Brooklyn Park, Minnesota

suburb city of Minneapolis, located in Hennepin County, Minnesota, United States

Brooklyn Park is the sixth largest city in the U.S. state of Minnesota. It is near Minneapolis in northern Hennepin County. Brooklyn Park is a northwest suburb of the Twin Cities metropolitan area.

Brooklyn Park
Brooklyn Park City Hall in November 2006
Brooklyn Park City Hall in November 2006
Official seal of Brooklyn Park
Location of the city of Brooklyn Park within Hennepin County, Minnesota
Location of the city of Brooklyn Park
within Hennepin County, Minnesota
Coordinates: 45°5′39″N 93°21′22″W / 45.09417°N 93.35611°W / 45.09417; -93.35611Coordinates: 45°5′39″N 93°21′22″W / 45.09417°N 93.35611°W / 45.09417; -93.35611
CountryUnited States
StateMinnesota
CountyHennepin
Founded1850s
Incorporated1954
Government
 • MayorJeffrey Lunde (R)[1]
Area
 • City26.55 sq mi (68.76 km2)
 • Land26.07 sq mi (67.53 km2)
 • Water0.47 sq mi (1.23 km2)  1.88%
Elevation
869 ft (265 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • City75,781
 • Estimate 
(2018)
80,610
 • RankUS: 432th
MN: 6th
 • Density3,090.35/sq mi (1,193.20/km2)
 • Metro
3,629,190 (US: 16th)
Time zoneUTC−6 (Central)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−5 (Central)
ZIP codes
55428, 55429, 55443, 55444, 55445
Area code763
FIPS code27-07966
GNIS feature ID0640511[3]
Websitebrooklynpark.org

The population of Brooklyn Park was 75,781 at the 2010 census.[4]

Jesse Ventura was mayor of the city from 1991 to 1995.

ReferencesEdit

  1. Adams, Jim (June 10, 2014). "Two Brooklyns have 7 vying to be mayor". Star Tribune. Retrieved October 3, 2015. Lunde, 46, a Republican
  2. "2017 U.S. Gazetteer Files". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved January 2, 2019.
  3. "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. October 25, 2007. Retrieved January 31, 2008.
  4. "Geographic Identifiers: 2010 Census Summary File 1 (G001): Brooklyn Park city, Minnesota". American Factfinder. U.S. Census Bureau. Archived from the original on February 13, 2020. Retrieved August 14, 2017.