The City of Charleston had a population of 2,577 as of July 1, 2016.
The primary coordinate point for Charleston is located at latitude 35.2957 and longitude -94.0449 in Franklin County. The formal boundaries for the City of Charleston (see map below) encompass a land area of 4.28 sq. miles and a water area of 0.11 sq. miles. Franklin County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 518 feet.
The City of Charleston (GNIS ID: 2404028) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.
Beneath the boundary map are tables with Charleston population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.
Alternate Unofficial Names for Charleston: Charles Towne, Charlestown.
|Population in Households||2,500|
|Population in Familes||2,102|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||77|
|Average Household Size||2.5|
|Average Family Size||3|
|Total Housing Units||1,095 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||714 (65.2%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||285 (26.0%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||96 ( 8.8%)|
|Median Home Value||$92,351|
|Average Home Value||$107,703|
|Median Household Income||$44,342|
|Average Household Income||$54,758|
|Per Capita Income||$22,032|
|(Compound Annual Growth Rates)|
|Median Household Income||2.32%|
|Per Capita Income||2.23%|
The table below compares Charleston to the other 540 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Arkansas by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.
|Total Population||# 119||78th|
|Population Density1||# 210||61st|
|Diversity Index2||# 340||37th|
|Median Household Income||# 110||80th|
|Per Capita Income||# 149||73rd|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Arkansas Census Data Comparison Tool.