Charleston is a very small city located in the state of Arkansas. With a population of 2,500 people and just one neighborhood, Charleston is the 114th largest community in Arkansas.
Occupations and Workforce
Charleston is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-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%).
There are many members of the armed forces living in Charleston. You will notice when you visit or live here that some of the people you meet or see around town are employed by the armed services - even if they are not always in uniform.
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.