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The City of Charleston had a population of 2,725 as of July 1, 2020.
The primary coordinate point for Charleston is located at latitude 35.297 and longitude -94.0363 in Franklin County. The formal boundaries for the City of Charleston 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.
Alternate Unofficial Names for Charleston: Charles Towne, Charlestown.
|Total Population||2,725 (100%)|
|Population in Households||2,648 (97.2%)|
|Population in Families||2,214 (81.2%)|
|Population in Group Quarters1||77 ( 2.8%)|
|Median Household Income||$45,152|
|Average Household Income||$54,990|
|% of Income for Mortgage4||9%|
|Per Capita Income||$21,334|
|Total HU (Housing Units)||1,149 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||710 (61.8%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||336 (29.2%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||103 ( 9.0%)|
|Median Home Value||$93,881|
|Average Home Value||$120,458|
|Housing Affordability Index3||289|
|Average Household Size||2.53|
|Average Family Size||3|
GROWTH RATE / YEAR
|Median Household Income||1.16%|
|Per Capita Income||2.04%|
|Owner Occupied HU||0.42%|
The table below compares Charleston to the other 540 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Arkansas by rank and percentile using July 1, 2020 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 Density||# 166||69th|
|Median Household Income||# 186||66th|
|Housing Affordability Index||# 374||69th|
|Per Capita Income||# 312||42nd|
|Diversity Index||# 332||39th|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Arkansas Census Data Comparison Tool.