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Charleston Summary
Charleston is located in West Virginia
Latitude: 38.361365
Longitude: -81.631405
Population: 121,609
Area: 325.57 sq. miles
Land: 324.82 sq. miles
Water: 0.75 sq. miles
Population Density: 374.38 people per sq. mile
Elevation: 603.0 feet above sea level
Time Zone: Eastern (GMT -5)
Daylight Savings: Yes
Area Codes: 304
Charleston Details
Charleston Zip Codes

Charleston Demographics

Charleston Gender Distribution

Gender Distribution
GenderNumberPercentWest Virginia Avg.National Avg.
Male57,50347.29 %48.59 %49.04 %
Female64,10652.71 %51.41 %50.96 %
Males / Female0.90-0.950.96
Total Population121,609100.00 %--
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Charleston Age Distribution

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Age Distribution
Age GroupNumberPercentWest Virginia Avg.National Avg.
Under 5 years6,7875.58 %5.63 %6.83 %
5 to 9 years7,1435.87 %6.15 %7.31 %
10 to 14 years7,3316.03 %6.42 %7.30 %
15 to 19 years7,3576.05 %6.95 %7.20 %
20 to 24 years7,1845.91 %6.64 %6.75 %
25 to 34 years15,40512.67 %12.65 %14.17 %
35 to 44 years19,34315.91 %15.04 %16.01 %
45 to 54 years19,12715.73 %14.95 %13.37 %
55 to 59 years6,5135.36 %5.47 %4.79 %
60 to 64 years5,6804.67 %4.75 %3.84 %
65 to 74 years10,1948.38 %8.22 %6.53 %
75 to 84 years7,0815.82 %5.35 %4.38 %
85 years and over2,4642.03 %1.76 %1.50 %
Age StatisticsNumberPercentWest Virginia Avg.National Avg.
Median age (years)40.7-39.437.7
18 years and over95,85978.83 %77.75 %74.27 %
Male
44,41636.52 %37.15 %35.85 %
Female
51,44342.30 %40.60 %38.42 %
21 years and over91,52675.26 %73.37 %69.92 %
62 years and over23,03218.94 %18.12 %14.65 %
65 years and over19,73916.23 %15.33 %12.42 %
Male
7,5926.24 %6.23 %5.12 %
Female
12,1479.99 %9.10 %7.30 %
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Charleston Racial Profile

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Racial Profile Chart
RaceNumberPercentWest Virginia Avg.National Avg.
One race119,93998.63 %99.13 %97.55 %
White
107,43888.35 %95.07 %75.21 %
Black or African American
10,5598.68 %3.13 %12.26 %
American Indian and Alaska Native
2570.21 %0.20 %0.87 %
Asian
1,3861.14 %0.52 %3.59 %
Asian Indian
4970.41 %0.16 %0.59 %
Chinese
2220.18 %0.10 %0.85 %
Filipino
2350.19 %0.08 %0.65 %
Japanese
580.05 %0.05 %0.28 %
Korean
930.08 %0.05 %0.38 %
Vietnamese
860.07 %0.02 %0.39 %
Other Asian
1950.16 %0.06 %0.45 %
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander
300.02 %0.02 %0.14 %
Native Hawaiian
100.01 %0.01 %0.05 %
Guamanian or Chamorro
40.00 %0.00 %0.02 %
Samoan
50.00 %0.00 %0.03 %
Other Pacific Islander
110.01 %0.01 %0.04 %
Some other race
2690.22 %0.17 %5.48 %
Hispanic StatisticsNumberPercentWest Virginia Avg.National Avg.
Hispanic or Latino (of any race)7590.62 %0.68 %13.70 %
Mexican
2410.20 %0.24 %7.24 %
Puerto Rican
1370.11 %0.09 %2.46 %
Cuban
540.04 %0.03 %0.44 %
Other Hispanic or Latino
3270.27 %0.32 %3.55 %
Not Hispanic or Latino120,85099.38 %99.32 %86.30 %
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Charleston Social Profile

Charleston School Enrollment

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School Enrollment Chart
School EnrollmentNumberPercentWest Virginia Avg.National Avg.
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school26,205100.00 %--
Nursery school, preschool
1,5405.88 %5.27 %6.47 %
Kindergarten
1,3535.16 %5.45 %5.43 %
Elementary school (grades 1-8)
12,05746.01 %44.64 %43.92 %
High school (grades 9-12)
5,86522.38 %22.52 %21.38 %
College or graduate school
5,39020.57 %22.12 %22.81 %
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Charleston Education Level

