In 2017, Charleston, WV had a population of 220k people with a median age of 43.1 and a median household income of $45,155. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Charleston, WV declined from 222,314 to 219,964, a -1.06% decrease and its median household income declined from $45,176 to $45,155, a -0.0465% decrease.
The 5 largest ethnic groups in Charleston, WV are White (Non-Hispanic) (89.3%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (5.98%), Two or More Races (Non-Hispanic) (2.67%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (0.889%), and White (Hispanic) (0.642%). N/A% 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 $105,100, and the homeownership rate is 70.3%. 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.