The unemployment rate in Brookings Metro Area is 3.0% (U.S. avg. is 3.7%). Recent job growth is Positive. Brookings Metro Area jobs have increased by 0.7%. More Economy
COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Brookings Metro Area's cost of living is 17.7% lower than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living
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WEATHER & CLIMATE
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The Brookings metro area voted Republican in four of the last five Presidential elections, voting Democratic in 2008. More Voting Stats
Brookings Metro Area's population is 33,697 people. Since 2010, it has had a population growth of 7.8%. Learn More...
Average Commute time is 14.9 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...
The median home cost in Brookings Metro Area is Real Estate: $164,999
. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 3.1%.
Brookings Metro Area public schools spend $8,917 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 14.5 students per teacher in Brookings Metro Area. More Education