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Population in 2012: 5,844 (93% urban, 7% rural). Population change since 2000: +3.7%
 

Males: 2,785  (47.7%)
Females: 3,059  (52.3%)

Median resident age:  26.8 years
Nebraska median age:  42.2 years

Zip codes: 69337.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $30,181 (it was $27,400 in 2000)
Chadron:

$30,181
NE:

$50,723
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $18,101

Chadron city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $95,390 (it was $59,500 in 2000)
Chadron:

$95,390
NE:

$128,300
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $92,387; Detached houses: $97,128; Townhouses or other attached units: $96,604; Mobile homes: $34,530

Median gross rent in 2012: $505.

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  • White alone - 5,057 (86.5%)
  • Hispanic - 267 (4.6%)
  • American Indian alone - 223 (3.8%)
  • Black alone - 147 (2.5%)
  • Asian alone - 112 (1.9%)
  • Two or more races - 40 (0.7%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Chadron: 79.8 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (36.6%), Irish (14.1%), English (6.5%), Swedish (6.1%), Norwegian (3.2%), French (2.0%).

Current Local Time: MST time zone

Incorporated on 12/21/1885

Elevation: 3369 feet

Land area: 3.63 square miles.

Population density: 1,611 people per square mile 
 
 (low).

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For population 25 years and over in Chadron:

  • High school or higher: 92.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 38.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 16.7%
  • Unemployed: 6.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 10.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Chadron city:

  • Never married: 43.5%
  • Now married: 39.0%
  • Separated: 1.3%
  • Widowed: 5.3%
  • Divorced: 11.0%

196 residents are foreign born (0.4% Africa).

This city:  3.4%
Nebraska:  5.5%



According to our research of Nebraska and other state lists there were 15 registered sex offenders living in Chadron, Nebraska as of December 22, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Chadron to the number of sex offenders is 390 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,614 (1.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $1,031 (1.1%)

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Rapid City, SD (87.1 miles , pop. 59,607).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Aurora, CO (236.0 miles , pop. 276,393).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (771.7 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities: Whitney, NE (3.6 miles) , Hay Springs, NE (4.3 miles ), Crawford, NE (4.8 miles ), Pine Ridge, NE (5.0 miles) , White Clay, NE (5.1 miles) , Pine Ridge, SD (5.1 miles ), Oelrichs, SD (5.2 miles) , Oglala, SD (5.3 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 5 buildings, average cost: $85,000
  • 1998: 5 buildings, average cost: $63,300
  • 1999: 5 buildings, average cost: $61,500
  • 2000: 6 buildings, average cost: $45,700
  • 2001: 9 buildings, average cost: $28,100
  • 2002: 3 buildings, average cost: $96,600
  • 2003: 4 buildings, average cost: $100,200
  • 2004: 9 buildings, average cost: $85,300
  • 2005: 6 buildings, average cost: $93,600
  • 2006: 7 buildings, average cost: $63,700
  • 2007: 9 buildings, average cost: $116,400
  • 2008: 1 building, cost: $132,000
  • 2009: 3 buildings, average cost: $137,000
  • 2010: 2 buildings, average cost: $122,500
  • 2011: 6 buildings, average cost: $167,600
  • 2012: 1 building, cost: $175,800

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)


Latitude: 42.83 N, Longitude: 103.00 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +314 (+5.4%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 2,804 (87.4%)

Area code: 308

Chadron household income distribution Chadron home values distribution


 

Crime rates in Chadron by Year
Type 2002 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 0000010000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.018.30.00.00.00.0
Rapes 0330154313
per 100,000 0.053.355.20.019.491.474.054.716.950.8
Robberies 0001014002
per 100,000 0.00.00.018.70.018.374.00.00.033.9
Assaults 41435791132
per 100,000 70.317.873.656.196.9127.9166.4200.750.833.9
Burglaries 56816223518111116
per 100,000 87.8106.7147.1299.1426.5639.5332.8200.7186.3271.1
Thefts 2736503471120100140117140
per 100,000 474.3640.1919.5635.61376.52192.61848.82554.71982.02372.5
Auto thefts 5785211981078
per 100,000 87.8124.5147.193.5407.1347.2147.9182.5118.6135.6
Arson 0000110211
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.019.418.30.036.516.916.9
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 293.4) 43.083.0109.565.7141.8279.9208.1199.8116.8169.6

