Chaffee, Missouri

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Population in 2014: 2,929 (97% urban, 3% rural). Population change since 2000: -3.8%
 
Males: 1,561  (53.3%)
Females: 1,368  (46.7%)
Median resident age:  41.5 years
Missouri median age:  38.1 years

Zip codes: 63740.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $24,069 (it was $27,076 in 2000)
Chaffee:

$24,069
MO:

$46,931

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $15,876 (it was $16,554 in 2000)

Chaffee city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $84,587 (it was $48,500 in 2000)
Chaffee:

$84,587
MO:

$133,200

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $97,242; Detached houses: $104,382; Mobile homes: $14,172

Median gross rent in 2013: $353.

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  • Races in Chaffee, MO (2010)

    Chaffee races chart
    • 2,86697.0%White alone
    • 371.3%Hispanic
    • 301.0%Two or more races
    • 150.5%Black alone
    • 40.1%American Indian alone
    • 30.1%Asian alone

Races in Chaffee detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Chaffee: 76.5 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: Irish (21.4%), German (20.5%), United States (11.5%), English (8.4%), Polish (2.1%), French (1.1%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated in 1905

Elevation: 345 feet

Land area: 1.77 square miles.

Population density: 1,651 people per square mile   (low).

Chaffee,MO real estate house value index trend

Chaffee, Missouri map

For population 25 years and over in Chaffee:

  • High school or higher: 81.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 6.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.5%
  • Unemployed: 7.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 21.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Chaffee city:

  • Never married: 20.4%
  • Now married: 52.3%
  • Separated: 2.3%
  • Widowed: 7.5%
  • Divorced: 17.4%

23 residents are foreign born

This city:

0.8%
Missouri:

3.9%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $740 (0.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $495 (0.6%)

Chaffee satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: St. Louis, MO (105.1 miles , pop. 348,189).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (339.2 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Delta, MO (2.1 miles ), Dutchtown, MO (2.2 miles) , Allenville, MO (2.5 miles) , Kelso, MO (2.5 miles ), Oran, MO (2.6 miles ), Benton, MO (2.8 miles ), Scott City, MO (2.8 miles ), Lambert, MO (2.9 miles) .

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 3 buildings, average cost: $59,700
  • 1998: 4 buildings, average cost: $43,800
  • 1999: 4 buildings, average cost: $97,300
  • 2000: 6 buildings, average cost: $70,800
  • 2001: 4 buildings, average cost: $89,200
  • 2002: 1 building, cost: $120,000
  • 2003: 2 buildings, average cost: $105,000
  • 2004: 4 buildings, average cost: $100,300
  • 2005: 1 building, cost: $75,000
  • 2007: 6 buildings, average cost: $58,800
  • 2008: 3 buildings, average cost: $131,700
  • 2009: 1 building, cost: $60,000
  • 2010: 4 buildings, average cost: $50,000
  • 2011: 3 buildings, average cost: $61,900
  • 2012: 3 buildings, average cost: $35,000
  • 2013: 4 buildings, average cost: $140,000
  • 2014: 2 buildings, average cost: $143,000

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 37.18 N, Longitude: 89.66 W

Area code: 573

Chaffee household income distribution Chaffee home values distribution

Crime rates in Chaffee by Year
Type 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
Murders 0000000000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 0001001000110
per 100,000 0.00.00.033.20.00.034.00.00.00.033.833.90.0
Robberies 0000100000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.033.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Assaults 195484814734454
per 100,000 615.7166.2132.2265.3132.1268.4475.9238.1102.5134.9135.2169.6135.0
Burglaries 749101026101328251595
per 100,000 226.8132.9297.4331.7330.3872.2339.9442.2956.3842.9507.1305.3168.7
Thefts 34633043554365593651223520
per 100,000 1,101.72,093.7991.41,426.21,816.41,442.52,209.42,006.81,229.51,719.5743.71,187.2674.8
Auto thefts 0427331050221
per 100,000 0.0132.966.1232.299.1100.634.00.0170.80.067.667.833.7
Arson 0000000000110
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.033.833.90.0
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 287.5) 190.6142.596.0185.7145.8187.9247.0165.3156.4161.1129.8140.971.3

