Brooklyn Park, MN

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2022 Population
84,951
0.347% 1-year decline
US Senator
Amy Klobuchar
Democratic (DFL) Party
US Senator
Tina Smith
Democratic (DFL) Party
2022 Median Age
35.2
0.86% 1-year increase
2022 Poverty Rate
8.88%
2.18% 1-year increase
2022 Median Household Income
$82,271
7.38% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$289,400
16.3% 1-year growth
2022 Employed Population
45,768
0.199% 1-year growth

About

In 2022, Brooklyn Park, MN had a population of 85k people with a median age of 35.2 and a median household income of $82,271. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Brooklyn Park, MN declined from 85,247 to 84,951, a −0.347% decrease and its median household income grew from $76,620 to $82,271, a 7.38% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Brooklyn Park, MN are White (Non-Hispanic) (37.9%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (29.4%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (19.3%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (6.08%), and Other (Hispanic) (2.56%).

None of the households in Brooklyn Park, MN reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

91.2% of the residents in Brooklyn Park, MN are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Brooklyn Park, MN are Hennepin Technical College (1,738 degrees awarded in 2022) and North Hennepin Community College (1,207 degrees).

In 2022, the median property value in Brooklyn Park, MN was $289,400, and the homeownership rate was 69.2%.

Most people in Brooklyn Park, MN drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 23.3 minutes. The average car ownership in Brooklyn Park, MN was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

Brooklyn Park, MN is home to a population of 85k people, from which 91.2% are citizens. As of 2022, 23.4% of Brooklyn Park, MN residents were born outside of the country (19.9k people).

In 2022, there were 1.29 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (32.2k people) in Brooklyn Park, MN than any other race or ethnicity. There were 25k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 16.4k Asian (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

91.2%
2022 Citizenship
90.6%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 91.2% of Brooklyn Park, MN residents were US citizens, which is lower than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Brooklyn Park, MN was 90.6%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Brooklyn Park, MN
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    32.2k ± 1.71k
  2. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    25k ± 1.79k
  3. Asian (Non-Hispanic)
    16.4k ± 1.24k
6.39%
Hispanic Population
5.43k people

In 2022, there were 1.29 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (32.2k people) in Brooklyn Park, MN than any other race or ethnicity. There were 25k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 16.4k Asian (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

6.39% of the people in Brooklyn Park, MN are hispanic (5.43k people).

The following chart shows the 7 races represented in Brooklyn Park, MN as a share of the total population.

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin
  1. Mexico
    53,321 ± 5,642 people
  2. Somalia
    38,263 ± 4,786 people
  3. India
    30,262 ± 4,259 people

In 2022, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Minnesota was Mexico, the natal country of 53,321 Minnesota residents, followed by Somalia with 38,263 and India with 30,262.

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Foreign-Born Population

23.4%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
19.9k people
24.7%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
21k people

As of 2022, 23.4% of Brooklyn Park, MN residents (19.9k people) were born outside of the United States, which is higher than the national average of 13.6%. In 2021, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Brooklyn Park, MN was 24.7%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    1,184 ± 272
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    652 ± 191
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    460 ± 221

Brooklyn Park, MN has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.82 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Brooklyn Park, MN employs 45.8k people. The largest industries in Brooklyn Park, MN are Manufacturing (9,511 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (8,013 people), and Retail Trade (5,921 people), and the highest paying industries are Management of Companies & Enterprises ($110,852), Public Administration ($78,719), and Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($74,861).

Males in Minnesota have an average income that is 1.27 times higher than the average income of females, which is $68,089. The income inequality in Minnesota (measured using the Gini index) is 0.458, which is lower than than the national average.

