Chatham, Illinois 

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Population

12,351

103% Growth

Unemployment Rate

4.7%

Median Income

$78,455

Avg. Home Price

$175,800

Best Places to Live in Chatham, Illinois

Small capital city - Near the geographic center of Illinois
Pros
-Capital-city amenities
-Historic interest
-Cost of living
Cons
-Recreation
-High violent crime
-Low ethnic diversity

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What Bert Has To Say About Springfield Metro Area

Springfield, the state capital, is a quiet agricultural center with a strong government presence. This quiet town with a fairly well-educated population has a substantial heritage built around Abraham Lincoln’s residence and activities. It is “altogether fitting” that the Lincoln memorabilia should be mixed into such a traditional, mid-American city.


QUICK FACTS

Real Estate: For Sale  For Rent
Country: United States
State: Illinois
County: Sangamon County
Metro Area: Springfield Metro Area
City: Chatham
Zip Codes: 62629
Time zone: Central Standard Time (CST)
Elevation: 613 ft above sea level

Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Chatham is 4.7% (U.S. avg. is 5.2%). Recent job growth is Positive. Chatham jobs have increased by 0.90%. Learn More...
COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Chatham's cost of living is 7.70% lower than the U.S. average. Learn More... or Compare Chatham's Cost of Living
POPULATION
Chatham's population is 12,351 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 103.34%. Learn More...
TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 22 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes. Learn More...
REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Chatham is $175,800. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been -5.99%. Check out the homes in the area.
SCHOOLS
Chatham public schools spend $10,648 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 25.7 students per teacher in Chatham. Learn More...

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Housing Market in Chatham

It's not a good time to buy in Chatham. Home Appreciation is down -6.0% in the last 12 months. Browse Chatham Real Estate.

The median home price in Chatham is $175,800. Browse Homes in this Range.


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Reviews for Chatham   1 Reviews
Chatham, IL weather - 9/3/2009
Over all very good. Usually just a few severe storms and two or three heavy snow falls (8in). Seldomly snows be for Christmas. Most of the severe weather happens just... (Read More)

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ZIP CODES IN CHATHAM, ILLINOIS
62629