Everything You Need to Know About the City of Brookings South Dakota

In 2017, Brookings, South Dakota had a population of 23.5k people with a median age of 24.1 and a median household income of $47,506 dollars. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Brookings, SD grew from 23,292 to 23,471, a 0.769 percent increase, and its median household income grew from $47,060 dollars to $47,506 dollars, a 0.948 percent increase.

The population of Brookings, SD is 89.6 percent White Alone, 3.94 percent Asian Alone, and 2.19 percent Hispanic or Latino. N/A% of the people in Brookings, SD speak a non-English language, and 94.2 percent are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Brookings, SD are South Dakota State University (2,546 degrees awarded in 2017).

The median property value in Brookings, SD is $169,400 dollars, and the homeownership rate is 49.2 percent. Most people in Brookings, SD commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 12.7 minutes. The average car ownership in Brookings, SD is 2 cars per household.


Education in Brookings

In 2017, universities in Brookings, SD awarded 2,546 degrees. The student population of Brookings, SD is skewed towards women, with 5,859 male students and 6,657 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Brookings, SD are White (2,200 and 92.1 percent), followed by Black or African American (45 and 1.88 percent), Two or More Races (39 and 1.63 percent), and Asian (38 and 1.59 percent).

The largest universities in Brookings, SD by the number of degrees awarded are South Dakota State University (2,546 and 100 percent).

The most popular majors in Brookings, SD are Registered Nursing (348 and 13.7 percent), Pharmacy (147 and 5.77 percent), and General Biological Sciences (99 and 3.89 percent).

The median tuition costs in Brookings, SD is $N/A for private four-year colleges, and $7,191 dollars and $10,439 dollars respectively, for public four-year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.


Economy in Brookings

The economy of Brookings, SD employs 13.6k people and Brookings has an unemployment rate of 2.9 percent. Brookings has seen the job market increase by 0.7 percent over the last year. Future job growth over the next ten years is predicted to be 29.6 percent, which is lower than the US average of 33.5 percent. The largest industries in Brookings, SD are Manufacturing (2,705 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (1,574 people), and Educational Services (2,292 people), and the highest paying industries are Utilities ($46,103 dollars), Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($41,360 dollars), and Transportation & Warehousing ($40,809 dollars).

Households in Brookings, SD have a median annual income of $47,506 dollars, which is less than the median annual income of $61,937 dollars across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $47,060 dollars in 2016, which represents a 0.948 percent annual growth.


Tax Rates for Brookings

– The Sales Tax Rate for Brookings is 6.5 percent.

– The Income Tax Rate for Brookings is 0.0 percent.

– Tax Rates can have a big impact when Comparing the Cost of Living.


Income and Salaries for Brookings

– The average earnings of a Brookings resident is $21,786 dollars a year.

– The Median household earnings of a Brookings resident is $41,061 dollars a year.