Bloomington, Minnesota Population 2021

83,881
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Bloomington is a city located in Minnesota. With a 2020 population of 83,881, it is the 5th largest city in Minnesota (after Minneapolis, , , and ) and the 417th largest city in the United States . Bloomington is currently declining at a rate of -0.63% annually but its population has increased by 1.19% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 82,893 in 2010. Bloomington reached it's highest population of in . Spanning over 38 miles, Bloomington has a population density of 2,417 people per square mile.

The average household income in Bloomington is $96,453 with a poverty rate of 7.41%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,178 per month, and the median house value is $251,300. The median age in Bloomington is 41.6 years, 39.1 years for males, and 44.5 years for females.

Bloomington Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Bloomingtonwas:

  • White: 75.33%
  • Black or African American: 9.60%
  • Asian: 5.36%
  • Other race: 4.94%
  • Two or more races: 4.18%
  • Native American: 0.58%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.01%
The current population of Bloomington, Minnesota is 83,881 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 84,943.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 82,893.

Bloomington, Minnesota Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White64,28375.33%
Black or African American8,1889.60%
Asian4,5745.36%
Some Other Race4,2124.94%
Two or More Races3,5654.18%
American Indian and Alaska Native4990.58%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander110.01%
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Bloomington Population by Race

Bloomington Population Pyramid $2021

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Bloomington Median Age

41.6


Total

39.1


Male

44.5


Female

Bloomington Adults

There are 68,293 adults, (16,553 of whom are seniors) in Bloomington.

Bloomington Age Dependency

64.9

Age Dependency Ratio

32

Old Age Dependency Ratio

32.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Bloomington Sex Ratio

Female

43,597

51.09%

Male

41,735

48.91%

Bloomington Population by Age

Bloomington Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Bloomington Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Female48.9%51.1%
Male49.8%50.2%
Non Family54.6%45.4%
All67.3%32.7%
Married83.8%16.2%

67.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Bloomington Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All35,4942.3867.3
Married16,3313.0483.8
Non Family14,1181.2554.6
Female3,3673.2948.9
Male1,6783.4549.8

3.02

Average Family Size

2.38

Average Household Size

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Bloomington Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2,1613.48%
9th to 12th Grade2,6514.26%
High School Graduate12,04519.37%
Some College12,80920.60%
Associates Degree6,43010.34%
Bachelors Degree17,76628.57%
Graduate Degree8,31313.37%
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Bloomington Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Bloomington Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White48,86847,19922,438
Black4,9113,9791,284
Hispanic3,6702,036451
Asian3,5042,9441,396
Other Race2,0931,112238
2+ Races1,2891,145473
Native American21718958

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 96.58%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 45.92%.

Bloomington Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$46,926$52,516$42,047
Less Than 9th Grade$29,135$35,813$21,753
High School Graduate$35,739$36,473$34,707
Some College$42,914$47,824$38,020
Bachelors Degree$58,851$64,943$51,371
Graduate Degree$75,006$85,316$60,750

$46,926

Average Earnings

$52,516

Average Male

$42,047

Average Female

Bloomington Earnings by Educational Attainment

Bloomington Language by Age

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Bloomington Language

81.43% of Bloomington residents speak only English, while 18.57% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 8.16% of the population.

Bloomington Language

Bloomington Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White60,7412,9424.84%
Black8,0911,66220.54%
Hispanic7,4861,15015.36%
Other4,18554713.07%
Multiple3,5392697.60%
Asian4,5642665.83%
Native47812025.10%

7.41%

Overall Poverty Rate

6.68%

Male Poverty Rate

8.12%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Bloomington

The race most likely to be in poverty in Bloomington is Native, with 25.10% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Bloomington is White, with 4.84% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.44%. Among those working part-time, it was 9.82%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 13.90%.

Bloomington Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade19.96%
High School7.65%
Some College6.12%
Bachelors or Greater3.17%

Bloomington Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed27.99%
Male Unemployed22.18%
Female Employed4.48%
Male Employed3.17%

Bloomington Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Bloomington Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$75,130$96,453
Families$95,361$115,650
Married Families$104,682$128,433
Non Families$48,945$64,104
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Income by Household Type

Bloomington Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

48.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

50.1%

Male Marriage Rate

47.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Bloomington Married by Age and Sex

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Bloomington Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Bloomington Marital Status by Race

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Bloomington Marital Status

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5,095

Number of Veterans

4,856

Male Veterans

239

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam1,802
Korea679
First Gulf War669
Second Gulf War600
World War II353

Bloomington Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+1,859
65 to 741,411
35 to 54886
55 to 64643
18 to 34296

Bloomington Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White4,6088.56%
Black2313.90%
2+ Races1016.24%
Hispanic701.51%
Asian601.55%
Other Race552.02%
Native American4011.43%

Bloomington Veterans by Race

Bloomington Veterans by Education

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3.28%

Veteran Poverty Rate

27.87%

Veteran Disability Rate

Bloomington Veterans by Education

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69.5%

Labor Force Participation

67.1%

Employment Rate

3.4%

Unemployment Rate

Bloomington Employment by Age

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Bloomington Employment by Race

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Bloomington Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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60.87%

Born in Bloomington

85.88%

Native Born

14.12%

Foreign Born

6.98%

Non Citizen

7.14%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

85.88% of Bloomington residents were born in the United States, with 60.87% having been born in Minnesota. 6.98% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Bloomington Place of Birth

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202183,881-531-0.63%
202084,412-531-0.63%
201984,943-531-0.62%
201885,474-114-0.13%
201785,5881290.15%
201685,4592690.32%
201585,1901380.16%
201485,052-26-0.03%
201385,0782110.25%
201284,8679301.11%
201183,9379011.09%
201083,036-2,136-0.25%
200085,172-1,163-0.14%
199086,3354,5040.54%
198081,831-139-0.02%
197081,97031,4724.96%
196050,4980.00%

Bloomington Population by Year