Bloomington, Minnesota is the fourth largest city in the state. It is located in the heart of the Minneapolis/Saint Paul Metro. It is located about ten miles south of Minneapolis in Hennepin County. You can find a variety of housing options in Bloomington. For example, in the western part of the city you can find upper-tier housing while in the most eastern area you can find some more traditional middle-class housing. If you're looking for apartments, condos, single family homes or townhomes, you can find them in Bloomington.
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Most people that live in Bloomington drive to work, but there is a public transportation system in place. On average people commute about 20 minutes to work, which is lower than the average of Minnesota as a whole. Bloomington has more jobs per capita than Minneapolis and Saint Paul. The job fields vary from retail to healthcare, manufacturing to education, technical services to real estate, accommodation to construction and much more. There are many different types of jobs, which is one of the big factors that draws people towards Bloomington. Not only are there a lot of jobs and a variety of houses, but the school system in Bloomington is also pretty good. On average Bloomington has about a 90% graduation rate from high school.
If you live in Bloomington, Minnesota, chances are you will be able to find a home that you love, a job that is in your field and send your kids to good schools. You will also be able to fill up your free time. Bloomington is home to the second largest enclosed mall in North America, which is called the Mall of America. You can visit the theme park in the mall, Nickelodeon Universe, or the aquarium, Sea Life Minnesota Aquarium. There is a lot to do outside of the mall too. Bloomington is also home to a water park called the Water Park of America. You can check out nature and wildlife at Hyland Lake Park Preserve, Normandale Japanese Garden or Minnesota Valley National Wildlife Refuge. You can go skiing at Hyland Ski and Snowboard area, go golfing at Hyland Greens Golf Course or go swimming at Bryan Park Pool. There's something for everyone to enjoy in Bloomington, and since it is part of the Minneapolis/Saint Paul Metropolitan area there are a lot more activities that can be enjoyed that are just a short drive away. If you want to enjoy big sitting living in a friendly environment, Bloomington may be the place for you. You can browse through available homes, and don't forget to use the filter feature to make finding your dream home easy.