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Chadron is a city in Dawes County.
It is the county seat.
The community was named after Louis Chadron (or Chartran), local fur trapper.
The latitude of Chadron is 42.829N. The longitude is -102.999W.It is in the Mountain Standard time zone. Elevation is 3,379 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 5,598.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Chadron demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Dawes County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 69337 ZIP code.
33% of Chadron residents report German ancestry, and 12% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Chadron ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Chadron was $16,312, compared with $21,587 nationally.
34% of Chadron residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
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Median rent in Chadron, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $300. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $695.
Libraries in Chadron include Chadron Public Library ... View libraries
Newspapers in Chadron include Chadron Record
National Public Radio programming is carried locally by KCNE-FM.
Dawes County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Chadron political report.
The average commute time for Chadron workers is 10 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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