South Charleston, WV 25309 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 25309: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
South Charleston, WV 25309

Acceptable Alternative
Charleston, WV 25309
S Charleston, WV 25309

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Kanawha County
  • Centroid: Latitude 38.339, Longitude -81.753
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 480
  • PO Box Addresses: 67
  • Residential Addresses: 5,847
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 543
    • Single Family Addresses: 5,304

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

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South Charleston, WV 25309 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 13,141
Daytime Population: Workers 8,005
Daytime Population: Residents 7,629
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 15,634
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.19
Population in Households 12,796
Population in Familes 10,036
Population in Group Qrtrs 345
Population Density2 419
Diversity Index3 24


Median Household Income $39,468
Average Household Income $58,577
Per Capita Income $25,586


Total Housing Units 6,217 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,694 (59.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,950 (31.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 573 ( 9.2%)
Median Home Value $105,773
Average Home Value $141,114


Total Households 5,644
Average Household Size 2.27
Family Households 3,504
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 -0.32% -0.42%
Households -0.34% -0.43%
Families -0.45% -0.54%
Median Household Income   0.52%
Per Capita Income   1.9%

South Charleston, WV 25309 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 25309 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 # 34 95th
Population Density # 92 86th
Diversity Index # 52 92nd
Median Household Income # 358 46th
Per Capita Income # 95 86th

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