Latest Data (2017)
Population 5,636
Nationwide Rank 4418

Quick Facts

Charleston, Missouri is the 4,418th largest city in the United States as of 2017.

Charleston, Missouri is a city.

Charleston, Missouri is currently 5.2% smaller than it was in 2010, the year of its peak recorded population.

Charleston, Missouri is growing moderately quickly. It is growing faster than 77% of similarly sized cities since 2000.

Charleston, Missouri Border Map

Similarly Sized Cities In US

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2017
4408 Webster, New York 5,652 8.4%
4409 Lebanon, Kentucky 5,651 -4.2%
4410 Mount Carmel, Pennsylvania 5,650 -11.3%
4411 West Bountiful, Utah 5,650 23.7%
4412 Chadron, Nebraska 5,648 0.4%
4413 Pelham Manor, New York 5,643 3.1%
4414 Rockdale, Texas 5,643 -3.0%
4415 South Tucson, Arizona 5,643 2.3%
4416 Willow Springs, Illinois 5,643 9.4%
4417 Cheraw, South Carolina 5,639 1.0%
4418 Charleston, Missouri 5,636 19.7%
4419 Hutchins, Texas 5,627 100.1%
4420 Cave Creek, Arizona 5,622 49.1%
4421 Groveport, Ohio 5,621 42.7%
4422 Mascotte, Florida 5,616 95.4%
4423 Ada, Ohio 5,605 0.5%
4424 Warrenton, Oregon 5,602 36.7%
4425 Falcon Heights, Minnesota 5,592 -0.1%
4426 Exeter, Pennsylvania 5,589 -6.1%
4427 Asbury, Iowa 5,586 124.9%
4428 New Carlisle, Ohio 5,586 -4.7%

