The fifth largest city in Minnesota. Founded in 1858, Bloomington is located in southern Hennepin County and is bounded by Interstate 494 to the north, Highway 169 to the west and the Minnesota River to the south and east. The Minneapolis/St. Paul International Airport is directly north of the city. Light rail transit connects the South Loop District, which contains the Mall of America, to the airport and downtown Minneapolis.
Bloomington is home to more than 85,000 residents and 90,000 jobs. Major industries include retail and entertainment, hotel and restaurant, health maintenance and computer manufacturing.
Why Do Residents Choose Bloomington?
Things to Do
Bloomington is known for its vibrant atmosphere and bounty of fun things to do. Spend the day taking a walk-through Hyland Lake Park Reserve or the Minnesota Valley National Wildlife Refuge. Or spend the day at the Mall of America, the US largest indoor shopping and entertainment facility.
There's no shortage of beautiful parks and natural areas in Bloomington! Spend the day with family and friends at the Bush Lake, or take a musical performance at Arts in the Parks. If you're interested in working on your upswing, Dwan Golf Club or Hyland Greens Golf are great choices to practice.
Shopping, Dining & Amenities
There are plenty of options for major retailers in Bloomington. Whether you're looking for a new outfit, a delicious meal, a night out on the town, taking in a movie, or you are feeling adventurous and want to ride a rollercoaster, you'll find all you need and more at the Mall of America or IKEA (to name a few).
Bloomington is home to eleven elementary, three middle, and two high schools operated by Independent School District 271. Minnesota has an open enrollment statute, which means that families may also send their children to schools in other districts. In addition to these, there a public charter schools as well as several private schools.
Bloomington at a Glance
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Travel & Commute
Minneapolis: 15 minutes
Saint Paul: 15 minutes
International Airport: 10 minutes
Public Transit: Metro Transit
Zip Code: 55420, 55425, 55431, 55435, 55437, 55438
Size: 38.3 square miles
Median Home Value: $239,800
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