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Population (year 2000): 85,172. Estimated population in July 2005: 81,164 (-4.7% change)
Males: 41,132 (48.3%), Females: 44,040 (51.7%)

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Median resident age: 40.1 years
Median household income: $54,628 (year 2000)
Median house value: $147,000 (year 2000)

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Races in Bloomington:

  • White Non-Hispanic (86.9%)
  • Black (3.4%)
  • Hispanic (2.7%)
  • Two or more races (1.7%)
  • Other Asian (1.4%)
  • Vietnamese (1.3%)
  • Other race (1.3%)
  • Asian Indian (0.9%)
  • Chinese (0.8%)
  • American Indian (0.7%)

Ancestries: German (32.5%), Norwegian (18.3%), Irish (12.9%), Swedish (12.2%), English (8.5%), French (4.2%).

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Elevation: 830 feet

Land area: 35.5 square miles

Bloomington,

For population 25 years and over in Bloomington

  • High school or higher: 92.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 35.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 9.9%
  • Unemployed: 2.7%
  • Mean travel time to work: 20.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Bloomington city

  • Never married: 26.8%
  • Now married: 56.4%
  • Separated: 0.9%
  • Widowed: 6.5%
  • Divorced: 9.4%

7.7% Foreign born (4.2% Asia, 1.3% Latin America, 1.1% Europe).

Population change in the 1990s: -1,247 (-1.4%).




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Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: MN Minneapolis, (9.5 miles pop. 382,618).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: IL Chicago, (438.8 miles pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: MN (3.6 miles Richfield, MN Edina, (5.3 miles MN (5.7 miles Burnsville, MN Savage, (6.2 miles Louis Park, MN (8.6 miles St. MN (9.2 miles Hopkins, Valley, MN (9.5 miles Apple MN Minneapolis, (9.5 miles


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1996: 61 buildings, average cost: $135,200
  • 1997: 69 buildings, average cost: $137,500
  • 1998: 76 buildings, average cost: $125,900
  • 1999: 31 buildings, average cost: $131,600
  • 2000: 13 buildings, average cost: $135,900
  • 2001: 2 buildings, average cost: $141,800
  • 2002: 25 buildings, average cost: $149,500
  • 2003: 27 buildings, average cost: $212,400
  • 2004: 52 buildings, average cost: $179,500
  • 2005: 71 buildings, average cost: $165,300

Latitude: 44.83 N, Longitude: 93.31 W


Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (16.5%), Professional,scientific,management,administrative,and waste management services (14.3%), Manufacturing (13.7%), Retail trade (12.9%), Finance,insurance,real estate,and rental and leasing (11.3%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: +36,336 (+42.7%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 15,976 (33.8%)


 

Crime in Bloomington by Year

Type 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004
Murders 1 0 2 1 1 0
    per 100,000 1.2 0.0 2.3 1.2 1.2 0.0
Rapes 46 41 28 16 24 37
    per 100,000 54.0 48.1 32.9 18.8 28.2 43.4
Robberies 61 55 86 71 52 70
    per 100,000 71.6 64.6 101.0 83.4 61.1 82.2
Assaults 113 145 89 80 72 60
    per 100,000 132.7 170.2 104.5 93.9 84.5 70.4
Burglaries 388 330 363 350 332 350
    per 100,000 455.5 387.5 426.2 410.9 389.8 410.9
Thefts 3,926 3,874 3,773 3,248 2,988 2,657
    per 100,000 4609.5 4548.4 4429.9 3813.5 3508.2 3119.6
Auto thefts 267 279 382 242 249 219
    per 100,000 313.5 327.6 448.5 284.1 292.3 257.1
312.1 307.9 309.6 256.5 238.7 230.2


Average climate in Bloomington, Minnesota

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Bloomington,

Bloomington-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Minnesota state average. It is 45% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/6/1965, a category 4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 11.2 miles away from the Bloomington city center killed 6 people and injured 158 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 5/6/1965, a category 4 tornado 13.7 miles away from the city center killed 3 people and injured 175 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.


