Charlestown, Maryland

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Charlestown, Maryland

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High Points

Charlestown strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in Maryland):

Category Trophy
Median Family Income
(vs. Peers)
Top 13% Charlestown Median Family Income
Well-Paid Single Men
(vs. Peers)
Top 17% Charlestown Well-Paid Single Men
Low Rate of Poverty
(vs. Peers)
Top 17% Charlestown Low Rate of Poverty
People in Middle Class or Better
(vs. Peers)
Top 17% Charlestown People in Middle Class or Better

Comparative Profile of Charlestown, Maryland

Comparing Charlestown to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in Maryland (State):

Ratings range from 1 (lowest) to 10 (highest).

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Male Share of the Population 10 10
Well-Paid Single Men 9 6
Well-Paid Single Women 6 2
Racial Diversity 5 1
Children Under 5 Years Old 4 2
Age of the Population 4 6
Senior Citizens 2 4
Female Share of the Population 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Average Household Size 8 7
Portion of People Married 8 8


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Median Family Income 9 7
People Above Poverty 9 8
People in Middle Class or Better 9 7
College Educated Adults 4 3

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Public Transportation Use 8 4
Walking and Biking to Work 3 2
Short Commute Times 1 4
Working at Home 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 10 10
Housing Recently Built 4 4
Affordability of Property Taxes 3 7
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 2 2
People Living Alone 2 2
Affordability of Rents 1 4

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Charlestown Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 25 miles SW of Wilmington, Delaware (center to center)
Nearest Large City 38 miles NE of Baltimore, Maryland
County Cecil
P.O. Box Zip Codes 21914
Phone Area Codes 410
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 39.573
Longitude -75.975

Charlestown Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 11.5 miles
Jan Temp 22 to 40 F
Apr Temp 41 to 64 F
Jul Temp 65 to 88 F
Oct Temp 44 to 67 F
Annual Precip 48 inches
Distance 12.6 miles
Jan Temp 26 to 41 F
Apr Temp 44 to 66 F
Jul Temp 67 to 87 F
Oct Temp 47 to 68 F
Annual Precip 44.2 inches
Distance 14.4 miles
Jan Temp 24 to 42 F
Apr Temp 41 to 66 F
Jul Temp 65 to 88 F
Oct Temp 44 to 68 F
Annual Precip 45.3 inches
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Charlestown Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 1,019 100%
Male 535 52.5%
Female 484 47.5%
Under 18 273 26.8%
18+ 746 73.2%
65+ 106 10.4%
Median Age 36
Average Family Size 3.03
White 998 97.9%
African-American 18 1.8%
Asian 0 0%
American Indian & Alaskan 1 0.1%
Other 0 0%
Mixed Race 2 0.2%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 3 0.3%

Estimated Charlestown Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 1,091
Growth 72
Growth % 7.1%

Charlestown Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
Irish 28.7%
German 20.9%
English 16.5%
US/American 8.2%
Italian 6.4%
Polish 5.7%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 4.8%
French (except Basque) 1.7%
Dutch 1.4%
Scotch-Irish 1.3%
European 0.8%
British 0.6%
Hungarian 0.6%
Greek 0.5%
Pennsylvania German 0.4%
African 0.3%
Croatian 0.3%
Czechoslovakian 0.3%
Scottish 0.3%
Slovak 0.3%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Charlestown 1,019 $57,644
Chesapeake City 787 $52,813
Elkton 11,893 $44,348
Havre de Grace 11,331 $53,838
North East 2,733 $39,417
Perryville 3,672 $52,981
Port Deposit 676 $37,813
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