St. Charles, Illinois

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Population in 2017: 32,714 (100% urban, 0% rural).
Population change since 2000: +17.3%
 
Males: 15,765  (48.2%)
Females: 16,949  (51.8%)
Median resident age:

44.2 years
Illinois median age:

38.0 years

Zip codes: 60174.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $91,813 (it was $69,424 in 2000)
St. Charles:

$91,813
IL:

$62,992

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $48,557 (it was $33,969 in 2000)

St. Charles city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $304,304 (it was $193,800 in 2000)
St. Charles:

$304,304
IL:

$195,300

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $272,073; detached houses: $285,077; townhouses or other attached units: $230,769; in 2-unit structures: $176,577; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $167,673; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $174,333; mobile homes: $59,551

Median gross rent in 2017: $1,177.

March 2019 cost of living index in St. Charles: 102.1 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 4.8%
(4.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 20.2% for Black residents, 8.8% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 27.0% for American Indian residents, 13.7% for other race residents, 13.7% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in St. Charles, IL (2017)
    • 27,14282.1%White alone
    • 3,1149.4%Hispanic
    • 1,4414.4%Asian alone
    • 5801.8%Black alone
    • 5231.6%Two or more races
    • 170.05%American Indian alone

Races in St. Charles detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth



According to our research of Illinois and other state lists, there were 29 registered sex offenders living in St. Charles, Illinois as of May 26, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in St. Charles is 1,140 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is lower than the state average.


Crime rates in St. Charles by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(3.1)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(6.1)
1
(3.1)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
6
(18.8)
6
(18.7)
3
(9.3)
1
(3.1)
10
(30.7)
3
(9.1)
5
(15.0)
1
(3.0)
3
(9.0)
3
(9.0)
6
(17.9)
3
(9.2)
11
(33.6)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
4
(12.5)
6
(18.7)
3
(9.3)
2
(6.2)
3
(9.2)
9
(27.2)
3
(9.0)
2
(6.0)
2
(6.0)
4
(11.9)
4
(11.9)
6
(18.3)
5
(15.3)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
42
(131.6)
51
(158.8)
33
(101.9)
32
(99.2)
45
(138.0)
21
(63.5)
10
(30.0)
17
(50.8)
15
(45.0)
15
(44.8)
34
(101.3)
45
(137.3)
28
(85.5)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
84
(263.1)
87
(270.9)
90
(277.9)
90
(279.1)
71
(217.7)
71
(214.7)
55
(165.2)
58
(173.5)
63
(189.0)
42
(125.4)
52
(155.0)
31
(94.6)
32
(97.7)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
730
(2,287)
738
(2,298)
799
(2,467)
779
(2,415)
629
(1,929)
502
(1,518)
429
(1,288)
473
(1,415)
420
(1,260)
356
(1,063)
367
(1,094)
223
(680.3)
189
(576.9)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
16
(50.1)
18
(56.0)
29
(89.5)
16
(49.6)
28
(85.9)
10
(30.2)
18
(54.1)
8
(23.9)
7
(21.0)
9
(26.9)
13
(38.7)
14
(42.7)
11
(33.6)
Arson
(per 100,000)
4
(12.5)
1
(3.1)
7
(21.6)
1
(3.1)
2
(6.1)
6
(18.1)
9
(27.0)
6
(17.9)
1
(3.0)
2
(6.0)
2
(6.0)
2
(6.1)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)159.0167.7155.8150.5154.2106.388.185.083.373.295.889.787.2

The City-Data.com crime rate weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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City-data.com crime index in St. Charles, IL

Crime rate in St. Charles detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 62 (53 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.62
Illinois average:

2.09
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Ancestries: German (15.5%), Italian (9.0%), Irish (8.2%), Polish (7.1%), American (6.5%), English (4.3%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 12/21/1874

Elevation: 735 feet

Land area: 14.0 square miles.

Population density: 2,338 people per square mile   (low).

St. Charles, Illinois map

3,426 residents are foreign born (4.6% Latin America, 2.9% Europe).

