This rating is a weighted average of commute time, crime rate, population, median salary, and more.
This score adds annual household income and cost of living to the city rating.
Density (Population per mile²)
Compared to New York, Charlton has a very low population density. Charlton is perfect for those who like a quiet city.
Charlton, MA is a great place to live. It has its pros and cons like any city, but with a quality of life rating of 10/10 and an overall value of 9/10, it’s no surprise why so many people choose to live here.
Population density is a way of determining how crowded an area is. Charlton has a population density of 300, with 12,741 current residents.
Out of the 12,741 current residents, 49% are male and 51% are female. 65% of the residents are married and 35% are single.
- 54% Sun
- 46% Rain
- 48% Snow
46°F average temperature
- 26 years Median home age
- $222,350 Median home price
- 2.61% Home appreciation rate
- 13.23% Annual property tax
As for living in Charlton, the air quality is 38% and the weather, on average, is 54% sunny, 46% rainy, and 48% snowy. The average temperature is 46°F.
Whether you’re looking to buy or rent a home in Charlton, you should know that 77.4% of homes are owned while 16.1% of homes are rented, and 6.5% of homes are vacant. The median price of a home is $222,350, the median age of homes is 26 years, the annual home appreciation is 2.61% and the annual property tax is 13.23%.
Crime rate (per 100,000)3
When looking at the community of Charlton, it’s important to determine the crime rate. Charlton’s crime rate is 3 total number of crimes reported per 100,000 total population. The average age of residents in Charlton is 38 years and the breakdown of political affiliations is 44.90% Democratic, 53.13% Republican, and 1.96% Independent.
Student teacher ratio 1:14
Management, Business, Art & Sciences
Sales & Office Occupations
Production, Transportation & Material Moving
Natural Resources, Construction & Maintenance
86%High school diploma
9%Some college or associates degree
10%Graduate or professional degree
When looking at Charlton, it’s important to understand employment statistics. 8.90% of residents are unemployed in Charlton (which does not include the percentage of residents who are no longer in the labor force). Of the employed Charlton residents: 14.4% of employed residents work in the management and business field, 26.25% are in the arts and sciences field, 10% are in the customer service field, 24.1% are in the sales field, 0.50% work in farming, fishing, and forestry, 11.5% of employed residents work in the construction field, and 13.2% work in production. When it comes to education, the ratio of teachers to students is 1:14. The percentage of residents who have graduated high school is 86.33%, 8.85% of residents have an associate’s degree, 15.70% of residents have a bachelor’s degree, and 10.34% have a master’s degree.
Average commute time
Daily breakdown: by transport type
Work at home
If you plan on commuting to work in Charlton, you should be aware that the average commute time is 31 minutes, compared to the national average commute time of 26 minutes. When it comes to commuting, residents of Charlton have a few different options. 86% of commuters use their own cars, 8% of commuters carpool, 1% of commuters use the transit system, and 3% of residents work from home.