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Charlestown, RI (Rhode Island) Houses and Residents

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $323,423 (it was $149,800 in 2000)
Charlestown:

$323,423
Rhode Island:

$257,800
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $257,257 - $431,910

Charlestown,RI index of house prices

Total population: 7,827 (Urban population: 1,891 (all inside urban clusters), Rural population: 5,968 (16 farm, 5,952 nonfarm))

Houses: 5,404 (3,242 occupied: 2,742 owner occupied, 511 renter occupied)

% of renters here:

16%
State:

39%

Housing density: 147 houses/condos per square mile

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2017 in this county: $656,169.

Median contract rent in 2017: $616 (lower quartile is $519, upper quartile is $734)


Median rent asked for vacant for-rent units in 2017: $902


Median gross rent in Charlestown, RI in 2017: $722

Housing units in Charlestown with a mortgage: 1,564 (96 second mortgage, 219 home equity loan, 27 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 699



Latest news about housing in Charlestown, RI collected exclusively by city-data.com from local newspapers, TV, and radio stations

Charlestown, Rhode Island Age and Sex of Residents

Household type by relationship:

Households: 120,455
  • In family households: 97,517 (22,521 male householders, 9,776 female householders)
    25,672 spouses, 32,659 children (30,624 natural, 890 adopted, 1,145 stepchildren), 1,621 grandchildren, 699 brothers or sisters, 886 parents, 740 other relatives, 2,278 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 22,938 (7,677 male householders (5,469 living alone)), 9,203 female householders (7,356 living alone)), 6,058 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 6,524 (790 institutionalized population)

21,663 married couples with children.
5,466 single-parent households (1,196 men, 4,270 women).

95.4% of residents of Charlestown speak English at home.
1.6% of residents speak Spanish at home (83% speak English very well, 9% speak English well, 8% speak English not well).
2.5% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (73% speak English very well, 24% speak English well, 3% speak English not well).
0.5% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (68% speak English very well, 32% speak English well).

Foreign born population: 180 (2.2%)
(71.1% of them are naturalized citizens)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

5.3
State:

6.2

Median number of rooms in apartments
Here:

4.0
State:

4.0

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Charlestown, Rhode Island
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Charlestown, Rhode Island
  • 0no bedroom
  • 1131 bedroom
  • 7582 bedrooms
  • 1,3193 bedrooms
  • 4184 bedrooms
  • 565+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Charlestown, Rhode Island
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Charlestown, Rhode Island
  • 6no bedroom
  • 901 bedroom
  • 2112 bedrooms
  • 1693 bedrooms
  • 354 bedrooms
  • 35+ bedrooms
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Charlestown in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Charlestown in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 60no vehicle
  • 7631 vehicle
  • 1,2932 vehicles
  • 3743 vehicles
  • 1304 vehicles
  • 445+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Charlestown in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Charlestown in renter-occupied apartments
  • 0no vehicle
  • 1421 vehicle
  • 2842 vehicles
  • 883 vehicles
  • 04 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Charlestown, Rhode Island
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Charlestown, Rhode Island
  • 01 room
  • 202 rooms
  • 953 rooms
  • 3924 rooms
  • 6165 rooms
  • 6406 rooms
  • 4207 rooms
  • 2938 rooms
  • 1889+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Charlestown, Rhode Island
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Charlestown, Rhode Island
  • 61 room
  • 222 rooms
  • 403 rooms
  • 1684 rooms
  • 635 rooms
  • 1416 rooms
  • 517 rooms
  • 148 rooms
  • 99+ rooms
Year house built
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders
Owners and renters by unit type in Charlestown, RI
  • Charlestown, RI household income distribution

  • Distribution of median household income in Charlestown, RI in 2017
  • 1,543Less than $10,000
  • 4,464$10,000 to $19,999
  • 2,849$20,000 to $29,999
  • 3,459$30,000 to $39,999
  • 2,831$40,000 to $49,999
  • 3,257$50,000 to $59,999
  • 3,845$60,000 to $74,999
  • 4,705$75,000 to $99,999
  • 5,708$100,000 to $124,999
  • 3,460$125,000 to $149,999
  • 5,120$150,000 to $199,999
  • 5,160$200,000 or more

Percentage of workers working in this county: 67.6%
Number of people working at home: 194 (4.5% of all workers)

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 145
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 163
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 431
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 672
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 681
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 195
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 458
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 144
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 228
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 605
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 154
  • 90 or more minutes: 48

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 3,396 (84%)
  • Carpooled: 372 (9%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 9 (0%)
  • Subway or elevated: 6 (0%)
  • Railroad: 6 (0%)
  • Motorcycle: 1 (0%)
  • Bicycle: 19 (0%)
  • Walked: 82 (2%)
  • Other means: 33 (1%)
  • Worked at home: 110 (3%)
Class of Workers in 2000
Year of entry for the foreign-born population in Charlestown, Rhode Island
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population in Charlestown, Rhode Island
  • 201995 to March 2000
  • 01990 to 1994
  • 01985 to 1989
  • 61980 to 1984
  • 121975 to 1979
  • 71970 to 1974
  • 351965 to 1969
  • 93Before 1965
Ancestries in Charlestown, RI

