Considering a move to Bloomington? The City of Bloomington provides great parks, trails, facilities, programs, and events for Bloomington residents of all ages. The 85,000 people who call Bloomington home and the more than 90,000 people who get their paychecks from Bloomington employers know that this city is a great place to live, work, and play. This great city is located in Hennepin County on the north bank of the Minnesota River and is the 5th largest city in Minnesota. Only 10 minutes from the MSP airport and home to the one and only Mall of America.