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Population in 2012: 2,134 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: -2.9%
 

Males: 946  (44.3%)
Females: 1,188  (55.7%)

Median resident age:  35.3 years
Mississippi median age:  35.1 years

Zip codes: 38921, 38961.

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Estimated median household income in 2012: $19,758 (it was $18,208 in 2000)
Charleston:

$19,758
MS:

$37,095
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $11,725

Charleston city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $59,163 (it was $36,300 in 2000)
Charleston:

$59,163
MS:

$99,800
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $58,022; Detached houses: $62,025; Mobile homes: $29,016

Median gross rent in 2012: $443.

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  • Black alone - 1,662 (74.4%)
  • White alone - 494 (22.1%)
  • Hispanic - 42 (1.9%)
  • Asian alone - 16 (0.7%)
  • American Indian alone - 10 (0.4%)
  • Two or more races - 9 (0.4%)

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


Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Charleston: 82.2 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: English (7.1%), Irish (4.0%), United States (3.6%), German (2.3%), French (2.0%), Scottish (1.7%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 209 feet

Land area: 1.36 square miles.

Population density: 1,566 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Charleston:

  • High school or higher: 57.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 10.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.3%
  • Unemployed: 3.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 24.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Charleston city:

  • Never married: 39.5%
  • Now married: 21.3%
  • Separated: 3.7%
  • Widowed: 18.2%
  • Divorced: 17.4%

16 residents are foreign born

This city:  0.7%
Mississippi:  1.9%



According to our research of Mississippi and other state lists there were 11 registered sex offenders living in Charleston, Mississippi as of October 21, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Charleston to the number of sex offenders is 194 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $464 (0.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $480 (0.8%)

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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
  • 2006: 0 buildings
  • 2007: 2 buildings, average cost: $55,500
  • 2008: 0 buildings
  • 2009: 0 buildings
  • 2010: 0 buildings
  • 2011: 0 buildings
  • 2012: 0 buildings

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 0.0146.6152.41114.62432.4278.9681.5457.9
Assaults 291913925991
per 100,000 1387.6928.2660.2477.71351.4502.0408.945.8
Burglaries 443139263175427
per 100,000 2105.31514.41980.71380.01675.7390.42453.41236.3
Thefts 916084614451743
per 100,000 4354.12931.14266.13237.82378.4278.9772.41968.9
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 rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 286.3) 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

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Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

11.0%
Mississippi:

8.6%

Unemployment by year (%)


Population change in the 1990s: -185 (-7.8%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (24%)
  • Construction (20%)
  • Retail trade (18%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (10%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (25%)
  • Educational services (20%)
  • Public administration (14%)
  • Manufacturing (13%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
  • Other services, except public administration (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (8%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (7%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (7%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (5%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (12%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (9%)
  • Cashiers (8%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (7%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (5%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (4%)

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

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Tornado activity:

Charleston-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Mississippi state average. It is 156% 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 93% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/11/1996 at 18:17:49, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 LG, 3.1 MD, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 55.8 miles away from the city center
On 10/26/2002 at 20:05:55, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 36.1 miles away from Charleston center
On 4/11/1996 at 21:54:57, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 91.7 miles away from the city center
On 5/10/2008 at 17:52:50, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 MD, Depth: 0.1 mi) earthquake occurred 73.9 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), duration magnitude (MD)

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: 8, Tornadoes: 7, Floods: 6, Freezes: 2, Tornadoes: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Drought: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Storm: 1, Freeze: 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/medical centers in Charleston:

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

Political contributions by individuals in Charleston, MS

Airports located in Charleston:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Charleston:

  • Coahoma Community College (about 35 miles; Clarksdale, MS; Full-time enrollment: 2,224)
  • Mississippi Valley State University (about 37 miles; Itta Bena, MS; FT enrollment: 2,308)
  • University of Mississippi Main Campus (about 37 miles; University, MS; FT enrollment: 13,969)
  • Delta State University (about 44 miles; Cleveland, MS; FT enrollment: 2,783)
  • Northwest Mississippi Community College (about 45 miles; Senatobia, MS; FT enrollment: 6,204)
  • Mississippi Delta Community College (about 47 miles; Moorhead, MS; FT enrollment: 2,697)
  • Holmes Community College (about 73 miles; Goodman, MS; FT enrollment: 4,518)

Public high school in Charleston:

Private high school in Charleston:

