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Overview
Population:51,224
Pop. Change:-5%
State: West Virginia
Metro Area: Charleston Metro Area
County: Kanawha County
City:Charleston
Zip Code:25314, 25302, ... 6 total
Real Estate:For Sale  For Rent
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Charleston's Real Estate Market
 • Newly Listed Homes
 • Most Expensive Listing
 • Million Dollar Houses
 • Homes from $750,001 to $1,000,000
 • Homes from $500,001 to $750,000
 • Homes from $250,000 to $500,000
 • Homes under $250,000
 • Median Priced Homes
 • Median Condominiums


Charleston Metro Area

Profile: Capital city  Location: West-central West Virginia along Kanawha River Elevation: 827 Time zone: Eastern Standard Time

PROCON
Cost of living and housingHeavy industry
Capital city amenitiesEntertainment
Nearby water recreationIsolation

Interesting Facts about Charleston, West Virginia

As of 2014, Charleston's population is 51,224 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of -5.36 percent.

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The median home cost in Charleston is $139,600. Home appreciation the last year has been 1.50 percent.

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Compared to the rest of the country, Charleston's cost of living is 8.60% Lower than the U.S. average.

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Charleston public schools spend $12,791 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,435. There are about 16.2 students per teacher in Charleston.

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The unemployment rate in Charleston is 5.40 percent(U.S. avg. is 6.30%). Recent job growth is Negative. Charleston jobs have Decreased by 0.66 percent.


Ranked #44 America's Best and Worst Cities for Crime (Mid-Size Metro Areas)
Ranked #342 Best Green Cities
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Map Of Charleston

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Average Commute time is 17 minutes. The National Average is 25 minutes.

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Charleston's Real Estate Market (click to see properties)

 • Newly Listed Homes
 • Most Expensive Listing
 • Million Dollar Houses
 • Homes from $750,001 to $1,000,000
 • Homes from $500,001 to $750,000
 • Homes from $250,000 to $500,000
 • Homes under $250,000
 • Median Priced Homes