This city:

10.4%
Illinois:

14.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $7,223 (2.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $7,176 (2.4%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Elgin, IL (8.8 miles , pop. 94,487).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Chicago, IL (32.9 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Geneva, IL (1.4 miles ),
Wayne, IL (1.9 miles ),
Batavia, IL (2.2 miles ),
South Elgin, IL (2.3 miles ),
West Chicago, IL (2.3 miles ),
Campton Hills, IL (2.5 miles ),
North Aurora, IL (2.7 miles ),
Bartlett, IL (2.7 miles )

Latitude: 41.91 N, Longitude: 88.31 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +10,560 (+31.9%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 4,673 (27.6%)

Area code commonly used in this area: 630

Distribution of median household income in St. Charles, IL in 2017
Distribution of house value in St. Charles, IL in 2017
St. Charles satellite photo by USGS

St. Charles tourist attractions:

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 154 buildings, average cost: $197,900
  • 1998: 234 buildings, average cost: $158,500
  • 1999: 443 buildings, average cost: $114,500
  • 2000: 431 buildings, average cost: $137,500
  • 2001: 425 buildings, average cost: $151,300
  • 2002: 378 buildings, average cost: $147,300
  • 2003: 173 buildings, average cost: $197,200
  • 2004: 87 buildings, average cost: $303,800
  • 2005: 89 buildings, average cost: $256,600
  • 2006: 68 buildings, average cost: $292,600
  • 2007: 30 buildings, average cost: $347,000
  • 2008: 14 buildings, average cost: $441,200
  • 2009: 5 buildings, average cost: $340,500
  • 2010: 8 buildings, average cost: $323,600
  • 2011: 11 buildings, average cost: $260,800
  • 2012: 18 buildings, average cost: $203,700
  • 2013: 37 buildings, average cost: $210,300
  • 2014: 23 buildings, average cost: $318,500
  • 2015: 27 buildings, average cost: $234,800
  • 2016: 35 buildings, average cost: $343,700
  • 2017: 27 buildings, average cost: $351,800
Number of permits per 10,000 St. Charles, IL residents
Average permit cost in St. Charles, IL
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.9%
Illinois:

4.5%
Unemployment by year
Historical population in St. Charles, IL
Historical housing units in St. Charles, IL

Population change in the 1990s: +4,712 (+20.3%).
Most common industries in St. Charles, IL (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Educational services (8.6%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (8.3%)
  • Health care (8.0%)
  • Construction (6.2%)
  • Finance & insurance (5.9%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.8%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (3.1%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (9.7%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (9.0%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.7%)
  • Finance & insurance (5.6%)
  • Educational services (4.7%)
  • Health care (3.6%)
  • Public administration (3.1%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (13.5%)
  • Educational services (13.5%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (7.6%)
  • Finance & insurance (6.4%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.0%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (4.2%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (3.1%)
Most common occupations in St. Charles, IL (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.8%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (5.7%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.9%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.3%)
  • Top executives (3.2%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (3.2%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (3.0%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (7.4%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (6.2%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.5%)
  • Top executives (4.6%)
  • Advertising, marketing, promotions, public relations, and sales managers (3.4%)
  • Computer specialists (3.4%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (3.4%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (6.7%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (5.5%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.3%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5.2%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (4.4%)
  • Registered nurses (4.1%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.0%)

Average climate in St. Charles, Illinois

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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St. Charles, Illinois environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI NO2 SO2 Ozone PM2.5 Pb
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 88.1. This is about average.

City:

88.1
U.S.:

74.2
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 17.9. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 9.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

17.9
U.S.:

5.6
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.853. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 9.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.853
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 26.8. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 8.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

26.8
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 10.2. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 9.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

10.2
U.S.:

8.5
Lead Level

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2009 was 0.0114. This is about average. Closest monitor was 3.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.0114
U.S.:

0.0098

Tornado activity:

St. Charles-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Illinois state average. It is 47% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/28/1990, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 16.3 miles away from the St. Charles city center killed 29 people and injured 350 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 4/21/1967, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 16.5 miles away from the city center killed one person and injured 100 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

