Brookings County, South Dakota Population 2018

Brookings County, South Dakota's estimated population is 34,255 with a growth rate of 2.45% 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
201734,2558202.45%
201633,435-622-1.83%
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
White31,025
Asian938
Black or African American492
Two or More Races390
American Indian and Alaska Native370
Some Other Race210
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander10

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

Brookings County, South Dakota Population Pyramid 2018

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

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

Brookings County, South Dakota Median Age

26.3


Total

26.3


Male

26.4


Female

Brookings County, South Dakota Adults

There are 26,781 adults, (3,410 of which are seniors) in Brookings County, South Dakota.

Brookings County, South Dakota Age Dependency

43.1

Age Dependency Ratio

14.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

28.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Brookings County, South Dakota Sex Ratio

Female

16,254

48.61%

Male

17,181

51.39%

Brookings County, South Dakota Households and Families

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

Brookings County, South Dakota Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married81.6%18.4%
Male59.7%40.3%
All59.3%40.7%
Female41.5%58.5%
Non Family36.9%63.1%

59.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Brookings County, South Dakota Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All12,3612.459.3
Married5,8563.0681.6
Non Family5,3211.5236.9
Female6383.0241.5
Male5463.1659.7

2.97

Average Family Size

2.4

Average Household Size

4.8%

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 Grade2961.69%
9th to 12th Grade4602.63%
High School Graduate4,62326.46%
Some College3,31218.95%
Associates Degree1,6279.31%
Bachelors Degree4,68626.82%
Graduate Degree2,47014.14%

Brookings County, South Dakota Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White16,24215,5666,483
Asian520508455
Hispanic23417815
Black228216160
Multiple Races14114143
Native American113113
Other Race4535

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among native american people with a rate of 87.50%.

Brookings County, South Dakota Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$37,704$45,238$30,600
Less Than High School$17,000$18,558$13,750
High School Grad$31,439$40,828$20,507
Some College$35,781$41,962$28,604
Bachelors Degree$40,886$49,220$34,363
Graduate Degree$53,843$61,000$45,000

$37,704

Average Earnings

$45,238

Average Male

$30,600

Average Female

Brookings County, South Dakota Language

Brookings County, South Dakota Language by Age

Brookings County, South Dakota Language

93.10% of Brookings County, South Dakota residents speak only English, while 6.90% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.40% of the population.

Brookings County, South Dakota Poverty

Brookings County, South Dakota Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White27,2943,97014.55%
Hispanic74137350.34%
Native33929787.61%
Asian90520022.10%
Other18812164.36%
Black3858923.12%
Multiple3395415.93%

16.52%

Overall Poverty Rate

17.42%

Male Poverty Rate

15.55%

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 87.61% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Brookings County, South Dakota is White, with 14.55% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.12%. Among those working part-time, it was 36.51%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 19.02%.

Brookings County, South Dakota Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School26.22%
High School8.76%
Some College5.97%
Bachelors or Greater3.96%

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

Name Poverty
Male Unemployed36.77%
Female Unemployed30.85%
Female Employed16.16%
Male Employed13.08%

Brookings County, South Dakota Income

Brookings County, South Dakota Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$52,086$68,772
Families$74,756$87,935
Married Families$81,840$
Non Families$31,950$41,492

Brookings County, South Dakota Marital Status

Brookings County, South Dakota Marital Status

Marriage Rates

44.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

43.4%

Male Marriage Rate

44.9%

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 45To54.

Brookings County, South Dakota Marital Status by Race

Brookings County, South Dakota Veterans

Brookings County, South Dakota Veterans by War

1,728

Number of Veterans

1,564

Male Veterans

164

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam481
Second Gulf War465
First Gulf War243
Korea154
World War II81

Brookings County, South Dakota Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
65 to 74451
35 to 54415
18 to 34362
75+321
55 to 64179

Brookings County, South Dakota Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White1,6986.79%
Hawaiian10100.00%
Asian91.22%
2 or More73.08%
Indian41.67%
Hispanic10.19%

Brookings County, South Dakota Veterans by Education

4.23%

Veteran Poverty Rate

27.73%

Veteran Disability Rate

Brookings County, South Dakota Employment Status

Brookings County, South Dakota Employment by Age

70.9%

Labor Force Participation

68.4%

Employment Rate

3.5%

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