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FAQs - Buying a Home in Chester, Illinois


How big is Chester, Illinois?

Chester, Illinois has a population of 8,262 residents. 69.6% of the residents are families with children.

What is the cost of living for Chester, Illinois?

The average family living in Chester, Illinois has a average household income of $42,036 and spends about $38,364 annually.

What is the crime rate for Chester, Illinois?

Chester, Illinois is relatively safe since the personal crime risk (including violent and non-violent crimes) is 0.9%, which is lower than the state average of 13.2%. Chester, Illinois property crime risk is 3.50%, which is lower than the state average of 9.6%.

How’s the job market for Chester, Illinois?

About 36.8% of the residents in Chester, Illinois have white-collar jobs, while the remaining 63.2% have blue-collar jobs. In Chester, Illinois, the unemployment rate is about 3.2%, which is lower than the state unemployment rate of 4.3%.

What is the weather like year-round for Chester, Illinois?

The average temperature for Chester, Illinois is about 21 degrees in January and 73 degrees in July. The average rainfall is around 35 inches per year. The average snowfall is approximately 15 inches per year.