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Overall Niche Grade
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  1. Public Schools
    B-
  2. Crime & Safety
    NG
  3. Housing
    B+
  4. Nightlife
    B-
  5. Good for Families
    B
  6. Diversity
    C+
  7. Jobs
    B-
  8. Weather
    B-
  9. Cost of Living
    A-
  10. Health & Fitness
    B-
  11. Outdoor Activities
    C
  12. Commute
    B-
Chester Township is located in Illinois with a population of 753. Chester Township is in Logan County. Living in Chester Township offers residents a rural feel and most residents own their homes. Residents of Chester Township tend to be conservative. The public schools in Chester Township are above average.

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$167,100
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$591
National
$949
Area Feel
Rural
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    14%
  • Own
    86%
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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
NG
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    282.7
  • Murder
    6.1
  • Rape
    40.7
  • Robbery
    135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    500.1
  • Theft
    2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    284

Residents

Diversity
C+
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    11%
  • 10-17 years
    17%
  • 18-24 years
    7%
  • 25-34 years
    6%
  • 35-44 years
    14%
  • 45-54 years
    13%
  • 55-64 years
    16%
  • 65+ years
    16%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    6%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    23%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    29%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    40%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    3%
    13%

Working in Chester Township

Jobs
B-
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$76,875
National
$55,322
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