Chesterton Hamilton County, Indiana

Chesterton: Town in the U.S. state of Indiana

About

Chesterton is a town located in the county of Hamilton in the U.S. state of Indiana. Its population at the 2010 census was 13,068 and a population density of 534 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 14,232 inhabitants.

Chesterton Quick Facts

Population : 14,232 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Indiana (United States)
County : Hamilton County
Postal code : 46304
Phone Area Codes : 219
Area : 24.49 km2
Altitude : 640 feet / 195 meters
Time Zone : America/Indiana/Indianapolis
Local time : 17:36:15 (27th September 2022)
Density : 581 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : 8.18% (2010-2020)
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Location of Chesterton on Indiana map.
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Downtown Chesterton Indiana
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Geography

Chesterton is located at 39°55'44"N 86°7'15"W (39.9289300, -86.1208200).

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Demographics

The population of Chesterton increased by 8.18% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 13,068 - census
2011 13,205 1.04% estimation process
2012 13,215 0.08% estimation process
2013 13,293 0.59% estimation process
2014 13,390 0.72% estimation process
2015 13,376 -0.1% estimation process
2016 13,386 0.07% estimation process
2017 13,514 0.95% estimation process
2018 13,836 2.33% estimation process
2019 14,088 1.79% estimation process
2020 14,232 1.01% estimation process

Demographic Facts

Estimated population as of July 1, 2019 : 11,423
Based on demographic estimates as of April 1, 2010 : 11,002
Based on demographic estimates as of 1 April 2010 : 3.8%
April 1, 2020 Population : 11,008
April 1, 2010 Population : 11,002
People under 5 years old, percentage : 4.8%
People under 18 years old, percentage : 17.5%
People over 65 (%) : 16.4%
Female persons, % : 51.2%
White only, percent : 82.6%
Black or African American alone, percent : 12.6%
American Indian and Alaska Native only, % : 0.1%
Asians alone % : 1.6%
Only Native Hawaiians and Other Pacific Islanders, % : 0.1%
% of people who have participated in two or more races : 2.3%
% of Hispanic or Latino : 9.1%
White people, not Hispanic or Latino people, make up the majority of the population. : 74.4%
2015-2019 Veterans : 753
Percentage of foreign-born people, 2015-2019 : 11.4%
Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 42.9%

