South Charleston is a somewhat small city located in the state of West Virginia. With a population of 13,352 people and five constituent neighborhoods, South Charleston is the 11th largest community in West Virginia.
Also of interest is that South Charleston has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
In terms of college education, South Charleston is substantially better educated than the typical community in the nation, which has 21.84% of the adults holding a bachelor's degree or graduate degree: 31.57% of adults in South Charleston have a college degree.
The per capita income in South Charleston in 2018 was $33,473, which is wealthy relative to West Virginia, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $133,892 for a family of four. However, South Charleston contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
South Charleston is a somewhat ethnically-diverse city. The people who call South Charleston home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of South Charleston residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in South Charleston include Irish, German, English, Scots-Irish, and Celtic.
The most common language spoken in South Charleston is English. Other important languages spoken here include Polish and Spanish.