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Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Brookings is 23,577. Brookings, South Dakota is the 1,649th largest city in the US.
Brookings is located entirely in Brookings County.
The current population of Brookings (23,577) is it's peak population.
Brookings has grown 25.2% since the 2000. Brookings, South Dakota is growing somewhat quickly; it is growing faster than 64% of similarly sized cities since 2000.
Brookings has a population density of 1,704.7 people per square mile. Brookings has the 4th highest population density in South Dakota.
|1643||San Fernando, California||23,726||0.4%|
|1649||Brookings, South Dakota||23,577||25.2%|
|1652||Jacksonville Beach, Florida||23,515||11.9%|
The total voting age population of Brookings, South Dakota, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 18,501. The voting age population is 50.6% male and 49.4% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 9.5% of the residents of Brookings are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Brookings are 90.2% White, 4.2% Asian, 1.9% Black, 1.6% Two or more races, 1.5% American Indian and 0.5% Other. Additionally, 2.7% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In Brookings, 18.0% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 13.5%. On a per-household basis, 7.2% of families are below the poverty line in Brookings.
Among those aged 16 and older, 71.2% of Brookings residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 94.8% of Brookings residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 45.8% have a bachelor's degree and 16.6% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Brookings residents aged 5 and older, 8.5% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 1.6% of residents speak Spanish at home, 2.7% speak an Indo-European language, and 2.5% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Brookings is 4.1%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Brookings, 22.2% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in Brookings is $53,863.
In Brookings, 49.2% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 50.8% of housing units in Brookings.
Of all the housing units in Brookings, 12.0% of them were build before 1940.
In Brookings, 29.7% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000, which is approximately 2,900 units.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Brookings is $753.
In Brookings, 84.1% of households have an active broadband internet connection.