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Demographic Statistics

Charleston, Virginia,

Number

Percent

Total population53,421100.0
SEX AND AGE
Male24,90646.6
Female28,51553.4
Under 5 years2,9615.5
5 to 9 years3,0875.8
10 to 14 years3,1455.9
15 to 19 years3,0965.8
20 to 24 years3,2656.1
25 to 34 years6,70712.6
35 to 44 years8,22015.4
45 to 54 years8,34515.6
55 to 59 years2,7915.2
60 to 64 years2,3814.5
65 to 74 years4,5648.5
75 to 84 years3,5456.6
85 years and over1,3142.5
Median age (years)40.8(X)
18 years and over42,37879.3
Male
19,30336.1
Female
23,07543.2
21 years and over40,44275.7
62 years and over10,79720.2
65 years and over9,42317.6
Male
3,4056.4
Female
6,01811.3
RACE
One race52,40098.1
White
43,07280.6
Black or African American
8,04815.1
American Indian and Alaska Native
1270.2
Asian
9791.8
Asian Indian
3930.7
Chinese
1570.3
Filipino
1390.3
Japanese
320.1
Korean
660.1
Vietnamese
620.1

Other Asian 1

1300.2
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander
160.0
Native Hawaiian
40.0
Guamanian or Chamorro
20.0
Samoan
20.0

Other Pacific Islander 2

80.0
Some other race
1580.3
Two or more races1,0211.9

Race alone or in combination with one or more other races 3

White43,95882.3
Black or African American8,65616.2
American Indian and Alaska Native4600.9
Asian1,1352.1
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander320.1
Some other race3050.6
HISPANIC OR LATINO AND RACE
Total population53,421100.0
Hispanic or Latino (of any race)4320.8
Mexican
1370.3
Puerto Rican
830.2
Cuban
370.1
Other Hispanic or Latino
1750.3
Not Hispanic or Latino52,98999.2
White alone
42,81080.1
RELATIONSHIP
Total population53,421100.0
In households51,75196.9
Householder
24,50545.9
Spouse
9,53317.8
Child
13,19624.7
Own child under 18 years
9,96618.7
Other relatives
2,1144.0
Under 18 years
8301.6
Nonrelatives
2,4034.5
Unmarried partner
1,1962.2
In group quarters1,6703.1
Institutionalized population
8331.6
Noninstitutionalized population
8371.6
HOUSEHOLDS BY TYPE
Total households24,505100.0
Family households (families)13,61655.6
With own children under 18 years
5,79923.7
Married-couple family
9,53338.9
With own children under 18 years
3,51214.3
Female householder, no husband present
3,31913.5
With own children under 18 years
1,9327.9
Nonfamily households10,88944.4
Householder living alone
9,53738.9
Householder 65 years and over
3,56214.5
Households with individuals under 18 years6,33325.8
Households with individuals 65 years and over6,98528.5
Average household size2.11(X)
Average family size2.82(X)
HOUSING OCCUPANCY
Total housing units27,131100.0
Occupied housing units24,50590.3
Vacant housing units2,6269.7
For seasonal, recreational, or occasional use
1730.6
Homeowner vacancy rate (percent)2.7(X)
Rental vacancy rate (percent)9.3(X)
HOUSING TENURE
Occupied housing units24,505100.0
Owner-occupied housing units14,23058.1
Renter-occupied housing units10,27541.9
Average household size of owner-occupied unit2.27(X)
Average household size of renter-occupied unit1.90(X)
(X) Not applicable
1 Other Asian alone, or two or more Asian categories.
2 Other Pacific Islander alone, or two or more Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander categories.
3 In combination with one or more other races listed. The six numbers may add to more than the total population and the six percentages may add to more than 100 percent because individuals may report more than one race.
Source: U.S. Census Bureau, Census 2000 Summary File 1, Matrices P1, P3, P4, P8, P9, P12, P13, P,17, P18, P19, P20, P23, P27, P28, P33, PCT5, PCT8, PCT11, PCT15, H1, H3, H4, H5, H11, and H12.

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