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Brookings is a township in Brookings County, in the Brookings metro area. [NOTE: This is not the only community in South Dakota named Brookings. For links to other places called Brookings, SD, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Brookings is 44.326N. The longitude is -96.827W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,624 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 453.
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23% of Brookings residents report German ancestry, and 2% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Brookings ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Brookings was $22,610, compared with $21,587 nationally.
27% of Brookings residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Brookings, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $325. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $957.
Brookings County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Brookings political report.
The average commute time for Brookings workers is 12 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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