Charleston, Mississippi

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Population in 2014: 2,087 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: -5.1%
 
Males: 842  (40.3%)
Females: 1,245  (59.7%)
Median resident age:  32.6 years
Mississippi median age:  36.6 years

Zip codes: 38921, 38961.

Charleston Zip Code Map
Estimated median household income in 2013: $20,883 (it was $18,208 in 2000)
Charleston:

$20,883
MS:

$37,963

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $11,611 (it was $10,835 in 2000)

Charleston city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $59,925 (it was $36,300 in 2000)
Charleston:

$59,925
MS:

$97,500

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $60,270; Detached houses: $64,891; Mobile homes: $24,394

Median gross rent in 2013: $431.

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  • Races in Charleston, MS (2010)

    Charleston races chart
    • 1,59372.6%Black alone
    • 57526.2%White alone
    • 100.5%Two or more races
    • 70.3%Asian alone
    • 60.3%Hispanic
    • 20.09%American Indian alone

Races in Charleston detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Charleston: 78.6 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: English (7.1%), United States (4.8%), Irish (3.9%), French (1.7%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 209 feet

Land area: 1.36 square miles.

Population density: 1,531 people per square mile   (low).

Charleston, Mississippi map

For population 25 years and over in Charleston:

  • High school or higher: 60.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 12.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.0%
  • Unemployed: 5.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 24.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Charleston city:

  • Never married: 35.6%
  • Now married: 28.0%
  • Separated: 4.6%
  • Widowed: 14.6%
  • Divorced: 17.2%

26 residents are foreign born

This city:

1.2%
Mississippi:

1.4%



According to our research of Mississippi and other state lists there were 14 registered sex offenders living in Charleston, Mississippi as of June 28, 2016.
The ratio of number of residents in Charleston to the number of sex offenders is 152 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $581 (0.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $491 (0.9%)

Charleston satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Memphis, TN (76.9 miles , pop. 650,100).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (397.6 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities: Oakland, MS (2.9 miles ), Tillatoba, MS (3.0 miles) , Crowder, MS (3.5 miles ), Pope, MS (4.0 miles ), Webb, MS (4.2 miles ), Courtland, MS (4.2 miles ), Holcomb, MS (4.2 miles ), Sumner, MS (4.3 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 2 buildings, average cost: $65,000
  • 1998: 1 building, cost: $65,000
  • 1999: 3 buildings, average cost: $59,700
  • 2000: 3 buildings, average cost: $59,700
  • 2001: 3 buildings, average cost: $59,700
  • 2002: 2 buildings, average cost: $51,800
  • 2003: 3 buildings, average cost: $51,800
  • 2004: 1 building, cost: $61,000
  • 2005: 4 buildings, average cost: $55,500
  • 2007: 2 buildings, average cost: $55,500

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 34.01 N, Longitude: 90.05 W

Area code: 662

Charleston household income distribution Charleston home values distribution

Crime rates in Charleston by Year
Type 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 00011100
per 100,000 0.00.00.053.154.155.80.00.0
Rapes 11201000
per 100,000 47.848.9101.60.054.10.00.00.0
Robberies 033214551510
per 100,000 0.0146.6152.41,114.62,432.4278.9681.5457.9
Assaults 291913925991
per 100,000 1,387.6928.2660.2477.71,351.4502.0408.945.8
Burglaries 443139263175427
per 100,000 2,105.31,514.41,980.71,380.01,675.7390.42,453.41,236.3
Thefts 916084614451743
per 100,000 4,354.12,931.14,266.13,237.82,378.4278.9772.41,968.9
Auto thefts 72000000
per 100,000 334.997.70.00.00.00.00.00.0
Arson 02001000
per 100,000 0.097.70.00.054.10.00.00.0
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 286.4) 691.3520.2591.5793.41419.5347.7508.9324.6

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Crime rate in Charleston detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 11 (10 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

4.58
Mississippi average:

2.31
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

6.1%
Mississippi:

5.9%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -185 (-7.8%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (15%)
  • Construction (10%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Other services, except public administration (10%)
  • Health care and social assistance (9%)
  • Finance and insurance (8%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (8%)
  • Educational services (27%)
  • Health care and social assistance (22%)
  • Retail trade (15%)
  • Manufacturing (13%)
  • Public administration (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
  • Other services, except public administration (4%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Sales and related occupations (20%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (12%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (10%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (10%)
  • Management occupations (10%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)
  • Transportation occupations (6%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (20%)
  • Sales and related occupations (15%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (12%)
  • Production occupations (11%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (11%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (5%)
  • Community and social service occupations (5%)

