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People

Total Population 13,462
Male Share of the Population 47.6%
Female Share of the Population 52.4%
Senior Citizens 15.2%
Employed Population 16+ 5,919
Age of the Population 32

Families

% of people married 33.4%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 17.5%
Median Earnings25+ $24,960
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $20,906
Median Earnings With High School Degree $26,726

Wealth

Median Family Income $39,853
% Above Poverty Level 78.2%
% Below Poverty Level 21.8%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 19 minutes
% Working from Home 2.6%
% Walking and Biking to Work 3.9%
% Using Public Transportation 0.8%

Housing

People Living Alone 38.5%
Median Gross Rent $659
Median House Value $106,200

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 12%
US/American 0%
English 5.6%
Irish 12.6%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Brainerd Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 55 miles N of St. Cloud, Minnesota (center to center)
Nearest Large City 105 miles NW of Minneapolis, Minnesota
County Crow Wing
Standard Zip Codes 56401, 56425
Phone Area Codes 218
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 46.358
Longitude -94.2

Brainerd Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station BRAINERD
Distance 0.6 miles
Jan Temp -8 to 19 F
Apr Temp 29 to 54 F
Jul Temp 56 to 81 F
Oct Temp 31 to 56 F
Annual Precip 27.7 inches
Station LITTLE FALLS 1 N
Distance 25.8 miles
Jan Temp -1 to 20 F
Apr Temp 32 to 57 F
Jul Temp 59 to 84 F
Oct Temp 36 to 59 F
Annual Precip 26.2 inches
Station AITKIN 2 E
Distance 26.8 miles
Jan Temp -4 to 18 F
Apr Temp 29 to 53 F
Jul Temp 54 to 79 F
Oct Temp 33 to 55 F
Annual Precip 29.3 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Baxter 7,768 $67,722
East Gull Lake 992 $87,292
Lake Shore 1,025 $69,327

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Brainerd Hospitals

ST JOSEPHS MEDICAL CENTER
(Voluntary non-profit - Church)
523 NORTH 3RD STREET
(218) 829-2861
Emergency Service: Yes

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Brainerd High Schools

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BRAINERD SR.
702 S. 5TH ST.
218-824-6200
Serves 1,595 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 18.6

ISD 181 LEARNING CENTER
311 10TH AVE. N.E.
218-829-2915
A Non-traditional School
Serves 234 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 15

MN LEARNING CENTER
1777 HWY 18 E
218-828-2363
A Non-traditional School
Serves 73 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 4.6

CENTRAL MN REGIONAL DETENTION CNTR
1777 HWY 18 E.
218-828-2766
A Non-traditional School
Serves 18 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 9

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