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Crime rate in Chadron detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 19 (13 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.20
Nebraska average:

1.95

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Chadron, Nebraska accommodation, waste management, arts - Economy and Business Data

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

5.8%
Nebraska:

4.4%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +31 (+0.6%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Retail trade (24%)
  • Educational services (21%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (10%)
  • Public administration (9%)
  • Construction (7%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (3%)
  • Health care and social assistance (26%)
  • Educational services (23%)
  • Accommodation and food services (12%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (11%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
  • Manufacturing (3%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (8%)
  • Agricultural workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Postsecondary teachers (6%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (6%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Cashiers (7%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (5%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (5%)
  • Child care workers (5%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (4%)

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Tornado activity:

Chadron-area historical tornado activity is significantly below Nebraska state average. It is 21% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/5/1993, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 19.3 miles away from the Chadron city center caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 6/4/1994, a category F3 tornado 22.0 miles away from the city center caused between $500 and $5000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Chadron-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Nebraska state average. It is 84% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 1/28/1990 at 04:59:59, a magnitude 4.0 (3.9 LG, 4.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 42.0 miles away from the city center
On 5/25/2003 at 07:32:33, a magnitude 4.0 (3.9 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 63.8 miles away from Chadron center
On 4/9/1996 at 02:48:08, a magnitude 3.7 (3.7 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 58.1 miles away from the city center
On 6/18/1998 at 16:26:38, a magnitude 3.4 (3.1 MB, 3.4 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 14.2 miles away from the city center
On 2/6/1996 at 16:08:36, a magnitude 3.7 (3.7 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 87.7 miles away from Chadron center
On 2/20/1993 at 13:08:10, a magnitude 3.5 (3.1 MB, 3.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 78.2 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Dawes County (4) is a lot smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 2
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 2, Storms: 2, Tornado: 1, Fire: 1, Hurricane: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Birthplace of: Justin Bruening - Male model, John Schiffer - Politician, Kelly Stouffer - Football player, Zac Alcorn - Football player.


Hospitals/medical centers in Chadron:

  • CHADRON COMMUNITY HOSPITAL AND HEALTH SERVICES (Critical Access Hospitals,Voluntary non-profit - Private, provides emergency services, 825 CENTENNIAL DRIVE)
  • CHADRON COMMUNITY HOSPITAL HOS (Hospital, 821 MOREHEAD STREET)
  • CREST VIEW CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, 420 GORDON AVENUE)

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Airports and heliports located in Chadron:


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College/University in Chadron:

  • Chadron State College (Full-time enrollment: 1,818; Location: 1000 Main St; Public; Website: www.csc.edu; Offers Master's degree)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Chadron:

  • Black Hills State University (about 124 miles; Spearfish, SD; Full-time enrollment: 2,551)
  • Laramie County Community College (about 151 miles; Cheyenne, WY; FT enrollment: 2,121)
  • Casper College (about 169 miles; Casper, WY; FT enrollment: 2,078)
  • University of Wyoming (about 170 miles; Laramie, WY; FT enrollment: 9,610)
  • University of Northern Colorado (about 190 miles; Greeley, CO; FT enrollment: 9,984)
  • Colorado State University (about 190 miles; Fort Collins, CO; FT enrollment: 22,884)
  • Aims Community College (about 191 miles; Greeley, CO; FT enrollment: 2,152)

Public high schools in Chadron:

Public elementary/middle schools in Chadron:

Private elementary/middle schools in Chadron:

