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As of 2010, the total population of Brooklyn Park is 75,781, which is 12.45% more than it was in 2000. The population growth rate is higher than the state average rate of 7.81% and is higher than the national average rate of 9.71%. The Brooklyn Park population density is 2,852.00 people per square mile, which is much higher than the state average density of 61.01 people per square mile and is much higher than the national average density of 81.32 people per square mile. The most prevalent race in Brooklyn Park is white, which represent 52.25% of the total population. The average Brooklyn Park education level is about the same as the state average and is higher than the national average.

Topics:Population GrowthPopulation DensityPopulation by RacesPopulation by First AncestryPopulation by GenderPopulation by AgeEducationSchool EnrollmentHousehold and FamilyMarital StatusPlace of Birth and CitizenshipLanguage

Population in 2010: 75,781. #6

Population Growth Since 2000, #241

Brooklyn Park, MN

Population Density, #26

Brooklyn Park, MN
2,852.00 per square mile
61.01 per square mile
81.32 per square mile

Population by Races

White:39,594 (52.25%, #877)
Black:18,480 (24.39%, #2)
Hispanic:4,841 (6.39%, #114)
Asian:11,687 (15.42%, #3)
Native (American Indian, Alaska Native, Hawaiian Native, etc.):421 (0.56%, #327)
One Race, Other:2,763 (3.65%, see rank)
Two or More Races:2,836 (3.74%, see rank)

Hispanic Population
Mexican:3,649 (75.38%, see rank)
Puerto Rican:195 (4.03%, see rank)
Cuban:56 (1.16%, see rank)
Central American:429 (8.86%, see rank)
South American:196 (4.05%, see rank)

Asian Population
Indian:888 (7.60%, see rank)
Chinese:316 (2.70%, see rank)
Filipino:165 (1.41%, see rank)
Japanese:31 (0.27%, see rank)
Korean:245 (2.10%, see rank)
Vietnamese:2,593 (22.19%, see rank)
Asian, Other:7,169 (61.34%, see rank)

*Based on 2010 data. View historical race data.

Population by First Ancestry

70,028 (92.33%) out of the total population of 75,843 reported first ancestry.

 Brooklyn Park, MN% of the Total PopulationMinnesotaU.S.
Arab5190.68%, see rank0.36%0.53%
Czech7711.02%, see rank1.77%0.50%
Danish9291.22%, see rank1.48%0.45%
Dutch6250.82%, see rank1.95%1.51%
English3,5384.66%, see rank5.99%8.53%
French2,6903.55%, see rank4.75%3.54%
German16,21221.38%, see rank36.13%15.79%
Greek2060.27%, see rank0.24%0.42%
Hungarian1780.23%, see rank0.26%0.48%
Irish5,1726.82%, see rank11.14%11.36%
Italian1,5182.00%, see rank2.38%5.66%
Norwegian7,2529.56%, see rank16.04%1.46%
Polish2,8703.78%, see rank4.77%3.13%
Portuguese00.00%, see rank0.07%0.46%
Russian4510.59%, see rank0.84%0.97%
Scotch-Irish2160.28%, see rank0.55%1.07%
Scottish6910.91%, see rank1.28%1.81%
Subsaharan African7,4589.83%, see rank1.97%0.93%
Swedish5,8427.70%, see rank9.01%1.34%
Swiss2220.29%, see rank0.44%0.31%
Ukrainian1570.21%, see rank0.29%0.31%
American1,7542.31%, see rank3.25%6.72%
Welsh2010.27%, see rank0.42%0.60%

*Based on 2008-2012 data. View historical first ancestry data.

Population by Gender

Male: 37,082 (48.93%, see rank)
Females: 38,699 (51.07%, see rank)

Brooklyn Park, MN
Male: 48.93%
Female: 51.07%
Male: 49.63%
Female: 50.37%
Male: 49.16%
Female: 50.84%

*Based on 2010 data. View historical gender data.

Population by Age

Median Age (see rank)
Brooklyn Park, MN
32.50 years old
37.40 years old
37.20 years old

Median Age, Male (see rank)
Brooklyn Park, MN
31.70 years old
36.30 years old
35.80 years old

Median Age, Female (see rank)
Brooklyn Park, MN
33.20 years old
38.40 years old
38.50 years old

 Brooklyn Park, MN% of the Total PopulationMinnesotaU.S.
Under 5 years6,5998.71%, see rank6.70%6.54%
5 to 9 years6,1898.17%, see rank6.70%6.59%
10 to 14 years5,6687.48%, see rank6.64%6.70%
15 to 19 years5,5217.29%, see rank6.94%7.14%
20 to 24 years5,2546.93%, see rank6.71%6.99%
25 to 34 years11,39915.04%, see rank13.49%13.30%
35 to 44 years10,58513.97%, see rank12.84%13.30%
45 to 54 years10,70814.13%, see rank15.23%14.58%
55 to 64 years7,93010.46%, see rank11.87%11.82%
65 to 74 years3,5284.66%, see rank6.68%7.03%
75 to 84 1,7862.36%, see rank4.19%4.23%
85 years and over6140.81%, see rank2.01%1.78%

*Based on 2010 data. View historical age data.

