Latest Data (2017)
Population 4,122
Nationwide Rank 5278

Quick Facts

Chariton, Iowa is the 5,278th largest city in the United States as of 2017.

Chariton, Iowa is a city.

Chariton, Iowa is currently 11.7% smaller than it was in 1990, the year of its peak recorded population.

Chariton, Iowa's growth is extremely below average. 88% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.

Similarly Sized Cities In US

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2017
5268 Wilmer, Texas 4,136 20.6%
5269 Berne, Indiana 4,135 -3.9%
5270 Fayetteville, New York 4,133 -1.2%
5271 Randleman, North Carolina 4,131 14.9%
5272 Chester, New York 4,129 17.9%
5273 North East, Pennsylvania 4,128 -9.1%
5274 Northwoods, Missouri 4,127 -10.9%
5275 Lathrup Village, Michigan 4,126 -2.4%
5276 Liberty, New York 4,125 2.7%
5277 Alvarado, Texas 4,124 22.0%
5278 Chariton, Iowa 4,122 -10.0%
5279 Shrewsbury, New Jersey 4,122 14.5%
5280 Reedsport, Oregon 4,121 -5.6%
5281 Austin, Indiana 4,120 -13.3%
5282 Kewaskum, Wisconsin 4,120 23.0%
5283 Scandia, Minnesota 4,120 11.3%
5284 Mulberry, Florida 4,118 26.7%
5285 Ovilla, Texas 4,114 20.2%
5286 Sinking Spring, Pennsylvania 4,112 53.1%
5287 Burgaw, North Carolina 4,110 18.7%
5288 Goodview, Minnesota 4,109 11.2%

Similarly Sized Cities In Iowa

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2017
3625 Creston 7,839 3.5%
3650 Webster City 7,787 -4.6%
3678 Decorah 7,701 -5.6%
3720 Sioux Center 7,579 24.7%
3725 Clear Lake 7,562 -7.5%
3738 Perry 7,517 -2.0%
3773 Washington 7,395 4.7%
3779 Charles City 7,373 -5.3%
3790 Hiawatha 7,353 12.7%
3849 Knoxville 7,181 -7.2%
3976 Nevada 6,777 1.3%
4012 Atlantic 6,689 -7.7%
4064 Eldridge 6,543 55.0%
4187 Bondurant 6,178 230.1%
4200 Orange City 6,141 9.0%
4239 Independence 6,050 -0.1%
4276 Oelwein 5,960 -10.7%
4296 Maquoketa 5,920 -3.5%
4351 Estherville 5,793 -12.4%
4427 Asbury 5,586 124.9%
4483 Algona 5,468 -4.6%
4492 Centerville 5,446 -7.8%
4506 Red Oak 5,415 -12.8%
4517 Anamosa 5,391 -2.0%
4545 Clarinda 5,334 -5.9%
4556 Glenwood 5,312 -1.5%
4579 Winterset 5,276 10.8%
4606 DeWitt 5,218
4655 Vinton 5,114 0.1%
4668 Spirit Lake 5,096 19.2%
4682 Osceola 5,076 6.4%
4686 Sheldon 5,067 0.9%
4699 Iowa Falls 5,048 -2.8%
4715 Manchester 5,016 -4.9%
4749 Windsor Heights 4,953 3.7%
4774 Shenandoah 4,909 -11.1%
4777 Cherokee 4,905 -8.3%
4800 Harlan 4,881 -7.6%
4854 Evansdale 4,763 5.3%
4893 Sergeant Bluff 4,706 40.8%
4928 Polk City 4,646 97.7%
4955 Humboldt 4,597 3.1%
5052 Mount Vernon 4,435 16.0%
5088 Adel 4,386 26.8%
5146 Camanche 4,305 2.2%
5199 Carlisle 4,238 18.0%
5200 Hampton 4,237 0.6%
5211 Dyersville 4,220 4.1%
5257 Jefferson 4,150 -10.0%
5278 Chariton 4,122 -10.0%
5300 Forest City 4,091 -6.9%
5394 Le Claire 3,969 35.5%
5465 Monticello 3,871 6.1%
5527 Carter Lake 3,787 16.4%
5533 Huxley 3,782 61.8%
5537 Cresco 3,776 -3.1%
5542 Emmetsburg 3,771 -3.3%
5548 Albia 3,762 0.0%
5554 West Liberty 3,755 12.0%
5558 Rock Valley 3,746 30.2%
5589 Waukon 3,697 -10.4%
5687 Osage 3,574 3.3%
5768 Robins 3,470 87.9%
5800 Eagle Grove 3,428 -7.5%
5816 New Hampton 3,413 -7.4%
5833 Story City 3,396 4.7%
5863 Tiffin 3,361 207.2%
6005 Tipton 3,218 1.6%
6075 Williamsburg 3,139 18.5%
6185 Garner 3,052 4.1%
6206 Milford 3,025 21.7%
6298 West Burlington 2,927 -7.2%
6390 Wilton 2,832 0.0%
6409 Onawa 2,809 -9.3%
6452 Tama 2,775 1.9%
6458 Clarion 2,769 -6.4%
6543 Jesup 2,708 22.4%
6566 Grundy Center 2,689 3.2%
6587 Bloomfield 2,676 2.8%
6622 Eldora 2,653 -12.5%
6624 Missouri Valley 2,649 -11.3%
6637 Fairfax 2,631 172.9%
6643 Solon 2,626 119.0%
6662 Sibley 2,611 -6.3%
6688 Madrid 2,587 6.8%
6732 Center Point 2,551 26.0%
6737 Rock Rapids 2,549 -0.7%
6740 Kalona 2,544 10.5%
6806 Hawarden 2,491 0.6%
6859 Marengo 2,451 -3.3%
6878 Belle Plaine 2,441 -15.1%
6938 West Branch 2,393 8.3%
6992 Hudson 2,354 11.0%
7008 West Union 2,346 -7.9%
7050 Belmond 2,317 -9.4%
7064 Hull 2,309 17.6%
7075 Mitchellville 2,303 12.7%
7111 Cascade 2,285 15.7%
7133 La Porte City 2,272 -2.0%
7141 Lamoni 2,267 -7.2%
7175 Lisbon 2,239 17.1%
7191 Ely 2,230 92.7%
7272 Bellevue 2,175 -7.8%
7286 Toledo 2,164 -14.6%
7367 Rockwell City 2,114 -4.6%
7407 Sac City 2,098 -11.8%
7411 Postville 2,096 -7.7%
7476 Ida Grove 2,066 -11.6%
7477 Colfax 2,064 -7.3%

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
2017 4,122 5,278
2016 4,191 5,224
2015 4,214 5,187
2014 4,227 5,158
2013 4,254 5,128
2012 4,261 5,110
2011 4,294 5,083
2010 4,321 5,053
2009 4,348 4,988
2008 4,422 4,915
2007 4,476 4,852
2006 4,490 4,815
2005 4,563 4,738
2004 4,594 4,693
2003 4,547 4,711
2002 4,563 4,684
2001 4,578 4,660
2000 4,585 4,646
1990 4,667 4,247