South Charleston Information

South Charleston Information

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

General South Charleston Information

State: West Virginia

County: Kanawha County

Close cities: Saint Albans, WV, Nitro, WV, Jefferson, WV, Alum Creek, WV, St. Albans, WV, Institute, WV, Cross Lanes, WV, Dunbar, WV, Charleston, WV

South Charleston Population (census data)
Total 12,479 (-6.3% since 2000)
Male 5,670 (45.4%)
Female 6,809 (54.6%)

Population Density: 1,680 people per sq. mile

Cost of Living Index: 81.6 (US Avg is 100)

South Charleston Elevation: 604 feet above sea level

Land Area: 7.43 square miles

Median Household Income: $45,954

Zip Codes: 25309, and 25303.

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South Charleston Demographic Data

Ethnic Information:
  • White Non-Hispanic (90.5%)
  • Black (6.7%)
  • Two or more races (1.3%)
  • American Indian (0.6%)
  • Hispanic (0.6%)
Ancestry Information:
  • German (15.7%)
  • English (15.1%)
  • Irish (11.7%)
  • United States (10.7%)
  • Italian (4.1%)
  • Scotch-Irish (3.2%)

Local South Charleston Sports Teams

Major League Baseball: Pittsburgh Pirates, Cincinnati Reds
NFL Football: Cincinnati Bengals, Pittsburgh Steelers
NBA Basketball: Washington Wizards, Cleveland Cavaliers
NHL Hockey: Columbus Blue Jackets
NCAA Sports: Marshall University, West Virginia University

South Charleston School Information

High Schools
South Charleston High School (1 Eagle Way, South Charleston, WV, 25309 - Kanawha County School District District)
Middle Schools
South Charleston Middle School (400 Third Avenue, South Charleston, WV, 25303 - Kanawha County School District District)
Elementary Schools
Alum Creek Elementary School (Route 7 Box 279A, South Charleston, WV, 25309 - Kanawha County School District District)
Bridgeview Elementary Center (5100 Ohio Street, South Charleston, WV, 25309 - Kanawha County School District District)
Montrose Elementary School (631 Montrose Drive, South Charleston, WV, 25303 - Kanawha County School District District)
Richmond Elementary School (4620 Spring Hill Avenue, South Charleston, WV, 25309 - Kanawha County School District District)
Ruthlawn Elementary School (Route 8 Box 428, South Charleston, WV, 25309 - Kanawha County School District District)

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