Chamberlain, SD

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2021 Population
2,400
5.85% 1-year decline
US Senator
John Thune
Republican Party
US Senator
Mike Rounds
Republican Party
US Representative
Dusty Johnson
Republican Party
2021 Median Age
38.1
1.6% 1-year increase
2021 Poverty Rate
14.9%
8.53% 1-year decrease
2021 Median Household Income
$58,466
15.9% 1-year growth
2021 Median Property Value
$149,800
2.47% 1-year decline

About

In 2021, Chamberlain, SD had a population of 2.4k people with a median age of 38.1 and a median household income of $58,466. Between 2020 and 2021 the population of Chamberlain, SD declined from 2,549 to 2,400, a −5.85% decrease and its median household income grew from $50,461 to $58,466, a 15.9% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Chamberlain, SD are White (Non-Hispanic) (65.9%), American Indian & Alaska Native (Non-Hispanic) (27.2%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (2.88%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (2.5%), and Asian (Non-Hispanic) (0.875%).

None of the households in Chamberlain, SD reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

99.9% of the residents in Chamberlain, SD are U.S. citizens.

In 2021, the median property value in Chamberlain, SD was $149,800, and the homeownership rate was 54.7%.

Most people in Chamberlain, SD drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 10.3 minutes. The average car ownership in Chamberlain, SD was 2 cars per household.

geosearchPopulation & Diversity

Chamberlain, SD is home to a population of 2.4k people, from which 99.9% are citizens. As of 2021, 1.67% of Chamberlain, SD residents were born outside of the country (40 people).

In 2021, there were 2.42 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (1.58k people) in Chamberlain, SD than any other race or ethnicity. There were 653 American Indian & Alaska Native (Non-Hispanic) and 69 Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

99.9%
2021 Citizenship
99.6%
2020 Citizenship

As of 2021, 99.9% of Chamberlain, SD residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.4%. In 2020, the percentage of US citizens in Chamberlain, SD was 99.6%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Chamberlain, SD
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    1.58k ± 272
  2. American Indian & Alaska Native (Non-Hispanic)
    653 ± 117
  3. Two+ (Non-Hispanic)
    69 ± 66.1
0.667%
Hispanic Population
16 people

In 2021, there were 2.42 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (1.58k people) in Chamberlain, SD than any other race or ethnicity. There were 653 American Indian & Alaska Native (Non-Hispanic) and 69 Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

0.667% of the people in Chamberlain, SD are hispanic (16 people).

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Foreign-Born Population

1.67%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
40 people
1.65%
2020 Foreign-Born Population
42 people

As of 2021, 1.67% of Chamberlain, SD residents (40 people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.6%. In 2020, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Chamberlain, SD was 1.65%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Gulf War (2001-)
    18 ± 24
  2. Gulf War (1990s)
    9 ± 16
  3. Vietnam
    9 ± 18

Chamberlain, SD has a large population of military personnel who served in Gulf War (2001-), 2 times greater than any other conflict.

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briefcaseEconomy

The economy of Chamberlain, SD employs 1.23k people. The largest industries in Chamberlain, SD are Educational Services (292 people), Accommodation & Food Services (185 people), and Health Care & Social Assistance (168 people), and the highest paying industries are Wholesale Trade ($135,588), Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($62,857), and Educational Services ($46,214).

Occupations

1.23k
2021 Value
± 187
−12.8%
1 Year decline
± 24.6%

From 2020 to 2021, employment in Chamberlain, SD declined at a rate of −12.8%, from 1.41k employees to 1.23k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Chamberlain, SD, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (218 people), Management Occupations (152 people), and Food Preparation & Serving Related Occupations (116 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Chamberlain, SD.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

1.23k
2021 Value
± 187
−12.8%
1 Year decline
± 24.6%

From 2020 to 2021, employment in Chamberlain, SD declined at a rate of −12.8%, from 1.41k employees to 1.23k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Chamberlain, SD, are Educational Services (292 people), Accommodation & Food Services (185 people), and Health Care & Social Assistance (168 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Chamberlain, SD, though some of these residents may live in Chamberlain, SD and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Median Earnings by Industry

$41,354
Median earning men ± $6,158
$29,345
Median earning women ± $6,207

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2021 are Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($87,778), Educational Services, & Health Care & Social Assistance ($50,556), and Public Administration ($43,750).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2021 are Professional, Scientific, & Management, & Administrative & Waste Management Services ($63,214), Public Administration ($43,250), and Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($38,571).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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2.75%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between February 2022 and February 2023

As of February 2023, there are 155M people employed in South Dakota. This represents a 2.75% increase in employment when compared to February 2022.

The following chart shows monthly employment numbers for each industry sector in South Dakota.

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Domestic Production & Consumption

Domestic production and consumption consists of products and services shipped from South Dakota to other states, or from other states to South Dakota.
Top Domestic Production in Dollars
  1. $6.49B
  2. $5.75B
  3. $4.59B

In 2020, the top outbound South Dakota product (by dollars) was Cereal grains with $6.49B, followed by Other ag prods. ($5.75B) and Live animals/fish ($4.59B).

The following chart shows the share of these products in relation to all outbound South Dakota products.

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$51.6B
2020 Value in South Dakota
$98.1B
Projected 2050 Value in South Dakota
90.3% growth

In 2020, total outbound South Dakota trade was $51.6B. This is expected to increase 90.3% to $98.1B by 2050.

