Living in South Charleston, WV

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Updated: 2020-03-11

South Charleston SnackAbility

7
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
7/10
Housing
6
Affordability
8.5
Diversity
8
Safety
4
Amenities
8.5
Education
8.5
Commute
9

South Charleston, WV Crime Report

624
Total Crimes
5,049.8
Total Crimes / 100k People
96.61%
Above National Average

South Charleston, WV Cost Of Living

83
South Charleston's Overall Cost Of Living
0.8x
Lower Than The National Average

South Charleston, West Virginia Info Snack

Population
12,686
Unemployment
5.2%
Poverty
14.7%
Median Home
$133,100
Median Income
$52,038
Median Rent
$674

South Charleston, WV Photos

Source: Public Domain

Rankings for South Charleston in West Virginia

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Map Of South Charleston, WV

Population over time in South Charleston

Year Population % Change
2017 12,686 -1.7%
2016 12,902 -2.1%
2015 13,182 -0.7%
2014 13,276 -0.8%
2013 13,380 -1.1%
2012 13,528 0.9%
2011 13,402 0.1%
2010 13,393 0.0%
2009 13,390 -
Crime/100k South Charleston WV USA
Violent Crime 380.4 289.9 368.9
Murder 0.0 3.7 5.0
Robbery 32.4 31.7 86.2
Aggravated Assault 267.1 218.5 246.8
Property Crime 4669.4 1485.6 2199.5
Burglary 420.8 296.5 376.0
Larceny 4070.6 1049.6 1594.6
Car Theft 178.0 139.5 228.9

Race / Ethnicity in South Charleston

White
81.4% (10,323)
African American
7.2% (909)
American Indian
0.3% (33)
Asian
1.8% (230)
Hawaiian
0.0% (0)
Other
0.0% (0)
Two Or More
7.0% (888)
Hispanic
2.4% (303)
Race South Charleston WV USA
White 81.4% 92.1% 61.1%
African American 7.2% 3.6% 12.3%
American Indian 0.3% 0.2% 0.7%
Asian 1.8% 0.8% 5.4%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.0% 0.2%
Other 0.0% 0.2% 0.2%
Two Or More 7.0% 1.6% 2.4%
Hispanic 2.4% 1.5% 17.8%

Household Income For South Charleston, West Virginia

Less than $10,000
8.7% (110,683)
$10,000 to $14,999
3.5% (44,138)
$15,000 to $24,999
12.4% (157,510)
$25,000 to $34,999
11.5% (145,411)
$35,000 to $49,999
11.3% (142,947)
$50,000 to $74,999
22.3% (282,757)
$75,000 to $99,999
9.0% (114,044)
$100,000 to $149,999
12.6% (160,423)
$150,000 to $199,999
5.5% (69,905)
$200,000 or more
3.2% (40,778)
Income South Charleston WV USA
Less than $10,000 8.7% 9.0% 6.3%
$10,000 to $14,999 3.5% 6.2% 4.6%
$15,000 to $24,999 12.4% 13.2% 9.3%
$25,000 to $34,999 11.5% 11.6% 9.3%
$35,000 to $49,999 11.3% 14.4% 12.6%
$50,000 to $74,999 22.3% 17.9% 17.5%
$75,000 to $99,999 9.0% 11.0% 12.5%
$100,000 to $149,999 12.6% 10.7% 14.6%
$150,000 to $199,999 5.5% 3.2% 6.3%
$200,000 or more 3.2% 2.7% 7.0%

Gender in South Charleston

Female
55.1% (6,993)
Male
44.9% (5,693)
Gender South Charleston WV USA
Female 55.1% 50.6% 50.8%
Male 44.9% 49.4% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in South Charleston for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
2.0% (253)
9-12th Grade
5.0% (634)
High School / GED
29.0% (3,678)
Some College
21.0% (2,664)
Associate's Degree
9.0% (1,141)
Bachelor's Degree
19.0% (2,410)
Master's Degree
11.0% (1,395)
Professional Degree
2.0% (253)
Doctorate Degree
2.0% (253)
Education South Charleston WV USA
< 9th Grade 2.0% 4.0% 6.0%
9-12th Grade 5.0% 9.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 29.0% 41.0% 27.0%
Some College 21.0% 19.0% 21.0%
Associate's Degree 9.0% 7.0% 8.0%
Bachelor's Degree 19.0% 12.0% 19.0%
Master's Degree 11.0% 6.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 2.0% 1.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 2.0% 1.0% 1.0%

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