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Income/capita 54%
Household income 63%
Unemployment 39%
IndexSt. CharlesIllinoisNational
Income per capita$45,868$31,502$29,829
Median household income$89,971$59,196$55,322
Median income owner occupied$112,296$75,354$70,586
Median income renter occupied$44,755$34,488$35,192
Median earnings male$55,531$40,474$36,919
Median earnings female$31,470$27,197$26,250
Unemployment rate2.8%5.3%4.7%
Poverty level4.5%14.0%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in St. Charles is 54% higher than the national average
  • The median household income in St. Charles is 63% higher than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in St. Charles is 39% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in St. Charles is 70% lower than the national average

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      am i middle class

      $Input your household income
      $59,974$89,971$179,942
      City
      $39,460$59,196$118,392
      State
      $36,877$55,322$110,644
      Nation
      According to the PEW research center, the middle class is defined as a range from two thirds (2/3) of the median household income to a multiple of two (2) times the median household income. Displayed above are the city, state and national median household income averages. Simply enter your median household income to determine if your income falls into the middle class or if your household income is considered upper or lower class.

      St. Charles median earnings by income bracket

      St. Charles employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry8.9%1.3%
      Manufacturing sector22.7%0.9%
      Financial & insurance services8.0%7.2%
      Wholesale & retail services16.8%14.8%
      Public administration2.8%2.4%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities4.2%2.3%
      Education, health & social services11.0%31.4%
      Other24.3%32.4%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      South Barrington, IL4,766$184,141233%
      Inverness, IL7,844$172,949213%
      Wayne, IL2,513$145,875164%
      Gilberts, IL7,479$123,399123%
      Campton Hills, IL11,500$119,044115%
      St. Charles, IL32,745$89,97163%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Kearney, NE32,709$51,3337%
      Tooele, UT32,783$56,6022%
      Rome, NY32,673$44,34820%
      Kennesaw, GA32,669$63,75615%
      Eastpointe, MI32,648$44,24020%
      St. Charles, IL32,745$89,97163%
      Source: The St. Charles, IL employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).