St. Charles, MO

69,293 Population
23.8 square miles 2,917.5 people per square mile

Census data: ACS 2016 1-year unless noted

 

 People

Percent of State Population
1.1%
was 1.1%
Ranked 9th Highest in MO
Population Density
2,917.5
US 88.8 people/sq mile
Dependency Ratio
44.9%
was 47.9%
US Population Dependency Ratio is 49.7
Percent Foreign Born
8.6%
was 7.7%
Ranked 2nd Highest in MO
Percent Under 18
19.0%
was 20.1%
Ranked 7th Highest in MO
Percent 65 and Over
15.7%
was 14.4%
Ranked 2nd Highest in MO

 Economics

Unemployment Rate
3.2
was 4
Ranked 8th Lowest in MO
Percent Living in Poverty
10.2%
was 8.6%
Ranked 3rd Lowest in MO
Median Household Income
$59,059
was $59,006
Ranked 3rd Highest in MO
Gini Income Distribution
 
41.1
41.8
US Gini Index is 42.0

 Safety

Homicides per 100,000
1.5
 
Violent Crimes per 100,000
180.7
was 169.6
 
Property Crimes per 100,000
2,500.6
was 2,656.5
 

 Housing

Total Housing Units
30,810
was 29,476
Ranked 9th Highest in MO
Median Rent
$963
was $906
Ranked 2nd Highest in MO
Total Building Permits
198
was 503
 
Occupied Housing Units
28,060
was 27,024
 
Homeownership Rate
66.3%
was 60.2%
Ranked 3rd Highest in MO
Single Family Building Permits
198
was 194
 
Residential Units Per Sq Mile
1,280.0
was 1,239.6
Ranked 2nd Highest in MO
Rental Vacancy Rate
22.5%
was 18.6%
Ranked 5th Highest in MO
Multifamily Building Permits
0
was 309
 
Persons Per Dwelling Unit
2.2
was 2.3
Ranked 7th Highest in MO
Building Permits per 1000 Housing Units
7.1
was 18.3
 
Building Permits per 1000 Residents
2.9
was 7.6
 

 Health

Percent with Insurance Under 18
97.3%
was 94.3%
Ranked 4th Highest in MO
Percent with Insurance 18 to 64
91.5%
Ranked 4th Highest in MO
Percent with Insurance Over 65
100%
was 100%
Ranked 1st Highest in MO

 Education

Percent with High School Diploma or Higher
93.3%
was 92.0%
Ranked 4th Highest in MO
Percent with Bachelors Degree or Higher
35.7%
was 34.1%
Ranked 4th Highest in MO

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