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Charlestown is a town in Washington County, in the Providence-New Bedford metro area.
The community was named after King Charles II
The latitude of Charlestown is 41.383N. The longitude is -71.642W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 59 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 7,859.
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8% of Charlestown residents report German ancestry, and 19% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Charlestown ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Charlestown was $25,642, compared with $21,587 nationally.
29% of Charlestown residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
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Median rent in Charlestown, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $616. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,143.
Libraries in Charlestown include Cross' Mills Public Library ... View libraries
The average commute time for Charlestown workers is 27 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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