Charlestown, RI Population

Population: 7,859. Estimated population in July 2020: 8,269 (+5.2% change)
Males: 3,893 (49.5%), Females: 3,966 (50.5%)

Washington County

Median resident age: 40.8 years
Median household income: $51,491
Median house value: $152,700

Races in Charlestown:

  • White Non-Hispanic (95.7%)
  • American Indian (1.7%)
  • Hispanic (1.1%)
  • Two or more races (0.9%)
  • Other race (0.5%)

Ancestries: Irish (23.6%), English (21.7%), Italian (15.5%), French (12.2%), German (9.7%), French Canadian (5.6%).

Elevation: 19 feet

Population

For population 25 years and over in Charlestown

  • High school or higher: 90.0%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 29.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 11.6%
  • Unemployed: 2.4%
  • Mean travel time to work: 27.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Charlestown town

  • Never married: 20.5%
  • Now married: 64.1%
  • Separated: 0.8%
  • Widowed: 6.4%
  • Divorced: 8.2%

2.2% Foreign born (1.1% Europe, 0.6% Asia, 0.2% North America).

Population change in the 1990s: +1,371 (+21.1%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Charlestown:

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Charlestown:

  • GROTON-NEW LONDON (about 28 miles; GROTON NEW LONDON, CT; Abbreviation: GON)
  • THEODORE FRANCIS GREEN STATE (about 28 miles; PROVIDENCE, RI; Abbreviation: PVD)
  • WORCESTER REGIONAL (about 63 miles; WORCESTER, MA; Abbreviation: ORH)
Other public-use airports nearest to Charlestown:

  • RICHMOND (about 8 miles; WEST KINGSTON, RI; Abbreviation: 08R)
  • WESTERLY STATE (about 12 miles; WESTERLY, RI; Abbreviation: WST)
  • BLOCK ISLAND STATE (about 16 miles; BLOCK ISLAND, RI; Abbreviation: BID)
Amtrak stations near Charlestown:

  • 9 miles: KINGSTON (WEST KINGSTON, FAIRGROUNDS RD.). Services: ticket office, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for car rental service, call for taxi service, public transit connection.
  • 14 miles: WESTERLY (14 RAILROAD AVE.). Services: ticket office, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, paid short-term parking, call for car rental service, call for taxi service, public transit connection.

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Charlestown:

  • UNIVERSITY OF RHODE ISLAND (about 11 miles; KINGSTON, RI; Full-time enrollment: 11,759)
  • COMMUNITY COLLEGE OF RHODE ISLAND (about 26 miles; WARWICK, RI; Full-time enrollment: 8,650)
  • NEW ENGLAND INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY (about 26 miles; WARWICK, RI; Full-time enrollment: 2,419)
  • ROGER WILLIAMS UNIVERSITY (about 34 miles; BRISTOL, RI; Full-time enrollment: 3,007)
  • JOHNSON & WALES UNIVERSITY (about 34 miles; Providence, RI; Full-time enrollment: 8,218)
  • RHODE ISLAND SCHOOL OF DESIGN (about 34 miles; PROVIDENCE, RI; Full-time enrollment: 2,086)
  • RHODE ISLAND COLLEGE (about 35 miles; PROVIDENCE, RI; Full-time enrollment: 6,208)
Public primary/middle school in Charlestown:

  • CHARLESTOWN ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 396; Location: 363 CAROLINA BACK ROAD; Grades: PK – 04)

Libraries

Library in Charlestown:

  • CROSS’ MILLS PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $229,142; Location: 4417 OLD POST ROAD; 30,380 books; 1,213 audio materials; 2,364 video materials; 171 serial subscriptions)

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