Chester 71 Excellent
Chester Livability #393 ranked city in Illinois#11,881 ranked city in the USARanks better than 59% of areas
C- Chester Amenities Some amenities close to this location
B+ Chester Cost of Living Cost of living is 16% lower than Illinois
8218% less expensive than the US average
982% less expensive than the US average
United States
100National cost of living index
Chester cost of living
A+ Chester Crime Total crime is 83% lower than Illinois
Total crime
38984% lower than the US average
Chance of being a victim
1 in 25884% lower than the US average
Year-over-year crime
10%Year over year crime is up
Chester crime
D Chester Employment Household income is 35% lower than Illinois
Median household income
$38,75030% lower than the US average
Income per capita
$13,31755% lower than the US average
Unemployment rate
2%63% lower than the US average
Chester employment
B Chester Housing Home value is 53% lower than Illinois
Median home value
$82,70055% lower than the US average
Median rent price
$61136% lower than the US average
Home ownership
68%7% higher than the US average
Chester real estate or Chester rentals
F Chester Schools HS graduation rate is 32% lower than Illinois
High school grad. rates
57%31% lower than the US average
School test scores
24%51% lower than the US average
Student teacher ratio
14:110% lower than the US average
Chester K-12 schools
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      Chester transportation information

      Average one way commute19min29min26min
      Workers who drive to work69.2%73.4%76.4%
      Workers who carpool19.0%8.3%9.3%
      Workers who take public transit0.0%9.2%5.1%
      Workers who bicycle0.0%0.6%0.6%
      Workers who walk8.0%3.1%2.8%
      Working from home3.2%4.4%4.6%

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      Monthly costs include: fuel, maintenance, tires, insurance, license fees, taxes, depreciation, and financing.
      Source: The Chester, IL data and statistics displayed above are derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).