Charleston, IL
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Charleston Population Statistics

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   American Community Survey, U.S. Bureau of the Census, U.S. Department of Education, 50 state departments of education, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Federal Bureau of Investigation, 18,000+ local law enforcement agencies, Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Geological Service, National Agricultural Statistics Service.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   2017 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   Unlike standardly available Census demographics, NeighborhoodScout uses dozens of custom models to transform 8.5 million raw demographic data elements from government sources into proprietary indices and insights…. Read more

Charleston Population & Age Distribution

 

Total Population
20,996

Age

PEOPLE OF Illinois DETAILS
Under 5 Years 3.84
5 To 17 10.04
18 To 24 35.82
25 To 34 13.20
35 To 54 17.58
55 To 64 9.63
65 Years And Over 9.90

Educational Attainment of Adults

 
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT OF ADULTS
ATTENDING COLLEGE 30.7
HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATES 90.7
COLLEGE GRADUATES 35.0

Income

 

Per capita Income

Per capita Income
Charleston 22627 19353.099464348717 #EE2025
USA 31177 26666 #C1F000

Median household income

Median household income
Charleston 29968 13861.213626587109 #EE2025
USA 57652 26666 #C1F000

Individuals Below Poverty Level:
33.5%

Employment Industries in Charleston

 
INDUSTRIES PEOPLE WORK IN
Education 23.9
Healthcare 17.8
Retail 11.2
Accommodation 10.0
Manufacturing 9.7
Administration 5.8
Other 4.5
Construction 2.9
Transportation 2.3
Finance 2.1
Public Service 2.1

Race & Ethnic Diversity

 
% of Residents
White 83.5
Black Or African American 7.6
American Indian And Alaska Native 0.3
Asian 2.7
Native Hawaiian And Other Pacific Islanders 0.1
Other Race / Two or More Races 2.0
Hispanic Or Latino (Of Any Race) 3.8

Ancestries & Languages Spoken

 

Ancestry (Top 20)

Ancestry Details
German 21.8
Irish 11.8
English 8.7
Italian 3.0
Polish 2.8
European 2.7
Dutch 2.4
French 1.4
Scottish 1.4
Swedish 1.3
Scots-Irish 1.1
Czech 1.0
Albanian 1.0
Norwegian 0.9
Danish 0.5
Lithuanian 0.5
Other Arab 0.4
Moroccan 0.3
Croatian 0.3
British 0.3

Languages Spoken (Top 20)

Languages Details
English 93.2
Spanish 2.2
Langs. of India 0.8
Chinese 0.8
Arabic 0.6
Other Indo-European 0.5
Other Asian languages 0.4
German/Yiddish 0.3
African languages 0.3
Slavic languages 0.3
Native American languages 0.1
Tagalog 0.1
Serbo-Croatian 0.1
Japanese 0.1
Vietnamese 0.1
French 0.0
Hungarian 0.0
Navajo 0.0
Pacific Island languages 0.0
Laotian 0.0

Foreign Born Charleston Residents:
4.4%


Zip Codes in Charleston, IL