Charleston, WV 25315 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 25315: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Charleston, WV 25315

Acceptable Alternative
Chesapeake, WV 25315
Marmet, WV 25315

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Kanawha County
  • Centroid: Latitude 38.236, Longitude -81.556
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 94
  • PO Box Addresses: 0
  • Residential Addresses: 1,433
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 6
    • Single Family Addresses: 1,427

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

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Charleston, WV 25315 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 3,024
Daytime Population: Workers 785
Daytime Population: Residents 1,820
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 2,605
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.86
Population in Households 2,947
Population in Familes 2,272
Population in Group Qrtrs 77
Population Density2 342
Diversity Index3 16


Median Household Income $35,459
Average Household Income $45,250
Per Capita Income $19,646


Total Housing Units 1,522 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 795 (52.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 490 (32.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 237 (15.6%)
Median Home Value $72,478
Average Home Value $83,396


Total Households 1,285
Average Household Size 2.29
Family Households 788
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 -0.7% -0.7%
Households -0.75% -0.74%
Families -1.02% -0.9%
Median Household Income   0.34%
Per Capita Income   1.79%

Charleston, WV 25315 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 25315 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 # 151 77th
Population Density # 104 84th
Diversity Index # 90 87th
Median Household Income # 501 25th
Per Capita Income # 501 24th

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