charleston Demographics
Educational Attainment
Number No. Area % Area National % National
Less than High School 547 6.8 % 6.7 %
High School Graduate 2,334 28.8 % 32.8 %
Some College 2,016 24.9 % 24.8 %
Bachelor’s Degree 1,624 20.0 % 22.1 %
Graduate or Professional Degree 1,579 19.5 % 13.5 %
High School Graduate or Higher 7,120 87.9 % 86.9 %
Bachelor's Degree or Higher 2,632 32.5 % 32.5 %
Age Statistics
Number No. Area % Area National % National
Total Population 22,065 - -
19 years old and under 5,267 23.9 % 25.9 %
20 to 44 years old 11,073 50.2 % 12.8 %
45 to 64 years old 3,574 16.2 % 12.6 %
65 years old and older 2,151 9.7 % 1.9 %
Language Spoken at Home
Number No. Area % Area National % National
English Only 20,034 97.8 % 84.8 %
Spanish 338 1.7 % 14.1 %
Other Languages 105 0 % 0 %
Marital Status
Number No. Area % Area National % National
Never Married 5,837 61.0 % 33.2 %
Married 2,658 27.8 % 50.6 %
Separated 127 1.3 % 2.6 %
Divorced 954 10.0 % 13.5 %
Census Housing Report
Number No. Area % Area National % National
Total Housing Units 8,868 - -
Occupied Housing Units 7,876 88.8 % 87.5 %
Vacant Housing Units 992 11.2 % 12.5 %
1-Unit, Detached 4,675 52.7 % 61.5 %
1-Unit, Attached 317 3.6 % 5.8 %
2-Units 392 4.4 % 3.8 %
3 to 4 Units 1,097 12.4 % 4.5 %
5 to 9 Units 513 5.8 % 4.9 %
10 to 19 Units 965 10.9 % 4.6 %
20 or More Units 553 6.2 % 8.7 %
Mobile Homes 356 4.0 % 6.3 %
Built 1990 to 1999 961 10.8 % 14.0 %
Built 1980 to 1989 940 10.6 % 13.7 %
Built 1970 to 1979 1,661 18.7 % 15.7 %
Built 1960 to 1969 1,198 13.5 % 11.0 %
Built 1940 to 1959 1,219 13.7 % 15.9 %
Built 1939 or Earlier 1,871 21.1 % 13.1 %
Electric 3,734 42.1 % 32.8 %
Natural Gas 4,064 45.8 % 42.5 %
Tank or LP Gas 34 0.4 % 4.2 %
Wood 16 0.2 % 1.9 %
Solar 7 0.1 % 0.1 %
Other Fuel 16 0.2 % 0.4 %
None 5 0.1 % 1.0 %
Racial Breakdown
Number No. Area % Area National % National
Caucasian 19,393 90.0 % 75.7 %
African-American 1,640 7.6 % 13.1 %
Native American 38 0.2 % 0.8 %
Asian 439 2.0 % 5.4 %
Some Other Race 48 0.2 % 4.9 %
Economic Statistics
Number No. Area % Area National % National
Median Household Income 26,844 53,657
Median Family Income 46,118 65,910
Median Per Capita Income 17,511 28,889
Weather
  • Chance of Sunshine 67.74 %
  • Temperature 86.6 ℉
  • Rainfall 3.71 inches
  • Energy Demand
    [HDD] 0.24
    [CDD] 10.94
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