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Population (year 2000): 27,896. Estimated population in July 2005: 32,332 (+15.9% change)
Males: 13,903 (49.8%), Females: 13,993 (50.2%)

Kane County

Zip code:

Median resident age: 36.6 years
Median household income: $69,424 (year 2000)
Median house value: $196,200 (year 2000)

St. Charles, IL residents, houses, and apartments details

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Races in St. Charles:

  • White Non-Hispanic (90.4%)
  • Hispanic (5.5%)
  • Other race (1.7%)
  • Black (1.7%)
  • Two or more races (0.9%)
  • Asian Indian (0.5%)
(Total can be greater than 100% because Hispanics could be counted in other races)

Ancestries: German (29.7%), Irish (17.9%), English (12.2%), Polish (10.6%), Italian (9.7%), Swedish (5.8%).

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Elevation: 735 feet

Land area: 14.0 square miles

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For population 25 years and over in St. Charles

  • High school or higher: 91.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 42.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 14.8%
  • Unemployed: 2.3%
  • Mean travel time to work: 25.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in St. Charles city

  • Never married: 24.3%
  • Now married: 60.6%
  • Separated: 1.0%
  • Widowed: 5.4%
  • Divorced: 8.8%

6.6% Foreign born (2.7% Latin America, 2.4% Europe, 1.1% Asia).

Population change in the 1990s: +4,712 (+20.3%).




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

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: IL Chicago, (43.7 miles pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: IL Geneva, (1.9 miles IL (4.5 miles Wayne, IL Batavia, (4.6 miles Elgin, IL (5.4 miles South Chicago, IL (7.2 miles West Aurora, IL North (7.3 miles IL (8.8 miles Elgin, IL Bartlett, (9.1 miles


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1996: 144 buildings, average cost: $168,300
  • 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

Latitude: 41.91 N, Longitude: 88.31 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 630


St. Charles, Illinois business data: stores, dealers, real estate agents, wholesalers, restaurants...

Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (18.1%), Manufacturing (15.5%), Retail trade (15.0%), Professional,scientific,management,administrative,and waste management services (11.3%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: +9,102 (+32.6%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 4,788 (32.4%)


 

Crime in St. Charles by Year

Type 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003
Murders 1 0 0 0 0
    per 100,000 3.6 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Rapes 7 5 2 9 2
    per 100,000 25.1 17.9 7.2 32.3 7.2
Robberies 8 11 7 11 7
    per 100,000 28.7 39.4 25.1 39.4 25.1
Assaults 33 33 57 50 57
    per 100,000 118.3 118.3 204.3 179.2 204.3
Burglaries 109 170 96 157 96
    per 100,000 390.7 609.4 344.1 562.8 344.1
Thefts 880 904 900 884 900
    per 100,000 3154.6 3240.6 3226.3 3168.9 3226.3
Auto thefts 25 41 14 19 14
    per 100,000 89.6 147.0 50.2 68.1 50.2
206.6 226.7 208.4 232.2 208.4


Average climate in St. Charles, Illinois

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

St. Charles-area historical tornado activity is near Illinois state average. It is 68% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/28/1990, a category 5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 16.4 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 4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 16.6 miles away from the city center killed one person and injured 100 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.


Birthplace of: Pete Schmit - College basketball player (Northern Iowa Panthers), Peter Ploszek - College football player (Princeton Tigers), Sean Regan - College basketball player (Hartford Hawks).


Hospitals/medical centers near St. Charles:
  • DELNOR COMMUNITY HOSPITAL (about 3 miles; GENEVA, IL)
  • ELGIN MENTAL HEALTH CENTER (about 9 miles; ELGIN, IL)
  • SHERMAN HOSPITAL (about 10 miles; ELGIN, IL)

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to St. Charles:
  • CHICAGO O'HARE INTL (about 29 miles; CHICAGO, IL; ID: ORD)
  • CHICAGO MIDWAY INTL (about 40 miles; CHICAGO, IL; ID: MDW)
  • KENOSHA REGIONAL (about 54 miles; KENOSHA, WI; ID: ENW)
Other public-use airports nearest to St. Charles:
  • DUPAGE (about 6 miles; CHICAGO/WEST CHICAGO, IL; ID: DPA)
  • AURORA MUNI (about 15 miles; CHICAGO/AURORA, IL; ID: ARR)
  • SCHAUMBURG REGIONAL (about 16 miles; CHICAGO/SCHAUMBURG, IL; ID: 06C)

Amtrak station near St. Charles:
  • 15 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.