  • CHADRON STATE COLLEGE CHILD DEVELOPMENT CENTER LAB (Students: 56; Location: 1000 MAIN STREET-BURKHISER TECHNOLOGY COMPLEX; Grades: PK - 3)
  • PRAIRIE VIEW ADVENTIST SCHOOL (Students: 7; Location: 5802 HWY 20; Grades: 5 - 8)
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Library in Chadron:

  • CHADRON PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $219,356; Location: 507 BORDEAUX STREET; 36,138 books; 1,665 audio materials; 2,300 video materials; 3 local licensed databases; 20 state licensed databases; 81 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Chadron: Dawes County Fairground (A), Boog Horse Park (B), Dawes County Fairgrounds (C), Chadron Grain Elevator (D), Math and Science Building (E), National Guard Armory (F), Burkhiser Technology Complex (G), Student Center (H), Edna G Work Wing (I), Dawes County Sheriff Department (J), Dawes County Courthouse (K), Dawes County Historical Museum (L), Memorial Hall (M), West Court Family Housing (N), Edna G Work Hall (O), Media Center (P), Hildreth Hall (Q), Chadron Public Library (R), Activity Center (S), Administration Building (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Chadron include: Our Saviours Lutheran Church (A), Congregational Church (B), Berean Fundamental Church (C), Jehovahs Witnesses Kingdom Hall (D), Chadron Church of Christ (E), Reorganized Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (F), Grace Episcopal Church (G), Church of Christ (H), Immanuel Lutheran Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Calvary Cemetery (1), Greenwood Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Chadron include: Finnegan Park (1), The First Church in Chadron Historical Marker (2), Chadron Commercial Historic District (3), Chadron State College Historical Marker (4), Elliott Field (5), Memorial Park (6), Wilson Park (7), Chadron-Chicago 1893 Cowboy Race Historical Marker (8). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attraction: Museum of the Fur Trade (6321 Highway 20).

Hotels: Olde Main Street Inn (115 North Main Street), The Grand Westerner Motel (1050 West Highway 20), The Western Motel (300 Oak Street), Pine View Motel (901 East 3rd Street), Super 8 Chadron NE (840 West Highway 20), Economy 9 Motel (1201 West Highway 20), Blaine (159 Bordeaux Street Ofc), Super 8 Motel (West Highway 20), 77 Longbranch Saloon (115 North Main Street).

Courts: Sheridan County - Rushville- Clerk Of District Court (301 West 2nd Street), Sheridan County - Rushville- County Court (303 East 2nd Street).

 
Dawes County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in Chadron and their reported violations in the past:

CHADRON, CITY OF (Population served: 7134, Surface_water):
Past health violations:
  • Treatment Technique (SWTR) - In SEP-2003. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-17-2003), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-17-2003), St Compliance achieved (OCT-17-2003), St Public Notif received (NOV-06-2003)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Routine/Repeat (SWTR-Filter) - In SEP-2003. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-17-2003), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-17-2003), St Compliance achieved (OCT-17-2003), St Public Notif received (NOV-06-2003)
  • Monitoring, Routine/Repeat (SWTR-Filter) - In MAR-2002. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (MAR-15-2002), St Public Notif requested (APR-17-2002), St Violation/Reminder Notice (APR-17-2002), St Public Notif received (MAY-08-2002)
PINE RIDGE CONSERVATION CENTER (Population served: 250, Purch_surface_water):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-1998, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-31-1998), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-31-1998)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In AUG-2001, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif received (AUG-28-2001), St Public Notif requested (SEP-18-2001), St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-18-2001)
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between OCT-19-1999 and MAY-09-2000, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-16-2000), St Compliance achieved (MAY-09-2000)
  • Notification, Public - Between JUL-1999 and SEP-1999, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-21-1999)
  • Notification, Public - In MAY-1999, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-17-1999)
  • 3 routine major monitoring violations
EAGLES NEST ESTATES (Population served: 52, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Acute (TCR) - In JUL-1997, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-06-1997), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-06-1997), St Public Notif received (AUG-15-1997)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-1997, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-06-1997), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-06-1997), St Public Notif received (AUG-15-1997)
Past monitoring violations:
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between JUL-2002 and AUG-2002, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-21-2002), St Compliance achieved (AUG-30-2002)
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations

