Bloomington is a larger medium-sized city located in the state of Minnesota. With a population of 89,298 people and 23 constituent neighborhoods, Bloomington is the fourth largest community in Minnesota.
Also of interest is that Bloomington has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
A relatively large number of people in Bloomington telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 12.17% of the workforce works from home. While this may seem like a small number, as a fraction of the total workforce it ranks among the highest in the country. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.
The education level of Bloomington ranks among the highest in the nation. Of the 25-and-older adult population in Bloomington, 43.39% have at least a bachelor's degree. The typical US community has just 21.84% of its adults holding a bachelor's degree or graduate degree.
The per capita income in Bloomington in 2018 was $44,164, which is wealthy relative to Minnesota and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $176,656 for a family of four. However, Bloomington contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Bloomington is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Bloomington home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Bloomington residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Bloomington include German, Norwegian, Irish, Swedish, and English.
The most common language spoken in Bloomington is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and African languages.