Strategic Advantages


Strategically positioned in the heart of the strongest growth area of the greater St. Louis metropolitan area, St. Charles City and County boasts:

  • Third largest economy in the state
  • Six percent of the State's $7.5 billion economy
  • Fastest growing county in Missouri for over three decades
  • Lowest unemployment rate in the St. Louis bi-state area 

Ideally located along the Missouri River and serving as the starting point of the nation's interstate system, St. Charles is located on Interstate 70 and minutes from a number of other Interstates and Missouri Highways. Lambert St. Louis International Airport is also just 10 minutes away. This makes St. Charles an ideal location for manufacturing and logistics providers.

The largest segment of our workforce over the next decade will be made up from individuals from 18 - 30 years old. With nearly 250,000 students in the region, the St. Louis hosts a number of internationally acclaimed colleges and universities. In addition, St. Charles is home to the highly ranked Lindenwood University.