Charleston, WV Metro Area has a population of 222,314 people with a median age of 42.8 and a median household income of $45,176. Between 2015 and 2016 the population of Charleston, WV Metro Area declined from 223,922 to 222,314, a 0.72% decrease and its median household income grew from $44,666 to $45,176, a 1.14% increase.
The population of Charleston, WV Metro Area is 89.4% White, 4.5% Black, and 3.98% Two+. 1.91% of the people in Charleston, WV Metro Area speak a non-English language, and 99% are U.S. citizens.
The largest universities in Charleston, WV Metro Area are BridgeValley Community & Technical College, with 574 graduates, University of Charleston, with 448 graduates, and West Virginia State University, with 444 graduates.
The median property value in Charleston, WV Metro Area is $101,800, and the homeownership rate is 70.3%. Most people in Charleston, WV Metro Area commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 21.9 minutes. The average car ownership in Charleston, WV Metro Area is 2 cars per household.
Charleston, WV Metro Area is a metropolitan statistical area countaining Kanawha County, WV; Boone County, WV; and Clay County, WV and the census places Charleston, WV; South Charleston, WV; and St. Albans, WV.