Occupations

45.8k
2022 Value
± 1,854
0.199%
1 Year growth
± 5.82%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Brooklyn Park, MN grew at a rate of 0.199%, from 45.7k employees to 45.8k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Brooklyn Park, MN, are Production Occupations (6,372 people), Office & Administrative Support Occupations (4,746 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (3,983 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Brooklyn Park, MN.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

45.8k
2022 Value
± 1,854
0.199%
1 Year growth
± 5.82%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Brooklyn Park, MN grew at a rate of 0.199%, from 45.7k employees to 45.8k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Brooklyn Park, MN, are Manufacturing (9,511 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (8,013 people), and Retail Trade (5,921 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Brooklyn Park, MN, though some of these residents may live in Brooklyn Park, MN and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Median Earnings by Industry

$50,589
Median earning men ± $2,975
$41,361
Median earning women ± $2,600

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Public Administration ($74,875), Professional, Scientific, & Management, & Administrative & Waste Management Services ($70,962), and Wholesale Trade ($70,760).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Public Administration ($79,423), Professional, Scientific, & Management, & Administrative & Waste Management Services ($63,917), and Construction ($63,162).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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2.26%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between February 2022 and February 2023

As of February 2023, there are 2.93M people employed in Minnesota. This represents a 2.26% increase in employment when compared to February 2022.

Right after the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, during April 2020, a general dip can be seen across industry sectors, resulting in an overall decline in employment by 13.4%.

The following chart shows monthly employment numbers for each industry sector in Minnesota.

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Minnesota went to Joseph R Biden Jr. with 52.4% of the vote. The runner-up was Donald J. Trump (45.3%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (1.07%).

Amy Klobuchar and Tina Smith are the senators currently representing the state of Minnesota. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

Minnesota is currently represented by 8 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

US Senators from Minnesota

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Amy Klobuchar
Senator from Minnesota1
Assumed office on January 3, 2007
The Minnesota Democratic-Farmer-Labor Party (DFL) is the Minnesota affiliate of the Democratic Party (United States)|U.S. Democratic Party and its members are counted as Democrats.
Tina Smith
Senator from Minnesota2
Assumed office on January 3, 2018
Appointed to the seat following the resignation of Al Franken.

Amy Klobuchar and Tina Smith are the senators currently representing Minnesota.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

The following chart shows elected senators in Minnesota over time, excluding special elections, colored by their political party.

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US Representatives from Minnesota

Minnesota is currently represented by 8 members in the U.S. house.

Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the members for Minnesota have changed over time starting in 2008.

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Education

In 2022, universities in Brooklyn Park, MN awarded 2,945 degrees. The student population of Brooklyn Park, MN in 2022 is skewed towards women, with 4,393 male students and 4,477 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Brooklyn Park, MN are White (1,608 and 55.5%), followed by Asian (451 and 15.6%), Black or African American (446 and 15.4%), and Hispanic or Latino (234 and 8.07%).

The largest universities in Brooklyn Park, MN by number of degrees awarded are Hennepin Technical College (1,738 and 59%) and North Hennepin Community College (1,207 and 41%).

The most popular majors in Brooklyn Park, MN are Liberal Arts & Sciences (272 and 9.24%), Criminal Justice - Police Science (229 and 7.78%), and Business, Office Automation, Technology, & Data Entry (229 and 7.78%).

Enrollments by Gender and Races

In 2022 there were 8,870 students enrolled in Brooklyn Park, MN, 49.5% men and 50.5% women.

By race, the largest number of students enrolled was concentrated in White with 3,974 records, of which 46.2% were women and 53.8% men.

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Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 272 degrees awarded
  2. 57 degrees awarded
  3. 44 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common concentation for Associates Degree recipients in Brooklyn Park, MN was Liberal Arts & Sciences with 272 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a Associates Degree from schools in Brooklyn Park, MN according to their major.

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Universities

Gender
Race
Largest Universities by degrees awarded
  1. 1,738 degrees awarded
  2. 1,207 degrees awarded

In 2022, the institution with the largest number of graduating students was Hennepin Technical College with 1,738 degrees awarded.

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Student Diversity

In 2022, 1,730 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Brooklyn Park, MN, which is 1.42 times more than the 1,215 female students who received degrees in the same year.

In 2022 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions was White students. These 1,608 degrees mean that there were 3.57 times more degrees awarded to White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Asian, with 451 degrees awarded.

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Awarded Degrees over Time

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Average Net Price by Sector

Public, 2-year ($4,922) is the sector with the highest median state tuition in 2022.

Public, 2-year ($544) is the sector with the highest median state fee in 2022.

