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Demographics

People

Total Population4,219
Male Share of the Population49.1%
Female Share of the Population50.9%
Senior Citizens25%
Employed Population 16+1,982
Age of the Population47

Families

% of people married47%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher14.5%
Median Earnings25+$31,913
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$32,037
Median Earnings With High School Degree$26,886

Wealth

Median Family Income$55,643
% Above Poverty Level86.2%
% Below Poverty Level13.8%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time15 minutes
% Working from Home2%
% Walking and Biking to Work2.2%
% Using Public Transportation1%

Housing

People Living Alone39.6%
Median Gross Rent$656
Median House Value$66,400

Ancestry

Irish14.6%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)11.3%
English9.8%
Dutch4.6%
French Except Basque3.6%
Russian3.1%
Swedish2.8%
Italian2.1%
Norwegian1%
Croatian0.9%
Danishn0.8%
Ukrainian0.8%
Scottish0.7%
Swiss0.5%
Polish0.5%
Welsh0.5%
Lithuanian0.4%
Belgian0.2%
German0.1%
African0.1%
Australian0.1%
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Chariton Almanac

CategoryValue
County Lucas County
Standard Zip Codes50049
Phone Area Codes641
Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Approximate Latitude41.01
Approximate Longitude-93.3

Chariton Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

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

StationCHARITON 1 E
Distance1.5 miles
Jan Temp10 to 30 F
Apr Temp36 to 60 F
Jul Temp63 to 86 F
Oct Temp39 to 64 F
Annual Precip36.7 inches
StationCORYDON 8 W
Distance20.5 miles
Jan Temp11 to 30 F
Apr Temp39 to 61 F
Jul Temp65 to 85 F
Oct Temp40 to 64 F
Annual Precip35.6 inches
StationOSCEOLA
Distance23.2 miles
Jan Temp10 to 30 F
Apr Temp37 to 61 F
Jul Temp63 to 86 F
Oct Temp40 to 64 F
Annual Precip36.4 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Derby133$71,042
Lacona472$50,417
Lucas185$58,750
Melcher-Dallas1,162$43,456
Russell516$41,071
Williamson113$61,250

Chariton Public Libraries

Chariton Free Public Library
803 BRADEN AVE
Chariton, Iowa
(641) 774-5514

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Chariton Hospitals

Lucas County Health Center
(Government - Local)
1200 North 7th Street
(515) 774-2181

Chariton Public Schools

Chariton High School
501 N Grand
ZIP: 50049
(641) 774-5066
High
Total Enrollment 448
Chariton Middle School
1300 N 16th
ZIP: 50049
(641) 774-5114
Middle
Total Enrollment 308
Columbus Elementary School
1215 Linden Ave
ZIP: 50049
(641) 774-4712
Primary
Total Enrollment 309
Van Allen Elementary School
1129 Ashland
ZIP: 50049
(641) 774-5047
Primary
Total Enrollment 272
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