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South Charleston is a city in Kanawha County, in the Charleston metro area.
The latitude of South Charleston is 38.368N. The longitude is -81.699W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 600 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 12,933.
Sections below provide additional information and links about South Charleston demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Kanawha County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Charleston area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 25303 ZIP code.
17% of South Charleston residents report German ancestry, and 13% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the South Charleston ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in South Charleston was $24,928, compared with $21,587 nationally.
28% of South Charleston residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
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Median rent in South Charleston, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $394. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $793.
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Kanawha County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our South Charleston political report.
The average commute time for South Charleston workers is 18 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
A total of 5 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in South Charleston between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
This is a rate of 3.7 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was slightly lower than the national norm.
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