Chester, IL Real Estate
According to census data in the year 2000 there were 2,195 housing units in Chester.
This represents a 2.3% decline from 2,247 in 1990.
Of those housing units, 2,104 were located in either urbanized areas or urban clusters, and 91 were located in what is classified as a rural area.
Homeownership rate in Chester is about 74.6%.
Chester's vacancy rate, including seasonal lodging, is about 8.8%.
Average household size is 2.33 people.
The majority of houses, apartments or condos in Chester were built after 1953.
|Housing Units by Size|
|Five Bedrooms or more||3.80%|
Owned Homes, Apartments and Condos
|Average Household Size||2.45|
|Median year structure was built||1949|
|Median Value of occupied units||$60,900|
|Median Price asked for vacant units||$73,600|
Rented Homes, Apartments and Condos
|Average Household Size||2|
|Median year structure was built||1962|
|Median Monthly Rent asked for vacant units||$268|
Owners Finance Status
|Second Mortgage & Equity Loan||0%|
|Home Equity Loan||4.60%|
|Median part of Monthly Household Income dedicated to covering home ownership costs||14.4%|