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Charles Town, West Virginia - Basic Facts

The City of Charles Town had a population of 5,806 as of July 1, 2018. Charles Town ranks in the upper quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in West Virginia. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Charles Town is located at latitude 39.264 and longitude -77.8813 in Jefferson County. The formal boundaries for the City of Charles Town (see map below) encompass a land area of 5.84 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Jefferson County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 512 feet.

The City of Charles Town (GNIS ID: 2390574) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The City of Charles Town is located within Kabletown District, a minor civil division (MCD) of Jefferson County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Charles Town: Charlestown.

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Charles Town, WV Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)

POPULATION

Total Population 5,806
Population in Households 5,745
Population in Familes 4,448
Population in Group Qrtrs 61
Population Density2 994
Diversity Index3 48
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $62,821
Average Household Income $80,517
Per Capita Income $33,074

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 2,467 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,304 (52.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 901 (36.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 262 (10.6%)
Median Home Value $251,048
Average Home Value $271,182
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 2,205
Average Household Size 2.61
Family Households 1,349
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 1.23% 2.87%
Households 1.13% 2.54%
Families 0.57% 2.67%
Median Household Income   1.57%
Per Capita Income   1.68%

Charles Town, WV - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Charles Town to the other 405 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in West Virginia by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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 # 29 93rd
Population Density # 159 61st
Diversity Index # 8 98th
Median Household Income # 13 97th
Per Capita Income # 21 95th

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