Drinking water stations with addresses in Chadron that have no violations reported:

  • SOLDIER CREEK (Population served: 26, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 30.7%
(27.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for Black residents, 31.2% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 70.2% for American Indian residents, 53.8% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This city:  2.2 people
Nebraska:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  51.8%
Whole state:  64.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  7.1%
Whole state:  6.0%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.1% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Chadron, NE

People in group quarters in Chadron in 2010:

  • 798 people in college/university student housing
  • 28 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 16 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 13 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 7 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 4 people in group homes intended for adults

People in group quarters in Chadron in 2000:

  • 757 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 41 people in nursing homes
  • 14 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 13 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 3 people in other noninstitutional group quarters

Chadron compared to Nebraska state average:

Chadron, Nebraska environmental map by EPA

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  • Median household income below state average.
  • Black race population percentage below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Median age significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Number of college students above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.


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Banks with branches in Chadron (2011 data):

  • Security First Bank: , Chadron Branch at 342 Main Street, branch established on 2011/10/31. Info updated 2010/02/19: Bank assets: $829.2 mil, Deposits: $644.3 mil, headquarters in Lincoln, NE, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 33 total offices, Holding Company: Stockmens Limited Partnership
  • First National Bank: Chadron Branch at 315 West 3rd Street, branch established on 1935/03/01. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $433.4 mil, Deposits: $382.5 mil, headquarters in North Platte, NE, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 5 total offices, Holding Company: Lauritzen Corporation
  • First National Bank of Chadron: First National Bank Of Chadron at 202 Main Street, branch established on 1887/01/01. Info updated 2007/02/12: Bank assets: $111.7 mil, Deposits: $87.8 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 3 total offices, Holding Company: C.S.b. Co.
  • Bank of the West: Chadron Branch at 210 W 3rd Street (3rd And Chadron Avenue), branch established on 1941/02/01. Info updated 2009/11/16: Bank assets: $62,408.3 mil, Deposits: $43,995.2 mil, headquarters in San Francisco, CA, positive income, 647 total offices, Holding Company: Bnp Paribas

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Chadron, Nebraska:

  • Economy 9 Motel, 1201 W Hwy 20, Chadron, NE 69337 , Phone: (308) 432-3119
  • Olde Main Street Inn, PO Box 406, Chadron, NE 69337 , Phone: (308) 432-3380
  • Motel 6, 755 Microtel Dr, Chadron, NE 69337 , Phone: (308) 432-3000, Fax: (308) 432-3111
  • Chadron Super 8 Motel, 840 West Hwy 20, Chadron, NE 69337 , Phone: (308) 432-4471, Fax: (308) 432-3991
  • Best Western West Hills Inn, 1100 W 10th St, Chadron, NE 69337 , Phone: (308) 432-3305, Fax: (308) 432-5990
All 5 fire-safe hotels and motels in Chadron, Nebraska

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Chadron travel time to work - commute


Chadron mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (53%)
  • Electricity (38%)
  • Wood (3%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (3%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (1%)
  • Other fuel (1%)

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Religion statistics for Chadron city (based on Dawes County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 45.72%
Here45.7%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchUnited Methodist ChurchLutheran ChurchEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaAmerican Baptist Churches in the USA
Adherents34.2%13.7%10.7%8.6%8.3%
Congregations9.5%14.3%9.5%4.8%4.8%
NameAssemblies of GodLDS (Mormon) ChurchEpiscopal ChurchSeventh-Day Adventist ChurchOther
Adherents6.2%4.6%3.8%2.6%7.5%
Congregations9.5%4.8%4.8%9.5%28.6%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 2
Dawes County:

2.27 / 10,000 pop.
Nebraska:

2.60 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

1.13 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.21 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Dawes County:

1.13 / 10,000 pop.
Nebraska:

0.44 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 5
Dawes County:

5.67 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.83 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 9
Here:

10.21 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.76 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

7.7%
Nebraska:

7.9%
Adult obesity rate:
Dawes County:

26.2%
Nebraska:

28.0%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

14.5%
State:

12.9%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 2$4,559$27,3540$0
Other Government Administration 4$13,472$40,4167$4,446
Police Protection - Officers 12$35,973$35,9730$0
Police - Other 4$8,090$24,2701$1,125
Firefighters 0$0 3$483
Streets and Highways 5$13,492$32,3812$1,565
Sewerage 1$2,681$32,1721$682
Parks and Recreation 4$8,123$24,3690$0
Water Supply 4$11,287$33,8611$996
Transit 0$0 3$2,677
Local Libraries 3$7,067$28,2683$1,229
Totals for Government 39$104,744$32,22921$13,203

Chadron government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $381,000 ($65.20)
    Police Protection: $369,000 ($63.14)
    Regular Highways: $355,000 ($60.75)
    Fire Protection: $246,000 ($42.09)
    Parks & Recreation: $210,000 ($35.93)
    Central Staff Services: $193,000 ($33.03)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $184,000 ($31.49)
    Libraries: $165,000 ($28.23)
    Financial Administration: $148,000 ($25.33)
    Sewerage: $88,000 ($15.06)
    General - Other: $70,000 ($11.98)
    Air Transportation: $39,000 ($6.67)
    General Public Buildings: $30,000 ($5.13)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Air Transportation: $882,000 ($150.92)
    Regular Highways: $394,000 ($67.42)
    Water Utilities: $132,000 ($22.59)
    Police Protection: $101,000 ($17.28)
    Parks & Recreation: $77,000 ($13.18)
    Fire Protection: $67,000 ($11.46)
    Central Staff: $7,000 ($1.20)
    Financial Administration: $5,000 ($0.86)
    General Public Building: $1,000 ($0.17)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $1,375,000 ($235.28)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $22,000 ($3.76)

Chadron government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Air Transportation: $921,000 ($157.60)
  • Charges - Sewerage: $156,000 ($26.69)
    Parks & Recreation: $83,000 ($14.20)
    All Other: $30,000 ($5.13)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Support: $39,000 ($6.67)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $410,000 ($70.16)
    Interest Earnings: $76,000 ($13.00)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $381,000 ($65.20)
  • State Intergovernmental - All Other: $1,603,000 ($274.30)
    Highways: $353,000 ($60.40)
    General Support: $337,000 ($57.67)
  • Tax - Total General Sales: $919,000 ($157.26)
    Property: $547,000 ($93.60)
    Public Utilities: $394,000 ($67.42)
    NEC: $205,000 ($35.08)

Chadron government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $347,000 ($59.38)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Water Utilities: $312,000 ($53.39)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Water Utilities: $35,000 ($5.99)

Chadron government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $3,813,000 ($652.46)

9.23% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($28,152 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.23%
Nebraska average:

7.03%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Sheridan County, NE  0.72% ($29,762 average AGI)
from Box Butte County, NE  0.38% ($33,182)
from Scotts Bluff County, NE  0.38% ($27,000)


10.52% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($30,566 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

10.52%
Nebraska average:

7.41%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Scotts Bluff County, NE  0.78% ($22,435 average AGI)
to Pennington County, SD  0.68% ($19,100)
to Sheridan County, NE  0.57% ($23,059)

Strongest AM radio stations in Chadron:

