Brookings, South Dakota

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Population in 2013: 22,943 (99% urban, 1% rural). Population change since 2000: +24.0%
 
Males: 11,720  (51.1%)
Females: 11,223  (48.9%)
Median resident age:  23.5 years
South Dakota median age:  25.4 years

Zip codes: 57006.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $40,852 (it was $31,266 in 2000)
Brookings:

$40,852
SD:

$48,362
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $21,067 (it was $17,028 in 2000)

Brookings city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $150,855 (it was $89,800 in 2000)
Brookings:

$150,855
SD:

$134,300
Mean prices in 2009: All housing units: $140,936; Detached houses: $156,437; Townhouses or other attached units: $154,506; In 2-unit structures: $123,017; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $127,449; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $115,581; Mobile homes: $30,220

Median gross rent in 2012: $644.

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Brookings races chart
  • White alone - 20,362 (90.3%)
  • Asian alone - 870 (3.9%)
  • Two or more races - 469 (2.1%)
  • Hispanic - 412 (1.8%)
  • Black alone - 214 (0.9%)
  • American Indian alone - 172 (0.8%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 76 (0.3%)
  • Other race alone - 33 (0.1%)

Races in Brookings detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Brookings: 79.2 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (34.2%), Norwegian (17.0%), Irish (9.4%), English (4.3%), Dutch (3.7%), Swedish (2.5%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 3/9/1883

Elevation: 1623 feet

Land area: 11.9 square miles.

Population density: 1,921 people per square mile   (low).

Brookings, South Dakota map

For population 25 years and over in Brookings:

  • High school or higher: 95.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 48.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 18.6%
  • Unemployed: 6.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 12.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Brookings city:

  • Never married: 59.2%
  • Now married: 31.5%
  • Separated: 0.4%
  • Widowed: 3.0%
  • Divorced: 5.9%

1,003 residents are foreign born (1.7% Asia).

This city:  4.5%
South Dakota:  2.6%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $2,262 (1.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $2,005 (1.5%)

Brookings satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Sioux Falls, SD (53.3 miles , pop. 123,975).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Minneapolis, MN (179.1 miles , pop. 382,618).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (490.5 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Aurora, SD (2.3 miles ), Volga, SD (2.6 miles ), Bushnell, SD (2.7 miles) , Bruce, SD (3.2 miles ), White, SD (3.4 miles ), Sinai, SD (3.7 miles) , Nunda, SD (3.9 miles) , Elkton, SD (4.0 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 47 buildings, average cost: $87,700
  • 1998: 62 buildings, average cost: $78,600
  • 1999: 46 buildings, average cost: $87,600
  • 2000: 38 buildings, average cost: $89,800
  • 2001: 54 buildings, average cost: $79,100
  • 2002: 81 buildings, average cost: $80,000
  • 2003: 53 buildings, average cost: $77,400
  • 2004: 114 buildings, average cost: $86,100
  • 2005: 124 buildings, average cost: $135,000
  • 2006: 122 buildings, average cost: $128,300
  • 2007: 131 buildings, average cost: $120,600
  • 2008: 94 buildings, average cost: $113,100
  • 2009: 127 buildings, average cost: $113,800
  • 2010: 77 buildings, average cost: $117,000
  • 2011: 62 buildings, average cost: $132,400
  • 2012: 73 buildings, average cost: $126,500

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 44.31 N, Longitude: 96.79 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +3,508 (+15.6%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 10,320 (82.4%)

Area code: 605

Brookings household income distribution Brookings home values distribution

Crime rates in Brookings by Year
Type 2000 2002 2003 2004 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 100000010
per 100,000 5.60.00.00.00.00.00.04.50.0
Rapes 333160100
per 100,000 16.916.116.05.430.70.05.00.00.0
Robberies 001300000
per 100,000 0.00.05.316.10.00.00.00.00.0
Assaults 963543668
per 100,000 50.632.216.026.820.515.029.726.935.6
Burglaries 51765537233860
per 100,000 286.5407.4292.8198.7117.715.039.626.90.0
Thefts 31838933627121131962740
per 100,000 1786.72085.11788.91455.21079.5155.1475.2120.9178.0
Auto thefts 1581814147200
per 100,000 84.342.995.875.271.635.09.90.00.0
Arson 020200000
per 100,000 0.010.70.010.70.00.00.00.00.0
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 294.9) 124.2125.6109.486.480.112.230.319.613.3

