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ZIP Code 25303

Zip code area 25303 in South Charleston, Kanawha County, WV

  •   State: 
    West Virginia
      Counties: 
    Kanawha County
      Cities: 
    Charleston
    ,
    South Charleston
      County FIPS: 
    54039
      Area total: 
    4.287 sq mi
      Area land: 
    3.575 sq mi
      Area water: 
    0.712 sq mi
      Elevation: 
    702 feet
  •   Latitude: 
    38,3616
      Longitude: 
    -81,6874
      Dman name cbsa: 
    Charleston WV
      Timezone: 
    Eastern Standard Time (EST) UTC-5:00; Eastern Daylight Time (EDT) UTC-4:00
      Coordinates: 
    38,3616, -81,6874
      GMAP: 

    West Virginia 25303, USA

  •   Population: 
    7,370 individuals
      Population density: 
    30,737.42 people per square miles
      Households: 
    111
      Unemployment rate: 
    5.4%
      Household income: 
    $61,250 average annual income
      Housing units: 
    3,654 residential housing units
      Health insurance: 
    3.7% of residents who report not having health insurance
      Veterans: 
    0.7% of residents who are veterans

The ZIP 25303 is a South ZIP code and located in the preferred city/town South Charleston, Kanawha County, West Virginia with a population estimated today at about 7.156 peoples. The preferred city may be different from the city where the zip code 25303 is located. South Charleston is usually the name of the main post office. When sending a package or mail, always indicate your preferred or accepted cities. Using any city from the list of invalid cities may result in delays.

South Charleston is the primary city, acceptable cities are Charleston, S Charleston.

  • Living in the postal code area 25303 of South Charleston, Kanawha County, West Virginia 48.9% of population who are male and 51.1% who are female.

    The median age for all people, for males & for females based on 2020 Census data. Median is the middle value, when all possible values are listed in order. Median is not the same as Average (or Mean).

  • Household income staggered according to certain income ranges.

    The median commute time of resident workers require for a one-way commute to work in minutes.

    The distribution of different age groups in the population of the zip code area of South Charleston, Kanawha County 25303.

    The percentage distribution of the population by race.

    Estimated residential value of individual residential buildings as a percentage.

    The age of the building does not always say something about the structural condition of the residential buildings.

    The percentage of education level of the population.

Kanawha County

  •   State: 
    West Virginia
      County: 
    Kanawha County
      Zips: 
    25026
    25083
    25317
    25323
    25325
    25327
    25330
    25333
    25364
    25365
    25083
    25079
    25132
    25134
    25322
    25328
    25356
    25083
    25110
    25339
    25362
    25396
    25160
    25162
    25214
    25326
    25061
    25102
    25201
    25054
    25126
    25156
    25086
    25103
    25107
    25202
    25075
    25112
    25039
    25067
    25320
    25315
    25035
    25315
    25320
    25305
    25389
    25306
    25045
    25015
    25303
    25313
    25312
    25387
    25313
    25071
    25309
    25314
    25143
    25064
    25309
    25303
    25311
    25304
    25302
    25177
    25301
      Coordinates: 
    38.33655178682409, -81.52810230496003
      Area total: 
    910.92 sq. mi., 2359.27 sq. km, 582988.80 acres
      Area land: 
    901.63 sq. mi., 2335.22 sq. km, 577044.48 acres
      Area water: 
    9.29 sq. mi., 24.06 sq. km, 5944.32 acres
      Established: 
    1789
      Capital seat: 

    Charleston
    Address: 407 Virginia Street, East
    County Courthouse
    Charleston, WV 25301-2524
    Governing Body: County Commission with 3 board size
    Governing Authority: Dillon's Rule

  • Kanawha County, West Virginia, United States

  •   Population: 
    180,745; Population change: -6.38% (2010 - 2020)
      Population density: 
    200 persons per square mile
      Household income: 
    $41,690
      Households: 
    83,118
      Unemployment rate: 
    8.90% per 82,800 county labor force
  •   Sales taxes: 
    6.00%
      Income taxes: 
    6.50%
      GDP: 
    $9.83 B, gross domestic product (GDP)
  • Kanawha County's population of West Virginia of 157,667 residents in 1930 has increased 1,15-fold to 180,745 residents after 90 years, according to the official 2020 census. U.S. Bureau of the Census beginning in 1900. Data for 1870-1890 are on a de facto or unspecified basis; data for 1900 and later years are resident totals.

    Approximately 52.04% female residents and 47.96% male residents live in as of 2020, 56.14% in Kanawha County, West Virginia are married and the remaining 43.86% are single population.

    As of 2020, 56.14% in Kanawha County, West Virginia are married and the remaining 43.86% are single population.

