St. Charles, Illinois Population 2024

32,186

St. Charles is a city located in DuPage County and Kane County Illinois. St. Charles has a 2024 population of 32,186. St. Charles is currently declining at a rate of -0.87% annually and its population has decreased by -2.56% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 33,033 in 2020.

The average household income in St. Charles is $143,928 with a poverty rate of 4.32%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in St. Charles is 41.8 years, 41.3 years for males, and 42.6 years for females.

St. Charles Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of St. Charles was:

  • White: 82.91%
  • Two or more races: 6%
  • Asian: 4.43%
  • Black or African American: 3.51%
  • Other race: 2.82%
  • Native American: 0.33%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
Land Area (mi²)
14.4 sq mi
Density (mi²)
2,235.0/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-2.56% (-847)
The current population of St. Charles, Illinois is 32,186 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 33,033.

St. Charles, Illinois Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White27,17382.91%
Two or more races1,9666%
Asian1,4534.43%
Black or African American1,1513.51%
Other race9252.82%
Native American1080.33%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
showing: 7 rows

White

Two or more races

Asian

Black or African American

Other race

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

St. Charles Population by Race

St. Charles Population Pyramid 2024

St. Charles Median Age

41.8

Total

41.3

Male

42.6

Female

St. Charles Adults

There are 26,312 adults, (5,677 of whom are seniors) in St. Charles.

St. Charles Age Dependency

58.8

Age Dependency Ratio

27.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

31.3

Child Dependency Ratio

St. Charles Sex Ratio

Female16,57550.57%
Male16,20149.43%

St. Charles Population by Age

St. Charles Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All13,2792.4470.829.2
Married7,4153.0387.812.2
Non Family4,2171.2549.850.2
Female1,1052.644.355.7
Male5423.3555.744.3
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2.94

Average Family Size

2.44

Average Household Size

70.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

St. Charles Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

St. Charles Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

St. Charles Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 97.06%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 75.24%.

St. Charles Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$59,740

Average Earnings

$75,633

Average Male

$46,436

Average Female

St. Charles Earnings by Educational Attainment

St. Charles Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

St. Charles Language

84.05% of St. Charles residents speak only English, while 15.95% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 7.63% of the population.

St. Charles Language

St. Charles Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White25,6281,1124.34%
Multiple1,9581125.72%
Asian1,4531097.5%
Hispanic3,143511.62%
Black1,035171.64%
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4.32%

Overall Poverty Rate

3.36%

Male Poverty Rate

5.24%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in St. Charles

The race most likely to be in poverty in St. Charles is Asian, with 7.5% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in St. Charles is Hispanic, with 1.62% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.04%. Among those working part-time, it was 6.45%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 9.95%.

St. Charles Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
High School8.08%
Some College6.92%
Less Than 9th Grade5.44%
Bachelors or Greater1.94%
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St. Charles Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed23.24%
Male Unemployed12.47%
Female Employed3.47%
Male Employed1.84%
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St. Charles Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

St. Charles Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

St. Charles Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

55.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

56.3%

Male Marriage Rate

54.9%

Female Marriage Rate

St. Charles Married by Age and Sex

male

female

St. Charles Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

St. Charles Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

St. Charles Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

1,290

Number of Veterans

1,261

Male Veterans

29

Female Veterans

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St. Charles Veterans by War

count

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St. Charles Veterans by Age

count

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St. Charles Veterans by Race

St. Charles Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

7.03%

Veteran Poverty Rate

23.85%

Veteran Disability Rate

St. Charles Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

68.6%

Labor Force Participation

65.9%

Employment Rate

3.9%

Unemployment Rate

St. Charles Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

St. Charles Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

St. Charles Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

70.19%

Born in St. Charles

89.48%

Native Born

10.52%

Foreign Born

2.91%

Non Citizen

7.61%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

89.48% of St. Charles residents were born in the United States, with 70.19% having been born in Illinois. 2.91% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

St. Charles Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202930,776-282-0.91%
202831,058-282-0.9%
202731,340-282-0.89%
202631,622-282-0.88%
202531,904-282-0.88%
202432,186-282-0.87%
202332,468-282-0.86%
202232,750-282-0.85%
202133,032-10%
202033,0331680.51%
201932,865-49-0.15%
201832,9143891.2%
201732,525-64-0.2%
201632,589-34-0.1%
201532,623400.12%
201432,583830.26%
201332,500-2-0.01%
201232,502530.16%
201132,4491260.39%
201032,3234,42715.87%
200027,8965,39523.98%
199022,5015,00928.64%
198017,4924,54735.13%
197012,9453,67639.66%
19609,2692,56038.16%
19506,70983914.29%
19405,8704939.17%
19305,3771,27831.18%
19204,099531.31%
19104,0461,37151.25%
19002,675
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St. Charles Population by Year