Charlestown, Indiana Population 2024

8,920

Charlestown is a city located in Clark County Indiana. Charlestown has a 2024 population of 8,920. Charlestown is currently growing at a rate of 2.99% annually and its population has increased by 14.05% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 7,821 in 2020.

The average household income in Charlestown is $75,767 with a poverty rate of 14.5%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Charlestown is 37.4 years, 39 years for males, and 37.1 years for females.

Charlestown Demographics

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

  • White: 84.96%
  • Two or more races: 6.62%
  • Black or African American: 4.07%
  • Other race: 3.27%
  • Native American: 0.64%
  • Asian: 0.44%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
State
Indiana
Land Area (mi²)
11.4 sq mi
Density (mi²)
779.30/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
14.05% (1,099)
The current population of Charlestown, Indiana is 8,920 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 7,821.

Charlestown, Indiana Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White6,78584.96%
Two or more races5296.62%
Black or African American3254.07%
Other race2613.27%
Native American510.64%
Asian350.44%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
showing: 7 rows

White

Two or more races

Black or African American

Other race

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Charlestown Population by Race

Charlestown Population Pyramid 2024

Charlestown Median Age

37.4

Total

39

Male

37.1

Female

Charlestown Adults

There are 5,915 adults, (993 of whom are seniors) in Charlestown.

Charlestown Age Dependency

62.3

Age Dependency Ratio

20.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

42.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Charlestown Sex Ratio

Female4,36054.6%
Male3,62645.4%

Charlestown Population by Age

Charlestown Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All3,0512.6172.927.1
Married1,1893.06955
Non Family1,0711.263.236.8
Female4254.1642.157.9
Male3663.496535
showing: 5 rows

3.19

Average Family Size

2.61

Average Household Size

72.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Charlestown Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Charlestown Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Charlestown Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among native american people with a rate of 100%.

Charlestown Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$46,463

Average Earnings

$52,547

Average Male

$41,194

Average Female

Charlestown Earnings by Educational Attainment

Charlestown Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Charlestown Language

93.63% of Charlestown residents speak only English, while 6.37% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 4.23% of the population.

Charlestown Language

Charlestown Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White6,70489613.37%
Multiple51811121.43%
Other2619335.63%
Hispanic3754812.8%
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14.5%

Overall Poverty Rate

12.4%

Male Poverty Rate

16.26%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Charlestown

The race most likely to be in poverty in Charlestown is Other, with 35.63% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Charlestown is Hispanic, with 12.8% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.47%. Among those working part-time, it was 12.87%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 29.9%.

Charlestown Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade23.17%
High School17.95%
Some College11.05%
Bachelors or Greater
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Charlestown Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed37.5%
Female Employed6.57%
Male Employed2.35%
Male Unemployed
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Charlestown Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Charlestown Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Charlestown Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

45.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

52.3%

Male Marriage Rate

40.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Charlestown Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Charlestown Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Charlestown Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Charlestown Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

317

Number of Veterans

288

Male Veterans

29

Female Veterans

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Charlestown Veterans by War

count

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Charlestown Veterans by Age

count

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Charlestown Veterans by Race

Charlestown Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

7.26%

Veteran Poverty Rate

30.91%

Veteran Disability Rate

Charlestown Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

64.9%

Labor Force Participation

63.7%

Employment Rate

1.9%

Unemployment Rate

Charlestown Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Charlestown Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Charlestown 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

51.35%

Born in Charlestown

97.48%

Native Born

2.52%

Foreign Born

1.59%

Non Citizen

0.93%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.48% of Charlestown residents were born in the United States, with 51.35% having been born in Indiana. 1.59% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Charlestown Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202910,2152592.6%
20289,9562592.67%
20279,6972592.74%
20269,4382592.82%
20259,1792592.9%
20248,9202592.99%
20238,6612593.08%
20228,4022593.18%
20218,1433224.12%
20207,821-542-6.48%
20198,363961.16%
20188,267750.92%
20178,192720.89%
20168,120680.84%
20158,052150.19%
20148,037670.84%
20137,9702343.02%
20127,736440.57%
20117,692901.18%
20107,6021,60926.85%
20005,9931041.77%
19905,8892935.24%
19805,596-294-4.99%
19705,8901642.86%
19605,72694119.67%
19504,785
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Charlestown Population by Year