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People

Total Population 5,877
Male Share of the Population 64.4%
Female Share of the Population 35.6%
Senior Citizens 12.3%
Employed Population 16+ 1,667
Age of the Population 39

Families

% of people married 29.4%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 10.5%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $31,875
% Above Poverty Level 69%
% Below Poverty Level 31%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 16 minutes
% Working from Home 1.9%
% Walking and Biking to Work 6.3%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 36%
Median Gross Rent $668
Median House Value $57,800

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 46.9%
US/American 0%
English 2.7%
Irish 11.6%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Charleston Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 95 miles N of Jackson, Tennessee (center to center)
Nearest Large City 128 miles N of Memphis, Tennessee
County Mississippi
Standard Zip Codes 63834
Phone Area Codes 573
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 36.92
Longitude -89.35

Charleston Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station CHARLESTON
Distance 0.9 miles
Jan Temp 24 to 41 F
Apr Temp 45 to 69 F
Jul Temp 69 to 91 F
Oct Temp 45 to 72 F
Annual Precip 47.8 inches
Station SIKESTON POWER STATION
Distance 14.9 miles
Jan Temp 24 to 41 F
Apr Temp 47 to 69 F
Jul Temp 69 to 91 F
Oct Temp 47 to 72 F
Annual Precip 46.6 inches
Station BARDWELL 2 E
Distance 19.6 miles
Jan Temp 25 to 43 F
Apr Temp 47 to 70 F
Jul Temp 68 to 90 F
Oct Temp 46 to 72 F
Annual Precip 51.7 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Anniston 215 $42,841
Bertrand 807 $38,125
Blodgett 233 $34,750
Diehlstadt 184 $26,250
East Prairie 3,178 $26,914

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Charleston Public Libraries

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105 E. MARSHALL
Charleston, Missouri
(573) 683-6748
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Student/teacher ratio: 14.5

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