Brainerd, MN Real Estate

According to census data in the year 2000 there were 5,806 housing units in Brainerd. This represents a 5.9% growth from 5,483 in 1990.

Of those housing units, 5,801 were located in either urbanized areas or urban clusters, and 5 were located in what is classified as a rural area.

Homeownership rate in Brainerd is about 53.8%. Brainerd's vacancy rate, including seasonal lodging, is about 3.8%. Average household size is 2.23 people.

The majority of houses, apartments or condos in Brainerd were built after 1959.


Housing Size

Housing Units by Size
Studio Type3.20%
One Bedroom20%
Two Bedrooms36.40%
Three Bedrooms28.20%
Four Bedrooms10.60%
Five Bedrooms or more1.70%
As % of Housing Units

Owned Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.57
Median year structure was built1952
Median Value of occupied units$70,800
Median Price asked for vacant units$48,800

Rented Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size1.83
Median year structure was built1970
Median Monthly Rent asked for vacant units$407

Owners Finance Status

Housing Finance
Second Mortgage & Equity Loan0%
Second Mortgage6.50%
Home Equity Loan6.10%
Simple Mortgage52.30%
Debt Free35%
As % of Housing Units
Median part of Monthly Household Income dedicated to covering home ownership costs16%