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Charleston Stats & Facts


Population

 

Charleston, Arkansas is home to approximately 2500 residents and is located approximately 20 minutes from Fort Smith, Paris, and Ozark, Arkansas.

 


Local Economy

 

The local economy in Charleston is comprised primarily of manufacturing, agriculture, education, services, restaurants and retail.  Many residents of Charleston are employed locally, and others commute to Paris, Ozark, Booneville, or Fort Smith. Charleston is poised for economic growth in the residential, manufacturing, retail and service sectors.  Recently, Walmart Neighborhood Market opened in Charleston.


Geography

 

The geographical situation of Charleston places the city conveniently in the center of a "triplex" of larger bordering cities. Living in Charleston provides residents with a peaceful lifestyle away from pollution, stress and traffic experienced in larger cities, yet only 20 minutes away resides world-class healthcare, higher education, fine dining, lodging, and entertainment.


Demographics

 

Population:
  • 2522 (2010 Census)
  • Age 24 and under: 765
  • Age 25-64: 1091
  • Age 65 and over: 490
Medians:
  • Median Age: 37.9
  • Median Household Income: $41,667
Race:
  • 95% White
  • 2.3% Hispanic
  • 2.7% Other