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People in Charleston, West Virginia

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PeopleCharleston, WVUnited States
Population51,224309,138,711
Population - 201051,400308,745,538
Population - 200054,123285,036,114
Population - 199058,520251,960,433
Pop. 1990 to Now-12.47%22.69%
Pop. 2000 to Now-5.36%8.46%
Pop. Density1,62588
Land Area31.523,531,905.42
Water Area1.139264,836.79
Median Age42.337.2
Female Population52.22%50.83%
Male Population47.78%49.18%
ESTIMATED TOTAL POPULATION BY AGE
Age 0 to 45.58%6.51%
Age 5 to 95.16%6.57%
Age 10 to 145.22%6.68%
Age 15 to 173.83%4.17%
Age 18 to 203.71%4.45%
Age 21 to 244.41%5.52%
Age 25 to 3412.73%13.32%
Age 35 to 4412.44%13.34%
Age 45 to 5414.99%14.44%
Age 55 to 597.91%6.37%
Age 60 to 646.27%5.48%
Age 65 to 748.36%7.12%
Age 75 to 846.40%4.25%
Age 85 and over2.99%1.78%
RACE
White82.90%74.17%
Black8.07%12.56%
Asian2.23%4.81%
Native American0.09%0.82%
Hawaiian, Pacific Islander0.00%0.17%
Other0.16%4.79%
Two or More Races6.56%2.68%
Hispanic1.37%16.35%
Non-Hispanic98.63%83.65%
FAMILY
Households23,483115,226,802
Family Households12,26576,595,548
Non Family Households11,21838,631,254
Household Size2.112.61
Married Population45.20%51.40%
Single Population54.80%48.60%
Now Married42.54%49.23%
Married but Separated2.66%2.17%
Never Married31.04%31.83%
Widowed8.88%6.02%
Divorced14.89%10.75%
Married, w/children25.24%32.53%
Married, no children44.97%41.14%
Single, w/children19.06%16.88%
Single, no children10.72%9.45%



Marital Status

The 2014 Charleston, WV, population is 51,224. There are 1,625 people per square mile (population density).

Family in Charleston, WV

The median age is 42.3. The US median is 37.2. 45.20% of people in Charleston, WV, are married. 14.89% are divorced.

The average household size is 2.11 people. 25.24% of people are married, with children. 19.06% have children, but are single.

Race in Charleston, WV

82.90% of people are white, 8.07% are black, 2.23% are asian, 0.09% are native american, and 0.16% claim 'Other'.

1.37% of the people in Charleston, WV, claim hispanic ethnicity (meaning 98.63% are non-hispanic).


Charleston People SperlingViews

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