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People

Total Population 1,152
Male Share of the Population 51.8%
Female Share of the Population 48.2%
Senior Citizens 12.7%
Employed Population 16+ 559
Age of the Population 45

Families

% of people married 52.2%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 25.6%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $86,765
% Above Poverty Level 87.5%
% Below Poverty Level 12.5%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 36 minutes
% Working from Home 13.1%
% Walking and Biking to Work 1.8%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 29.7%
Median Gross Rent $957
Median House Value $237,200

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 8.9%
US/American 0%
English 7.2%
Irish 17.5%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

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

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station CONOWINGO DAM
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
Station ABERDEEN PHILLIPS FIELD
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
Station NEWARK UNIVERSITY FARM
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

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Elkton 15,718 $66,118
Havre de Grace 13,445 $88,092
North East 3,700 $82,455
Perryville 4,427 $81,506
Port Deposit 560 $46,250

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

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