St. Charles-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Illinois state average. It is 85% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 240.5 miles away from St. Charles center
On 6/10/1987 at 23:48:54, a magnitude 5.1 (4.9 MB, 4.4 MS, 4.6 MS, 5.1 LG) earthquake occurred 215.1 miles away from the city center
On 6/28/2004 at 06:10:52, a magnitude 4.2 (4.0 MB, 4.2 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 43.7 miles away from St. Charles center
On 6/18/2002 at 17:37:15, a magnitude 5.0 (4.3 MB, 4.6 MW, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 273.1 miles away from St. Charles center
On 4/18/2008 at 15:14:16, a magnitude 4.8 (4.5 MB, 4.8 MW, 4.6 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 239.0 miles away from the city center
On 4/3/1974 at 23:05:02, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG) earthquake occurred 230.0 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Kane County (14) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 7, Storms: 7, Snowstorms: 2, Tornadoes: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
St. Charles topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near St. Charles:

  • DELNOR COMMUNITY HOSPITAL-ST CHARLES (Hospital, about 1 miles away; SAINT CHARLES, IL)
  • PROVENA PINE VIEW CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 1 miles away; ST CHARLES, IL)
  • ROSEWOOD CARE CENTER OF ST CHARLES (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; ST CHARLES, IL)
  • VISTA AMBULATORY SURGERY CTR (Hospital, about 2 miles away; SAINT CHARLES, IL)
  • LEDMAN HEALTH CARE, INC (Home Health Center, about 2 miles away; GENEVA, IL)
  • GENEVA NURSING AND REHAB CENTER (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; GENEVA, IL)
  • COVENANT HOME SERVICES DBA COVENANTCARE AT HOME (Home Health Center, about 3 miles away; SAINT CHARLES, IL)

Amtrak station near St. Charles:

  • 13 miles: NAPERVILLE (E. 4TH & ELLSWORTH AVE.) . Services: ticket office, partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service, public transit connection.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to St. Charles:

  • Elgin Community College (about 8 miles; Elgin, IL; Full-time enrollment: 8,173)
  • Waubonsee Community College (about 12 miles; Sugar Grove, IL; FT enrollment: 7,698)
  • Aurora University (about 12 miles; Aurora, IL; FT enrollment: 4,596)
  • Wheaton College (about 12 miles; Wheaton, IL; FT enrollment: 2,948)
  • Universal Technical Institute of Illinois Inc (about 13 miles; Glendale Heights, IL; FT enrollment: 2,281)
  • North Central College (about 13 miles; Naperville, IL; FT enrollment: 2,860)
  • College of DuPage (about 14 miles; Glen Ellyn, IL; FT enrollment: 18,910)

Public high schools in St. Charles:

Biggest public elementary/middle schools in St. Charles:

See full list of schools located in St. Charles

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in St. Charles: Pheasant Run Golf Course (A), Shanahan Industrial Park (B), Foundry Business Park (C), Saint Charles Business Park (D), Saint Charles Commercial Center (E), Timber Ridge Professional Park (F), Saint Charles Country Club (G), Pottawatomie Community Center (H), Saint Charles Township Office (I), Saint Charles Fire Department Station 3 (J), Saint Charles Fire Department Station 2 (K), Saint Charles Fire Department Station 1 (L), Tri - City Ambulance - Saint Charles 3 (M), Tri - City Ambulance - Saint Charles 1 (N), Tri - City Ambulance - Saint Charles 2 (O), Saint Charles Public Library (P), Saint Charles Historical Museum (Q), Saint Charles City Hall (R), Norris Recreation Center (S), Dunham Hunt Museum (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: Saint Charles Mall Shopping Center (1), Saint Charles Square Shopping Center (2), Stewart Crossing Shopping Center (3), Foxboro Shopping Center (4), Foxfield Commons Shopping Center (5), Randall Plaza Shopping Center (6), Saint Charles Place Shopping Center (7), Valley Shopping Center (8), Charlestowne Mall Shopping Center (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in St. Charles include: Saint Patricks Catholic Church (A), Baker Memorial United Methodist Church (B), Bethlehem Lutheran Church (C), Riverside Community Church (D), Saint Charles Episcopal Church (E), Saint Charles Free Methodist Church (F), Saint Mark's Lutheran Church (G), Trinity Vineyard Christian Church (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: North Cemetery (1), South Cemetery (2), Union Cemetery (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoir: Saint Charles South Lake (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Creek: Ferson Creek (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Parks in St. Charles include: Pottawatomie Park (1), Norris Woods Nature Preserve (2), Ferson Creek Fen Nature Preserve (3), Ferson Creek Park (4), Timbers Park (5), Surrey Hill Park (6), Fairview Park (7), Kehoe Park (8), Moody Park (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