  •   Housing units: 
    90,294 residential units of which 87.90% share occupied residential units.

    23.7 minutes is the average time that residents in Kanawha County require for a one-way commute to work. A long commute can have different effects on health. A Gallup poll in the US found that in terms of mental health, long haul commuters are up to 12 percent more likely to experience worry, and ten percent less likely to feel well rested. The Gallup poll also found that of people who commute 61­–90 minutes each day, a whopping one third complained of neck and back pain, compared to less than a quarter of people who only spend ten minutes getting to work.

    79.62% of the working population which commute to work alone in their car, 12.27% of the working population which commutes to work in a carpool, 2.17% of the population that commutes using mass transit, including bus, light rail, subway, and ferry. 2.23% of the population that has their home as their principal place of work.

  • Of the total residential buildings in Kanawha County, West Virginia 62.76% are owner-occupied homes, another 25.99% are rented apartments, and the remaining 11.24% are vacant.

  • The 33.24% of the population in Kanawha County, West Virginia who identify themselves as belonging to a religion are distributed among the following most diverse religions.

    Since the 1860s, the two main parties have been the Republican Party (here in 2022 = 49.410%) and the Democratic Party (here in 2022 = 48.980%) of those eligible to vote in Kanawha County, West Virginia.

Charleston

  •   State: 
    West Virginia
      County: 
    Kanawha County
      City: 
    Charleston
      County FIPS: 
    54039
      Coordinates: 
    38°20′50″N 81°38′0″W
      Area total: 
    32.64 sq mi
      Area land: 
    31.50 sq mi (81.59 km²)
      Area water: 
    1.14 sq mi (2.95 km²)
      Elevation: 
    597 ft (182 m)
      Established: 
    1788; Incorporated 1794
  •   Latitude: 
    38,3495
      Longitude: 
    -81,632
      Dman name cbsa: 
    Charleston, WV
      Timezone: 
    Eastern Standard Time (EST) UTC-5:00; Eastern Daylight Time (EDT) UTC-4:00
      ZIP codes: 
    25301
    25302
    25303
    25304
    25305
    25306
    25309
    25311
    25312
    25313
    25314
    25315
    25317
    25320
    25322
    25323
    25325
    25326
    25327
    25328
    25330
    25333
    25339
    25356
    25362
    25364
    25365
    25387
    25389
    25396
      GMAP: 

    Charleston, Kanawha County, West Virginia, United States

  •   Population: 
    48,864
      Population density: 
    1,500 residents per square mile of area (580/km²)
      Household income: 
    $42,336
      Households: 
    23,116
      Unemployment rate: 
    7.70%
  •   Sales taxes: 
    6.00%
      Income taxes: 
    6.50%

Charleston is the capital and most populous city of West Virginia, United States. Located at the confluence of the Elk and Kanawha rivers, the city had a population of 48,864 at the 2020 census. The Charleston metropolitan area as a whole had an estimated 255,020 residents in 2021. Charleston is the center of government, commerce, and industry for Kanaw Ha County, of which it is the county seat. The city is the home of the Charleston Dirty Birds of the Atlantic League of Professional Baseball. Yeager Airport and the University of Charleston are in the city. West Virginia State University is in the local area as well as West Virginia University and Marshall University satellite campuses. The first permanent settlement, Fort Morris, was built in fall 1773 by William Morris prior to Lord Dunmore's War. The town of Charleston was incorporated by the Virginia House of Delegates in 1794 with the trustees being William Morris, Leonard Morris, and Daniel Boone. Early industries important to Charleston included salt and the first natural gas well. Later, coal became central to economic prosperity in theCity and the surrounding area. Today, trade, utilities, government, medicine, and education play central roles in the City's economy. The annual 15-mile (24 km) Charleston Distance Run is held in Charleston every year to raise money for local charities. The City of Charleston is a member of the American Football League (AFL) and the Southern Conference of the United States Football Association (NCF).

History

Charleston is the primary city name, but also Big Chimney are acceptable city names or spellings. Charleston's history goes back to the 18th century. Fort Lee, first permanent settlement, was built in 1787 by Col. George Clendenin. Today, Charleston is the largest in the state capital of West Virginia. The city is named after Col. Clendin's father, Charles Clittin, and his company of Rangers of Virginia. Charleston's population is 51,400, making it the largest state capital in the U.S. and the state's second largest city after Morgantown, West Virginia, which has a population of 80,000. The town is located on the Kanawha River, near the mouth of the Elk River. It is home to the University of Charleston, the West Virginia Music Hall of Fame, and the WVU Museum of Art. The Charleston Gazette-Mail newspaper is formed by the merger of the Charleston Gazette and Charleston Daily Mail. It was founded in 1818 and is based in the city's downtown area. It has a circulation of more than 1,000,000 people (as of 2014). The city's population was 1,050 in 2010. It's the largest city in West Virginia with an estimated population of 48,864 people (as of 2014) and an estimated annual growth rate of 0.7%. The city has a history of being named after two men: Charles Clitenin and Cuthbert Bullbert Bullitt, who died in 1778 and sold his land in 1786. The name Charleston was first used in 1794.

