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Demographics Analysis

The people of Chesterton Town, Indiana 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
(Chesterton Town, Indiana)

Male:

Under 5 years : 508

5 to 9 years : 381

10 to 14 years : 580

15 to 17 years : 229

18 and 19 years : 147

20 years : 116

21 years : 0

22 to 24 years : 84

25 to 29 years : 475

30 to 34 years : 469

35 to 39 years : 549

40 to 44 years : 474

45 to 49 years : 424

50 to 54 years : 547

55 to 59 years : 457

60 and 61 years : 160

62 to 64 years : 76

65 and 66 years : 67

67 to 69 years : 52

70 to 74 years : 134

75 to 79 years : 84

80 to 84 years : 65

85 years and over : 42

Female:

Under 5 years : 506

5 to 9 years : 512

10 to 14 years : 475

15 to 17 years : 402

18 and 19 years : 19

20 years : 25

21 years : 88

22 to 24 years : 167

25 to 29 years : 636

30 to 34 years : 440

35 to 39 years : 449

40 to 44 years : 408

45 to 49 years : 566

50 to 54 years : 541

55 to 59 years : 439

60 and 61 years : 107

62 to 64 years : 119

65 and 66 years : 63

67 to 69 years : 203

70 to 74 years : 142

75 to 79 years : 242

80 to 84 years : 97

85 years and over : 166


(updated 2009)



Population By Ancestry
(Chesterton Town, Indiana)

Ancestry specified:

Single ancestry : 6,203

Multiple ancestry : 5,555

Ancestry not specified:

Ancestry unclassified : 123

Ancestry not reported : 1,051


(updated 2009)



Population By Citizen Status In The United States
(Chesterton Town, Indiana)

U.S. citizen, born in the United States : 12,553

U.S. citizen, born in Puerto Rico or U.S. Island Areas : 0

U.S. citizen, born abroad of American parent(s) : 0

U.S. citizen by naturalization : 243

Not a U.S. citizen : 136


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Age
(Chesterton Town, Indiana)

Total:

Under 5 years : 1,014

5 to 17 years : 2,579

18 to 24 years : 646

25 to 34 years : 2,020

35 to 44 years : 1,880

45 to 54 years : 2,078

55 to 59 years : 896

60 and 61 years : 267

62 to 64 years : 195

65 to 74 years : 661

75 years and over : 696

Born in state of residence:

Under 5 years : 872

5 to 17 years : 1,941

18 to 24 years : 443

25 to 34 years : 1,557

35 to 44 years : 1,204

45 to 54 years : 968

55 to 59 years : 577

60 and 61 years : 115

62 to 64 years : 144

65 to 74 years : 383

75 years and over : 390

Born in other state in the United States:

Under 5 years : 142

5 to 17 years : 600

18 to 24 years : 203

25 to 34 years : 414

35 to 44 years : 512

45 to 54 years : 1,044

55 to 59 years : 292

60 and 61 years : 143

62 to 64 years : 42

65 to 74 years : 278

75 years and over : 289

Native, born outside the United States:

Under 5 years : 0

5 to 17 years : 0

18 to 24 years : 0

25 to 34 years : 0

35 to 44 years : 0

45 to 54 years : 0

55 to 59 years : 0

60 and 61 years : 0

62 to 64 years : 0

65 to 74 years : 0

75 years and over : 0

Foreign born:

Under 5 years : 0

5 to 17 years : 38

18 to 24 years : 0

25 to 34 years : 49

35 to 44 years : 164

45 to 54 years : 66

55 to 59 years : 27

60 and 61 years : 9

62 to 64 years : 9

65 to 74 years : 0

75 years and over : 17


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Sex
(Chesterton Town, Indiana)

Born in state of residence:

Male : 4,074

Female : 4,520

Born in other state in the United States:

Male : 1,893

Female : 2,066

Native: born outside the United States:

Male : 0

Female : 0

Foreign born:

Male : 153

Female : 226


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Race
(Chesterton Town, Indiana)

Born in state of residence : 8,354

Born in other state in the United States : 3,783

Native: born outside the United States : 0

Foreign born : 254


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Marital Status
(Chesterton Town, Indiana)

Born in state of residence:

Never married : 1,660

Now married, except separated : 3,340

Divorced : 855

Separated : 59

Widowed : 337

Born in other state in the United States:

Never married : 580

Now married, except separated : 2,066

Divorced : 355

Separated : 35

Widowed : 326

Native: born outside the United States:

Never married : 0

Now married, except separated : 0

Divorced : 0

Separated : 0

Widowed : 0

Foreign born:

Never married : 57

Now married, except separated : 290

Divorced : 0

Separated : 0

Widowed : 10


(updated 2009)



Language Spoken At Home By Ability To Speak English (Population Of 5 Years and Older)
(Chesterton Town, Indiana)

Speak only English : 11,154

Spanish or Spanish Creole:

Speak English "very well" : 387

Speak English less than "very well" : 103

French (incl. Patois, Cajun):

Speak English "very well" : 52

Speak English less than "very well" : 9

German:

Speak English "very well" : 20

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

Greek:

Speak English "very well" : 37

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

Polish:

Speak English "very well" : 20

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

Other Slavic languages:

Speak English "very well" : 17

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

Hindi:

Speak English "very well" : 93

Speak English less than "very well" : 17

Hungarian:

Speak English "very well" : 9

Speak English less than "very well" : 0


(updated 2009)



