Brooklyn Center, Minnesota

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Population in 2017: 31,006 (100% urban, 0% rural).
Population change since 2000: +6.3%
 
Males: 14,942  (48.2%)
Females: 16,064  (51.8%)
Median resident age:

32.6 years
Minnesota median age:

37.9 years

Zip codes: 55422, 55429, 55430, 55444.

Brooklyn Center Zip Code Map
Estimated median household income in 2017: $64,291 (it was $44,570 in 2000)
Brooklyn Center:

$64,291
MN:

$68,388

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $30,213 (it was $19,695 in 2000)

Brooklyn Center city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $204,373 (it was $104,900 in 2000)
Brooklyn Center:

$204,373
MN:

$224,000

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $336,804; detached houses: $362,474; townhouses or other attached units: $252,338; in 2-unit structures: $235,779; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $153,041; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $226,560; mobile homes: $24,271

Median gross rent in 2017: $1,037.

March 2019 cost of living index in Brooklyn Center: 112.8 (more than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 18.9%
(11.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 33.6% for Black residents, 17.3% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 10.7% for American Indian residents, 17.6% for other race residents, 23.6% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Brooklyn Center, MN (2017)
    • 13,29541.7%White alone
    • 9,71930.5%Black alone
    • 5,01615.7%Asian alone
    • 3,29410.3%Hispanic
    • 1,0493.3%Two or more races
    • 1390.4%American Indian alone
    • 860.3%Other race alone

Races in Brooklyn Center detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth



According to our research of Minnesota and other state lists, there were 4 registered sex offenders living in Brooklyn Center, Minnesota as of December 04, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Brooklyn Center is 7,844 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is near the state average.


Crime rates in Brooklyn Center by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(3.6)
4
(14.8)
2
(7.3)
0
(0.0)
1
(3.7)
0
(0.0)
1
(3.3)
2
(6.5)
0
(0.0)
1
(3.2)
1
(3.2)
0
(0.0)
1
(3.2)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
21
(74.9)
N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A14
(45.4)
10
(32.4)
33
(106.9)
24
(77.7)
20
(64.5)
29
(93.2)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
59
(210.5)
87
(313.7)
96
(354.0)
92
(337.1)
75
(275.6)
59
(215.5)
64
(211.0)
54
(175.8)
67
(217.4)
45
(145.8)
49
(158.7)
41
(132.7)
61
(196.8)
50
(160.6)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
88
(314.0)
64
(230.8)
81
(298.7)
85
(311.5)
70
(257.2)
59
(215.5)
53
(174.7)
49
(159.5)
49
(159.0)
45
(145.8)
38
(123.1)
46
(148.9)
44
(142.0)
37
(118.9)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
180
(642.3)
203
(731.9)
246
(907.1)
287
(1,052)
258
(947.9)
185
(675.7)
252
(830.7)
249
(810.4)
207
(671.8)
156
(505.5)
96
(311.0)
98
(317.2)
122
(393.7)
109
(350.2)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
1,512
(5,395)
1,563
(5,635)
1,540
(5,679)
1,598
(5,856)
1,314
(4,828)
1,056
(3,857)
1,194
(3,936)
1,196
(3,893)
1,440
(4,673)
985
(3,192)
921
(2,983)
872
(2,823)
843
(2,720)
803
(2,580)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
235
(838.5)
231
(832.9)
201
(741.2)
153
(560.7)
132
(485.0)
122
(445.6)
89
(293.4)
126
(410.1)
73
(236.9)
74
(239.8)
63
(204.1)
114
(369.0)
111
(358.2)
153
(491.5)
Arson
(per 100,000)
9
(32.1)
12
(43.3)
5
(18.4)
18
(66.0)
4
(14.7)
5
(18.3)
11
(36.3)
5
(16.3)
10
(32.5)
1
(3.2)
1
(3.2)
3
(9.7)
4
(12.9)
3
(9.6)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)513.8551.3607.3592.4494.1413.7392.7391.0399.3281.1321.6302.9304.1319.9

The City-Data.com crime rate weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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City-data.com crime index in Brooklyn Center, MN

Crime rate in Brooklyn Center detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 60 (48 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.54
Minnesota average:

1.67
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Brooklyn Center, MN City Guides:

Ancestries: African (7.4%), German (6.7%), Liberian (4.9%), Norwegian (3.7%), American (3.2%), Swedish (2.4%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated in 1911

Elevation: 860 feet

Land area: 7.94 square miles.

