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Demographic Statistics

Charleston, South carolina,

Number

Percent

Total population96,650100.0
SEX AND AGE
Male45,75847.3
Female50,89252.7
Under 5 years5,2525.4
5 to 9 years5,2635.4
10 to 14 years5,5725.8
15 to 19 years8,5558.9
20 to 24 years11,27411.7
25 to 34 years14,72515.2
35 to 44 years13,14213.6
45 to 54 years11,96912.4
55 to 59 years4,3974.5
60 to 64 years3,4693.6
65 to 74 years6,4716.7
75 to 84 years5,0055.2
85 years and over1,5561.6
Median age (years)33.2(X)
18 years and over77,33380.0
Male
36,01737.3
Female
41,31642.7
21 years and over69,29071.7
62 years and over15,05115.6
65 years and over13,03213.5
Male
5,0195.2
Female
8,0138.3
RACE
One race95,74399.1
White
60,96463.1
Black or African American
32,86434.0
American Indian and Alaska Native
1450.2
Asian
1,1971.2
Asian Indian
2890.3
Chinese
3000.3
Filipino
2000.2
Japanese
1210.1
Korean
1050.1
Vietnamese
870.1

Other Asian 1

950.1
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander
550.1
Native Hawaiian
70.0
Guamanian or Chamorro
60.0
Samoan
80.0

Other Pacific Islander 2

340.0
Some other race
5180.5
Two or more races9070.9

Race alone or in combination with one or more other races 3

White61,61563.8
Black or African American33,26834.4
American Indian and Alaska Native4120.4
Asian1,4781.5
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander940.1
Some other race7730.8
HISPANIC OR LATINO AND RACE
Total population96,650100.0
Hispanic or Latino (of any race)1,4621.5
Mexican
5040.5
Puerto Rican
2310.2
Cuban
1160.1
Other Hispanic or Latino
6110.6
Not Hispanic or Latino95,18898.5
White alone
60,18762.3
RELATIONSHIP
Total population96,650100.0
In households91,14094.3
Householder
40,79142.2
Spouse
14,67615.2
Child
22,31923.1
Own child under 18 years
16,49517.1
Other relatives
5,5295.7
Under 18 years
2,4682.6
Nonrelatives
7,8258.1
Unmarried partner
1,9032.0
In group quarters5,5105.7
Institutionalized population
4550.5
Noninstitutionalized population
5,0555.2
HOUSEHOLDS BY TYPE
Total households40,791100.0
Family households (families)22,15954.3
With own children under 18 years
9,47923.2
Married-couple family
14,67636.0
With own children under 18 years
5,60113.7
Female householder, no husband present
6,20615.2
With own children under 18 years
3,4308.4
Nonfamily households18,63245.7
Householder living alone
13,74033.7
Householder 65 years and over
4,10110.1
Households with individuals under 18 years10,87226.7
Households with individuals 65 years and over9,52323.3
Average household size2.23(X)
Average family size2.92(X)
HOUSING OCCUPANCY
Total housing units44,563100.0
Occupied housing units40,79191.5
Vacant housing units3,7728.5
For seasonal, recreational, or occasional use
4731.1
Homeowner vacancy rate (percent)1.8(X)
Rental vacancy rate (percent)6.5(X)
HOUSING TENURE
Occupied housing units40,791100.0
Owner-occupied housing units20,83751.1
Renter-occupied housing units19,95448.9
Average household size of owner-occupied unit2.43(X)
Average household size of renter-occupied unit2.03(X)
(X) Not applicable
1 Other Asian alone, or two or more Asian categories.
2 Other Pacific Islander alone, or two or more Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander categories.
3 In combination with one or more other races listed. The six numbers may add to more than the total population and the six percentages may add to more than 100 percent because individuals may report more than one race.
Source: U.S. Census Bureau, Census 2000 Summary File 1, Matrices P1, P3, P4, P8, P9, P12, P13, P,17, P18, P19, P20, P23, P27, P28, P33, PCT5, PCT8, PCT11, PCT15, H1, H3, H4, H5, H11, and H12.

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