Birthplace of: Scott Gration - Retired Major General of the Air Force, Brett Motherwell - Ice hockey defenceman, David Purcey - Baseball player, Gus Tebell - College baseball coach, Michael J. Nelson - Comedian, Peter Lappin - Ice hockey player, John W. Scherer - Businessman, Andrew E. Goldsbery - Army Medal of Honor recipient, Chris Kappler - Equestrian, Pete Schmit - College basketball player (Northern Iowa Panthers).

Kane County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in St. Charles and their reported violations in the past:

ST PATRICK MISSIONARY CHURCH (Address: 6N491 CRANE RD. , Population served: 80, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - Between JAN-2006 and DEC-2006, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Site Visit (enforcement) (NOV-16-2006), St Compliance achieved (NOV-16-2006)
  • 22 regular monitoring violations
Average household size:
This city:

2.6 people
Illinois:

2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

68.9%
Whole state:

65.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

5.0%
Whole state:

6.3%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

People in group quarters in St. Charles in 2010:

  • 644 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 316 people in correctional facilities intended for juveniles
  • 161 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 64 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 21 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 5 people in other noninstitutional facilities

People in group quarters in St. Charles in 2000:

  • 506 people in short-term care, detention or diagnostic centers for delinquent children
  • 171 people in nursing homes
  • 93 people in other nonhousehold living situations
  • 27 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 13 people in religious group quarters

Banks with branches in St. Charles (2011 data):

  • Fifth Third Bank: St. Charles-West Branch, St. Charles-East Branch, St. Charles-West Branch. Info updated 2009/10/05: Bank assets: $114,540.4 mil, Deposits: $89,689.1 mil, headquarters in Cincinnati, OH, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1378 total offices, Holding Company: Fifth Third Bancorp
  • First State Bank: West Side Branch, Drive Up Branch, Valley Community Bank Branch. Info updated 2011/02/28: Bank assets: $751.6 mil, Deposits: $619.5 mil, headquarters in Mendota, IL, positive income, 16 total offices, Holding Company: Tri-County Financial Group, Inc.
  • JPMorgan Chase Bank, National Association: Dunham Branch at 520 Dunham Road, branch established on 1976/09/29; St. Charles/Randall Facility at 575 South Randall Road, branch established on 1982/09/08. Info updated 2011/11/10: Bank assets: $1,811,678.0 mil, Deposits: $1,190,738.0 mil, headquarters in Columbus, OH, positive income, International Specialization, 5577 total offices, Holding Company: Jpmorgan Chase & Co.
  • BMO Harris Bank National Association: Randall Road Drive-In Facility at 300 South Randall Road, branch established on 1978/11/09; East Side Branch at 3890 East Main Street, branch established on 1992/11/16. Info updated 2011/07/14: Bank assets: $97,264.0 mil, Deposits: $75,624.6 mil, headquarters in Chicago, IL, positive income, 717 total offices, Holding Company: Bank Of Montreal
  • West Suburban Bank: St. Charles Facility at 315 Randall Road, branch established on 1991/11/06. Info updated 2011/02/23: Bank assets: $1,927.7 mil, Deposits: $1,744.7 mil, headquarters in Lombard, IL, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 44 total offices, Holding Company: West Suburban Bancorp, Inc.
  • Citibank, National Association: Lincoln Branch at 1925 Lincoln Highway, branch established on 1996/12/11. Info updated 2012/01/10: Bank assets: $1,288,658.0 mil, Deposits: $882,541.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, International Specialization, 1048 total offices, Holding Company: Citigroup Inc.
  • TCF National Bank: St Charles Jewel Branch #2242 at 2073 Prairie Street, branch established on 1998/01/30. Info updated 2009/11/23: Bank assets: $19,007.0 mil, Deposits: $12,377.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 441 total offices, Holding Company: Tcf Financial Corporation