The following chart shows how the domestic outbound South Dakota trade is projected to change in comparison to its neighboring states.

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Interstate Trade

Interstate trade consists of products and services shipped from South Dakota to other states, or from other states to South Dakota.
Most Common Trade Partners
  1. $6.09B
  2. $3.04B
  3. $2.14B

In 2020, the top outbound South Dakota domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Minnesota with $6.09B, followed by Iowa with $3.04B and North Dakota and $2.14B.

The following map shows the amount of trade that South Dakota shares with each state (excluding itself).

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In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in South Dakota went to Donald J. Trump with 61.8% of the vote. The runner-up was Joseph R Biden Jr. (35.6%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (2.63%).

John Thune and Mike Rounds are the senators currently representing the state of South Dakota. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

Chamberlain, SD is currently represented by Dusty Johnson in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

US Senators from South Dakota

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John Thune
Senator from South Dakota3
Assumed office on January 3, 2005
Mike Rounds
Senator from South Dakota2
Assumed office on January 3, 2015

John Thune and Mike Rounds are the senators currently representing South Dakota.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

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US Representatives from Chamberlain, SD

Dusty Johnson
South Dakota at-large Representative
Republican Party

Chamberlain, SD is currently represented by Dusty Johnson (Republican Party).

Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the member for Chamberlain, SD have changed over time starting in 2008.

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Awarded Degrees over Time

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Educational Pyramid

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In 2021, 0.528% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 0.395% of women were in the same situation.

This visualization shows the gender distribution of the population according to the academic level reached.

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Educational Attainment

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Race

The most common educational levels obtained by the working population in 2021 were High School or Equivalent (202k), Some college (152k), and Bachelors Degree (127k).

This visualization illustrates the percentage distribution of the population according to the highest educational level reached. You can filter the data by race by using the selector above.

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The median property value in Chamberlain, SD was $149,800 in 2021, which is 0.612 times smaller than the national average of $244,900. Between 2020 and 2021 the median property value increased from $153,600 to $149,800, a 2.47% decrease. The homeownership rate in Chamberlain, SD is 54.7%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.6%.

People in Chamberlain, SD have an average commute time of 10.3 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Chamberlain, SD is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Property

$149,800
Median Property Value 2021
±$17,251
$463
Median Property Taxes
±$94

The following chart display owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Chamberlain, SD the largest share of households pay taxes in the $800 - $1,499 range.

The chart underneath the paragraph shows the property taxes in Chamberlain, SD compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies.

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Rent vs Own

54.7%
Homeownership
2021
63.3%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2021

In 2021, 54.7% of the housing units in Chamberlain, SD were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 52.9%.

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Income by Location

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Census Tract 9732
Highest Median Household Income (Total)

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Household Income

Please note that the buckets used in this visualization were not evenly distributed by ACS when publishing the data.
$58,466
Median Household Income
± $8,573
847
Number of Households
± 131

In 2021, the median household income of the 847 households in Chamberlain, SD grew to $58,466 from the previous year's value of $50,461.

The following chart displays the households in Chamberlain, SD distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $60k - $75k range.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Chamberlain, SD is from South Dakota.
0.439
2021 Wage GINI in South Dakota
0.43
2020 Wage GINI in South Dakota

In 2021, the income inequality in South Dakota was 0.439 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 1.94% growth from 2020 to 2021, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even. The GINI for South Dakota was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in South Dakota in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2021
  1. Drove Alone (75.4%)
  2. Carpooled (18.1%)
  3. Walked (1.96%)

In 2021, 75.4% of workers in Chamberlain, SD drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (18.1%) and those who walked to work (1.96%).

The following chart shows the number of households using each mode of transportation over time, using a logarithmic scale on the y-axis to help better show variations in the smaller means of commuting.

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Commute Time

10.3 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Chamberlain, SD have a shorter commute time (10.3 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.8 minutes). Additionally, 0.5% of the workforce in Chamberlain, SD have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Chamberlain, SD distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Chamberlain, SD have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

14.9% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Chamberlain, SD (337 out of 2.26k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 12.6%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 35 - 44, followed by Females 18 - 24 and then Males 25 - 34.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Chamberlain, SD is White, followed by Native American and Two Or More.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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89.6% of the population of Chamberlain, SD has health coverage, with 49.7% on employee plans, 16.4% on Medicaid, 10.8% on Medicare, 12.6% on non-group plans, and 0.133% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in South Dakota was $8,933 in 2014. This is a 4.52% increase from the previous year ($8,547).

Primary care physicians in Brule County, SD see 662 patients per year on average, which represents a 1.22% increase from the previous year (654 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 2627 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 876 patients per year.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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662 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Brule County, SD

Primary care physicians in Brule County, SD see an average of 662 patients per year. This represents a 1.22% increase from the previous year (654 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Brule County, SD in comparison to its neighboring geographies.

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Health Care Diversity

In 2021, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 28.2% under 18 years, 18.8% between 18 and 34 years, 37.2% between 35 and 64 years, and 15.8% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 46.2% were men and 53.8% were women.

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Uninsured People

10.4%
Uninsured
49.7%
Employer Coverage
16.4%
Medicaid
10.8%
Medicare
12.6%
Non-Group
0.133%
Military or VA

Between 2020 and 2021, the percent of uninsured citizens in Chamberlain, SD grew by 49.1% from 6.95% to 10.4%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Chamberlain, SD changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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