09 Aug Bloomington – One of the Best Places to Live in Minnesota
Bloomington – One of the Best Places to Live in Minnesota
This is a popular first tier suburb of Minneapolis. Bloomington is the fifth largest city in Minnesota and has a population of 85,578. It features more shopping than any other city in the state and has an abundance of parks and restaurants. Bloomington has more jobs per capita than Minneapolis or Saint Paul due to the Mall of America (largest indoor mall in the United States) and the only IKEA in Minnesota. The headquarters of Ceridian, Donaldson Company, HealthPartners and Toro are found in Bloomington. nd A for “Niche.com gave Bloomington a general A rating a good for families,” and also rated Bloomington as the sixth best suburb for young professionals in the Minnesota. Average commute time is 21.9 minutes, and the international airport is located next door for easy access. The average home price is $270,400 and 68% of the residents own their own home. Home appreciation was up 6.5% in the last 12 months. The median household income is $85,181 a year and unemployment is 2.6%. The median age is 42.2 years.
Bloomington is served by the Independent School District 271.