Charleston, WV Real Estate
According to census data in the year 2000 there were 27,084 housing units in Charleston.
This represents a 3.7% decline from 28,111 in 1990.
Of those housing units, 26,616 were located in either urbanized areas or urban clusters, and 468 were located in what is classified as a rural area.
Homeownership rate in Charleston is about 58%.
Charleston's vacancy rate, including seasonal lodging, is about 9.6%.
Average household size is 2.11 people.
The majority of houses, apartments or condos in Charleston were built after 1954.
|Housing Units by Size|
|Five Bedrooms or more||3.10%|
Owned Homes, Apartments and Condos
|Average Household Size||2.28|
|Median year structure was built||1953|
|Median Value of occupied units||$101,400|
|Median Price asked for vacant units||$89,200|
Rented Homes, Apartments and Condos
|Average Household Size||1.87|
|Median year structure was built||1955|
|Median Monthly Rent asked for vacant units||$374|
Owners Finance Status
|Second Mortgage & Equity Loan||0.20%|
|Home Equity Loan||10.10%|
|Median part of Monthly Household Income dedicated to covering home ownership costs||14.5%|