Ancestries in Chesterton Town, Indiana

  • German: 2,676   (21.0%)
  • Irish: 2,025   (15.9%)
  • English: 1,248   (9.8%)
  • Polish: 1,060   (8.3%)
  • Other Groups: 1,009   (7.9%)
  • Swedish: 653   (5.1%)
  • Italian: 580   (4.5%)
  • Dutch: 349   (2.7%)
  • United States Or American: 304   (2.4%)
  • Slovak: 282   (2.2%)
  • French (except Basque): 276   (2.2%)
  • Scotch-irish: 264   (2.1%)
  • Greek: 213   (1.7%)
  • Welsh: 192   (1.5%)
  • Hungarian: 191   (1.5%)
  • Scottish: 173   (1.4%)
  • Lithuanian: 151   (1.2%)
  • Norwegian: 126   (1.0%)
  • Croatian: 119   (0.9%)
  • Czechoslovakian: 100   (0.8%)
  • Russian: 86   (0.7%)
  • British: 74   (0.6%)
  • Serbian: 73   (0.6%)
  • French Canadian: 66   (0.5%)
  • Yugoslavian: 56   (0.4%)
  • Canadian: 44   (0.3%)
  • European: 39   (0.3%)
  • Subsaharan African: 35   (0.3%)
  • West Indian (excluding Hispanic Groups): 34   (0.3%)
  • Portuguese: 31   (0.2%)
  • Romanian: 31   (0.2%)
  • Danish: 29   (0.2%)
  • Finnish: 23   (0.2%)
  • Belgian: 23   (0.2%)
  • Czech: 23   (0.2%)
  • Slavic: 19   (0.1%)
  • Swiss: 18   (0.1%)
  • Austrian: 17   (0.1%)
  • Slovene: 13   (0.1%)
  • Eastern European: 13   (0.1%)
  • Australian: 9   (0.1%)
  • Carpatho Rusyn: 7   (0.1%)
  • Ukrainian: 7   (0.1%)
  • Turkish: 7   (0.1%)

(updated 2010)



Total Population In Chesterton Town, Indiana is 12,932



(updated 2009)



Male Population in Chesterton Town, Indiana: 6,120
Female Population in Chesterton Town, Indiana: 6,812


(updated 2013)



Median Male Resident Age in Chesterton Town, Indiana: 35.5
Median Female Resident Age in Chesterton Town, Indiana: 37.0


(updated 2013)



Median Age in the State of Indiana is 37


(updated 2010)



Median Age By Sex in Chesterton Town, Indiana


White


Both sexes

38.7

Male

37.2

Female

40.0

Black or African American


Both sexes

32.7

Male

31.8

Female

33.3

American Indian and Alaska Native


Both sexes

39.5

Male

42.8

Female

24.5

Asian


Both sexes

37.0

Male

38.3

Female

36.4

Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander


Both sexes

49.5

Male

75.5

Female

23.5

Other


Both sexes

29.2

Male

29.2

Female

29.1

Two or More Races


Both sexes

15.5

Male

15.2

Female

15.8

Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

24.8

Male

22.3

Female

25.9

White / Not Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

39.3

Male

38.0

Female

40.6


(updated 2010)



Races in Chesterton Town, Indiana


  • White: 12,391
  • African American: 62
  • American Indian: 0
  • Asian: 164
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander: 0
  • Some Other Race: 222
  • Two or More Races: 93



(updated 2013)













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Education Analysis

The amount of education a person receives can deeply affect their lives. The amount of education Chesterton Town, Indiana citizens receive, averaged as group, may also affect the community.

Education Level of Population 25 Years and Over in Chesterton Town, Indiana

Male


  • No Schooling Completed: 0   (0%)
  • Nursery To 4th Grade: 8   (0.25%)
  • 5th And 6th Grade: 7   (0.21%)
  • 7th And 8th Grade: 15   (0.46%)
  • 9th Grade: 33   (1.01%)
  • 10th Grade: 34   (1.04%)
  • 11th Grade: 32   (0.98%)
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 44   (1.35%)
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 1,048   (32.15%)
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 236   (7.24%)
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 568   (17.42%)
  • Associate Degree: 188   (5.77%)
  • Bachelor's Degree: 603   (18.5%)
  • Master's Degree: 281   (8.62%)
  • Professional School Degree: 100   (3.07%)
  • Doctorate Degree: 63   (1.93%)

Female


  • No Schooling Completed: 15   (0.43%)
  • Nursery To 4th Grade: 13   (0.37%)
  • 5th And 6th Grade: 0   (0%)
  • 7th And 8th Grade: 48   (1.36%)
  • 9th Grade: 79   (2.25%)
  • 10th Grade: 81   (2.3%)
  • 11th Grade: 68   (1.93%)
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 17   (0.48%)
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 1,174   (33.38%)
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 261   (7.42%)
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 514   (14.61%)
  • Associate Degree: 298   (8.47%)
  • Bachelor's Degree: 556   (15.81%)
  • Master's Degree: 285   (8.1%)
  • Professional School Degree: 86   (2.45%)
  • Doctorate Degree: 22   (0.63%)


(updated 2010)





Largest School Agency's In Chesterton Town, Indiana

  • Duneland School Corporation


    ( Grades: K-12, Location: 601 W Morgan Ave, Chesterton, IN 46304, Phone: (219) 983-3600, Students: 5,666 )

Largest Elementary & Middle Schools (Public) In Chesterton Town, Indiana

  • Chesterton Middle School


    ( Grades: 7-8, Location: 651 W Morgan Ave, Chesterton, IN 46304, Phone: (219) 983-3776, Students: 918 )

