St Charles, Minnesota

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St Charles, Minnesota

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High Points

St Charles strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in Minnesota):

Category Trophy
Low Violent Crime
(vs. Peers)
Top 1% trophy St Charles Low Violent Crime
Racial Diversity
(vs. State)
Top 5% trophy St Charles Racial Diversity
Walking and Biking to Work
(vs. Peers)
Top 10% St Charles Walking and Biking to Work
Low Property Crime
(vs. State)
Top 17% St Charles Low Property Crime

Comparative Profile of St Charles, Minnesota

Comparing St Charles to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in Minnesota (State):

Ratings range from 1 (lowest) to 10 (highest).

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Children Under 5 Years Old 9 9
Racial Diversity 9 10
Well-Paid Single Men 7 4
Male Share of the Population 7 6
Well-Paid Single Women 6 4
Senior Citizens 6 5
Female Share of the Population 4 5
Age of the Population 2 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Average Household Size 8 8
Portion of People Married 8 8


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Median Family Income 8 7
College Educated Adults 8 7
People in Middle Class or Better 8 6
People Above Poverty 7 4

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Walking and Biking to Work 10 8
Working at Home 9 8
Public Transportation Use 8 7
Short Commute Times 5 4


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 8 7
Housing Recently Built 7 7
Affordability of Rents 6 5
Affordability of Property Taxes 6 7
People Living Alone 3 3
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 3 4


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Low Violent Crime 10 10
Low Property Crime 8 9

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St Charles Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 20 miles E of Rochester, Minnesota (center to center)
Nearest Large City 84 miles SE of St. Paul, Minnesota
County Winona
Standard Zip Codes 55972
Phone Area Codes 507
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 43.969
Longitude -92.064

St Charles Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 20.9 miles
Jan Temp 2 to 23 F
Apr Temp 33 to 57 F
Jul Temp 58 to 83 F
Oct Temp 35 to 61 F
Annual Precip 34.2 inches
Distance 22.5 miles
Jan Temp 1 to 23 F
Apr Temp 34 to 57 F
Jul Temp 59 to 83 F
Oct Temp 36 to 60 F
Annual Precip 32.4 inches
Station ALMA DAM 4
Distance 26 miles
Jan Temp 7 to 23 F
Apr Temp 38 to 57 F
Jul Temp 64 to 83 F
Oct Temp 42 to 58 F
Annual Precip 34.6 inches
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St Charles Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 3,295 100%
Male 1,606 48.7%
Female 1,689 51.3%
Under 18 964 29.3%
18+ 2,331 70.7%
65+ 514 15.6%
Median Age 33.3
Average Family Size 3.13
White 3,019 91.6%
African-American 32 1%
Asian 119 3.6%
American Indian & Alaskan 9 0.3%
Other 89 2.7%
Mixed Race 24 0.7%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 163 4.9%

Estimated St Charles Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 3,526
Growth 231
Growth % 7%

St Charles Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
German 43.3%
Norwegian 17.5%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 10.6%
Irish 6.2%
English 4.6%
Polish 2.7%
US/American 2.4%
French (except Basque) 2%
Scottish 1.4%
Swedish 1.4%
European 1.3%
Swiss 1%
Dutch 0.9%
Czech 0.8%
Italian 0.6%
French Canadian 0.5%
Danish 0.4%
Jamaican 0.3%
Ethiopian 0.3%
Luxemburger 0.3%
Croatian 0.2%
Yugoslavian 0.2%
Austrian 0.2%
Scotch-Irish 0.2%
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Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, St Charles, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Saratoga (55972)
Troy (55972)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
St Charles 3,295 $50,375
Altura 417 $41,250
Dover 438 $47,188
Elba 214 $41,042
Eyota 1,644 $53,036
Lewiston 1,484 $48,631
Utica 230 $44,286

St Charles Public Libraries

St. Charles Public Library
125 W. 11TH STREET
St Charles, Minnesota
(507) 932-3227

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Student/teacher ratio: 17

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