Chamberlain, SD Population

By | June 28, 2019

Population: 2,338. Estimated population in 2021: 2,259 (-3.4% change)
Males: 1,081 (46.2%), Females: 1,257 (53.8%)

Brule County

Zip codes: 57325.

Median resident age: 38.1 years
Median household income: $34,487
Median house value: $73,100

Races in Chamberlain:

  • White Non-Hispanic (86.4%)
  • American Indian (11.6%)
  • Two or more races (1.8%)
  • Hispanic (0.7%)
  • Black (0.6%)

Ancestries: German (44.4%), Irish (15.9%), Norwegian (13.4%), English (9.2%), Czech (5.2%), French (4.3%).

Elevation: 1465 feet

Land area: 6.5 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Chamberlain

  • High school or higher: 83.3%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 28.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.5%
  • Unemployed: 10.4%
  • Mean travel time to work: 13.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Chamberlain city

  • Never married: 25.5%
  • Now married: 54.2%
  • Separated: 1.9%
  • Widowed: 8.6%
  • Divorced: 9.8%

0.6% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: -41 (-1.7%).

Hospitals

Hospital/medical center in Chamberlain:

  • MID-DAKOTA HOSPITAL (300 S BYRON BLVD)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Chamberlain:

  • PLATTE HEALTH CENTER – CAH (about 40 miles; PLATTE, SD)
  • AVERA GREGORY HEALTHCARE CENTER (about 41 miles; GREGORY, SD)
  • COMMUNITY MEMORIAL HOSPITAL-CAH (about 43 miles; BURKE, SD)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Chamberlain:

  • PIERRE REGIONAL (about 77 miles; PIERRE, SD; Abbreviation: PIR)
  • HURON REGIONAL (about 87 miles; HURON, SD; Abbreviation: HON)
  • ABERDEEN REGIONAL (about 129 miles; ABERDEEN, SD; Abbreviation: ABR)
Other public-use airports nearest to Chamberlain:

  • CHAMBERLAIN MUNI (about 4 miles; CHAMBERLAIN, SD; Abbreviation: 9V9)
  • KIMBALL MUNI (about 26 miles; KIMBALL, SD; Abbreviation: 6A6)
  • GREGORY MUNI (about 41 miles; GREGORY, SD; Abbreviation: 9D1)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Chamberlain:

  • NORTHERN STATE UNIVERSITY (about 128 miles; ABERDEEN, SD; Full-time enrollment: 2,356)
  • NORTHEAST COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 177 miles; NORFOLK, NE; Full-time enrollment: 2,732)
  • UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH DAKOTA (about 179 miles; VERMILLION, SD; Full-time enrollment: 6,014)
  • SOUTH DAKOTA STATE UNIVERSITY (about 180 miles; BROOKINGS, SD; Full-time enrollment: 7,353)
  • WAYNE STATE COLLEGE (about 193 miles; WAYNE, NE; Full-time enrollment: 3,026)
  • UNIVERSITY OF NEBRASKA AT KEARNEY (about 204 miles; KEARNEY, NE; Full-time enrollment: 5,588)
  • CENTRAL COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 210 miles; GRAND ISLAND, NE; Full-time enrollment: 3,730)

Schools

Public high school in Chamberlain:

  • CHAMBERLAIN HI SCH (Students: 295; Location: 1000 SORENSON DR; Grades: 09 – 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Chamberlain:

  • CHAMBERLAIN ELEM (Students: 344; Location: E 8TH ST; Grades: PK – 04)
  • CHAMBERLAIN MIDDLE SCH (Students: 282; Location: 306 E KELLAM; Grades: 05 – 08)
Private primary/middle school in Chamberlain:

  • ST JOSEPHS INDIAN SCHOOL (Students: 186; Location: P O BOX 89; Grades: 1 – 9)

Libraries

Library in Chamberlain:

  • COZARD MEMORIAL LIBRARY (Operating income: $122,402; Location: 110 E LAWLER AVE; 28,593 books; 531 audio materials; 461 video materials; 77 serial subscriptions)

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