Huntington County, IN

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2022 Population
36,699
0.347% 1-year growth
US Senator
Todd Young
Republican Party
US Senator
Mike Braun
Republican Party
2022 Median Age
41.4
0.73% 1-year increase
2022 Poverty Rate
11.1%
5.63% 1-year increase
2022 Median Household Income
$59,894
5.62% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$134,000
18.3% 1-year growth
2022 Employed Population
18,139
1.49% 1-year decline

About

In 2022, Huntington County, IN had a population of 36.7k people with a median age of 41.4 and a median household income of $59,894. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Huntington County, IN grew from 36,572 to 36,699, a 0.347% increase and its median household income grew from $56,705 to $59,894, a 5.62% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Huntington County, IN are White (Non-Hispanic) (93.7%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (1.47%), White (Hispanic) (1.11%), Other (Hispanic) (0.948%), and Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (0.937%).

None of the households in Huntington County, IN reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

98.8% of the residents in Huntington County, IN are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Huntington County, IN are Huntington University (332 degrees awarded in 2022).

In 2022, the median property value in Huntington County, IN was $134,000, and the homeownership rate was 75.6%.

Most people in Huntington County, IN drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 22.2 minutes. The average car ownership in Huntington County, IN was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

Huntington County, IN is home to a population of 36.7k people, from which 98.8% are citizens. As of 2022, 1.61% of Huntington County, IN residents were born outside of the country (591 people).

In 2022, there were 63.9 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (34.4k people) in Huntington County, IN than any other race or ethnicity. There were 538 Two+ (Non-Hispanic) and 408 White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

98.8%
2022 Citizenship
99%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 98.8% of Huntington County, IN residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Huntington County, IN was 99%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Huntington County, IN
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    34.4k ± 171
  2. Two+ (Non-Hispanic)
    538 ± 185
  3. White (Hispanic)
    408 ± 129
2.76%
Hispanic Population
1.01k people

In 2022, there were 63.9 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (34.4k people) in Huntington County, IN than any other race or ethnicity. There were 538 Two+ (Non-Hispanic) and 408 White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

2.76% of the people in Huntington County, IN are hispanic (1.01k people).

The following chart shows the 7 races represented in Huntington County, IN as a share of the total population.

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin
  1. Mexico
    101,350 ± 7,757 people
  2. India
    35,477 ± 4,612 people
  3. China
    18,850 ± 3,366 people

In 2022, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Indiana was Mexico, the natal country of 101,350 Indiana residents, followed by India with 35,477 and China with 18,850.

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Foreign-Born Population

1.61%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
591 people
1.47%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
539 people

As of 2022, 1.61% of Huntington County, IN residents (591 people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.6%. In 2021, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Huntington County, IN was 1.47%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    768 ± 157
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    540 ± 135
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    349 ± 161

Huntington County, IN has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.42 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Huntington County, IN employs 18.1k people. The largest industries in Huntington County, IN are Manufacturing (4,675 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (2,605 people), and Retail Trade (1,998 people), and the highest paying industries are Utilities ($66,765), Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($57,361), and Finance & Insurance ($56,354).

Males in Indiana have an average income that is 1.36 times higher than the average income of females, which is $53,980. The income inequality in Indiana (measured using the Gini index) is 0.448, which is lower than than the national average.

Occupations

18.1k
2022 Value
± 852
−1.49%
1 Year decline
± 6.52%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Huntington County, IN declined at a rate of −1.49%, from 18.4k employees to 18.1k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Huntington County, IN, are Production Occupations (2,678 people), Office & Administrative Support Occupations (1,822 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (1,528 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Huntington County, IN.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

18.1k
2022 Value
± 852
−1.49%
1 Year decline
± 6.52%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Huntington County, IN declined at a rate of −1.49%, from 18.4k employees to 18.1k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Huntington County, IN, are Manufacturing (4,675 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (2,605 people), and Retail Trade (1,998 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Huntington County, IN, though some of these residents may live in Huntington County, IN and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Median Earnings by Industry

$47,512
Median earning men ± $1,986
$30,525
Median earning women ± $1,644

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($103,211), Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($57,670), and Manufacturing ($54,596).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($44,722), Construction ($44,219), and Manufacturing ($40,360).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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2.48%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between February 2022 and February 2023

As of February 2023, there are 3.21M people employed in Indiana. This represents a 2.48% increase in employment when compared to February 2022.

