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Demographics

People

Total Population1,248
Male Share of the Population55.4%
Female Share of the Population44.6%
Senior Citizens11.7%
Employed Population 16+625
Age of the Population45

Families

% of people married49.2%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher24.6%
Median Earnings25+$54,783
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$31,250
Median Earnings With High School Degree$40,909

Wealth

Median Family Income$89,063
% Above Poverty Level80.2%
% Below Poverty Level19.8%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time34 minutes
% Working from Home12%
% Walking and Biking to Work1.6%
% Using Public Transportation%

Housing

People Living Alone37.8%
Median Gross Rent$974
Median House Value$235,800

Ancestry

Irish15.9%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)10.3%
English5.8%
Polish5%
Italian4.3%
French Except Basque2.7%
Scottish2.4%
Greek2.2%
Hungarian2%
Russian1.9%
German1.6%
Welsh1.4%
Dutch1.2%
Finnish0.8%
Slovak0.7%
Iranian0.4%
Lithuanian0.2%
Belgian0.2%
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Charlestown Almanac

CategoryValue
County Cecil County
P.O. Box Zip Codes21914
Phone Area Codes410
Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Approximate Latitude39.57
Approximate Longitude-75.97

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)

StationCONOWINGO DAM
Distance11.5 miles
Jan Temp22 to 40 F
Apr Temp41 to 64 F
Jul Temp65 to 88 F
Oct Temp44 to 67 F
Annual Precip48 inches
StationABERDEEN PHILLIPS FIELD
Distance12.6 miles
Jan Temp26 to 41 F
Apr Temp44 to 66 F
Jul Temp67 to 87 F
Oct Temp47 to 68 F
Annual Precip44.2 inches
StationNEWARK UNIVERSITY FARM
Distance14.4 miles
Jan Temp24 to 42 F
Apr Temp41 to 66 F
Jul Temp65 to 88 F
Oct Temp44 to 68 F
Annual Precip45.3 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Elkton15,687$59,665
Havre de Grace13,505$93,047
North East3,626$81,554
Perryville4,397$86,789
Port Deposit639$64,821

Charlestown Public Schools

Charlestown Elementary
550 Baltimore Street
ZIP: 21914
(410) 996-6240
Primary
Total Enrollment 406
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