Fast Facts

Minneapolis Northwest Fast Facts

Get to know Minneapolis Northwest:

  • Made up of two cities: Brooklyn Center and Brooklyn Park
  • Minneapolis Northwest is home to 24 hotels and 3,000 room nights
  • Located just minutes from downtown Minneapolis
  • Positioned along the I-94/ I-694 corridor, with quick access to I-494, I-694, Hwy 100, Hwy 169, Hwy 610
  • Two premier meeting venues with 50,000 sq-feet of flexible meeting space
  • Largest CVB in the Twin Cities metro after Bloomington, Minneapolis and Saint Paul
  • Boston Scientific, Caribou Coffee, CLAM Outdoors, the FBI, Medtronic, Real Avid, Target, Upsher Smith and more all call our area home
  • Brooklyn Park is an expanding business hub 
  • Brooklyn Park is the future home of the Blue Line light rail extension starting in 2020


  • Brooklyn Center: 30,712
  • Brooklyn Park: 75,781 
  • Brooklyn Park is the 4th most populous city in the metro area, 6th most populous city in the state of MN
  • Brooklyn Center and Brooklyn Park are the two most diverse cities in the state of Minnesota


There's more to be discovered in Minneapolis Northwest than you thought!