Brookings Information

Travel info, sports, demographic data, and general statistics about the city of Brookings, SD

General Brookings Information

State: South Dakota

County: Brookings County

Close cities: Bushnell, SD, Arlington, SD, Aurora, SD, Bruce, SD, White, SD, Volga, SD, Brookings, SD, Toronto, SD, Ellsworth AFB, SD, Sinai, SD

Brookings Population (census data)
Total 19,463 (+4.6% since 2000)
Male 9,718 (49.9%)
Female 9,745 (50.1%)

Population Density: 1,630 people per sq. mile

Cost of Living Index: 78.8 (US Avg is 100)

Brookings Elevation: 1,623 feet above sea level

Incorporated in 1883

Land Area: 11.9 square miles

Median Household Income: $35,893

Zip Codes: 57007, and 57006.

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Brookings Demographic Data

Ethnic Information:
  • White Non-Hispanic (95.1%)
  • American Indian (1.3%)
  • Two or more races (0.9%)
  • Hispanic (0.8%)
  • Chinese (0.7%)
Ancestry Information:
  • German (44.5%)
  • Norwegian (24.8%)
  • Irish (9.8%)
  • English (5.7%)
  • Swedish (5.4%)
  • Dutch (4.5%)
Foriegn Born: 527 people (2.7%)
  • Asia (87.0%)
  • Africa (13.0%)

Local Brookings Sports Teams

Major League Baseball: Minnesota Twins
NFL Football: Kansas City Chiefs, Minnesota Vikings
NBA Basketball: Minnesota Timberwolves
NHL Hockey: Minnesota Wild
NCAA Sports: University of Minnesota,

Brookings School Information

High Schools
Brookings High School (530 Elm Avenue, Brookings, SD, 57006 - Brookings School District 05-1 District)
Middle Schools
GS Mickelson Middle School (1801 12th Street South, Brookings, SD, 57006 - Brookings School District 05-1 District)
Elementary Schools
Central Elementary (521 4th Street, Brookings, SD, 57006 - Brookings School District 05-1 District)
Hillcrest Elementary (304 15th Avenue, Brookings, SD, 57006 - Brookings School District 05-1 District)
Medary Elementary (718 5th Street South, Brookings, SD, 57006 - Brookings School District 05-1 District)

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