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.

Schools

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

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Restaurants

There are some great restaurants in Brooklyn Park for families to enjoy. A couple of the community favorites are:

Entertainment

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
  • fishing
  • geocaching
  • hiking
  • 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
  • arcade
  • billiards
  • 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
  • geocaching
  • skate park
  • trails

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.