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ZIP Code 25309

Primary City:Charleston, WV (View All Cities)
County: Kanawha County
Timezone: Eastern (5:38am)
Area code: 304 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:38.31, -81.75
ZIP (~5 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 25309

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 25309. 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 25309. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 25309, 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 25309 ZIP Code

ZIP code 25309 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 25309 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 large. There are also a small number of families and a slightly higher than average number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 25309 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 13,356
Population Density 378 people per sq mi
Housing Units 6,176
Median Home Value $105,600
Land Area 35.33 sq mi
Water Area 0.16 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 5,740
Median Household Income $39,524

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 43Male Median Age: 41Female Median Age: 46


MaleFemaleTotal
Under 5344360704
5-9405387792
10-14394379773
15-19422328750
20-24331328659
25-29407410817
30-34442461903
35-39392412804
40-44396372768
45-495214941,015
50-545265831,109
55-595005471,047
60-64392471863
65-69270374644
70-74259320579
75-79180301481
80-84126228354
85 Plus75219294

Gender

 Male 6,382 48%
 Female 6,974 52%
Gender

Race

 White 11,822 88.5%
 Black Or African American 969 7.3%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 29 0.2%
 Asian 167 1.3%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 7 0.1%
 Other Race 32 0.2%
 Two Or More Races 330 2.5%
Race

Head of Household by Age


OwnerRenterTotal
15-2440160200
25-34327493820
35-44521282803
45-548562961,152
55-649422591,201
65-74635146781
75-8450381584
85 Plus17029199

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 2,580 45%
 Single Guardian 1,041 18%
 Singles 1,877 33%
 Singles With Roommate 242 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 4,162 73%
 Households with Kids 1,578 27%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


MaleFemaleTotal
16670136
28883171
38165146
45571126
58778165
68074154
79172163
86985154
97878156
107580155
119179170
126573138
138469153
147978157
157573148
169464158
179571166
189175166
196745112
206861129

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 25309 has a small percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more correctional facilities and nursing homes nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 25309 were primarily built in the 1970s or the 1950s. Looking at 25309 real estate data, the median home value of $105,600 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 25309. Rentals in 25309 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 25309 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 12,894 96.5%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 332 2.5%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 128 1.0%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 2 0.0%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 2,090 34%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,904 31%
 Renter Occupied Households 1,746 28%
 Households Vacant 436 7%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 86 20%
 Rented & Unoccupied 9 2%
 For Sale Only 76 17%
 Sold & Unoccupied 16 4%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 41 9%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 208 48%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 53 3%
 1 Bedroom 418 23%
 2 Bedroom 862 48%
 3+ Bedroom 455 25%
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 $39,524 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 25309 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 25309 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 4,216 37%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 2,810 25%
 No Earnings 4,290 38%
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 4,216 37%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 2,810 25%
 No Earnings 4,290 38%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 5,360 94.0%
 Public transportation 22 0.4%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 152 2.7%
 Worked at Home 169 3.0%
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 670 14.2%
 High School Graduate 2,749 58.4%
 Associate's degree 197 4.2%
 Bachelor's degree 625 13.3%
 Master's degree 291 6.2%
 Professional school degree 159 3.4%
 Doctorate degree 20 0.4%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 1,613 78.9%
 Enrolled in Private School 204 10.0%
 Not Enrolled in School 228 11.1%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 25309

ZIP Code 25309 is in the Kanawha County School District. There are 5 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 25309.

Bridgeview Elementary School
5100 Ohio St
South Charleston, WV 25309
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Kanawha County School District
Alum Creek Elementary School
Rt 7 Box 279a
South Charleston, WV 25309
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Kanawha County School District
Richmond Elementary School
4620 Spring Hill Ave
South Charleston, WV 25309
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Kanawha County School District
Ruthlawn Elementary School
Rt 8 Box 428
South Charleston, WV 25309
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Kanawha County School District
South Charleston High School
1 Eagle Way
South Charleston, WV 25309
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Kanawha County School District

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