Chariton Information

Travel info, sports, demographic data, and general statistics about the city of Chariton, IA

General Chariton Information

State: Iowa

County: Lucas County

Close cities: Lacona, IA, Chariton, IA, Millerton, IA, Lucas, IA, Dallas, IA, Williamson, IA, Russell, IA, Derby, IA

Chariton Population (census data)
Total 4,468 (-1.7% since 2000)
Male 2,119 (47.4%)
Female 2,349 (52.6%)

Population Density: 1,210 people per sq. mile

Cost of Living Index: 74.1 (US Avg is 100)

Incorporated in 1874

Land Area: 3.69 square miles

Median Household Income: $31,689

Zip Codes: 50049.

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Chariton Demographic Data

Ethnic Information:
  • White Non-Hispanic (98.4%)
  • Hispanic (0.9%)
Ancestry Information:
  • German (24.4%)
  • English (16.9%)
  • Irish (15.3%)
  • United States (8.5%)
  • Dutch (4.6%)
  • Swedish (4.1%)

Chariton School Information

High Schools
Chariton High School (501 N Grand, Chariton, IA, 50049 - Chariton Community School District District)
Middle Schools
Chariton Middle School (1300 N 16th, Chariton, IA, 50049 - Chariton Community School District District)
Elementary Schools
Columbus Elementary School (1215 Linden Avenue, Chariton, IA, 50049 - Chariton Community School District District)
Van Allen Elementary School (1129 Ashland, Chariton, IA, 50049 - Chariton Community School District District)
Other/Private Schools
The Other Hand School (140 E Albia Road, Chariton, IA, 50049 - Chariton Community School District District)

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