Geography

Charleston is located in west-central Kanawha County at 38°2058N 81°380W (38.349497, 81.633294). It lies within the ecoregion of the Western Allegheny Plateau. The city has a total area of 32.66 square miles (84.59 km²), of which 31.52 sq miles (81.64 km²) are land and 1.14sq miles (2.95km²) is water. Charleston is about 117 miles (188 km) southeast of Chillicothe, Ohio, 315 miles (507 km) west of Richmond, Virginia, 228 miles (367 km) southwest of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, 247 miles (398 km) east of Louisville, Kentucky, and 264 miles (425 km) north of Charlotte, North Carolina. The hardiness zone is 7a. The area averages about 3.5 inches (89 mm) of precipitation each month. Thunderstorms are frequent during the late spring and throughout the summer, and occasionally they can be quite severe, producing the rare tornado. Snowfall generally occurs from late November to early April, with the heaviest period being January and February. However, major snowstorms of more than 10 inches (25 cm) are rare. The last such instance was July 8, 2012. The record cold maximum is 4 °F (16 °C) on December 22, 1989 (during the December 1989 United States cold wave), while, conversely the record warm minimum is 84 °C (29 °F) on July 29, 1924.

Government

Charleston functions under the Mayor-Council form of city government. The Mayor is the designated Chief Executive Officer of the city. The Charleston City Council has 26 members. Twenty of the council members are elected from a specific ward within the city, and an additional six are elected by the city at-large. The City Manager has supervision and control of the executive work and management of the heads of all departments under his or her control as directed by the Mayor. General Elections for Mayor, City Council and other city officers take place in May every four years (Primary Elections are held in March). The most recent election was in May 2019. The mayor, Amy Goodwin, was sworn in Monday, January 7, 2019, and is the first female mayor in the history of Charleston. Charleston also has a City Manager who is appointed by the mayor and approved by the Council. The City's current City Manager is Jonathan Storage, who also assumed office on January7, 2019. He makes all contracts for labor and supplies, and generally has the responsibility for all of the business and administrative work of the City. The city has a population of 1,856,000. It is located on the Atlantic seaboard of South Carolina. It has a latitude of 50 miles (80 kilometers) and a longitude of 60 miles (100 kilometers) The city is in the eastern part of the state and has a long-range latitude of 40 miles (65 kilometers) It has an altitude of 2,000 feet (800 meters) and an area of 2.5 square miles (3,000 kilometers).

Demographics

As of the census of 2010, there were 51,400 people, 23,453 households, and 12,587 families residing in the city. The racial makeup of the city was 78.4% White, 15.5% African American, 0.2% Native American, 2.3% Asian, and 0.3%. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.4%. The five most common ancestries were German (12.4%), English (11.6%), American (11,4%), Irish (10.6%) and Italian (3.9%). The median income for a household in theCity was $34,009, and the median income. for a family was $47,975. About 12.7% of families and 16.7%. of the population were below the poverty line, including 24.5%. of those under age 18 and 11.5. of those age 65 or over. The average household size was 2.11 and the average family size was2.82. The median age in the City was 41.7 years. The city has a population density of 1,630.7 inhabitants per square mile (629.6/km²). There were 26,205 housing units at an average density of 831.4 per squaremile (321.0/km 2) The city's median age was 41 years. For every 100 females there were 87.3 males. For each 100 females age 18 or over, there are 83.7 males.

Education

Charleston hosts a branch campus of West Virginia University that serves as a clinical campus for the university's medical and dental schools. The city is also home to a 1,000-student private college, the University of Charleston, formerly Morris Harvey College. Students at either school must complete their class work at the main campus in Morgantown but can complete their clinical rotations at hospitals in the Eastern Panhandle, or Charleston. The Charleston Branch of the Robert C. Byrd Institute for Advanced Flexible Manufacturing provides access to computer numerical control (CNC) equipment for businesses. West Virginia Junior College is accredited by the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools to award diplomas and associate degrees. The City of Charleston has numerous schools that are part of Kanawha County Schools. The three high schools are: George Washington High School, a public school in the South Hills neighborhood, a Catholic school at the eastern edge of the city's downtown, and Stonewall Jackson High School on the West Side. The South Charleston campus of both the BridgeValley Community and Technical College and of Marshall University also has a campus in Montgomery. In July, 2020 Stonewal Jackson Middle School was renamed West Side Middle School. It was founded in 1940 and converted to a middle school in 1989 after Capital High School opened. Within the immediate area are West Virginia State University in Institute; and the South Charleston campuses of both BridgeValleys and Marshall University. The area is home to the Charleston branch of the R.C. Byrd institute for Advanced Manufacturing, an independent program administered by Marshall University providing access to CNC equipment.

