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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.


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Median household income
Local
$44,570
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Brooklyn Center demographic reports
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 132. The number of murders and homicides was 2. The violent crime rate was 4.6 per 1,000 people.
Coffee: National and regional coffee companies with outlets here include Caribou Coffee, Panera Bread
Colleges and universities: Minnesota School of Business-Brooklyn Center

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Ancestry & family history

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.

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17% of Brooklyn Center residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Brooklyn Center, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $608.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $949.


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Libraries in Brooklyn Center include Brookdale-Hennepin Area Library ... View libraries

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Newspapers in Brooklyn Center include Brooklyn Center Sun Post

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Hennepin County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Brooklyn Center political report.

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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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Hotels in Brooklyn Center include Baymont Inn, Comfort Inn Brooklyn Center, Country Inn & Suites, Super 8.

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