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  ECONOMY OVERVIEW
  

The unemployment rate in Huntington, West Virginia, is 5.20%, with job growth of -1.08%. Future job growth over the next ten years is predicted to be 32.65%.

Huntington, West Virginia Taxes
Huntington, West Virginia,sales tax rate is 7.00%. Income tax is 6.00%.

Huntington, West Virginia Income and Salaries

The income per capita is $21,173, which includes all adults and children. The median household income is $28,673.


  ECONOMYHuntington, West VirginiaUnited States
  Unemployment Rate  5.20%5.20%
  Recent Job Growth  -1.08%1.59%
  Future Job Growth  32.65%37.98%
  Sales Taxes  7.00%6.00%
  Income Taxes  6.00%4.60%
  Income per Cap.  $21,173$28,555
  Household Income  $28,673$53,482
  Family Median Income  $45,103$65,443
  POPULATION BY OCCUPATION
  Agriculture, forestry, fishing, hunting  0.03%1.35%
  Mining, quarrying, oil and gas extraction  0.50%0.61%
  Construction  3.80%6.19%
  Manufacturing  5.55%10.41%
  Wholesale trade  2.46%2.72%
  Retail trade  14.69%11.55%
  Transportation and warehousing  2.39%4.11%
  Utilities  00
  Information  2.18%2.12%
  Finance and insurance  2.44%4.69%
  Real estate, rental, leasing  1.17%1.89%
  Professional, scientific, technical services  4.91%6.68%
  Management of companies  0.04%0.08%
  Administrative, support, waste mgt svcs  3.42%4.27%
  Educational services  13.34%9.34%
  Health care and social assistance  23.80%13.81%
  Arts, entertainment, recreation  2.14%2.16%
  Accommodation, food services  9.91%7.44%
  Other services  3.97%4.94%
  Public administration  3.04%4.80%
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Probably the worst city (in the worst state): Data - 11/8/2012
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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Huntington - 6/20/2009
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)

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