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Total population: 13,403 (Urban population: 10,268, Rural population: 166 (all nonfarm))

Houses: 5,549 (5,298 occupied: 3,817 owner occupied, 1,486 renter occupied)

% of renters here:

28%
State:

32%

Housing density: 652 houses/condos per square mile

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2016: $133,436.

Median contract rent in 2016: $563 (lower quartile is $503, upper quartile is $668)


Median rent asked for vacant for-rent units in 2016: $1,823


Median gross rent in Chesterton, IN in 2016: $679

Housing units in Chesterton with a mortgage: 2,947 (20 second mortgage, 369 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 881

Median household income for houses/condos with a mortgage: $93,304

Median household income for apartments without a mortgage: $52,116

Median monthly housing costs: $990


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Chesterton, Indiana Age and Sex of Residents
Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $180,773 (it was $132,800 in 2000)
Chesterton:

$180,773
Indiana:

$134,800
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $142,710 - $257,605
Median year house/condo built: 1989

Median year apartment built: 1978

Household type by relationship:

Households: 13,976
  • In family households: 12,144 (2,178 male householders, 1,724 female householders)
    2,762 spouses, 4,529 children (4,359 natural, 88 adopted, 101 stepchildren), 224 grandchildren, 93 brothers or sisters, 276 parents, 125 other relatives, 213 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 1,659 (671 male householders (491 living alone)), 713 female householders (674 living alone)), 270 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 138

Size of family households: 1,697 2-persons, 982 3-persons, 722 4-persons, 309 5-persons, 139 6-persons, 20 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 1,169 1-person, 175 2-persons, 16 3-persons, 12 4-persons.

2,217 married couples with children.
794 single-parent households (320 men, 474 women).

92.2% of residents of Chesterton speak English at home.
4.4% of residents speak Spanish at home (90% speak English very well, 10% speak English well).
2.2% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (86% speak English very well, 14% speak English well).
0.8% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (100% speak English very well).
0.4% of residents speak other language at home (100% speak English very well).

Foreign born population: 692 (5.0%)
(75.6% of them are naturalized citizens)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:

Here:

6.6
State:

6.5

Median number of rooms in apartments:

Here:

4.3
State:

4.4

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Chesterton, Indiana:

  • 0no bedroom
  • 01 bedroom
  • 5262 bedrooms
  • 2,0673 bedrooms
  • 8704 bedrooms
  • 3525+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Chesterton population

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Chesterton, Indiana:

  • 114no bedroom
  • 2121 bedroom
  • 9302 bedrooms
  • 3123 bedrooms
  • 54 bedrooms
  • 05+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Chesterton population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Cars and other vehicles available in Chesterton in owner-occupied houses/condos:

  • 72no vehicle
  • 9581 vehicle
  • 1,6552 vehicles
  • 7863 vehicles
  • 2014 vehicles
  • 1335+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Chesterton population

Cars and other vehicles available in Chesterton in renter-occupied apartments

  • 56no vehicle
  • 5901 vehicle
  • 7402 vehicles
  • 1043 vehicles
  • 324 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Chesterton population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Chesterton, Indiana:

  • 01 room
  • 02 rooms
  • 223 rooms
  • 2834 rooms
  • 6345 rooms
  • 8306 rooms
  • 7457 rooms
  • 5848 rooms
  • 7129+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Chesterton population

Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Chesterton, Indiana:

  • 1111 room
  • 142 rooms
  • 2073 rooms
  • 5374 rooms
  • 3865 rooms
  • 1906 rooms
  • 297 rooms
  • 128 rooms
  • 29+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Chesterton population

Year house built

Median 2016 house/condo value by year built ($)

Median house/condo value by year householder moved into unit ($)

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders ($)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

  • Chesterton, IN household income distribution

  • Chesterton, IN household income distribution
  • 200Less than $10,000
  • 143$10,000 to $14,999
  • 77$15,000 to $19,999
  • 150$20,000 to $24,999
  • 104$25,000 to $29,999
  • 369$30,000 to $34,999
  • 497$35,000 to $39,999
  • 232$40,000 to $44,999
  • 101$45,000 to $49,999
  • 353$50,000 to $59,999
  • 557$60,000 to $74,999
  • 769$75,000 to $99,999
  • 681$100,000 to $124,999
  • 482$125,000 to $149,999
  • 364$150,000 to $199,999
  • 307$200,000 or more
  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2016 in Chesterton, IN

