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Chestnut is a township in Knox County, in the Galesburg metro area.
The latitude of Chestnut is 40.753N. The longitude is -90.274W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 676 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 250.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Chestnut demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Knox County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 61474 ZIP code.
3% of Chestnut residents report German ancestry, and 4% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Chestnut ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Chestnut was $18,029, compared with $21,587 nationally.
17% of Chestnut residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Chestnut, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $325. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $950.
Knox County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Chestnut political report.
The average commute time for Chestnut workers is 32 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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