Bloomington, Minnesota Population 2020

85,818

Bloomington is a city located in Minnesota. With a 2020 population of 85,818, it is the 4th largest city in Minnesota (after Minneapolis, St. Paul, and Rochester) and the 401st largest city in the United States. Bloomington is currently growing at a rate of 0.14% annually and its population has increased by 3.53% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 82,893 in 2010. Bloomington reached it's highest population of 86,335 in 1990. Spanning over 38 miles, Bloomington has a population density of 2,473 people per square mile.

The average household income in Bloomington is $93,268 with a poverty rate of 6.80%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,121 per month, and the median house value is $240,100. The median age in Bloomington is 42.5 years, 39.5 years for males, and 44.9 years for females. For every 100 females there are 96.9 males.

Bloomington Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Bloomington was:

  • White: 76.58%
  • Black or African American: 8.83%
  • Asian: 5.77%
  • Two or more races: 4.34%
  • Other race: 3.95%
  • Native American: 0.50%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.02%
The current population of Bloomington, Minnesota is 85,818, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 85,578.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 82,893.

Bloomington, Minnesota Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White65,39876.58%
Black or African American7,5418.83%
Asian4,9285.77%
Two or More Races3,7044.34%
Some Other Race3,3743.95%
American Indian and Alaska Native4300.50%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander190.02%

Bloomington Population Pyramid 2020

Bloomington Median Age

42.5


Total

39.5


Male

44.9


Female

Bloomington Adults

There are 68,729 adults, (16,419 of whom are seniors) in Bloomington.

Bloomington Age Dependency

63.2

Age Dependency Ratio

31.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

31.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Bloomington Sex Ratio

Female

43,377

50.80%

Male

42,017

49.20%

Bloomington Households and Families

Bloomington Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Bloomington Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married82.7%17.3%
All67.1%32.9%
Non Family55.7%44.3%
Male51.6%48.4%
Female46.9%53.1%

67.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All35,8332.3567.1
Married16,5493.0482.7
Non Family14,2441.2555.7
Female3,3843.1446.9
Male1,6563.4251.6

3

Average Family Size

2.35

Average Household Size

5.7%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.5%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Bloomington Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,9473.11%
9th to 12th Grade2,6304.21%
High School Graduate12,55320.07%
Some College13,30621.27%
Associates Degree6,38710.21%
Bachelors Degree17,45527.91%
Graduate Degree8,26613.22%

Bloomington Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White49,48547,70022,376
Black4,4633,7731,007
Asian3,7533,2791,397
Hispanic3,6002,015392
Other Race1,794942210
Multiple Races1,3181,124467
Native American14713936
Islander1111

The highest rate of high school graduation is among islander people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 45.22%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$44,785$51,469$40,809
Less Than High School$27,467$31,944$22,862
High School Grad$33,803$35,160$32,067
Some College$41,143$46,410$36,818
Bachelors Degree$55,725$64,020$48,047
Graduate Degree$73,592$86,497$60,391

$44,785

Average Earnings

$51,469

Average Male

$40,809

Average Female

Bloomington Language

Bloomington Language by Age

Bloomington Language

82.09% of Bloomington residents speak only English, while 17.91% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 7.68% of the population.

Bloomington Poverty

Bloomington Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White61,4273,0925.03%
Black7,4561,21716.32%
Hispanic7,2501,03714.30%
Other3,35747314.09%
Multiple3,6532687.34%
Asian4,9152004.07%
Native42212028.44%

6.80%

Overall Poverty Rate

6.03%

Male Poverty Rate

7.55%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Bloomington

The race most likely to be in poverty in Bloomington is Native, with 28.44% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Bloomington is Asian, with 4.07% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.37%. Among those working part-time, it was 9.87%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 11.73%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School17.14%
High School6.43%
Some College5.71%
Bachelors or Greater3.22%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed23.75%
Male Unemployed18.63%
Female Employed4.67%
Male Employed2.70%

Bloomington Income

Bloomington Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$72,081$93,268
Families$91,495$112,391
Married Families$102,225$124,159
Non Families$47,531$61,451

Bloomington Marital Status

Bloomington Marital Status

Marriage Rates

49.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

50.4%

Male Marriage Rate

47.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Bloomington Married by Age and Sex

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

Bloomington Veterans

5,726

Number of Veterans

5,411

Male Veterans

315

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam1,923
Korea855
First Gulf War677
Second Gulf War644
World War II503
Age Group Veterans
75+2,046
65 to 741,601
35 to 541,008
55 to 64698
18 to 34373
Name Veterans % of Total
White5,2899.64%
Black1903.48%
2 or More1116.67%
Asian781.86%
Hispanic761.64%
Other301.33%
Indian2810.98%

$Bloomington Veterans by Education

2.29%

Veteran Poverty Rate

28.86%

Veteran Disability Rate

Bloomington Employment Status

69.5%

Labor Force Participation

67%

Employment Rate

3.5%

Unemployment Rate

Bloomington Place of Birth

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

60.84%

Born in Minnesota

85.81%

Native Born

14.19%

Foreign Born

7.37%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

85.81% of Bloomington residents were born in the United States, with 60.84% having been born in Minnesota. 7.37% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202085,8181200.14%
201985,6981200.14%
201885,578-37-0.04%
201785,6151200.14%
201685,4952760.32%
201585,2191510.18%
201485,068-21-0.02%
201385,0892210.26%
201284,8689371.12%
201183,9318941.08%
201083,037-2,135-0.25%
200085,172-1,163-0.14%
199086,3354,5040.54%
198081,831-139-0.02%
197081,97031,4724.96%
196050,4980.00%