First ancestries reported:

  • Irish: 1,858 (18.6%)
  • English: 1,709 (17.1%)
  • Italian: 1,215 (12.2%)
  • French: 958 (9.6%)
  • German: 765 (7.7%)
  • Other: 666 (6.7%)
  • French Canadian: 443 (4.4%)
  • Polish: 412 (4.1%)
  • Scottish: 315 (3.2%)
  • United States: 295 (3.0%)
  • Swedish: 286 (2.9%)
  • Portuguese: 223 (2.2%)
  • Scotch-Irish: 207 (2.1%)
  • Welsh: 92 (0.9%)
  • Norwegian: 82 (0.8%)
  • Russian: 71 (0.7%)
  • Lithuanian: 70 (0.7%)
  • Czech: 60 (0.6%)
  • Dutch: 56 (0.6%)
  • Greek: 41 (0.4%)
  • Ukrainian: 40 (0.4%)
  • Arab: 31 (0.3%)
  • Hungarian: 25 (0.3%)
  • Danish: 20 (0.2%)
  • Subsaharan African: 17 (0.2%)
  • Slovak: 7 (0.07%)
  • West Indian: 4 (0.04%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents (%):

United Kingdom
Charlestown:

19.7% (34)
Rhode Island:

2.6% (3,120)

Germany
Charlestown:

15.6% (27)
Rhode Island:

1.7% (1,982)

Turkey
Charlestown:

12.1% (21)
Rhode Island:

0.4% (509)

Canada
Charlestown:

10.4% (18)
Rhode Island:

3.4% (4,015)

Philippines
Charlestown:

8.1% (14)
Rhode Island:

1.6% (1,936)

Ecuador
Charlestown:

5.2% (9)
Rhode Island:

0.4% (474)

Italy
Charlestown:

4.0% (7)
Rhode Island:

3.8% (4,502)

Other Northern Europe
Charlestown:

3.5% (6)
Rhode Island:

0.2% (210)

Japan
Charlestown:

3.5% (6)
Rhode Island:

0.5% (640)

Poland
Charlestown:

2.9% (5)
Rhode Island:

1.2% (1,473)

Vietnam
Charlestown:

2.9% (5)
Rhode Island:

0.7% (792)

Other Western Africa
Charlestown:

2.9% (5)
Rhode Island:

7.0% (8,389)

Greece
Charlestown:

2.3% (4)
Rhode Island:

0.9% (1,014)

Cambodia
Charlestown:

2.3% (4)
Rhode Island:

2.8% (3,335)

Hungary
Charlestown:

1.7% (3)
Rhode Island:

0.1% (154)

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 4,456
  • Other state: 3,174
  • Northeast: 2,472
  • Midwest: 216
  • South: 358
  • West: 128

56% of Charlestown residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 53% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 37% lived in Rhode Island.

Education attainment for males 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 40
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 0
  • 5th and 6th grade: 5
  • 7th and 8th grade: 48
  • 9th grade: 34
  • 10th grade: 55
  • 11th grade: 70
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 81
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 857
  • Less than 1 year of college: 228
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 386
  • Associate degree: 156
  • Bachelor's degree: 495
  • Master's degree: 211
  • Professional school degree: 52
  • Doctorate degree: 23
Educational Attainment for Males

Education attainment for females 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 2
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 0
  • 5th and 6th grade: 0
  • 7th and 8th grade: 20
  • 9th grade: 43
  • 10th grade: 46
  • 11th grade: 85
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 36
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 945
  • Less than 1 year of college: 198
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 356
  • Associate degree: 285
  • Bachelor's degree: 513
  • Master's degree: 307
  • Professional school degree: 45
  • Doctorate degree: 15
Educational Attainment for Females
Charlestown marital status for males
Charlestown marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 4,127
  • One, attached: 189
  • Two: 132
  • 3 or 4: 128
  • 5 to 9: 31
  • 10 to 19: 18
  • Mobile homes: 172

Median worth of mobile homes: $46,441

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 0.3%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 0.2%
Year householders moved into residence in Charlestown
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Charlestown, RI
  • 69.8%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 16.4%Electricity
  • 6.8%Wood
  • 6.2%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.6%Utility gas
  • 0.1%Coal or coke
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Charlestown, RI
  • 50.4%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 28.6%Electricity
  • 9.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 8.8%Wood
  • 2.5%Utility gas

Private vs. public school enrollment:

Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 57
Here:

6.8%
Rhode Island:

12.6%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 39
Here:

10.4%
Rhode Island:

12.7%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 105
Here:

38.3%
Rhode Island:

43.8%
School Enrollment by Level of School for Male Students
School Enrollment by Level of School for Female Students
Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Noninstitutionalized Residents with Employment Disability