Chesterton, IN

Chesterton profile

Living in Chesterton

Chesterton is a somewhat small town located in the state of Indiana. With a population of 14,088 people and four constituent neighborhoods, Chesterton is the 64th largest community in Indiana.

Chesterton real estate is some of the most expensive in Indiana, although Chesterton house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.

Unlike some towns, Chesterton isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Chesterton are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Chesterton is a town of professionals, sales and office workers, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Chesterton who work in management occupations (11.25%), office and administrative support (10.98%), and teaching (9.08%).

In terms of college education, Chesterton is substantially better educated than the typical community in the nation, which has 21.84% of the adults holding a bachelor's degree or graduate degree: 32.25% of adults in Chesterton have a college degree.

The per capita income in Chesterton in 2018 was $38,480, which is wealthy relative to Indiana and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $153,920 for a family of four. However, Chesterton contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Chesterton is a somewhat ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Chesterton home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Chesterton residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Chesterton include German, Irish, English, Polish, and Italian.

The most common language spoken in Chesterton is English. Other important languages spoken here include Polish and Spanish.