Hospitals

CAMC (Charleston Area Medical Center) is a complex of hospitals throughout the city. Thomas Health is acomplex of hospitals and health care centers in the Charleston area. Highland Hospital is a behavioral health facility in the Kanawha City neighborhood. St. Francis Hospital (downtown) and Thomas Memorial Hospital (South Charleston) are among the hospitals in the Thomas Health complex. The hospital system is part of Thomas Health, which also includes the University of South Carolina Medical Center and University of North Carolina-Charleston Medical Center. The system is a joint venture between Thomas Health and the South Carolina Department of Health and Human Services. It is the largest health care system in the state, with more than 1,000 beds. It also includes a number of other health care facilities, such as a children's hospital and a psychiatric hospital. It was founded in the 1950s and is one of the oldest health care systems in the country. It has been in operation since the 1960s and has been the largest hospital system in South Carolina since the 1970s and 1980s. In the 1990s, it was the largest in the United States, with over 1,200 beds. In 2008, it became the second-largest in the U.S. behind Memorial Hospital in Washington, D.C. and the third-largest overall. The total number of hospitals in Charleston, South Carolina, is more than 2,000. The number of beds in the city is about 1,500, with the majority in downtown.

Economy

The City of Charleston recognizes the Charleston Area Alliance as its economic development organization. Shoney's restaurants, L.A. Joe discount department stores, and MATRIC are among the companies based in the Charleston area. The Charleston area is home to the National Basketball Hall of Fame and the College of Charleston. It is also the home of the NCAA Division I Women's Basketball Championship and the NCAA Men's Division I Basketball Championship. The city is also home to a number of colleges and universities, including the University of South Carolina, University of North Carolina-Charleston, and University of Maryland-Eastern Shore. It has a population of more than 1,000,000 people, including more than 100,000 college students. It also has one of the largest populations of African-Americans in the United States, with more than half of its residents living in or near the city's downtown area. It was the site of the U.S. Civil War, and the Battle of the Bulge, which took place in the late 1800s and early 1900s. It's also the birthplace of the Civil Rights Movement, which began in the early 20th century. In the 1930s, the city was the scene of the first African-American newspaper, the Charleston Post, which was published for the first time in 1837. The first black president, George H.W. Bush, was born in Charleston in 1838, and his son, George W. Bush was elected in 1841, the third president, in 1844.

Culture

Charleston is home to numerous annual events and fairs that take place throughout the city. The West Virginia Dance Festival features dance students from across the state that attend classes and workshops in ballet, jazz and modern dance. Symphony Sunday, held annually usually the first weekend in June, is a full day of music, food, and family fun, culminating in a free performance by the West Virginia Symphony Orchestra. The Charleston Sternwheel Regatta is an annual river festival held on the Kanawha Boulevard by Haddad Riverfront Park. Charleston is the home to the largest population of privately owned sternwheel vessels in the United States. About fifty buildings in Charleston are on the National Register of Historic Places, including many houses dating from the late 19th and early 20th century as well as a few art deco style buildings from the 1920s and early 30s. In 2022, the festival was reinstated as an Independence Day weekend event, beginning Thursday and concluding on Independence Day on Monday with a fireworks display on Saturday and Monday. It was originally held during Labor Day weekend each year until its discontinuation in 2008, but after its revival in 2022, it is now held during July 4th weekend. The NPR program Mountain Stage was founded in Charleston in 1983. The live performance music program, produced by West Virginia Public Broadcasting, and heard on the Voice of America and via NPR Music, records episodes regularly at the Culture Center Theater on the state capitol grounds. The festival is held at the University of Charleston Stadium at Laidley Field in downtown Charleston.

