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Demographics

People

Total Population13,440
Male Share of the Population46.6%
Female Share of the Population53.4%
Senior Citizens16%
Employed Population 16+6,091
Age of the Population33

Families

% of people married32.7%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher18.4%
Median Earnings25+$26,263
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$22,380
Median Earnings With High School Degree$26,349

Wealth

Median Family Income$40,591
% Above Poverty Level81.4%
% Below Poverty Level18.6%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time19 minutes
% Working from Home4.4%
% Walking and Biking to Work3.3%
% Using Public Transportation0.2%

Housing

People Living Alone39.6%
Median Gross Rent$683
Median House Value$106,400

Ancestry

Norwegian15.5%
Irish12.2%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)12%
Swedish9.7%
Polish6.7%
English5.2%
French Except Basque3%
Italian2.7%
Finnish2.6%
Dutch2.3%
Canadian2.2%
Scottish1.8%
Danishn1.3%
Russian1.1%
Czech0.8%
African0.8%
Welsh0.5%
Hungarian0.5%
Croatian0.5%
Kenyan0.3%
Serbian0.3%
Belgian0.3%
Arab0.2%
Austrian0.2%
Ukrainian0.1%
Slovak0.1%
Portuguese0.1%
German0.1%
Iranian0.1%
Slovene0.1%
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Brainerd Almanac

CategoryValue
County Crow Wing County
Standard Zip Codes56401, 56425
Phone Area Codes218
Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Approximate Latitude46.35
Approximate Longitude-94.19

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)

StationBRAINERD
Distance0.6 miles
Jan Temp-8 to 19 F
Apr Temp29 to 54 F
Jul Temp56 to 81 F
Oct Temp31 to 56 F
Annual Precip27.7 inches
StationLITTLE FALLS 1 N
Distance25.8 miles
Jan Temp-1 to 20 F
Apr Temp32 to 57 F
Jul Temp59 to 84 F
Oct Temp36 to 59 F
Annual Precip26.2 inches
StationAITKIN 2 E
Distance26.8 miles
Jan Temp-4 to 18 F
Apr Temp29 to 53 F
Jul Temp54 to 79 F
Oct Temp33 to 55 F
Annual Precip29.3 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Baxter7,858$71,555
East Gull Lake1,012$88,500
Lake Shore960$78,906

Brainerd Hospitals

Essentia Health St Josephs Med
(Non-profit)
523 North Third Street
(218) 829-2860

Brainerd Public Schools

Brainerd Early Childhood Sp. Ed.
311 10th Ave Ne
ZIP: 55401
(218) 454-5430
Primary
Total Enrollment 151
Discovery Woods Montessori School
604 N 7th St
ZIP: 56401
(218) 828-8200
Primary
Total Enrollment 105
Paul Bunyan Education Cooperative
Washington Educational Service, 804 Oak St
ZIP: 56401
(218) 454-5500
Harrison Elementary
1515 Oak St
ZIP: 56401
(218) 454-6500
Primary
Total Enrollment 258
Lowell Elementary
704 3rd Ave Ne
ZIP: 56401
(218) 454-6550
Primary
Total Enrollment 411
Port Educational Services
604 S 6th St
ZIP: 56401
(218) 454-5400
Riverside Elementary
220 3rd St Nw
ZIP: 56401
(218) 454-6800
Primary
Total Enrollment 620
Lincoln Education Center
604 S 6th St
ZIP: 56401
(218) 454-6600
Other
Total Enrollment 63
Garfield Elementary
1120 10th Ave Ne
ZIP: 56401
(218) 454-6450
Primary
Total Enrollment 418
Middle Level Alternative Program
311 10th Ave Ne
ZIP: 56401
(218) 454-5400
Middle
Total Enrollment 14
Isd 181 Learning Center
311 10th Ave Ne
ZIP: 56401
(218) 454-5400
Other
Total Enrollment 118
Brainerd Senior High
702 S 5th St
ZIP: 56401
(218) 454-6200
High
Total Enrollment 1807

Brainerd Private Schools

St Francis Catholic School
817 Juniper St
ZIP: 56401
Elementary
Total Enrollment 190
Montessori School Of Brainerd
315 N 6th St
ZIP: 56401
Elementary
Total Enrollment 4
Oak Street Christian School
2910 Oak St
ZIP: 56401
Elementary
Total Enrollment 4
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