Charles Town demographics profile

StatisticCharles TownWest VirginiaNational
Population density (sq mi)9727791
Median age35.441.937.7
Male/Female ratio1.0:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)60%59%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1854%37%43%
Speak English87%98%79%
Speak Spanish9%1%13%
Charles Town, WV has a population of 5,682 and is the 5,958th largest city in the United States. The population density is 972 per sq mi which is 1170% higher than the West Virginia average and 973% higher than the national average. The median age in Charles Town is 35 which is approximately 16% lower than the West Virginia average of 42. In Charles Town, 60% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 87% speak English and 9% speak Spanish. 21% of Charles Town residents were born in West Virginia, 66% were born out of state, 3% were born outside of the United States and 10% were foreign born.

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  • The population density in Charles Town is 1170% higher than West Virginia.
  • The median age in Charles Town is 16% lower than West Virginia.
  • In Charles Town 79.62% of the population is White.
  • In Charles Town 13.92% of the population is Black or African American.
  • In Charles Town 2.16% of the population is Asian.

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Charles Town population breakdown by race

RaceCharles TownWest VirginiaNational
Black or African American13.92%3.43%12.63%
American Indian0.00%0.18%0.82%
Native Hawaiian0.00%0.04%0.18%
Mixed race2.80%1.83%3.06%
Other race1.50%0.31%4.75%
In Charles Town, 10.0% of people are of Hispanic or Latino origin.
Please note: Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in any/all of the applicable race categories above.

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Source: The Charles Town, WV demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).