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Brooklyn Center is a city in Hennepin County, in the Minneapolis-Saint Paul metro area.
The community was named for the borough of NY
The latitude of Brooklyn Center is 45.076N. The longitude is -93.332W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 853 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 28,362.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Brooklyn Center demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Hennepin County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Twin Cities area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 55444 ZIP code.
23% of Brooklyn Center residents report German ancestry, and 8% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Brooklyn Center ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Brooklyn Center was $19,695, compared with $21,587 nationally.
17% of Brooklyn Center residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Brooklyn Center, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $608. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $949.
Libraries in Brooklyn Center include Brookdale-Hennepin Area Library ... View libraries
Newspapers in Brooklyn Center include Brooklyn Center Sun Post
Hennepin County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Brooklyn Center political report.
The average commute time for Brooklyn Center workers is 23 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
A total of 7 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Brooklyn Center between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
This is a rate of 2.4 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.
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