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Population in 2014: 5,907 (98% urban, 2% rural). Population change since 2000: +24.8%
Males: 3,463  (58.6%)
Females: 2,444  (41.4%)
Median resident age:  36.2 years
Missouri median age:  38.1 years

Zip codes: 63834.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $27,549 (it was $21,812 in 2000)
Charleston:

$27,549
MO:

$46,931

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $13,072 (it was $12,876 in 2000)

Charleston city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $58,336 (it was $50,500 in 2000)
Charleston:

$58,336
MO:

$133,200

Median gross rent in 2013: $634.

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  • Races in Charleston, MO (2013)

    Charleston races chart
    • 2,95249.8%Black alone
    • 2,80647.4%White alone
    • 701.2%Two or more races
    • 510.9%Hispanic
    • 170.3%American Indian alone
    • 50.08%Asian alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Charleston: 77.0 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (15.6%), Irish (13.2%), United States (6.8%), English (6.3%), French (2.0%), Scottish (1.3%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated in 1872

Land area: 4.68 square miles.

Population density: 1,263 people per square mile   (low).

Charleston, Missouri map

For population 25 years and over in Charleston:

  • High school or higher: 78.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 9.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.4%
  • Unemployed: 11.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 16.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Charleston city:

  • Never married: 39.5%
  • Now married: 35.6%
  • Separated: 3.7%
  • Widowed: 6.6%
  • Divorced: 14.7%

41 residents are foreign born

This city:

0.7%
Missouri:

3.9%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $528 (0.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $484 (1.0%)

Charleston satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Jackson, TN (93.8 miles , pop. 59,643).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: St. Louis, MO (127.8 miles , pop. 348,189).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (351.7 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Diehlstadt, MO (2.3 miles) , Bertrand, MO (2.4 miles ), Anniston, MO (2.6 miles ), Wilson City, MO (2.6 miles) , Wyatt, MO (2.7 miles ), East Prairie, MO (3.2 miles ), Miner, MO (3.3 miles ), Cairo, IL (3.3 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 3 buildings, average cost: $50,000
  • 1998: 11 buildings, average cost: $32,100
  • 1999: 4 buildings, average cost: $63,300
  • 2000: 3 buildings, average cost: $63,300
  • 2001: 4 buildings, average cost: $129,300
  • 2002: 1 building, cost: $25,000
  • 2003: 2 buildings, average cost: $160,000
  • 2004: 1 building, cost: $60,000
  • 2005: 1 building, cost: $60,000
  • 2006: 5 buildings, average cost: $191,000
  • 2007: 4 buildings, average cost: $111,300
  • 2008: 3 buildings, average cost: $63,300
  • 2009: 2 buildings, average cost: $90,500
  • 2010: 2 buildings, average cost: $70,000
  • 2011: 2 buildings, average cost: $68,500
  • 2012: 1 building, cost: $140,000

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 36.92 N, Longitude: 89.35 W

Area code: 573

Charleston household income distribution Charleston home values distribution

Crime rates in Charleston by Year
Type 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
Murders 1130100021202
per 100,000 20.818.250.80.019.40.00.00.039.916.833.70.033.8
Rapes 3312000101411
per 100,000 62.554.616.938.40.00.00.019.40.016.867.316.916.9
Robberies 81681537335412
per 100,000 166.718.2101.6153.619.494.957.1135.759.950.384.267.7202.6
Assaults 50423326201925274034643044
per 100,000 1,042.1764.2558.8499.3387.1360.7475.6523.3798.7569.61,077.3507.9742.7
Burglaries 25342846294038314451324027
per 100,000 521.1618.6474.1883.4561.4759.3723.0600.8878.6854.4538.6677.2455.8
Thefts 15812911286861129410384101108113110
per 100,000 3,293.02,347.21,896.41,651.61,664.72,126.01,788.41,996.11,677.31,692.11,817.91,913.01,856.9
Auto thefts 391481073535465
per 100,000 62.5163.8237.0153.6193.6132.957.196.959.983.867.3101.684.4
Arson 1000001010613
per 100,000 20.80.00.00.00.00.019.00.020.00.0101.016.950.6
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 287.5) 544.7404.5401.1329.8253.3259.6248.7302.4407.0322.8497.2278.4419.8

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City-data.com crime index counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Crime rate in Charleston detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2014, including police officers: 20 (14 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.36
Missouri average:

2.47
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

5.2%
Missouri:

4.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: -395 (-7.7%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (13%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (13%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Construction (11%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Public administration (9%)
  • Health care and social assistance (7%)
  • Health care and social assistance (30%)
  • Accommodation and food services (12%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Public administration (11%)
  • Manufacturing (8%)
  • Finance and insurance (7%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (6%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Office and administrative support occupations (15%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (11%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (10%)
  • Management occupations (10%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (10%)
  • Material moving occupations (8%)
  • Transportation occupations (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (25%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (17%)
  • Sales and related occupations (11%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (9%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (8%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (7%)
  • Material moving occupations (5%)