Population density: 3,903 people per square mile   (average).

Brooklyn Center, Minnesota map

7,271 residents are foreign born (9.1% Africa, 5.3% Latin America, 4.0% Asia).

This city:

22.8%
Minnesota:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $2,377 (1.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $2,309 (1.4%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Brooklyn Park, MN (2.8 miles , pop. 67,388).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Minneapolis, MN (7.6 miles , pop. 382,618).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (360.3 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Brooklyn Park, MN (1.7 miles ),
Fridley, MN (1.7 miles ),
Robbinsdale, MN (1.8 miles ),
Crystal, MN (1.8 miles ),
Hilltop, MN (1.8 miles ),
Columbia Heights, MN (1.9 miles ),
New Hope, MN (2.1 miles ),
Spring Lake Park, MN (2.1 miles )

Latitude: 45.07 N, Longitude: 93.31 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -2,452 (-7.7%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 1,726 (11.4%)

Distribution of median household income in Brooklyn Center, MN in 2017
Distribution of house value in Brooklyn Center, MN in 2017
Brooklyn Center satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 3 buildings, average cost: $75,000
  • 1998: 6 buildings, average cost: $107,500
  • 1999: 18 buildings, average cost: $149,900
  • 2000: 3 buildings, average cost: $108,900
  • 2001: 2 buildings, average cost: $114,500
  • 2002: 10 buildings, average cost: $133,500
  • 2003: 17 buildings, average cost: $109,300
  • 2004: 14 buildings, average cost: $109,700
  • 2005: 14 buildings, average cost: $47,600
  • 2006: 2 buildings, average cost: $170,000
  • 2007: 1 building, cost: $100,000
  • 2010: 1 building, cost: $474,400
  • 2014: 4 buildings, average cost: $122,600
  • 2015: 10 buildings, average cost: $115,900
  • 2016: 1 building, cost: $168,500
  • 2017: 3 buildings, average cost: $247,900
Number of permits per 10,000 Brooklyn Center, MN residents
Average permit cost in Brooklyn Center, MN
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

4.1%
Minnesota:

4.1%
Unemployment by year
Historical population in Brooklyn Center, MN
Historical housing units in Brooklyn Center, MN

Population change in the 1990s: +248 (+0.9%).
Most common industries in Brooklyn Center, MN (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (9.7%)
  • Finance & insurance (6.4%)
  • Educational services (5.6%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (5.1%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.1%)
  • Construction (4.9%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (4.4%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (8.9%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (5.0%)
  • Metal & metal products (4.9%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (4.6%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.3%)
  • Finance & insurance (3.8%)
  • Educational services (3.6%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (16.5%)
  • Finance & insurance (9.1%)
  • Educational services (7.7%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.8%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (5.7%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (5.2%)
  • Social assistance (4.5%)
Most common occupations in Brooklyn Center, MN (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.8%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4.2%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (3.9%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (3.4%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (3.2%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (3.2%)
  • Customer service representatives (3.2%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (6.1%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (5.8%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (5.5%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (5.2%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4.8%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.9%)
  • Computer specialists (3.8%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (7.7%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5.3%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (4.8%)
  • Customer service representatives (4.4%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (4.4%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (3.4%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.3%)

Average climate in Brooklyn Center, Minnesota

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Brooklyn Center, Minnesota environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO NO2 SO2 Ozone PM10 PM2.5 Pb
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 81.4. This is about average.

