Real Estate Market Update for Charleston, WV
Map Information for Charleston, WV
Area Information for Charleston, WV
  • Population: 51,331
  • Median Age: 41.46 yr
  • Median Commute Time: 13.83 mins
  • Educational Climate*: 5
  • Sales Tax: 6%
  • Population Density: 1,629/sq mi
  • Population Change Since 2000: -4.94%
  • Closest Airport: Yeager
  • Closest College: University Of Charleston
  • Closest Jr. College: West Virginia Junior College
  • Median Household Income: $42,601
  • Annual Residential Turnover: 16.48%
  • Median Years in Residence: 4.24 yr
  • Median Home Sales Price: $154,500
  • Closest Major Sports Team: Columbus Blue Jackets
  • Change Avg. Household Income Since 2000: 24%
* Scale from 1-5  ** Index where 100 is the national average
Demographic Data for Charleston, WV
Median Age: 41.46 Married: 30% Number of Households: 24,132 Households with Children: 5,907
Community:
    • Occupancy Types
      • 3599 Vacant
      • 8822 Owned
      • 12512 Rented
    • Transportation to Work
      • 43% Drive
      • 47% Public Transportation
      • 8% Walk / Bike / Other
      • 8% Work at Home
    National Index Comparisons:
    (100 National Average)
      • Population By Sex(%)
        • 50% Male
        • 50% Female
      • White/Blue Collar Jobs
        • 50% White Collar
        • 50% Blue Collar
      School Data for Charleston, WV

      School Name Distance Type Grades GreatSchools Rating Parent Rating
      Watts Elementary School 1.0 mi Public K-5 1 4
      J E Robins Elementary School 1.4 mi Public K-5 1 3
      Stonewall Jackson Middle School 1.5 mi Public 6-8 2 3
      St. Anthony Catholic School 1.8 mi Catholic PRESCHOOL-9 0 3
      Shoals Elementary School 2.0 mi Public PRESCHOOL-5 3-5 5
      West Side Elementary School 2.1 mi Public PRESCHOOL-5 0 4
      Charleston Catholic High School 2.2 mi Catholic 6-12 0 4
      Piedmont Year-round Education 2.4 mi Public PRESCHOOL-5 2-5 3
      Capital High School 2.8 mi Public PRESCHOOL-12 3 3
      Kanawha County Schools Academy 2.8 mi Public 9-12 0 0
      Ruffner Elementary School 2.8 mi Public PRESCHOOL-5 2 4
      Weberwood Elementary School 2.9 mi Public PRESCHOOL-5 5 4
      Grandview Elementary School 2.9 mi Public PRESCHOOL-5 1 5
      Mountaineer Montessori School 3.1 mi Private PRESCHOOL-6 0 4
      Overbrook Elementary School 3.3 mi Public PRESCHOOL-5 4-5 3
      Montrose Elementary School 3.5 mi Public K-5 4-5 4
      Elk Elementary Center 3.6 mi Public PRESCHOOL-5 3 4
      South Charleston Middle School 3.6 mi Public 6-8 4 3
      George Washington High School 3.6 mi Public 9-12 5 4
      Kanawha City Elementary School 3.8 mi Public K-5 3-5 4
      Kings Way Christian Academy 3.8 mi Private 1-10 0 4
      Holz Elementary School 3.8 mi Public PRESCHOOL-5 4-5 3
      John Adams Middle School 4.0 mi Public 6-8 5 4
      South Charleston Christian Academy 4.0 mi Private PRESCHOOL-12 0 0
      Kenna Elementary School 4.2 mi Public K-5 5 5
      Horace Mann Middle School 4.3 mi Public 6-8 4 4
      St. Agnes School 4.8 mi Catholic PRESCHOOL-5 0 5
      Chamberlain Elementary School 4.9 mi Public K-5 5 5
      Richmond Elementary School 5.7 mi Public PRESCHOOL-5 4 3
      South Charleston High School 5.9 mi Public 9-12 4 4
      Bridgeview Elementary School 6.1 mi Public PRESCHOOL-5 2-5 3
      Ruthlawn Elementary School 6.4 mi Public PRESCHOOL-5 4-5 4
      Malden Elementary School 6.6 mi Public K-5 2 4
      Kids' Zone Developmental Center 6.9 mi Private PRESCHOOL-5 0 0
      Sissonville High School 7.0 mi Public 9-12 1 4
      Carver Career Center 7.2 mi Public 9-12 0 0
      Flinn Elementary School 7.5 mi Public K-4 2-5 5
      Fairhaven Christian School 7.5 mi Private PRESCHOOL-12 0 5
      Bible Baptist Christian School 7.9 mi Private 12-12 0 0
      Dollie Hilll Christian Academy 8.2 mi Private K-12 0 0
      Point Harmony Elementary School 8.6 mi Public K-5 4-5 4
      Andrew Jackson Middle School 9.1 mi Public 6-8 5 3
      Sissonville Elementary School 9.3 mi Public PRESCHOOL-4 3-5 3
      Cross Lanes Elementary School 9.3 mi Public PRESCHOOL-5 4 4
      Marmet Elementary School 9.7 mi Public PRESCHOOL-5 3 3
      Sissonville Middle School 10.3 mi Public 5-8 2-5 4
      Alum Creek Elementary School 10.7 mi Public PRESCHOOL-5 4 5
      Upper Kanawha Valley Christian School 12.0 mi Private 7-7 0 0
      Chesapeake Elementary School 12.6 mi Public PRESCHOOL-5 1 3
      Proximity to listed schools and their school district(s) does not guarantee enrollment eligibility. Please contact a local real estate professional or the local school district(s) for the most current information relating to schools in the area. Sources: GreatSchools.org and Onboard Informatics © 2014
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