Charleston, Mississippi

Population 2,233

Charleston is located in Tallahatchie County, MS. The population is 2,233, making Charleston the largest city in Tallahatchie County.

There are 4 public schools in Charleston with an average Homefacts rating of C+. The total crime rate for Charleston is moderate , and there are 4 registered sex offenders residing in the city. Unemployment in Charleston is moderate and the median home sales price is $0. Detailed and up-to-date Charleston property reports are available for any property address.

Cities near Charleston include Oakland, Tillatoba and Enid.

Charleston Neighborhood Report


School Rating is Above average
  • No High School Diploma: 29.5%
  • High School Graduate or Higher: 58.9%
  • Bachelor's Degree or Higher: 11.6%

Crime Rate

48.9% Higher than national avg.
  • Auto theft: 28
  • Violent Crimes: 332
  • Robbery: 14
  • Burglary: 664
  • Property Crime: 4
  • Larceny Theft: 3

Registered Offenders

35.17% Higher than national avg.
  • 4 offenders in Charleston
  • 17.91 offenders/10,000 residents

Environmental Hazards

41 Found nearby
  • Brownfields: 1
  • Registered Polluters: 0
  • Superfunds: 1
  • Tanks & Spills: 39


Moderate 4.0%
  • Mississippi unemployment average: 3.8%
  • National unemployment average: 3.7%

Property Values

Median Property Value $0

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4 Public Schools view public schools

There are 4 K-12 public schools in Charleston, MS and 1 private school. Homefacts rates Charleston's schools as Above average, with an overall C+ rating.
1 Private School

Strider Academy

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0 Colleges & Universities view all colleges & universities

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*100 is national avg. Greater than 100 means higher crime, lower means less crime.
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2 Building Permits View All

  • In 2007, the city of Charleston, MS issued 2 building permits. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes.
  • In 2006, the city of Charleston, MS issued 1 building permits. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes.
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Fair Market Rents

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  • Property Type Rent
  • Studio: $569
  • 1 Bedroom: $573
  • 2 Bedrooms: $705
  • 3 Bedrooms: $902
  • 4 Bedrooms: $1,136

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Environmental Hazards

41 Environmental Hazards

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Health Hazards

  • Air Quality HEALTHY (409/421)
    Charleston, MS has 97.15% good air quality.
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  • Radon ZONE 3 COUNTY
    Charleston, MS is a green zone.
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  • UV Index HIGH 5.28 Average
    Charleston, MS is a high risk area for ultra-violet rays.
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Average Monthly Temperature

  • January 43.97°
  • February 47.52°
  • March 56.58°
  • April 64.43°
  • May 72.64°
  • June 80.39°
  • July 81.43°
  • August 81.3°
  • September 75.08°
  • October 63.08°
  • November 54.56°
  • December 41.7°

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Natural Disasters

Probability of Natural Disasters for Charleston, MS

Charleston, MS has a very low risk of earthquakes.
Charleston, MS has no risk of hurricanes.
Charleston, MS has a very low risk of hail storms.
Charleston, MS has a moderate risk of tornadoes.

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Median Household Income

Median Household Income in Charleston, MS: $22,163


Unemployment in Charleston is 4.0%. It is higher than the state and national averages, 3.8% and 3.7% respectively

Workforce Breakdown

Blue Collar - 56.16%
White Collar - 43.84%


State Representatives

  • Gov. Phil Bryant
  • Sen. Thad Cochran
  • Sen. Roger F. Wicker

City Representatives

  • Bennie G. Thompson

Neighborhood Info

2 Airports view all

Nearest Major Airports

9 FCC Towers view all

1 Fire Station view all

1 Hospital view all

1 Library view all

1 Retirement Home view all

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