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   (County: Randolph County)

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Demographics Analysis

The people of Chester City, Illinois give the community character. This place is unique because of factors such as population size / density, ethnic background, ratio of males to females, and average age.

Population By Sex By Age
(Chester City, Illinois)

Male:

Under 5 years : 179

5 to 9 years : 131

10 to 14 years : 155

15 to 17 years : 60

18 and 19 years : 89

20 years : 106

21 years : 105

22 to 24 years : 375

25 to 29 years : 841

30 to 34 years : 760

35 to 39 years : 652

40 to 44 years : 710

45 to 49 years : 581

50 to 54 years : 516

55 to 59 years : 304

60 and 61 years : 37

62 to 64 years : 57

65 and 66 years : 65

67 to 69 years : 65

70 to 74 years : 75

75 to 79 years : 33

80 to 84 years : 79

85 years and over : 24

Female:

Under 5 years : 98

5 to 9 years : 64

10 to 14 years : 111

15 to 17 years : 112

18 and 19 years : 6

20 years : 4

21 years : 28

22 to 24 years : 54

25 to 29 years : 142

30 to 34 years : 61

35 to 39 years : 125

40 to 44 years : 199

45 to 49 years : 71

50 to 54 years : 164

55 to 59 years : 152

60 and 61 years : 26

62 to 64 years : 43

65 and 66 years : 25

67 to 69 years : 65

70 to 74 years : 47

75 to 79 years : 102

80 to 84 years : 39

85 years and over : 142


(updated 2009)



Population By Ancestry
(Chester City, Illinois)

Ancestry specified:

Single ancestry : 5,078

Multiple ancestry : 1,279

Ancestry not specified:

Ancestry unclassified : 72

Ancestry not reported : 1,450


(updated 2009)



Population By Citizen Status In The United States
(Chester City, Illinois)

U.S. citizen, born in the United States : 7,535

U.S. citizen, born in Puerto Rico or U.S. Island Areas : 23

U.S. citizen, born abroad of American parent(s) : 63

U.S. citizen by naturalization : 73

Not a U.S. citizen : 185


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Age
(Chester City, Illinois)

Total:

Under 5 years : 277

5 to 17 years : 633

18 to 24 years : 767

25 to 34 years : 1,804

35 to 44 years : 1,686

45 to 54 years : 1,332

55 to 59 years : 456

60 and 61 years : 63

62 to 64 years : 100

65 to 74 years : 342

75 years and over : 419

Born in state of residence:

Under 5 years : 228

5 to 17 years : 573

18 to 24 years : 580

25 to 34 years : 1,416

35 to 44 years : 1,226

45 to 54 years : 924

55 to 59 years : 309

60 and 61 years : 52

62 to 64 years : 64

65 to 74 years : 238

75 years and over : 305

Born in other state in the United States:

Under 5 years : 49

5 to 17 years : 47

18 to 24 years : 128

25 to 34 years : 279

35 to 44 years : 405

45 to 54 years : 342

55 to 59 years : 135

60 and 61 years : 11

62 to 64 years : 20

65 to 74 years : 98

75 years and over : 106

Native, born outside the United States:

Under 5 years : 0

5 to 17 years : 8

18 to 24 years : 0

25 to 34 years : 11

35 to 44 years : 21

45 to 54 years : 23

55 to 59 years : 12

60 and 61 years : 0

62 to 64 years : 11

65 to 74 years : 0

75 years and over : 0

Foreign born:

Under 5 years : 0

5 to 17 years : 5

18 to 24 years : 59

25 to 34 years : 98

35 to 44 years : 34

45 to 54 years : 43

55 to 59 years : 0

60 and 61 years : 0

62 to 64 years : 5

65 to 74 years : 6

75 years and over : 8


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Sex
(Chester City, Illinois)

Born in state of residence:

Male : 4,448

Female : 1,467

Born in other state in the United States:

Male : 1,258

Female : 362

Native: born outside the United States:

Male : 70

Female : 16

Foreign born:

Male : 223

Female : 35


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Race
(Chester City, Illinois)

Born in state of residence : 3,671

Born in other state in the United States : 1,069

Native: born outside the United States : 58

Foreign born : 177


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Marital Status
(Chester City, Illinois)

Born in state of residence:

Never married : 2,853

Now married, except separated : 1,534

Divorced : 596

Separated : 37

Widowed : 244

Born in other state in the United States:

Never married : 671

Now married, except separated : 479

Divorced : 219

Separated : 23

Widowed : 146

Native: born outside the United States:

Never married : 11

Now married, except separated : 63

Divorced : 12

Separated : 0

Widowed : 0

Foreign born:

Never married : 156

Now married, except separated : 34

Divorced : 55

Separated : 0

Widowed : 8


(updated 2009)



Language Spoken At Home By Ability To Speak English (Population Of 5 Years and Older)
(Chester City, Illinois)

Speak only English : 7,212

Spanish or Spanish Creole:

Speak English "very well" : 164

Speak English less than "very well" : 116

German:

Speak English "very well" : 61

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

Polish:

Speak English "very well" : 3

Speak English less than "very well" : 12

Serbo-Croatian:

Speak English "very well" : 0

Speak English less than "very well" : 10

Other Asian languages:

Speak English "very well" : 12

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

Arabic:

Speak English "very well" : 0

Speak English less than "very well" : 12


(updated 2009)



Ancestries in Chester City, Illinois

  • German: 1,747   (36.4%)
  • Irish: 635   (13.2%)
  • United States Or American: 451   (9.4%)
  • Other Groups: 448   (9.3%)
  • English: 370   (7.7%)
  • French (except Basque): 258   (5.4%)
  • Polish: 198   (4.1%)
  • Scotch-irish: 136   (2.8%)
  • Scottish: 129   (2.7%)
  • Dutch: 72   (1.5%)
  • Italian: 57   (1.2%)
  • Greek: 30   (0.6%)
  • Russian: 28   (0.6%)
  • Subsaharan African: 26   (0.5%)
  • Finnish: 25   (0.5%)
  • British: 25   (0.5%)
  • Hungarian: 21   (0.4%)
  • Welsh: 21   (0.4%)
  • Swedish: 20   (0.4%)
  • Belgian: 19   (0.4%)
  • Swiss: 17   (0.4%)
  • Slovak: 15   (0.3%)
  • Arab: 14   (0.3%)
  • Norwegian: 13   (0.3%)
  • Lithuanian: 8   (0.2%)
  • West Indian (excluding Hispanic Groups): 6   (0.1%)
  • Czech: 5   (0.1%)
  • Ukrainian: 4   (0.1%)
  • French Canadian: 3   (0.1%)

(updated 2010)



Total Population In Chester City, Illinois is 7,879



(updated 2009)



Male Population in Chester City, Illinois: 5,999
Female Population in Chester City, Illinois: 1,880


(updated 2013)



Median Male Resident Age in Chester City, Illinois: 36.5
Median Female Resident Age in Chester City, Illinois: 43.6


(updated 2013)



Median Age in the State of Illinois is 37


(updated 2010)



Median Age By Sex in Chester City, Illinois


White


Both sexes

40.1

Male

38.2

Female

44.3

Black or African American


Both sexes

34.6

Male

34.6

Female

37.0

American Indian and Alaska Native


Both sexes

26.5

Male

26.8

Female

18.5

Asian


Both sexes

33.5

Male

31.0

Female

43.5

Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander


Both sexes

28.5

Male

28.5

Female

0.0

Other


Both sexes

29.8

Male

30.3

Female

23.8

Two or More Races


Both sexes

22.0

Male

23.5

Female

14.5

Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

30.1

Male

30.5

Female

23.5

White / Not Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

41.0

Male

39.1

Female

44.5


(updated 2010)



Races in Chester City, Illinois


  • White: 4,975
  • African American: 2,565
  • American Indian: 40
  • Asian: 25
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander: 0
  • Some Other Race: 223
  • Two or More Races: 51



(updated 2013)













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Education Analysis

The amount of education a person receives can deeply affect their lives. The amount of education Chester City, Illinois citizens receive, averaged as group, may also affect the community.

Education Level of Population 25 Years and Over in Chester City, Illinois

Male


  • No Schooling Completed: 25   (1.39%)
  • Nursery To 4th Grade: 20   (1.11%)
  • 5th And 6th Grade: 12   (0.67%)
  • 7th And 8th Grade: 215   (11.94%)
  • 9th Grade: 67   (3.72%)
  • 10th Grade: 69   (3.83%)
  • 11th Grade: 48   (2.67%)
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 94   (5.22%)
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 561   (31.17%)
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 117   (6.5%)
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 236   (13.11%)
  • Associate Degree: 112   (6.22%)
  • Bachelor's Degree: 151   (8.39%)
  • Master's Degree: 26   (1.44%)
  • Professional School Degree: 47   (2.61%)
  • Doctorate Degree: 0   (0%)

Female


  • No Schooling Completed: 7   (0.39%)
  • Nursery To 4th Grade: 25   (1.39%)
  • 5th And 6th Grade: 0   (0%)
  • 7th And 8th Grade: 191   (10.64%)
  • 9th Grade: 39   (2.17%)
  • 10th Grade: 90   (5.01%)
  • 11th Grade: 67   (3.73%)
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 20   (1.11%)
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 702   (39.11%)
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 157   (8.75%)
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 239   (13.31%)
  • Associate Degree: 80   (4.46%)
  • Bachelor's Degree: 124   (6.91%)
  • Master's Degree: 33   (1.84%)
  • Professional School Degree: 21   (1.17%)
  • Doctorate Degree: 0   (0%)


(updated 2010)





Largest School Agency's In Chester City, Illinois

  • Chester Cusd 139


    ( Grades: K-12, Location: 1940 Swanwick St, Chester, IL 62233, Phone: (618) 826-4509, Students: 1,031 )

  • Okaw Regional Voc System


    ( Location: 1 Taylor St Rm 101, Chester, IL 62233, Phone: (618) 826-5471, )

Largest Elementary & Middle Schools (Public) In Chester City, Illinois

  • Chester Elem School


    ( Grades: K-8, Location: 650 Opdyke St, Chester, IL 62233, Phone: (618) 826-2354, Students: 680 )