Birthplace of: Nick Meyers - College basketball player (Akron Zips).


Main business address for: AUGUST TECHNOLOGY CORP (OPTICAL INSTRUMENTS & LENSES), RESIDENTIAL ASSET MORTGAGE PRODUCTS INC (ASSET-BACKED SECURITIES), MGI PHARMA INC (PHARMACEUTICAL PREPARATIONS), PLATO LEARNING INC (MISCELLANEOUS PUBLISHING), TORO CO (LAWN & GARDEN TRACTORS & HOME LAWN & GARDEN EQUIPMENT), Health Fitness Corp /MN/ (SERVICES-MISC HEALTH & ALLIED SERVICES, NEC), UNIVERSAL HOSPITAL SERVICES INC (SERVICES-MISCELLANEOUS EQUIPMENT RENTAL & LEASING).


Hospitals/medical centers near Bloomington:
  • FAIRVIEW SOUTHDALE HOSPITAL (about 4 miles; EDINA, MN)
  • FAIRVIEW RIDGES HOSPITAL (about 6 miles; BURNSVILLE, MN)
  • ABBOTT - NORTHWESTERN HOSPITAL INC (about 8 miles; MINNEAPOLIS, MN)

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Bloomington:
  • MINNEAPOLIS-ST PAUL INTL/WOLD-CHAMBERLAIN/ (about 7 miles; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; ID: MSP)
  • ST CLOUD REGIONAL (about 71 miles; ST CLOUD, MN; ID: STC)
  • ROCHESTER INTERNATIONAL (about 86 miles; ROCHESTER, MN; ID: RST)
Other public-use airports nearest to Bloomington:
  • FLYING CLOUD (about 10 miles; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; ID: FCM)
  • MARTY'S TRANQUILITY BASE (about 15 miles; PRIOR LAKE, MN; ID: 45D)
  • CRYSTAL (about 16 miles; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; ID: MIC)

Amtrak station near Bloomington:
  • 13 miles: ST. PAUL/MINNEAPOLIS (ST. PAUL, 730 TRANSFER RD.). Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand.

Local government website:

Local government employment and payroll (March 2004)

Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Streets and Highways 68 $312,030 $55,064 3 $7,718
Fire - Other 2 $7,417 $44,502 0 $0
Firefighters 4 $21,343 $64,029 0 $0
Police - Other 31 $113,780 $44,043 10 $15,828
Police Protection - Officers 109 $657,372 $72,371 2 $3,629
Judicial and Legal 11 $61,928 $67,557 1 $2,384
Other Government Administration 40 $168,326 $50,497 3 $7,229
Financial Administration 49 $241,377 $59,112 3 $5,444
Health 42 $194,655 $55,615 25 $54,064
Welfare 12 $54,586 $54,586 16 $18,883
Housing and Community Development(Local) 10 $50,825 $60,990 0 $0
Other and Unallocable 59 $247,215 $50,281 8 $10,851
Water Supply 26 $116,702 $53,862 3 $2,358
Natural Resources 2 $10,623 $63,738 0 $0
Water Transport and Terminals 0 $0   4 $465
Parks and Recreation 54 $228,467 $50,770 31 $24,662
Sewerage 32 $134,616 $50,481 1 $974
Solid Waste Management 1 $5,411 $64,932 0 $0
Totals for Government 552 $2,626,673 $57,101 110 $154,489


