Chappell, Nebraska

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Population in 2012: 943 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -4.1%
 
Males: 446  (47.4%)
Females: 497  (52.6%)
Median resident age:  47.7 years
Nebraska median age:  42.2 years

Zip codes: 69129.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $39,311 (it was $35,000 in 2000)
Chappell:

$39,311
NE:

$50,723
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $22,571 (it was $19,312 in 2000)

Chappell city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $66,023 (it was $47,500 in 2000)
Chappell:

$66,023
NE:

$128,300
Mean prices in 2012: All housing units: $76,550; Detached houses: $79,561; Mobile homes: $20,000

Median gross rent in 2012: $339.

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Chappell races chart
  • White alone - 900 (96.9%)
  • Hispanic - 18 (1.9%)
  • Two or more races - 8 (0.9%)
  • Asian alone - 2 (0.2%)
  • American Indian alone - 1 (0.1%)

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

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Chappell: 74.6 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (35.0%), Irish (11.5%), Swedish (11.4%), English (9.0%), Danish (3.3%), Polish (2.4%).

Current Local Time: MST time zone

Incorporated on 10/1/1907

Elevation: 3697 feet

Land area: 0.53 square miles.

Population density: 1,769 people per square mile 
 
 (low).

Chappell,NE real estate house value index trend

Chappell, Nebraska map

For population 25 years and over in Chappell:

  • High school or higher: 93.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 19.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.7%
  • Unemployed: 3.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 22.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Chappell city:

  • Never married: 15.7%
  • Now married: 58.2%
  • Separated: 0.5%
  • Widowed: 14.5%
  • Divorced: 11.2%

1 residents are foreign born

This city:  0.1%
Nebraska:  6.1%



According to our research of Nebraska and other state lists there were 4 registered sex offenders living in Chappell, Nebraska as of January 28, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Chappell to the number of sex offenders is 236 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,189 (1.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $1,117 (1.8%)

Chappell satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Cheyenne, WY (121.6 miles , pop. 53,011).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Aurora, CO (156.6 miles , pop. 276,393).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (653.7 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities: Lodgepole, NE (3.1 miles ), Ovid, CO (3.2 miles ), Sedgwick, CO (3.4 miles) , Julesburg, CO (3.6 miles ), Sunol, NE (4.0 miles) , Table Land, CO (4.4 miles ), Big Springs, NE (4.5 miles ), Oshkosh, NE (4.8 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1999: 1 building, cost: $120,000
  • 2003: 1 building, cost: $125,000

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 41.09 N, Longitude: 102.47 W

Area code: 308

Chappell household income distribution Chappell home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

2.7%
Nebraska:

3.7%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +4 (+0.4%).
Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Retail trade (24%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (18%)
  • Construction (10%)
  • Health care and social assistance (8%)
  • Manufacturing (8%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (7%)
  • Wholesale trade (6%)
  • Retail trade (23%)
  • Health care and social assistance (20%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Finance and insurance (9%)
  • Other services, except public administration (7%)
  • Manufacturing (6%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (5%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (11%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (7%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (7%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (4%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (4%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (9%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (7%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (7%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (5%)
  • Personal appearance workers (4%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (4%)
  • Child care workers (4%)

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

Average climate in Chappell, Nebraska

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Chappell, Nebraska average temperatures Chappell, Nebraska average precipitation Chappell, Nebraska humidity Chappell, Nebraska wind speed Chappell, Nebraska snowfall Chappell, Nebraska sunshine Chappell, Nebraska clear and cloudy days

Tornado activity:

Chappell-area historical tornado activity is below Nebraska state average. It is 5% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/27/1960, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 1.0 miles away from the Chappell city center injured one person and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 6/27/1960, a category F3 tornado 19.1 miles away from the city center killed 2 people and injured 3 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Chappell-area historical earthquake activity is above Nebraska state average. It is 19% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/18/1959 at 06:37:13, a magnitude 7.7 (7.7 UK, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 479.3 miles away from the city center, causing $26,000,000 total damage
On 10/18/1984 at 15:30:23, a magnitude 5.5 (5.4 MB, 5.1 MS, 5.5 ML, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 183.5 miles away from Chappell center
On 10/28/1983 at 14:06:06, a magnitude 7.3 (6.2 MB, 7.3 MS, 7.0 MW) earthquake occurred 612.3 miles away from the city center, causing 2 deaths (2 shaking deaths) and 3 injuries, causing $15,000,000 total damage
On 9/8/1984 at 00:59:31, a magnitude 5.1 (5.1 MB) earthquake occurred 279.1 miles away from the city center
On 5/29/1984 at 20:18:32, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 280.5 miles away from Chappell center
On 6/30/1975 at 18:54:13, a magnitude 6.1 (5.6 MB, 5.9 MS, 6.1 UK, 6.1 ML, Class: Strong, Intensity: VII - IX) earthquake occurred 486.3 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Deuel County (4) is a lot smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 3
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 3, Tornadoes: 2, Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Chappell topographic map

Birthplace of: Richard N. Cabela - Entrepreneur.

Hospitals and medical centers in Chappell:

  • MILLER MEMORIAL CARE CENTER (P O BOX 428, 589 VINCENT AVENUE)
  • MILLER MEMORIAL NURSING HOME (589 VINCENT AVENUE PO BOX 428)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Chappell:

  • SEDGWICK CO HOSP NH (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; JULESBURG, CO)
  • SEDGWICK COUNTY MEMORIAL NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; JULESBURG, CO)

Airports located in Chappell:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Chappell:

  • Laramie County Community College (about 121 miles; Cheyenne, WY; Full-time enrollment: 3,288)
  • Chadron State College (about 123 miles; Chadron, NE; FT enrollment: 2,374)
  • University of Northern Colorado (about 127 miles; Greeley, CO; FT enrollment: 11,469)
  • Aims Community College (about 130 miles; Greeley, CO; FT enrollment: 3,598)
  • Colorado State University-Fort Collins (about 142 miles; Fort Collins, CO; FT enrollment: 25,099)
  • Community College of Aurora (about 156 miles; Aurora, CO; FT enrollment: 4,730)
  • Front Range Community College (about 159 miles; Westminster, CO; FT enrollment: 14,756)

Public high school in Chappell:

Public elementary/middle school in Chappell:

See full list of schools located in Chappell

Library in Chappell:

  • CHAPPELL MEMORIAL LIBRARY & ART GALLERY (Operating income: $28,587; Location: 289 BABCOCK AVENUE; 10,512 books; 349 audio materials; 528 video materials; 20 state licensed databases; 12 print serial subscriptions)

User submitted facts and corrections:

  • Church in Chappell Grace Community Fellowship

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Notable locations in Chappell: Farmers Elevator Company Elevator (A), Chappell (B), El Rancho Campground (C), Chappell Ambulance Service (D), Chappell Fire Department District 1 (E), Deuel County Sheriffs Office (F), Deuel County Courthouse (G), Chappell Memorial Library (H), Chappell Memorial Art Gallery (I), Sudman-Neumann Heritage House (J). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Chappell include: Zion Lutheran Church (A), Assembly of God Church (B), United Methodist Church (C), Saint Josephs Catholic Church (D), Grace Lutheran Church (E), Foursquare Gospel Church (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Hotel: Empire Motel (1501 2nd Street).

Court: Deuel County - Chappell- Court Room (Po Box 514).

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

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2002 was 28.5. This is significantly better than average.

City:

28.5
U.S.:

74.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2002 was 5.56. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 0.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

5.56
U.S.:

9.14
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 15.3%
Average household size:
This city:  2.2 people
Nebraska:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  62.4%
Whole state:  64.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  5.3%
Whole state:  6.0%

No gay or lesbian households reported
22 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
23 people in nursing homes in 2000

Chappell compared to Nebraska 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.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.

