Charlestown, Maryland Population 2020

1,195

Charlestown is a city located in Maryland. With a 2020 population of 1,195, it is the 93rd largest city in Maryland and the 9598th largest city in the United States. Charlestown is currently declining at a rate of 0.00% annually and its population has increased by 1.01% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,183 in 2010. Charlestown reached it's highest population of 1,195 in 2018. Spanning over 1 miles, Charlestown has a population density of 1,022 people per square mile.

The average household income in Charlestown is $98,907 with a poverty rate of 19.01%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,208 per month, and the median house value is $246,300. The median age in Charlestown is 40.4 years, 40.5 years for males, and 40.4 years for females. For every 100 females there are 114.3 males.

Charlestown Demographics

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

  • White: 85.98%
  • Two or more races: 7.91%
  • Black or African American: 4.46%
  • Other race: 1.22%
  • Asian: 0.43%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Charlestown, Maryland is 1,195, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 1,195.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 1,183.

Charlestown, Maryland Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White1,19685.98%
Two or More Races1107.91%
Black or African American624.46%
Some Other Race171.22%
Asian60.43%

Charlestown Population Pyramid 2020

Charlestown Median Age

40.4


Total

40.5


Male

40.4


Female

Charlestown Adults

There are 1,034 adults, (132 of whom are seniors) in Charlestown.

Charlestown Age Dependency

54.2

Age Dependency Ratio

14.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

39.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Charlestown Sex Ratio

Female

649

46.66%

Male

742

53.34%

Charlestown Households and Families

Charlestown Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Charlestown Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male100%0%
Married80.5%19.5%
All71.7%28.3%
Non Family68.7%31.3%
Female20.4%79.6%

71.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All5052.7571.7
Married2463.1480.5
Non Family1661.268.7
Female545.1720.4
Male393.59100

3.29

Average Family Size

2.75

Average Household Size

10.5%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Charlestown Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade101.02%
9th to 12th Grade11812.09%
High School Graduate26427.05%
Some College27127.77%
Associates Degree525.33%
Bachelors Degree16516.91%
Graduate Degree969.84%

Charlestown Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White827732200
Multiple Races63304
Black626243
Other Race14144
Hispanic888
Asian666

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

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

Name Average Male Female
Overall$62,000$73,200$43,333
Less Than High School$40,250$41,000$
High School Grad$40,667$50,357$31,250
Some College$64,792$74,271$41,667
Bachelors Degree$91,023$91,420$
Graduate Degree$96,429$103,500$

$62,000

Average Earnings

$73,200

Average Male

$43,333

Average Female

Charlestown Language

Charlestown Language by Age

Charlestown Language

96.87% of Charlestown residents speak only English, while 3.13% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 2.43% of the population.

Charlestown Poverty

Charlestown Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White1,18225521.57%
Black62914.52%

19.01%

Overall Poverty Rate

13.34%

Male Poverty Rate

25.50%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Charlestown

The race most likely to be in poverty in Charlestown is White, with 21.57% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Charlestown is Black, with 14.52% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.00%. Among those working part-time, it was 25.37%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 39.55%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School49.22%
Some College18.27%
High School12.12%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed81.25%
Male Employed7.09%
Female Employed5.91%
Male Unemployed0.00%

Charlestown Income

Charlestown Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$94,306$98,907
Families$103,194$112,410
Married Families$115,500-
Non Families$73,182$67,969

Charlestown Marital Status

Charlestown Marital Status

Marriage Rates

43.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

40.6%

Male Marriage Rate

47.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Charlestown Married by Age and Sex

Charlestown 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.

Charlestown Marital Status by Race

Charlestown Veterans

132

Number of Veterans

108

Male Veterans

24

Female Veterans

War Veterans
First Gulf War77
Second Gulf War30
Vietnam9
World War II7
Korea4
Age Group Veterans
35 to 5486
55 to 6421
75+10
18 to 349
65 to 746
Name Veterans % of Total
White798.99%
Black4979.03%
Hispanic4100.00%
2 or More46.35%

$Charlestown Veterans by Education

0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

15.15%

Veteran Disability Rate

Charlestown Employment Status

60.1%

Labor Force Participation

57%

Employment Rate

3.1%

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

51.76%

Born in Maryland

98.35%

Native Born

1.65%

Foreign Born

0.00%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

98.35% of Charlestown residents were born in the United States, with 51.76% having been born in Maryland. 0.00% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20201,1950.00%
20191,1950.00%
20181,19540.34%
20171,1910.00%
20161,19110.08%
20151,19010.08%
20141,18940.34%
20131,18520.17%
20121,1830.00%
20111,18340.34%
20101,1790.00%