Chancellor, South Dakota

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Chancellor is a town in Turner County, South Dakota, United States. The population was 328 at the 2000 census.

The community was named in honor of Otto von Bismarck, a 19th century German chancellor.


Chancellor is located at 43°22′21″N 96°59′16″W / 43.372382°N 96.987761°W / 43.372382; -96.987761.[4]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 0.2 square miles (0.6 km2), all of it land.

Chancellor has been assigned ZIP code 57015 and FIPS place code 11380.


As of the census[2] of 2000, there were 328 people, 134 households, and 88 families residing in the town. The population density was 1,328.8 people per square mile (506.6/km2). There were 142 housing units at an average density of 575.3/sq mi (219.3/km2). The racial makeup of the town was 97.87% White, 0.91% Native American, and 1.22% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.30% of the population.

There were 134 households out of which 35.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 56.0% were married couples living together, 8.2% had a female householder with no husband present, and 33.6% were non-families. 32.1% of all households were made up of individuals and 15.7% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.45 and the average family size was 3.07.

In the town the population was spread out with 26.8% under the age of 18, 9.1% from 18 to 24, 28.7% from 25 to 44, 18.0% from 45 to 64, and 17.4% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 32 years. For every 100 females there were 90.7 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 92.0 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $30,500, and the median income for a family was $42,250. Males had a median income of $22,750 versus $19,167 for females. The per capita income for the town was $18,156. None of the families and 4.2% of the population were living below the poverty line, including no under eighteens and 11.8% of those over 64.


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