Brookings, SD
Quality of Life, Demographics, And Statistics

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2022-04-08
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Brookings, South Dakota Info Snack

Population
24,479
Unemployment
4.6%
Poverty
17.6%
Median Home
$187,100
Median Income
$53,845
Median Rent
$763

Brookings SnackAbility

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

Brookings, SD Crime Report

270
Total Crimes
1,093.9
Total Crimes / 100k People
-53.37%
Below National Average
Statistic Count
Raw
Brookings
/ 100k People
South Dakota
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 270 1,093.9 2,458.1 2,346.0
Violent Crime 38 154.0 501.4 387.8
Murder 0 0.0 4.5 6.5
Robbery 2 8.1 30.7 73.9
Aggravated Assault 24 97.2 399.1 279.7
Property Crime 232 940.0 1,956.7 1,958.2
Burglary 37 149.9 340.1 314.2
Larceny 187 757.6 1,357.3 1,398.0
Car Theft 8 32.4 259.3 246.0

Brookings, SD Cost Of Living

93
Brookings's Overall Cost Of Living
0.9x
Lower Than The National Average
Living Expense Brookings South Dakota National Average
Overall 93 91 100
Services 97 94 100
Groceries 104 97 100
Health 121 96 100
Housing 82 79 100
Transportation 98 93 100
Utilities 95 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
2020 24,479 2.6%
2019 23,863 1.7%
2018 23,471 0.8%
2017 23,292 1.4%
2016 22,974 1.5%
2015 22,645 1.3%
2014 22,356 1.3%
2013 22,065 1.4%
2012 21,767 1.4%
2011 21,466 -

Race / Ethnicity in Brookings

White
87.2% (21,346)
African American
1.6% (382)
American Indian
1.4% (335)
Asian
4.4% (1,079)
Hawaiian
0.0% (0)
Other
0.0% (0)
Two Or More
2.1% (512)
Hispanic
3.4% (825)
Race Brookings SD USA
White 87.2% 81.3% 60.1%
African American 1.6% 2.1% 12.2%
American Indian 1.4% 8.2% 0.6%
Asian 4.4% 1.4% 5.6%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.1% 0.2%
Other 0.0% 0.1% 0.3%
Two Or More 2.1% 2.7% 2.8%
Hispanic 3.4% 4.1% 18.2%

Gender in Brookings

Female
48.8% (11,948)
Male
51.2% (12,530)
Gender Brookings SD USA
Female 48.8% 49.6% 50.8%
Male 51.2% 50.4% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Brookings for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
1.0% (244)
9-12th Grade
3.0% (734)
High School / GED
21.0% (5,140)
Some College
20.0% (4,895)
Associate's Degree
7.0% (1,713)
Bachelor's Degree
30.0% (7,343)
Master's Degree
10.0% (2,447)
Professional Degree
3.0% (734)
Doctorate Degree
5.0% (1,223)
Education Brookings SD USA
< 9th Grade 1.0% 3.0% 5.0%
9-12th Grade 3.0% 5.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 21.0% 30.0% 27.0%
Some College 20.0% 21.0% 20.0%
Associate's Degree 7.0% 12.0% 9.0%
Bachelor's Degree 30.0% 20.0% 20.0%
Master's Degree 10.0% 6.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 3.0% 2.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 5.0% 1.0% 1.0%

Household Income For Brookings, South Dakota

Less than $10,000
5.2% (126,713)
$10,000 to $14,999
5.5% (134,294)
$15,000 to $24,999
9.6% (235,557)
$25,000 to $34,999
7.1% (174,366)
$35,000 to $49,999
18.4% (451,078)
$50,000 to $74,999
19.9% (488,172)
$75,000 to $99,999
13.9% (340,610)
$100,000 to $149,999
14.1% (344,130)
$150,000 to $199,999
3.9% (96,388)
$200,000 or more
2.3% (56,587)
Income Brookings SD USA
Less than $10,000 5.2% 5.3% 5.8%
$10,000 to $14,999 5.5% 4.1% 4.1%
$15,000 to $24,999 9.6% 8.7% 8.5%
$25,000 to $34,999 7.1% 10.0% 8.6%
$35,000 to $49,999 18.4% 13.6% 12.0%
$50,000 to $74,999 19.9% 19.1% 17.2%
$75,000 to $99,999 13.9% 14.6% 12.8%
$100,000 to $149,999 14.1% 15.1% 15.6%
$150,000 to $199,999 3.9% 5.1% 7.1%
$200,000 or more 2.3% 4.4% 8.3%

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