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Charleston, South Carolina
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PEOPLE COMPARISON HIGHLIGHTS
Charleston is 315% less densely populated than Santa Cruz.
People are 27.6% less likely to be married in Santa Cruz.
The Median Age is 4.4 years older in Charleston.

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PEOPLE
 Charleston, SCSanta Cruz, CAUnited States
 Population132,60964,220321,418,820
 Population - 2010116,34758,269308,745,538
 Population - 200096,65054,593285,036,114
 Population - 199080,41449,040251,960,433
 Pop. 1990 to Now64.91%30.95%27.57%
 Pop. 2000 to Now37.21%17.63%12.76%
 Pop. Density1,2165,04191
 Land Area109133,531,905
 Water Area193264,837
 Median Age33.228.837.4
 Female Population52.44%50.71%50.81%
 Male Population47.56%49.29%49.19%
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 EST. TOTAL POPULATION BY AGE
 Charleston, SCSanta Cruz, CAUnited States
 Age 0 to 46.14%3.92%6.36%
 Age 5 to 95.60%3.56%6.51%
 Age 10 to 144.17%3.76%6.59%
 Age 15 to 172.46%2.75%4.03%
 Age 18 to 206.96%16.21%4.35%
 Age 21 to 248.13%14.65%5.61%
 Age 25 to 3419.22%13.10%13.47%
 Age 35 to 4412.21%10.74%12.97%
 Age 45 to 5411.15%11.00%14.09%
 Age 55 to 595.61%6.61%6.57%
 Age 60 to 645.52%4.85%5.72%
 Age 65 to 747.44%4.91%7.64%
 Age 75 to 843.60%2.57%4.26%
 Age 85 and over1.80%1.37%1.85%
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 RACE
 Charleston, SCSanta Cruz, CAUnited States
 White69.72%64.62%62.77%
 Black24.21%1.72%12.24%
 Asian1.28%7.58%4.95%
 Native American0.10%0.36%0.66%
 Hawaiian, Pacific Islander0.09%0.18%0.16%
 Other0.05%0.12%0.20%
 Two or More Races1.72%4.48%2.13%
 Hispanic2.84%20.93%16.90%
 Non-Hispanic97.16%79.07%83.10%
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 FAMILY
 Charleston, SCSanta Cruz, CAUnited States
 Households52,15021,015116,211,000
 Family Households26,8459,99276,958,100
 Non Family Households25,30511,02339,253,000
 Household Size2.292.552.63
 Married Population41.25%29.87%50.58%
 Single Population58.75%70.13%49.42%
 Now Married38.89%28.43%48.41%
 Married but Separated2.36%1.44%2.17%
 Never Married42.76%57.17%32.55%
 Widowed5.39%2.87%5.95%
 Divorced10.61%10.09%10.92%
 Married, w/children27.14%32.75%31.68%
 Married, no children44.16%38.72%41.44%
 Single, w/children16.82%16.61%16.94%
 Single, no children11.89%11.92%9.95%

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