Charles Town, WV Real Estate

According to census data in the year 2000 there were 1,411 housing units in Charles Town. This represents a 1% growth from 1,397 in 1990.

Of those housing units, 1,404 were located in either urbanized areas or urban clusters, and 7 were located in what is classified as a rural area.

Homeownership rate in Charles Town is about 54.6%. Charles Town's vacancy rate, including seasonal lodging, is about 8.2%. Average household size is 2.34 people.

The majority of houses, apartments or condos in Charles Town were built after 1948.


Housing Size

Housing Units by Size
Studio Type1%
One Bedroom14.80%
Two Bedrooms28.70%
Three Bedrooms37%
Four Bedrooms13.50%
Five Bedrooms or more5%
As % of Housing Units

Owned Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.27
Median year structure was built1945
Median Value of occupied units$114,500
Median Price asked for vacant units$78,000

Rented Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.43
Median year structure was built1951
Median Monthly Rent asked for vacant units$581

Owners Finance Status

Housing Finance
Second Mortgage & Equity Loan0%
Second Mortgage6%
Home Equity Loan6.10%
Simple Mortgage53.80%
Debt Free34%
As % of Housing Units
Median part of Monthly Household Income dedicated to covering home ownership costs16.7%