Public, 2-year ($1,500) is the sector with the highest average net price of books and supplies.

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Educational Pyramid

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In 2022, 0.877% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 0.991% of women were in the same situation.

This visualization shows the gender distribution of the population according to the academic level reached.

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Educational Attainment

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Race

The most common educational levels obtained by the working population in 2022 were High School or Equivalent (1.07M), Bachelors Degree (1.04M), and Some college (962k).

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Brooklyn Park, MN was $289,400 in 2022, which is 1.03 times larger than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $248,900 to $289,400, a 16.3% increase. The homeownership rate in Brooklyn Park, MN is 69.2%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Brooklyn Park, MN have an average commute time of 23.3 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Brooklyn Park, MN is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Brooklyn Park, MN is $82,271. In 2022, the place with the highest median household income in Brooklyn Park, MN was Census Tract 268.23 with a value of $141,005, followed by Census Tract 268.14 and Census Tract 268.22, with respective values of $116,080 and $106,642.

Property

$289,400
Median Property Value 2022
±$5,925
$20,494
Median Property Taxes
±$1,041

The following chart display owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Brooklyn Park, MN the largest share of households pay taxes in the $3k+ range.

The chart underneath the paragraph shows the property taxes in Brooklyn Park, MN compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies.

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Rent vs Own

69.2%
Homeownership
2022
69.7%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 69.2% of the housing units in Brooklyn Park, MN were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 69.6%.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 268.23
  2. Census Tract 268.14
  3. Census Tract 268.22

In 2022, the place with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Brooklyn Park, MN was Census Tract 268.23 with a value of $141,005, followed by Census Tract 268.14 and Census Tract 268.22, with respective values of $116,080 and $106,642.

The following map shows all of the places in Brooklyn Park, MN colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Household Income

Please note that the buckets used in this visualization were not evenly distributed by ACS when publishing the data.
$82,271
Median Household Income
± $5,023
29.6k
Number of Households
± 1,504

In 2022, the median household income of the 29.6k households in Brooklyn Park, MN grew to $82,271 from the previous year's value of $76,620.

The following chart displays the households in Brooklyn Park, MN distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $75k - $100k range.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Brooklyn Park, MN is from Minnesota.
0.458
2022 Wage GINI in Minnesota
0.459
2021 Wage GINI in Minnesota

In 2022, the income inequality in Minnesota was 0.458 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.267% decline from 2021 to 2022, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for Minnesota was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Minnesota in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2022
  1. Drove Alone (71.2%)
  2. Carpooled (12.7%)
  3. Worked At Home (10.5%)

In 2022, 71.2% of workers in Brooklyn Park, MN drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (12.7%) and those who worked at home (10.5%).

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Commute Time

23.3 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Brooklyn Park, MN have a shorter commute time (23.3 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 0.938% of the workforce in Brooklyn Park, MN have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Brooklyn Park, MN distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Brooklyn Park, MN have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

8.88% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Brooklyn Park, MN (7.52k out of 84.7k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 12.5%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Males 6 - 11, followed by Females 25 - 34 and then Males < 5.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Brooklyn Park, MN is Black, followed by White and Hispanic.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Health

93.5% of the population of Brooklyn Park, MN has health coverage, with 55.2% on employee plans, 19.8% on Medicaid, 9.07% on Medicare, 9.09% on non-group plans, and 0.463% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Hennepin County, MN see 816 patients per year on average, which represents a 3.2% decrease from the previous year (843 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 993 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 215 patients per year.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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816 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Hennepin County, MN

Primary care physicians in Hennepin County, MN see an average of 816 patients per year. This represents a 3.2% decrease from the previous year (843 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Hennepin County, MN in comparison to its neighboring geographies.

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Health Care Diversity

In 2022, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 28.3% under 18 years, 21.4% between 18 and 34 years, 38.4% between 35 and 64 years, and 11.9% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 48.3% were men and 51.7% were women.

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Uninsured People

6.45%
Uninsured
55.2%
Employer Coverage
19.8%
Medicaid
9.07%
Medicare
9.09%
Non-Group
0.463%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Brooklyn Park, MN declined by 3.16% from 6.66% to 6.45%.

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