Latest Data (2018)
Population 5,534
Nationwide Rank 4462

Quick Facts

Charleston, Missouri is the 4,462nd largest city in the United States as of 2018.

Charleston, Missouri is a city.

Charleston, Missouri is currently 6.9% smaller than it was in 2010, the year of its peak recorded population.

Charleston, Missouri is growing somewhat quickly. It is growing faster than 73% of similarly sized cities since 2000.

Charleston, Missouri Border Map

Similarly Sized Cities In US

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2018
4452 Pelham Manor, New York 5,563 1.7%
4453 Henryetta, Oklahoma 5,561 -9.5%
4454 Edinboro, Pennsylvania 5,560 -19.9%
4455 Ada, Ohio 5,557 -0.3%
4456 Greenbrier, Arkansas 5,549 81.0%
4457 Duquesne, Pennsylvania 5,548 -24.2%
4458 Stroudsburg, Pennsylvania 5,548 -3.9%
4459 Holdenville, Oklahoma 5,547 -2.4%
4460 Wappingers Falls, New York 5,545 12.4%
4461 Carlinville, Illinois 5,543 -8.2%
4462 Charleston, Missouri 5,534 17.6%
4463 Mena, Arkansas 5,534 -2.2%
4464 Nashville, North Carolina 5,531 24.7%
4465 Cameron, Texas 5,529 -2.2%
4466 Eaton, Colorado 5,529 97.6%
4467 New Castle, Delaware 5,529 11.0%
4468 Bessemer City, North Carolina 5,527 3.6%
4469 Caruthersville, Missouri 5,525 -18.0%
4470 Tonganoxie, Kansas 5,524 97.5%
4471 Byron, Minnesota 5,523 55.7%
4472 Dos Palos, California 5,520 25.6%

Similarly Sized Cities In Missouri

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2018
2867 Bolivar 11,038 19.6%
2914 Eureka 10,759 38.3%
2978 Kearney 10,457 85.3%
2979 Bellefontaine Neighbors 10,456 -5.6%
3032 Smithville 10,249 83.4%
3049 Kennett 10,182 -9.4%
3066 Harrisonville 10,088 11.5%
3106 Ellisville 9,872 8.5%
3147 Cameron 9,703 -0.9%
3153 Chillicothe 9,673 7.8%
3253 Monett 9,118 17.6%
3296 Clinton 8,947 -4.1%
3309 Berkeley 8,897 -11.4%
3376 Des Peres 8,662 0.7%
3385 Pleasant Hill 8,639 53.3%
3386 Ladue 8,635 2.6%
3411 Richmond Heights 8,552 -10.7%
3417 Park Hills 8,515 8.0%
3425 Sunset Hills 8,480 2.4%
3437 Perryville 8,440 9.3%
3450 Boonville 8,403 1.8%
3509 Nevada 8,254 -3.8%
3531 Warrenton 8,208 51.1%
3541 Oak Grove 8,182 46.3%
3545 Carl Junction 8,153 52.1%
3560 Maplewood 8,099 -12.0%
3594 Brentwood 7,998 4.1%
3649 Dexter 7,864 4.1%
3660 Olivette 7,832 5.0%
3763 Marshfield 7,463 29.4%
3766 Aurora 7,460 5.8%
3840 Pacific 7,236 8.9%
3882 Sullivan 7,108 11.5%
3903 Bonne Terre 7,063 74.7%
3936 Parkville 6,949 65.8%
3942 Black Jack 6,935 1.0%
3975 Valley Park 6,808 4.5%
4139 St. John 6,374 -7.0%
4147 De Soto 6,359 -1.8%
4180 Battlefield 6,267 151.6%
4233 Shrewsbury 6,114 -7.8%
4315 Glendale 5,878 2.0%
4323 Pevely 5,873 53.3%
4351 St. Robert 5,822 100.9%
4362 Trenton 5,803 -6.5%
4366 Greenwood 5,781 44.9%
4424 Richmond 5,634 -7.9%
4425 Bowling Green 5,624 9.0%
4442 Willard 5,578 71.5%
4449 Weldon Spring 5,567 4.6%
4462 Charleston 5,534 17.6%
4469 Caruthersville 5,525 -18.0%
4513 Cottleville 5,446 166.4%
4550 Macon 5,355 -3.1%
4565 Peculiar 5,323 92.8%
4612 Waynesville 5,226 46.1%
4623 Odessa 5,202 7.3%
4625 Savannah 5,197 8.3%
4746 Platte City 4,968 27.2%
4796 Salem 4,902 -1.6%
4799 Dellwood 4,898 -6.6%
4809 Normandy 4,883 -6.7%
4824 Desloge 4,866 0.0%
4909 Crystal City 4,713 10.0%
4916 St. Clair 4,698 5.7%
4921 Mountain Grove 4,694 3.1%
4948 Eldon 4,639 -5.2%
4953 Rock Hill 4,624 -2.8%
4960 Higginsville 4,609 -1.9%
4962 Breckenridge Hills 4,607 -4.2%
4978 Hollister 4,586 18.1%
4990 Osage Beach 4,570 22.3%
5007 Lexington 4,537 -4.7%
5010 North Kansas City 4,529 -3.8%
5018 Mount Vernon 4,510 11.2%
5024 Scott City 4,501 -1.9%
5066 Ste. Genevieve 4,442 -1.6%
5079 California 4,423 9.1%
5168 Lamar 4,306 -3.2%
5195 Brookfield 4,265 -10.2%
5218 Centralia 4,244 12.4%
5300 Northwoods 4,110 -11.3%
5316 Camdenton 4,092 39.7%
5329 Herculaneum 4,067 42.6%
5330 St. James 4,067 8.8%
5341 Vandalia 4,050 2.9%
5344 Woodson Terrace 4,046 -3.3%
5353 Butler 4,038 -4.6%
5357 Fenton 4,034 -7.4%
5382 Fredericktown 3,997 1.8%
5416 Malden 3,954 -17.4%
5421 Ashland 3,947 73.8%
5437 Wright City 3,937 129.4%
5440 Holts Summit 3,926 33.1%
5544 Rogersville 3,788 137.6%
5668 Palmyra 3,607 3.9%
5683 El Dorado Springs 3,593 -3.8%
5702 Pine Lawn 3,572 -14.9%
5714 Frontenac 3,556 2.0%
5752 Carrollton 3,509 -13.6%
5798 Riverside 3,453 15.8%
5852 Tipton 3,387 3.9%
5901 Cassville 3,324 8.3%
5930 Cuba 3,299 1.4%
5935 Pagedale 3,295 -6.8%
5951 Sugar Creek 3,277 -15.5%
5974 Louisiana 3,253 -15.4%
6020 Moscow Mills 3,201 75.5%
6039 Hillsboro 3,186 52.4%
6147 Licking 3,091 109.5%
6148 Bethany 3,090 -0.2%
6164 Buffalo 3,074 5.1%
6180 Pleasant Valley 3,057 -7.6%
6209 Buckner 3,031 11.7%
6213 East Prairie 3,026 -4.9%
6237 Byrnes Mill 2,996 23.8%
6244 Portageville 2,992 -8.6%
6313 Ava 2,911 -4.0%
6317 Chaffee 2,909 -4.3%
6363 New Madrid 2,857 -13.8%
6379 Riverview 2,847 -9.1%
6440 Windsor 2,781 -10.6%

Demographics

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
2018 5,534 4,462
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