Brooklyn Park, MN

Brooklyn Park profile

Living in Brooklyn Park

Brooklyn Park is a larger medium-sized city located in the state of Minnesota. With a population of 80,389 people and 13 constituent neighborhoods, Brooklyn Park is the sixth largest community in Minnesota.

Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Brooklyn Park is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Brooklyn Park is a city of sales and office workers, professionals, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Brooklyn Park who work in office and administrative support (13.51%), sales jobs (9.42%), and management occupations (8.79%).

Also of interest is that Brooklyn Park has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.

Like elsewhere in America, most people in Brooklyn Park use a private automobile to get to work. But notably, a substantial number of Brooklyn Park‘s citizens do make use of public transit in their daily commute, primarily riding the bus. This helps more people get to work with less air pollution, and require fewer highways to get them there.

The education level of Brooklyn Park citizens is substantially higher than the typical US community, as 30.33% of adults in Brooklyn Park have at least a bachelor's degree.

The per capita income in Brooklyn Park in 2018 was $31,926, which is upper middle income relative to Minnesota and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $127,704 for a family of four. However, Brooklyn Park contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Brooklyn Park is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Brooklyn Park home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Brooklyn Park residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Brooklyn Park include German, Norwegian, Swedish, Irish, and Liberian.

In addition, Brooklyn Park has a lot of people living here who were born outside of the US (23.03%).

The most common language spoken in Brooklyn Park is English. Other important languages spoken here include Miao/Hmong and African languages.