Living in Charleston, MO

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Updated: 2020-03-10

Charleston SnackAbility

5
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
3/10
Housing
4
Affordability
7
Diversity
9
Safety
5
Amenities
8
Education
4
Commute
9.5

Charleston, MO Crime Report

152
Total Crimes
2,714.8
Total Crimes / 100k People
5.70%
Above National Average

Charleston, MO Cost Of Living

79
Charleston's Overall Cost Of Living
0.8x
Lower Than The National Average

Charleston, Missouri Info Snack

Charleston is a city in Mississippi County, Missouri, United States. The population was 5,947 at the 2010 census. It is the county seat of Mississippi County. It is a home to a local correctional facility.
Population
5,704
Unemployment
11.2%
Poverty
27.6%
Median Home
$67,600
Median Income
$30,388
Median Rent
$643

Charleston, MO Photos

Source: Public Domain

Rankings for Charleston in Missouri

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Map Of Charleston, MO

Population over time in Charleston

Year Population % Change
2017 5,704 -1.1%
2016 5,765 -1.5%
2015 5,855 -0.4%
2014 5,877 -0.5%
2013 5,905 0.3%
2012 5,886 0.7%
2011 5,847 0.7%
2010 5,807 1.5%
2009 5,720 -
Crime/100k Charleston MO USA
Violent Crime 660.8 502.1 368.9
Murder 0.0 9.9 5.0
Robbery 35.7 84.8 86.2
Aggravated Assault 589.4 359.8 246.8
Property Crime 2053.9 2647.1 2199.5
Burglary 303.6 444.9 376.0
Larceny 1678.9 1878.8 1594.6
Car Theft 71.4 323.4 228.9

Race / Ethnicity in Charleston

White
46.0% (2,626)
African American
48.9% (2,787)
American Indian
1.5% (87)
Asian
0.0% (0)
Hawaiian
0.1% (6)
Other
0.0% (0)
Two Or More
1.9% (106)
Hispanic
1.6% (92)
Race Charleston MO USA
White 46.0% 79.6% 61.1%
African American 48.9% 11.5% 12.3%
American Indian 1.5% 0.4% 0.7%
Asian 0.0% 1.9% 5.4%
Hawaiian 0.1% 0.1% 0.2%
Other 0.0% 0.2% 0.2%
Two Or More 1.9% 2.3% 2.4%
Hispanic 1.6% 4.1% 17.8%

Household Income For Charleston, Missouri

Less than $10,000
17.9% (101,834)
$10,000 to $14,999
9.0% (51,239)
$15,000 to $24,999
14.5% (82,498)
$25,000 to $34,999
16.9% (96,355)
$35,000 to $49,999
12.0% (68,641)
$50,000 to $74,999
10.1% (57,362)
$75,000 to $99,999
9.3% (52,850)
$100,000 to $149,999
4.8% (27,392)
$150,000 to $199,999
3.2% (18,046)
$200,000 or more
2.5% (14,179)
Income Charleston MO USA
Less than $10,000 17.9% 6.6% 6.3%
$10,000 to $14,999 9.0% 4.9% 4.6%
$15,000 to $24,999 14.5% 10.4% 9.3%
$25,000 to $34,999 16.9% 10.6% 9.3%
$35,000 to $49,999 12.0% 14.4% 12.6%
$50,000 to $74,999 10.1% 18.6% 17.5%
$75,000 to $99,999 9.3% 12.5% 12.5%
$100,000 to $149,999 4.8% 13.0% 14.6%
$150,000 to $199,999 3.2% 4.7% 6.3%
$200,000 or more 2.5% 4.4% 7.0%

Gender in Charleston

Female
35.8% (2,043)
Male
64.2% (3,661)
Gender Charleston MO USA
Female 35.8% 50.9% 50.8%
Male 64.2% 49.1% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Charleston for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
9.0% (513)
9-12th Grade
12.0% (684)
High School / GED
42.0% (2,395)
Some College
22.0% (1,254)
Associate's Degree
4.0% (228)
Bachelor's Degree
7.0% (399)
Master's Degree
3.0% (171)
Professional Degree
1.0% (57)
Doctorate Degree
0.0% (0)
Education Charleston MO USA
< 9th Grade 9.0% 3.0% 6.0%
9-12th Grade 12.0% 7.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 42.0% 31.0% 27.0%
Some College 22.0% 22.0% 21.0%
Associate's Degree 4.0% 8.0% 8.0%
Bachelor's Degree 7.0% 18.0% 19.0%
Master's Degree 3.0% 8.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 1.0% 2.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 0.0% 1.0% 1.0%

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