For population 15 years and over in St. Charles:

Marital status in St. Charles, IL
  • Never married: 28.3%
  • Now married: 54.3%
  • Separated: 1.0%
  • Widowed: 6.7%
  • Divorced: 9.7%

For population 25 years and over in St. Charles:

  • High school or higher: 92.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 46.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 17.2%
  • Unemployed: 2.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 28.5 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.8
Illinois average:

12.2

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - St. Charles
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for St. Charles, IL (based on Kane County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic155,39128
Evangelical Protestant50,728184
Mainline Protestant36,57672
Other19,74430
Black Protestant3,67910
Orthodox1,6302
None247,521-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 80
Kane County:

1.61 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

2.24 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 4
Kane County:

0.08 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

0.08 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 27
Kane County:

0.54 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

0.75 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 97
This county:

1.95 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

2.61 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 294
This county:

5.90 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

6.86 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

7.2%
Illinois:

8.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Kane County:

27.2%
Illinois:

25.2%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Kane County:

15.1%
State:

14.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
St. Charles:

50.6%
Illinois:

48.6%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

48.4%
Illinois:

45.7%

Average BMI:
St. Charles:

28.1
Illinois:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

21.2%
Illinois:

21.1%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

8.3%
State:

11.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.9
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
St. Charles:

33.1%
Illinois:

33.2%

General health condition:
St. Charles:

57.7%
State:

55.4%

Average condition of hearing:
St. Charles:

79.5%
Illinois:

79.5%

More about Health and Nutrition of St. Charles, IL Residents

St. Charles government finances - Expenditure in 2016 (per resident):

  • Construction - Water Utilities: $5,212,000 ($159.32)
    Central Staff Services: $815,000 ($24.91)
    General - Other: $379,000 ($11.59)
    Solid Waste Management: $29,000 ($0.89)
    Sewerage: $17,000 ($0.52)
  • Current Operations - Electric Utilities: $50,568,000 ($1545.76)
    Police Protection: $10,782,000 ($329.58)
    Local Fire Protection: $9,656,000 ($295.16)
    Regular Highways: $7,991,000 ($244.27)
    Sewerage: $5,745,000 ($175.61)
    Central Staff Services: $4,972,000 ($151.98)
    Water Utilities: $3,956,000 ($120.93)
    General - Other: $1,091,000 ($33.35)
    Financial Administration: $427,000 ($13.05)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $4,333,000 ($132.45)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $4,296,000 ($131.32)
    Central Staff Services: $1,512,000 ($46.22)
    Water Utilities: $692,000 ($21.15)
    Sewerage: $67,000 ($2.05)
    Solid Waste Management: $32,000 ($0.98)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $24,333,000 ($743.81)

St. Charles government finances - Revenue in 2016 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $8,173,000 ($249.83)
    Other: $510,000 ($15.59)
    Solid Waste Management: $480,000 ($14.67)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Highways: $52,000 ($1.59)
    General Local Government Support: $40,000 ($1.22)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $1,128,000 ($34.48)
    Fines and Forfeits: $361,000 ($11.04)
    Interest Earnings: $195,000 ($5.96)
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $59,693,000 ($1824.69)
    Water Utilities: $5,197,000 ($158.86)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $15,446,000 ($472.15)
    Highways: $878,000 ($26.84)
  • Tax - Property: $13,953,000 ($426.51)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $5,993,000 ($183.19)
    Other Selective Sales: $3,968,000 ($121.29)
    Public Utilities Sales: $3,847,000 ($117.59)
    Other License: $842,000 ($25.74)

St. Charles government finances - Debt in 2016 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $93,325,000 ($2852.75)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $87,201,000 ($2665.56)
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $20,842,000 ($637.10)
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $19,292,000 ($589.72)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $6,125,000 ($187.23)
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $1,550,000 ($47.38)

St. Charles government finances - Cash and Securities in 2016 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $58,431,000 ($1786.12)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $19,292,000 ($589.72)

6.42% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($76,434 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.42%
Illinois average:

4.69%

0.01% of residents moved from foreign countries ($284 average AGI)
Kane County:

