Charles Town, West Virginia

Population 5,258

Charles Town is located in Jefferson County, WV. The population is 5,258, making Charles Town the largest city in Jefferson County.

There are 5 public schools in Charles Town with an average Homefacts rating of A-. The total crime rate for Charles Town is moderate , and there are 29 registered sex offenders residing in the city. Unemployment in Charles Town is low and the median home sales price is $0. Detailed and up-to-date Charles Town property reports are available for any property address.

Cities near Charles Town include Ranson, Shannondale and Middleway.

Charles Town Neighborhood Report

Schools

School Rating is Excellent
  • No High School Diploma: 13.1%
  • High School Graduate or Higher: 57.5%
  • Bachelor's Degree or Higher: 29.4%

Crime Rate

45.28% Lower than national avg.
  • Auto theft: 32
  • Violent Crimes: 146
  • Robbery: 65
  • Burglary: 486
  • Property Crime: 1
  • Larceny Theft: 697

Registered Offenders

78.94% Higher than national avg.
  • 29 offenders in Charles Town
  • 55.15 offenders/10,000 residents

Environmental Hazards

52 Found nearby
  • Brownfields: 11
  • Registered Polluters: 0
  • Superfunds: 4
  • Tanks & Spills: 37

Unemployment

Low 2.8%
  • West Virginia unemployment average: 4.3%
  • National unemployment average: 3.7%

Property Values

Median Property Value $0

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Summary
There are 5 K-12 public schools in Charles Town, WV and 1 private school. Homefacts rates Charles Town's schools as Excellent, with an overall A- rating.
1 Private School

Small Scholars Preschool

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69 Building Permits View All

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  • In 2014, the city of Charles Town, WV issued 69 building permits. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes.
  • In 2013, the city of Charles Town, WV issued 76 building permits. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes.
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Fair Market Rents

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  • Property Type Rent
  • Studio: $780
  • 1 Bedroom: $785
  • 2 Bedrooms: $935
  • 3 Bedrooms: $1,330
  • 4 Bedrooms: $1,600

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Environmental Hazards

52 Environmental Hazards

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Health Hazards

  • Air Quality HEALTHY (385/400)
    Charles Town, WV has 96.25% good air quality.
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  • Radon ZONE 1 COUNTY
    Charles Town, WV is a red zone.
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  • UV Index MODERATE 4.44 Average
    Charles Town, WV is a moderate risk area for ultra-violet rays.
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Weather

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Average Monthly Temperature

  • January 32°
  • February 34.92°
  • March 44.8°
  • April 55.33°
  • May 63.54°
  • June 72.22°
  • July 76.38°
  • August 74°
  • September 66.42°
  • October 55.37°
  • November 44.52°
  • December 35.22°

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Natural Disasters

Probability of Natural Disasters for Charles Town, WV

Earthquakes
Charles Town, WV has a very low risk of earthquakes.
Hurricanes
Charles Town, WV has no risk of hurricanes.
Hail
Charles Town, WV has a high risk of hail storms.
Tornadoes
Charles Town, WV has a high risk of tornadoes.

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Median Household Income

Median Household Income in Charles Town, WV: $73,229

Unemployment

Unemployment in Charles Town is 2.8%. It is lower than the state and national averages, 4.3% and 3.7% respectively

Workforce Breakdown

Blue Collar - 44.66%
White Collar - 55.34%

Politics

State Representatives

  • Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin
  • Sen. Shelley Moore Capito
  • Sen. Joe Manchin III

City Representatives

  • Alex Mooney

Neighborhood Info

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Nearest Major Airports

2 FCC Towers view all

2 Fire Stations view all

0 Hospitals view all

  • No hospitals found in Charles Town, WV

0 Libraries view all

  • No library found in Charles Town, WV

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2 Retirement Homes view all

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