Education for the 25 Years and Over

 Brooklyn Park, MNMinnesotaU.S.
Total 25 Years and Over Population46,267, 100%3,525,850204,336,017
Less Than High School4,740, 10.24%, see rank8.11%14.28%
High School Graduate11,020, 23.82%, see rank27.11%28.24%
Some College or Associate Degree16,221, 35.06%, see rank32.55%28.99%
Bachelor Degree9,995, 21.60%, see rank21.78%17.88%
Master, Doctorate, or Professional Degree4,291, 9.27%, see rank10.45%10.61%
USA.com Education Index#13.80, see rank13.9313.47
# Higher USA.com Education Index means more educated population.

*Based on 2008-2012 data. View historical education level data.

School Enrollment

 Brooklyn Park, MN MinnesotaU.S.
Total PublicPrivatePublicPrivatePublicPrivate
Nursery School, Preschool, Kindergarten2,72378.19%21.81%71.26%28.74%70.05%29.95%
Elementary School (Grades 1-8)9,25791.36%, see rank8.64%, see rank88.16%11.84%89.62%10.38%
High School (Grades 9-12)4,90689.52%, see rank10.48%, see rank91.73%8.27%90.52%9.48%
College5,44678.98%, see rank21.02%, see rank75.23%24.77%77.79%22.21%
Graduate School1,23161.74%, see rank38.26%, see rank56.81%43.19%58.62%41.38%

*Based on 2008-2012 data. View historical school enrollment data.

Household and Family

 Brooklyn Park, MNMinnesotaU.S.
Total Households26,229, 100%2,087,227116,716,292
Average Household Size2.88, see rank2.482.58
1 Person Households5,848, 22.30%, see rank27.98%26.74%
2 or More Person Households20,381, 77.70%, see rank72.02%73.26%
Family Households (Families)18,763, 71.54%, see rank64.63%66.43%
Average Family Size3.40, see rank3.053.14
Married-Couple Family13,304, 50.72%, see rank50.81%48.42%
Nonfamily Households7,466, 28.46%, see rank35.37%33.57%

*Based on 2010 data. View historical household and family data.

Marital Status of 15 Years and Over

 Brooklyn Park, MN%MinnesotaU.S.
15 Years and Over Total56,919see rank4,252,629248,042,237
Males, 15 Years and Over27,603100%, see rank2,096,023120,789,875
Never Married10,13636.72%, see rank34.18%35.08%
Married14,91754.04%, see rank55.05%52.93%
Widowed2901.05%, see rank2.11%2.53%
Divorced2,2608.19%, see rank8.66%9.46%
Females, 15 Years and Over29,316100%, see rank2,156,606127,252,362
Never Married9,57232.65%, see rank27.80%28.74%
Married14,87350.73%, see rank53.22%49.95%
Widowed1,5795.39%, see rank8.34%9.34%
Divorced3,29211.23%, see rank10.64%11.97%

*Based on 2008-2012 data. View historical marital status data.

Place of Birth and Citizenship

 Brooklyn Park, MN%MinnesotaU.S.
Native60,44979.70%, see rank92.80%87.13%
Born in the State of Residence42,38955.89%, see rank68.61%58.71%
Born in Different State17,37822.91%, see rank23.59%27.04%
Born in Puerto Rico, U.S. Island Areas,
or Born Abroad to American Parent(s)
6820.90%, see rank0.60%1.38%
Foreign Born15,39420.30%, see rank7.20%12.87%
Foreign Born with U.S. Citizenship7,75610.23%, see rank3.22%5.71%
Foreign Born without U.S. Citizenship7,63810.07%, see rank3.98%7.16%
Born In Europe4130.54%, see rank0.85%1.56%
Born In Asia6,4958.56%, see rank2.71%3.67%
Born In Africa5,7867.63%, see rank1.38%0.51%
Born In Oceania100.01%, see rank0.04%0.07%
Born In Latin America2,5953.42%, see rank2.00%6.79%
Born In Northern America950.13%, see rank0.23%0.26%

*Based on 2008-2012 data. View historical place of birth and citizenship data.

Language Spoken at Home

 Brooklyn Park, MN%MinnesotaU.S.
English20,16476.68%, see rank88.75%79.64%
Spanish1,3325.07%, see rank3.98%11.57%
Other Indo-European Languages7762.95%, see rank3.11%4.61%
Asian and Pacific Islander Languages2,4339.25%, see rank2.43%3.24%
Other1,5916.05%, see rank1.74%0.94%

*Based on 2008-2012 data. View historical language spoken at home data.

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