South Charleston, West Virginia

Population 13,402

South Charleston is located in Kanawha County, WV. The population is 13,402, making South Charleston the 2nd largest city in Kanawha County.

There are 2 public schools in South Charleston with an average Homefacts rating of B. The total crime rate for South Charleston is high , and there are 16 registered sex offenders residing in the city. Unemployment in South Charleston is moderate and the median home sales price is $0. Detailed and up-to-date South Charleston property reports are available for any property address.

Cities near South Charleston include Dunbar, Institute and Charleston.

South Charleston Neighborhood Report

Schools

School Rating is Very good
  • No High School Diploma: 7.1%
  • High School Graduate or Higher: 59.2%
  • Bachelor's Degree or Higher: 33.7%

Crime Rate

26.66% Higher than national avg.
  • Auto theft: 181
  • Violent Crimes: 331
  • Robbery: 10
  • Burglary: 593
  • Property Crime: 3
  • Larceny Theft: 2

Registered Offenders

11.82% Lower than national avg.
  • 16 offenders in South Charleston
  • 11.94 offenders/10,000 residents

Environmental Hazards

21 Found nearby
  • Brownfields: 0
  • Registered Polluters: 8
  • Superfunds: 5
  • Tanks & Spills: 8

Unemployment

Moderate 4.1%
  • West Virginia unemployment average: 4.3%
  • National unemployment average: 3.7%

Property Values

Median Property Value $0

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Summary
There are 2 K-12 public schools in South Charleston, WV and 0 private schools. Homefacts rates South Charleston's schools as Very good, with an overall B rating.
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16 Registered Offenders search the registered offender database

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*100 is national avg. Greater than 100 means higher crime, lower means less crime.
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4 Building Permits View All

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  • In 2009, the city of South Charleston, WV issued 4 building permits. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes. Of those 4 permits, were issued for single family homes and 4 were issued for multi-family homes.
  • In 2008, the city of South Charleston, WV issued 8 building permits. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes. Of those 8 permits, were issued for single family homes and 8 were issued for multi-family homes.
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Fair Market Rents

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  • Property Type Rent
  • Studio: $584
  • 1 Bedroom: $690
  • 2 Bedrooms: $836
  • 3 Bedrooms: $1,086
  • 4 Bedrooms: $1,198

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Environmental Hazards

21 Environmental Hazards

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Health Hazards

  • Air Quality HEALTHY (362/384)
    South Charleston, WV has 94.27% good air quality.
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  • Radon ZONE 3 COUNTY
    South Charleston, WV is a green zone.
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  • UV Index MODERATE 4.32 Average
    South Charleston, WV is a moderate risk area for ultra-violet rays.
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Weather

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Average Monthly Temperature

  • January 33.82°
  • February 37.32°
  • March 47.45°
  • April 57.88°
  • May 65.59°
  • June 73.79°
  • July 75.84°
  • August 75.5°
  • September 69.02°
  • October 56.8°
  • November 45.6°
  • December 35.45°

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Natural Disasters

Probability of Natural Disasters for South Charleston, WV

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

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Median Household Income

Median Household Income in South Charleston, WV: $47,003

Unemployment

Unemployment in South Charleston is 4.1%. It is moderate in comparison to the state and national averages, 4.3% and 3.7% respectively

Workforce Breakdown

Blue Collar - 29.43%
White Collar - 70.57%

Politics

State Representatives

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

City Representatives

  • Alex Mooney

Neighborhood Info

0 Airports view all

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1 Cemetery view all

3 FCC Towers view all

0 Hospitals view all

  • No hospitals found in South Charleston, WV

1 Library view all

1 Police Station view all

0 Retirement Homes view all

  • No retirement homes found in South Charleston, WV
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