  • Westchester Intermediate School


    ( Grades: 5-6, Location: 1050 S 5th St, Chesterton, IN 46304, Phone: (219) 983-3710, Students: 490 )

  • Bailly Elementary School


    ( Grades: K-4, Location: 800 S 5th St, Chesterton, IN 46304, Phone: (219) 983-3670, Students: 487 )

  • Liberty Elementary School


    ( Grades: K-4, Location: 50-1 W 900 N, Chesterton, IN 46304, Phone: (219) 983-3650, Students: 415 )

  • Newton Yost Elementary School


    ( Grades: K-4, Location: 100 W Beam St, Chesterton, IN 46304, Phone: (219) 983-3640, Students: 403 )

  • Brummitt Elementary School


    ( Grades: K-4, Location: 2500 Indian Boundary, Chesterton, IN 46304, Phone: (219) 983-3660, Students: 386 )

  • Liberty Intermediate School


    ( Grades: 5-6, Location: 50 W 900 N, Chesterton, IN 46304, Phone: (219) 983-3690, Students: 317 )

Largest High Schools (Public) In Chesterton Town, Indiana

  • Chesterton Senior High School


    ( Grades: 9-12, Location: 2125 S 11th St, Chesterton, IN 46304, Phone: (219) 983-3730, Students: 1,878 )

Largest Schools (Private) In Chesterton Town, Indiana

  • St Patrick Elementary School


    ( Grades: K-8, Location: 640 N Calumet Road, Chesterton, IN 46304, Phone: (219) 926-1707, Students: 357 )

  • Fairhaven Baptist Academy


    ( Grades: K-12, Location: 86 E Oak Hill Road, Chesterton, IN 46304, Phone: (219) 926-6636, Students: 205 )

  • Chesterton Montessori School


    ( Grades: K-6, Location: 270 E Burdick Road, Chesterton, IN 46304, Phone: (219) 926-2359, Students: 75 )

Public Libraries (Branch) In Chesterton Town, Indiana

  • Hageman Memorial Library


    100 Francis Street, Chesterton, IN 46304

(updated 2012)

Public Libraries (Central) In Chesterton Town, Indiana

  • Westchester Public Library


    200 West Indiana Avenue, Chesterton, IN 46304

(updated 2012)



Museums Near Chesterton Town, Indiana


  • Bailly Homestead And Chellberg Farm


    Mineral Springs Rd, Chesterton, IN 46304
    http://www.nps.gov

  • Duneland Historical Society Incorporated


    Po Box 2034, Chesterton, IN 46304

  • Friends Of Porter Inc


    315 Francis St, Chesterton, IN 46304

(updated 2014)



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Geography Analysis

The actual land features relating to Chesterton Town, Indiana 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 Chesterton Town, Indiana.

Area Features of Chesterton Town, Indiana


Airport


(1) Bodin Airport  

Building


(1) Chesterton Fire Department   (2) Chesterton Police Department   (3) Dune Acres Town Marshal   (4) Indiana Dunes Lakeshore Fire Management   (5) Liberty Township Volunteer Fire Department   (6) Mittal Steel Fire Department   (7) Porter Emergency Medical Services Station 1   (8) Porter Fire Department   (9) Porter Police Department   (10) Westchester Public Library  

Canal


(1) Johnson Ditch   (2) Pope-o Conner Ditch   (3) Shooter Ditch   (4) Swanson Lamporte Ditch   (5) Weiland Ditch  

Cemetery


(1) Bailly Cemetery   (2) Burstrom Cemetery   (3) Chesterton Cemetery   (4) Furnessville Cemetery   (5) Saint Patricks Cemetery  

Church


(1) Augsburg Church   (2) Chesterton Community Church   (3) Fairhaven Church   (4) First Baptist Church   (5) Liberty Bible Church   (6) New Life Wesleyan Church   (7) Porter Assembly Of God Church   (8) Saint Francis Episcopal Church   (9) Saint Patricks Church   (10) Saint Paul Lutheran Church   (11) United Pentecostal Church  

Civil


(1) Town Of Chesterton   (2) Town Of Dune Acres   (3) Town Of Porter   (4) Township Of Liberty   (5) Township Of Westchester  

Crossing


(1) Interchange 3  

Dam


(1) Rice Lake Dam   (2) Traekabas Mill Dam  

Lake


(1) Billington Lake   (2) Chestnut Lakes   (3) Chubb Lake   (4) Lake Charles   (5) Lake Florence   (6) Mar-mac Lake   (7) Morgan Lake   (8) Mud Lake   (9) Pratt Lake  

Locale


(1) Bailly Homestead Historical   (2) Burns Harbor East Light   (3) Goodfellow Camp   (4) Sand Creek Country Club  

Park


(1) Camp Farr   (2) Chesterton Park   (3) Coffee Creek Park   (4) Dogwood Park   (5) Hawthorne Park   (6) Indian Springs Park   (7) Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore   (8) Indiana Dunes State Park   (9) Lakewood Park   (10) Thomds Centennial Park  

Populated Place


(1) Brummitt Acres   (2) Burdick   (3) Chesterton   (4) Dune Acres   (5) Dune Acres Station   (6) Furnessville   (7) Graham Woods   (8) Morgan Park   (9) Porter   (10) Rainbow Mobile Home Park   (11) Tratebas Mill   (12) Tremont   (13) Wake Robin Fields   (14) Western Acres   (15) Woodville  

