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Are you relocating to the Chicagoland area? One of the best Chicago suburbs is St. Charles, IL, just 35 miles west of downtown Chicago in Kane and DuPage counties on the Fox River. St. Charles is known for its award-winning parks, top-rated schools, and family-friendly attractions. Voted one of the best places to live for families and one of the Best Places to Live by Chicago Magazine, Saint Charles has something for everyone! Its downtown area has even been called one of the top 10 in Chicagoland by the Chicago Tribune, thanks to its fun nightlife, fine dining, unique shops, and recreation.

Settled in 1834 by families from Indiana, the area was named Charleston, but because another Illinois city took the name, renamed Saint Charles. The St. Charles nickname is St. Chuck, but locals usually abbreviate the city as STC. Today, it’s a thriving and affluent suburb offering residents an excellent quality of life.

Is moving to St. Charles, IL, the right move for you? Find out with a look at everything there is to love about living in St. Charles!

Is St. Charles the place to live?

St. Charles, safe place

Definitely! St. Charles, IL's crime rate is just 758 crimes per 100 000 people, with a murder rate of 0 homicides per 100,000. That's 68% less crime than the national average. These crime statistics confirm that St. Charles is a very safe place to live. While living in St. Charles, you will be served by the St. Charles Police department.

Cost of Living in St. Charles

St. Charles, IL's cost of living index is 106, or 6% higher than the national average. Illinois, by comparison, is 6% more affordable than the U.S. average. Utilities and groceries are very close to standard, while health care and transportation are about 5% cheaper.

Excellent Community

True, Genuine Community is the art and practice of being our most loving, open, and authentic selves while we honor others doing the same. This creates an environment that caters explicitly to the fulfillment of the primary human needs and is foundational to the emotional aspect of sustainability for the complete human experience. Cumberland community looks at the world today, and we see people who have achieved Community as pleased people.

Weather & Climate

What's the weather in St. Charles, IL like? The city has a humid continental climate with wet, hot summers and windy, snowy, and frigid winters. Annual snowfall is 30", a bit higher than average, with an annual rainfall of 38". The average temperature in St. Charles is above 73 degrees during the summer, with a winter low of 15 in January and a summer high of 85 degrees in July.

St. Charles, IL Schools

While living in St. Charles, you will be served by the St. Charles Community Unit School District. The City's rich history, unique architecture, friendly neighborhoods, excellent schools, top-notch entertainment, diverse busiĀ­nesses, a beautiful downtown, and one of the finest public libraries in the country makes St. Charles a great place to live, work, and visit.


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