Brookings Population Statistics

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   American Community Survey, U.S. Bureau of the Census, U.S. Department of Education, 50 state departments of education, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Federal Bureau of Investigation, 18,000+ local law enforcement agencies, Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Geological Service, National Agricultural Statistics Service.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   2019 (latest available). Updated annually. Please note: Unemployment data updated August 2021.

Methodology:   Unlike standardly available Census demographics, NeighborhoodScout uses dozens of custom models to transform 8.5 million raw demographic data elements from government sources into proprietary indices and insights…. Read more about Scout's Demographic Data

Brookings Population & Age Distribution

 

Total Population
24,415

Age

Under 5 Years:
5.5%
5 - 17:
12.3%
18 - 24:
34.5%
25 - 34:
14.0%
35 - 54:
16.5%
55 - 64:
7.7%
Over 65 Years:
9.5%

Educational Attainment of Adults

 
Attending College
27.8%
27.8%
High School Graduates
94.8%
94.8%
College Graduated
45.8%
45.8%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Income

 

Per capita Income

Brookings
$26,914
$26,914
USA
$34,103
$34,103

Median household income

Brookings
$53,863
$53,863
USA
$62,843
$62,843

Individuals Below Poverty Level:
18.0%

Employment Industries in Brookings

 
Manufacturing
19.0%
19.0%
Education
17.2%
17.2%
Retail
11.9%
11.9%
Healthcare
11.7%
11.7%
Accommodation
10.4%
10.4%
Construction
4.2%
4.2%
Professional, scientific, and technical services
3.8%
3.8%
Agriculture
3.2%
3.2%
Other
2.8%
2.8%
Public Service
2.6%
2.6%
Arts
2.6%
2.6%
Finance
2.5%
2.5%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Race & Ethnic Diversity

 
White
88.4%
88.4%
Asian
4.2%
4.2%
Hispanic or Latino (Of Any Race)
2.7%
2.7%
Black or African American
1.7%
1.7%
Other Race / Two or More Races
1.6%
1.6%
American Indian and Alaska Native
1.4%
1.4%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islanders
0.0%
0.0%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Ancestries & Languages Spoken

 

Ancestry (Top 20)

German
39.4%
39.4%
Norwegian
19.9%
19.9%
Irish
8.8%
8.8%
English
5.4%
5.4%
Dutch
4.0%
4.0%
Swedish
3.7%
3.7%
Danish
2.7%
2.7%
French
2.1%
2.1%
Polish
1.7%
1.7%
Czech
1.6%
1.6%
Italian
1.5%
1.5%
Scottish
1.2%
1.2%
European
1.1%
1.1%
Russian
0.9%
0.9%
Scots-Irish
0.7%
0.7%
Scandinavian
0.7%
0.7%
Belgian
0.6%
0.6%
Welsh
0.6%
0.6%
Other Subsaharan African
0.5%
0.5%
Iraqi
0.4%
0.4%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Languages Spoken (Top 20)

English
91.5%
91.5%
Spanish
1.6%
1.6%
Chinese
1.0%
1.0%
Arabic
0.9%
0.9%
Korean
0.9%
0.9%
German/Yiddish
0.7%
0.7%
French
0.7%
0.7%
Langs. of India
0.5%
0.5%
African languages
0.4%
0.4%
Native American languages
0.2%
0.2%
Other Asian languages
0.2%
0.2%
Portuguese
0.1%
0.1%
Vietnamese
0.1%
0.1%
Thai
0.1%
0.1%
Japanese
0.1%
0.1%
Other Indo-European
0.1%
0.1%
Slavic languages
0.1%
0.1%
Greek
0.1%
0.1%
West Germanic languages
0.1%
0.1%
Hungarian
0.0%
0.0%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Foreign Born Brookings Residents:
7.8%


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