Chesterton zip code is 46304. County name: Porter, County fips: 18127

Economic Facts

Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 42.9%
Owner-occupied housing unit median value, 2015-2019 : $191,300
From 2015 to 2019, the median selected monthly owner costs - with a mortgage : $1,341
Monthly owner costs, without a mortgage, at the median, 2015-2019 : $517
2015-2019 median gross rent : $976
2015-2019 Households : 5,686
Population per household, 2015-2019 : 2.00
Living in the same house a year ago, percentage of people aged one year and up, 2015-2019 : 77.4%
Languages other than English spoken at home, as a percentage of people aged 5 and up, 2015-2019 : 13.3%
Households with computers, %, 2015-2019 : 92.9%
Percentage of households with a broadband Internet subscription, 2015-2019 : 88.5%
Percentage of people aged 25 and up with a high school diploma or higher, 2015-2019 : 91.7%
Bachelor's degree or higher, proportion of people aged 25 and up, 2015-2019 : 43.8%
Percentage of people under the age of 65 who have a disability, 2015-2019 : 6.9%
Persons under the age of 65 who do not have health insurance, as a percentage : 11.2%
Total civilian labor force, percent of population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 75.2%
Female labor force participation in the civilian labor force, as a percentage of the population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 69.0%
Total sales of lodging and food services in 2012 ($1,000) : 24,673
Total receipts/revenue for health care and social assistance in 2012 ($1,000) : 45,162
2012 total retail sales ($1,000) : 194,961
2012 total retail sales per capita : $17,454
Mean commute time to work (in minutes), workers aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 19.8
2015-2019 median household income (in 2019 dollars) : $57,472
Income per capita in the previous 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 : $37,858
Percentage of people living in poverty : 7.8%
Total number of businesses in 2012 : 1,010
Men-owned businesses in 2012 : 539
Women-owned businesses in 2012 : 325
Minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 123
Non-minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 801
Veteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 85
Nonveteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 839
2010 population per square mile : 3,057.2
2010 land area in square miles : 3.60
Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 70.2%
Owner-occupied housing unit median value, 2015-2019 : $336,200
From 2015 to 2019, the median selected monthly owner costs - with a mortgage : $2,252
Monthly owner costs, without a mortgage, at the median, 2015-2019 : $866
2015-2019 median gross rent : $1,195
2015-2019 Households : 7,215
Population per household, 2015-2019 : 2.37
Living in the same house a year ago, percentage of people aged one year and up, 2015-2019 : 88.2%
Languages other than English spoken at home, as a percentage of people aged 5 and up, 2015-2019 : 4.4%
Households with computers, %, 2015-2019 : 92.8%
Percentage of households with a broadband Internet subscription, 2015-2019 : 87.8%
Percentage of people aged 25 and up with a high school diploma or higher, 2015-2019 : 94.2%
Bachelor's degree or higher, proportion of people aged 25 and up, 2015-2019 : 41.1%
Percentage of people under the age of 65 who have a disability, 2015-2019 : 9.8%
Persons under the age of 65 who do not have health insurance, as a percentage : 1.8%
Total civilian labor force, percent of population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 70.8%
Female labor force participation in the civilian labor force, as a percentage of the population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 66.8%
Total sales of lodging and food services in 2012 ($1,000) : 25,617
Total receipts/revenue for health care and social assistance in 2012 ($1,000) : 61,249
Manufacturers' total shipments in 2012 ($1,000) : 246,210
2012 total retail sales ($1,000) : 112,942
2012 total retail sales per capita : $6,830
Mean commute time to work (in minutes), workers aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 32.6
2015-2019 median household income (in 2019 dollars) : $82,468
Income per capita in the previous 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 : $42,607
Percentage of people living in poverty : 6.3%
Total number of businesses in 2012 : 1,666
Men-owned businesses in 2012 : 817
Women-owned businesses in 2012 : 761
Minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 30
Non-minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 1,587
Veteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 216
Nonveteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 1,395
2010 population per square mile : 1,327.8
2010 land area in square miles : 12.26
Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 77.2%
Owner-occupied housing unit median value, 2015-2019 : $548,400
From 2015 to 2019, the median selected monthly owner costs - with a mortgage : $2,599
Monthly owner costs, without a mortgage, at the median, 2015-2019 : $1,007
2015-2019 median gross rent : $1,338
2015-2019 Households : 7,836
Population per household, 2015-2019 : 2.27
Living in the same house a year ago, percentage of people aged one year and up, 2015-2019 : 90.4%
Languages other than English spoken at home, as a percentage of people aged 5 and up, 2015-2019 : 7.2%
Households with computers, %, 2015-2019 : 94.0%
Percentage of households with a broadband Internet subscription, 2015-2019 : 90.0%
Percentage of people aged 25 and up with a high school diploma or higher, 2015-2019 : 96.9%
Bachelor's degree or higher, proportion of people aged 25 and up, 2015-2019 : 62.4%
Percentage of people under the age of 65 who have a disability, 2015-2019 : 5.2%
Persons under the age of 65 who do not have health insurance, as a percentage : 2.3%
Total civilian labor force, percent of population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 69.3%
Female labor force participation in the civilian labor force, as a percentage of the population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 63.8%
Total sales of lodging and food services in 2012 ($1,000) : 66,902
Total receipts/revenue for health care and social assistance in 2012 ($1,000) : 259,692
Manufacturers' total shipments in 2012 ($1,000) : 558,698
2012 total retail sales ($1,000) : 223,348
2012 total retail sales per capita : $12,651
Mean commute time to work (in minutes), workers aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 33.6
2015-2019 median household income (in 2019 dollars) : $109,839
Income per capita in the previous 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 : $64,018
Percentage of people living in poverty : 5.9%
Total number of businesses in 2012 : 2,672
Men-owned businesses in 2012 : 1,561
Women-owned businesses in 2012 : 924
Minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 128
Non-minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 2,395
Veteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 229
Nonveteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 2,302
2010 population per square mile : 2,086.2
2010 land area in square miles : 8.35

People born in Chesterton (6)

People born in Chesterton, including comedian, actor, author Jim Gaffigan Ano Sucio, basketball player-coach Bob Dille, basketball coach and basketball player Matt Nover, .

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Schools in Chesterton

College & universities near Chesterton, IN

Code Name City ZIP
475741 Chamberlain University-Indiana Indianapolis (IN) 46240
489779 Purdue University Global Indianapolis (IN) 46240-0000
488420 Indiana Wellness College Indianapolis (IN) 46290
457563 Aveda Fredric's Institute-Indianapolis Indianapolis (IN) 46250
151467 International Business College-Indianapolis Indianapolis (IN) 46256-3954

Stations (5)

Amtrak & bus stations near Chesterton, IN

Code Name Address Type
IND Indianapolis Union Station 350 South Illinois Street RAIL
CRF Crawfordsville Spring and Green Streets RAIL
CRB Crawfordsville (Bus), Indiana 1000 Smith Ave BUS
LAF Lafayette station 200 North 2nd St. RAIL
COI Connersville station 1012 Eastern Avenue RAIL

Post offices near Chesterton

Post Office Name City ZIP
Nora Post Office Indianapolis (IN) 46240
Carmel Post Office Carmel (IN) 46032
Broad Rippl Post Office Indianapolis (IN) 46220
Castleton Post Office Indianapolis (IN) 46256
Fisher Post Office Fishers (IN) 46038

Other places with the same name (2)

Other cities in Hamilton County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Hamilton County , IN.

City Name Population Title
Carmel 101,643 City in Monterey County, California
Fishers 97,020 City in Indiana
Noblesville 65,835 City in Indiana
Westfield 46,145 City in Indiana, USA
Cicero 4,999 Town in Indiana, United States
Sheridan 3,048 City in Hamilton County, Indiana, United States of America
Arcadia 1,648 Human settlement in Hamilton County, Indiana, United States of America
Atlanta 783 Town in Hamilton County, Indiana, United States

Distance to Other Cities

Chesterton distances to largest Indiana cities