Brookings, South Dakota Population 2019

Brookings, South Dakota's estimated population is 24,509 according to the most recent United States census estimates. Brookings, South Dakota is the 4th largest city in South Dakota based on official 2017 estimates from the US Census Bureau.

The population density is 1823.26 people/mi² (703.96 people/km²).

The overall median age is 24.1 years, 24.1 years for males, and 24.1 years for females. For every 100 females there are 104.0 males.

Based on data from the American Community Survey, in 2017 there were 9,620 households in the city, with an average size of 2.3 people per household. The homeowner vacancy rate was 0.3%, with a median rent of $699/month. The median house has 5.4 rooms, and has a value of $169,400.

The median income for households in Brookings, South Dakota is $47,506, while the mean household income is $63,512.

Brookings Sd Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Brookings Sd was:

  • White: 91.10%
  • Asian: 3.94%
  • Black or African American: 2.09%
  • Native American: 1.33%
  • Two or more races: 1.02%
  • Other race: 0.49%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.04%
LatLng(44.3114, -96.7984)
Rank in State4th
StateSouth Dakota
CountyBrookings County
Time ZoneCentral Time Zone
Land Area (km²)34.82 (13.44 mi²)
Water Area (km²)0.25 (0.10 mi²)
TypeCity
GEOID4607580
Density (km²)703.96
Density (mi²)1,823.26
Area Code(s)605
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
201824,5092951.22%
201724,2143201.34%
201623,8943641.55%
201523,5303921.69%
201423,1382020.88%
201322,9362651.17%
201222,6714301.93%
201122,2411020.46%
201022,1393,6351.81%
200018,5042,2341.29%
199016,2701,3190.85%
198014,9511,2340.87%
197013,7173,1592.65%
196010,5582,7943.12%
19507,7642,4183.80%
19405,3469702.02%
19304,3764521.10%
19203,9249532.82%
19102,9716712.59%
19002,3000.00%

Population by Race

Race Population
White21,381
Asian924
Black or African American491
American Indian and Alaska Native312
Two or More Races239
Some Other Race115
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander9

Brookings Sd Population Pyramid 2019

Brookings Sd Median Age

24.1


Total

24.1


Male

24.1


Female

Brookings Sd Adults

There are 19,389 adults, (2,067 of whom are seniors) in Brookings Sd.

Brookings Sd Age Dependency

35.5

Age Dependency Ratio

11.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

23.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Brookings Sd Sex Ratio

Female

11,506

49.02%

Male

11,965

50.98%

Brookings Sd Households and Families

Brookings Sd Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Brookings Sd Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married76.3%23.7%
All49.2%50.8%
Male44.8%55.2%
Female43%57%
Non Family30.2%69.8%

49.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All8,6352.349.2
Non Family4,5481.5930.2
Married3,3383.1276.3
Female4232.843
Male3263.2344.8

2.97

Average Family Size

2.3

Average Household Size

5.2%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.2%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Brookings Sd Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1181.06%
9th to 12th Grade2792.52%
High School Graduate2,80125.28%
Some College2,07218.70%
Associates Degree8277.46%
Bachelors Degree2,98026.89%
Graduate Degree2,00418.09%

Brookings Sd Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White10,0339,6594,341
Asian507484427
Black188188131
Native American151151
Hispanic13913957
Multiple Races989828

The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 84.22%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$37,428$45,070$30,577
Less Than High School$$25,000$
High School Grad$32,223$37,455$21,852
Some College$36,208$40,505$28,626
Bachelors Degree$40,730$51,133$31,994
Graduate Degree$51,058$54,773$44,545

$37,428

Average Earnings

$45,070

Average Male

$30,577

Average Female

Brookings Sd Language

Brookings Sd Language by Age

Brookings Sd Language

91.80% of Brookings Sd residents speak only English, while 8.20% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 2.69% of the population.

Brookings Sd Poverty

Brookings Sd Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White17,9813,26918.18%
Native27025192.96%
Hispanic41316640.19%
Asian86514116.30%
Black3878020.67%
Other1045956.73%
Multiple15795.73%

19.54%

Overall Poverty Rate

21.37%

Male Poverty Rate

17.61%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Brookings Sd

The race most likely to be in poverty in Brookings Sd is Native, with 92.96% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Brookings Sd is Multiple, with 5.73% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.99%. Among those working part-time, it was 41.86%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 25.27%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School20.36%
High School9.04%
Some College6.88%
Bachelors or Greater5.14%
Name Poverty
Male Unemployed29.33%
Female Unemployed28.48%
Female Employed18.21%
Male Employed16.71%

Brookings Sd Income

Brookings Sd Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$47,506$63,512
Families$80,078$89,981
Married Families$89,155-
Non Families$31,703$38,076

Brookings Sd Marital Status

Brookings Sd Marital Status

Marriage Rates

35.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

34.9%

Male Marriage Rate

35.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Brookings Sd Married by Age and Sex

Brookings Sd Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Brookings Sd Marital Status by Race

Brookings Sd Veterans

943

Number of Veterans

904

Male Veterans

39

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War331
Vietnam216
First Gulf War84
Korea63
World War II40

Brookings Sd Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White8764.90%
Hispanic359.54%
Black359.92%
Hawaiian9100.00%
2 or More84.44%
Asian81.17%
Indian74.14%

Brookings Sd Veterans by Education

3.92%

Veteran Poverty Rate

23.83%

Veteran Disability Rate

Brookings Sd Employment Status

70.9%

Labor Force Participation

68.3%

Employment Rate

3.6%

Unemployment Rate

Brookings Sd Place of Birth

Origin of Non Citizens

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

55.78%

Born in South Dakota

92.79%

Native Born

7.21%

Foreign Born

5.76%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

92.79% of Brookings Sd residents were born in the United States, with 55.78% having been born in South Dakota. 5.76% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.