COVID-19 PANDEMIC | COMMUNITY DASHBOARD

Brookings is Resilient

The Power of Data Bringing Community Together

As the impact of the coronavirus continues to unfold, BEDC will do our best to keep you updated and informed of the changes to economic indicators specific to the Brookings area.

COMMUNITY IMPACT - PREVENTION

Timeline

CITY OF BROOKINGS

Ordinances, City Updates, Resources

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JACKSRBACK

SDSU's plan for return to on-campus operations for the Fall, 2020 semester

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SOCIAL DISTANCING

How is our community complying with Social Distancing guidelines?

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SDSU COVID-19 RESPONSE

Important information, SDSU research insights and updates

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STAY SAFE

Protect yourself and your business by following the guidelines outlined by the CDC.

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LOCAL MEDICAL COMMUNITY

Protocols and preparedness

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COVID-19 CASES

Stay updated on cases in Brookings County from the S.D. Dept. of Health.

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LANDLORD RESOURCES

Useful links and information for landlords and apartment managers

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COMMUNITY IMPACT - EMPLOYMENT

UNEMPLOYMENT RATE

BROOKINGS COUNTY - 7.0%

STATE - 7.0%

NATIONAL - 11.1%

June 2020

S.D. County Comparison

EMPLOYED WORKERS

JAN. 2020 - 18,351

FEB. 2020 - 18,866

MAR. 2020 - 18,924

APR. 2020 - 17,618

MAY 2020 - 17,216

JUNE 2020 - 17,688

Down 2.9% from 2019

JOB OPENINGS

BROOKINGS COUNTY

TOTAL JOBS AVAILABLE: 766

Data from August 11, 2020

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COMMUNITY IMPACT - CONSTRUCTION

BUILDING PERMITS

RESIDENTIAL & COMMERCIAL

Through July, 2020

TOTAL: 478

Up 81.1% from 2019

CONSTRUCTION VALUE

RESIDENTIAL & COMMERCIAL

Jan.-July, 2020

TOTAL: $22,909,457

Down 23.3% from 2019

HOUSING MARKET

City of Brookings
HOUSES FOR SALE

Updated August 12, 2020

TOTAL LISTINGS = 75

COMMUNITY IMPACT - SALES REVENUE

TOTAL TAXABLE SALES

Tax Returns Filed
Jan.-July 2020

TOTAL = $411,868,653

Up 1.1% from 2019

RETAIL TAXABLE SALES

Tax Returns Filed
Jan.-July 2020

TOTAL = $226,415,555

Up 3.9% from 2019

GROSS RECEIPTS

Tax Returns Filed
Jan.-July 2020

TOTAL = $46,827,784

Down 25.9% from 2019

CONSUMER TRAFFIC BEHAVIOR

Compares 2020 traffic to 2019 traffic of in-person visits to local businesses through use of cell phone data

OVERALL

Overall

RESTAURANTS

Restaurants

GROCERY STORES

Grocery

GENERAL MERCHANDISE

General

BUILDING MATERIALS

Building

COMMUNITY RESOURCES

Our community is stronger together!

From individuals volunteering their time to entrepreneurs and businesses interested in making PPE, we can all make a difference!

The Brookings Area United Way and the Brookings Foundation have partnered to address the needs of those who are impacted by this pandemic.

Local News Highlights

BEDC MISSION

Build the economy by leading collaborative efforts that support a prosperous place to live, learn, work and play.

Al Heuton

Executive Director

Kristi Larsen

Marketing Director

Jennifer Quail

Director of Entrepreneur Support

Sarah Hauge

Director of Workforce Development

Dawn Petterson

Workforce Analyst

Brookings Economic Development Corporation
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