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St. Charles, Kentucky
City Hall
City Hall
Location of St. Charles in Hopkins County, Kentucky.
Location of St. Charles in Hopkins County, Kentucky.
Coordinates: 37°11′3″N 87°33′19″W / 37.18417°N 87.55528°W / 37.18417; -87.55528Coordinates: 37°11′3″N 87°33′19″W / 37.18417°N 87.55528°W / 37.18417; -87.55528
Country United States
State Kentucky
County Hopkins
Area
 • Total 1.00 sq mi (2.59 km2)
 • Land 0.99 sq mi (2.57 km2)
 • Water 0.01 sq mi (0.02 km2)
Elevation
440 ft (134 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total 277
 • Estimate 
(2019)
269
 • Density 270.90/sq mi (104.60/km2)
Time zone UTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CDT)
FIPS code 21-67710
GNIS feature ID 0502599

St. Charles is a home rule-class city in Hopkins County, Kentucky, United States. The population was 277 at the 2010 U.S. Census.

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1880 356
1890 449 26.1%
1900 753 67.7%
1910 660 −12.4%
1920 604 −8.5%
1930 634 5.0%
1940 536 −15.5%
1950 534 −0.4%
1960 421 −21.2%
1970 373 −11.4%
1980 405 8.6%
1990 316 −22.0%
2000 309 −2.2%
2010 277 −10.4%
2019 (est.) 269 −2.9%
U.S. Decennial Census

As of the census of 2000, there were 309 people, 120 households, and 90 families residing in the city. The population density was 538.0 people per square mile (209.3/km2). There were 133 housing units at an average density of 231.6 per square mile (90.1/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 98.71% White, 0.32% Pacific Islander, and 0.97% from two or more races.

There were 120 households, out of which 37.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 59.2% were married couples living together, 10.8% had a female householder with no husband present, and 24.2% were non-families. 21.7% of all households were made up of individuals, and 10.0% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.58 and the average family size was 3.02.

In the city, the population was spread out, with 25.9% under the age of 18, 6.5% from 18 to 24, 32.7% from 25 to 44, 22.0% from 45 to 64, and 12.9% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 36 years. For every 100 females, there were 98.1 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 102.7 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $20,469, and the median income for a family was $20,000. Males had a median income of $21,875 versus $13,750 for females. The per capita income for the city was $10,230. About 26.1% of families and 29.2% of the population were below the poverty line, including 40.6% of those under the age of eighteen and 24.4% of those 65 or over.

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