Charleston, Kanawha County, West Virginia

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Charleston is a city in Kanawha County, West Virginia. As of the 2014 census, the city population was 50,404. According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 31.6 square miles. An elevation is 606 feet (184.70 m) above sea level. The population density was 1,595 people per square mile. The median age was 42.2 years (West Virginia state median age was 42.2 years). For every 100 females there were 95 males.
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State of West Virginia
1121 Virginia St E Charleston, WV 25301
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Description of the Population
Population (Year: 2014)
50,404 residents
Population Change
-5.6% since 2000 year
Residents Median Age
42.2 years (State: 42.2)
Below the Poverty Line
19.6% (Year: 2015)
Population Males
24,569 residents
Population Females
25,835 residents
Population Urban
98% of residents
Population Rural
2% of residents
Foreign Born Residents
2.2% Asia, 0.4% Europe, 0.4% Latin America
Daytime Population Change
+33,874 (+67.9%)
Live and Work in the City
16,030 (71.5%)
Unemployment (Year: 2015)
5.7% (State: 6.2%)

Elections Results Data

 

    English Language Proficiency by Native Speakers

     

      Charleston Marital Status Data (Over 15 Years Old)

       

        Charleston Residents Living Below the Poverty Line (According to 2015)

         

          Year of Entry for the Foreign-born Charleston Residents

           

            Countries for the Foreign-Born Residents

             
              Financial Information
              Median Sale for Vacant Units (Year: 2015)
              $178,462
              Median Home Value (Year: 2015)
              $154,904 (State: $112,100)
              Changes in Home Value
              +$54,104 since 2000 year
              Median Gross Rent (Year: 2015)
              $696
              Median Contract Rent Range (Year: 2015)
              $228 – $461
              Median Rent for Vacant Units (Year: 2015)
              $568
              Cost of Living Index (Date: February 2016)
              87 (USA: 100)
              Property Taxes with Mortgage (Year: 2015)
              $1,162 (0.70%)
              Property Taxes without Mortgage (Year: 2015)
              $846 (0.60%)
              Median Household Income (Year: 2015)
              $47,540 (State: $42,019)
              Changes in Household Income
              +$13,531 since 2000 year
              Median Per Capita Income (Year: 2015)
              $32,860
              Changes in Per Capita Income
              +$6,843 since 2000 year
              Education Data (by Residents, Schools, Colleges)

              Education attainment (25+ years residents)

               

                Males 25 Years and Older

                 

                  Females 25 Years and Older

                   

                    Nearest Colleges & Universities

                    • West Virginia State University
                      about 8 miles
                      Institute, WV
                      Full-time enrollment: 2,133
                    • Marshall University
                      about 44 miles
                      Huntington, WV
                      FT enrollment: 11,450
                    • New River Community and Technical College
                      about 45 miles
                      Beckley, WV
                      FT enrollment: 2,234
                    • Ashland Community and Technical College
                      about 56 miles
                      Ashland, KY
                      FT enrollment: 2,482
                    • West Virginia University at Parkersburg
                      about 61 miles
                      Parkersburg, WV
                      FT enrollment: 2,619
                    • Ohio University-Main Campus
                      about 73 miles
                      Athens, OH
                      FT enrollment: 26,181
                    • Concord University
                      about 73 miles
                      Athens, WV
                      FT enrollment: 2,698

                    List of Largest Colleges & Universities

                    • University of Charleston
                      Full-time enrollment: 1,460
                      Location: 2300 MacCorkle Avenue, SE
                      Private, not-for-profit
                      Website: www.ucwv.edu
                      Offers Doctor’s degree
                    • West Virginia Junior College-Charleston
                      FT enrollment: 231
                      Location: 1000 Virginia St E
                      Private, for-profit
                      Website: www.wvjc.edu
                    • Carver Career Center
                      FT enrollment: 205
                      Location: 4799 Midland Dr
                      Public
                      Website: www.carvercareercenter.net/
                    • Charleston School of Beauty Culture
                      FT enrollment: 170
                      Location: 210 Capitol St
                      Private, for-profit
                      Website: wvcsbc.com
                    • Garnet Career Center
                      FT enrollment: 114
                      Location: 422 Dickinson St
                      Public
                      Website: kcs.kana.k12.wv.us/garnet/
                    • Ross Medical Education Center-Charleston
                      FT enrollment: 50
                      Location: 5707 MacCorkle Avenue S.E., Ste. 20
                      Private, for-profit
                      Website: www.rosseducation.edu
                    • Mountain State School of Massage
                      FT enrollment: 30
                      Location: 601 50th St
                      Private, for-profit
                      Website: www.mtnstmassage.com

