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Apartments for rent in Charleston, WV

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See what Charleston, WV has to offer.

What Renters Like and Dislike

What Renters Like and Dislike About Charleston

3 grocery stores, 2 gas stations and several restaurants within walking distance, Also thank you for driving the bus today!

I like that we are close to. Places to eat and hang out with friends, also that theres a busline straight to the mall. I also like that we can be as liud ad we want with no complaint.

I love that we live by doctors, dentist, and stores. So that even if you don't have a car you can walk to wherever you need to go. And I love that my neighborhood is full of a bunch of friendly people.

We are close to grocery shopping area. There are several family-friendly restaurants nearby. It is a safe place to walk here.

This area has good restaurants like dem 2 brothers, salis and a lot of other food chains. Stores are in walking distance. Area is ok for walking during day time. My family enjoyes the many many places to eat

Nothing special other than knowing most of the neighbors, and there is nothing within walking distance to do, you must drive somewhere.

Who Lives Here

Charleston Demographics

Education

High School

37%

Associate's

27%

Bachelor's

22%

Master's

12%

Doctorate

2%

Family Size

2 people

55%

3 people

24%

4 people

13%

5 people

5%

6+ people

3%

Household Income

0-50k

53%

50-100k

26%

100-150k

10%

150-200k

5%

200k+

7%

Age

0-10

11%

10-20

10%

20-45

32%

45-65

28%

65+

20%

Affordability

How expensive is it in Charleston?

Percentage: 4/54/5

Renters gave this area a 4 out of 5 for affordability

Rent Trends

Studio1 Bed2 Beds3 Beds
Feb '24-$699$829$909
Jan '24-$699$829$909
Dec '23-$699$829$909
Nov '23-$744$829$934
Oct '23-$744$829$934
Sep '23-$751$829$934
Aug '23-$725$829$909
Jul '23-$744$829$909
Jun '23-$749$829$909
May '23-$744$829$909
Apr '23-$744$819$909
Mar '23-$744$819$909
Feb '23-$744$819$909

*The rent information included in this summary is based on a median calculation of multifamily rental property inventory on Apartment Guide and Rent.com over the past 12-months and is for illustrative purposes only. This information does not constitute a pricing guarantee or financial advice related to the rental market.

Getting Around Charleston

Charleston Transportation

Commute Time

0-15 Mins

47%

15-30 Mins

40%

30-40 Mins

6%

40-60 Mins

3%

60+ Mins

4%

Transportation Scores

Percentage: 4848

Walk Score®

Walkable

No

Say 20 of 26 renters

Has Sidewalks

No

Say 16 of 26 renters

Percentage: 3939

Bike Score®

Bike Friendly

Yes

Say 14 of 26 renters

Top Scores: Art, Medicine, Restaurant

Things To Do In Charleston

Top Score

Fine Arts

4.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

This place gets the picture when it comes to art.

  1. Few fine art centers per resident
  2. 49% more fine art centers than average
  3. 84% fewer fine art centers than areas of a similar size

Medical Care

4.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

The great medical care here is just what the doctor ordered.

  1. A high number of medical facilities per resident
  2. Significantly more medical facilities than average
  3. 21% more medical facilities than areas of a similar size

Restaurants

4/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Cooking skills not required in Charleston.

  1. Few restaurants per resident
  2. 87% more restaurants than average
  3. 25% fewer restaurants than areas of a similar size

Grocery Stores

3.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Suffice to say, this place is great for groceries.

  1. Few grocery stores per resident
  2. 33% more grocery stores than average
  3. 45% fewer grocery stores than areas of a similar size

Nightlife

3.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

The perfect place to paint the town red.

  1. A high number of bars and clubs per resident
  2. 79% more bars and clubs than average
  3. 43% more bars and clubs than areas of a similar size

Parks

3.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

You'll be living the park life in Charleston.

  1. Few parks per resident
  2. 91% more parks than average
  3. 17% fewer parks than areas of a similar size

Retail Shops

3.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

You can shop till you drop in Charleston.

  1. Few shops per resident
  2. 68% more shops than average
  3. 47% fewer shops than areas of a similar size

Health and Fitness

3.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Looking good! Charleston scores high for health and fitness.

  1. Few gyms per resident
  2. 65% more gyms than average
  3. 14% more gyms than areas of a similar size

Pet Services

3.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Sit. Stay. Good boy. Charleston is a good place for pets.

  1. Few pet facilities per resident
  2. 48% more pet facilities than average
  3. 9% fewer pet facilities than areas of a similar size

Coffee

3/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Things are heating up. Charleston gets a solid score for coffee.

  1. Few coffee shops per resident
  2. 30% fewer coffee shops than average
  3. 41% fewer coffee shops than areas of a similar size

Gas Stations

3/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Bumper sticker city. This place is good for filling up.

  1. Few gas stations per resident
  2. 12% fewer gas stations than average
  3. 58% fewer gas stations than areas of a similar size

What Renters Are Saying

Charleston Features

Busy Streets

No

Say 24 of 26 renters

Good Place To Raise A Family

Yes

Say 22 of 26 renters

Area Has Litter

No

Say 21 of 26 renters

Area Has Potholes

No

Say 21 of 26 renters

Noise Late At Night

No

Say 19 of 26 renters

Mostly Older Buildings

No

Say 19 of 26 renters

Area Has Kids Play Outside

Yes

Say 17 of 26 renters

Pet Friendly

Yes

Say 16 of 26 renters

Near Grocery Stores

Yes

Say 14 of 26 renters

Maintained Yards

Yes

Say 14 of 26 renters

Near Schools

Yes

Say 13 of 26 renters

Safe For Families

Yes

Say 13 of 26 renters

Well Lit

No

Say 14 of 26 renters

Nearby Parks

No

Say 15 of 26 renters

Quiet Area

No

Say 16 of 26 renters

Tree Lined Streets

No

Say 17 of 26 renters

Near Highways

No

Say 19 of 26 renters

Near Downtown

No

Say 20 of 26 renters

Nice Views

No

Say 20 of 26 renters

Mostly Newer Buildings

No

Say 24 of 26 renters

Charleston Education

Schools

Percentage: 4/54/5

School Score

How satisfied do renters feel with the schools in this area.

Top Schools in Charleston

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What You Need to Know

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All About

Living in Charleston, WV

Charleston is a town in West Virginia with just under 49,000 residents. Retirees make up a greater percentage of the population (18%) here than nationally (14%). Home ownership is more common than renting in Charleston, and 43% of residents rent. The average rent of $708 a month is roughly the same as the state average.

Compared to the national average (7%), Charleston has a large concentration of residents over the age of 25 with advanced degrees, as 10% possess a Master's degree or a Doctorate. Furthermore, 14% possess a Bachelor's degree. Many Charleston residents work in one of two industries: healthcare and retail. Combined, these industries account for 15% of the city's labor force. Meanwhile, in terms of job function, 8% of the city's population works in sales, which ranks as the top field in the city. With an average annual income of almost $66K, Charleston workers take home more than the average West Virginia resident. Charleston, however, compares less favorably to the national average ($73,345).

Averaging about 18 minutes, the commute time for Charleston residents outperforms the West Virginia average of about 24 minutes. Many residents (39%) commute to work by car, while public transportation is not used widely. Not many residents (3%) commute to work on foot, though the number does exceed the national average.

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