Brookings County, South Dakota Population 2018

Brookings County, South Dakota's estimated population is 34,255 with a growth rate of 0.58% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Brookings County, South Dakota is the 5th largest county in South Dakota.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201733,697-558-1.63%
201734,2551980.58%
201634,0572490.74%
201533,8085061.52%
201433,3022370.72%
201333,0653551.09%
201232,7105721.78%
201132,1381380.43%
201032,0006,79326.95%
199025,2078753.60%
198024,3322,1749.81%
197022,1582,11210.54%
196020,0462,19512.30%
195017,8511,2917.80%
194016,560-287-1.70%
193016,8477284.52%
192016,1191,94113.69%
191014,1781,61712.87%
190012,5612,42923.97%
189010,1325,167104.07%
18804,9654,8022946.01%
18701630.00%

Brookings County, South Dakota Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White31,241
Asian982
Black or African American533
Two or More Races384
American Indian and Alaska Native359
Some Other Race189
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander9

Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table B03002

Brookings County, South Dakota Population Pyramid 2018

5001,0001,5002,0002,5003,0003,500 Male Population5001,0001,5002,0002,5003,0003,500 Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S0101

Brookings County, South Dakota Median Age

26.7


Total

27


Male

26.4


Female

Brookings County, South Dakota Adults

There are 26,896 adults, (3,653 of whom are seniors) in Brookings County, South Dakota.

Brookings County, South Dakota Age Dependency

45

Age Dependency Ratio

15.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

29.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Brookings County, South Dakota Sex Ratio

Female

16,544

49.10%

Male

17,153

50.90%

Brookings County, South Dakota Households and Families

Brookings County, South Dakota Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S1101

Brookings County, South Dakota Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married82.2%17.8%
All59.6%40.4%
Male54.7%45.3%
Female50.3%49.7%
Non Family38.1%61.9%

59.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Brookings County, South Dakota Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All12,6022.3859.6
Married5,7973.1182.2
Non Family5,6871.5138.1
Female6482.8650.3
Male4703.1454.7

2.99

Average Family Size

2.38

Average Household Size

5%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.1%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Brookings County, South Dakota Households

Brookings County, South Dakota Education

Brookings County, South Dakota Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2441.37%
9th to 12th Grade4582.57%
High School Graduate4,88827.47%
Some College3,42819.26%
Associates Degree1,5838.90%
Bachelors Degree4,62926.01%
Graduate Degree2,56414.41%

Brookings County, South Dakota Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White16,48215,8556,504
Asian525502427
Hispanic28826379
Black218194131
Native American170167
Multiple Races16116152
Other Race41174

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among multiple races people with a rate of 81.33%.

Brookings County, South Dakota Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$38,688$46,304$30,741
Less Than High School$22,679$22,188$23,036
High School Grad$32,373$40,922$22,995
Some College$37,163$44,291$27,771
Bachelors Degree$41,231$51,163$34,250
Graduate Degree$53,359$57,188$46,667

$38,688

Average Earnings

$46,304

Average Male

$30,741

Average Female

Brookings County, South Dakota Language

Brookings County, South Dakota Language by Age

Brookings County, South Dakota Language

93.39% of Brookings County, South Dakota residents speak only English, while 6.61% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is OtherIndoEuro, which is spoken by 2.04% of the population.

Brookings County, South Dakota Poverty

Brookings County, South Dakota Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White27,5783,91814.21%
Hispanic77531540.65%
Native31327286.90%
Asian92217719.20%
Black42911827.51%
Other17810357.87%
Multiple3024013.25%

15.93%

Overall Poverty Rate

16.73%

Male Poverty Rate

15.09%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Brookings County, South Dakota

The race most likely to be in poverty in Brookings County, South Dakota is Native, with 86.90% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Brookings County, South Dakota is Multiple, with 13.25% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.47%. Among those working part-time, it was 34.91%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 21.76%.

Brookings County, South Dakota Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School24.02%
High School7.28%
Some College6.39%
Bachelors or Greater4.56%

Brookings County, South Dakota Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Male Unemployed25.00%
Female Unemployed22.74%
Female Employed14.86%
Male Employed12.75%

Brookings County, South Dakota Income

Brookings County, South Dakota Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$53,473$69,715
Families$79,695$89,948
Married Families$87,292$
Non Families$33,609$43,089

Brookings County, South Dakota Marital Status

Brookings County, South Dakota Marital Status

Marriage Rates

43.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

43.1%

Male Marriage Rate

43.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Brookings County, South Dakota Married by Age and Sex

Brookings County, South Dakota 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 35To44.

Brookings County, South Dakota Marital Status by Race


Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S1201

Brookings County, South Dakota Veterans

Brookings County, South Dakota Veterans by War

1,656

Number of Veterans

1,544

Male Veterans

112

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam489
Second Gulf War478
First Gulf War185
Korea139
World War II54

Brookings County, South Dakota Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
65 to 74423
35 to 54385
18 to 34370
75+331
55 to 64147

Brookings County, South Dakota Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White1,5806.29%
Hispanic499.04%
Black359.04%
2 or More176.80%
Hawaiian9100.00%
Asian81.08%
Indian73.41%

Brookings County, South Dakota Veterans by Education

3.80%

Veteran Poverty Rate

27.08%

Veteran Disability Rate

Brookings County, South Dakota Employment Status

Brookings County, South Dakota Employment by Age

71.5%

Labor Force Participation

69%

Employment Rate

3.3%

Unemployment Rate

Brookings County, South Dakota Employment by Race

Brookings County, South Dakota Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Brookings County, South Dakota

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Brookings220762389518198.24%
Volga179019101206.70%
Arlington 915880-35-3.83%
Elkton736723-13-1.77%
Aurora52866713926.33%
White48548720.41%
Bruce20420620.98%
Sinai120119-1-0.83%
Bushnell656500.00%
Data Sources
  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
  2. Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 - 1990