Demographics

From population and income to home ownership and education, here is your source for current demographic information about St. Charles County.

Total Population

Population, Census, April 1, 2010: 360,485

Gender

  • Persons under 5 years, percent, July 1, 2015: 6.1%
  • Persons under 5 years, percent, April 1, 2010: 6.7%
  • Persons under 18 years, percent, July 1, 2015: 24.1%
  • Persons under 18 years, percent, April 1, 2015: 25.8%
  • Persons 65 years and over, percent, July 1, 2015: 13.7%
  • Persons 65 years and over, percent, April 1, 2010: 11.2%
  • Female persons, percent, July 1, 2015: 50.8%
  • Female persons, percent, April 1, 2010: 50.9%

Race/Ethnicity

  • White alone, percent, July 1, 2015: 90.4%
  • White alone, percent, April 1, 2010: 90.7%
  • Black or African American alone, percent, July 1, 2015: 4.8%
  • Black or African American alone, percent, April 1, 2010; 4.1%
  • American Indian and Alaska Native alone, percent, July 1, 2015: 0.3%
  • American Indian and Alaska Native alone, percent, April 1, 2010: 0.2%
  • Asian alone, percent, July 1, 2015: 2.6%
  • Asian alone, percent, April 1, 2010: 2.2%
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone, percent, July 1, 2015: 0.1%
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone, percent, April 1, 2010: Z
  • Two or More Races, percent, July 1, 2015: 1.9%
  • Two or More Races, percent, April 1, 2010: 1.8%
  • Hispanic or Latino, percent, July 1, 2015: 3.2%
  • Hispanic or Latino, percent, April 1, 2010: 2.8%
  • White alone, not Hispanic or Latino, percent, July 1, 2015: 87.6%
  • White alone, not Hispanic or Latino, percent, April 1, 2010: 89.1%

Income

  • Median household income (in 2014 dollars), 2010-2014: $72,100
  • Per capita income in past 12 months (in 2014 dollars), 2010-2014: $32,473
  • Persons in poverty, percent: 6.8%

Housing

  • Housing units, July 1, 2015: 149,648
  • Housing units, April 1, 2010: 141,016
  • Owner-occupied housing unit rate, 2010-2014: 80.0%
  • Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2010-2014: $188,100
  • Median selected monthly owner costs -with a mortgage, 2010-2014: $1,524
  • Median selected monthly owner costs -without a mortgage, 2010-2014: $489
  • Median gross rent, 2010-2014: $905
  • Building permits, 2015: 2,292
Families and Living Arrangements
  • Households, 2010-2014: 137,483
  • Persons per household, 2010-2014: 2.65
  • Living in same house 1 year ago, percent of persons age 1 year+, 2010-2014: 88.7%
  • Language other than English spoken at home, percent of persons age 5 years+, 2010-2014: 6.0%

Education

  • High school graduate or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2010-2014: 93.7%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2010-2014: 35.5%

Business & Economy

  • Total employer establishments, 2014: 8,170
  • Total employment, 2014: 124,616
  • Total annual payroll, 2014: 4,925,805
  • Total employment, percent change, 2013-2014: 2.6%
  • Total nonemployer establishments, 2014: 24,239
  • All firms, 2012: 28,383
  • Men-owned firms, 2012:15,095
  • Women-owned firms, 2012:9,360
  • Minority-owned firms, 2012: 2,246
  • Nonminority-owned firms, 2012: 25,092
  • Veteran-owned firms, 2012: 2,553
  • Nonveteran-owned firms, 2012: 24,488
  • In civilian labor force, total, percent of population age 16 years+, 2010-2014: 71.7%
  • In civilian labor force, female, percent of population age 16 years+, 2010-2014: 66.6%
  • Total accommodation and food services sales, 2012 ($1,000): 918,377
  • Total health care and social assistance receipts/revenue, 2012 ($1,000): 1,482,925
  • Total manufacturers shipments, 2012 ($1,000): 6,851,657
  • Total merchant wholesaler sales, 2012 ($1,000): 9,006,920
  • Total retail sales, 2012 ($1,000): 4,971,679
  • Total retail sales per capita, 2012: $13,486
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