Chamberlain, South Dakota Population 2024

2,556

Chamberlain is a city located in Brule County South Dakota. Chamberlain has a 2024 population of 2,556. It is also the county seat of Brule County.Chamberlain is currently growing at a rate of 1.15% annually and its population has increased by 3.27% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,475 in 2020.

The average household income in Chamberlain is $85,439 with a poverty rate of 14.34%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Chamberlain is 40.6 years, 40.4 years for males, and 40.9 years for females.

Chamberlain Demographics

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

  • White: 67.14%
  • Native American: 24.35%
  • Two or more races: 5.28%
  • Black or African American: 2.68%
  • Other race: 0.55%
  • Asian:
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
Land Area (mi²)
6.5 sq mi
Density (mi²)
393.70/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
3.27% (81)
The current population of Chamberlain, South Dakota is 2,556 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 2,475.

Chamberlain, South Dakota Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White1,70467.14%
Native American61824.35%
Two or more races1345.28%
Black or African American682.68%
Other race140.55%
Asian
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
showing: 7 rows

White

Native American

Two or more races

Black or African American

Other race

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Chamberlain Population by Race

Chamberlain Population Pyramid 2024

Chamberlain Median Age

40.6

Total

40.4

Male

40.9

Female

Chamberlain Adults

There are 1,936 adults, (489 of whom are seniors) in Chamberlain.

Chamberlain Age Dependency

75.4

Age Dependency Ratio

33.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

41.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Chamberlain Sex Ratio

Female1,23648.7%
Male1,30251.3%

Chamberlain Population by Age

Chamberlain Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All8712.5855.144.9
Married4073.316931
Non Family3581.0543.356.7
Male573.2819.380.7
Female496.9267.332.7
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3.54

Average Family Size

2.58

Average Household Size

55.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Chamberlain Households and Families

Male

Female

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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

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among 2+ races people with a rate of 36.36%.

Chamberlain Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$41,989

Average Earnings

$50,179

Average Male

$35,370

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

97.26% of Chamberlain residents speak only English, while 2.74% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.12% of the population.

Chamberlain Language

Chamberlain Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White1,56521313.61%
Native60911018.06%
Other1414100%
Hispanic331442.42%
Multiple11054.55%
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14.34%

Overall Poverty Rate

13.23%

Male Poverty Rate

15.5%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Chamberlain

The race most likely to be in poverty in Chamberlain is Other, with 100% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Chamberlain is Multiple, with 4.55% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 7.21%. Among those working part-time, it was 4.82%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 37.89%.

Chamberlain Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
High School37.42%
Less Than 9th Grade19.25%
Some College9.55%
Bachelors or Greater
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Chamberlain Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed42.86%
Female Employed7.25%
Male Employed4.81%
Female Unemployed
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Chamberlain Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Chamberlain Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Chamberlain Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

44.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

48.4%

Male Marriage Rate

39.8%

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 35-44.

Chamberlain Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Chamberlain Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

135

Number of Veterans

131

Male Veterans

4

Female Veterans

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Chamberlain Veterans by War

count

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Chamberlain Veterans by Age

count

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Chamberlain Veterans by Race

Chamberlain Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

10.68%

Veteran Poverty Rate

16.5%

Veteran Disability Rate

Chamberlain Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

66.5%

Labor Force Participation

63.7%

Employment Rate

3.5%

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

78.25%

Born in Chamberlain

99.25%

Native Born

0.75%

Foreign Born

Non Citizen

0.75%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.25% of Chamberlain residents were born in the United States, with 78.25% having been born in South Dakota. 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 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20292,701291.09%
20282,672291.1%
20272,643291.11%
20262,614291.12%
20252,585291.13%
20242,556291.15%
20232,527291.16%
20222,498291.17%
20212,469-6-0.24%
20202,4751416.04%
20192,334120.52%
20182,322-46-1.94%
20172,368502.16%
20162,318-28-1.19%
20152,346-21-0.89%
20142,367-51-2.11%
20132,418311.3%
20122,387-5-0.21%
20112,39230.13%
20102,389
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Chamberlain Population by Year