Living in Chesterton, IN

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Updated: 2020-03-10

Chesterton SnackAbility

9
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
8/10
Housing
8
Affordability
8
Diversity
7
Safety
8.5
Amenities
8.5
Education
8.5
Commute
5

Chesterton, IN Crime Report

122
Total Crimes
899.6
Total Crimes / 100k People
-64.97%
Below National Average

Chesterton, IN Cost Of Living

103
Chesterton's Overall Cost Of Living
1.0x
Higher Than The National Average

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
13,899
Unemployment
5.5%
Poverty
7.8%
Median Home
$184,400
Median Income
$68,250
Median Rent
$929

Chesterton, IN Photos

Rankings for Chesterton in Indiana

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Map Of Chesterton, IN

Population over time in Chesterton

Year Population % Change
2017 13,899 -1.1%
2016 14,052 1.0%
2015 13,912 -1.5%
2014 14,124 1.7%
2013 13,894 2.8%
2012 13,514 -0.4%
2011 13,571 0.3%
2010 13,529 2.9%
2009 13,154 -
Crime/100k Chesterton IN USA
Violent Crime 81.1 382.3 368.9
Murder 0.0 6.5 5.0
Robbery 14.7 88.7 86.2
Aggravated Assault 51.6 251.6 246.8
Property Crime 818.5 2179.3 2199.5
Burglary 73.7 377.6 376.0
Larceny 693.2 1572.7 1594.6
Car Theft 51.6 229.1 228.9

Race / Ethnicity in Chesterton

White
85.3% (11,854)
African American
1.5% (206)
American Indian
0.2% (30)
Asian
3.6% (499)
Hawaiian
0.0% (0)
Other
0.1% (19)
Two Or More
1.2% (162)
Hispanic
8.1% (1,129)
Race Chesterton IN USA
White 85.3% 79.5% 61.1%
African American 1.5% 9.2% 12.3%
American Indian 0.2% 0.2% 0.7%
Asian 3.6% 2.2% 5.4%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.0% 0.2%
Other 0.1% 0.1% 0.2%
Two Or More 1.2% 2.0% 2.4%
Hispanic 8.1% 6.8% 17.8%

Household Income For Chesterton, Indiana

Less than $10,000
2.3% (31,443)
$10,000 to $14,999
2.4% (33,999)
$15,000 to $24,999
7.1% (98,164)
$25,000 to $34,999
9.0% (125,773)
$35,000 to $49,999
16.3% (226,239)
$50,000 to $74,999
14.8% (205,276)
$75,000 to $99,999
13.2% (183,547)
$100,000 to $149,999
19.1% (264,840)
$150,000 to $199,999
9.6% (132,931)
$200,000 or more
6.3% (87,683)
Income Chesterton IN USA
Less than $10,000 2.3% 6.3% 6.3%
$10,000 to $14,999 2.4% 4.6% 4.6%
$15,000 to $24,999 7.1% 10.3% 9.3%
$25,000 to $34,999 9.0% 10.5% 9.3%
$35,000 to $49,999 16.3% 14.3% 12.6%
$50,000 to $74,999 14.8% 19.3% 17.5%
$75,000 to $99,999 13.2% 13.1% 12.5%
$100,000 to $149,999 19.1% 13.3% 14.6%
$150,000 to $199,999 9.6% 4.4% 6.3%
$200,000 or more 6.3% 3.8% 7.0%

Gender in Chesterton

Female
50.3% (6,992)
Male
49.7% (6,907)
Gender Chesterton IN USA
Female 50.3% 50.7% 50.8%
Male 49.7% 49.3% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Chesterton for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
2.0% (277)
9-12th Grade
3.0% (416)
High School / GED
29.0% (4,030)
Some College
23.0% (3,196)
Associate's Degree
11.0% (1,528)
Bachelor's Degree
20.0% (2,779)
Master's Degree
7.0% (972)
Professional Degree
3.0% (416)
Doctorate Degree
2.0% (277)
Education Chesterton IN USA
< 9th Grade 2.0% 3.0% 6.0%
9-12th Grade 3.0% 8.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 29.0% 34.0% 27.0%
Some College 23.0% 20.0% 21.0%
Associate's Degree 11.0% 9.0% 8.0%
Bachelor's Degree 20.0% 17.0% 19.0%
Master's Degree 7.0% 7.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 3.0% 1.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 2.0% 1.0% 1.0%

1 Reviews & Comments About Chesterton

Overall User Rating
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/5

HomeSnacks User

Except Chesterton and Valparaiso have huge h****n problems. I live in Chesterton.

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