Brookings, South Dakota Population 2018

Brookings, South Dakota's estimated population is 23,938 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 1780.79 people/mi² (687.56 people/km²), with a household density of 268.44 people/km² (695.26 people/mi²).

The overall median age is 23.6 years, 23.6 years for males, and 23.7 years for females. For every 100 females there are 105.0 males.

Based on data from the American Community Survey, in 2017 there were 9,346 households in the city, with an average size of people per household. The homeowner vacancy rate was 0.3%, with a median rent of $675/month. The median house has 5.4 rooms, and has a value of $164,500.

The median income for households in Brookings, South Dakota is $47,060, while the mean household income is $64,689. The per capita income is $, and % of families and % of individuals are below the federal poverty line. % of those under 18 are in poverty, and % of those 65 years or older.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
201723,9381730.73%
201623,7652260.96%
201523,5393661.58%
201423,1732010.87%
201322,9723371.49%
201222,6353901.75%
201122,2451030.47%
201022,1423,6381.81%
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
White21,332
Asian897
Black or African American426
American Indian and Alaska Native252
Two or More Races238
Some Other Race137
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander10

Race Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey)

Brookings Sd Population Pyramid 2018

0%5%10%15%20%25% Male Population0%5%10%15%20%25% Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S0101

Brookings Sd Median Age

23.6


Total

23.6


Male

23.7


Female

Brookings Sd Adults

There are 19,193 adults, (1,933 of which are seniors) in Brookings Sd.

Brookings Sd Age Dependency

34.9

Age Dependency Ratio

11.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

23.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Brookings Sd Sex Ratio

Female

11,363

48.78%

Male

11,929

51.22%

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%
Male50.9%49.1%
All49%51%
Female33.7%66.3%
Non Family28.5%71.5%

49.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Brookings Sd Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All8,4292.3349
Non Family4,2281.628.5
Married3,4173.0776.3
Female4482.933.7
Male3363.3450.9

2.96

Average Family Size

2.33

Average Household Size

5.2%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.1%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Brookings Sd Households

Brookings Sd Education

Brookings Sd Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1491.37%
9th to 12th Grade2692.48%
High School Graduate2,44022.48%
Some College1,96418.09%
Associates Degree9048.33%
Bachelors Degree3,17229.22%
Graduate Degree1,95718.03%

Brookings Sd Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White9,8879,5034,482
Asian503491455
Black195195160
Native American101101
Multiple Races878724
Hispanic82608

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 black people with a rate of 90.46%.

Brookings Sd Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$37,540$43,548$30,724
Less Than High School$15,000$16,688$13,224
High School Grad$30,442$40,040$16,010
Some College$34,639$40,305$29,780
Bachelors Degree$40,884$48,043$36,515
Graduate Degree$52,350$60,646$43,523

$37,540

Average Earnings

$43,548

Average Male

$30,724

Average Female

Brookings Sd Language

Brookings Sd Language by Age

Brookings Sd Language

92.08% of Brookings Sd residents speak only English, while 7.92% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is OtherIndoEuro, which is spoken by 2.65% of the population.

Brookings Sd Poverty

Brookings Sd Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White17,8903,25718.21%
Native22419888.39%
Hispanic36919653.12%
Asian86618221.02%
Other1158170.43%
Black319288.78%
Multiple187136.95%

19.51%

Overall Poverty Rate

20.76%

Male Poverty Rate

18.18%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Brookings Sd

The race most likely to be in poverty in Brookings Sd is Native, with 88.39% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Brookings Sd is Multiple, with 6.95% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.36%. Among those working part-time, it was 42.79%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 20.73%.

Brookings Sd Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School24.26%
High School10.21%
Some College5.60%
Bachelors or Greater4.33%

Brookings Sd Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Male Unemployed40.82%
Female Unemployed35.52%
Female Employed20.41%
Male Employed15.71%

Brookings Sd Income

Brookings Sd Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$47,060$64,689
Families$74,945$89,966
Married Families$85,131$
Non Families$30,581$38,016

Brookings Sd Marital Status

Brookings Sd Marital Status

Marriage Rates

36.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

36.0%

Male Marriage Rate

36.8%

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 55To64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45To54.

Brookings Sd Marital Status by Race

Brookings Sd Veterans

Brookings Sd Veterans by War

1,005

Number of Veterans

914

Male Veterans

91

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Second Gulf War346
Vietnam182
First Gulf War141
Korea82
World War II62

Brookings Sd Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
18 to 34282
35 to 54271
65 to 74222
75+176
55 to 6454

Brookings Sd Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White9825.54%
Hawaiian10100.00%
Asian91.28%
Indian43.10%

Brookings Sd Veterans by Education

3.37%

Veteran Poverty Rate

25.94%

Veteran Disability Rate

Brookings Sd Employment Status

Brookings Sd Employment by Age

70.3%

Labor Force Participation

67.7%

Employment Rate

3.6%

Unemployment Rate

Brookings Sd Employment by Race

Brookings Sd Employment by Education

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

56.51%

Born in South Dakota

92.95%

Native Born

7.05%

Foreign Born

5.50%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

92.95% of Brookings Sd residents were born in the United States, with 56.51% having been born in South Dakota. 5.50% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.