Post Office


(1) Chesterton Post Office  

Reservoir


(1) Rice Lake  

School


(1) Bailly Elementary School   (2) Brummitt Elementary School   (3) Chesterton Senior High School   (4) Fairhaven School   (5) Liberty Elementary School   (6) Liberty Intermediate School   (7) Newton Yost Elementary School   (8) Saint Patricks School   (9) Thomas School Historical   (10) Westchester Intermediate School  

Stream


(1) Coffee Creek   (2) Dunes Creek   (3) Peterson Ditch   (4) Sand Creek  

Summit


(1) Mount Holden   (2) Mount Jackson   (3) Mount Tom  

Swamp


(1) Cowles Bog  


(updated 2014)



Zip Codes in Chesterton Town, Indiana

46304 (pop. 21,445)


Cities Nearby Chesterton Town, Indiana

Westchester Township, IN  (pop. 19,717) 1.2 Miles
Porter Town, IN  (pop. 5,296) 1.7 Miles
Dune Acres Town, IN  (pop. 242) 3.2 Miles
Burns Harbor Town, IN  (pop. 1,009) 3.5 Miles
South Haven Cdp, IN  (pop. 6,006) 5.8 Miles
Portage Township, IN  (pop. 47,208) 6.6 Miles
Beverly Shores Town, IN  (pop. 757) 6.7 Miles
Portage City, IN  (pop. 36,916) 6.8 Miles
Ogden Dunes Town, IN  (pop. 1,262) 7.0 Miles
Town Of Pines Town, IN  (pop. 673) 8.2 Miles



Area Code(s) in Chesterton Town, Indiana

219



Elevation in Chesterton Town, Indiana is 659.0 ft. (201.0 meters)





Latitude/Longitude of Chesterton Town, Indiana

Lat: 41.604251 N        Long: -87.058442 W



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Economic Analysis

People and the communities they live in depend on money. The people of Chesterton Town, Indiana 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 Indiana

    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 6.87 6.05 4.07 8.08 0.00 5.36
  Total Electric Industry 6.87 6.05 4.07 8.08 0.00 5.36
1991              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 6.73 5.94 4.04 7.91 0.00 5.32
  Total Electric Industry 6.73 5.94 4.04 7.91 0.00 5.32
1992              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 6.86 6.00 4.00 8.19 0.00 5.30
  Total Electric Industry 6.86 6.00 4.00 8.19 0.00 5.30
1993              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 6.67 5.83 3.88 9.00 0.00 5.17
  Total Electric Industry 6.67 5.83 3.88 9.00 0.00 5.17
1994              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 6.78 5.91 3.97 9.02 0.00 5.25
  Total Electric Industry 6.78 5.91 3.97 9.02 0.00 5.25
1995              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 6.74 5.92 3.94 9.12 0.00 5.24
  Total Electric Industry 6.74 5.92 3.94 9.12 0.00 5.24
1996              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 6.77 5.94 3.93 9.19 0.00 5.23
  Total Electric Industry 6.77 5.94 3.93 9.19 0.00 5.23
1997              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 6.94 6.04 3.91 9.44 0.00 5.29
  Total Electric Industry 6.94 6.04 3.91 9.44 0.00 5.29
1998              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.01 6.08 3.95 9.83 0.00 5.34
  Total Electric Industry 7.01 6.08 3.95 9.83 0.00 5.34
1999              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 6.96 6.05 3.89 9.70 0.00 5.29
  Total Electric Industry 6.96 6.05 3.89 9.70 0.00 5.29
2000              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 6.87 5.93 3.81 9.37 0.00 5.18
  Total Electric Industry 6.87 5.93 3.81 9.37 0.00 5.18
2001              
  Full-Service Providers 6.92 5.29 4.11 9.06 0.00 5.30
  Total Electric Industry 6.92 5.29 4.11 9.06 0.00 5.30
2002              
  Full-Service Providers 6.91 5.98 3.95 9.75 0.00 5.34
  Total Electric Industry 6.91 5.98 3.95 9.75 0.00 5.34
2003              
  Full-Service Providers 7.04 6.12 3.92 0.00 8.36 5.37
  Total Electric Industry 7.04 6.12 3.92 0.00 8.36 5.37
2004              
  Full-Service Providers 7.30 6.31 4.13 0.00 8.76 5.58
  Total Electric Industry 7.30 6.31 4.13 0.00 8.76 5.58
2005              
  Full-Service Providers 7.50 6.57 4.42 0.00 9.14 5.88
  Total Electric Industry 7.50 6.57 4.42 0.00 9.14 5.88
2006              
  Full-Service Providers 8.22 7.21 4.95 0.00 9.66 6.46
  Total Electric Industry 8.22 7.21 4.95 0.00 9.66 6.46

(updated 2006)



Time Leaving to Work in Chesterton Town, Indiana

12:00 A.M. TO 4:59 A.M.   : 322   (6.2%)
5:00 A.M. TO 5:29 A.M.   : 234   (4.5%)
5:30 A.M. TO 5:59 A.M.   : 217   (4.1%)
6:00 A.M. TO 6:29 A.M.   : 509   (9.7%)
6:30 A.M. TO 6:59 A.M.   : 601   (11.5%)
7:00 A.M. TO 7:29 A.M.   : 769   (14.7%)
7:30 A.M. TO 7:59 A.M.   : 818   (15.6%)
8:00 A.M. TO 8:29 A.M.   : 431   (8.2%)
8:30 A.M. TO 8:59 A.M.   : 241   (4.6%)
9:00 A.M. TO 9:59 A.M.   : 293   (5.6%)
10:00 A.M. TO 10:59 A.M.   : 100   (1.9%)
11:00 A.M. TO 11:59 A.M.   : 69   (1.3%)
12:00 P.M. TO 3:59 P.M.   : 310   (5.9%)
4:00 P.M. TO 11:59 P.M.   : 321   (6.1%)


