Charleston, Missouri

Population 5,847

Charleston is located in Mississippi County, MO. The population is 5,847, making Charleston the largest city in Mississippi County.

There are 4 public schools in Charleston with an average Homefacts rating of C-. The total crime rate for Charleston is high , and there are 16 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 Tywappity Township, Wilson City and Diehlstadt.

Charleston Neighborhood Report


School Rating is Below Average
  • No High School Diploma: 25%
  • High School Graduate or Higher: 64.8%
  • Bachelor's Degree or Higher: 10.2%

Crime Rate

3.3% Higher than national avg.
  • Auto theft: 128
  • Violent Crimes: 765
  • Robbery: 55
  • Burglary: 291
  • Property Crime: 1
  • Larceny Theft: 1

Registered Offenders

50.52% Higher than national avg.
  • 16 offenders in Charleston
  • 27.36 offenders/10,000 residents

Environmental Hazards

33 Found nearby
  • Brownfields: 0
  • Registered Polluters: 3
  • Superfunds: 1
  • Tanks & Spills: 29


Moderate 4.0%
  • Missouri unemployment average: 3.0%
  • 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, MO and 1 private school. Homefacts rates Charleston's schools as Below Average, with an overall C- rating.
1 Private School

St Henry Catholic School

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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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0 Former Drug Labs view all

  • Good news! No Drug lab found in Charleston, MO

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1 Building Permits View All

  • In 2012, the city of Charleston, MO issued 1 building permits. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes.
  • In 2011, the city of Charleston, MO issued 2 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: $489
  • 1 Bedroom: $521
  • 2 Bedrooms: $685
  • 3 Bedrooms: $901
  • 4 Bedrooms: $1,113

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Environmental Hazards

33 Environmental Hazards

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Health Hazards

  • Air Quality HEALTHY (362/384)
    Charleston, MO has 94.27% good air quality.
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  • Radon ZONE 3 COUNTY
    Charleston, MO is a green zone.
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  • UV Index MODERATE 4.62 Average
    Charleston, MO is a moderate risk area for ultra-violet rays.
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Average Monthly Temperature

  • January 33.38°
  • February 38.23°
  • March 49.18°
  • April 58.27°
  • May 67.86°
  • June 76.76°
  • July 79.55°
  • August 76.74°
  • September 69.65°
  • October 57.65°
  • November 47.27°
  • December 38.75°

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Natural Disasters

Probability of Natural Disasters for Charleston, MO

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

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Median Household Income

Median Household Income in Charleston, MO: $24,203


Unemployment in Charleston is 4.0%. It is higher than the state and national averages, 3.0% and 3.7% respectively

Workforce Breakdown

Blue Collar - 60.91%
White Collar - 39.09%


State Representatives

  • Gov. Jay Nixon
  • Sen. Roy Blunt
  • Sen. Claire McCaskill

City Representatives

  • Jason Smith

Neighborhood Info

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Nearest Major Airports

8 FCC Towers view all

1 Fire Station view all

0 Hospitals view all

  • No hospitals found in Charleston, MO

1 Library view all

1 Police Station view all

1 Retirement Home view all

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