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ZIP Code 25304

Primary City:Charleston, WV (View All Cities)
County: Kanawha County
Timezone: Eastern (11:31pm)
Area code: 304 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:38.30, -81.60
ZIP (~4 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 25304

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 25304. 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 25304. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 25304, 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
Unacceptable:
Kanawha City

Stats and Demographics for the 25304 ZIP Code

ZIP code 25304 is located in southwest 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 less than average population density.

The people living in ZIP code 25304 are primarily white. The number of seniors is large while the number of young adults is large. There are also an extremely large number of single adults and a small number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 25304 ZIP code is small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 8,773
Population Density 858 people per sq mi
Housing Units 4,150
Median Home Value $174,500
Land Area 10.23 sq mi
Water Area 0.43 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 3,821
Median Household Income $54,144

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 44Male Median Age: 39Female Median Age: 48

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male20821722028139529022822623523130829127718814089117110
Female169206176317388260238218226301376352340247232198205273
Total377423396598783550466444461532684643617435372287322383

Gender

 Male 4,051 46%
 Female 4,722 54%
Gender

Race

 White 7,541 86.0%
 Black Or African American 692 7.9%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 18 0.2%
 Asian 308 3.5%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 6 0.1%
 Other Race 44 0.5%
 Two Or More Races 164 1.9%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner12156267467578412310175
Renter1443652282331941259758
Total156521495700772537407233

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 1,488 39%
 Single Guardian 589 15%
 Singles 1,487 39%
 Singles With Roommate 257 7%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 3,018 79%
 Households with Kids 803 21%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male5047423838475236443447435145443040689981
Female243841284834384244373929432837364283119117
Total7485836686819078887186729473816682151218198

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 25304 has a small percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more nursing homes and universities nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 25304 were primarily built in the 1950s or 1939 or earlier. Looking at 25304 real estate data, the median home value of $174,500 is slightly higher than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also high compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 25304. Rentals in 25304 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 25304 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 7,867 89.7%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 207 2.4%
 Other Institutional 36 0.4%
 College Student Housing 622 7.1%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 41 0.5%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 1,378 33%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 999 24%
 Renter Occupied Households 1,444 35%
 Households Vacant 329 8%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 103 31%
 Rented & Unoccupied 5 2%
 For Sale Only 65 20%
 Sold & Unoccupied 13 4%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 40 12%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 103 31%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 40 3%
 1 Bedroom 461 32%
 2 Bedroom 631 43%
 3+ Bedroom 330 23%
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 $54,144 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 25304 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. More commuters in 25304 get to experience these short commute times than most other ZIP codes. 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 3,075 40%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,841 24%
 No Earnings 2,685 35%
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 3,075 40%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,841 24%
 No Earnings 2,685 35%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 3,719 90%
 Public transportation 65 2%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 244 6%
 Worked at Home 124 3%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

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 212 8%
 High School Graduate 1,111 41%
 Associate's degree 46 2%
 Bachelor's degree 585 22%
 Master's degree 232 9%
 Professional school degree 431 16%
 Doctorate degree 62 2%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 860 70%
 Enrolled in Private School 233 19%
 Not Enrolled in School 144 12%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 25304

ZIP Code 25304 is in the Kanawha County School District. There are 4 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 25304.

Chamberlain Elementary School
4901 Venable Av South East
Charleston, WV 25304
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Kanawha County School District
Horace Mann Middle School
4300 Maccorkle Ave
Charleston, WV 25304
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Kanawha County School District
Kanawha City Elementary School
3601 Staunton Ave SE
Charleston, WV 25304
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Kanawha County School District
Mountaineer Montessori School
308 20th St SE
Charleston, WV 25304
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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