Demographics

People

Total Population2,086
Male Share of the Population42.4%
Female Share of the Population57.6%
Senior Citizens17.8%
Employed Population 16+581
Age of the Population38

Families

% of people married22.6%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher7.8%
Median Earnings25+$28,021
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$25,511
Median Earnings With High School Degree$18,864

Wealth

Median Family Income$32,228
% Above Poverty Level66.9%
% Below Poverty Level33.1%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time22 minutes
% Working from Home7.4%
% Walking and Biking to Work10%
% Using Public Transportation%

Housing

People Living Alone29.8%
Median Gross Rent$497
Median House Value$67,700

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)63.6%
English2.7%
Irish1.9%
German1.7%
African0.1%
Slovak0.1%
Dutch0.1%
Italian0.1%
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Charleston Almanac

CategoryValue
CountyTallahatchie County, Leflore County
Standard Zip Codes38921
P.O. Box Zip Codes38958
Phone Area Codes662
Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Approximate Latitude34
Approximate Longitude-90.05

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)

StationCHARLESTON 1 N
Distance0.8 miles
Jan Temp30 to 50 F
Apr Temp49 to 74 F
Jul Temp71 to 91 F
Oct Temp49 to 75 F
Annual Precip57.7 inches
StationGRENADA 5 NNE
Distance17.9 miles
Jan Temp30 to 52 F
Apr Temp49 to 74 F
Jul Temp69 to 91 F
Oct Temp48 to 76 F
Annual Precip59 inches
StationMINTER CITY 2 SE
Distance23.4 miles
Jan Temp33 to 50 F
Apr Temp51 to 74 F
Jul Temp71 to 92 F
Oct Temp51 to 76 F
Annual Precip58.6 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Courtland492$31,042
Crowder747$36,094
Oakland541$32,353
Pope230$53,500
Sumner252$0
Webb454$35,455

Charleston Public Libraries

Tallahatchie County Library
102 WALNUT STREET
Charleston, Mississippi
(662) 647-2638

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Charleston Hospitals

Tallahatchie General Hospital
(Government - Local)
201 South Market Street
(662) 647-5535

Charleston Public Schools

Charleston Elementary School
412 E. Chestnut St.
ZIP: 38921
(662) 647-2679
Primary
Total Enrollment 593
Charleston High School
310 N. Cossar
ZIP: 38921
(662) 647-5359
High
Total Enrollment 340
Charleston Middle School
17 Oak Grove Road
ZIP: 38921
(662) 647-2115
Middle
Total Enrollment 330
E Tallahatchie Voc Center
310 N. Cossar Street
ZIP: 38921
(662) 647-5524
High

Charleston Private Schools

Strider Academy
3698 Ms Highway 32 Central
ZIP: 38921
Combined Elementary And Secondary
Total Enrollment 128
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