Charlestown is a somewhat small city located in the state of Indiana. With a population of 8,370 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Charlestown is the 92nd largest community in Indiana.
Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Charlestown is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Charlestown is a city of sales and office workers, professionals, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Charlestown who work in management occupations (12.03%), office and administrative support (10.06%), and sales jobs (8.72%).
As is often the case in a small city, Charlestown doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.
In terms of college education, the citizens of Charlestown rank slightly lower than the national average. 13.27% 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 2018 was $25,495, which is upper middle income relative to Indiana, and middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $101,980 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. Important ancestries of people in Charlestown include German, Irish, English, French, and Italian.
The most common language spoken in Charlestown is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Italian.