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City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Crime rate in Brookings detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 43 (31 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.38
South Dakota average:

1.92
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

3.7%
South Dakota:

3.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +2,102 (+12.8%).
Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (23%)
  • Educational services (16%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Construction (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (7%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (6%)
  • Educational services (20%)
  • Health care and social assistance (17%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Accommodation and food services (13%)
  • Manufacturing (12%)
  • Finance and insurance (7%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Postsecondary teachers (7%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (7%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (5%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (5%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (4%)
  • Agricultural workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (5%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5%)
  • Child care workers (5%)
  • Postsecondary teachers (4%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (4%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (4%)

Work and jobs in Brookings: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Brookings, South Dakota

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Brookings-area historical tornado activity is slightly above South Dakota state average. It is 46% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/7/1993, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 17.2 miles away from the Brookings city center injured 5 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 6/7/1993, a category F4 tornado 26.2 miles away from the city center injured 4 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Brookings-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below South Dakota state average. It is 72% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/9/1975 at 14:54:15, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 101.1 miles away from the city center
On 3/4/1983 at 06:32:18, a magnitude 4.6 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 4.4 ML) earthquake occurred 130.0 miles away from Brookings center
On 6/5/1993 at 01:24:53, a magnitude 4.1 (4.1 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 97.7 miles away from the city center
On 8/18/1959 at 06:37:13, a magnitude 7.7 (7.7 UK, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 684.3 miles away from the city center, causing $26,000,000 total damage
On 11/3/2002 at 20:41:56, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, 4.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 150.0 miles away from Brookings center
On 10/25/1990 at 06:25:25, a magnitude 3.9 (3.6 MB, 3.9 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 90.9 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Brookings County (15) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 13
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 9, Storms: 8, Tornadoes: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Brookings topographic map

Birthplace of: Inga Stephens Pratt Clark - Artist and book illustrator, Jim Weaver (Oregon politician) - Politician, Robert H. Burris - Biochemist, Bob Rauch - Baseball player, Crystal Wilder - Porbographic actor.

Main business address for: DAKTRONICS INC /SD/ (MISCELLANEOUS MANUFACTURING INDUSTRIES).

Hospitals and medical centers in Brookings:

  • BROOKINGS HOSPITAL (Government - Local, provides emergency services, 300 22ND AVE)
  • BROOKINGS HOSPITAL HOSPICE (300 22ND AVE)
  • SATELLITE DIALYSIS - BROOKINGS (300 22ND AVE STE 101)
  • BROOKVIEW MANOR (300 22ND AVE)
  • UNITED RETIREMENT CENTER (405 FIRST AVE)

Airports and heliports located in Brookings:

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College/University in Brookings:

  • South Dakota State University (Full-time enrollment: 10,392; Location: Administration Lane; Public; Website: www.sdstate.edu/; Offers Doctor's degree)

Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Brookings:

  • Southeast Technical Institute (about 51 miles; Sioux Falls, SD; Full-time enrollment: 2,386)
  • Southwest Minnesota State University (about 52 miles; Marshall, MN; FT enrollment: 3,711)
  • Minnesota West Community and Technical College (about 70 miles; Granite Falls, MN; FT enrollment: 2,225)
  • Ridgewater College (about 103 miles; Willmar, MN; FT enrollment: 3,288)
  • University of South Dakota (about 106 miles; Vermillion, SD; FT enrollment: 7,328)
  • Northern State University (about 115 miles; Aberdeen, SD; FT enrollment: 2,203)
  • Iowa Lakes Community College (about 116 miles; Estherville, IA; FT enrollment: 2,311)

Public high schools in Brookings:

Public elementary/middle schools in Brookings:

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Library in Brookings:

