In 2018, Charleston, WV had a population of 217k people with a median age of 43.3 and a median household income of $44,096. Between 2017 and 2018 the population of Charleston, WV declined from 219,964 to 217,312, a -1.21% decrease and its median household income declined from $45,155 to $44,096, a -2.35% decrease.
The 5 largest ethnic groups in Charleston, WV are White (Non-Hispanic) (89.3%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (6.23%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (2.34%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (0.968%), and White (Hispanic) (0.654%). NaNk% of the people in Charleston, WV speak a non-English language, and 99.4% are U.S. citizens.
The largest universities in Charleston, WV are University of Charleston (650 degrees awarded in 2017), BridgeValley Community & Technical College (589 degrees), and West Virginia State University (372 degrees).
The median property value in Charleston, WV is $106,200, and the homeownership rate is 70%. Most people in Charleston, WV commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 21.9 minutes. The average car ownership in Charleston, WV is 2 cars per household.