Largest High Schools (Public) In Chester City, Illinois

  • Chester High School


    ( Grades: 9-12, Location: 1901 Swanwick St, Chester, IL 62233, Phone: (618) 826-2302, Students: 351 )

Largest Schools (Private) In Chester City, Illinois

  • St John Lutheran School


    ( Grades: K-8, Location: 302 W Holmes Street, Chester, IL 62233, Phone: (618) 826-4345, Students: 146 )

  • St Marys School


    ( Grades: K-8, Location: 835 Swanwick Street, Chester, IL 62233, Phone: (618) 826-3120, Students: 51 )

Public Libraries (Central) In Chester City, Illinois

  • Chester Public Library


    733 State Street, Chester, IL 62233

(updated 2012)



Museums Near Chester City, Illinois


  • Chester County Historical Scty


    107 Mcaliley St, Chester, SC 29706
    http://www.southcarolinamuseums.org

  • Chester County Historical Society


    Po Box 811, Chester, SC 29706
    http://chesterscmuseum.org

  • Chester County Historical Society Museum


    , Chester, SC 29706

  • Chester Foundation


    10 Prospect St, Chester, MA 01011

  • Chester Historical Preservation Committee Inc


    2320 Chestnut St, Chester, PA 19013

  • Chester Historical Society


    Po Box 34, Chester, NH 03036

  • Chester Historical Society


    Po Box 376, Chester, NJ 07930
    http://www.historicchesternj.com

  • Chester Historical Society


    Village Hall 47 Main St, Chester, NY 10918

  • Chester Historical Society Inc


    Po Box 204, Chester, CT 06412

  • Chester Historical Society Inc


    Po Box 118, Chester, VT 05143

  • Chester Historical Society Of Oklahoma


    Po Box 37, Chester, OK 73838

(updated 2014)



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Geography Analysis

The actual land features relating to Chester City, Illinois affect how people live their lives. Natural features such as oceans, mountains, lakes, plains, and deserts all make a difference in the lives of individuals. The types of housing, heating fuels, and transportation infrastructure are largely influenced by the geography of Chester City, Illinois.

Area Features of Chester City, Illinois


Airport


(1) Menard Correctional Center Heliport  

Bridge


(1) Chester Bridge   (2) Little Marys River Covered Bridge  

Building


(1) Chester Fire Department   (2) Chester Public Library   (3) Mansker Post Light   (4) Marys River Post Light   (5) Medstar Ambulance   (6) Menard Correctional Center   (7) Randolph County Courthouse   (8) Randolph County Jail   (9) Saint Anns Home  

Cemetery


(1) Draves Cemetery   (2) Evergreen Cemetery   (3) Frazer Cemetery   (4) Fulford Cemetery   (5) Grah Cemetery   (6) Kirk Cemetery   (7) Mann Cemetery   (8) Saint Johns Cemetery   (9) Saint Marys Cemetery   (10) Tindall Cemetery  

Church


(1) First Apostolic Pentecostal Church   (2) First Baptist Church   (3) First Presbyterian Church   (4) First United Methodist Church   (5) Saint Johns Church   (6) Saint Johns Evangelical Lutheran Church   (7) Saint Marks Episcopal Church Historical   (8) Saint Marys Roman Catholic Church  

Civil


(1) Bremen Election Precinct   (2) Chester Election Precinct   (3) City Of Chester  

Dam


(1) Birchlers Lake Dam   (2) Randolph County Lake Dam   (3) Riverview Lake Dam   (4) Wardens Pond Dam  

Hospital


(1) Chester Hospital Historical   (2) Chester Mental Health Center   (3) Memorial Hospital  

Island


(1) Crains Island  

Locale


(1) Clores   (2) Ford   (3) Menard Correctional Center   (4) Poland  

Mine


(1) Chester Quarry  

Park


(1) Cole Memorial Park   (2) Randolph County State Conservation Area  

Populated Place


(1) Bremen   (2) Campton   (3) Chester   (4) Menard   (5) Randolph  

Reservoir


(1) Birchlers Lake   (2) Randolph County Lake   (3) Riverview Lake   (4) Wardens Pond  

School


(1) Chester Elementary School   (2) Chester High School   (3) Clore School Historical   (4) Elm Grove School Historical   (5) Logan School Historical   (6) Maple Hill School Historical   (7) Marlin School Historical   (8) Saint Johns Evangelical Lutheran School   (9) Saint Marys School   (10) School Number 124   (11) Springvale School Historical   (12) Union School Historical   (13) Walnut Ridge School Historical  

Stream


(1) Dry Creek   (2) Gravel Creek   (3) Little Marys River   (4) Little Mill Creek   (5) Marys River   (6) Mill Creek   (7) Morrison Branch   (8) Old River   (9) Patten Branch   (10) Tindall Creek  


(updated 2014)



Zip Codes in Chester City, Illinois

62233 (pop. 6,558)


Cities Nearby Chester City, Illinois

Chester Precinct, IL  (pop. 8,360) 0.1 Miles
Palestine Precinct, IL  (pop. 436) 5.7 Miles
Bremen Precinct, IL  (pop. 528) 6.5 Miles
Ellis Grove Precinct, IL  (pop. 1,016) 7.7 Miles
Ellis Grove Village, IL  (pop. 339) 8.1 Miles
Rockwood Precinct, IL  (pop. 216) 8.3 Miles
Rockwood Village, IL  (pop. 49) 8.6 Miles
Wine Hill Precinct, IL  (pop. 405) 9.1 Miles
Blair Precinct, IL  (pop. 344) 10.0 Miles
Steeleville Precinct, IL  (pop. 2,786) 10.9 Miles



