South Charleston is a city located in West Virginia. With a 2020 population of 11,740, it is the 11th largest city in West Virginia and the 2762nd largest city in the United States. South Charleston is currently declining at a rate of -2.09% annually and its population has decreased by -12.71% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 13,450 in 2010. South Charleston reached it's highest population of 19,180 in 1960. Spanning over 9 miles, South Charleston has a population density of 1,488 people per square mile.
The average household income in South Charleston is $67,582 with a poverty rate of 14.71%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $674 per month, and the median house value is $133,100. The median age in South Charleston is 42.1 years, 39.9 years for males, and 43.7 years for females. For every 100 females there are 81.4 males.