Livability Score

59
/100
i The AreaVibes Livability Score evaluates 9 different categories and creates an overall score out of 100. The higher the score, the better the area.

amenities F

There are not many amenities close to this location.
Coffee (0) F
Entertainment (0) F
Food and Drink (1) F
McDonald's
Fast Food
Fitness (0) F
Groceries (1) F
Walmart
Grocery Store
Parks (6) F
Cohen Fields
Park
Gazebo Park
Park
Officer James I. Brockmeyer Memorial Park
Park
Elzie Seger Memorial Park
Park
Unknown Name
Playground
Cole Memorial Park
Park
Unknown Name
Playground
Shops (0) F
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commute F

Of all people who commute, 0.0% take public transportation in Chester.
Public Transit Stops (0)
Stops & Stations
F
Workers Taking Public Transit
0.0%
F
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cost of living A+

The cost of living in Chester is 83/100 - which is 14% lower than Illinois.
Cost of Living
Goods & Services, Housing, etc.
A
Tax Rates
Income & Sales Tax
D+
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crime D+

Chester crime rates are 2,682 per 100k, which is 36% higher than Illinois
Property Crime
2,291 crimes per 100k
D
Violent Crime
391 crimes per 100k
D+
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employment C+

The median income in Chester is $51,830 - which is 12% lower than Illinois.
Med. Household Income
$51,830
F
Unemployment Rate
1.1%
A+
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health F

There are not many hospitals, police and fire stations,
Health & Safety (1)
Dentist, Doctor, Hospital, etc.
F
Memorial Hospital
Hospital
Air Quality
Median Air Quality
F
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housing A+

Chester home prices are $96,800 - which is 45% lower than Illinois
Home Price
$96,800
F
Home Appreciation Rate
15%
A
Home Affordability
1.9x (home price to income ratio)
A+
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schools F

The Chester graduation rate is 57% - which is 32% lower than Illinois
School Test Scores
27%
F
High School Grad. Rates
57%
F
Elementary Schools (4) F
St John Lutheran School
St Marys School
Faith Christian School
Chester Elem School
High Schools (2) F
Chester High School
Faith Christian School
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ratings B

Chester has an overall rating of 72% from 2 reviews.
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B
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F Amenities

Are there many local amenities in Chester? Well, there are not many amenities close to this location.

Parks

Cohen Fields
Gazebo Park
Officer James I. Brockmeyer Memorial Park
Elzie Seger Memorial Park
Unknown Name
Cole Memorial Park
Unknown Name

Entertainment

Food & Drink

McDonald's

F Commute

Is public transit available in Chester? Of all people who commute, 0.0% take public transportation in Chester.
Drive to Work
86%

10% higher than the US average

Take Public Transit
0%

5% lower than the US average

Walk to Work
5%

2% higher than the US average

D Health & Safety

Is Chester a healthy and safe place to live? Yes, there are some hospitals, police and fire stations.

Hospitals

Memorial Hospital

Pharmacies

Doctors

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