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Education Level Chart
Education LevelNumberPercentWest Virginia Avg.National Avg.
Population 25 years and over85,886100.00 %--
Less than 9th grade
5,3446.22 %9.99 %7.55 %
9th to 12th grade, no diploma
10,32412.02 %14.74 %12.05 %
High school graduate (includes equivalency)
28,50833.19 %39.41 %28.63 %
High school or higher
70,21881.76 %75.27 %80.40 %
Some college, no degree
16,36919.06 %16.62 %21.05 %
Associate degree
4,0684.74 %4.35 %6.32 %
Bachelor's degree
12,45114.50 %8.93 %15.54 %
Bachelor's degree or higher
21,27324.77 %14.89 %24.40 %
Graduate or professional degree
8,82210.27 %5.96 %8.86 %
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Charleston Ancestry Distribution

Ancestry Distribution
AncestryNumberPercentWest Virginia Avg.National Avg.
Total ancestries reported102,633100.00 %--
Arab1,4491.41 %0.37 %0.42 %
Czech3820.37 %0.30 %0.59 %
Danish1230.12 %0.09 %0.50 %
Dutch2,0752.02 %2.57 %1.58 %
English14,44814.08 %12.02 %8.53 %
French (except Basque)1,9171.87 %1.72 %2.90 %
French Canadian2330.23 %0.19 %0.85 %
German14,82714.45 %17.28 %14.93 %
Greek2400.23 %0.30 %0.40 %
Hungarian3030.30 %0.51 %0.49 %
Irish13,19412.86 %13.53 %10.65 %
Italian4,3744.26 %4.77 %5.47 %
Lithuanian1700.17 %0.11 %0.23 %
Norwegian3660.36 %0.26 %1.56 %
Polish1,2381.21 %1.95 %3.12 %
Portuguese200.02 %0.04 %0.41 %
Russian3230.31 %0.30 %0.92 %
Scotch-Irish3,2643.18 %2.55 %1.50 %
Scottish2,5342.47 %1.92 %1.70 %
Slovak1330.13 %0.30 %0.28 %
Subsaharan African7360.72 %0.20 %0.62 %
Swedish3450.34 %0.37 %1.39 %
Swiss2020.20 %0.20 %0.32 %
Ukrainian1030.10 %0.12 %0.31 %
United States or American18,37517.90 %23.15 %7.18 %
Welsh1,0991.07 %0.83 %0.61 %
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)910.09 %0.06 %0.65 %
Other ancestries20,06919.55 %14.00 %31.89 %
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Charleston Economy

Charleston Employment

GroupNumberPercentWest Virginia Avg.National Avg.
Population 16 years and over98,771100.00 %--
Males 16 years and over
45,74246.31 %47.93 %48.32 %
Females 16 years and over
53,02953.69 %52.07 %51.68 %
In labor force
58,92159.65 %54.55 %63.63 %
Males in labor force
30,58551.91 %54.50 %53.52 %
Females in labor force
28,33648.09 %45.50 %46.48 %
Civilian labor force
58,77359.50 %54.44 %63.10 %
Employed
55,59456.29 %50.45 %59.39 %
Unemployed
3,1793.22 %3.99 %3.71 %
Unemployment level
-5.40 %7.32 %5.84 %
Armed Forces
1480.15 %0.11 %0.53 %
Not in labor force
39,85040.35 %45.45 %36.37 %
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Employment Type Chart
Employment TypeNumberPercentWest Virginia Avg.National Avg.
Private wage and salary workers41,21674.14 %75.76 %78.40 %
Government workers10,88319.58 %17.92 %14.66 %
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business3,2955.93 %5.91 %6.64 %
Unpaid family workers2000.36 %0.41 %0.31 %
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Charleston Occupations

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Occupation Chart
OccupationNumberPercentWest Virginia Avg.National Avg.
Management, professional, and related occupations20,57637.01 %27.92 %33.60 %
Service occupations7,89514.20 %16.56 %14.87 %
Sales and office occupations16,62229.90 %26.10 %26.70 %
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations510.09 %0.73 %0.74 %
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations4,7028.46 %12.30 %9.47 %
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations5,74810.34 %16.39 %14.63 %
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Charleston Employment by Industry

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Industry Chart
IndustryNumberPercentWest Virginia Avg.National Avg.
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining6231.12 %4.05 %1.87 %
Construction2,8855.19 %7.03 %6.80 %
Manufacturing4,2617.66 %11.91 %14.09 %
Wholesale trade1,9443.50 %2.76 %3.60 %
Retail trade6,51611.72 %13.08 %11.73 %
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities2,8745.17 %5.99 %5.19 %
Information2,1223.82 %2.18 %3.08 %
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing3,7106.67 %4.57 %6.87 %
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services6,05010.88 %6.71 %9.28 %
Educational, health and social services12,14821.85 %22.99 %19.92 %
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services4,3247.78 %7.96 %7.86 %
Other services (except public administration)2,7354.92 %4.98 %4.88 %
Public administration5,4029.72 %5.79 %4.83 %
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Charleston Income

