Charleston, WV 25301 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 25301: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Charleston, WV 25301

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Kanawha County
  • Centroid: Latitude 38.349, Longitude -81.631
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 1,047
  • PO Box Addresses: 5
  • Residential Addresses: 1,818
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 1,026
    • Single Family Addresses: 792

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Database updated: February 1, 2018, Maps updated: February 1, 2018.

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Charleston, WV 25301 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 2,593
Daytime Population: Workers 30,749
Daytime Population: Residents 1,528
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 32,277
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 12.45
Population in Households 2,307
Population in Familes 914
Population in Group Qrtrs 286
Population Density2 2,417
Diversity Index3 54


Median Household Income $23,070
Average Household Income $40,385
Per Capita Income $26,367


Total Housing Units 1,938 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 195 (10.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,405 (72.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 338 (17.4%)
Median Home Value $140,203
Average Home Value $159,872


Total Households 1,600
Average Household Size 1.44
Family Households 370
Average Family Size 2
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population -0.19% -0.33%
Households -0.15% -0.42%
Families -0.62% -0.71%
Median Household Income   0.09%
Per Capita Income   1.03%

Charleston, WV 25301 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 25301 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 # 169 75th
Population Density # 11 98th
Diversity Index # 3 100th
Median Household Income # 637 4th
Per Capita Income # 74 89th

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