Charleston, MS Real Estate

According to census data in the year 2000 there were 921 housing units in Charleston. This represents a 0.7% growth from 915 in 1990.

Of those housing units, 921 were located in either urbanized areas or urban clusters, and none were located in what is classified as a rural area.

Homeownership rate in Charleston is about 73.5%. Charleston's vacancy rate, including seasonal lodging, is about 7.1%. Average household size is 2.53 people.

The majority of houses, apartments or condos in Charleston were built after 1969.


Housing Size

Housing Units by Size
Studio Type0.50%
One Bedroom6.30%
Two Bedrooms31.40%
Three Bedrooms49.40%
Four Bedrooms9.70%
Five Bedrooms or more2.70%
As % of Housing Units

Owned Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.58
Median year structure was built1965
Median Value of occupied units$41,800
Median Price asked for vacant units$30,000

Rented Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.39
Median year structure was built1974
Median Monthly Rent asked for vacant units$144

Owners Finance Status

Housing Finance
Second Mortgage & Equity Loan0%
Second Mortgage3%
Home Equity Loan3.60%
Simple Mortgage37.50%
Debt Free55.90%
As % of Housing Units
Median part of Monthly Household Income dedicated to covering home ownership costs16.4%