Area Code(s) in Chester City, Illinois

618



Elevation in Chester City, Illinois is 666.0 ft. (203.0 meters)





Latitude/Longitude of Chester City, Illinois

Lat: 37.913947 N        Long: -89.823140 W



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Economic Analysis

People and the communities they live in depend on money. The people of Chester City, Illinois need food, shelter, clothing, and medical care. Business formation and job creation are essential to this community. Money sustains infrastructure such as roads and airports as well as human resources including fire rescue and police protection.

Energy Costs In Illinois

    Residential
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Commercial
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Industrial
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Other
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Transportation
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Total
(cents per
kilowatthour)
1990              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 9.92 7.77 5.40 6.70 0.00 7.49
  Total Electric Industry 9.92 7.77 5.40 6.70 0.00 7.49
1991              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 9.87 7.95 5.49 6.84 0.00 7.63
  Total Electric Industry 9.87 7.95 5.49 6.84 0.00 7.63
1992              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 10.29 8.09 5.47 6.93 0.00 7.69
  Total Electric Industry 10.29 8.09 5.47 6.93 0.00 7.69
1993              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 10.28 8.00 5.45 7.03 0.00 7.75
  Total Electric Industry 10.28 8.00 5.45 7.03 0.00 7.75
1994              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 9.98 7.68 5.18 6.47 0.00 7.41
  Total Electric Industry 9.98 7.68 5.18 6.47 0.00 7.41
1995              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 10.37 7.88 5.27 6.80 0.00 7.69
  Total Electric Industry 10.37 7.88 5.27 6.80 0.00 7.69
1996              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 10.34 7.97 5.24 6.84 0.00 7.69
  Total Electric Industry 10.34 7.97 5.24 6.84 0.00 7.69
1997              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 10.43 7.93 5.29 6.84 0.00 7.71
  Total Electric Industry 10.43 7.93 5.29 6.84 0.00 7.71
1998              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 9.85 7.77 5.11 6.80 0.00 7.46
  Total Electric Industry 9.85 7.77 5.11 6.80 0.00 7.46
1999              
  Energy-Only Providers 5.00 2.42 2.14 0.00 0.00 2.23
  Full-Service Providers 8.83 7.39 5.02 5.95 0.00 6.98
  Total Electric Industry 8.83 7.38 4.99 5.95 0.00 6.96
2000              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 5.49 6.92 0.00 0.00 6.28
  Full-Service Providers 8.83 7.53 4.76 5.55 0.00 6.99
  Total Electric Industry 8.83 7.31 4.99 5.63 0.00 6.94
2001              
  Delivery-Only Service 0.00 1.71 0.95 1.48 0.00 1.29
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 4.60 4.18 4.49 0.00 4.37
  Full-Service Providers 8.71 7.51 4.57 6.48 0.00 7.02
  Total Electric Industry 8.71 7.40 4.65 6.37 0.00 6.90
2002              
  Delivery-Only Service 0.00 2.57 1.62 3.08 0.00 2.02
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 5.69 3.67 3.97 0.00 4.37
  Full-Service Providers 8.39 7.41 4.75 5.76 0.00 7.01
  Total Electric Industry 8.39 7.52 4.89 5.88 0.00 6.94
2003              
  Delivery-Only Service 0.00 2.30 1.44 0.00 0.00 1.73
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 4.70 3.67 0.00 0.00 4.02
  Full-Service Providers 8.38 7.35 4.74 0.00 5.87 7.07
  Total Electric Industry 8.38 7.30 4.86 0.00 5.87 6.86
2004              
  Delivery-Only Service 0.00 1.81 1.11 0.00 0.00 1.40
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 4.15 3.70 0.00 0.00 3.89
  Full-Service Providers 8.37 8.03 4.57 0.00 5.70 7.16
  Total Electric Industry 8.37 7.54 4.65 0.00 5.70 6.80
2005              
  Delivery-Only Service 0.00 1.66 0.89 0.00 0.00 1.25
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 4.21 3.74 0.00 0.00 3.95
  Full-Service Providers 8.34 8.41 4.60 0.00 5.61 7.37
  Total Electric Industry 8.34 7.75 4.61 0.00 5.61 6.95
2006              
  Delivery-Only Service 0.00 1.54 0.88 0.00 0.00 1.21
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 4.60 4.35 0.00 0.00 4.47
  Full-Service Providers 8.42 8.59 4.46 0.00 5.59 7.38
  Total Electric Industry 8.42 7.95 4.69 0.00 5.59 7.07

(updated 2006)



