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Total population: 12,842 (Urban population: 12,638, Rural population: 204 (all nonfarm))

Chesterton,IN index of house prices


Houses: 4,186 (4,010 occupied: 2,781 owner occupied, 1,229 renter occupied)
% of renters here:

31%
State:

29%

Housing density: 492 houses/condos per square mile

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2009 in this state: $137,530.


Median contract rent in 2009: $647 (lower quartile is $536, upper quartile is $760)


Median gross rent in Chesterton, IN in 2009: $809


Housing units in Chesterton with a mortgage: 2,004 (230 second mortgage, 319 home equity loan, 24 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 595


Median household income for houses/condos with a mortgage: $79,577


Median household income for apartments without a mortgage: $46,815


Median monthly housing costs: $967





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Chesterton, Indiana Age and Sex of Residents


Estimated median house or condo value in 2009: $174,594 (it was $132,800 in 2000)
Chesterton:

$174,594
Indiana:

$123,100
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $134,783 - $243,303

Mean price in 2009:

Detached houses: $161,910
Here:

$161,910
State:

$155,412

Townhouses or other attached units: $96,163
Here:

$96,163
State:

$141,472

In 2-unit structures: $74,846
Here:

$74,846
State:

$103,490

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $365,741
Here:

$365,741
State:

$131,334

Household type by relationship:

Households: 10,374
  • In family households: 9,034 (2,290 male householders, 618 female householders)
    2,312 spouses, 3,371 children (3,054 natural, 161 adopted, 156 stepchildren), 60 grandchildren, 25 brothers or sisters, 58 parents, 100 other relatives, 200 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 1,340 (473 male householders (345 living alone)), 652 female householders (596 living alone)), 215 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 60 (52 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 1,162 2-persons, 689 3-persons, 672 4-persons, 283 5-persons, 69 6-persons, 33 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 941 1-person, 174 2-persons, 6 3-persons, 4 5-persons.

2,123 married couples with children.
548 single-parent households (151 men, 397 women).

95.1% of residents of Chesterton speak English at home.
1.5% of residents speak Spanish at home (79% speak English very well, 14% speak English well, 7% speak English not well).
2.7% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (95% speak English very well, 2% speak English well, 3% speak English not well).
0.5% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (47% speak English very well, 53% speak English well).
0.1% of residents speak other language at home (100% speak English very well).

Foreign born population: 227 (2.2%)
(68.7% of them are naturalized citizens)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.8
State:

6.1

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.4
State:

4.2

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Rooms in houses/apartments in Chesterton, Indiana
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • 1 room: 0
  • 2 rooms: 0
  • 3 rooms: 9
  • 4 rooms: 165
  • 5 rooms: 508
  • 6 rooms: 546
  • 7 rooms: 600
  • 8 rooms: 455
  • 9 or more rooms: 498
  • 1 room: 9
  • 2 rooms: 34
  • 3 rooms: 125
  • 4 rooms: 508
  • 5 rooms: 412
  • 6 rooms: 65
  • 7 rooms: 41
  • 8 rooms: 19
  • 9 or more rooms: 16
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Chesterton, Indiana
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no bedroom: 0
  • 1 bedroom: 22
  • 2 bedrooms: 451
  • 3 bedrooms: 1,607
  • 4 bedrooms: 584
  • 5+ bedrooms: 117
  • no bedroom: 9
  • 1 bedroom: 111
  • 2 bedrooms: 862
  • 3 bedrooms: 200
  • 4 bedrooms: 28
  • 5+ bedrooms: 19
Cars and other vehicles available in Chesterton, Indiana in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no vehicle: 102
  • 1 vehicle: 605
  • 2 vehicles: 1,380
  • 3 vehicles: 491
  • 4 vehicles: 151
  • 5+ vehicles: 52
  • no vehicle: 34
  • 1 vehicle: 652
  • 2 vehicles: 481
  • 3 vehicles: 59
  • 4 vehicles: 3
  • 5+ vehicles: 0

