Bloomington, MN

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2022 Population
89,244
0.215% 1-year decline
US Senator
Amy Klobuchar
Democratic (DFL) Party
US Senator
Tina Smith
Democratic (DFL) Party
2022 Median Age
41.8
0.948% 1-year decrease
2022 Poverty Rate
7.95%
2.24% 1-year decrease
2022 Median Household Income
$87,381
8.44% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$327,100
17.1% 1-year growth
2022 Employed Population
48,589
0.0886% 1-year growth

About

In 2022, Bloomington, MN had a population of 89.2k people with a median age of 41.8 and a median household income of $87,381. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Bloomington, MN declined from 89,436 to 89,244, a −0.215% decrease and its median household income grew from $80,582 to $87,381, a 8.44% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Bloomington, MN are White (Non-Hispanic) (68.7%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (10.7%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (5.69%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (4.3%), and Other (Hispanic) (4.09%).

None of the households in Bloomington, MN reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

93.7% of the residents in Bloomington, MN are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Bloomington, MN are Normandale Community College (1,570 degrees awarded in 2022), Northwestern Health Sciences University (301 degrees), and Bethany Global University (141 degrees).

In 2022, the median property value in Bloomington, MN was $327,100, and the homeownership rate was 67%.

Most people in Bloomington, MN drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 21.3 minutes. The average car ownership in Bloomington, MN was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

Bloomington, MN is home to a population of 89.2k people, from which 93.7% are citizens. As of 2022, 13.6% of Bloomington, MN residents were born outside of the country (12.2k people).

In 2022, there were 6.42 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (61.3k people) in Bloomington, MN than any other race or ethnicity. There were 9.56k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 5.08k Asian (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

93.7%
2022 Citizenship
93.3%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 93.7% of Bloomington, MN residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Bloomington, MN was 93.3%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Bloomington, MN
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    61.3k ± 1.91k
  2. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    9.56k ± 1.41k
  3. Asian (Non-Hispanic)
    5.08k ± 956
8.67%
Hispanic Population
7.74k people

In 2022, there were 6.42 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (61.3k people) in Bloomington, MN than any other race or ethnicity. There were 9.56k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 5.08k Asian (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

8.67% of the people in Bloomington, MN are hispanic (7.74k people).

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin
  1. Mexico
    53,321 ± 5,642 people
  2. Somalia
    38,263 ± 4,786 people
  3. India
    30,262 ± 4,259 people

In 2022, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Minnesota was Mexico, the natal country of 53,321 Minnesota residents, followed by Somalia with 38,263 and India with 30,262.

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Foreign-Born Population

13.6%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
12.2k people
14.3%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
12.8k people

As of 2022, 13.6% of Bloomington, MN residents (12.2k people) were born outside of the United States, which is higher than the national average of 13.6%. In 2021, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Bloomington, MN was 14.3%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    1,589 ± 236
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    700 ± 211
  3. Korea
    501 ± 134

Bloomington, MN has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 2.27 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Bloomington, MN employs 48.6k people. The largest industries in Bloomington, MN are Health Care & Social Assistance (7,029 people), Retail Trade (6,233 people), and Manufacturing (5,511 people), and the highest paying industries are Utilities ($105,333), Management of Companies & Enterprises ($93,250), and Finance & Insurance ($81,944).

Males in Minnesota have an average income that is 1.27 times higher than the average income of females, which is $68,089. The income inequality in Minnesota (measured using the Gini index) is 0.458, which is lower than than the national average.

