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Charleston is a town in Penobscot County, in the Bangor metro area.
The community was named for Charlestown, MA
The latitude of Charleston is 45.072N. The longitude is -69.038W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 318 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 1,397.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Charleston demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Penobscot County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Bangor area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 04939 ZIP code.
5% of Charleston residents report German ancestry, and 12% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Charleston ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Charleston was $14,832, compared with $21,587 nationally.
12% of Charleston residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Charleston, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $333. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $735.
Libraries in Charleston include Charleston Public Library ... View libraries
The average commute time for Charleston workers is 34 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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