Saint Charles County

Saint Charles County, Missouri

201 N 2nd St
Saint Charles, MO 63301
Phone: (636) 949-7550
Fax: (636) 949-7552
www.saintcharlescounty.org

On central eastern border of MO, north of Saint Louis; original county; organized Oct 1, 1812 (prior to statehood). Name Origin: For Saint Carlo Borromeo (1538-84), archbishop of Milan and founder of the religious order of the Oblates of Saint Ambrose

Area (sq mi):: 592.35 (land 560.42; water 31.93) Population per square mile: 588.70
Population 2005: 329,940 State rank: 4 Population change: 2000-20005 16.20%; 1990-2000 33.30% Population 2000: 283,883 (White 93.80%; Black or African American 2.70%; Hispanic or Latino 1.50%; Asian 0.90%; Other 1.80%). Foreign born: 2.10%. Median age: 34.30
Income 2000: per capita $23,592; median household $57,258; Population below poverty level: 4.00% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $29,794-$31,587
Unemployment (2004): 4.30% Unemployment change (from 2000): 1.00% Median travel time to work: 26.40 minutes Working outside county of residence: 53.00%
Cities with population over 10,000:
  • O'Fallon (67,009)
  • Saint Charles County seat (61,411)
  • Saint Peters (53,907)
  • Wentzville (14,601)
  • Saint Ann (13,235)
  • Lake Saint Louis (12,893)

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    Major organization : SAINT CHARLES COUNTY FINANCE DEPT.
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