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Charleston, MO (Missouri) Houses and Residents

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $91,063 (it was $50,500 in 2000)
Charleston:

$91,063
Missouri:

$156,700
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $46,900 - $138,962

Total population: 5,907 (Urban population: 4,566 (all inside urban clusters), Rural population: 209 (all nonfarm))

Houses: 2,138 (1,849 occupied: 901 owner occupied, 945 renter occupied)

% of renters here:

51%
State:

33%

Housing density: 457 houses/condos per square mile

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2017 in this county: $118,479.

Median contract rent in 2017: $195 (lower quartile is $101, upper quartile is $285)


Median rent asked for vacant for-rent units in 2017: $358


Median gross rent in Charleston, MO in 2017: $308

Housing units in Charleston with a mortgage: 379 (0 second mortgage, 25 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 529

Median household income for houses/condos with a mortgage: $54,798

Median household income for apartments without a mortgage: $32,692

Median monthly housing costs: $606


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Charleston, Missouri Age and Sex of Residents
Median year house/condo built: 1963

Median year apartment built: 1966

Household type by relationship:

Households: 5,907
  • In family households: 3,526 (514 male householders, 676 female householders)
    566 spouses, 1,121 children (1,052 natural, 0 adopted, 67 stepchildren), 217 grandchildren, 130 brothers or sisters, 22 parents, 114 other relatives, 176 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 705 (349 male householders (331 living alone)), 314 female householders (299 living alone)), 35 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 1,659

Size of family households: 631 2-persons, 305 3-persons, 136 4-persons, 44 5-persons, 63 6-persons, 11 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 631 1-person, 19 2-persons, 8 4-persons.

238 married couples with children.
565 single-parent households (29 men, 536 women).

98.5% of residents of Charleston speak English at home.
0.9% of residents speak Spanish at home (47% speak English very well, 24% speak English well, 27% speak English not well, 2% don't speak English at all).

Foreign born population: 57 (1.0%)
(59.6% of them are naturalized citizens)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.1
State:

6.4

Median number of rooms in apartments
Here:

4.3
State:

4.4

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Charleston, Missouri
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Charleston, Missouri
  • 0no bedroom
  • 61 bedroom
  • 2052 bedrooms
  • 5563 bedrooms
  • 954 bedrooms
  • 365+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Charleston, Missouri
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Charleston, Missouri
  • 10no bedroom
  • 2051 bedroom
  • 4652 bedrooms
  • 2043 bedrooms
  • 354 bedrooms
  • 205+ bedrooms
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Charleston in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Charleston in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 53no vehicle
  • 3981 vehicle
  • 2582 vehicles
  • 1423 vehicles
  • 84 vehicles
  • 325+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Charleston in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Charleston in renter-occupied apartments
  • 207no vehicle
  • 4211 vehicle
  • 2962 vehicles
  • 123 vehicles
  • 04 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Charleston, Missouri
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Charleston, Missouri
  • 01 room
  • 02 rooms
  • 73 rooms
  • 764 rooms
  • 2415 rooms
  • 2166 rooms
  • 1177 rooms
  • 908 rooms
  • 1529+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Charleston, Missouri
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Charleston, Missouri
  • 101 room
  • 442 rooms
  • 1703 rooms
  • 3284 rooms
  • 915 rooms
  • 2226 rooms
  • 587 rooms
  • 158 rooms
  • 179+ rooms
Year house built
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders
  • Charleston, MO household income distribution

  • Distribution of median household income in Charleston, MO in 2017
  • 260Less than $10,000
  • 398$10,000 to $19,999
  • 336$20,000 to $29,999
  • 115$30,000 to $39,999
  • 148$40,000 to $49,999
  • 137$50,000 to $59,999
  • 96$60,000 to $74,999
  • 120$75,000 to $99,999
  • 13$100,000 to $124,999
  • 40$125,000 to $149,999
  • 55$150,000 to $199,999
  • 24$200,000 or more
  • Home value of owner - occupied houses in 2017 in Charleston, MO

  • Distribution of house value in Charleston, MO in 2017
  • 10Less than $10,000
  • 3$10,000 to $14,999
  • 22$15,000 to $19,999
  • 31$20,000 to $24,999
  • 149$25,000 to $29,999
  • 27$30,000 to $34,999
  • 65$40,000 to $49,999
  • 91$50,000 to $59,999
  • 35$60,000 to $69,999
  • 71$70,000 to $79,999
  • 41$80,000 to $89,999
  • 44$90,000 to $99,999
  • 53$100,000 to $124,999
  • 5$125,000 to $149,999
  • 46$150,000 to $174,999
  • 24$175,000 to $199,999
  • 23$200,000 to $249,999
  • 18$250,000 to $299,999
  • 12$300,000 to $399,999
  • 9$400,000 to $499,999
  • 19$500,000 to $749,999
  • Rent paid by renters in 2017 in Charleston, MO