Occupations

48.6k
2022 Value
± 1,640
0.0886%
1 Year growth
± 4.8%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Bloomington, MN grew at a rate of 0.0886%, from 48.5k employees to 48.6k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Bloomington, MN, are Management Occupations (5,652 people), Office & Administrative Support Occupations (5,496 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (4,974 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Bloomington, MN.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

48.6k
2022 Value
± 1,640
0.0886%
1 Year growth
± 4.8%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Bloomington, MN grew at a rate of 0.0886%, from 48.5k employees to 48.6k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Bloomington, MN, are Health Care & Social Assistance (7,029 people), Retail Trade (6,233 people), and Manufacturing (5,511 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Bloomington, MN, though some of these residents may live in Bloomington, MN and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Median Earnings by Industry

$56,756
Median earning men ± $2,247
$45,745
Median earning women ± $1,531

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($86,375), Professional, Scientific, & Management, & Administrative & Waste Management Services ($80,649), and Information ($77,738).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Information ($89,531), Public Administration ($85,341), and Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($68,500).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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2.26%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between February 2022 and February 2023

As of February 2023, there are 2.93M people employed in Minnesota. This represents a 2.26% increase in employment when compared to February 2022.

Right after the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, during April 2020, a general dip can be seen across industry sectors, resulting in an overall decline in employment by 13.4%.

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Minnesota went to Joseph R Biden Jr. with 52.4% of the vote. The runner-up was Donald J. Trump (45.3%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (1.07%).

Amy Klobuchar and Tina Smith are the senators currently representing the state of Minnesota. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

Minnesota is currently represented by 8 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

US Senators from Minnesota

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Amy Klobuchar
Senator from Minnesota1
Assumed office on January 3, 2007
The Minnesota Democratic-Farmer-Labor Party (DFL) is the Minnesota affiliate of the Democratic Party (United States)|U.S. Democratic Party and its members are counted as Democrats.
Tina Smith
Senator from Minnesota2
Assumed office on January 3, 2018
Appointed to the seat following the resignation of Al Franken.

Amy Klobuchar and Tina Smith are the senators currently representing Minnesota.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

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US Representatives from Minnesota

Minnesota is currently represented by 8 members in the U.S. house.

Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the members for Minnesota have changed over time starting in 2008.

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Education

In 2022, universities in Bloomington, MN awarded 2,124 degrees. The student population of Bloomington, MN in 2022 is skewed towards women, with 4,473 male students and 6,412 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Bloomington, MN are White (1,163 and 56.3%), followed by Unknown (229 and 11.1%), Black or African American (223 and 10.8%), and Asian (173 and 8.38%).

The largest universities in Bloomington, MN by number of degrees awarded are Normandale Community College (1,570 and 73.9%), Northwestern Health Sciences University (301 and 14.2%), and Bethany Global University (141 and 6.64%).

The most popular majors in Bloomington, MN are Liberal Arts & Sciences (883 and 41.6%), Chiropractic (159 and 7.49%), and Missionary Studies & Missiology (137 and 6.45%).

The median tuition cost in Bloomington, MN for private four year colleges is $13,071.

Applicants, Admissions & Enrolled

Measure

In 2022 in Bloomington, MN, the percentage of applicants admitted was 96.2%, while the percentage of admitted who enrolled was 44%. The number of students enrolled in 2022 was 10,885 (41.1% men and 58.9% women).

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Enrollments by Gender and Races

In 2022 there were 10,885 students enrolled in Bloomington, MN, 41.1% men and 58.9% women.

By race, the largest number of students enrolled was concentrated in White with 5,176 records, of which 58.8% were women and 41.2% men.

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Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 883 degrees awarded
  2. 93 degrees awarded
  3. 60 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common concentation for Associates Degree recipients in Bloomington, MN was Liberal Arts & Sciences with 883 degrees awarded.

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Universities

Gender
Race
Largest Universities by degrees awarded
  1. 1,570 degrees awarded
  2. 301 degrees awarded
  3. 141 degrees awarded

In 2022, the institution with the largest number of graduating students was Normandale Community College with 1,570 degrees awarded.

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Student Diversity

In 2022, 808 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Bloomington, MN, which is 0.614 times less than the 1,316 female students who received degrees in the same year.

In 2022 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions was White students. These 1,163 degrees mean that there were 5.08 times more degrees awarded to White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Unknown, with 229 degrees awarded.

