Chatsworth, Illinois

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Chatsworth, Illinois

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High Points

Chatsworth strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in Illinois):

Category Trophy
Affordability of Rents
(vs. State)
Top 11% Chatsworth Affordability of Rents
Walking and Biking to Work
(vs. Peers)
Top 17% Chatsworth Walking and Biking to Work

Comparative Profile of Chatsworth, Illinois

Comparing Chatsworth to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in Illinois (State):

Ratings range from 1 (lowest) to 10 (highest).

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Well-Paid Single Men 7 5
Senior Citizens 7 7
Well-Paid Single Women 7 4
Age of the Population 6 7
Male Share of the Population 6 6
Female Share of the Population 5 5
Children Under 5 Years Old 5 4
Racial Diversity 5 5


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Average Household Size 4 3
Portion of People Married 3 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Median Family Income 6 4
People in Middle Class or Better 5 3
People Above Poverty 4 2
College Educated Adults 3 3

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Walking and Biking to Work 9 9
Short Commute Times 5 7
Public Transportation Use 5 4
Working at Home 3 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People Living Alone 9 9
Affordability of Rents 8 9
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 7 8
Affordability of Property Taxes 4 7
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 4 7
Housing Recently Built 2 1

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Chatsworth Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 41 miles NE of Bloomington, Illinois (center to center)
Nearest Large City 83 miles SW of Chicago, Illinois
County Livingston
Standard Zip Codes 60921
Phone Area Codes 815
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 40.753
Longitude -88.291

Chatsworth Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 4.9 miles
Jan Temp 13 to 31 F
Apr Temp 38 to 62 F
Jul Temp 62 to 86 F
Oct Temp 41 to 66 F
Annual Precip 36.8 inches
Distance 20.2 miles
Jan Temp 14 to 30 F
Apr Temp 38 to 61 F
Jul Temp 63 to 85 F
Oct Temp 40 to 65 F
Annual Precip 36.3 inches
Station DWIGHT
Distance 23.7 miles
Jan Temp 12 to 29 F
Apr Temp 38 to 60 F
Jul Temp 63 to 84 F
Oct Temp 40 to 64 F
Annual Precip 34.4 inches
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Chatsworth Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 1,265 100%
Male 612 48.4%
Female 653 51.6%
Under 18 350 27.7%
18+ 915 72.3%
65+ 221 17.5%
Median Age 38.7
Average Family Size 2.99
White 1,250 98.8%
African-American 4 0.3%
Asian 2 0.2%
American Indian & Alaskan 2 0.2%
Other 1 0.1%
Mixed Race 6 0.5%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 21 1.7%

Estimated Chatsworth Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 1,221
Growth -44
Growth % -3.5%

Chatsworth Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
German 40.2%
US/American 16.1%
Irish 11.7%
Italian 7.8%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 4%
English 3.7%
Polish 3.6%
French (except Basque) 2.3%
Swedish 1.9%
Scotch-Irish 1.9%
Scottish 1.8%
European 0.6%
Hungarian 0.6%
Dutch 0.6%
Northern European 0.5%
Russian 0.5%
British 0.5%
Greek 0.5%
Romanian 0.2%
Austrian 0.2%
Slovak 0.2%
Scandinavian 0.2%
Czechoslovakian 0.2%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Chatsworth 1,265 $42,679
Cullom 563 $46,406
Forrest 1,225 $45,938
Piper City 781 $40,278
Roberts 387 $50,000
Strawn 104 $42,000
Thawville 258 $43,906

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