St. Charles, Illinois 

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Population

32,730

+1.0% since 2010

Unemployment Rate

3.5%

Median Income

$83,997

Median Home Price

$305,700

Best Places to Live in St. Charles, Illinois

National center - Northeastern Illinois along Lake Michigan
Pros
-Economic and cultural diversity
-Arts and culture
-Historic interest and preservation
Cons
-Harsh climate
-Cost of living
-Violent crime


What Bert Has To Say About Chicago-Naperville-Elgin Metro Area

A world-class commercial, industrial and cultural city, Chicago functions as is a major national center and as the major regional center for America’s heartland. It originally emerged as a transport center for cargo headed west and agricultural products headed east by land and water. Although transportation technology has changed, the role has not. The city is the most important passenger and freight transport hub in the country with the largest number of air departures and the most rail traffic in the nation. The commercial and manufacturing economy stands out both for its size and diversity. Over 30 Fortune 500 companies in an assortment of industries have headquarters here. Factories and warehouses extend for miles from the downtown area. Chicago is also a major center for small manufacturing and business. There is probably no more diverse an economy in the country.


QUICK FACTS

City: St. Charles
Zip Codes: No Zip Codes Here.
Time zone: Central Standard Time (CST)
Elevation: 623 ft above sea level

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ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in St. Charles is 3.5% (U.S. avg. is 3.9%). Recent job growth is Positive. St. Charles jobs have increased by 2.21%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, St. Charles's cost of living is 17.30% higher than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare St. Charles's Cost of Living

VOTING
Kane county voted Democratic in the last three Presidential elections, after voting Republican in 2000 and 2004. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
St. Charles's population is 32,730 people. Since 2010, it has had a population growth of 1.04%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 31 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in St. Charles is $305,700. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 6.97%. Check out the homes in the area

SCHOOLS
St. Charles public schools spend $13,473 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 15.7 students per teacher in St. Charles. More Education


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Cost of Living in Saint Charles - 4/9/2010
Moving to Saint Charles from Kansas City was quite to sticker shock from a cost of living standpoint. I did do my homework and knew this would be the case, but it... Read More

Living in St. Charles - 7/26/2009
St. Charles, Illinois is a small, trendy river town. It hosts amenities that appeal to everyone. Biking, running, walking, hiking, camping, horseback riding, kayaking,... Read More


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