Chestnut, Illinois Population 2024

299

Chestnut is a city located in Logan County Illinois. Chestnut has a 2024 population of 299. Chestnut is currently growing at a rate of 27.23% annually and its population has increased by 708.11% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 37 in 2020.

The average household income in Chestnut is $41,908 with a poverty rate of 48.54%. The median age in Chestnut is 42.4 years: 67.5 years for males, and 34 years for females.

Chestnut Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Chestnut was:

  • White: 100%
  • Black or African American: 0%
  • Native American: 0%
  • Asian: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
  • Other race: 0%
  • Two or more races: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
0.1 sq mi
Density (mi²)
2,422.50/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
708.11% (262)
The current population of Chestnut, Illinois is 299 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates (released May 2024). The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 37.

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White171100%
Black or African American00%
Native American00%
Asian00%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%
Other race00%
Two or more races00%

White

Black or African American

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

Two or more races

Chestnut Population by Race

Chestnut Population Pyramid 2024

Chestnut Median Age

42.4

Total

67.5

Male

34

Female

Chestnut Adults

There are 125 adults, (69 of whom are seniors) in Chestnut.

Chestnut Age Dependency

205.4

Age Dependency Ratio

123.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

82.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Chestnut Sex Ratio

Female10360.23%
Male6839.77%

Chestnut Population by Age

Chestnut Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All1041.6472.127.9
Female422.164.335.7
Non Family38063.236.8
Married241.881000
Male0000

2.02

Average Family Size

1.64

Average Household Size

72.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Chestnut Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
9th to 12th Grade00%
Associates Degree00%
Bachelors Degree00%
Graduate Degree00%
High School Graduate111100%
Less Than 9th Grade00%
Some College00%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Chestnut Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Chestnut Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White1111110

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 0%.

Chestnut Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Bachelors Degree$0$0$0
Graduate Degree$0$0$0
High School Graduate$51,667$0$0
Less Than 9th Grade$0$0$0
Overall$51,667$0$0
Some College$0$0$0

$51,667

Average Earnings

$0

Average Male

$0

Average Female

Chestnut Earnings by Educational Attainment

Chestnut Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Chestnut Language

100% of Chestnut residents speak only English, while 0% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0% of the population.

Chestnut Language

Chestnut Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White1718348.54%

48.54%

Overall Poverty Rate

64.71%

Male Poverty Rate

37.86%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Chestnut

The race most likely to be in poverty in Chestnut is White, with 48.54% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Chestnut is White, with 48.54% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0%. Among those working part-time, it was 100%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 100%.

Chestnut Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade0%
High School54.05%
Some College0%
Bachelors or Greater0%

Chestnut Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Employed0%
Male Unemployed0%
Female Employed26.79%
Female Unemployed0%

Chestnut Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Chestnut Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Families-$-999,999,999
Households-$41,908
Married Families-$-999,999,999
Non Families-$-999,999,999

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Chestnut Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

36.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

46.7%

Male Marriage Rate

30.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Chestnut Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Chestnut Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is Over 65.

Chestnut Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Chestnut Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

21

Number of Veterans

21

Male Veterans

0

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Second Gulf War0
First Gulf War0
Vietnam0
Korea0
World War II0

Chestnut Veterans by War

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Age Group
Veterans
75+21
18 to 340
35 to 540
55 to 640
65 to 740

Chestnut Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White2116.8%

Chestnut Veterans by Race

Chestnut Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

100%

Veteran Poverty Rate

100%

Veteran Disability Rate

Chestnut Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

64%

Labor Force Participation

64%

Employment Rate

0%

Unemployment Rate

Chestnut Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Chestnut Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Chestnut Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

84.21%

Born in Chestnut

100%

Native Born

0%

Foreign Born

0%

Non Citizen

0%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

100% of Chestnut residents were born in the United States, with 84.21% having been born in Illinois. 0% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Chestnut Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20242996427.23%
20232356437.43%
20221716459.81%
202110770189.19%
202037-24-39.34%
201961-22-26.51%
201883-34-29.06%
2017117-17-12.69%
2016134-35-20.71%
201516963.68%
2014163-20-10.93%
20131832818.06%
2012155-17-9.88%
2011172-74-30.08%
201024600%

Chestnut Population by Year