charleston Demographics
Educational Attainment
Number No. Area % Area National % National
Less than High School 955 3.0 % 6.7 %
High School Graduate 9,622 30.4 % 32.8 %
Some College 6,870 21.7 % 24.8 %
Bachelor’s Degree 7,245 22.9 % 22.1 %
Graduate or Professional Degree 6,916 21.9 % 13.5 %
High School Graduate or Higher 28,732 90.9 % 86.9 %
Bachelor's Degree or Higher 12,422 39.3 % 39.3 %
Age Statistics
Number No. Area % Area National % National
Total Population 50,911 - -
19 years old and under 11,531 22.6 % 25.9 %
20 to 44 years old 16,119 31.7 % 12.8 %
45 to 64 years old 14,646 28.8 % 12.6 %
65 years old and older 8,615 16.9 % 1.9 %
Language Spoken at Home
Number No. Area % Area National % National
English Only 46,235 98.9 % 84.8 %
Spanish 420 0.9 % 14.1 %
Other Languages 112 0 % 0 %
Marital Status
Number No. Area % Area National % National
Never Married 6,473 33.4 % 33.2 %
Married 8,580 44.2 % 50.6 %
Separated 345 1.8 % 2.6 %
Divorced 4,011 20.7 % 13.5 %
Census Housing Report
Number No. Area % Area National % National
Total Housing Units 25,975 - -
Occupied Housing Units 22,919 88.2 % 87.5 %
Vacant Housing Units 3,056 11.8 % 12.5 %
1-Unit, Detached 17,316 66.7 % 61.5 %
1-Unit, Attached 835 3.2 % 5.8 %
2-Units 1,009 3.9 % 3.8 %
3 to 4 Units 2,414 9.3 % 4.5 %
5 to 9 Units 1,046 4.0 % 4.9 %
10 to 19 Units 565 2.2 % 4.6 %
20 or More Units 2,670 10.3 % 8.7 %
Mobile Homes 120 0.5 % 6.3 %
Built 1990 to 1999 1,297 5.0 % 14.0 %
Built 1980 to 1989 1,991 7.7 % 13.7 %
Built 1970 to 1979 3,626 14.0 % 15.7 %
Built 1960 to 1969 3,388 13.0 % 11.0 %
Built 1940 to 1959 8,967 34.5 % 15.9 %
Built 1939 or Earlier 5,748 22.1 % 13.1 %
Electric 8,389 32.3 % 32.8 %
Natural Gas 14,148 54.5 % 42.5 %
Tank or LP Gas 182 0.7 % 4.2 %
Coal 8 0.0 % 0.1 %
Wood 51 0.2 % 1.9 %
Other Fuel 81 0.3 % 0.4 %
None 60 0.2 % 1.0 %
Racial Breakdown
Number No. Area % Area National % National
Caucasian 41,777 87.9 % 75.7 %
African-American 4,329 9.1 % 13.1 %
Native American 49 0.1 % 0.8 %
Asian 1,164 2.4 % 5.4 %
Some Other Race 209 0.4 % 4.9 %
Economic Statistics
Number No. Area % Area National % National
Median Household Income 48,959 53,657
Median Family Income 66,261 65,910
Median Per Capita Income 34,944 28,889
Weather
  • Chance of Sunshine 61.29 %
  • Temperature 86.48 ℉
  • Rainfall 2.77 inches
  • Energy Demand
    [HDD] 0
    [CDD] 10.8
Earthquakes
Magnitude Probability
5.0 0.04 %
6.0 0.01 %
7.0 0.00 %
8.0 0.00 %
9.0 0.00 %
Very Low Risk Area
Public Information
Unemployment Information
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