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City-data.com crime index counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Crime rate in Chaffee detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2014, including police officers: 10 (5 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.69
Missouri average:

2.47
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

4.9%
Missouri:

4.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: -40 (-1.3%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Retail trade (23%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (13%)
  • Construction (13%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (12%)
  • Wholesale trade (9%)
  • Manufacturing (6%)
  • Public administration (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (41%)
  • Manufacturing (13%)
  • Finance and insurance (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (7%)
  • Retail trade (6%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (4%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Transportation occupations (17%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (15%)
  • Sales and related occupations (14%)
  • Material moving occupations (13%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (13%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (30%)
  • Production occupations (15%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (13%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (11%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (6%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (6%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (3%)

Work and jobs in Chaffee: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Chaffee, Missouri

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Chaffee-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Missouri state average. It is 81% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/22/1981, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 26.6 miles away from the Chaffee city center killed one person and injured 32 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 5/6/2003, a category F4 tornado 35.2 miles away from the city center killed 2 people and injured 33 people and caused $16 million in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Chaffee-area historical earthquake activity is near Missouri state average. It is 72% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 9/26/1990 at 13:18:51, a magnitude 5.0 (4.7 MB, 4.8 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 7.7 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 6.9 miles away from the city center
On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi) earthquake occurred 130.9 miles away from Chaffee center
On 5/4/1991 at 01:18:54, a magnitude 5.0 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 43.5 miles away from the city center
On 3/25/1976 at 00:41:20, a magnitude 5.0 (4.9 MB, 5.0 LG) earthquake occurred 113.0 miles away from the city center
On 6/18/2002 at 17:37:15, a magnitude 5.0 (4.3 MB, 4.6 MW, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 117.2 miles away from Chaffee center
On 9/29/1987 at 00:04:56, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, 4.5 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 34.6 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Scott County (16) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 9, Storms: 7, Tornadoes: 7, Winter Storms: 5, Drought: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Chaffee topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Chaffee:

  • NORTH SCOTT MEDICAL CENTER (537 W YOAKUM AVE)
  • CHAFFEE NURS CTR (HWY 77 NORTH PO BOX 68)
  • CHAFFEE NURSING CENTER (12273 STATE HIGHWAY 77, PO BOX 68)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Chaffee:

  • Southeast Missouri State University (about 12 miles; Cape Girardeau, MO; Full-time enrollment: 9,678)
  • Southern Illinois University-Carbondale (about 45 miles; Carbondale, IL; FT enrollment: 14,539)
  • John A Logan College (about 51 miles; Carterville, IL; FT enrollment: 3,995)
  • Three Rivers Community College (about 51 miles; Poplar Bluff, MO; FT enrollment: 3,360)
  • West Kentucky Community and Technical College (about 56 miles; Paducah, KY; FT enrollment: 4,107)
  • Mineral Area College (about 65 miles; Park Hills, MO; FT enrollment: 2,837)
  • The University of Tennessee-Martin (about 73 miles; Martin, TN; FT enrollment: 7,013)

Public high school in Chaffee:

Public elementary/middle school in Chaffee:

  • CHAFFEE ELEM. (Students: 278, Location: 408 ELLIOTT AVE, Grades: PK-6)

Private elementary/middle school in Chaffee:

  • ST AMBROSE SCHOOL (Students: 67, Location: 419 S 3RD ST, Grades: KG-8)
See full list of schools located in Chaffee

Library in Chaffee:

  • CHAFFEE PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $34,144; Location: 202 WRIGHT AVENUE; 9,596 books; 171 audio materials; 52 video materials; 14 state licensed databases; 8 print serial subscriptions; 11 electronic serial subscriptions)

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Notable location: Chaffee Fire Department (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Shopping Center: Crossroads Shopping Center (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Church in Chaffee: Saint Ambrose Catholic Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Tourist attraction: Libraries - Chaffee (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 202 Wright Avenue).

