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

CITY OF BROOKINGS

Ordinances, City Updates, Resources

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JACKSRBACK

SDSU's plan for return to on-campus operations for the Fall, 2021 semester

COVID-19 Dashboard

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SDSU COVID-19 Response

SOCIAL DISTANCING

How is our community complying with Social Distancing guidelines?

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BROOKINGS STAY SAFE PLEDGE

Shared commitment by residents and businesses to follow recommended health guidelines

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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 - 3.2%

STATE - 2.9%

NATIONAL - 5.2%

August 2021

EMPLOYED WORKERS

August 2021 - 17,236

Up 3.4% from 2020

JOB OPENINGS

BROOKINGS COUNTY

TOTAL JOBS AVAILABLE: 1,036

Data from October 15, 2021

COMMUNITY IMPACT - CONSTRUCTION

BUILDING PERMITS

RESIDENTIAL & COMMERCIAL

August 2021

TOTAL: 86

Up 12% from 2020

CONSTRUCTION VALUE

RESIDENTIAL & COMMERCIAL

August 2021

TOTAL: $6,191,903

Up 60% from 2020

HOUSING MARKET

City of Brookings
HOUSES FOR SALE

Updated October 15, 2021

TOTAL LISTINGS = 33

COMMUNITY IMPACT - SALES REVENUE

TOTAL TAXABLE SALES

Tax Returns Filed
September 2021
TOTAL = $65,411,638

Up 4% from 2020

RETAIL TAXABLE SALES

Tax Returns Filed
September 2021
TOTAL = $38,427,901

Up 3% from 2020

GROSS RECEIPTS

Tax Returns Filed
September 2021
TOTAL = $8,579,286

Up 10% from 2020

CONSUMER TRAFFIC BEHAVIOR

Compares 2021 traffic to 2020 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.

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Brookings Economic Development Corporation
2301 Research Park Way, Suite 113
Brookings, SD 57006
(605) 697-8103  |  bedc@brookingsedc.com