Chapman is a small city located in Dickinson County, Kansas. In 1868 the first settlement was made at Chapman and the city was incorporated in 1872. Jackman's mill was built on Chapman creek positioned slightly northwest of the current city in 1868 as well. According to the United States Census Bureau, the total area of the city of Chapman consists of 0.8 square miles of land. As of 2000 according to the Census there were 1,241 people, 488 households, and 348 families populating the city. The population density was approximately 1,527.4 people per square mile. Chapman employed 4 full time police officers according to reports done in 2009. Chapman has a rather low crime rate based on its population and demographics. The most common industries in Chapman are retail trade and manufacturing, with the most common occupation being truck drivers and retail workers. The median income for a household was approximately $40,000 yearly.
Chapman, Kansas has an above average tornado activity rating than that of the rest of Kansas and is 168% greater than the overall US average. The earthquake activity level is slightly lower than that of the rest of Kansas and is 100% less than the overall US average. Dickinson County has had ten natural disasters and is slightly lower than the US average of twelve. Chapman, Kansas is a peaceful small town that offers citizens access to public schools, a library, hotels, banks and more. These various destinations can be easily found in the Chapman, Kansas yellow pages and the Chapman, Kansas business directory.
Written by Lyndsey Morgan