Charleston Information

Charleston Information

Travel info, sports, demographic data, and general statistics about the city of Charleston, WV

General Charleston Information

State: West Virginia

County: Kanawha County

Close cities: Alum Creek, WV, Dunbar, WV, Sissonville, WV, Coal Fork, WV, Institute, WV, South Charleston, WV, Jefferson, WV, Pinch, WV, Cross Lanes, WV, Belle, WV, Marmet, WV

Charleston Population (census data)
Total 50,478 (-5.0% since 2000)
Male 23,533 (46.6%)
Female 26,945 (53.4%)

Population Density: 1,597 people per sq. mile

Cost of Living Index: 84.5 (US Avg is 100)

Charleston Elevation: 606 feet above sea level

Land Area: 31.6 square miles

Median Household Income: $41,231

Zip Codes: 25327, 25387, 25375, 25325, 25321, 25315, 25333, 25311, 25309, 25313, 25328, 25301, 25329, 25323, 25365, 25339, 25364, 25302, 25335, 25305, 25337, 25358, 25338, 25396, 25362, 25356, 25334, 25314, 25360, 25312, 25336, 25324, 25317, 25304, 25361, 25332, 25331, 25389, 25392, 25306, 25357, 25326, 25320, 25330, 25350, 25322, and 25303.

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Charleston Demographic Data

Ethnic Information:
  • White Non-Hispanic (80.1%)
  • Black (15.1%)
  • Two or more races (1.9%)
  • American Indian (0.9%)
  • Hispanic (0.8%)
  • Asian Indian (0.7%)
Ancestry Information:
  • German (12.4%)
  • English (11.6%)
  • United States (11.4%)
  • Irish (10.6%)
  • Italian (3.9%)
  • Scotch-Irish (3.0%)
Foriegn Born: 1,706 people (3.4%)
  • Asia (76.9%)
  • Europe (23.1%)

Charleston School Information

High Schools
Capital High School (1500 Greenbrier Street, Charleston, WV, 25311 - Kanawha County School District District)
Geo Washington High School (1522 Tennis Club Road, Charleston, WV, 25314 - Kanawha County School District District)
John Adams Junior High School (2002 Presidential Drive, Charleston, WV, 25314 - Kanawha County School District District)
Sissonville High School (6100 Sissonville Drive, Charleston, WV, 25312 - Kanawha County School District District)
Middle Schools
Andrew Jackson Middle School (5445 Big Tyler Road, Charleston, WV, 25313 - Kanawha County School District District)
Horace Mann Middle School (4300 Maccorkle Avenue, Charleston, WV, 25304 - Kanawha County School District District)
Stonewall Jackson Middle School (812 Park Avenue, Charleston, WV, 25302 - Kanawha County School District District)
Elementary Schools
Bonham Elementary School (Route 1, Box 425A, Charleston, WV, 25312 - Kanawha County School District District)
Chamberlain Elementary School (4901 Venable Avenue South E, Charleston, WV, 25304 - Kanawha County School District District)
Chandler Elementary School (1900 School Street, Charleston, WV, 25312 - Kanawha County School District District)
Chesapeake Elementary School (13620 McCorkle Avenue, Charleston, WV, 25315 - Kanawha County School District District)
Cross Lanes Elementary School (5525 Big Tyler Road, Charleston, WV, 25313 - Kanawha County School District District)
Elk Elementary Center (3320 Pennsylvania Avenue, Charleston, WV, 25302 - Kanawha County School District District)
Flinn Elementary School (2006 McClure Parkway, Charleston, WV, 25312 - Kanawha County School District District)
Glenwood Elementary School (810 Grant Street, Charleston, WV, 25302 - Kanawha County School District District)
Grandview Elementary School (959 Woodward Drive, Charleston, WV, 25312 - Kanawha County School District District)
Holz Elementary School (1505 Hampton Road, Charleston, WV, 25314 - Kanawha County School District District)
J E Robins Elementary School (915 Beech Avenue, Charleston, WV, 25302 - Kanawha County School District District)
Kanawha City Elementary School (3601 Staunton Avenue SE, Charleston, WV, 25304 - Kanawha County School District District)
Kenna Elementary School (198 Eureka Road, Charleston, WV, 25314 - Kanawha County School District District)
Malden Elementary School (4001 Salinas Drive, Charleston, WV, 25306 - Kanawha County School District District)
Overbrook Elementary School (218 Overbrook Road, Charleston, WV, 25314 - Kanawha County School District District)
Piedmont Elementary School (203 Bradford Street, Charleston, WV, 25301 - Kanawha County School District District)
Point Harmony Elementary School (5312 Big Tyler Road, Charleston, WV, 25313 - Kanawha County School District District)
Ruffner Elementary School (809 Litz Drive, Charleston, WV, 25311 - Kanawha County School District District)
Shoals Elementary School (100 Dutch Road, Charleston, WV, 25302 - Kanawha County School District District)
Watts Elementary School (230 Costello Street, Charleston, WV, 25302 - Kanawha County School District District)
Weberwood Elementary School (732 Gordon Road, Charleston, WV, 25303 - Kanawha County School District District)
Other/Private Schools
Cabell Alternative School (4277 West Washington Street, Charleston, WV, 25302 - Kanawha County School District District)
Kanawha County Schools Academy (200 Elizabeth Street, Charleston, WV, 25311 - Kanawha County School District District)

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