Brookings is home to endless possibilities. Located in East Central South Dakota in the heart of the I-29 Corridor, the City of Brookings is home to 22,056 people. It is located just minutes from the Minnesota border and less than an hour's drive to the state's largest city, Sioux Falls.
What really makes Brookings a special place is its unique neighborhoods, tree-lined streets, its leisurely pace of living, lack of crowds and congestion and its genuine friendly people. Brookings is a city with an extraordinary quality of life, a booming job market and an outstanding school system. Brookings has no personal property or state income tax. The City has excellent health care resources, one of the nation's lowest crime rates and is located in the lowest cost state for doing business.