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Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Chesterton is 14,375. Chesterton, Indiana is the 2,417th largest city in the US.
Chesterton is located entirely in Porter County.
The current population of Chesterton (14,375) is it's peak population.
Chesterton has grown 35.7% since the 2000. Chesterton, Indiana is growing somewhat quickly; it is growing faster than 70% of similarly sized cities since 2000.
Chesterton has a population density of 1,400.3 people per square mile.
The total voting age population of Chesterton, Indiana, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 10,381. The voting age population is 48.2% male and 51.8% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 15.8% of the residents of Chesterton are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Chesterton are 91.8% White, 3.0% Two or more races, 2.8% Asian, 1.5% Black, 0.7% Other and 0.1% American Indian. Additionally, 7.7% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In Chesterton, 8.6% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 11.3%. On a per-household basis, 6.5% of families are below the poverty line in Chesterton.
Among those aged 16 and older, 61.9% of Chesterton residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 93.6% of Chesterton residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 32.3% have a bachelor's degree and 12.6% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Chesterton residents aged 5 and older, 7.0% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 3.3% of residents speak Spanish at home, 1.9% speak an Indo-European language, and 1.2% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Chesterton is 6.5%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Chesterton, 12.5% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in Chesterton is $73,977.
In Chesterton, 67.8% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 32.2% of housing units in Chesterton.
Of all the housing units in Chesterton, 10.9% of them were build before 1940.
In Chesterton, 25.7% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000, which is approximately 1,500 units.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Chesterton is $933.
In Chesterton, 84.1% of households have an active broadband internet connection.