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People

Total Population 2,943
Male Share of the Population 54.8%
Female Share of the Population 45.2%
Senior Citizens 17.1%
Employed Population 16+ 1,072
Age of the Population 41

Families

% of people married 49.7%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 7.2%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $41,047
% Above Poverty Level 78.9%
% Below Poverty Level 21.1%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 22 minutes
% Working from Home 1.6%
% Walking and Biking to Work 0%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 34%
Median Gross Rent $487
Median House Value $89,900

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 15.3%
US/American 0%
English 9.4%
Irish 11.7%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Chaffee Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Large City 105 miles S of St. Louis, Missouri
County Scott
Standard Zip Codes 63740
Phone Area Codes 573
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 37.18
Longitude -89.655

Chaffee Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station CAPE GIRARDEAU AP
Distance 6.1 miles
Jan Temp 24 to 41 F
Apr Temp 46 to 69 F
Jul Temp 69 to 90 F
Oct Temp 46 to 71 F
Annual Precip 46.5 inches
Station MARBLE HILL
Distance 19.1 miles
Jan Temp 22 to 43 F
Apr Temp 43 to 70 F
Jul Temp 66 to 89 F
Oct Temp 43 to 72 F
Annual Precip 48.5 inches
Station SIKESTON POWER STATION
Distance 20.6 miles
Jan Temp 24 to 41 F
Apr Temp 47 to 69 F
Jul Temp 69 to 91 F
Oct Temp 47 to 72 F
Annual Precip 46.6 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Chaffee, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Arbor (63740)

Randles (63740)

Rockview (63740)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Allenville 68 $45,625
Benton 176 $53,523
Delta 422 $39,821
Kelso 588 $63,333

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Chaffee Public Libraries

Library
Chaffee Public Library
202 WRIGHT AVENUE
Chaffee, Missouri
(573) 887-3298

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Chaffee High Schools

CHAFFEE JR.-SR. HIGH
517 W YOAKUM AVE
573-887-3226
Serves 281 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 16.1

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