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Apartments for rent in Chesterton, IN

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See what Chesterton, IN has to offer.

What Renters Like and Dislike

What Renters Like and Dislike About Chesterton

it is a small town but convenient shopping close by. .Chicago is only a train ride away. th.at is all i have to say

It is very close to schools. If you don't mind walking it's very close to our quaint downtown area.

I love how close I live to the dunes national park. I like the local restaurant third coast cafe and Lemon Tree.

Who Lives Here

Chesterton Demographics

Education

High School

37%

Associate's

34%

Bachelor's

20%

Master's

7%

Doctorate

2%

Family Size

2 people

44%

3 people

25%

4 people

17%

5 people

11%

6+ people

3%

Household Income

0-50k

35%

50-100k

33%

100-150k

20%

150-200k

6%

200k+

7%

Age

0-10

12%

10-20

15%

20-45

32%

45-65

25%

65+

16%

Affordability

How expensive is it in Chesterton?

Percentage: 3/53/5

Renters gave this area a 3 out of 5 for affordability

Rent Trends

Studio1 Bed2 Beds3 Beds
Feb '24-$797$975$1300
Jan '24-$797$975$1300
Dec '23-$797$975$1300
Nov '23-$797$975$1300
Oct '23-$797$975$1300
Sep '23-$797$975$1300
Aug '23-$797$975$1300
Jul '23-$797$975$1300
Jun '23-$797$975$1300
May '23-$797$975$1300
Apr '23-$797$975$1300
Mar '23-$797$975$1300
Feb '23-$797$975$1300

*The rent information included in this summary is based on a median calculation of multifamily rental property inventory on Apartment Guide and Rent.com over the past 12-months and is for illustrative purposes only. This information does not constitute a pricing guarantee or financial advice related to the rental market.

Getting Around Chesterton

Chesterton Transportation

Commute Time

0-15 Mins

32%

15-30 Mins

33%

30-40 Mins

15%

40-60 Mins

8%

60+ Mins

12%

Transportation Scores

Percentage: 2323

Walk Score®

Walkable

No

Say 17 of 19 renters

Has Sidewalks

Yes

Say 13 of 19 renters

Percentage: 3737

Bike Score®

Bike Friendly

Yes

Say 15 of 19 renters

What Renters Are Saying

Chesterton Features

Noise Late At Night

No

Say 19 of 19 renters

Area Has Litter

No

Say 19 of 19 renters

Good Place To Raise A Family

Yes

Say 18 of 19 renters

Busy Streets

No

Say 17 of 19 renters

Mostly Older Buildings

No

Say 17 of 19 renters

Safe For Families

Yes

Say 17 of 19 renters

Area Has Potholes

No

Say 16 of 19 renters

Area Has Kids Play Outside

Yes

Say 15 of 19 renters

Pet Friendly

Yes

Say 15 of 19 renters

Quiet Area

Yes

Say 15 of 19 renters

Near Schools

Yes

Say 14 of 19 renters

Near Grocery Stores

Yes

Say 12 of 19 renters

Maintained Yards

Yes

Say 12 of 19 renters

Well Lit

No

Say 10 of 19 renters

Nearby Parks

No

Say 11 of 19 renters

Nice Views

No

Say 12 of 19 renters

Tree Lined Streets

No

Say 12 of 19 renters

Near Highways

No

Say 13 of 19 renters

Mostly Newer Buildings

No

Say 15 of 19 renters

Near Downtown

No

Say 15 of 19 renters

Chesterton Education

Schools

Percentage: 4/54/5

School Score

How satisfied do renters feel with the schools in this area.

Top Schools in Chesterton

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All About

Living in Chesterton, IN

The small city of Chesterton, Indiana is home to approximately 14,000 residents. The city's population, with an average age of just under 39, is fairly typical compared to other municipalities in the state, which has an average age of 37. Only 32% of residents rent in Chesterton, as the majority own their homes. Relatively high rent costs could play a role, as the average rent of $984/month is substantially higher than the state average of $827.

Chesterton has a relatively large percentage of residents over the age of 25 who have earned an Associate's degree (7%) compared to the national average (5%). Furthermore, 20% have earned a Bachelor's, Master's, Professional, or Doctoral degree. There are five primary industries in Chesterton: manufacturing, healthcare, education, retail, and entertainment. Together, these industries make up 33% of the labor force in the city. Meanwhile, looking at job function, many residents work in sales, as 7% of the city's population reports this as their field of work, the highest number of any field. With an average annual income of almost $79,000, Chesterton workers take home more than the average Indiana resident. Chesterton's average income also compares favorably to the national average ($73,345).

Chesterton residents have an average commute of about 28 minutes. Many residents (43%) commute to work by car or truck, while public transit isn't used extensively. A small percentage of commuters walk to work.