Charlemont, Massachusetts Population 2024

1,173

Charlemont is a city located in Franklin County Massachusetts. Charlemont has a 2024 population of 1,173. Charlemont is currently declining at a rate of -0.34% annually and its population has decreased by -0.93% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,184 in 2020.

The average household income in Charlemont is $81,678 with a poverty rate of 13.09%. The median age in Charlemont is 56.7 years: 52.9 years for males, and 61.1 years for females.

Charlemont Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Charlemont was:

  • White: 93.89%
  • Two or more races: 4.61%
  • Asian: 1.5%
  • Black or African American: 0%
  • Native American: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
  • Other race: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
26.3 sq mi
Density (mi²)
44.70/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-0.93% (-11)
The current population of Charlemont, Massachusetts is 1,173 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates (released May 2024). The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 1,184.

Population by Race

Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White99993.89%
Two or more races494.61%
Asian161.5%
Black or African American00%
Native American00%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%
Other race00%

White

Two or more races

Asian

Black or African American

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

Charlemont Population by Race

Charlemont Population Pyramid 2024

Charlemont Median Age

56.7

Total

52.9

Male

61.1

Female

Charlemont Adults

There are 952 adults, (380 of whom are seniors) in Charlemont.

Charlemont Age Dependency

86

Age Dependency Ratio

66.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

19.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Charlemont Sex Ratio

Female55952.54%
Male50547.46%

Charlemont Population by Age

Charlemont Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All5401.9779.320.7
Married2582.6984.515.5
Non Family2261.0374.825.2
Female432.472.127.9
Male132.6276.923.1

2.62

Average Family Size

1.97

Average Household Size

79.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Charlemont Households and Families

Male

Female

Education Attained
Count
Percentage
9th to 12th Grade535.82%
Associates Degree10411.42%
Bachelors Degree21323.38%
Graduate Degree9410.32%
High School Graduate26529.09%
Less Than 9th Grade283.07%
Some College15416.9%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Charlemont Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Charlemont Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White851788282
2+ Races392120
Asian16160
Hispanic665

The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among hispanic people with a rate of 83.33%.

Charlemont Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

Name
Average
Male
Female
Bachelors Degree$35,625$21,154$44,861
Graduate Degree$51,667$55,781$51,146
High School Graduate$36,875$41,250$35,234
Less Than 9th Grade$43,750$0$0
Overall$36,525$35,670$38,125
Some College$26,731$26,923$0

$36,525

Average Earnings

$35,670

Average Male

$38,125

Average Female

Charlemont Earnings by Educational Attainment

Charlemont Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Charlemont Language

94.63% of Charlemont residents speak only English, while 5.37% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 3.55% of the population.

Charlemont Language

Charlemont Poverty by Race

rate

Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White97911011.24%
Multiple492959.18%

13.09%

Overall Poverty Rate

11.33%

Male Poverty Rate

14.67%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Charlemont

The race most likely to be in poverty in Charlemont is Multiple, with 59.18% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Charlemont is White, with 11.24% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.48%. Among those working part-time, it was 21.32%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 10.75%.

Charlemont Poverty

rate

Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade39.51%
High School11.7%
Bachelors or Greater7.49%
Some College4.65%

Charlemont Poverty Rate by Education

rate

Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed26.32%
Female Unemployed19.05%
Female Employed9.17%
Male Employed4.72%

Charlemont Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Charlemont Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

Name
Median
Mean
Families$79,063$109,347
Households$55,603$81,678
Married Families$91,250$-999,999,999
Non Families$42,558$42,641

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Charlemont Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

54.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

58.5%

Male Marriage Rate

51.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Charlemont Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Charlemont Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Charlemont Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Charlemont Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

88

Number of Veterans

84

Male Veterans

4

Female Veterans

War
Veterans
Vietnam30
First Gulf War15
Second Gulf War8
Korea8
World War II0

Charlemont Veterans by War

count

Age Group
Veterans
75+25
55 to 6424
35 to 5420
65 to 7419
18 to 340

Charlemont Veterans by Age

count

Name
Veterans
% of Total
White889.9%

Charlemont Veterans by Race

Charlemont Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

0%

Veteran Poverty Rate

11.36%

Veteran Disability Rate

Charlemont Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

52%

Labor Force Participation

47.8%

Employment Rate

8%

Unemployment Rate

Charlemont Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Charlemont Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Charlemont Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

68.8%

Born in Charlemont

95.96%

Native Born

4.04%

Foreign Born

1.22%

Non Citizen

2.82%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

95.96% of Charlemont residents were born in the United States, with 68.8% having been born in Massachusetts. 1.22% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Charlemont Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change
Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20291,153-4-0.35%
20281,157-4-0.34%
20271,161-4-0.34%
20261,165-4-0.34%
20251,169-4-0.34%
20241,173-4-0.34%
20231,177-4-0.34%
20221,181-4-0.34%
20211,18510.08%
20201,184-51-4.13%
20191,235-5-0.4%
20181,24000%
20171,24010.08%
20161,239-5-0.4%
20151,244-8-0.64%
20141,252-9-0.71%
20131,261-6-0.47%
20121,26700%
20111,26710.08%
20101,26600%

Charlemont Population by Year