Brookings, South Dakota
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The cost of living in Brookings, SD is relatively affordable compared to other cities of similar size. The median home value is approximately $200,000 and the average rent for a one bedroom apartment is around $700 per month. Groceries, dining out, and transportation costs are all generally lower than the national average. In addition, Brookings has a low sales tax rate which helps to offset some of the everyday expenses associated with living in this small Midwestern city. Overall, Brookings offers an ideal balance between affordability and quality of life for its residents.Our cost of living indices are based on a US average of 100. An amount below 100 means Brookings is cheaper than the US average. A cost of living index above 100 means Brookings, South Dakota is more expensive.
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