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Races in Huntington, West Virginia (WV) Detailed Stats: Ancestries, Foreign born residents, place of birth

 

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Races in Huntington, WV (2009)

  • White alone - 42,876 (87.0%)
  • Black alone - 4,005 (8.1%)
  • Two or more races - 1,161 (2.4%)
  • Hispanic - 683 (1.4%)
  • Asian alone - 492 (1.0%)
  • American Indian alone - 68 (0.1%)

Races in Huntington, WV (2000)

  • White alone - 45,868 (89.1%)
  • Black alone - 3,829 (7.4%)
  • Two or more races - 746 (1.4%)
  • Hispanic - 437 (0.8%)
  • Asian alone - 417 (0.8%)
  • American Indian alone - 94 (0.2%)
  • Other race alone - 62 (0.1%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 22 (0.04%)

2009 2000

Races in West Virginia (2009)

  • White alone - 1,699,102 (93.4%)
  • Black alone - 54,893 (3.0%)
  • Two or more races - 29,212 (1.6%)
  • Hispanic - 21,581 (1.2%)
  • Asian alone - 11,333 (0.6%)
  • American Indian alone - 2,606 (0.1%)
  • Other race alone - 901 (0.05%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 148 (0.01%)

Races in West Virginia (2000)

  • White alone - 1,709,966 (94.6%)
  • Black alone - 56,825 (3.1%)
  • Two or more races - 14,983 (0.8%)
  • Hispanic - 12,279 (0.7%)
  • Asian alone - 9,356 (0.5%)
  • American Indian alone - 3,456 (0.2%)
  • Other race alone - 1,144 (0.06%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 335 (0.02%)


English speakers - Total:

96.3% of residents of Huntington speak English at home.
1.4% of residents speak Spanish at home (84% speak English very well, 16% speak English less than very well).
2.3% of residents speak other language at home (59% speak English very well, 41% speak English less than very well).


English speakers - Born in the United States:

95.5% of residents of Huntington speak English at home.
3.1% of residents speak Spanish at home (95% speak English very well, 5% speak English less than very well).
1.4% of residents speak other language at home (97% speak English very well, 3% speak English less than very well).


English speakers - Native, born elsewhere:

81.2% of residents of Huntington speak English at home.
13.5% of residents speak Spanish at home (70% speak English very well, 30% speak English less than very well).
5.3% of residents speak other language at home (100% speak English very well).


English speakers - Foreign born:

21.4% of residents of Huntington speak English at home.
9.6% of residents speak Spanish at home (100% speak English very well).
69.0% of residents speak other language at home (45% speak English very well, 55% speak English less than very well).


White - Speak only English
Native:

98.0% (39,773)
Foreign born:

31.0% (138)
White - Speak another language
Native:

2.0% (800)
Foreign born:

69.0% (307)

Asian - Speak only English
Native:

20.5% (17)
Foreign born:

8.7% (35)
Asian - Speak another language
Native:

79.5% (66)
Foreign born:

91.3% (367)

Other race - Speak only English
Native:

17.9% (20)
Foreign born:

100.0% (29)

White alone, not Hispanic / Latino - Speak only English
Native:

98.1% (39,459)
Foreign born:

39.3% (138)
White alone, not Hispanic / Latino - Speak another language
Native:

1.9% (760)
Foreign born:

60.7% (213)

Hispanic or Latino - Speak only English
Native:

73.2% (391)
Foreign born:

23.6% (29)
Hispanic or Latino - Speak another language
Native:

26.8% (143)
Foreign born:

76.4% (94)

774 residents are foreign born

This city:  1.5%
West Virginia:  1.1%

Median age by place of birth - Huntington

Place of birth - Huntington
White (Caucasian)

Place of birth - Huntington
Black or African American

Place of birth - Huntington
American Indian / Alaska Native

Place of birth - Huntington
Asian

Place of birth - Huntington
Other race

Place of birth - Huntington
Two or more races

Place of birth - Huntington
White alone, not Hispanic / Latino

Place of birth - Huntington
Hispanic or Latino

Year of entry for the foreign-born population - Huntington

Year of entry for the foreign-born male population - Huntington

Year of entry for the foreign-born female population - Huntington

Place of birth by age - Huntington

Marital status for White (Caucasian) population 15 years and over:
Males:
  • Never married: 40.4%
  • Now married: 43.1%
  • Separated: 1.1%
  • Widowed: 3.9%
  • Divorced: 11.4%
Females:
  • Never married: 30.6%
  • Now married: 38.0%
  • Separated: 1.6%
  • Widowed: 14.1%
  • Divorced: 15.7%

