Chamberlain, South Dakota Population 2023

2,500

Chamberlain is a city located in Brule County South Dakota. With a 2023 population of 2,500, it is the 34th largest city in South Dakota and the 9767th largest city in the United States.Chamberlain is currently growing at a rate of 0.36% annually but its population has decreased by -1.92% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,549 in 2020. Spanning over 8 miles, Chamberlain has a population density of 385 people per square mile.

The average household income in Chamberlain is $79,609 with a poverty rate of 19.55%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Chamberlain is 37.5 years, 32.2 years for males, and 39.5 years for females.

Chamberlain Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Chamberlain was:

  • White: 73.91%
  • Native American: 19.97%
  • Two or more races: 3.18%
  • Black or African American: 2.31%
  • Asian: 0.43%
  • Other race: 0.20%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Chamberlain, South Dakota is 2,500 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 2,549.

Chamberlain, South Dakota Population 2023

Population by Race

White

Native American

Two or more races

Black or African American

Asian

Other race

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Chamberlain Population by Race

Chamberlain Population Pyramid 2023

Chamberlain Median Age

37.5

Total

32.2

Male

39.5

Female

Chamberlain Adults

There are 1,903 adults, (393 of whom are seniors) in Chamberlain.

Chamberlain Age Dependency

68.8

Age Dependency Ratio

26

Old Age Dependency Ratio

42.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Chamberlain Sex Ratio

Female1,34752.84%
Male1,20247.16%

Chamberlain Population by Age

Chamberlain Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

2.72

Average Family Size

2.09

Average Household Size

52.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Chamberlain Households and Families

Male

Female

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Chamberlain Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Chamberlain Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 28.62%.

Chamberlain Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

$38,771

Average Earnings

$46,402

Average Male

$31,387

Average Female

Chamberlain Earnings by Educational Attainment

Chamberlain Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Chamberlain Language

97.11% of Chamberlain residents speak only English, while 2.89% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other languages, which is spoken by 1.36% of the population.

Chamberlain Language

Chamberlain Poverty by Race

rate

19.55%

Overall Poverty Rate

10.13%

Male Poverty Rate

21.67%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Chamberlain

The race most likely to be in poverty in Chamberlain is Multiple, with 113.16% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Chamberlain is White, with 16.20% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.20%. Among those working part-time, it was 21.49%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 44.07%.

Chamberlain Poverty

Chamberlain Poverty Rate by Education

Chamberlain Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Chamberlain Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Chamberlain Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

46.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

48.0%

Male Marriage Rate

45.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Chamberlain Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Chamberlain Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Chamberlain Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Chamberlain Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

95

Number of Veterans

95

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

Chamberlain Veterans by War

Chamberlain Veterans by Age

count

Chamberlain Veterans by Race

Chamberlain Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

3.66%

Veteran Poverty Rate

17.07%

Veteran Disability Rate

Chamberlain Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

74.3%

Labor Force Participation

72%

Employment Rate

2.4%

Unemployment Rate

Chamberlain Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Chamberlain Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Chamberlain Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

77.03%

Born in Chamberlain

101.37%

Native Born

1.70%

Foreign Born

0.36%

Non Citizen

1.33%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

101.37% of Chamberlain residents were born in the United States, with 77.03% having been born in South Dakota. 0.36% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Chamberlain Place of Birth

Note: data after 2020 is projected based on recent growth

Chamberlain Population by Year