Charleston is located in southeast Missouri. Charleston is between the Mississippi, Scott county. Charleston has 4.80 square miles of land area and 0.06 square miles of water area. As of 2010-2014, the total Charleston population is 5,905, which has grown 24.79% since 2000. The population growth rate is much higher than the state average rate of 7.74% and is much higher than the national average rate of 11.61%. Charleston median household income is $27,710 in 2010-2014 and has grown by 27.04% since 2000. The income growth rate is about the same as the state average rate of 25.91% and is about the same as the national average rate of 27.36%. Charleston median house value is $53,900 in 2010-2014 and has grown by 14.19% since 2000. The house value growth rate is much lower than the state average rate of 52.06% and is much lower than the national average rate of 46.91%. As a reference, the national Consumer Price Index (CPI) inflation rate for the same period is 26.63%. On average, the public school district that covers Charleston is worse than the state average in quality. The Charleston area code is 573.