Colleges/Universities in Bloomington:
  • NORMANDALE COMMUNITY COLLEGE (Full-time enrollment: 4,636; Location: 9700 FRANCE AVE S; Public; Website: www.normandale.mnscu.edu)
  • NORTHWESTERN HEALTH SCIENCES UNIVERSITY (FT enrollment: 828; Location: 2501 W 84TH ST; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.nwhealth.edu/; Offers Master's degree)
  • NATIONAL AMERICAN UNIVERSITY (FT enrollment: 514; Location: 112 W MARKET; Private, for-profit; Website: www.national.edu)
  • KRS COMPUTER AND BUSINESS SCHOOL (FT enrollment: 496; Location: 5100 West 82nd Street; Private, for-profit; Website: WWW.GOKRS.COM)
  • MEDICAL INSTITUTE OF MINNESOTA (FT enrollment: 466; Location: 5503 GREEN VALLEY DR; Private, for-profit; Website: medicalinstitute.org)
  • SCOT LEWIS SCHOOL OF COSMETOLOGY (FT enrollment: 66; Location: 9801 JAMES CIR; Private, for-profit; Website: www.scotlewisschools.com)
  • DEARBORN FINANCIAL INSTITUTE (Location: 2051 KILLEBREW DR STE 110; Private, for-profit)
  • MINNESOTA INSTITUTE ACUPUNCTURE AND HERBAL STUDIES (Location: 2501 W 84TH ST; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.millconim.com/~miahs)
  • BETHANY COLLEGE OF MISSIONS (Location: 6820 AUTO CLUB RD STE C; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.bcom.org)
  • MINNESOTA MULTI HOUSING ASSOCIATION (Location: 8030 OLD CEDAR AVE STE 202; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.mmha.com)
  • THE TRAVEL ACADEMY (Location: 7900 INTERNATIONAL DR STE 10; Private, for-profit)
Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Bloomington:
  • MINNEAPOLIS COMMUNITY AND TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 10 miles; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Full-time enrollment: 3,857)
  • AUGSBURG COLLEGE (about 11 miles; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; FT enrollment: 2,662)
  • UNIVERSITY OF MINNESOTA-TWIN CITIES (about 11 miles; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; FT enrollment: 36,289)
  • BROWN INSTITUTE LTD (about 12 miles; MENDOTA HEIGHTS, MN; FT enrollment: 2,171)
  • UNIVERSITY OF ST THOMAS (about 13 miles; ST PAUL, MN; FT enrollment: 7,652)
  • COLLEGE OF SAINT CATHERINE-SAINT PAUL CAMPUS (about 13 miles; ST PAUL, MN; FT enrollment: 3,492)
  • HAMLINE UNIVERSITY (about 14 miles; ST PAUL, MN; FT enrollment: 2,847)
Public high schools in Bloomington:
  • KENNEDY SR. (Students: 1,766; Location: 9701 NICOLLET AVE. S.; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • JEFFERSON SR. (Students: 1,665; Location: 4001 W. 102ND ST.; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • 271 SHAPE ALC (Students: 113; Location: 8900 PORTLAND AVE. S.; Grades: 12 - 12)
