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ZIP Code 25301

Primary City:Charleston, WV (View All Cities)
County: Kanawha County
Timezone: Eastern (7:49pm)
Area code: 304 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:38.35, -81.63
ZIP (~1 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 25301

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 25301. In addition to the primary city for a ZIP code, USPS also publishes a list of other acceptable cities that can be used with ZIP code 25301. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 25301, you should not use any of the cities listed as unacceptable. Choose from the primary or acceptable cities when mailing your package or letter.

Primary city:
Charleston, WV

Stats and Demographics for the 25301 ZIP Code

ZIP code 25301 is located in west West Virginia and covers a slightly less than average land area compared to other ZIP codes in the United States. It also has a slightly higher than average population density.

The people living in ZIP code 25301 are primarily white. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of middle aged adults is large. There are also an extremely large number of single adults and an extremely small number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 25301 ZIP code is extremely small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 2,771
Population Density 2,531 people per sq mi
Housing Units 1,904
Median Home Value $129,100
Land Area 1.09 sq mi
Water Area 0.09 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 1,683
Median Household Income $25,649

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 46Male Median Age: 44Female Median Age: 48

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male48353840961211199584149147102696434182224
Female742831381051311169167871281221078274595769
Total122636978201252235186151236275224176146108777993

Gender

 Male 1,305 47%
 Female 1,466 53%
Gender

Race

 White 1,798 64.9%
 Black Or African American 762 27.5%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 10 0.4%
 Asian 85 3.1%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 2 0.1%
 Other Race 10 0.4%
 Two Or More Races 104 3.8%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner127175355542416
Renter10726118630623816411163
Total10828820335929321813579

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 214 13%
 Single Guardian 194 12%
 Singles 1,163 69%
 Singles With Roommate 112 7%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 1
 Households without Kids 1,518 90%
 Households with Kids 165 10%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male1969996758471377610551414
Female167161387832765856897822
Total351325221713158101113181512121814122236

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 25301 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more correctional facilities nearby.

The majority of household are rented. Homes in ZIP code 25301 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 25301 real estate data, the median home value of $129,100 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly higher than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 25301. Rentals in 25301 are most commonly 1 bedrooms. The rent for 1 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 25301 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 2,474 89%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 66 2%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0%
 Other Institutional 0 0%
 College Student Housing 0 0%
 Military Quarters 0 0%
 Other Noninstitutional 231 8%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 161 8%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 86 5%
 Renter Occupied Households 1,436 75%
 Households Vacant 221 12%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 72 33%
 Rented & Unoccupied 18 8%
 For Sale Only 30 14%
 Sold & Unoccupied 3 1%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 16 7%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 82 37%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 112 10%
 1 Bedroom 671 59%
 2 Bedroom 222 20%
 3+ Bedroom 130 11%
Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

Cost of Monthly Rent Including Utilities

Cost of a Studio Apartment

Cost of a 1 Bedroom

Cost of a 2 Bedroom

Cost of a 3+ Bedroom

Employment, Income, Earnings, and Work

The median household income of $25,649 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 25301 may not be as nice as other parts of town.

As with most parts of the country, vehicles are the most common form of transportation to places of employment. Residents in ZIP code 25301 use public transportation to travel to work more than most areas of the nation. If you are a person that likes walking or biking to work, it will be a comfort for you to know that 25301 has a well above average number of people who do not use a vehicle to commute. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. The commute in 25301 is that short for a higher percentage of workers than almost anywhere in the United States. Many commuters should consider themselves lucky that they don't have a longer commute. It is very uncommon, compared to the rest of the US, for employees to have to travel more than 45 minutes to their place of employment.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 751 39%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 355 18%
 No Earnings 834 43%
Employment Status

Average Household Income over Time

Household Income

Annual Individual Earnings

Sources of Household Income

Percent of Households Receiving Income

Average Income per Household by Income Source

* Only taxable income is reported.

Household Investment Income

Percent of Households Receiving Investment Income

Average Income per Household by Income Source

* Only taxable income is reported.

Household Retirement Income

Percent of Households Receiving Retirement Income

Average Income per Household by Income Source

* Only taxable income is reported.

Source of Earnings

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 751 39%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 355 18%
 No Earnings 834 43%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 724 79%
 Public transportation 60 7%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 108 12%
 Worked at Home 23 3%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

The population has a much higher percentage of people with low education levels (less than high school) than normal. The area has some of the highest percentages of people who attended college of any ZIP.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 89 11%
 High School Graduate 369 47%
 Associate's degree 20 3%
 Bachelor's degree 198 25%
 Master's degree 68 9%
 Professional school degree 30 4%
 Doctorate degree 10 1%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 111 79%
 Enrolled in Private School 0 0%
 Not Enrolled in School 29 21%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 25301

ZIP Code 25301 is in the Kanawha County School District. There are 3 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 25301.

Piedmont Year-Round Education
203 Bradford St
Charleston, WV 25301
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Kanawha County School District
Sacred Heart Grade School
1035 Quarrier St
Charleston, WV 25301
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Charleston Catholic High School
1033 Virginia St E
Charleston, WV 25301
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private

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