Saint Charles, MO Profile: Facts & Data


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Saint Charles, Missouri - Basic Facts

The City of Saint Charles is the 9th largest city in Missouri with a population of 71,225 as of July 1, 2018. Saint Charles ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Missouri. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Saint Charles is located at latitude 38.7839 and longitude -90.4812 in St. Charles County. The formal boundaries for the City of Saint Charles encompass a land area of 23.75 sq. miles and a water area of 0.38 sq. miles. St. Charles County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 492 feet.

The City of Saint Charles (GNIS ID: 2396479) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The City of Saint Charles is located within Township of Rivers, a minor civil division (MCD) of St. Charles County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Saint Charles: City of Saint Charles, Las Pequenas Cuestas, Le Village de Cotes, Le Village du Cote, Les Petites Cotes, Petit Cotes, Saint Andrew, Saint Charles City, San Carlos del Missouri, San Carlos del Misuri, San Fernando.

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Saint Charles, MO Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 71,225
Population in Households 66,694
Population in Familes 49,822
Population in Group Qrtrs 4,531
Population Density2 2,999
Diversity Index3 33


Median Household Income $60,523
Average Household Income $81,168
Per Capita Income $34,535


Total Housing Units 31,031 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 19,288 (62.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 9,766 (31.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,977 ( 6.4%)
Median Home Value $190,924
Average Home Value $212,946


Total Households 29,054
Average Household Size 2.3
Family Households 17,217
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 0.96% 1.13%
Households 1.02% 1.2%
Families 0.79% 1.05%
Median Household Income   2.8%
Per Capita Income   2.91%

Saint Charles, MO - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Saint Charles to the other 1,032 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Missouri by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 9 99th
Population Density # 69 93rd
Diversity Index # 130 88th
Median Household Income # 173 83rd
Per Capita Income # 98 91st

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