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The Chestnut Census Designated Place had a population of 252 as of July 1, 2016. Chestnut ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Illinois. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Chestnut is located at latitude 40.0538 and longitude -89.1866 in Logan County. The formal boundaries for the Chestnut Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.11 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Logan County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 617 feet.

The Chestnut Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2628546) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The Chestnut Census Designated Place is located within Township of Aetna, a minor civil division (MCD) of Logan County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Chestnut population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

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Chestnut, IL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 252
Population in Households 252
Population in Familes 220
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 2,297
Diversity Index2 11


Total Households 103
Average Household Size 2.45
Family Households 79
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 113 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 83 (73.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 20 (17.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 10 ( 8.8%)
Median Home Value $128,947
Average Home Value $158,333


Median Household Income $62,474
Average Household Income $73,459
Per Capita Income $29,155
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.39% 0.0%
Households 0.64% 0.19%
Families 1.5% 0.25%
Median Household Income   2.08%
Per Capita Income   2.3%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Chestnut, IL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Chestnut to the other 1,368 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Illinois by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 1142 17th
Population Density1 # 211 85th
Diversity Index2 # 737 46th
Median Household Income # 341 75th
Per Capita Income # 412 70th

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