Work and jobs in Charleston: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Charleston, Mississippi

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Charleston-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Mississippi state average. It is 72% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 2/21/1971, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 31.2 miles away from the Charleston city center killed 47 people and injured 510 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 12/21/1990, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 14.5 miles away from the city center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Charleston-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Mississippi state average. It is 76% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/25/1976 at 00:41:20, a magnitude 5.0 (4.9 MB, 5.0 LG, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 113.8 miles away from the city center
On 5/4/1991 at 01:18:54, a magnitude 5.0 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 177.3 miles away from Charleston center
On 4/27/1989 at 16:47:49, a magnitude 4.7 (4.6 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.3 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 139.2 miles away from the city center
On 1/18/1999 at 07:00:53, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 166.4 miles away from the city center
On 1/21/1982 at 00:33:54, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.5 LG) earthquake occurred 146.7 miles away from Charleston center
On 5/4/2001 at 06:42:12, a magnitude 4.7 (4.2 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.5 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 147.3 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Tallahatchie County (13) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 9, Tornadoes: 9, Floods: 6, Freezes: 3, Winter Storms: 2, Drought: 1, Heavy Rain: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Charleston topographic map

Birthplace of: Brad Dye - Politician, Jess H. Dickinson - Presiding Justice of the Supreme Court of Mississippi, Al Jones (baseball) - Baseball player.

Hospitals and medical centers in Charleston:

  • TALLAHATCHIE CRITICAL ACCESS HOSPITAL (Government - Local, provides emergency services, 201 SOUTH MARKET ST / PO BOX 230)
  • TALLAHATCHIE GENERAL HOSP ECF (201 SOUTH MARKET ST/P. O. BOX 230)

airports located in Charleston:

See details about airports located in Charleston, MS

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Charleston:

  • Coahoma Community College (about 35 miles; Clarksdale, MS; Full-time enrollment: 2,284)
  • Mississippi Valley State University (about 38 miles; Itta Bena, MS; FT enrollment: 2,233)
  • University of Mississippi (about 39 miles; University, MS; FT enrollment: 17,642)
  • Northwest Mississippi Community College (about 43 miles; Senatobia, MS; FT enrollment: 6,607)
  • Delta State University (about 44 miles; Cleveland, MS; FT enrollment: 3,304)
  • Mississippi Delta Community College (about 47 miles; Moorhead, MS; FT enrollment: 2,100)
  • Holmes Community College (about 73 miles; Goodman, MS; FT enrollment: 5,352)

Public high schools in Charleston:

  • CHARLESTON HIGH SCHOOL (Location: 310 N. COSSAR, Grades: 9-12)
  • E TALLAHATCHIE VOC CENTER (Location: 310 N. COSSAR STREET, Grades: 7-12)

Private high school in Charleston:

  • STRIDER ACADEMY (Students: 139, Location: 3698 MS HIGHWAY 32 CENTRAL, Grades: PK-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Charleston:

See full list of schools located in Charleston

Library in Charleston:

  • TALLAHATCHIE COUNTY LIBRARY (Operating income: $144,827; Location: 102 WALNUT; 13,938 books; 300 audio materials; 304 video materials; 53 state licensed databases; 4 other licensed databases; 42 print serial subscriptions)

User submitted facts and corrections:

  • St. Paul C.M.E. Church, 817 W. Main St. Oldest Black congregation in city.

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Notable locations in Charleston: Tallahatchie County Courthouse (A), Charleston City Hall (B), Charleston Fire Department (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Charleston include: Church of God (A), Church of Christ (B), First Baptist Church (C), First Presbyterian Church (D), First United Methodist Church (E), Saint Johns Catholic Church (F), Saint John Baptist Church (G). Display/hide their locations on the map

Court: Tallahatchie County - Ross Steve Justice Court Judge (1 Court Square).

Tallahatchie County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2013 was 47.2. This is significantly better than average.

City:

47.2
U.S.:

74.7

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 9.38. This is about average. Closest monitor was 19.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.38
U.S.:

9.35
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 41.7%
(2.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 53.4% for Black residents, 25.0% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.6 people
Mississippi:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  65.3%
Whole state:  69.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  9.2%
Whole state:  5.7%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.0% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.1% of all households
61 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
67 people in nursing homes in 2000
2 people in religious group quarters in 2000

Charleston, Mississippi environmental map by EPA

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Banks with branches in Charleston (2011 data):

