Brookings, SD
Quality of Life, Demographics, And Statistics

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2021-08-09
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Brookings, South Dakota Info Snack

Population
24,108
Unemployment
4.1%
Poverty
18.0%
Median Home
$181,000
Median Income
$53,863
Median Rent
$753

Brookings SnackAbility

8
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
8/10
Housing
7
Affordability
8
Diversity
6
Safety
7
Amenities
8.5
Education
9
Commute
10

Brookings, SD Crime Report

370
Total Crimes
1,490.6
Total Crimes / 100k People
-39.82%
Below National Average
Statistic Count
Raw
Brookings
/ 100k People
South Dakota
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 370 1,490.6 2,170.0 2,476.7
Violent Crime 54 217.5 399.0 366.7
Murder 0 0.0 1.9 5.0
Robbery 1 4.0 22.0 81.6
Aggravated Assault 41 165.2 302.5 250.2
Property Crime 316 1,273.0 1,771.0 2,109.9
Burglary 28 112.8 299.1 340.5
Larceny 271 1,091.7 1,273.4 1,549.5
Car Theft 17 68.5 198.5 219.9

Brookings, SD Cost Of Living

91
Brookings's Overall Cost Of Living
0.9x
Lower Than The National Average
Living Expense Brookings South Dakota National Average
Overall 91 90 100
Services 96 96 100
Groceries 96 99 100
Health 107 102 100
Housing 84 77 100
Transportation 91 96 100
Utilities 85 88 100

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Rankings for Brookings in South Dakota

Map Of Brookings, SD

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Population over time in Brookings

Year Population % Change
2019 24,108 1.0%
2018 23,863 1.7%
2017 23,471 0.8%
2016 23,292 1.4%
2015 22,974 1.5%
2014 22,645 1.3%
2013 22,356 1.3%
2012 22,065 1.4%
2011 21,767 1.4%
2010 21,466 -

Race / Ethnicity in Brookings

White
88.4% (21,305)
African American
1.7% (416)
American Indian
1.4% (330)
Asian
4.2% (1,021)
Hawaiian
0.0% (0)
Other
0.0% (0)
Two Or More
1.6% (377)
Hispanic
2.7% (659)
Race Brookings SD USA
White 88.4% 82.0% 60.7%
African American 1.7% 2.0% 12.3%
American Indian 1.4% 8.4% 0.7%
Asian 4.2% 1.4% 5.5%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.1% 0.2%
Other 0.0% 0.1% 0.2%
Two Or More 1.6% 2.3% 2.4%
Hispanic 2.7% 3.8% 18.0%

Gender in Brookings

Female
48.5% (11,696)
Male
51.5% (12,411)
Gender Brookings SD USA
Female 48.5% 49.6% 50.8%
Male 51.5% 50.4% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Brookings for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
2.0% (482)
9-12th Grade
4.0% (964)
High School / GED
22.0% (5,303)
Some College
19.0% (4,580)
Associate's Degree
7.0% (1,687)
Bachelor's Degree
29.0% (6,991)
Master's Degree
10.0% (2,410)
Professional Degree
2.0% (482)
Doctorate Degree
5.0% (1,205)
Education Brookings SD USA
< 9th Grade 2.0% 3.0% 6.0%
9-12th Grade 4.0% 5.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 22.0% 30.0% 27.0%
Some College 19.0% 21.0% 20.0%
Associate's Degree 7.0% 12.0% 8.0%
Bachelor's Degree 29.0% 20.0% 20.0%
Master's Degree 10.0% 6.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 2.0% 2.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 5.0% 1.0% 1.0%

Household Income For Brookings, South Dakota

Less than $10,000
5.8% (140,384)
$10,000 to $14,999
6.4% (154,174)
$15,000 to $24,999
10.0% (240,776)
$25,000 to $34,999
7.3% (176,790)
$35,000 to $49,999
16.7% (403,776)
$50,000 to $74,999
17.5% (423,082)
$75,000 to $99,999
16.0% (385,021)
$100,000 to $149,999
13.8% (332,343)
$150,000 to $199,999
3.6% (87,429)
$200,000 or more
2.8% (67,020)
Income Brookings SD USA
Less than $10,000 5.8% 5.4% 6.0%
$10,000 to $14,999 6.4% 4.5% 4.3%
$15,000 to $24,999 10.0% 9.0% 8.9%
$25,000 to $34,999 7.3% 10.2% 8.9%
$35,000 to $49,999 16.7% 13.6% 12.3%
$50,000 to $74,999 17.5% 19.4% 17.2%
$75,000 to $99,999 16.0% 14.6% 12.7%
$100,000 to $149,999 13.8% 14.4% 15.1%
$150,000 to $199,999 3.6% 4.7% 6.8%
$200,000 or more 2.8% 4.2% 7.7%

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