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Charles Town
  • Town in West Virginia

Report Card

grade B+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Public Schools
    grade B
  2. Crime & Safety
    grade C+
  3. Housing
    grade B
  4. Nightlife
    grade B+
  5. Good for Families
    grade B+
  6. Diversity
    grade A minus
  7. Jobs
    grade C+
  8. Weather
    grade B minus
  9. Cost of Living
    grade B
  10. Health & Fitness
    grade B minus
  11. Outdoor Activities
    grade B+
  12. Commute
    grade B minus

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Charles Town is located in West Virginia with a population of 6,584. Charles Town is in Jefferson County. Living in Charles Town offers residents a sparse suburban feel and most residents own their homes. Many families and young professionals live in Charles Town and residents tend to lean conservative. The public schools in Charles Town are above average.

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Real Estate

Median Home Value
$323,900
National
$281,900
Median Rent
$963
National
$1,268
Area Feel
Sparse Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    29%
  • Own
    71%
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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
grade C+
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    131.2
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    0
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    0
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    16.4
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    442.8
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    410
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    32.7
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade A minus
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    11%
  • 10-17 years
    11%
  • 18-24 years
    4%
  • 25-34 years
    13%
  • 35-44 years
    17%
  • 45-54 years
    15%
  • 55-64 years
    12%
  • 65+ years
    18%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    14%
    national  13%
  • Bachelor's degree
    24%
    national  21%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    27%
    national  28%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    26%
    national  26%
  • Less than high school diploma
    9%
    national  11%

Working in Charles Town

Jobs
grade C+
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$83,275
National
$75,149

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