Brooklyn Center, Minnesota Population 2020

30,908

Brooklyn Center is a city located in Minnesota. With a 2020 population of 30,908, it is the 31st largest city in Minnesota and the 1257th largest city in the United States. Brooklyn Center is currently declining at a rate of -0.00% annually but its population has increased by 2.67% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 30,104 in 2010. Brooklyn Center reached it's highest population of 35,173 in 1970. Spanning over 8 miles, Brooklyn Center has a population density of 3,862 people per square mile.

The average household income in Brooklyn Center is $68,200 with a poverty rate of 17.19%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,008 per month, and the median house value is $161,300. The median age in Brooklyn Center is 31.8 years, 32.8 years for males, and 30.9 years for females. For every 100 females there are 92.1 males.

Brooklyn Center Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Brooklyn Center was:

  • White: 44.85%
  • Black or African American: 27.25%
  • Asian: 17.72%
  • Other race: 6.68%
  • Two or more races: 3.25%
  • Native American: 0.26%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Brooklyn Center, Minnesota is 30,908, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 30,910.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 30,104.

Brooklyn Center, Minnesota Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White13,85944.85%
Black or African American8,42027.25%
Asian5,47417.72%
Some Other Race2,0636.68%
Two or More Races1,0033.25%
American Indian and Alaska Native800.26%

Brooklyn Center Population Pyramid 2020

Brooklyn Center Median Age

31.8


Total

32.8


Male

30.9


Female

Brooklyn Center Adults

There are 22,011 adults, (3,272 of whom are seniors) in Brooklyn Center.

Brooklyn Center Age Dependency

64.9

Age Dependency Ratio

17.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

47.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Brooklyn Center Sex Ratio

Female

16,085

52.06%

Male

14,814

47.94%

Brooklyn Center Households and Families

Brooklyn Center Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Brooklyn Center Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married70.2%29.8%
Male68.8%31.2%
All61.4%38.6%
Non Family57.8%42.2%
Female43.4%56.6%

61.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All10,4662.9361.4
Married4,2283.7970.2
Non Family3,4731.2457.8
Female1,8013.6443.4
Male9643.9668.8

3.62

Average Family Size

2.93

Average Household Size

9%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.2%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Brooklyn Center Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,7228.83%
9th to 12th Grade1,6058.23%
High School Graduate5,63028.87%
Some College4,33322.22%
Associates Degree2,32611.93%
Bachelors Degree2,83214.52%
Graduate Degree1,0545.40%

Brooklyn Center Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White9,4588,8732,411
Black4,4083,769597
Asian3,1312,249669
Hispanic2,097978124
Other Race1,00031349
Multiple Races35728284
Native American5629

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 93.81%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 25.49%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$34,332$38,017$30,286
Less Than High School$27,181$36,191$24,110
High School Grad$29,669$32,306$23,977
Some College$33,093$38,135$31,359
Bachelors Degree$45,719$50,030$42,250
Graduate Degree$49,107$52,143$48,333

$34,332

Average Earnings

$38,017

Average Male

$30,286

Average Female

Brooklyn Center Language

Brooklyn Center Language by Age

Brooklyn Center Language

65.75% of Brooklyn Center residents speak only English, while 34.25% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 14.99% of the population.

Brooklyn Center Poverty

Brooklyn Center Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black8,3612,36728.31%
White11,7351,0639.06%
Hispanic4,09598524.05%
Asian5,42265812.14%
Other2,06359528.84%
Multiple98114214.48%
Native801518.75%

17.19%

Overall Poverty Rate

14.45%

Male Poverty Rate

19.72%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Brooklyn Center

The race most likely to be in poverty in Brooklyn Center is Other, with 28.84% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Brooklyn Center is White, with 9.06% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.67%. Among those working part-time, it was 19.23%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 26.47%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School21.37%
Some College13.99%
High School13.64%
Bachelors or Greater3.83%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed61.37%
Male Unemployed38.51%
Female Employed11.18%
Male Employed5.69%

Brooklyn Center Income

Brooklyn Center Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$54,786$68,200
Families$61,775$73,228
Married Families$75,278$86,019
Non Families$39,741$51,249

Brooklyn Center Marital Status

Brooklyn Center Marital Status

Marriage Rates

41.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

43.5%

Male Marriage Rate

39.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Brooklyn Center Married by Age and Sex

Brooklyn Center Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Brooklyn Center Marital Status by Race

Brooklyn Center Veterans

1,648

Number of Veterans

1,490

Male Veterans

158

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam464
Second Gulf War358
First Gulf War172
Korea163
World War II128
Name Veterans % of Total
White1,16610.24%
Black2504.88%
Asian1845.01%
Hispanic843.31%
Other292.26%
2 or More194.21%

$Brooklyn Center Veterans by Education

8.96%

Veteran Poverty Rate

27.98%

Veteran Disability Rate

Brooklyn Center Employment Status

72.8%

Labor Force Participation

68.4%

Employment Rate

5.9%

Unemployment Rate

Brooklyn Center Place of Birth

Origin of Non-Citizens

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

52.61%

Born in Minnesota

75.91%

Native Born

24.09%

Foreign Born

12.05%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

75.91% of Brooklyn Center residents were born in the United States, with 52.61% having been born in Minnesota. 12.05% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202030,908-1-0.00%
201930,909-1-0.00%
201830,910-40-0.13%
201730,950-1-0.00%
201630,951990.32%
201530,852440.14%
201430,808-22-0.07%
201330,830490.16%
201230,7813111.02%
201130,4702700.89%
201030,2001,0280.35%
200029,1722850.10%
199028,887-2,343-0.78%
198031,230-3,943-1.18%
197035,17310,8173.74%
196024,35620,07218.98%
19504,2840.00%