Charlestown, NH Profile: Facts & Data

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Charlestown, New Hampshire - Basic Facts

The Charlestown Census Designated Place had a population of 1,189 as of July 1, 2019. Charlestown ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and the lower quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in New Hampshire. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Charlestown is located at latitude 43.2387 and longitude -72.4245 in Sullivan County. The formal boundaries for the Charlestown Census Designated Place encompass a land area of 0.81 sq. miles and a water area of 0.05 sq. miles. Sullivan County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 390 feet.

The Charlestown Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2378055) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The Charlestown Census Designated Place is located within Town of Charlestown, a minor civil division (MCD) of Sullivan County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Charlestown: Fort Number Four, Number 4.

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Charlestown, NH Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Charlestown, NH Housing Affordability Index is 144
State of New Hampshire Housing Affordability Index is 107
The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.

WEALTH INDEX

Charlestown, NH Wealth Index is 50
State of New Hampshire Wealth Index is 122
The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

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POPULATION

Total Population 1,189
Population in Households 1,146
Population in Families 890
Population in Group Qrtrs 43
Population Density 1,461
Diversity Index1 7
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $47,621
Average Household Income $58,800
Per Capita Income $23,852
Wealth Index3 50

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 524 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 357 (68.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 123 (23.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 44 ( 8.4%)
Median Home Value $158,516
Housing Affordability Index2 144
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 480
Average Household Size 2.39
Family Households 311
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
  2. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  3. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2019 2019-2024
Population 0.34% 0.35%
Households 0.3% 0.37%
Families 0.76% 0.32%
Median Household Income   1.86%
Per Capita Income   2.06%

Charlestown, NH - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Charlestown to the other 97 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in New Hampshire by rank and percentile using July 1, 2019 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.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 61 38th
Population Density # 15 86th
Diversity Index # 89 9th
Median Household Income # 82 16th
Per Capita Income # 92 6th

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