The City of Saint Charles had a population of 34,001 as of July 1, 2021. 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 Illinois. See peer rankings below.
The primary coordinate point for Saint Charles is located at latitude 41.9142 and longitude -88.3087 in Kane County. The formal boundaries for the City of Saint Charles encompass a land area of 14.7 sq. miles and a water area of 0.32 sq. miles. Kane County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 732 feet.
While the primary coordinates for City of Saint Charles are located in Kane County, it should be noted that the formal boundaries for this community also extend into and DuPage County.
The City of Saint Charles 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.
Alternate Unofficial Names for Saint Charles: Charleston, Waterville.
|Total Population||34,001 (100%)|
|Population in Households||32,750 (96.3%)|
|Population in Families||27,115 (79.7%)|
|Population in Group Quarters1||1,251 ( 3.7%)|
|Median Household Income||$100,533|
|Average Household Income||$132,069|
|% of Income for Mortgage4||13%|
|Per Capita Income||$50,172|
|Total HU (Housing Units)||14,145 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||8,997 (63.6%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||3,934 (27.8%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||1,214 ( 8.6%)|
|Median Home Value||$315,902|
|Average Home Value||$368,059|
|Housing Affordability Index3||152|
|Average Household Size||2.53|
|Average Family Size||3|
GROWTH RATE / YEAR
|Median Household Income||1.24%|
|Per Capita Income||1.89%|
|Owner Occupied HU||0.47%|
The table below compares Saint Charles to the other 1,369 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Illinois by rank and percentile using July 1, 2021 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.
|Total Population||# 54||96th|
|Population Density||# 189||86th|
|Median Household Income||# 120||91st|
|Housing Affordability Index||# 242||18th|
|Per Capita Income||# 79||94th|
|Diversity Index||# 254||82nd|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Illinois Census Data Comparison Tool.