Welcome to Brooklyn Park!
Brooklyn Park is a community within Hennepin County just northwest of downtown Minneapolis. Brooklyn Park is the second largest suburb of Minneapolis-St. Paul, and the sixth largest city in the state on Minnesota with a population of roughly 80,000 residents. Brooklyn Park includes both well-established older neighborhoods and also newer developed areas north of 85th avenue (post 2000’s). Brooklyn Park is also home to Target’s north campus, which has lead to a lot of development north of highway 610 in the city.
Brooklyn Park is served by three public school districts: Osseo Area School District (ISD 279), Anoka-Hennepin School District (ISD 11), and Robbinsdale School District (ISD 281).
Brooklyn Park is also home to the following charter, private and alternative schools:
- Excell Academy
- Hennepin Gateway to College
- Maranatha Christian Academy
- Minnesota Early Learning Academy
- Sage Academy
- St. Alphonsus Parish School
- St. Vincent de Paul Catholic School
Brooklyn Park also offers the following college campuses:
- Rasmussen Community College
- North Hennepin Community College
- Hennepin Technical College
Coon Rapids Dam Regional Park is a great place to go during the warmer weather months. Things to do at the park include:
- biking lanes
- boating access
- dog trails
- picnic areas
- observation deck
Brunswick Zone XL in Brooklyn Park is also another great option to spend some time. Brunswick Zone XL features:
- 48 bowling lanes
- lounge area
- private rooms for events
Parks & Recreation
Brooklyn Park’s park system offers 62 parks, 2,000 acres of park space, and more than 400 amenities including:
- archery range
- athletic fields
- basketball courts
- community gardens
- disc golf
- dog park
- fishing pond
- skate park
Real Estate Available in the Community
Brooklyn Park has a ton of diversity in the housing developments that live within city limits. You can find homes built in the 1950’s (typically found in south Brooklyn Park) and a cluster of new homes built within the last few years (north of 610 in the Oxbow Creek area).Depending on price range and what you are looking for you can find a well updated, maintained, and move-in-ready home to an older, outdated, in-need-of-TLC home ready for your remodel ideas!
Brooklyn Park also has a ton of townhome communities and condo complex options if a buyer doesn’t want to purchase a single family home.
There are some new construction options in Brooklyn Park, especially in the Oxbow Creek developments north of highway 610 off Douglas Drive.
Real Estate Market Data & Update
Most recent market data from Minneapolis Area Association of Realtors shows the following key indicators for the New Hope real estate market:
- -13.9% change in new listings year-over-year
- -20.6% change in closed sales year-over-year
- +8.5% change in median sales price year-over-year
- $233,300 median sales prices
In summary, like the overall real estate market — sellers are favored with increasing median sale prices, low inventory, and increased closed sales.