Air Quality, Water Quality, Superfund Sites & UV Index

The Air Quality index is in Charleston, Kanawha County, West Virginia = 30. These Air Quality index is based on annual reports from the EPA. Higher values are better (100=best). The number of ozone alert days is used as an indicator of air quality, as are the amounts of seven pollutants including particulates, carbon monoxide, sulfur dioxide, lead, and volatile organic chemicals. The Water Quality Index is 60. A measure of the quality of an area’s water supply as rated by the EPA. Higher values are better (100=best). The EPA has a complex method of measuring the watershed quality, using 15 indicators such as pollutants, turbidity, sediments, and toxic discharges. The Superfund Sites Index is 10. Higher is better (100=best). Based upon the number and impact of EPA Superfund pollution sites in the county, including spending on the cleanup efforts. The UV Index in Charleston = 4.2 and is a measure of an area's exposure to the sun's ultraviolet rays. This is most often a combination of sunny weather, altitude, and latitude. The UV Index has been defined by the WHO (www.who.int/news-room/questions-and-answers/item/radiation-the-ultraviolet-(uv)-index) and is uniform worldwide.

Employed

The most recent city population of 48,864 individuals with a median age of 42.9 age the population dropped by -6.57% in Charleston, Kanawha County, West Virginia population since 2000 and are distributed over a density of 1,500 residents per square mile of area (580/km²). There are average 2.08 people per household in the 23,116 households with an average household income of $42,336 a year. The unemployment rate in Alabama is 7.70% of the available work force and has dropped -6.00% over the most recent 12-month period and the projected change in job supply over the next decade based on migration patterns, economic growth, and other factors will increase by 20.30%. The number of physicians in Charleston per 100,000 population = 368.5.

Weather

The annual rainfall in Charleston = 41.7 inches and the annual snowfall = 18.9 inches. The annual number of days with measurable precipitation (over .01 inch) = 136. The average number of days per year that are predominantly sunny = 176. 88 degrees Fahrenheit is the average daily high temperature for the month of July and 24.8 degrees Fahrenheit is the average daily low temperature for the month of January. The Comfort Index (higher=better) is 45, where higher values mean a more pleasant climate. The Comfort Index measure recognizes that humidity by itself isn't the problem. (Have you noticed nobody ever complains about the weather being 'cold and humid?) It's in the summertime that we notice the humidity the most, when it's hot and muggy. Our Comfort Index uses a combination of afternoon summer temperature and humidity to closely predict the effect that the humidity will have on people.

Median Home Cost

The percentage of housing units in Charleston, Kanawha County, West Virginia which are owned by the occupant = 50.92%. A housing unit is a house, apartment, mobile home, or room occupied as separate living quarters. The average age of homes = 54 years with median home cost = $147,110 and home appreciation of 2.06%. This is the value of the years most recent home sales data. Its important to note that this is not the average (or arithmetic mean). The median home price is the middle value when you arrange all the sales prices of homes from lowest to highest. This is a better indicator than the average, because the median is not changed as much by a few unusually high or low values. The property tax rate of $5.30 shown here is the rate per $1,000 of home value. If for simplification for example the tax rate is $14.00 and the home value is $250,000, the property tax would be $14.00 x ($250,000/1000), or $3500. This is the 'effective' tax rate.

Study

The local school district spends $5,763 per student. There are 16.2 students for each teacher in the school, 423 students for each Librarian and 220 students for each Counselor. 4.58% of the area’s population over the age of 25 with an Associate Degree or other 2-year college degree, 17.66% with a master’s degree, Ph.D. or other advanced college degree and 15.28% with high school diplomas or high school equivalency degrees (GEDs).

  • Charleston's population in Kanawha County, West Virginia of 11,099 residents in 1900 has increased 4,4-fold to 48,864 residents after 120 years, according to the official 2020 census.

    Approximately 52.81% female residents and 47.19% male residents live in Charleston, Kanawha County, West Virginia.

    As of 2020 in Charleston, Kanawha County, West Virginia are married and the remaining 51.23% are single population.

  • 18.1 minutes is the average time that residents in Charleston require for a one-way commute to work. A long commute can have different effects on health. A Gallup poll in the US found that in terms of mental health, long haul commuters are up to 12 percent more likely to experience worry, and ten percent less likely to feel well rested. The Gallup poll also found that of people who commute 61­–90 minutes each day, a whopping one third complained of neck and back pain, compared to less than a quarter of people who only spend ten minutes getting to work.

    75.38% of the working population which commute to work alone in their car, 11.70% of the working population which commutes to work in a carpool, 4.53% of the population that commutes using mass transit, including bus, light rail, subway, and ferry. 2.71% of the population that has their home as their principal place of work.

  • Of the total residential buildings in Charleston, Kanawha County, West Virginia, 50.92% are owner-occupied homes, another 35.77% are rented apartments, and the remaining 13.32% are vacant.

  • The 33.24% of the population in Charleston, Kanawha County, West Virginia who identify themselves as belonging to a religion are distributed among the following most diverse religions.

