Charlestown, IN


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Charlestown is a somewhat small city located in the state of Indiana. With a population of 8,088 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Charlestown is the 92nd largest community in Indiana.

Charlestown is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Charlestown is a city of sales and office workers, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Charlestown who work in office and administrative support (16.99%), sales jobs (12.36%), and management occupations (7.17%).

The percentage of adults in Charlestown with college degrees is slightly lower than the national average of 21.84% for all communities. 15.28% of adults in Charlestown have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.

The per capita income in Charlestown in 2010 was $21,006, which is middle income relative to Indiana, and lower middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $84,024 for a family of four. However, Charlestown contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

The people who call Charlestown home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Charlestown residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Charlestown also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 11.63% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Charlestown include Irish, English, French , and Italian.

The most common language spoken in Charlestown is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and German.