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 real estate is some of the most expensive in Indiana, although Charlestown house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.
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, professionals, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Charlestown who work in office and administrative support (13.93%), sales jobs (12.01%), and healthcare (8.96%).
In terms of college education, the citizens of Charlestown rank slightly lower than the national average. 14.06% of adults 25 and older in Charlestown have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree, while 21.84% of adults have a 4-year degree or higher in the average American community.
The per capita income in Charlestown in 2010 was $20,734, 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 $82,936 for a family of four. However, Charlestown contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Charlestown is a somewhat ethnically-diverse city. 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 12.41% 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.