Statewide Claims to Fame

Brooklyn Center is 1st in Minnesota out of 143 other cities in Race - Black or African American

Brooklyn Center is 2nd in Minnesota out of 143 other cities in Foreign born residents

Brooklyn Center is 2nd in Minnesota out of 143 other cities in Race - Two or More

Brooklyn Center is 4th in Minnesota out of 143 other cities in Race - Asian

Brooklyn Center is 12th in Minnesota out of 143 other cities in Population density (people per sqmi)

Brooklyn Center is 12th in Minnesota out of 143 other cities in Race - Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander

Brooklyn Center is 14th in Minnesota out of 143 other cities in Race - Hispanic or Latino

Brooklyn Center is 17th in Minnesota out of 143 other cities in Residents younger than 5

Brooklyn Center, Minnesota Border Map - Phone Size

General Demographics

Size Demographics

Size Demographics
Brooklyn Center Rank Minnesota US
Current population (2012) 30,643 30th 5,379,139 313,914,040
Size in square miles 8.0 90th 79,626.7 3,531,905.4
Population density (people per sqmi) 3,784.3 12th 66.6 87.4

People Demographics

Age Demographics
Brooklyn Center Rank Minnesota US
Residents younger than 5 8.9% 17th 6.5% 6.4%
Residents younger than 18 27.6% 40th 23.7% 23.5%
Residents 65 or older 12.2% 76th 13.6% 13.7%
Education Demographics
Brooklyn Center Rank Minnesota US
Residents with high school diploma (older than 25) 82.1% 141st 91.6% 85.4%
Residents with college degree (older than 25) 18.4% 127th 31.8% 28.2%
Race Demographics
Brooklyn Center Rank Minnesota US
Race - White 49.1% 143rd 86.5% 77.9%
Race - Black or African American 25.9% 1st 5.5% 13.1%
Race - American Indian or Alaska Native 0.8% 31st 1.3% 1.2%
Race - Asian 14.3% 4th 4.4% 5.1%
Race - Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0.1% 12th 0.1% 0.2%
Race - Two or More 4.4% 2nd 2.2% 2.4%
Race - Hispanic or Latino 9.6% 14th 4.9% 16.9%
Race - White, not Hispanic or Latino 45.9% 143rd 82.4% 63.0%
Misc People Demographics
Brooklyn Center Rank Minnesota US
Female residents 51.3% 67th 50.3% 50.8%
Foreign born residents 22.9% 2nd 7.1% 12.8%

Housing Demographics

Housing Demographics
Brooklyn Center Rank Minnesota US
Housing units 11,640 30th 2,354,034 132,312,404
Units inside multi-unit buildings 27.8% 39th 21.6% 25.9%
Households 10,603 33rd 2,094,265 114,761,359
Home ownership rate 63.6% 114th 73.6% 66.1%
Home median value $166,600 97th $201,400 $186,200
People per household 2.8 29th 2.5 2.6

Income Demographics

Income Demographics
Brooklyn Center Rank Minnesota US
Income per capita $21,371 132nd $30,310 $27,915
Income per household $48,083 103rd $58,476 $52,762
Income below poverty line 16.9% 24th 11.0% 14.3%

Business Demographics

Business Demographics
Brooklyn Center Rank Minnesota US
Total businesses (including small businesses) 1,827 52nd 496,657 27,092,908
Retail sales $672,926 25th $71,384,103 $3,3917,663,456
Retail sales per capita $24,718 27th $13,751 $12,990
Retail accommodation and food service sales $50,475 33rd $10,423,660 $613,795,732

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