Charleston, IL
Quality of Life, Demographics, And Statistics

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2022-04-08
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Charleston, Illinois Info Snack

Population
20,141
Unemployment
6.7%
Poverty
27.3%
Median Home
$110,500
Median Income
$41,436
Median Rent
$716

Charleston SnackAbility

6
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
5/10
Housing
5
Affordability
7
Diversity
7
Safety
N/A
Amenities
9
Education
8
Commute
9.5

Charleston, IL Crime Report

115
Total Crimes
575.4
Total Crimes / 100k People
-75.47%
Below National Average
Statistic Count
Raw
Charleston
/ 100k People
Illinois
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 115 575.4 1,985.3 2,346.0
Violent Crime 31 155.1 425.9 387.8
Murder 0 0.0 9.1 6.5
Robbery 2 10.0 97.4 73.9
Aggravated Assault 26 130.1 278.9 279.7
Property Crime 84 420.3 1,559.4 1,958.2
Burglary 23 115.1 246.4 314.2
Larceny 61 305.2 1,143.5 1,398.0
Car Theft 0 0.0 169.5 246.0

Charleston, IL Cost Of Living

83
Charleston's Overall Cost Of Living
0.8x
Lower Than The National Average
Living Expense Charleston Illinois National Average
Overall 83 98 100
Services 90 95 100
Groceries 94 97 100
Health 100 99 100
Housing 58 96 100
Transportation 97 105 100
Utilities 99 94 100

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Rankings for Charleston in Illinois

Map Of Charleston, IL

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Population over time in Charleston

Year Population % Change
2020 20,141 -2.4%
2019 20,632 -2.7%
2018 21,202 -0.3%
2017 21,257 -1.4%
2016 21,552 -2.3%
2015 22,065 0.1%
2014 22,048 0.4%
2013 21,952 0.4%
2012 21,861 0.5%
2011 21,746 -

Race / Ethnicity in Charleston

White
84.7% (17,053)
African American
7.5% (1,503)
American Indian
0.2% (39)
Asian
2.2% (441)
Hawaiian
0.1% (16)
Other
0.0% (0)
Two Or More
1.8% (365)
Hispanic
3.6% (724)
Race Charleston IL USA
White 84.7% 60.8% 60.1%
African American 7.5% 13.9% 12.2%
American Indian 0.2% 0.1% 0.6%
Asian 2.2% 5.5% 5.6%
Hawaiian 0.1% 0.0% 0.2%
Other 0.0% 0.2% 0.3%
Two Or More 1.8% 2.2% 2.8%
Hispanic 3.6% 17.2% 18.2%

Gender in Charleston

Female
52.2% (10,521)
Male
47.8% (9,620)
Gender Charleston IL USA
Female 52.2% 50.9% 50.8%
Male 47.8% 49.1% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Charleston for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
3.0% (604)
9-12th Grade
6.0% (1,208)
High School / GED
24.0% (4,833)
Some College
22.0% (4,431)
Associate's Degree
10.0% (2,014)
Bachelor's Degree
20.0% (4,028)
Master's Degree
11.0% (2,215)
Professional Degree
1.0% (201)
Doctorate Degree
3.0% (604)
Education Charleston IL USA
< 9th Grade 3.0% 5.0% 5.0%
9-12th Grade 6.0% 6.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 24.0% 26.0% 27.0%
Some College 22.0% 20.0% 20.0%
Associate's Degree 10.0% 8.0% 9.0%
Bachelor's Degree 20.0% 22.0% 20.0%
Master's Degree 11.0% 10.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 1.0% 2.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 3.0% 1.0% 1.0%

Household Income For Charleston, Illinois

Less than $10,000
13.5% (271,814)
$10,000 to $14,999
7.1% (142,195)
$15,000 to $24,999
9.7% (195,070)
$25,000 to $34,999
12.0% (242,297)
$35,000 to $49,999
15.8% (317,245)
$50,000 to $74,999
16.5% (331,619)
$75,000 to $99,999
9.0% (181,979)
$100,000 to $149,999
10.1% (202,770)
$150,000 to $199,999
4.7% (95,225)
$200,000 or more
1.7% (33,880)
Income Charleston IL USA
Less than $10,000 13.5% 6.1% 5.8%
$10,000 to $14,999 7.1% 3.7% 4.1%
$15,000 to $24,999 9.7% 8.1% 8.5%
$25,000 to $34,999 12.0% 8.1% 8.6%
$35,000 to $49,999 15.8% 11.2% 12.0%
$50,000 to $74,999 16.5% 16.7% 17.2%
$75,000 to $99,999 9.0% 12.9% 12.8%
$100,000 to $149,999 10.1% 16.6% 15.6%
$150,000 to $199,999 4.7% 7.8% 7.1%
$200,000 or more 1.7% 8.8% 8.3%

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