City:

81.4
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2018 was 0.243. This is about average. Closest monitor was 6.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.243
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 9.67. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 2.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.67
U.S.:

5.56
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.795. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 2.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.795
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 28.2. This is about average. Closest monitor was 3.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

28.2
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 17.3. This is about average. Closest monitor was 2.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

17.3
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 8.12. This is about average. Closest monitor was 2.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.12
U.S.:

8.46
Lead Level

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2010 was 0.00192. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 2.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00192
U.S.:

0.00984

Tornado activity:

Brooklyn Center-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Minnesota state average. It is 27% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/6/1965, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 3.2 miles away from the Brooklyn Center city center killed 3 people and injured 175 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 5/6/1965, a category F4 tornado 7.0 miles away from the city center killed 6 people and injured 158 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Brooklyn Center-area historical earthquake activity is below Minnesota state average. It is 92% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/9/1975 at 14:54:15, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 138.9 miles away from the city center
On 6/5/1993 at 01:24:53, a magnitude 4.1 (4.1 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 150.7 miles away from the city center
On 3/4/1983 at 06:32:18, a magnitude 4.6 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 4.4 ML) earthquake occurred 305.7 miles away from the city center
On 10/20/1995 at 15:57:18, a magnitude 3.7 (3.7 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 179.3 miles away from Brooklyn Center center
On 2/9/1994 at 08:45:35, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 82.6 miles away from Brooklyn Center center
On 11/3/2002 at 20:41:56, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, 4.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 320.3 miles away from Brooklyn Center center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Hennepin County (16) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 11, Storms: 8, Tornadoes: 4, Winds: 3, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Landslide: 1, Mudslide: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Brooklyn Center topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Brooklyn Center:

  • BROOKLYN CENTER OUTREACH HOME (507 69TH AVE NO)
  • DCI LYNDALE (5449 LYNDALE AVE NO)
  • MARANATHA CARE CENTER (5401 69TH AVENUE NORTH)
  • MARANATHA CONSERVATIVE BAPTIST HOME (5401 69TH AVE N)

Amtrak station near Brooklyn Center:

  • 10 miles: ST. PAUL/MINNEAPOLIS (ST. PAUL, 730 TRANSFER RD.) . Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand.

Colleges/Universities in Brooklyn Center:

  • National American University-Brooklyn Center (Full-time enrollment: 608; Location: 6200 Shingle Creek Parkway, Suite 130; Private, for-profit; Website: www.national.edu/locations/minnesota/brooklyn-center)
  • Minnesota School of Business-Brooklyn Center (Full-time enrollment: 215; Location: 5910 Shingle Creek Pky; Private, for-profit; Website: www.msbcollege.edu)
  • Brown College-Brooklyn Center (Full-time enrollment: 189; Location: 5951 Earle Brown Dr; Private, for-profit; Website: www.browncollege.edu/)
  • ITT Technical Institute-Brooklyn Center (Full-time enrollment: 143; Location: 6120 Earle Brown Drive, Suite 100; Private, for-profit; Website: www.itt-tech.edu)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Brooklyn Center:

  • North Hennepin Community College (about 4 miles; Brooklyn Park, MN; Full-time enrollment: 4,943)
  • Hennepin Technical College (about 5 miles; Brooklyn Park, MN; FT enrollment: 4,515)
  • Walden University (about 7 miles; Minneapolis, MN; FT enrollment: 62,473)
  • Capella University (about 7 miles; Minneapolis, MN; FT enrollment: 21,718)
  • Minneapolis Community and Technical College (about 7 miles; Minneapolis, MN; FT enrollment: 6,726)
  • University of Minnesota-Twin Cities (about 8 miles; Minneapolis, MN; FT enrollment: 43,506)
  • University of Northwestern-St Paul (about 8 miles; Saint Paul, MN; FT enrollment: 2,680)

Public high schools in Brooklyn Center:

Public elementary/middle schools in Brooklyn Center:

Private elementary/middle school in Brooklyn Center:

