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-- Demographic Economic Characteristics & Patterns
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Charleston IL General Demographic-Economic-Geographic Characteristics -- scroll section
|Population, 2013 estimate ||21,961||12,882,135|
|Population, 2010 (April 1) estimates base ||21,836||12,830,632|
|Population, percent change, April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2013 ||0.6%||0.4%|
|Population, 2010 ||21,838||12,830,632|
|Persons under 5 years, percent, 2010 ||3.7%||6.5%|
|Persons under 18 years, percent, 2010 ||12.7%||24.4%|
|Persons 65 years and over, percent, 2010 ||9.5%||12.5%|
|Female persons, percent, 2010 ||52.9%||51.0% |
|White alone, percent, 2010 (a) ||88.7%||71.5%|
|Black or African American alone, percent, 2010 (a) ||7.0%||14.5%|
|American Indian and Alaska Native alone, percent, 2010 (a) ||0.2%||0.3%|
|Asian alone, percent, 2010 (a) ||1.6%||4.6%|
|Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone, percent, 2010 (a) ||Z||0.0%|
|Two or More Races, percent, 2010 ||1.7%||2.3%|
|Hispanic or Latino, percent, 2010 (b) ||3.0%||15.8%|
|White alone, not Hispanic or Latino, percent, 2010 ||86.8%||63.7% |
|Living in same house 1 year & over, percent, 2009-2013 ||62.8%||86.8%|
|Foreign born persons, percent, 2009-2013 ||3.3%||13.8%|
|Language other than English spoken at home, pct age 5+, 2009-2013 ||5.7%||22.3%|
|High school graduate or higher, percent of persons age 25+, 2009-2013 ||90.2%||87.3%|
|Bachelor's degree or higher, percent of persons age 25+, 2009-2013 ||33.1%||31.4%|
|Veterans, 2009-2013 ||966||727,919|
|Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16+, 2009-2013 ||15.6||28.0|
|Housing units, 2010 ||8,641||5,296,715|
|Homeownership rate, 2009-2013 ||47.1%||67.5%|
|Housing units in multi-unit structures, percent, 2009-2013 ||39.4%||32.9%|
|Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2009-2013 ||$95,800||$182,300|
|Households, 2009-2013 ||7,884||4,772,723|
|Persons per household, 2009-2013 ||2.27||2.63|
|Per capita money income in past 12 months (2013 dollars), 2009-2013 ||$17,841||$29,666|
|Median household income, 2009-2013 ||$27,161||$56,797|
|Persons below poverty level, percent, 2009-2013 ||33.8%||14.1%|
|Total number of firms, 2007 ||1,296||1,123,817|
|Black-owned firms, percent, 2007 ||4.7%||9.5%|
|American Indian- and Alaska Native-owned firms, percent, 2007 ||F||0.5%|
|Asian-owned firms, percent, 2007 ||F||5.3%|
|Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander-owned firms, percent, 2007 ||F||0.1%|
|Hispanic-owned firms, percent, 2007 ||F||5.0%|
|Women-owned firms, percent, 2007 ||S||30.5% |
|Manufacturers shipments, 2007 ($1000) ||D||257,760,713|
|Merchant wholesaler sales, 2007 ($1000) ||28,332||231,082,768|
|Retail sales, 2007 ($1000) ||183,851||165,450,520|
|Retail sales per capita, 2007 ||$8,514||$12,947|
|Accommodation and food services sales, 2007 ($1000) ||27,882||25,469,026|
|Land area in square miles, 2010 ||8.92||55,518.93|
|Persons per square mile, 2010 ||2,449.0||231.1|
|FIPS Code ||12567||17|
|Counties ||Coles County|
|(a) Includes persons reporting only one race.|
|(b) Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in applicable race categories.|
|FN: Footnote on this item for this area in place of data|
|NA: Not available|
|D: Suppressed to avoid disclosure of confidential information|
|X: Not applicable|
|S: Suppressed; does not meet publication standards|
|Z: Value greater than zero but less than half unit of measure shown|
|F: Fewer than 100 firms|
|Source: ProximityOne; Census Bureau; BLS|
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