Who lives in Brainerd?

Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
Under 5 years 1,124 8.4%
5-9 years 892 6.7%
10-14 years 781 5.8%
15-17 years 534 4.0%
18-24 years 1,368 10.2%
25-34 years 2,387 17.8%
35-44 years 1,487 11.1%
45-54 years 1,290 9.6%
55-64 years 1,475 11.0%
65-74 years 840 6.3%
75-84 years 745 5.6%
85 years and older 466 3.5%
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Male 6,281 46.9%
Female 7,108 53.1%
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White 12,379 92.5%
Of Color 1,010 7.5%
Black or African American 332 2.5%
American Indian and Alaskan Native 238 1.8%
Asian or Pacific Islander suppressed
Other suppressed
Two or more races 357 2.7%
Hispanic or Latino 266 2.0%
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Language spoken (2014-2018)
Population (5 years and older) 12,265 100.0%
English only 11,945 97.4%
Language other than English suppressed
Speaks English less than "very well" 96 0.8%
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Total population for whom disability status is determined 12,884 100.0%
Population with a disability 2,724 21.1%
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Foreign-born residents 282 2.1%
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Residence one year ago (2014-2018)
Population (1 year and over in US) 13,141 100.0%
Same residence 10,833 82.4%
Different residence in the U.S. 2,308 17.6%
Different residence outside the U.S. suppressed

What's Brainerd's quality of life?

Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
Household income (2018 dollars) (2014-2018)
Total households 5,927 100.0%
Less than $35,000 3,051 51.5%
$35,000-$49,999 887 15.0%
$50,000-$74,999 1,039 17.5%
$75,000-$99,999 350 5.9%
$100,000 or more 600 10.1%
Median household income (2018 dollars) $33,415 100%
Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
All people for whom poverty status is determined 12,793 100.0%
Less than $35,000 3,051 51.5%
With income below poverty 2,554 20.0%
With income 100%-149% of poverty 2,261 17.7%
With income 150%-199% of poverty 1,762 13.8%
With income 200% of poverty or higher 6,216 48.6%
17 years and younger (percent of people under age 18) 3,457 27.0%
18-24 (percent of people age 18-24) 2,267 17.7%
25-34 (percent of people age 25-34) 3,454 27.0%
35-44 (percent of people age 35-44) 1,825 14.3%
45-54 (percent of people age 45-54) 2,569 20.1%
55-64 (percent of people age 55-64) 1,731 13.5%
18-64 (percent of people age 18-64) 2,487 19.4%
65 years and older (percent of people age 65+) 1,200 9.4%
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Health coverage (2014-2018)
Total population age 65 and under for whom health insurance coverage status is determined 12,884 100.0%
Population 65 and under without health insurance coverage 919 7.1%
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Total housing units (2014-2018)
Total housing units 6,558 100.0%
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Owned and Rental Housing (2014-2018)
Vacant housing units (seasonal units included) 631 9.6%
Occupied housing units 5,927 90.4%
Average household size 2.1
Owner-occupied 2,929 44.7%
Average household size 2.4
Renter-occupied 2,998 45.7%
Average household size 1.9
Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
Year built (2014-2018)
2000 or later 749 11.4%
1970-1999 2,041 31.1%
1940-1969 2,377 36.2%
1939 or earlier 1,391 21.2%
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Households (2014-2018)
Total households 5,927 100.0%
Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
Households by type (2014-2018)
Family households 2,901 48.9%
With children under 18 years 1,780 30.0%
Married-couple family households 1,552 26.2%
With children under 18 years 792 13.4%
Single-person family households 1,349 22.8%
With children under 18 years 988 16.7%
Nonfamily households 3,026 51.1%
Householder living alone 2,429 41.0%
65 years and over 838 14.1%
Households with one or more children under 18 years 1,833 30.9%
Households with one or more people 65 years and over 1,422 24.0%
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Year householder moved into unit (2014-2018)
Moved in 2010 or later 3,437 58.0%
Moved in 2000-2009 1,322 22.3%
Moved in 1990-1999 609 10.3%
Moved in 1989 or earlier 609 10.3%
Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
All households for which cost burden is calculated 5,793 100.0%
Cost-burdened households 2,155 37.2%
Owner households for which cost burden is calculated 2,921 100.0%
Cost-burdened owner households 715 24.5%
Renter households for which cost burden is calculated 2,872 100.0%
Cost-burdened renter households 1,440 50.1%
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Rent paid (2014-2018)
Households paying rent 2,950
Median rent paid (2018 dollars) $715
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Vehicles per household (2014-2018)
No vehicles 734 12.4%
1 vehicle available 2,786 47.0%
2 vehicles available 1,741 29.4%
3 or more vehicles available 666 11.2%
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Transportation to work (2014-2018)
Workers (16 years and older) 6,353 100.0%
Car, truck, or van (including passengers) 5,787 91.1%
Public transportation suppressed
Walked, biked, worked at home, or other 547 8.6%
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Travel time to work (2014-2018)
Total workers age 16+ (not home based) 6,099 100.0%
Less than 10 minutes 1,756 28.8%
10-19 minutes 2,450 40.2%
20-29 minutes 905 14.8%
30 minutes or longer 988 16.2%
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Educational attainment (2014-2018)
Population (25 years and older) 8,690 100.0%
Less than high school 800 9.2%
High school diploma or GED 2,788 32.1%
Some college or associate’s degree 3,704 42.6%
Bachelor’s Degree 909 10.5%
Graduate or professional Degree 489 5.6%
High school graduate or higher 7,890 90.8%
Bachelor’s degree or higher 1,398 16.1%
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Working Adults (2014-2018)
Total civilian non-institutionalized population, age 18-64 7,793 100.0%
Working age adults who are employed 5,962 76.5%
Civilian labor force 6,108 100.0%
Unemployed 146 2.4%
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Total employed workers (LEHD) (2017)
Total employed workers 17,529 100.0%
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Worker age (2017)
Age 29 or younger 4,328 24.7%
Age 30 to 54 9,119 52.0%
Age 55 or older 4,082 23.3%
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Workers by earnings (2017)
$15,000 per year or less 4,528 25.8%
$15,001 to $39,999 per year 6,329 36.1%
$40,000 or more per year 6,672 38.1%
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Workers by industry of employment (2017)
Accommodation and food services 1,882 10.7%
Administration & support, waste management, and remediation 45 0.3%
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting 690 3.9%
Arts, entertainment, and recreation 187 1.1%
Construction 1,188 6.8%
Educational services 1,540 8.8%
Finance and insurance 751 4.3%
Health care and social assistance 3,417 19.5%
Information 191 1.1%
Management of companies and enterprises 137 0.8%
Manufacturing 1,485 8.5%
Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction 45 0.3%
Other services (excluding public administration) 638 3.6%
Professional, scientific, and technical services 558 3.2%
Public administration 1,083 6.2%
Real estate and rental and leasing 178 1.0%
Retail trade 2,413 13.8%
Transportation and warehousing 434 2.5%
Utilities 74 0.4%
Wholesale trade 563 3.2%
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Workers by race (2017)
White alone 16,856 96.2%
Black or African American alone 150 0.9%
American Indian or Alaska Native alone 152 0.9%
Asian alone 147 0.8%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander alone 12 0.1%
Two or more race groups 212 1.2%
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Workers by educational attainment (2017)
Less than high school 1,053 6.0%
High school or equivalent, no college 4,080 23.3%
Some college or associate degree 5,033 28.7%
Bachelor’s degree or advanced degree 3,035 17.3%