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Huntington, West Virginia   Add Favorite    16 Reviews | Review This Place




Find your Best Mortgage in Huntington: Fixed Rate, Adjustable Rate, 30 years, 15 years.

Pros

-Cost of living
-Small-town atmosphere
-Revitalizing downtown

Cons

-Entertainment
-Low educational attainment
-Isolation


What Bert Has To Say About Huntington-Ashland Metro Area


Industrial Huntington, located along the Ohio River, is a transport center for traffic between Ohio, the Great Lakes, Kentucky, and points east of the Appalachians. The diverse industrial base includes chemicals, metal products, and glass and glass products manufacturing. The smaller Ashland, in Kentucky 10 miles downriver, plays a similar role.


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    ECONOMY
    The unemployment rate in Huntington is 5.20 percent(U.S. avg. is 5.20%). Recent job growth is Negative. Huntington jobs have Decreased by 1.08 percent.
    COST OF LIVING
    Compared to the rest of the country, Huntington's cost of living is 23.40% Lower than the U.S. average.
    POPULATION
    As of 2014, Huntington's population is 48,638 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of -11.32 percent.
    TRANSPORTATION
    Average Commute time is 23 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes.
    REAL ESTATE
    The median home cost in Huntington is $69,500. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 8.69%.
    SCHOOLS
    Huntington public schools spend $12,355 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 13.8 students per teacher in Huntington.

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  11/8/2012
Probably the worst city (in the worst state): Data

I'll provide a mix of data (i.e., fact) and opinion. I moved here about two years ago to work as a scientist in the medical industry, and I'm *hoping* to take a pay cut... (Read More)

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  6/20/2009
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I have grown up in the Huntington area. It has always been a good community, however there has also been a concentrated area of high crime in the city that seems to be... (Read More)

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  5/30/2009
Revitalized little city with growing creative ener

Pullman Square has revitalized the downtown: it has lots of great food, a comedy club, and great movie theaters. Countless once-empty storefronts have been recently... (Read More)

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