0.01%
Illinois average:

0.03%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Cook County, IL  1.97% ($55,835 average AGI)
from DuPage County, IL  1.42% ($132,588)
from McHenry County, IL  0.45% ($56,017)


6.78% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($63,423 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.78%
Illinois average:

5.50%

0.20% of residents moved to foreign countries ($1,313 average AGI)
Kane County:

0.20%
Illinois average:

0.06%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Cook County, IL  1.40% ($51,932 average AGI)
to DuPage County, IL  0.95% ($55,548)
to McHenry County, IL  0.52% ($55,231)
Businesses in St. Charles, IL
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1Marriott2
American Eagle Outfitters1McDonald's1
Arby's1Meijer1
Bath & Body Works1Nike1
Ben & Jerry's1Office Depot1
Blockbuster1On The Border1
Caribou Coffee1Panera Bread1
Carson Pirie Scott1Papa John's Pizza1
Chipotle1Qdoba Mexican Grill1
Costco1Ryder Rental & Truck Leasing1
Cricket Wireless1Subway1
GNC1Super 81
Goodwill1T-Mobile1
Gymboree1The Limited1
Holiday Inn1Toyota1
Jewel-Osco2U.S. Cellular1
Jimmy John's1YMCA1
Kohl's1

Strongest AM radio stations in St. Charles:

  • WSPY (1480 AM; 1 kW; GENEVA, IL)
  • WSCR (670 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WGN (720 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WGN CONTINENTAL BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WBBM (780 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WMVP (1000 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WYLL (1160 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: SCA LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WLS (890 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLS, INC.)
  • WTMJ (620 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WMBI (1110 AM; daytime; 5 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: THE MOODY BIBLE INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO)
  • WRMN (1410 AM; 1 kW; ELGIN, IL; Owner: ELGIN BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WISN (1130 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WVIV (1200 AM; 20 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLXX-AM LICENSE CORP.)
  • WAUR (930 AM; 4 kW; SANDWICH, IL; Owner: CHRISTIAN BROADCASTING SYSTEM, LTD.)

Strongest FM radio stations in St. Charles:

  • WJKL (94.3 FM; ELGIN, IL; Owner: ELGIN BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WERV-FM (95.9 FM; AURORA, IL; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • WLEY-FM (107.9 FM; AURORA, IL; Owner: WLEY LICENSING, INC.)
  • WCKG (105.9 FM; ELMWOOD PARK, IL; Owner: INFINITY HOLDINGS CORPORATION OF ORLANDO)
  • WLIT-FM (93.9 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WJMK (104.3 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORP. OF ILLINOIS)
  • WNUA (95.5 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WTMX (101.9 FM; SKOKIE, IL; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • WBBM-FM (96.3 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WGCI-FM (107.5 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WKSC-FM (103.5 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WFMT (98.7 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WINDOW TO THE WORLD COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WZZN (94.7 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: ABC CHICAGO FM RADIO,INC.)
  • WBEZ (91.5 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: THE WBEZ ALLIANCE, INC.)
  • WKQX (101.1 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WLUP-FM (97.9 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • WNND (100.3 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • WOJO (105.1 FM; EVANSTON, IL; Owner: TICHENOR LICENSE CORPORATION ("TLC"))
  • WUSN (99.5 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF CHICAGO)
  • WVAZ (102.7 FM; OAK PARK, IL; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)

TV broadcast stations around St. Charles:

