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Brookings, Oregon - Basic Facts

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The City of Brookings had a population of 6,685 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Brookings is located at latitude 42.0689 and longitude -124.2999 in Curry County. The formal boundaries for the City of Brookings (see map below) encompass a land area of 3.86 sq. miles and a water area of 0.07 sq. miles. Curry County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 157 feet.

The City of Brookings (GNIS ID: 2409916) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Oregon is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The City of Brookings is located within Brookings Division of Curry County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Brookings population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

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Brookings, OR Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 6,685
Population in Households 6,493
Population in Familes 4,940
Population in Group Qrtrs 192
Population Density1 1,731
Diversity Index2 31


Total Households 2,893
Average Household Size 2.24
Family Households 1,769
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 3,539 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,548 (43.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,345 (38.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 646 (18.3%)
Median Home Value $296,477
Average Home Value $358,070


Median Household Income $44,312
Average Household Income $57,717
Per Capita Income $25,621
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.86% 0.73%
Households 1.01% 0.82%
Families 0.74% 0.69%
Median Household Income   2.55%
Per Capita Income   2.08%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Brookings, OR - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Brookings to the other 378 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Oregon by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 86 78th
Population Density1 # 130 66th
Diversity Index2 # 170 55th
Median Household Income # 213 44th
Per Capita Income # 151 60th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Oregon Census Data Comparison Tool.