(updated 2010)



Means Of Transportation
(Chesterton Town, Indiana)

Car, truck, or van:

Drove alone : 4,989

Carpooled:

In 2-person carpool : 339

In 3-person carpool : 27

In 4-person carpool : 0

In 5- or 6-person carpool : 0

In 7-or-more-person carpool : 0

Public transportation (excluding taxicab):

Bus or trolley bus : 19

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

Subway or elevated : 0

Railroad : 209

Ferryboat : 0

Taxicab : 0

Motorcycle : 0

Bicycle : 17

Walked : 56

Other means : 47

Worked at home : 227


(updated 2009)



Travel Time To Work
(Chesterton Town, Indiana)

Less than 5 minutes : 279

5 to 9 minutes : 906

10 to 14 minutes : 729

15 to 19 minutes : 615

20 to 24 minutes : 838

25 to 29 minutes : 315

30 to 34 minutes : 473

35 to 39 minutes : 222

40 to 44 minutes : 269

45 to 59 minutes : 464

60 to 89 minutes : 242

90 or more minutes : 351


(updated 2009)



Social Security Income In The Past 12 Months For Households
(Chesterton Town, Indiana)

With Social Security income : 1,110

No Social Security income : 4,058


(updated 2009)



Retirement Income In The Past 12 Months For Households
(Chesterton Town, Indiana)

With retirement income : 958

No retirement income : 4,210


(updated 2009)



Family Income (Annual)
(Chesterton Town, Indiana)

Less than $10,000 : 124

$10,000 to $14,999 : 92

$15,000 to $19,999 : 85

$20,000 to $24,999 : 155

$25,000 to $29,999 : 95

$30,000 to $34,999 : 204

$35,000 to $39,999 : 153

$40,000 to $44,999 : 41

$45,000 to $49,999 : 150

$50,000 to $59,999 : 306

$60,000 to $74,999 : 519

$75,000 to $99,999 : 532

$100,000 to $124,999 : 545

$125,000 to $149,999 : 306

$150,000 to $199,999 : 128

$200,000 or more : 85


(updated 2009)



Median Family Income (Annual)
(Chesterton Town, Indiana)

Median family income in the past 12 months (in 2009 inflation-adjusted dollars) : $68,954


(updated 2009)



AM Radio Stations Near Chesterton Town, Indiana

  • WJOB (1230 AM; 1.0 kW; Hammond, IN; Owner: Vazquez Development, Llc)
  • WWCA (1270 AM; 1.0 kW; Gary, IN; Owner: Starboard Media Foundation, Inc.)
  • WLTH (1370 AM; 1.0 kW; Gary, IN; Owner: Wlth Radio, Inc.)
  • WLTH (1370 AM; 0.5 kW; Gary, IN; Owner: Wlth Radio, Inc.)
  • WIMS (1420 AM; 5.0 kW; Beverly Shores, IN; Owner: Gerard Media, Llc)
  • WAKE (1500 AM; 1.0 kW; Valparaiso, IN; Owner: Porter County Broadcasting Holding Corp., Llc)
  • WLOI (1540 AM; 0.25 kW; La Porte, IN; Owner: Laporte County Broadcasting Co., Inc.)
  • WCGO (1600 AM; 1.0 kW; Chicago Heights, IL; Owner: Kovas Communications Of Indiana, Inc.)
  • WIND (560 AM; 5.0 kW; Gary, IN; Owner: Salem Media Of Illinois, Llc)
  • WNDZ (750 AM; 5.0 kW; Portage, IN; Owner: Wndz, Inc.)
  • WNTD (950 AM; 5.0 kW; Burnham, IL; Owner: Sovereign City Radio Services, Llc)

FM Radio Stations Near Chesterton Town, Indiana

  • WXRD (103.9 FM; Leroy, IN; Owner: Porter County Broadcasting Holding Corporation, Llc)
  • WLJE (105.5 FM; Valparaiso, IN; Owner: Porter County Broadcasting Holding Corporation, Llc)
  • WSRB (106.3 FM; Lansing, IL; Owner: Dontron, Inc.)
  • WZVN (107.1 FM; Cedar Lake, IN; Owner: Porter County Broadcasting Holding Corporation, Llc)
  • WDSO (88.3 FM; Burns Harbor, IN; Owner: Duneland School Corp.)
  • NEW (88.5 FM; La Porte, IN; Owner: Friends Of Radio Maria, Inc.)
  • WTMK (88.5 FM; La Crosse, IN; Owner: Csn International)
  • WGVE-FM (88.7 FM; Gary, IN; Owner: Gary Community School Corp.)
  • WWLO (89.1 FM; Leroy, IN; Owner: American Family Association)
  • WBEW (89.5 FM; Burns Harbor, IN; Owner: The Wbez Alliance, Inc.)
  • WBEW (89.5 FM; Michigan City, IN; Owner: The Wbez Alliance, Inc.)
  • WHLP (89.9 FM; Wanatah, IN; Owner: Csn International)
  • WRTW (90.5 FM; Gary, IN; Owner: Hyles-anderson College)
  • NEW (90.9 FM; Wheatfield, IN; Owner: The Helpline)
  • 971112MA (91.1 FM; Valparaiso, IN; Owner: American Family Association)
  • 980512MP (91.1 FM; Valparaiso, IN; Owner: Csn International)
  • 980512MV (91.1 FM; Valparaiso, IN; Owner: The Wbez Alliance Inc)
  • WPWX (92.3 FM; Hammond, IN; Owner: Dontron, Inc.)
  • WZOC (94.3 FM; Rolling Prairie, IN; Owner: Plymouth Broadcasting, Inc.)
  • WVUR-FM (95.1 FM; Valparaiso, IN; Owner: The Lutheran University Assoc., Inc)
  • WEFM (95.9 FM; Michigan City, IN; Owner: Michigan City Fm Broadcasters, Inc.)
  • WCOE (96.7 FM; La Porte, IN; Owner: Laporte County Broadcasting Co., Inc)

