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Charleston at a Glance

Charleston has a total population of 53,421, of which 11,043 are children under the age of 18 and 9,423 are seniors 65 and older. The median age is 40.8.

Total Population:
53,421
Median Age:
40.8
Males:
24,906 (46.6%)
Female:
28,515 (53.4%)
Children (0-17):
11,043 (20.7%)
Adults (18-64):
32,955 (61.7%)
Seniors (65+):
9,423 (17.6%)
Age Breakdown:
Breakdown of age groups in Charleston
Married:
21,320 (39.9%)
Divorced:
6,057 (11.3%)
Marriage Breakdown:
Breakdown of marriage in Charleston
Hispanic Ethnicity:
432 (0.81%)
White:
43,072 (80.63%)
African American:
8,048 (15.07%)
Asian:
979 (1.83%)
Pacific Islander:
16 (0.03%)
Indian:
127 (0.24%)
Other:
158 (0.30%)
Two or More:
1,021 (1.91%)
Racial Breakdown:
Breakdown of race in Charleston

Health

The average number of disabilities per resident is 0.39, which does not include institutionalized individuals.

Disabilities:
0.39 (Per Capita)
Dialysis Centers:
2
Doctors:
1,223
Home Agencies:
4
Hospitals:
3
Nursing Homes:
4
Medical Suppliers:
48
Rehab Centers:
3

Wealth

The median family income is $47,975 while the median household income is $34,009. Roughly 16.22% of the population live in poverty.

Family Income:
$47,975
Household Income:
$34,009
In Poverty:
16.22%

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