  • W57DN (Channel 57; ELGIN, IL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • W24AJ (Channel 24; AURORA, IL; Owner: NELSON TV, INC.)
  • W34CK (Channel 34; ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, IL; Owner: FIRST UNITED, INC.)
  • WLS-TV (Channel 7; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLS TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WMAQ-TV (Channel 5; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: NBC SUBSIDIARY (WMAQ-TV), INC.)
  • WTTW (Channel 11; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WINDOW TO THE WORLD COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WGN-TV (Channel 9; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WGN CONTINENTAL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WGBO-TV (Channel 66; JOLIET, IL; Owner: WGBO LICENSE PARTNERSHIP, G.P.)
  • WBBM-TV (Channel 2; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: CBS BROADCASTING INC.)
  • WPWR-TV (Channel 50; GARY, IN; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • WXFT (Channel 60; AURORA, IL; Owner: TELEFUTURA CHICAGO LLC)
  • WCIU-TV (Channel 26; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WCIU-TV LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WCPX (Channel 38; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: PAXSON CHICAGO LICENSE, INC.)
  • WFLD (Channel 32; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • W68DO (Channel 68; PALATINE, IL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WFBT-CA (Channel 23; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: CHANNEL 23 LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WSNS-TV (Channel 44; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: TELEMUNDO OF CHICAGO, INC.)
  • WJYS (Channel 62; HAMMOND, IN; Owner: JOVON BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • W64CQ (Channel 64; ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, IL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WOCH-LP (Channel 28; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: KM LPTV OF CHICAGO-28, L.L.C.)
  • WYCC (Channel 20; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: COLLEGE DIST. #508, COUNTY OF COOK)
  • WOCK-CA (Channel 13; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: KM LPTV OF CHICAGO-13, L.L.C.)
  • WSPY-LP (Channel 30; PLANO, IL; Owner: WSPY-TV, INC.)
  • W54BE (Channel 54; SUGAR GROVE, IL; Owner: WAUBONSEE COMMUNITY COLLEGE)

Medal of Honor Recipients

Medal of Honor Recipient born in St. Charles: Andrew E. Goldsbery.

Fatal accident count
See more detailed statistics of St. Charles fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 13Number of bridges
  • 190ft / 58.2mTotal length
  • 132,150Total average daily traffic
  • 10,767Total average daily truck traffic
  • 148,521Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic
New bridges in St. Charles, IL - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 21950-1959
  • 31960-1969
  • 21980-1989
  • 21990-1999
  • 42010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for St. Charles, IL
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 2 full and 5 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED98$222,679129$236,4431,096$237,23623$142,8692$12,783,57024$148,5621$376,240
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED3$224,04710$253,41284$274,4121$274,6100$02$111,2600$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED13$208,11513$259,608218$275,4268$99,1550$06$288,6330$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN12$184,54513$308,756131$253,8684$171,4350$06$163,4470$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$373,5301$164,60053$267,0550$01$11,000,0001$94,0600$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 8520.01 , 8520.02, 8520.03, 8522.01, 8522.02, 8523.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 2 full and 5 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED16$289,04316$230,173
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED6$276,6728$321,190
APPLICATIONS DENIED4$224,8555$259,200
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN2$219,9551$162,730
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 8520.01 , 8520.02, 8520.03, 8522.01, 8522.02, 8523.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in St. Charles, IL
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in St. Charles, IL - Value

2002 - 2011 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2002 - 2011 the average number of fire incidents per year is 126. The highest number of reported fire incidents - 157 took place in 2005, and the least - 72 in 2009. The data has a declining trend.
    Fire incident types in St. Charles, IL When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Outside Fires (45.1%), and Structure Fires (42.3%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in St. Charles, IL
    • 56845.1%Outside Fires
    • 53242.3%Structure Fires
    • 13811.0%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 211.7%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for St. Charles, IL
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in St. Charles, IL
  • 97.6%Utility gas
  • 2.4%Electricity
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in St. Charles, IL
  • 74.7%Utility gas
  • 24.2%Electricity
  • 0.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.4%Coal or coke
  • 0.3%Other fuel


St. Charles compared to Illinois state average:

  • Median house value above state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • House age below state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.

St. Charles on our top lists:

  • #17 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in short-term care, detention or diagnostic centers for delinquent children (population 1,000+)"
  • #18 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most local government spending on highway construction per resident (population 10,000+)"
  • #85 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: sales and related occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #98 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Other Eastern Asia (population 500+)"
  • #8 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest decrease in the number of births per 1000 residents 2000-2006 to 2007-2013 (pop 50,000+)"
  • #58 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest number of deaths per 1000 residents 2007-2013 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #65 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest increase in the number of infant deaths per 1000 residents 2000-2006 to 2007-2013 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #76 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest ground withdrawal of fresh water for public supply"
  • #84 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000 (pop. 50,000+)"
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