TV Broadcast Stations Near Chesterton Town, Indiana

  • WYIN (Channel 56; Cedar Lake, IN; Owner: Northwest Indiana Public Broadcasting, Inc.)

(updated 2008)



Occupations in Chesterton Town, Indiana

Male:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 1,063  (34.9%)
  • Service Occupations: 244  (8.0%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 546  (17.9%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 0  (0.0%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 545  (17.9%)

Female:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 1,145  (46.7%)
  • Service Occupations: 356  (14.5%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 784  (32.0%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 9  (0.4%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 52  (2.1%)


(updated 2010)





There are 71 Farms In Chesterton Town, Indiana


(updated 2008)



Banks In Chesterton Town, Indiana

Centier Bank - 3 Branches


    Bank Assets: $7.5m
    Industry Specialization: Commercial Lending
    Total Offices: 48

1st Source Bank - 2 Branches


    Bank Assets: $9.8m
    Industry Specialization: Commercial Lending
    Total Offices: 80

First State Bank Of Porter - 2 Branches


    Bank Assets: $311.6k
    Industry Specialization: Commercial Lending
    Total Offices: 6

Fifth Third Bank - 1 Branches


    Bank Assets: $130.1m
    Industry Specialization: Commercial Lending
    Total Offices: 1,348

Horizon Bank, National Association - 1 Branches


    Bank Assets: $2m
    Industry Specialization: Commercial Lending
    Total Offices: 34

The La Porte Savings Bank - 1 Branches


    Bank Assets: $527.4k
    Industry Specialization: All Other < $1 Billion
    Total Offices: 7

Jpmorgan Chase Bank, National Association - 1 Branches


    Bank Assets: $2b
    Industry Specialization: International
    Total Offices: 5,679

Standard Bank And Trust Company - 1 Branches


    Bank Assets: $2.2m
    Industry Specialization: Commercial Lending
    Total Offices: 38

Bmo Harris Bank National Association - 1 Branches


    Bank Assets: $93.1m
    Industry Specialization: All Other > $1 Billion
    Total Offices: 663

(updated 2014)







Airports Near Chesterton Town, Indiana

  • Porter County Regional


    (about 10.7 miles in Valparaiso, Indiana; Airport Code: VPZ)

  • Porter County Municipal


    (about 10.8 miles in Valparaiso, Indiana; Airport Code: VPZ)

  • Michigan City Municipal-Phillips Field


    (about 14.0 miles in Michigan City, Indiana; Airport Code: MGC)

  • Michigan City Municipal


    (about 14.1 miles in Long Beach, Indiana; Airport Code: MGC)

  • La Porte Municipal


    (about 16.9 miles in La Porte, Indiana; Airport Code: LPO)

  • Gary/Chicago International


    (about 18.5 miles in Gary, Indiana; Airport Code: GYY)

  • Meigs Field


    (about 33.4 miles in Chicago, Illinois; Airport Code: CGX)

  • Lowell Airport


    (about 34.8 miles in Schneider, Indiana; Airport Code: RQL)

  • Chicago Midway International


    (about 37.9 miles in Bedford Park, Illinois; Airport Code: MDW)

  • South Bend Regional


    (about 38.9 miles in South Bend, Indiana; Airport Code: SBN)


(updated 2015)



Modes of Transportation in Chesterton Town, Indiana

Car, Truck, Or Van:

 

Drove Alone

86.72%

Carpooled

5.97%

Public Transportation:

 

Bus Or Trolley Bus

0.28%

Streetcar Or Trolley Car

0.0%

Subway Or Elevated

0.0%

Railroad

2.39%

Ferryboat

0.0%

Taxicab

0.0%

Motorcycle

0.35%

Bicycle

0.15%

Walked

1.68%

Other Means

0.13%

Worked At Home

2.33%



(updated 2010)





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Housing Analysis

Everyone needs shelter in rented housing or individually owned homes. Each community, including Chesterton Town, Indiana, 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
(Chesterton Town, Indiana)

Family households:

Married-couple family : 2,842

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present : 167

Female householder, no husband present : 511

Nonfamily households:

Householder living alone : 1,312

Householder not living alone : 336


(updated 2009)



Unmarried-Partner Households By Sex Of Partner
(Chesterton Town, Indiana)

Unmarried-partner households:

Male householder and male partner : 32

Male householder and female partner : 259

Female householder and female partner : 0

Female householder and male partner : 120

All other households : 4,757


(updated 2009)



Household Type By Tenure
(Chesterton Town, Indiana)

Family households:

Married-couple family:

Owner-occupied housing units : 2,407

Renter-occupied housing units : 435

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 24

Renter-occupied housing units : 143

Female householder, no husband present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 287

