Brooklyn Center, MN Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Brooklyn Center, Minnesota - Basic Facts

The City of Brooklyn Center had a population of 32,581 as of July 1, 2017. Brooklyn Center ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Minnesota. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Brooklyn Center is located at latitude 45.0693 and longitude -93.3145 in Hennepin County. The formal boundaries for the City of Brooklyn Center (see map below) encompass a land area of 7.96 sq. miles and a water area of 0.38 sq. miles. Hennepin County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 856 feet.

The City of Brooklyn Center (GNIS ID: 2393428) 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 Brooklyn Center population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Brooklyn Center: City of Brooklyn Center.

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Brooklyn Center, MN Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 32,581
Daytime Population: Workers 12,161
Daytime Population: Residents 17,939
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 30,100
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.92
Population in Households 32,397
Population in Familes 25,866
Population in Group Qrtrs 184
Population Density2 4,095
Diversity Index3 75


Median Household Income $51,609
Average Household Income $63,197
Per Capita Income $22,120


Total Housing Units 12,280 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 7,178 (58.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 4,168 (33.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 934 ( 7.6%)
Median Home Value $157,306
Average Home Value $171,813


Total Households 11,346
Average Household Size 2.86
Family Households 7,364
Average Family Size 4
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 1.1% 0.93%
Households 0.74% 0.77%
Families 0.68% 0.72%
Median Household Income   1.08%
Per Capita Income   2.09%

Brooklyn Center, MN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Brooklyn Center to the other 905 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Minnesota by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 30 97th
Population Density # 16 98th
Diversity Index # 3 100th
Median Household Income # 558 38th
Per Capita Income # 839 7th

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