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Brooks, Minnesota - Basic Facts

The City of Brooks had a population of 152 as of July 1, 2016. Brooks ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Minnesota. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Brooks is located at latitude 47.8166 and longitude -96.0034 in Red Lake County. The formal boundaries for the City of Brooks (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.17 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Red Lake County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,129 feet.

The City of Brooks (GNIS ID: 2393431) has a C5 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that is independent of any county subdivision and serves as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

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

Alternate Unofficial Names for Brooks: City of Brooks.

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Brooks, MN Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 152
Population in Households 152
Population in Familes 118
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 130
Diversity Index2 17


Total Households 64
Average Household Size 2.38
Family Households 40
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 71 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 50 (70.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 13 (18.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 7 ( 9.9%)
Median Home Value $70,000
Average Home Value $92,500


Median Household Income $43,064
Average Household Income $55,404
Per Capita Income $23,614
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.21% 0.78%
Households 1.04% 0.62%
Families 1.7% 0.5%
Median Household Income   0.74%
Per Capita Income   1.38%
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.

Brooks, MN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Brooks to the other 905 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Minnesota 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 # 746 18th
Population Density1 # 771 15th
Diversity Index2 # 316 65th
Median Household Income # 711 22nd
Per Capita Income # 753 17th

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