Local government website:

Local government employment and payroll (March 2004)

Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Solid Waste Management 9 $52,423 $69,897 0 $0
Sewerage 11 $45,327 $49,447 1 $2,187
Water Supply 12 $65,621 $65,621 0 $0
Transit 2 $5,949 $35,694 0 $0
Other and Unallocable 10 $54,064 $64,876 2 $2,998
Electric Power 25 $148,493 $71,276 4 $8,214
Financial Administration 25 $110,448 $53,015 7 $12,250
Other Government Administration 21 $111,134 $63,505 20 $15,939
Police Protection - Officers 55 $364,701 $79,571 0 $0
Police - Other 13 $53,063 $48,981 8 $12,595
Firefighters 41 $245,683 $71,907 22 $18,270
Fire - Other 1 $4,738 $56,856 21 $7,238
Streets and Highways 34 $156,753 $55,324 2 $3,319
Totals for Government 259 $1,418,397 $65,717 87 $83,010


Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to St. Charles:
  • ELGIN COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 9 miles; ELGIN, IL; Full-time enrollment: 5,077)
  • WAUBONSEE COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 14 miles; SUGAR GROVE, IL; FT enrollment: 3,834)
  • WHEATON COLLEGE (about 15 miles; WHEATON, IL; FT enrollment: 2,684)
  • NORTH CENTRAL COLLEGE (about 16 miles; NAPERVILLE, IL; FT enrollment: 2,088)
  • COLLEGE OF DUPAGE (about 18 miles; Glen Ellyn, IL; FT enrollment: 15,545)
  • BENEDICTINE UNIVERSITY (about 18 miles; LISLE, IL; FT enrollment: 2,102)
  • DEVRY INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY (about 22 miles; ADDISON, IL; FT enrollment: 3,076)
Library in St. Charles:
  • ST. CHARLES P.L.D. (Operating income: $4,127,859; Location: 1 SOUTH SIXTH AVE.; 209,696 books; 13,938 audio materials; 9,352 video materials; 1,430 serial subscriptions)

Notable locations in St. Charles: Shanahan Industrial Park (A), Pheasant Run Golf Course (B), Timber Ridge Professional Park (C), Saint Charles Country Club (D), Saint Charles Commercial Center (E), Saint Charles Business Park (F), Foundry Business Park (G), Dunham Hunt Museum (H), Saint Charles Township Office (I), Saint Charles Public Library (J), Saint Charles Historical Museum (K), Saint Charles City Hall (L), Pottawatomie Community Center (M).

Shopping Centers: Valley Shopping Center (1), Saint Charles Square Shopping Center (2), Saint Charles Place Shopping Center (3), Saint Charles Mall Shopping Center (4), Foxfield Commons Shopping Center (5), Foxboro Shopping Center (6), Randall Plaza Shopping Center (7).

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

Cemeteries: South Cemetery (1), Union Cemetery (2), North Cemetery (3).

Reservoir: Saint Charles South Lake (A).

Creek: Ferson Creek (A).

Parks in St. Charles include: Kane County Fairgrounds (1), Moody Park (2), Mount Saint Mary Park (3), Wredling Sports Complex (4), Ferson Creek Park (5), Ferson Creek Fen Nature Preserve (6), Kehoe Park (7), Fairview Park (8), Norris Recreation Center (9).

Post office: (A).  


St. Charles compared to Illinois state average:
  • Median household income above state average.
  • Median house value above state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • House age below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.

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)
  • WRMN (1410 AM; 1 kW; ELGIN, IL; Owner: ELGIN BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WISN (1130 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WMBI (1110 AM; daytime; 5 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: THE MOODY BIBLE INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO)
  • WNVR (1030 AM; 5 kW; VERNON HILLS, IL; Owner: POLNET COMMUNICATIONS, LTD.)
  • WAUR (930 AM; 4 kW; SANDWICH, IL; Owner: CHRISTIAN BROADCASTING SYSTEM, LTD.)

Strongest FM radio stations in St. Charles:
  • WERV-FM (95.9 FM; AURORA, IL; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • WJKL (94.3 FM; ELGIN, IL; Owner: ELGIN BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WLEY-FM (107.9 FM; AURORA, IL; Owner: WLEY LICENSING, INC.)
  • WZCH (103.9 FM; DUNDEE, IL; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • 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.)
  • WZSR (105.5 FM; WOODSTOCK, IL; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • 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"))

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.)
  • W64CQ (Channel 64; ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, IL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • 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)
  • 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)

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