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Charleston, WV Real Estate

Charleston, West Virginia is located in Kanawha County. Nearby cities and towns include South Charleston, Dunbar, Rand, Coal Fork, Big Chimney, Jefferson, Marmet, Pinch, Belle, Cross Lanes, Chesapeake, Elkview, St. Albans, Sissonville, Alum Creek, Nitro, Upper Falls, Chelyan, Poca, Shrewsbury, Cedar Grove, East Bank, Racine, Glasgow, Comfort, Bancroft, Pratt, Teays Valley, Hometown, Clendenin, Handley, Winfield, Eleanor, Montgomery, Smithers, Hurricane, Danville, Madison, Kimberly, Boomer, Mount Carbon, Sylvester, Culloden, Powellton, and Dixie. Charleston is an urban community with a population of 51,331. The median household income is $42,601. In Charleston, 43% of residents are married, and families with children reside in 24% of the households. Half the population of Charleston commutes 14 minutes or less to work, with 62% of residents holding white collar jobs and 38% residents holding blue collar jobs. The median age of homes in Charleston, WV is 46 years, with 50% of those homes owned, 42% rented, and 8% not occupied. In the previous year, 346 Charleston properties were sold. The median sale price of a home in Charleston in the previous year was $183,570.

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Charleston offers a range of educational opportunities with 12 elementary schools, 3 middle schools and 2 high schools.

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Charleston, WV Local Market & Demographic Data

Married vs. single

Charleston, WV
  • 57% Single
  • 43% Married
West Virginia
  • 48% Single
  • 52% Married

Male VS. Female

Charleston, WV
  • 52% Female
  • 48% Male
West Virginia
  • 50% Female
  • 50% Male

Average Age of Citizens in Charleston, WV

  • 42
  • 41
  • Charleston, WV
  • West Virginia

Average Age of Homes in Charleston, WV

  • 46
  • 31
  • Charleston, WV
  • West Virginia

Vacant Homes in Charleston, WV

  • 8%
  • 11%
  • Charleston, WV
  • West Virginia

Average INCOME of Citizens

  • $74,667
  • $51,852
  • Charleston, WV
  • West Virginia

Owned Homes vs. Rented Homes

Charleston, WV
  • 50% Owned
  • 42% Rented
West Virginia
  • 64% Owned
  • 25% Rented