Women who had a birth in the past 12 months
Now married:

50.9% (350)
Unmarried:

49.1% (338)
Women who did not have a birth in the past 12 months
Now married:

35.9% (3,806)
Unmarried:

64.1% (6,793)
Marital status for Black or African American population 15 years and over:
Males:
  • Never married: 48.5%
  • Now married: 33.8%
  • Separated: 4.0%
  • Widowed: 1.6%
  • Divorced: 12.0%
Females:
  • Never married: 41.5%
  • Now married: 23.9%
  • Separated: 2.9%
  • Widowed: 11.6%
  • Divorced: 20.1%

Women who had a birth in the past 12 months
Now married:

65.0% (26)
Unmarried:

35.0% (14)
Women who did not have a birth in the past 12 months
Now married:

17.5% (167)
Unmarried:

82.5% (788)
Marital status for American Indian / Alaska Native population 15 years and over:
Males:
  • Never married: 0.0%
  • Now married: 0.0%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 0.0%
  • Divorced: 100.0%
Females:
  • Never married: 0.0%
  • Now married: 27.5%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 0.0%
  • Divorced: 72.5%

Marital status for Asian population 15 years and over:
Males:
  • Never married: 28.8%
  • Now married: 57.1%
  • Separated: 14.1%
  • Widowed: 0.0%
  • Divorced: 0.0%
Females:
  • Never married: 48.6%
  • Now married: 43.2%
  • Separated: 3.9%
  • Widowed: 0.0%
  • Divorced: 4.3%

Women who did not have a birth in the past 12 months
Now married:

37.8% (90)
Unmarried:

62.2% (148)
Marital status for Other race population 15 years and over:
Males:
  • Never married: 87.8%
  • Now married: 12.2%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 0.0%
  • Divorced: 0.0%
Females:
  • Never married: 100.0%
  • Now married: 0.0%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 0.0%
  • Divorced: 0.0%

Women who did not have a birth in the past 12 months
Now married:

0.0% (0)
Unmarried:

100.0% (51)
Marital status for Two or more races population 15 years and over:
Males:
  • Never married: 66.0%
  • Now married: 20.0%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 0.0%
  • Divorced: 14.0%
Females:
  • Never married: 49.2%
  • Now married: 27.8%
  • Separated: 2.7%
  • Widowed: 2.0%
  • Divorced: 18.3%

Women who had a birth in the past 12 months
Now married:

100.0% (29)
Unmarried:

0.0% (0)
Women who did not have a birth in the past 12 months
Now married:

27.7% (54)
Unmarried:

72.3% (141)
Marital status for White alone, not Hispanic / Latino population 15 years and over:
Males:
  • Never married: 40.3%
  • Now married: 43.2%
  • Separated: 1.2%
  • Widowed: 3.9%
  • Divorced: 11.3%
Females:
  • Never married: 30.6%
  • Now married: 38.0%
  • Separated: 1.5%
  • Widowed: 14.1%
  • Divorced: 15.7%

Women who had a birth in the past 12 months
Now married:

50.9% (350)
Unmarried:

49.1% (338)
Women who did not have a birth in the past 12 months
Now married:

35.7% (3,732)
Unmarried:

64.3% (6,725)
Marital status for Hispanic or Latino population 15 years and over:
Males:
  • Never married: 59.5%
  • Now married: 29.9%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 0.0%
  • Divorced: 10.7%
Females:
  • Never married: 52.0%
  • Now married: 27.6%
  • Separated: 6.5%
  • Widowed: 3.4%
  • Divorced: 10.5%

Women who did not have a birth in the past 12 months
Now married:

31.5% (74)
Unmarried:

68.5% (161)

Ancestries in Huntington
(Other ancestries excluded from the graph)

  • Other - 8,075 (15.7%)
  • United States - 7,194 (14.0%)
  • Irish - 6,063 (11.8%)
  • German - 5,670 (11.0%)
  • English - 5,628 (10.9%)
  • Scotch-Irish - 1,543 (3.0%)
  • Italian - 1,238 (2.4%)
  • Scottish - 1,190 (2.3%)
  • Dutch - 950 (1.8%)
  • French - 825 (1.6%)
  • Polish - 530 (1.0%)
  • Welsh - 402 (0.8%)
  • Greek - 270 (0.5%)
  • Norwegian - 258 (0.5%)
  • Arab - 245 (0.5%)
  • Hungarian - 229 (0.4%)
  • Russian - 139 (0.3%)
  • Swedish - 123 (0.2%)
  • Czech - 81 (0.2%)
  • French Canadian - 70 (0.1%)
  • Subsaharan African - 70 (0.1%)
  • Swiss - 70 (0.1%)
  • Danish - 60 (0.1%)
  • West Indian - 54 (0.1%)
  • Ukrainian - 19 (0.04%)
  • Lithuanian - 12 (0.02%)
  • Slovak - 8 (0.02%)

