Brook Park is a tiny city located in the state of Minnesota. With a population of 136 people and just one neighborhood, Brook Park is the 484th largest community in Minnesota.
Occupations and Workforce
Because occupations involving physical labor dominate the local economy, Brook Park is generally considered to be a blue-collar town. 37.36% of the Brook Park workforce is employed in blue-collar occupations, compared to the national average of 27.7%. Overall, Brook Park is a city of service providers, sales and office workers and construction workers and builders. There are especially a lot of people living in Brook Park who work in sales jobs (13.19%), healthcare (13.19%) and office and administrative support (7.69%).
Setting & Lifestyle
Brook Park is also a college town, where lots of students live while attending area colleges. Because of the high percentage of people living in Brook Park enrolled in college, Brook Park has a number of services, amenities and opportunities geared towards the needs and activities of students.
The overall crime rate in Brook Park is one of the lowest in the US. This makes it one of the safer places to live in the country in terms of crime.
It is a fairly quiet city because there are relatively few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. (Children, for example, often can't help themselves from being noisy, and being parents ourselves, we know!) Brook Park has relatively few families with children living at home, and is quieter because of it. Renters and college students, for their own reasons, can also be noisy. Brook Park has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in Brook Park than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, Brook Park may be for you.
One downside of living in Brook Park, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 30.32 minutes every day commuting to work.
Being a small city, Brook Park does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.