Brookings is a city located in South Dakota. With a 2020 population of 25,149, it is the 4th largest city in South Dakota (after Sioux Falls, Rapid City, and Aberdeen) and the 1527th largest city in the United States. Brookings is currently growing at a rate of 1.29% annually and its population has increased by 14.02% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 22,056 in 2010. Spanning over 14 miles, Brookings has a population density of 1,868 people per square mile.
The average household income in Brookings is $65,120 with a poverty rate of 19.02%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $727 per month, and the median house value is $174,900. The median age in Brookings is 24.3 years, 24.4 years for males, and 24.2 years for females. For every 100 females there are 105.0 males.