Real Estate Market Update for 46304 (Chesterton, IN)
Welcome to November's Market Update. Let’s take a look at residential real-estate activity in your area during the month of October. The number of active listings was up 67% from one year earlier, and did not change from the previous month. These latest figures mean that buyers had a greater selection of homes to choose from compared to the same month the previous year. As you can see, the median listing price for the month was just under 300-thousand dollars. Compared to last year, the average number of days units spent on the market before being sold was up 100%. This higher number of days may signal a slowdown in the local inventory-turnover rate. The median sale price was just over 90-thousand dollars. The number of units sold was consistent year-over-year, and held steady month-over-month. ... an indication that local market conditions were basically unchanged. Thanks for watching. We hope you use this information to make smart, informed decisions in your upcoming real-estate transactions. Feel free to contact us for more information or further assistance.
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Map Information for 46304 (Chesterton, IN)
Area Information for 46304 (Chesterton, IN)
  • Population: 24,971
  • Median Age: 40.41 yr
  • Median Commute Time: 26 mins
  • Educational Climate*: 4
  • Sales Tax: 7%
  • Population Density: 465/sq mi
  • Population Change Since 2000: 11.83%
  • Closest Airport: Chicago Midway International
  • Closest College: Valparaiso University
  • Closest Jr. College: Ivy Tech Community College-portage
  • Median Household Income: $64,621
  • Annual Residential Turnover: 10%
  • Median Home Sales Price: $178,125
  • Closest Major Sports Team: Chicago Bears
  • Change Avg. Household Income Since 2000: 19.84%
* Scale from 1-5  ** Index where 100 is the national average
Demographic Data for 46304 (Chesterton, IN)
Median Age: 40.41 Married: 45% Number of Households: 9,516 Households with Children: 2,961
    • Occupancy Types
      • 3599 Vacant
      • 8822 Owned
      • 12512 Rented
    • Transportation to Work
      • 43% Drive
      • 47% Public Transportation
      • 8% Walk / Bike / Other
      • 8% Work at Home
    National Index Comparisons:
    (100 National Average)
      • Population By Sex(%)
        • 50% Male
        • 50% Female
      • White/Blue Collar Jobs
        • 50% White Collar
        • 50% Blue Collar
      School Data for 46304 (Chesterton, IN)

      School Name Distance Type Grades GreatSchools Rating Parent Rating
      Saint Patrick School 0.4 mi Catholic PRESCHOOL-8 4-5 5
      Wee Care Child Development Ctr 0.6 mi Private PRESCHOOL-PRESCHOOL 0 0
      Duneland Montessori Academy 0.6 mi Private PRESCHOOL-6 0 0
      Chesterton Middle School 0.9 mi Public 7-8 3-5 3
      Bailly Elementary School 1.0 mi Public K-4 4 5
      Fairhaven Baptist Academy 1.1 mi Private PRESCHOOL-12 0 4
      Westchester Intermediate School 1.1 mi Public 5-6 4 3
      Brummitt Elementary School 1.4 mi Public K-4 3-5 4
      Newton Yost Elementary School 1.8 mi Public K-4 4 4
      Discovery Charter School 1.8 mi Public K-8 4 4
      Chesterton Senior High School 2.0 mi Public 9-12 4 3
      Chesterton Montessori School 2.0 mi Private PRESCHOOL-6 0 5
      Liberty Elementary School 3.5 mi Public K-4 3 5
      Liberty Intermediate School 3.5 mi Public 5-6 3-5 4
      Proximity to listed schools and their school district(s) does not guarantee enrollment eligibility. Please contact a local real estate professional or the local school district(s) for the most current information relating to schools in the area. Sources: and Onboard Informatics © 2015
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        Community information and market data Powered by Onboard Informatics. Copyright ©2015 Onboard Informatics. Information is deemed reliable but not guaranteed. * Based on a 30-year fixed rate of 4.75% with 20% down. The estimated payment is offered for convenience and is not an offer of credit. Due to market fluctuations, interest rates are subject to change at any time and without notice. Interest rates are also subject to credit and property approval based on secondary market guidelines. The rates shown are based on average rates for our best qualified customers. Your individual rate may vary. Rates may differ for FHA, VA or jumbo loans.