  • Tallahatchie County Bank: at 2 East Main Street, branch established on 1913/11/11. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $62.7 mil, Deposits: $57.5 mil, local headquarters, positive income, 1 total offices, Holding Company: Tallahatchie Holding Company
  • Regions Bank: Charleston Branch at 17 North Side Square, branch established on 1890/05/24. Info updated 2011/02/24: Bank assets: $123,368.2 mil, Deposits: $98,301.3 mil, headquarters in Birmingham, AL, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1778 total offices, Holding Company: Regions Financial Corporation

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

17.2
Mississippi average:

12.3

Charleston travel time to work - commute Charleston mode of transportation to work chart

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

2000 Presidential Elections Results

2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Charleston city (based on Tallahatchie County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant3,83929
Black Protestant9628
Mainline Protestant5879
Catholic311
Other1-
None9,958-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 4
Tallahatchie County:

3.01 / 10,000 pop.
Mississippi:

2.08 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Tallahatchie County:

0.75 / 10,000 pop.
Mississippi:

0.80 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 19
Tallahatchie County:

14.31 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.36 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 2
Here:

1.51 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.03 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

15.3%
Mississippi:

12.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Tallahatchie County:

36.1%
Mississippi:

33.1%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

12.5%
State:

14.4%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

48.4%
Mississippi:

48.6%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

43.4%
Mississippi:

45.3%

Average BMI:
This city:

29.7
Mississippi:

29.2

People feeling badly about themselves:
Charleston:

19.7%
Mississippi:

20.7%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Charleston:

12.3%
State:

11.3%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.7
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
Charleston:

36.6%
Mississippi:

34.6%

General health condition:
Charleston:

51.8%
Mississippi:

54.8%

Average condition of hearing:
Charleston:

79.9%
Mississippi:

79.9%

More about Health and Nutrition of Charleston, MS Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 4$8,858$26,5740$0
Other Government Administration 0$0 6$2,675
Judicial and Legal 3$3,028$12,1120$0
Police Protection - Officers 9$24,364$32,4850$0
Firefighters 0$0 15$3,305
Solid Waste Management 5$9,163$21,9912$2,626
Sewerage 1$1,594$19,1281$1,568
Water Supply 2$3,507$21,0420$0
Other and Unallocable 0$0 2$912
Totals for Government 24$50,514$25,25726$11,086

Charleston government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $321,000 ($153.81)
    Financial Administration: $302,000 ($144.71)
    Solid Waste Management: $182,000 ($87.21)
    Sewerage: $124,000 ($59.42)
    Fire Protection: $38,000 ($18.21)
    General - Other: $30,000 ($14.37)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $25,000 ($11.98)
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - Libraries: $4,000 ($1.92)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Fire Protection: $130,000 ($62.29)
    Police Protection: $10,000 ($4.79)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $531,000 ($254.43)

Charleston government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - All Other: $209,000 ($100.14)
    Sewerage: $140,000 ($67.08)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $20,000 ($9.58)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Support: $4,000 ($1.92)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $94,000 ($45.04)
    Interest Earnings: $35,000 ($16.77)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $351,000 ($168.18)
    Highways: $81,000 ($38.81)
    All Other: $11,000 ($5.27)
  • Tax - Property: $197,000 ($94.39)
    Public Utilities: $83,000 ($39.77)
    NEC: $9,000 ($4.31)
    Total General Sales: $0 ($0.00)
    Other Selective Sales: $0 ($0.00)
    Motor Vehicle License: $0 ($0.00)

Charleston government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $419,000 ($200.77)
  • Long Term Debt Issue, Unspecified - Other NEC: $60,000 ($28.75)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $428,000 ($205.08)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $51,000 ($24.44)

Charleston government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $732,000 ($350.74)
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $79,000 ($37.85)

5.38% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($23,349 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.38%
Mississippi average:

6.70%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Panola County, MS  0.52% ($30,227 average AGI)
from Grenada County, MS  0.49% ($23,381)
from Leflore County, MS  0.42% ($-3,389)


5.40% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($22,226 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.40%
Mississippi average:

6.88%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Shelby County, TN  0.56% ($15,833 average AGI)
to Yalobusha County, MS  0.49% ($21,619)
to Coahoma County, MS  0.40% ($19,588)

Strongest AM radio stations in Charleston:

