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Charlestown is a township in Clark County, in the Louisville metro area. [NOTE: This is not the only community in Indiana named Charlestown. For links to other places called Charlestown, IN, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Charlestown is 38.459N. The longitude is -85.662W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 610 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 11,457.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Charlestown demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Clark County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 47163 ZIP code.
19% of Charlestown residents report German ancestry, and 14% 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 $16,795, compared with $21,587 nationally.
12% of Charlestown residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Charlestown, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $349. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $814.
Clark County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Charlestown political report.
The average commute time for Charlestown workers is 28 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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