  • Distribution of rent paid by renters in Charleston, MO in 2017
  • 9Less than $100
  • 56$150 to $199
  • 42$200 to $249
  • 65$250 to $299
  • 113$300 to $349
  • 119$350 to $399
  • 144$450 to $499
  • 19$500 to $549
  • 24$550 to $599
  • 117$600 to $649
  • 22$650 to $699
  • 94No cash rent
Time Leaving Home To Go To Work in 2017

Percentage of workers working in this county: 63.7%
Number of people working at home: 22 (1.2% of all workers)

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 192
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 351
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 351
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 130
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 313
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 25
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 172
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 66
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 27
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 63
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 31
  • 90 or more minutes: 0
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Charleston

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 1,456 (77%)
  • Carpooled: 305 (16%)
  • Taxi: 5 (0%)
  • Walked: 97 (5%)
  • Worked at home: 22 (1%)
Class of Workers in 2017
  • Unemployment by race in 2017
  • Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic residents
  • 12.2%Males
  • 8.2%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Black residents
  • 19.9%Males
  • 8.2%Females
  • Unemployment rate for American Indian and Alaska Native residents
  • 100.0%Males
Year of entry for the foreign-born population in Charleston, Missouri
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population in Charleston, Missouri
  • 02010 or later
  • 222000 to 2009
  • 01990 to 1999
  • 81980 to 1989
  • 01970 to 1979
  • 6Before 1970
Ancestries in Charleston, MO

First ancestries reported:

  • American: 365 (12.2%)
  • German: 193 (6.5%)
  • Irish: 130 (4.4%)
  • Moroccan: 73 (2.4%)
  • Scottish: 70 (2.3%)
  • European: 63 (2.1%)
  • African: 52 (1.7%)
  • English: 35 (1.2%)
  • French: 16 (0.5%)
  • British: 13 (0.4%)
  • Scotch-Irish: 13 (0.4%)
  • Italian: 12 (0.4%)
  • Austrian: 9 (0.3%)
  • Czechoslovakian: 6 (0.2%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents (%):

Mexico
Charleston:

59.6% (34)
Missouri:

100.0% (-1)

Austria
Charleston:

17.5% (10)
Missouri:

100.0% (-1)

Germany
Charleston:

12.3% (7)
Missouri:

100.0% (-1)

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 4,358
  • Other state: 1,468
  • Northeast: 63
  • Midwest: 701
  • South: 589
  • West: 107

79.6% of Charleston residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 34.8% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 89.4% lived in Missouri.


Charleston:

79.6%
State average:

84.6%

Education attainment for males 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 5
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 49
  • 5th and 6th grade: 13
  • 7th and 8th grade: 150
  • 9th grade: 31
  • 10th grade: 168
  • 11th grade: 262
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 85
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 1,126
  • Less than 1 year of college: 208
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 430
  • Associate degree: 66
  • Bachelor's degree: 171
  • Master's degree: 46
  • Professional school degree: 48
  • Doctorate degree: 0
Educational Attainment for Males

Education attainment for females 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 0
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 0
  • 5th and 6th grade: 9
  • 7th and 8th grade: 100
  • 9th grade: 1
  • 10th grade: 63
  • 11th grade: 33
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 35
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 630
  • Less than 1 year of college: 129
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 212
  • Associate degree: 28
  • Bachelor's degree: 133
  • Master's degree: 74
  • Professional school degree: 0
  • Doctorate degree: 0
Educational Attainment for Females
Charleston marital status for males
Charleston marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 1,765
  • One, attached: 27
  • Two: 191
  • 3 or 4: 136
  • 20 to 49: 10
  • 50 or more: 9

Median worth of mobile homes: $66,045

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities in 2017: 0.3%

House/condo owner moved in on average 19 years ago

Renter moved in on average 3 years ago

Year householders moved into residence in Charleston
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Charleston, MO
  • 76.0%Utility gas
  • 23.1%Electricity
  • 0.9%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Charleston, MO
  • 62.5%Utility gas
  • 32.2%Electricity
  • 4.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.3%Other fuel

Private vs. public school enrollment:

Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 61
Here:

13.1%
Missouri:

13.0%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 61
Here:

16.5%
Missouri:

12.6%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 20
Here:

11.3%
Missouri:

23.4%
School Enrollment by Level of School for Male Students
School Enrollment by Level of School for Female Students
Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Noninstitutionalized Residents with Employment Disability