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, 2020 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 - 3.4%

STATE - 3.8%

NATIONAL - 7.9%

September 2020

EMPLOYED WORKERS

September 2020 - 18,473

Down 0.4% from 2019

JOB OPENINGS

BROOKINGS COUNTY

TOTAL JOBS AVAILABLE: 752

Data from October 30, 2020

COMMUNITY IMPACT - CONSTRUCTION

BUILDING PERMITS

RESIDENTIAL & COMMERCIAL

Through September 2020

TOTAL: 633

Up 79.5% from 2019

CONSTRUCTION VALUE

RESIDENTIAL & COMMERCIAL

Jan.-Sept., 2020

TOTAL: $47,471,775

Up 26.0% from 2019

HOUSING MARKET

City of Brookings
HOUSES FOR SALE

Updated October 13, 2020

TOTAL LISTINGS = 46

COMMUNITY IMPACT - SALES REVENUE

TOTAL TAXABLE SALES

Tax Returns Filed
Jan.-Sept. 2020

TOTAL = $537,179,158

Up 1.2% from 2019

RETAIL TAXABLE SALES

Tax Returns Filed
Jan.-Sept. 2020

TOTAL = $301,288,683

Up 5.8% from 2019

GROSS RECEIPTS

Tax Returns Filed
Jan.-Sept. 2020

TOTAL = $61,802,163

Down 21.2% 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.

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BEDC MISSION

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

Andrew Sloss

Chief Economic Development Director/CEO

Al
Heuton

Outgoing
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
2301 Research Park Way, Suite 113     Brookings, SD 57006     (605) 697-8103