Living in Charles Town, WV

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Updated: 2020-03-10

Charles Town SnackAbility

8
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
7/10
Housing
8.5
Affordability
8
Diversity
8
Safety
8.5
Amenities
7
Education
8
Commute
3

Charles Town, WV Crime Report

47
Total Crimes
775.6
Total Crimes / 100k People
-69.80%
Below National Average

Charles Town, WV Cost Of Living

101
Charles Town's Overall Cost Of Living
1.0x
Higher Than The National Average

Charles Town, West Virginia Info Snack

Charles Town, officially the City of Charles Town, is a city in Jefferson County, West Virginia, and is also the county seat. The population was 5,259 at the 2010 United States Census.
Population
5,885
Unemployment
8.9%
Poverty
15.2%
Median Home
$237,800
Median Income
$72,329
Median Rent
$965

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Population over time in Charles Town

Year Population % Change
2017 5,885 2.1%
2016 5,766 1.5%
2015 5,682 1.7%
2014 5,587 2.3%
2013 5,464 2.1%
2012 5,349 1.7%
2011 5,258 1.6%
2010 5,177 2.0%
2009 5,074 -
Crime/100k Charles Town WV USA
Violent Crime 165.0 289.9 368.9
Murder 0.0 3.7 5.0
Robbery 33.0 31.7 86.2
Aggravated Assault 99.0 218.5 246.8
Property Crime 610.6 1485.6 2199.5
Burglary 214.5 296.5 376.0
Larceny 363.0 1049.6 1594.6
Car Theft 33.0 139.5 228.9

Race / Ethnicity in Charles Town

White
74.5% (4,386)
African American
9.0% (527)
American Indian
0.0% (0)
Asian
2.8% (163)
Hawaiian
0.0% (0)
Other
2.4% (144)
Two Or More
1.4% (82)
Hispanic
9.9% (583)
Race Charles Town WV USA
White 74.5% 92.1% 61.1%
African American 9.0% 3.6% 12.3%
American Indian 0.0% 0.2% 0.7%
Asian 2.8% 0.8% 5.4%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.0% 0.2%
Other 2.4% 0.2% 0.2%
Two Or More 1.4% 1.6% 2.4%
Hispanic 9.9% 1.5% 17.8%

Household Income For Charles Town, West Virginia

Less than $10,000
8.3% (49,041)
$10,000 to $14,999
3.5% (20,836)
$15,000 to $24,999
11.1% (65,304)
$25,000 to $34,999
6.0% (35,066)
$35,000 to $49,999
7.1% (41,672)
$50,000 to $74,999
15.5% (91,476)
$75,000 to $99,999
15.7% (92,238)
$100,000 to $149,999
22.2% (130,354)
$150,000 to $199,999
4.7% (27,697)
$200,000 or more
5.9% (34,811)
Income Charles Town WV USA
Less than $10,000 8.3% 9.0% 6.3%
$10,000 to $14,999 3.5% 6.2% 4.6%
$15,000 to $24,999 11.1% 13.2% 9.3%
$25,000 to $34,999 6.0% 11.6% 9.3%
$35,000 to $49,999 7.1% 14.4% 12.6%
$50,000 to $74,999 15.5% 17.9% 17.5%
$75,000 to $99,999 15.7% 11.0% 12.5%
$100,000 to $149,999 22.2% 10.7% 14.6%
$150,000 to $199,999 4.7% 3.2% 6.3%
$200,000 or more 5.9% 2.7% 7.0%

Gender in Charles Town

Female
52.3% (3,076)
Male
47.7% (2,809)
Gender Charles Town WV USA
Female 52.3% 50.6% 50.8%
Male 47.7% 49.4% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Charles Town for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
4.0% (235)
9-12th Grade
8.0% (470)
High School / GED
29.0% (1,706)
Some College
22.0% (1,294)
Associate's Degree
5.0% (294)
Bachelor's Degree
21.0% (1,235)
Master's Degree
9.0% (529)
Professional Degree
1.0% (58)
Doctorate Degree
1.0% (58)
Education Charles Town WV USA
< 9th Grade 4.0% 4.0% 6.0%
9-12th Grade 8.0% 9.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 29.0% 41.0% 27.0%
Some College 22.0% 19.0% 21.0%
Associate's Degree 5.0% 7.0% 8.0%
Bachelor's Degree 21.0% 12.0% 19.0%
Master's Degree 9.0% 6.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 1.0% 1.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 1.0% 1.0% 1.0%

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