The city of Brooklyn Center, Minnesota is situated in the Minneapolis - St. Paul metropolitan area.
One of the highlights of Brooklyn Center is its extensive selection of green spaces. There are approximately 40 green spaces nearby for residents to unwind in, including North Mississippi Park and Evergreen Park, which makes them very easy to access. Finally, this part of the Minneapolis - St. Paul metropolitan area remains relatively serene, due to the presence of very few people out and about on the streets.
In Brooklyn Center, most of buildings are single detached homes, and the remaining dwellings are mainly large apartment buildings. This city has a good variety of housing sizes, ranging from lofts to four or more bedrooms. Roughly 60% of the population of this city own their home and 40% are renters. The median year of construction for houses in this part of the Minneapolis - St. Paul metropolitan area is 1963.
In Brooklyn Center, residents will commonly be able to get to both primary and secondary schools by walking. Locals have the choice between public and private schools at both the elementary and high school level. When it comes to eating, the nearest grocery store in this part of the Minneapolis - St. Paul metropolitan area is usually only a reasonably short walk away. There are also over 50 restaurants and coffee shops in Brooklyn Center.
A car is a great medium of transportation in Brooklyn Center. Nearby highways, such as Interstate 694, are very easy to reach from anywhere in this city, and it is very convenient to come across a place to park. In contrast, the public transit service in this part of the Minneapolis - St. Paul metropolitan area is not very frequent. Nonetheless, there are about 10 bus lines crossing the city, and it is very easy to find a nearby bus stop from most houses. It is inconvenient for pedestrians to get around in this city since few daily errands can be run on foot.