Time Leaving to Work in Chester City, Illinois

12:00 A.M. TO 4:59 A.M.   : 56   (2.6%)
5:00 A.M. TO 5:29 A.M.   : 46   (2.1%)
5:30 A.M. TO 5:59 A.M.   : 126   (5.9%)
6:00 A.M. TO 6:29 A.M.   : 244   (11.4%)
6:30 A.M. TO 6:59 A.M.   : 187   (8.7%)
7:00 A.M. TO 7:29 A.M.   : 297   (13.8%)
7:30 A.M. TO 7:59 A.M.   : 372   (17.3%)
8:00 A.M. TO 8:29 A.M.   : 158   (7.4%)
8:30 A.M. TO 8:59 A.M.   : 33   (1.5%)
9:00 A.M. TO 9:59 A.M.   : 84   (3.9%)
10:00 A.M. TO 10:59 A.M.   : 13   (0.6%)
11:00 A.M. TO 11:59 A.M.   : 14   (0.7%)
12:00 P.M. TO 3:59 P.M.   : 295   (13.8%)
4:00 P.M. TO 11:59 P.M.   : 220   (10.3%)


(updated 2010)



Means Of Transportation
(Chester City, Illinois)

Car, truck, or van:

Drove alone : 1,338

Carpooled:

In 2-person carpool : 108

In 3-person carpool : 4

In 4-person carpool : 7

In 5- or 6-person carpool : 0

In 7-or-more-person carpool : 0

Public transportation (excluding taxicab):

Bus or trolley bus : 42

Streetcar or trolley car (carro publico in Puerto Rico) : 0

Subway or elevated : 0

Railroad : 0

Ferryboat : 0

Taxicab : 0

Motorcycle : 0

Bicycle : 0

Walked : 38

Other means : 0

Worked at home : 10


(updated 2009)



Travel Time To Work
(Chester City, Illinois)

Less than 5 minutes : 189

5 to 9 minutes : 595

10 to 14 minutes : 287

15 to 19 minutes : 72

20 to 24 minutes : 116

25 to 29 minutes : 67

30 to 34 minutes : 68

35 to 39 minutes : 1

40 to 44 minutes : 34

45 to 59 minutes : 49

60 to 89 minutes : 48

90 or more minutes : 11


(updated 2009)



Social Security Income In The Past 12 Months For Households
(Chester City, Illinois)

With Social Security income : 452

No Social Security income : 1,009


(updated 2009)



Retirement Income In The Past 12 Months For Households
(Chester City, Illinois)

With retirement income : 375

No retirement income : 1,086


(updated 2009)



Family Income (Annual)
(Chester City, Illinois)

Less than $10,000 : 20

$10,000 to $14,999 : 16

$15,000 to $19,999 : 45

$20,000 to $24,999 : 19

$25,000 to $29,999 : 43

$30,000 to $34,999 : 65

$35,000 to $39,999 : 46

$40,000 to $44,999 : 74

$45,000 to $49,999 : 51

$50,000 to $59,999 : 81

$60,000 to $74,999 : 239

$75,000 to $99,999 : 145

$100,000 to $124,999 : 115

$125,000 to $149,999 : 24

$150,000 to $199,999 : 0

$200,000 or more : 23


(updated 2009)



Median Family Income (Annual)
(Chester City, Illinois)

Median family income in the past 12 months (in 2009 inflation-adjusted dollars) : $62,803


(updated 2009)



AM Radio Stations Near Chester City, Illinois

  • WHCO (1230 AM; 1.0 kW; Sparta, IL; Owner: Hirsch Communication Engineering Co.)
  • WDQN (1580 AM; 0.17 kW; Du Quoin, IL; Owner: Duquoin Broadcasting Company, A General Partnership)
  • KSGM (980 AM; 1.0 kW; Mc Bride, MO; Owner: Donze Communications, Inc.)

FM Radio Stations Near Chester City, Illinois

  • WXAN (103.9 FM; Ava, IL; Owner: Southern Gospetality, Llc)
  • WTAO-FM (105.1 FM; Murphysboro, IL; Owner: Withers Broadcasting Of Southern Illinois, Llc)
  • NEW (89.1 FM; Murphysboro, IL; Owner: Illinois Bible Institute, Inc.)
  • KTBJ (89.3 FM; Red Bud, IL; Owner: Calvary Chapel Of Twin Falls, Inc.)
  • KHRI (90.3 FM; Menard, IL; Owner: Educational Media Foundation)
  • NEW (90.3 FM; Menard, IL; Owner: Covenant Network)
  • KBDZ (93.1 FM; Perryville, MO; Owner: Donze Communications, Inc.)
  • WDQN-FM (95.9 FM; Du Quoin, IL; Owner: Three Angels Broadcasting Network, Inc.)

