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Chester, IL Real Estate

Chester, Illinois is located in Randolph County. Nearby cities and towns include Kaskaskia, Lithium, St. Mary, Ellis Grove, Rockwood, Brewer, Steeleville, Ste. Genevieve, Ozora, Evansville, Percy, Willisville, Perryville, Campbell Hill, Cutler, Sparta, Ruma, Longtown, Ava, Baldwin, Prairie du Rocher, Weingarten, Tilden, Biehle, Coulterville, Red Bud, Bloomsdale, Frohna, Grayhawk, Marissa, Old Appleton, Gorham, and Altenburg. Chester is a suburban community with a population of 8,634. The median household income is $48,722. In Chester, 33% of residents are married, and families with children reside in 30% of the households. Half the population of Chester commutes 10 minutes or less to work, with 53% of residents holding white collar jobs and 47% residents holding blue collar jobs. The median age of homes in Chester, IL is 44 years, with 63% of those homes owned, 30% rented, and 7% not occupied. In the previous year, 42 Chester properties were sold. The median sale price of a home in Chester in the previous year was $81,118.

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Chester offers a range of educational opportunities with one elementary school, one middle school and one high school.

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Chester, IL Local Market & Demographic Data

Married vs. single

Chester, IL
  • 67% Single
  • 33% Married
  • 51% Single
  • 49% Married

Male VS. Female

Chester, IL
  • 32% Female
  • 68% Male
  • 51% Female
  • 49% Male

Average Age of Citizens in Chester, IL

  • 40
  • 38
  • Chester, IL
  • Illinois

Average Age of Homes in Chester, IL

  • 44
  • 38
  • Chester, IL
  • Illinois

Vacant Homes in Chester, IL

  • 7%
  • 8%
  • Chester, IL
  • Illinois

Average INCOME of Citizens

  • $55,461
  • $77,034
  • Chester, IL
  • Illinois

Owned Homes vs. Rented Homes

Chester, IL
  • 63% Owned
  • 30% Rented
  • 60% Owned
  • 32% Rented