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PEOPLE COMPARISON HIGHLIGHTS
Charleston is 124% less densely populated than Charlotte.
People are 10.7% more likely to be married in Charlotte.
The Median Age is 0.4 years younger in Charleston.

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PEOPLE
 Charleston, SCCharlotte, NCUnited States
 Population132,609827,097321,418,820
 Population - 2010116,347705,896308,745,538
 Population - 200096,650540,828285,036,114
 Population - 199080,414395,934251,960,433
 Pop. 1990 to Now64.91%108.90%27.57%
 Pop. 2000 to Now37.21%52.93%12.76%
 Pop. Density1,2162,72691
 Land Area1093033,531,905
 Water Area192264,837
 Median Age33.233.637.4
 Female Population52.44%52.05%50.81%
 Male Population47.56%47.95%49.19%
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 EST. TOTAL POPULATION BY AGE
 Charleston, SCCharlotte, NCUnited States
 Age 0 to 46.14%7.31%6.36%
 Age 5 to 95.60%7.24%6.51%
 Age 10 to 144.17%6.46%6.59%
 Age 15 to 172.46%3.81%4.03%
 Age 18 to 206.96%4.06%4.35%
 Age 21 to 248.13%5.97%5.61%
 Age 25 to 3419.22%17.43%13.47%
 Age 35 to 4412.21%15.47%12.97%
 Age 45 to 5411.15%13.25%14.09%
 Age 55 to 595.61%5.57%6.57%
 Age 60 to 645.52%4.44%5.72%
 Age 65 to 747.44%5.16%7.64%
 Age 75 to 843.60%2.70%4.26%
 Age 85 and over1.80%1.14%1.85%
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 RACE
 Charleston, SCCharlotte, NCUnited States
 White69.72%43.90%62.77%
 Black24.21%34.42%12.24%
 Asian1.28%5.52%4.95%
 Native American0.10%0.25%0.66%
 Hawaiian, Pacific Islander0.09%0.06%0.16%
 Other0.05%0.19%0.20%
 Two or More Races1.72%2.24%2.13%
 Hispanic2.84%13.43%16.90%
 Non-Hispanic97.16%86.57%83.10%
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 FAMILY
 Charleston, SCCharlotte, NCUnited States
 Households52,150298,815116,211,000
 Family Households26,845181,09476,958,100
 Non Family Households25,305117,72139,253,000
 Household Size2.292.552.63
 Married Population41.25%45.64%50.58%
 Single Population58.75%54.36%49.42%
 Now Married38.89%42.60%48.41%
 Married but Separated2.36%3.05%2.17%
 Never Married42.76%39.52%32.55%
 Widowed5.39%4.49%5.95%
 Divorced10.61%10.35%10.92%
 Married, w/children27.14%32.12%31.68%
 Married, no children44.16%33.92%41.44%
 Single, w/children16.82%22.73%16.94%
 Single, no children11.89%11.22%9.95%

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