South Charleston

City of South Charleston

  •   State: 
    West Virginia
      County: 
    Kanawha County
      City: 
    South Charleston
      County FIPS: 
    54039
      Coordinates: 
    38°21′9″N 81°42′43″W
      Area total: 
    9.53 sq mi
      Area land: 
    8.64 sq mi (22.38 km²)
      Area water: 
    0.89 sq mi (2.31 km²)
      Elevation: 
    604 ft (183 m)
      Established: 
    1906; Incorporated 1919
  •   Latitude: 
    38,3254
      Longitude: 
    -81,7427
      Dman name cbsa: 
    Charleston, WV
      Timezone: 
    Eastern Standard Time (EST) UTC-5:00; Eastern Daylight Time (EDT) UTC-4:00
      ZIP codes: 
    25303
    25309
      GMAP: 

    South Charleston, Kanawha County, West Virginia, United States

  •   Population: 
    13,639
      Population density: 
    1,394.01 residents per square mile of area (538.22/km²)
      Household income: 
    $43,713
      Households: 
    5,869
      Unemployment rate: 
    6.60%
  •   Sales taxes: 
    6.00%
      Income taxes: 
    6.50%

South Charleston is a city in Kanawha County, West Virginia, United States. The population was 13,639 at the 2020 census. It is home to the Charleston Ordnance Center, a former naval munitions factory established for use in World War I. The city is located at 38°219N 81°4243W (38.352455, 81.712001). According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 8.51 square miles (22.04 km²), of which 7.61 sq mi (19.71 km²) is land and 0.90sq mi (2.33 km²") is water. South Charleston serves as the headquarters to the West Virginia Division of Natural Resources and the WestVirginia State Police. The Criel Mound built circa 0 B.C. by the Adena culture is adjacent to the downtown business district. It was established in 1906, but not incorporated until 1917. It employed over 11,000 workers and produced 130,000 gun barrels for U.S. warships. In South Charleston are the headquarters of International Industries, the group of subsidiaries of James HBuck "Buck" Harless, who founded the company in 1947. The main parent company of the company is Harless International Industries. The company was founded primarily in 1947 by James H. Harless "B Buck" Har less, but also includes natural resources such as coal and timber, as well as real estate.

History

South Charleston is the primary city name, but also Charleston, S Charleston are acceptable city names or spellings. The official name is City of South Charleston. South Charleston was established in 1906, but not incorporated until 1917. It is home to the Charleston Ordnance Center, a former naval munitions factory established for use in World War I. It employed over 11,000 workers and produced 130,000 gun barrels for U.S. warships. The city is located on the banks of the Ohio River, which was once a tributary to the Potomac River. It was the site of the Battle of the Bulge, which took place in 1864 and 1875. The town is now home to a number of tourist attractions, including the Charleston Opera House and the South Carolina Museum of Art and Science. It also has a museum of African-American history, which dates back to the 18th century. The South Carolina River runs through the city, and was once the source of the city's nickname, "The River of the South" It was also used as a shipping hub during the Civil War, during which time the city was known as "the River City" and "The Red River" It is now the home of the Charleston Air Force Base, which is based in the town of South Charleston, South Carolina, and has a base of operations for the Air Force, Navy, and Marine Corps. It has a population of over 10,000 people, including over 3,000 airmen and Marines, and is one of the largest military bases in the United States, along with Fort McHenry in Washington, D.C. and Fort Benning.

Geography

South Charleston is located at 38°219N 81°4243W (38.352455, 81.712001) The city has a total area of 8.51 square miles (22.04 km²) of which 7.61 square miles are land and 0.90 square miles is water. The climate in this area is characterized by hot, humid summers and generally mild to cool winters. According to the Köppen Climate Classification system, South Charleston has a humid subtropical climate, abbreviated "Cfa" on climate maps. South Charleston is home to the South Carolina Museum of Art, which was founded in 1875. The museum is located in the heart of the city and is open to the public. The city is also home to South Carolina State University, which opened its doors in 1876. The University of South Carolina has a campus that opened in 1878. The campus is located on the campus' main campus and is known as the "College of Arts and Sciences" It is the oldest college in the state, with a population of 2,856. The university has a history of more than 100 years, dating back to its founding in 1879. It was the first college in South Carolina to open in 1881. It is also the oldest university in the U.S., with a history that dates back to 1883. The South Carolina College of Art and Sciences was established in 1882. The college was the site of the first African-American settlement in the United States.