See full list of schools located in Brooklyn Center

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Brooklyn Center: Humboldt Square Center (A), Brooklyn Center Fire Department East Fire Station (B), Brooklyn Center Fire Department West Fire Station (C), Brooklyn Center Civic Center (D), Brooklyn Center City Hall (E), Brookdale Center Chamber of Commerce (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: Brookdale Shopping Center (1), Brookdale Square Shopping Center (2), Brookview Plaza Shopping Center (3), Northbrook Shopping Center (4), Shingle Creek Center Shopping Center (5), Westbrook Mall Shopping Center (6). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Brooklyn Center include: Berean Church (A), Cross of Glory Church (B), Voice of Alert Spanish Church (C), Spring Lake Park Baptist Church (D), Saint Alphonsus Catholic Church (E), New Beginning Christian Center Church (F), Moving on up Church (G), Lutheran Church of the Triune God (H), Lutheran Church of the Master (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: Mound Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Lakes: Twin Lakes (A), Palmer Lake (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Brooklyn Center include: Evergreen Park (1), Garden City Park (2), Grandview Park (3), Kylawn Park (4), Lions Park (5), Marlin Park (6), Northport Park (7), Orchard Lane Park (8), Palmer Lake Park (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attraction: Visit Minneapolis North (6200 Shingle Creek Parkway Suite 248).

Hotels: Visit Minneapolis North (6200 Shingle Creek Parkway Suite 248), Hilton - Minneapolis North (2200 Freeway Boulevard).

Birthplace of: Debra Hilstrom - Politician, Aaron Paye - Soccer player, Dennie Gordon - Film and television director.

Hennepin County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in Brooklyn Center that have no violations reported:

  • BROOKLYN CENTER (Address: 6301 Shingle Creek Parkway , Population served: 29,172, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Average household size:
This city:

2.8 people
Minnesota:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

65.2%
Whole state:

64.6%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

9.3%
Whole state:

6.9%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.4% of all households

People in group quarters in Brooklyn Center in 2010:

  • 86 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 70 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 19 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 4 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 3 people in in-patient hospice facilities

People in group quarters in Brooklyn Center in 2000:

  • 183 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 171 people in nursing homes
  • 15 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 6 people in hospitals/wards and hospices for chronically ill
  • 6 people in hospices or homes for chronically ill
  • 6 people in homes for abused, dependent, and neglected children
  • 6 people in other group homes

Banks with branches in Brooklyn Center (2011 data):

  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: Brookdale Branch at 5620 Brooklyn Boulevard, branch established on 1962/02/01; Brookdale Mb Branch at 5920 Brooklyn Boulevard, branch established on 1979/07/09. Info updated 2011/04/05: Bank assets: $1,161,490.0 mil, Deposits: $905,653.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, 6395 total offices, Holding Company: Wells Fargo & Company
  • TCF National Bank: Brookdale Cub Branch at 3245 County Road 10, branch established on 2000/01/12; Brookdale Branch at 2950 Country Road 10, branch established on 1923/01/01. Info updated 2009/11/23: Bank assets: $19,007.0 mil, Deposits: $12,377.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 441 total offices, Holding Company: Tcf Financial Corporation
  • Bremer Bank, National Association: Brooklyn Center Branch at 5540 Brooklyn Boulevard, branch established on 1987/06/30. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $2,725.5 mil, Deposits: $2,268.8 mil, headquarters in South St. Paul, MN, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 29 total offices, Holding Company: Otto Bremer Foundation

For population 15 years and over in Brooklyn Center:

Marital status in Brooklyn Center, MN
  • Never married: 39.4%
  • Now married: 43.2%
  • Separated: 1.3%
  • Widowed: 5.6%
  • Divorced: 10.5%

For population 25 years and over in Brooklyn Center:

  • High school or higher: 84.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 20.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.7%
  • Unemployed: 5.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 23.3 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

15.0
Minnesota average:

10.9

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Brooklyn Center
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Brooklyn Center, MN (based on Hennepin County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic215,20574
Mainline Protestant193,498234
Evangelical Protestant162,094393
Other41,287110
Black Protestant10,81221
Orthodox3,3376
None526,192-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 203
Hennepin County:

1.79 / 10,000 pop.
Minnesota:

1.83 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 14
Hennepin County:

0.12 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.13 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 78
Hennepin County:

0.69 / 10,000 pop.
Minnesota:

0.49 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 283
Hennepin County:

2.50 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.90 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 807
Hennepin County:

7.13 / 10,000 pop.
Minnesota:

6.98 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

5.8%
Minnesota:

6.5%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

22.8%
State:

25.9%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

15.2%
State:

13.0%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Brooklyn Center:

49.6%
Minnesota:

49.3%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Brooklyn Center:

46.0%
Minnesota:

46.1%

Average BMI:
Brooklyn Center:

28.5
Minnesota:

28.5

People feeling badly about themselves:
Brooklyn Center:

20.7%
State:

21.5%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Brooklyn Center:

11.6%
Minnesota:

10.1%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Brooklyn Center:

6.9
Minnesota:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

32.6%
State:

33.2%

General health condition:
This city:

55.5%
Minnesota:

56.2%

Average condition of hearing:
Brooklyn Center:

78.4%
Minnesota:

78.6%

More about Health and Nutrition of Brooklyn Center, MN Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2016)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 46$375,778$98,0290$0
Parks and Recreation 25$156,740$75,23567$40,395
Other and Unallocable 22$138,050$75,30024$25,354
Streets and Highways 16$112,774$84,5810$0
Police - Other 12$65,857$65,8579$14,873
Other Government Administration 8$60,749$91,1246$8,977
Financial Administration 6$47,598$95,1962$1,915
Water Supply 5$36,651$87,9620$0
Sewerage 4$21,975$65,9250$0
Firefighters 3$25,188$100,7527$1,993
Housing and Community Development (Local) 2$19,971$119,8260$0
Natural Resources 1$6,235$74,8200$0
Fire - Other 1$5,724$68,6880$0
Totals for Government 151$1,073,290$85,295115$93,507

Brooklyn Center government finances - Expenditure in 2016 (per resident):

  • Construction - Water Utilities: $16,376,000 ($528.16)
    Regular Highways: $6,314,000 ($203.64)
    Parks and Recreation: $3,410,000 ($109.98)
    Sewerage: $3,240,000 ($104.50)
    Central Staff Services: $699,000 ($22.54)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $7,534,000 ($242.99)
    Parks and Recreation: $7,138,000 ($230.21)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities - Other: $5,782,000 ($186.48)
    Housing and Community Development: $5,019,000 ($161.87)
    Sewerage: $3,548,000 ($114.43)
    Regular Highways: $2,236,000 ($72.12)
    Water Utilities: $1,259,000 ($40.61)
    Local Fire Protection: $1,154,000 ($37.22)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $1,130,000 ($36.44)
    General Public Buildings: $1,119,000 ($36.09)
    Central Staff Services: $1,074,000 ($34.64)
    Financial Administration: $521,000 ($16.80)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $428,000 ($13.80)
    General - Other: $127,000 ($4.10)
    Public Welfare - Other: $86,000 ($2.77)
    Solid Waste Management: $30,000 ($0.97)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $855,000 ($27.58)
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Solid Waste Management: $263,000 ($8.48)
    Other - Housing and Community Development: $251,000 ($8.10)
    Other - Financial Administration: $206,000 ($6.64)
    Other - Police Protection: $172,000 ($5.55)
    Other - Sewerage: $93,000 ($3.00)
    Other - Public Welfare - Other: $50,000 ($1.61)
    Other - General - Other: $30,000 ($0.97)
    Other - Regular Highways: $24,000 ($0.77)
    Other - Local Fire Protection: $11,000 ($0.35)
    Other - Central Staff Services: $6,000 ($0.19)
    Other - Parks and Recreation: $3,000 ($0.10)
    Other - Water Utilities: $3,000 ($0.10)
    Other - Protective Inspection and Regulations: $1,000 ($0.03)
  • Intergovernmental to State - Water Utilities: $42,000 ($1.35)
    General - Other: $3,000 ($0.10)
    Police Protection: $3,000 ($0.10)
    Sewerage: $2,000 ($0.06)
    Parks and Recreation: $2,000 ($0.06)
    Central Staff Services: $2,000 ($0.06)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Parks and Recreation: $114,000 ($3.68)
    Police Protection: $29,000 ($0.94)
    Central Staff Services: $28,000 ($0.90)
    Local Fire Protection: $14,000 ($0.45)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities - Other: $10,000 ($0.32)
    General Public Building: $8,000 ($0.26)
    Regular Highways: $4,000 ($0.13)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $12,236,000 ($394.63)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $155,000 ($5.00)

