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South Charleston, WV
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South Charleston profile

Living in South Charleston

South Charleston is a somewhat small city located in the state of West Virginia. With a population of 13,175 people and five associated neighborhoods, South Charleston is the 11th largest community in West Virginia.

Also of interest is that South Charleston has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.

The education level of South Charleston citizens is substantially higher than the typical US community, as 29.85% of adults in South Charleston have at least a bachelor's degree.

The per capita income in South Charleston in 2018 was $35,801, which is wealthy relative to West Virginia, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $143,204 for a family of four. However, South Charleston contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

South Charleston is a somewhat ethnically-diverse city. The people who call South Charleston home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of South Charleston residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in South Charleston include English, Irish, German, Scots-Irish, and Celtic.

The most common language spoken in South Charleston is English. Other important languages spoken here include Polish and Spanish.

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