charleston Demographics
Educational Attainment
Number No. Area % Area National % National
Less than High School 1,868 2.4 % 6.7 %
High School Graduate 14,393 18.7 % 32.8 %
Some College 16,841 21.9 % 24.8 %
Bachelor’s Degree 27,108 35.2 % 22.1 %
Graduate or Professional Degree 16,712 21.7 % 13.5 %
High School Graduate or Higher 72,614 94.4 % 86.9 %
Bachelor's Degree or Higher 38,538 50.1 % 50.1 %
Age Statistics
Number No. Area % Area National % National
Total Population 130,750 - -
19 years old and under 28,543 21.8 % 25.9 %
20 to 44 years old 58,043 44.4 % 12.8 %
45 to 64 years old 27,220 20.8 % 12.6 %
65 years old and older 16,944 13.0 % 1.9 %
Language Spoken at Home
Number No. Area % Area National % National
English Only 116,480 100.0 % 84.8 %
Marital Status
Number No. Area % Area National % National
Never Married 22,653 42.6 % 33.2 %
Married 22,570 42.5 % 50.6 %
Separated 1,515 2.9 % 2.6 %
Divorced 6,397 12.0 % 13.5 %
Census Housing Report
Number No. Area % Area National % National
Total Housing Units 60,089 - -
Occupied Housing Units 54,144 90.1 % 87.5 %
Vacant Housing Units 5,945 9.9 % 12.5 %
1-Unit, Detached 27,503 45.8 % 61.5 %
1-Unit, Attached 5,545 9.2 % 5.8 %
2-Units 2,396 4.0 % 3.8 %
3 to 4 Units 4,247 7.1 % 4.5 %
5 to 9 Units 7,682 12.8 % 4.9 %
10 to 19 Units 5,697 9.5 % 4.6 %
20 or More Units 6,761 11.3 % 8.7 %
Mobile Homes 258 0.4 % 6.3 %
Built 1990 to 1999 6,508 10.8 % 14.0 %
Built 1980 to 1989 9,388 15.6 % 13.7 %
Built 1970 to 1979 7,735 12.9 % 15.7 %
Built 1960 to 1969 6,547 10.9 % 11.0 %
Built 1940 to 1959 6,217 10.3 % 15.9 %
Built 1939 or Earlier 6,943 11.6 % 13.1 %
Racial Breakdown
Number No. Area % Area National % National
Caucasian 97,218 75.8 % 75.7 %
African-American 28,229 22.0 % 13.1 %
Native American 80 0.1 % 0.8 %
Asian 2,470 1.9 % 5.4 %
Some Other Race 329 0.3 % 4.9 %
Economic Statistics
Number No. Area % Area National % National
Median Household Income 56,196 53,657
Median Family Income 79,788 65,910
Median Per Capita Income 34,094 28,889
Weather
  • Chance of Sunshine 59.38 %
  • Temperature 90.12 ℉
  • Rainfall 7.49 inches
  • Energy Demand
    [HDD] 0
    [CDD] 17.5
Earthquakes
Magnitude Probability
5.0 0.91 %
6.0 0.61 %
7.0 0.17 %
8.0 0.00 %
9.0 0.00 %
Very Low Risk Area
Public Information
Unemployment Information
Data sourced by HomeFacts.com