St. Charles, MO


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St. Charles, MO Real Estate Data

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau), U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, Federal Housing Finance Agency.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Home Values, Rents: Reflects Q1 2017. Updated quarterly.
  • Setting, Housing Stock, Homeownership: 2015 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   NeighborhoodScout uses over 600 characteristics to build a neighborhood profile… Read more

St. Charles Housing Market Information

With a population of 68,796, 26,436 total housing units (homes and apartments), and a median house value of $186,399, St. Charles real estate prices are well above average cost compared to national prices.

Single-family detached homes are the single most common housing type in St. Charles, accounting for 56.49% of the city's housing units. Other types of housing that are prevalent in St. Charles include large apartment complexes or high rise apartments ( 21.83%), row houses and other attached homes ( 8.52%), and a few duplexes, homes converted to apartments or other small apartment buildings ( 8.36%).

The most prevalent building size and type in St. Charles are three and four bedroom dwellings, chiefly found in single-family detached homes. The city has a mixture of owners and renters, with 58.13% owning and 41.87% renting.

There is a lot of housing in St. Charles built from 1970 to 1999 so parts of town may have that "Brady Bunch" look of homes popular in the '70s and early '80s, although some of these houses were built up through the early '90s as well. There is also a lot of housing in St. Charles built between 1940-1969 ( 22.74%). A lesser amount of the housing stock also hails from between 2000 and later ( 16.26%). There's also some housing in St. Charles built before 1939 ( 6.62%).

St. Charles Home Appreciation Rates

Real estate appreciation rates in St. Charles's have tracked to near the national average over the last then years, with the annual appreciation rate averaging -0.42% during the period.

NeighborhoodScout's data show that during the latest twelve months, St. Charles's appreciation rate, at 4.35%, has been at or slightly above the national average. In the latest quarter, St. Charles's appreciation rate has been 1.03%, which annualizes to a rate of 4.19%.

Relative to Missouri, our data show that St. Charles's latest annual appreciation rate is higher than 70% of the other cities and towns in Missouri.

One very important thing to keep in mind is that these are average appreciation rates for the city. Individual neighborhoods within St. Charles differ in their investment potential, sometimes by a great deal. Fortunately, you can use NeighborhoodScout to pinpoint the exact neighborhoods in St. Charles - or in any city or town - that have the best track record of real estate appreciation, by the latest quarter, the last year, 2 years, 5 years, 10 years, or even since 2000, to assist you in making the best St. Charles real estate investment or home purchase decisions.

Average Home Values


Median Home Value:


Value Range
> $1,128,000 0.1
$846,001 - $1,128,000 0.1
$564,001 - $846,000 0.5
$451,001 - $564,000 1.1
$338,001 - $451,000 5.9
$225,001 - $338,000 20.5
$112,001 - $225,000 56.1
$56,001 - $112,000 7.1
$0 - $56,000 8.5

Very High for MO
High for Nation

Value Relative to Nation Value Relative to State
35.890073831009 17.0

Number Of Homes And Apartments:

St. Charles Appreciation Rates

Time Period Total Appreciation Avg. Annual Rate Compared To
Compared To
Latest Quarter:
2016 Q4 - 2017 Q1
Last 12 Months:
2016 Q1 - 2017 Q1
Last 2 Years:
2015 Q1 - 2017 Q1
Last 5 Years:
2012 Q1 - 2017 Q1
Last 10 Years:
2007 Q1 - 2017 Q1
Since 2000:
2000 Q1 - 2017 Q1
36.29% 1.81% 6 4
* 10 is highest

Rent & Ownership


Average Market Rent:
$1,149 / per month

Homeownership Rate

Owners 58.13
Renters 41.87
Vacant 5.57

Housing Market Details


Age of Homes

AGE OF St. Charles HOMES
2000 or Newer 16.3
1970 - 1999 54.4
1940 - 1969 22.7
1939 or Older 6.6

Types of Homes

Single-Family 56.5
Townhomes 8.5
Small Apt. Buildings 8.4
Apt. Complexes 21.8
Mobile Homes 4.8
Other 0.0

Home Size

No Bedroom 2.02
1 Bedroom 11.01
2 Bedrooms 29.41
3 Bedrooms 38.05
4 Bedrooms 17.26
5 or more bedrooms 2.25