  • BROOKINGS PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $967,114; Location: 515 THIRD STREET; 96,283 books; 11,578 e-books; 8,511 audio materials; 4,782 video materials; 24 state licensed databases; 19 other licensed databases; 216 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Brookings: Village Square (A), City Plaza (B), Brookings Fire Department (C), Brookings City Hall (D), H M Briggs Library (E), Brookings Public Library (F), Brookings County Courthouse (G). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: University Mall (1), Brookings Mall (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Main business address in Brookings: DAKTRONICS INC /SD/ (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Cemeteries: Greenwood Cemetery (1), Calvary Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Brookings include: Sexauer Park (1), Pioneer Park (2), Hillcrest Park (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Hicks Enterprises Inc (Amusement & Theme Parks; 616 Wilson Avenue), Music Service of South Dakota Inc (Amusement & Theme Parks; 310 7th Street West).

Hotels: Quality Inn & Suites (2515 6th Street), Comfort Inn Brookings (514 Sunrise Ridge Road), Super 8 Motel (3034 Lefevre Drive), Sonshine Inn (108 6th Street), Holiday Inn Exp Stes Brookings (3020 Lefevre Drive), Staurolite Inn & Suites (2515 6th Street), Fairfield Inn & Suites (3000 Lefevre Drive), Brookings Inn (2500 6th Street), Fairfield Inn Brookings (3000 Lefevre Drive).

Courts: South Dakota State - Court Service & Probation Ofc (314 6th Avenue), South Dakota State - Circuit Court Judge (314 6th Avenue), South Dakota State - Circuit Court Clerk (314 6th Avenue).

Brookings County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 78.3. This is about average.

City:

78.3
U.S.:

74.2

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 29.9. This is about average. Closest monitor was 3.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

29.9
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 24.4. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 0.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

24.4
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 8.62. This is about average. Closest monitor was 0.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.62
U.S.:

9.14

Drinking water stations with addresses in Brookings and their reported violations in the past:

SOUTHBROOK ESTATES (Population served: 45, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Average - Between OCT-2013 and DEC-2013, Contaminant: Nitrate. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif received (DEC-28-2013), St Public Notif requested (DEC-31-2013)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between APR-2014 and JUN-2014, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUN-06-2014)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between AUG-2012 and SEP-2012, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-23-2012), St Compliance achieved (SEP-25-2013)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between AUG-2012 and SEP-2012, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-23-2012), St Compliance achieved (SEP-25-2013)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2012 and MAR-2012, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAR-19-2012), St Public Notif received (2 times from MAR-30-2012 to MAY-15-2012), St Compliance achieved (OCT-09-2012)
  • Monitoring, Source Water (GWR) - In SEP-03-2011, Contaminant: E. COLI. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-13-2011), St Compliance achieved (OCT-05-2011), St Public Notif received (MAY-15-2012)
  • 3 routine major monitoring violations
  • 2 minor monitoring violations
  • 71 regular monitoring violations
  • 14 other older monitoring violations

Drinking water stations with addresses in Brookings that have no violations reported:

  • BROOKINGS MUNICIPAL UTILITIES (Population served: 22,056, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • UNIVERSITY ESTATES (Population served: 150, Primary Water Source Type: Purch groundwater)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 22.5%
(22.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 22.0% for Black residents, 18.7% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 59.7% for American Indian residents, 0.0% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 0.0% for other race residents, 7.2% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.3 people
South Dakota:  2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  47.0%
Whole state:  64.2%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  5.5%
Whole state:  6.5%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households

People in group quarters in Brookings in 2010:

  • 3,192 people in college/university student housing
  • 72 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 59 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 20 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 10 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 4 people in other noninstitutional facilities

People in group quarters in Brookings in 2000:

  • 2,468 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 168 people in nursing homes
  • 68 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 25 people in hospitals or wards for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 22 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 18 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 6 people in other workers' dormitories

Brookings, South Dakota environmental map by EPA

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Brookings compared to South Dakota state average:

  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Renting percentage above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students significantly above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly above state average.

