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Saint Charles is a city in Kane County, in the Chicago metro area. (The community straddles Kane and DuPage counties; ePodunk links to the county with the greater share of population.) [NOTE: This is not the only community in Illinois named Saint Charles. For links to other places called Saint Charles, IL, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Saint Charles is 41.914N. The longitude is -88.308W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 732 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 32,010.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Saint Charles demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Kane County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Chicago area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 60134 ZIP code.
23% of Saint Charles residents report German ancestry, and 14% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Saint Charles ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Saint Charles was $33,969, compared with $21,587 nationally.
43% of Saint Charles residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
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Median rent in Saint Charles, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $748. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,581.
Libraries in Saint Charles include Saint Charles Public Library ... View libraries
Newspapers in Saint Charles include Batavia-Geneva-Saint Charles Republican
Kane County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Saint Charles political report.
Saint Charles restaurants taking online reservations include Harvest at Pheasant Run Resort ... View restaurants
The average commute time for Saint Charles workers is 26 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
A total of 1 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Saint Charles between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
This is a rate of .4 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.
Hotels in Saint Charles include Best Western, Country Inn & Suites, Courtyard Saint Charles Geneva, Fairfield Inn, Hilton Garden Inn Saint Charles, Hotel Baker, Pheasant Run Resort, Quality Inn, Super 8 Motel.
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