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People

Total Population 1,164
Male Share of the Population 39.7%
Female Share of the Population 60.3%
Senior Citizens 19.1%
Employed Population 16+ 441
Age of the Population 44

Families

% of people married 30.8%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 12%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $45,096
% Above Poverty Level 76.6%
% Below Poverty Level 23.4%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 20 minutes
% Working from Home 0.9%
% Walking and Biking to Work 9.3%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 40.8%
Median Gross Rent $454
Median House Value $70,900

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 55%
US/American 0%
English 2.1%
Irish 6.5%

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

Charleston Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Large City 79 miles S of Memphis, Tennessee
County Tallahatchie
Standard Zip Codes 38921
P.O. Box Zip Codes 38958
Phone Area Codes 662
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 34.006
Longitude -90.056

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 1 N
Distance 0.8 miles
Jan Temp 30 to 50 F
Apr Temp 49 to 74 F
Jul Temp 71 to 91 F
Oct Temp 49 to 75 F
Annual Precip 57.7 inches
Station GRENADA 5 NNE
Distance 17.9 miles
Jan Temp 30 to 52 F
Apr Temp 49 to 74 F
Jul Temp 69 to 91 F
Oct Temp 48 to 76 F
Annual Precip 59 inches
Station MINTER CITY 2 SE
Distance 23.4 miles
Jan Temp 33 to 50 F
Apr Temp 51 to 74 F
Jul Temp 71 to 92 F
Oct Temp 51 to 76 F
Annual Precip 58.6 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Charleston, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Cowart (38921)

Effie (38921)

Sharkey (38921)

Swan Lake (38958)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Courtland 725 $36,375
Crowder 701 $38,542
Oakland 702 $30,833
Pope 231 $41,786
Sumner 252 $74,063
Webb 250 $35,000

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

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662-647-5359
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Student/teacher ratio: 21.8

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310 N. COSSAR STREET
662-647-5359
A Vocational School

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