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Population Demographics for Charleston, West Virginia in 2017, 2018

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Population Demographics by Race

RacePopulation% of Total
Total Population51,400100
Black or African American7,96515
Two or More Races1,6473
Hispanic or Latino6941
Some Other Race175Below 1%
American Indian122Below 1%
Three or more races110Below 1%

Population Demographics by Race and gender.

Total Population24,45626,94451,400
Black or African American3,8714,0947,965
Two or More Races8088391,647
Hispanic or Latino338356694
Some Other Race9778175
American Indian6557122
Three or more races4664110

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Demographic population totals

Total population in Charleston

Total Population:51,400
Male Population:24,456
Female Population:26,944

Demographic median age by sex

Median age in Charleston

Both sexes41

Demographic sex by age for the population in households

Population in households in Charleston

Total Population:49,460
Male Population:23,339
Under 5 years:1,489
5 to 9 years:1,492
10 to 14 years:1,391
15 to 17 years:875
18 and 19 years:471
20 years:230
21 years:214
22 to 24 years:825
25 to 29 years:1,550
30 to 34 years:1,532
35 to 39 years:1,444
40 to 44 years:1,504
45 to 49 years:1,664
50 to 54 years:1,969
55 to 59 years:1,922
60 and 61 years:706
62 to 64 years:864
65 and 66 years:420
67 to 69 years:626
70 to 74 years:745
75 to 79 years:493
80 to 84 years:479
85 years and over:434
Female Population:26,121
Under 5 years:1,465
5 to 9 years:1,401
10 to 14 years:1,279
15 to 17 years:810
18 and 19 years:476
20 years:241
21 years:257
22 to 24 years:945
25 to 29 years:1,666
30 to 34 years:1,651
35 to 39 years:1,562
40 to 44 years:1,516
45 to 49 years:1,836
50 to 54 years:2,197
55 to 59 years:2,169
60 and 61 years:801
62 to 64 years:959
65 and 66 years:489
67 to 69 years:749
70 to 74 years:1,022
75 to 79 years:891
80 to 84 years:870
85 years and over:869

Demographic average population of home by age

Average household size in Charleston

Under 18 years:0
18 years and over:1

Demographic household type

Number of occupied homes in Charleston

Family led homes:12,587
Husband-wife family:8,358
Other family:4,229
Population of male led with no wife present:920
Population female led with no husband present:3,309
Population of Nonfamily homes:10,866
Population living alone:9,241
Population not living alone:1,625

Demographic population of homes with people under 18 years old by type

Total occupied homes in Charleston with people under 18 years old:

Population of homes with one or more people under 18 years:5,760
Population of family homes:5,664
Husband-wife family:2,996
Under 6 years only:745
Under 6 years and 6 to 17 years:617
6 to 17 years only:1,634
Other family:2,668
Male householder, no wife present:494
Under 6 years only:145
Under 6 years and 6 to 17 years:65
6 to 17 years only:284
Female led with no husband present:2,174
Under 6 years only:591
Under 6 years and 6 to 17 years:426
6 to 17 years only:1,157
Nonfamily households:96
Male led households:65
Under 6 years only:18
Under 6 years and 6 to 17 years:8
6 to 17 years only:39
Female led householder:31
Under 6 years only:10
Under 6 years and 6 to 17 years:1
6 to 17 years only:20
Households with no people under 18 years:17,693
Family households:6,923
Husband-wife family:5,362
Other family:1,561
Male led with no wife present:426
Female led with no husband present:1,135
Nonfamily households:10,770
Male led householder:4,673
Female led householder:6,097

Demographic type of home by age of owner-renter

Total number led homes in Charleston, by type

Total Home Population:23,453
Population of Family homes:12,587
Population of 15 to 24 year olds:472
Population of 25 to 34 year olds:1,905
Population of 35 to 44 year olds:2,335
Population of 45 to 54 year olds:2,630
Population of 55 to 59 year olds:1,456
Population of 60 to 64 year olds:1,189
Population of 65 to 74 year olds:1,444
Population of 75 to 84 year olds:847
Population of 85 year olds and over:309
Population of  Nonfamily Homes:10,866
Population of 15 to 24 year olds:613
Population of 25 to 34 year olds:1,554
Population of 35 to 44 year olds:1,160
Population of 45 to 54 year olds:2,055
Population of 55 to 59 year olds:1,136
Population of 60 to 64 year olds:1,032
Population of 65 to 74 year olds:1,364
Population of 75 to 84 year olds:1,206
Population of 85 year olds and over:746

Demographic population of homes with people 60 year olds and over

 households in Charleston containing people over 60

Total Population:23,453
Population of homes with one or more people 60 years and over:8,751
1-person household:4,095
2-or-more-person household:4,656
Family households:4,350
Nonfamily households:306
Population of homes with no people 60 years and over:14,702
1-person household:5,146
2-or-more-person household:9,556
Family homes:8,237
Nonfamily homes:1,319

Demographic population of multigenerational homes

 homes in Charleston with multiple generations.

Total Population:23,453
Home has three or more generations:632
Home does not have three or more generations:22,821

Demographic presence of unmarried partner of home owner-renter

Unmarried population in Charleston under 18 years old in homes

Total Population:10,186
Unmarried partner of home lead present:1,062
In family homes:983
Population of male led and male partner homes:20
Population of male led and female partner households:283
Population of female led and female partner households:68
Population of female led and male partner households:612
In nonfamily homes:79
Population of male led and male partner homes:0
Population of male led and female partner homes:64
Population of female led and female partner homes:4
Population of female led and male partner homes:11
No unmarried partner of home lead present:9,124
In family homes:9,071
Population of husband-wife family homes:5,498
Population of male lead with no wife present, family homes:456
Population of female lead with no husband present, family homes:3,117
In nonfamily homes:53

Demographic population in families by age

Population in families living in Charleston

Total Population:35,635
Population Under 18 years:9,996
Population 18 years and over:25,639

Demographic tenure of people in homes

How long in Charleston have lived in one place.

Population of Owner occupied homes:13,473
Family home:8,627
Nonfamily homess:4,846
Male led home:1,864
Living alone:1,482
Not living alone:382
Female led home:2,982
Living alone:2,695
Not living alone:287
Population of Renter occupied homes:9,980
Family run homes:3,960
Husband-wife family:1,587
Other family:2,373
Male led with no wife present:437
Female led with no husband present:1,936
Nonfamily Homes:6,020
Male led homes:2,874
Male living alone:2,345
Male not living alone:529
Female led homes:3,146
Females living alone:2,719
Females not living alone:427

Content provided by the US Census bureau for the years 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014 and 2015.

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