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Household Income Chart
Household IncomeNumberPercentWest Virginia Avg.National Avg.
Households53,165100.00 %732,385106,788,273
Less than $10,000
6,85712.90 %15.44 %9.86 %
$10,000 to $14,999
4,3168.12 %9.95 %6.40 %
$15,000 to $24,999
8,33615.68 %17.42 %12.89 %
$25,000 to $34,999
7,10913.37 %14.53 %12.79 %
$35,000 to $49,999
8,19215.41 %16.42 %16.44 %
$50,000 to $74,999
8,75816.47 %15.11 %19.30 %
$75,000 to $99,999
4,3578.20 %6.07 %10.14 %
$100,000 to $149,999
3,0965.82 %3.30 %7.65 %
$150,000 to $199,999
7701.45 %0.77 %2.18 %
$200,000 or more
1,3742.58 %0.99 %2.35 %
Median household income (dollars)$34,631.67-$26,900.81$39,349.33
Average household size2.21-2.482.58
Average income per member of household$15,670.44-$10,858.48$15,252.86
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Charleston Commute

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Commute Chart
TypeNumberPercentWest Virginia Avg.National Avg.
Workers 16 years and over54,693100.00 %100.00 %100.00 %
Car, truck, or van - drove alone
43,31179.19 %80.26 %75.65 %
Car, truck, or van - carpooled
6,34111.59 %12.67 %12.23 %
Public transportation (including taxicab)
1,5142.77 %0.80 %4.73 %
Walked
1,7223.15 %2.94 %2.94 %
Other means
4100.75 %0.89 %1.20 %
Worked at home
1,3952.55 %2.43 %3.25 %
Mean travel time to work (minutes)20.225 minutes-33.2 minutes26.3 minutes
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Charleston Housing

Charleston Occupancy

Housing OccupancyNumberPercentWest Virginia Avg.National Avg.
Total housing units57,988100.00 %838,704117,282,697
Occupied housing units
53,17991.71 %87.23 %91.00 %
Owner-occupied housing units
35,82961.79 %65.53 %60.30 %
Renter-occupied housing units
17,35029.92 %21.70 %30.70 %
Vacant housing units
4,8098.29 %12.77 %9.00 %
For seasonal or occasional use
3500.60 %3.86 %3.06 %
Homeowner vacancy rate2.89 %-2.12 %2.21 %
Rental vacancy rate8.48 %-7.88 %7.86 %
Average household size of owner-occupied unit2.31-2.492.62
Average household size of renter-occupied unit2.05-2.422.45
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Structures

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Structures Chart
Structure TypeNumberPercentWest Virginia Avg.National Avg.
Total housing units58,031100.00 %--
1-unit, detached
39,32767.77 %69.10 %60.37 %
1-unit, attached
1,1501.98 %1.57 %5.68 %
2 units
2,2913.95 %2.63 %4.29 %
3 or 4 units
3,6846.35 %2.93 %4.72 %
5 to 9 units
2,5044.31 %2.65 %4.66 %
10 to 19 units
1,4562.51 %1.49 %3.99 %
20 or more units
2,8424.90 %2.38 %8.59 %
Mobile home
4,7668.21 %16.84 %7.49 %
Boat, RV, van, etc.
110.02 %0.41 %0.22 %
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Charleston Rooms

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Rooms Chart
Rooms per residence unitNumberPercentWest Virginia Avg.National Avg.
Total housing units58,031100.00 %--
1 room
4580.79 %0.89 %2.21 %
2 rooms
1,3332.30 %2.01 %4.88 %
3 rooms
4,2197.27 %5.91 %10.06 %
4 rooms
9,64916.63 %17.23 %15.95 %
5 rooms
12,82822.11 %24.87 %20.92 %
6 rooms
11,07219.08 %21.08 %18.39 %
7 rooms
7,65413.19 %13.05 %11.98 %
8 rooms
5,4269.35 %7.99 %7.99 %
9 or more rooms
5,3929.29 %6.97 %7.63 %
Median (rooms)5.5-5.45.5
Occupants per roomNumberPercentWest Virginia Avg.National Avg.
Occupied housing units53,175100.00 %--
1.00 or less
52,67599.06 %86.08 %85.63 %
1.01 to 1.50
3810.72 %0.92 %2.83 %
1.51 or more
1190.22 %0.22 %2.54 %
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Charleston Household Heating

