Brooklyn Park is the sixth largest community in Minnesota. Both blue- and white-collar workers call Brooklyn Park home. The work primarily in administrative support and management roles. The middle-income residents are well-educated and diverse. More than 20% of residents were born outside the United States. They rely on their internet services to stay in touch with friends and relatives in their country of origin. 99% of Brooklyn Park residents have access to high-speed internet, compared with 90% of Minnesota as a whole.
Connection options in Brooklyn Park are limited. Xfinity is the sole cable internet provider in the area and reaches 99% of the community. DSL is provided to 96% of residents by CenturyLink. Currently, fiber optics are not available to residents, but satellite internet from Hughesnet is an option.
For commercial users, Megapath offers DSL and copper wire. TW Telecom and Level 3 Communications are beginning to offer fiber optics to business users. Businesses in Brooklyn Park can also connect with the services offered to residents.