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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    THE WENTZVILLE R-IV SCHOOL District in Saint Charles County is one of the fastest growing counties in the nation and the fastest growing area in Missouri.
    The Saint Charles County Highway Department is requesting proposals for completion of a sales comparison book.