Right after the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, during April 2020, a general dip can be seen across industry sectors, resulting in an overall decline in employment by 15.4%.

The following chart shows monthly employment numbers for each industry sector in Indiana.

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Establishments by Size

The industries with the most establishments
  1. 269
    Manufacturing
  2. 247
    Finance & Insurance, and Real Estate, Rental & Leasing
  3. 222
    Educational Services, Health Care & Social Assistance

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Huntington County, IN went to Donald J. Trump with 73.7% of the vote. The runner-up was Joseph R Biden Jr. (23.9%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (2.29%).

Todd Young and Mike Braun are the senators currently representing the state of Indiana. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

Indiana is currently represented by 9 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

US Senators from Indiana

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Todd Young
Senator from Indiana3
Assumed office on January 3, 2017
Mike Braun
Senator from Indiana1
Assumed office on January 3, 2019

Todd Young and Mike Braun are the senators currently representing Indiana.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

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US Representatives from Indiana

Indiana is currently represented by 9 members in the U.S. house.

Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the members for Indiana have changed over time starting in 2008.

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Education

In 2022, universities in Huntington County, IN awarded 332 degrees. The student population of Huntington County, IN in 2022 is skewed towards women, with 543 male students and 929 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Huntington County, IN are White (272 and 85.5%), followed by Hispanic or Latino (18 and 5.66%), Two or More Races (16 and 5.03%), and Black or African American (7 and 2.2%).

The largest universities in Huntington County, IN by number of degrees awarded are Huntington University (332 and 100%).

The most popular majors in Huntington County, IN are Occupational Therapy (53 and 16%), Registered Nursing (31 and 9.34%), and General Business Administration & Management (29 and 8.73%).

The median tuition cost in Huntington County, IN for private four year colleges is $27,914.

Applicants, Admissions & Enrolled

University
Measure

In 2022 in Huntington County, IN, the percentage of applicants admitted was 77.5%, while the percentage of admitted who enrolled was 32%. The number of students enrolled in 2022 was 1,472 (36.9% men and 63.1% women).

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Enrollments by Gender and Races

Universities

In 2022 there were 1,472 students enrolled in Huntington County, IN, 36.9% men and 63.1% women.

By race, the largest number of students enrolled was concentrated in White with 1,219 records, of which 65.5% were women and 34.5% men.

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Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 21 degrees awarded
  2. 17 degrees awarded
  3. 31 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common concentation for Bachelors Degree recipients in Huntington County, IN was General Business Administration & Management with 21 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a Bachelors Degree from schools in Huntington County, IN according to their major.

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Universities

Gender
Race
Largest Universities by degrees awarded
332 degrees awarded

In 2022, the institution with the largest number of graduating students was Huntington University with 332 degrees awarded.

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Student Diversity

University

In 2022, 118 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Huntington County, IN, which is 0.551 times less than the 214 female students who received degrees in the same year.

In 2022 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions was White students. These 272 degrees mean that there were 15.1 times more degrees awarded to White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Hispanic or Latino, with 18 degrees awarded.

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Awarded Degrees over Time

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Average Net Price by Sector

Universities

Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above ($27,914) is the sector with the highest median state tuition in 2022.

Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above ($916) is the sector with the highest median state fee in 2022.

Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above ($1,000) is the sector with the highest average net price of books and supplies.

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Educational Pyramid

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In 2022, 0.799% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 0.781% of women were in the same situation.

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Educational Attainment

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Race

The most common educational levels obtained by the working population in 2022 were High School or Equivalent (1.75M), Some college (1.13M), and Bachelors Degree (879k).

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Huntington County, IN was $134,000 in 2022, which is 0.475 times smaller than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $113,300 to $134,000, a 18.3% increase. The homeownership rate in Huntington County, IN is 75.6%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Huntington County, IN have an average commute time of 22.2 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Huntington County, IN is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Huntington County, IN is $59,894. In 2022, the tract with the highest Median Household Income in Huntington County, IN was Census Tract 9617 with a value of $84,801, followed by Census Tract 9620 and Census Tract 9613, with respective values of $70,613 and $69,102.

