Charleston, MO Real Estate

According to census data in the year 2000 there were 1,968 housing units in Charleston. This represents a 1.5% growth from 1,939 in 1990.

Of those housing units, 1,879 were located in either urbanized areas or urban clusters, and 89 were located in what is classified as a rural area.

Homeownership rate in Charleston is about 59.1%. Charleston's vacancy rate, including seasonal lodging, is about 6.5%. Average household size is 2.51 people.

The majority of houses, apartments or condos in Charleston were built after 1962.


Housing Size

Housing Units by Size
Studio Type0.50%
One Bedroom10%
Two Bedrooms35.10%
Three Bedrooms38.50%
Four Bedrooms10.80%
Five Bedrooms or more5.10%
As % of Housing Units

Owned Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.53
Median year structure was built1959
Median Value of occupied units$47,200
Median Price asked for vacant units$35,000

Rented Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.49
Median year structure was built1970
Median Monthly Rent asked for vacant units$219

Owners Finance Status

Housing Finance
Second Mortgage & Equity Loan0%
Second Mortgage4.50%
Home Equity Loan2.10%
Simple Mortgage44.70%
Debt Free48.70%
As % of Housing Units
Median part of Monthly Household Income dedicated to covering home ownership costs16%