Brooten, Minnesota

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Brooten, Minnesota

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High Points

Brooten strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in Minnesota):

Category Trophy
Affordability of Rents
(vs. Peers)
Top 9% Brooten Affordability of Rents
Affordability of Property Taxes
(vs. State)
Top 19% Brooten Affordability of Property Taxes

Comparative Profile of Brooten, Minnesota

Comparing Brooten to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in Minnesota (State):

Ratings range from 1 (lowest) to 10 (highest).

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Senior Citizens 9 7
Well-Paid Single Women 8 7
Well-Paid Single Men 8 6
Children Under 5 Years Old 8 8
Female Share of the Population 7 8
Age of the Population 7 6
Male Share of the Population 4 4
Racial Diversity 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 5 5
Average Household Size 3 5


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
College Educated Adults 7 5
Median Family Income 6 4
People in Middle Class or Better 5 3
People Above Poverty 5 2

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Short Commute Times 7 5
Working at Home 4 2
Walking and Biking to Work 3 2
Public Transportation Use 3 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Affordability of Rents 10 10
People Living Alone 10 9
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 8 9
Affordability of Property Taxes 7 9
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 5 3
Housing Recently Built 3 2

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Brooten Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 46 miles W of St. Cloud, Minnesota (center to center)
Nearest Large City 97 miles W of Minneapolis, Minnesota
County Stearns
Metro Area Saint Cloud
Standard Zip Codes 56316
Phone Area Codes 320
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 45.501
Longitude -95.124

Brooten Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 16.3 miles
Jan Temp -0 to 20 F
Apr Temp 33 to 57 F
Jul Temp 61 to 83 F
Oct Temp 37 to 58 F
Annual Precip 31.6 inches
Distance 18.9 miles
Jan Temp 0 to 20 F
Apr Temp 33 to 57 F
Jul Temp 60 to 84 F
Oct Temp 37 to 59 F
Annual Precip 27.3 inches
Distance 26 miles
Jan Temp -1 to 19 F
Apr Temp 34 to 55 F
Jul Temp 61 to 82 F
Oct Temp 36 to 58 F
Annual Precip 28.2 inches
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Brooten Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 649 100%
Male 306 47.1%
Female 343 52.9%
Under 18 180 27.7%
18+ 469 72.3%
65+ 141 21.7%
Median Age 39.1
Average Family Size 3.03
White 645 99.4%
African-American 0 0%
Asian 0 0%
American Indian & Alaskan 1 0.2%
Other 1 0.2%
Mixed Race 1 0.2%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 19 2.9%

Estimated Brooten Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 623
Growth -26
Growth % -4%

Brooten Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
Norwegian 39.4%
German 36.5%
Danish 4.6%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 4.2%
Dutch 4%
French Canadian 2.6%
English 2.2%
Swedish 1.8%
Polish 1.5%
Irish 1.3%
US/American 0.7%
Scandinavian 0.4%
European 0.4%
Scotch-Irish 0.4%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Brooten 649 $43,083
Belgrade 750 $32,500
Elrosa 166 $42,083
Glenwood 2,594 $41,486
Greenwald 201 $42,125
Sunburg 110 $28,750
Villard 244 $33,214
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