Brooklyn Center government finances - Revenue in 2016 (per resident):

  • Charges - Other: $6,285,000 ($202.70)
    Parks and Recreation: $5,258,000 ($169.58)
    Sewerage: $4,094,000 ($132.04)
    Regular Highways: $2,092,000 ($67.47)
    Solid Waste Management: $315,000 ($10.16)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $407,000 ($13.13)
    Water Utilities: $18,000 ($0.58)
    Sewerage: $6,000 ($0.19)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $574,000 ($18.51)
    Highways: $25,000 ($0.81)
  • Miscellaneous - Special Assessments: $1,755,000 ($56.60)
    General Revenue - Other: $483,000 ($15.58)
    Interest Earnings: $382,000 ($12.32)
    Fines and Forfeits: $292,000 ($9.42)
    Rents: $212,000 ($6.84)
    Donations From Private Sources: $184,000 ($5.93)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $2,573,000 ($82.98)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $1,577,000 ($50.86)
    Other: $1,149,000 ($37.06)
    Highways: $1,072,000 ($34.57)
  • Tax - Property: $18,784,000 ($605.82)
    Other Selective Sales: $1,075,000 ($34.67)
    Other License: $783,000 ($25.25)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $663,000 ($21.38)
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $67,000 ($2.16)
    Amusements License: $1,000 ($0.03)

Brooklyn Center government finances - Debt in 2016 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $50,505,000 ($1628.88)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $31,061,000 ($1001.77)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $24,285,000 ($783.24)
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $23,807,000 ($767.82)
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $18,936,000 ($610.72)
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $4,870,000 ($157.07)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $4,840,000 ($156.10)

Brooklyn Center government finances - Cash and Securities in 2016 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $43,320,000 ($1397.15)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $25,718,000 ($829.45)

7.16% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($63,694 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.16%
Minnesota average:

7.10%

0.04% of residents moved from foreign countries ($714 average AGI)
Hennepin County:

0.04%
Minnesota average:

0.03%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Ramsey County, MN  1.17% ($51,884 average AGI)
from Dakota County, MN  0.63% ($55,831)
from Anoka County, MN  0.63% ($51,823)


7.18% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($71,306 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.18%
Minnesota average:

7.17%

0.07% of residents moved to foreign countries ($701 average AGI)
Hennepin County:

0.07%
Minnesota average:

0.04%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Ramsey County, MN  1.11% ($48,134 average AGI)
to Anoka County, MN  0.71% ($46,771)
to Dakota County, MN  0.66% ($58,491)
Businesses in Brooklyn Center, MN
NameCountNameCount
AMF Bowling1Kohl's1
AmericInn1La-Z-Boy1
Arby's1Little Caesars Pizza1
Blockbuster1Mazda1
Burger King1McDonald's1
CVS1Motel 61
Caribou Coffee2Nike8
Chevrolet1Panera Bread1
Comfort Inn1Pizza Hut1
Curves1Slumberland1
Days Inn1Sprint Nextel1
Dennys1Starbucks1
Extended Stay America1Super 81
FedEx3T-Mobile1
GNC1Taco Bell1
GameStop1Target1
H&R Block2Toyota1
Hilton1U-Haul1
IHOP1UPS3
Jimmy John's1Vans1
Jones New York1Wendy's1
KFC1

Strongest AM radio stations in Brooklyn Center:

