In 2019, Charleston, WV had a population of 258k people with a median age of 43.1 and a median household income of $47,500. Between 2018 and 2019 the population of Charleston, WV grew from 211,285 to 257,814, a 22% increase and its median household income grew from $40,806 to $47,500, a 16.4% increase.
N/A 0% of the households in Charleston, WV speak a non-English language at home as their primary language, and 99.2% of the residents in Charleston, WV are U.S. citizens.
The largest universities in Charleston, WV are University of Charleston (744 degrees awarded in 2019), BridgeValley Community & Technical College (462 degrees), and West Virginia State University (399 degrees).
In 2019, the median property value in Charleston, WV was $105,200, and the homeownership rate was 70.9%. Most people in Charleston, WV drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 23.3 minutes. The average car ownership in Charleston, WV was 2 cars per household.