Demographics

People

Total Population1,391
Male Share of the Population53.3%
Female Share of the Population46.7%
Senior Citizens9.5%
Employed Population 16+631
Age of the Population40

Families

% of people married43.7%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher16.9%
Median Earnings25+$62,000
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$40,250
Median Earnings With High School Degree$40,667

Wealth

Median Family Income$103,194
% Above Poverty Level81%
% Below Poverty Level19%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time36 minutes
% Working from Home5.1%
% Walking and Biking to Work0%
% Using Public Transportation1.7%

Housing

People Living Alone28.3%
Median Gross Rent$1,208
Median House Value$246,300

Ancestry

Irish23.1%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)16%
English7.8%
Italian5.3%
Polish4.7%
Hungarian4.4%
Welsh2.5%
Russian2%
Scottish1.7%
French Except Basque1.5%
German1.4%
Basque1.3%
Estonian1.3%
Dutch0.9%
Canadian0.8%
Haitian0.5%
West Indian0.5%
Greek0.4%
Romanian0.2%
Lithuanian0.1%
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Charlestown Almanac

CategoryValue
CountyCecil 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
Elkton15,675$59,298
Havre de Grace13,555$101,693
North East3,624$87,813
Perryville4,395$91,657
Port Deposit618$71,875

Charlestown Public Schools

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