Key findings

  • Chester has a Livability Score of 74/100, which is considered excellent
  • Chester crime rates are 80% lower than the Illinois average
  • Cost of living in Chester is 16% lower than the Illinois average
  • Chester real estate prices are 53% lower than the Illinois average
  • Rental prices in Chester are 34% lower than the Illinois average

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      Top Rated Schools in Chester

      Name Grades Students Proficiency
      Chester Elementary SchoolPK - 864930%
      Chester High School9 - 1232925%
      Faith Christian School2 - 1213n/a
      St Marys SchoolPK - 857n/a
      St John Lutheran SchoolPK - 8112n/a
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      Source: The Chester, IL data and statistics displayed above are derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).