Charleston, West Virginia 

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Economy in Charleston, West Virginia

Charleston has an unemployment rate of 4.8%. The US average is 3.9%.

Charleston has seen the job market decrease by -0.2% over the last year. Future job growth over the next ten years is predicted to be 20.2%, which is lower than the US average of 33.5%.

Tax Rates for Charleston
- The Sales Tax Rate for Charleston is 6.8%. The US average is 7.3%.
- The Income Tax Rate for Charleston is 6.5%. The US average is 4.6%.
- Tax Rates can have a big impact when Comparing Cost of Living.

Income and Salaries for Charleston
- The average income of a Charleston resident is $34,944 a year. The US average is $28,555 a year.
- The Median household income of a Charleston resident is $48,959 a year. The US average is $53,482 a year.

INCOME BY POPULATION PERCENT

  ECONOMYCharleston, West VirginiaUnited States
  4.8%3.9%
  -0.2%1.6%
  20.2%33.5%
  6.8%7.3%
  6.5%4.6%
  $33,833$31,177
  $45,797$57,652
  $65,150$70,850
  POPULATION BY OCCUPATION
  0.1%1.3%
  2.0%0.6%
  4.1%6.2%
  4.1%10.4%
  1.2%2.7%
  11.0%11.6%
  2.3%4.1%
  1.0%0.9%
  1.8%2.1%
  5.6%4.7%
  1.8%1.9%
  10.9%6.7%
  0.0%0.1%
  3.9%4.3%
  8.2%9.3%
  17.5%13.8%
  2.2%2.2%
  7.3%7.4%
  4.2%4.9%
  10.9%4.8%
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    Reviews for Charleston    12 Reviews
    We love our little city - 12/20/2013
    Charleston has a lot going on for being a small city. Capitol Street has great restaurants and Taylor Books, and Capitol Market is one of the best year-round farmers... Read More

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    A great little city - 12/20/2013
    Charleston has a lot going on for being a small city. Capitol Street has great restaurants and Taylor Books, and Capitol Market is one of the best year-round farmers... Read More

    A great little city - 12/20/2013
    Charleston has a lot going on for being a small city. Capitol Street has great restaurants and Taylor Books, and Capitol Market is one of the best year-round farmers... Read More


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    ZIP CODES IN CHARLESTON, WEST VIRGINIA
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