(updated 2008)



Occupations in Chester City, Illinois

Male:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 326  (26.8%)
  • Service Occupations: 245  (20.1%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 124  (10.2%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 12  (1.0%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 180  (14.8%)

Female:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 325  (31.4%)
  • Service Occupations: 229  (22.1%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 320  (30.9%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 0  (0.0%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 9  (0.9%)


(updated 2010)





There are 110 Farms In Chester City, Illinois


(updated 2008)



Banks In Chester City, Illinois

Buena Vista National Bank - 2 Branches


    Bank Assets: $433.8k
    Industry Specialization: All Other < $1 Billion
    Total Offices: 8

First Bank - 1 Branches


    Bank Assets: $5.7m
    Industry Specialization: Commercial Lending
    Total Offices: 349

Chester National Bank - 1 Branches


    Bank Assets: $86.4k
    Industry Specialization: All Other < $1 Billion
    Total Offices: 3

(updated 2014)







Airports Near Chester City, Illinois

  • Southern Illinois


    (about 32.7 miles in De Soto, Illinois; Airport Code: MDH)

  • Marshall Field


    (about 33.7 miles in Nashville, Illinois; Airport Code: DQP)

  • Farmington Regional


    (about 34.7 miles in Farmington, Missouri; Airport Code: FAM)

  • Scott AFB


    (about 43.5 miles in Scott Afb, Illinois; Airport Code: BLV)

  • Scott AFB/MidAmerica


    (about 43.6 miles in Scott Afb, Illinois; Airport Code: BLV)

  • Williamson County Regional


    (about 45.4 miles in Energy, Illinois; Airport Code: MWA)

  • Bi-State Parks


    (about 48.9 miles in Cahokia, Illinois; Airport Code: CPS)

  • Cape Girardeau Regional


    (about 49.6 miles in Kelso, Missouri; Airport Code: CGI)

  • Centralia Municipal


    (about 57.3 miles in Centralia, Illinois; Airport Code: ENL)

  • Mount Vernon Airport


    (about 59.6 miles in Mount Vernon, Illinois; Airport Code: MVN)


(updated 2015)



Modes of Transportation in Chester City, Illinois

Car, Truck, Or Van:

 

Drove Alone

82.17%

Carpooled

12.74%

Public Transportation:

 

Bus Or Trolley Bus

0.0%

Streetcar Or Trolley Car

0.0%

Subway Or Elevated

0.0%

Railroad

0.0%

Ferryboat

0.0%

Taxicab

0.0%

Motorcycle

0.0%

Bicycle

0.0%

Walked

3.07%

Other Means

0.32%

Worked At Home

1.70%



(updated 2010)





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Housing Analysis

Everyone needs shelter in rented housing or individually owned homes. Each community, including Chester City, Illinois, is different from the rest based on overall architecture, appearance, occupancy, average housing square footage, average home value, and average home age.





(updated 2010)



Household Type
(Chester City, Illinois)

Family households:

Married-couple family : 776

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present : 56

Female householder, no husband present : 174

Nonfamily households:

Householder living alone : 413

Householder not living alone : 42


(updated 2009)



Unmarried-Partner Households By Sex Of Partner
(Chester City, Illinois)

Unmarried-partner households:

Male householder and male partner : 6

Male householder and female partner : 11

Female householder and female partner : 0

Female householder and male partner : 53

All other households : 1,391


(updated 2009)



Household Type By Tenure
(Chester City, Illinois)

Family households:

Married-couple family:

Owner-occupied housing units : 692

Renter-occupied housing units : 84

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 56

Renter-occupied housing units : 0

Female householder, no husband present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 131

Renter-occupied housing units : 43

Nonfamily households:

Owner-occupied housing units : 217

Renter-occupied housing units : 238


(updated 2009)



Household Income (Annual)
(Chester City, Illinois)

Less than $10,000 : 65

$10,000 to $14,999 : 141

$15,000 to $19,999 : 107

$20,000 to $24,999 : 57

$25,000 to $29,999 : 67

$30,000 to $34,999 : 68

$35,000 to $39,999 : 79

$40,000 to $44,999 : 115

$45,000 to $49,999 : 71

$50,000 to $59,999 : 122

$60,000 to $74,999 : 243

$75,000 to $99,999 : 153

$100,000 to $124,999 : 126

$125,000 to $149,999 : 24

$150,000 to $199,999 : 0

$200,000 or more : 23


(updated 2009)



Housing Units
(Chester City, Illinois)

Total : 1,746


(updated 2009)



Occupancy Status
(Chester City, Illinois)

Occupied : 1,461

Vacant : 285


(updated 2009)



Median Number Of Rooms
(Chester City, Illinois)

Median number of rooms : 6


(updated 2009)



Year Structure Built
(Chester City, Illinois)

Built 2005 or later : 0

Built 2000 to 2004 : 19

Built 1990 to 1999 : 150

Built 1980 to 1989 : 126

Built 1970 to 1979 : 192

Built 1960 to 1969 : 191

Built 1950 to 1959 : 396

Built 1940 to 1949 : 222

Built 1939 or earlier : 450


(updated 2009)



House Heating Fuel
(Chester City, Illinois)

Utility gas : 969

Bottled, tank, or LP gas : 62

Electricity : 416

Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. : 14

Coal or coke : 0

Wood : 0

Solar energy : 0

Other fuel : 0

No fuel used : 0


(updated 2009)



House Value
(Chester City, Illinois)

Less than $10,000 : 27

$10,000 to $14,999 : 0

$15,000 to $19,999 : 26

$20,000 to $24,999 : 7

$25,000 to $29,999 : 26

$30,000 to $34,999 : 19

$35,000 to $39,999 : 45

$40,000 to $49,999 : 104

$50,000 to $59,999 : 141

$60,000 to $69,999 : 89

$70,000 to $79,999 : 151

$80,000 to $89,999 : 118

$90,000 to $99,999 : 68

$100,000 to $124,999 : 94

$125,000 to $149,999 : 46

$150,000 to $174,999 : 44

$175,000 to $199,999 : 22

$200,000 to $249,999 : 32

$250,000 to $299,999 : 11

$300,000 to $399,999 : 0

$400,000 to $499,999 : 8

$500,000 to $749,999 : 9

$750,000 to $999,999 : 9

$1,000,000 or more : 0


(updated 2009)



