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West Virginia / Charleston
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All Charleston population data above are from the US Census Bureau.
With 50,821 people, Charleston is the 1st most populated city in the state of West Virginia out of 396 cities. But watch out, Charleston, because Huntington with 49,177 people and Parkersburg with 31,186 people are right behind you.
The largest Charleston racial/ethnic groups are White (81.7%) followed by Black (7.3%) and Other (6.8%).
In 2012, the median household income of Charleston residents was $47,864. Charleston households made slightly more than Nitro households ($47,619) and Grant Town households ($47,500) . However, 18.6% of Charleston residents live in poverty.
The median age for Charleston residents is 42.1 years young.