Chaffee, MO Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Chaffee, Missouri - Basic Facts

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The City of Chaffee had a population of 3,033 as of July 1, 2016. Chaffee ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Missouri. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Chaffee is located at latitude 37.1812 and longitude -89.6612 in Scott County. The formal boundaries for the City of Chaffee (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.79 sq. miles and a water area of 0.05 sq. miles. Scott County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 341 feet.

The City of Chaffee (GNIS ID: 2393794) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The City of Chaffee is located within Township of Kelso, a minor civil division (MCD) of Scott County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Chaffee population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Chaffee: Leaming.

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Chaffee, MO Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 3,033
Population in Households 3,018
Population in Familes 2,403
Population in Group Qrtrs 15
Population Density1 1,690
Diversity Index2 9


Total Households 1,223
Average Household Size 2.47
Family Households 775
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,361 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 782 (57.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 441 (32.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 138 (10.1%)
Median Home Value $102,419
Average Home Value $124,233


Median Household Income $25,055
Average Household Income $40,944
Per Capita Income $16,709
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.42% 0.31%
Households 0.25% 0.18%
Families 0.27% 0.08%
Median Household Income   1.94%
Per Capita Income   1.64%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Chaffee, MO - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Chaffee to the other 1,032 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Missouri by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 201 81st
Population Density1 # 136 87th
Diversity Index2 # 756 27th
Median Household Income # 1006 3rd
Per Capita Income # 900 13th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Missouri Census Data Comparison Tool.