Mortgage Status
(Chester City, Illinois)

Housing units with a mortgage, contract to purchase, or similar debt:

With either a second mortgage or home equity loan, but not both:

Second mortgage only : 20

Home equity loan only : 47

Both second mortgage and home equity loan : 0

No second mortgage and no home equity loan : 543

Housing units without a mortgage : 486


(updated 2009)



Median Value By Year Structure Built
(Chester City, Illinois)

Built 2005 or later :

Built 2000 to 2004 :

Built 1990 to 1999 : $128,100

Built 1980 to 1989 : $95,000

Built 1970 to 1979 : $108,700

Built 1960 to 1969 : $73,600

Built 1950 to 1959 : $73,400

Built 1940 to 1949 : $63,000

Built 1939 or earlier : $65,800


(updated 2009)







Percentage of Family Households in Chester City, Illinois: 62.3%

Percentage of Family Households in Illinois: 65.8%


(updated 2010)



Population in Group Quarters in Chester City, Illinois

Institutionalized population


  • Correctional facilities for adults : 89.61%
  • Nursing facilities/Skilled-nursing facilities : 4.17%
  • Other institutional facilities : 6.05%

Noninstitutionalized population


  • Other noninstitutional facilities : 0.18%


(updated 2010)







Building Permits in Chester City, Illinois

* Units are useful in showing how many separate living spaces
were built. e.g. apartments, townhomes, condos, etc.

    Buildings Units Cost
1999        
  Single Family 53 53 $5,658,500
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

53 53 $5,658,500
2000        
  Single Family 32 32 $3,217,812
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 1 7 $200,000
  Total

33 39 $3,417,812
2001        
  Single Family 34 34 $3,769,000
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

34 34 $3,769,000
2002        
  Single Family 46 46 $6,039,695
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

46 46 $6,039,695
2003        
  Single Family 46 46 $6,245,000
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

46 46 $6,245,000
2004        
  Single Family 31 31 $3,862,000
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 1 4 $50,000
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

32 35 $3,912,000
2005        
  Single Family 38 38 $5,152,750
  Two Family 2 4 $185,000
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

40 42 $5,337,750
2006        
  Single Family 30 30 $4,247,000
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

30 30 $4,247,000


(updated 2007)



Median Household Income In 2000 (Chester City, IL): $39,079
Median Household Income In 2000 (Illinois): $46,590


(updated 2010)



Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Chester City): $59,200
Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Illinois): $127,800


(updated 2010)



Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Chester City): $389
Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Illinois): $605


(updated 2010)



Most Commonly Used Heating Fuel in Chester City, Illinois

Utility Gas: 71.9%
Bottled, Tank, Or Lp Gas: 7.0%
Electricity: 18.0%
Fuel Oil, Kerosene, Etc.: 2.4%
Coal Or Coke: 0.0%
Wood: 0.0%
Solar Energy: 0.0%
Other Fuel: 0.7%
No Fuel Used: 0.0%


(updated 2010)





(updated 2010)





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Government Analysis

People run the government through election of representatives and officials. Local governments are important to provide cohesion between individuals who must share public places. Worthwhile laws need to be debated, passed, and then enforced for a community to remain viable. Communities such as Chester City, Illinois are often affected in positive and negative ways by government performance.



Health Care Centers Close To Chester City, Illinois

Perry Co Mem Hosp H H Care


     Address: 434 North West Street, Perryville, Missouri 63775
     Ownership: Voluntary Non Profit - Other
     Certified Date: 7/23/1985

At Home Health Care


     Address: 818 Broadway, Sparta, Illinois 62286
     Ownership: Government - State/county
     Certified Date: 8/7/1998

Red Bud Regional Hospital Hc


     Address: One St Clement Blvd, Red Bud, Illinois 62278
     Ownership: Proprietary
     Certified Date: 11/22/1989

Hospital Home Care


     Address: 101 North Walnut, Pinckneyville, Illinois 62274
     Ownership: Government - Local
     Certified Date: 2/28/1990

Perry County Health Department


     Address: 907 South Main, Pinckneyville, Illinois 62274
     Ownership: Government - State/county
     Certified Date: 7/5/1978

Hospitals Close To Chester City, Illinois

Memorial Hospital


     Address: 1900 State Street, Chester, Illinois 62233
     Hospital Type: Critical Access Hospitals
     Ownership: Government - Hospital District Or Authority

Perry County Memorial Hospital


     Address: 434 North West Street, Perryville, Missouri 63775
     Hospital Type: Critical Access Hospitals
     Ownership: Government - Local

Sparta Community Hospital


     Address: 818 E Broadway, Sparta, Illinois 62286
     Hospital Type: Critical Access Hospitals
     Ownership: Government - Hospital District Or Authority

Red Bud Regional Hospital


     Address: 325 Spring Street, Red Bud, Illinois 62278
     Hospital Type: Critical Access Hospitals
     Ownership: Proprietary

