Chamberlain, SD

Census Place

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2022 Population
2,538
5.75% 1-year growth
US Senator
John Thune
Republican Party
US Senator
Mike Rounds
Republican Party
US Representative
Dusty Johnson
Republican Party
2022 Median Age
40.6
6.56% 1-year increase
2022 Poverty Rate
14.3%
3.92% 1-year decrease
2022 Median Household Income
$59,375
1.55% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$174,700
16.6% 1-year growth

About

In 2022, Chamberlain, SD had a population of 2.54k people with a median age of 40.6 and a median household income of $59,375. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Chamberlain, SD grew from 2,400 to 2,538, a 5.75% increase and its median household income grew from $58,466 to $59,375, a 1.55% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Chamberlain, SD are White (Non-Hispanic) (66.4%), American Indian & Alaska Native (Non-Hispanic) (24.3%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (5.28%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (2.68%), and White (Hispanic) (0.749%).

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.

100% of the residents in Chamberlain, SD are U.S. citizens.

In 2022, the median property value in Chamberlain, SD was $174,700, and the homeownership rate was 55.1%.

Most people in Chamberlain, SD drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 9.89 minutes. The average car ownership in Chamberlain, SD was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

Chamberlain, SD is home to a population of 2.54k people, from which 100% are citizens. As of 2022, 0.749% of Chamberlain, SD residents were born outside of the country (19 people).

In 2022, there were 2.73 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (1.69k people) in Chamberlain, SD than any other race or ethnicity. There were 618 American Indian & Alaska Native (Non-Hispanic) and 134 Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

100%
2022 Citizenship
99.9%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 100% of Chamberlain, SD residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Chamberlain, SD was 99.9%, 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)
    1.69k ± 217
  2. American Indian & Alaska Native (Non-Hispanic)
    618 ± 122
  3. Two+ (Non-Hispanic)
    134 ± 94.6
1.3%
Hispanic Population
33 people

In 2022, there were 2.73 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (1.69k people) in Chamberlain, SD than any other race or ethnicity. There were 618 American Indian & Alaska Native (Non-Hispanic) and 134 Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

1.3% of the people in Chamberlain, SD are hispanic (33 people).

The following chart shows the 7 races represented in Chamberlain, SD as a share of the total population.

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Foreign-Born Population

0.749%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
19 people
1.67%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
40 people

As of 2022, 0.749% of Chamberlain, SD residents (19 people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.6%. In 2021, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Chamberlain, SD was 1.67%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Korea
    38 ± 59
  2. Gulf War (1990s)
    28 ± 28
  3. Gulf War (2001-)
    19 ± 21

Chamberlain, SD has a large population of military personnel who served in Korea, 1.36 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Chamberlain, SD employs 1.29k people. The largest industries in Chamberlain, SD are Educational Services (306 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (178 people), and Accommodation & Food Services (155 people), and the highest paying industries are Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($80,865), Finance & Insurance ($80,865), and Information ($63,000).

Occupations

1.29k
2022 Value
± 213
5.04%
1 Year growth
± 21.4%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Chamberlain, SD grew at a rate of 5.04%, from 1.23k employees to 1.29k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Chamberlain, SD, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (176 people), Management Occupations (141 people), and Education Instruction, & Library Occupations (131 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

1.29k
2022 Value
± 213
5.04%
1 Year growth
± 21.4%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Chamberlain, SD grew at a rate of 5.04%, from 1.23k employees to 1.29k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Chamberlain, SD, are Educational Services (306 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (178 people), and Accommodation & Food Services (155 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

$45,469
Median earning men ± $8,738
$31,042
Median earning women ± $12,347

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Retail Trade ($100,500), Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($83,750), and Educational Services, & Health Care & Social Assistance ($62,742).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($80,481), Professional, Scientific, & Management, & Administrative & Waste Management Services ($68,083), and Public Administration ($36,875).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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2.37%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between February 2022 and February 2023

As of February 2023, there are 450k people employed in South Dakota. This represents a 2.37% increase in employment when compared to February 2022.

Right after the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, during April 2020, a general dip can be seen across industry sectors, resulting in an overall decline in employment by 8.96%.

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Civics

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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Education

Awarded Degrees over Time

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Educational Pyramid

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In 2022, 0.574% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 0.482% of women were in the same situation.

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Educational Attainment

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Race

The most common educational levels obtained by the working population in 2022 were High School or Equivalent (206k), Some college (148k), and Bachelors Degree (133k).

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Chamberlain, SD was $174,700 in 2022, which is 0.62 times smaller than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $149,800 to $174,700, a 16.6% increase. The homeownership rate in Chamberlain, SD is 55.1%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Chamberlain, SD have an average commute time of 9.89 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

$174,700
Median Property Value 2022
±$20,776
$480
Median Property Taxes
±$96

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.

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Rent vs Own

55.1%
Homeownership
2022
69.4%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 55.1% of the housing units in Chamberlain, SD were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 54.7%.

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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

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$59,375
Median Household Income
± $24,462
871
Number of Households
± 147

In 2022, the median household income of the 871 households in Chamberlain, SD grew to $59,375 from the previous year's value of $58,466.

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.
0.438
2022 Wage GINI in South Dakota
0.439
2021 Wage GINI in South Dakota

In 2022, the income inequality in South Dakota was 0.438 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.26% decline from 2021 to 2022, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more 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 2022
  1. Drove Alone (67.2%)
  2. Carpooled (20.8%)
  3. Worked At Home (5.53%)

In 2022, 67.2% of workers in Chamberlain, SD drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (20.8%) and those who worked at home (5.53%).

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Commute Time

9.89 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Chamberlain, SD have a shorter commute time (9.89 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 0.412% 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

14.3% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Chamberlain, SD (342 out of 2.39k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 12.5%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Males 55 - 64, followed by Females 35 - 44 and then Females 45 - 54.

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

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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Health

90.8% of the population of Chamberlain, SD has health coverage, with 50.7% on employee plans, 15.6% on Medicaid, 12% on Medicare, 11.5% on non-group plans, and 1.01% on military or VA plans.

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 2022, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 26.7% under 18 years, 15.8% between 18 and 34 years, 40.7% between 35 and 64 years, and 16.7% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 48.4% were men and 51.6% were women.

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Uninsured People

9.19%
Uninsured
50.7%
Employer Coverage
15.6%
Medicaid
12%
Medicare
11.5%
Non-Group
1.01%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Chamberlain, SD declined by 11.3% from 10.4% to 9.19%.

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