Charleston, MS Profile: Facts & Data

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Charleston, Mississippi - Basic Facts

The City of Charleston had a population of 2,159 as of July 1, 2018. Charleston ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Mississippi. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Charleston is located at latitude 34.0077 and longitude -90.0552 in Tallahatchie County. The formal boundaries for the City of Charleston (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.35 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Tallahatchie County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 217 feet.

The City of Charleston (GNIS ID: 2404031) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The City of Charleston is located within Supervisor District 2, a minor civil division (MCD) of Tallahatchie County.


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Charleston, MS Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)

POPULATION

Total Population 2,159
Population in Households 2,112
Population in Familes 1,721
Population in Group Qrtrs 47
Population Density2 1,598
Diversity Index3 38
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $21,458
Average Household Income $32,786
Per Capita Income $12,506

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 928 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 516 (55.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 268 (28.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 143 (15.4%)
Median Home Value $67,018
Average Home Value $71,124
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 785
Average Household Size 2.69
Family Households 501
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2018 2018-2023
Population -0.19% -0.53%
Households -0.3% -0.59%
Families -0.59% -0.73%
Median Household Income   -0.09%
Per Capita Income   1.14%

Charleston, MS - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Charleston to the other 362 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Mississippi by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 116 68th
Population Density # 25 93rd
Diversity Index # 243 33rd
Median Household Income # 339 7th
Per Capita Income # 341 6th

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