Statewide Claims to Fame

Chadron is 1st in Nebraska out of 33 other cities in Income below poverty line

Chadron is 1st in Nebraska out of 33 other cities in Race - American Indian or Alaska Native

Chadron is 1st in Nebraska out of 33 other cities in Race - Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander

Chadron is 3rd in Nebraska out of 31 other cities in Retail sales per capita

Chadron is 3rd in Nebraska out of 33 other cities in Residents with college degree (older than 25)

Chadron is 7th in Nebraska out of 33 other cities in Race - Two or More

Chadron is 11th in Nebraska out of 33 other cities in Units inside multi-unit buildings

Chadron is 13th in Nebraska out of 33 other cities in Race - Black or African American

Chadron is 16th in Nebraska out of 33 other cities in Race - Asian

Chadron is 17th in Nebraska out of 33 other cities in Female residents

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General Demographics

Size Demographics

Size Demographics
Chadron Rank Nebraska US
Current population (2012) 5,844 29th 1,855,525 313,914,040
Size in square miles 3.9 26th 76,824.2 3,531,905.4
Population density (people per sqmi) 1,519 27th 23.8 87.4

People Demographics

Age Demographics
Chadron Rank Nebraska US
Residents younger than 5 6.2% 32nd 7.1% 6.4%
Residents younger than 18 19.5% 32nd 25.0% 23.5%
Residents 65 or older 13.1% 19th 13.9% 13.7%
Education Demographics
Chadron Rank Nebraska US
Residents with high school diploma (older than 25) 91.8% 17th 90.3% 85.4%
Residents with college degree (older than 25) 40.2% 3rd 27.8% 28.2%
Race Demographics
Chadron Rank Nebraska US
Race - White 87.8% 22nd 89.9% 77.9%
Race - Black or African American 1.6% 13th 4.8% 13.1%
Race - American Indian or Alaska Native 5.1% 1st 1.3% 1.2%
Race - Asian 0.8% 16th 2.0% 5.1%
Race - Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0.6% 1st 0.1% 0.2%
Race - Two or More 2.9% 7th 1.9% 2.4%
Race - Hispanic or Latino 3.6% 29th 9.7% 16.9%
Race - White, not Hispanic or Latino 86.0% 17th 81.4% 63.0%
Misc People Demographics
Chadron Rank Nebraska US
Female residents 51.0% 17th 50.3% 50.8%
Foreign born residents 3.7% 17th 6.0% 12.8%

Housing Demographics

Housing Demographics
Chadron Rank Nebraska US
Housing units 2,559 29th 801,185 132,312,404
Units inside multi-unit buildings 25.8% 11th 19.5% 25.9%
Households 2,264 30th 715,703 114,761,359
Home ownership rate 53.7% 33rd 68.3% 66.1%
Home median value $87,800 29th $125,400 $186,200
People per household 2.1 33rd 2.5 2.6

Income Demographics

Income Demographics
Chadron Rank Nebraska US
Income per capita $16,167 32nd $26,113 $27,915
Income per household $31,855 33rd $50,695 $52,762
Income below poverty line 31.7% 1st 12.0% 14.3%

Business Demographics

Business Demographics
Chadron Rank Nebraska US
Total businesses (including small businesses) 524 28th 159,665 27,092,908
Retail sales $153,028 19th $26,486,612 $3,3917,663,456
Retail sales per capita $28,012 3rd $14,965 $12,990
Retail accommodation and food service sales $12,637 20th $2,685,580 $613,795,732

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