South Dakota / Brookings County
Who knew Brookings County demographics could be so sexy? Check out Census 2010 data and current American Community Survey data for Brookings County, SD. Feast your eyes on statuesque tables, curvacous pie charts and titillating trend lines. We dare you to call Brookings County demographic data boring!
|Population 2010 Census||31,965||#5 in the state|
|Median Income 2010 for Households||$45,134|
|Median Age||26.3 years|
|Largest Racial or Ethnic Group||White|
|Sources: Census 2010 SF1 & 2006-2010 American Community Survey 5 year estimates|
With 31,965 people, Brookings County is the 5th most populated county in the state of South Dakota out of 66 counties. But watch out, Brookings County, because Codington County with 27,227 people and Meade County with 25,434 people are right behind you.
In 2010, the median household income of Brookings County residents was $45,134. Brookings County households made slightly more than Spink County households ($45,000) and Kingsbury County households ($44,948) However, 19.1% of Brookings County residents live in poverty.
The median age for Brookings County residents is 26.3 years young.
The largest Brookings County racial/ethinic groups are White (92.3%) followed by Asian (2.7%) and Hispanic (2.0%).
|Some Other Race||22|
|Two or More Races||401|
|Source: Census 2010 SF1 Table P9 Hispanic or Latino or Not Hispanic or Latino by Race|
Note: the US Census Bureau defines race and ethnicity differently from the way most people think about race and ethnicity. In a nutshell, a person's origin (or what used to be called ethnicity) is either Hispanic or Non-Hispanic. And a person's race can be white, black or African American, American Indian or Alaska Native, Asian, Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander, Some Other Race or Two or More Races. For more details about race and origin data, google "US Census Bureau race and origin Census 2010."
Fellas, you need to start eating your Wheaties™. Brookings County ladies have a higher median age.
|Median Age||26.3 years|
|Median Age - Females||26.8 years|
|Median Age - Males||25.9 years|
|Source: Census 2010 SF1 Table P13 Median Age by Male/Female|
With 18.9% of the Brookings County population under 18, Brookings County has more spring chickens than a KFC ® at dinner time.
|Persons Under 18||18.9%|
|Persons Over 65||9.9%|
|Source: Census 2010 SF1 Table P12 Male/Female by Age|
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