Scott County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 28.5%
(29.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.4 people
Missouri:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  63.3%
Whole state:  65.3%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  7.5%
Whole state:  6.7%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.1% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households
56 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
60 people in nursing homes in 2000

Chaffee, Missouri environmental map by EPA

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Banks with branches in Chaffee (2011 data):

  • First Commercial Bank: at 125 East Yoakum Street, branch established on 1937/08/07. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $223.9 mil, Deposits: $176.7 mil, headquarters in Gideon, MO, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 9 total offices, Holding Company: Gideon Bancshares Company
  • Montgomery Bank, National Association: Chaffee Branch at 102 East Yoakum, branch established on 1907/01/01. Info updated 2010/06/03: Bank assets: $881.2 mil, Deposits: $723.4 mil, headquarters in Sikeston, MO, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 12 total offices, Holding Company: Montgomery Bancorporation, Inc.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.5
Missouri average:

11.0

Chaffee travel time to work - commute Chaffee mode of transportation to work chart

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Chaffee city (based on Scott County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant13,01764
Catholic6,5317
Mainline Protestant2,52214
Other8914
Black Protestant3543
None15,876-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 13
Scott County:

3.19 / 10,000 pop.
Missouri:

1.88 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 8
Scott County:

1.97 / 10,000 pop.
Missouri:

0.60 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 22
Scott County:

5.40 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.34 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 35
Here:

8.60 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.37 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

8.9%
Missouri:

8.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Scott County:

31.5%
Missouri:

29.6%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

13.5%
State:

13.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

44.3%
Missouri:

49.8%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Chaffee:

38.5%
State:

46.9%

Average BMI:
Here:

29.1
State:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

31.0%
Missouri:

21.0%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Chaffee:

16.6%
Missouri:

10.4%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.9
Missouri:

6.8

Overweight people:
Here:

36.9%
Missouri:

34.3%

General health condition:
Chaffee:

47.4%
Missouri:

56.3%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

75.8%
Missouri:

78.8%

More about Health and Nutrition of Chaffee, MO Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 1$3,001$36,0121$102
Other Government Administration 1$2,607$31,28410$1,309
Judicial and Legal 0$0 1$102
Police Protection - Officers 6$12,968$25,9366$916
Police - Other 5$10,223$24,5352$557
Firefighters 0$0 17$1,063
Streets and Highways 3$5,576$22,3040$0
Sewerage 1$1,870$22,4400$0
Parks and Recreation 1$2,210$26,5200$0
Water Supply 2$4,976$29,8560$0
Local Libraries 0$0 2$2,040
Totals for Government 20$43,431$26,05939$6,089

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

  • Construction - Water Utilities: $67,000 ($22.87)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $365,000 ($124.62)
    Solid Waste Management: $194,000 ($66.23)
    Central Staff Services: $178,000 ($60.77)
    Regular Highways: $159,000 ($54.28)
    Water Utilities: $130,000 ($44.38)
    Sewerage: $65,000 ($22.19)
    Libraries: $39,000 ($13.32)
    Financial Administration: $24,000 ($8.19)
    Fire Protection: $4,000 ($1.37)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $666,000 ($227.38)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $22,000 ($7.51)

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

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $211,000 ($72.04)
    Sewerage: $109,000 ($37.21)
  • Miscellaneous - Special Assessments: $48,000 ($16.39)
    General Revenue, NEC: $39,000 ($13.32)
    Interest Earnings: $35,000 ($11.95)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $218,000 ($74.43)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $128,000 ($43.70)
  • Tax - Total General Sales: $221,000 ($75.45)
    Public Utilities: $158,000 ($53.94)
    Property: $143,000 ($48.82)
    NEC: $14,000 ($4.78)