Renter-occupied housing units : 224

Nonfamily households:

Owner-occupied housing units : 927

Renter-occupied housing units : 721


(updated 2009)



Household Income (Annual)
(Chesterton Town, Indiana)

Less than $10,000 : 177

$10,000 to $14,999 : 143

$15,000 to $19,999 : 299

$20,000 to $24,999 : 354

$25,000 to $29,999 : 147

$30,000 to $34,999 : 447

$35,000 to $39,999 : 242

$40,000 to $44,999 : 144

$45,000 to $49,999 : 237

$50,000 to $59,999 : 519

$60,000 to $74,999 : 626

$75,000 to $99,999 : 628

$100,000 to $124,999 : 617

$125,000 to $149,999 : 351

$150,000 to $199,999 : 143

$200,000 or more : 94


(updated 2009)



Housing Units
(Chesterton Town, Indiana)

Total : 5,377


(updated 2009)



Occupancy Status
(Chesterton Town, Indiana)

Occupied : 5,168

Vacant : 209


(updated 2009)



Median Number Of Rooms
(Chesterton Town, Indiana)

Median number of rooms : 6


(updated 2009)



Year Structure Built
(Chesterton Town, Indiana)

Built 2005 or later : 209

Built 2000 to 2004 : 571

Built 1990 to 1999 : 1,005

Built 1980 to 1989 : 446

Built 1970 to 1979 : 1,076

Built 1960 to 1969 : 670

Built 1950 to 1959 : 597

Built 1940 to 1949 : 197

Built 1939 or earlier : 606


(updated 2009)



House Heating Fuel
(Chesterton Town, Indiana)

Utility gas : 4,911

Bottled, tank, or LP gas : 38

Electricity : 205

Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. : 0

Coal or coke : 0

Wood : 14

Solar energy : 0

Other fuel : 0

No fuel used : 0


(updated 2009)



House Value
(Chesterton Town, Indiana)

Less than $10,000 : 0

$10,000 to $14,999 : 5

$15,000 to $19,999 : 0

$20,000 to $24,999 : 0

$25,000 to $29,999 : 24

$30,000 to $34,999 : 0

$35,000 to $39,999 : 0

$40,000 to $49,999 : 29

$50,000 to $59,999 : 17

$60,000 to $69,999 : 32

$70,000 to $79,999 : 101

$80,000 to $89,999 : 66

$90,000 to $99,999 : 131

$100,000 to $124,999 : 415

$125,000 to $149,999 : 642

$150,000 to $174,999 : 546

$175,000 to $199,999 : 365

$200,000 to $249,999 : 586

$250,000 to $299,999 : 246

$300,000 to $399,999 : 201

$400,000 to $499,999 : 116

$500,000 to $749,999 : 68

$750,000 to $999,999 : 29

$1,000,000 or more : 26


(updated 2009)



Mortgage Status
(Chesterton Town, 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 : 63

Home equity loan only : 536

Both second mortgage and home equity loan : 12

No second mortgage and no home equity loan : 1,993

Housing units without a mortgage : 1,041


(updated 2009)



Median Value By Year Structure Built
(Chesterton Town, Indiana)

Built 2005 or later : $311,200

Built 2000 to 2004 : $225,100

Built 1990 to 1999 : $207,100

Built 1980 to 1989 : $177,000

Built 1970 to 1979 : $153,900

Built 1960 to 1969 : $168,500

Built 1950 to 1959 : $128,800

Built 1940 to 1949 : $130,900

Built 1939 or earlier : $142,700


(updated 2009)







Percentage of Family Households in Chesterton Town, Indiana: 70.7%

Percentage of Family Households in Indiana: 66.9%


(updated 2010)



Population in Group Quarters in Chesterton Town, Indiana

Institutionalized population


  • Nursing facilities/Skilled-nursing facilities : 89.8%

Noninstitutionalized population


  • Other noninstitutional facilities : 10.2%


(updated 2010)









Median Household Income In 2000 (Chesterton Town, IN): $55,530
Median Household Income In 2000 (Indiana): $41,567


(updated 2010)



Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Chesterton Town): $132,800
Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Indiana): $92,500


(updated 2010)



Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Chesterton Town): $679
Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Indiana): $521


(updated 2010)



Most Commonly Used Heating Fuel in Chesterton Town, Indiana

Utility Gas: 92.3%
Bottled, Tank, Or Lp Gas: 0.7%
Electricity: 7.0%
Fuel Oil, Kerosene, Etc.: 0.0%
Coal Or Coke: 0.0%
Wood: 0.0%
Solar Energy: 0.0%
Other Fuel: 0.0%
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 Chesterton Town, Indiana are often affected in positive and negative ways by government performance.



