Charleston, MS
Quality of Life, Demographics, And Statistics

Demographics
Updated: 2021-08-09
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Charleston, Mississippi Info Snack

Population
2,402
Unemployment
4.2%
Poverty
29.5%
Median Home
$67,000
Median Income
$25,395
Median Rent
$494

Charleston SnackAbility

4
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
5/10
Housing
3
Affordability
6
Diversity
8.5
Safety
N/A
Amenities
7
Education
3
Commute
8.5

Rankings for Charleston in Mississippi

Map Of Charleston, MS

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Population over time in Charleston

Year Population % Change
2019 2,402 15.1%
2018 2,086 16.1%
2017 1,796 -0.6%
2016 1,807 55.2%
2015 1,164 -35.4%
2014 1,801 -17.0%
2013 2,171 -2.8%
2012 2,233 -3.9%
2011 2,323 12.5%
2010 2,065 -

Race / Ethnicity in Charleston

White
33.1% (796)
African American
65.4% (1,570)
American Indian
0.0% (0)
Asian
0.0% (0)
Hawaiian
0.0% (0)
Other
0.0% (0)
Two Or More
1.5% (36)
Hispanic
0.0% (0)
Race Charleston MS USA
White 33.1% 56.6% 60.7%
African American 65.4% 37.6% 12.3%
American Indian 0.0% 0.4% 0.7%
Asian 0.0% 1.0% 5.5%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.0% 0.2%
Other 0.0% 0.1% 0.2%
Two Or More 1.5% 1.2% 2.4%
Hispanic 0.0% 3.1% 18.0%

Gender in Charleston

Female
50.0% (1,200)
Male
50.0% (1,202)
Gender Charleston MS USA
Female 50.0% 51.5% 50.8%
Male 50.0% 48.5% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Charleston for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
5.0% (120)
9-12th Grade
24.0% (576)
High School / GED
31.0% (744)
Some College
22.0% (528)
Associate's Degree
9.0% (216)
Bachelor's Degree
8.0% (192)
Master's Degree
1.0% (24)
Professional Degree
0.0% (0)
Doctorate Degree
0.0% (0)
Education Charleston MS USA
< 9th Grade 5.0% 6.0% 6.0%
9-12th Grade 24.0% 10.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 31.0% 30.0% 27.0%
Some College 22.0% 22.0% 20.0%
Associate's Degree 9.0% 10.0% 8.0%
Bachelor's Degree 8.0% 14.0% 20.0%
Master's Degree 1.0% 6.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 0.0% 1.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 0.0% 1.0% 1.0%

Household Income For Charleston, Mississippi

Less than $10,000
7.8% (18,803)
$10,000 to $14,999
15.8% (37,910)
$15,000 to $24,999
26.0% (62,476)
$25,000 to $34,999
9.3% (22,442)
$35,000 to $49,999
11.4% (27,295)
$50,000 to $74,999
12.6% (30,328)
$75,000 to $99,999
7.6% (18,196)
$100,000 to $149,999
9.5% (22,746)
$150,000 to $199,999
0.0% (0)
$200,000 or more
0.0% (0)
Income Charleston MS USA
Less than $10,000 7.8% 9.8% 6.0%
$10,000 to $14,999 15.8% 6.7% 4.3%
$15,000 to $24,999 26.0% 12.7% 8.9%
$25,000 to $34,999 9.3% 11.1% 8.9%
$35,000 to $49,999 11.4% 13.9% 12.3%
$50,000 to $74,999 12.6% 16.8% 17.2%
$75,000 to $99,999 7.6% 11.5% 12.7%
$100,000 to $149,999 9.5% 10.8% 15.1%
$150,000 to $199,999 0.0% 3.6% 6.8%
$200,000 or more 0.0% 3.0% 7.7%

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