Banks with branches in Brookings (2011 data):

  • First Bank & Trust: Walmart Branch, at 520 6th Street, Sixth Street Branch, Brookings Mall Branch. Info updated 2007/02/05: Bank assets: $847.3 mil, Deposits: $718.4 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 6 total offices, Holding Company: Fishback Financial Corporation
  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: Brookings Branch at 527 Main Avenue, branch established on 1935/08/31. Info updated 2011/04/05: Bank assets: $1,161,490.0 mil, Deposits: $905,653.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, 6395 total offices, Holding Company: Wells Fargo & Company
  • BankStar Financial: Brookings Branch at 510 Main Avenue South, branch established on 2002/04/15. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $61.7 mil, Deposits: $48.9 mil, headquarters in Elkton, SD, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 2 total offices, Holding Company: Elkton Holding Company
  • Dacotah Bank: Brookings Branch at 1411 6th Street, branch established on 1928/03/28. Info updated 2007/08/07: Bank assets: $1,902.6 mil, Deposits: $1,684.0 mil, headquarters in Aberdeen, SD, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 32 total offices, Holding Company: Dacotah Banks, Inc.
  • Home Federal Bank: Brookings Branch at 1024 Sixth Street, branch established on 1994/09/06. Info updated 2011/07/21: Bank assets: $1,224.2 mil, Deposits: $946.5 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 34 total offices
  • MetaBank: Brookings Branch at 600 Main Avenue, branch established on 1913/01/01. Info updated 2011/07/21: Bank assets: $1,358.3 mil, Deposits: $1,225.7 mil, headquarters in Storm Lake, IA, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 12 total offices
  • The First National Bank of Volga: Brookings Branch at 427 8th St. South, branch established on 2006/06/05. Info updated 2009/08/26: Bank assets: $42.6 mil, Deposits: $38.0 mil, headquarters in Volga, SD, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 2 total offices, Holding Company: North Central Financial Services, Inc.

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Brookings, South Dakota:

  • Beal House Bed & Breakfast Inn, 1302 Sixth St, Brookings, SD 57006 , Phone: (604) 692-6889
  • Quality Inn & Suites-brookings, 2515 E 6TH St, Brookings, SD 57006 , Phone: (605) 692-9421, Fax: (605) 692-9429
  • Comfort Inn, 514 Sunrise Ridge Rd, Brookings, SD 57006 , Phone: (605) 692-9566, Fax: (605) 692-9511
  • Holiday Inn Of Brookings, 2500 6TH St E, Brookings, SD 57006 , Phone: (605) 692-9471
  • Fairfield Inn-brookings, 3000 Lefevre Dr, Brookings, SD 57006 , Phone: (605) 692-3500, Fax: (605) 692-3500
  • Super 8 Motel, 3034 Lefevre Dr, Brookings, SD 57006 , Phone: (605) 692-6920
  • Holiday Inn Express Hotel And Suites, 3020 Lefevre Dr, Brookings, SD 57006 , Phone: (605) 692-9060
  • Hampton Inn And Suites, 3017 Lefevre Dr, Brookings, SD 57006 , Phone: (605) 697-5232, Fax: (605) 697-5233
All 8 fire-safe hotels and motels in Brookings, South Dakota

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

Brookings travel time to work - commute Brookings mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (52%)
  • Electricity (44%)
  • Other fuel (2%)
  • No fuel used (1%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)

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Religion statistics for Brookings city (based on Brookings County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 60.71%
Here: 60.7%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaCatholic Church The Wesleyan ChurchUnited Methodist ChurchLutheran Church
Adherents28.7%21.5%10.3%10.0%4.3%
Congregations12.2%10.2%2.0%12.2%8.2%
NameWisconsin Evangelical Lutheran SynodAssociation of Free Lutheran CongregationsReformed Church in AmericaPresbyterian Church (USA)Other
Adherents3.6%2.8%2.5%2.3%14.1%
Congregations6.1%2.0%4.1%4.1%38.8%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 2
Brookings County:

0.68 / 10,000 pop.
South Dakota:

2.84 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 18
Brookings County:

6.14 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.68 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 23
Here:

7.84 / 10,000 pop.
State:

9.21 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

5.5%
South Dakota:

7.7%
Adult obesity rate:
Brookings County:

27.9%
South Dakota:

27.7%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

10.4%
State:

14.9%
Local government employment and payroll (March 2013)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 41$181,691$53,17811$16,036
Other Government Administration 6$37,031$74,0627$4,750
Police Protection - Officers 30$143,870$57,5481$1,432
Police - Other 11$39,572$43,1692$477
Firefighters 2$13,392$80,3520$0
Fire - Other 1$3,606$43,2721$68
Streets and Highways 15$64,733$51,7860$0
Airports 2$8,731$52,3860$0
Welfare 44$151,147$41,22241$52,483
Health 13$53,204$49,11128$49,435
Hospitals 139$613,906$52,999111$257,413
Solid Waste Management 12$50,114$50,1140$0
Sewerage 12$60,001$60,0011$1,052
Parks and Recreation 16$65,954$49,46631$10,280
Housing and Community Development(Local) 4$21,981$65,9430$0
Natural Resources 4$14,182$42,5460$0
Water Supply 10$45,614$54,7374$5,286
Electric Power 35$171,200$58,69712$6,689
Local Libraries 10$39,273$47,12810$4,550
Other and Unallocable 116$530,005$54,82828$23,542
Totals for Government 523$2,309,207$52,984288$433,493

Brookings government finances - Expenditure in 2006 (per resident):

  • Construction - Parks and Recreation: $1,376,000 ($59.97)
    Solid Waste Management: $562,000 ($24.50)
    Regular Highways: $103,000 ($4.49)
    Natural Resources - Other: $53,000 ($2.31)
    Air Transportation: $5,000 ($0.22)
  • Current Operations - Hospitals: $19,316,000 ($841.91)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities, NEC: $18,272,000 ($796.41)
    Electric Utilities: $8,948,000 ($390.01)
    Liquor Stores: $6,250,000 ($272.41)
    Police Protection: $1,954,000 ($85.17)
    Financial Administration: $1,864,000 ($81.24)
    Sewerage: $1,748,000 ($76.19)
    Parks and Recreation: $1,745,000 ($76.06)
    Water Utilities: $1,732,000 ($75.49)
    Regular Highways: $1,230,000 ($53.61)
    Solid Waste Management: $902,000 ($39.31)
    General - Other: $779,000 ($33.95)
    Libraries: $693,000 ($30.21)
    Central Staff Services: $484,000 ($21.10)
    Local Fire Protection: $438,000 ($19.09)
    Natural Resources - Other: $273,000 ($11.90)
    Health - Other: $74,000 ($3.23)
    General Public Buildings: $71,000 ($3.09)
    Air Transportation: $63,000 ($2.75)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $56,000 ($2.44)
  • Electric Utilities - Interest on Debt: $113,000 ($4.93)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $1,010,000 ($44.02)
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - Elementary and Secondary Education: $243,000 ($10.59)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Electric Utilities: $4,877,000 ($212.57)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities, NEC: $3,873,000 ($168.81)
    General - Other: $2,750,000 ($119.86)
    Hospitals: $1,408,000 ($61.37)
    Local Fire Protection: $513,000 ($22.36)
    Solid Waste Management: $447,000 ($19.48)
    Parks and Recreation: $359,000 ($15.65)
    Water Utilities: $310,000 ($13.51)
    Regular Highways: $188,000 ($8.19)
    Libraries: $85,000 ($3.70)
    Sewerage: $85,000 ($3.70)
    Police Protection: $84,000 ($3.66)
    General Public Building: $52,000 ($2.27)
    Health - Other: $23,000 ($1.00)
    Air Transportation: $15,000 ($0.65)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $26,544,000 ($1156.95)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $25,000 ($1.09)

Brookings government finances - Revenue in 2006 (per resident):

