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Population in 2012: 275 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -11.0%
 

Males: 122  (44.6%)
Females: 153  (55.4%)

Median resident age:  40.6 years
Kentucky median age:  41.0 years

Zip codes: 42408.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $23,392 (it was $20,469 in 2000)
St. Charles:

$23,392
KY:

$41,724
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $11,469

St. Charles city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $27,079 (it was $27,000 in 2000)
St. Charles:

$27,079
KY:

$120,800
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $69,182; Detached houses: $27,353; Mobile homes: $136,905

Median gross rent in 2012: $705.

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  • White alone - 270 (97.5%)
  • Two or more races - 6 (2.2%)
  • Hispanic - 1 (0.4%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in St. Charles: 82.8 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: United States (61.0%), Polish (7.3%), English (5.9%), Irish (5.9%), French (3.4%), German (2.0%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 440 feet

Land area: 0.57 square miles.

Population density: 479 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in St. Charles:

  • High school or higher: 60.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 4.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.8%
  • Unemployed: 18.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 27.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in St. Charles city:

  • Never married: 15.0%
  • Now married: 58.3%
  • Separated: 2.4%
  • Widowed: 6.3%
  • Divorced: 18.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $306 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $199 (1.4%)

St. Charles satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Clarksville, TN (44.6 miles , pop. 103,455).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Nashville-Davidson, TN (83.7 miles , pop. 545,524).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (322.1 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Nortonville, KY (2.3 miles ), Mortons Gap, KY (2.4 miles ), Earlington, KY (2.6 miles ), Dawson Springs, KY (2.7 miles ), White Plains, KY (3.1 miles ), Crofton, KY (3.2 miles ), Madisonville, KY (3.3 miles ), Manitou, KY (3.6 miles) .

Latitude: 37.18 N, Longitude: 87.56 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 270

St. Charles household income distribution St. Charles home values distribution

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

7.9%
Kentucky:

8.5%

Unemployment by year (%)


Population change in the 1990s: +12 (+4.0%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (32%)
  • Manufacturing (22%)
  • Other services, except public administration (16%)
  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (11%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (5%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Manufacturing (33%)
  • Accommodation and food services (25%)
  • Retail trade (23%)
  • Public administration (10%)
  • Educational services (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (5%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Construction trades workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (13%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (13%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (12%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (8%)
  • Religious workers (6%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4%)
  • Cashiers (20%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (12%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (12%)
  • Religious workers (6%)
  • Other healthcare support occupations (6%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6%)
  • Top executives (4%)

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Tornado activity:

St. Charles-area historical tornado activity is above Kentucky state average. It is 132% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 11/15/2005, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 4.8 miles away from the St. Charles city center injured 40 people and caused $31 million in damages.

On 4/3/1968, a category F4 tornado 6.1 miles away from the city center killed 2 people and injured 30 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

St. Charles-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Kentucky state average. It is 84% 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 89.5 miles away from the city 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 56.9 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, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 90.8 miles away from the city center
On 9/29/1987 at 00:04:56, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, 4.5 LG) earthquake occurred 90.6 miles away from the city center
On 2/5/1994 at 14:55:37, a magnitude 4.2 (4.2 LG, 4.2 MD, Depth: 9.9 mi) earthquake occurred 90.3 miles away from St. Charles center
On 12/7/2000 at 14:08:49, a magnitude 4.0 (3.3 MB, 4.0 LG, 3.9 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 54.9 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Hopkins County (17) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 15
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 12, Floods: 10, Tornadoes: 8, Mudslides: 3, Winter Storms: 3, Winds: 2, Flash Flood: 1, Landslide: 1, Snow: 1, Tropical Depression: 1, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
St. Charles topographic map

Hospitals/medical centers near St. Charles:

  • OUTWOOD (Hospital, about 7 miles away; DAWSON SPRINGS, KY)
  • TRADEWATER POINTE (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; DAWSON SPRINGS, KY)
  • DAWSON POINTE, LLC (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; DAWSON SPRINGS, KY)

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

  • Owensboro Community and Technical College (about 46 miles; Owensboro, KY; Full-time enrollment: 2,136)
  • Austin Peay State University (about 47 miles; Clarksville, TN; FT enrollment: 7,264)
  • University of Southern Indiana (about 55 miles; Evansville, IN; FT enrollment: 8,149)
  • University of Evansville (about 55 miles; Evansville, IN; FT enrollment: 2,636)
  • Murray State University (about 58 miles; Murray, KY; FT enrollment: 7,472)
  • Ivy Tech Community College-Southwest (about 58 miles; Evansville, IN; FT enrollment: 2,423)
  • West Kentucky Community and Technical College (about 62 miles; Paducah, KY; FT enrollment: 2,353)

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Notable location: Saint Charles Volunteer Fire Department (A). Display/hide its location on the map

 
Hopkins County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential
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Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 35.6. This is about average.
City:

35.6
U.S.:

32.0
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 10.6. This is about average. Closest monitor was 22.8 miles away from the city center.
City:

10.6
U.S.:

9.6


Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 33.3%

Average household size:
This city:  2.6 people
Kentucky:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  72.2%
Whole state:  66.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  4.6%
Whole state:  6.4%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in St. Charles, KY

St. Charles compared to Kentucky state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage above state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.


