Brookings, South Dakota Population 2020

24,509

Brookings, South Dakota's estimated population is 24,509 according to the most recent United States census estimates. Brookings, South Dakota is the 4th largest city in South Dakota based on official 2017 estimates from the US Census Bureau.

The population density is 1823.26 people/mi² (703.96 people/km²).

The overall median age is 24.3 years, 24.4 years for males, and 24.2 years for females. For every 100 females there are 105.0 males.

The median income for households in Brookings, South Dakota is $, while the mean household income is $.

Brookings Sd Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Brookings Sd was:

  • White: 90.88%
  • Asian: 3.78%
  • Black or African American: 2.12%
  • Two or more races: 1.39%
  • Native American: 1.31%
  • Other race: 0.49%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.03%

How Many People Live in Brookings, South Dakota?

24,509
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
201824,5092951.22%
201724,2143201.34%
201623,8943641.55%
201523,5303921.69%
201423,1382020.88%
201322,9362651.17%
201222,6714301.93%
201122,2411020.46%
201022,1393,6351.81%
200018,5042,2341.29%
199016,2701,3190.85%
198014,9511,2340.87%
197013,7173,1592.65%
196010,5582,7943.12%
19507,7642,4183.80%
19405,3469702.02%
19304,3764521.10%
19203,9249532.82%
19102,9716712.59%
19002,3000.00%

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White21,68690.88%
Asian9023.78%
Black or African American5052.12%
Two or More Races3311.39%
American Indian and Alaska Native3131.31%
Some Other Race1180.49%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander80.03%

Brookings Sd Population Pyramid 2020

Brookings Sd Median Age

24.3


Total

24.4


Male

24.2


Female

Brookings Sd Adults

There are 19,727 adults, (2,206 of whom are seniors) in Brookings Sd.

Brookings Sd Age Dependency

36.2

Age Dependency Ratio

12.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

23.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Brookings Sd Sex Ratio

Female

11,640

48.78%

Male

12,223

51.22%

Brookings Sd Households and Families

Brookings Sd Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Brookings Sd Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married75.6%24.4%
All49.3%50.7%
Female42.2%57.8%
Male37.2%62.8%
Non Family32%68%

49.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All8,8302.2949.3
Non Family4,7041.5732
Married3,3763.1375.6
Female4032.8542.2
Male3473.3437.2

3

Average Family Size

2.29

Average Household Size

7.2%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.1%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Brookings Sd Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1441.26%
9th to 12th Grade3633.18%
High School Graduate3,05526.80%
Some College2,08218.26%
Associates Degree7966.98%
Bachelors Degree2,97426.09%
Graduate Degree1,98617.42%

Brookings Sd Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White10,3289,9084,376
Asian491465417
Hispanic23319955
Black16716793
Native American157155
Multiple Races945319
Other Race18

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 84.93%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$40,915$47,064$34,069
Less Than High School$16,250$18,688$
High School Grad$34,449$40,163$25,625
Some College$37,589$41,134$34,083
Bachelors Degree$43,636$52,813$40,655
Graduate Degree$56,806$67,143$45,500

$40,915

Average Earnings

$47,064

Average Male

$34,069

Average Female

Brookings Sd Language

Brookings Sd Language by Age

Brookings Sd Language

91.66% of Brookings Sd residents speak only English, while 8.34% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 2.83% of the population.

Brookings Sd Poverty

Brookings Sd Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White18,2533,13817.19%
Native28426894.37%
Hispanic53416530.90%
Asian82416419.90%
Black40212731.59%
Multiple2372811.81%
Other1082321.30%

19.02%

Overall Poverty Rate

20.67%

Male Poverty Rate

17.27%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Brookings Sd

The race most likely to be in poverty in Brookings Sd is Native, with 94.37% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Brookings Sd is Multiple, with 11.81% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.90%. Among those working part-time, it was 42.26%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 26.53%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School10.89%
Some College8.13%
High School7.54%
Bachelors or Greater6.78%
Name Poverty
Male Unemployed34.44%
Female Unemployed26.00%
Female Employed18.14%
Male Employed16.27%

Brookings Sd Income

Brookings Sd Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$50,182$65,120
Families$83,856$91,920
Married Families$92,284-
Non Families$32,636$40,103

Brookings Sd Marital Status

Brookings Sd Marital Status

Marriage Rates

34.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

33.9%

Male Marriage Rate

35.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Brookings Sd Married by Age and Sex

Brookings Sd Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Brookings Sd Marital Status by Race

Brookings Sd Veterans

922

Number of Veterans

855

Male Veterans

67

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War346
Vietnam209
First Gulf War99
Korea47
World War II15

Brookings Sd Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White8364.62%
Hispanic5412.77%
Black5414.56%
Asian101.43%
2 or More83.20%
Hawaiian8100.00%
Indian63.33%

Brookings Sd Veterans by Education

5.57%

Veteran Poverty Rate

18.26%

Veteran Disability Rate

Brookings Sd Employment Status

71.2%

Labor Force Participation

68.4%

Employment Rate

3.8%

Unemployment Rate

Brookings Sd Place of Birth

Origin of Non Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

55.28%

Born in South Dakota

92.50%

Native Born

7.50%

Foreign Born

6.08%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

92.50% of Brookings Sd residents were born in the United States, with 55.28% having been born in South Dakota. 6.08% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.