Chariton is a city located in Lucas County Iowa. Chariton has a 2020 population of 4,108. It is also the county seat of Lucas County. Chariton is currently declining at a rate of -0.27% annually and its population has decreased by -4.89% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 4,319 in 2010.
The average household income in Chariton is $58,656 with a poverty rate of 18.14%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $668 per month, and the median house value is $84,000. The median age in Chariton is 39.5 years, 36.4 years for males, and 43 years for females.
According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Charitonwas:
The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 100.00%.
The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among 2+ races people with a rate of 100.00%.
92.66% of Chariton residents speak only English, while 7.34% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 3.98% of the population.
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The race most likely to be in poverty in Chariton is Black, with 100.00% below the poverty level.
The race least likely to be in poverty in Chariton is Other, with NaN% below the poverty level.
The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.76%. Among those working part-time, it was 20.91%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 24.42%.
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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.
Born in Chariton
95.73% of Chariton residents were born in the United States, with 77.44% having been born in Iowa. 2.31% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.
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