Huntington, Texas

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Huntington is a city in Angelina County, Texas, United States. The population was 2,068 at the 2000 census. The site is named for Collis Potter Huntington, the chairman of the board of the Southern Pacific Railroad when the town was formed and one of The Big Four. Huntington is known as the "Gateway to Lake Sam Rayburn".

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Geography

Huntington is located at 31°16′45″N 94°34′22″W / 31.27917°N 94.57278°W / 31.27917; -94.57278 (31.279227, -94.572881)[3].

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 2.7 square miles (7.1 km²), all of it land.

Demographics

As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 2,068 people, 757 households, and 560 families residing in the city. The population density was 758.0 people per square mile (292.5/km²). There were 894 housing units at an average density of 327.7/sq mi (126.4/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 87.19% White, 8.56% African American, 0.58% Native American, 0.19% Asian, 1.35% from other races, and 2.13% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 3.72% of the population.

There were 757 households out of which 41.2% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 52.8% were married couples living together, 17.3% had a female householder with no husband present, and 25.9% were non-families. 23.9% of all households were made up of individuals and 12.5% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.73 and the average family size was 3.25.

In the city the population was spread out with 32.0% under the age of 18, 9.9% from 18 to 24, 26.3% from 25 to 44, 19.6% from 45 to 64, and 12.2% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 32 years. For every 100 females there were 91.0 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 82.8 males.

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