What is the current population of Charleston?

Based on the latest 2020 data from the US census, the current population of Charleston is 1,867. Charleston, Mississippi is the 7,869th largest city in the US.

What was the peak population of Charleston?

The peak population of Charleston was in 1990, when its population was 2,385. In 1990, Charleston was the 6,280th largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 7,869th largest city in the US. Charleston is currently 21.7% smaller than it was in 1990.

How quickly is Charleston shrinking?

Charleston has shrunk 14.8% since the year 2000. Charleston, Mississippi's growth is extremely below average. 82% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
2019 1,867 7,869
2018 1,926 7,745
2017 1,958 7,676
2016 2,010 7,568
2015 2,048 7,499
2014 2,087 7,405
2013 2,133 7,318
2012 2,134 7,308
2011 2,180 7,212
2010 2,193 7,186
2009 1,825 7,833
2008 1,862 7,743
2007 1,901 7,649
2006 1,947 7,543
2005 2,004 7,414
2004 2,040 7,326
2003 2,072 7,253
2002 2,114 7,171
2001 2,153 7,103
2000 2,193 7,014
1990 2,385 6,280

Similarly Sized Cities In US

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2019
7859 Pinedale, Wyoming 1,871 32.7%
7860 Somonauk, Illinois 1,871 29.8%
7861 Van Horn, Texas 1,870 -23.6%
7862 Yale, Michigan 1,870 -9.4%
7863 Gate City, Virginia 1,869 -14.5%
7864 Gibbon, Nebraska 1,869 6.1%
7865 Moundridge, Kansas 1,869 12.0%
7866 Nicholson, Georgia 1,869 38.2%
7867 Melbourne, Arkansas 1,868 11.0%
7868 New Buffalo, Michigan 1,868 -15.2%
7869 Charleston, Mississippi 1,867 -14.8%
7870 Conyngham, Pennsylvania 1,867 -4.3%
7871 Ellaville, Georgia 1,867 15.6%
7872 Sumrall, Mississippi 1,867 79.1%
7873 Bradford, Ohio 1,866 -2.1%
7874 Laurel Springs, New Jersey 1,866 -5.1%
7875 Lavallette, New Jersey 1,866 -29.9%
7876 Seabrook Island, South Carolina 1,865 49.5%
7877 Tenino, Washington 1,865 25.6%
7878 Durant, Iowa 1,864 16.2%
7879 Lakesite, Tennessee 1,864 3.0%

Similarly Sized Cities In Mississippi

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2019
5587 Hazlehurst 3,730 -15.0%
5748 Morton 3,527 1.2%
5825 Houston 3,427 -15.6%
5832 Tutwiler 3,416 151.7%
5966 Baldwyn 3,268 -1.7%
5984 Water Valley 3,255 -12.0%
6010 Verona 3,232 -3.2%
6089 Newton 3,155 -14.6%
6093 Lucedale 3,153 26.8%
6303 Iuka 2,937 -3.7%
6342 Poplarville 2,899 11.2%
6452 Guntown 2,792 135.4%
6701 Okolona 2,591 -15.2%
6757 Ruleville 2,557 -20.6%
6920 Collins 2,425 -9.8%
6928 Macon 2,421 -19.2%
6967 Purvis 2,392 9.5%
6970 Mendenhall 2,387 -6.6%
7093 Hollandale 2,304 -32.5%
7151 Durant 2,262 -22.8%
7221 Lumberton 2,218 -1.3%
7235 Magnolia 2,212 5.9%
7317 Farmington 2,155 0.4%
7396 Raymond 2,115 3.5%
7403 Quitman 2,111 -14.1%
7508 Moorhead 2,063 -19.4%
7612 Eupora 2,005 -13.6%
7641 Belmont 1,988 1.4%
7711 Shelby 1,949 -33.0%
7746 Rolling Fork 1,929 -21.8%
7747 Tchula 1,929 -18.0%
7763 Nettleton 1,919 -4.7%
7767 Belzoni 1,915 -27.9%
7809 Union 1,897 -6.1%
7869 Charleston 1,867 -14.8%
7872 Sumrall 1,867 79.1%
7883 Flora 1,862 19.9%
7980 Bruce 1,818 -12.8%
8000 Itta Bena 1,809 -17.2%
8094 Shannon 1,763 6.0%
8183 Wesson 1,722 -5.2%
8227 Decatur 1,705 -10.4%
8278 Shaw 1,685 -27.0%
8313 Walnut Grove 1,673 232.6%
8323 Calhoun City 1,668 -10.7%
8339 Bay Springs 1,658 -21.2%
8366 Duck Hill 1,646 110.2%
8455 Drew 1,608 -33.5%
8501 Rosedale 1,588 -34.3%
8517 Sardis 1,581 -22.4%
8543 Summit 1,570 -1.9%
8617 Coldwater 1,533 -8.2%
8717 Marion 1,495 14.1%
8777 Monticello 1,472 -15.1%
8837 Lexington 1,453 -27.9%
8850 Ackerman 1,448 -14.3%
8876 Fayette 1,436 -35.4%
8900 Tylertown 1,428 -26.4%
8907 Centreville 1,424 -14.8%
8923 Walls 1,420 197.0%
8925 Marks 1,419 -30.1%
8944 Raleigh 1,411 12.6%
9036 Pelahatchie 1,382 -6.7%
9059 Mound Bayou 1,370 -34.3%
9131 Lambert 1,343 -30.9%
9217 Port Gibson 1,312 -28.4%
9320 Vardaman 1,279 20.3%
9446 Taylorsville 1,245 -6.9%
9499 Terry 1,227 83.6%
9552 Byhalia 1,210 -5.6%
9634 Como 1,188 -9.3%
9708 Goodman 1,164 -5.9%
9818 Plantersville 1,137 -11.0%
9900 Mantachie 1,111 0.1%
9935 Jonestown 1,100 -35.2%
9988 Brooksville 1,083 -8.2%
10076 Caledonia 1,058 4.5%
10156 Ecru 1,037 8.5%
10235 Friars Point 1,015 -31.0%
10263 Richton 1,008 -3.0%
10266 De Kalb 1,007 4.0%
10276 Edwards 1,005 -25.3%
10295 Bude 1,000 -3.5%
10325 Pickens 995 -24.1%
10404 Sunflower 978 -26.5%
10419 Stonewall 975 -14.9%
10420 Derma 974 -17.2%
10456 Metcalfe 965 -13.3%
10512 Vaiden 957 16.9%
10552 Blue Mountain 948 41.2%
10610 Burnsville 934 -9.6%

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