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Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Charleston is 1,765. Charleston, Mississippi is the 8,065th largest city in the US.
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 8,065th largest city in the US. Charleston is currently 26.0% smaller than it was in 1990.
Charleston has shrunk 19.5% since the year 2000. Charleston, Mississippi's growth is extremely below average. 87% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.
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The total voting age population of Charleston, Mississippi, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 1,726. The voting age population is 48.8% male and 51.2% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 17.7% of the residents of Charleston are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Charleston are 65.4% Black, 33.1% White and 1.5% Two or more races.
In Charleston, 29.5% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 41.5%. On a per-household basis, 33.1% of families are below the poverty line in Charleston.
Among those aged 16 and older, 45.0% of Charleston residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 71.5% of Charleston residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 9.9% have a bachelor's degree and 1.5% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Charleston residents aged 5 and older, 0.2% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 0.0% of residents speak Spanish at home, 0.2% speak an Indo-European language, and 0.0% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Charleston is 4.2%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Charleston, 24.2% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in Charleston is $25,395.
In Charleston, 56.3% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 43.7% of housing units in Charleston.
Of all the housing units in Charleston, 3.8% of them were build before 1940.
In Charleston, 3.7% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Charleston is $494.
In Charleston, 61.1% of households have an active broadband internet connection.