Chapman, Kansas

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Chapman strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in Kansas):

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People in Middle Class or Better
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Top 19% Chapman People in Middle Class or Better

Comparative Profile of Chapman, Kansas

Comparing Chapman to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in Kansas (State):

Ratings range from 1 (lowest) to 10 (highest).

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Senior Citizens 8 6
Age of the Population 7 7
Well-Paid Single Women 7 7
Female Share of the Population 7 7
Well-Paid Single Men 7 6
Racial Diversity 6 7
Male Share of the Population 4 4
Children Under 5 Years Old 3 3


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 7 6
Average Household Size 5 6


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People in Middle Class or Better 8 9
People Above Poverty 8 8
College Educated Adults 7 6
Median Family Income 7 7

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Short Commute Times 8 5
Working at Home 4 3
Walking and Biking to Work 3 3
Public Transportation Use 3 3


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 7 7
Affordability of Property Taxes 6 6
Affordability of Rents 6 4
People Living Alone 4 3
Housing Recently Built 4 6
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 2 3

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Chapman Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 72 miles W of Topeka, Kansas (center to center)
Nearest Large City 90 miles N of Wichita, Kansas
County Dickinson
Standard Zip Codes 67431
Phone Area Codes 785
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 38.972
Longitude -97.022

Chapman Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 9.3 miles
Jan Temp 15 to 37 F
Apr Temp 41 to 65 F
Jul Temp 67 to 90 F
Oct Temp 43 to 69 F
Annual Precip 32.5 inches
Station ABILENE 1 W
Distance 12 miles
Jan Temp 19 to 41 F
Apr Temp 43 to 70 F
Jul Temp 69 to 94 F
Oct Temp 46 to 72 F
Annual Precip 32.7 inches
Distance 29.7 miles
Jan Temp 14 to 37 F
Apr Temp 41 to 65 F
Jul Temp 66 to 90 F
Oct Temp 41 to 69 F
Annual Precip 32 inches
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Chapman Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 1,241 100%
Male 589 47.5%
Female 652 52.5%
Under 18 305 24.6%
18+ 936 75.4%
65+ 244 19.7%
Median Age 39.7
Average Family Size 2.87
White 1,176 94.8%
African-American 6 0.5%
Asian 5 0.4%
American Indian & Alaskan 12 1%
Other 9 0.7%
Mixed Race 33 2.7%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 37 3%

Estimated Chapman Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 1,243
Growth 2
Growth % 0.2%

Chapman Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
German 34%
Irish 15.2%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 9.6%
English 8.9%
US/American 6.7%
Swedish 5.4%
Dutch 3.1%
French (except Basque) 3%
Swiss 2.9%
Scotch-Irish 2.5%
Scottish 1.5%
French Canadian 1.5%
Polish 1%
Norwegian 0.7%
Italian 0.7%
European 0.4%
Danish 0.4%
New Zealander 0.4%
Pennsylvania German 0.3%
Acadian/Cajun 0.3%
Greek 0.2%
Austrian 0.2%
Northern European 0.2%
Belgian 0.2%
Finnish 0.2%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Chapman 1,241 $44,063
Abilene 6,543 $46,052
Enterprise 836 $39,479
Grandview Plaza 1,184 $32,368
Junction City 18,886 $35,093
Milford 502 $40,000
Woodbine 207 $32,857

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Chapman Public Library
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Serves 413 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 15.4

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