Located in Maryland, United States, the municipality of Brooklyn Park is located in the Baltimore metropolitan area.
People who prefer a relaxed ambience will enjoy Brooklyn Park. This part of the Baltimore metropolitan area is reasonably quiet, as the streets are generally quite peaceful - although there are still several noisier sections, especially around one of the railway lines, Interstate 695 or Interstate 895A. Finally, there are a few green spaces close by for residents to explore, like Arundel Village Park and Riverside Park, and they are very well-distributed, making them easy to access.
In Brooklyn Park, around 60% of the dwellings are single detached homes, while the rest are mainly townhouses. Most of the housing growth in this municipality happened pre-1960. This part of the Baltimore metropolitan area also has quite a good selection of housing size options - it is quite easy to find homes ranging from lofts to four or more bedrooms. Roughly three quarters of the properties in the municipality are occupied by home owners whereas the rest are rented.
It is generally an option for house buyers in Brooklyn Park to do grocery shopping on foot. There are also a limited number of choices for those who care about nearby restaurants and cafes. When it comes to education, in Brooklyn Park, home owners will usually be able to access primary as well as high schools by walking.
Driving is very often the best mode of transportation in Brooklyn Park. Finding a parking spot is easy, and it is a reasonably short car ride to the nearest highway, such as Interstate 97, from anywhere in this municipality. In contrast, getting around by public transit is challenging in Brooklyn Park. Nonetheless, there are a few bus lines passing through the municipality, and bus stops are not very far-removed from most residences. There are relatively few pedestrians out on the streets of this part of the Baltimore metropolitan area, despite the fact that many daily needs are easy to meet by walking.