Charleston employment information

Income per capita$12,367$26,006$28,555
Median household income$27,710$47,764$53,482
Median income owner occupied$36,096$60,313$68,142
Median income renter occupied$16,750$27,902$33,219
Median earnings male$20,424$33,503$36,116
Median earnings female$14,909$23,943$25,692
Unemployment rate9.9%5.3%5.8%
Poverty level32.7%15.6%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Charleston is 57% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Charleston is 48% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Charleston is 69% higher than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Charleston is 109% higher than the national average.

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Charleston median earnings by income bracket

Charleston employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry7.5%0.9%
Manufacturing sector15.8%14.1%
Financial & insurance services1.2%8.6%
Wholesale & retail services12.9%8.6%
Public administration9.6%12.8%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities8.8%1.4%
Education, health & social services8.5%37.8%

Nearby cities with high median household income

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Benton, MO853$48,4729%
Miner, MO886$40,39824%
Diehlstadt, MO193$38,12529%
Sikeston, MO16,642$37,07631%
Blodgett, MO188$34,13536%
Charleston, MO5,905$27,71048%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Plymouth, PA5,905$33,35438%
South Gate Ridge, FL5,906$56,4085%
Yaphank, NY5,906$93,60175%
Eldridge, IA5,908$56,1545%
Bliss Corner, MA5,908$47,28312%
Charleston, MO5,905$27,71048%
Source: The Charleston, MO employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.