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ZIP Code 25302

Primary City:Charleston, WV (View All Cities)
Neighborhood: Charleston
County: Kanawha County
Timezone: Eastern (1:10am)
Area code: 304 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:38.40, -81.58
ZIP (~6 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 25302

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 25302. 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 25302. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 25302, 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:
Big Chimney

Stats and Demographics for the 25302 ZIP Code

ZIP code 25302 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 less than average population density.

The people living in ZIP code 25302 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large. There are also an extremely small number of families and an extremely large number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 25302 ZIP code is small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 15,078
Population Density 1,234 people per sq mi
Housing Units 8,016
Median Home Value $92,200
Land Area 12.22 sq mi
Water Area 0.27 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 7,044
Median Household Income $43,712

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 43Male Median Age: 41Female Median Age: 45

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male424412383436426489510417473529616585474313215168155135
Female406414401364449504508446484534685656506378296298297292
Total8308267848008759931,0188639571,0631,3011,241980691511466452427

Gender

 Male 7,160 47%
 Female 7,918 53%
Gender

Race

 White 12,034 79.8%
 Black Or African American 2,327 15.4%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 52 0.3%
 Asian 101 0.7%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 7 0.0%
 Other Race 34 0.2%
 Two Or More Races 523 3.5%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner473895778771,024572549250
Renter223619463542428254128102
Total2701,0081,0401,4191,452826677352

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 2,459 35%
 Single Guardian 1,381 20%
 Singles 2,648 38%
 Singles With Roommate 556 8%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 5,358 76%
 Households with Kids 1,686 24%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male85748880988078817574777277837881961057683
Female8877847171799289839074907275698280736076
Total173151172151169159170170158164151162149158147163176178136159

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 25302 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 25302 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier or the 1950s. Looking at 25302 real estate data, the median home value of $92,200 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 25302 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 25302 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. 2 bedrooms are also common and rent for $500-$749/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 25302 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 15,056 99.9%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0.0%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 22 0.1%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 2,528 32%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,757 22%
 Renter Occupied Households 2,759 34%
 Households Vacant 972 12%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 231 23.8%
 Rented & Unoccupied 15 1.5%
 For Sale Only 145 14.9%
 Sold & Unoccupied 41 4.2%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 50 5.1%
 For Migrant Workers 4 0.4%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 486 50.0%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 116 5%
 1 Bedroom 602 27%
 2 Bedroom 700 31%
 3+ Bedroom 841 37%
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 $43,712 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 25302 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. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. More commuters in 25302 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 5,279 41%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 2,813 22%
 No Earnings 4,740 37%
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 5,279 41%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 2,813 22%
 No Earnings 4,740 37%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 5,994 86%
 Public transportation 285 4%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 347 5%
 Worked at Home 313 5%
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 498 9.3%
 High School Graduate 3,116 58.4%
 Associate's degree 346 6.5%
 Bachelor's degree 795 14.9%
 Master's degree 362 6.8%
 Professional school degree 192 3.6%
 Doctorate degree 24 0.5%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 1,712 74%
 Enrolled in Private School 451 19%
 Not Enrolled in School 165 7%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 25302

ZIP Code 25302 is in the Kanawha County School District. There are 7 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 25302.

Elk Elementary Center
3320 Pennsylvania Ave
Charleston, WV 25302
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Kanawha County School District
J E Robins Elementary School
915 Beech Ave
Charleston, WV 25302
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Kanawha County School District
Shoals Elementary School
100 Dutch Rd
Charleston, WV 25302
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Kanawha County School District
Watts Elementary School
230 Costello St
Charleston, WV 25302
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Kanawha County School District
Stonewall Jackson Middle School
812 Park Ave
Charleston, WV 25302
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Kanawha County School District
West Side Elementary
100 Florida St
Charleston, WV 25302
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Kanawha County School District
Charleston Montessori School
805 Price St
Charleston, WV 25302
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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