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

Average climate in Charleston, Missouri

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Charleston-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Missouri state average. It is 85% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/22/1981, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 1.7 miles away from the Charleston city center killed one person and injured 32 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 5/6/2003, a category F4 tornado 29.8 miles away from the city center killed 2 people and injured 33 people and caused $16 million in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Charleston-area historical earthquake activity is near Missouri state average. It is 72% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 9/26/1990 at 13:18:51, a magnitude 5.0 (4.7 MB, 4.8 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 7.7 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 19.9 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 36.2 miles away from Charleston center
On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi) earthquake occurred 132.6 miles away from the city center
On 9/29/1987 at 00:04:56, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, 4.5 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 11.0 miles away from the city center
On 3/25/1976 at 00:41:20, a magnitude 5.0 (4.9 MB, 5.0 LG) earthquake occurred 104.3 miles away from Charleston center
On 6/18/2002 at 17:37:15, a magnitude 5.0 (4.3 MB, 4.6 MW, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 113.3 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Mississippi County (16) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 10, Storms: 8, Tornadoes: 7, Winter Storms: 5, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Charleston topographic map

Birthplace of: James R. Fair - Chemical engineer, Matt Whiteside - 2005 Major League Baseball player (Toronto Blue Jays, born: Aug 8, 1967), Ernie Nevel - Baseball player, Kenny Rollins - Basketball player, Ricky Frazier - Basketball player, John E. Scott - Politician.

Hospitals and medical centers in Charleston:

  • CHARLESTON MANOR (1220 EAST MARSHALL)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Charleston:

  • EAST PRAIRIE NURSING CENTER (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; EAST PRAIRIE, MO)
  • E PRAIRIE NURSING CENTER (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; EAST PRAIRIE, MO)
  • SOUTHERN MEDICAL CENTER (Hospital, about 11 miles away; CAIRO, IL)
  • DAYSTAR CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; CAIRO, IL)
  • PILOT HOUSE (Hospital, about 11 miles away; CAIRO, IL)
  • GREENBRIAR MANOR (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; CAIRO, IL)
  • SIKESTON JAYCEE REGIONAL DIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, about 14 miles away; SIKESTON, MO)

airports located in Charleston:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Charleston:

  • Southeast Missouri State University (about 30 miles; Cape Girardeau, MO; Full-time enrollment: 9,678)
  • West Kentucky Community and Technical College (about 40 miles; Paducah, KY; FT enrollment: 4,107)
  • The University of Tennessee-Martin (about 49 miles; Martin, TN; FT enrollment: 7,013)
  • Southern Illinois University-Carbondale (about 56 miles; Carbondale, IL; FT enrollment: 14,539)
  • John A Logan College (about 59 miles; Carterville, IL; FT enrollment: 3,995)
  • Dyersburg State Community College (about 61 miles; Dyersburg, TN; FT enrollment: 2,211)
  • Murray State University (about 61 miles; Murray, KY; FT enrollment: 8,930)

Public high school in Charleston:

Public elementary/middle schools in Charleston:

Private elementary/middle school in Charleston:

  • ST HENRY CATHOLIC SCHOOL (Students: 100, Location: 306 COURT ST, Grades: PK-8)
See full list of schools located in Charleston

Library in Charleston:

  • MISSISSIPPI COUNTY LIBRARY DISTRICT (Operating income: $324,613; Location: 105 EAST MARSHALL; 41,025 books; 2,078 audio materials; 1,185 video materials; 4 local licensed databases; 14 state licensed databases; 55 print serial subscriptions; 11 electronic serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Charleston: Charleston Plaza (A), Crenshaw (B), Charleston Department of Public Safety (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Church in Charleston: Bethlehem Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Hotels: Econo Lodge (310 South Story Street), Economy Motel of Charleston (Hway 60 East), Econo Lodge Charleston (310 South Story Street), Comfort Inn Charleston (102 Drake Street).

Courts: Charleston City - Municipal Court Clerk (200 North Main Street), Mississippi-County - Court House- Charleston (200 North Main Street).