Banks with branches in Chappell (2011 data):

  • Points West Community Bank: Chappell Branch at 774 2nd St, branch established on 1919/02/11. Info updated 2011/05/17: Bank assets: $318.8 mil, Deposits: $273.3 mil, headquarters in Sidney, NE, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 9 total offices, Holding Company: First Nebraska Bancs, Inc.
  • Adams Bank & Trust: Chappell Branch at 641 2nd Street, branch established on 1996/10/01. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $550.2 mil, Deposits: $450.5 mil, headquarters in Ogallala, NE, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 15 total offices, Holding Company: Adbanc, Inc.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (93%)
  • Electricity (4%)
  • Wood (2%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

2000 Presidential Elections Results

2004 Presidential Elections Results

2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Chappell city (based on Deuel County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 78.55%
Here: 78.6%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameUnited Methodist ChurchCatholic ChurchLutheran ChurchAssemblies of GodOther
Adherents36.8%18.2%17.5%13.5%14.0%
Congregations20.0%10.0%20.0%20.0%30.0%
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: 1
Deuel County:

5.30 / 10,000 pop.
Nebraska:

2.60 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 3
Deuel County:

15.90 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.83 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 4
Here:

21.20 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.7%
Nebraska:

7.9%
Adult obesity rate:
Deuel County:

28.0%
Nebraska:

28.0%
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 1$2,426$29,1120$0
Other Government Administration 0$0 6$3,190
Firefighters 0$0 1$150
Streets and Highways 3$5,232$20,9280$0
Solid Waste Management 1$1,900$22,8000$0
Sewerage 1$2,842$34,1040$0
Parks and Recreation 1$2,000$24,0000$0
Water Supply 1$2,686$32,2320$0
Electric Power 1$3,094$37,1280$0
Local Libraries 0$0 2$1,244
Totals for Government 9$20,180$26,9079$4,584

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

  • Construction - Solid Waste Management: $102,000 ($108.17)
    General: $11,000 ($11.66)
  • Current Operations - General - Other: $610,000 ($646.87)
    Regular Highways: $230,000 ($243.90)
    Parks & Recreation: $96,000 ($101.80)
    Central Staff Services: $89,000 ($94.38)
    Solid Waste Management: $76,000 ($80.59)
    Water Utilities: $75,000 ($79.53)
    Police Protection: $74,000 ($78.47)
    Financial Administration: $69,000 ($73.17)
    Sewerage: $67,000 ($71.05)
    Fire Protection: $49,000 ($51.96)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $40,000 ($42.42)
    General Public Buildings: $14,000 ($14.85)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $62,000 ($65.75)
    Gas Utilities: $11,000 ($11.66)
    Central Staff: $9,000 ($9.54)
    Financial Administration: $7,000 ($7.42)
    Parks & Recreation: $2,000 ($2.12)
    General Public Building: $1,000 ($1.06)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $600,000 ($636.27)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $9,000 ($9.54)

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

  • Charges - All Other: $397,000 ($421.00)
    Parks & Recreation: $21,000 ($22.27)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $287,000 ($304.35)
    Interest Earnings: $42,000 ($44.54)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $77,000 ($81.65)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $94,000 ($99.68)
    General Support: $59,000 ($62.57)
    All Other: $16,000 ($16.97)
  • Tax - Public Utilities: $276,000 ($292.68)
    NEC: $143,000 ($151.64)
    Property: $106,000 ($112.41)
    Total General Sales: $78,000 ($82.71)

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

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $192,000 ($203.61)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Water Utilities: $96,000 ($101.80)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Water Utilities: $96,000 ($101.80)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $2,112,000 ($2239.66)

7.59% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 200524,579 ($ average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.59%
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 Cheyenne County, NE  1.60% ($21,000 average AGI)


9.04% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 200624,043 ($ average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.04%
Nebraska average:

7.41%

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

Strongest AM radio stations in Chappell:

  • KIMB (1260 AM; 50 kW; KIMBALL, NE; Owner: G & L INVESTMENTS, LLC)
  • KSIR (1010 AM; 25 kW; BRUSH, CO; Owner: JMS BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • KLTT (670 AM; 50 kW; COMMERCE CITY, CO; Owner: KLZ RADIO, INC.)
  • KOGA (930 AM; 5 kW; OGALLALA, NE; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KKZN (760 AM; 50 kW; THORNTON, CO; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING OF COLORADO, INC.)
  • 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)
  • KMXA (1090 AM; 50 kW; AURORA, CO; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KLMO (1060 AM; 30 kW; LONGMONT, CO; Owner: PILGRIM COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KSID (1340 AM; 1 kW; SIDNEY, NE; Owner: KSID RADIO, INC.)
  • KTWO (1030 AM; 50 kW; CASPER, WY; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KNEB (960 AM; 5 kW; SCOTTSBLUFF, NE; Owner: PANHANDLE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KGAB (650 AM; 9 kW; ORCHARD VALLEY, WY; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Chappell:

  • K221CU (92.1 FM; CHAPPELL, NE; Owner: WESTERN TRANSLATORS INC.)
  • K206BD (89.1 FM; JULESBURG, CO; Owner: REGION 1 TRANSLATOR ASSOCIATION)
  • KADL (102.9 FM; IMPERIAL, NE; Owner: IMPERIAL MEDIA ASSOCIATION)

TV broadcast stations around Chappell:

  • K31AB (Channel 31; JULESBURG, CO; Owner: REGION 1 TRANSLATOR ASSOCIATION)
  • K39AC (Channel 39; JULESBURG, CO; Owner: REGION 1 TRANSLATOR ASSOCIATION)
  • K43BY (Channel 43; JULESBURG, CO; Owner: REGION 1 TRANSLATOR ASSOCIATION)
  • K35AB (Channel 35; JULESBURG, CO; Owner: REGION 1 TRANSLATOR ASSOCIATION)
  • K41AB (Channel 41; JULESBURG, CO; Owner: REGION 1 TRANSLATOR ASSOCIATION)

Chappell fatal accident list:

Mar 28, 2010 04:55 PM, Us-30, Vincent St, Lat: 41.09264, Lon: -102.47240, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 1
Total length: 13 meters (43ft)
Total average daily traffic: 1,130
Total average daily truck traffic: 113
Total future (year 2030) average daily traffic: 1,586

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Chappell)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

45 (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 Chappell, NE)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

9 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

14 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

3 (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:

3
  • Call Sign: N0ASC, Licensee ID: L01198227
    Grant Date: 10/03/2006, Expiration Date: 12/12/2016
    Registrant: Kenneth D Dirks, 689 Road 177, Chappell, NE 69129-6803
  • Call Sign: N0YIT, Licensee ID: L00699930
    Grant Date: 06/12/2003, Expiration Date: 08/31/2013, Certifier: Kenneth L Simmons
    Registrant: Kenneth L Simmons, 933 3rd St, Chappell, NE 69129
  • Call Sign: WB6YBY, Licensee ID: L01472559
    Grant Date: 03/10/2009, Expiration Date: 03/10/2019
    Registrant: Edwin D Ferretti Iii, 18720 Road 32, Chappell, NE 69129

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 10
  • Hazardous Condition: 2

Incident types - Chappell

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Chappell, NE
Most common first names in Chappell, NE among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary1881.9 years
William1476.4 years
John1477.4 years
Marie1181.4 years
James1172.4 years
Donald1075.0 years
Clara988.7 years
Fred879.1 years
Henry885.1 years
Walter878.7 years
Most common last names in Chappell, NE among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Johnson1479.4 years
Peterson1478.8 years
Carlson1376.5 years
Smith1381.5 years
Clark1187.0 years
Kalb1081.7 years
Stutzman776.9 years
Wright781.7 years
Vogt779.1 years
Brestel776.1 years

Businesses in Chappell, NE

  • Lane Furniture: 1
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