  • WCCO (830 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: INFINITY MEDIA CORPORATION)
  • KLBP (1470 AM; 5 kW; BROOKLYN PARK, MN; Owner: 1400, INC.)
  • KSTP (1500 AM; 50 kW; ST. PAUL, MN; Owner: KSTP-AM, LLC (DELAWARE))
  • KDIZ (1440 AM; 5 kW; GOLDEN VALLEY, MN; Owner: KQRS, INC.)
  • KUOM (770 AM; daytime; 5 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN)
  • KTIS (900 AM; 25 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: NORTHWESTERN COLLEGE)
  • WCTS (1030 AM; 50 kW; MAPLEWOOD, MN; Owner: CNTL. BAPT. THEO/AL SEMI MINNEAPOLIS)
  • WWTC (1280 AM; 5 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: SCA LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • KFAN (1130 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KYCR (1570 AM; 4 kW; GOLDEN VALLEY, MN; Owner: COMMON GROUND BROADCASTING COMPANY,)
  • KFXN (690 AM; 1 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WMNN (1330 AM; 10 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA PUBLIC RADIO.)
  • KKMS (980 AM; 5 kW; RICHFIELD, MN)

Strongest FM radio stations in Brooklyn Center:

  • KTCZ-FM (97.1 FM; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KNOW-FM (91.1 FM; MINNEAPOLIS-ST. PAUL, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA PUBLIC RADIO)
  • WLTE (102.9 FM; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: INFINITY MEDIA CORPORATION)
  • KSTP-FM (94.5 FM; ST. PAUL, MN; Owner: KSTP-FM, LLC, A DELAWARE LLC)
  • KEEY-FM (102.1 FM; ST. PAUL, MN; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KTIS-FM (98.5 FM; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: NORTHWESTERN COLLEGE)
  • KDWB-FM (101.3 FM; RICHFIELD, MN; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KQRS-FM (92.5 FM; GOLDEN VALLEY, MN; Owner: KQRS, Inc.)
  • KSJN (99.5 FM; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA PUBLIC RADIO)
  • KXXR (93.7 FM; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: KQRS, INC.)
  • K214DF (90.7 FM; GOLDEN VALLEY, MN; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • KQQL (107.9 FM; ANOKA, MN; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KFAI (90.3 FM; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: FRESH AIR, INC.)
  • KBEM-FM (88.5 FM; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: BD. OF EDUCATION, S.S.D. NO. 1)
  • KJZI (100.3 FM; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WFMP (107.1 FM; COON RAPIDS, MN; Owner: WFMP-FM, LLC)
  • KNOF (95.3 FM; ST. PAUL, MN; Owner: SELBY GOSPEL BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WXPT (104.1 FM; ST. LOUIS PARK, MN; Owner: THE AUDIO HOUSE, INC.)
  • WGVZ (105.7 FM; EDEN PRAIRIE, MN; Owner: KQRS, INC.)
  • WCAL (89.3 FM; NORTHFIELD, MN; Owner: ST. OLAF COLLEGE)

TV broadcast stations around Brooklyn Center:

  • KARE (Channel 11; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: MULTIMEDIA HOLDINGS CORPORATION)
  • KSTP-TV (Channel 5; ST. PAUL, MN; Owner: HUBBARD BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KMSP-TV (Channel 9; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • KTCA-TV (Channel 2; ST. PAUL, MN; Owner: TWIN CITIES PUBLIC TELEVISION, INC.)
  • K07UI (Channel 7; MINNEAPOLIS, ETC., MN; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • WCCO-TV (Channel 4; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: CBS BROADCASTING INC.)
  • KSTC-TV (Channel 45; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: HUBBARD BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • K58BS (Channel 58; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • KTCI-TV (Channel 17; ST. PAUL, MN; Owner: TWIN CITIES PUBLIC TELEVISION, INC.)
  • K67HG (Channel 67; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: VENTANA TELEVISION, INC.)
  • KMWB (Channel 23; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: KLGT LICENSEE, LLC)
  • K19ER (Channel 19; ST. PAUL, MN; Owner: CATHOLIC VIEWS BROADCASTS, INC.)
  • WFTC (Channel 29; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • W62BD (Channel 62; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • K14KH (Channel 14; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: THREE ANGELS BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WBWX-CA (Channel 13; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: THE BOX WORLDWIDE LLC)
  • KPXM (Channel 41; ST. CLOUD, MN; Owner: PAXSON MINNEAPOLIS LICENSE, INC.)
Fatal accident count
See more detailed statistics of Brooklyn Center fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 80Number of bridges
  • 1,207ft / 368mTotal length
  • $3,625,999,000Total costs
  • 2,772,201Total average daily traffic
  • 135,382Total average daily truck traffic
  • 893,650Total future (year 2029) average daily traffic
New bridges in Brooklyn Center, MN - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11920-1929
  • 171960-1969
  • 101970-1979
  • 461980-1989
  • 21990-1999
  • 42000-2009
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Brooklyn Center, MN
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 8 full tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED310$114,345130$73,608280$127,96123$44,3482$2,957,50081$78,173
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED14$114,35712$83,66745$131,3336$17,1670$04$108,500
APPLICATIONS DENIED59$118,91534$79,853203$147,17744$35,5230$021$112,190
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN40$106,72515$72,66798$141,07113$46,4620$010$97,100
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS9$102,1113$62,00039$144,9744$84,0000$01$90,000

