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ZIP Code 25303

Primary City:Charleston, WV (View All Cities)
County: Kanawha County
Timezone: Eastern (10:21pm)
Area code: 304 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:38.36, -81.68
ZIP (~2 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 25303

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 25303. 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 25303. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 25303, 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
Acceptable:
S Charleston, South Charleston

Stats and Demographics for the 25303 ZIP Code

ZIP code 25303 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 25303 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 extremely large. There are also a small number of families and a large number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 25303 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 7,112
Population Density 2,019 people per sq mi
Housing Units 3,557
Median Home Value $123,600
Land Area 3.52 sq mi
Water Area 0.49 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 3,277
Median Household Income $51,143

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 42Male Median Age: 39Female Median Age: 43

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male234202173186166256253217209204287266225131105717255
Female20721219916519925625923323529932332325414914612811895
Total441414372351365512512450444503610589479280251199190150

Gender

 Male 3,312 47%
 Female 3,800 53%
Gender

Race

 White 6,318 88.8%
 Black Or African American 502 7.1%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 11 0.2%
 Asian 68 1.0%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 25 0.4%
 Two Or More Races 188 2.6%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner20243323477536311249105
Renter108294178193141533214
Total128537501670677364281119

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 1,367 42%
 Single Guardian 586 18%
 Singles 1,106 34%
 Singles With Roommate 218 7%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 2,409 74%
 Households with Kids 868 26%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male4464413943454543263232423235424840342231
Female4538324835464544423548423737304234273240
Total89102738778919087686780846972729074615471

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 25303 has a small percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 25303 were primarily built in the 1950s. Looking at 25303 real estate data, the median home value of $123,600 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 25303. Rentals in 25303 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 25303 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 7,108 99.9%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 4 0.1%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0.0%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 0 0.0%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 1,477 42%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 787 22%
 Renter Occupied Households 1,013 28%
 Households Vacant 280 8%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 60 21%
 Rented & Unoccupied 3 1%
 For Sale Only 51 18%
 Sold & Unoccupied 7 3%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 18 6%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 141 50%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 6 0.6%
 1 Bedroom 227 23.5%
 2 Bedroom 628 65.1%
 3+ Bedroom 104 10.8%
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 $51,143 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 25303 is likely to be one of the nicer parts of town with a more affluent demographic.

As with most parts of the country, vehicles are the most common form of transportation to places of employment. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. The commute in 25303 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 2,821 48%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,499 25%
 No Earnings 1,570 27%
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 2,821 48%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,499 25%
 No Earnings 1,570 27%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 3,497 93%
 Public transportation 44 1%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 166 4%
 Worked at Home 70 2%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

Compared to other ZIPs, 25303 has a very small percentage of people that did not graduate high school. 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 58 2%
 High School Graduate 1,177 50%
 Associate's degree 140 6%
 Bachelor's degree 680 29%
 Master's degree 186 8%
 Professional school degree 61 3%
 Doctorate degree 34 1%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 658 68%
 Enrolled in Private School 148 15%
 Not Enrolled in School 157 16%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 25303

ZIP Code 25303 is in the Kanawha County School District. There are 3 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 25303.

Montrose Elementary School
631 Montrose Dr
South Charleston, WV 25303
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Kanawha County School District
South Charleston Middle School
400 Third Ave
South Charleston, WV 25303
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Kanawha County School District
Weberwood Elementary School
732 Gordon Rd
Charleston, WV 25303
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Kanawha County School District

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