Latest Data (2016)
Population 48,113
Nationwide Rank 794

Quick Facts

Huntington, West Virginia is the 794th largest city in the United States as of 2016.

Huntington, West Virginia is a city.

Huntington, West Virginia is currently 12.3% smaller than it was in 1990, the year of its peak recorded population.

Huntington, West Virginia's growth is extremely below average. 90% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.

Huntington, West Virginia Border Map

Similarly Sized Cities In US

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2016
784 Mishawaka, Indiana 48,679 3.5%
785 Niagara Falls, New York 48,632 -12.3%
786 Smyrna, Tennessee 48,596 74.8%
787 Covina, California 48,549 3.4%
788 Portage, Michigan 48,508 7.9%
789 Cedar Hill, Texas 48,343 47.5%
790 Ceres, California 48,278 38.5%
791 Texas City, Texas 48,262 15.5%
792 Twin Falls, Idaho 48,260 38.0%
793 Roswell, New Mexico 48,184 6.6%
794 Huntington, West Virginia 48,113 -7.0%
795 Madison, Alabama 47,959 60.9%
796 Wauwatosa, Wisconsin 47,945 1.7%
797 Lawrence, Indiana 47,866 22.4%
798 Kannapolis, North Carolina 47,839 27.9%
799 Alexandria, Louisiana 47,832 2.8%
800 St. Cloud, Florida 47,809 117.6%
801 Wylie, Texas 47,701 205.3%
802 Palm Springs, California 47,689 10.9%
803 Lacey, Washington 47,688 50.5%
804 Chesterfield, Missouri 47,659 1.7%

Similarly Sized Cities In West Virginia

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2016
772 Charleston 49,138 -7.8%
794 Huntington 48,113 -7.0%
1226 Morgantown 30,855 15.5%
1238 Parkersburg 30,601 -8.1%
1363 Wheeling 27,375 -12.5%

Demographics

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
2016 48,113 794
2015 48,638 782
2014 48,807 773
2013 49,177 760
2012 49,160 749
2011 49,113 742
2010 49,138 720
2009 49,129 725
2008 49,042 717
2007 49,214 704
2006 49,420 693
2005 49,628 676
2004 50,129 658
2003 50,474 646
2002 50,684 636
2001 51,128 618
2000 51,785 599
1990 54,865 455