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

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $370,000 ($126.32)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Water Utilities: $350,000 ($119.49)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Water Utilities: $20,000 ($6.83)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $1,556,000 ($531.24)

5.74% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($27,144 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.74%
Missouri average:

6.69%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Cape Girardeau County, MO  1.56% ($25,103 average AGI)
from Mississippi County, MO  0.50% ($26,611)
from New Madrid County, MO  0.47% ($22,672)


6.35% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($27,937 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.35%
Missouri average:

6.91%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Cape Girardeau County, MO  1.87% ($30,112 average AGI)
to Stoddard County, MO  0.58% ($23,181)
to Mississippi County, MO  0.47% ($20,691)

Strongest AM radio stations in Chaffee:

  • KAPE (1550 AM; 5 kW; CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO; Owner: W. RUSSELL WITHERS, JR.)
  • KZIM (960 AM; 5 kW; CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO; Owner: ZIMMER RADIO OF MID-MISSOURI, INC)
  • KRHW (1520 AM; 5 kW; SIKESTON, MO)
  • KXEN (1010 AM; 50 kW; FESTUS-ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: BDJ RADIO ENTERPRISES, LLC)
  • WDDD (810 AM; 10 kW; JOHNSTON CITY, IL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KMOX (1120 AM; 50 kW; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WCRV (640 AM; 50 kW; COLLIERVILLE, TN; Owner: BOTT BROADCASTING COMPANY/TENNESSEE)
  • WDIA (1070 AM; 50 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WGSF (1030 AM; 50 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: FLINN BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KOTC (830 AM; daytime; 10 kW; KENNETT, MO; Owner: EAGLE BLUFF ENTERPRISES)
  • WSM (650 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: GAYLORD ENTERTAINMENT COMPANY)
  • KWOC (930 AM; 5 kW; POPLAR BLUFF, MO; Owner: ZIMMER RADIO OF MID-MISSOURI, INC)
  • WSDZ (1260 AM; 20 kW; BELLEVILLE, IL)

Strongest FM radio stations in Chaffee:

  • KCGQ-FM (99.3 FM; GORDONVILLE, MO; Owner: ZIMMER RADIO OF MID-MISSOURI, INC)
  • KWKZ (106.1 FM; CHARLESTON, MO; Owner: ANDERSON BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KREZ (104.7 FM; CHAFFEE, MO; Owner: DANA R. WITHERS)
  • KGMO (100.7 FM; CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO; Owner: W. RUSSELL WITHERS, JR.)
  • WKIB (96.5 FM; ANNA, IL; Owner: W. RUSSELL WITHERS)
  • KEZS-FM (102.9 FM; CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO; Owner: ZIMMER BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KRCU (90.9 FM; CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO; Owner: BOARD OF REGENTS, SOUTHEAST MISSOURI STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • KBXB (97.9 FM; SIKESTON, MO; Owner: W. RUSSELL WITHERS, JR.)
  • KGKS (93.9 FM; SCOTT CITY, MO; Owner: ZIMMER RADIO OF MID-MISSOURI, INC.)
  • KMHM (104.1 FM; LUTESVILLE, MO; Owner: HAROLD L. LAWDER)
  • KBHI (107.1 FM; MINER, MO; Owner: DANA R WITHERS)
  • WCIL-FM (101.5 FM; CARBONDALE, IL; Owner: LYLE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KYRX (97.3 FM; MARBLE HILL, MO; Owner: DANA R. WITHERS)

TV broadcast stations around Chaffee:

  • K47FB (Channel 47; CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • K69HT (Channel 69; CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • K65GP (Channel 65; CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • K58FD (Channel 58; CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • KBSI (Channel 23; CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO; Owner: KBSI LICENSEE L.P.)
  • K33EQ (Channel 33; CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • K67HF (Channel 67; CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • KFVS-TV (Channel 12; CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO; Owner: RAYCOM AMERICA, INC.)
  • KCGI-CA (Channel 45; CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO; Owner: TRI-STATE CHRISTIAN TV, INC.)
  • WDKA (Channel 49; PADUCAH, KY; Owner: WDKA ACQUISITION CORPORATION)
  • WPSD-TV (Channel 6; PADUCAH, KY; Owner: WPSD-TV, LLC)
Chaffee fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2014

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2014 (per 100,000 population)


Chaffee fatal accident list:

Feb 21, 1977 02:00 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 6Number of bridges
  • 6m20ftTotal length
  • 4,971Total average daily traffic
  • 496Total average daily truck traffic
  • 7,207Total future (year 2033) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Chaffee)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

18 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

3
  • L1 MOBILES, Lat: 37.179806 Lon: -89.653611, Call Sign: KRV438
    Assigned Frequencies: 161.385 MHzGrant Date: 02/09/2011, Expiration Date: 02/11/2021Registrant: Bnsf Railway Co., 4515 Kansas Avenue, Kansas City, KS 66106, Phone: (913) 551-4640, Fax: (913) 551-4053, Email:
  • RCKVW WIU MP 141.802, Bnsf Ls1025 Mp141.802 Rockview Wiu (Lat: 37.204361 Lon: -89.640306), Type: Mtower, Structure height: 12.2 m, Overall height: 15.2 m, Call Sign: WPEW475
    Assigned Frequencies: 160.215 MHzGrant Date: 03/27/2014, Expiration Date: 05/06/2024Registrant: Bnsf Railway Co., 4515 Kansas Ave., Kansas City, KS 66106, Phone: (913) 551-4640, Fax: (913) 551-4053, Email:
  • CHAFFEE SOUTH WIU, Bnsf Ls1025 Mp144.41 - Chaffee South Wiu (Lat: 37.169583 Lon: -89.658694), Type: Mtower, Structure height: 12.2 m, Overall height: 15.2 m, Call Sign: WPWQ266
    Assigned Frequencies: 160.215 MHzGrant Date: 12/29/2012, Expiration Date: 01/03/2023, Certifier: Robert C LeedhamRegistrant: Bnsf Railway Co., 4515 Kansas Ave, Kansas City, KS 66106, Phone: (913) 551-4015, Fax: (913) 551-4053, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

