Chamberlain, South Dakota Population 2020

2,458

Chamberlain is a city located in South Dakota. With a 2020 population of 2,458, it is the 30th largest city in South Dakota and the 6878th largest city in the United States. Chamberlain is currently growing at a rate of 2.25% annually and its population has increased by 2.97% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,387 in 2010. Spanning over 8 miles, Chamberlain has a population density of 379 people per square mile.

The average household income in Chamberlain is $66,783 with a poverty rate of 17.93%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $541 per month, and the median house value is $156,300. The median age in Chamberlain is 39.8 years, 36.3 years for males, and 45.6 years for females. For every 100 females there are 99.5 males.

Chamberlain Demographics

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

  • White: 76.59%
  • Native American: 20.80%
  • Two or more races: 1.69%
  • Asian: 0.76%
  • Other race: 0.16%
  • Black or African American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Chamberlain, South Dakota is 2,458, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 2,350.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 2,387.

Chamberlain, South Dakota Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White1,90476.59%
American Indian and Alaska Native51720.80%
Two or More Races421.69%
Asian190.76%
Some Other Race40.16%

Chamberlain Population Pyramid 2020

Chamberlain Median Age

39.8


Total

36.3


Male

45.6


Female

Chamberlain Adults

There are 1,912 adults, (459 of whom are seniors) in Chamberlain.

Chamberlain Age Dependency

71.1

Age Dependency Ratio

31.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

39.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Chamberlain Sex Ratio

Female

1,246

50.12%

Male

1,240

49.88%

Chamberlain Households and Families

Chamberlain Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Chamberlain Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married90.9%9.1%
All59.3%40.7%
Male43.4%56.6%
Female37.5%62.5%
Non Family33.1%66.9%

59.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,1211.9659.3
Married4822.5490.9
Non Family4531.0633.1
Male1222.4443.4
Female643.0837.5

2.49

Average Family Size

1.96

Average Household Size

4.7%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

1.2%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Chamberlain Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade90.52%
9th to 12th Grade1076.18%
High School Graduate52830.48%
Some College41724.08%
Associates Degree19811.43%
Bachelors Degree29116.80%
Graduate Degree18210.51%

Chamberlain Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White1,3571,298448
Native American24919211
Hispanic939314
Asian1919
Multiple Races1414

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 33.01%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$32,417$36,339$25,063
Less Than High School$$19,583$
High School Grad$23,523$36,087$14,671
Some College$30,833$33,906$23,676
Bachelors Degree$37,250$34,583$42,083
Graduate Degree$61,250$$

$32,417

Average Earnings

$36,339

Average Male

$25,063

Average Female

Chamberlain Language

Chamberlain Language by Age

Chamberlain Language

94.96% of Chamberlain residents speak only English, while 5.04% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other languages, which is spoken by 2.99% of the population.

Chamberlain Poverty

Chamberlain Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White1,70421112.38%
Native47016835.74%
Multiple403895.00%

17.93%

Overall Poverty Rate

14.22%

Male Poverty Rate

21.61%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Chamberlain

The race most likely to be in poverty in Chamberlain is Multiple, with 95.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Chamberlain is White, with 12.38% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.43%. Among those working part-time, it was 30.47%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 35.33%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School40.22%
High School35.93%
Some College3.90%
Bachelors or Greater3.51%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed100.00%
Male Unemployed26.92%
Female Employed15.47%
Male Employed6.61%

Chamberlain Income

Chamberlain Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$48,314$66,783
Families$52,574$79,628
Married Families$63,333-
Non Families$25,885$44,044

Chamberlain Marital Status

Chamberlain Marital Status

Marriage Rates

47.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

45.3%

Male Marriage Rate

48.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Chamberlain Married by Age and Sex

Chamberlain Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Chamberlain Marital Status by Race

Chamberlain Veterans

97

Number of Veterans

97

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam60
First Gulf War17
Second Gulf War10
World War II5
Korea3

$Chamberlain Veterans by Education

6.67%

Veteran Poverty Rate

10.67%

Veteran Disability Rate

Chamberlain Employment Status

68.6%

Labor Force Participation

66%

Employment Rate

3.1%

Unemployment Rate

Chamberlain Place of Birth

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

74.30%

Born in South Dakota

98.63%

Native Born

1.37%

Foreign Born

0.32%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

98.63% of Chamberlain residents were born in the United States, with 74.30% having been born in South Dakota. 0.32% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20202,458542.25%
20192,404542.30%
20182,350-34-1.43%
20172,384542.32%
20162,330-23-0.98%
20152,353-20-0.84%
20142,373-48-1.98%
20132,421331.38%
20122,388-4-0.17%
20112,39230.13%
20102,3890.00%