Geographical mobility - Same house 1 year ago (%)

  • White (Caucasian): 33,776 (78.7%)
  • Black or African American: 2,634 (66.4%)
  • American Indian / Alaska Native: 79 (100.0%)
  • Asian: 308 (62.6%)
  • Other race: 29 (20.6%)
  • Two or more races: 623 (52.6%)
  • White alone, not Hispanic / Latino: 33,405 (78.7%)
  • Hispanic or Latino: 418 (61.2%)

Geographical mobility - Moved within same county (%)

  • White (Caucasian): 5,261 (12.3%)
  • Black or African American: 807 (20.4%)
  • Asian: 36 (7.3%)
  • Other race: 24 (17.0%)
  • Two or more races: 439 (37.1%)
  • White alone, not Hispanic / Latino: 5,206 (12.3%)
  • Hispanic or Latino: 129 (18.9%)

Geographical mobility - Moved within same state (%)

  • White (Caucasian): 2,101 (4.9%)
  • Black or African American: 224 (5.6%)
  • White alone, not Hispanic / Latino: 2,077 (4.9%)
  • Hispanic or Latino: 24 (3.5%)

Geographical mobility - Moved from different state (%)

  • White: 1,651 (3.8%)
  • Black or African American: 300 (7.6%)
  • Asian: 39 (7.9%)
  • Other race: 88 (62.4%)
  • Two or more races: 122 (10.3%)
  • White alone, not Hispanic / Latino: 1,627 (3.8%)
  • Hispanic or Latino: 112 (16.4%)

Geographical mobility - Moved from abroad (%)

  • White / Caucasian: 114 (0.3%)
  • Asian: 109 (22.2%)
  • White alone, not Hispanic / Latino: 114 (0.3%)
Children Nativity - Huntington, WV
Under 6 years 6 to 17 years

Living with two parents:

Both parents native
( • Native: 1,874 • Foreign born: 0 )

Both parents foreign born
( • Native: 14 • Foreign born: 7 )

One native & one foreign-born parent
( • Native: 35 • Foreign born: 0 )

Living with one parent:

1,315 Native

Living with two parents:

Both parents native
( • Native: 3,130 • Foreign born: 12 )

Both parents foreign born
( • Native: 51 • Foreign born: 0 )

One native & one foreign-born parent
( • Native: 42 • Foreign born: 0 )

Living with one parent:

2,135 Native

Place of birth for the foreign-born population - Regions

  • Asia: 543
  • Europe: 189
  • Eastern Asia: 161
  • South Central Asia: 155
  • Western Europe: 72
  • Northern Europe: 54
  • Eastern Europe: 33
  • Southern Europe: 30

Place of birth for the foreign-born population - Countries

  • Japan: 92
  • India: 91
  • China: 48
  • France: 44
  • England: 42
  • Germany: 28
  • Greece: 21
  • Hungary: 21
  • Korea: 21
  • Ireland: 12
  • Ukraine: 12
  • Spain: 9

Grandparents responsible for own grandchildren - White (Caucasian):
Grandparents responsible for own grandchildren under 18 years
30 to 59 years :

57.9% (190)
60 years and over:

42.1% (138)
Grandparents not responsible for own grandchildren under 18 years:
30 to 59 years:

61.3% (271)
60 years and over:

38.7% (171)
Grandparents responsible for own grandchildren - Black or African American:
Grandparents responsible for own grandchildren under 18 years
30 to 59 years :

0.0% (0)
60 years and over:

100.0% (38)
Grandparents responsible for own grandchildren - White alone, not Hispanic / Latino:
Grandparents responsible for own grandchildren under 18 years
30 to 59 years :

57.9% (190)
60 years and over:

42.1% (138)
Grandparents not responsible for own grandchildren under 18 years:
30 to 59 years:

61.3% (271)
60 years and over:

38.7% (171)

Zip codes: 25701, 25703.


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