  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2016 in Chesterton, IN
  • 57Less than $10,000
  • 5$15,000 to $19,999
  • 70$20,000 to $24,999
  • 31$30,000 to $34,999
  • 29$60,000 to $69,999
  • 43$70,000 to $79,999
  • 18$80,000 to $89,999
  • 181$90,000 to $99,999
  • 274$100,000 to $124,999
  • 424$125,000 to $149,999
  • 753$150,000 to $174,999
  • 383$175,000 to $199,999
  • 594$200,000 to $249,999
  • 372$250,000 to $299,999
  • 257$300,000 to $399,999
  • 108$400,000 to $499,999
  • 224$500,000 to $749,999
  • 26$750,000 to $999,999
  • 43$1,000,000 to $1,499,999
  • Rent paid by renters in 2016 in Chesterton, IN

  • Rent paid by renters in 2016 in Chesterton, IN
  • 16Less than $100
  • 11$400 to $449
  • 226$450 to $499
  • 195$500 to $549
  • 22$550 to $599
  • 85$600 to $649
  • 292$650 to $699
  • 153$700 to $749
  • 108$750 to $799
  • 168$800 to $899
  • 139$900 to $999
  • 77$1,000 to $1,249
  • 51$1,250 to $1,499
  • 18No cash rent

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 372010 or later
  • 1452000 to 2009
  • 2701990 to 1999
  • 341980 to 1989
  • 811970 to 1979
  • 55Before 1970
Note: State values scaled to Chesterton population
Chesterton commuting: travel time to work

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 392
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 771
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 1,461
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 561
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 1,242
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 167
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 767
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 100
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 240
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 414
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 442
  • 90 or more minutes: 203
Chesterton, IN Time Leaving Home for Work

Percentage of workers working in this county: 64.5%
Number of people working at home: 217 (3.2% of all workers)

Chesterton mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work

  • Drove a car alone: 5,842 (91%)
  • Carpooled: 301 (5%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 4 (0%)
  • Taxi: 20 (0%)
  • Walked: 69 (1%)
  • Worked at home: 217 (3%)

First ancestries reported:

 German: 1,124
 American: 621
 Polish: 553
 Irish: 260
 English: 216
 European: 162
 Swedish: 138
 Italian: 137
 Croatian: 87
 Belgian: 57
 Eastern European: 46
 Lithuanian: 45
 Slovak: 45
 Jordanian: 39
 Hungarian: 38
 Norwegian: 37
 Czech: 35
 Russian: 32
 Dutch: 27
 Scotch-Irish: 24
 Greek: 22
 French (except Basque): 20
 Swiss: 16
 Welsh: 13
 Scottish: 11

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

  • 38%India
  • 21%Mexico
  • 8%Pakistan
  • 6%Germany
  • 6%Kuwait
  • 5%Saudi Arabia
  • 4%Peru

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

  • This state: 9,190
  • Other state: 4,091
  • Northeast: 329
  • Midwest: 2,552
  • South: 868
  • West: 326

89% of Chesterton residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 36% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 19% lived in Indiana.

Chesterton:

89.2%
State average:

85.1%

Education attainment for males 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 0
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 0
  • 5th and 6th grade: 0
  • 7th and 8th grade: 56
  • 9th grade: 49
  • 10th grade: 73
  • 11th grade: 60
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 48
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 1,400
  • Less than 1 year of college: 410
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 516
  • Associate degree: 464
  • Bachelor's degree: 637
  • Master's degree: 460
  • Professional school degree: 36
  • Doctorate degree: 98

Educational Attainment for Males (%)

Education attainment for females 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 70
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 63
  • 5th and 6th grade: 57
  • 7th and 8th grade: 47
  • 9th grade: 127
  • 10th grade: 67
  • 11th grade: 45
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 14
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 1,561
  • Less than 1 year of college: 355
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 759
  • Associate degree: 419
  • Bachelor's degree: 909
  • Master's degree: 384
  • Professional school degree: 42
  • Doctorate degree: 48

Educational Attainment for Females (%)

Class of Workers in 2016 (%)

  • Unemployment by race in 2016
  • Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic residents
  • 4.2%Males
  • 5.3%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Hispanic or Latino residents
  • 27.6%Males
  • 11.1%Females
Chesterton marital status for males
Chesterton marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 3,840
  • One, attached: 864
  • Two: 222
  • 3 or 4: 206
  • 5 to 9: 239
  • 10 to 19: 221
  • 20 to 49: 26
  • 50 or more: 47
  • Mobile homes: 17

Median worth of mobile homes: $9,126

House/condo owner moved in on average 11 years ago

Renter moved in on average 3 years ago

Year Householders Moved Into Residence in Chesterton:

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Chesterton
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Utility gas (94.3%)
  • Electricity (5.0%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (0.4%)
  • Wood (0.3%)
  • Utility gas (66.6%)
  • Electricity (29.4%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1.3%)
  • Other fuel (1.3%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (1.0%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 325
Here:

18.1%
Indiana:

13.1%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 90
Here:

10.6%
Indiana:

10.4%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 78
Here:

15.8%
Indiana:

20.5%

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 (Noninstitutionalized)