Income/capita 3%
Household income 7%
Unemployment 32%
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IndexSt. CharlesMissouriNational
Income per capita$30,650$27,044$29,829
Median household income$59,059$49,593$55,322
Median income owner occupied$77,016$62,242$70,586
Median income renter occupied$38,713$30,016$35,192
Median earnings male$38,697$34,901$36,919
Median earnings female$25,103$24,771$26,250
Unemployment rate3.2%4.1%4.7%
Poverty level10.6%15.3%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in St. Charles is 3% higher than the national average
  • The median household income in St. Charles is 7% higher than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in St. Charles is 32% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in St. Charles is 30% lower than the national average

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      St. Charles employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry7.8%2.0%
      Manufacturing sector17.6%0.7%
      Financial & insurance services4.9%6.2%
      Wholesale & retail services14.3%14.7%
      Public administration3.1%2.1%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities7.4%2.3%
      Education, health & social services12.1%35.0%

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      CityPopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Country Life Acres, MO135$250,001351.9%
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      Clarkson Valley, MO2,638$164,286197.0%
      Town and Country, MO11,001$156,899183.6%
      Frontenac, MO3,527$149,821170.8%
      St. Charles, MO68,341$59,0596.8%

      Cities with similar population

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      Waterloo, IA68,357$44,14620.2%
      Jacksonville, NC68,404$41,09525.7%
      Frederick, MD68,229$66,20619.7%
      Mount Vernon, NY68,217$51,8866.2%
      Pasco, WA68,567$57,4403.8%
      St. Charles, MO68,341$59,0596.8%
      Source: The St. Charles, MO employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).