Charleston employment information

Income per capita$19,998$24,811$28,555
Median household income$36,875$44,621$53,482
Median income owner occupied$38,750$56,400$68,142
Median income renter occupied$34,861$26,708$33,219
Median earnings male$35,139$32,151$36,116
Median earnings female$17,283$23,376$25,692
Unemployment rate7.9%5.8%5.8%
Poverty level22.3%17.8%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Charleston is 30% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Charleston is 31% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Charleston is 36% higher than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Charleston is 43% higher than the national average.

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Hours worked per week

Charleston median earnings by income bracket

Charleston employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry13.2%10.7%
Manufacturing sector21.7%1.8%
Financial & insurance services0.0%3.6%
Wholesale & retail services11.2%17.9%
Public administration1.3%0.0%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities17.1%0.0%
Education, health & social services18.4%34.8%

Nearby cities with high median household income

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Hopewell, TN1,871$70,34032%
South Cleveland, TN5,951$42,38621%
Calhoun, TN530$41,96422%
Riceville, TN662$39,10727%
Cleveland, TN42,331$37,32530%
Charleston, TN674$36,87531%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Dahlgren Center, VA674$54,6252%
Tampico, IL674$35,64733%
Pine Lake, GA674$54,5392%
Fair Play, SC674$72,80136%
Wenden, AZ674$30,66443%
Charleston, TN674$36,87531%
Source: The Charleston, TN employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.