South Charleston, WV 25303 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 25303: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
South Charleston, WV 25303

Acceptable Alternative
Charleston, WV 25303
S Charleston, WV 25303

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Kanawha County
  • Centroid: Latitude 38.353, Longitude -81.658
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 509
  • PO Box Addresses: 305
  • Residential Addresses: 3,251
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 105
    • Single Family Addresses: 3,146

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

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South Charleston, WV 25303 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 6,999
Daytime Population: Workers 5,472
Daytime Population: Residents 3,360
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 8,832
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.26
Population in Households 6,998
Population in Familes 5,276
Population in Group Qrtrs 1
Population Density2 1,734
Diversity Index3 26


Median Household Income $52,848
Average Household Income $69,050
Per Capita Income $31,760


Total Housing Units 3,651 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,144 (58.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,075 (29.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 432 (11.8%)
Median Home Value $135,864
Average Home Value $146,012


Total Households 3,219
Average Household Size 2.17
Family Households 1,904
Average Family Size 3
  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 -0.54% -0.57%
Households -0.54% -0.57%
Families -0.76% -0.7%
Median Household Income   0.05%
Per Capita Income   1.3%

South Charleston, WV 25303 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 25303 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 # 72 89th
Population Density # 24 97th
Diversity Index # 44 93rd
Median Household Income # 40 94th
Per Capita Income # 24 97th

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