Brooklyn Center, MN Profile: Facts & Data


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Brooklyn Center, Minnesota - Basic Facts

The City of Brooklyn Center had a population of 32,213 as of July 1, 2018. 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 45.0761 and longitude -93.3327 in Hennepin County. The formal boundaries for the City of Brooklyn Center 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.

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

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Brooklyn Center, MN Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 32,213
Population in Households 32,029
Population in Familes 25,429
Population in Group Qrtrs 184
Population Density2 4,049
Diversity Index3 75


Median Household Income $52,967
Average Household Income $65,317
Per Capita Income $22,692


Total Housing Units 12,185 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 7,217 (59.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 3,918 (32.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,050 ( 8.6%)
Median Home Value $168,694
Average Home Value $184,938


Total Households 11,135
Average Household Size 2.88
Family Households 7,214
Average Family Size 4
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 0.82% 0.73%
Households 0.42% 0.53%
Families 0.35% 0.49%
Median Household Income   2.11%
Per Capita Income   2.81%

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, 2018 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 # 553 39th
Per Capita Income # 827 9th

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