Mississippi County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 32.7%
(21.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 43.2% for Black residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.4 people
Missouri:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  64.9%
Whole state:  65.3%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  6.5%
Whole state:  6.7%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households

People in group quarters in Charleston in 2010:

  • 1,607 people in state prisons
  • 115 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 50 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 7 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 3 people in correctional facilities intended for juveniles
87 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups) in 2000
64 people in nursing homes in 2000

Charleston, Missouri environmental map by EPA

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Banks with branches in Charleston (2011 data):

  • Focus Bank: Online Banking Branch at 101 South Main, branch established on 2009/02/02; at 101 South Main Street, branch established on 1930/01/01. Info updated 2006/08/10: Bank assets: $659.4 mil, Deposits: $506.7 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 13 total offices, Holding Company: Security State Bancshares, Inc.
  • Mississippi County Savings and Loan Association: Mississippi County Savings And Loan at 501 S Main St, branch established on 1945/01/01. Info updated 2011/07/21: Bank assets: $9.3 mil, Deposits: $6.7 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 1 total offices
  • Citizens' Bank of Charleston: Citizens' Bank Of Charleston at 207 East Commercial Street, branch established on 1958/01/20. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $119.3 mil, Deposits: $103.7 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 2 total offices, Holding Company: Citizens Bancorp, Inc

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.4
Missouri average:

11.0

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

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

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

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant4,61427
Mainline Protestant7164
Black Protestant6674
Catholic3531
Other-1
None8,008-
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: 5
Mississippi County:

3.68 / 10,000 pop.
Missouri:

1.88 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
Mississippi County:

1.47 / 10,000 pop.
Missouri:

0.60 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 8
Mississippi County:

5.89 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.34 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 11
Here:

8.09 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.37 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

9.9%
Missouri:

8.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Mississippi County:

30.0%
Missouri:

29.6%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

15.4%
State:

13.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Charleston:

47.8%
Missouri:

49.8%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Charleston:

43.6%
State:

46.9%

Average BMI:
This city:

29.7
Missouri:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
Charleston:

20.5%
Missouri:

21.0%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Charleston:

14.1%
Missouri:

10.4%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.7
Missouri:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

37.0%
Missouri:

34.3%

General health condition:
Charleston:

52.1%
Missouri:

56.3%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

78.0%
Missouri:

78.8%

More about Health and Nutrition of Charleston, MO 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 3$8,674$34,6960$0
Other Government Administration 1$4,428$53,1360$0
Judicial and Legal 2$4,291$25,7460$0
Police Protection - Officers 12$30,958$30,9580$0
Police - Other 4$7,559$22,6775$7,592
Streets and Highways 5$13,047$31,3132$3,100
Sewerage 1$2,311$27,7320$0
Parks and Recreation 2$4,990$29,9402$2,125
Water Supply 1$2,247$26,9640$0
Totals for Government 31$78,505$30,3899$12,817

5.27% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($23,694 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.27%
Missouri average:

6.69%

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 Scott County, MO  1.62% ($20,691 average AGI)
from Cape Girardeau County, MO  0.55% ($23,478)
from New Madrid County, MO  0.33% ($25,929)


5.50% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($28,422 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.50%
Missouri average:

6.91%

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 Scott County, MO  1.71% ($26,611 average AGI)
to Cape Girardeau County, MO  0.59% ($31,360)
to New Madrid County, MO  0.47% ($31,100)

Strongest AM radio stations in Charleston:

  • KCHR (1350 AM; 1 kW; CHARLESTON, MO; Owner: SOUTH MISSOURI B/C COMPANY, INC.)
  • KRHW (1520 AM; 5 kW; SIKESTON, MO)
  • KZIM (960 AM; 5 kW; CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO; Owner: ZIMMER RADIO OF MID-MISSOURI, INC)
  • KYMO (1080 AM; daytime; 1 kW; EAST PRAIRIE, MO; Owner: USHER BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WKRO (1490 AM; 1 kW; CAIRO, IL; Owner: BENJAMIN STRATEMEYER)
  • KAPE (1550 AM; 5 kW; CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO; Owner: W. RUSSELL WITHERS, JR.)
  • WCRV (640 AM; 50 kW; COLLIERVILLE, TN; Owner: BOTT BROADCASTING COMPANY/TENNESSEE)
  • WPAD (1560 AM; 10 kW; PADUCAH, KY; Owner: BRISTOL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WBCE (1200 AM; daytime; 1 kW; WICKLIFFE, KY; Owner: WBCE, INC.)
  • KSIM (1400 AM; 1 kW; SIKESTON, MO; Owner: ZIMMER RADIO OF MID-MISSOURI, INC)
  • WDIA (1070 AM; 50 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WDDD (810 AM; 10 kW; JOHNSTON CITY, IL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WGSF (1030 AM; 50 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: FLINN BROADCASTING CORPORATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in Charleston:

  • KWKZ (106.1 FM; CHARLESTON, MO; Owner: ANDERSON BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KREZ (104.7 FM; CHAFFEE, MO; Owner: DANA R. WITHERS)
  • KYMO-FM (105.3 FM; EAST PRAIRIE, MO; Owner: USHER BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WBEL (88.5 FM; CAIRO, IL; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • KBXB (97.9 FM; SIKESTON, MO; Owner: W. RUSSELL WITHERS, JR.)
  • KGMO (100.7 FM; CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO; Owner: W. RUSSELL WITHERS, JR.)
  • WKIB (96.5 FM; ANNA, IL; Owner: W. RUSSELL WITHERS)
  • KEZS-FM (102.9 FM; CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO; Owner: ZIMMER BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KBHI (107.1 FM; MINER, MO; Owner: DANA R WITHERS)
  • WKYQ (93.3 FM; PADUCAH, KY; Owner: BRISTOL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WGKY (95.9 FM; WICKLIFFE, KY; Owner: WICKLIFE RENTAL PROPERTIES, INC.)
  • KRCU (90.9 FM; CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO; Owner: BOARD OF REGENTS, SOUTHEAST MISSOURI STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WGCF (89.3 FM; PADUCAH, KY; Owner: CHRISTIAN BUSINESSMEN'S ASSOC, INC.)
  • KCGQ-FM (99.3 FM; GORDONVILLE, MO; Owner: ZIMMER RADIO OF MID-MISSOURI, INC)

TV broadcast stations around Charleston:

  • WDKA (Channel 49; PADUCAH, KY; Owner: WDKA ACQUISITION CORPORATION)
  • WPSD-TV (Channel 6; PADUCAH, KY; Owner: WPSD-TV, LLC)
  • KFVS-TV (Channel 12; CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO; Owner: RAYCOM AMERICA, INC.)
  • KBSI (Channel 23; CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO; Owner: KBSI LICENSEE L.P.)
  • K47FB (Channel 47; CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • K69HT (Channel 69; CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • K65GP (Channel 65; CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • KCGI-CA (Channel 45; CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO; Owner: TRI-STATE CHRISTIAN TV, INC.)
  • K58FD (Channel 58; CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
Charleston fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2014

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2014 (per 100,000 population)

See more detailed statistics of Charleston fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2014 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 11Number of bridges
  • 73m240ftTotal length
  • 80,842Total average daily traffic
  • 34,796Total average daily truck traffic

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 31950-1959
  • 31960-1969
  • 51970-1979
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Charleston, MO

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

  • CHARLESTON (Address: 328 S KATHY DR , Population served: 5,100, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Charleston, Missouri:

  • Quality Inn, 102 Drake St, Charleston, Missouri 63834 , Phone: (573) 683-4200, Fax: (573) 683-2446
  • Super 8, 310 S Story, Charleston, Missouri 63834 , Phone: (573) 683-2125, Fax: (573) 683-4261
  • Super 8, 310 S Story St, Charleston, Missouri 63834 , Phone: (573) 683-2125, Fax: (573) 683-4261
All 3 fire-safe hotels and motels in Charleston, Missouri
Most common first names in Charleston, MO among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James9867.5 years
John8274.4 years
Mary7578.7 years
William6872.6 years
Robert5372.0 years
Charles4473.5 years
Willie4475.6 years
George3369.6 years
Henry3077.4 years
Albert2672.1 years
Most common last names in Charleston, MO among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Williams4170.4 years
Brown4173.8 years
Jones3873.5 years
Smith3577.5 years
Johnson3469.4 years
Moore2778.1 years
Jackson2574.2 years
Scott2474.1 years
Davis2277.8 years
Miller1976.0 years

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (83%)
  • Electricity (15%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)
Businesses in Charleston, MO
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1Pizza Hut1
Alco Stores1Quality1
Econo Lodge1Quiznos1
FedEx2RadioShack1
H&R Block1U-Haul1
La-Z-Boy1UPS1
McDonald's1

Charleston compared to Missouri state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly 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.
  • Institutionalized population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.

Charleston on our top lists:

  • #20 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the least cars per house, population 5,000+"
  • #25 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most people below 50% of the poverty level, excluding cities with 15% or more of residents in college and with the median age below 28 (population 5,000+)"
  • #30 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Healthcare support occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #41 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest number of arson incidents per 100,000 residents, excludes tourist destinations and others with a lot of outsiders visiting based on city industries data (population 5,000+)"
  • #55 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest number of murders per 100,000 residents, excludes tourist destinations and others with a lot of outsiders visiting based on city industries data (population 5,000+)"
  • #72 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest household incomes disparities (population 5,000+)"
  • #73 on the list of "Top 100 cities with the largest percentage of males (pop. 5,000+)"
  • #75 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest number of assaults per 100,000 residents, excludes tourist destinations and others with a lot of outsiders visiting based on city industries data (population 5,000+)"
  • #77 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most people below the poverty level, excluding cities with 15% or more of residents in college and with the median age below 28 (population 5,000+)"
  • #78 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Office and administrative support occupations (population 5,000+)"
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