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Awarded Degrees over Time

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Average Net Price by Sector

Private for-profit, 4-year or above ($17,557) is the sector with the highest median state tuition in 2022.

Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above ($1,176) is the sector with the highest median state fee in 2022.

Private for-profit, 4-year or above ($1,685) is the sector with the highest average net price of books and supplies.

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Educational Pyramid

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Measure

In 2022, 0.877% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 0.991% of women were in the same situation.

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Educational Attainment

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Race

The most common educational levels obtained by the working population in 2022 were High School or Equivalent (1.07M), Bachelors Degree (1.04M), and Some college (962k).

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Bloomington, MN was $327,100 in 2022, which is 1.16 times larger than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $279,400 to $327,100, a 17.1% increase. The homeownership rate in Bloomington, MN is 67%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Bloomington, MN have an average commute time of 21.3 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Bloomington, MN is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Bloomington, MN is $87,381. In 2022, the place with the highest median household income in Bloomington, MN was Census Tract 258.05 with a value of $121,136, followed by Census Tract 258.02 and Census Tract 259.05, with respective values of $118,851 and $117,778.

Property

$327,100
Median Property Value 2022
±$5,864
$25,244
Median Property Taxes
±$1,050

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Rent vs Own

67%
Homeownership
2022
63.3%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 67% of the housing units in Bloomington, MN were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 67.3%.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 258.05
  2. Census Tract 258.02
  3. Census Tract 259.05

In 2022, the place with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Bloomington, MN was Census Tract 258.05 with a value of $121,136, followed by Census Tract 258.02 and Census Tract 259.05, with respective values of $118,851 and $117,778.

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Household Income

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$87,381
Median Household Income
± $3,239
37.7k
Number of Households
± 1,342

In 2022, the median household income of the 37.7k households in Bloomington, MN grew to $87,381 from the previous year's value of $80,582.

The following chart displays the households in Bloomington, MN distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $75k - $100k range.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Bloomington, MN is from Minnesota.
0.458
2022 Wage GINI in Minnesota
0.459
2021 Wage GINI in Minnesota

In 2022, the income inequality in Minnesota was 0.458 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.267% decline from 2021 to 2022, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for Minnesota was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Minnesota in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2022
  1. Drove Alone (69.4%)
  2. Worked At Home (15.1%)
  3. Carpooled (8.15%)

In 2022, 69.4% of workers in Bloomington, MN drove alone to work, followed by those who worked at home (15.1%) and those who carpooled to work (8.15%).

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Commute Time

21.3 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Bloomington, MN have a shorter commute time (21.3 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 1.2% of the workforce in Bloomington, MN have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Bloomington, MN distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Bloomington, MN have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

7.95% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Bloomington, MN (6.99k out of 88k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 12.5%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 45 - 54, followed by Females 18 - 24 and then Females 75+.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Bloomington, MN is White, followed by Black and Hispanic.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Health

95.2% of the population of Bloomington, MN has health coverage, with 54.1% on employee plans, 13.9% on Medicaid, 15.5% on Medicare, 10.8% on non-group plans, and 0.784% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Hennepin County, MN see 816 patients per year on average, which represents a 3.2% decrease from the previous year (843 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 993 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 215 patients per year.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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816 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Hennepin County, MN

Primary care physicians in Hennepin County, MN see an average of 816 patients per year. This represents a 3.2% decrease from the previous year (843 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Hennepin County, MN in comparison to its neighboring geographies.

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Health Care Diversity

In 2022, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 21% under 18 years, 20.1% between 18 and 34 years, 38.9% between 35 and 64 years, and 20% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 48% were men and 52% were women.

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Uninsured People

4.8%
Uninsured
54.1%
Employer Coverage
13.9%
Medicaid
15.5%
Medicare
10.8%
Non-Group
0.784%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Bloomington, MN declined by 4.08% from 5.01% to 4.8%.

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