  • KCSR (610 AM; 1 kW; CHADRON, NE; Owner: CHADRAD COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KIMB (1260 AM; 50 kW; KIMBALL, NE; Owner: G & L INVESTMENTS, LLC)
  • KBHB (810 AM; 25 kW; STURGIS, SD; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • KTWO (1030 AM; 50 kW; CASPER, WY; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KZMX (580 AM; 2 kW; HOT SPRINGS, SD; Owner: MT RUSHMORE BROADCASTING, INC)
  • KLTT (670 AM; 50 kW; COMMERCE CITY, CO; Owner: KLZ RADIO, INC.)
  • KKLS (920 AM; 10 kW; RAPID CITY, SD; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • KKZN (760 AM; 50 kW; THORNTON, CO; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING OF COLORADO, INC.)
  • KUYO (830 AM; daytime; 25 kW; EVANSVILLE, WY; Owner: WYOMING CHRISTIAN BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KOA (850 AM; 50 kW; DENVER, CO; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING OF COLORADO, INC.)
  • KRVN (880 AM; 50 kW; LEXINGTON, NE; Owner: NEBRASKA RURAL RADIO ASSOCIATION)
  • KNEB (960 AM; 5 kW; SCOTTSBLUFF, NE; Owner: PANHANDLE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KMXA (1090 AM; 50 kW; AURORA, CO; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Chadron:

  • KCNE-FM (91.9 FM; CHADRON, NE; Owner: NEBRASKA EDUCATIONAL TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMM.)
  • K207BY (89.3 FM; CHADRON, NE; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • K276DM (103.1 FM; CHADRON, NE; Owner: JAMES & SUSAN NOGA)
  • KQSK (97.5 FM; CHADRON, NE; Owner: EAGLE RADIO, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Chadron:

  • K06JC (Channel 6; CHADRON, NE; Owner: NEBRASKA EDUCATIONAL TELECOM. COMM.)
  • K02NY (Channel 2; CHADRON, NE; Owner: CITY OF CHADRON)
  • K23EU (Channel 31; COLUMBUS, ETC, NE; Owner: DAVID C. BROADAHL)
  • K33EM (Channel 33; COLUMBUS, ETC., NE; Owner: DAVID C. BRODAHL)
  • K65GE (Channel 65; COLUMBUS-FREMONT, NE; Owner: ROGER E. HARDERS)
  • KDUH-TV (Channel 4; SCOTTSBLUFF, NE; Owner: DUHAMEL BROADCASTING ENTERPRISES)

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2011 (per 100,000 population)

Chadron, Nebraska:
  • Fatal accident count: 6
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 9
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 3
  • Fatalities: 6
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 18
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 0
Nebraska average:
  • Fatal accident count: 103
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 161
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 39
  • Fatalities: 112
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 261
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 13

Chadron fatal accident list:

Jan 1, 2003 01:13 AM, Us-20, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 5, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
May 31, 2001 09:30 PM, Us-20, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
Feb 19, 1995 04:42 PM, 10th St, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 1
Jul 12, 1987 02:35 PM, Mears, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Aug 28, 1982 01:38 AM, Southmaple, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
Apr 13, 1978 10:22 PM, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1


FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Chadron)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 28 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Chadron, NE)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 10 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 21 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 5 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 47 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Chadron)

FAA Registered Aircraft: 14 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Chadron)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 26

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Chadron, NE

Most common first names in Chadron, NE among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John4775.0 years
Mary4279.8 years
William4179.1 years
George3176.6 years
Robert2870.8 years
Charles2773.2 years
Ruth2381.7 years
Richard2273.1 years
Henry2176.7 years
Margaret2080.1 years
Most common last names in Chadron, NE among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith2783.6 years
Lecher1981.4 years
White1572.7 years
Davis1369.4 years
Miller1177.5 years
Grantham1178.9 years
Blundell1078.0 years
Johnson1077.6 years
Roberts1077.0 years
Williams1085.7 years
Businesses in Chadron, NE
NameCountNameCount
Arby's1Nike2
Best Western1Pizza Hut1
FedEx2RadioShack1
H&R Block1Safeway1
La-Z-Boy1Sears1
Lane Furniture1U-Haul1
Maurices1UPS1
McDonald's1Vons1
Motel 61Walmart1

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  • #23 on the list of "Top 100 cities with shortest commuting times (pop. 5,000+)"
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