Charleston, WV - Best Places To Live

Charleston Info Snack

Population
50,911
Median Home Price
$142,800
Median Income
$48,959
Unemployment Rate
6.58%

Charleston Highlights

Best Places Around Charleston

1

St. Albans, WV
Population 10,939

2

Teays Valley, WV
Population 13,461

3

Dunbar, WV
Population 7,844

4

South Charleston, WV
Population 13,380

5

Nitro, WV
Population 6,860

6

Sissonville, WV
Population 5,017

7

Cross Lanes, WV
Population 11,061

Map Of Charleston, WV

Population over time in Charleston

YearPopulation% Change
201450,911-0.44%
201351,135-0.17%
201251,224-0.26%
201151,360-0.14%
201051,432-

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Race / Ethnicity in Charleston

White
81.5% (41,490)
Black / African American
8.3% (4,248)
Two or More races
6.2% (3,144)
Asian
2.3% (1,160)
Hispanic
1.5% (756)
Some Other Race
0.1% (70)
American Indian / Alaska Native
0.1% (43)
Native Hawaiian
0.0% (0)
PopulationCharlestonWest VirginiaUSA
White81.5%92.7%62.8%
Black / African American8.3%3.2%12.2%
Two Or More Races6.2%1.9%2.1%
Asian2.3%0.7%4.9%
Hispanic1.5%1.3%16.9%
Some Other Race0.1%0.1%0.2%
American Indian / Alaska Native0.1%0.2%0.7%
Native Hawaiian0.0%0.0%0.2%

Gender in Charleston

Female
52.0% (26,454)
Male
48.0% (24,457)
PopulationCharlestonWest VirginiaUSA
Female52.0%50.7%50.8%
Male48.0%49.3%49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Charleston for adults over 25

High School \ GED)
26.7% (9,622)
Some College
24.9% (8,974)
Bachelor's Degree
20.1% (7,245)
Master's Degree
10.0% (3,601)
Less Than High School
9.1% (3,266)
Professional Degree
7.2% (2,585)
Doctorate Degree
2.0% (730)
EducationCharlestonWest VirginiaUSA
High School \ GED26.7%40.9%28.0%
Some College24.9%24.8%29.1%
Bachelor's Degree20.1%11.6%18.3%
Master's Degree10.0%5.1%7.8%
Less Than High School9.1%15.6%13.7%
Professional Degree7.2%1.3%2.0%
Doctorate Degree2.0%0.8%1.3%

Household income for Charleston, West Virginia

$60,000 to $74,999
9.8% (2,245)
$75,000 to $99,999
9.5% (2,177)
Less than $10,000
9.3% (2,127)
$50,000 to $59,999
8.3% (1,900)
$10,000 to $14,999
7.4% (1,707)
$100,000 to $124,999
6.8% (1,553)
$200,000 or More
6.6% (1,502)
$20,000 to $24,999
6.0% (1,376)
$15,000 to $19,999
5.6% (1,281)
$25,000 to $29,999
5.4% (1,231)
$45,000 to $49,999
5.0% (1,154)
$30,000 to $34,999
4.8% (1,093)
$150,000 to $199,999
4.1% (939)
$125,000 to $149,999
4.0% (915)
$35,000 to $39,999
4.0% (913)
$40,000 to $44,999
3.5% (806)

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