Bloomfield, Indiana

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Bloomfield, Indiana

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High Points

Bloomfield strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in Indiana):

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Affordability of Rents
(vs. State)
Top 9% Bloomfield Affordability of Rents

Comparative Profile of Bloomfield, Indiana

Comparing Bloomfield to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in Indiana (State):

Ratings range from 1 (lowest) to 10 (highest).

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Senior Citizens 9 10
Well-Paid Single Women 8 7
Age of the Population 8 10
Well-Paid Single Men 8 8
Female Share of the Population 6 7
Male Share of the Population 5 4
Children Under 5 Years Old 5 2
Racial Diversity 4 6


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 2 1
Average Household Size 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
College Educated Adults 7 8
Median Family Income 6 5
People in Middle Class or Better 5 4
People Above Poverty 3 1

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Working at Home 4 5
Short Commute Times 3 2
Walking and Biking to Work 2 2
Public Transportation Use 2 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People Living Alone 10 10
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 9 8
Affordability of Rents 8 10
Affordability of Property Taxes 7 6
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 6 9
Housing Recently Built 3 4

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Bloomfield Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 24 miles SW of Bloomington, Indiana (center to center)
Nearest Large City 66 miles SW of Indianapolis, Indiana
County Greene
Standard Zip Codes 47424
Phone Area Codes 812
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 39.026
Longitude -86.937

Bloomfield Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 12.4 miles
Jan Temp 21 to 39 F
Apr Temp 44 to 67 F
Jul Temp 66 to 88 F
Oct Temp 46 to 69 F
Annual Precip 48.2 inches
Distance 20 miles
Jan Temp 15 to 35 F
Apr Temp 37 to 62 F
Jul Temp 61 to 84 F
Oct Temp 38 to 65 F
Annual Precip 45.9 inches
Distance 23.2 miles
Jan Temp 20 to 36 F
Apr Temp 43 to 63 F
Jul Temp 66 to 86 F
Oct Temp 44 to 67 F
Annual Precip 43.9 inches
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Bloomfield Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 2,542 100%
Male 1,211 47.6%
Female 1,331 52.4%
Under 18 530 20.8%
18+ 2,012 79.2%
65+ 551 21.7%
Median Age 41
Average Family Size 2.76
White 2,499 98.3%
African-American 5 0.2%
Asian 11 0.4%
American Indian & Alaskan 2 0.1%
Other 8 0.3%
Mixed Race 17 0.7%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 28 1.1%

Estimated Bloomfield Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 2,542
Growth 0
Growth % 0%

Bloomfield Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
German 29.3%
English 18.9%
US/American 17.5%
Irish 7.6%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 5.5%
French (except Basque) 3.8%
Dutch 3.5%
Scotch-Irish 2.6%
Scottish 2.5%
Polish 1.7%
Swiss 1.6%
British 1.2%
European 0.8%
Italian 0.8%
Welsh 0.6%
Norwegian 0.6%
Scandinavian 0.5%
Lithuanian 0.5%
Canadian 0.4%
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Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Bloomfield, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Calvertville (47424)
Cincinnati (47424)
Doans (47424)
Elliston (47424)
Hashtown (47424)
Mineral (47424)
Park (47424)
Plummer (47424)
Ridgeport (47424)
Tulip (47424)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Bloomfield 2,542 $42,656
Crane 203 $45,625
Elnora 721 $34,750
Linton 5,774 $36,138
Lyons 748 $30,139
Newberry 206 $45,833
Worthington 1,481 $37,604

Bloomfield Public Libraries

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Bloomfield High Schools (2004)

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Serves 647 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 19.7

Serves 499 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 18.9

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