  • STRIDER ACADEMY (Students: 150; Location: 3698 MS HWY 32 CENTRAL; Grades: KG - 12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Charleston:

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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
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Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 31.7. This is about average.
City:

31.7
U.S.:

32.0
Lead (Pb) [µ/m3] level in 2009 was 0.00376. This is significantly better than average. There were 15 monitors within city limits.
City:

0.00376
U.S.:

0.02218
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 5.58. This is significantly worse than average. There were 22 monitors within city limits.
City:

5.58
U.S.:

2.43
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 18.7. This is about average. There were 28 monitors within city limits.
City:

18.7
U.S.:

22.1
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 9.69. This is about average. There were 28 monitors within city limits.
City:

9.69
U.S.:

9.59

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

EAST CHARLESTON WATER ASSN (Population served: 204, Purch_groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between SEP-02-1997 and OCT-02-1997, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-02-1997)
Past monitoring violations:
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between OCT-19-1999 and MAR-03-2000, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: State CCR Follow-up Notice (JAN-07-2000), St Compliance achieved (MAR-03-2000)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 41.1%
(5.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 51.7% for Black residents, 69.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents, 0.0% 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

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Charleston, MS

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 compared to Mississippi state average:

Charleston, Mississippi environmental map by EPA

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  • 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.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age above state average.


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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 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Charleston travel time to work - commute


Charleston mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (60%)
  • Electricity (30%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (10%)

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)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 42.94%
Here42.9%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchChurch of God (Cleveland, Tennessee)Churches of ChristOther
Adherents61.3%12.8%9.3%4.6%12.0%
Congregations34.7%16.3%10.2%12.2%26.5%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 4
This county:

3.01 / 10,000 pop.
Mississippi:

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

0.75 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

14.31 / 10,000 pop.
Mississippi:

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

1.51 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.03 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

15.3%
State:

12.3%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

36.1%
Mississippi:

33.1%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Tallahatchie County:

12.5%
Mississippi:

14.4%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Other Government Administration 2$4,838$29,0286$3,876
Judicial and Legal 0$0 4$4,548
Police Protection - Officers 10$18,653$22,3841$723
Firefighters 0$0 11$1,768
Streets and Highways 7$10,145$17,3910$0
Sewerage 2$4,316$25,8960$0
Other and Unallocable 0$0 1$255
Totals for Government 21$37,952$21,68723$11,170

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

  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $321,000 ($150.42)
    Financial Administration: $302,000 ($141.52)
    Solid Waste Management: $182,000 ($85.29)
    Sewerage: $124,000 ($58.11)
    Fire Protection: $38,000 ($17.81)
    General - Other: $30,000 ($14.06)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $25,000 ($11.72)
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - Libraries: $4,000 ($1.87)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Fire Protection: $130,000 ($60.92)
    Police Protection: $10,000 ($4.69)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $531,000 ($248.83)

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

  • Charges - All Other: $209,000 ($97.94)
    Sewerage: $140,000 ($65.60)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $20,000 ($9.37)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Support: $4,000 ($1.87)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $94,000 ($44.05)
    Interest Earnings: $35,000 ($16.40)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $351,000 ($164.48)
    Highways: $81,000 ($37.96)
    All Other: $11,000 ($5.15)
  • Tax - Property: $197,000 ($92.31)
    Public Utilities: $83,000 ($38.89)
    NEC: $9,000 ($4.22)
    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 ($196.34)
  • Long Term Debt Issue, Unspecified - Other NEC: $60,000 ($28.12)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $428,000 ($200.56)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $51,000 ($23.90)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $732,000 ($343.02)
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $79,000 ($37.02)

4.55% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($20,468 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.55%
Mississippi average:

7.82%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Yalobusha County, MS  0.50% ($14,000 average AGI)
from Coahoma County, MS  0.43% ($22,895)
from Panola County, MS  0.36% ($23,938)


6.90% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($22,324 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.90%
Mississippi average:

8.35%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Coahoma County, MS  0.71% ($19,656 average AGI)
to Grenada County, MS  0.69% ($21,806)
to Yalobusha County, MS  0.60% ($24,630)

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:

