charleston Demographics

Educational Attainment

Demographics Row Description Number No. Area % Area National % National
Less than High School 384 10.8 % 6.3 %
High School Graduate 1,738 48.8 % 32.2 %
Some College 991 27.9 % 24.4 %
Bachelor’s Degree 288 8.1 % 22.9 %
Graduate or Professional Degree 157 4.4 % 14.1 %
High School Graduate or Higher 2,668 75.0 % 87.5 %
Bachelor's Degree or Higher 363 10.2 % 10.2 %

Age Statistics

Demographics Row Description Number No. Area % Area National % National
Total Population 5,855 - -
19 years old and under 1,234 21.1 % 25.5 %
20 to 44 years old 2,354 40.2 % 12.6 %
45 to 64 years old 1,555 26.6 % 12.8 %
65 years old and older 712 12.2 % 1.9 %

Language Spoken at Home

Demographics Row Description Number No. Area % Area National % National
English Only 5,493 99.1 % 84.4 %
Spanish 48 0.9 % 14.4 %

Marital Status

Demographics Row Description Number No. Area % Area National % National
Never Married 610 40.6 % 33.6 %
Married 626 41.7 % 50.4 %
Separated 86 5.7 % 2.5 %
Divorced 180 12.0 % 13.4 %

Census Housing Report

Demographics Row Description Number No. Area % Area National % National
Total Housing Units 2,097 - -
Occupied Housing Units 1,840 87.7 % 87.6 %
Vacant Housing Units 257 12.3 % 12.4 %
1-Unit, Detached 1,723 82.2 % 61.5 %
1-Unit, Attached 28 1.3 % 5.9 %
2-Units 190 9.1 % 3.6 %
3 to 4 Units 137 6.5 % 4.4 %
20 or More Units 19 0.9 % 9.0 %
Built 1990 to 1999 102 4.9 % 13.9 %
Built 1980 to 1989 214 10.2 % 13.5 %
Built 1970 to 1979 497 23.7 % 15.3 %
Built 1960 to 1969 477 22.7 % 10.7 %
Built 1940 to 1959 464 22.1 % 15.5 %
Built 1939 or Earlier 331 15.8 % 12.8 %
Electric 511 24.4 % 33.9 %
Natural Gas 1,271 60.6 % 42.1 %
Tank or LP Gas 46 2.2 % 4.1 %
Other Fuel 12 0.6 % 0.4 %

Racial Breakdown

Demographics Row Description Number No. Area % Area National % National
Caucasian 2,590 45.5 % 75.1 %
African-American 3,016 53.0 % 13.1 %
Native American 80 1.4 % 0.9 %

Economic Statistics

Demographics Row Description Number No. Area % Area National % National
Median Household Income 24,203 57,617
Median Family Income 24,590 71,062
Median Per Capita Income 14,555 31,128

Weather

  • Chance of Sunshine 56.67 %
  • Temperature 58.07 ℉
  • Rainfall 3.79 inches
  • Energy Demand
    [HDD] 17.52
    [CDD] 0

Earthquakes

Magnitude Probability
5.0 1.74 %
6.0 1.34 %
7.0 0.77 %
8.0 0.00 %
9.0 0.00 %
Low Risk Area

Public Information

Unemployment Information

Data sourced by HomeFacts.com