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Commuting to work by the numbers

Bloomington is a thriving city where people live and work. As an inner-ring suburb with a vibrant business community, more workers commute into Bloomington daily than commute to jobs outside of the city. The abundance of employment opportunities in Bloomington is beneficial for residents and the tax base. See how commuting in Bloomington shapes up by the numbers.*

  • 2nd - Ranking in Minnesota for net commuters coming in; Bloomington ranks behind Minneapolis only.
  • 84% - Percentage of Bloomington workers who commute in from elsewhere.
  • 68,466 - Commuters coming into the city.
  • 29,562 - Commuters going out of the city.

*From MinnPost, Where the Twin Cities Metro’s True Bedroom Communities Are, March 2018.