Brookings County , South Dakota

Brookings County: County in South Dakota, United States of America

Brookings County locator map
Location of Brookings County on South Dakota map.

About

Brookings County is a county located in the U.S. state of South Dakota. As of the 2010 census, the population was 31,965 and a population density of 15 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 county had an estimated population of 35,603 inhabitants. Its county seat is Brookings. The county was created 150 years ago in 1870.

Brookings court house image
Brookings court house
Brookings court house image

Geography

Brookings County is located at 44°22'11"N 96°47'26"W (44.3696800, -96.7904200). It has 6 neighbors: Lincoln County, Deuel County, Hamlin County, Kingsbury County, Lake County and Moody County.

Brookings County map

The largest city of Brookings County is Brookings with a population of 446. Other cities include, Volga population 374, Bruce population 205 and White population 135. See all Brookings County cities & populated places.

Weather

Brookings County forecast: Mostly sunny, with a high near 53. more

Brookings County Quick Facts

Population : 35,603 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : South Dakota (United States)
Area : 2084 km2
Water as percent of area : 1.6%
Land as percent of area : 98.4%
Named for : Wilmot Brookings
Altitude : 1,611 feet / 491 meters
Capital : Brookings
Establishment : January 01, 1871
Time Zone : UTC−06:00
Local time : 08:25:57 (22nd October 2021)
Density : 17 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : 10.22% (2010-2020)
Weather : 53℉ Mostly Sunny 7-days weather

Brookings County has 6 neighbours.

  • Brookings

Demographics

The population of Brookings County increased by 10.22% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 31,965 - census
2011 32,140 0.54% estimation process
2012 32,768 1.92% estimation process
2013 33,016 0.75% estimation process
2014 33,250 0.7% estimation process
2015 33,800 1.63% estimation process
2016 34,301 1.46% estimation process
2017 34,749 1.29% estimation process
2018 35,077 0.94% estimation process
2019 35,077 0% estimation process
2020 35,603 1.48% estimation process

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Other places with the same name (1)

Brookings County Populated Places

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Brookings County.

City Name Population Title
Medary 1,504 Township in Brookings County, South Dakota
Brookings 446 City in and county seat of Brookings County, South Dakota, United States
Volga 374 City in Brookings County, South Dakota, United States
Aurora 299 Town in Brookings County, South Dakota, United States
Bruce 205 City in Brookings County, South Dakota, United States
White 135 City in Brookings County, South Dakota, United States
Sinai 125 Town of the United States
Elkton 99 Township in Brookings County, South Dakota
Bushnell 67 Town in South Dakota, United States of America

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