In 2020, Charleston City PUMA, WV had a population of 190k people with a median age of 43.6 and a median household income of $46,385. Between 2019 and 2020 the population of Charleston City PUMA, WV declined from 191,988 to 189,613, a −1.24% decrease and its median household income grew from $45,900 to $46,385, a 1.06% increase.
The 5 largest ethnic groups in Charleston City PUMA, WV are White (Non-Hispanic) (87.8%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (6.55%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (3.04%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (1.1%), and White (Hispanic) (0.61%).
2.28% of the households in Charleston City PUMA, WV reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.
99.3% of the residents in Charleston City PUMA, WV are U.S. citizens.
The largest universities in Kanawha & Clay Counties--Charleston City PUMA, WV are University of Charleston (864 degrees awarded in 2020), West Virginia State University (426 degrees), and BridgeValley Community & Technical College (386 degrees).
In 2020, the median property value in Charleston City PUMA, WV was $114,000, and the homeownership rate was 70.6%. Most people in Charleston City PUMA, WV drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 22 minutes. The average car ownership in Charleston City PUMA, WV was 2 cars per household.