7
  • CHAFFEE, Cr 210 (Lat: 37.201944 Lon: -89.635556), Type: Tower, Structure height: 67 m, Overall height: 73.1 m, Call Sign: WMS302
    Assigned Frequencies: 6700.00 MHz, 6625.00 MHzGrant Date: 01/04/2011, Expiration Date: 02/01/2021, Certifier: John T Scott IiiRegistrant: Verizon Wireless, 1120 Sanctuary Pkwy, #150 Gasa5reg, Alpharetta, GA 30009-7630, Phone: (770) 797-1070, Fax: (770) 797-1036, Email:
  • STATION, 2.2 Mi E Of Chaffee On Hwy A (Lat: 37.171694 Lon: -89.618417), Overall height: 27.4 m, Call Sign: WNEX440
    Assigned Frequencies: 954.700 MHzGrant Date: 01/13/2009, Expiration Date: 03/24/2019Registrant: Union Pacific Railroad, 1400 Douglas St. Stop 0650, Omaha, NE 68179, Phone: (402) 544-1777, Fax: (402) 280-6565, Email:
  • STATION, Cty Rd A 2.2 Mi E Of (Lat: 37.171694 Lon: -89.618417), Overall height: 27.4 m, Call Sign: WNTQ708
    Assigned Frequencies: 928.131 MHz, 952.131 MHzGrant Date: 11/15/2007, Expiration Date: 01/29/2018Registrant: Union Paicfic Railroad, 1400 Douglas St. Stop 0650, Omaha, NE 68179, Phone: (402) 544-1777, Fax: (402) 233-3179, Email:
  • Hwy A 2.2 Mi E Of (Lat: 37.171694 Lon: -89.618417), Overall height: 26.8 m, Call Sign: WNTW504
    Assigned Frequencies: 928.043 MHz, 952.043 MHzGrant Date: 10/31/2009, Expiration Date: 11/04/2019Registrant: Union Pacific Railroad, 1400 Douglas St. Stop 0650, Omaha, NE 68179, Phone: (402) 544-1777, Fax: (402) 280-6565, Email:
  • CHAFFEE, 3020 State Highway A (Lat: 37.171972 Lon: -89.619556), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 27.4 m, Call Sign: WQRI407
    Assigned Frequencies: 6625.00 MHzGrant Date: 05/20/2013, Expiration Date: 05/20/2023, Certifier: Thomas J McgovernRegistrant: Prokarma, 222 S 15th St Suite 505n, Omaha, NE 68102, Phone: (402) 522-5068, Fax: (402) 233-3179, Email:
  • CHAFFEE, 3020 State Highway A (Lat: 37.171722 Lon: -89.618417), Type: Tower, Structure height: 27.4 m, Call Sign: WAM94
    Assigned Frequencies: 6655.00 MHz, 6595.00 MHzGrant Date: 07/13/2010, Expiration Date: 09/27/2020Registrant: Union Pacific Railroad, 1400 Douglas St. Stop 0650, Omaha, NE 68179, Phone: (402) 544-1777, Fax: (402) 233-3179, Email:
  • CHAFFEE, 0.2 Mi N Of (Lat: 37.179472 Lon: -89.650639), Overall height: 44.8 m, Call Sign: WDU420, Licensee ID: L00008608
    Assigned Frequencies: 6315.90 MHz, 6256.50 MHz, 6256.50 MHz, 6315.90 MHz, 6315.90 MHz, 6375.20 MHz, 6375.20 MHzGrant Date: 12/05/1994, Expiration Date: 08/01/2000, Cancellation Date: 07/22/1998Registrant: Southwestern Bell Telephone Company, 3 Bell Plz Rm 810.C12, Dallas, TX 75202-5399

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

14 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Chaffee)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

2
  • Aircraft: ERCOUPE 415-C (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 90 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR A&C75 SERIES (75 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 2758H , Serial Number: 3383, Year manufactured: 1946
    Registrant (Individual): Larry E White, 1119 County Highway 216, Chaffee, MO 63740
  • Aircraft: CIRRUS DESIGN CORP SR22 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: CONT MOTOR IO-550-N (310 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 89CR , Serial Number: 2365, Year manufactured: 2007, Airworthiness Date: 02/12/2007
    Registrant (Corporation): Wsg Aviation LLC, 9462 State Highway 77, Chaffee, MO 63740

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

  • CHAFFEE (Address: 222 W YOAKUM AVE , Population served: 2,940, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 8
Most common first names in Chaffee, MO among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary4775.7 years
William4775.5 years
John4471.7 years
Charles4069.6 years
James3366.4 years
Robert2566.9 years
George2174.1 years
Anna1581.0 years
Joseph1573.0 years
Henry1477.2 years
Most common last names in Chaffee, MO among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Kinder1969.2 years
Dumey1576.5 years
Jones1572.8 years
Miller1578.3 years
Williams1476.0 years
Brown1478.2 years
Hahn1374.4 years
Menz1377.8 years
Slinkard1369.2 years
Scheeter1278.4 years

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (71%)
  • Electricity (26%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2%)
  • Wood (1%)

Businesses in Chaffee, MO

  • Ace Hardware: 1
  • U-Haul: 1

Chaffee compared to Missouri state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.
There are 4 pilots and 2 other airmen in this city.
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