Charleston, WV 25304 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 25304: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Charleston, WV 25304

Not Acceptable, USPS
Kanawha City, WV 25304

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 510
  • Single Family Addresses: 3,431
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 607
  • County: Kanawha County
  • Centroid: Latitude 38.321, Longitude -81.591
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Charleston, WV 25304 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)

POPULATION

Total Population 9,123
Population in Households 8,176
Population in Familes 5,869
Population in Group Qrtrs 947
Population Density1 596
Diversity Index2 30
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 3,982
Average Household Size 2.05
Family Households 2,159
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 4,333 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,346 (54.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,636 (37.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 351 ( 8.1%)
Median Home Value $191,443
Average Home Value $246,665
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $52,133
Average Household Income $78,474
Per Capita Income $35,945
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.08% -0.02%
Households 0.15% 0.01%
Families -0.11% -0.14%
Median Household Income   1.18%
Per Capita Income   0.98%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Charleston, WV 25304 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 25304 to the other 666 ZIP Codes in West Virginia by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 53 92nd
Population Density1 # 67 90th
Diversity Index2 # 30 95th
Median Household Income # 48 93rd
Per Capita Income # 3 100th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE West Virginia Census Data Comparison Tool.