  • Charges - Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $27,877,000 ($1215.05)
    Hospital Public: $22,751,000 ($991.63)
    Solid Waste Management: $2,239,000 ($97.59)
    Sewerage: $2,154,000 ($93.88)
    Parks and Recreation: $533,000 ($23.23)
    Natural Resources - Other: $229,000 ($9.98)
    All Other: $50,000 ($2.18)
    Air Transportation: $38,000 ($1.66)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Air Transportation: $122,000 ($5.32)
    Housing and Community Development: $10,000 ($0.44)
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $140,000 ($6.10)
    Highways: $85,000 ($3.70)
    General Local Government Support: $8,000 ($0.35)
  • Miscellaneous - Donations From Private Sources: $2,154,000 ($93.88)
    Interest Earnings: $1,115,000 ($48.60)
    Rents: $173,000 ($7.54)
    General Revenue, NEC: $168,000 ($7.32)
    Sale of Property: $140,000 ($6.10)
    Special Assessments: $105,000 ($4.58)
    Fines and Forfeits: $102,000 ($4.45)
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $15,496,000 ($675.41)
    Liquor Stores: $6,837,000 ($298.00)
    Water Utilities: $1,983,000 ($86.43)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $240,000 ($10.46)
    General Local Government Support: $124,000 ($5.40)
    All Other: $16,000 ($0.70)
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $7,739,000 ($337.31)
    Property: $1,597,000 ($69.61)
    Other License: $184,000 ($8.02)
    Public Utilities Sales: $89,000 ($3.88)
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $24,000 ($1.05)
    Occupation and Business License, NEC: $7,000 ($0.31)

Brookings government finances - Debt in 2006 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $27,115,000 ($1181.84)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $25,260,000 ($1100.99)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,145,000 ($137.08)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,290,000 ($56.23)

Brookings government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $48,980,000 ($2134.86)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $6,149,000 ($268.01)

8.41% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($30,586 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.41%
South Dakota average:

7.96%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Minnehaha County, SD  1.06% ($28,939 average AGI)
from Moody County, SD  0.25% ($38,074)
from Codington County, SD  0.24% ($23,769)


9.60% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($32,466 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.60%
South Dakota average:

7.77%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Minnehaha County, SD  1.62% ($28,124 average AGI)
to Lincoln County, SD  0.46% ($67,800)
to Pennington County, SD  0.35% ($27,921)

Strongest AM radio stations in Brookings:

  • KBRK (1430 AM; 1 kW; BROOKINGS, SD; Owner: THREE EAGLES OF BROOKINGS, INC.)
  • KLOH (1050 AM; 9 kW; PIPESTONE, MN; Owner: WALLACE CHRISTENSEN)
  • KJJQ (910 AM; 1 kW; VOLGA, SD; Owner: SORENSON BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KXRB (1000 AM; 10 kW; SIOUX FALLS, SD)
  • KSOO (1140 AM; 10 kW; SIOUX FALLS, SD; Owner: SOUTHERN MINNESOTA BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WCCO (830 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: INFINITY MEDIA CORPORATION)
  • KFAN (1130 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WCTS (1030 AM; 50 kW; MAPLEWOOD, MN; Owner: CNTL. BAPT. THEO/AL SEMI MINNEAPOLIS)
  • KNWC (1270 AM; 5 kW; SIOUX FALLS, SD; Owner: NORTHWESTERN COLLEGE)
  • KELO (1320 AM; 5 kW; SIOUX FALLS, SD; Owner: MIDCONTINENT RADIO OF S.D., INC.)
  • KXMR (710 AM; 50 kW; BISMARCK, ND; Owner: RADIO BISMARCK MANDAN, LLC)
  • WEBC (560 AM; 50 kW; DULUTH, MN)
  • KSTP (1500 AM; 50 kW; ST. PAUL, MN; Owner: KSTP-AM, LLC (DELAWARE))

Strongest FM radio stations in Brookings:

  • K285EX (105.5 FM; BROOKINGS, SD; Owner: REFUGE MEDIA GROUP)
  • KSDJ (90.7 FM; BROOKINGS, SD; Owner: SOUTH DAKOTA STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • KKCK (99.7 FM; MARSHALL, MN; Owner: KMHL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KKQQ (102.3 FM; VOLGA, SD; Owner: SORENSON BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KBRK-FM (93.7 FM; BROOKINGS, SD; Owner: THREE EAGLES OF HURON, INC.)
  • KKHG (107.9 FM; FLANDREAU, SD; Owner: LA COMMUNIQUE, INC.)
  • KESD (88.3 FM; BROOKINGS, SD; Owner: SOUTH DAKOTA BOARD OF DIRECTORS FOR ED. TELECOMMUNICATIONS)
  • K209DX (89.7 FM; BROOKINGS, SD; Owner: FAMILY WORSHIP CENTER CHURCH, INC.)
  • KDBX (107.1 FM; CLEAR LAKE, SD; Owner: SORENSON BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KELO-FM (92.5 FM; SIOUX FALLS, SD; Owner: MIDCONTINENT RADIO OF SOUTH DAKOTA, INC.)
  • KNWC-FM (96.5 FM; SIOUX FALLS, SD; Owner: NORTHWESTERN COLLEGE)
  • KIXX (96.1 FM; WATERTOWN, SD; Owner: SORENSON BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • KKLS-FM (104.7 FM; SIOUX FALLS, SD; Owner: SOUTHERN MINNESOTA BROADCASTING CO.)
  • KSDR-FM (92.9 FM; WATERTOWN, SD; Owner: THREE EAGLES OF BROOKINGS, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Brookings:

  • K50DG (Channel 50; BROOKINGS, SD; Owner: INDEPENDENT COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • K40FZ (Channel 40; BROOKINGS, SD; Owner: RED RIVER BROADCAST CO., LLC)
  • KELO-TV (Channel 11; SIOUX FALLS, SD; Owner: YOUNG BROADCASTING OF SIOUX FALLS, INC.)
  • KESD-TV (Channel 8; BROOKINGS, SD; Owner: SOUTH DAKOTA BOARD OF DIRECTORS FOR ED. TELECOMMUNICATIONS)
  • KSFY-TV (Channel 13; SIOUX FALLS, SD; Owner: ELCOM OF SOUTH DAKOTA, INC.)
  • KDLT-TV (Channel 46; SIOUX FALLS, SD; Owner: RED RIVER BROADCAST CO., LLC)
  • K67GH (Channel 67; OTTUMWA, IA; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • K38CQ (Channel 38; HURON, SD; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • K35GR (Channel 35; BADGER, SD; Owner: RED RIVER BROADCAST CO., LLC)

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

See more detailed statistics of Brookings fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 19
Total length: 89 meters (292ft)
Total costs: $1,665,000
Total average daily traffic: 80,461
Total average daily truck traffic: 12,510

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 1930-1939: 1
  • 1940-1949: 0
  • 1950-1959: 0
  • 1960-1969: 15
  • 1970-1979: 1
  • 1980-1989: 2
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Brookings, SD
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Brookings)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 76 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Brookings, SD)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 21 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 14 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 4 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 6 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 71 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Brookings)

FAA Registered Aircraft: 42 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Brookings)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 58
  • Hazardous Condition: 9
  • Service Call: 1

Incident types - Brookings

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Brookings, SD
Most common first names in Brookings, SD among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John6976.8 years
William6178.8 years
Mary5284.1 years
Anna4685.3 years
George4179.1 years
Robert4174.5 years
Ruth3883.8 years
Charles3777.4 years
Gladys3683.8 years
Helen3583.8 years
Most common last names in Brookings, SD among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Johnson8277.4 years
Nelson4482.0 years
Olson4179.8 years
Peterson4080.3 years
Anderson3977.7 years
Jensen3380.1 years
Thompson3377.7 years
Smith2982.0 years
Hanson2779.9 years
Larson2580.2 years
Businesses in Brookings, SD
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1Lane Furniture1
Advance Auto Parts1Lowe's1
Applebee's1Marriott1
Arby's1MasterBrand Cabinets2
Burger King2Maurices1
Chevrolet1McDonald's1
Comfort Inn1Nike1
Curves1Papa John's Pizza1
Dairy Queen1Payless1
Days Inn1Pizza Hut1
Domino's Pizza1Qdoba Mexican Grill1
FedEx3Quiznos1
Ford1RadioShack1
Goodwill1Slumberland1
H&R Block1Sprint Nextel1
Hardee's1Starbucks1
Hilton1Subway3
Holiday Inn1Super 81
JCPenney1U-Haul1
Jimmy John's1UPS3
KFC1Vans1
La-Z-Boy1Walmart1

Brookings on our top lists:

  • #63 on the list of "Top 100 cities with shortest commuting times (pop. 5,000+)"
  • #49 (57006) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Norwegian first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
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