Charleston, WV 25313 ZIP Code Profile

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Charleston, WV | Cross Lanes, WV

ZIP Code 25313: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Charleston, WV 25313

Acceptable Alternative
Cross Lanes, WV 25313

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Kanawha County
  • Centroid: Latitude 38.41, Longitude -81.754
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 345
  • PO Box Addresses: 0
  • Residential Addresses: 5,895
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 416
    • Single Family Addresses: 5,479

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

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Charleston, WV 25313 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 12,534
Population in Households 12,522
Population in Familes 9,915
Population in Group Qrtrs 12
Population Density1 636
Diversity Index2 20


Median Household Income $53,407
Average Household Income $69,394
Per Capita Income $29,469


Total Housing Units 5,747 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,613 (62.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,707 (29.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 427 ( 7.4%)
Median Home Value $143,222
Average Home Value $166,925


Total Households 5,320
Average Household Size 2.35
Family Households 3,473
Average Family Size 3
  1. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  2. 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% -0.61%
Households -0.28% -0.6%
Families -0.46% -0.71%
Median Household Income   0.76%
Per Capita Income   1.57%

Charleston, WV 25313 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 25313 to the other 671 ZIP Codes 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 # 37 95th
Population Density # 56 92nd
Diversity Index # 64 91st
Median Household Income # 46 93rd
Per Capita Income # 43 94th

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