Pinckneyville Community Hospital


     Address: 101 N Walnut, Pinckneyville, Illinois 62274
     Hospital Type: Critical Access Hospitals
     Ownership: Government - Hospital District Or Authority

Nursing Homes Close To Chester City, Illinois

Three Springs Lodge Nursing H


     Address: 161 Three Springs Road, Chester, Illinois 62233
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 74
     Percent Occupied: 89%

St Ann's Healthcare Center


     Address: 770 State Street, Chester, Illinois 62233
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 60
     Percent Occupied: 50%

Perry Oaks Manor Llc


     Address: 430 North West Street, Perryville, Missouri 63775
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 71
     Percent Occupied: 46%

Randolph County Care Center


     Address: 312 West Belmont, Sparta, Illinois 62286
     Ownership: Government - County
     Number of Residents: 73
     Percent Occupied: 73%

Red Bud Nursing Home


     Address: 350 West South 1st Street, Red Bud, Illinois 62278
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 98
     Percent Occupied: 85%



Closest Nuclear Power Plant To
Chester City, Illinois

Name: Callaway
Address: PO Box 620; Callaway, MO 65251
Distance: 133 Miles


(updated 2007)



Social Security Users in Chester City, Illinois

    Retired Workers: 865
    Disabled Workers: 150
    Widowers Workers: 145
    Spouses Workers: 60
    Children Workers: 100


(updated 2007)



Randolph County, Illinois Presidential Election

  • Kerry & Edwards 45.27%
  • Bush & Cheney 54.00%
  • Other 0.73%



(updated 2004)



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Taxes Analysis

Using tax dollars, government officials keep public places in repair, protect citizens, and provide for important services for the benefit of Chester City, Illinois citizens.

Relocation to Randolph County, IL

4.44 % of Randolph County tax filers migrated from different counties or other nations outside the United States between 2005 and 2006. Their adjusted gross income average was $30,629

Illinois Average 5.66 %

10 or fewer residents relocated from other nations

Lead counties where tax filers migrated to Randolph County, IL (2005 / 2006) from a different county are as follows:

  • St Clair County , IL 0.92 % ($31,609 AGI )
  • Monroe County , IL 0.57 % ($30,971 AGI )
  • Perry County , IL 0.31 % ($27,351 AGI )

Relocation away from Randolph County, IL

5.21 % of Randolph County tax filers migrated to different counties or other nations outside the United States between 2005 and 2006. This group's adjusted gross income averaged $30,192

Illinois Average 5.99 %

10 or fewer residents relocated to other nations

Lead counties where tax filers moved from Randolph County, IL (2005 / 2006) to a different county are as follows:

  • St Clair County , IL 0.84 % ($27,891 AGI )
  • Monroe County , IL 0.54 % ($34,185 AGI )
  • Jackson County , IL 0.47 % ($25,053 AGI )


(updated 2006)



Income Tax Rates in Illinois

Low Bracket: $0 (3.00%)
High Bracket: Unlimited (3.00%)


(updated 2008)



Sales Tax Rates in Illinois

6.25%


(updated 2008)



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Weather Analysis

The enjoyment of the area in which you live is often affected by the weather. Each individual has a different view on what weather patterns will make them most happy. Some people love the seasons, others enjoy warm temperatures throughout the year while others may love the snow. The weather provided for Chester City, Illinois is based on over 50 years of data.















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Crime Analysis

Everyone wants to feel safe. Individuals and families want to remain protected from violent or property crime. The crime data should not be totally relied upon when making a decision on where to live. If you are concerned, visit Chester City, Illinois directly or research local government web sites.

Crime in Chester City, Illinois

Type 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013
Murder n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 0 0 n/a 0 0
    per 100,000 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 0 0 n/a 0 0
Rape n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 0 7 n/a 0 2
    per 100,000 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 0 91 n/a 0 24
Robbery n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 0 1 n/a 1 1
    per 100,000 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 0 13 n/a 12 12
Assault n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 17 21 n/a 8 11
    per 100,000 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 219 274 n/a 93 130
Burglary n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 25 31 n/a 8 7
    per 100,000 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 322 404 n/a 93 83
Larceny Theft n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 40 62 n/a 26 34
    per 100,000 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 514 808 n/a 303 402
Vehicle Theft n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 3 10 n/a 1 1
    per 100,000 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 39 130 n/a 12 12
Arson n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 0 0 n/a 1 3
    per 100,000 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 0 0 n/a 12 36
CityMelt Violent Crime Index
U.S. Average = 40
n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 4 7 n/a 2 4
CityMelt Property Crime Index
U.S. Average = 277
n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 17 26 n/a 9 11
CityMelt Crime Index
U.S. Average = 158
n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 11 17 n/a 6 7


(updated 2013)



Number of Sex Offenders In Illinois

2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
17,100 17,890 23,749 19,695 23,604 21,007 21,317 28,206 22,406 22,891


(updated 2014)



Jails in Chester City, Illinois


  • Randolph County Jail


    200 W. Buena Vista, Chester, IL 62233
    Capacity: 41
    Confined: 14
    Avg. Population: 16
    Year Built: 1975


(updated 2006)



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