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  2. Crime & Safety
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  3. Housing
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  4. Nightlife
    B-
  5. Good for Families
    A
  6. Diversity
    C+
  7. Jobs
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  8. Weather
    D+
  9. Cost of Living
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  10. Health & Fitness
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  11. Outdoor Activities
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  12. Commute
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Chesterland is a suburb of Cleveland with a population of 2,037. Chesterland is in Geauga County and is one of the best places to live in Ohio. Living in Chesterland offers residents a rural feel and most residents own their homes. Many retirees live in Chesterland and residents tend to be conservative. The public schools in Chesterland are highly rated.
About Chesterland...
Population
2,037

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$173,200
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$850
National
$949
Area Feel
Rural
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    7%
  • Own
    93%
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Chesterland Rankings

Niche ranks thousands of places to live based on key statistics from the U.S. Census and and expert insights.

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
    12%
  • 10-17 years
    10%
  • 18-24 years
    7%
  • 25-34 years
    7%
  • 35-44 years
    11%
  • 45-54 years
    9%
  • 55-64 years
    17%
  • 65+ years
    28%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    8%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    29%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    25%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    30%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    9%
    13%

Working in Chesterland

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Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$55,915
National
$55,322

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Chesterland Reviews

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Getting too big. Wish there were more if a concerted effort to preserve green space, still there are still some pretty spots. The downtown area is an eyesore of poor planning and land use with several empty strip malls that have no ascetic value. It's location close to Cleveland is nice for the convenience, but unfortunately it has come with an influx of people who want live in the "country" only to realize the house they and their neighbors just built has taken the country away. Still there are some good places too. Guido's pizza is a county landmark and there is a few good places to find an apple if you need one. Like any area there is good and bad, good people and bad people. If you don't like snow, Chesterland probably is not a good choice but if you like a semi rural area with decent schools and close proximity to Cleveland, then it is not a bad area.
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Chesterland is a city that reminds me of what America truly should be...friendly neighborhoods, low crime, privacy, and a great place to raise little ones. Highly rated as far as I'm concerned.
A very nice small town with excellent schools. Very safe place to live with great restaurants. Not much nightlife, but it's quiet.