Chadron, NE Population, Airports, Hospitals & Zip Codes


Demographics

Population: 5,634. Estimated population in July 2020: 5,320 (-5.6% change)
Males: 2,702 (48.0%), Females: 2,932 (52.0%)

Dawes County

Zip code: 69337

Median resident age: 24.9 years
Median household income: $27,400
Median house value: $60,700

Races in Chadron:

  • White Non-Hispanic (91.8%)
  • American Indian (4.0%)
  • Hispanic (2.7%)
  • Two or more races (1.5%)
  • Other race (1.1%)
  • Black (0.7%)

Ancestries: German (39.7%), Irish (14.9%), English (11.8%), United States (5.9%), Czech (5.3%), Swedish (4.7%).

Elevation: 3369 feet

Land area: 3.6 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Chadron

  • High school or higher: 86.3%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 33.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 13.7%
  • Unemployed: 4.1%
  • Mean travel time to work: 10.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Chadron city

  • Never married: 38.8%
  • Now married: 45.1%
  • Separated: 1.2%
  • Widowed: 6.9%
  • Divorced: 8.1%

2.8% Foreign born (1.7% Latin America, 0.8% Africa).

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

Hospitals

Hospital/medical center in Chadron:

  • CHADRON COMMUNITY HOSPITAL HLTH SRV (821 MOREHEAD STREET)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Chadron:

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Chadron:

  • ALLIANCE MUNI (about 56 miles; ALLIANCE, NE; Abbreviation: AIA)
  • WESTERN NEB. RGNL/WILLIAM B. HEILIG FIELD (about 78 miles; SCOTTSBLUFF, NE; Abbreviation: BFF)
  • RAPID CITY REGIONAL (about 83 miles; RAPID CITY, SD; Abbreviation: RAP)
Other public-use airports nearest to Chadron:

Colleges and Universities

College/University in Chadron:

  • CHADRON STATE COLLEGE (Full-time enrollment: 2,144; Location: 1000 MAIN ST; Public; Website: www.csc.edu; Offers Master’s degree)
Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Chadron:

  • SOUTH DAKOTA SCHOOL OF MINES AND TECHNOLOGY (about 88 miles; RAPID CITY, SD; Full-time enrollment: 2,002)
  • BLACK HILLS STATE UNIVERSITY (about 130 miles; SPEARFISH, SD; Full-time enrollment: 3,190)
  • UNIVERSITY OF NORTHERN COLORADO (about 205 miles; GREELEY, CO; Full-time enrollment: 10,983)
  • AIMS COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 208 miles; GREELEY, CO; Full-time enrollment: 3,722)
  • UNIVERSITY OF WYOMING (about 208 miles; LARAMIE, WY; Full-time enrollment: 9,665)
  • CASPER COLLEGE (about 228 miles; CASPER, WY; Full-time enrollment: 2,564)
  • METROPOLITAN STATE COLLEGE OF DENVER (about 234 miles; DENVER, CO; Full-time enrollment: 12,938)

Schools

Public high schools in Chadron:

  • CHADRON SENIOR HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 314; Location: 450 W NORFOLK; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • PINE RIDGE JOB CORPS (Students: 234; Grades: 09 – 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Chadron:

  • CHADRON MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 244; Grades: 04 – 08)
  • CHADRON EAST WARD ELEMENTARY (Students: 213; Grades: PK – 06)
  • KENWOOD ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 112; Grades: PK – 06)
  • TRUNK BUTTE PUBLIC SCHOOL (Students: 30; Grades: PK – 08)
  • PRAIRIE HOME PUBLIC SCHOOL (Students: 29; Grades: PK – 08)
  • ALPHA PUBLIC SCHOOL (Students: 23; Grades: PK – 08)
  • TABLE CENTER PUBLIC SCHOOL (Students: 6; Grades: PK – 08)
Private primary/middle school in Chadron:

  • CHADRON ADVENTIST SCHOOL (Students: 5; Location: 602 BORDEAUX; Grades: KG – 8)

Libraries

Library in Chadron:

  • CHADRON PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $186,010; Location: 507 BORDEAUX STREET; 12,541 books; 1,999 audio materials; 558 video materials; 87 serial subscriptions)

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