Health Care Centers Close To Chesterton Town, Indiana

Advanced Home Health Care Incorporated


     Address: 2588 Portage Mall, Portage, Indiana 46368
     Ownership: Proprietary
     Certified Date: 11/9/2006

Home Health Crusaders Inc


     Address: 5465 Us Highway 6, Portage, Indiana 46368
     Ownership: Proprietary
     Certified Date: 5/6/1996

Adair Home Health Professionals


     Address: 502 Wall St, Suite 102, Valparaiso, Indiana 46383
     Ownership: Proprietary
     Certified Date: 8/12/1996

Pediatric Nursing Specialists Of Indiana


     Address: 3207 Cascade Dr, Suites B-c, Valparaiso, Indiana 46383
     Ownership: Proprietary
     Certified Date: 8/5/1993

Associated Homecare Inc


     Address: 2255 Sturdy Road, Valparaiso, Indiana 46383
     Ownership: Proprietary
     Certified Date: 5/13/1993

Hospitals Close To Chesterton Town, Indiana

"porter, Valparaiso Hospital"


     Address: 814 Laporte Ave, Valparaiso, Indiana 46383
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Private

"methodist Hospitals, Inc"


     Address: 600 Grant St, Gary, Indiana 46402
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Government - Local

St Anthony Memorial Health Centers


     Address: 301 W Homer St, Michigan City, Indiana 46360
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Church

St Mary Medical Center Inc


     Address: 1500 S Lake Park Ave, Hobart, Indiana 46342
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Private

Laporte Hospital And Health Services


     Address: 1007 Lincolnway, La Porte, Indiana 46350
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Private

Nursing Homes Close To Chesterton Town, Indiana

Waters Of Duneland, The


     Address: 110 Beverly Dr, Chesterton, Indiana 46304
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 97
     Percent Occupied: 97%

Golden Living Center-fountainview Place


     Address: 3175 Lancer Street, Portage, Indiana 46368
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 179
     Percent Occupied: 96%

Miller's Merry Manor


     Address: 5909 Lute Road, Portage, Indiana 46368
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 61
     Percent Occupied: 92%

Golden Living Center-valparaiso


     Address: 251 Sturdy Road, Valparaiso, Indiana 46383
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 71
     Percent Occupied: 84%

Life Care Center Of The Willows


     Address: 1000 Elizabeth Dr, Valparaiso, Indiana 46383
     Ownership: For Profit - Partnership
     Number of Residents: 77
     Percent Occupied: 77%



Closest Nuclear Power Plant To
Chesterton Town, Indiana

Name: DC Cook
Address: 1 Cook Place; Bridgman, MI 49106
Distance: 35 Miles


(updated 2007)



Social Security Users in Chesterton Town, Indiana

    Retired Workers: 2,310
    Disabled Workers: 460
    Widowers Workers: 400
    Spouses Workers: 220
    Children Workers: 265


(updated 2007)



Porter County, Indiana Presidential Election

  • Kerry & Edwards 45.30%
  • Bush & Cheney 53.63%
  • Other 1.07%



(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 Chesterton Town, Indiana citizens.

Relocation to Porter County, IN

7.28 % of Porter County tax filers migrated from different counties or other nations outside the United States between 2005 and 2006. Their adjusted gross income average was $45,459

Indiana Average 6.54 %

0.08 % residents relocated from other nations. This group's adjusted gross income averaged $17,875

Indiana Average 0.11 %

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

  • Lake County , IN 3.09 % ($43,404 AGI )
  • Cook County , IL 0.71 % ($50,714 AGI )
  • La Porte County , IN 0.47 % ($38,212 AGI )

Relocation away from Porter County, IN

6.78 % of Porter 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 $43,357

Indiana Average 6.56 %

0.04 % residents relocated to other nations. This group's adjusted gross income averaged $33,600

Indiana Average 0.04 %

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

  • Lake County , IN 1.87 % ($34,915 AGI )
  • La Porte County , IN 0.66 % ($37,095 AGI )
  • Cook County , IL 0.42 % ($38,684 AGI )


(updated 2006)



Income Tax Rates in Indiana

Low Bracket: $0 (3.40%)
High Bracket: Unlimited (3.40%)


(updated 2008)



Sales Tax Rates in Indiana

6.00%


(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 Chesterton Town, Indiana 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 Chesterton Town, Indiana directly or research local government web sites.

Crime in Chesterton Town, Indiana

Type 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013
Murder 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 n/a
    per 100,000 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 n/a
Rape 1 0 3 1 0 1 1 2 0 3 2 1 n/a
    per 100,000 9 0 27 9 0 8 8 16 0 23 15 8 n/a
Robbery 3 4 2 1 5 0 1 5 1 3 1 2 n/a
    per 100,000 28 38 18 9 43 0 8 39 8 23 8 15 n/a
Assault 7 8 12 14 7 0 5 4 8 8 10 11 n/a
    per 100,000 66 75 109 125 60 0 39 31 62 61 76 83 n/a
Burglary 46 37 49 70 66 71 75 60 45 46 53 40 n/a
    per 100,000 436 348 446 624 567 586 588 468 347 350 404 303 n/a
Larceny Theft 232 237 250 274 228 229 231 284 184 226 168 159 n/a
    per 100,000 2,200 2,231 2,277 2,443 1,960 1,891 1,812 2,214 1,419 1,720 1,279 1,204 n/a
Vehicle Theft 27 25 19 20 26 21 18 8 6 9 12 15 n/a
    per 100,000 256 235 173 178 223 173 141 62 46 68 91 114 n/a
Arson 2 1 0 2 3 2 2 2 0 2 1 3 n/a
    per 100,000 19 9 0 18 26 17 16 16 0 15 8 23 n/a
CityMelt Violent Crime Index
U.S. Average = 40
3 3 4 4 3 0 2 3 2 4 3 4 n/a
CityMelt Property Crime Index
U.S. Average = 277
77 75 80 92 81 81 82 89 59 71 59 54 n/a
CityMelt Crime Index
U.S. Average = 158
40 39 42 48 42 41 42 46 31 37 31 29 n/a


(updated 2013)



Number of Sex Offenders In Indiana

2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
7,300 8,500 8,652 9,486 11,951 10,515 9,053 10,030 14,585 11,196


(updated 2014)



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