Chatham Information

Relocation, travel info, sports, demographic data, and general statistics about the city of Chatham, IL

General Chatham Information

State: Illinois

County: Sangamon County

Close cities: Auburn, IL, Leland Grove, IL, Jerome, IL, Loami, IL, Springfield, IL, Virden, IL, Thayer, IL, Pawnee, IL, Glenarm, IL, Divernon, IL, Lowder, IL, Southern View, IL

Chatham Population (census data)
Total 10,358 (+17.2% since 2000)
Male 5,084 (49.1%)
Female 5,274 (50.9%)

Population Density: 2,086 people per sq. mile

Cost of Living Index: 78.3 (US Avg is 100)

Chatham Elevation: 606 feet above sea level

Incorporated in 1874

Land Area: 4.97 square miles

Median Household Income: $67,196

Zip Codes: 62629.

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Chatham Demographic Data

Ethnic Information:
  • White Non-Hispanic (96.8%)
  • Black (0.8%)
  • Hispanic (0.8%)
  • Two or more races (0.5%)
Ancestry Information:
  • German (35.3%)
  • Irish (18.9%)
  • English (14.3%)
  • Italian (6.3%)
  • United States (6.1%)
  • French (3.9%)

Local Chatham Sports Teams

Major League Baseball: Chicago Cubs, Chicago White Sox, St. Louis Cardinals
NFL Football: St. Louis Rams, Chicago Bears
NBA Basketball: Chicago Bulls
NHL Hockey: Chicago Blackhawks, St. Louis Blues
NCAA Sports: Bradley University, Illinois State University

Chatham School Information

High Schools
Glenwood High School (1501 E Plummer Boulevard, Chatham, IL, 62629 - Ball Chatham Community Unit School District 5 District)
Middle Schools
Glenwood Middle School (595 Chatham Road, Chatham, IL, 62629 - Ball Chatham Community Unit School District 5 District)
Elementary Schools
Ball Elementary School (1015 New City Road, Chatham, IL, 62629 - Ball Chatham Community Unit School District 5 District)
Chatham Elementary School (525 South College Street, Chatham, IL, 62629 - Ball Chatham Community Unit School District 5 District)
Other/Private Schools
Glenwood Intermediate School (465 Chatham Road, Chatham, IL, 62629 - Ball Chatham Community Unit School District 5 District)

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