  • METROPOLITAN LEARNING ALLIANCE (Students: 90; Location: 141 E. BROADWAY; Grades: 10 - 12)
  • 271 KENNEDY ALC (Students: 47; Location: 9701 NICOLLET AVE. S.; Grades: 11 - 12)
  • INTENSIVE DAY TREATMENT WEST ALC (Students: 11; Location: 9600 3RD AVE. S.; Grades: 08 - 12)
Private high schools in Bloomington:
  • TRINITY SCHOOL AT RIVER RIDGE (Students: 387; Location: 2300 E 88TH ST; Grades: 7 - 12)
  • BETHANY ACADEMY (Students: 243; Location: P.O. BOX 385847; Grades: KG - 12)
  • LUTHERAN HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 178; Location: 8201 PARK AVENUE S; Grades: 9 - 12)
Biggest public primary/middle schools in Bloomington:
  • OLSON MID. (Students: 910; Location: 4551 W. 102ND ST.; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • OAK GROVE MID. (Students: 832; Location: 1300 W. 106TH ST.; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • VALLEY VIEW MID. (Students: 774; Location: 8900 PORTLAND AVE.; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • VALLEY VIEW EL. (Students: 544; Location: 351 E. 88TH ST.; Grades: KG - 05)
  • WASHBURN EL. (Students: 532; Location: 8401 XERXES AVE. S.; Grades: KG - 05)
  • POPLAR BRIDGE EL. (Students: 500; Location: 8401 PALMER ROAD; Grades: KG - 05)
  • INDIAN MOUNDS EL. (Students: 484; Location: 9801 11TH AVE. S.; Grades: KG - 05)
  • OLSON EL. (Students: 468; Location: 4501 W. 102ND ST.; Grades: KG - 05)
  • NORMANDALE HILLS EL. (Students: 454; Location: 9501 TOLEDO AVE. S.; Grades: KG - 05)
  • WESTWOOD EL. (Students: 449; Location: 3701 W. 108TH ST.; Grades: KG - 05)
Private primary/middle schools in Bloomington:
  • NATIVITY OF MARY (Students: 445; Location: 9901 BLOOMINGTON FRWY S; Grades: KG - 8)
  • BLOOMINGTON LUTHERAN SCHOOL (Students: 313; Location: 10600 BLOOMINGTON FERRY RD; Grades: PK - 8)
  • MT HOPE REDEMPTION W CAMPUS (Students: 211; Location: 3601 W OLD SHAKOPEE RD; Grades: PK - 8)
  • MINNEHAHA ACADEMY (Students: 186; Location: 10150 XERXES AVE; Grades: KG - 5)
  • RAMALYNN MONTESSORI ACADEMY (Students: 154; Location: 8800 QUEEN AVE S; Grades: PK - 6)
  • BLOOMINGTON CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 90; Location: 2201 W. 108TH ST.; Grades: PK - 6)
  • MONTESSORI CHILDREN'S HOUSE (Students: 19; Location: 9508 GARFIELD AVE S; Grades: PK - KG)
  • CALVARY UNITED PENTECOSTAL (Students: 16; Location: 8800 NICOLLET AVE; Grades: UG - UG)

