The unemployment rate in Charleston is 6.2% (U.S. avg. is 6.0%). Recent job growth is Negative. Charleston jobs have decreased by 0.2%. More Economy
COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Charleston's cost of living is 21.5% lower than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living
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WEATHER & CLIMATE
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In the last Presidential election, Kanawha county remained strongly Republican, 56.4% to 41.8%. More Voting Stats
Charleston's population is 45,879 people. Since 2020, it has had a population decline of 4.0%. Learn More...
Average Commute time is 16.2 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...
The median home cost in Charleston is Real Estate: $128,400
. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been -2.1%.
Charleston public schools spend $11,980 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 14.7 students per teacher in Charleston. More Education