Brooklyn Park in northern Hennepin County is the sixth most populous city in Minnesota. The city can be found on the west bank of the Mississippi Riverm upstream from downtown Minneapolis. Brooklyn Park’s population was 75,781 at the 2010 census.
Settlers from Michigan formally established the township and named it after their hometown of Brooklyn, Michigan. As the name suggests, the city has plenty of natural areas and parks, as well as community centers for residents’ use. Along those lines, Brooklyn Park is known for being home to the Edinburgh USA Golf Course. Brooklyn Park is served by three school districts: Osseo Area School District 279, the Anoka-Hennepin School District 11 and Robbinsdale School District. In addition to access to a public school system, Rasmussen College, North Hennepin Community College, and Hennepin Technical College have branches open in this community.
Brooklyn Park is a “bedroom community” of Minneapolis and St. Paul, with a vast real estate selection comprised of condos, town houses, apartments and single-family homes. Homes for sale in Brooklyn Park also come in a variety of shapes, sizes, and prices. Single-family homes in Brooklyn Park MN start at $30,000 and could climb to more than $700,000. Townhouses in Brooklyn Park start at about $25,000, while condominiums can be found for as low as $15,000. In July 2011, the median sales price for a home in Brooklyn Park MN was $113,048. Though this data has been collected from the MLS and is reliable, it is not guaranteed.