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

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

7
  • 1/4 Mi Se Of Courthouse (Lat: 34.007056 Lon: -90.057861), Call Sign: WZC609
    Assigned Frequencies: 155.055 MHz, 155.055 MHz
    Grant Date: 02/11/2004, Expiration Date: 03/02/2014
    Registrant: Washington Radio Reports, 1588 Fairfield Road Ste 7, Gettysburg, PA 17325, Phone: (717) 334-0668, Fax: (717) 334-6440
  • 1/2 Mi N Us Post Office (Lat: 34.019556 Lon: -90.049806), Call Sign: KTS478, Licensee ID: L00078401
    Assigned Frequencies: 452.125 MHz
    Grant Date: 11/20/1997, Expiration Date: 12/14/2002, Cancellation Date: 03/16/2003
    Registrant: Ray Roberson Farms Inc, Route 1, Philipp, MS 38950
  • 6.8 Nne (Lat: 33.065417 Lon: -89.961194), Call Sign: WYG755, Licensee ID: L00100161
    Assigned Frequencies: 153.005 MHz
    Grant Date: 01/10/2004, Expiration Date: 01/18/2014
    Registrant: Triple R Farms, Rt 2 Box 268, Oakland, MS 38948, Phone: (662) 647-5783, Email:
  • Cor Of Market And Gay Sts (Lat: 34.005944 Lon: -90.060083), Call Sign: KNCZ949, Licensee ID: L00009875
    Assigned Frequencies: 451.050 MHz, 456.050 MHz
    Grant Date: 08/24/1995, Expiration Date: 09/18/2000, Cancellation Date: 12/03/2000
    Registrant: Entergy Services Inc, Little Rock, AR 72203, Phone: (601) 647-8432
  • Lat: 33.875944 Lon: -90.169000, Call Sign: WPYU411
    Assigned Frequencies: 159.772 MHz
    Grant Date: 10/29/2003, Expiration Date: 10/29/2013, Certifier: Charles Davis
    Registrant: Federal Licensing Inc, 1588 Fairfield Road, Gettysburg, PA 17325, Phone: (717) 833-4926, Fax: (717) 334-6440
  • Lat: 34.007167 Lon: -90.055694, Call Sign: WQKV346
    Assigned Frequencies: 159.967 MHz
    Grant Date: 09/24/2009, Expiration Date: 09/24/2019, Certifier: Johnnie Taylor
    Registrant: Cara Enterprises Inc, Salt Lake City, UT 84117-0503, Phone: (801) 278-9728, Fax: (801) 278-7239, Email:
  • Lat: 33.984611 Lon: -90.179083, Call Sign: WQQA286
    Assigned Frequencies: 151.580 MHz, 151.970 MHz, 159.540 MHz, 159.705 MHz, 160.170 MHz
    Grant Date: 10/02/2012, Expiration Date: 10/02/2022, Certifier: Haywood Wilson
    Registrant: Integrated Communications Inc, 574 Hwy 51 South, Batesville, MS 38606, Phone: (662) 563-9565, Fax: (662) 563-9599, Email:

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: 6286.19 MHz, 6226.89 MHz, 6197.24 MHz, 6256.54 MHz
    Grant Date: 01/01/2008, Expiration Date: 01/01/2018, Certifier: Victor H Meena
    Registrant: 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 MHz
    Grant Date: 02/09/2012, Expiration Date: 02/09/2022, Certifier: Bill Roach
    Registrant: 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:

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  • Aircraft: AIR TRACTOR INC AT-502 (Category: Land, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: P&W CANADA PT6A-60A (1050 HP) (Turbo-prop)
    N-Number: 1022N , Serial Number: 502-0071, Airworthiness Date: 01/12/1990
    Registrant (Corporation): Srb Aerial Applicators LLC, Po Box 2, Charleston, MS 38921
  • 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 (Corporation): Srb Aerial Applicators LLC, 5525 Highway 32 West, Charleston, MS 38921
  • Aircraft: BOEING A75N1(PT17) (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 93 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR W670 SERIES (250 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 61281 , Serial Number: 75-403, Year manufactured: 1940
    Registrant (Individual): H C Strider, Rt 2, Charleston, MS 38921
  • Aircraft: AIR TRACTOR INC AT-802A (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: 20,000+ Pounds), Engine: P&W PT6A SERIES (500 HP) (Turbo-prop)
    N-Number: 8523L , Serial Number: 802A-0203, Year manufactured: 2005, Airworthiness Date: 03/08/2005
    Registrant (Corporation): Srb Aerial Applicators LLC, Po Box 2, 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


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

Businesses in Charleston, MS

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

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