  • WCRV (640 AM; 50 kW; COLLIERVILLE, TN; Owner: BOTT BROADCASTING COMPANY/TENNESSEE)
  • WCPC (940 AM; 50 kW; HOUSTON, MS; Owner: WCPC BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WGSF (1030 AM; 50 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: FLINN BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WDIA (1070 AM; 50 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WMQM (1600 AM; 50 kW; LAKELAND, TN; Owner: WMQM, INC.)
  • WJNT (1180 AM; 50 kW; PEARL, MS; Owner: BUCHANAN BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • KGHT (880 AM; 50 kW; SHERIDAN, AR; Owner: METROPOLITAN RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • KAAY (1090 AM; 50 kW; LITTLE ROCK, AR; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WSJC (810 AM; 50 kW; MAGEE, MS; Owner: FAMILY TALK RADIO)
  • WSAO (1140 AM; daytime; 5 kW; SENATOBIA, MS; Owner: JESSE C. ROSS AND ERNESTINE A. ROSS)
  • WJOX (690 AM; 50 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WJCE (680 AM; 10 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: ENTERCOM MEMPHIS LICENSE, LLC)
  • WPLX (1170 AM; 10 kW; GERMANTOWN, TN; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in Charleston:

  • WQXB (100.1 FM; GRENADA, MS; Owner: CHATTERBOX, INC.)
  • WTGY (95.7 FM; CHARLESTON, MS; Owner: FAMILY WORSHIP CENTER CHURCH, INC.)
  • WMAV-FM (90.3 FM; OXFORD, MS; Owner: MISSISSIPPI AUTHORITY FOR EDUCATIONAL TV)
  • WOHT (92.3 FM; GRENADA, MS; Owner: CENTURY BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • WAVI (91.5 FM; OXFORD, MS; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • WYMX (99.1 FM; GREENWOOD, MS; Owner: TELESOUTH COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WTNM (105.5 FM; WATER VALLEY, MS; Owner: TELESOUTH COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WBLE (100.5 FM; BATESVILLE, MS; Owner: BATESVILLE BROADCASTING CO., INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Charleston:

  • W36BT (Channel 36; GRENADA, MS; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WMAV-TV (Channel 18; OXFORD, MS; Owner: MISSISSIPPI AUTHORITY FOR EDUCATIONAL TELEVISION)
  • W28BP (Channel 28; GRENADA, MS; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W12CR (Channel 12; GRENADA, MS; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WABG-TV (Channel 6; GREENWOOD, MS; Owner: MISSISSIPPI BROADCASTING PARTNERS)
  • WEBU-LP (Channel 11; WEBB, MS; Owner: DAVID ELLINGTON)
  • W30BY (Channel 30; GRENADA, MS; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • W13CS (Channel 13; GRENADA, MS; Owner: DEWEY SANFORD)

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Charleston)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

30 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in Charleston, MS)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

2
  • Charleston, On Jordan Hill Road, 1.0 Mile East Of Sr 32/35 (Lat: 33.987500 Lon: -90.047778), Type: Tower, Structure height: 121.9 m, Overall height: 128 m, Call Sign: WQIC493
    Assigned Frequencies: 6226.89 MHz, 6286.19 MHz, 6197.24 MHz, 6345.49 MHz, 6256.54 MHzGrant Date: 01/01/2008, Expiration Date: 01/01/2018, Certifier: Victor H MeenaRegistrant: Lukas, Nace, Gutierrez & Sachs, LLP, 8300 Greensboro Drive, Suite 1200, Mclean, VA 22102, Phone: (703) 584-8661, Email:
  • 30301, 588 Jordan Hill Road (Site # 30301) (Lat: 33.979139 Lon: -90.032972), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 114.3 m, Overall height: 117.4 m, Call Sign: WQOV630, Licensee ID: L01412109
    Assigned Frequencies: 6197.24 MHz, 6315.84 MHz, 6805.00 MHz, 6256.54 MHz, 6375.14 MHzGrant Date: 02/09/2012, Expiration Date: 02/09/2022, Certifier: Bill RoachRegistrant: State Of Mississippi Wireless Communication Commission, 412 East Woodrow Wilson Ave., Mail Code 66-01, Jackson, MS 39216, Phone: (601) 359-5363, Fax: (601) 359-5362, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

2
  • Call Sign: N5RSF, Previous Call Sign: KB5NTJ, Licensee ID: L00220592, Grant Date: 04/02/2013, Expiration Date: 06/29/2023, Certifier: Robert C Pickle Jr, Registrant: Robert C Pickle Jr, 107 N Franklin, Charleston, MS 38921
  • Call Sign: KF5OJY, Licensee ID: L01688573, Grant Date: 02/13/2012, Expiration Date: 02/13/2022, Certifier: Sandra B Johnson, Registrant: Sandra B Johnson, 110 South Clay St, Charleston, MS 38921

FAA Registered Aircraft:

6
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 150L (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 90 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR 0-200 SERIES (100 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 150PM , Serial Number: 15072168, Year manufactured: 1970, Airworthiness Date: 09/15/1970
    Registrant (Individual): Steven R Brown, 5525 Highway 32, Charleston, MS 38921
  • Aircraft: CESSNA T210H (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 141 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR TSIO-520 SER (300 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 6948R , Serial Number: T210-0348, Year manufactured: 1968, Airworthiness Date: 05/19/1972
    Registrant (Individual): Pending Registration, 101 Industrial Dr, Charleston, MS 38921
  • Aircraft: AIR TRACTOR INC AT-802 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: P&W CANADA PT6A-67AG (1350 HP) (Turbo-prop)
    N-Number: 802AM , Serial Number: 802-0540, Year manufactured: 2014, Airworthiness Date: 01/07/2014
    Registrant (Corporation): Finke Aviation LLC, 31 South Country Club Rd, Charleston, MS 38921
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 172F (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR 0-300 SER (145 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 8759U , Serial Number: 17252663, Year manufactured: 1965, Airworthiness Date: 03/12/1965
    Registrant (Corporation): Delta Sunset Realty Inc, 52 Court Square, Charleston, MS 38921
  • Aircraft: AIR TRACTOR INC AT-602 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: P&W CANADA PT6A-66 SER (850 HP) (Turbo-prop)
    N-Number: 9049J , Serial Number: 602-0550, Year manufactured: 1999, Airworthiness Date: 09/16/1999
    Registrant (Corporation): Srb Aerial Applicators LLC, Po Box 2, Charleston, MS 38921
  • Aircraft: BEECH V35B (Category: Land, Seats: 6, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 150 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR IO-550 SERIES (300 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 934V , Serial Number: D-9739, Year manufactured: 1975, Airworthiness Date: 02/12/1975
    Registrant (Corporation): Finke Aviation LLC, 31 S Country Club Rd, Charleston, MS 38921

Drinking water stations with addresses in Charleston and their reported violations in the past:

CHARLESTON UTILITIES (Population served: 3,112, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 117 regular monitoring violations
BLUE CANE, COWART & TIPPO W/A. (Population served: 2,260, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In APR-2010, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (MAY-04-2010), St Public Notif requested (MAY-04-2010), St Compliance achieved (MAY-28-2010)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2009, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-28-2009), St Formal NOV issued (AUG-28-2009), St Public Notif received (SEP-11-2009)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In FEB-2006, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAR-14-2006), St Public Notif requested (MAR-14-2006)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In OCT-2005, Contaminant: Coliform
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2005, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-15-2005), St Public Notif requested (NOV-15-2005)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUN-2005, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-01-2005), St Public Notif requested (AUG-01-2005)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2009 and MAR-2009, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (MAR-13-2009), St Compliance achieved (JUN-30-2009)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2006 and MAR-2006, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JUN-30-2006), St Formal NOV issued (JAN-29-2009), St Public Notif requested (MAR-01-2009), St Public Notif received (JUN-17-2009)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2006 and MAR-2006, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (JAN-29-2009), St Public Notif received (JUN-17-2009)
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • 218 regular monitoring violations
CASCILLA WATER ASSOCIATION (Population served: 816, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2011, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-08-2011), St Formal NOV issued (AUG-08-2011), St Compliance achieved (AUG-22-2011), St Public Notif received (AUG-31-2011)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between OCT-2013 and DEC-2013, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (DEC-06-2013), St Formal NOV issued (DEC-06-2013), St Public Notif received (DEC-20-2013), St Compliance achieved (MAR-31-2014)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUL-2011 and SEP-2011, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-08-2011), St Formal NOV issued (AUG-08-2011), St Public Notif received (AUG-31-2011), St Compliance achieved (DEC-31-2011)
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • One minor monitoring violation
  • 166 regular monitoring violations

Drinking water stations with addresses in Charleston that have no violations reported:

  • EAST CHARLESTON WATER ASSN (Population served: 192, Primary Water Source Type: Purch groundwater)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 53
See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Charleston, MS
Most common first names in Charleston, MS among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James7669.9 years
Mary6679.5 years
John4878.0 years
William4072.6 years
Willie3576.6 years
Robert3071.5 years
Henry2974.6 years
Annie2783.1 years
George2270.7 years
Joe2269.4 years
Most common last names in Charleston, MS among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Taylor4471.3 years
Williams4480.4 years
Johnson4071.3 years
Smith3874.7 years
Jones3675.1 years
Brown3472.7 years
Davis3270.4 years
Lee2076.4 years
Moore1973.6 years
Little1875.8 years

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (59%)
  • Electricity (33%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (8%)

Businesses in Charleston, MS

  • H&R Block: 1
  • McDonald's: 1
  • Subway: 1

Charleston compared to Mississippi state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age above state average.
There are 5 pilots and 3 other airmen in this city.
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