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Chester Township, Indiana Housing Analysis

   (County: Wabash County)

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(updated 2010)



Household Type
(Chester Township, Indiana)

Family households:

Married-couple family : 1,561

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present : 158

Female householder, no husband present : 270

Nonfamily households:

Householder living alone : 667

Householder not living alone : 87


(updated 2009)



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

Unmarried-partner households:

Male householder and male partner : 0

Male householder and female partner : 112

Female householder and female partner : 35

Female householder and male partner : 72

All other households : 2,524


(updated 2009)



Household Type By Tenure
(Chester Township, Indiana)

Family households:

Married-couple family:

Owner-occupied housing units : 1,292

Renter-occupied housing units : 269

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 100

Renter-occupied housing units : 58

Female householder, no husband present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 143

Renter-occupied housing units : 127

Nonfamily households:

Owner-occupied housing units : 441

Renter-occupied housing units : 313


(updated 2009)



Household Income (Annual)
(Chester Township, Indiana)

Less than $10,000 : 175

$10,000 to $14,999 : 197

$15,000 to $19,999 : 78

$20,000 to $24,999 : 209

$25,000 to $29,999 : 184

$30,000 to $34,999 : 263

$35,000 to $39,999 : 147

$40,000 to $44,999 : 173

$45,000 to $49,999 : 248

$50,000 to $59,999 : 309

$60,000 to $74,999 : 301

$75,000 to $99,999 : 238

$100,000 to $124,999 : 116

$125,000 to $149,999 : 74

$150,000 to $199,999 : 31

$200,000 or more : 0


(updated 2009)



Housing Units
(Chester Township, Indiana)

Total : 2,810


(updated 2009)



Occupancy Status
(Chester Township, Indiana)

Occupied : 2,743

Vacant : 67


(updated 2009)



Median Number Of Rooms
(Chester Township, Indiana)

Median number of rooms : 6


(updated 2009)



Year Structure Built
(Chester Township, Indiana)

Built 2005 or later : 10

Built 2000 to 2004 : 143

Built 1990 to 1999 : 348

Built 1980 to 1989 : 275

Built 1970 to 1979 : 346

Built 1960 to 1969 : 182

Built 1950 to 1959 : 290

Built 1940 to 1949 : 118

Built 1939 or earlier : 1,098


(updated 2009)



House Heating Fuel
(Chester Township, Indiana)

Utility gas : 1,796

Bottled, tank, or LP gas : 179

Electricity : 643

Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. : 69

Coal or coke : 0

Wood : 29

Solar energy : 0

Other fuel : 27

No fuel used : 0


(updated 2009)



House Value
(Chester Township, Indiana)

Less than $10,000 : 67

$10,000 to $14,999 : 6

$15,000 to $19,999 : 43

$20,000 to $24,999 : 0

$25,000 to $29,999 : 0

$30,000 to $34,999 : 27

$35,000 to $39,999 : 0

$40,000 to $49,999 : 87

$50,000 to $59,999 : 112

$60,000 to $69,999 : 63

$70,000 to $79,999 : 246

$80,000 to $89,999 : 221

$90,000 to $99,999 : 237

$100,000 to $124,999 : 228

$125,000 to $149,999 : 261

$150,000 to $174,999 : 133

$175,000 to $199,999 : 52

$200,000 to $249,999 : 120

$250,000 to $299,999 : 73

$300,000 to $399,999 : 0

$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, Indiana)

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 : 30

Home equity loan only : 278

Both second mortgage and home equity loan : 0

No second mortgage and no home equity loan : 1,051

Housing units without a mortgage : 617


(updated 2009)



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

Built 2005 or later :

Built 2000 to 2004 : $150,000

Built 1990 to 1999 : $134,900

Built 1980 to 1989 : $89,600

Built 1970 to 1979 : $96,500

Built 1960 to 1969 : $204,800

Built 1950 to 1959 : $88,300

Built 1940 to 1949 : $72,400

Built 1939 or earlier : $92,600


(updated 2009)







Percentage of Family Households in Chester Township, Indiana: 63.8%

Percentage of Family Households in Indiana: 66.9%


(updated 2010)



Population in Group Quarters in Chester Township, Indiana

Institutionalized population


  • Nursing facilities/Skilled-nursing facilities : 26.89%

Noninstitutionalized population


  • College/University student housing : 72.4%
  • Other noninstitutional facilities : 0.71%


(updated 2010)







Building Permits in Chester Township, Indiana

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

    Buildings Units Cost
1999        
  Single Family 5 5 $517,400
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 1 3 $120,000
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

6 8 $637,400
2000        
  Single Family 2 2 $235,000
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

2 2 $235,000
2001        
  Single Family 11 11 $1,208,972
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

11 11 $1,208,972
2002        
  Single Family 3 3 $300,001
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

3 3 $300,001
2003        
  Single Family 10 10 $1,155,500
  Two Family 3 6 $270,000
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

13 16 $1,425,500
2004        
  Single Family 2 2 $307,528
  Two Family 1 2 $120,000
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

3 4 $427,528
2005        
  Single Family 2 2 $158,995
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

2 2 $158,995
2006        
  Single Family 3 3 $551,580
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

3 3 $551,580


(updated 2007)



Median Household Income In 2000 (Chester Township, IN): $38,948
Median Household Income In 2000 (Indiana): $41,567


(updated 2010)



Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Chester Township): $82,100
Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Indiana): $92,500


(updated 2010)



Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Chester Township): $416
Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Indiana): $521


(updated 2010)



Most Commonly Used Heating Fuel in Chester Township, Indiana

Utility Gas: 69.2%
Bottled, Tank, Or Lp Gas: 7.6%
Electricity: 16.7%
Fuel Oil, Kerosene, Etc.: 4.4%
Coal Or Coke: 0.0%
Wood: 1.3%
Solar Energy: 0.0%
Other Fuel: 0.8%
No Fuel Used: 0.0%


(updated 2010)





(updated 2010)





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