                    List of Largest Public High Schools

                    • CAPITAL HIGH SCHOOL
                      Students: 1,203
                      Location: 1500 GREENBRIER ST
                      Grades: 9-12
                    • GEORGE WASHINGTON HIGH SCHOOL
                      Students: 1,117
                      Location: 1522 TENNIS CLUB RD
                      Grades: 9-12
                    • SISSONVILLE HIGH SCHOOL
                      Students: 626
                      Location: 6100 SISSONVILLE DR.
                      Grades: 9-12
                    • CARVER CAREER CENTER
                      Location: 4799 MIDLAND DR
                      Grades: PK-12
                    • KANAWHA COUNTY SCHOOLS ACADEMY
                      Location: 200 ELIZABETH STREET
                      Grades: 9-12

                    List of Largest Private High Schools

                    • CHARLESTON CATHOLIC HIGH SCHOOL
                      Students: 413
                      Location: 1033 VIRGINIA ST E
                      Grades: 6-12
                    • FAIRHAVEN CHRISTIAN SCHOOL
                      Students: 24
                      Location: 988 FAIRHAVEN DR
                      Grades: PK-11

                    List of Largest Public Middle Schools

                    • JOHN ADAMS MIDDLE SCHOOL
                      Students: 741
                      Location: 2002 PRESIDENTIAL DR
                      Grades: 6-8
                    • ANDREW JACKSON MIDDLE SCHOOL
                      Students: 667
                      Location: 5445 BIG TYLER ROAD
                      Grades: 6-8
                    • ELK ELEMENTARY CENTER
                      Students: 635
                      Location: 3320 PENNSYLVANIA AVE
                      Grades: PK-5
                    • POINT HARMONY ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
                      Students: 623
                      Location: 5312 BIG TYLER ROAD
                      Grades: PK-5
                    • FLINN ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
                      Students: 542
                      Location: 2006 MCCLURE PARKWAY
                      Grades: KG-4
                    • STONEWALL JACKSON MIDDLE SCHOOL
                      Students: 542
                      Location: 812 PARK AVENUE
                      Grades: 6-8
                    • OVERBROOK ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
                      Students: 424
                      Location: 218 OVERBROOK RD
                      Grades: PK-5
                    • HORACE MANN MIDDLE SCHOOL
                      Students: 421
                      Location: 4300 MACCORKLE AVENUE
                      Grades: 6-8
                    • CROSS LANES ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
                      Students: 416
                      Location: 5525 BIG TYLER ROAD
                      Grades: PK-5
                    • RUFFNER ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
                      Students: 352
                      Location: 809 LITZ DRIVE
                      Grades: PK-5

                    List of Largest Private Middle Schools

                    • BIBLE CENTER SCHOOL
                      Students: 400
                      Location: 1111 OAKHURST DR
                      Grades: PK-8
                    • SACRED HEART GRADE SCHOOL
                      Students: 399
                      Location: 1035 QUARRIER ST
                      Grades: PK-5
                    • MOUNTAINEER MONTESSORI SCHOOL
                      Students: 81
                      Location: 308 20TH ST SE
                      Grades: PK-6
                    • CHARLESTON MONTESSORI SCHOOL
                      Students: 34
                      Location: 805 PRICE ST
                      Grades: PK-5
                    Charleston Police Department
                    Full-time Employees (Year: 2015)
                    187 policemen
                    Full-time Law Enforcement Officers
                    163 policemen
                    Officers per 1,000 Residents
                    3.25 policemen (State: 2.08)
                    Labor Market Description

