Brooklyn Park, MN Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Brooklyn Park, Minnesota - Basic Facts

The City of Brooklyn Park is the 6th largest city in Minnesota with a population of 82,734 as of July 1, 2017. Brooklyn Park 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 Park is located at latitude 45.1109 and longitude -93.3491 in Hennepin County. The formal boundaries for the City of Brooklyn Park (see map below) encompass a land area of 26.1 sq. miles and a water area of 0.48 sq. miles. Hennepin County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 869 feet.

The City of Brooklyn Park (GNIS ID: 2393429) 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 Park 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 Park: City of Brooklyn Park.

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


Total Population 82,734
Daytime Population: Workers 29,206
Daytime Population: Residents 41,724
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 70,930
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.86
Population in Households 82,524
Population in Familes 69,434
Population in Group Qrtrs 210
Population Density2 3,170
Diversity Index3 71


Median Household Income $65,572
Average Household Income $85,789
Per Capita Income $29,328


Total Housing Units 29,732 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 20,181 (67.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 8,054 (27.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,497 ( 5.0%)
Median Home Value $213,776
Average Home Value $238,955


Total Households 28,235
Average Household Size 2.92
Family Households 20,128
Average Family Size 3
  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 1.22% 1.04%
Households 1.02% 0.94%
Families 0.97% 0.9%
Median Household Income   1.77%
Per Capita Income   2.16%

Brooklyn Park, MN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Brooklyn Park 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 # 6 99th
Population Density # 27 97th
Diversity Index # 4 100th
Median Household Income # 193 79th
Per Capita Income # 404 55th

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