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Bloomington, Minnesota - Basic Facts

The City of Bloomington is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Hennepin County at latitude 44.8297 and longitude -93.3152. Hennepin County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 827 feet.

The formal official name is the City of Bloomington, but most people and references simply refer to it as Bloomington, Minnesota.

The P1 Census Class Code for Bloomington indicates a populated place that is also an incorporated place with the same name and the same census code. The Incorporated Place has a Functional Status Code "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The formal boundaries for the City of Bloomington (see map below) encompass a land area of 34.71 sq. miles and a water area of 3.71 sq. miles.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Bloomington: City of Bloomington.

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Bloomington, MN Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 84,592
Population in Households 83,595
Population in Familes 63,608
Population in Group Qrtrs 997
Population Density1 2,439
Diversity Index2 47


Total Households 36,799
Average Household Size 2.27
Family Households 22,013
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 38,770 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 25,232 (65.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 11,567 (29.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,971 ( 5.1%)
Median Home Value $235,785
Average Home Value $270,820


Median Household Income $61,129
Average Household Income $82,705
Per Capita Income $36,092
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.48% 0.86%
Households 0.58% 0.89%
Families 0.43% 0.81%
Median Household Income   3.76%
Per Capita Income   3.27%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.


Bloomington, MN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Bloomington to the other 906 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Minnesota by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 5 100th
Population Density1 # 42 95th
Diversity Index2 # 67 93rd
Median Household Income # 199 78th
Per Capita Income # 77 92nd

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Minnesota Census Data Comparison Tool.