Livability Awards

A+ South Charleston Amenities Lots of amenities close to this location
B South Charleston Cost of Living Cost of living is 1% lower than West Virginia
South Charleston
8317% less expensive than the US average
West Virginia
8416% less expensive than the US average
United States
100National cost of living index
South Charleston cost of living
F South Charleston Crime Total crime is 184% higher than West Virginia
Total crime
5,05096% higher than the US average
Chance of being a victim
1 in 2096% higher than the US average
Year-over-year crime
-35%Year over year crime is down
South Charleston crime
C- South Charleston Employment Household income is 10% higher than West Virginia
Median household income
$47,00315% lower than the US average
Income per capita
$28,9643% lower than the US average
Unemployment rate
2%48% lower than the US average
South Charleston employment
F South Charleston Housing Home value is 4% higher than West Virginia
Median home value
$111,90039% lower than the US average
Median rent price
$64832% lower than the US average
Home ownership
69%9% higher than the US average
South Charleston real estate or South Charleston rentals
D South Charleston Schools HS graduation rate is 13% higher than West Virginia
High school grad. rates
89%7% higher than the US average
School test scores
43%13% lower than the US average
Student teacher ratio
17:18% higher than the US average
South Charleston K-12 schools or South Charleston colleges

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South Charleston the tourist centre.

This is my hometown. It’s a city that is calm, peaceful and filled with lovely people. It has a population of about 13,450. Its small town is full of friendly and genuine people. It’s a city where everyone is concerned about the well-being of the other. Due to this, there are very few crimes reported in my hometown.
The transport system is convenient and reliable. I always look forward to waking up in the morning to hear the sounds of trains coming through each day. I can never wish to leave my home. The city services are fantastic where everyone is served appropriately. The cost of living is reduced giving everyone the opportunity to visit the city.
Business here is thriving every day which is a great sign for all investors to come tour. There are various restaurants set in different corners offering exceptional services. The city experiences sunny weather supporting plenty of recreational activities like golf, swimming among others. Also, the city has plenty of fields and courts for playing soccer, tennis, and rugby.
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Source: The South Charleston, WV data and statistics displayed above are derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).
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