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Household Heating Pie Chart
Household heating fuel typeNumberPercentWest Virginia Avg.National Avg.
Utility gas32,62656.22 %41.74 %46.07 %
Bottled, tank, or LP gas6241.08 %4.91 %5.96 %
Electricity18,76032.33 %28.02 %27.62 %
Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.2850.49 %5.88 %8.06 %
Coal or coke350.06 %0.97 %0.12 %
Wood4030.69 %5.15 %1.51 %
Solar energy230.04 %0.01 %0.05 %
Other fuel2860.49 %0.40 %0.35 %
No fuel used1330.23 %0.13 %1.25 %
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Charleston Property Value

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Property Pie Chart
Property TypeNumberPercentWest Virginia Avg.National Avg.
Specified owner-occupied units29,665100.00 %--
Less than $50,000
4,68315.79 %26.61 %10.14 %
$50,000 to $99,999
12,68142.75 %47.06 %30.62 %
$100,000 to $149,999
6,62022.32 %15.90 %23.60 %
$150,000 to $199,999
2,8389.57 %5.86 %14.50 %
$200,000 to $299,999
1,6435.54 %3.20 %11.81 %
$300,000 to $499,999
9413.17 %1.04 %6.42 %
$500,000 to $999,999
1980.67 %0.22 %2.34 %
$1,000,000 or more
610.21 %0.10 %0.56 %
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Charleston Mortgage Status

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Mortgage Payment Pie Chart
Mortgage paymentsNumberPercentWest Virginia Avg.National Avg.
With a mortgage17,29858.31 %52.33 %69.56 %
Less than $300
1700.57 %1.22 %0.50 %
$300 to $499
1,8476.23 %9.31 %3.97 %
$500 to $699
4,01013.52 %14.76 %8.97 %
$700 to $999
5,43718.33 %15.51 %17.28 %
$1,000 to $1,499
3,47811.72 %8.19 %20.91 %
$1,500 to $1,999
1,2734.29 %2.08 %9.93 %
$2,000 or more
1,0833.65 %1.27 %7.99 %
Not mortgaged12,36741.69 %47.67 %30.44 %
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Mortgage Payment as Percentage of Income Pie Chart
Mortgage payment as a percentage of incomeNumberPercentWest Virginia Avg.National Avg.
Less than 15 percent15,26451.45 %50.82 %36.58 %
15 to 19 percent4,95616.71 %15.50 %17.40 %
20 to 24 percent3,10210.46 %10.20 %13.85 %
25 to 29 percent1,7105.76 %6.38 %9.40 %
30 to 34 percent1,1914.01 %4.05 %6.01 %
35 percent or more3,05910.31 %11.89 %15.91 %
Not computed3831.29 %1.17 %0.85 %
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Charleston Rent Status

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Rent Payment Pie Chart
Rent payment amountNumberPercentWest Virginia Avg.National Avg.
Specified renter-occupied units17,205100.00 %100.00 %100.00 %
Less than $200
1,87510.90 %10.59 %5.40 %
$200 to $299
1,5859.21 %12.14 %5.26 %
$300 to $499
6,64738.63 %38.86 %22.00 %
$500 to $749
4,45225.88 %19.78 %33.46 %
$750 to $999
7574.40 %3.27 %17.03 %
$1,000 to $1,499
2891.68 %0.98 %8.60 %
$1,500 or more
780.45 %0.21 %2.89 %
No cash rent
1,5228.85 %14.16 %5.35 %
Median (dollars)5,27930.68 %127.50 %44.00 %
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Rent Payment as Percentage of Income Pie Chart
Rent payment as a percentage of incomeNumberPercentWest Virginia Avg.National Avg.
Less than 15 percent3,98423.16 %18.93 %18.07 %
15 to 19 percent2,18712.71 %11.40 %14.26 %
20 to 24 percent1,79010.40 %9.88 %12.73 %
25 to 29 percent1,4978.70 %8.42 %10.37 %
30 to 34 percent1,3377.77 %6.22 %7.32 %
35 percent or more4,46725.96 %28.34 %29.47 %
Not computed1,94311.29 %16.81 %7.77 %

Charleston Vehicle Usage

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Vehicle Usage Pie Chart
Vehicles per householdNumberPercentWest Virginia Avg.National Avg.
None7,33012.63 %9.47 %9.57 %
120,53335.38 %30.93 %31.22 %
219,31133.28 %33.53 %34.76 %
3 or more6,00110.34 %13.29 %15.45 %
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