In 2022, 9.62% of the population was living with severe housing problems in Huntington County, IN. From 2014 to 2022, the indicator declined 1.18%.

Property

$134,000
Median Property Value 2022
±$5,424
$11,462
Median Property Taxes
±$633

The following chart display owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Huntington County, IN the largest share of households pay taxes in the < $800 range.

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Rent vs Own

75.6%
Homeownership
2022
64.2%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 75.6% of the housing units in Huntington County, IN were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 75.8%.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 9617
  2. Census Tract 9620
  3. Census Tract 9613

In 2022, the tract with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Huntington County, IN was Census Tract 9617 with a value of $84,801, followed by Census Tract 9620 and Census Tract 9613, with respective values of $70,613 and $69,102.

The following map shows all of the tracts in Huntington County, IN colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Household Income

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$59,894
Median Household Income
± $2,463
15.2k
Number of Households
± 738

In 2022, the median household income of the 15.2k households in Huntington County, IN grew to $59,894 from the previous year's value of $56,705.

The following chart displays the households in Huntington County, IN distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $75k - $100k range.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Huntington County, IN is from Indiana.
0.448
2022 Wage GINI in Indiana
0.449
2021 Wage GINI in Indiana

In 2022, the income inequality in Indiana was 0.448 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.283% decline from 2021 to 2022, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for Indiana was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Indiana in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2022
  1. Drove Alone (83%)
  2. Carpooled (7.78%)
  3. Worked At Home (6.18%)

In 2022, 83% of workers in Huntington County, IN drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (7.78%) and those who worked at home (6.18%).

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Commute Time

22.2 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Huntington County, IN have a shorter commute time (22.2 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 1.65% of the workforce in Huntington County, IN have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Huntington County, IN distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Huntington County, IN have 2 cars.

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Severe Housing Problems

In 2022, 9.62% of the population was living with severe housing problems in Huntington County, IN. From 2014 to 2022, the indicator declined 1.18%.

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Poverty & Diversity

11.1% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Huntington County, IN (3.92k out of 35.3k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 12.5%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 18 - 24, followed by Females 55 - 64 and then Females 35 - 44.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Huntington County, IN is White, followed by Hispanic and Other.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Children in Poverty

In 2022, 11% of the children was living in poverty in Huntington County, IN. From 2014 to 2022, the indicator declined 5.1%.

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Crimes & Accidents

Indicator

In 2022, the number of reported violent crimes offenses per 100,000 population was 33 in Huntington County, IN. From 2014 to 2022, the indicator declined 57.2 per 100,000 population.

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Health

93.5% of the population of Huntington County, IN has health coverage, with 52.2% on employee plans, 14.6% on Medicaid, 14.8% on Medicare, 10.7% on non-group plans, and 1.28% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Huntington County, IN see 1739 patients per year on average, which represents a 4.03% decrease from the previous year (1812 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 2426 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 1137 patients per year.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 48.7% were men and 51.3% were women.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

1,739 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Huntington County, IN

Primary care physicians in Huntington County, IN see an average of 1,739 patients per year. This represents a 4.03% decrease from the previous year (1,812 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Huntington County, IN in comparison to its neighboring geographies.

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Health Care Diversity

In 2022, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 22.9% under 18 years, 20.4% between 18 and 34 years, 39.5% between 35 and 64 years, and 17.2% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 48.7% were men and 51.3% were women.

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Uninsured People

6.5%
Uninsured
52.2%
Employer Coverage
14.6%
Medicaid
14.8%
Medicare
10.7%
Non-Group
1.28%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Huntington County, IN grew by 4.44% from 6.23% to 6.5%.

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Health Outcomes

Indicator

In 2022, the number of deaths among residents under age 18 per 100,000 population was 38.2 in Huntington County, IN.

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Health Behaviors

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In 2022, the percentage of the adult population (age 18 and older) that reports a body mass index (BMI) greater than or equal to 30 kg/m2 (age-adjusted) was 36.3% in Huntington County, IN.

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Clinical Care

Indicator

In 2022, the percentage of population under age 65 without health insurance was 9.63% in Huntington County, IN.

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