Chappell, Nebraska

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Chappell, Nebraska
City
Second Street in Chappell
Second Street in Chappell
Location of Chappell, Nebraska
Location of Chappell, Nebraska
Coordinates: 41°5′39″N 102°28′8″W / 41.09417°N 102.46889°W / 41.09417; -102.46889Coordinates: 41°5′39″N 102°28′8″W / 41.09417°N 102.46889°W / 41.09417; -102.46889
Country United States
State Nebraska
County Deuel
Area[1]
 • Total 0.70 sq mi (1.81 km2)
 • Land 0.70 sq mi (1.81 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 3,701 ft (1,128 m)
Population (2010)[2]
 • Total 929
 • Estimate (2012[3]) 943
 • Density 1,327.1/sq mi (512.4/km2)
Time zone Mountain (MST) (UTC-7)
 • Summer (DST) MDT (UTC-6)
ZIP code 69129
Area code(s) 308
FIPS code 31-08885[4]
GNIS feature ID 0828100[5]
Website chappellne.org

Chappell is a city and county seat of Deuel County, Nebraska, United States.[6] The population was 929 at the 2010 census.

History[edit]

Chappell was platted in 1884 when the railroad was extended to that point.[7][8] It was named for a railroad official.[9]

Geography[edit]

Chappell is located at 41°5′39″N 102°28′8″W / 41.09417°N 102.46889°W / 41.09417; -102.46889 (41.094095, -102.468848).[10] According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.70 square miles (1.81 km2), all of it land.[1]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
2010 929
U.S. Decennial Census

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[2] of 2010, there were 929 people, 412 households, and 257 families residing in the city. The population density was 1,327.1 inhabitants per square mile (512.4 /km2). There were 484 housing units at an average density of 691.4 per square mile (267.0 /km2). The racial makeup of the city was 98.0% White, 0.4% Native American, 0.2% Asian, 0.4% from other races, and 1.0% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.9% of the population.

There were 412 households of which 27.2% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 49.5% were married couples living together, 10.2% had a female householder with no husband present, 2.7% had a male householder with no wife present, and 37.6% were non-families. 33.5% of all households were made up of individuals and 18% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.20 and the average family size was 2.81.

The median age in the city was 47.7 years. 23.7% of residents were under the age of 18; 5% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 18.7% were from 25 to 44; 27.4% were from 45 to 64; and 25.2% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 46.9% male and 53.1% female.

2000 census[edit]

As of the census[4] of 2000, there were 983 people, 437 households, and 277 families residing in the city. The population density was 1,843.9 people per square mile (716.1/km²). There were 482 housing units at an average density of 904.1 per square mile (351.1/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 97.56% White, 0.10% African American, 0.41% Native American, 0.31% Asian, 0.81% from other races, and 0.81% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.22% of the population.

There were 437 households out of which 24.7% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 53.3% were married couples living together, 6.9% had a female householder with no husband present, and 36.6% were non-families. 33.9% of all households were made up of individuals and 18.1% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.20 and the average family size was 2.81.

In the city the population was spread out with 22.5% under the age of 18, 5.2% from 18 to 24, 24.2% from 25 to 44, 23.8% from 45 to 64, and 24.3% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 43 years. For every 100 females there were 89.8 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 90.0 males.

As of 2000 the median income for a household in the city was $35,000, and the median income for a family was $44,659. Males had a median income of $27,431 versus $24,792 for females. The per capita income for the city was $19,312. About 3.6% of families and 8.2% of the population were below the poverty line, including 12.1% of those under age 18 and 6.9% of those age 65 or over.

Climate[edit]

Climate data for Chappell, Nebraska (1981–2010)
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Average high °F (°C) 41.7
(5.4)
41.3
(5.2)
54.0
(12.2)
61.7
(16.5)
71.4
(21.9)
82.1
(27.8)
89.8
(32.1)
86.8
(30.4)
78.0
(25.6)
63.5
(17.5)
50.4
(10.2)
41.2
(5.1)
63.5
(17.5)
Average low °F (°C) 14.9
(−9.5)
15.5
(−9.2)
25.7
(−3.5)
34.1
(1.2)
44.0
(6.7)
54.4
(12.4)
61.8
(16.6)
58.4
(14.7)
48.1
(8.9)
34.9
(1.6)
23.3
(−4.8)
15.1
(−9.4)
35.9
(2.2)
Precipitation inches (mm) 0.39
(9.9)
0.55
(14)
1.06
(26.9)
2.73
(69.3)
1.96
(49.8)
3.93
(99.8)
2.21
(56.1)
2.67
(67.8)
1.64
(41.7)
1.34
(34)
0.44
(11.2)
0.27
(6.9)
19.19
(487.4)
Snowfall inches (cm) 4.1
(10.4)
3.5
(8.9)
4.2
(10.7)
3.8
(9.7)
0.9
(2.3)
0.0
(0)
0.0
(0)
0.0
(0)
0.0
(0)
1.5
(3.8)
3.3
(8.4)
3.0
(7.6)
24.3
(61.7)
Source: NOAA[11]

Notable people[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "US Gazetteer files 2010". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2012-06-24. 
  2. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2012-06-24. 
  3. ^ "Population Estimates". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2013-05-29. 
  4. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  5. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  6. ^ "Find a County". National Association of Counties. Retrieved 2011-06-07. 
  7. ^ "Chappell, Deuel County". Center for Advanced Land Management Information Technologies. University of Nebraska. Retrieved 4 August 2014. 
  8. ^ Burr, George L. (1921). History of Hamilton and Clay Counties, Nebraska, Volume 1. S.J. Clarke Publishing Company. p. 107. 
  9. ^ Fitzpatrick, Lillian L. (1960). Nebraska Place-Names. University of Nebraska Press. p. 52.  A 1925 edition is available for download at Univeristy of Nebraska—Lincoln Digital Commons.
  10. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 
  11. ^ "NOWData - NOAA Online Weather Data". National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. Retrieved May 5, 2013. 

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