Brooklyn Park, Minnesota

Brooklyn Park: The third most populous city in Hennepin County, Minnesota. It is located on the Mississippi River in southeastern Minnesota. Brooklyn Park is known for its many parks and green spaces, its many historical sites, and its many attractions, such as the Brooklyn Park Historical Society and the Brooklyn Center Performing Arts Center.

About

Brooklyn Park is a city located in the county of Hennepin in the U.S. state of Minnesota. Its population at the 2010 census was 75,781. After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 79,574 inhabitants.

The city was created 174 years ago in 1849.

Brooklyn Park is a large suburban city located north of Minneapolis in Hennepin County, Minnesota. As of July 29, 2023, the estimated population of Brooklyn Park is 82,949. Here are some key facts about the city:

History

Brooklyn Park was first settled in the 1850s and incorporated as a village in 1954. It became a full city in 1969.

Location & Geography

Brooklyn Park spans along the Mississippi River and borders the cities of Brooklyn Center, Osseo, Maple Grove, and Champlin. Major highways include Highway 610 and Highway 252.

Economy & Culture

Brooklyn Park has a business park that is home to companies like Target and Life Time Fitness. The city also contains the Mall of America campus. Cultural sites include the Brooklyn Park Community Activity Center.

Parks & Recreation

The city maintains over 40 parks including Rush Creek Regional Trail spanning over 5 miles. The Town Green Central Park has a farmers market and outdoor events. Golf courses include Edinburgh USA Golf Course.

Education

Top school districts in the city are Osseo Area Schools and Anoka-Hennepin School District. Higher education options include Hennepin Technical College and North Hennepin Community College.

In summary, Brooklyn Park is a growing Twin Cities suburb near to shopping and entertainment but also with ample green spaces and outdoor recreation opportunities for residents. The city has easy access to Minneapolis.

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Location of Brooklyn Park on Minnesota map.

Quick Facts about Brooklyn Park

Population : 79,574 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Minnesota (United States)
County : Hennepin County
Phone Area Codes : 763
Area : 68820000 km2
Altitude : 869 feet / 265 meters
Establishment : January 01, 1850 (174 years ago)
Time Zone : America/Chicago
Local time : 18:00:00 (15th April 2024)
Population growth : 4.77% (2010-2020)
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Geography

Brooklyn Park is located at 45°5'39"N 93°21'23"W (45.0941300, -93.3563400). It has 5 neighbors: Brooklyn Center, Champlin, Maple Grove, New Hope and Osseo.

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Brooklyn Park has 5 neighbours.

  • Brooklyn Center city in Hennepin County, Minnesota
  • Champlin city in Hennepin County, Minnesota
  • Maple Grove The second most populous city in Hennepin County, Minnesota. It is located on the Mississippi River in southeastern Minnesota. Maple Grove is known for its many parks and green spaces, its many historical sites, and its many attractions, such as the Maple Grove Historical Society and the Maple Grove Library.
  • New Hope city in Hennepin County, Minnesota
  • Osseo city in Hennepin County, Minnesota, United States

Demographics

The population of Brooklyn Park increased by 4.77% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 75,781 - census
2011 76,883 1.43% estimation process
2012 77,905 1.31% estimation process
2013 78,471 0.72% estimation process
2014 78,816 0.44% estimation process
2015 79,256 0.56% estimation process
2016 79,871 0.77% estimation process
2017 80,322 0.56% estimation process
2018 80,524 0.25% estimation process
2019 80,389 -0.17% estimation process
2020 79,574 -1.02% estimation process

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People born in Brooklyn Park (7)

People born in Brooklyn Park, including football player Ramon Humber, ice hockey player Krissy Wendell-Pohl, ice hockey player Travis Morin, .

List

  • Ben Youds (American ice hockey defenceman) he was born in 20/04/1988
  • Sam Dower (American basketball player) he was born in 06/11/1990
  • Quinton Hooker (American basketball player (1995-)) he was born in 22/01/1995
  • Kate Schipper (American ice hockey player) she was born in 28/06/1995

Schools in Brooklyn Park

College & universities near Brooklyn Park, MN

Code Name City ZIP
174376 North Hennepin Community College Brooklyn Park (MN) 55445
173708 Hennepin Technical College Brooklyn Park (MN) 55445
456135 Empire Beauty School-Spring Lake Park Spring Lake Park (MN) 55432
172963 Anoka-Ramsey Community College Coon Rapids (MN) 55433-3470
175120 Summit Academy Opportunities Industrialization Center Minneapolis (MN) 55405

Stations (4)

Amtrak & bus stations near Brooklyn Park, MN

Code Name Address Type
MSP Saint Paul Union Depot Midway Station RAIL
SCD St. Cloud 555 East St. Germain Street RAIL
RDW Red Wing station 420 Levee Street RAIL
MNM Menomonie, WI 302 10th Avenue East BUS

Post offices near Brooklyn Park

Post Office Name City ZIP
Brooklyn Center Post Office Minneapolis (MN) 55429
Brooklyn Park Post Office Minneapolis (MN) 55443
Crystal Post Office Minneapolis (MN) 55428
Post Office Osseo (MN) 55369
Fridley Post Office Minneapolis (MN) 55432

Other cities in Hennepin County

Cities, towns, neighborhoods & other populated places in Hennepin County , MN. (more)

City Name Population Title
Minneapolis 433,111 The largest city in Minnesota, Minneapolis is a major center for business, finance, and culture.
Bloomington 84,583 The most populous city in Hennepin County, Minnesota.
Plymouth 79,635 The second most populous city in Hennepin County, Minnesota.
Maple Grove 72,881 The second most populous city in Hennepin County, Minnesota.
Eden Prairie 64,894 The most populous city in Hennepin County, Minnesota.
West Co on Rapids 62,528 A city in Anoka County, Minnesota.
Minnetonka 55,370 The most populous city in Hennepin County, Minnesota.
Edina 52,477 The most populous city in Hennepin County, Minnesota.
Minnetonka Mills 50,117 A city in Hennepin County, Minnesota.
Saint Louis Park 48,821 The most populous city in Hennepin County, Minnesota.
Richfield 36,237 City in Hennepin County, Minnesota, United States
Brooklyn Center 30,253 City in Hennepin County, Minnesota
Champlin 25,049 City in Hennepin County, Minnesota
Crystal 22,581 City in Hennepin County, Minnesota, United States
New Hope 20,641 City in Hennepin County, Minnesota
Hopkins 18,208 University in Baltimore, Maryland, United States

Distance to Other Cities

Brooklyn Park distances to largest Minnesota cities