Similarly Sized Cities In Missouri

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2017
2846 Town and Country 11,115 2.1%
2878 Bolivar 10,885 18.0%
2928 Bellefontaine Neighbors 10,628 -4.0%
2939 Eureka 10,574 35.9%
2976 Kennett 10,399 -7.4%
3044 Harrisonville 10,103 11.7%
3054 Kearney 10,049 78.1%
3111 Smithville 9,798 75.3%
3118 Ellisville 9,770 7.3%
3119 Cameron 9,761 -0.3%
3131 Chillicothe 9,668 7.8%
3273 Monett 8,969 15.7%
3285 Berkeley 8,920 -11.2%
3289 Clinton 8,911 -4.5%
3380 Ladue 8,612 2.4%
3385 Des Peres 8,573 -0.2%
3390 Park Hills 8,557 8.5%
3395 Pleasant Hill 8,545 51.6%
3410 Sunset Hills 8,492 2.5%
3417 Perryville 8,460 9.6%
3429 Boonville 8,423 2.1%
3443 Richmond Heights 8,369 -12.6%
3499 Warrenton 8,235 51.6%
3531 Nevada 8,149 -5.0%
3550 Maplewood 8,115 -11.9%
3551 Oak Grove 8,112 45.1%
3579 Brentwood 7,998 4.1%
3620 Carl Junction 7,864 46.7%
3624 Dexter 7,844 3.8%
3626 Olivette 7,832 5.0%
3750 Aurora 7,481 6.1%
3792 Marshfield 7,344 27.3%
3830 Bonne Terre 7,256 79.5%
3841 Pacific 7,211 8.5%
3860 Sullivan 7,147 12.1%
3926 Black Jack 6,927 0.9%
3934 Valley Park 6,902 5.9%
3977 Parkville 6,772 61.5%
4122 De Soto 6,381 -1.5%
4127 St. John 6,365 -7.2%
4201 Battlefield 6,138 146.5%
4206 Shrewsbury 6,123 -7.7%
4317 Glendale 5,886 2.1%
4335 Pevely 5,837 52.4%
4339 Trenton 5,824 -6.2%
4359 St. Robert 5,773 99.2%
4368 Greenwood 5,742 43.9%
4385 Caruthersville 5,702 -15.4%
4404 Richmond 5,655 -7.6%
4418 Charleston 5,636 19.7%
4434 Weldon Spring 5,578 4.8%
4447 Bowling Green 5,545 7.4%
4502 Willard 5,426 66.8%
4523 Macon 5,382 -2.7%
4590 Cottleville 5,253 156.9%
4601 Waynesville 5,230 46.2%
4613 Odessa 5,199 7.2%
4620 Savannah 5,186 8.1%
4651 Peculiar 5,118 85.4%
4733 Dellwood 4,980 -5.0%
4752 Platte City 4,944 26.6%
4772 Salem 4,916 -1.3%
4783 Normandy 4,900 -6.4%
4792 Desloge 4,886 0.3%
4869 Crystal City 4,740 10.7%
4895 St. Clair 4,704 5.8%
4910 Mountain Grove 4,676 2.7%
4940 Breckenridge Hills 4,628 -3.7%
4941 Higginsville 4,628 -1.5%
4942 Eldon 4,623 -5.5%
4954 Rock Hill 4,603 -3.2%
4981 Lexington 4,555 -4.4%
4984 Osage Beach 4,553 21.9%
4991 Hollister 4,541 17.0%
4997 Mount Vernon 4,529 11.7%
5008 North Kansas City 4,505 -4.3%
5015 Scott City 4,496 -2.0%
5048 Ste. Genevieve 4,440 -1.7%
5075 California 4,410 8.8%
5132 Lamar 4,330 -2.6%
5134 Brookfield 4,321 -9.0%
5207 Centralia 4,227 11.9%
5241 Vandalia 4,172 6.0%
5274 Northwoods 4,127 -10.9%
5309 St. James 4,079 9.1%
5325 Camdenton 4,059 38.5%
5329 Butler 4,048 -4.4%
5339 Woodson Terrace 4,036 -3.6%
5344 Fenton 4,030 -7.5%
5354 Fredericktown 4,009 2.1%
5374 Herculaneum 3,987 39.7%
5381 Malden 3,983 -16.7%
5421 Ashland 3,927 72.9%
5494 Holts Summit 3,830 29.9%
5592 Wright City 3,691 115.0%
5623 Rogersville 3,649 128.9%
5665 Palmyra 3,600 3.7%
5676 Frontenac 3,581 2.7%
5691 Pine Lawn 3,573 -14.9%
5695 El Dorado Springs 3,570 -4.4%
5716 Carrollton 3,541 -12.8%
5847 Tipton 3,372 3.4%
5868 Riverside 3,354 12.5%
5910 Cassville 3,310 7.9%
5911 Sugar Creek 3,308 -14.7%
5912 Cuba 3,307 1.6%
5929 Pagedale 3,294 -6.9%
5931 Louisiana 3,291 -14.4%
6083 Hillsboro 3,134 49.9%
6089 Bethany 3,130 1.0%
6128 Licking 3,098 110.0%
6170 East Prairie 3,063 -3.8%
6173 Buffalo 3,060 4.6%
6181 Buckner 3,056 12.6%
6188 Portageville 3,044 -7.1%
6189 Pleasant Valley 3,043 -8.1%
6240 Byrnes Mill 2,986 23.4%
6287 Moscow Mills 2,932 60.8%
6315 Chaffee 2,910 -4.3%
6325 New Madrid 2,901 -12.5%
6329 Ava 2,896 -4.5%

Demographics

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
2017 5,636 4,418
2016 5,727 4,361
2015 5,815 4,315
2014 5,907 4,268
2013 5,921 4,245
2012 5,908 4,230
2011 5,883 4,234
2010 5,947 4,187
2009 5,009 4,590
2008 5,058 4,547
2007 5,103 4,506
2006 5,176 4,425
2005 5,146 4,432
2004 5,128 4,418
2003 4,972 4,474
2002 4,608 4,657
2001 4,648 4,618
2000 4,705 4,575
1990 5,131 4,002