charleston Demographics
Educational Attainment
Number No. Area % Area National % National
Less than High School 455 5.5 % 6.6 %
High School Graduate 2,410 28.9 % 32.6 %
Some College 2,018 24.2 % 24.6 %
Bachelor’s Degree 1,660 19.9 % 22.5 %
Graduate or Professional Degree 1,804 21.6 % 13.7 %
High School Graduate or Higher 7,429 89.0 % 87.1 %
Bachelor's Degree or Higher 2,888 34.6 % 34.6 %
Age Statistics
Number No. Area % Area National % National
Total Population 21,552 - -
19 years old and under 5,105 23.7 % 25.6 %
20 to 44 years old 10,773 50.0 % 12.7 %
45 to 64 years old 3,500 16.2 % 12.7 %
65 years old and older 2,174 10.1 % 1.9 %
Language Spoken at Home
Number No. Area % Area National % National
English Only 19,398 97.2 % 84.6 %
Spanish 428 2.1 % 14.3 %
Other Languages 128 0 % 0 %
Marital Status
Number No. Area % Area National % National
Never Married 5,645 58.9 % 33.5 %
Married 2,866 29.9 % 50.5 %
Separated 111 1.2 % 2.6 %
Divorced 962 10.0 % 13.5 %
Census Housing Report
Number No. Area % Area National % National
Total Housing Units 8,778 - -
Occupied Housing Units 7,845 89.4 % 87.7 %
Vacant Housing Units 933 10.6 % 12.3 %
1-Unit, Detached 4,521 51.5 % 61.4 %
1-Unit, Attached 274 3.1 % 5.8 %
2-Units 464 5.3 % 3.7 %
3 to 4 Units 972 11.1 % 4.5 %
5 to 9 Units 505 5.8 % 4.8 %
10 to 19 Units 1,019 11.6 % 4.6 %
20 or More Units 653 7.4 % 8.8 %
Mobile Homes 370 4.2 % 6.3 %
Built 1990 to 1999 1,090 12.4 % 14.0 %
Built 1980 to 1989 862 9.8 % 13.6 %
Built 1970 to 1979 1,658 18.9 % 15.5 %
Built 1960 to 1969 1,302 14.8 % 10.8 %
Built 1940 to 1959 1,066 12.1 % 15.6 %
Built 1939 or Earlier 1,624 18.5 % 13.0 %
Electric 3,843 43.8 % 33.5 %
Natural Gas 3,925 44.7 % 42.3 %
Tank or LP Gas 32 0.4 % 4.1 %
Wood 19 0.2 % 1.8 %
Solar 14 0.2 % 0.1 %
Other Fuel 6 0.1 % 0.4 %
None 6 0.1 % 1.0 %
Racial Breakdown
Number No. Area % Area National % National
Caucasian 18,899 90.4 % 75.5 %
African-American 1,435 6.9 % 13.1 %
Native American 38 0.2 % 0.8 %
Asian 495 2.4 % 5.6 %
Some Other Race 41 0.2 % 4.9 %
Economic Statistics
Number No. Area % Area National % National
Median Household Income 28,473 55,775
Median Family Income 50,175 68,260
Median Per Capita Income 20,057 29,979
Weather
  • Chance of Sunshine 58.62 %
  • Temperature 83.94 ℉
  • Rainfall 4.24 inches
  • Energy Demand
    [HDD] 0.36
    [CDD] 8.9
Earthquakes
Magnitude Probability
5.0 0.09 %
6.0 0.02 %
7.0 0.00 %
8.0 0.00 %
9.0 0.00 %
Very Low Risk Area
Public Information
Unemployment Information
Data sourced by HomeFacts.com