Charleston is a very small city located in the state of Arkansas. With a population of 2,483 people and just one neighborhood, Charleston is the 114th largest community in Arkansas.
Occupations and Workforce
Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Charleston is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Charleston is a city of sales and office workers, professionals and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Charleston who work in sales jobs (15.11%), office and administrative support (14.18%) and teaching (10.54%).
Charleston is home to a number of people employed in the armed forces. When you visit or walk around Charleston, some of the people you will bump into will be military people In and out of uniform, jogging, shopping and generally out and about town.
Setting & Lifestyle
Charleston is also a college town, where lots of students live while attending area colleges. Because of the high percentage of people living in Charleston enrolled in college, Charleston has a number of services, amenities and opportunities geared towards the needs and activities of students.
Charleston is a small city, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.