|Year||Population||Rank in US||Growth Rate|
Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Chadron is 5,229. Chadron, Nebraska is the 4,678th largest city in the US.
Chadron is located entirely in Dawes County.
The peak population of Chadron was in 2010, when its population was 5,851. In 2010, Chadron was the 4,230th largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 4,678th largest city in the US. Chadron is currently 10.6% smaller than it was in 2010.
Chadron has shrunk 7.0% since the year 2000. Chadron, Nebraska's growth is below average. 71% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.
Chadron has a population density of 1,519 people per square mile.
|4673||Hickory Creek, Texas||5,244||147.7%|
|4679||Falcon Heights, Minnesota||5,227||-6.6%|
|4681||Daytona Beach Shores, Florida||5,223||19.0%|
|4682||Granite Shoals, Texas||5,222||115.0%|
The total voting age population of Chadron, Nebraska, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 4,540. The voting age population is 45.8% male and 54.2% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 13.6% of the residents of Chadron are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Chadron are 86.1% White, 6.8% Black, 4.5% American Indian, 1.8% Two or more races and 0.8% Asian. Additionally, 5.2% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In Chadron, 17.5% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 14.5%. On a per-household basis, 7.9% of families are below the poverty line in Chadron.
Among those aged 16 and older, 66.7% of Chadron residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 97.6% of Chadron residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 42.9% have a bachelor's degree and 23.4% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Chadron residents aged 5 and older, 2.6% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 1.2% of residents speak Spanish at home, 0.8% speak an Indo-European language, and 0.4% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Chadron is 2.9%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Chadron, 45.3% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in Chadron is $47,288.
In Chadron, 54.0% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 46.0% of housing units in Chadron.
Of all the housing units in Chadron, 38.0% of them were build before 1940.
In Chadron, 7.5% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000, which is approximately 200 units.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Chadron is $728.
In Chadron, 88.6% of households have an active broadband internet connection.