Chesterton SnackAbility

6
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
8/10
Housing
8
Affordability
8.5
Diversity
6
Safety
9
Amenities
8.5
Education
8.5
Commute
6

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Chesterton, Indiana Info Snack

Chesterton is a town in Westchester, Jackson and Liberty townships of Porter County, in the U.S. state of Indiana. The population was 13,068 at the 2010 census. The three towns of Chesterton, Burns Harbor, and Porter are known as the tri-towns or the Duneland area.
Population
14,052
Unemployment
6.0%
Poverty
8.1%
Median Home
$176,300
Median Income
$66,861
Median Rent
$885

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Map Of Chesterton, IN

Population over time in Chesterton

Year Population % Change
2017 14,052 1.0%
2016 13,912 -1.5%
2015 14,124 1.7%
2014 13,894 2.8%
2013 13,514 -0.4%
2012 13,571 0.3%
2011 13,529 2.9%
2010 13,154 -

Crime in Chesterton Per 100k

Crime Chesterton IN USA
Violent Crime 59.3 399.0 382.9
Murder 7.4 6.0 5.3
Robbery 0.0 99.0 98.0
Aggravated Assault 37.0 254.6 248.9
Property Crime 866.9 2416.9 2362.0
Burglary 133.4 452.1 430.4
Larceny 644.6 1733.8 1694.0
Car Theft 88.9 231.0 237.4

Race / Ethnicity in Chesterton

White
87.7% (12,327)
African American
1.1% (158)
American Indian
0.2% (22)
Asian
2.0% (287)
Hawaiian
0.0% (0)
Other
0.1% (17)
Two Or More
1.4% (200)
Hispanic
7.4% (1,041)
Race Chesterton IN USA
White 87.7% 79.8% 61.5%
African American 1.1% 9.1% 12.3%
American Indian 0.2% 0.2% 0.7%
Asian 2.0% 2.1% 5.3%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.0% 0.2%
Other 0.1% 0.1% 0.2%
Two Or More 1.4% 1.9% 2.3%
Hispanic 7.4% 6.7% 17.6%

Household Income For Chesterton, Indiana

Less than $10,000
1.9% (26,698)
$10,000 to $14,999
4.0% (56,208)
$15,000 to $24,999
6.7% (94,148)
$25,000 to $34,999
9.0% (126,468)
$35,000 to $49,999
16.9% (237,478)
$50,000 to $74,999
16.2% (227,642)
$75,000 to $99,999
12.9% (181,270)
$100,000 to $149,999
18.4% (258,556)
$150,000 to $199,999
7.8% (109,605)
$200,000 or more
6.3% (88,527)
Income Chesterton IN USA
Less than $10,000 1.9% 6.7% 6.7%
$10,000 to $14,999 4.0% 4.9% 4.9%
$15,000 to $24,999 6.7% 10.7% 9.8%
$25,000 to $34,999 9.0% 10.8% 9.5%
$35,000 to $49,999 16.9% 14.7% 13.0%
$50,000 to $74,999 16.2% 19.4% 17.7%
$75,000 to $99,999 12.9% 12.8% 12.3%
$100,000 to $149,999 18.4% 12.6% 14.1%
$150,000 to $199,999 7.8% 4.0% 5.8%
$200,000 or more 6.3% 3.4% 6.3%

Gender in Chesterton

Female
50.7% (7,123)
Male
49.3% (6,928)
Gender Chesterton IN USA
Female 50.7% 50.7% 50.8%
Male 49.3% 49.3% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Chesterton for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
2.2% (315)
9-12th Grade
4.6% (641)
High School / GED
30.0% (4,215)
Some College
22.1% (3,099)
Associate's Degree
10.1% (1,424)
Bachelor's Degree
18.5% (2,597)
Master's Degree
9.1% (1,271)
Professional Degree
1.7% (238)
Doctorate Degree
1.8% (248)
Education Chesterton IN USA
< 9th Grade 2.2% 3.8% 8.8%
9-12th Grade 4.6% 7.9% 7.2%
High School / GED 30.0% 33.8% 27.3%
Some College 22.1% 20.7% 20.8%
Associate's Degree 10.1% 8.5% 8.3%
Bachelor's Degree 18.5% 16.1% 19.1%
Master's Degree 9.1% 6.8% 8.4%
Professional Degree 1.7% 1.4% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 1.8% 1.0% 1.4%

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