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Demographics

People

Total Population5,855
Male Share of the Population62.3%
Female Share of the Population37.7%
Senior Citizens12.2%
Employed Population 16+1,742
Age of the Population37

Families

% of people married26.2%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher10.2%
Median Earnings25+$20,338
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$6,154
Median Earnings With High School Degree$21,233

Wealth

Median Family Income$24,590
% Above Poverty Level60.6%
% Below Poverty Level39.4%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time16 minutes
% Working from Home1.1%
% Walking and Biking to Work5.9%
% Using Public Transportation%

Housing

People Living Alone33.9%
Median Gross Rent$681
Median House Value$57,600

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)46.3%
German13.9%
Irish11.1%
English2.6%
Scottish1.5%
French Except Basque1.5%
Moroccan1.3%
Arab1.3%
African1.2%
Dutch0.6%
Polish0.5%
Italian0.5%
Czech0.4%
Russian0.2%
Turkish0.2%
Austrian0.2%
Albanian0.2%
Welsh0.1%
Hungarian0.1%
Finnish0.1%
Canadian0.1%
Norwegian0.1%
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Charleston Almanac

CategoryValue
County Mississippi County
Standard Zip Codes63834
Phone Area Codes573
Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Approximate Latitude36.91
Approximate Longitude-89.33

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
Distance0.9 miles
Jan Temp24 to 41 F
Apr Temp45 to 69 F
Jul Temp69 to 91 F
Oct Temp45 to 72 F
Annual Precip47.8 inches
StationSIKESTON POWER STATION
Distance14.9 miles
Jan Temp24 to 41 F
Apr Temp47 to 69 F
Jul Temp69 to 91 F
Oct Temp47 to 72 F
Annual Precip46.6 inches
StationBARDWELL 2 E
Distance19.6 miles
Jan Temp25 to 43 F
Apr Temp47 to 70 F
Jul Temp68 to 90 F
Oct Temp46 to 72 F
Annual Precip51.7 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Anniston166$44,250
Bertrand781$40,417
Blodgett184$30,000
Diehlstadt181$26,607
East Prairie3,151$26,688
Wyatt389$28,750

Charleston Public Libraries

Mississippi County Library District
105 E MARSHALL ST
Charleston, Missouri
(573) 683-6748

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Charleston Public Schools

Charleston High
606 S. Thorn St
ZIP: 63834
(573) 683-3761
High
Total Enrollment 250
Charleston Middle
S Main St
ZIP: 63834
(573) 683-3346
Middle
Total Enrollment 216
Southeast Correctional Center
300 E Pedro Simmons Dr
ZIP: 63834
(573) 683-4409
Other
Warren E. Hearnes Elem.
1015 Plant Rd
ZIP: 63834
(573) 683-3728
Primary
Total Enrollment 519

Charleston Private Schools

St Henry Catholic School
306 Court St
ZIP: 63834
Elementary
Total Enrollment 82
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