Chesterton, IN Real Estate

According to census data in the year 2000 there were 4,186 housing units in Chesterton. This represents a 19.4% growth from 3,507 in 1990.

Of those housing units, 4,128 were located in either urbanized areas or urban clusters, and 58 were located in what is classified as a rural area.

Homeownership rate in Chesterton is about 69.4%. Chesterton's vacancy rate, including seasonal lodging, is about 4.2%. Average household size is 2.59 people.

The majority of houses, apartments or condos in Chesterton were built after 1971.


Housing Size

Housing Units by Size
Studio Type0.20%
One Bedroom3.60%
Two Bedrooms33.10%
Three Bedrooms44.60%
Four Bedrooms15%
Five Bedrooms or more3.40%
As % of Housing Units

Owned Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.65
Median year structure was built1971
Median Value of occupied units$133,500
Median Price asked for vacant units$87,200

Rented Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.45
Median year structure was built1972
Median Monthly Rent asked for vacant units$575

Owners Finance Status

Housing Finance
Second Mortgage & Equity Loan0.90%
Second Mortgage8.80%
Home Equity Loan12.30%
Simple Mortgage55.10%
Debt Free22.90%
As % of Housing Units
Median part of Monthly Household Income dedicated to covering home ownership costs18.1%