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0202.00 , 0203.01, 0203.02, 0203.03, 0203.04, 0204.00, 0205.00, 0206.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 8 full tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED19$91,4216$166,5000$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED5$86,0009$176,7781$51,000
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$98,0001$162,0000$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN2$99,0003$154,3330$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$131,0002$194,5000$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0202.00 , 0203.01, 0203.02, 0203.03, 0203.04, 0204.00, 0205.00, 0206.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Brooklyn Center, MN
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Brooklyn Center, MN - Value

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 122. The highest number of reported fires - 152 took place in 2014, and the least - 70 in 2004. The data has a dropping trend.
    Fire incident types in Brooklyn Center, MN When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Structure Fires (55.1%), and Outside Fires (22.8%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Brooklyn Center, MN
    • 1,13855.1%Structure Fires
    • 47222.8%Outside Fires
    • 45021.8%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 70.3%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Brooklyn Center, MN

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Brooklyn Center, Minnesota:

  • Super 8 Motel Minneapolis North, 6445 James Cir, Brooklyn Center, Minnesota 55430 , Phone: (763) 566-9810, Fax: (763) 566-8680
  • Comfort Inn Brooklyn Center, 1600 James Cir N, Brooklyn Center, Minnesota 55430 , Phone: (763) 560-7464, Fax: (763) 560-7460
  • Extended Stay America - Minneapolis - Brooklyn Center, 2701 Fwy Blvd, Brooklyn Center, Minnesota 55430 , Phone: (763) 549-5571, Fax: (763) 549-5572
  • Days Inn Minneapolis North Brooklyn Center, 1501 Fwy Blvd, Brooklyn Center, Minnesota 55430 , Phone: (763) 566-4140, Fax: (763) 561-9614
  • Best Western Minneapolis-Northwest, 2050 Fwy Blvd, Brooklyn Center, Minnesota 55430 , Phone: (763) 566-7500
All 5 fire-safe hotels and motels in Brooklyn Center, Minnesota
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Brooklyn Center, MN
  • 93.8%Utility gas
  • 4.0%Electricity
  • 1.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.4%Other fuel
  • 0.3%Wood
  • 0.2%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Brooklyn Center, MN
  • 67.1%Utility gas
  • 30.0%Electricity
  • 2.2%No fuel used
  • 0.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.2%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.


Brooklyn Center compared to Minnesota state average:

  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage above state average.
  • Median age significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.

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  • #42 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Other Western Africa (population 500+)"
  • #73 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most local government spending on current operations of parks and recreation per resident (population 10,000+)"
  • #80 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Ethiopia (population 500+)"
  • #90 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Thailand (population 500+)"
  • #71 (55429) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Swedish first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
  • #4 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Mainline Protestant adherents"
  • #7 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that exercised in the past month"
  • #10 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Mainline Protestant congregations"
  • #15 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that visited a dentist within the past year"
  • #28 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the best general health status score of residents (1-5), 3 years of data"
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