Brookings is a city located in Brookings County South Dakota. Brookings has a 2020 population of 24,442. Brookings is currently growing at a rate of 0.04% annually and its population has increased by 10.40% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 22,139 in 2010.
The average household income in Brookings is $69,950 with a poverty rate of 18.04%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $753 per month, and the median house value is $181,000. The median age in Brookings is 24.3 years, 24.5 years for males, and 24.1 years for females.
According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Brookingswas:
2021 and 2022 population is estimated by projecting the 2019 numbers.
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 78.69%.
91.49% of Brookings residents speak only English, while 8.51% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 2.73% of the population.
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The race most likely to be in poverty in Brookings is Native, with 87.46% below the poverty level.
The race least likely to be in poverty in Brookings is Multiple, with 6.41% below the poverty level.
The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.77%. Among those working part-time, it was 34.77%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 26.07%.
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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.
Born in Brookings
92.22% of Brookings residents were born in the United States, with 55.30% having been born in South Dakota. 6.13% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.
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