Demographics

As of the census of 2010, there were 13,450 people, 6,283 households, and 3,675 families residing in the city. The median income for a household was $37,905, and the median family income was $50,528. The racial makeup of the city was 86.9% White, 8.4% African American, 0.3% Native American, 1.1% Asian, 0,3% from other races, and 1.0% from two or more races. The city's population was 45.7% male and 54.3%. The city has a population density of 1,767.4 inhabitants per square mile (682.4/km²). There were 6,819 housing units at an average density of 896.1 per squaremile (346.0/ km²) The city is located on the U.S.-Mexico border. It is located near the border with Mexico. It was the site of a World War II-era naval base. It has been home to a U.N. base since the 1950s. It also hosted a World Series football game between the United States and Mexico in the 1960s. In the 1990s, it was the location of the University of Nebraska-Omaha's football team. It's also the home of the National Football League's New Mexico State Football Team. It had a population of 1.6 million as of the 2010 census, making it one of the largest cities in the state with a population exceeding 1 million.

Economy

In South Charleston are the headquarters of International Industries, the parent company of a group of subsidiaries. International Industries was founded in 1947 by James H. "Buck" Harless. The company is based primarily in natural resources such as coal and timber, but also include the manufacturing, hotel and real estate industries. In South Charleston, the city has a population of 1.2 million. In the U.S. state of South Carolina, the population of the city is 1.3 million. The city has one of the highest concentrations of African-American residents in the United States. The population of South Charleston is 2.1 million, the highest in the state, and the second highest in South Carolina behind Charleston, South Carolina. The town has a history dating back to the 18th century, when it was the site of the Battle of the Bulge. It is now home to the South Carolina Museum of Art, which was established in 1881. The museum is located in the heart of the town, on the banks of the James River. It was founded by James Harless, who founded International Industries in 1947. It also has offices in Charleston, Charleston, and Charleston, as well as elsewhere in the South and South Africa. The Charleston area is known for its coal mining and timber industry, and is home to a number of coal-fired power plants and other coal-related industries. The South Carolina coal industry is one of America's oldest and largest coal-based industries.

Education

There are six elementary schools in South Charleston: Montrose Elementary, Ruthlawn Elementary, Richmond Elementary, Alum Creek Elementary, Bridgeview Elementary, and Weberwood Elementary. The main middle school is South Charleston Middle School (SCMS), which is located on 3rd Ave. South Charleston High School (SCHS) is one of eight high schools in Kanawha County. There are also two colleges located in the city. A South Charleston campus for BridgeValley Community and Technical College is located at the former Dow Chemical research facility and the Marshall University South Charleston Campus is a branch of Marshall University. The city is also home to the University of South Carolina at Charleston, which is a member of the South Carolina College of Arts and Sciences, and the College of Charleston, where students can take classes in the evenings and on the weekends. The South Charleston area is home to more than 1,000 colleges and universities, many of which are based in the state of West Virginia. It is also the home of the U.S. Military Academy at West Point, which was founded in 1799. The U.N. World War II Memorial is located in Charleston and was dedicated to the memory of those who died in World War I. It was also the site of the Battle of the Bulge, which took place in 1858. The town has a population of about 3,000 people and is the largest city in West Virginia, along with the state's capital, Charleston.

Arts and culture

The South Charleston Museum is located in the historic LaBelle Theater on D Street. The Interpretive Center is located at 313 D street and features the Appalachian trail, the Mound, Indian artifacts, arrowheads, chemical history and artifacts. The city is also home to a community center, an ice arena, Little Creek Park, Little Creek Country Club and Joplin Park. South Charleston is home to the West Virginia Film Series, Open Mic Night, exhibitions, and other events. It is also the site of the South Charleston Adena Burial Mound. The South Charleston Mound is a burial site for the Adena people of South Charleston, West Virginia. The Mound was built in the 17th century and is one of the oldest burial mounds in the United States. The Appalachian trail is also located in South Charleston and runs through the center of the city. The interpretive center is located on 313 D Street and features a West Virginia film series, open mic nights, and exhibitions. It also features a Belgium display depicting the first business in the city, and Blenko birthday pieces donated by Pearl Watson. The interpretation center also has a display of Blenko's birthday pieces, as well as other artifacts donated by the Blenko family. The museum is open seven days a week and is open to the public. The Museum is open from 9am to 5pm, and the Interpretive Centre is open on weekdays from 10am to 6pm. It has a collection of more than 1,000 artifacts, including arrowheads and Indian artifacts.

