MO

National Population : 333,590,059
Missouri State Population : 6,290,113

About Charleston, MO

Charleston, MO is located in Mississippi County in the state of Missouri.

The total City Population for Charleston is about 5,417 with about 440 people per square mile, and the larger Metro Area Population is about 7,135.

The Average Home Value is $78,700.00, which is roughly 35% lower than the Average Home Value of $120,304.00 for the state of Missouri, and roughly 58% lower than the National Average of $188,692.00.

The Median Income Per Household is about $33,457.00, which is roughly 31% lower than the Average Median Income Per Household of $48,798.00 for the state of Missouri, and roughly 42% lower than the National Average of $57,518.00.

Employment

The Unemployment Rate for Charleston is about 11.2%.

Missouri is ranked #31 out of 52 for Best and Worst States to Work in America, with an overall score of 38.26 out of 100.

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Voting

Mississippi County voted Republican in the 2020 Presidential Election with a very significant difference of 66.69% between the winner and runner up.

Voting Results by Party

Republican: 74.37%
Democratic: 24.77%
Libertarian: 0.63%
Green: 0.15%
Other: 0.08%


Nearby Locations

Bertrand, MO (8.36 mi.)
East Prairie, MO (10.99 mi.)
Miner, MO (15.77 mi.)
Sikeston, MO (15.77 mi.)
Benton, MO (18.33 mi.)
Matthews, MO (19.75 mi.)

Additional Location Details

Zip Code(s) : 63834
Latitude : 36.914621
Longitude : -89.274261
TimeZone : Central (GMT -06:00)
Daylight Saving : Yes
Region : Midwest
Average Elevation : 314 ft.
Area Code(s) : 573

Demographic Details

Average # of People Per Household : 2.45
Male Population Estimate : 59.43%
Female Population Estimate : 40.57%
Median Age : 38.0
Male Median Age : 37.0
Female Median Age : 40.4

White Population Estimate : 55.74%
Black Population Estimate : 43.97%
Hispanic Population Estimate : 1.60%
Asian Population Estimate : 0.35%
Hawaiian Population Estimate : 0.06%
Indian Population Estimate : 0.32%
Other Population Estimate : 0.64%

Crime Details

NOTE: Crime is available at the County level so this doesn't necessarily represent the city of Charleston specifically.
Average # of Homicides for Mississippi County: About 12 per 100,000 People
(last recorded in 2021)

Average # of Violent Crimes for Mississippi County: About 464 per 100,000 People
(last recorded in 2021)

Mississippi County is about 68% higher than the national average of about 4 homicides per 100,000 people, and about 38% higher than the national average of about 288 violent crimes per 100,000 people.