Brookings County, South Dakota Population 2022

Brookings County, South Dakota's estimated population is 35,077 with a growth rate of 0.00% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Brookings County, South Dakota is the 6th largest county in South Dakota. The 2010 Population was 31,999 and has seen a growth of 9.62% since this time.

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
18701630.00%
18804,9654,8022946.01%
189010,1325,167104.07%
190012,5612,42923.97%
191014,1781,61712.87%
192016,1191,94113.69%
193016,8477284.52%
194016,560-287-1.70%
195017,8511,2917.80%
196020,0462,19512.30%
197022,1582,11210.54%
198024,3322,1749.81%
199025,2078753.60%
201031,9996,79226.94%
201132,1401410.44%
201232,7686281.95%
201333,0162480.76%
201433,2502340.71%
201533,8005501.65%
201634,3015011.48%
201734,7494481.31%
201835,0773280.94%
201935,0770.00%
202035,0770.00%
202135,0770.00%
202235,0770.00%
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Brookings County, South Dakota Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White32,21091.73%
Black or African American4281.22%
American Indian and Alaska Native4481.28%
Asian1,1073.15%
Some Other Race2130.61%
Two or More Races7092.02%
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Brookings County, South Dakota Population by Race

Brookings County, South Dakota Population Pyramid 2022

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Brookings County, South Dakota Median Age

27.3


Total

27.7


Male

26.8


Female

Brookings County, South Dakota Adults

There are 27,844 adults, (4,220 of whom are seniors) in Brookings County, South Dakota.

Brookings County, South Dakota Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

17.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

30.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Brookings County, South Dakota Sex Ratio

Female

17,162

48.87%

Male

17,953

51.13%

Brookings County, South Dakota Population by Age

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

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Brookings County, South Dakota Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married81.6%18.4%
All58.9%41.1%
Female48.5%51.5%
Male46.9%53.1%
Non Family40.1%59.9%

58.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Brookings County, South Dakota Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All13,3642.3558.9
Married5,8493.1881.6
Male4032.7946.9
Female6993.3148.5
Non Family6,4131.4540.1

3.09

Average Family Size

2.35

Average Household Size

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Brookings County, South Dakota Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2331.24%
9th to 12th Grade4512.39%
High School Graduate4,72825.09%
Some College3,64819.36%
Associates Degree1,8219.67%
Bachelors Degree4,99126.49%
Graduate Degree2,96915.76%
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Brookings County, South Dakota Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Brookings County, South Dakota Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Asian713689600
Black208208167
White17,16116,6386,980
Other Race1057741
2+ Races18912768
Hispanic456400145
Native American20217415

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 84.15%.

Brookings County, South Dakota Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$42,902$48,009$37,615
Less Than 9th Grade$19,375$28,750$13,654
High School Graduate$35,225$38,634$28,125
Some College$40,285$44,616$30,912
Bachelors Degree$44,828$49,981$42,750
Graduate Degree$62,857$70,316$53,080

$42,902

Average Earnings

$48,009

Average Male

$37,615

Average Female

Brookings County, South Dakota Earnings by Educational Attainment

Brookings County, South Dakota Language by Age

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Brookings County, South Dakota Language

92.47% of Brookings County, South Dakota residents speak only English, while 7.53% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 2.51% of the population.

Brookings County, South Dakota Language

Brookings County, South Dakota Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Native39625263.64%
Asian1,00127427.37%
Hispanic1,10024722.45%
Black3075116.61%
White28,3633,49212.31%
Other25NaN%
Multiple605203.31%

13.75%

Overall Poverty Rate

14.32%

Male Poverty Rate

13.15%

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 63.64% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Brookings County, South Dakota is Multiple, with 3.31% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.95%. Among those working part-time, it was 28.79%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 21.19%.

Brookings County, South Dakota Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade22.21%
High School8.35%
Some College6.32%
Bachelors or Greater6.86%

Brookings County, South Dakota Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed11.90%
Male Unemployed23.51%
Female Employed9.18%
Female Unemployed15.07%

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

Brookings County, South Dakota Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$57,471$73,068
Families$85,362$93,556
Married Families$91,834-
Non Families$42,152$48,425
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Income by Household Type

Brookings County, South Dakota Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

41.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

41.2%

Male Marriage Rate

42.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Brookings County, South Dakota Married by Age and Sex

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Brookings County, South Dakota 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 County, South Dakota Marital Status by Race

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Brookings County, South Dakota Marital Status

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1,532

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War392
First Gulf War197
Vietnam514
Korea195
World War II13

Brookings County, South Dakota Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 34279
35 to 54275
55 to 64182
65 to 74378
75+418

Brookings County, South Dakota Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1,4895.78%
Black328.47%
Native American31.22%
2+ Races81.97%
Hispanic395.70%

Brookings County, South Dakota Veterans by Race

Brookings County, South Dakota Veterans by Education

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4.75%

Veteran Poverty Rate

26.98%

Veteran Disability Rate

Brookings County, South Dakota Veterans by Education

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69.9%

Labor Force Participation

67%

Employment Rate

3.9%

Unemployment Rate

Brookings County, South Dakota Employment by Age

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Brookings County, South Dakota Employment by Race

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Brookings County, South Dakota 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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57.16%

Born in Brookings County, South Dakota

93.85%

Native Born

6.15%

Foreign Born

4.74%

Non Citizen

1.41%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

93.85% of Brookings County, South Dakota residents were born in the United States, with 57.16% having been born in South Dakota. 4.74% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Brookings County, South Dakota Place of Birth

  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

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