Median 2009 house/condo value by year built


Year house built

  • 2005 or later: 209
  • 2000 to 2004: 571
  • 1990 to 1999: 1,005
  • 1980 to 1989: 446
  • 1970 to 1979: 1,076
  • 1960 to 1969: 670
  • 1950 to 1959: 597
  • 1940 to 1949: 197
  • 1939 or earlier: 606

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders


Chesterton, IN house values

Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses in 2009 in Chesterton, IN:

  • Less than $10,000: 9
  • $10,000 to $14,999: 3
  • $15,000 to $19,999: 0
  • $20,000 to $24,999: 6
  • $25,000 to $29,999: 2
  • $30,000 to $34,999: 3
  • $35,000 to $39,999: 8
  • $40,000 to $49,999: 0
  • $50,000 to $59,999: 14
  • $60,000 to $69,999: 13
  • $70,000 to $79,999: 1
  • $80,000 to $89,999: 79
  • $90,000 to $99,999: 127
  • $100,000 to $124,999: 423
  • $125,000 to $149,999: 476
  • $150,000 to $174,999: 499
  • $175,000 to $199,999: 548
  • $200,000 to $249,999: 590
  • $250,000 to $299,999: 205
  • $300,000 to $399,999: 197
  • $400,000 to $499,999: 71
  • $500,000 to $749,999: 50
  • $750,000 to $999,999: 29
  • $1,000,000 or more: 50
 


Chesterton rent paid by renters for apartments graph

Rent paid by renters in 2009 in Chesterton:

  • Less than $100: 0 people
  • $100 to $149: 0
  • $150 to $199: 0
  • $200 to $249: 0
  • $250 to $299: 0
  • $300 to $349: 16
  • $350 to $399: 0
  • $400 to $449: 40
  • $450 to $499: 16
  • $500 to $549: 54
  • $550 to $599: 127
  • $600 to $649: 139
  • $650 to $699: 173
  • $700 to $749: 100
  • $750 to $799: 61
  • $800 to $899: 241
  • $900 to $999: 271
  • $1,000 to $1,249: 211
  • $1,250 to $1,499: 31
  • $1,500 to $1,999: 16
  • $2,000 or more: 0
  • No cash rent: 27
 

Median house/condo value by year householder moved into unit


Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 1995 to March 2000: 4
  • 1990 to 1994: 53
  • 1985 to 1989: 13
  • 1980 to 1984: 21
  • 1975 to 1979: 63
  • 1970 to 1974: 18
  • 1970 to 1974: 18
  • 1965 to 1969: 37


Chesterton, IN Time Leaving Home for Work

Percentage of workers working in this county: 57.0%
Number of people working at home: 125 (2.3% of all workers)


Chesterton commuting: travel time to work

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 303
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 801
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 796
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 615
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 701
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 321
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 561
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 153
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 205
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 328
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 283
  • 90 or more minutes: 168
 


Chesterton mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work

  • Drove a car alone: 4,648 (87%)
  • Carpooled: 320 (6%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 15 (0%)
  • Railroad: 128 (2%)
  • Motorcycle: 19 (0%)
  • Bicycle: 8 (0%)
  • Walked: 90 (2%)
  • Other means: 7 (0%)
  • Worked at home: 125 (2%)
 


Chesterton, IN household income

Household income:

  • Less than $10,000: 144
  • $10,000 to $14,999: 157
  • $15,000 to $19,999: 180
  • $20,000 to $24,999: 266
  • $25,000 to $29,999: 121
  • $30,000 to $34,999: 266
  • $35,000 to $39,999: 233
  • $40,000 to $44,999: 200
  • $45,000 to $49,999: 188
  • $50,000 to $59,999: 432
  • $60,000 to $74,999: 631
  • $75,000 to $99,999: 537
  • $100,000 to $124,999: 293
  • $125,000 to $149,999: 174
  • $150,000 to $199,999: 67
  • $200,000 or more: 144
 

First ancestries reported:

