Charlestown, Indiana Population 2020

8,428

Charlestown is a city located in Indiana. With a 2020 population of 8,428, it is the 89th largest city in Indiana and the 3476th largest city in the United States. Charlestown is currently growing at a rate of 0.92% annually and its population has increased by 11.11% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 7,585 in 2010. Spanning over 11 miles, Charlestown has a population density of 736 people per square mile.

The average household income in Charlestown is $60,833 with a poverty rate of 15.98%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $733 per month, and the median house value is $115,600. The median age in Charlestown is 37.9 years, 36.9 years for males, and 37.9 years for females. For every 100 females there are 83.5 males.

Charlestown Demographics

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

  • White: 91.17%
  • Two or more races: 3.90%
  • Other race: 3.57%
  • Black or African American: 0.81%
  • Asian: 0.55%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Charlestown, Indiana is 8,428, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 8,274.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 7,585.

Charlestown, Indiana Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White7,41691.17%
Two or More Races3173.90%
Some Other Race2903.57%
Black or African American660.81%
Asian450.55%

Charlestown Population Pyramid 2020

Charlestown Median Age

37.9


Total

36.9


Male

37.9


Female

Charlestown Adults

There are 6,106 adults, (865 of whom are seniors) in Charlestown.

Charlestown Age Dependency

55.2

Age Dependency Ratio

16.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

38.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Charlestown Sex Ratio

Female

4,433

54.50%

Male

3,701

45.50%

Charlestown Households and Families

Charlestown Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Charlestown Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married80.5%19.5%
All61.6%38.4%
Non Family58%42%
Male48.9%51.1%
Female28.6%71.4%

61.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All3,0542.6661.6
Married1,2733.4180.5
Non Family1,0491.1658
Female5463.6128.6
Male1863.2548.9

3.33

Average Family Size

2.66

Average Household Size

4.8%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Charlestown Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2965.54%
9th to 12th Grade61311.48%
High School Graduate1,99337.33%
Some College1,16521.82%
Associates Degree62011.61%
Bachelors Degree4598.60%
Graduate Degree1933.61%

Charlestown Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White4,9284,184575
Hispanic2398812
Other Race9844
Multiple Races716329
Black565012
Asian454524

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 53.33%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$37,082$45,119$33,806
Less Than High School$24,018$26,542$9,615
High School Grad$35,830$45,767$27,641
Some College$38,189$48,250$35,268
Bachelors Degree$42,250$54,231$40,057
Graduate Degree$61,750$$61,458

$37,082

Average Earnings

$45,119

Average Male

$33,806

Average Female

Charlestown Language

Charlestown Language by Age

Charlestown Language

94.64% of Charlestown residents speak only English, while 5.36% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 4.20% of the population.

Charlestown Poverty

Charlestown Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White7,1561,10915.50%
Hispanic55013524.55%
Multiple2314218.18%

15.98%

Overall Poverty Rate

13.11%

Male Poverty Rate

18.32%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Charlestown

The race most likely to be in poverty in Charlestown is Hispanic, with 24.55% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Charlestown is White, with 15.50% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.64%. Among those working part-time, it was 16.12%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 25.24%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School40.37%
High School13.35%
Some College7.90%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%
Name Poverty
Male Employed8.91%
Female Employed7.31%
Female Unemployed0.00%
Male Unemployed0.00%

Charlestown Income

Charlestown Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$45,607$60,833
Families$55,172$72,980
Married Families$69,225-
Non Families$26,885$34,828

Charlestown Marital Status

Charlestown Marital Status

Marriage Rates

44.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

50.9%

Male Marriage Rate

39.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Charlestown Married by Age and Sex

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 35-44.

Charlestown Marital Status by Race

Charlestown Veterans

447

Number of Veterans

440

Male Veterans

7

Female Veterans

War Veterans
First Gulf War141
Vietnam115
Korea38
Second Gulf War23
World War II

$Charlestown Veterans by Education

3.13%

Veteran Poverty Rate

29.98%

Veteran Disability Rate

Charlestown Employment Status

61.4%

Labor Force Participation

60.2%

Employment Rate

1.8%

Unemployment Rate

Charlestown Place of Birth

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

53.75%

Born in Indiana

95.62%

Native Born

4.38%

Foreign Born

2.59%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

95.62% of Charlestown residents were born in the United States, with 53.75% having been born in Indiana. 2.59% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20208,428770.92%
20198,351770.93%
20188,274810.99%
20178,193770.95%
20168,116700.87%
20158,046150.19%
20148,031660.83%
20137,9652363.05%
20127,729380.49%
20117,691881.16%
20107,6031,6102.41%
20005,9931040.18%
19905,8892930.51%
19805,596-294-0.51%
19705,8901640.28%
19605,7269411.81%
19504,7850.00%