                    Unemployment Rate

                     

                      Male: Employment in Industries (Services)

                       

                        Female: Employment in Industries (Services)

                         

                          Male: Most Common Occupations

                           

                            Female: Most Common Occupations

                             
                              Charleston Infrastructure
                              Grocery Stores in the City
                              47 stores
                              Grocery Stores per 10,000 Citizens
                              2.46 (State: 2.41)
                              Supercenters in the City
                              3 centers
                              Supercenters per 10,000 Citizens
                              0.16 (State: 0.28)
                              Convenience Stores not at Gas Stations
                              10 stores
                              Convenience Stores per 10,000 (no Gas)
                              0.52 (State: 1.09)
                              Convenience Stores at Gas Stations
                              98 stores
                              Convenience Stores per 10,000 (with Gas)
                              5.13 (State: 5.38)
                              Number of Restaurants in the City
                              132 restaurants
                              Restaurants per 10,000 Citizens
                              6.90 (State: 6.22)
                              Number of Houses in the City
                              27,084

                              Hospitals in Charleston

                              • CAMC WOMEN AND CHILDREN’S HOSPITAL
                                provides emergency services
                                800 PENNSYLVANIA AVE
                              • CHARLESTON AREA MEDICAL CENTER
                                Voluntary non-profit – Private
                                provides emergency services
                                501 MORRIS STREET
                              • CHARLESTON SURGICAL HOSPITAL
                                Physician
                                provides emergency services
                                1306 KANAWHA BL E
                              • EAST END GROUP HOME
                                300 RUFFNER AVENUE
                              • HIGHLAND HOSPITAL
                                300 56TH ST SE
                              • SELECT SPECIALTY HOSPITAL
                                501 MORRIS STREET 3RD AND 4TH FLOORS
                              • ST FRANCIS HOSPITAL
                                Proprietary
                                333 LAIDLEY ST
                              • WOODWARD CHILDREN’S HOME
                                1033 WOODWARD DRIVE
                              • ARTHUR B. HODGES CENTER
                                500 MORRIS STREET
                              • HEARTLAND OF CHARLESTON
                                3819 CHESTERFIELD AVENUE
                              • MEADOWBROOK ACRES
                                2149 GREENBRIER STREET
                              • OAK RIDGE CENTER
                                1000 ASSOCIATION DRIVE
                              • CHARLESTON AREA MEDICAL CENTER
                                KIDNEY DIALYSIS UNIT
                              • FMS – CHARLESTON
                                2345 CHESTERFIELD AVE
                              • AMEDISYS HOME HEALTH OF WEST VIRGINIA
                                2345 CHESTERFIELD AVENUE
                                SUITE 201
                              • GENTIVA HEALTH SERVICES
                                100 KANAWHA BLVD WEST
                              • HOME CARE SERVICES
                                1418-A MACCORKLE AVE SE
                              • MOUNTAINEER HOMECARE
                                888 OAKWOOD ROAD
                                SUITE 210

                              Airports & Heliports in Charleston

                              • Yeager Airport
                                CRW
                              • Camc-Memorial Heliport
                                WV56
                              • State Police Heliport
                                WV07

                              Amtrak Stations in Charleston

                              • CHARLESTON (350 MCCORKLE AVE. SE)
                                Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service, public transit connection.

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                                  Other Information

                                  Charleston by Race (According to 2015)

                                   

                                    Median Unit Value (According to 2015)

                                     

                                      Crime Rates per 100,000 Residents (According to 2015)

                                       

                                        Natural Disasters in Charleston

                                         

                                          Air Quality Information

                                           
                                            Common Weather Information
                                            Tornadoes Average Activity
                                            76% (Smaller then US)
                                            Earthquakes Average Activity
                                            81% (Smaller then US)
                                            Number of Natural Disasters
                                            27 pc. (State: 13 pc.)
                                            Number of Major Disasters
                                            21 pc.
                                            Number of Emergencies Disasters
                                            5 pc.
                                            Google Map of Charleston
                                            ZIP Codes for Charleston: 25301, 25303, 25304, 25305, 25306, 25309, 25311, 25312, 25314
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