charleston Demographics
Educational Attainment
Number No. Area % Area National % National
Less than High School 834 2.6 % 6.6 %
High School Graduate 9,456 29.9 % 32.6 %
Some College 7,104 22.5 % 24.6 %
Bachelor’s Degree 7,367 23.3 % 22.5 %
Graduate or Professional Degree 6,815 21.6 % 13.7 %
High School Graduate or Higher 29,018 91.9 % 87.1 %
Bachelor's Degree or Higher 12,536 39.7 % 39.7 %
Age Statistics
Number No. Area % Area National % National
Total Population 50,566 - -
19 years old and under 11,555 22.9 % 25.6 %
20 to 44 years old 15,949 31.5 % 12.7 %
45 to 64 years old 14,627 28.9 % 12.7 %
65 years old and older 8,435 16.7 % 1.9 %
Language Spoken at Home
Number No. Area % Area National % National
English Only 45,993 98.7 % 84.6 %
Spanish 445 1.0 % 14.3 %
Other Languages 166 0 % 0 %
Marital Status
Number No. Area % Area National % National
Never Married 6,446 33.5 % 33.5 %
Married 8,381 43.5 % 50.5 %
Separated 361 1.9 % 2.6 %
Divorced 4,078 21.2 % 13.5 %
Census Housing Report
Number No. Area % Area National % National
Total Housing Units 25,771 - -
Occupied Housing Units 22,766 88.3 % 87.7 %
Vacant Housing Units 3,005 11.7 % 12.3 %
1-Unit, Detached 17,127 66.5 % 61.4 %
1-Unit, Attached 860 3.3 % 5.8 %
2-Units 1,026 4.0 % 3.7 %
3 to 4 Units 2,596 10.1 % 4.5 %
5 to 9 Units 924 3.6 % 4.8 %
10 to 19 Units 668 2.6 % 4.6 %
20 or More Units 2,469 9.6 % 8.8 %
Mobile Homes 101 0.4 % 6.3 %
Built 1990 to 1999 1,361 5.3 % 14.0 %
Built 1980 to 1989 1,913 7.4 % 13.6 %
Built 1970 to 1979 3,554 13.8 % 15.5 %
Built 1960 to 1969 3,517 13.6 % 10.8 %
Built 1940 to 1959 8,750 34.0 % 15.6 %
Built 1939 or Earlier 5,691 22.1 % 13.0 %
Electric 8,689 33.7 % 33.5 %
Natural Gas 13,752 53.4 % 42.3 %
Tank or LP Gas 139 0.5 % 4.1 %
Coal 8 0.0 % 0.1 %
Wood 23 0.1 % 1.8 %
Other Fuel 96 0.4 % 0.4 %
None 59 0.2 % 1.0 %
Racial Breakdown
Number No. Area % Area National % National
Caucasian 41,362 87.1 % 75.5 %
African-American 4,708 9.9 % 13.1 %
Native American 41 0.1 % 0.8 %
Asian 1,161 2.4 % 5.6 %
Some Other Race 193 0.4 % 4.9 %
Economic Statistics
Number No. Area % Area National % National
Median Household Income 48,442 55,775
Median Family Income 64,777 68,260
Median Per Capita Income 34,651 29,979
Weather
  • Chance of Sunshine 35.71 %
  • Temperature 46.32 ℉
  • Rainfall 2.6 inches
  • Energy Demand
    [HDD] 26.57
    [CDD] 0
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
Data sourced by HomeFacts.com