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Brooks, Minnesota - Basic Facts

The City of Brooks had a population of 142 as of July 1, 2017. 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, 2017.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Brooks: City of Brooks.

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


Total Population 142
Daytime Population: Workers 72
Daytime Population: Residents 68
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 140
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.99
Population in Households 142
Population in Familes 110
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 121
Diversity Index3 16


Median Household Income $45,998
Average Household Income $57,553
Per Capita Income $24,206


Total Housing Units 66 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 47 (71.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 13 (19.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 6 ( 9.1%)
Median Home Value $79,412
Average Home Value $106,250


Total Households 60
Average Household Size 2.37
Family Households 38
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 0.1% 0.14%
Households 0.0% 0.33%
Families 0.75% 0.0%
Median Household Income   3.12%
Per Capita Income   3.19%

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, 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 # 754 17th
Population Density # 779 14th
Diversity Index # 362 61st
Median Household Income # 690 24th
Per Capita Income # 761 16th

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