, 2012

Labor Force

19,422

Unemployment Rate (May 2014)

4.9%

 
 
 
 
 
 

Commuting, 2010

Live elsewhere & work in Huntington County

2,688

Live in Huntington County but work elsewhere

5,156

 
 
 
 
 
 
 

average annual wage and employment by industry, 2012

Industry

Avg. Annual Wage

    Employment

    % Employment

Total—All Covered

$32,971

13,782

 

Total—All Private

$32,898

12,274

 

Manufacturing

$41,930

3,695

26.8%

Health Care, Social Assistance

$27,172

1,669

12.1%

Retail Trade

$19,899

1,373

10.0%

Accommodation and
Food Service

$12,104

1,019

7.4%