Charleston, WV 25313 ZIP Code Profile

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Charleston, WV | Cross Lanes, WV

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ZIP Code 25313: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Charleston, WV 25313

Acceptable Alternative
Cross Lanes, WV 25313

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 339
  • Single Family Addresses: 5,469
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 417
  • County: Kanawha County
  • Centroid: Latitude 38.41, Longitude -81.754
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Charleston, WV 25313 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 12,534
Population in Households 12,482
Population in Familes 9,936
Population in Group Qrtrs 52
Population Density1 579
Diversity Index2 20


Total Households 5,295
Average Household Size 2.36
Family Households 3,467
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 5,717 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,636 (63.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,659 (29.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 422 ( 7.4%)
Median Home Value $135,851
Average Home Value $146,982


Median Household Income $51,645
Average Household Income $66,762
Per Capita Income $28,272
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.41% -0.56%
Households -0.32% -0.53%
Families -0.56% -0.66%
Median Household Income   0.34%
Per Capita Income   1.75%
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 25313 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 25313 to the other 663 ZIP Codes in West Virginia by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 36 95th
Population Density1 # 67 90th
Diversity Index2 # 64 90th
Median Household Income # 56 92nd
Per Capita Income # 41 94th

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