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Chancellor, South Dakota
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Location in Turner County and the state of South Dakota
Location in Turner County and the state of South Dakota
Country United States
State South Dakota
County Turner
Founded 1895
Area
 • Total 0.22 sq mi (0.57 km2)
 • Land 0.22 sq mi (0.57 km2)
 • Water 0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)
Elevation
1,362 ft (415 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total 264
 • Estimate 
(2019)
264
 • Density 1,189.19/sq mi (459.23/km2)
Time zone UTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
57015
Area code(s) 605
FIPS code 46-11380
GNIS feature ID 1254320

Chancellor is a town in Turner County, South Dakota, United States. The population was 264 at the 2010 census.

The community was named for Otto von Bismarck, Chancellor of the German Empire.

Geography

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

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 0.22 square miles (0.57 km2), all of it land.

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

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1910 160
1920 280 75.0%
1930 207 −26.1%
1940 232 12.1%
1950 193 −16.8%
1960 214 10.9%
1970 220 2.8%
1980 257 16.8%
1990 276 7.4%
2000 328 18.8%
2010 264 −19.5%
2019 (est.) 264 0.0%
U.S. Decennial Census

2010 census

As of the census of 2010, there were 264 people, 118 households, and 75 families residing in the town. The population density was 1,200.0 inhabitants per square mile (463.3/km2). There were 131 housing units at an average density of 595.5 per square mile (229.9/km2). The racial makeup of the town was 97.3% White, 0.4% African American, 0.4% Native American, 0.4% Asian, and 1.5% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.8% of the population.

There were 118 households, of which 28.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 53.4% were married couples living together, 7.6% had a female householder with no husband present, 2.5% had a male householder with no wife present, and 36.4% were non-families. 33.9% of all households were made up of individuals, and 11.9% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.24 and the average family size was 2.80.

The median age in the town was 39.9 years. 22.3% of residents were under the age of 18; 9.9% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 24.3% were from 25 to 44; 25% were from 45 to 64; and 18.6% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the town was 49.6% male and 50.4% female.

Education

Chancellor is a part of the Lennox School District 41-4, which operates LWC Junior High School/Lennox High School in Lennox.

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