Charleston, WV 25312 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 25312: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Charleston, WV 25312

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Kanawha County
  • Centroid: Latitude 38.387, Longitude -81.666
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 25312 has segments in 2 Counties (Kanawha, Putnam).

  • Businesses Addresses: 113
  • PO Box Addresses: 0
  • Residential Addresses: 3,844
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
    • Single Family Addresses: 3,844

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

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Charleston, WV 25312 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 8,624
Daytime Population: Workers 2,138
Daytime Population: Residents 5,192
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 7,330
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.85
Population in Households 8,623
Population in Familes 7,110
Population in Group Qrtrs 1
Population Density2 125
Diversity Index3 7


Median Household Income $48,214
Average Household Income $59,829
Per Capita Income $24,762


Total Housing Units 3,866 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,875 (74.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 694 (18.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 297 ( 7.7%)
Median Home Value $110,650
Average Home Value $130,026


Total Households 3,569
Average Household Size 2.42
Family Households 2,475
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 -0.05% -0.4%
Households 0.02% -0.38%
Families -0.16% -0.49%
Median Household Income   0.8%
Per Capita Income   1.84%

Charleston, WV 25312 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 25312 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 # 57 92nd
Population Density # 175 74th
Diversity Index # 312 54th
Median Household Income # 91 86th
Per Capita Income # 128 81st

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