Notable locations in Bloomington: Auto Club (A), Minnesota Valley Country Club (B), Mall of America (C), Quest End Golf Course (D), Minnesota Masonic Home (E).

Shopping Center: Southtown Shopping Center (1).

Churches in Bloomington include: Bloomington Ferry Church (A), Bush Lake Church (B), Saint Stephen Church (C), Saint Michaels Church (D), Calvary Church (E).

Cemeteries: Dawn Valley Memorial Park (1), Bloomington Cemetery (2).

Lakes and reservoirs: Long Meadow Lake (A), Barthels Pond (B), Bush Lake (C), Hyland Lake (D), Oxboro Lake (E), Girard, Lake (F), Penn Lake (G), Marsh Lake (H).

Creek: Ninemile Creek (A).

Parks in Bloomington include: Perry Park (1), McAndrews Playground (2), Moir Park (3), Lake Girard Park (4), Minnesota Valley National Wildlife Refuge (5), Marsh Lake Park (6), Bryant Park (7), Brye Playground (8), Bush Lake Park (9).


Bloomington compared to Minnesota state average:
  • Median house value above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage above state average.

Strongest AM radio stations in Bloomington:
  • WMNN (1330 AM; 10 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA PUBLIC RADIO.)
  • KFAN (1130 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WCCO (830 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: INFINITY MEDIA CORPORATION)
  • KKMS (980 AM; 5 kW; RICHFIELD, MN)
  • KSTP (1500 AM; 50 kW; ST. PAUL, MN; Owner: KSTP-AM, LLC (DELAWARE))
  • WCTS (1030 AM; 50 kW; MAPLEWOOD, MN; Owner: CNTL. BAPT. THEO/AL SEMI MINNEAPOLIS)
  • WWTC (1280 AM; 5 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: SCA LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • KTIS (900 AM; 25 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: NORTHWESTERN COLLEGE)
  • KUOM (770 AM; daytime; 5 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN)
  • KDIZ (1440 AM; 5 kW; GOLDEN VALLEY, MN; Owner: KQRS, INC.)
  • KYCR (1570 AM; 4 kW; GOLDEN VALLEY, MN; Owner: COMMON GROUND BROADCASTING COMPANY,)
  • KSMM (1530 AM; 9 kW; SHAKOPEE, MN; Owner: STARBOARD BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KCCO (950 AM; 1 kW; ST. LOUIS PARK, MN; Owner: THE AUDIO HOUSE, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Bloomington:
  • KTCZ-FM (97.1 FM; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • K214DF (90.7 FM; GOLDEN VALLEY, MN; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • KNOW-FM (91.1 FM; MINNEAPOLIS-ST. PAUL, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA PUBLIC RADIO)
  • WLTE (102.9 FM; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: INFINITY MEDIA CORPORATION)
  • KSTP-FM (94.5 FM; ST. PAUL, MN; Owner: KSTP-FM, LLC, A DELAWARE LLC)
  • WGVZ (105.7 FM; EDEN PRAIRIE, MN; Owner: KQRS, INC.)
  • KFAI (90.3 FM; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: FRESH AIR, INC.)
  • KEEY-FM (102.1 FM; ST. PAUL, MN; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KTIS-FM (98.5 FM; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: NORTHWESTERN COLLEGE)
  • KDWB-FM (101.3 FM; RICHFIELD, MN; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KQRS-FM (92.5 FM; GOLDEN VALLEY, MN; Owner: KQRS, Inc.)
  • KSJN (99.5 FM; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA PUBLIC RADIO)
  • KXXR (93.7 FM; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: KQRS, INC.)
  • WCAL (89.3 FM; NORTHFIELD, MN; Owner: ST. OLAF COLLEGE)
  • WGVX (105.1 FM; LAKEVILLE, MN; Owner: KQRS, INC.)
  • KBEM-FM (88.5 FM; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: BD. OF EDUCATION, S.S.D. NO. 1)
  • KQQL (107.9 FM; ANOKA, MN; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KNOF (95.3 FM; ST. PAUL, MN; Owner: SELBY GOSPEL BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KJZI (100.3 FM; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • K218DK (91.5 FM; BLOOMINGTON, MN; Owner: REFUGE MEDIA GROUP)

TV broadcast stations around Bloomington:
  • K07UI (Channel 7; MINNEAPOLIS, ETC., MN; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • K58BS (Channel 58; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • K67HG (Channel 67; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: VENTANA TELEVISION, INC.)
  • K14KH (Channel 14; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: THREE ANGELS BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • K19ER (Channel 19; ST. PAUL, MN; Owner: CATHOLIC VIEWS BROADCASTS, INC.)
  • W62BD (Channel 62; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • KARE (Channel 11; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: MULTIMEDIA HOLDINGS CORPORATION)
  • KSTP-TV (Channel 5; ST. PAUL, MN; Owner: HUBBARD BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KMSP-TV (Channel 9; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • KTCA-TV (Channel 2; ST. PAUL, MN; Owner: TWIN CITIES PUBLIC TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WBWX-CA (Channel 13; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: THE BOX WORLDWIDE LLC)
  • WCCO-TV (Channel 4; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: CBS BROADCASTING INC.)
  • KSTC-TV (Channel 45; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: HUBBARD BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KTCI-TV (Channel 17; ST. PAUL, MN; Owner: TWIN CITIES PUBLIC TELEVISION, INC.)
  • KMWB (Channel 23; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: KLGT LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WFTC (Channel 29; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • KPXM (Channel 41; ST. CLOUD, MN; Owner: PAXSON MINNEAPOLIS LICENSE, INC.)

To understand how the electorate votes by state, you have to understand the demographics of the cities and counties in each of those states. As pollsters, we try to keep all of the important variables such as income, gender, and race consistent.

Source: City-Data.com


 

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