Bloomington is home to a large number of technology companies in areas of eLearning, defense, software and other fast-growing industries. Bloomington was named Indiana’s Community of the Year by the Indiana Chamber for its growing tech scene and amenities that make it a tech-friendly city.
“Hottest Small Cities for Entrepreneurs”
Forbes Magazine rated Bloomington #1 for Work-Life Balance (2014).
Bloomington ranked #2 in the nation among 124 small metros for high-tech employment (Milken Institute, 2014).
CERTIFIED TECH PARK
The Bloomington Certified Technology Park encompasses 65 acres of downtown and is home to several technology companies as well as other downtown professional offices. The Tech Park is adjacent to many cultural attractions, downtown restaurants, core neighborhoods and downtown housing. The B-Line Trail, the City’s multi-use urban trail, runs through the area further linking the Certified Technology Park to other areas of Bloomington’s historic, vibrant downtown and to parts beyond.
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Hours of Code
Monroe County's free Code School allows its residents to up their code literacy