Charlestown, Indiana Population 2021

15,229
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Charlestown is a city located in Clark County Indiana. Charlestown has a 2020 population of 15,229. Charlestown is currently growing at a rate of 1.08% annually and its population has increased by 12.35% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 13,555 in 2010. Charlestown reached it's highest population of 15,229 in 2021.

The average household income in Charlestown is $76,948 with a poverty rate of 10.47%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $761 per month, and the median house value is $170,800. The median age in Charlestown is 40.3 years, 38.2 years for males, and 42.6 years for females.

Charlestown Demographics

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

  • White: 93.05%
  • Two or more races: 3.51%
  • Black or African American: 1.43%
  • Other race: 1.12%
  • Native American: 0.52%
  • Asian: 0.36%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Charlestown, Indiana is 15,229 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 14,743.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 13,555.

Charlestown, Indiana Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White13,57293.05%
Two or More Races5123.51%
Black or African American2091.43%
Some Other Race1631.12%
American Indian and Alaska Native760.52%
Asian530.36%
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Charlestown Population by Race

Charlestown Population Pyramid $2021

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Charlestown Median Age

40.3


Total

38.2


Male

42.6


Female

Charlestown Adults

There are 11,015 adults, (2,018 of whom are seniors) in Charlestown.

Charlestown Age Dependency

62.1

Age Dependency Ratio

22.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

39.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Charlestown Sex Ratio

Female

7,640

52.38%

Male

6,945

47.62%

Charlestown Population by Age

Charlestown Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Charlestown Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married91.1%8.9%
All76.3%23.7%
Non Family66.4%33.6%
Male62.3%37.7%
Female47%53%

76.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Charlestown Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All5,2362.7976.3
Married2,6973.2991.1
Non Family1,5471.2366.4
Female6903.9547
Male3023.6162.3

3.34

Average Family Size

2.79

Average Household Size

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Charlestown Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade4004.01%
9th to 12th Grade1,02910.30%
High School Graduate3,54935.54%
Some College1,99019.93%
Associates Degree1,16211.64%
Bachelors Degree1,30813.10%
Graduate Degree5485.49%
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Charlestown Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Charlestown Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White9,3038,0831,696
Hispanic27812530
2+ Races16515675
Black16012328
Other Race925110
Asian534927
Native American202020

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.

Charlestown Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$44,098$50,865$35,645
Less Than 9th Grade$25,654$34,844$13,897
High School Graduate$33,438$39,360$27,959
Some College$42,845$52,568$34,560
Bachelors Degree$53,542$62,813$51,955
Graduate Degree$72,739$74,931$71,750

$44,098

Average Earnings

$50,865

Average Male

$35,645

Average Female

Charlestown Earnings by Educational Attainment

Charlestown Language by Age

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Charlestown Language

96.48% of Charlestown residents speak only English, while 3.52% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.02% of the population.

Charlestown Language

Charlestown Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White13,1571,34210.20%
Hispanic58312821.96%
Multiple4124210.19%

10.47%

Overall Poverty Rate

9.09%

Male Poverty Rate

11.71%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Charlestown

The race most likely to be in poverty in Charlestown is Hispanic, with 21.96% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Charlestown is Multiple, with 10.19% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.82%. Among those working part-time, it was 12.69%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 19.87%.

Charlestown Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade27.64%
High School12.60%
Some College5.46%
Bachelors or Greater1.45%

Charlestown Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed37.69%
Female Unemployed8.00%
Female Employed4.21%
Male Employed4.10%

Charlestown Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Charlestown Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$63,284$76,948
Families$80,799$91,116
Married Families$91,216-
Non Families$30,741$39,830
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Income by Household Type

Charlestown Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

51.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

53.5%

Male Marriage Rate

48.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Charlestown Married by Age and Sex

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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 45-54.

Charlestown Marital Status by Race

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Charlestown Marital Status

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838

Number of Veterans

782

Male Veterans

56

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam263
First Gulf War210
Second Gulf War144
Korea73
World War II

Charlestown Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
35 to 54348
65 to 74224
55 to 64117
75+115
18 to 3434

Charlestown Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White7847.50%
Hispanic4615.08%
Other Race2320.00%
Native American20100.00%
Black116.88%

Charlestown Veterans by Race

Charlestown Veterans by Education

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3.34%

Veteran Poverty Rate

29.59%

Veteran Disability Rate

Charlestown Veterans by Education

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63.7%

Labor Force Participation

60.7%

Employment Rate

4.8%

Unemployment Rate

Charlestown Employment by Age

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Charlestown Employment by Race

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Charlestown Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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50.76%

Born in Charlestown

98.41%

Native Born

1.59%

Foreign Born

1.12%

Non Citizen

0.47%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.41% of Charlestown residents were born in the United States, with 50.76% having been born in Indiana. 1.12% 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

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202115,2291621.08%
202015,0671621.09%
201914,9051621.10%
201814,7431531.05%
201714,5901571.09%
201614,4331551.09%
201514,2781000.71%
201414,1781721.23%
201314,0062531.84%
201213,753600.44%
201113,6931381.02%
201013,5550.00%

Charlestown Population by Year