Bloomington is a city in Hennepin County, Minnesota that is located 10 miles south of downtown Minneapolis and along the banks of the Minnesota River. Bloomington is the fourth largest city in Minnesota and has a population of 82,893, making up over 35,000 households. The city is perhaps best known as the location of the Mall of America, the largest enclosed mall in the country.
The Bloomington real estate market contains over 37,000 housing units, of which nearly 70% are owner-occupied. Almost 60% of Bloomington homes are single family detached houses. Popular home styles in the city include ramblers, two-story houses, condos, and townhomes. There are waterfront homes along the Minnesota River and the shores of the lakes within Bloomington.
Bloomington Public Schools (ISD 271) is made up of 15 public schools, including 10 elementary schools, 3 middle schools, and 2 high schools. … Read More
Bloomington has many transportation options for residents. The Metro Transit Blue Line light rail makes several stops in Bloomington, including the Mall of America and Bloomington Central Station, as well as stops at Lindbergh International Airport (MSP) and within Minneapolis. Metro Transit also operates several bus routes serving Bloomington and major roadways in the city include I 35W and I 494.
There is a range of recreation available to residents of Bloomington. There are a number of parks in the city, such as Minnesota Valley National Wildlife Refuge (4146 acres), Hyland-Bush-Anderson Lakes Park Reserve (2611 acres), Fort Snelling State Park, and a series of municipal parks.
Those looking lace up the skates can enjoy the 3 ice rinks of the Bloomington Ice Garden. Golfers can hit the links at the Dwan Golf Club, which features 18 holes and a Clubhouse, or the Hyland Greens Golf and Learning Center, which has 9 holes. Family-friendly swimming is available at Bloomington Family Aquatic Center and Bush Lake Beach.
Bloomington is also home to a variety of arts and cultural centers. The Bloomington Center for the Arts is located in the Civic Plaza and provides programs for performing and visual arts. The Normandale Lake Bandshell features live Arts in the Parks events for crowds up to 5,000 people.
To learn more about Bloomington or to find Bloomington homes for sale, please contact Coldwell Banker at 952-820-HOME.
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