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B Chesterton Amenities Some amenities close to this location
D Chesterton Cost of Living Cost of living is 18% higher than Indiana
1055% more expensive than the US average
8911% less expensive than the US average
United States
100National cost of living index
Chesterton cost of living
A+ Chesterton Crime Total crime is 67% lower than Indiana
Total crime
92666% lower than the US average
Chance of being a victim
1 in 10866% lower than the US average
Year-over-year crime
-32%Year over year crime is down
Chesterton crime
C Chesterton Employment Household income is 44% higher than Indiana
Median household income
$72,64331% higher than the US average
Income per capita
$34,87917% higher than the US average
Unemployment rate
5%11% higher than the US average
Chesterton employment
B+ Chesterton Housing Home value is 36% higher than Indiana
Median home value
$171,5007% lower than the US average
Median rent price
$84011% lower than the US average
Home ownership
72%14% higher than the US average
Chesterton real estate or Chesterton rentals
A+ Chesterton Schools HS graduation rate is 5% higher than Indiana
High school grad. rates
87%5% higher than the US average
School test scores
77%57% higher than the US average
Student teacher ratio
20:125% higher than the US average
Chesterton K-12 schools

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Chesterton Indiana, A town that will cherish you!

I love living in Chesterton. It's a good place to raise your family and a good location. My oldest child attends Chesterton High School but there are also two private schools in Chesterton. My youngest attends Bailey Elementary, there's five elementary schools. Both of my children receive great educations! The community is also very family oriented. Chesterton is a decent size, over ten thousand residents, a majority of them being families. However, Chesterton is also a good place for singles or new couples. There is plenty of work, with well over a hundred businesses in the area!

Another great aspect of Chesterton is its appearance. Chesterton is quite flat with some wooded areas. One of my favorite things about Chesterton is the Coffee Creek that flows through downtown. Coffee Creek is very beautiful and peaceful, some people come from out of town to have weddings there. There are also about ten parks, my daughter loves Dogwood Park because of its softball fields.
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Source: The Chesterton, IN data and statistics displayed above are derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).
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