Charleston

Overview for Charleston, WV

49,055 people live in Charleston, where the median age is 41.7 and the average individual income is $39,571. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

49,055

Total Population

41.7 years

Median Age

High

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

$39,571

Average individual Income

Around Charleston, WV

There's plenty to do around Charleston, including shopping, dining, nightlife, parks, and more. Data provided by Walk Score and Yelp.

84
Very Walkable
Walking Score
75
Very Bikeable
Bike Score

Points of Interest

Explore popular things to do in the area, including WV Corner Kitchen, Best of Crete, and Appalachian Tea.

Name Category Distance Reviews
Ratings by Yelp
Dining 1.2 miles 12 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining · $ 1.82 miles 40 reviews 4.9/5 stars
Dining 1.1 miles 7 reviews 4.9/5 stars
Dining 0.94 miles 32 reviews 4.8/5 stars
Dining 0.17 miles 50 reviews 4.8/5 stars
Dining 0.97 miles 16 reviews 4.8/5 stars

Demographics and Employment Data for Charleston, WV

Charleston has 21,779 households, with an average household size of 2.16. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Charleston do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 49,055 people call Charleston home. The population density is 1,557.26 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

49,055

Total Population

High

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

41.7

Median Age

48.79 / 51.21%

Men vs Women

Population by Age Group

0-9:

0-9 Years

10-17:

10-17 Years

18-24:

18-24 Years

25-64:

25-64 Years

65-74:

65-74 Years

75+:

75+ Years

Education Level

  • Less Than 9th Grade
  • High School Degree
  • Associate Degree
  • Bachelor Degree
  • Graduate Degree
21,779

Total Households

2.16

Average Household Size

$39,571

Average individual Income

Households with Children

With Children:

Without Children:

Marital Status

Married
Single
Divorced
Separated

Blue vs White Collar Workers

Blue Collar:

White Collar:

Commute Time

0 to 14 Minutes
15 to 29 Minutes
30 to 59 Minutes
60+ Minutes

Schools in Charleston, WV

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Primary Schools ()
Middle Schools ()
High Schools ()
Mixed Schools ()
The following schools are within or nearby Charleston. The rating and statistics can serve as a starting point to make baseline comparisons on the right schools for your family. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.
Type
Name
Category
Grades
School rating
PUBLIC
PreK - 12th
No rating available
Charleston Catholic High School
PRIVATE
6th - 12th
No rating available
Sacred Heart Grade School
PRIVATE
PreK - 5th
No rating available
PRIVATE
PreK - 8th
No rating available
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
No rating available
PRIVATE
1st - 7th
No rating available
PRIVATE
PreK - 5th
No rating available
Mountaineer Montessori School
PRIVATE
PreK - 8th
No rating available
Horace Mann Middle School
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
4/5
George Washington High School
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
5/5
Kanawha City Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
3/5
Chamberlain Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
2/5
Edgewood Elementary
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
No rating available
Mary C. Snow West Side Elementary
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
No rating available
Overbrook Elementary School
PUBLIC
K - 5th
5/5
Ruffner Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
3/5
Grandview Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
1/5
Kenna Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
5/5
Weberwood Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
5/5
Piedmont Year-Round Education
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
No rating available
John Adams Middle School
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
5/5
Holz Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
5/5
West Side Middle School
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
No rating available
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
4/5

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