For population 25 years and over in Chamberlain:
For population 15 years and over in Chamberlain city:
8 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,588 (1.4%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Sioux Falls, SD (131.2 miles , pop. 123,975).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Omaha, NE (244.0 miles , pop. 390,007).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (605.8 miles , pop. 2,896,016).
Nearest cities: Oacoma, SD (1.6 miles ), Pukwana, SD (2.7 miles ), Reliance, SD (3.8 miles ), Ola, SD (3.9 miles) , Fort Thompson, SD (4.3 miles ), Kimball, SD (4.4 miles ), Bijou Hills, SD (4.7 miles) , Lower Brule, SD (4.7 miles ).
Single-family new house construction building permits:
Latitude: 43.81 N, Longitude: 99.33 W
Area code: 605
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Crime rate in Chamberlain detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 6 (6 officers).
Population change in the 1990s: -41 (-1.7%).
Work and jobs in Chamberlain: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Chamberlain, South Dakota
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Chamberlain-area historical tornado activity is slightly above South Dakota state average. It is 30% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 5/8/1965, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 30.0 miles away from the Chamberlain city center injured one person and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.
On 7/24/1971, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 2.5 miles away from the city center .
Earthquake activity:Chamberlain-area historical earthquake activity is above South Dakota state average. It is 88% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 3/4/1983 at 06:32:18, a magnitude 4.6 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 4.4 ML, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 28.5 miles away from the city center
On 11/3/2002 at 20:41:56, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, 4.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 75.0 miles away from Chamberlain center
On 10/25/1990 at 06:25:25, a magnitude 3.9 (3.6 MB, 3.9 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 42.8 miles away from the city center
On 11/21/2003 at 01:09:11, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 41.5 miles away from the city center
On 1/25/1994 at 02:44:39, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 91.2 miles away from Chamberlain center
On 7/26/2002 at 08:32:17, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 LG, 3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 67.2 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Brule County (13) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 2
Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 5, Storms: 5, Winter Storms: 3, Blizzard: 1, Tornado: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Drought: 1, Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snowstorm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Birthplace of: Travis Lutter - Martial artist, Dwite Pedersen - Politician.
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See full list of schools located in Chamberlain, School District: CHAMBERLAIN 07-1
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Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 16.8%
(10.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 77.4% for American Indian residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)
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Religion statistics for Chamberlain city (based on Brule County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 83.22%
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Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 3
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 8
Number of full-service restaurants: 7
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8.40% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($37,062 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
8.77% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($29,158 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
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Chamberlain fatal accident list:
May 20, 1993 12:50 AM, 16th Ave E, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Nov 8, 1985 11:00 AM, Sd 50, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 5, Fatalities: 1
Oct 12, 1981 10:16 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
Jun 17, 1977 10:35 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
May 4, 1976 03:15 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 8
Total length: 171 meters (561ft)
Total costs: $24,296,000
Total average daily traffic: 32,692
Total average daily truck traffic: 5,754
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:4 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Chamberlain)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:40 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in Chamberlain, SD)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers:2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers:3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:5 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:7
FAA Registered Aircraft:25 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Chamberlain)
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents: