Brookings, Oregon Population 2022

6,549
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Brookings is a city located in Curry County Oregon. Brookings has a 2020 population of 6,549. Brookings is currently growing at a rate of 0.35% annually and its population has increased by 3.23% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 6,344 in 2010.

The average household income in Brookings is $66,434 with a poverty rate of 7.42%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,077 per month, and the median house value is $333,400. The median age in Brookings is 48.8 years, 45.1 years for males, and 53.1 years for females.

Brookings Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Brookingswas:

  • White: 91.95%
  • Two or more races: 5.24%
  • Native American: 1.88%
  • Asian: 0.59%
  • Black or African American: 0.32%
  • Other race: 0.02%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Brookings, Oregon is 6,549 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 6,549.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 6,344.

Brookings, Oregon Population 2022

2021 and 2022 population is estimated by projecting the 2019 numbers.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201022,3780.00%
201122,4881100.49%
201222,257-231-1.04%
201322,226-31-0.14%
201422,141-85-0.38%
201522,2931520.68%
201622,6073141.39%
201722,630230.10%
201822,7951650.72%
201922,9251300.57%
202023,0551300.56%
202123,1851300.56%

Brookings Metro Area Population by Year

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White5,95491.95%
Black or African American210.32%
American Indian and Alaska Native1221.88%
Asian380.59%
Some Other Race10.02%
Two or More Races3395.24%
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Brookings Population by Race

Brookings Population Pyramid 2022

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Brookings Median Age

54.5


Total

49.7


Male

55.3


Female

Brookings Adults

There are 5,559 adults, (1,742 of whom are seniors) in Brookings.

Brookings Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

45.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

24

Child Dependency Ratio

Brookings Sex Ratio

Female

3,229

49.87%

Male

3,246

50.13%

Brookings Population by Age

Brookings Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Brookings Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married78.8%21.2%
All66.2%33.8%
Non Family55%45%
Female43.2%56.8%
Male41.2%58.8%

66.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Brookings Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2,9702.1266.2
Married1,5822.678.8
Male1822.6341.2
Female1552.0343.2
Non Family1,0511.3355

2.52

Average Family Size

2.12

Average Household Size

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Brookings Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1733.32%
9th to 12th Grade611.17%
High School Graduate1,38426.53%
Some College1,90236.46%
Associates Degree5039.64%
Bachelors Degree54210.39%
Graduate Degree65112.48%
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Brookings Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Brookings Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Asian383834
White4,5834,4571,146
2+ Races22022013
Black2121
Other Race11
Native American122103
Hispanic295206

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 89.47%.

Brookings Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$41,185$51,918$24,181
Less Than 9th Grade$$$
High School Graduate$37,868$43,503$18,375
Some College$47,741$60,795$24,866
Bachelors Degree$54,519$78,839$42,024
Graduate Degree$44,375$43,542$

$41,185

Average Earnings

$51,918

Average Male

$24,181

Average Female

Brookings Earnings by Educational Attainment

Brookings Language by Age

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Brookings Language

92.26% of Brookings residents speak only English, while 7.74% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 4.85% of the population.

Brookings Language

Brookings Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Asian381436.84%
Native1221915.57%
Hispanic423317.33%
White5,5813987.13%
OtherNaN%
Multiple339133.83%

7.42%

Overall Poverty Rate

10.17%

Male Poverty Rate

4.64%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Brookings

The race most likely to be in poverty in Brookings is Asian, with 36.84% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Brookings is Multiple, with 3.83% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.00%. Among those working part-time, it was 12.41%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 12.72%.

Brookings Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade23.25%
High School5.38%
Some College6.32%
Bachelors or Greater5.66%

Brookings Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed1.74%
Male Unemployed31.98%
Female Employed2.62%
Female Unemployed14.58%

Brookings Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Brookings Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$66,714$73,224
Families$76,487$86,243
Married Families$81,250-
Non Families$24,688$47,782
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Income by Household Type

Brookings Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

58.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

60.9%

Male Marriage Rate

56.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Brookings Married by Age and Sex

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Brookings Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 35-44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Brookings Marital Status by Race

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Brookings Marital Status

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573

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War106
First Gulf War102
Vietnam239
Korea17
World War II21

Brookings Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 3441
35 to 54206
55 to 6469
65 to 74173
75+84

Brookings Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White51910.10%
2+ Races5424.55%
Hispanic165.42%

Brookings Veterans by Race

Brookings Veterans by Education

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2.34%

Veteran Poverty Rate

22.52%

Veteran Disability Rate

Brookings Veterans by Education

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55.6%

Labor Force Participation

49.3%

Employment Rate

10.8%

Unemployment Rate

Brookings Employment by Age

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Brookings Employment by Race

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Brookings Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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26.86%

Born in Brookings

93.54%

Native Born

6.46%

Foreign Born

2.02%

Non Citizen

4.43%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

93.54% of Brookings residents were born in the United States, with 26.86% having been born in Oregon. 2.02% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Brookings Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
19602,6370.00%
19702,720830.31%
19803,3846642.21%
19904,4001,0162.66%
20005,4471,0472.16%
20106,3448971.54%
20116,374300.47%
20126,303-71-1.11%
20136,295-8-0.13%
20146,310150.24%
20156,352420.67%
20166,419671.05%
20176,42010.02%
20186,457370.58%
20196,480230.36%
20206,503230.35%
20216,526230.35%
20226,549230.35%

Brookings Population by Year