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Best Place to Live in Charleston, West Virginia

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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
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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

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