Charlestown, NH Profile: Facts & Data


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Charlestown, New Hampshire - Basic Facts

The Charlestown Census Designated Place had a population of 1,173 as of July 1, 2018. 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 43.2371 and longitude -72.4232 in Sullivan County. The formal boundaries for the Charlestown Census Designated Place (see map below) 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, 2018)


Total Population 1,173
Population in Households 1,128
Population in Familes 884
Population in Group Qrtrs 45
Population Density2 1,442
Diversity Index3 7


Median Household Income $50,000
Average Household Income $58,477
Per Capita Income $24,023


Total Housing Units 509 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 353 (69.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 116 (22.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 41 ( 8.1%)
Median Home Value $124,667
Average Home Value $126,491


Total Households 468
Average Household Size 2.41
Family Households 305
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. 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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 0.22% 0.24%
Households 0.03% 0.21%
Families 0.61% 0.13%
Median Household Income   2.16%
Per Capita Income   2.22%

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, 2018 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 # 62 37th
Population Density # 16 85th
Diversity Index # 90 8th
Median Household Income # 77 22nd
Per Capita Income # 85 13th

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