Chesterton Information

Chesterton Information

Travel info, sports, demographic data, and general statistics about the city of Chesterton, IN

General Chesterton Information

State: Indiana

County: Porter County

Close cities: South Haven, IN, Burns Harbor, IN, Porter, IN, Michigan City, IN, Westville, IN, Valparaiso, IN, Town of Pines, IN, Ogden Dunes, IN, Beverly Shores, IN, Dune Acres, IN, Portage, IN

Chesterton Population (census data)
Total 12,556 (+17.1% since 2000)
Male 6,136 (48.9%)
Female 6,420 (51.1%)

Population Density: 1,475 people per sq. mile

Cost of Living Index: 101.2 (US Avg is 100)

Land Area: 8.51 square miles

Median Household Income: $62,245

Zip Codes: 46304.

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Chesterton Demographic Data

Ethnic Information:
  • White Non-Hispanic (93.7%)
  • Hispanic (3.3%)
  • Two or more races (1.2%)
  • Asian Indian (0.7%)
  • American Indian (0.6%)
  • Other race (0.5%)
Ancestry Information:
  • German (25.5%)
  • Irish (19.3%)
  • English (11.9%)
  • Polish (10.1%)
  • Swedish (6.2%)
  • Italian (5.5%)
Foriegn Born: 227 people (1.8%)
  • Asia (47.4%)
  • Europe (42.1%)
  • North America (10.5%)

Local Chesterton Sports Teams

Major League Baseball: Chicago White Sox, Chicago Cubs
NFL Football: Indianapolis Colts, Chicago Bears
NBA Basketball: Chicago Bulls
NHL Hockey: Chicago Blackhawks
NCAA Sports: University of Notre Dame, Valparaiso University

Chesterton School Information

High Schools
Chesterton Senior High School (2125 South 11th Street, Chesterton, IN, 46304 - Duneland School Corporation District)
Middle Schools
Chesterton Middle School (651 West Morgan Avenue, Chesterton, IN, 46304 - Duneland School Corporation District)
Elementary Schools
Bailly Elementary School (800 South 5th Street, Chesterton, IN, 46304 - Duneland School Corporation District)
Brummitt Elementary School (2500 Indian Boundary, Chesterton, IN, 46304 - Duneland School Corporation District)
Liberty Elementary School (50-1 West 900 North, Chesterton, IN, 46304 - Duneland School Corporation District)
Other/Private Schools
Liberty Intermediate School (50 West 900 North, Chesterton, IN, 46304 - Duneland School Corporation District)
Westchester Intermediate School (1050 South 5th Street, Chesterton, IN, 46304 - Duneland School Corporation District)

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