Air Quality, Water Quality, Superfund Sites & UV Index

The Air Quality index is in South Charleston, Kanawha County, West Virginia = 30. These Air Quality index is based on annual reports from the EPA. Higher values are better (100=best). The number of ozone alert days is used as an indicator of air quality, as are the amounts of seven pollutants including particulates, carbon monoxide, sulfur dioxide, lead, and volatile organic chemicals. The Water Quality Index is 60. A measure of the quality of an area’s water supply as rated by the EPA. Higher values are better (100=best). The EPA has a complex method of measuring the watershed quality, using 15 indicators such as pollutants, turbidity, sediments, and toxic discharges. The Superfund Sites Index is 10. Higher is better (100=best). Based upon the number and impact of EPA Superfund pollution sites in the county, including spending on the cleanup efforts. The UV Index in South Charleston = 4.2 and is a measure of an area's exposure to the sun's ultraviolet rays. This is most often a combination of sunny weather, altitude, and latitude. The UV Index has been defined by the WHO (www.who.int/news-room/questions-and-answers/item/radiation-the-ultraviolet-(uv)-index) and is uniform worldwide.

Employed

The most recent city population of 13,639 individuals with a median age of 45.3 age the population dropped by -8.82% in South Charleston, Kanawha County, West Virginia population since 2000 and are distributed over a density of 1,394.01 residents per square mile of area (538.22/km²). There are average 2.06 people per household in the 5,869 households with an average household income of $43,713 a year. The unemployment rate in Alabama is 6.60% of the available work force and has dropped -6.00% over the most recent 12-month period and the projected change in job supply over the next decade based on migration patterns, economic growth, and other factors will increase by 21.40%. The number of physicians in South Charleston per 100,000 population = 368.5.

Weather

The annual rainfall in South Charleston = 41.7 inches and the annual snowfall = 18.9 inches. The annual number of days with measurable precipitation (over .01 inch) = 136. The average number of days per year that are predominantly sunny = 178. 88 degrees Fahrenheit is the average daily high temperature for the month of July and 24.8 degrees Fahrenheit is the average daily low temperature for the month of January. The Comfort Index (higher=better) is 45, where higher values mean a more pleasant climate. The Comfort Index measure recognizes that humidity by itself isn't the problem. (Have you noticed nobody ever complains about the weather being 'cold and humid?) It's in the summertime that we notice the humidity the most, when it's hot and muggy. Our Comfort Index uses a combination of afternoon summer temperature and humidity to closely predict the effect that the humidity will have on people.

Median Home Cost

The percentage of housing units in South Charleston, Kanawha County, West Virginia which are owned by the occupant = 61.06%. A housing unit is a house, apartment, mobile home, or room occupied as separate living quarters. The average age of homes = 52 years with median home cost = $134,640 and home appreciation of 3.45%. This is the value of the years most recent home sales data. Its important to note that this is not the average (or arithmetic mean). The median home price is the middle value when you arrange all the sales prices of homes from lowest to highest. This is a better indicator than the average, because the median is not changed as much by a few unusually high or low values. The property tax rate of $5.30 shown here is the rate per $1,000 of home value. If for simplification for example the tax rate is $14.00 and the home value is $250,000, the property tax would be $14.00 x ($250,000/1000), or $3500. This is the 'effective' tax rate.

Study

The local school district spends $5,763 per student. There are 16.2 students for each teacher in the school, 423 students for each Librarian and 220 students for each Counselor. 4.71% of the area’s population over the age of 25 with an Associate Degree or other 2-year college degree, 17.91% with a master’s degree, Ph.D. or other advanced college degree and 10.35% with high school diplomas or high school equivalency degrees (GEDs).

  • South Charleston's population in Kanawha County, West Virginia of 1,184 residents in 1900 has increased 11,52-fold to 13,639 residents after 120 years, according to the official 2020 census.

    Approximately 53.88% female residents and 46.12% male residents live in South Charleston, Kanawha County, West Virginia.

    As of 2020 in South Charleston, Kanawha County, West Virginia are married and the remaining 46.44% are single population.

  • 19.4 minutes is the average time that residents in South Charleston require for a one-way commute to work. A long commute can have different effects on health. A Gallup poll in the US found that in terms of mental health, long haul commuters are up to 12 percent more likely to experience worry, and ten percent less likely to feel well rested. The Gallup poll also found that of people who commute 61­–90 minutes each day, a whopping one third complained of neck and back pain, compared to less than a quarter of people who only spend ten minutes getting to work.

    80.24% of the working population which commute to work alone in their car, 11.50% of the working population which commutes to work in a carpool, 2.16% of the population that commutes using mass transit, including bus, light rail, subway, and ferry. 1.69% of the population that has their home as their principal place of work.

  • Of the total residential buildings in South Charleston, Kanawha County, West Virginia, 61.06% are owner-occupied homes, another 29.51% are rented apartments, and the remaining 9.43% are vacant.

  • The 33.24% of the population in South Charleston, Kanawha County, West Virginia who identify themselves as belonging to a religion are distributed among the following most diverse religions.

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