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Charleston Area Information


Population

Total population 34,711
Male population 16,178
Female population 18,533
Median age 37.50
Median age (male) 36.80
Median age (female) 38.50

Marital status (Number of people who have the following marital status)

Never married 11,214
Married 12,944
Separated 684
Widowed 1,777
Divorced 3,376

Population by age

Under 15 5,400
Age 15 to 24 2,811
Ages 25 to 44 12,504
Ages 45 to 64 7,895
Age 65 and over 6,101

Population mobility

Live in the same house as 1 year ago 29,027
Moved from abroad 300
Moved from a different state 1,094
Moved from the same county 3,199
Moved from the same state 639

Population by poverty level

Above poverty level 30,138
Below poverty level (daily income under $1.90/day) 4,032

Employment

White collar 16,525
Blue collar 3,320

Class of worker

Self employed 1,569
Private company 13,382
Not for profit company 1,709
Government workers 3,185

Households

Total households 15,191
Family households 7,970
Non-family households 7,221
Households with children 3,044
Households without children 12,147
Average people per household 2.28

Education (Number of people who have achieved the following levels of education)

No high school 501
Some high school 8,025
Some college 7,406
Associate degree 2,188
Bachelors degree 7,518
Graduate degree Not available

Income/Financial

Average household income $81,972
Median household income $59,454
Median income under 25 $43,167
Median income 25-44 $64,426
Median income 45-64 $59,457
Median income over 65 $50,137

Housing occupancy

Housing units 17,540
Occupied housing units 15,191
Owner occupied units 8,498
Renter occupied units 6,693
Median housing costs per month $1,103
Median gross rent per month $1,095

Housing by year built

Year built median 1972
Built before 1939 241
Built between 1940 and 1949 1,176
Built between 1950 and 1959 2,768
Built between 1960 and 1969 3,905
Built between 1970 and 1979 3,863
Built between 1980 and 1989 3,003
Built between 1990 and 1999 1,220
Built between 2000 and 2009 843
Built after 2010 521

Housing mortgage situation

Houses with mortgage 5,026
Houses without mortgage 3,472
Median value with mortgage $316,500
Median value without mortgage $266,200
Demographic data shown in this section was gathered from the 2019 American Community Survey and is deemed reliable but is not guaranteed. No representation, guarantee or warranty is made as to the accuracy or completeness of information modified or aggregated for specific neighborhoods and/or zip codes.