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Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


St. Charles travel time to work - commute


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Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (56%)
  • Electricity (40%)
  • Wood (5%)

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for St. Charles city (based on Hopkins County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 57.24%
Here57.2%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchChristian Church (Disciples of Christ)Catholic ChurchChristian Churches and Churches of Christ
Adherents61.8%11.7%4.9%4.7%2.6%
Congregations40.0%14.7%5.3%3.2%4.2%
NameAssemblies of GodChurches of ChristCumberland Presbyterian ChurchPresbyterian Church (USA)Other
Adherents2.6%1.9%1.5%1.5%6.7%
Congregations4.2%4.2%4.2%1.1%18.9%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 10
Hopkins County:

2.16 / 10,000 pop.
Kentucky:

2.19 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.22 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.25 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Hopkins County:

0.22 / 10,000 pop.
Kentucky:

0.74 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 22
Hopkins County:

4.76 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.36 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 30
Here:

6.49 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.74 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

10.9%
Kentucky:

11.0%
Adult obesity rate:
Hopkins County:

32.9%
Kentucky:

30.0%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

17.4%
State:

15.9%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2002)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Other Government Administration 0$0 1$151
Totals for Government 0$0 1$151

St. Charles government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Central Staff Services: $8,000 ($29.09)
    Regular Highways: $7,000 ($25.45)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Central Staff: $3,000 ($10.91)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $4,000 ($14.55)

St. Charles government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $6,000 ($21.82)
    All Other: $1,000 ($3.64)
  • Tax - NEC: $8,000 ($29.09)
    Property: $3,000 ($10.91)
    Public Utilities: $2,000 ($7.27)

St. Charles government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $8,000 ($29.09)

5.06% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($25,053 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.06%
Kentucky average:

6.98%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Webster County, KY  0.59% ($33,427 average AGI)
from Christian County, KY  0.29% ($31,333)
from Muhlenberg County, KY  0.28% ($21,870)


4.80% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($38,790 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.80%
Kentucky average:

6.74%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Webster County, KY  0.48% ($30,038 average AGI)
to Christian County, KY  0.33% ($25,167)
to Muhlenberg County, KY  0.32% ($29,170)

Strongest AM radio stations in St. Charles:

  • WTTL (1310 AM; 2 kW; MADISONVILLE, KY; Owner: MADISONVILLE CBC, INC.)
  • WSM (650 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: GAYLORD ENTERTAINMENT COMPANY)
  • WKDA (1200 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: RADIO NASHVILLE, INC.)
  • WNQM (1300 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: WNQM. INC.)
  • WAMB (1160 AM; 50 kW; DONELSON, TN; Owner: GREAT SOUTHERN BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WLAC (1510 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WFMW (730 AM; 1 kW; MADISONVILLE, KY; Owner: SOUND BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • WHAS (840 AM; 50 kW; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WPAD (1560 AM; 10 kW; PADUCAH, KY; Owner: BRISTOL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WHOP (1230 AM; 1 kW; HOPKINSVILLE, KY; Owner: HOP BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WCRV (640 AM; 50 kW; COLLIERVILLE, TN; Owner: BOTT BROADCASTING COMPANY/TENNESSEE)
  • WWAM (820 AM; daytime; 50 kW; JASPER, TN; Owner: SHELTON BROADCASTING SYSTEM)
  • WPLN (1430 AM; 15 kW; MADISON, TN)

Strongest FM radio stations in St. Charles:

  • WVVR (100.3 FM; HOPKINSVILLE, KY; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF TUCKESSEE, LLC)
  • W235AC (94.9 FM; MADISONVILLE, KY; Owner: HEARTLAND MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • WKTG (93.9 FM; MADISONVILLE, KY; Owner: SOUND BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • WYMV (106.9 FM; MADISONVILLE, KY; Owner: MADISONVILLE CBC, INC.)
  • WQXQ (101.9 FM; CENTRAL CITY, KY; Owner: STARLIGHT BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WSOF-FM (89.9 FM; MADISONVILLE, KY; Owner: MADISONVILLE CHRISTIAN SCHOOL)
  • WUBT (101.1 FM; RUSSELLVILLE, KY; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WBKR (92.5 FM; OWENSBORO, KY; Owner: REGENT BROADCASTING OF EVANSVILLE/OWENSBORO, INC.)
  • WSTO (96.1 FM; OWENSBORO, KY; Owner: TSB III, LLC)
  • WHRZ (97.7 FM; PROVIDENCE, KY; Owner: HOPKINS-WEBSTER CBC, INC.)
  • WKYA (105.5 FM; GREENVILLE, KY; Owner: STARLIGHT BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WHOP-FM (98.7 FM; HOPKINSVILLE, KY; Owner: HOP BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WNTC (103.9 FM; DRAKESBORO, KY; Owner: NASHVILLE'S SPORTSRADIO, INCORPORATED)
  • W266AB (101.1 FM; PROVIDENCE, KY; Owner: PENNYRILE CHRISTIAN COMMUNITY, INC.)
  • WAVJ (104.9 FM; PRINCETON, KY; Owner: CALDWELL COUNTY CBC, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around St. Charles:

  • WKMA-TV (Channel 35; MADISONVILLE, KY; Owner: KENTUCKY AUTHORITY FOR EDUCATIONAL TV)
  • WAZE-TV (Channel 19; MADISONVILLE, KY; Owner: SOUTH CENTRAL COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • WKAG-CA (Channel 43; HOPKINSVILLE, KY; Owner: KENTUCKY NEW ERA, INC.)

St. Charles fatal accident list:

Mar 11, 2008 03:15 PM, Us-62, Lake Grove Loop, Lat: 37.166667, Lon: -87.550000, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Apr 22, 1997 07:50 AM, 0062, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
May 20, 1982 06:00 PM, 454, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1



2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 5


St. Charles on our top lists:

  • #15 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Petroleum and petroleum products merchant wholesalers"
  • #17 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Architecture and engineering occupations:"
  • #29 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Health technologists and technicians"
  • #34 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Apparel"
  • #38 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Religious, grantmaking, civic, professional, and similar organizations"
  • #52 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers"
  • #62 (42408) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of United States or American first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
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