Charles Town, WV 25414 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 25414: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Charles Town, WV 25414

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 573
  • Single Family Addresses: 5,653
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 1,439
  • County: Jefferson County
  • Centroid: Latitude 39.263, Longitude -77.858
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Charles Town, WV 25414 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 19,870
Population in Households 19,720
Population in Familes 16,286
Population in Group Qrtrs 150
Population Density1 332
Diversity Index2 41


Total Households 7,402
Average Household Size 2.66
Family Households 5,122
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 7,971 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 5,282 (66.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,120 (26.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 569 ( 7.1%)
Median Home Value $254,379
Average Home Value $271,862


Median Household Income $74,971
Average Household Income $85,679
Per Capita Income $32,040
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.52% 3.2%
Households 1.35% 3.09%
Families 1.18% 3.1%
Median Household Income   1.23%
Per Capita Income   1.37%
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.

Charles Town, WV 25414 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 25414 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 # 17 98th
Population Density1 # 101 85th
Diversity Index2 # 14 98th
Median Household Income # 6 99th
Per Capita Income # 10 99th

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