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Chester Township, Illinois Housing Analysis

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(updated 2010)



Household Type
(Chester Township, Illinois)

Family households:

Married-couple family : 203

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present : 12

Female householder, no husband present : 13

Nonfamily households:

Householder living alone : 35

Householder not living alone : 39


(updated 2009)



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

Unmarried-partner households:

Male householder and male partner : 0

Male householder and female partner : 9

Female householder and female partner : 0

Female householder and male partner : 30

All other households : 263


(updated 2009)



Household Type By Tenure
(Chester Township, Illinois)

Family households:

Married-couple family:

Owner-occupied housing units : 170

Renter-occupied housing units : 33

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 12

Renter-occupied housing units : 0

Female householder, no husband present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 13

Renter-occupied housing units : 0

Nonfamily households:

Owner-occupied housing units : 58

Renter-occupied housing units : 16


(updated 2009)



Household Income (Annual)
(Chester Township, Illinois)

Less than $10,000 : 0

$10,000 to $14,999 : 12

$15,000 to $19,999 : 15

$20,000 to $24,999 : 15

$25,000 to $29,999 : 12

$30,000 to $34,999 : 24

$35,000 to $39,999 : 13

$40,000 to $44,999 : 12

$45,000 to $49,999 : 9

$50,000 to $59,999 : 26

$60,000 to $74,999 : 22

$75,000 to $99,999 : 68

$100,000 to $124,999 : 19

$125,000 to $149,999 : 26

$150,000 to $199,999 : 23

$200,000 or more : 6


(updated 2009)



Housing Units
(Chester Township, Illinois)

Total : 317


(updated 2009)



Occupancy Status
(Chester Township, Illinois)

Occupied : 302

Vacant : 15


(updated 2009)



Median Number Of Rooms
(Chester Township, Illinois)

Median number of rooms : 6


(updated 2009)



Year Structure Built
(Chester Township, Illinois)

Built 2005 or later : 10

Built 2000 to 2004 : 17

Built 1990 to 1999 : 35

Built 1980 to 1989 : 27

Built 1970 to 1979 : 59

Built 1960 to 1969 : 24

Built 1950 to 1959 : 49

Built 1940 to 1949 : 13

Built 1939 or earlier : 83


(updated 2009)



House Heating Fuel
(Chester Township, Illinois)

Utility gas : 48

Bottled, tank, or LP gas : 140

Electricity : 65

Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. : 30

Coal or coke : 0

Wood : 8

Solar energy : 0

Other fuel : 11

No fuel used : 0


(updated 2009)



House Value
(Chester Township, Illinois)

Less than $10,000 : 27

$10,000 to $14,999 : 35

$15,000 to $19,999 : 0

$20,000 to $24,999 : 0

$25,000 to $29,999 : 0

$30,000 to $34,999 : 0

$35,000 to $39,999 : 0

$40,000 to $49,999 : 0

$50,000 to $59,999 : 0

$60,000 to $69,999 : 0

$70,000 to $79,999 : 0

$80,000 to $89,999 : 24

$90,000 to $99,999 : 22

$100,000 to $124,999 : 41

$125,000 to $149,999 : 26

$150,000 to $174,999 : 12

$175,000 to $199,999 : 12

$200,000 to $249,999 : 25

$250,000 to $299,999 : 7

$300,000 to $399,999 : 22

$400,000 to $499,999 : 0

$500,000 to $749,999 : 0

$750,000 to $999,999 : 0

$1,000,000 or more : 0


(updated 2009)



Mortgage Status
(Chester Township, 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 : 24

Home equity loan only : 16

Both second mortgage and home equity loan : 0

No second mortgage and no home equity loan : 84

Housing units without a mortgage : 129


(updated 2009)



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

Built 2005 or later :

Built 2000 to 2004 : $247,200

Built 1990 to 1999 : $13,100

Built 1980 to 1989 :

Built 1970 to 1979 : $112,500

Built 1960 to 1969 : $128,600

Built 1950 to 1959 : $87,500

Built 1940 to 1949 : $99,300

Built 1939 or earlier : $151,000


(updated 2009)







Percentage of Family Households in Chester Township, Illinois: 79.4%

Percentage of Family Households in Illinois: 65.8%


(updated 2010)







Building Permits in Chester Township, 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 27 27 $930,000
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

27 27 $930,000
2000        
  Single Family 20 20 $2,105,597
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

20 20 $2,105,597
2001        
  Single Family 23 23 $2,659,040
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

23 23 $2,659,040
2002        
  Single Family 30 30 $4,197,630
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

30 30 $4,197,630
2003        
  Single Family 31 31 $4,263,000
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 4 56 $5,353,053
  Total

35 87 $9,616,053
2004        
  Single Family 10 10 $907,955
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

10 10 $907,955
2005        
  Single Family 12 12 $963,657
  Two Family 1 2 $150,000
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

13 14 $1,113,657
2006        
  Single Family 28 28 $4,932,700
  Two Family 1 2 $180,000
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

29 30 $5,112,700


(updated 2007)



Median Household Income In 2000 (Chester Township, IL): $51,417
Median Household Income In 2000 (Illinois): $46,590


(updated 2010)



Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Chester Township): $87,500
Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Illinois): $127,800


(updated 2010)



Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Chester Township): $667
Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Illinois): $605


(updated 2010)



Most Commonly Used Heating Fuel in Chester Township, Illinois

Utility Gas: 20.4%
Bottled, Tank, Or Lp Gas: 55.2%
Electricity: 14.8%
Fuel Oil, Kerosene, Etc.: 5.6%
Coal Or Coke: 0.0%
Wood: 3.7%
Solar Energy: 0.0%
Other Fuel: 0.4%
No Fuel Used: 0.0%


(updated 2010)





(updated 2010)





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