Charleston, WV
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Charleston Population Statistics

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   American Community Survey, U.S. Bureau of the Census, U.S. Department of Education, 50 state departments of education, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Federal Bureau of Investigation, 18,000+ local law enforcement agencies, Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Geological Service, National Agricultural Statistics Service.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   2017 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   Unlike standardly available Census demographics, NeighborhoodScout uses dozens of custom models to transform 8.5 million raw demographic data elements from government sources into proprietary indices and insights…. Read more

Charleston Population & Age Distribution

 

Total Population
47,929

Age

PEOPLE OF West Virginia DETAILS
Under 5 Years 6.11
5 To 17 14.06
18 To 24 9.49
25 To 34 12.69
35 To 54 25.03
55 To 64 15.26
65 Years And Over 17.36

Educational Attainment of Adults

 
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT OF ADULTS
ATTENDING COLLEGE 4.2
HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATES 91.9
COLLEGE GRADUATES 38.6

Income

 

Per capita Income

Per capita Income
Charleston 33833 28937.70337107483 #BED630
USA 31177 26666 #C1F000

Median household income

Median household income
Charleston 45797 21182.661520849233 #EE2025
USA 57652 26666 #C1F000

Individuals Below Poverty Level:
20.7%

Employment Industries in Charleston

 
INDUSTRIES PEOPLE WORK IN
Healthcare 20.2
Retail 11.3
Public Service 10.1
Professional, scientific, and technical services 9.5
Accommodation 8.7
Education 8.2
Other 5.1
Finance 4.8
Manufacturing 4.5
Construction 3.5
Administration 3.4
Transportation 2.3

Race & Ethnic Diversity

 
% of Residents
White 77.2
Black Or African American 14.7
American Indian And Alaska Native 0.1
Asian 2.1
Native Hawaiian And Other Pacific Islanders 0.0
Other Race / Two or More Races 4.5
Hispanic Or Latino (Of Any Race) 1.4

Ancestries & Languages Spoken

 

Ancestry (Top 20)

Ancestry Details
German 12.7
English 12.3
Irish 10.3
Italian 3.7
Scots-Irish 3.2
African 2.2
Scottish 2.2
Polish 2.0
European 1.9
French 1.5
Lebanese 1.3
Dutch 1.3
Swedish 1.2
Hungarian 0.8
Welsh 0.7
British 0.6
Syrian 0.6
Swiss 0.3
Russian 0.3
Iranian 0.2

Languages Spoken (Top 20)

Languages Details
English 95.5
Langs. of India 0.9
Spanish 0.9
Arabic 0.9
Other Asian languages 0.4
French 0.2
Persian 0.1
Chinese 0.1
Vietnamese 0.1
Tagalog 0.1
Urdu 0.1
African languages 0.1
German/Yiddish 0.1
Japanese 0.1
Pacific Island languages 0.0
Scandinavian languages 0.0
Hungarian 0.0
Portuguese 0.0
Native American languages 0.0
Greek 0.0

Foreign Born Charleston Residents:
3.8%