The unemployment rate in Brainerd Metro Area is 6.7% (U.S. avg. is 6.0%). Recent job growth is Positive. Brainerd Metro Area jobs have increased by 6.3%. More Economy
COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Brainerd Metro Area's cost of living is 13.9% lower than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living
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WEATHER & CLIMATE
July, August and June are the most pleasant months in the Brainerd metro area, while January and December are the least comfortable months. Today's Weather
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In the last Presidential election, the Brainerd metro area remained overwhelmingly Republican, 63.8% to 34.3%. More Voting Stats
Brainerd Metro Area's population is 95,796 people. Since 2020, it has had a population growth of 2.0%. Learn More...
Average Commute time is 22.1 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...
The median home cost in Brainerd Metro Area is Real Estate: $303,000
. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 9.1%.
Brainerd Metro Area public schools spend $14,968 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 14.3 students per teacher in Brainerd Metro Area. More Education