 German: 1660
 Irish: 1425
 Other groups: 841
 English: 787
 Polish: 732
 Italian: 436
 Swedish: 418
 United States or American: 304
 Dutch: 212
 Slovak: 190
 Greek: 178
 Scotch-Irish: 177
 Welsh: 137
 Scottish: 117
 French (except Basque): 111
 Lithuanian: 100
 Czechoslovakian: 100
 Norwegian: 95
 Hungarian: 94
 Croatian: 73
 French Canadian: 66
 British: 62
 Russian: 50
 Serbian: 50
 Canadian: 44
 European: 39
 Subsaharan African:: 35
 Nigerian: 35
 Danish: 20
 Slovene: 13
 Eastern European: 13
 Slavic: 12
 Czech: 12
 Australian: 9
 Barbadian: 8
 West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups):: 8
 Austrian: 8
 Finnish: 8
 Belgian: 7
 Turkish: 7
 Ukrainian: 7
 Yugoslavian: 7
 Swiss: 6


Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents (%):



  • India (23%)
  • United Kingdom (17%)
  • Philippines (12%)
  • Canada (11%)
  • Germany (7%)
  • Italy (6%)
  • Korea (4%)


Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 6425
  • Northeast: 642
  • Midwest: 2222
  • South: 609
  • West: 248

56% of Chesterton residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 54% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 55% lived in Indiana.

Education attainment for males 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 0
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 8
  • 5th and 6th grade: 7
  • 7th and 8th grade: 15
  • 9th grade: 33
  • 10th grade: 34
  • 11th grade: 32
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 44
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 1,048
  • Less than 1 year of college: 236
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 568
  • Associate degree: 188
  • Bachelor's degree: 603
  • Master's degree: 281
  • Professional school degree: 100
  • Doctorate degree: 63

Educational Attainment for Males (%)

Education attainment for females 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 15
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 13
  • 5th and 6th grade: 0
  • 7th and 8th grade: 48
  • 9th grade: 79
  • 10th grade: 81
  • 11th grade: 68
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 17
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 1,174
  • Less than 1 year of college: 261
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 514
  • Associate degree: 298
  • Bachelor's degree: 556
  • Master's degree: 285
  • Professional school degree: 86
  • Doctorate degree: 22

Educational Attainment for Females (%)


Class of Workers


Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic males: 3.1%
Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic females: 4.3%


Unemployment rate for other race males: 6.1%
Unemployment rate for other race females: 0.0%


Unemployment rate for Hispanic or Latino males: 1.8%
Unemployment rate for Hispanic or Latino females: 0.0%


Median household income in 2009 for:

  • White non-Hispanic householders: $61,562
  • Black householders: $44,110
  • Asian householders: $235,852
  • Some other race householders: $45,306
  • Two or more races householders: $55,916
  • Hispanic or Latino race householders: $82,948
Chesterton household income for White non-Hispanic householders
Chesterton household income for Black householders
Chesterton household income for Asian householders
Chesterton household income for Some other race householders
Chesterton household income for Two or more races householders
Chesterton household income for Hispanic or Latino race householders

Chesterton marital status for males
Chesterton marital status for females

Median 2009 house value for:

  • White Non-Hispanic householders: $174,988
  • Asian householders: $600,954
  • Some other race householders: $231,783
  • Two or more races householders: $147,905
  • Hispanic or Latino householders: $171,832

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 2,796
  • One, attached: 262
  • Two: 397
  • 3 or 4: 202
  • 5 to 9: 195
  • 10 to 19: 248
  • 50 or more: 76
  • Mobile homes: 10

Median worth of mobile homes: $9,029


Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 0%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 1%

House/condo owner moved in on average 9 years ago


Renter moved in on average 4 years ago

Year Householders Moved Into Residence in Chesterton:

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Chesterton
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Utility gas (97.1%)
  • Electricity (2.5%)
  • Utility gas (81.4%)
  • Electricity (17.2%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1.5%)



Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 97
Here:

7.8%
Indiana:

11.8%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 44
Here:

5.6%
Indiana:

8.8%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 80
Here:

19.6%
Indiana:

23.4%

School Enrollment by Level of School for Male Students

School Enrollment by Level of School for Female Students

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninst.)


 

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